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Chief Scientist
Internet Time Group LLC
About me:
Champion in the cause of informal learning. I'm out to change the world by helping people and organizations learn better. We're stuck in yesterday's Industrial Age paradigms just when we should be embracing today's networked collaboration.
Size of organisation (employees)
Micro business (<20)
Areas of professional interest
Blended learning, Human capital and talent management, Knowledge management, Measurement methods and technologies, Mobile learning, Organisational learning, Performance support technologies and methods, Skills assessment and competency mapping, Virtual classrooms, Workflow and process-embedded learning, My personal professional development, Social Media and learning

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Closing keynote and closing the training department

Posted on February 1, 2009 at 11:26 1 Comment

The February issue of Chief Learning Officer magazine, out today, features a column I wrote that parallels my opening message in our final session at Learning Technologies.

An excerpt:

As networks continue to subvert hierarchy, successful organizations will embrace respect for the individual, flexibility and adaptation, openness and transparency, sharing and…

Jay's travel plans for the coming two weeks

Posted on January 18, 2009 at 22:13 2 Comments

I arrive in London mid-morning on Monday the 26th, take a brief stroll, and sleep off jet-lag. Maybe spend a few hours at the Victoria and Albert.

Tuesday the 27th I figure out what I intend to speak on at the conference and practice saying the words to the mirror. That evening I'll be at the Speaker Reception but plan to minimize carousing for the sake of my audience the following day.

I give presentations Wednesday and Thursday but intend to go to many presentations… Continue

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At 20:23 on January 24, 2009, Dr. Anthony 'Skip' Basiel said…
Well Jay - I guess it is a question of the default level of technology.
With so much 'You Tube' content and mobile phone videos it will not be long before web video is the base line.

Additionally, a big jump this year in Web 2.0 improvements is 'auto-captionate' or voice-to-text transcription. This also applies to 2.0 tagging for optimising search.

So - yes, still pictures are easier to start- but are we should prepare for the transitions to come soon.

Hope you can make my 'Rapid eLearning' talk where I will address some of these issues.
At 15:51 on January 24, 2009, Dr. Anthony 'Skip' Basiel said…
Still graphics are good for building your identity in the community - but we can also use web video systems such as http://mmse-v5.emea.adobe.acrobat.com/p75209794/
At 21:55 on January 18, 2009, Donald Clark said…
Hi Jay
Look froward to a chat/drink or two. What's your plans?
At 11:04 on January 18, 2009, Dr. Anthony 'Skip' Basiel said…
Hi Jay -
Looking forward to some interesting discussions at the conference.
How long will you be in the UK?

Dr. Anthony 'Skip' Basiel


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