Uberizing Organizational Learning – Thinking Beyond Courses

ID Reflections

We have to think agile, instant, accessible, contextual, micro-sized, real time… We need to uberize organizational learning. Uberization ” has taken off as the new term that according to me has come to stand for – disruption, innovation, lean operating model, harnessing of the affordances of the sharing economy, and a hyper-connected world driven by imagination and creativity where everything is a mobile-click away – including learning. Learning is no exception.

Organizational Learning Is A Social Act

CLO Magazine

We make many assumptions about organizational learning. On the surface we seem to know what organizational learning is: People attend programs or complete e-learning modules, they learn something new and they somehow become better. But this approach doesn’t represent how people in organizations actually learn. Hence we see massive failures across the board in the effectiveness of organizational learning.

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This Is What I Believe About Learning in Organizations

The Performance Improvement Blog

This is a future in which workers are smarter, more agile, and more innovative. The Purpose of Business is Learning. But none of this is possible without learning. At its core, any high performing organization is about learning; continually using new information to become smarter, better, and more effective. To survive and thrive today, industries need innovation which is essentially about learning. Training Is Not Learning. Work is No Longer Work .

Manager's Role in Learning and Performance Improvement

The Performance Improvement Blog

What should be a manager’s role in employee learning? In answering this question, the first thing managers have to understand is that continuous learning is the modus operandi for all high performance organizations. Individual, team, and enterprise performance can’t improve without learning. Learning isn’t in addition to a manager’s job; it IS a manager’s job. An engineer in a prototype department of a manufacturer learns how to operate a 3D printer.

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Reprise: Learning to Compete

The Performance Improvement Blog

The rate at which an organization learns may be the only sustainable competitive advantage. If you are learning more rapidly than the competition, you can get ahead and stay ahead. Health care providers from around the globe are attracting patients with lower cost surgeries and treatments. And if organizations are to respond intelligently, they must make learning a central part of their strategy for survival and growth. Action learning permeates all team activity.

Reprise: Learning to Compete

The Performance Improvement Blog

The rate at which an organization learns may be the only sustainable competitive advantage. If you are learning more rapidly than the competition, you can get ahead and stay ahead. Health care providers from around the globe are attracting patients with lower cost surgeries and treatments. And if organizations are to respond intelligently, they must make learning a central part of their strategy for survival and growth. Action learning permeates all team activity.

Employee Learning Should Be About Change, Not Continuity

The Performance Improvement Blog

Colleges and universities cling to their academic traditions at all cost and hospitals adhere to the medical model in the face of stiff economic, political, and social pressure to change. All of these organizations behave as if organizational DNA is determining their future. Same can be said for employee learning. People need to learn what they need to know when and where they need it. They need to learn from the successes and failures of their teams.

Learning to Compete

The Performance Improvement Blog

The rate at which an organization learns may be the only sustainable competitive advantage. If you are learning more rapidly than the competition, you can get ahead and stay ahead. Health care providers from around the globe are attracting patients with lower cost surgeries and treatments. And if organizations are to respond intelligently, they must make learning a central part of their strategy for survival and growth. Action learning permeates all team activity.

Learning to Lead in the Time of Disruption

The Performance Improvement Blog

Ford Motor did assembly-line manufacturing of internal combustion vehicles for over a century), and when entry into a mature market was very difficult and costly, is challenging enough. Organizations must be learning constantly to ensure survival. Everyone needs to continually learn fast, learn collaboratively, and learn flexibly. Leaders need to be agile in the face of new technology, new competitors, new expectations, and new goals.

Demystifying Working Out Loud

Learnnovators

In this post, I want to demystify working out loud and highlight the organizational as well as personal growth that accrues from the practice. It has helped me to develop my personal learning network (PLN) and enabled my PKM. It is perfectly possible to share one’s experience over a “lunch & learn” session; however, if that session can also be aired on Hangout, the impact is amplified tenfold.

The Changing Face of Work and Workplace Learning

Learnnovators

3D-printed, low cost prosthetic limbs will bring the smile back on many faces. The rise of mobile computing in the form smartphones, tablets, and wearable devices accompanied by ubiquitous Internet connection is creating unforeseen change–in how we work, learn, communicate, do business, conduct personal tasks, and myriad other aspects. While Watson and Siri may seem far removed from our task of designing learning programs, the reality is they are not.

What is Influencing the Future of L&D?

Learnnovators

You are wrong if you are expecting me to start crystal-ball gazing to identify the future shape of corporate learning and development. These include: The way people are connecting and collaborating (social learning) is changing: How can we support them better? The importance of agility: businesses and individuals need to stay ahead of the game. Rising costs and reduced budgets, driving innovation. The need for learning flexibility, demanding mobile technology.

THE CHANGING FACE OF WORK AND WORKPLACE LEARNING

Learnnovators

3D-printed, low cost prosthetic limbs will bring the smile back on many faces. The rise of mobile computing in the form smartphones, tablets, and wearable devices accompanied by ubiquitous Internet connection is creating unforeseen change–in how we work, learn, communicate, do business, conduct personal tasks, and myriad other aspects. While Watson and Siri may seem far removed from our task of designing learning programs, the reality is they are not.

Workplace Learning in a World “Beyond Automation”

Learnnovators

Consequently, they are indistinguishable from machines and will be replaced by them for reasons of cost-efficiency as soon as technically feasible. The remaining tasks will require individuals who fundamentally think differently about work and learning. The key question we (as L&D/HR) need to think of is how are we going to support workplace learning to build such skills in the workforce? L&D needs to facilitate this for organizations to continually learn.

CLARK QUINN – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

ABOUT CLARK QUINN (Learning Technology Strategist): Clark Quinn, Ph.D., helps organizations align technology with how we think, work, and learn. ABOUT THIS INTERVIEW SERIES: ‘ Crystal Balling with Learnnovators ’ is a thought-provoking interview series that attempts to gaze into the future of e-learning. It comprises stimulating discussions with industry experts and product evangelists on emerging trends in the learning landscape.

Clark Quinn – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

ABOUT CLARK QUINN (Learning Technology Strategist): Clark Quinn, Ph.D., helps organizations align technology with how we think, work, and learn. ABOUT THIS INTERVIEW SERIES: ‘ Crystal Balling with Learnnovators ’ is a thought-provoking interview series that attempts to gaze into the future of e-learning. It comprises stimulating discussions with industry experts and product evangelists on emerging trends in the learning landscape.

What is the Role of an Outsourced Learning Administrative Provider?

Infopro Learning

The world of learning and development has significantly changed over the last year. The pandemic has brought light to the power of business agility. There are many learning vendors and solutions to choose from, but one area tends to be overlooked.

Thinking Strategically

Clark Quinn

Optimal execution, the result of formal learning, is only the cost of entry, and continual innovation will be the necessary element for organizations to thrive. Organizations have to move faster, be more agile, and adapt more effectively. People are learning on their own more and more. The first is that courses go from an event model to an approach that better reflects how we actually learn. The key to organizational improvement will be the ability to learn.

The Customer Education Experts Directory

learnWorlds

percent decrease in support costs. With the guidance of the top experts in customer education and LearnWorlds as your go-to learning management system, you can create amazing learning experiences for your customers just as easily. Management of learning functions.

Learning predictions in a time of unpredictability!

Learning Pool

In the learning space, however, it seems we’re still on the right track. In today’s blog, Director of Research at Fosway Group, David Perring shares his Learning predictions for 2021. Nothing radically new emerged in learning technology in 2020.

How To Create an Effective Learning and Development Strategy

LearnUpon

The L&D industry is constantly evolving, so those working within it must continue to be agile, and implement the best approaches and strategies. What is a learning and development strategy? Who is responsible for learning? . Better team learning and collaboration.

5 Things to consider when moving towards adaptive L&D

Matrix

The learning strategy is built to sustain professional development and build capabilities across the organization in due time and in a way that is cost-effective. A lot of times, the learning function is also used as a communication channel. Measure the learning impact.

Learning and Development Glossary

Petra Mayer

Therefore, the idea of this blog is to provide an easy reference around the varied concepts in learning and development. Take this as your Learning and Development Glossary, if you may, to stay up-to-date with the times. Agile Learning. Asynchronous Learning.

Out of the Background - Putting Digital Learning at the Strategic Center

Nomadic Learning

How often does the CEO ask to see data from your company's Learning Management System (LMS)? The same is already true for Learning Experience Platforms (LEPs), the disruptor and slow-killer of the LMS. LEPs are making digital learning easier to use and more effective. For Chief Learning Officers and other senior L&D professionals intent on claiming that seat, the lack of C-Suite attention paid to data from LMSs and LEPs is a symptom of a more worrisome problem.

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The Changing Face of Work and Workplace Learning

ID Reflections

3D-printed, low cost prosthetic limbs will bring the smile back on many faces. On March 1, 2011, IBM announced the IBM SmartCloud framework to support Smarter Planet." - Wikipedia The rise of mobile computing in the form smartphones, tablets, and wearable devices accompanied by ubiquitous Internet connection is creating unforeseen change--in how we work, learn, communicate, do business, conduct personal tasks, and myriad other aspects. I am not the kind to crystal gaze.

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Learning and the Changing Workplace – Part 2

Tom Spiglanin

In Part 1 of this series I wrote about how, despite a lot of smart people calling for changes in the role of Learning and Development* (L&D) for years, not much has changed. Instead, the changes are propelled by global competitiveness and an ongoing need for organizations to cut expenses while increasing capability and agility. These interactions are typically in short, but frequent, sessions ( Clark Quinn, “Mobile Learning: The Time is Now”, p.

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How to speed up Knowledge Transfer  

Learning Wire

The shareholders’ reports of companies in the S&P 500, FTSE 100 and DAX indexes illustrate the increasing pace of business by labels like “speed”, “fast”, “agile” and “disruption. A very confronting figure, but actively managing knowledge can help companies increase their chances of success by facilitating decision-making, building learning environments by making learning routine, and stimulating cultural change and innovation. Lack of support in learning.

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The Most Effective Learning Delivery

LearnUpon

The way we work and learn is always changing. Chief Learning Officer’s 2021 Learning State of the Industry Survey uncovered that only 7% of respondents feel that their learning delivery methods are fully prepared to meet business needs. Learning Delivery Infrastructure.

Elevate Your Management Skills: Quick Start Guide to Training Your Employees Yourself

Mindflash

Couple this fact with the additional fact that job candidates typically cite the ability to work with a manager they respect and from whom they can learn as a top factor in making an employment decision. You will help to create an organizational culture of learning. So as a first step before standing up and training your employees yourself, seek to fill your own learning gaps with appropriate training. Have Conversations and Kick Off Informal Learning Sessions.

Understanding the Role of Training in the Extended Enterprise

Litmos

The question then becomes, what are the implications for learning in the extended enterprise? It was about learning together. This provides a clear roadmap for other organizations and therefore a clear path for Learning & Development (L&D). So, one of the clear implications is sharing learning. For many products and/or services, organizations provide learning about them. There are potential revenue streams, cost savings, and new lines of business.

What is Learning in the Age of Technology?

CLO Magazine

While the definition of learning has been debated for centuries, for the purposes of this article we will define learning as a process for acquiring new information that when internalized results in change or transformation. What happens when information production and dissemination outpace learning? With VUCA as the “new normal” and “creating an agile workforce” as the buzzword du jour, learning leaders face increasing pressures to help organizations change quickly.

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The Ultimate Glossary of eLearning Terms

LearnUpon

From Agile to xAPI and everything in between, there are a lot of eLearning terms to get your head around. Active Learning. Active learning is a strategy focused on encouraging learners to actively participate in training. Examples of active learning activities include practical tasks and problem-solving conducted in small groups. It’s a five-phase framework that instructional designers use; a guideline for building effective training and learning support tools.

Develop Work Skills

Tony Karrer

The element that really resonated with me is the adhoc nature / the real-time learning that we do today. When someone is seeking to learn about anything (learning task) it’s usually more efficient again to go outside the organization. That’s a problem for both learning and the corporate experts. This learning only adds to competitive advantage when assimilated. Let’s face it organizations that learn faster win.

Free e-Learning books

eFront

News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 11/14/2010 Free e-Learning books Since I am a great fun of open source software ( Open Source Authoring Tools for e-Learning , Free and Open Source Web Conferencing Tools for e-Learning ) and active member of online communities I created the following list with free e-Learning books. => Dunlap Learning 2.0

Free L&D webinars for July 2019

Limestone Learning

If you could use some ideas, there are plenty of free webinars on everything from learning principles to design tips to career management. Over her career, she’s successfully produced events, created/delivered presentations to groups of 2 to 2000, managed people and projects (local to enterprise), designed/produced and facilitated learning (digital, virtual, live), led a Human Resources department, and coached students, professionals, and entrepreneurs. And what’s Modern Learning?

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MICHAEL ALLEN – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

Michael Allen, the CEO of Allen Interactions, is known for pioneering multimedia learning technologies, interactive instructional paradigms, and rapid-prototyping processes—bringing each forward into leading corporate enterprises. ABOUT THIS INTERVIEW SERIES: ‘ Crystal Balling with Learnnovators ’ is a thought-provoking interview series that attempts to gaze into the future of e-learning. How has been your journey (to save the world from boring e-learning) so far?

Michael Allen – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Michael Allen, the CEO of Allen Interactions, is known for pioneering multimedia learning technologies, interactive instructional paradigms, and rapid-prototyping processes—bringing each forward into leading corporate enterprises. ABOUT THIS INTERVIEW SERIES: ‘ Crystal Balling with Learnnovators ’ is a thought-provoking interview series that attempts to gaze into the future of e-learning. How has been your journey (to save the world from boring e-learning) so far?