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Tony Karrer

eLearning Learning Hot List - May 29, 2009 to June 5, 2009 Top Posts The following are the top posts from featured sources based on social signals. Adobe eLearning Suite: is it worth it?

L&D’s Role In A Purpose Driven Workplace

Learnnovators

I have been writing about the shifts required by L&D to meet the connected and collaborative knowledge economy for some time now. L&D’s Role in the VUCA World. Role of Community Management in Workplace Learning Today. Assuming we have such Purpose Driven Workplaces (PDW) what would be L&D’s role? They do not need stringent monitoring and managing. In such an organization, L&D needs to become community managers and connectors.

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Sahana Chattopadhyay – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Her work with various companies like Tata Interactive Systems, Zensar Technologies, ThoughtWorks and Future Group has given her a width of experience that spans instructional design, workplace learning strategy, knowledge management, social learning and community management, and people development. This includes areas of her expertise from the effectiveness of MOOCs in corporate learning to informal learning, collaboration, community management and organizational culture.

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MOOCs in Workplace Learning – Part 4: Role in Corporate Universities

Learnnovators

They will expect and demand to learn differently — social, mobile and cloud will play a big role. This post, as the title says, is about Corporate Universities (CU) and the role of MOOCs therein. It is time to accept that talent management is a critical business need and a business process; it is not an HR/L&D process. Rebuilding Management Skills and PM. The Talent Agenda for 2015: What comes after “Integrated Talent Management?”

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The Six Hats of a Community Manager

ID Reflections

graphically represents a number of things a community manager needs to be aware of in her/his role. In my post, I want to explore all the "hats" a community manager needs to wear to execute her role. This shift callsfor some intense community management and community building, and the postfocuses on the different roles a community manager needs to play during thistime.

MOOCS IN WORKPLACE LEARNING – PART 4: ROLE IN CORPORATE UNIVERSITIES

Learnnovators

They will expect and demand to learn differently — social, mobile and cloud will play a big role. This post, as the title says, is about Corporate Universities (CU) and the role of MOOCs therein. It is time to accept that talent management is a critical business need and a business process; it is not an HR/L&D process. Rebuilding Management Skills and PM. The Talent Agenda for 2015: What comes after “Integrated Talent Management?”.

How to Leverage Learning to Attract and Retain Talent at Your Organization

Infopro Learning

Rapidly-changing business challenges often result in ambiguous job roles and performance benchmarks, skill gaps and touch-and-go career paths. Q: What’s my role as an HR practitioner? They’re not just fulfilling an acute business need (like backfilling a role); they’re the front lines of what your organization stands for. Arun has experience consulting large corporations and diverse audience, as well as setting up and managing learning organizations.

How to Leverage Learning to Attract and Retain Talent at Your Organization

Infopro Learning

Rapidly-changing business challenges often result in ambiguous job roles and performance benchmarks, skill gaps and touch-and-go career paths. Q: What’s my role as an HR practitioner? They’re not just fulfilling an acute business need (like backfilling a role); they’re the front lines of what your organization stands for. Arun has experience consulting large corporations and diverse audience, as well as setting up and managing learning organizations.

Social Technology, Community Management & Organizational Development

Learnnovators

The diagram below by Dion Hinchcliffe is a succinct illustration of how digital technology has been and will continue to play a key role in bringing about this change. Read the post, How Social Technology has Emerged as an Enterprise Management Model , for an in-depth understanding. I am not going to tread into management theory or organizational structures in this post. Standardization, efficiency, processes, supervisory management, planning, etc.,

The Six Hats Of A Community Manager

Learnnovators

Community Management is an evolving role and organizations are beginning to see the need for this role. In this post, I want to talk about the different hats that we need to don as community managers. This shift calls for some intense community management and community building, and the post focuses on the different roles a community manager needs to play during this time.

MOOCs in Workplace Learning – Part 3: Launching a MOOC

Learnnovators

Before I plunge into the heart of my analysis and discussion, I want to share a couple of snippets on Networked Learning from Wikipedia. ( [link] ). MOOCs are well-suited for open-ended topics that generate discussions and debates, have new knowledge and research growing around it, and are of interest to a wide audience. To make MOOCs successful, it is important for orgs to have: Community managers and facilitators — I have written about this later in the post.

Why is e-Learning Crucial for Enterprises?

Coursy

Learning management systems are an extremely popular tool for delivering digital learning to employees because they offer a centralized hub that L&D and training experts, as well as HR team can use for knowledge management and providing relevant trainings.

MOOCs In Workplace Learning – Part 1: Some Points To Consider

Learnnovators

While definitions of MOOCs abound, none of them are fixed and final given that the form itself is still evolving, I have highlighted a few characteristics of a corporate MOOC rather than pin it down with a definition: They will be “open” to everyone inside the organization: So far, corporate courses have been designed with a fixed set of target audience in mind and with the intent of imparting new knowledge and skills or bridging existing skill gaps.

How Effective are Current Online Employee Training Solutions in Combating High Attrition Rates?

ProProfs

The right Elearning platform, app, or software will also play a key role in keeping the stress levels down among your workforce. Certainly, software providing training, guidance, a review of company and other critical information can play an important role in helping to avoid employee attrition but the real key is a well-designed, well-executed, continuous training program. At the same time, technology too plays a crucial role in making this a reality.

MOOCS IN WORKPLACE LEARNING – PART 3: LAUNCHING A MOOC

Learnnovators

Before I plunge into the heart of my analysis and discussion, I want to share a couple of snippets on Networked Learning from Wikipedia. ( [link] ) “ Networked learning is a process of developing and maintaining connections with people and information, and communicating in such a way so as to support one another’s learning. To make MOOCs successful, it is important for orgs to have: Community managers and facilitators — I have written about this later in the post.

Saffron to denounce the ‘dinosaur LMS’ at LTSF

Saffron Interactive

Our seminar starts from the understanding that learning technology cannot play a transformational role of any kind if your learners only log in – under sufferance – three or four times a year. We are hearing that knowledge management is a key challenge. How social network analysis enables us to identify leaders and launch viral behaviour-change campaigns.

Machine Learning to Promote People Learning

CLO Magazine

What opportunities are there and what is the role AI will play?”. When breaking down the capabilities that machine learning has to offer the learning and development space, there are two clear avenues: knowledge management and content development. Leveraging Data in Your Knowledge Management. We are experiencing a vast shift in how organizations collect knowledge content and then disseminate it to employees.

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L&D's New Hatrack

ID Reflections

Sahana Chattopadhyay looks at this changing world -- and defines the new roles required by L&D departments everywhere. This calls for the acquisition of new skills and roles in the team to meet the changing needs of a demographically diverse workforce. This necessitates individuals to practice Personal Knowledge Management (PKM) and build their Personal Learning Networks (PLN). L&D will have to don the hat of community managers to make this transition seamless.

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Re-imagining Work & Learning in a Networked World

ID Reflections

Over the next two decades we can expect the knowledge of the world to be digitalised, with an exponential rise in user-generated content, "wise-crowd" application and open innovation applications." Managers and leaders have to don the hats of coaches and mentors for organizations to become learning organizations that adapt and move with the tide. L&D definitely has a role to play in this metamorphosis albeit in a different avatar. "The nature of work is changing.

Getting strategic

Clark Quinn

Charles Jennings pointed out that they layer above her slides to the Learning and Development group was a missing ‘governance’ role, which he’s been thinking about quite a bit. The point being that someone needs to be assisting in the strategic role of ensuring the coverage is addressing the broad needs of the organization, not just courses. The fact is that there is a role for formal learning, it’s just not everything.

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The Flexible eLearning Framework

eFront

It is also a guideline for organizations interested in creating an additional, in-house knowledge management and development unit. Andragogy: This dimension deals with the teaching and learning areas: content analysis, audience analysis, goal analysis, media analysis, design approach, organization, methods, and strategies of eLearning environments. Which roles exist for eLearning support staff?

“Digital Mindset”: What Is It All About?

Learnnovators

This post is an attempt to distill some of the skills/attitude/knowledge that possibly make up the “digital mindset” In an attempt to crystallize the skill sets, some of the finer nuances have been lost. This diagram, by putting in perspective the characteristics of a workplace of the 21st Century, acts as a trigger to define certain qualities that everyone (employees, leaders, managers, partners, customers, and all other stakeholders) need to inculcate today.

Declarative knowledge

Ed App

Many have recognized that knowledge is the most important resource in the modern economy. After all, knowledge is a specific and individual concept, as it originates and is applied in the mind of the knower. Knowledge management is a crucial part of business development.

The Changing Nature of Workplace Learning

Learnnovators

They require the sharing of tacit knowledge, which cannot easily be put into a manual. In addition, tacit knowledge flows best in trusted networks. This trust also promotes individual autonomy and can become a foundation for organizational learning, as knowledge is freely shared. Without trust, few people are willing to share their knowledge. Recently, I read two posts that to me reflected the changing nature of work — from divergently different perspectives.

The differences between learning in an e-business and learning in a social business

Jane Hart

In the chart below I’ve briefly summarised some of the fundamental differences in thinking and practice between “learning in an e-business” and “learning in a social business” As more and more organisations transform into social businesses (aka collaborative organisations), workplace learning professionals are going to have a hugely important role to play in that transition process, although it is clear their role will not be the same as it has been hitherto.

MOOCS IN WORKPLACE LEARNING – PART 1: SOME POINTS TO CONSIDER

Learnnovators

While definitions of MOOCs abound, none of them are fixed and final given that the form itself is still evolving, I have highlighted a few characteristics of a corporate MOOC rather than pin it down with a definition: They will be “open” to everyone inside the organization: So far, corporate courses have been designed with a fixed set of target audience in mind and with the intent of imparting new knowledge and skills or bridging existing skill gaps.

10 Data-Science terms and their applications

Playware Studios

From conventional systems such as Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Customer Relationship Management (CRM) and Accounting Information Systems (AIS) to new sources such as Social Media, the Internet of Things (IoT) and Knowledge Management Systems (KMS). It quite naturally follows the data that Data scientist roles have grown over 650% since 2012, and that hundreds of companies are hiring for those roles [4]. Data is growing at an exponential pace.

The 10 Must-Have LMS Software Features

ProProfs

Modern organizations have come to accept that knowledge plays a vital role towards driving success, and cannot deny the importance of integrated learning and development programs for business growth anymore. However, picking up an LMS (Learning Management System) for employee onboarding and training is not an easy task. Assignments Management As much as we hate exams (remember high school and college days?),

The Best Enterprise Content Management Software to Empower Sales and Marketing Teams

Zunos

Most discussions of enterprise content management (ECM) software just list a series of tools as though “ECM” is just one thing. An enterprise content management system actually has three parts that support different business processes and therefore require different types of software.

Enterprise 2.0 Has Arrived

Tony Karrer

From the production side, a brand new analysis indicates that the business social software market will be nearly $1 billion strong this year and over $3.3 Keep in mind Knowledge Management (KM). And my firm conclusion is that there are many new methods, skills, tools, knowledge around how to accomplish our work and learning (see Needed Skills for New Media ). Great article by Dion Hinchcliffe - The State of Enterprise 2.0. Increasing evidence abounds that Enterprise 2.0

Is L&D Ready for “The New Learning Era”?

Learning Wire

reskill target groups, for example reskilling airline stewards for healthcare roles. It is amazing to see how well organizations have managed to transition their learning offer, in terms of their content and (online) methodology.

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THE CHANGING NATURE OF WORKPLACE LEARNING

Learnnovators

They require the sharing of tacit knowledge, which cannot easily be put into a manual. In addition, tacit knowledge flows best in trusted networks. This trust also promotes individual autonomy and can become a foundation for organizational learning, as knowledge is freely shared. Without trust, few people are willing to share their knowledge. Recently, I read two posts that to me reflected the changing nature of work — from divergently different perspectives.

10 Best Learning Software in 2020

Ed App

To make distance learning part of their knowledge management process, companies need to form, administer, and maintain appropriate infrastructure. Gephi is an open-source graph and network analysis tool.

Projects are how we change the world.and ourselves.

ID Reflections

Preamble Projects are how we change the world and introduce new knowledge into our organizations (when they are done well that is - also sometime how we remove obsolete knowledge and processes). From a comment on the post, Defining KM , by Dave Snowden Though the post is on Knowledge Management--and a tiny gem of a post it is--it was this comment that drew my attention because of a recently completed project. The process is not linear (as indicated in the diagram).

Pathway to Excellence through eLearning Programs

TalentLMS

What major factors and key roles need to be considered when creating learning and development programs (L&D) that lead to excellence? These tools should measure the degree of knowledge creation, development, dissemination and management that occurs in the organization. Research has indicated that knowledge is the single core factor that leads organizations to excellence. Knowledge is the single core factor that leads organizations to excellence.

Falling in Love all Over Again with ISD – with Allison Rossett at #ASTD2011

Learning Visions

Get drill and practice, with knowledge of results. Personal knowledge management. Prepare them for the barriers you discovered when you did the analysis. Use role modeling and conversations. Moving Forward Always: practice, feedback, examples Today: scenarios, commentary, checklists, coaching, problem solving, aided (mobile support) and unaided performance (learning) Tomorrow: organization knowledge, community, social networks, performance support, choice!

Machine Learning Applications in E-Learning: Bias, Risks and Mitigation

CLO Magazine

Broadly speaking, machine learning can be utilized in the following e-learning applications: Personalized learning paths : A learning path is a sequence of courses or learning materials that allows learners to build their knowledge progressively. Personalized learning paths are either pregenerated based on job roles, org charts, competencies required, etc., What about their managers?

Seven Innovative Ways To Measure Training Effectiveness

WhatFix

Management guru Peter Drucker once famously said, “What gets measured gets improved.” . Indeed, in-depth evaluation can help learning and development managers (including you) identify exactly what is missing in training sessions. Analysis methodologies need to play catch up with the proliferation of new and dynamic training technologies including microlearning , mobile, gamified learning and social learning. (This article was selected for publication by HR.com).

Posts that Influenced Me in 2009

ID Reflections

That is when I thought of penning this down for further analysis and to examine the pattern of influence. Only through sharing of stories and experiences, the larger pattern and the connections emerge, the information becomes knowledge that we can then effectively use. Defining Knowledge Management and Enterprise 2.0 – Sharing Your Story (Luis Suarez) What did I learn: How KM turns information into decision making tools and what KM actually means.

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CLO Competencies: The Path for Future Learning Leaders

CLO Magazine

For many training managers and directors, the position of chief learning officer represents a career path. Representing a mixed group, with backgrounds ranging from traditional training and development to general management, all were fairly uniform in their answers. They agreed that the future CLO should have experience in: strategic management, general management, knowledge management, leadership skills, and learning methods and concepts.

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