Tagged social learning

Standalone LMS is Still Dead (rebutting & agreeing w/ Dave Wilkins)

Last year, I wrote a piece entitled “The Standalone LMS is Dead”. Last week, Dave Wilkins of Learn.com wrote a piece entitled “A Defense of the LMS (and a case for the future of social learning)”. Let the fireworks begin. But before striking my match, I must first state that Dave is a professional; both…

Is Your Company Culture Linked to Social Learning Success?

A wonderful article was recently posted by Marcia Conner and Steve LeBlanc over at Fast Company entitled “Where Social Learning Thrives“. The entire piece purports that a fun, productive and consistent culture will help ensure social learning takes flight. What struck me, however, is the following line itself: Social learning thrives in a culture of service…

Micro-Blogging is Good for Leadership, Good for Your Culture

Inside the organization, a dilemma now exists and is rapidly taking shape. Employees want to connect with one another. Reasons are plentiful, including but not limited to the following: Increasing job demands > less time to get it all done Global workforce redistribution > 24 hour clock syndrome Cross functional – cross pollination projects >…

No Predictions, Just Some ‘Hopes’ for Learnerprise in 2010

Previously I wrote about how Learning 2.0 and Enterprise 2.0 thinking should align. I then defined Learnerprise as: the use of emergent social software platforms as well as formal and informal competence exchange processes, between companies, partners and employees, to improve both productivity and business results In the corporate world and thus corporate learning, I’m not making any…

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