Learning and KM: Separated at birth?

Jay Cross

T wo years ago, DevLearn and KM World took place simultaneously in downtown San Jose. KM World 2009 is next week. I’ll be in Hope, Arkansas; Washington, DC; and Barcelona during KM World this year, so I’ll miss the show. Corporate learning and KM are both about getting the job done. How different are these KM World talks from the topics we covered at DevLearn ? Today, Enterprise 2.0 People already share knowledge within the enterprise.

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Enterprise 2.0 Has Arrived

Tony Karrer

Great article by Dion Hinchcliffe - The State of Enterprise 2.0. Increasing evidence abounds that Enterprise 2.0 adoption has begun in earnest with a typical example being Wells Fargo taking the plunge , having rolled out Enterprise 2.0 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). Lesson #2: Effective Enterprise 2.0

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Learning, KM vs. SM, Information, Web 2.0, and Second Life

Big Dog, Little Dog

KM will quietly die, and SM will win the soul of Enterprise 2.0, with the Gen X leadership quietly slipping the best of the KM ideas into SM as they guide the bottom-up revolution." See, KM vs. Social Media: Beware the Warmongers. The Impact of Information Technology (IT) on Businesses and their Leaders - Harvard Business School. Andrew McAfee lists 10 principles for the Enterprise 2.0 People are busy. Korean Soon Du Bu.

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

Jane Hart

Although the advent of e-technology in the late 1990s changed businesses into e-businesses, this was essentially about automating existing business thinking and practices. Although a “social business” is powered by new social technologies, it is not the technology itself that makes the difference, it’s not about layering social approaches on the old industrial age thinking, but a fresh, new mindset and approach to working and learning.

User Profiles: Spanning Structural Holes

ID Reflections

Enterprise Collaboration Platforms and User Profiles Fast forward to the 21 st Century! Many forward looking organizations have already embraced the idea of social business (I will leave that for another post) and invested in high-potential enterprise collaboration and learning platforms. social_business KM social learning Collaboration e2.0Mark Granovetter wrote the paper The Strength of Weak Ties in 1973.

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Is Enterprise 2.0 a crock?

Jay Cross

Yesterday I attended the Enterprise 2.0 SAP demo’d a business process management application with collaborative charting; prototyping with their “analysis gadget&# looked slick. Next up was a panel session entitled “Is Enterprise 2.0 None of them thought Enterprise 2.0 The panel addressed Enterprise 2.0’s Booz is employing enterprise 2.0 to make business processes better, faster, and cheaper through bottom-up change.

KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT IS A SIMPLE PROCESS ONCE THE RHETORIC IS REMOVED

Wonderful Brain

The benefits of knowledge management (KM) are a monster value-add to any organization. Some might think large enterprises require significant resources to carry forward a KM initiative. Is, KM , as some claim become the fiefdom of experts with metricians and quants creating a lexicon and modality to which only they hold the password? I know there are nuances and specifics necessary in many systems and it’s no different in KM.

Valuable Content - Views and Social Signals

Tony Karrer

Bill Ives - Your Favorite Portals and KM Posts for Last Quarter and Last Year Both posts look at page views of posts and use that as a proxy for what is good / interesting / valuable. for an Enterprise of One – Part Two - Content Monitoring - Portals and KM , March 10, 2009 McKinsey on Making Enterprise 2.0 Work is Reminder of Process Centric KM in Early 90s. Portals and KM , March 18, 2009 Enterprise 2.0

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Social Media vs. Knowledge Management - I totally missed this

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

The KM community has seen themselves as uniquely different from the eLearning community as well. But taking the best of Social Media, Knowledge Management, eLearning, User Assistance (and others) and combining them together gives us Enterprise 2.0 The leader in the area of Enterprise 2.0 is Andew McAfee of Harvard Business School. I just wanted to quickly share this article from SocialComputingMagazine.com.

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Next Gen L&D Professional Development Framework

Learning Cafe

From a stand alone function delivering mostly classroom learning, L&D is progressing to be critical for helping the workforce keep up with the accelerating speed of business. This involves developing more sophisticated solutions that integrate business realities, capability and knowledge management. #3 Capability Management- Organizations need to understand & manage capabilities that truly impact business performance and align their decisions accordingly.

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Workplace Learning Professionals Next Job - Management Consultant

Tony Karrer

Well not quite, but it is pretty dang close to the definition of Management Consulting in Wikipedia: Management consulting refers to both the industry of, and the practice of, helping organizations improve their performance, primarily through the analysis of existing business problems and development of plans for improvement. In this world, you can't really distinguish the mandate of Management Consulting from the mandate of: Enterprise 2.0

Brain cells, Miscellaneous, Sensemaking, Education, & Web 2.0

Big Dog, Little Dog

Everything is Miscellaneous - KM World. The Science Education Myth - Business Week. Evolve Into An Enterprise Technology? While there's a lot of hype and hubris surrounding wikis, mashups, and social networking, there's also a lot of real innovation--much of it coming from increasingly tech-savvy business users, not the IT department ADULT BRAIN CELLS ARE MOVERS AND SHAKERS - Johns Hopkins Medicine.

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Knowledge and Learning In The News - 01/21/2007

Big Dog, Little Dog

When wikis are truly embraced in the enterprise, they don't just make KM easier; they put it out of it's misery. The study used several categories: institutions and policies; infrastructure; human capacity; technological sophistication; and business markets and capital. The Moving or the Still Image? Apple Science. We might be missing some important observations if we only look at "moving pictures.

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Learning in three dimensions

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Tony is hoping to kick off wide-spread adoption of virtual worlds in the enterprise. My intuition tells me that 2009 is the year that the planets align for Virtual World Enterprise applications to head up the proverbial hockey stick. impacts the enterprise of the future as we migrate from database centric stocks of tagged explicit knowledge to social computing enabled flows of digitally enabled people with ability to find each other to innovate and problem solve in real time.

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Knowledge and Learning In The News - 02/01/2007

Big Dog, Little Dog

The real difference between the two 2.0s - KM World. The Craft of Connection - strategy+business. Making knowledge-informed decisions in a flat world - KM World. Not so in the enterprise of the future. Mozzie - Google Video. A film about fluorocarbons, global warming and radical brain surgery. Combined live action and computer animation. The term Web 2.0 was invented to call our attention to what look like serious changes in the Web ecosystem.

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eLearning Strategy

Tony Karrer

I spend a fair amount of my consulting time working with large organizations to help define how they will apply technology to particular business / performance / learning needs. You determine business requirements around that solution and get to influence where it goes. Clearly, you are going to go around the organization to various business owners, partners such as IT, KM, Corporate Library, etc., See Learning Performance Business Talent Focus.

Boundary-less Learning, Best of 2007, Closed Software, & Small World

Big Dog, Little Dog

The Future of the Future: Boundary-less living, working and learning - KM World. In the enterprise of the future, living, working and learning environments are converging in an unprecedented way. This year's List of Top Communicators highlights the best (and worst) from business, politics, entertainment and sports. Competing in a billion-mind economy means totally rethinking how you live, work and learn.

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Success Formula for Discussion Forums in Financial Services

Tony Karrer

Business Casual , October 29, 2008 Making Intranet Discussion Groups Effective - eLearning Technology , June 15, 2006 Requirement to Social Learning Adoption #2 - Compatibility - Engaged Learning , February 24, 2009 The Holy Trinity: Leadership Framework, Learning 2.0 & at Booz Allen: The Series - Portals and KM , January 20, 2010 More Resources on Discussion Forums, Communities: Forums vs. Social Networks?

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Top Posts from August - Augmented Reality - Social Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

Simplicity and the Enterprise. How to Read the CEO’s Mind and Get Buy-In: A Consultant Explains (Interview) - Bloomfire , August 12, 2010 As Chief Learning Architect at Business Critical Learning, David Glow works with clients to identify key drivers for their company’s success and align performance solutions to optimize results in those areas. So, what does the LMS offer to businesses? It’s been a busy week (with non stop rain in Amsterdam and a terrible cold!)

How to Make The SAAS Decision

CLO Magazine

SaaS enterprise systems, such as learning management systems, may not be viable for every organization. Phil Cazella, director of business development for LMS company Pillar Training Solutions, said both SaaS and installed products have advantages and disadvantages, and each still has a place. “This can be a major issue if your business requirements often change, and the customization you require may not benefit other customers,” he said. ” K.M.

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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. Social snake oil - Learning and Working on the Web , March 1, 2010 Knowledge management (KM) was a most promising field until it was hijacked by software vendors who were selling IT systems for six figures.

eLearning Costs : eLearning Technology

Tony Karrer

eLearning Solutions Enterprise 2.0 You need to review all the variables (business objectives, cultural starting place, environment in which learning will predominantly take place, mix of media most suited to content, time available amongst learner base, performance change required etc etc ). For the budget to make business sense, the cost of the training should be less than the value of the desired outcomes.

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LearnTrends: Backchannel

Jay Cross

Amy Graff: I teach students going into business (online). Holly MacDonald: We need to talk about outcomes and business results within our orgs/with clients, not focus on "how" - that is stuff that we talk about with each other. Moderator (Clark Quinn): the question is, leave KM to the propellor heads, or getting learning folks into the model. KM, TM, etc. Robin Haines: The criticality of learning across the extended enterprise has been an issue for many years.