Successful Online Employee Onboarding Strategies

TalentLMS

The employee onboarding process is another application of new-hire related knowledge management. Up next, we explain how your learning management system or learning portal can be employed to manage new knowledge for new hires so that it is available when needed.

Social Learning Cannot Be A Bolt-On Strategy

Learnnovators

The current failure of organizations to integrate social learning stems from their bolt-on strategy. It means altering how the management models operate; it means questioning the existing management practices and discarding those that do not align with the spirit of social business.

How To Create Engaging eLearning: 10 Highly Effective Strategies For eLearning Professionals

Docebo

“Engaging” is a word that you have probably heard a thousand times since you started your eLearning career ; and a million more if you have worked as an educator or corporate trainer before that. So, how can you create engaging eLearning experiences?

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.

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Micro-Learning as a Workplace Learning Strategy

Learnnovators

It is critical not only understand the drivers behind this sudden surge but also how it can be implemented in workplace learning strategy. This free-flowing nature of work requires rapid exchange of information and sharing of knowledge in byte-sized chunks that are easy to assimilate.

7 Strategies to Facilitate “Working Out Loud”

Learnnovators

A community grows around a domain where practitioners share their insights, knowledge and doubts, the work processes. Explicit and tacit knowledge gets shared. This is where a community manager can be indispensable.

Integrating Social Learning In The Workplace

Learnnovators

However, while technology advanced forcing us to work differently, the human mindset and the accompanying organizational management models did not. And this takes us back to Taylor, command and control, hierarchy, and the other well-known and esteemed pillars of modern day management.

“Digital Mindset”: What Is It All About?

Learnnovators

This post is an attempt to distill some of the skills/attitude/knowledge that possibly make up the “digital mindset” In an attempt to crystallize the skill sets, some of the finer nuances have been lost.

Fear of Change in Learning & Development

Your Training Edge

These training programs are based on all types of training, from a 1 day in-house Excel excellence workshop to a yearlong change management initiative. Employees might take it as stop-down of knowledge management and not show much initiative. Copyright 2015 Bryant Nielson.

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13 Ways to Use Your LMS as a Knowledge Development Tool

eFront

They seem to have the required talent, the relevant knowledge, the needed tools and even the desired experience, yet they are unable to reach the company goals. Extant research blames these failures on one element alone: lack of knowledge management.

MOOCs In Workplace Learning – Part 2: Designing a MOOC

Learnnovators

Corporate Learning will be transformed and will take on more importance wrote Josh Bersin in his HR predictions for 2015. MOOCs may possibly herald a more agile and mobile working & learning methods, global collaboration and a changing relationship with knowledge.

The Changing Nature of Workplace Learning

Learnnovators

They require the sharing of tacit knowledge, which cannot easily be put into a manual. In addition, tacit knowledge flows best in trusted networks. This trust also promotes individual autonomy and can become a foundation for organizational learning, as knowledge is freely shared.

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Working Out Loud: Using the Tools We Already Have

Learnnovators

I wrote about the strategies and benefits of working out loud earlier here and here. It might encompass the entire process one followed when managing client expectation or the approach one took to learn about sketch-noting and implement the learning.

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Social Technology, Community Management & Organizational Development

Learnnovators

Read the post, How Social Technology has Emerged as an Enterprise Management Model , for an in-depth understanding. I am not going to tread into management theory or organizational structures in this post. Standardization, efficiency, processes, supervisory management, planning, etc.,

Demystifying Working Out Loud

Learnnovators

Here are some of my older posts: Getting Started With Working Out Loud , 7 Strategies To Facilitate Working Out Loud , and Working Out Loud: Using The Tools We Already Have. A process to be mandated by management/supervisors/organizations with defined rules.

The Changing Face of Work and Workplace Learning

Learnnovators

Each member will bring their expertise to bear and share their knowledge and experiences. L&D will have to don the hat of community managers and become learners. It will be a participative ecosystem with knowledge and skills being freely shared.

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MOOCs In Workplace Learning – Part 1: Some Points To Consider

Learnnovators

This will provide the employees with an opportunity to acquire skills and knowledge in their areas of interest beyond the purview of their current roles thus equipping them with new skills, a critical aspect of professional development.

Becoming a Social Business – Beyond Culture Change

Learnnovators

The crux of the problem lies in our inability to see how the culture of organizations stem from and is shaped by the very discourse of management that we have collectively subscribed to ever since the Industrial Revolution and the manufacturing era. No matter how hard we try to change the culture – and I do believe that leaders and managers are trying – the discourse we use lets us down.

How Social Learning is Powering Up Today’s Workplaces

Learnnovators

Through 2015, 80% of social business efforts will not achieve the intended benefits due to inadequate leadership and over emphasis on technology.” – Gartner . He also provides his advice on the elements that need to be included while developing a social learning strategy. THE QUOTE.

Emergent Workplaces: Learning In The Networked World

Learnnovators

No longer is knowledge and information tied to workplace hierarchy. The know-how and analytic skills that made them indispensable in the knowledge economy no longer give them an advantage over increasingly intelligent machines. This is my area of passion.

It’s All About the Brand, ‘Bout the Brand…

Learning Rebels

Leadership does not care about the words “Personal Knowledge Management”, “Performance Ecosystem” or “Content Curation”~ they care about the concept , but not the words.

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MOOCs in Workplace Learning – Part 5: Skills Learners Need Today

Learnnovators

The emergent nature of MOOCs can have interesting outcomes: They can enable the formation of Communities of Interests (CoIs), which can evolve into Communities of Practices (CoPs) if participants are keen on building the domain knowledge and practices.

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How to Create an eLearning Organization Business Model

eFront

With most economies quickly moving towards knowledge-resourced survival strategies, eLearning is the most sought-after knowledge management pedagogy. We see a plethora of eLearning organizations springing up to respond to these needs.

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. The post The Six Hats Of A Community Manager appeared first on Learnnovators.

L&D’s Role In A Purpose Driven Workplace

Learnnovators

I 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.

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Workplace Learning in a World “Beyond Automation”

Learnnovators

All the management framework and operational processes have been honed and polished to increase productivity and to bring about standardization. Communities foster collaboration and cooperation, exchange of diverse perspectives and creation of entirely new knowledge.

Learning goes small, social, savvy

Origin Learning

A white paper for the eLearning Guild by Sharon Vipond and Janet Clarey, called ‘Microsoft’s Corporate MOOC : Transforming Training to Increase Seller Engagement’ describes “how Microsoft designed and launched its first MOOC at a critical juncture in the company’s history.

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13 Ways to Use Your LMS as a Knowledge Development Tool

eFront

They seem to have the required talent, the relevant knowledge, the needed tools and even the desired experience, yet they are unable to reach the company goals. Extant research blames these failures on one element alone: lack of knowledge management.

MOOCs in Workplace Learning – Part 4: Role in Corporate Universities

Learnnovators

It is time to accept that talent management is a critical business need and a business process; it is not an HR/L&D process. Josh Bersin in the presentation 21st Century Talent Management points out some of the following as imperatives for a holistic talent system: Creating Magnetic Employment Brand. Rebuilding Management Skills and PM. CUs were created to meet the unique needs of each organization including their culture, strategy and vision.

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MOOCs in Workplace Learning – Part 3: Launching a MOOC

Learnnovators

MOOCs are well-suited for open-ended topics that generate discussions and debates, have new knowledge and research growing around it, and are of interest to a wide audience. To make MOOCs successful, it is important for orgs to have: Community managers and facilitators — I have written about this later in the post.

Getting Started With Working Out Loud

Learnnovators

While “social learning” as a phrase, concept and strategy is fairly well-known by now, the concept of “working out loud” hasn’t yet garnered that level of popularity. My posts are usually pretty detailed, researched, and long.

People, Process and Product. P3 in eLearning

TalentLMS

Are you looking into enterprise level eLearning solutions? Are you trying to find an eLearning consultant who would help develop learning and knowledge management solutions for your organization? Remember, eLearning is all about people, process and product management.

Are you using your Intellectual Assets: Re-defining eLearning

TalentLMS

These are your “knowledge brokers”. First things first, like a true eLearning developer, let’s go for a systems approach to determine the key business processes of your company and the dwelling points of your intellectual assets. Revise your organizational strategy.

What is crowd-accelerated learning?

Origin Learning

Here’s an overview of last year’s statistics in the context of learning technologies: 74% of companies currently use learning management systems (LMS) and virtual classroom/ webcasting/ video broadcasting. 48% of companies currently use the Rapid eLearning tool (ppt conversion tool).

People, Process and Product. P3 in eLearning

TalentLMS

Are you looking into enterprise level eLearning solutions? Are you trying to find an eLearning consultant who would help develop learning and knowledge management solutions for your organization? The best learning solutions developed for any company are the ones with intimate involvement of trainers and managers with the eLearning consultants. Learn the basic P3 in eLearning to empower yourself to take informed decisions with consultants.