Category Archives: Metrics

Where’s your electronic medical record?

Everyone should be so lucky as to find a medical doctor as good as mine. I have every confidence in his advice. He calls me after hours to report a test result that’s out of line. He makes house calls. … Continue reading

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Evaluating social and informal learning

Dan Pontefract had a great post on TrainingWreck about the inadequacy of the Kirkpatrick model in a world where learning is increasingly collaborative and networked. Dan takes the logic further than I did last week in my post on how … Continue reading

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Calling shades of gray "black and white"

Recognition of Non-formal and Informal Learning. Fifteen years ago, “the OECD education ministers agreed to develop strategies for ‘lifelong learning for all’.” They still don’t have it right. Who are these guys? OECD? According to Wikipedia, The Organisation for Economic … Continue reading

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It's all relative

CLO magazine Published June 2010 When you talk to businesspeople, you must speak as they do. Executives only care about training as it relates to execution. Their interest is in moving the corporation forward. You should share that interest. That … Continue reading

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I am pleased to note that I have been named a founding member of the Editorial Advisory Board of HRExaminer. Check out our weekly magazine for a brilliant take on talent management and HR. Here’s a self-serving article from HRExaminer – … Continue reading

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Secrets of Working Smarter

Learning Solutions Magazine Working Smarter: Informal Learning in the Cloud by Jay Cross and Friends By Jane Bozarth March 30, 2010 One of the things I like best about Twitter is the collegial, friendly fire-ish banter among L & D … Continue reading

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10 pieces of advice on the web, workflow, & learning

After a lengthy hibernation, Learning Light‘s eLearning Centre rides again! From a press release yesterday: Learning Light has now launched the new look and feel e-learning centre. Check it out for news, views, jobs, reports, research papers and supplier directory. … Continue reading

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Decisions, decisions. Business decisions.

MAKING BUSINESS DECISIONS: THE HEART AND THE HEAD Jay Cross examines decision making on learning at work, and gives the lie to some myths about the use of business metrics. To “earn a seat at the table” where the business … Continue reading

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Learning on the Holodeck

Karl Kapp and Tony O’Driscoll have written a definitive book on virtual worlds, Learning in 3D:  Adding a New Dimension in Enterprise Learning and Collaboration. Many people think of virtual worlds as the realm of characters in bizarre costumes and … Continue reading

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Making business decisions: the hand and the heart

Inside Learning Technologies is an important magazine in the U.K. (Isn’t it odd that while the net spans the globe, learning magazines remain confined to their home countries?) For the current issue, I wrote an article entitled Making Business Decision: … Continue reading

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