Integrating Learning and Development with KM #KMWorld

Speakers: Dr. Susan Camarena, Chief Knowledge and Learning Officer, Federal Transit Administration; Turo Dexter, Knowledge Resources Manager, US DOT / Federal Transit Administration [These are my notes from the KMWorld 2014 Conference. Since I'm publishing them as soon as possible after the end of a session, they may contain the occasional typographical or grammatical error. Please excuse those. To the extent... Continue Reading →

Where is Your Failure Report?

If your organization is populated by perfect people with a perfect track record, feel free to ignore this post. For the rest of you, I'd urge you to spend a little time with Engineers Without Borders Canada. This nonprofit was founded in 2000 by two young engineers who had "a dream of an organization that... Continue Reading →

Social Learning: The Newest Evolution of Learning [#e2conf]

Keith Myerson (Director, Learning & Development, Neiman Marcus Group Services) discussed how social learning (i.e., "sLearning") will change the way L&D professionals see themselves, promote learning in their organizations and prevent brain drain from the "impending war for talent." He may be contacted at or on Twitter @KeithMyerson. [These are my notes from the... Continue Reading →

We All Need Training

Do you know how to wash your hands? Now, before you complain about bloggers who ask dumb questions, let me rephrase that question slightly: Do you know how to wash your hands properly? Chances are you don't. This issue arose when I found myself getting frustrated by restaurants that piously posted signs in restrooms instructing... Continue Reading →

Bring Games to Work

This is not about that solitaire game you play surreptitiously when you should be filling out expense reports. And, it's not about office politics or power struggles. Games at work is serious business and they offer interesting possibilities for law firm knowledge management and lawyer professional development. A press report about the recent acquisition by... Continue Reading →

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