The 70:20:10 model – how adults learn 90% of what they need to know

Interesting post on the Conferences That Work blog: Research indicates that informal learning—experiential, social, and self-directed—makes up about 90% of the learning modalities that professionals use today. Only 10% of adult learning uses formal classroom or meeting presentation learning formats. This ratio of experiential:peer/self-directed:formal learning is known as the 70:20:10 rule. Here’s a quick overview […]

IBM ‘Social Business Online’ app now available

IBM Connect is just around the corner (I travel on Friday, so better crack on with the packing!), and thoughts turn to sessions, schedules and social events. After a few false starts this year, IBM has settled on the Social Business Online tool as the official means to view sessions, create a personal schedule and […]

Sandy Carter: Social Business lessons for Education

Many of you will have seen IBM’s Sandy Carter presenting her Social Business Coffee Break series of videos on YouTube.  The series provides a good run through of Social Business concepts and case studies in the form of short sharp presentations that can be easily viewed whilst enjoying a beverage of your choice.  If you […]

Get a fantastic deal for IBM Connect 2013 with Kenexa

Update 10th January 2013: It seems that this deal was too good to be true and thus it has been withdrawn. If you managed to get your registration done in time then well done! At Collaboration Matters we love to look after our customers, and so we are delighted to be able to share a […]

IBM Connect 2013 – Call for Abstracts now open!

Call for abstracts Swirling spotlights, hip walk-on music, the roar of the audience, the electricity that comes from a standing room only crowd—all for you as a speaker at IBM Connect 2013 and the Lotusphere Technical Program. Last year over 350 top-notch speakers—clients, partners, and industry experts—shared their business stories and technical expertise with thousands […]

Final reminder! User Adoption masterclass with Michael Sampson

A quick reminder that we have the world-renown Collaboration Strategist, Michael Sampson, over in London next Monday (1st October) to host a full-day workshop on Building User Adoption Strategies: Collaboration Matters have partnered with renowned collaboration and user adoption expert Michael Sampson (all the way from New Zealand) to deliver a one-day seminar on user adoption strategy for […]

IBM Collaboration Solutions Community Webcast

If you don’t take part in the monthly IBM Collaboration Solutions monthly community webcasts then you are really missing out.  Run by the wonderful Joyce Davis, they’re great opportunities to catch up the latest news regarding ICS/Lotus products, to hear from those active in the community and to have an opportunity to feed back on […]

IBM Systems and Software come together… InterConnect 2012

This is a announcement that I’m really pleased to see…  Too often Systems and Software are seen as two completely different markets – this event brings the two together into one integrated conference: InterConnect: Where business and IT leaders connect InterConnect 2012 places your business interests at the center of its agenda. It is a […]

If you are planning to go to one Lotus event next year…

… make it this one –  Collaboration University! Yesterday was the first day of Collaboration University in London, following the three-day event in Chicago last week.  40+ knowledgeable customers and partners, the best community speakers in the business and a clear and unashamed focus on Lotus Quickr, Sametime and Connections – a great mix.  There […]

Organising an event?

Organising an event? Then you should learn from this post: Promoting an event like Going Solo is a huge amount of work  often more than what youd imagine (and more than what I imagined initially). Thats why everything the community does to help counts. So, Ive tried to make it easy for you to do […]

A reminder: Lotus Technical Conference, 2-3 June, Amsterdam

A reminder of one of the two “other” conferences taking place w/c 2nd June 2008: Lotus are running a European Technical Conference on the 2nd / 3rd of June in Amsterdam. This is a new once a year event that presents the best possible opportunity for skill development, networking and building awareness of the latest […]