Archive for December, 2011

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M.I.T. Game-Changer: Free Online Education For All

December 29, 2011

For Wall Street Occupiers or other decriers of the “social injustice” of college tuition, here’s a curveball bound to scramble your worldview: a totally free college education regardless of your academic performance or background.  The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (M.I.T.) will announce on Monday that they intend to launch an online learning initiative called M.I.T.x,which will offer the online teaching of M.I.T. courses free of charge to anyone in the world.

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The Best And Worst Of Everything In 2011: A Mega, Meta Mashup

December 29, 2011

Enjoy!  Here’s the mother of all roundups that you will find online, offline, and everywhere else. Each line is taken from those other year-end lists.

LInk: The Best And Worst Of Everything In 2011: A Mega, Meta Mashup 

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Share your thoughts

December 23, 2011
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Cloud Computing in a day? Hands-on how-to video IBM Starter Kit for Cloud Computing

December 21, 2011

IBM Starter Kit for Cloud x86 Edition is an entry-level software offering that takes your virtualized environment from “cloud-ready” to “cloud.” Users can request and provision an environment quickly through an easy-to-use web-based interface. IT managers can monitor and manage this environment for improved efficiency and utilization of the data center. IBM Starter Kit for Cloud x86 Edition works with the IBM® BladeCenter® Foundation for Cloud virtualization platform in addition to select IBM System x® and BladeCenter servers.

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Two Indian companies among 20 most admired

December 16, 2011

Teleos, in association with The KNOW Network, established the Global Most Admired Knowledge Enterprises research programme in 1998 to identify and recognize those organizations which are creating shareholder/stakeholder wealth by transforming new as well as existing enterprise knowledge into superior products/services/solutions.

A panel of Global Fortune Global 500 senior executives and leading knowledge experts selects the Global MAKE Winners.

Here are the 20 winners, including two from India.

The Tata Group is recognized in the 2011 Global MAKE study for creating a learning organization. The group is a five-time Global MAKE Winner.

The 2011 Global MAKE panel has recognized Infosys Limited for creating a learning organization. Infosys Limited is an eight-time Global MAKE Winner.

Source Two Indian companies among 20 most admired

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How great leaders inspire action

December 14, 2011

Simon Sinek has a simple but powerful model for inspirational leadership all starting with a golden circle and the question “Why?” His examples include Apple, Martin Luther King, and the Wright brothers …

Simon Sinek: How great leaders inspire action

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Introducing – ISB Leadership Summit 2011

December 7, 2011