Monthly Archives: June 2010

Skunkworks for innovation

From Kevin Kelly: Originally posted in New Rules Because skill guilds constrain… …(and defend) an organization, it is often far easier to start a new organization than to change a successful old one. This is a major reason why the network … Continue reading

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Dropbox

I am moving the My Documents folders from all of my computers to one Dropbox. Dropbox is the equivalent of a hard drive in the cloud. I’ve been using the free version (2 GB) for months without any hassles. Dropbox … Continue reading

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Gurteen Knowledge Letter celebrates 10th birthday

David Gurteen has written his “Knowledge Letter” every month for the last ten years. 120 issues! Here’s proof. I’ve followed David’s adventures in Knowledge Management for years. It’s one of the few periodicals I let into my e-mailbox. Take a … Continue reading

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Babies and bath water

Managers often mistake the large for the small. The more successfully integrated… …a firm’s capabilities are, the harder it is to shift its expertise by changing just a little. Thus successful firms are more prone to failure during high rates … Continue reading

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Open social learning

Four-minute interview with Jay at VI International Seminar of the UNESCO chair in e-Learning on “Open Social Learning”, of the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, Barcelona

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Best camera I've ever owned

Canon PowerShot S90 10MP Digital Camera with 3.8x Wide Angle Optical Image Stabilized Zoom and 3-inch LCD $349.95 $362.42 with extra battery (which you will want to have) I continue to be impressed with the Canon S90. Great in low-light … Continue reading

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Ironic "push training" photo

When I shot this photo in North Berwick, Scotland, nearly twenty years ago, I wanted to capture the concept of closing shop to do training. Only yesterday did I notice the PUSH sign on the door. Push training, indeed. The … Continue reading

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Unconference rules

Participants chose the topics, host the discussions, and report the findings Resources Jay’s Notes on Unmeetings Kaliya Hamlin, Identity Woman Kaliya’s Unconference Blog

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Generalities & specifics

The ‘Learning Knights’ of Bell Telephone in the Op/Ed section of today’s New York Time is a case study of Push learning vs Pull learning. In 1955, Bell Telephone was concerned about leadership development: “A well-trained man knows how to … Continue reading

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Dan Pink: what motivates people

This short video is simply awesome.

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