Design Thinking Culture Change in IBM

The Performance Improvement Blog

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. According to a column by Steve Lohr in the New York Times, IBM is seeking to reinvent itself as a “design thinking” company. Lohr writes: …the IBM initiative stands out. I’m sure IBM employees would have made this same argument prior to the design-thinking initiative.

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eFrontPro For IBM Connections

eFront

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. The learner will also receive notifications about their training directly in the IBM Connections social feed, for example, notifying them that a training certificate is about to expire, or that they have been registered in a training course by their manager.

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IBM Watson And The Future Of Learning

Upside Learning

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. Future Learning eLearning Future Of Learning Future Technology IBM Innovation WatsonIt’d been coming since Kasparov left the room in tears after losing to Deep Blue.

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The IBM 5 in 5: Innovation in the next 5 years

Jane Hart

IBM’s view on innovations that will change our lives in the next 5 years. future

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12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

request, such as IBM or Microsoft. 12 Ways to Get the Most. Out of Your Authoring Tool gomolearning.com @gomolearning eBook 1 11Index: Table of contents What should you look for and expect. from a modern authoring tool? saturated market, we’ve designed. this ebook to help you cut through the.

IBM Uses Training to Make the World Smarter

dVinci Interactive

Video interview with IBM Senior Program Manager, Global Skills Initiative. At IBM, you see in practice what many organizations describe as the future. At the TrainingIndustry.com conference, I had the opportunity to speak with Meg Petersen, an IBM senior program manager with the Global Skills Initiative. Meg connects this initiative with IBM’s business strategy. Under the Global Skills Initiative, IBM delivers training courses and content throughout the world.

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IBM: Driving Innovation

CLO Magazine

To stay on the cutting edge of technology and innovation, IBM leverages learning to continually hone global workforce skills. ” Persico said because customers largely perceive the IBM brand based on their interactions with employees, it’s even more important the company equip employees with the right skills and mentality to be successful. IBM is already using predictive analytics in areas related to retention and sales productivity.

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AI-Powered eLearning with IBM Watson – Case Study

eLearning Company

… Continue reading "AI-Powered eLearning with IBM Watson – Case Study". The post AI-Powered eLearning with IBM Watson – Case Study appeared first on eLearning Company Blog. The Problem We Faced Whether you are developing eLearning or in-person training, a truly effective training program requires selecting the correct approach that will ensure that the training meets its goals.

IBM Launches New Skills Programs

CLO Magazine

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

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IBM and PNC to Train, Certify More Veterans for ‘New Collar’ Work

CLO Magazine

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. IBM and PNC recently held the second training session in Pittsburgh, with another training slated for Philadelphia this spring. This latest announcement builds on IBM’s recent investments in the veteran workforce.

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What Instructional Designers can learn from IBM’s Watson

Kapp Notes

By now you have heard about IBM’s super computer, Watson is a modern day wizard answering questions that seemed impossible for a computer to answer only a short while ago. For the letter A example, the IBM research team fed the computer thousands of examples of the letter A so the computer could “recognize&# the pattern, general shape and construct of a letter A.

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IBM Looks at Global Innovation

Kapp Notes

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. report. You want to do the same. But getting back to the Global Innovation Outlook 2.0 report. The report is well written and is fun and easy to read, it is written in the style and format of my favorite Tom Peters book Re-Imagine.

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Lectora e-Learning and IBM to Offer Social Learning Solutions

Trivantis

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. Trivantis and IBM social learning solutions include: Lectora Online enables developers to collaboratively create and edit e-Learning content anytime, anywhere. Forum. Logins. Lectora Online - USA. Lectora Online - EU. ReviewLink. CourseMill LMS. Community Forum.

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Big IBM/Second Life Announcement this Week!

Kapp Notes

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. In a pilot program, IBM will host its own sections of the Second Life Grid behind a firewall, allowing the company's users to come and go between private and public spaces at will.

Introduction to WAI-ARIA with Rich Schwerdtfeger, IBM CTO Accessibility

The Learning Dispatch

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. Hiram Kuykendall , MicroAssist's CTO, champions the accessibility effort in MicroAssist. He has led MicroAssist's application team to win three AIR awards and has been the chair for AIR Interactive.

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IBM Adopts Saba as its Learning Technology Partner

Josh Bersin on Enterprise Learning

A very important partnership was announced today: IBM announced a major commitment to Saba as its primary learning management technology partner. Background on IBM’s Learning Platform Business: IBM has been in the corporate learning market for many years. Read more» The post IBM Adopts Saba as its Learning Technology Partner appeared first on JOSH BERSIN. Enterprise Learning HR Systems LMS, LCMS ibm lms Saba

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« It’s never too late to start, restart or even change a carrer”: the SkillsBuild Program explained by Lisa Neddam, Digital Skills Platform Leader at IBM

Coorpacademy

The SkillsBuild initiative is a Global program led by IBM aiming at supporting populations that need to re-enter the workforce. During this launch party, we had the chance to sit down with Lisa Neddam, Digital Skills Platform Leader at IBM, who’s leading the project at IBM and whose mantra is to use technology fro the greater good. What’s the objective of the SkillsBuild Program launched by IBM?

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The Skills Of The Future Are Now Clear: And Despite What You Think, They’re Not Technical

Josh Bersin on Enterprise Learning

This week IBM launched a significant study which looks at the real skills business leaders need over the next three years, and the results will surprise you. Content Development Enterprise Learning Learning Culture academies ai capabilities capability academies ibm skillsThe research, which included surveys across 100 countries, found that approximately 120 Million professionals need to be reskilled to deal with AI and new digital business environments, and.

Stratbeans & IBM Mumbai Event – HR Leaders are you ready of AI / ML

Stratbeans

The post Stratbeans & IBM Mumbai Event – HR Leaders are you ready of AI / ML appeared first on Automated Learning and LMS Blogs Introduction to Event on 31st Aug 2018, in Mumbai. The rise of Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence has revolution ized the future of eLearning. Predictions, algorithms, and analytics are coming together to create more personalized eLearning experiences.

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Save Planet Helios from ecological devastation!-3D Game by IBM

Kapp Notes

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. You can read about their other partner, New York Hall of Science as well. The game is called PowerUp. Players journey to planet Helios and deal with ecological problems.

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The Changing Face of Work and Workplace Learning

Learnnovators

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). On March 1, 2011, IBM announced the IBM SmartCloud framework to support Smarter Planet.” I am not the kind to crystal gaze. I lay no claim to being able to predict the future.

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Talent Marketplace Platforms Explode Into View

Josh Bersin on Enterprise Learning

HR Technology LMS, LCMS 365talents fuel50 gloat Hitch ibm pymetrics talent marketplace talentguardOver the last five years companies have been working to improve internal talent mobility. Not only does it save money on recruiting, it enables compaines to find internal expertise which is often hidden in the organization. And it creates a strong sense of engagement and belonging in the workforce. Why is this such a big.

IBM/Apple deal set to reshape office device use

Aptara

IBM/Apple deal set to reshape office device use. IBM and Apple unite. Per recent announcements, Apple is entering such a phase, backed by industry titan IBM. Apple hardware, both smartphones and tablets, will now be the official home of the IBM MobileFirst Platform. Now, IBM MobileFirst Supply and Management, a large program based on device sales and oversight, will deal exclusively in iPhones and iPads.

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Skillsoft and IBM Research: Harnessing Big Data in Enterprise Learning by News Editor

Learning Solutions Magazine

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. Here is a quick look at what is driving these. developments. Emerging Topics Management Measurement

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IBM Taps Employees for Innovation Using Blog Like Tools

Tony Karrer

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.” It drew ideas from 33,000 employees, and IBM later implemented the top 35 suggestions as determined by an employee vote.

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IBM Bloggers - A Lengthy List - But No Worries

Tony Karrer

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

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ELEARNING MODULES WILL DIE… AND 70:20:10 WILL HOLD THE SMOKING GUN

Learnnovators

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 xAPIThe post ELEARNING MODULES WILL DIE… AND 70:20:10 WILL HOLD THE SMOKING GUN appeared first on Learnnovators.

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IBM Bloggers - A Lengthy List - But No Worries

Tony Karrer

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.)

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HR Technology 2020: Disruption Ahead

Josh Bersin on Enterprise Learning

AI Ethics HR Systems HR Technology LMS, LCMS ai hr technology ibm Oracle SAP workdayIt’s Fall again and I’m finishing up my biggest-ever report on HR Technology: The HR Tech 2020 Disruptions Study. This comprehensive study is done in partnership with LRP, the producers of the HR Technology Conference , so you can get your hands on it in one of two ways. First, you can sign up. Read more» The post HR Technology 2020: Disruption Ahead appeared first on JOSH BERSIN.

THE CHANGING FACE OF WORK AND WORKPLACE LEARNING

Learnnovators

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). On March 1, 2011, IBM announced the IBM SmartCloud framework to support Smarter Planet.” – Wikipedia. I am not the kind to crystal gaze. I lay no claim to being able to predict the future.

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Gadgets, Games and Gizmos: IBM Opens Business Unit in Second Life

Kapp Notes

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. If you don't believe me, maybe you'll believe IBM. __ Recommended Games and Gadgets Recommended Books Content Guide

What is leadership, and who is a leader?

CLO Magazine

One example of this comes from IBM, which created an intensive leadership program designed to attract, develop and promote the best candidates for leadership roles. IBM uses technology to identify the skills and mindsets required of successful leaders and then screens potential candidates for those characteristics to make informed hiring decisions. IBM’s leadership filters start in the recruitment phase so that potential leaders are identified and hired early on.

A Network of Experts: From Content Curation to Insight Curation

CLO Magazine

IBM built this idea into its model as early as 2005. Similar to the embedded learning practices from the IBM model, insight curation technology allows employees to work directly with the needle instead of searching through haystacks. Tags: content curation , experts , HR technology , IBM , IBM core model , Insight Curation , network , networking , Organizational Structure and Culture , Pandexio , performance measurement.

Lotus Connections - IBM's Social Collaboration

Vignettes Learning

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.

"IBM Crafts Web 3.0 Collaboration Tools" (PC World)

Mark Oehlert

So IBM is releasing something called OpusUna (which means something like "work as one"); "OpusUna enables participants to collaborate and communicate from within the same browser space, incorporating widgets, audio, and video cameras to display themselves on the screen. IBM envisions, for example, collaboration on patient care via sharing of medical images. ( story link ) **As an aside, I love the new editing UI in Typepad.good job guys!

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"New Technology Paves Way for Visually Impaired Internet Users to Improve Website Accessibility" (IBM)

Mark Oehlert

Whenever visually impaired users face such difficulties, they can report that incident by using the collaboration tool developed by IBM Research and ask for adding an improved alternative text to describe the image (from CNN Money ) "The new collaboration software enables users with low or no vision to report Web content accessibility issues they faced on specific Web pages.

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"IBM invests in business partners' training" (CNET News)

Mark Oehlert

IBM, which expects to unveil better-than-expected quarterly figures, has announced it will spend some of its cash on incentives to encourage some of its largest partners to invest more in training and other areas. The scheme involves incentives for IBM partners to improve their knowledge in three specific areas: virtualization and consolidation; energy efficiency; and business resiliency.". Training as a competitive advantage.

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