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Everything I Have Learned I Have Learned From Someone Else

Posted by David Nolen  on  Oct 01, 2013 1

David Nolen keynotes on how developers learn as seen in a number of diverse examples drawn from objected oriented user interface programming to constraint logic programming.


Don’t Trust Your Brain

Posted by Paolo Perrotta  on  May 30, 2013 4

Paolo Perrotta discusses the difficulties encountered while learning a new and quite different programming language, in his case Clojure, comparing it with Java and Ruby.


Groovy for Fun and Profit

Posted by Ken Kousen  on  May 03, 2013

Ken Kousen presents a variety of small but non-trivial examples of Groovy in action, using techniques ranging from closures to parsers and slurpers to metaprogramming and AST transformations.


Grails Goodness

Posted by Ken Kousen  on  May 03, 2013

Ken Kousen teaches the fundamentals of Grails through examples: domain classes, controllers, transactional services, producing XML and JSON data, Ajax, unit and integration testing, plugins.


Using Group Research to Answer Complex Questions

Posted by Joanna Zweig  on  Apr 30, 2013

Joanna Zweig leads a workshop for practicing Cooperative Inquiry, a group learning technique meant to provide answers to complex questions based on group’s wisdom and knowledge.


Building a Learning Organization (from any level)

Posted by Matt Barcomb  on  Apr 30, 2013

Matt Barcomb discusses “amplifying learning”, focusing on setting up learning environments and common organizational pitfalls.


Discovery Curves, Group Learning and Delivering

Posted by Joanna Zweig, César Idrovo  on  Apr 17, 2013

Joanna Zweig and César Idrovo discuss Discovery Curves - a model to chart a team’s ability to learn-, and a group improvement process using past experiences and identifying common characteristics.

Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) with Cloud 4 Education

Posted by Ruth Lennon  on  Dec 29, 2012

Ruth Lennon discusses the challenges, the benefits and the lessons learned transitioning from a traditional education form to a BYOD in the cloud-based one.

Lowering the Total Cost of an Agile Change and Transformation Program

Posted by Alex Adamopoulos  on  Dec 04, 2012

Alex Adamopoulos emphasizes the need for hands-on learning, a method that is faster, cheaper and produces better results than taking some training or certification courses.

Behind the Mirror

Posted by Chris Granger  on  Nov 08, 2012

Chris Granger discusses the need for enhancing the learning tools starting from his own experience watching through a mirror people trying to solve problems at Microsoft.

The Lazy Learner

Posted by Chris Matts  on  Sep 13, 2012

Chris Matts discusses ways of learning - Kolb’s Circle of Learning, Meme Wombling, Hangover – with a focus on the cycle starting from Unconscious Incompetence to Conscious Competence.

Can the Kanban Method Avoid Becoming another Management Fad?

Posted by Benjamin Mitchell  on  Oct 03, 2011 3

Benjamin Mitchell believes that Kanban risks to become a fad if it does not cover gaps related to experiencing embarrassment and threat, proposing a solution based on the double-loop learning model.

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