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7 Innovative Thinkers Who Will Up Your Knowledge Management Game

Inkling

From strategizing employee development to integrating new knowledge management tech to fostering a supportive company culture, keeping up with the latest thought leaders on so many topics is no easy feat. Follow these people to expand your mind and, hopefully, inspire a fresh take on workplace knowledge. 1. things research tells us: learning should feel difficult; forget in order to learn; connect old and new knowledge [link]. The post 7 Innovative Thinkers Who Will Up Your Knowledge Management Game appeared first on Inkling. One solution? Twitter.

Loose hierarchies for knowledge management

Learning and Working on the Web

Knowledge-sharing practices are highly contextual. This makes sense when you consider that knowledge sharing is deeply personal as well as social, so it reflects the larger culture and the particular workplace. knowledge-sharing tools, there is also a need to balance the needs of the central organization with those of external locations. Leadership Work

KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT IS A SIMPLE PROCESS ONCE THE RHETORIC IS REMOVED

Wonderful Brain

The benefits of knowledge management (KM) are a monster value-add to any organization. Flash History of Knowledge Management. I can remember lecturing graduate educators that schooling started when one man stood beneath a tree and told stories to his Grecian disciples who sought to learn. Then each would become a teacher and spread knowledge throughout the empire. Certainly technology has made it even easier to move ideas with an immediacy not easily imagined in the not too distant past. What is Knowledge Management. Conclusion.

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Future of Learning Technology – 2015

Upside Learning

The Learning Circuits Big Question this month asks – “ What will the workplace learning technology look like in 2015 ”. The question is inspired from a post by Derek Morrsion – Technology to Enhance Learning in 2015 , quite an interesting post, a must read. I can only wonder at the pace of change of technology that the world has seen in last decade. example: Pune Layar ). 3.

Introducing the Social Intranet Index

E-Learning Provocateur

The corporate community pitches in to produce and maintain organic knowledge. Knowledge contained in silos is increasingly shared, and a broader community blossoms. Moreover, it may be argued that the shifting paradigm places an increasing obligation on the SME not only to share their knowledge with the wider organisation, but also to maintain its currency and relevance.

What is social learning and how can you use it to foster collaborative learning

Learning Wire

According to this, most of us pick: 70 percent of our knowledge from our on-the job experiences. In this article, I will touch upon the concept of social learning, its benefits and how can it be used meaningfully in an organisation to enhance collaborative learning. Social media provides basic technology to connect people. 20 percent from interactions with others.

Introducing the Social Intranet Index

E-Learning Provocateur

The corporate community pitches in to produce and maintain organic knowledge. Knowledge contained in silos is increasingly shared, and a broader community blossoms. Moreover, it may be argued that the shifting paradigm places an increasing obligation on the SME not only to share their knowledge with the wider organisation, but also to maintain its currency and relevance.

What is social learning and how can you use it to foster collaborative learning

EI Design

What is social learning and how can you use it to foster collaborative learning. According to this, most of us pick: 70 percent of our knowledge from our on-the job experiences. In this article, I will touch upon the concept of social learning, its benefits and how can it be used meaningfully in an organisation to enhance collaborative learning. What is social learning?

Personal in Personal Knowledge Management

Tony Karrer

That there is a ‘best’ way to manage knowledge an information? Harold and I have discussed this exact issue before and we are both on the same page that Personal is really important word in Personal Knowledge Management. Studies of Personal Information Management say that what works is often highly personal. eLearning Technology. That's a real mistake.

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Collaboration 2.0 - There's a Shift happening

The Learning Generalist

We might want to think that technology is changing the way we collaborate and yes that's true! Managers are starting to think differently, staff definitely has a mind of their own and are more empowered each day and the focus on collaboration is much more than we saw even 3-4 years back. Let's flip this over now and bring it over to the collaborative project environment.

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12 features of supporting social collaboration in the workplace

Jane Hart

I am often asked how to support social collaboration in the workplace. As I showed in my recent blog post , there are some big differences between learning in an e-business and learning in a social/collaborative business. See my article  Using a collaboration platform for brilliant learning. Want to find out more  Online Communities ? Social learning

The Ever Changing State of the Learning Technology Industry

Learning on the Leading Edge

Over the last ten years the learning technology industry has undergone radical change. With a flurry of acquisitions and many new technologies now available for learning, it is increasingly difficult for a corporate training manager to develop an integrated learning platform. Evolution of the Learning Management System (LMS) Market. Then came talent management.

Harold Jarche on the need for #corporate #networking and learning

Ignatia Webs

During the Learning Day at the European Environmental Agency (EEA), an organisation filled with knowledge workers, I had the pleasure of hearing a keynote of Harold Jarche ( @hjarche and www.jarche.com ). An interesting central idea is the fact that all knowledge workers need to have time to do nothing, simply relax, get their heads into an open, wandering, creative state. research.

Social Learning Cannot Be A Bolt-On Strategy

Learnnovators

“ I’m arguing that something much bigger is happening than the application collaborative tools within the enterprise – it’s a profound transformation of the enterprise as we know it. ”   Don Tapscott (italics mine). hierarchical, permission-driven organization will find it very difficult to get employees to collaborate or cooperate voluntarily. ” ([link]. ” ([link].

Collaboration - Knowledge Management - Expert - Hot List

Tony Karrer

Clive on Learning , May 29, 2009 Capture Examples - eLearning Technology , May 29, 2009 Mistakes made in Academic Blogs - Don't Waste Your Time , June 3, 2009 Time Spent - The Learning Circuits Blog , June 1, 2009 Presentation: Camtasia in eLearning - Don't Waste Your Time , June 4, 2009 Does Deliberative Practice Lead to Quick Proficiency? eLearning Technology , June 3, 2009 Should you Care about Google Wave? eLearning Learning Hot List - May 29, 2009 to June 5, 2009 Top Posts The following are the top posts from featured sources based on social signals. Browse eLearning Conten

The Ever Changing State of the Learning Technology Industry

Learning on the Leading Edge

Over the last ten years the learning technology industry has undergone radical change. With a flurry of acquisitions and many new technologies now available for learning, it is increasingly difficult for a corporate training manager to develop an integrated learning platform. Evolution of the Learning Management System (LMS) Market. Then came talent management.

The Ever Changing State of the Learning Technology Industry

Learning on the Leading Edge

Over the last ten years the learning technology industry has undergone radical change. With a flurry of acquisitions and many new technologies now available for learning, it is increasingly difficult for a corporate training manager to develop an integrated learning platform. Evolution of the Learning Management System (LMS) Market. Then came talent management.

Connect to Engage: Millennials Want Collaborative, Online Learning Delivery

CLO Magazine

We need to be able to access internal information and learning tools wherever we are and collaborate with those further than a few cubicles away. Offering online mentoring and learning opportunities will allow employees of all generations and levels in the organization to collaborate, learn and share ideas more easily. This digitized culture, a perhaps contemporary version of knowledge management, embraced through a fresh mindset about collaboration inspired by social networking, allows employees to dictate what’s most important to them and spur companywide participation.

Social Learning Cannot be a Bolt-On Strategy

ID Reflections

“I’m arguing that something much bigger is happening than the application collaborative tools within the enterprise – it’s a profound transformation of the enterprise as we know it. ” Don Tapscott (italics mine) I recently wrote about the challenges of integrating sociallearning in the workplace. As soon as authority and credential is given greater power, collaboration and sharing will stop.

Six Obstacles To Building Communities In Organizations

Learnnovators

have written before about the fallibility of trying to have social learning as a bolt-on strategy , on the role of social technology as an avenue for building communities in organizations , and the importance of building communities to facilitate emergent learning. The result is anything but inspiring or conducive to open collaboration. Bye bye communities and collaboration! 5.

#ASTD Building Knowledge Management Solutions

In the Middle of the Curve

Presentation: Building Knowledge Management Solutions Presenter: Marc J. Rosenberg PhD Still working on my evil plan to build a Knowledge Management thing (of some ilk) for Banner. Why knowledge management? Training no longer can keep up with the pace of knowledge growth. Courses capture yesterday's knowledge. We can't put in the newest information. - "Training professionals have typically focused on developing brainpower more than managing it." Tacit knowledge: Elusive, often more valuable. FREELY SHARES KNOWLEDGE.

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Mobile Learning: e-learningnext

ID Reflections

Clark Quinn, a thought leader in technology-mediated learning, said in 2000: mLearning is the intersection of mobile computing and elearning: accessible resources wherever you are, strong search capabilities, rich interaction, powerful support for effective learning, and performance-based assessment. Rapidly decreasing shelf-life of knowledge 4. It has arrived.

Taking Stock and Making Choices: Working from home and other such stuff

ID Reflections

This taught me a few things about work, technology and myself. Technology —is great for exchange of information, updates and other transactional stuff. Work —complex knowledge work requires solitude as well as collaboration. Activity streams and collaboration platforms can enhance and support such awareness but not replace it. If anyone reading this is a knowledge worker and is thinking about working from home, read Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi's Flow. Are you a knowledge worker working from home? Knowledge Management Reflection

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Saffron to host webinar on Knowledge Management

Spicy Learning

Saffron Interactive, leading innovators in the learning technologies sector, will be giving a webinar hosted by Don Taylor of the Learning & Skills Group on knowledge management on 4 September at 12pm.  Revealing the shocking results of its recent survey, Saffron’s webinar will explain the shortcomings of the conventional knowledge management systems, and demonstrate how implementing semantic systems allows organisations to turn information into applicable insight. Archaic knowledge management systems really are holding businesses back.

Saffron seminar to herald Knowledge Management 3.0

Spicy Learning

Saffron Interactive, leading innovators in the learning technology sector, are preparing to unveil their new vision for the future of the enterprise knowledge-base at the 2014 Learning Live show in Bishopsgate from 10-11th September. Saffron will demonstrate that when it comes to knowledge management, collaboration is key. The seminar at Learning Live will see Saffron use real examples to demonstrate the impact of Knowledge Management 3.0, and how companies can gain improve the applicability of insight. Online registration.

Quotes and excerpts on the need for Learning 2.0 from the Best of T+D: 2007-2009

ID Reflections

Excerpts from the Best of T+D | 2007 - 2009 Harold Jarche in Skills 2.0 : As knowledge workers, we are like actors--only as good as our last performance. In a knowledge economy, the individual is the knowledge creator, and relationships are the currency. They’re going to become irrelevant because people are going to be able to post and share knowledge with one another without the learning function. Gartner , a research institute, estimates that the frequency of nonroutine situations that require tacit knowledge will double between 2006 and 2010. David W.

SMBs and Social Learning Technologies

Janet Clarey

Where we are today: Primary forms of social learning technologies used in corporations today appear to be e-mail, live online learning (Web conferencing), threaded discussion, and collaborative content development. Organizations are just beginning to use social media technologies and few are using the social learning technologies available in their LMSs. Employers are still are having trouble implementing collaborative solutions; hard to find support in the corporate environment. To provide a collaborative learning environment among cross-functional groups.

Identifying a collaboration platform

Learning and Working on the Web

Step Two, or a concurrent step, would be to look at how to enhance collaboration. First of all, collaborative work tools must be simple to be effective. collaboration platform that is over-engineered would be counterproductive. The key aspect of a collaboration platform is that should make work more transparent and rewards sharing. Connect the LMS to a collaborative work platform. Migrate learning to a collaboration platform and minimize use of the LMS. Work with management to fund and develop better tools and processes for workers.

Collaboration First, Then Knowledge Management (by Matthew Clapp)

ZaidLearn

Link to article "The goals of collaboration should first be to allow knowledge workers to labor together to complete projects and only then to collect that knowledge to be leveraged for the rest of the enterprise. Matthew Clapp sums up the article by giving some practical advice : Pilot a collaboration tool with a few groups that are motivated and eager to try something new, ideally in a way that may help solve some larger problems for the corporation. Explore (or check their feature list ) the open source collaboration tools first. Papers

Collaboration First, Then Knowledge Management (by Matthew Clapp)

ZaidLearn

Link to article "The goals of collaboration should first be to allow knowledge workers to labor together to complete projects and only then to collect that knowledge to be leveraged for the rest of the enterprise. Matthew Clapp sums up the article by giving some practical advice : Pilot a collaboration tool with a few groups that are motivated and eager to try something new, ideally in a way that may help solve some larger problems for the corporation. Explore (or check their feature list ) the open source collaboration tools first.

#dl10 keynote Wednesday 3 November 2010 John Seely Brown on The Power of Pull

Ignatia Webs

The big shift: how do we move from stocks of knowledge (knowledge assets), to a world that is ever changing => participation becomes central, which redefines learning and creation. We move from stocks to flows (participating in knowledge flows). So we are at a crisis of Imagination: what can these technologies do, that we did not do before? we all become part of it.

Demystifying how we learn at the Workplace: Creating pathways for impactful learning

G-Cube

In the corporate scenario, Knowledge is what equips an employee to do his or her job better. Not only training managers, but employees themselves are fast realizing this and are open to the concept of ‘perennial learning’ in the workplace. There are many learning practices that are prevalent in the modern workplace and each one comes with its associated ‘knowledge behavior’.

The Top Six Things Organizations Must Do to Enable Emergent Learning

Learnnovators

Social learning via an enterprise collaboration platform. These are essentially “pull” and collaborative learning modes and cannot be imposed. This is leading to a shift in the role of the L&D department – from managers and disseminators of formally designed programs to facilitators and enablers of collaboration and communities. But first, WHAT IS EMERGENT LEARNING?

Demystifying Working Out Loud

Learnnovators

“ When people leverage collaboration platforms to contribute and to build relationships, that appeals to their intrinsic motivators of autonomy, mastery, and relatedness. ” ~ Working Out Loud: Better for You; Better for the Firm. The 9:00 am to 5:00 pm notion of work is all but vanishing, at least for the knowledge workers. mindset that can stem from selfish interests.

7 Characteristics Of A Digital Mindset

Learnnovators

An individual with a digital mindset” understands the power of technology to democratize, scale and speed up every form of interaction and action. Individuals and organizations operating from a scarcity mindset typified by hoarding of knowledge, grasping of power, and a perception of the world as a zero-sum game cannot function optimally in a digital world. Growth Mindset.

Integrating Social Learning In The Workplace

Learnnovators

Now, fast forward to the 21st Century bombarded by shifts in technology, changing nature of work and an evolving workplace. However, while technology advanced forcing us to work differently, the human mindset and the accompanying organizational management models did not. Those who could embrace this technological onslaught thrived, and their names are household words today.

Big Question: big impact learning examples: and why they work

Ignatia Webs

This is my list of factors that optimize eLearning or mLearning projects and ensure impact: Management related Strategic planning: if possible participative planning with all motivated stakeholders (only the motivated one's, see also a bit further on why I emphasize this). No matter how hyped a technology is, if you only use it for hype’s sake the learning results might be poor.