What Agile Means to Me

ID Reflections

Needless to say, an understanding (albeit very rudimentary) of the Agile philosophy supersedes all other learning (and that has been plentiful too). Coming from a very traditional, waterfall-driven background replete with all the drawbacks (what I perceive as drawbacks in comparison now), it took me quite a while to assimilate the philosophy—even the basics of Agile. This is the state of being truly adaptive and agile. Expertise KM learning Agile Workplace Learning

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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. We talk about learning agility, organizational agility, individual agility, agile as a philosophy and much more. Yet, we are still unclear as to what makes an organization agile. All of this requires us to be agile – in principle and in practice.

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Agile instructional design

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

It’s hard to argue with the concept of planning your work, then working your plan.) Sometimes it’s more effective to imbed the knowledge in the work than to plant it in the head of the worker. Old-style training enraged many managers because it was separate from work. Why isn’t Sally at work today? It needn’t be this way, particularly since knowledge work and learning are nearly indistinguishable. Agile Software Development.

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How companies can Improve their Talent Development and employee retention

Matrix

Work with your HR department to formalize your commitment to values and ethics in your onboarding documents. It has to be an agile tool that you consistently invest in. But close guidance from business leaders can help to develop close bonds and more practical knowledge.

5 Steps to Create a Collaborative Learning Environment at the Workplace

Hurix Digital

Collaborative learning is a powerful educational approach for workplaces that uses dedicated groups to support learning through working on projects together. Develops skills and knowledge. In a typical workplace, individuals usually cannot foster better relationships by working alone.

What is the Important Work?

Clark Quinn

This isn’t news: things are moving faster, we’re having less resources available, our competition is more agile, the amount of relevant information is increasing, customers are more aware, the list goes on. Not surprisingly for regular readers, I think that the nature of work is changing. In essence, to do the important work faster. The fact is, our brains are really good at pattern matching, and bad at rote work. That, increasingly, is the important work.

Future of the training department

Clark Quinn

We have to be more nimble, more agile. Instead, we need to make sure everyone understands what the overall goal is, and have them work together to achieve it. Who is responsible for ensuring this works? In some organizations it’s the information services group, or the knowledge management group.

Learning’s Role in Innovation

CLO Magazine

Agility and the ability to adapt is imperative. And this is contrary to much of the working world where interaction is kept to a necessary minimum, time is to be spent on work tasks and mistakes are punished. One realization is that most of the benefits to business are coming increasingly from so-called knowledge work, work that processes information in productive ways. People should share, and best ideas come from passion and working collectively.”

THE 70:20:10 MODEL – TODAY, TOMORROW & BEYOND

Learnnovators

He also knows ‘what works’ in the world of strategic talent. 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. Organisations are becoming generally less hierarchical, flatter, ‘softer’ at the edges and more agile.

Reflecting on the first half of 2009

Jay Cross

Any remaining training staff will become mentors, coaches and facilitators who work on improving core business processes, strengthening relationships with customers and cutting costs. Agile Instructional Design. These qualities are at the heart of the discipline of agile programming. Hence, I am exploring how well the principles of agile programming might be incorporated into a new framework for instructional design. Becoming very comfortable working while standing up.

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

Learnnovators

He also knows ‘what works’ in the world of strategic talent. 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. Charles: We now know that people learn more about their work informally than they do formally.

Working Smarter eFieldbook $12

Jay Cross

Working smarter is the key to sustainability and continuous improvement. Knowledge work and learning to work smarter are becoming indistinguishable. The accelerating rate of change in business forces everyone in every organization to make a choice: learn while you work or become obsolete. The infrastructure for working smarter is called a workscape. It’s not a separate function so much as another way of looking at how we organize work.

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