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Here's how I'm approaching Personal Knowledge Management

The Learning Generalist

A few months back, Harold Jarche wrote a very interesting article about sense making with Personal Knowledge Management (PKM). Harold suggested a model that he uses to manage his personal knowledge and stay on top of his social media intake. Take a look through the video below to see how I usually get around my personal and social knowledge base.

Knowledge Management in the age of Social Media

The Learning Generalist

Coming back to our social business platform though, the primary driver for this initiative was to answer a long standing knowledge management challenge at ThoughtWorks. How does the traditional world view of knowledge management fit in the world of social business? The key is to give people a way to personalise their knowledge intake in a way that suits them.

Sahana Chattopadhyay – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Her work with various companies like Tata Interactive Systems, Zensar Technologies, ThoughtWorks and Future Group has given her a width of experience that spans instructional design, workplace learning strategy, knowledge management, social learning and community management, and people development. Sahana: A community manager’s task is varied. and others. Idealistic?

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. Some might think large enterprises require significant resources to carry forward a KM initiative. I’m not one of them. 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. What is Knowledge Management. Strategies & Practices.

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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). In such cultural settings, social learning naturally fails in spite of state of the art enterprise collaboration platforms and other technology. ” ([link].

The Six Hats of a Community Manager

ID Reflections

graphically represents a number of things a community manager needs to be aware of in her/his role. In my post, I want to explore all the "hats" a community manager needs to wear to execute her role. This shift callsfor some intense community management and community building, and the postfocuses on the different roles a community manager needs to play during thistime. It is the job of the community manager to go throughthis flood, pick out content of interest and value for the community andaggregate that in a manner that makes consumption easy.

Trust, Tacit Knowledge and Social Business

ID Reflections

As I read the post on Resolvingthe Trust Paradox by John Hagel, I was reminded of two things—the talk on the power of vulnerability by Brene Brown and what Morten Hansen says about tacit knowledge sharing in hisbook Collaboration:How Leaders Avoid the Traps, Create Unity, and Reap Big Results. hadwritten about the latter in my post Molotovcocktail = Weak ties x complicated knowledge. Tacit knowledge (by definition knowledge that is un-codified, notvisible and sometimes, not “ articulatable ”in very black and white terms) requires strong ties to be shared.

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See the wood for the SMEs

E-Learning Provocateur

In my previous blog post, Everyone is an SME , I argued that all the employees in your organisation have knowledge and skills to share, because everyone is an SME in something. But dig a little deeper and you’ll discover that she’s also an SME in customer service and relationship management. Then there’s Li, the Business Development Manager. Their experiences?

See the wood for the SMEs

E-Learning Provocateur

In my previous blog post, Everyone is an SME , I argued that all the employees in your organisation have knowledge and skills to share, because everyone is an SME in something. But dig a little deeper and you’ll discover that she’s also an SME in customer service and relationship management. Then there’s Li, the Business Development Manager. Their experiences?

L&D’s Role In A Purpose Driven Workplace

Learnnovators

have been writing about the shifts required by L&D to meet the connected and collaborative knowledge economy for some time now. Role of Community Management in Workplace Learning Today. They do not need stringent monitoring and managing. In such an organization, L&D needs to become community managers and connectors. Build community management skills in others.

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Knowledge Management 101

The E-Learning Curve

Knowledge Management (KM) has been described as “the process of capturing, sharing, and leveraging a company’s collective expertise” Knowledge Management 101 is a post from: E-Learning Curve Blog. Tags: e-learning definition of elearning don morrison elearning KB KM Knowledge Management marc rosenberg smart enterprise

Emergent Knowledge Management

Tony Karrer

There's been a long running discussion around what Knowledge Management is going to look like going forward and whether big systems that manage knowledge are going to be there. As I read through these, I began to wonder what happened to the idea that KM was going to move along the lines of what Andrew McAfee talks about around Enterprise 2.0. I had imagined that we would provide relatively simple, free-form tools like Wikis, blogs. There would be tools like social networks that would allow us to find people inside and outside the enterprise.

Knowledge Management 101-b

The E-Learning Curve

KM can function as a framework for learning content – what he describes as the difference between “Course-centric and Knowledge-centric viewpoints” Knowledge Management 101-b is a post from: E-Learning Curve Blog. Tags: e-learning definition of elearning don morrison elearning KB KM Knowledge Management marc rosenberg smart enterprise

Collaboration - Knowledge Management - Expert - Hot List

Tony Karrer

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. Adobe eLearning Suite: is it worth it? 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?

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.

Learning to Learn in the modern Enterprise

The Learning Generalist

There are a few Indian groups that are really active too, and very useful: KCommunity is a community of Knowledge Management professionals in India and is a very active group that does a lot of social stuff. The last few days in Hong Kong have been incredible -- I saw some great sights, participated in some interesting activities and backed all of it up with some great food.

Collaboration 2.0 - There's a Shift happening

The Learning Generalist

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. Organisations were quick to follow this route and then came the age of file repositories and Quality Management System (QMSs). learning communication knowledge management

27 Books for L&D Folks.

ID Reflections

Knowledge Management Cultivating Communities of Practice Etienne Wegner, et al. Knowledge Management/Workplace learning/Innovation/Business Collaboration Morten Hansen. Training/Performance Management/HPT First Things Fast Allison Rossett. 12 Change management/Communication/Self management/Innovation Switch Dan and Chip Heath. Subject Title Author.

SAHANA CHATTOPADHYAY – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

The post SAHANA CHATTOPADHYAY – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS appeared first on Learnnovators. WoL Workplace Learning Zappos

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How to Stay on Top of Training Demand? Know the Alternatives

Mindflash

However, there must be a better way, so we reach for alternatives to training, such as knowledge management, performance support, enterprise 2.0, Read the definitions of each concept, and tell me if you see what I see: Knowledge Management : KM comprises a range of strategies and practices used in an organization to identify, create, represent, distribute, and enable adoption of insights and experiences. Such insights and experiences comprise knowledge, either embodied in individuals or embedded in organizational processes or practices. Enterprise 2.0

Learning to Learn in the modern Enterprise

The Learning Generalist

There are a few Indian groups that are really active too, and very useful: KCommunity is a community of Knowledge Management professionals in India and is a very active group that does a lot of social stuff. The last few days in Hong Kong have been incredible -- I saw some great sights, participated in some interesting activities and backed all of it up with some great food.

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. Take this feedback and incorporate into your business case and subsequent requirements documentation if you go for an enterprise solution. Measure your success both in terms of the effectiveness by which people complete projects, as well as their ability to share and leverage knowledge." 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. Take this feedback and incorporate into your business case and subsequent requirements documentation if you go for an enterprise solution. Measure your success both in terms of the effectiveness by which people complete projects, as well as their ability to share and leverage knowledge."

Enterprise 2.0 Has Arrived

Tony Karrer

Great article by Dion Hinchcliffe - The State of Enterprise 2.0. Increasing evidence abounds that Enterprise 2.0 adoption has begun in earnest with a typical example being Wells Fargo taking the plunge , having rolled out Enterprise 2.0 In these and other ways, such as the growing collection of success stories , Enterprise 2.0 Keep in mind Knowledge Management (KM). Dion then talks about some Lessons Learned: Lesson #1: Enterprise 2.0 is going to happen in your organization with you or without you. Lesson #2: Effective Enterprise 2.0

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Enterprise 2.0 - do the tools really matter?

The Learning Generalist

A few days back I was witness to a debate where we were discussing if the choice of tools really mattered when selecting a knowledge platform. group of people felt that an organisation should make a far sighted decision decision about their knowledge platform and select one that offers features to scale, rate and manage information better. find both arguments very compelling.

Enterprise 2.0 - Community Spaces can lead to Walled Gardens

The Learning Generalist

I've always had the wrong ideas about enterprise knowledge management until I started to work with Dinesh Tantri and more recently heard Andrew McAfee speak and read his book. always thought that unbridled freedom was the way to go with knowledge management in this decade. This is the classic nature of walled gardens in the enterprise. The story goes on.

Social Media vs. Knowledge Management - I totally missed this

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

But taking the best of Social Media, Knowledge Management, eLearning, User Assistance (and others) and combining them together gives us Enterprise 2.0 The leader in the area of Enterprise 2.0 is Andew McAfee of Harvard Business School. I just wanted to quickly share this article from SocialComputingMagazine.com.  The KM community has seen themselves as uniquely different from the eLearning community as well.  However, from where I'm sitting its starting to look like Social Media technologies are slowly devouring both fields.and others.  solutions. 

Free webinar: Learning in the Connected Workplace

Jane Hart

As part of the Learning & Performance Institute’s Webinar programme: Date: Wednesday 8th May 2013 Starts: 3.00pm (UK BST) Finishes: 4.00pm (UK BST) Presenter: Harold Jarche & Jane Hart In the digitally connected enterprise everyone will need a new set of personal and social workplace skills, including: Personal knowledge management skillsâ?¦ Social learning

The Six Hats Of A Community Manager

Learnnovators

Community Management is an evolving role and organizations are beginning to see the need for this role. In this post, I want to talk about the different hats that we need to don as community managers. This shift calls for some intense community management and community building, and the post focuses on the different roles a community manager needs to play during this time.

The Top Six Things Organizations Must Do to Enable Emergent Learning

Learnnovators

Social learning via an enterprise collaboration platform. 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. It is in communities that knowledge is exchanged and challenges solved. But first, WHAT IS EMERGENT LEARNING?

7 Tips for developing an E-Learning Strategy

Connect Thinking

Human capability requirements today and future e.g. retiring workforce, Gen Y retention, staff ability to ‘unlearn’, ‘relearn’ and manage rapid information, cultural and climate readiness to self-manage learning and participate in a social network. It my be social media for project team sharing and collaboration, or a video library to manage expert knowledge.

Six Obstacles To Building Communities In Organizations

Learnnovators

The role of a Community Manager is becoming well-established with communities being perceived as platforms that have the potential to reduce the cost of communication, bridge organizational silos, facilitate cross-team conversations thus creating opportunities for innovation, knowledge transfer, expertise location, and more. Yet, this is where organizations are struggling. ” 3.

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. Social Learning and social business go hand in hand. The question is what comes first?