HBR IdeaCast

I am always being asked for new ideas for Management Development.  Here is a new service from Harvard Business Review HBR IdeaCast "The HBR IdeaCast™ is a free biweekly podcast featuring breakthrough management ideas and commentary from the editors and authors of Harvard Business School Publishing."

Virtual collaboration: engaging learning through technology

"Virtual collaboration is a phrase that is both explanatory and confusing. In one company, virtual collaboration can be as simple as e-mail and document sharing. In another company, it can be the combined use of asynchronous tools—such as calendars, links and bulletin boards— with synchronous tools such as Web, audio …

Skype: The Definitive Guide

Skype: The Definitive Guide "Learn how to make free phone calls to more than 75 million people, and dirt-cheap phone calls to practically everyone else, anywhere on Earth! You can do it, with Skype. "Skype: The Definitive Guide" will help you get started fast, with any computer: Windows, Mac, Linux, …

Preparing for Intranet 2.0

Here is the official pdf of a paper Katheleed Gilroy co-authored with Bill Ives as part of the "Transforming Your Intranet" book by Melcrum Publishing. Preparing for Intranet 2.0

The best stuff in the world

Came across this on the Solution Watch blog. The best stuff in the world It’s a service that allows users to say what they feel are the best stuff.  It’s still in beta and still growing.  It’s a mix of social networking and voting with wiki style editing, which has …

eLearning Awards 2006

Schools, educational institutions and organisations in Europe carrying out primary, secondary or teacher training education are eligible for the eLearning Awards. Entries must be submitted via the eLearning Awards website on or before 13 October 2006 eLearning Awards 2006


Playaway is the "first-ever, self-playing digital audio book". Playaway It is an audio book that actually plays itself. It comes with a story already on it. A battery to make it play. And earphones for people to listen.