7 Innovative Thinkers Who Will Up Your Knowledge Management Game

Inkling

From strategizing employee development to integrating new knowledge management tech to fostering a supportive company culture, keeping up with the latest thought leaders on so many topics is no easy feat. With that in mind, we’ve put together a list of seven influencers—psychologists, digital strategists, fellow CLOs, and more—who can up your learning game. Follow these people to expand your mind and, hopefully, inspire a fresh take on workplace knowledge.

Successful Business Digitals – How Do They Do It?

Your Training Edge

After the crash of the dot com era in 2001, entrepreneurs were worried about the next big thing that would be basically the breakthrough technology to support business operations and decision making. A successful digital entrepreneur will always have an ace up their sleeve to get them out of recessionary messes. Working in conjunction with techniques of the digital age will define the entrepreneurs of the future. This is a common digitals’ trait.

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What Are The Benefits of Knowledge-Management Systems?

WalkMe Training Station

This is largely facilitated by technological advancements and ever-evolving user demands in today’s digital age. This is where knowledge-management systems come in handy, as part of a philosophy that comprises the processes, behaviors, and technologies that allow information to be managed efficiently. There are many advantages to consider with knowledge-management systems, which can be leveraged to improve your business operations.

Does Your Organization Really Need Knowledge Management Software?

WalkMe Training Station

Knowledge management is a relatively new discipline which has gained relevance in today’s technologically driven industries. Its principles are based around helping companies leverage corporate knowledge, using technologies and company practices to best effect. Conventional knowledge management systems were designed to capture information in central locations to be easily accessed when necessary. But is knowledge management software really necessary?

4 Advantages of Deploying a Knowledge Management System

WalkMe Training Station

Knowledge is power, and like just about everything in this world it must be managed. Step in the knowledge management system, which continues to be deployed by various organizations across the globe. But what exactly is it a knowledge management system? Well, it’s basically what the title suggests: A method of knowledge integration and sharing. Intrigued to learn more about how you’d be set to benefit from a knowledge management system?

4 Big Advantages of Integrating Knowledge Management With eLearning

gomo learning

This guest blog post looks at the 4 main advantages of integrating knowledge management with eLearning and how this can help L&D teams and organizations train their people. It’s no surprise that the market for digital workplace training is expected to grow considerably over the next half-decade, with analysts anticipating that it will hit a value of $325 billion within this period. Let’s look at 4 advantage to integrating knowledge management with eLearning.

Saffron seminar to herald Knowledge Management 3.0

Saffron Interactive

Saffron Interactive, leading innovators in the learning technology sector, are preparing to unveil their new vision for the future of the enterprise knowledge-base at the 2014 Learning Live show in Bishopsgate from 10-11th September. As premium exhibitors at Learning Live, Saffron will be available to talk about the future of digital learning experiences: from mobile learning and serious games to next generation learning platforms.

7 Characteristics Of A Digital Mindset

Learnnovators

The digital five forces – Social Media, Big Data, Mobility and Pervasive Computing, Cloud, and AI and Robotics – are disintermediating, disrupting and deconstructing the old world order. The word “digital” is on everyone’s lips; however, organizations are stumbling when trying to put in place a holistic strategy and implementation plan that will take into account the mega-shifts heralded by these forces. The power of digital is transformative.

How Nuxeo University Used Docebo to Develop The Heart of its Knowledge Management Strategy

Docebo

Nuxeo University has become the centerpiece of our knowledge management strategy. Because this is such an important aspect of our business, we chose Docebo to help us develop this strategy. We’ve also added more external links to the user menu so that it integrates more seamlessly with our Documentation website, the University roadmap, and our feedback management platform. For example: The Certification Learning Plans are a great way to manage prerequisites.

Becoming a Social Business – Beyond Culture Change

Learnnovators

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 crux of the problem lies in our inability to see how the culture of organizations stem from and is shaped by the very discourse of management that we have collectively subscribed to ever since the Industrial Revolution and the manufacturing era.

“Digital Mindset”: What Is It All About?

Learnnovators

Digital mindset” seems to have become another buzzword–rather buzz-phrase to be grammatically precise–whenever the conversation (online or offline) veers toward social business, social learning, collaboration, and other 21st Century phenomenon in general. One of the oft-repeated reasons for the failure of Enterprise Social Networks (ESNs) in organizations is often attributed to a lack of “digital mindset” in the employees or leadership or both.

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. She blogs at www.sahanac.com on topics related to the future of work, the shifting digital trends, and their deep impact on how we will work, learn and live in the future.

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How To Build A Successful Consulting Business? Here’s One Small Contribution We Can Make

SmartUp

“For a fee, an expert will provide professional feedback about how your business can be more successful and give you a recipe about what you should do” Although this is a very loose definition of what a consultant or a consultancy does for their clients, it touches on why businesses hire consultants: insights, advice, knowledge, and action. Arthur Dehon Little founded what was widely believed to be the first management consulting firm in 1886.

Global eTraining Named SIIA Business Technology Product CODiE Award Finalist

Global eTraining

Global eTraining Named SIIA Business Technology Product CODiE Award Finalist for Best Corporate / Enterprise Learning Solution The Global eTraining Knowledge Management Platform earns prestigious industry recognition. Global eTraining, interactive online training solutions provider, today announced that the Global eTraining Knowledge Management Platform was named a 2020 SIIA CODiE Award finalist in the Best Corporate / Enterprise Learning Solution category.

"Social Technologies in Business"

bozarthzone

Know what happens when a bunch of your friends get together and assemble the best compilation ever of thinking in the social-social media-collaborative learning-knowledge management-narrating work realms? We found ways of circumventing silos and transferring tacit knowledge, problems our employing organiza tions had struggled with for years. De Clercq holds a special place in my heart for sharing my own opposition to Digital Detox.

Collaboration Between Training and Digital Departments Is Now the Key to a Company’s Success

Learning Wire

Collaboration Between Training and Digital Departments Is Now the Key to a Company’s Success. Learning & Development departments should not see Chief Digital Officers as rivals. In fact, collaboration between the two domains greatly benefits a company’s digital transformation. But for this to happen, training teams must continue to develop their business expertise and regularly adapt to these new changes… When Chief Digital Officers Take an Interest in Training.

LearningCafe Digital Manifesto for L&D

Learning Cafe

We are pleased to release the “LearningCafe Digital Manifesto for L&D” which is the result of the discussion and debate at LearningCafe about how L&D should adapt to provide value in a fast changing and digitally disrupted world. LearningCafe has already put the Digital Manifesto for L&D in action by collaborating with some the leading Australian organisations. Every business function including L&D is expected to deliver better, faster and cheaper.

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How Quiz Maker Can Help Businesses to Generate Leads

ProProfs

With emerging competition in the world of digital marketing, marketers finding it challenging to generate new leads. Today, businesses experiment with quizzes to generate leads through audience interaction and engagement. When it comes to lead generation for your business, interactive content outshines the static one. We have 10 experts onboard to pen down their views on how businesses can grow and generate more leads by creating quizzes. Digital Marketing Specialist.

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Creating Multilingual Online Courses is Important for Business Global Outreach

ProProfs

But imparting knowledge by a mentor is an age-old method, traced back to the 19th century. However, the advent of digitization gradually replaced a human mentor with online training modules. Even, schools and colleges prefer a unified and standardized online training platform for passing on the knowledge. All those knowledge imparted gets wasted if they fail to find an apt reflection in the application.

How Micro-learning Can Improve Your Business

ProProfs

How Can You Improve Your Business With Micro-Learning. Now, there are several companies out there implementing micro-learning in their training strategy and experiencing the improvements in their business day by day. Knowledge is Better Retained. A company can update the information in the course whenever they want- thanks to the digital nature of micro-learning.

6 Ways Digitally-Enabled Learning Improves Productivity

Mindflash

“According to i4cp surveys, improving employee productivity is one of the most important people-management issues, with almost 9 out of 10 participants predicting that the issue will grow in importance over the next decade.”. Can digitally-enabled learning improve workplace productivity? If business needs are aligned with what we want from our jobs (our intrinsic motivation), then our productivity flourishes. Gain Knowledge and Skills.

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

ProProfs

Yes, blended learning software is a progeny of the education system which has gone digital. Modern learning has become a perfect mashup of traditional and contemporary methods in recent times, courtesy of the digital revolution. Wikipedia defines blended learning as an education program which combines online digital media with traditional classroom methods. Today, traditional classrooms are slowly going digital.

Social Learning Cannot Be A Bolt-On Strategy

Learnnovators

Even as I was mulling over the topic and browsing through Dion Hinchcliffe’s posts for insights on social business, I had a moment of epiphany. Social Learning and social business go hand in hand. To facilitate social learning, an organization has to become a social business first. When we talk about social learning, we are talking about the fundamental organizational structure of a business. Becoming a truly social business is an inside out change.

SOCIAL LEARNING CANNOT BE A BOLT-ON STRATEGY

Learnnovators

Even as I was mulling over the topic and browsing through Dion Hinchcliffe’s posts for insights on social business, I had a moment of epiphany. Social Learning and social business go hand in hand. To facilitate social learning, an organization has to become a social business first. When we talk about social learning, we are talking about the fundamental organizational structure of a business. Becoming a truly social business is an inside out change.

Six Obstacles To Building Communities In Organizations

Learnnovators

Rachel Happe begins her latest post, 10 Trends for the Future of Communities , with a comprehensive description of the various intersecting and intermingling streams and characteristics that inform communities, and I am quoting her below: “ Communities sit at the intersection of a number of trends; social media, digital transformation, a generational shift to prioritize purposeful work, the future of work, change management, leadership and social learning.”

The Science of Bite Size Content: How Chunked Learning Appeals to Your Audience

All Roads

Given this challenge, how do you effectively educate your stakeholders — the people who depend on your knowledge to do their jobs, invest in your business, or purchase your products and services? Running Memory: Your Secret to Knowledge Transfer That Works. By the end, the student who could initially remember just seven digits could recall — without error — a sequence of random numbers up to 80 digits long. All told, he could recall dozens of digits.

Contest - Win a Free Copy of Digital Habitats via LearnTrends 2009

Tony Karrer

So naturally when Nancy and John (with Etienne Wenger) put out the book Digital Habitats; Stewarding Technology for Communities I was very excited. Sadly I think their new book, Digital Habitats, will give them strong cause to suggest I should RTFM: Read The Flipping Manual. We use the polarities that are developed in Digital Habitats to tie these examples together and give you design ideas for program development. I've known Nancy White and John Smith for quite a while.

Demystifying Working Out Loud

Learnnovators

Dion Hinchcliffe in “ What Are the Required Skills for Today’s Digital Workforce? “, mentions working out loud as one of the “ genuinely transformative new digital skills ”, and as seen in the diagram below, it heads the list of critical skills for a digital workforce. A process to be mandated by management/supervisors/organizations with defined rules. The 9:00 am to 5:00 pm notion of work is all but vanishing, at least for the knowledge workers.

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. With digital technology growing exponentially, the speed of change is going to be faster than any we have encountered before. And there will be no escaping this digital onslaught. It’s also worthwhile noting that digital evolution is not only for the IT department to worry about.

The Changing Face of Work and Workplace Learning

Learnnovators

Companies take birth and vanish; business models come and go; technology appear, evolve and transform everything. The rise of mobile computing in the form smartphones, tablets, and wearable devices accompanied by ubiquitous Internet connection is creating unforeseen change–in how we work, learn, communicate, do business, conduct personal tasks, and myriad other aspects. Each member will bring their expertise to bear and share their knowledge and experiences.

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The Top Six Things Organizations Must Do to Enable Emergent Learning

Learnnovators

This is leading to a shift in the role of the L&D department – from managers and disseminators of formally designed programs to facilitators and enablers of collaboration and communities. It empowers learners to build their personal learning networks (PLN) and personal knowledge management (PKM) by leveraging technology to connect a distributed and diverse workforce. It is in communities that knowledge is exchanged and challenges solved.

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. The premise of this post is that when an organization makes a conscious effort to move towards a more social way of doing business, it usually begins with the introduction of an enterprise collaboration platform.

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.

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. Role of Community Management in Workplace Learning Today. So far, the role of L&D has been to define programs and training based on past data – identified skills gaps, best practices and established processes, explicit knowledge residing in experts or documented processes. To start with, L&D needs to be integrated with business.

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Workplace Learning in a World “Beyond Automation”

Learnnovators

The digital disruptors in the shape of Robots, Big Data and Sensors are here. However, this HBR article takes a different view of automation and digitization of work, going beyond the gloom and doom mindset. All the management framework and operational processes have been honed and polished to increase productivity and to bring about standardization. Communities foster collaboration and cooperation, exchange of diverse perspectives and creation of entirely new knowledge.