Clark Quinn

Expertise is an elusive thing. And the more expertise one has, the better you are able to apply it to situations. Expertise is valuable. The properties of expertise include that it’s compiled away to be essentially automatic. On the other hand, their responses to situations in their area of expertise are likely to be as good as you can get. If you want to develop expertise as an individual, you need to understand how to practice.

Skills Are the Currency of “The Expertise Economy”

CLO Magazine

“Never has there been a time where so many changes are happening so quickly, and it is really hard for companies and employees to adapt,” said Kelly Palmer, co-author of the “The Expertise Economy: How the Smartest Companies Use Learning to Engage, Compete and Succeed.”.

How to Maximize Collaboration in Instructional Design


Each stage of the process, from analysis and design to development, testing, implementation, and evaluation, requires a different mindset, skills, and expertise. This is where you get to add one more hat to your collection: Collaboration Coordinator.

Discussing the ASTD Handbook, eLearning, and Published Expertise with Elaine Biech

Web Courseworks

I also like the collaborative chapters. The post Discussing the ASTD Handbook, eLearning, and Published Expertise with Elaine Biech appeared first on Web Courseworks.

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Why Organizations Must Encourage Collaboration: Building a Case

ID Reflections

Nor do they care much about collaboration. It is up to us--L&D professionals--to connect learning and collaboration to business goals like customer satisfaction, efficient troubleshooting, innovative design ideas, reduced production time, and such. Why should employees collaborate?

Leadership Development in the Collaborative Era

CLO Magazine

Although governments don’t seem to be acting collaboratively these days, businesses and agencies are — and increasingly so. Let’s face it: In the complex and unpredictable conditions facing managers in this era, we cannot rely on a single source of expertise.

Using E-Learning to Developing Expertise in Pharma

ATD Learning Technologies

Personnel need to have the cognitive skills and develop expertise so they can flexibly and critically evaluate various options, including identifying potential risks and ways to control and mitigate them,” writes James L.

7 Ways To Tap Into The Power Of Collaborative Learning Support

eLearning Industry

Corporate learners are a valuable source of experience and expertise for their online peers. In this article, I’ll share 7 ways to incorporate collaborative learning support into your online training strategy. Social Learning Collaborative Learning Online Collaboration Social Learning TipsThis post was first published on eLearning Industry.

Everyone is an SME

E-Learning Provocateur

Organisations whose people embrace collaboration will prosper, while those who don’t will be left behind. Of course the level of expertise in a particular domain will vary across a population, and the label of “expert” will naturally be assigned to those who have the most.

Is Too Much Collaboration a Bad Thing?


Most companies that employ collaborative practices can probably tell you that they see many of collaboration’s benefits. As it turns out, the law of diminishing returns applies to collaboration as well. Organizations are starting to see a backlash from too much collaboration, as reported by the Harvard Business Review , and the result is ruining the gains that collaboration should provide. What does too much collaboration look like and how did we get here?

Collaborating when it matters

Clark Quinn

Collaboration was critical. This is what decision-making looks like when it matters and it’s new: open collaboration. This also reminds me of Jane Bozarth’s story about her husband’s situation, where again expertise and preparation matter. We need to learn when and how to collaborate. The post Collaborating when it matters appeared first on Learnlets.

Why use collaborative authoring software?


An efficient elearning development workflow centered around a collaborative authoring tool could save you hours. What is collaborative authoring software? Collaborative authoring software allows multiple people to work together to create elearning for colleagues or clients.

Project Teams – Coordinating or Collaborating?

Integrated Learnings

In this webinar, Mr. Covey talked about teams working together, and discussed the differences between coordination and collaboration. Mr. Covey had us imagine a continuum, with Coordination being at one end and Collaboration at the other. The client puts forth little effort to listen to the designer as a consultant with expertise in learning. Collaboration – What sets Collaboration apart from the other two is the nature of the relationships on the team.

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Podcast 12: Collaborative Medical Education at Vermont Oxford Network

Talented Learning

Join me as I explore this topic with two of VON’s program leaders: Collaboratives Coordinator and Coach, Denise Zayack RN, BA, MPH. Collaborative learning has tremendous potential to add value in other industries where professional expertise is limited and geographically dispersed.

Everyone is an SME

E-Learning Provocateur

Organisations whose people embrace collaboration will prosper, while those who don’t will be left behind. Of course the level of expertise in a particular domain will vary across a population, and the label of “expert” will naturally be assigned to those who have the most.

Well-being, collaboration, and diversity: 3 catalysts for improved performance

Learning Wire

By focusing on three key ingredients: well-being, collaboration, and diversity. With positive working conditions, managers can also foster greater collaboration within their teams. Collaboration drives performance.

Learning Your Way Out

CLO Magazine

Leadership in the current knowledge era can no longer rely on a single source of expertise; rather, it needs to be a collaborative practice distributed across a range of individuals. The team becomes a collaborative enterprise.

Collaborative Learning in Spite of Organizational Walls – June #LCBQ

Dashe & Thomson

Collaborative market research. Encouraging continuous improvement through regular cross-functional process reviews, collaboration and knowledge sharing among plant engineers and research and development teams, and mandatory project reviews to capture key learnings.

To Improve Team Collaboration, Encourage Vulnerability-Based Trust

Learning Wire

To find out more about how teams can best collaborate together, take a look at our new collection with Patrick Lencioni , best-selling author and member of the CrossKnowledge Faculty. It’s no surprise that the absence of trust will dramatically hamper team members’ ability to collaborate.

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?? Collaborative Feedback for an Innovative Solution, the Lee Hecht Harrison Partnership

Learning Wire

Hear SVP Talent & Leadership Development Helen Symes talk about her successful collaboration with CrossKnowledge and the Blended x Platform. From in-house development to cross-company collaboration. CrossKnowledge’s Collaborative Role.

Collaborative Learning: Moving Beyond Organizational Boundaries Part 2

Nomadic Learning

In last week’s post, Collaborative Learning: Moving beyond organizational boundaries - Part 1 , I explored the extent to which companies remain trapped in silos when it comes to learning, and some of the opportunities they’re missing as a result. Collaborative learning across borders.

How informal and collaborative learning support training


Informal and collaborative learning. In fact, the daily contact with colleagues and managers supports what we call informal and collaborative learning. Anyone who has expertise and knows a solution to a problem is encouraged to share it, no matter of his/her status. This encourages collaboration between all team members and boosts the level of trust the supervising manager has for that team. Learning is the process of acquiring new knowledge and skills.

Social Collaboration and JIT Learning

CLO Magazine

Social learning technologies not only have the potential to drive collaboration within the enterprise, they enable learners to access the information they need in real time. One of the fastest-growing trends in learning technology is the expertise directory, which allows an employee to quickly find an expert and ask him or her a question. Social learning technology enables users to search and connect with the appropriate people at the point of need.

Social Business Design and Multichannel Team Collaboration

Skilful Minds

Shared experience, not just shared information, is fundamental to the social networks underlying collaboration and innovation. Many, if not most, employees don’t only need to get to know one another through reputation systems, like who people tag as possessing expertise. It is especially important to multichannel collaboration. Brands Change Management Collaboration Experience Design Social Networks Enterprise 2.0

How to Replace Top-Down Training with Collaborative Learning (3)

Jay Cross

What we’re talking about is a social work hub where every employee and external partner can come to collaborate, share information, get information and provide updates and ask questions. Profile should contain photo, position, location, email address, expertise (tagged so it’s searchable).

What Agile Means to Me

ID Reflections

Through this endeavor, I have come to value: Adaptive over predictive Collaboration over documentation Continuous feedback over periodic reviews Generalization over specialization That is, while there is value in the items on the right, I value the items on the left more and have found them to be in synch with what is required today to build a learning organization, an organization of motivated, passionate individuals. Disciplined collaboration is to collaborate for results.

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5 Traits of the Best Learning Organizations + How To Get Them


They Have a Collaborative Learning Culture (Systems Thinking) . Successful learning organizations are supported by a collaborative learning culture, in which each person plays an important role in the overall framework. Becoming a learning organization in the digital age.

How to Replace Top-Down Training with Collaborative Learning (4)

Jay Cross

Where does your organization fit on the progression from Hierarchical Organization to Collaborative Organization? Relationships between departments are collaborative and effective. ? Build upon one another’s expertise. Fourth post in a series.

InfoPro Launches Collaborative Learning Platform Gnosis by News Editor

Learning Solutions Magazine

announces the release of Gnosis, an advanced and sophisticated online collaborative learning platform with cutting-edge functionalities. With Gnosis, people can capture and share knowledge, experience, and expertise to better connect formal and informal learning within an organization.

Introducing eBridge: An Online Review And Collaboration Tool To Optimize eLearning Course Development

EI Design

eBridge: An Online Review And Collaboration Tool To Optimize eLearning Course Development. In this article, I introduce you to eBridge , a one-of-a-kind online eLearning collaboration tool that will ease off several of the pain areas in your custom eLearning development process.

The Six Hats Of A Community Manager


The premise of this post is that when an organization makes a conscious effort to move towards a more social way of doing business, it usually begins with the introduction of an enterprise collaboration platform.

Using an eWorkshop to initiate or enrich a community

The eLearning Nomad

We talk about how great it would be if all their local partners would continuously share their expertise and experiences. They may both involve collaboration and/or cooperation yet in a very different way. Let’s look at professional development in structured learning events (eWorkshops) first: eWorkshops are structured learning events where participants collaborate by solving typical workplace problems together online.

Hiring the Right LMS Administrator

Web Courseworks

This includes the experienced administrators (Tier 2) who uses the system to assemble tests and courses in collaboration with subject matter experts. This allows people with different areas of expertise to work together to make the LMS work for all areas of the organization.

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Social Learning Cannot be a Bolt-On Strategy

ID Reflections

“I’m arguing that something much bigger is happening than the application collaborative tools within the enterprise – it’s a profound transformation of the enterprise as we know it. ” As soon as authority and credential is given greater power, collaboration and sharing will stop.

"Digital Mindset": What is it All About?

ID Reflections

"Digital mindset" seems to have become another buzzword--rather buzz-phrase to be grammatically precise--whenever the conversation (online or offline) veers toward social business, social learning, collaboration, and other 21st Century phenomenon in general.