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I Believe in the Importance of Personal Knowledge Management

Tom Spiglanin

But how do we sort through all this information, effectively filter content, judge the good from bad, and make sense of it all? The answer lies across several domains of a knowledge worker’s practice. What we need is to exercise personal knowledge management, or PKM.

Introduction to PKM Workshop & FREE Webinar

Jane Hart

PKM: A set of processes, individually constructed, to help each of us make sense of our world & work more effectively.”. Supporting self-managed learners with their Personal Knowledge Management is going to be a key new skill for workplace learning professionals in a social business.

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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. Becoming a truly social business is an inside out change.

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.

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Workplace Learning in a World “Beyond Automation”

Learnnovators

The table below captures the shifts as I see it: I have been writing about social and collaborative learning, the importance of communities of practices and networked learning skills like building one’s PLN and PKM for some time now. L&D and business need to be constantly vigilant.

Social Learning Cannot be a Bolt-On Strategy

ID Reflections

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.

The key to informal learning is autonomy

Jane Hart

He writes: “I thought I had made a sound business case for investing more in informal learning, but few organizations changed their ways. They squandered the opportunity to increase their effectiveness by becoming networked learning organizations.”

Is it time for a BYOL (Bring Your Own Learning) strategy in your organization? #BYOL

Jane Hart

A number of comments focused on how we now need to make training/e-learning more “engaging” or “effective” to recapture the interest of these people. Use Personal Knowledge Management (PKM) techniques as a continuous process of seeking, sense-making and sharing.

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." "The nature of work is changing. People’s relationship with work is changing.

I Believe in the Value of Working out Loud

Tom Spiglanin

In many other subjects, term papers were effectively show-your-work products that described a train of thought, taking the reader from preliminary premises to the conclusion. Are we afraid to share rough drafts and work in progress, or are we just too busy?

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L&D's New Hatrack

ID Reflections

In the light of these transformations and disruptions, It is glaringly evident that L&D departments can no longer function the way they used to, at least not if they want to be relevant and be a business partner to the organizations. This requires well thought out change-management plans.

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What Makes a MOOC a MOOC?

ID Reflections

As a learning designer in the workplace learning and “performance” space, I encounter this query quite often —“how can we design learning/training programs for employees that are cheaper and yet more effective”—often enough to realize that corporates are desperately looking for a learning model / methodology / format that will enable new skill acquisition, just-in-time learning, and provide employees with the skills required to perform better. a sound content management plan, and 3.

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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 is in communities that knowledge is exchanged and challenges solved.

Demystifying Working Out Loud

Learnnovators

I am a huge believer of the practice because I have experienced the effect first hand. It has helped me to develop my personal learning network (PLN) and enabled my PKM. A process to be mandated by management/supervisors/organizations with defined rules.

The Top Six Things Organizations Must Do to Enable Emergent Learning

ID Reflections

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.

Pick of the Month: August 2012

Jane Hart

The month started with a survey, reported in Social Business News, that showed that Professionals spend 40% of their time in online peer communities. Imagine an interview beginning with, “Good day, Mister Jones, please sit down and tell us about your PKM.”

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Working Out Loud: Using the Tools We Already Have

Learnnovators

In effect, it can act as a set of notes of one’s day’s learning aggregated and filtered via hashtags and shared with the broader world. Small working out loud circles can use Twitter effectively through facilitated tweet chats as well.

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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.

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Tool Set 2009

Tony Karrer

Tools to Make Reading & Research More Effective. This sounds a lot like a personal learning environment, personal knowledge management (PKM) and personal work and learning environment (PWLE) and PIM. Tool Sets are Personal A caveat that I make in every presentation on this topic is that studies of personal information management repeatedly show that tool sets and methods for personal work and learning are personal. We are all too busy.

Learning and KM: Separated at birth?

Jay Cross

I sensed that learning and knowledge management were converging and invited bloggers form both sides to get together at the Tidehouse to share viewpoints and guzzle beer. Speakers paint a compelling vision of the future knowledge innovation highway.

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Top 25 Posts and 4 Hot Topics in January - Best of eLearning Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

Here’s how I’m approaching Personal Knowledge Management - Free as in Freedom , January 25, 2010 A few months back, Harold Jarche wrote a very interesting article about sense making with Personal Knowledge Management (PKM). Harold suggested a model that he uses to manage his personal knowledge and stay on top of his social media intake. Tips for Effective Webinars - January 25, 2010 Tips for Effective Webinars By Maria H.

Webinar - Skills - Social Media - Best of eLearning Learning - July 2009

eLearning Learning Posts

CoachingOurselves 2hr Workshop for Individual Managers. The Business Case for Measurement of Learning. LinkedIn Guide for Knowledge Workers - eLearning Technology , July 6, 2009 How to use LinkedIn more effectively as part of your knowledge work. 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?”.

35 Top eLearning Articles and 6 Hot Topics for March

eLearning Learning Posts

Twitter for Learning – 55 Great Articles - eLearning Technology , March 24, 2010 Collection of articles around how to make effective use of Twitter as a learning tool. 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. Here are some basic technical production tips for producing more effective and watchable video interviews. PKM (10).

Top 68 eLearning Posts from April - Hot Topics iPad Google Buzz

eLearning Learning Posts

Five Barriers to Effective Learning in Organisations - Performance Learning Productivity , April 7, 2010 Very few of us would argue with the proposition that a lot of organisational learning and development activity is sub-optimal to the extent that it provides little value to participants and their organisations. Even in organisations where L&D priorities are closely aligned with business priorities there’s plenty of head-room for improvement. Best of eLearning Learning.

Top 40 eLearning Articles and 5 Hot Topics for Early March

eLearning Learning Posts

Virtual Team Management - ID Reflections , March 8, 2010 I recommend this simulation to all those who either are handling a globally distributed team or a project, and to all managers who feel that effective communication is one of the keys to business success. However Amplify seems to be a much more effective tool for collaborative learning than any other freely available learning tools today. PKM: a node in the learning network , March 7, 2010.

Hot Topics in eLearning for 2009

eLearning Learning Posts

Sense-making with PKM , March 12, 2009. With all that is going on in terms of long tail learning and the business of learning , not to mention social and informal learning, there’s no surprise that there’s a lot of discussion around changes in design and instructional design as well as lots of discussion about new roles in this new world. Effective Presentation Techniques , November 19, 2009. Learning Management System (319). The Community Manager , March 9, 2009.