Monthly Archives: June 2010

The key to social media for learning is participation

The three components of Learning 2.0 are social, formal and informal. Social learning, through Social Media applications, has, seemingly overnight, become the “holy grail” for learning professionals as more and more organizations go in search of a way to capture knowledge from departing Traditionalists and Boomers. Why the urgency? Simple: In less than 10 years,…

How the iPad transformed learning for me at ASTD

I’ll admit it. The real reason that I purchased an iPad in advance of ASTD’s International Conference a few weeks ago was so that I could attract interest and showcase all of the wonderful solutions we have created for our clients over the last year. (From all the reviews I read, I figured it would…

Trust in the Marketplace

Isn’t it interesting? The American Society for Training and Development’s (ASTD) International Conference was packed with sessions on virtual learning, social media, 3D, best practices for webinars and so on. I attended the conference, and while there, I received a press release about Ken Blanchard’s acquisition of the Trustworks Group. Yes, I did receive it…