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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?

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."

How Microsoft themselves use SharePoint to help 45,000 employees learn better

SharePoint and Assessment

started in learning technology developing and then managing a product called Ingenium (Jim and I first met back then) at a company called Meliora Systems. The products I managed and helped design still live within Sum Total Systems’ current suite. Lots of people I speak to want to use SharePoint for knowledge management and aggregating and making information easy to find.

How Microsoft themselves use SharePoint to help 45,000 employees learn better

SharePoint and Assessment

started in learning technology developing and then managing a product called Ingenium (Jim and I first met back then) at a company called Meliora Systems. The products I managed and helped design still live within Sum Total Systems’ current suite. Lots of people I speak to want to use SharePoint for knowledge management and aggregating and making information easy to find.

Personal Learning Knowledge Work Environment

Tony Karrer

What sparks this post is the combination of a recent post by Stephen Downes that includes a brief exchange with Jay Cross in the comments and some interesting discussions in the Enterprise 2.0 world that included a post by Bill Ives - Managing Personal Knowledge: Setting a Foundation for Transformation? In it, he points out that a stepping stone to Enterprise 2.0 adoption is getting folks to manage their personal knowledge and adopt practices like blogging for personal knowledge management (PKM) and personal learning.

Working Smarter eFieldbook $12

Jay Cross

Knowledge work and learning to work smarter are becoming indistinguishable. Old-style training enraged many managers because it was separate from work. It needn’t be this way, particularly since knowledge work and learning are nearly indistinguishable. Industrial age workers created value in factories. Knowledge workers create value in workscapes. Excerpt.

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SMBs and Social Learning Technologies

Janet Clarey

More and more, learning management system companies are seeing the need to expand their solutions beyond a learning environment where classes and courses are the center of activity. Reviewed: Social networking services (corporate learning applications):  To identify experts on a topic – most “knowledge” exists in the heads of employees; To reduce the time to find connections and answers to questions; extend relationships beyond traditional classroom instruction and e-learning courses. Document and share: learners should be actively creating rather than consuming knowledge.

Can't collaborate without being colocated? Maybe you're not 'Agile enough'

The Learning Generalist

Since then, the enterprise collaboration landscape has changed significantly, team dynamics have changed quite a bit and dare I say the market is a lot more mature, having been through two relatively bad periods. Using a combination of enterprise social software and tools on the public internet, teams can actually make distribution seem much easier than we've traditionally made it out to be.

Corporate Learning Trends and Innovations 2008

Learning Journeys

November 18, 2008 from 10am to 11am – Presentation The past 20 years has seen a remarkable change in the landscape for knowledge work and learning. November 18, 2008 from 11:30am to 12:30pm – Online Dave Pollard is well known for his work in knowledge management and knowledge worker productivity. In this talk Dave, will discuss the transition of knowledge management's mission from collection t … Organized by Dave Pollard | Type: Presentation. Enterprise Learning. There are already 275 members, and you could be next. 

eLearning Learning - Best of May

Tony Karrer

The Truth About Twitter - Social Enterprise Blog , May 11, 2009 Twitter Tips: for Teachers & Educators - Don't Waste Your Time , May 9, 2009 Twitter and Webinars - eLearning Technology , May 14, 2009 Presentation: Twitter in Education - Don't Waste Your Time , May 12, 2009 The Challenge of Training the PlayStation Generation - The E-Learning Curve , May 15, 2009 Adobe eLearning Suite: is it worth it? eLearning Learning Hot List May 1, 2009 to May 31, 2009 Here is the best stuff from May 2009 via the eLearning Learning site. Hope you enjoy. Tony Bates , May 8, 2009 Learning 2.0

Workplace Learning Professionals Next Job - Management Consultant

Tony Karrer

But there was another significant trend in the answers… Learning and Work Converge In a world where Knowledge Work and Learning is Inseparable , finding ways to support and improve work is the same as finding ways to support and improve learning. Jay Cross in Ten Years After puts it: In a knowledge society, learning is the work. Isn't that the definition of management. In this world, you can't really distinguish the mandate of Management Consulting from the mandate of: Enterprise 2.0 Matt Moore in an article Learning & Knowledge = ?

Learning and KM: Separated at birth?

Jay Cross

sensed that learning and knowledge management were converging and invited bloggers form both sides to get together at the Tidehouse to share viewpoints and guzzle beer. Andrew McAfee , Principal Research Scientist , Center for Digital Business – MIT Sloan School of Management and Author, Enterprise 2.0. Today, Enterprise 2.0 is more than a buzzword. tools.

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Top 74 eLearning Posts from September 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

JSB on the roots of informal learning - Internet Time , September 5, 2010 Informal Learning begins with these words: “THIS IS A BOOK about knowledge workers, twenty-first-century business, and informal learning. Weekly Bookmarks (9/19/2010) - Experiencing eLearning , September 19, 2010 Spaced education improves the retention of clinical knowledge by medical students: a randomised controlled trial – Kerfoot – 2006 – Medical Education – Wiley Online Library Annotated. Knowledge Management Contexts: Peter Drucker is a post from: E-Learning Curve Blog. When/why?

Ten years on

Clive on Learning

Boot camps raise many interesting questions about the efficiency/effectiveness/ethics of knowledge cramming, which I have yet to get my head round. All sorts of enterprise-wide software systems have been introduced to try and bring order to the world of learning at work - learning management systems, learning content management systems, knowledge management systems and so on. There's been a greater recognition of the fact that knowledge workers don't actually need to know everything, they just need to know someone (or some thing) that does.

DevLearn 2009 - The Changing Learning Function: Rethinking how your organization works

The Learning Generalist

Its because business is changing and that's forcing businesses to rethink what we do in each of our departments and that includes learning and development, knowledge management, and the like. Everyone is a knowledge worker and the overwhelming amount of information floating around. The ongoing role of a modern enterprise L&D function is two fold: Deep Specialisation: Focus on your company's niche. IBM Blue Pages was another example that David showed as an enterprise wide collaboration system. The problem is context, not content.

DevLearn 2009 - The Changing Learning Function: Rethinking how your organization works

The Learning Generalist

Its because business is changing and that's forcing businesses to rethink what we do in each of our departments and that includes learning and development, knowledge management, and the like. Everyone is a knowledge worker and the overwhelming amount of information floating around. The ongoing role of a modern enterprise L&D function is two fold: Deep Specialisation: Focus on your company's niche. IBM Blue Pages was another example that David showed as an enterprise wide collaboration system. The problem is context, not content.

Knowledge and Learning In The News - 12/29/2005

Big Dog, Little Dog

also had a chat a few days ago with a Wall Street Journal reporter who is researching an article on knowledge worker productivity. said yes, and mouthed the old Peter Drucker chestnut that "making knowledge work productive is the greatest economic challenge of this century." He asked, "Well, was Drucker wrong?" Workforce Unprepared for Knowledge Economy, Author Warns - Heartland Institute. Knowledge Management - Creating A Sustainable Yellow Pages System. Wikis: Enabling Effective Knowledge Sharing Across the Organization - Intelligent Enterprise.

35 Top eLearning Articles and 6 Hot Topics for March

eLearning Learning Posts

Culture Change or Enterprise 2.0 Do we first require an organizational culture adaptation prior to any meaningful Enterprise 2.0 PKM in a nutshell - Learning and Working on the Web , March 22, 2010 Personal Knowledge Management: A way to deal with ever-increasing digital information. Social Media for Knowledge Workers - eLearning Technology , March 30, 2010 Lot s of information on different social media tools that knowledge workers should know about. But the explosion of complex information in most knowledge domains has changed all that.

Ten years after

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Machine-age managers complained when employees had downtime because they were in training. Why is this a management responsibility? Why can’t the Training Department handle this? “We’re a Knowledge Business,” say an increasing number of CEOs. People are our most important asset,” say managers. The ability of our people to learn and grow is our only sustainable competitive advantage,” say the management consultants. Only relatively few people at the top needed to be creative, imaginative and enterprising. Knowledge is power. The sky has fallen in.

43 Great eLearning Posts and 5 Hot Topics Including Google Buzz and iPad

eLearning Learning Posts

Learning along the curve: adapting to knowledge workers learning needs - The E-Learning Curve , February 18, 2010 Formally-structured approaches to learning are best deployed to novices in the relevant discipline or skill area. Sensing and Thinking - Learning and Working on the Web , February 16, 2010 Tim Kastelle (a great source of knowledge on innovation) discusses how it’s better to have a good idea than a large network to fire off any old idea. This is why the process of “seek, sense, share” becomes so important in one’s personal learning and knowledge management.

Top 68 eLearning Posts from April - Hot Topics iPad Google Buzz

eLearning Learning Posts

The Org Structure of Enterprise 2.0 - trainingwreck , April 18, 2010 I’m lucky to be a member of the 2.0 As a member, I have access to a plethora of sharing, information and intellect as it relates to how individuals are driving Enterprise 2.0 in their respective organization. Social Learning Tools Should Not be Separate from Enterprise 2.0 - eLearning Technology , April 7, 2010 With the recent launch of InGenius by SkillSoft, I believe it’s time again to raise a pretty important question: Where do Social Learning Tools belong? Enterprise 2.0 - do the tools really matter?