Sat.Mar 11, 2017 - Fri.Mar 17, 2017

The power of silent learners

Jenny Connected

This week I attended a webinar which focussed on silent learners. Thank you to Martina Emke for drawing this webinar to my attention. The title immediately resonated as recently I have found myself increasingly troubled by the constant noise of the online environment.

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San Francisco

Michael Sampson - Currents

Last month I flew to San Francisco for a week of meetings. My new colleagues at Silverside were coming across for a conference the week of February 20, so we split the distance and met half way. We held three days of planning meetings for 2017 and then did the conference thing; me for one day, and the others for the full three days. Some comments about San Francisco and the time there: 1. Mixed Remote and In-Person Meetings.

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Group Process Design Principles in Times of Turbulance

Full Circle Associates

Ready for a thinking ramble? Payoff isn’t until the end. Fair warning! I have found myself pointing to Donella Meadows’ “ Leverage Places: Where to Intervene in a System ” more and more these days.

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Blog>> Survey on Knowledge Audits

Green Chameleon

I’m currently working on a book about knowledge audits and knowledge mapping. I’d like to get a better sense of the variety of understandings of knowledge audits that exists out in the professional community. Here’s a short survey that should take between 10 and 20 minutes of your time – do take it, and recommend it to others. Responses are anonymous, but if you leave your email address, I will share the survey results when completed. Thank you!

How AI Can Help Solve The Biggest Problem With Crowdsourcing

Online Community Strategy

The concept of engaging “the Crowd” through digital platforms has been around for some time.

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Every herring is a word

Chris Corrigan

Yesterday I spent most of the day honouring people who have worked for decades to preserve and grow the Skwxu7mesh language. I’m on the advisory board of an organization called Kwi Awt Stelmexw , which supports Skwxumesh language learning and fluency.

Rain

Michael Sampson - Currents

We’ve had a drought in the part of New Zealand I live in. There’s been little rain for months, and the ground has shown the lack thereof. But it started raining – thankfully – last week, which has been good for Canterbury, but has had a less ideal response up north.

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Responding to Clark Quinn: Technology or preparation? 

Full Circle Associates

Clark Quinn has a great provocation on his blog today. I ‘ll share a quote, then reply. So, many of the things we’re doing are driven by bad implementation.

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How to Save the World

you have tethered the big rubber dinghy. to a tree on the sea shore. so it floats, just off the beach. and the three of us climb aboard. and, as you insist, put on silk blindfolds. and nestle down on soft blankets. on the supple floor of the boat. for awhile we just bask in the sun.