Summary of Original Snake Oil Post

The Learning Circuits

"We are the Problem: We're Selling Snake Oil” came at time of great tumult in the workplace learning world. · Knowledge Management does not work. We are the source of the problem because we are selling snake oil.

Knowledge and Learning In The News

Big Dog, Little Dog

Is it just me, or does anyone else have a problem with content? The problem with content is that there is no content to it. Managing content is like managing. What Is Knowledge Management - Knowing What We Know? Research literature shows a strong link between knowledge management and the creation of a sustainable competitive advantage, because of the tacit nature of an organisation's knowledge Why We Hate HR.

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Knowledge and Learning In The News - 5/23/2005

Big Dog, Little Dog

Most learning management systems are purchased for specific business projects, but it isn't long before they start catering for employee interests, too - such as superannuation or share-option plans. You're just getting wind of the relatively new concept of knowledge management, which, at it simplestâ€"getting the right information to the right people at the right timeâ€"makes perfect sense. E-learning becomes a workforce stimulant.

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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. Shaffer in How Computer Games Help Children Learn (quoted by Harold Jarche in T+D) Creativity is a conversation--a tension--between individuals working on individual problems, and the professional communities they belong to. In a knowledge economy, the individual is the knowledge creator, and relationships are the currency.

Technology Options for Developing and Leveraging Staff Knowledge and Skills

Connect Thinking

Question from a client: Our staff need to be agile in knowledge and skill development to thrive in an environment of ever faster change. What are the technology options for different states in skill and knowledge?

The differences between learning in an e-business and learning in a social business

Jane Hart

2005). knowledge sharing. Management. Frequently misunderstood as “learning in informal ways”, eg by use of informational rather than instructional resources, or when formal/managed learning takes place outside a classroom. Community management.

A Network of Experts: From Content Curation to Insight Curation

CLO Magazine

In the past, the notion that knowledge is power meant people were expected to learn and remember what they learned in order to act. In today’s world where knowledge generation is increasing and half-life is shortening at an alarming rate, access to knowledge is where the power truly lies.

Pick of the Month: April 2012

Jane Hart

“Current educational practices that have a set curriculum, norm or standards based assessments and prescribed lesson agendas are often misaligned with an orientation that celebrates difference in learners and learning (Mentis, Quinn, & Ryba, 2005, as cited in Mentis, 2007).

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195 posts about MOOCs

Jay Cross

From Learning Management to Personal Knowledge Management. Acquiring new knowledge and skills – e.g. in webinars, online workshops, MOOCs , and through videos and screencasts, etc. “If Knowledge Transfer STEPHEN DOWNES: HALF AN HOUR | FRIDAY, JULY 1, 2011.

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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.