How Knowledge Management techniques can be used to enhance training

Matrix

At its core, training is all about the transfer of knowledge from the trainer or instructional designer to the learner. It’s a lot to keep track of, no matter the size of your business organization. This is where knowledge management comes in. What is Knowledge Management?

How Knowledge Management Changed Everything!

Growth Engineering

After the near-mythical Boston conference of 1993, legend has it that in 1994, business guru Tom Davenport gave the first description of Knowledge Management: “Knowledge Management is the process of capturing, distributing, and effectively using knowledge”. The post How Knowledge Management Changed Everything! eLearning Online Learning Uncategorized KM Knowledge Management

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I Believe in the Importance of Personal Knowledge Management

Tom Spiglanin

The answer lies across several domains of a knowledge worker’s practice. These are good practices that help us grow our knowledge, but what we really need are mindful, disciplined processes for managing it on a daily basis. What we need is to exercise personal knowledge management, or PKM. PKM is distinct from organizational knowledge management, which is widely used today. Personal knowledge management is, above all else, personal.

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. Follow these people to expand your mind and, hopefully, inspire a fresh take on workplace knowledge. 3 things research tells us: learning should feel difficult; forget in order to learn; connect old and new knowledge [link].

What is Knowledge Management? The Benefits of a Knowledge Management Strategy

WalkMe Training Station

Knowledge is everything in this world. Knowledge is power. By making the most of the knowledge available to us, we’re positioned to achieve greatness in various domains. This is applicable in many business contexts, where decision making is at the heart of performance. With all this knowledge at our fingertips, it’s essential we learn how to manage it effectively. This process enables us to live a prosperous life in both personal and business contexts.

What Are The Benefits of Knowledge-Management Systems?

WalkMe Training Station

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. Here are some great incentives for using knowledge-management systems : Focus on Results. Greater Knowledge.

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. In an eLearning context, knowledge management solutions can be invaluable, especially when it’s a complex eLearning program, possibly a blended learning program , that could or it’s hosted in a new system that learners might not be familiar with.

5 Knowledge Management Tools to Consider

WalkMe Training Station

Knowledge management usually involves storing, organizing and sharing crucial information, so that every individual in the organization together with its customers can greatly benefit from its use. Rather, adequate knowledge builds upon the necessary data and information to offer a context and ultimately helps in improving employee performance. The Most important Knowledge Management Tools. Novo Knowledge-Base Software.

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. A Flash History of Knowledge Management. Then each would become a teacher and spread knowledge throughout the empire. If knowledge transfer has grown into a complex system, it’s only because the nature of organizations to pile on layers of management seeking justify the effort and deflect external examination has become endemic. What is Knowledge Management.

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. For too long now, the antiquated and unapproachable content repositories that many businesses use have held back their ability to apply insights and innovate”, says Toby Harris, creative lead at Saffron. “In

The Most Important Knowledge Management Tools You Should Know

WalkMe Training Station

The importance of knowledge management in today’s corporate environment cannot be stressed enough. This is essential when looking into employee training software for your business. The Knowledge Management Tools to Know. This is a powerful tool that can be used by all companies, from small businesses to large corporations. It helps businesses offer exceptional service to their stakeholders through a number of different channels.

Collaboration - Knowledge Management - Expert - Hot List

Tony Karrer

eLearning Learning Hot List - May 29, 2009 to June 5, 2009 Top Posts The following are the top posts from featured sources based on social signals. Adobe eLearning Suite: is it worth it?

Saffron to host webinar on Knowledge Management

Saffron Interactive

Saffron Interactive, leading innovators in the learning technologies sector, will be giving a webinar hosted by Don Taylor of the Learning & Skills Group on knowledge management on 4 September at 12pm. Revealing the shocking results of its recent survey, Saffron’s webinar will explain the shortcomings of the conventional knowledge management systems, and demonstrate how implementing semantic systems allows organisations to turn information into applicable insight.

When Knowledge Management Hurts

Jay Cross

Wonderful short article in Harvard Business Publishing by Freek Vermuelen describes how top-down informationbases actually get in the way of doing business. They are a nuisance, impossible to navigate, and you can’t really store anything meaningful in them anyway, since real knowledge is quite impossible to put onto a piece of paper. Tags: Management innovation The Future

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.

Trust, Tacit Knowledge and Social Business

ID Reflections

As I read the post on Resolvingthe Trust Paradox by John Hagel, I was reminded of two things—the talk on the power of vulnerability by Brene Brown and what Morten Hansen says about tacit knowledge sharing in hisbook Collaboration:How Leaders Avoid the Traps, Create Unity, and Reap Big Results. I hadwritten about the latter in my post Molotovcocktail = Weak ties x complicated knowledge. Enter social business!

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Open Up!

The Simple Shift

ESN personal knowledge management PKM Social Business #socialbusiness #socialOrg ESnI know full well that in enterprise social-land the idea of not using every function would be criminal to many. For them it’s just been assumed to be necessary or at least the ESN vendors like to make you think so. For the powers that be, closed groups contain specific people (executives perhaps), initiatives not ready […].

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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.

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.

It’s called ThruWork… because everything flows through the work.

The Simple Shift

702010 coaching community consultant Knowledge Management mentoring performance support Social Business Social Learning #socialbusiness #sociallearning consulting ThruWorkYes, I’m consulting. No, I’m not leaving the Guild. Before you get too cynical of the notion of another consultant, know that I’ve been there all along but just not all that formal.

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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. Let’s scroll through some factors that determine successful business digitals: 1. A digital business will always think global, it is important to be aware of the macro environment to keep an eye on different economies and competitors that can emerge from within those markets.

Knowledge and Data – The brains of a business!

QuoDeck

All successful businesses, big or small, have one thing in common – Extensive business knowledge. In big organizations this knowledge can reside in entire teams, or units. In small organizations such knowledge is restricted to the people who founded the business, and maybe a few key employees that drive company strategy. And that is why it is important to have Knowledge Repositories. for how they manage knowledge.

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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. This includes areas of her expertise from the effectiveness of MOOCs in corporate learning to informal learning, collaboration, community management and organizational culture.

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The Six Hats of a Community Manager

ID Reflections

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. This shift callsfor some intense community management and community building, and the postfocuses on the different roles a community manager needs to play during thistime. As community managers, we need to set in place a system thatenables findability and accessibility.

27 Books for L&D Folks.

ID Reflections

6 Knowledge Management Cultivating Communities of Practice Etienne Wegner, et al. 7 Knowledge Management/Workplace learning/Innovation/Business Collaboration Morten Hansen. 9 Training/Performance Management/HPT First Things Fast Allison Rossett. 10 Design/Communication/Business/Presentation The Back of the Napkin Dan Roam. 11 Communication/Presentation/Business Made to Stick Dan and Chip Heath.

Introducing the Social Intranet Index

E-Learning Provocateur

Everyone seems to have a different opinion, from a human-centred platform, to the intersection between portals, team sites and social sites , to a system that ties the business’s processes and data to the employee’s social behaviour. The corporate community pitches in to produce and maintain organic knowledge. Knowledge contained in silos is increasingly shared, and a broader community blossoms. There’s a lot of talk about social intranets these days.

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Microsoft Project Cortex: What It Is and Why Organizations Should Prepare For It

Vitalyst

Project Cortex enables companies to organize and make sense of collective knowledge, and it can empower people and teams to do what they need to do to compete, but faster—that is, learning, upskilling and innovating. Cortex creates an organizational knowledge network based on relationships between topics, content and people. Project Cortex’s knowledge and expertise will be available to users within the apps they use daily.

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. Management.

Social Media vs. Knowledge Management - I totally missed this

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

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

I Believe in the Many Emerging Roles for Learning and Development Professionals

Tom Spiglanin

When personal computers promised to make business more efficient, L&D organizations stepped up to train employees to use the new business machines and software. Employees have become accustomed to rapidly changing technology and have unparalleled access to an exponentially growing body of content and knowledge via the Internet. Changing Workplace Formal Learning I Believe Informal Learning Instructional Design Personal Knowledge Management Social Learning

Gurteen Knowledge: 10 Years in KM

ID Reflections

Gurteen Knowledge: 10 Years in KM Related articles by Zemanta David Gurteen: Isn't KM everyone's job? nickmilton.com) David Gurteen: Harvard Business Review on Knowledge Management (opsregs.com) David Gurteen: Measuring KM: Measures, Targets and Rewards (slideshare.net) David Gurteen: People 2.0: Tags: Knowledge Management technology KM David Gurteen

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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. The benefits of working in a company where employees have a habit of sharing their knowledge are obvious: • Employees are more involved in the organization. Knowledge is accumulated in the company and not in the person.

Introducing the Social Intranet Index

E-Learning Provocateur

Everyone seems to have a different opinion, from a human-centred platform, to the intersection between portals, team sites and social sites , to a system that ties the business’s processes and data to the employee’s social behaviour. The corporate community pitches in to produce and maintain organic knowledge. Knowledge contained in silos is increasingly shared, and a broader community blossoms. There’s a lot of talk about social intranets these days.

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4 Steps to Retain Top Talent

CLO Magazine

But high turnover also causes less quantifiable obstacles to a company’s success, including: Efficient business operations : Losing a talented employee and replacing them weeks or months later with a new hire who needs time to be trained and get acclimated is nearly guaranteed to cause disruption in the way tasks and projects progress. Talent Economy employee employee engagement employee retention engaged knowledge manage retain retentionWith a record-high 6.7