7 quick tips to improve knowledge management

Saffron Interactive

Following on from our webinar last week (you can find the recording here ), we wanted to show that improving knowledge management doesn’t always have to cost a great deal of time and money. Here are seven easy-to-implement changes and smart investments you can make to improve knowledge management systems: 1. The future is search-powered. A massive reason why knowledge management initiatives fail is because they simply aren’t user-friendly enough.

How Can You Get Your Employees to Share Their Knowledge?

isEazy

A company’s day-to-day dynamics make it difficult to document processes or exchange knowledge. Fostering a knowledge management culture is key to gaining agility and competitiveness. Benefits of a Knowledge Management Culture. Barriers to Sharing Knowledge.

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How Can You Get Your Employees to Share Their Knowledge?

isEazy

A company’s day-to-day dynamics make it difficult to document processes or exchange knowledge. Fostering a knowledge management culture is key to gaining agility and competitiveness. Benefits of a Knowledge Management Culture. Barriers to Sharing Knowledge.

The next normal

E-Learning Provocateur

If working collaboratively, from a distance, is the new normal in the long term, it will need the acquisition of new skills, attitudes and mindsets for optimum work performance. L&D will need to take the lead and enable the development of these skills, attitudes and mindsets.

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Open learning and knowledge sharing in a remote working world

CLO Magazine

From being responsible for creating and delivering all learning to becoming a facilitator, L&D can enable employees to share knowledge through employee-driven learning models such as employee-generated learning.

7 Characteristics Of A Digital Mindset

Learnnovators

Having a digital mindset is the ability to grasp this spectrum of impact of the Network Era, and the capabilities and attitudes required to face it with equanimity. Individuals and organizations operating from a scarcity mindset typified by hoarding of knowledge, grasping of power, and a perception of the world as a zero-sum game cannot function optimally in a digital world.

7 Strategies to Facilitate “Working Out Loud”

Learnnovators

A community grows around a domain where practitioners share their insights, knowledge and doubts, the work processes. Explicit and tacit knowledge gets shared. This is where a community manager can be indispensable. If these happen to be from the senior management, so much the better. When these individuals leave their organizations, they walk away with their tacit knowledge. Some help from a community manager in the case of an enterprise community is helpful.

Scary MOOC Savings

Your Training Edge

If we talk about in professional or corporate environment context, many businesses are hesitant to include MOOCs due to the fact that these require a big change in employees’ attitude towards training on almost every level of an organization. Though Silicon Valley has vigorously promoted MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses), however, some universities and organizations are still reluctant to consider it appropriate to include it in their learning and training structure.

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Huge MOOCs savings

Your Training Edge

If we talk about in professional or corporate environment context, many businesses are hesitant to include MOOCs due to the fact that these require a big change in employees’ attitude towards training on almost every level of an organization. Bryant Nielson – Managing Director of CapitalWave Inc.–

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How do you create a perfect blend of the various learning components?

Origin Learning

The learning landscape is not constant, shifting the learning focus on learners, learning, skills, goals and attitude. NetMeeting – Centra – etc.). · Video presentations. · Interactive Computer-based Training (CD-ROM). · Distance Learning. · On-line mentoring. · On-the-job-training. · Chat-rooms. · In-person mentoring. · Web-based community. · Knowledge Management System.

“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.

It’s All About the Brand, ‘Bout the Brand…

Learning Rebels

Leadership does not care about the words “Personal Knowledge Management”, “Performance Ecosystem” or “Content Curation”~ they care about the concept , but not the words. Take on an attitude from a key organization attribute. Brands are all around us and at a glance we know what they mean and who they represent. They fit naturally and comfortably into our lexicon, instantly recognizable.

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Integrating Social Learning In The Workplace

Learnnovators

However, while technology advanced forcing us to work differently, the human mindset and the accompanying organizational management models did not. And this takes us back to Taylor, command and control, hierarchy, and the other well-known and esteemed pillars of modern day management. The side effects of hierarchy and top down management – obsolete principles, hunger for power and unnatural competitiveness – desensitized the organizations.

When Traditional Classrooms Go Digital, Education Takes The Shape Of Blended Learning

ProProfs

Especially the millennials display a completely different attitude as discussed in the above point. The post When Traditional Classrooms Go Digital, Education Takes The Shape Of Blended Learning appeared first on ProProfs Learning and Knowledge Management Resources. You might be surprised to learn that modern technology does not replace the traditional methods. Instead, it works hard to find a new approach which is a perfect blend of old-school norms and modern teaching aids.

What Employees Love in Online Training Courses

ProProfs

Whatever the subject matter, learners need a fresh mind and a right attitude to master it, both of which are assured with 24/7 accessible online training courses. Today’s online employee training software systems guarantee both ease of use and depth of knowledge that their predecessors could never even simulate. Thanks to all this, online-based learning environments provide a highly personalized approach to knowledge.

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

Jane Hart

knowledge sharing. Management. Frequently misunderstood as “learning in informal ways”, eg by use of informational rather than instructional resources, or when formal/managed learning takes place outside a classroom. Recognises that informal learning can’t be designed not managed, and that true social learning can’t be (en)forced. Attitude to autonomous learners. Supporting Personal Knowledge Management: tools, techniques, skills and behaviours.

Getting strategic

Clark Quinn

Next steps include considering Knowledge Management and Organizational Development. However, it will also require a new attitude and initiative. Was on a call with my Internet Time Alliance colleagues, and we were talking about how to help organizations make the transition from delivering courses to supporting the full performance ecosystem.

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The importance of a Knowledge Sharing Culture

Growth Engineering

The importance of knowledge management within organisations used to be a thing that could be easily overlooked. However, with the Baby Boomer Brain Drain phenomenon and the millennial job-hopping trend changing the face of the workforce, the harmful effects of knowledge loss are becoming more and more evident. First, let’s look at the catalysts that are forcing business leaders to re-examine their approach to knowledge management. The reality of Knowledge Loss.

Posts that Influenced Me in 2009

ID Reflections

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. And her knowledge in this area is formidable.

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INTEGRATING SOCIAL LEARNING IN THE WORKPLACE

Learnnovators

However, while technology advanced forcing us to work differently, the human mindset and the accompanying organizational management models did not. And this takes us back to Taylor, command and control, hierarchy, and the other well-known and esteemed pillars of modern day management. The side effects of hierarchy and top down management – obsolete principles, hunger for power and unnatural competitiveness – desensitized the organizations.

Carpenters or champions in the world of infomal learning ?

Learning Cafe

As “work” and “learning” are so closely entwined how can we extend the impact of what we do in a formal context to maximum the impact back of that skills/knowledge in the workplace? What is our role regarding creating an environment that fosters sharing, collaboration and “learning reflection” or is that the responsibility of line managers within business units? Do we actively manage it? Method and madness – Disconnect between learning & knowledge.

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What Are the Benefits of Adopting Enterprise LMS for Corporate Training

ProProfs

In such a situation, switching to the ProProfs learning management system (LMS) can prove extremely advantageous to organizations across a spectrum of industries. An enterprise LMS allows frontline managers, C-suite, and leaders across business units to assess performance gaps, recommend individual training, and report on the impact of training on the entire organization’s financial and business objectives. The LMS is a knowledge bank for a company.

6 Benefits of Informal Learning

TalentLMS

It’s what we call those precious learning moments where passion and curiosity meet to break all motivation and knowledge barriers. It is the self-directed learning that is triggered by an intrinsic drive and continues until all objectives in performance and knowledge have been achieved. They gather knowledge from multiple sources, establish a pattern and choose what to believe and practice. We acquire more knowledge informally than formally.

The key to understanding what’s going on

Jay Cross

Extreme swings toward technology and institutions were Taylor’s Scientific Management, robber barons, Business Process Reengineering, and narrowly-defined eLearning (removing all the people to make it work.) Knowledge management and corporate learning may never be the same. The potential effect on learning and knowledge management is huge. A new attitude, or lack thereof.

Why Companies Should Embrace a Mobile Learning Management System

ProProfs

The corporate world stands to benefit more especially when training through the learning management system was introduced. There are facts and figures which justify the above paragraph on the learning management system. It is the same convenience and flexibility in learning and development that has triggered the explosive growth of the learning management system. This is only possible if mobile learning management system is introduced into the corporate culture. .

The Building Blocks of a Successful e-Training Program

ICS Learning

It will also be an essential element in engaging the support of all stakeholders including senior management, the development team and participating employees. Project Management – The above plan is a starting point that ensures that the business objectives have been properly stated, a solution has been identified and a business case for that solution has been presented and approved. A very important part of learning is the application and practicing of new knowledge.

ACCEPTING THE LAW OF UNINTENDED CONSEQUENCES

Wonderful Brain

Some of this can be put on the known attitude that many organizations are neither innovators nor early adopters – either a blind spot or risk aversion stultifies their movement into new waters. The idea is to insulate upper management from appearing too enamored of greed to turn a blind eye to the potential for catastrophic failure. A Knowledge Management Whitepaper An Inability to Take Action Because of Practical Issues is Not Wholly the Cause of Inaction.

What Does the Training Department Do When Training Doesn’t Work?

Charles Jennings

In the words of a famous English football manager “it’s much, much more important than that”. Only a minority of instance of under-performance are due to lack of knowledge or skill. Content-centric , away-from-work, training approaches are on the other hand overwhelmingly ineffective (and usually far more costly) in fast-moving knowledge-based environments where people need to ‘know now’ and ‘know how’ almost instantly in order to perform.

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Inventing the future

Learning with 'e's

He showed some statistics that reflect teacher attitudes to technology and our knowledge management in the digital age. Scene from Fritz Lang''s Metropolis Brian Solis describes himself as a digital anthropologist. He is actually much more than that. Although quiet, and small in stature, he''s something of a giant when it comes to explaining how our lives are shaped and disrupted in the digital age. He''s a futurist, sociologist and author and he commands your attention.

eLearning Conferences 2010

Tony Karrer

link] December 7-9, 2009 International Association for the Scientific Knowledge (IASK) Teaching and Learning : Excellence and Quality – Timeless Challenges in Education, Proto, Portugal. link] December 17-18, 2009 International Conference on eLearning for Knowledge-Based Society , 6 th , Bangkok, Thailand. link] December 21-23, 2009 International Conference on Innovation in Teaching and Management of Higher Education (ICITM 09), Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia.

Status Quo? Not This CLO

CLO Magazine

In 2012, he was hired as an organizational design consultant and was quickly promoted to manager and director. But Gandarilla made sure each facility saw value in the transition, said Asia Wellington, manager of learning and leadership development. Previously, each hospital had one or two resources to manage all learning. Many leaders in health care have a hierarchical presence and ‘power over the people’ attitude, but not Daniel,” she said. “He

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Five Myths of Social Learning

Xyleme

Home > Social Learning > Five Myths of Social Learning Five Myths of Social Learning December 3rd, 2009 Goto comments Leave a comment There is no question that the rise of social networks is creating a profound shift in the way training departments are delivering knowledge to their employees, partners, and customers. Social learning is all about providing more flexible and responsive ways for delivering this knowledge through user generated content, engagement, and feedback.

Reframing 70:20:10, The Anatomy of Workflow Learning

Design 4 Performance

” Without a reflective process, the experience that lies at the centre of this model would be relegated to being ‘stuff that happens’ I believe that reflective learning should focus on two elements: Mindset , or the underlying attitude and perspective that lies behind and informs behaviour. In other words, collaboration with contrasting approaches and attitudes can help bring awareness to and refine one’s own mental models, mindset and behaviours.

Top Posts from August - Augmented Reality - Social Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

But like all subjects and bodies of knowledge, there are a few foundational concepts that have been identified and acknowledged as such. The Human Factor: Social Media as Mentoring Platforms by Mary Arnold - Learning Solutions Magazine , August 17, 2010 Have you ever thought of social learning platforms as knowledge management tools – ways to store an organization’s knowledge. Knowledge Management) have failed to advance learning. Management (169).

35 Top eLearning Articles and 6 Hot Topics for March

eLearning Learning Posts

PKM in a nutshell - Learning and Working on the Web , March 22, 2010 Personal Knowledge Management: A way to deal with ever-increasing digital information. Requires an open attitude to learning and finding new things (I Seek). Social Media for Knowledge Workers - eLearning Technology , March 30, 2010 Lot s of information on different social media tools that knowledge workers should know about. Personal knowledge management & wisdom , March 18, 2010.

eLearning Conferences 2013

Tony Karrer

link] or [link] December 2-4, 2012 Communication and Management in Technological Innovation and Academic Globalization (COMATIA ), 3 rd , Paris, France. link] December 4-5, 2012 Higher Education Asset Management and Maintenance Conference , 1 st , Vibe Savoy, Melbourne, Australia. link] December 4-5, 2012 International Conference on Education Reform and Management Innovation (ERMI), Shenzhen, China. Clayton R.

New skills for learning professionals

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

world, where learning and performance solutions take on a wider variety of forms and where churn happens at a much more rapid pace, what new skills and knowledge are required for learning professionals?&#. The ability to engage with senior (and not-so-senior) line managers to identify the root cause of performance problems, and not simply focus on learning. Harold Jarche also made the important point that ‘attitude trumps skills’ for a learning professional.

eLearning Conferences 2012

Tony Karrer

link] December 1-3, 2011 E-Activities (e-Learning, e-Communities, e-Commerce, e-Management, e-Marketing, e-Governance and Tele-working) , 10 th , sponsored by World Scientific and Engineering Academy and Society (WSEAS), Bina Nusantara University, Island of Java, Indonesia. link] December 4-5, 2011 Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Symposium on Computer Human Interaction for Management of Information Technology , Boston, Massachusetts, USA. Clayton R.

eLearning Conferences 2011

Tony Karrer

link] or [link] December 14, 2010 International Workshop on Knowledge Discovery Using Cloud and Distributed Computing Platforms , Sydney, Australia. link] December 14-16, 2010 E-Activities (e-Learning, e-Communities, e-Commerce, e-Management, e-Marketing, e-Governance and Tele-working) , 9 th , sponsored by World Scientific and Engineering Academy and Society (WSEAS), University of Los Andes, Merida, Venezuela.

Free learning & development webinars for July 2017

Limestone Learning

Wednesday, July 5, 2017, 10AM – 11AM PT: Tips for Selecting the Right Learning Management System (LMS) Choosing a Learning Management System (LMS) can be a daunting task—the technology landscape is broad, making it very difficult for organizations to know where to begin when searching for the right solution. Management expects new hires to contribute shortly after day one. Let’s face it, managers AND employees alike hate your current once-a-year annual process.