Emergent Workplaces: Learning In The Networked World

Learnnovators

A recent, very brief conversation with @krishashok triggered a few thoughts related to emergent workplaces and what learning in the networked world will look like. I have written earlier about Re-imagining Work and Learning in a Networked World. NETWORKED LEARNING CHARACTERISTICS.

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.

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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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Emergent Workplaces: Learning in the Networked World

ID Reflections

A recent, very brief conversation with @krishashok triggered a few thoughts related to emergent workplaces and what learning in the networked world will look like. I have written earlier about Re-imagining Work and Learning in a Networked World. This is my area of passion.

Agile, Lego and Training: The common factors.

ID Reflections

Before I launch into my thoughts, here's what Sara Ford (Program Manager of CodePlex) has to say about Agile: 1. What does Agile have to do with Informal Learning and Instructional Design? Think of a training program as a Lego set. Agility and Autonomy (Harold Jarche) 2.

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Agility Leads to Growth at Siemens

CLO Magazine

“We made a decision that we would shift into a much more agile, high-risk, high-reward approach, focusing on productivity and revenue,” Magagna said. The school uses the app for its Medical Laboratory Technician program.

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Learning Agility: Re-Invention with Performer Support

Living in Learning

In other words, learning must be designed for consumption in (or near) the workflow – learning needs to be agile. If organizations expect their workers to become more agile, they must enhance their ability to think and draw conclusions quickly. The need for agility in learning is a shot across the bow of every training department on the planet. Monitoring social networks can be a monumental task.

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Enterprises need agile, manageable mobile apps

Aptara

Enterprises need agile, manageable mobile apps. Demand rising for better enterprise apps Mobile applications are convenient because they're simple, agile and intuitive. That's why Accenture calls for simpler but more agile applications for the workplace.

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Creating a Women’s Development Program

Everwise

How to Design a Women’s Development Program. Last month, Everwise hosted a popular webinar on “Designing a Women’s Development Program” with Kelly Simmons, a Solution Architect at the Center for Creative Leadership. She offered to share her expertise with our community on how to establish a women’s development program that works for your organization, supports behavior change, creates lasting impact and influences employee retention.

« It’s never too late to start, restart or even change a carrer”: the SkillsBuild Program explained by Lisa Neddam, Digital Skills Platform Leader at IBM

Coorpacademy

The SkillsBuild Program was officially launched officially on June 17th in Paris! The SkillsBuild initiative is a Global program led by IBM aiming at supporting populations that need to re-enter the workforce. What’s the objective of the SkillsBuild Program launched by IBM?

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How to develop effective leadership online training programs

Designing Digitally

Leadership development is a high priority for most organizations because it has many positive business benefits like building bench strength, ensuring organizational agility, and creating a competitive advantage. Social networks are great collaborators.

Demystifying Working Out Loud

Learnnovators

In the post “ 5 Gifts for the HR Department “, John Stepper describes working out loud as a “ different kind of talent program ” writing, “ as more employees work out loud, more of their work is visible along with public feedback on it ”.

Remember the 3 E’s When Marketing Educational Programs

WBT Systems

First, create awareness in your target audiences—their awareness of the need for pursuing professional development and their awareness of the educational programs your association offers. The three E’s of marketing educational programs will help you succeed with each of these three phases of marketing. You don’t often hear about expeditionary marketing but in times of change, this bold approach could take your online educational programs—and non-dues revenue—to new heights.

Why Organizations Don’t Learn

Jay Cross

Networks of individuals instead of corporate monoliths. In January 2012, two dozen authors, managers, and agile software developers met on a mountain top in Stoos, Switzerland, to try to reverse the decline of corporations. The living network is a better model for today.

5 Keys to Effective Learning Strategy

AXIOM Learning Solutions

In this session Jenn will step you through the critical path for ensuring your learning program feeds your bottom line (instead of draining it), equipping your learners to make learning their own, and bringing balance to the management of it all.

danah boyd on teens and 21st century work

Jay Cross

danah boyd opened ASTD TechKnowledge 2013 with a keynote on teenagers, networks, and work in the 21st century. A programmer would submit a program on punch cards and wait hours for it to compile. Social networks have become the fabric of the high tech industry. Networks rule.

Associations Have the Advantage in the Digital Badges Market

WBT Systems

WBT System’s Erin Pavane is presenting a session on digital badges next week at ORGPRO , the Michigan Society of Association Executives’ education and networking convention for professionals in the not-for-profit industry. Digital badge programs provide education in a modular format that appeals to busy professionals of all ages and career stages. People who are hesitant to commit to a lengthy online course may prefer to dedicate short bursts of time to a digital badge program.

Increasing Scope Of Enterprise Learning Management System For Modern Learners

G-Cube

Apart from organizational workforce, it is essential to train an extensive network of employees. By improving the growth potential of internal employees as well as extended workforce, companies seek an added advantage of their workforce skills and agility.

The 50:50 learning model

CLO Magazine

Structures in a startup are informal and agile. People, roles and responsibilities tend to change fast, and a default training program is not agile enough to keep up. Someone who accepts ambiguity and thrives in a setup with informal/agile structures.

MOOCs in Workplace Learning - Part 2: Designing a MOOC

ID Reflections

There is an urgent need to re-imagine workplace learning for the networked world. The new age of work requires novel and emergent skills, people with learning agility, and organizations that will enable and empower their employees.

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Demystifying Working Out Loud

ID Reflections

In the post 5 Gifts for the HR Department , John Stepper describes working out loud as a “different kind of talent program” writing, “as more employees work out loud, more of their work is visible along with public feedback on it”.

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The Power of Reflection in an Ever-Changing World

Performance Learning Productivity

Reflective Practices In a world where speed and agility are the driving forces for most of our organisations we tend value our ability to look forward rather than to backwards. (I wrote the original piece this article is based on for Training Industry Quarterly in Winter, 2012.

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3 Steps to Design a Collaborative Learning Strategy That Drives Transformation

Nomadic Learning

According to Bersin , high-performing organizations in the digital age operate as empowered networks, coordinated through culture, systems, and talent mobility.

Evolution of Training Systems in L&D

Origin Learning

The type of training delivered via the TMS could be an eLearning program, classroom-based training, a virtual lab, or an online course. The growth of gamification and social networks prompted the ‘ Social Learning at the Workplace ’ trend.

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The 7 Trends Reshaping Talent Development

CLO Magazine

To respond and thrive, organizations need digitally savvy, future-fluent leaders who are agile, strategic, data-driven and resilient. Assess each new leader’s skills and tailor development programs appropriately. Today’s talent development teams face a tough reality.

Social Learning: Key resources from January

Jane Hart

” 3 - 10 enterprise social networking obstacles , the brainyard, Information Week 3 January 2012. In fact, social enterprise can be used to engage with prospective employees even before they are part of the organisation, through social networking sites.”

The Changing Face of Work and Workplace Learning

ID Reflections

You don''t program Watson; you work with Watson". While Watson and Siri may seem far removed from our task of designing learning programs, the reality is they are not. I am not the kind to crystal gaze. I lay no claim to being able to predict the future.

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MOOCs In Workplace Learning – Part 2: Designing a MOOC

Learnnovators

There is an urgent need to re-imagine workplace learning for the networked world. The new age of work requires novel and emergent skills, people with learning agility, and organizations that will enable and empower their employees. PROGRAM OUTLINE AND OBJECTIVES.

Ten Advantages of Mobile Learning

Origin Learning

In terms of cost and efforts, designing mobile learning is less expensive than designing a traditional eLearning program or a regular instructor-led training program. At Origin, we have worked on creating an agile, robust, cloud-based, mobile-first learning experience platform.

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. through networks), there is a chance for new ideas and innovation to be generated.

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CLOs Help Veterans’ Translate Military Competencies into Private Sector Skills

CLO Magazine

Companies looking for cyber knowledge or network engineering skills often can find this expertise among veterans. Formal programs can help veterans and their new private-sector employers appreciate the full extent of the military skill set.

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The Future Of Your Organization Is In Its Culture Of Learning

Your Training Edge

The company reacts to change faster and is more agile. Engagement will increase when you create a relevant learning program. These statistics show that creating an active learning culture increases productivity through innovation, agility, and engagement.

Virtual Labs & LMS Integration for Enterprises

Cloudshare

Employees can take full advantage of program features when they have extensive experience using the software. LMS integration allows its users to interact with code, features, programs, and operating systems directly from a web browser.

4 Emerging Themes Shaping the Future of Learning

NovoEd

methodologies (agile, design thinking, etc.), and so-called ‘soft skills’ (global cultural fluency, networking, storytelling, leadership, etc.). Reflections from GE Crotonville-hosted Conference .

The Five Laws of Organizational Transformation

Learning Wire

No matter where I go, people ask me the same questions everywhere: – “How do we scale agility to large organizations?” ” – “How do we stay agile when we’re growing very fast?” The age of planned change programs is behind us.

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