Category Archives: Community

Berlin, here I come

I’m packing my bags for OnLine Educa Berlin. This is the event’s 20th birthday. It will be my tenth. Or maybe my eleventh.  Every year, ONLINE EDUCA BERLIN attracts over 2000 participants from 100 countries worldwide, making it the most … Continue reading Continue reading

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On Air

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Reinventing management, the Stoos movement

Full house (10) for today’s Hangout on Air. I don’t know how many watched on YouTube. We had a good discussion of the Stoos Movement and combining agile with management. Or replacing management with agile. YouTube: Slides from Hangout: Transcript from Hangout: You invited people into the hangout. Peter Isackson 9:49 AM Hi Jay You […] Continue reading

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Best books

The Google+ Learning in Organizations Community is up to 240 members. Join us. Last month, I asked “What books would you recommend to someone who’s new to organizational learning and wants a feel for what’s going on?” Here are the answers so far. The Support Economy | Shoshana Zuboff Larry Victor recommendation. Jay seconds.. EDUCATIONAL SUBSYSTEM […] Continue reading

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How to Replace Top-Down Training with Collaborative Learning (4)

Fourth post in a series. In case you missed them, here are the first, second, and third posts. Is your organization ready? How ready are you to tackle Big L Learning? Where does your organization fit on the progression from Hierarchical Organization to Collaborative Organization? You can take this survey online. We’ll report the aggregate results in a couple […] Continue reading

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How to Replace Top-Down Training with Collaborative Learning (3)

Third post in a series. In case you missed it, here are the first and second. INFRASTRUCTURE Technological infrastructure for social learning Work and learning are converging, and as this change happens, the infrastructure of the old corporate learning must go – things like traditional one-size-fit-all in-person training seminars. In its place enters social and informal learning […] Continue reading

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Let’s talk: Office Hours with Jay

Join me online for Office Hours every Tuesday morning at 10:00 am Pacific. Here. All topics are game although I’m particularly interested in social business, informal learning, positive psychology, organizational change, and prospering in the Network Era. My professional goal is creating happier, more productive … Continue reading

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Who needs to learn in the extended enterprise?

Reforming training departments is a swell idea but that’s not the prize. CLOs have already pared costs to the bone. Besides, the upside lays with improving the way experienced workers perform and that’s a population training departments generally don’t touch. … Continue reading

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eLearning for Kids

eLearning for Kids Khan Academy is popping up everywhere! Sal Khan’s videos have helped millions of students learn algebra, biology, finance, and more. Singlehandedly, Sal Khan has done more to shake up the traditional notion of schooling than anyone since Horace … Continue reading

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Now is the Time for India to Democratize Learning

A synopsis of my remarks to Emerging Directions in Global Education 2011, Delhi, India For the first 60 seconds, we listened to Yoyo Ma playing Bach’s Cello Suite #1 in G as the flowers unfolded.   As time speeds up, … Continue reading

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