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Learning 2007::Session 646

Session 646 was titled "What if Amazon and Google Partnered to Build an LMS?" Good thought, and something we're thinking about all the time. Google and Amazon are doing some things really well, and we'd love piggy back on many of those concepts.Thoughts from the…

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Learning 2007::Tuesday Morning General Session

Don Tapscott (Wikinomics) talked this morning, and spoke on his vision of the future. This is a guy with tremendous credibility in predicting the future. The most interesting thing he shared (to me) was this: Technology, to kids, is like air. It's just there.I'm pretty…

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Learning 2007::Session 320

Yup, I skipped my 200 level session for the blog... it was basically more of the same from my 100 session.So, Session 320::Rapid Online Prototyping. (The link is the wiki page from the conference... pretty cool stuff.)Richard Culatta led the session, demonstrating how freely available…

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Learning 2007::Session 108

Session 108::Special Session for Learning Suppliers, Vendors, and Freelancers.Elliott Masie and Cushing Anderson got us (learning vendors) together to give us some of their insights on the industry. Again, more thinking follows, but the biggest thought for me was this (again, paraphrased)We need to find…

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Learning 2007::Morning Session

Sorry for the loss of momentum... lack of connectivity is a blogging killer.We got started this morning at 8am with another excellent general session. Again, great guests.Dan Pink, author of A Whole New Mind, was certainly interesting. He had a number of interesting things to…

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Learning 2007::Opening Session

Part of the excitement about attending a conference like Learning 2007 is that it isn't about SCORM and the related technologies exclusively.Highlights of the session for me:Elliott, as he is wont to do, sent us to talk to two people we didn't know. In each…

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Learning 2007::Getting Started

A quick note of warning... several posts are forthcoming on Learning 2007, a conference put on by Elliott Masie and his crew. Each year, I attend several conferences related to SCORM and the eLearning industry. Some are exciting, others are not.Put simply, this is a…

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I/ITSEC and ASTD TechKnowledge

It may be a little late to invite you, but we have a new exhibit opening today at a joint military training conference (known as I/ITSEC) in Orlando. The conference brings together all segments of the military with industry, academia and non-military government agencies to…

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A Local Honor

Four years ago when I started Rustici Software, I was focused on providing the best software development services to the Nashville market. I attended all of the local Chamber of Commerce meetings and any other local networking event I could find. As Rustici Software grew…

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Implementation Fest Thoughts

Having just returned from Implementation Fest 2005 in Orlando, FL, I wanted to share a couple of brief thoughts with the community. Implementation Fest is an event organized by the Joint ADL Co-Lab in Orlando, FL. Focus areas included the Advanced Distributed Learning Initiative, the…

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