I stumbled across this quote whilst listening to a podcast a couple of weeks ago. It is a great turn of phrase and has did not quite leave my mind, where I have been turning it over since. “Never do for others what they can do for themselves” Saul Alinsky I had not heard of … Continue reading Think before you make. There is plenty of stuff already…
Editors note: I arrived back at my blog, after a too-long pause in writing, to find this title saved as a draft. I cannot recall what I intended to write before I abandoned the headline. I do like the ring of it though and have had a go below. Let me know if you think … Continue reading Does it matter to L&D that barriers to learning are so low?
It has taken longer than I hoped to get round to this post. This is the third in the series of loosely themed pieces about what it means to ‘be digital’ and some ideas on how to make a start. The first and second pieces are available for the curious/persistent reader. The impetus to write … Continue reading Making a start on digitalness part 3 – organising for digital
[NOTE: This is an updated and revised post from June of last year (2017). Prompted by David James in his recent post about selecting an LMS…or not.] A couple of things have given me pause in my digital convictions in the last few weeks. As a traveller on the information superhighway in the mid to … Continue reading Digital or hide! (take 2) – technology hiding places in a digital world
My loyal readers (perhaps both of you) will recall my threat to prepare a series of posts on the theme of becoming more digital in your work and organisation. The first post on digital behaviours received enough of a response to warrant the second in the series (i.e. there were no real insults and some … Continue reading Making a start on digitalness Part 2 – digital culture
Slightly warily, I am considering a series of posts on one theme. The theme is ‘making a start on digitalness’. I am wary because I have started this kind of project before and lost momentum. I am considering another attempt for this topic. In drafting this idea as one post I became lost in notes … Continue reading Making a start on digitalness – digital behaviours are simple but hard
These musing follow those shared shortly after the Learning Technologies conference and some of the comments received, which have nudged my thinking along. This post will wander around the theme of learning technologies and their contents being separated from the activity of work. (It is possible that this post will strike a grumpy demeanour. I … Continue reading Learning should not be about learners really – they are too hard to find