Category Archives: Time

Make the minimum viable video

An experiment This morning Twitter got me thinking about the ideal size of chunks of learning. If you can learn from 140-character Tweets, how much can you compress a video? Where’s the ideal tradeoff of time versus meaning? I’m preparing … Continue reading

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Flipping learning is big in education. It will be big in corporate learning. Let’s not blow it. How do you flip learning? Khan Academy is the poster child for flipped learning. Sal Khan has produced more than 3,000 short videos on a … Continue reading

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Learning in the 21st Century Workplace

We are moving from the information age (an age of knowledge workers) to the conceptual age (an age of conceptual workers).  Work-life was much simpler in the last century. Information work entailed following instructions and procedures, and logical analysis. Today’s … Continue reading

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Time is all we have

Effectiveness – Jay Cross Published April 2008 Time Is All We Have Networks arise when isolated entities link to one another. Improvements in communications technology (e.g., the invention of language, writing, printing, mass communication, computer networks) encourage connections. The denser … Continue reading

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Time Is Money

Chief Learning Officer, April 2010 Time Matters The sooner workers are productive, the larger their contribution to the organization. This makes time-to-performance, the amount of time required to begin performing at target levels, a vital metric. Here’s an example. At … Continue reading

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Training Technology in Action Awards Ceremony

Bryan Chapman and Julie Groshens presided over Training magaine’s Technology in Action Awards Ceremony. Brian Chapman Julie Groshens Here’s an interview with a guy at DoD who qualifies for one of my Slam-Dunk-ROI awards. They cut delivery cost from $300/learning … Continue reading

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Sounds of Training 2007, take two

The Soundbites of Training 2007 (second attempt)     Nanocasts are mini-podcasts are one to four minutes in length impromptui, not reheased cut to the chase These are from Training 2007. My recorder is a Casio Exilim camera. It’s an … Continue reading

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Jay's cup spilleth over

In ten days, I’ll be conducting a number of “Guide on the Side” sessions at Training 2007. I’ve posted information on the sessions and some pictures of Flawda gators on Internet Time Commons.

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You can learn to be a star performer

What differentiates star performers from their run-of-the-mill colleagues? It’s not smarts, creativity, or ambition. Carnegie Mellon’s Robert E. Kelley spent ten years looking for the differences and found that stars are made, not born. A nebbish can evolve into a … Continue reading

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Social Media Club

The Social Media Club. Cool idea. I’ll be jabbering about Informal Learning at their upcoming unconference: Web 2point2 – San Francisco: November 9th and 10th

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