Tag Archives: Technology

Really, 20% job growth rate in HR?

I listened to Josh Bersin’s keynote at their 2011 Impact Conference – The Business of Talent on Wednesday April 27. Kudos to Bersin and Associates for streaming this event and sharing with those that couldn’t attend. Josh talked about the … Continue reading

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Learning reflections week of April 10

Inspired by Harold Jarche and David Kelly, my goal is to post weekly some key experiences and learnings from the past week. Grass roots Social Media to save County Libraries Friday April 8, the Cobb County Board of Commissioners announced … Continue reading

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Myth – Net Generation

Net Gen Skeptic: Another Dutch Study Fails to Find the Net Generation. Another study doesn’t find a generational aptitude for digital technology from Mark Bullen. I do fear that we keep going down this path to move K-12 education online … Continue reading

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Why You Should Be A Life-Long Learner | Bloom

Why You Should Be A Life-Long Learner | Bloom. One point the author makes is that Learning is fun and engaging. I’d add that learning feeds curiosity about the world, people’s situations, environment, history, etc. Through curiosity, one can break away from … Continue reading

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Dead Ideas

Matt Miller’s book, The Tyranny of Dead Ideas, is a great book in framing my thinking about the world. His thesis, framed in both politics and economics, are “dead ideas” hold us hostage. His dead ideas are: our kids will … Continue reading

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Social media growth stunted

From a UK press release, we learn that the business leaders lack of understanding and data security concerns key barriers to use of social media within UK businesses. HR, on the other hand, demonstrates high usage and support for social … Continue reading

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Failure rates for new computers?

I was in one of the big box computer stores yesterday and a guy was buying a Mac mini. He asked what was the failure rate. The manager said we see about 34% return in the Mac. He then said … Continue reading

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Sex and the cellphone

Fascinating above the fold story in Sunday NYT Styles section When the Cellphone Teaches Sex Education. The Birds and Bees Text line in North Carolina is an attempt to lessen the teen pregnancy rate. NC has an abstinence-only curriculum. Teenagers … Continue reading

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So much for my assumptions about digital natives

I was a guest speaker at a colleagues class at the local university earlier this week. My presentations was use of web 2.0 tools: wikis, shared work spaces, blogs, social networks, podcasting, Twitter; the usual tools. This was less than … Continue reading

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Twitter, you do tempt me

From AdFreak, learned that Crispin Porter + Bogusky creative chief Alex Bogusky may have reconciled his differences with Twitter (reported in this blog and here) and may return to Twitterland. Whew, glad that distraction is cleared up, or is it? … Continue reading

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