Ever feel completely wiped at the end of of a work day? According to Nemo Chu, a neuroscientist might offer the following explanation:
The brain, despite being just ~2% of our body’s mass, actually accounts for ~20% of our body’s total energy consumption.
What is 20%? To put that in perspective, that’s like [...]Continue Reading →
Yesterday, I blogged about the use of microblogging to improve productivity in an organization. Today, I focus on microblogging to improve connectivity within an organization.
In a recent blog post about using a microblogging application such as Yammer for communities of practice and knowledge management practices, Renata Gorman writes:
This feeling of [...]Continue Reading →
Great reflection piece by Andy Coverdale about Digital Identities.
I’m convinced that both the intrinsic (critical practice) and extrinsic (confessional practice) influences are necessary for properly forming identity. I’m still wondering what the particular influences are in the digital realm. I might have to dig out Sherry Turkle’s [...]Continue Reading →
In a recent blog post, Harvard Business Review’s Jeanne C Meister and Karie Willyerd advocate using microblogging to enable the members of an organization to communicate and share information with one another more rapidly and efficiently than ever before.
So what exactly is microblogging? It is the practice of posting very short statements, [...]Continue Reading →
This is absolutely a fantastic tutorial on Skype which goes beyond functionality and looks at applicability by Community of Practice expert John David Smith.
You probably already know that Skype is a great tool – especially for community leaders. If you are a technology steward, it’s not only a great tool [...]Continue Reading →
I’m a huge fan of clean, streamlined presentations with just a few key points. Not yet an expert myself, I have made huge efforts in reducing the amount of content in my presentations, as well as on my support slides.
So how exactly does one go about fighting the urge to overload their audience with [...]Continue Reading →
Kristina Schneider is organizational learning and performance technologist, merging instructional and systems technology with knowledge, project and operations management. Her book Edublogging: a qualitative study of training and development bloggers investigates the value of edublogging as a form of self-directed learning and its potential contribution to communities of practice.