What next for the learning technologies market – the Trello acquisition has some clues

Some time ago I posted a piece about the problems of the one stop shop. Essentially, I was aiming at the increasingly bloated, feature rich LMS and HR systems which tend to dominate the market. They are ripe for that famous digital business moment – disruption. Disruption by smaller, faster, simpler and cheaper alternatives. Not … Continue reading What next for the learning technologies market – the Trello acquisition has some clues

The device is not the user – the user is

Flicking through some conference notes this morning I noticed a quote from an event I attended last year. My notes are poor so I cannot attribute the quote. It was the 2016 version of this event. If you are responsible for it, or you know who may be, do let me know and I will … Continue reading The device is not the user – the user is

Too much data

What do you think of this? The company’s smart badge is equipped with a microphone to monitor the frequency of employee conversations and how long people spend talking versus listening. Actually. What does it make you feel? It made me feel somewhat conflicted. As a fan of data (big or otherwise)  I can see the … Continue reading Too much data

Let’s get beneath the shiny micro surface too

I have noticed a fair amount about micro learning this last week. I suspect it was always there but the algorithms placed it better for me. I am a fan of it (or what I think it to be). The idea of short, simple and relevant content to help me work things out and support … Continue reading Let’s get beneath the shiny micro surface too