I found the Strategies 2011 keynote address on creating cultures of innovation from Frans Johansson, author of The Medici Effect: Breakthrough Insights at the Intersection of Ideas, Concepts and Cultures, incredibly insightful and very interesting. So much so, that I’ve recently shared his insights with the team here at Media 1. Several of our project managers have his book on their shelves, and I’m looking forward to reading it myself.Details
My last blog post talked about engagement and maintaining engagement throughout the talent life cycle. In this entry, I want to focus on learning framework models that target engagement at key points in the talent life cycle.Details
I’ve learned a lot working here at Media 1, but when Harrison recently suggested that everyone at Media 1 should have a basic understanding of SCORM, I had to sheepishly admit that I needed to be brought up to snuff. As someone with a different background than instructional design and eLearning, I only had a…Details
Media 1 is pushing hard into the Human Capital Improvement space with SharePoint-based offerings for cohort learning (leadership and sales) and Onboarding. To learn more about the concerns and needs of people involved in talent management and development, we decided to attend MediaTec’s Strategies 2011 conference in Half Moon Bay, CA.Details
Two regional chapters of the Society of Technical Communication (STC) recently named Media 1 among the winners in their annual competitions for technical communication. Awards came form the West Michigan Shores chapter and Twin Cities (Minneapolis/St. Paul) chapters.
Peer reviewed by professionals from various industries within the local online technical communication community, the STC awards reflect outstanding achievements in online communication, technical art, and technical publications. These awards are given to projects that clearly and effectively present information to meet the needs of the intended audience.Details
Here at Media 1, we’ve been looking at mobile for quite a few years now, and my personal experience experimenting with mobile goes back to the Palm® Pilot days. The trick with mobile has always been overcoming the hurdles associated with varying platforms, sufficient bandwidth, LMS connectivity, and being able to produce compelling content. While all of those challenges to mobile are still present, the general sense is that mobile is truly becoming more accessible.Details
Training Magazine Network is offering a webinar on M-Learning Theory
Date: Wednesday, December 15, 2010
Time: 10:00AM Pacific / 1:00PM Eastern (60 Minute Session)
For more information or to register, click here.
For the Media 1 perspective on Mobile Learning, check out the prior blog by Chris, “Mobile Learning – Are You Ready?”Details
It’s been a busy last couple of weeks as I travelled to both Orlando for the Learning 2010 conference and to San Francisco for a portion of DevLearn. Attending sessions on Social Learning and Communities at both conferences, it wasn’t so much about learning new things as it was a confirmation of our beliefs and writings on Social Learning to date. It’s always nice to get some validation, but more importantly it’s an indicator of overall corporate readiness to adopt Social Learning principles into learning strategies.Details