eFrontPro For IBM Connections
JANUARY 14, 2016
Epignosis, the makers of eFrontPro, have recently developed an integration to the world’s leading Enterprise Social Network (ESN), called eFrontPro For IBM Connections, that now delivers truly connected social learning. Don’t Have IBM Connections? News ibm social learning
Relationships, IBM’s Secret to Building Strong Female Leaders
JANUARY 4, 2017
We do witness differences in the way working men and women are perceived based on societal norms,” said Anita Guha, global diversity and learning as a service portfolio leader, IBM India Limited. Homepage Top Story - Left Column Leadership Development female leaders high potential IBM
IBM and PNC to Train, Certify More Veterans for ‘New Collar’ Work
APRIL 17, 2017
This month IBM announced a new initiative with U.S. IBM and CASY are spearheading the program, which certifies veterans in the use of software commonly used by law enforcement, cybersecurity and national security agencies. veterans.
Design Thinking Culture Change in IBM
The Peformance Improvement
DECEMBER 1, 2015
So I was intrigued to hear that IBM, a 100 year old, world-wide company of over 370,000 employees, is embarking on a culture change that is heavily dependent on learning. Lohr writes: …the IBM initiative stands out.
IBM Watson And The Future Of Learning
FEBRUARY 24, 2011
The news that IBM’s Watson had beaten the humans on Jeopardy didn’t really come as a really big surprise for me. Advances like the one IBM’s Watson demonstrates and increasingly miniaturized wearable interfaces, and ubiquitous computing will change learning, sooner than we imagine.
The Changing Face of Work and Workplace Learning
APRIL 14, 2015
Here are five things/phenomenon that did not exist five years back (at least not in the way we know them today): IBM’s Watson, the AI driven robot that interacts with humans on human terms (in natural language). I am not the kind to crystal gaze.
The IBM 5 in 5: Innovation in the next 5 years
DECEMBER 17, 2012
IBM’s view on innovations that will change our lives in the next 5 years. future
eLearning Modules will Die… and 70:20:10 will hold the Smoking Gun
FEBRUARY 9, 2016
When talking about technology and learning it’s hard not to think about elearning modules. They’ve been the bread and butter of digital learning solutions for decades and the industry behind them has helped many, including myself, feed our families.
Using Open Badges to Recognize and Verify Learning
JULY 5, 2016
David Leaser, Senior Program Manager, Innovation and Growth Initiatives, IBM. At IBM, David Leaser promotes innovative way to recognize skills and achievements within the IBM community of professionals, employees, channel partners and customers.
Introduction to WAI-ARIA with Rich Schwerdtfeger, IBM CTO Accessibility
The Learning Dispatch
JANUARY 13, 2013
Recently, Hiram had a conversation with Rich Schwerdtfeger , CTO Accessibility, IBM Software on the WAI-ARIA (ARIA) software development standard for web based applications. As many of you know MicroAssist is passionate about creating accessible web sites and accessible E-learning.
IBM Launches New Skills Programs
DECEMBER 6, 2012
The new resources will aim to help reduce a critical technology skills gap outlined in IBM's 2012 Tech Trends Report released Wednesday. 5 IBM has announced an array of programs and resources to help students and IT professionals develop new technology skills and prepare for jobs of the future. The new resources will aim to help reduce a critical technology skills gap outlined in IBM's 2012 Tech Trends Report released Wednesday. Source: IBM
Social Business by the Numbers
NOVEMBER 7, 2012
IBM’s 2012 CEO Survey of 1700 CEOs across the globe [released May 2012] tells many interesting things. analytics business culture collaboration reference strategy data Facebook HR IBM marketing performanceSeeking the source of a specific statistic that I included in a talk ?
Bern, baby, Bern
MARCH 26, 2012
IBM 601 electromechanical punch card tabulator, circa 1940. While I was in Europe for Didacta last month, I took the opportunity to visit Bern in Switzerland. The Swiss capital is both beautiful and odd. (I I mean that in a good way.)
IBM's Watson (Jeopardy Winner). Will Our Folks Be Replaced?
Will at Work Learning
FEBRUARY 17, 2011
IBM's Watson beat two Jeopardy champs in answering questions this week. . Does this mean that soon computers will be able to replace people in answering questions? For us as workplace learning-and-performance professionals, does this mean we'll be doing less training of people, and more training of machines? Probably depends on lots of things as to how soon this happens.
IBM Looks at Global Innovation
MAY 22, 2008
Recently, I got my hands on IBM's Global Innovation Outlook 2.0 In fact, you may want to check out a number of reports and ideas flowing at the IBM Innovation Web site. 329,000+ is the number of people who work at IBM.
Supercomputer's Win on Jeopardy: Little Comfort to Those.
MARCH 1, 2011
Matt Blum at GeekDad wrote an article this week called Why Watson’s Jeopardy Win is Mostly Meaningless saying: IBM’s supercomputer software Watson’s win on the game show Jeopardy!
Big IBM/Second Life Announcement this Week!
APRIL 4, 2008
He let everyone know on his blog posting The i-web Singularity Redux that at Virtual Worlds III this week the announcement was made that Second Life has worked out a deal with IBM to move Second Life behind the IBM corporate firewall. IBM announced today that it was changing that.
Connecting Learning and Development to Business Strategy
NOVEMBER 30, 2015
Meg Petersen, IBM. Throughout 2015, I’ve had the privilege to interview some impressive learning and development leaders from a variety of industries for JPL’s Learning Solutions Video Blog.
The Business Case for Online Training
JANUARY 25, 2017
According to an IBM study for every dollar spent on training there is a return of $30 in productivity. After taking their training online, IBM saved around $200M (IBM Study). I once worked for a large company where all new employees went through a 3-day on-boarding process.
Lectora e-Learning and IBM to Offer Social Learning Solutions
NOVEMBER 22, 2011
Lectora e-Learning and IBM to Offer Social Learning Solutions. Lectora e-Learning and IBM Software recognize this void and have partnered to provide social business solutions that better fit companies’ needs. Forum. Logins. Lectora Online - USA. Lectora Online - EU. ReviewLink.
Skillsoft and IBM Research: Harnessing Big Data in Enterprise Learning by News Editor
Learning Solutions Magazine
JANUARY 30, 2014
Skillsoft and IBM are collaborating to develop new methods of creating and. Big data will drive next-generation learning and integrated development for improved user engagement. and learning outcomes. assessing optimal learning experiences at an individual level.
Save Planet Helios from ecological devastation!-3D Game by IBM
AUGUST 29, 2008
IBM has released a 3D game to teach engineering concepts to kids. Read more about IBM and TryScience here. It comes complete with lesson plans for teachers including one called windturbine design and build challenge. They are working through a group they helped form called TryScience.
Autonomy and Value in Social and Workplace Learning
Performance Learning Productivity
JANUARY 23, 2015
I see the 70:20:10 model as reflecting, to some extent, IBM’s model. My colleague Jane Hart recently shared the diagram below on her blog. It shows the relationship between relative value and relative autonomy as they relate to different approaches to learning in the modern workplace.
IBM Taps Employees for Innovation Using Blog Like Tools
OCTOBER 31, 2006
On ComputerWorld, ran into an article IBM: Tapping Employee Brain Power you may find the print version easier to read (and on one page). To help with that, IT rolled out in October 2004 a so-called jam â€" a worldwide brainstorming session that Truskowski describes as "a blog on steroids.â€ It drew ideas from 33,000 employees, and IBM later implemented the top 35 suggestions as determined by an employee vote.
Gadgets, Games and Gizmos: IBM Opens Business Unit in Second Life
DECEMBER 12, 2006
Well for one thing, IBM has just announced that it will open an Emerging Business Unit in Second Life. Here is Irving Wladawsky-Berger, IBM's vice president of technical strategy and innovation talking to C/NET News about the opening of an IBM business unit focusing on Second Life.
ELEARNING MODULES WILL DIE… AND 70:20:10 WILL HOLD THE SMOKING GUN
FEBRUARY 9, 2016
70:20:10 Blended Learning E-Learning 70:20:10 Framework 70:20:10 Model Arun Pradhan Contextual Learning DeakenPrime Deakin University e-learning eLearning Experience API IBM Watson Learnnovators Online Education Online Learning Ravi Pratap Singh Tin Can API xAPI
IBM Bloggers - A Lengthy List - But No Worries
OCTOBER 19, 2006
I've been reading Luis Suarez's blog for a while, and he just had an interesting post that pointed me to IBM's BlogRoll. While lots of the blogs listed there have interesting technical topics, I don't have the time to examine them each. but I'm not worried. I've found that if they are blogging about topics that I'm interested in, the natural network effect of blogs will eventually get me there. (Or Or maybe I'm deluding myself
2016 Training Trends: Connecting Training to Customers
DECEMBER 14, 2016
David Leaser, Senior Program Manager, Innovation and Growth Initiatives, IBM. In 2016, I’ve had the opportunity to interview learning leaders in prestigious companies in a variety of industries for our learning solutions video blog.
IBM Bloggers - A Lengthy List - But No Worries
OCTOBER 19, 2006
I've been reading Luis Suarez's blog for a while, and he just had an interesting post that pointed me to IBM's BlogRoll. While lots of the blogs listed there have interesting technical topics, I don't have the time to examine them each. but I'm not worried. I've found that if they are blogging about topics that I'm interested in, the natural network effect of blogs will eventually get me there. (Or Or maybe I'm deluding myself.)
70:20:10 and the Learning Curve
JANUARY 27, 2015
In Charles’ post he also included an IBM diagram that triggered some associations. My colleague Charles Jennings recently posted on the value of autonomous learning (worth reading!), sparked by a diagram provided by another ITA colleague, Jane Hart (that I also thought was insightful).
6 Mobile Learning Trends That Grew in 2012
SEPTEMBER 25, 2012
IBM was one of the first companies to implement this policy, and so far the results have been, well, nightmare-ish. Ideally BYOD would save companies money, but according to IBM CIO Jeanette Horan, it hasn’t.
How to Create Tomorrow’s Learning Today
JANUARY 23, 2017
For instance, IBM is actively using people analytics to aid recruitment of computer scientists. This initiative has saved IBM about $130 million dollars, as measured by avoiding costs associated with hiring and training replacements.
Pitney Bowes Employs Training to Accelerate Transformation
AUGUST 14, 2015
Suggested Blog Post: IBM Uses Training to Make the World Smarter. . Video interview with an Enterprise Learning and Development Leader at Pitney Bowes. Janet Lockhart-Jones, Ed.D. Pitney Bowes is well known for providing postage meters and mail sorting services for US-based organizations.
Gadgets, Games and Gizmos: Shopping in Second Life
DECEMBER 17, 2006
The process was facilitated by IBM as discussed earlier in my post IBM Opens a Business Unit in Second Life. Circuit City just announced that they are opening a store in Second Life in an article titled Circuit City Enters Second Life.
Lotus Connections - IBM's Social Collaboration
APRIL 5, 2008
The two videos provide you an overview of Lotus Connections. This is helpful for those who wish to have an inside look on how social networking is applied in Enterprise 2.0 applications. To see the full view of the presentation, click the top right corner and expand to show the full screen. To return to original screen size, repeat the process.
Blended Learning Takes Hold in Leading Organizations
DECEMBER 16, 2015
Meg Petersen, IBM. Every leader featured in JPL’s Learning Solutions Video Blog thinks strategically about how they deliver training and performance support to their targeted learners. They consider a wide variety of variables that are unique to their organization and their business goals.
Keep on Learning, Big Blue
JUNE 16, 2011
IBM turned 100 today. IBM celebrated its centenary by publishing a new, rather hubristically titled book , “Making the World Work Better: The Ideas That Shaped a Century and Company,” that chronicles the company’s accomplishments. Remember the story of Watson, IBM’s supercomputer that earlier this year beat the all-time champs of Jeopardy at their own game ? Despite all that success, IBM faced a near-death experience in the 1990s.