Organizations as Communities - Part 1

ID Reflections

Operational and business models have been turned on their heads with the advent of enterprises like Uber , Airbnb , Etsy and Amazon. the old business models are being rapidly upended by new ones. It requires a complete re-imagining of how business gets done.

Communities of Inquiry

Nick Leffler

I want to preface this post with the following information: Before a few days ago I had never heard the term Community of Inquiry, which is exactly why I’ve chosen to write and learn about it. Why Communities of Inquiry. Communities of inquiry (WTH?). CoI In Business.

Six Obstacles To Building Communities In Organizations

Learnnovators

” This is one of the most inclusive descriptions that captures the various threads and reasons for building communities in organizations. Bye bye communities and collaboration! The post Six Obstacles To Building Communities In Organizations appeared first on Learnnovators.

xAPI Community

Torrance Learning

Instead, I was reminded, for approximately the millionth time, of the value of learning as a member of a community. ADL created a community with their xAPI cohorts and we’re aiming to do the same with our Spring 2016 xAPI Learning Cohort.

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Developing a Results Driven Curriculum

critical skills needed to achieve a specific business. design a curriculum solution that: • has a clear goal tied to a well- articulated business problem, • meets the needs of your target. of addressing a business need. to solve the business problems that need solving.

Six Obstacles to Building Communities in Organizations

ID Reflections

This is one of the most inclusive descriptions that captures the various threads and reasons for building communities in organizations. Bye bye communities and collaboration! It is posited as "let's see if collaboration & social business works because everyone is talking about it".

Creating a Course Community

LearnDash

Because of this, it is common today to see communities developed around courses. In most cases, course communities involve incorporating a forum with the course content. Online communities around elearning content can increase the value of the course and its effectiveness.

Social Technology, Community Management and Organizational Development

ID Reflections

Organizations and the corporate world will require deep and fundamental transformations in business practices including leadership, governance, processes, customer orientation, etc. Hence, a plug-on social platform used to conduct business the old way will only yield frustration and cynicism.

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. Needless to say, we need to be cheerleaders for our community.

Social Technology, Community Management & Organizational Development

Learnnovators

Organizations and the corporate world will require deep and fundamental transformations in business practices including leadership, governance, processes, customer orientation, etc. Hence, a plug-on social platform used to conduct business the old way will only yield frustration and cynicism.

Locus of learning: community, AI, or org?

Clark Quinn

My issue is with the locus of the curation of those objects; should it be the organization, an AI, or the community? I’ve argued that the community of practice should determine the curriculum to be a member of that community. A recent article caused me to think.

Community Learning—Your Business Skills Can Help Emerging Leaders

KnowledgeCity

When it comes to finding a mentor, many are turning to online communities for help with their career paths. Community learning has been gaining recognition and facilitating a more pragmatic choice-based form of learning. Employing Your Skills for the Community.

Shifting from Trainer to Community Manager

Bottom-Line Performance

Profit margins are razor thin and the business landscape is more competitive than ever. As businesses, we must adapt or contract. We need to shift our mindset from trainer to community manager. Learning Design Social Learning community manager social learning Training

The Six Hats of a Community Manager

ID Reflections

In this post, I wantto talk about the different hats that we need to don as community managers.This was well put in the diagram by Andy Wibbels which you can see in this post called Inside the Mind of a Community Manager.It 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.

Role of Community Management in Workplace Learning Today

ID Reflections

When I read Rachel Happe’s (@rhappe ) post, The Emerging Career Path of Community Professionals , I was reminded of my older posts on community management and the skills required. I wrote about the tenets of community management based on my experience.

Creating a Robust Social Community within Your LMS

LearnDash

Because of this, many educators have caught on to the value of community for promoting their courses. A dedicated online community not only brings with it a tremendous amount of support and enthusiasm, it also gives learners a reason to remain part of your program. That said, there are many ways an online community can be built, and online educators often miss out by considering their community too narrowly. Let’s say your community focuses on online development.

Managing Diversity through Community Management

ID Reflections

On the positive front, I have been doing a lot of reading—mostly around organizational behavior, organizational development, culture and diversity, motivation and communication, and how these relate to social business and knowledge management.

Prove the Value of Training to the Business Through Evaluation

InSync Training

Evaluating a learning program is by far the best way to highlight its value to all business stakeholders. Without measurable results, it's hard to convince the business community that its learning and development (L&D) offerings are effective.

BECOMING A SOCIAL BUSINESS – BEYOND CULTURE CHANGE

Learnnovators

The post BECOMING A SOCIAL BUSINESS – BEYOND CULTURE CHANGE appeared first on Learnnovators.

Becoming a Social Business – Beyond Culture Change

Learnnovators

The German word Weltanschauung —used to represent the mode of apprehending reality of a community—was first used by Kant and later popularized by Hegel. Weltanschauung represents the collective consciousness of a community of a certain experience. Over the past few years, the need to become a social business and to promote enterprise-wide collaboration have taken hold in many organizations. The discourse of communities doesn’t and cannot hinge on and around scarcity.

Blogging to Build Your Business

Experiencing eLearning

I recently gave a presentation to the Online Network of Independent Learning Professionals about blogging to build your business. At the time, starting a business wasn’t even on my radar. Now I have my business in one place and my blog in another, which splits my online identity.

4 Stages of a Learning Business

Web Courseworks

OrgCommunity and Web Courseworks are excited to present the closing webinar of the Spring eLearning Thought Leaders series, The Learning Business Maturity Model , featuring Jeff Cobb and Celisa Steele of Tagoras. In 2016, Tagoras unveiled the Learning Business Maturity Model.

Community of Practice and the TorranceLearning Download

The Performance Improvement Blog

One of many methods of organizational learning is a “community of practice”. TorranceLearning has created a kind of community of practice that they call the Torrance Download. We said that evaluation of learning is: Measuring business outcomes.

From Instructional Design to Enterprise Community Facilitation

ID Reflections

This interest was initially triggered by Jay Cross' seminal work, Informal Learning , Morten Hansen's Collaboration , Wenger, et al's Cultivating Communities of Practice , Wenger, White, et al's Digital Habitats , various blogs--primarily those by the ITA members and others like Michele Martin , Nancy White , Dave Pollard , Dave Snowden , Nick Milton , George Siemens --and later, books like Marcia Conner and Tony Bingham's The New Social Learning , and John Hagel and JSB's The Power of Pull.

Content Curation: One More Role for an Enterprise Community Manager

ID Reflections

How does this tie in with the role of a community manager, you may ask! An enterprise that has adopted a social business platform and is trying to shape a path for a conversation-based reality, content creation and consumption, and communication via the platform will see a proliferation of content that could range from sales decks to discussion threads on the appropriate technology stack to use on a specific project. What role can an enterprise community manager play?

TechSmith Education Community on Google+

TechSmith Camtasia

We’ve also been busy with some pretty awesome stuff that we are excited to share with you in the coming months. The first is our new TechSmith in Education Google+ Community ! The community already has some pretty neat members like: Flipped AP Calculus teacher, Stacey Roshan.

5 Questions to Ask When Setting up Communities

ID Reflections

While the terms community management and community manager are more popular, I have never found them very comfortable to use. I am happier with community leadership or community facilitation. I want to document a few of my initial learning from setting up communities within our organization. Create communities (i.e., No wonder the metaphor of gardening is so popular with community building! What are they expected to do when they join the community?

Future-Proofing Your Training Business: Brexit

Accessplanit

With the uncertainty of Brexit still looming on the horizon, many companies and organisations in the UK are left wondering how it will affect their business, and what they need to put in place to future-proof their company. Training Industry Commercial Training Business Growth

Online learning community: Fostering better learning outcomes through camaraderie

eFront

It’s a well-known fact that when communities band together they achieve far greater things than they would have individually. So, what is an online learning community, and why exactly should organizations give serious consideration to creating them? What Are Online Learning Communities?

How to Create a Successful Community of Practice

Learning Wire

<div class=”page-chapo”>Communities of practice have existed within organizations for many years, usually taking the form of a group of people gathering together to share knowledge, to motivate each other, and build their expertise.</div>

The Emerging Role of the Community Manager #astdl20

Learning Visions

The Emerging Role of the Community Manager with Jim Storer (@jimstorer) of The Community Roundtable Community = shared purpose, common needs Even if you think you’re doing something in private, it is discoverable and you could be outed. It’s not about the tools Responsibilities of a Community Manager: Don’t have a build it they will come mentality. Good community managers know how to channel that. Drama central When someone takes over a community.

The Seventh Hat of a Community Manager: UX Design

ID Reflections

This is anexcellent thumb rule for designers--and as I got into my role of a communitymanager--I learned the value of this rule for community managers as well. Ihave recently blogged about The Six Hats of a Community Manager , and here isthe seventh one. Does a community manager need to become an UX expert? This doesn't of course mean that we become UX designers byvirtue of being community managers. What does a community manager has to do with this?

Becoming a Social Business -- Beyond Culture Change

ID Reflections

The German word Weltanschauung —used to represent the mode of apprehending reality of a community—was first used by Kant and later popularized by Hegel. Weltanschauung represents the collective consciousness of a community of a certain experience. Over the past few years, the need to become a social business and to promote enterprise-wide collaboration have taken hold in many organizations. The discourse of communities doesn’t and cannot hinge on and around scarcity.

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The Nature of Business Tribes

CLO Magazine

In business, tribes are often social groups linked by a leader, shared purpose or goal, common culture or organizational boundary. Belonging to a tribe in business can infuse hope among team members and awaken collaborative instincts. Tribal Forces in Business.

Communities and Networks Connection

Tony Karrer

This is a great week for content communities. Yesterday, I was able to announce that I've been working with Judy Brown to launch the Mobile Learning Content Community. She has been my go to person for all things Community for years.

Enterprise Community Management: “joining up” learning and working

Jane Hart

This is often due to the fact that they need to provide quantifiable success metrics for their own activities, and find it hard to isolate the results of their “learning support” activities from overall team or business performance improvements.

On joining the eFront community

eFront

And I’m excited to be part of the eFront community! I began my career in tertiary education, and then gravitatedtowards social media communications, blogging and community building. Yours in community, Roberta Gogos - you can find me on Twitter ,or feel free to connect on LinkedIn!