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Curated tweets from #chat2lrn Twitter chat on personal learning networks

Here are our curated tweets from the chat2lrn twitter chat on #personal learning networks. [View … Read More...

L&D fails to get to grips with learning technologies, according to 2014 Towards Maturity Benchmark Study

Despite the fact orgnaisations  are using more technology than ever before to help them deliver … Read More...

CIPD launches three research reports covering behavioural science and the changing context of work

The #cipd has launched three #research reports that focus on behavioural science and the changing … Read More...

Curated tweets from the London 2014 L and D Connect Unconference

Here are our curated tweets from the latest #l&d connect Unconference, held in London on 31 … Read More...

Curated Posts

Connections as a tool for growth

Editor’s note: Interesting piece of research looking at the value and importance of connectedness – linking people to ideas and organisations.

Highlighting: A terrible study strategy

Editor’s note: This is this week’s challenge to the ‘way we do things’ article. If you are highlighting text for learning, then don’t bother – it is not how we learn.

Quartz rethinks the newsroom for the digital age

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Editor’s note: A look at how ‘digital native’ news site Quartz develops content. Free from legacy ways of working, this shows how the media, and content, is changing – something that impacts us all, especially anyone who is creating content.

Buzzfeed: brand relevance in the social web

Editor’s note: The growth of Buzzfeed is very interesting. Built on lists and curation, the site is arguably very in tune with how mobile web users like to consume and share content. This article looks at Buzzfeed’s approach to content and what others can learn from it.

A brief history of failure


Editor’s note: Thanks to Nick-Shackleton Jones for sharing this beautifully presented list of failures. A good reminder that there are better ways of doing things – sometimes it’s a case of finding them. Are organisations good at doing that?