The learning profession has a history of dancing around the subject of informal learning. You might think, "We've been talking about it forever and have even dabbled in it. Our worlds aren't crumbling. I am really busy and don't have the time or the energy to get involved in informal learning." But if we don't respond or take action now, we risk becoming irrelevant.
In the May issue of T+D, Tony Karrer, an e-learning technologist and CEO of TechEmpower, encouraged comp