Category Archives: Articles

2012: That was the year that was

In the first of two reviews of 2012, here are the 10 most popular posts on my own blog this year – based on viewing stats, tweets and FB likes. Shown in order of popularity, with the most popular first. 1 – The Top 100 Tools for Learning 2012 list is revealed On 1 October 2012 […]

My top 10 favourite resources from February

In February I added links to over 100 resources in my 2012 Reading List, but these are my 10 favourite. I have listed them in chronological order of their publication – together with a quote from each, which will give you an indication of why I found it of interest. 1 – The Wikipedia way of […]

Learning & Working in the Social Workplace

I first released my article The State of Learning in the Workplace Today on 1 January 2010 and regularly updated it through the year with new thinking, particularly that of my colleagues in the Internet Time Alliance.   I then  expanded it to form the first part of my Social Learning Handbook, which was published in mid-January […]

March 2011 in Review

Now that April Fools Day is over, here’s my March review. In terms of my professional reading, I added around 25 articles to my 2011 Reading List, but here are 3 that I’ve marked as must-reads. “I’m not an idiot” – a letter from an agonized adult learner, Geeta Bose, IDiot, 9 March 2010  This […]

February 2011 in Review

In Nelson Mandela Square, Johannesburg and at the Black Rhino Reserve February was a good month for me.  I’ve just returned from a week working with a client in South Africa followed by a weekend on a game reserve.  It was both a fabulous personal and professional experience.  If you haven’t seen the pictures I […]

January 2010 News

Here is this month's round up of tools and resources added to my website: Tools added to the Learning Tools Directory in January 2010 Resources added to my Reading Lists in January 2010 UPDATE Following Allison's suggestion (see comments below) I have created a word cloud (using Wordle) of January's Reading list.  Even on the […]

10 Tools for (20)10

I have just completed a short article for the November edition of e.learning age magazine. e.learning age is the UK’s number one media resource for the e-learning community.  The magazine is the only one if its kind for anyone involved in the e-learning industry – from board directors responsible for skilling the workforce, to training […]

Happy 20th Birthday, World Wide Web

Scientific American has a great feature on Tim Berners Lee and the Web.  The reason? "CERN on March 13 celebrates the 20th anniversary of a proposal entitled, "Information Management: A Proposal," by Tim Berners-Lee, which would become the blueprint for the World Wide Web" Happy 20th Birthday, World Wide Web [Via Richard Nantel on Workplace […]

6 ways to make Web 2.0 work

Over past two years, McKinsey has studied more than 50 early adopters of Web 2.0 who are using technologies such as blogs, wikis, information tagging, prediction markets, and social networks. From this they have drawn six insights on how companies can best use these technologies. The transformation to a bottom-up culture needs help from the […]

Collaborative working and learning

The Learning Technologies conference takes place on 28 and 29 January 2009 at Olympia in London. and I've just completed the third of a 3-part article for the Conference edition of the Inside Learning Technologies magazine.  The three-part article is called Social Media & Learnng.  In the first part of the article (that appeared in […]