Search - Implications on Knowledge Work

Tony Karrer

This post was sparked by a couple of recent articles: Babson Knowledge: How Google Plans to Change the Scope of Googling (And Why Information and Knowledge Workers Should Care). It still is surprising that we are not seeing as rapid adoption of search technologies inside the firewall.

Social Software Adoption

Tony Karrer

You can find all sorts of interesting resources via eLearning Learning around Adoption. Not surprising, the terms most closely associated with Adoption are Adoption of Social Software and Adoption of Enterprise 2.0. adoption Facilitating Adoption of Web 2.0

Employee Empowerment—How It’s Done and Why You Should Care

Vitalyst

In a 1999 California Management Review article, Peter Drucker—who is widely regarded as the “father of modern management”—stated that the most important contribution management will need to make in the 21st century will be increasing the productivity of knowledge workers.

Generation next

Learning with e's

The lecture in a tiered amphitheatre to large groups of students remains the norm, and undergraduates are expected to learn mainly by listening and reading, before sitting examinations or writing lengthy essays to test their knowledge. The guardians of this knowledge are the academics.

Curated Insights: The Human Side of Extracting Business Value from Information

CLO Magazine

If insights are buried in knowledge repositories or traditional learning management systems or learning experience platforms and not accessible via digital workplace platforms and devices that enable critical thinking, they may never make it to those in need.

Horizontal Learning

Tony Karrer

Horizontal technologies for learning. These technologies are supposedly designed for learning but that is not true. These technologies are institution-centric and vertical by nature. In 2006 I was at EC-TEL where Scott Wilson asked the audience full of educational technology specialists, "how many of you use a LMS for your personal learning?”. Social technologies are different. Interesting post.

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The Best of Times, The Worst of Times: opportunities and challenges for the L&D profession

Performance Learning Productivity

Rethink what’s gone before and adapt to change, or keep on doing what’s always been done in the hope beyond hope that it will work. This is all very positive, and an apparent validation of the existing work L&D departments are carrying out.

Learning’s Role in Innovation

CLO Magazine

Organizations are facing increasing disruptions, more information is available, and new technologies are making it easier and faster to compete. People should share, and best ideas come from passion and working collectively.” The world has changed.

The Importance of Being Agile in a VUCA World

ID Reflections

We are well aware that to survive and thrive in the VUCA world, we need to be agile in all respects – in learning, towards change, regarding work as well as life.

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Skimming and Learning Design

Tony Karrer

One of the common themes on my blog is the world we live in with availability of trillions of web pages, millions of people, and thousands of tools, has meant a significant and continuous change in our work literacy. Note to self, figure out how this could have worked.)

2008 2009

Tony Karrer

June 1, 2008 was when Work Literacy Launched. In my Ten Predictions for eLearning 2008 , my last prediction was: Prediction #10 => Knowledge Worker Skills - Just Beginning in 2008, Big in 2009 The discussion of knowledge work skills is going to be BIG.

Q&A With Student from King's College

Kapp Notes

As a professional in the field of Computer Mediated Communications, when did you first realize the massive potential of new technology? How did you initially go about utilizing the technology? The first time I realized what technology could do for learning was at an internship at a place called "Applied Science Associates." How, in your experiences, has education evolved with the implementation of technology? Blindly implementing technology does not equal learning.

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The 70:20:10 Model – Today, Tomorrow & Beyond

Learnnovators

He also knows ‘what works’ in the world of strategic talent. fuelled by the enormous possibilities thrown open by emerging technologies? Charles: I see these shifts in learning as being driven not only by re-thinking the process of learning and development and by emerging technologies, but also by fundamental changes in the world of work. Factors such as changing organisational structures and evolving work practices are important drivers.

50 suggestions for implementing 70-20-10

Jay Cross

Replacing today’s haphazard approaches with systematic, enlightened management accelerates the development of future workers and gets the entire organization working smarter. Convergence of work and learning. Work and learning have merged.

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Learned about Learning in 2009

Tony Karrer

It’s always fun at the end of the year to go back and take a look at what you’ve been working on, what you’ve learned during the year. In June 2008, Work Literacy Launched. I’m convinced that we are all struggling to have our Work Skills Keep Up. I will say that adopting TweetDeck on both my desktop and my iPhone has made it a much better tool for me. Each of these allowed me to fast forward my learning and share knowledge effectively. Work Event?

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Thriving in the Net-Work Era

Jay Cross

Before industrialization, work was local or industry meant cottage-industry. About three hundred years ago, work became an organizational matter. Factories require groups of people working together. Clocks measure working hours instead of the sun.

Social Grid Follow-up

Tony Karrer

Leveraging Networks is Key Skill and the most important Knowledge Worker Skill Gap. Tools and Methods for Networks and Communities - Discusses specific tools and methods for using Networks and Communities as part of Knowledge Work. I'm working on XXX.

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Reflecting on the first half of 2009

Jay Cross

I was coincidentally walking by a presentation by Clive Shepherd on the exhibits floor at Learning Technologies in London when he happened to flip my photo and a quote on the screen. Also gave session entitled Under the radar great technologies that you could be using. Any remaining training staff will become mentors, coaches and facilitators who work on improving core business processes, strengthening relationships with customers and cutting costs.