Tag Archives: Technology

The Wheel

Discarded and decayed: most farms have this corner, the space where things are left. Not intentionally to rot, but a purposeless place. Things that have run their course. Mangled machinery. Broken down, perhaps with a vague notion that it will … Continue reading

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12 Modes of Failure

Organisations fail for a broad range of reasons, but rarely for no reason at all. I found myself thinking about a taxonomy of failure: unless we deem failure to be the action of idiots and fools, we must be open … Continue reading

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The Reality of Learning

The pace of change in Organisational approaches to learning is being far outstripped by evolutions in the reality of learning itself. In the Social Age, technology allows us to access knowledge, and make sense of it, ever faster, and more … Continue reading

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Guide to the Social Age 2018

This map is imperfect: a sketch from a moment in time. Twelve aspects in the landscape of the Social Age, our new reality. I’ve used a map to illustrate the Social Age for the last few years, and decided to … Continue reading

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Hold Open Spaces

‘Holding open spaces’ is a phrase that keeps slipping into my mind: hold open spaces to learn, spaces to change, spaces to rehearse, to explore. In the Social Age, the role of leaders not to lead with their own knowledge … Continue reading

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The Walls That Tumble Down

Our experience is one of two systems: ‘formal’ systems, of technology, visible organisation, and formal power, and ‘social’ systems, systems of reputation, relationships, and trust, the two systems superimposed, one upon the other. The formal system is the visible one, … Continue reading

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The Psychology Of Mixed Realities. #WorkingOutLoud [Part 1]

There’s a great buzz. Or certainly a great hype. Virtual, immersive, and augmented realty is a transformative event in learning: not simply from an experiential view but, if we focus on design and pedagogy, an effectiveness one. The technology is … Continue reading

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