The leadership development process is like a therapy. It requires the right environment, right equipments, right expertise, right discipline, right recovery, and right reward to succeed. This process has to occur at every day and at every stage of recovery. It means that leadership development has to be viewed with a holistic lens as not as an event/learning intervention organizationally. The picture below illustrates a ecosystem or a framework for leadership development.
There are many hidden gems in iOS7 and one such capability is AirDrop. AirDrop is the “Air” series features that Apple uses to define anything that occurs wirelessly between two devices. AirPlay allows you to play videos from your iPhone…
Implementing or migrating to a new Learning Management System (LMS) can be a daunting task. While the broader transformation is challenging; the fragile systems, generosity in standards that leave too much for interpretation, and rookie programming of content just makes it an affair to remember. This post outlines 10 quick steps that can serve as a framework to help you plan the migration of online content to a new LMS.
The hype and hoopla around iOS7 and iPhone 5x (c & s) are beginning to settle down, people are navigating away from debating if c=cheap and s=sleek, and shareholders/wall street are not responding positively to the announcements, I want to reflect on the fact the latest string of announcements are Pivots and not Pivotal to this path breaking product.
The genesis of BAR comes from two primary emerging areas Big Data and Neuroscience. Big Data affords the data and analysis needed and the Neuroscience provides an instructional method. Combining these two to stitch together learning solutions and delivering them via multiple channels can be a powerful mechanism.
A lot of hype and hoopla surrounded the Microsoft’s acquisition of Nokia – rightfully so, it was coming together of two really large brands, companies in need, and both on the fringe of having to reinvent itself. As the euphoria settles down, it begs a question – is this a cat on the wall approach or a pivot.
Twitter is a micro-blogging platform that allows you share news, trends, and personal stories in 140 characters or less. With iOS5, Apple included Twitter as a core component of the phone making the steps involved in sharing information real easy.…
The next time you build a custom relational database driven solution, ask yourself a key question – “Is spending something ground up the right time, money, and value investment? (or) is there an alternate solution?”. Chances are you will end up adopting the new wave of cloud-based relational database solutions that offer great back-end flexibility and reasonable graphic user interface to let your users interact with them.
The typical challenges faced by a learning function are increasingly becoming similar to a retail organization. At the heart of both the organizations is an objective of bringing products to its customer and build loyalty. So why not leverage strategy dimensions?
The Grocery IQ iOS App is sponsored by www.coupons.com (a website with comprehensive listing of grocery coupons). This app offers ability to create/share shopping lists as well as view coupons.
The role of eBooks and the revolution that they are leading in the space of education is very well known. A new standard called Open Publication Distribution System (OPDS) that is emerging close on the heels of ePub eBooks is potentially an interesting and the next big phenomenon. This blog post evaluates the potential use of OPDS in Mobile Learning.
This blog post focuses on the impact of Tagonomics on corporate learning. Wikinomics, Freakonomics, and any other word play on economics better watch out. In my opinion, A new form of economics that will soon challenge the world with a new wave of thinking is Tagonomics.
This blog post provides basic information about how to plan Adobe Flash to HTML5 migration in the wake of sudden demise of Adobe Flash and trend towards mobile learning.
While everyone is excited about the Cloud Computing and its impact on a customers’ total cost of ownership, and how the market is being redefined – it is indeed a grim moment for Corporate Learning. These acquisitions are going to push the much needed innovation to the corporate learning technology behind by a few years. This blog offers insights on impact of these recent acquisitions on corporate learning innovations.
This blog post focuses on demystifying the LCMS definitions. Content Management System (CMS) is a broad & generic definition for the ability to literally manage any content – ranging from a spreadsheet to rich text. The market has done a great disservice to itself by conveniently muddling the definition of a LCMS. This post explores the CMS landscape in detail
This blog post provides you with code snippets and step-by-step instructions on Indenting rows in a UITableView in your iOS Apps.
This blog post provides an overview of five common core aligned apps for Math education is US schooling system.
This blog post provides you with a code snippet to access core data attributes as a property from any other class.
Ever wondered if it possible to prevent a hyperlink from executing a link (i.e.) launching a new window, displaying a HTML page, or just point blank turning off the links from a CSS file, then here you go. It is…
This blog post provides you with a code snippet to incrementally load more “information” from the web when scrolled to the last row of a UITableView. It is somewhat “automatic”.
This blog post provides you with a code snippet to save and retrieve NSDictionary from core data.
This blog post provides you with a code snippet to change the title of the Delete button that is displayed when you swipe on a UITableView.
This blog post provides you with a code snippet to incrementally load content from the Internet using the UITableView as and when the user requests for it.
This blog post is a step-by-step instruction on how to use your iPhone and iPad to present PowerPoint presentations without the help of a computer. It highlights two iOS Apps – Keynote and Keynote Remote.
This post is not a complain on iOS5 devices or any speculation about the “battery gate” doing rounds on the blogosphere. Apple, Google, Microsoft, and a score of other companies are trying hard to place a lot of power in…
This blog post provides you with a code snippet to create a custom storyboard segue class to implement a flip animation similar to what is available in iBooks.
This blog post provides details on how to use the Penultimate iPad App to organize your work journal.
A few months ago, USPS was considering moving to a 5 day service (i.e. no postal service on Saturday and Sunday) to save and sustain in operations. It got me thinking, you make money by delivering letters and are shying…
There is a generation that grew up on Video Cassette Recorders (VCRs) and Video Home Systems (VHSs) that helped people to record video and store it for future use. The players helped play those cassettes. The gawky looking VCRs and…
A point of sale (POS) or checkout is the actual location where the hardware and software that performs the sales processes is located. In many ways this is the cash register that you typically walk up to, scan your product,…
This blog post highlights the CardStar App and explains how you can use it to hide eliminate fat wallets and keychains and carry your membership cards on your phone.
Taleo, the leading on-demand talent management solutions company with more than 4,700 organizations, almost 1000 employees, and a $218.8M Revenue TTM (ending June 30 2010) acquired Learn.com – a SaaS Learning Management Systems (LMS) provider. In many ways, Taleo is…
Integrating action learning into instructor-led training helps learners bring together the theory, practicality, and commitment to continuous learning. Let’s elaborate this approach with the help of an example.