Some reminders from Amazon and the BBC

This weekend has brought a few reminders for L&D (well, actually, any web-powered service provider) from difficult experiences for two of the biggest players – Amazon and the BBC. Amazon If your service isn’t working, communicate.  Amazon UK and, apparently, Germany have been down at times today.  At the same time, irrelevant tweets have been… Continue reading Some reminders from Amazon and the BBC

The month in Learning (Technology): February 2015

Moving on from January, here is the live post for Feb: snow, snow, snow – closing schools across parts of the US, Canada and UK – reinforcing the value in online delivery and electronic ‘home work’ to avoid snow days. OpenLearning expanding their MOOC offerings through $1.7m investment – implications for Instructional Design market and other MOOCers. Not… Continue reading The month in Learning (Technology): February 2015

Reflections on Learning Technologies 2015 (#LT15UK)

#LT15UK was my first Learning Technologies winter conference, rather than the summer forum or winter exhibition.  I’ve always avoided the conference due to the cost but it was really useful to spend a couple of days thinking, high level, about the nature of workplace learning. Even a few days after the conference, I am still… Continue reading Reflections on Learning Technologies 2015 (#LT15UK)