Taking Stock and Making Choices: Working from home and other such stuff

ID Reflections

Mostly, business as usual at work and crisis situations at home took my time and attention. Work —complex knowledge work requires solitude as well as collaboration. As a practitioner in the adult learning and development space with specific interests in social business and community management, knowledge management, capability building and organizational development, I have started tapping into different online communities where I can “meet” practitioners.

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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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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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When Social means Business …

Learning Cafe

While here in Australia social media is still something of a speculative direction for businesses – we are the fourth slowest adopters of social media for business – overseas it is already becoming part of mainstream business processes. Businesses are going social. And social means business. These ‘sentiment’ indicators help traders analyse what people are saying about stock and whether to invest.

Successful Online Employee Onboarding Strategies

TalentLMS

Companies now offer sign-on bonuses, yearly bonuses, a percentage of stock, competitive health and tuition benefits to attract the top talent. And would it be possible to cram all company information, its culture, business processes and unique individuals into the new hire, in one day?

Datafication of Talent Analytics: What it Means to Employee Retention

ProProfs

When a talent is incompatible with a company’s culture, processes and overall business, it leads to job dissatisfaction and eventually escalates the attrition rate. When you bring the best talent, you improve your chances of boosting business ROI. Performance Management.

Profile of a learning architect: Rob Bartlett

Clive on Learning

Rob has achieved success by integrating formal and informal learning activities in pursuit of clear strategic business objectives. The programme starts and ends with an online 360 degree analysis, involving the learner’s manager, peers and direct reports.

How to Become a Learning Organization (An Interview with Michelle Ockers)

Convergence Training

Michelle very kindly shared her time and knowledge to help us get up to speed. Learning Management Systems. Incident Management Software. I’m very business focused–I always ask “What is the business need?” at the Harvard Business Review).

eLearning Learning - Best of May

Tony Karrer

Business Casual , May 16, 2009 Audio in eLearning: Cultural Differences? May 19, 2009 25 Tools: A Toolbox for Learning Professionals 2009 , May 19, 2009 The End in Mind " A Post-LMS Manifesto , May 8, 2009 Micro-blogging at Work , May 30, 2009 Using Elgg as as Social Learning platform , May 2, 2009 Learning with 'e's: e-Learning 3.0 , May 4, 2009 Does technology change the nature of knowledge?

The most updated and popular E-Learning Blogs

eFront

After working for a Web company that developed learning management systems and created custom elearning for corporate clients, Ellen escaped to the non-profit world where she led her trade association into online learning. Update 11/23/2010: suggested by Ellen ) eLearning Pulse is an independent online community focused on serving learning and technology professionals, from instructional designers to software developers to project managers.

Web 2.0 and Change Present Challenges to Many Learning Executives

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

But businesses are becoming networks. According to his website, www.jaycross.com: “His calling is to help business people improve their performance on the job and satisfaction in life. is changing the nature of business and enabling incredibly powerful connections. Web 2.0

Not Your Father’s ROI

Jay Cross

We are witnessing the death throes of management models that have outlived their usefulness. It’s the language senior managers understand. In a business culture that is skeptical of nonnumerical reasoning, ROI implies disciplined, mathematical rigor.

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