• Aug 19
    2021
    Guest blog post by Marco Meyer, Director, Principia Emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence, robotics, and the blockchain transform the way we do business, live our lives, and organize society. This brings great opportunities, but also generates risks of harm – to people, society, and the environment. Organizations no longer compete only in the race for digital transformation, but also for the trust of society. Where customers and clients put ...
  • Nov 10
    2020
    I frequently get asked about certifications. Do they matter? Do people still want them? The answer is an unequivocal yes. Let’s state two very important facts: Certification training programs are a 3 billion dollar a year business Certification training programs have been less impacted by COVID-19 as traditional desktop application training programs 72% of employers require IT certifications for certain job openings. Additionally, 91% of employers believe IT certifications play ...
  • Sep 10
    2020
    There are two simple truths when it comes to online learning: Most teachers have years of experience in the classroom, but only a few months of experience teaching virtually. Most students have never had to learn virtually, and they have no idea how to do so. We’ve spent a lot of time focusing on point number one but point number two is just as impactful to the learning experience. Students ...
  • Jul 23
    2020
    A Zoom account is not enough to say that your school is ready to “go virtual”. While it is certainly a good start and all teachers should have access to a platform (like Zoom or WebEx or Google Hangouts) that allows them to conduct synchronous learning events, a user account is only the start. If a teacher hasn’t learned how to best use the platform to effectively engage students, they ...
  • Apr 25
    2020
    Jon O'KeefeTechnology Education JediLogical Operationshttps://www.linkedin.com/in/jonokeefe/ Jedi Jon here, According to many news outlets, even if the immediate threat from COVID-19 recedes in the coming months, it may not be until 2021 that things start to get back to normal. Where this is most likely to have the biggest impact is in education, with numerous school districts around the country considering staying closed until at least the end of the year. ...
  • Apr 15
    2020
    Jon O'KeefeTechnology Education JediLogical Operationshttps://www.linkedin.com/in/jonokeefe/ Jedi Jon here, I love staying on top of the current events as well as the industries we serve with our training courses and materials. Here are my five takeaways from thought leaders on ways the world is likely to change due to the COVID-19 pandemic (along with my own thoughts, of course): According to Professor Scott Galloway of NYU, Elite Universities will put a ...
  • Apr 07
    2020
    Jon O'KeefeTechnology Education JediLogical Operationshttps://www.linkedin.com/in/jonokeefe/ Jedi Jon here, These are unprecedented times we are living in. With so much uncertainty surrounding our careers, the economy, and our personal wellbeing, it can be maddening to figure out what you should and shouldn’t be doing. Here is what you should be doing: getting a certification. Let me tell you why certifications matter more than ever right now. No matter when the world ...
  • Mar 26
    2020
    Jedi Jon here, Like me, I’m guessing many of you have transitioned to working from home and are finding it to be a challenge. A move that you probably thought would lighten your workload and give you extra time for a nap or two has turned into a struggle to maintain a sense of normalcy during these decidedly extraordinary times. As a technology enthusiast, virtual education evangelist, and online community ...