Archive | April 2012

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To have or have not.

OK this is one of my favorite movies: Humphrey Bogart & Lauren Bacall….do you know how to whistle? This week I  met  a potential client for a very large project on user guides/ support training. Proud of myself, and knowing that I had successfully completed the iBooks author project with a software company… I  passionately […]

iPad for Business Survey 2012

Originally posted on My SharePoint and Mobility Blog:
IDG Connect released a white paper in January called “iPad for Business Survey 2012“. From their site, the overview reads: “The iPad may be associated with home use, personal communication and entertainment, but this 2012 research also proves it is a critical business device. The global survey, based…

Why do we re-invent the wheel?

For the ones that have no clue what I’m talking about, let’s, for argument’s sake, say that a functional specifications document is describing what should be created or changed in an application. Usually it is based on business requirements, but not necessarily, and its scope is to clarify the situation. I’m in the middle of a project, […]

Documentation and language

 [Tower of Babel, by M.S. Escher, Woodcut, 1928] Hey guys out there, you’re reading me and the blog is in English. However, this doesn’t necessarily imply that your native language is English.( It is not mine) or that you live in a country where English is the main language. So imagine, that help is provided for […]

Troubles with training – part 3: Know Your Subject

[Spoon boy from ‘The Matrix Reloaded’] How would you build 4 triangles with 3 matches of the same length? Try… A few weeks ago, I started to list few basic elements that make training really good: 5 things to do The question is: at what level of knowledge do you consider yourself comfortable enough to […]

Impact of new generation culture on training

I just came back from an event talk, given by Cegos  given by Jeremy Blain. What really interested me was the subject: the latest learning trends and the implications for training and development across Asia. Nothing really new there: maybe just noticing that the new generation is now starting work. You know, the kids that […]