I downloaded the 2017 Deloitte Global Human Capital Trends report, which looks at the challenges ahead for businesses and HR professionals. This report suggested that with a more digital, global, diverse, automated and social workforce, HR rules need to be updated. Drawing from Tom Friedman’s 2016 book Thank You For Being Late (which I just… Read more Rewriting the Rules
I am not at the Educause Learning Initiative 2014 conference this year, but I always look forward to the New Media Consortium‘s annual Horizon Report, in which a team of colleagues from around the world attempt to forecast six key trends, six significant challenges, and six emerging technologies that will impact teaching and learning in… Read more On the Horizon
Mary Meeker, a venture capitalist with Kleiner Perkins Caufield and Byers, recently presented at Stanford University on web trends. Her presentation contains eighty-eight slides full of interesting and thought-provoking information. Her message is that the evolving web forces us to re-imagine everything. For those of us in faculty development, it is suggestive of changes that… Read more Re-Imagination of Everything
Wired Magazine in the August issue has a cute article discussing the future that never happened. When I was growing up, I watched the Jetsons and Johnny Quest every week, but the cold reality is that my flying car and jet packs just have not materialized. But while that is true, the world has changed… Read more Learning Swarms?
Thanks to my background in quality, I try to stay current with some of the business blogs in addition to education blogs. One that I like is Guy Kawasaki’s blog, so when he suggested businesses look at Penelope Trunk’s advice, that is worth checking out. Penelope was advising businesses on the best ways to hire… Read more Is Education In Sync?