How to Stay on Top of Training Demand? Know the Alternatives

Mindflash

However, there must be a better way, so we reach for alternatives to training, such as knowledge management, performance support, enterprise 2.0, Read the definitions of each concept, and tell me if you see what I see: Knowledge Management : KM comprises a range of strategies and practices used in an organization to identify, create, represent, distribute, and enable adoption of insights and experiences. knowledge management Social Learning

The big blindspot

Clark Quinn

Regardless, it’s easy to get ignored as soon as they hear ‘learning’ So then you can look at another channel to come in, and the obvious alternative is knowledge management (KM). The initial wave of KM had so much hype it could only under-deliver on unrealistic expectations (as has happened before with AI and expert systems, as well as every new management phase). So, KM also is a difficult sell.

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8 Dirty Words

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

L ast year I led workshops in London, Madrid , San Jose, Quebec, and Berlin on how to sell social networking and informal learning to senior management. Here we go: Learning is a dirty word because executive managers have a hard time hearing it. You think of improving skills and increasing knowledge. Knowledge management may be two words, but it’s a single concept. Knowledge is inherently unmanageable. CLO online edition. Dirty Words. by Jay Cross.

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The 'learner' fallacy - delusions of influence in L&D

Learning Rocks

What's the alternative? The use of knowledge Knowledge=power, so the saying goes, and the benefit of recasting our audience as users goes on. I remember being told by one client how, as soon as we delivered the training course that she and I had been mandated to deliver, someone in another department would go through it and copy it up, more or less verbatim, to the KM system.

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The 'learner' fallacy - delusions of influence in L&D

Learning Rocks

What's the alternative? The use of knowledge Knowledge=power, so the saying goes, and the benefit of recasting our audience as users goes on. I remember being told by one client how, as soon as we delivered the training course that she and I had been mandated to deliver, someone in another department would go through it and copy it up, more or less verbatim, to the KM system.

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Better Questions for Learning Professionals

Tony Karrer

What are some alternative blends that might work? How are organizations handling the cross-over between management, knowledge management, learning? What can I borrow from KM, collaborative learning, and management practices?