Tom Wambeke has published a blog post on the ITC-ILO staff blog in which he refers to the scenario planning workshop that was done in Berlin. He has uncovered some good extra resources about scenario thinking and planning as a methodology. Well worth taking a look.
When we facilitated the work on Learning Scenarios at the Business Educa in Berlin we promised we would organize a webinar a few months after the workshop in which we would try to assess what has been done with the scenario work and where we would try to take a collective next step. Willem Manders and Hans de Zwart will host the following virtual event:
The Learning Organization in Four Different Futures
April 5, from 16:30 to 17:30 CET (click here to convert this time to your own timezone)
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Chat2lrn hosted a Twitter based chat on with a few questions based on the learning scenarios. The summary of the discussion has now been posted online. It gives a great overview of the richness of the discussion:
Most participants of the #chat2lrn placed their employer in the Old Boy category. Many aiming towards the In-Crowd category. Smaller businesses and entrepreneurs were most often placed in the In-Crowd category. Several remarked that the nature of the client organisations they dealt with, dictated how they themselves worked and communicated. Few mentioned the “big data” or “quantified self” categories, which some thought ironic considering the current focus on data gathering and measurement. It was also argued that many businesses in the old boy network, would claim differently