LMS Wikis: Unharnessed Potential

Upside Learning

The Wiki is one of the most under-utilized and underestimated feature of an LMS. That’s because, most of us haven’t gotten around to realizing what the Wiki is capable of, and hence the potential of the Wiki feature is unharnessed. What’s so great about wikis anyway?

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The Division of Wiki Labor: Wikis in the Working World

Dashe & Thomson

While the truth behind this statement is well documented, its translation into the world of the busy worker is not always so cut-and-dried. Wikis blended learning peer-to-peer learning Training Development user adoption

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Wikis for Improving Productivity

Experiencing eLearning

RMC Vanguard is a mortgage company–able to do major increases in their business even with the economy not good for mortgage companies right now. Significant increases in productivity with a wiki. We use the wiki for our team, but I wonder what we can do to be more effective with it, as well as how we can help other departments in the company. Use templates on the wiki to make it easier to structure pages so people can be familiar with it. Q: How big is the wiki?

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Wiki Owner

Tony Karrer

Stewart Mader points us to Sarah Denman's look at the four groups most likely to be involved in a wiki or other enterprise 2.0 Business Executives Obviously, I'm posting because most people reading this will say that learning or training is missing from this list. Why are we not seen as a player when it comes to Wiki or Enterprise 2.0 implementations. The list is: IT HR - and no it doesn't include learning or training - it's more the compliance side of HR.

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Wikis at Work

Tony Karrer

Found via Big Dog Little Dog - It's information collaboration - discusses the use of Wikis within organizations. Some of the points it makes: Gartner predicts that by 2009 half of companies worldwide will be using wikis Examples of use Acronyms and industry terminology, best sales practices, case studies, client information, meeting minutes. He also pointed at - Most Business Tech Pros Wary About Web 2.0

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Using Wikis to Stop Brain Drain

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Using Wikis to Stop Brain Drain by Jolene on February 23, 2010 in Wikis In his December Training Magazine article Training in a Web 2.0 My experience is that when implemented and administered effectively, wikis can essentially serve as an institutional knowledge reservoir and stop the brain drain, or at least slow it to a trickle.

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Using Wikis to Stop Brain Drain | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Using Wikis to Stop Brain Drain by Jolene on February 23, 2010 in Wikis In his December Training Magazine article Training in a Web 2.0 My experience is that when implemented and administered effectively, wikis can essentially serve as an institutional knowledge reservoir and stop the brain drain, or at least slow it to a trickle.

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If Wikis Work for National Security, They Can Work For the Rest of.

Dashe & Thomson

While many large corporations still fear wikis for internal communication because they are “hard to control,” a number of intelligence agencies have been using a wiki tool – called Intellipedia – for several years.

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If Wikis Work for National Security, They Can Work For the Rest of Us

Dashe & Thomson

While many large corporations still fear wikis for internal communication because they are “hard to control,” a number of intelligence agencies have been using a wiki tool – called Intellipedia – for several years.

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Why Wikis Are Conquering the Enterprise

Tony Karrer

Found via 7 Days and More , interesting article on InternetNews.com - Why Wikis Are Conquering The Enterprise by Michael Hickins.

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Decisions, Design, Wikis, Mistakes, & Innovation

Big Dog, Little Dog

No Rest for the Wiki - Business Week. Although Intel's wiki ruffled feathers - some employees don't like being edited by colleagues, especially those further down the org chart - Intelpedia caught on. The World's 50 Most Innovative Companies - Business Week.

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Creativity, Wikis, Personality, & the Finish Line

Big Dog, Little Dog

Wikis Get Enlisted in Military Experiments - ReadWrite web. In some ways, these rigidly hierarchical organizations are displaying an real willingness to experiment, compared to the civilian businesses declaring themselves enterprise 2.0.

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New Debate on Value of Blogs and Wikis in the Enterprise

Tony Karrer

Jim Lee tells us: Now let me go on record to say that I do believe that both blogs and wikis have some valueâ€"just not business valueâ€"at least not yet. There's some conversation going on around whether blogs provide value in the Enterprise. In Blog? I don't need no stinkin' blog! , He asks WIIFM and for the reader and doesn't feel there's value. Jack Vinson responds with Do blogs fit in the enterprise? and has a lot of really good points around blogging.

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Powerful Employee Learning for Small Businesses on a Budget

Pract.us

Small businesses don’t have a ton of money to throw at training. Even the most cost effective program wastes resources if you aren’t training people in skills that improve your business. Your super stars may bring in more business because they’re great with customers.

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Increased Engagement, Knowledge Retention, and Business Revenues: Gaining a Competitive Edge through Extended Learning Management Systems

G-Cube

Another benefit of extended learning is that enterprises can effectively manage their external workforce and help them achieve business goals. Suggested Further Reading: Increasing Use Of Extended Enterprise Learning For Improved Collaboration And Business Revenues.

Social Media & Learning, HTML 5, Brain Training, & Wikis

Big Dog, Little Dog

HOW TO: Use Wikis for Business Projects - Mashable. One of the best web tools available to businesses for enabling teamwork and collaboration is the wiki. Spies, Twitter and gardening: social media meets learning - Donald H Taylor in Corporate Training.

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Getting The Most Out Of Your LMS

Upside Learning

WIKI: Check if your LMS includes a Wiki. Wikis are simple, efficient tools for managing knowledge and collaborating. They’re particularly convenient in today’s busy and international workplace. You can read more about LMS Wikis here.

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Are Managers Too Busy to Learn?

The Performance Improvement Blog

Managers resist attending formal training events and participating in other kinds of learning activities (elearning, mentoring, coaching, action-learning, communities of practice, internal wikis, etc.) using the excuse that they are too busy.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Wikipatterns: A How-To Site on Driving the Adoption of Wikis Within Your Organization

Mark Oehlert

A collection of patterns and anti-patterns (or actually resistance patterns) for moving forward with Wikis within your organization. " Then proceeds to lay out usage, examples, common problems, etc (the site itself is a wiki so that you can contribute to it yourself.)

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Learning is Everybody’s Business

Origin Learning

Learning is Everybody Business. Informal learning is any learning that one does on one’s own – wikis, blogs, articles, self-study etc. In three months time, the employee will be again appraised specifically on his/her Business Communication skills.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "Seven Strategies for Implementing a Successful Corporate Wiki" (Industry Week)

Mark Oehlert

Main | "The Core of Fun" (Raph Koster via IT Conversations) » March 12, 2008 "Seven Strategies for Implementing a Successful Corporate Wiki" (Industry Week) ( article link ) When I first saw this article, I thought great, another study telling us what we already kno w.

Web 2.0 based e-learning

Learning with e's

I'm in the business of teacher education, and I am interested in using the latest technologies to support their learning. A few years ago, I began to use wikis as embedded module tools to encourage and support collaborative learning.

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Unleash the Impact of Body Language on Business Outcome: PART 1

Origin Learning

Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Steve_Nallon. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paul_Ekman. The post Unleash the Impact of Body Language on Business Outcome: PART 1 appeared first on Origin Learning Blog - A Elearning Solutions Blog.

18 Top Learning, Technology & Media Links: Weekly Digest –12

Upside Learning

A must-read for those venturing into custom e-learning business or people who are getting started with their first e-learning project.

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Unleash the Impact of Body Language on Business Outcome: PART 1

Origin Learning

Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Steve_Nallon. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paul_Ekman. The post Unleash the Impact of Body Language on Business Outcome: PART 1 appeared first on Origin Learning Blog - A Elearning Solutions Blog.

Shaping Social Business Ecosystems as Learnscapes

Skilful Minds

Innovation learnscapes social network user experience wiki The emergence of social media provides people inside and outside organizations with a way to actively speak about, speak to, and engage the product and service offerings of enterprises. Currently, 25% of search results for the World’s Top 20 largest brands are links to user-generated content and 34% of bloggers post opinions about products & brands.

A JISCy Business

Learning with e's

My two (yes two) papers will feature our CETT funded projects on blogging for mentors and wikis for delivery of the minimum core delivery. Tags: video conference mobile blog JISC wiki

How to MOOC: Technology-Enabled Learning Tools, Part 2

Your Training Edge

Course wikis. A wiki is a website that users can easily add to and modify. Wikis are used often in MOOCs as places for the members of the community to share what they are learning in the course and independently. Collaborating via wikis both helps learners develop personal learning networks and documents the collective knowledge in the organization. Bryant’s business career has been based on his results-oriented style of empowering the individual. Web 2.0

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Big Basket of Stuff #1: Wikis, IMs, and 3D

Mark Oehlert

which even amnesiacs can remember games.students get connected and wikis get adopted. » March 05, 2008 Big Basket of Stuff #1: Wikis, IMs, and 3D Pardon this hodge podge but I have waaayyy too many items to get through them individually and quite frankly the number of tabs I have open is getting a little scary. We are plainly witnessing a restructuring of the music and newspaper businesses, but their suffering isn’t unique, it’s prophetic."--Clay

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The survival of higher education (2): Changing times

Learning with e's

I will attempt to contextualise these changes at the level of both organisation and individual, to provide a picture of how universities and teachers might manage their business in the coming decade. We therefore designed a number of activities for the wiki. wiki YouTube

The survival of higher education (3): The Social Web

Learning with e's

For the majority, their busy lifestyles did not allow them to enjoy more than brief contact with their fellow students on more than a once weekly basis because travel into a teaching centre can be time consuming, expensive and tiring.

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60 years ago today

Learning with e's

I was now back in teacher education again, where I began to experiment with blogs, wikis, social networks and other Web 2.0 The 10s have been equally busy for me. blogs comouters education learning media Networks social media Technology wikisI have reached a milestone in my life.

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Overcome These 6 Common Business Challenges with Workplace Learning

eFront

Because there seem to be a few common business challenges , a few pains in your side, that just keep popping up. And the solution to many business challenges today is workplace learning. The solution to many business challenges today is workplace learning.

Why is a Social Learning platform important for business?

Paradiso

A great learning management system like Paradiso LMS connects learners from across the business and gives them a platform not just for their formal learning but for informal activities such as forums, wikis and blogs. The post Why is a Social Learning platform important for business?

It’s Time for E-Learning to Embrace ‘BYOL’

Mindflash

As it is, they will never again be able to keep up with the fast speed of business and provide everything everyone needs to know in a timely fashion, so it makes good commonsense to do so.”

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Big Basket of Stuff #2.in which even amnesiacs can remember games.students get connected and wikis get adopted.

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Big Basket of Stuff #1: Wikis, IMs, and 3D | Main | Big Basket of Stuff #3.the last for today.and short » March 05, 2008 Big Basket of Stuff #2.in which even amnesiacs can remember games.students get connected and wikis get adopted. corporations will have implemented wikis by 2009. which even amnesiacs can remember games.students get connected and wikis get adopted.

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Social Learning, Collaboration, and Team Identity

Skilful Minds

social business design awareness Dachis Group distributed work empathy Internet Time Alliance shared experience social learning team identity twitter wiki One of my earlier posts asked the question, Who's on Your Team? Its focus was on the importance of social software applications in the Enterprise to the ability of distributed project team members to recognize who is on their team at any point in time, and who isn't.