eLearning Startup Opportunities

Tony Karrer

Technology's Impact on Learning and Education is Greatly Underestimated We tend to overestimate the effect of a technology in the short run and underestimate the effect in the long run. For more about this: Long Tail Learning - Size and Shape Aggregation, Curation and Social Signals Of course, this also suggests that there are going to be big time opportunities for an eLearning Startup that aggregates offerings for particular audiences.

Top 10 eLearning Predictions for 2010

Tony Karrer

I somewhat wonder how much of that is true barriers as opposed to perceived barriers, and a recent HBR item talked about Hacking Work : When a 12-year-old can gather information faster, process it more efficiently, reference more diverse professionals, and get volunteer guidance from better sources than you can at work, how can you pretend to be competitive? If you want to optimize total learner hours, then you make long courses aimed at lots of employees.