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. This is where knowledge management comes in. What is Knowledge Management? Knowledge Management allows for strategic planning.

Personal Knowledge Management Online Workshop

Jane Hart

This online workshop on adapting to the networked world of work includes tools, tips and techniques from two facilitators who have been connecting, communicating and collaborating online for over fifteen years.…. Online Workshop runs 23 April – 4 May 2012. Hosted by Jane Hart and facilitated by Harold Jarche at the Social Learning Centre.

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Top Characteristics of a Successful Knowledge Management System

WalkMe Training Station

You need a knowledge management system to help you keep track of and make the most of these assets. Any knowledge management system, just like any software platform or other piece of technology, needs to be easy to use. Everyone will need to use your knowledge management system for different reasons, and everyone will have their own preferences for how they want to access the information.

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. With all this knowledge at our fingertips, it’s essential we learn how to manage it effectively. Knowledge Management is expensive – but so is stupidity!”, But what is knowledge management? Having answered the question ‘what is knowledge management?’,

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?

7 quick tips to improve knowledge management

Saffron Interactive

Following on from our webinar last week (you can find the recording here ), we wanted to show that improving knowledge management doesn’t always have to cost a great deal of time and money. Here are seven easy-to-implement changes and smart investments you can make to improve knowledge management systems: 1. The future is search-powered. It should also allow users to collaborate and get in touch, adding a ‘human’ context to this information.

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.

Does Your Organization Really Need Knowledge Management Software?

WalkMe Training Station

Knowledge management is a relatively new discipline which has gained relevance in today’s technologically driven industries. Its principles are based around helping companies leverage corporate knowledge, using technologies and company practices to best effect. Conventional knowledge management systems were designed to capture information in central locations to be easily accessed when necessary. But is knowledge management software really necessary?

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.

Personal in Personal Knowledge Management

Tony Karrer

That there is a ‘best’ way to manage knowledge an information? It’s a pick-and-choose sort of thing: the way we manage information has a lot to do with the information, and a lot to do with who we are and what we want the information for … Harold responded with Other PKM processes where he shows some other models and states: To be clear, my intention is to show what works for me and perhaps some part of this may work others.

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.

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.

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. The Knowledge Management Tools to Know. It can be thought of as one of the best knowledge management tools that combine community, social business and eSupport. Some of the many advanced features offered in this software are discussion boards, cataloging, advanced searches, employee training articles , training stations and document management.

Four Features Every Knowledge Management System Should Have by Mark McGuire

Learning Solutions Magazine

The best knowledge transfer and retention systems are not only digital, but online and collaborative. knowledge management or learning management system is not an easy task, but there is a small set of key features that. Emerging Topics Learning Systems Management Training StrategiesChoosing an effective. ideal systems possess. In fact, there are four such features, outlined in this article, that can guide your evaluation of these. systems.

Sahana Chattopadhyay – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

ABOUT SAHANA CHATTOPADHYAY (Social Learning & Collaboration Strategist, Performance Consultant Exploring Emergent Learning, Blogger). Her passion is to help organizations become learning organizations through social and collaborative learning. This includes areas of her expertise from the effectiveness of MOOCs in corporate learning to informal learning, collaboration, community management and organizational culture. Sahana: A community manager’s task is varied.

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12 features of supporting social collaboration in the workplace

Jane Hart

I am often asked how to support social collaboration in the workplace. As I showed in my recent blog post , there are some big differences between learning in an e-business and learning in a social/collaborative business. So it is not just about adding new social approaches or social media into the training “blend”, s upporting social collaboration is underpinned not only by new technologies but by a new mindset.

Do you know your E-learning Buckets?

Integrated Learnings

Electronic performance support systems provide just-in-time knowledge to learners who either don't have the time for other learning options. Also known as an EPSS, this type of system is great to house knowledge that is only used in rare cases. Knowledge Management Systems. Knowledge management is a collection of information for employees to learn from. Social and Collaborative Learning. By Jonathan Shoaf.

I Believe in the Value of Connectedness

Tom Spiglanin

Most employees have far stronger connections through the organization’s hierarchy consisting of layers of manager/direct report relationships. While strong, hierarchical connections also vary greatly across the organization depending on the nature of the work and individual management styles. Where encouraged, connections also form between co-workers within the hierarchy, as well as between members of teams chartered by management.

Unbooks, Informal Learning, and Collaboration: The Age of Questions

ID Reflections

In an earlier post, The Meaning is the Message , I quoted from Stephen Downes' presentation: Knowledge has many authors , knowledge has many facets, it looks different to each different person, and it changes moment to moment. Informal learning has room for multiple perceptions , sources of knowledge, collaboration. The first lies in the realm of Knowledge Management. Tags: collaborative learning Reflection Collaboration informal learning

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.

AI in Practice: How Microsoft’s Project Cortex Can Change the Way You Work

Vitalyst

Cortex has the potential to propel employees and organizations forward, toward a better way of working, collaborating, learning, and innovating. A knowledge center serves as the hub for all this information—it provides you with a customized view of relevant knowledge in your organization, including trending topics, open questions, and more.

Quotes and excerpts on the need for Learning 2.0 from the Best of T+D: 2007-2009

ID Reflections

Excerpts from the Best of T+D | 2007 - 2009 Harold Jarche in Skills 2.0 : As knowledge workers, we are like actors--only as good as our last performance. In a knowledge economy, the individual is the knowledge creator, and relationships are the currency. They’re going to become irrelevant because people are going to be able to post and share knowledge with one another without the learning function. Knowledge Delivered in Any Other Form Is.

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. Along with SharePoint and Teams, Cortex has the potential to propel organizations forward, toward a better way of working, collaborating, learning, and innovating. Project Cortex’s knowledge and expertise will be available to users within the apps they use daily.

Introducing the Social Intranet Index

E-Learning Provocateur

The corporate community pitches in to produce and maintain organic knowledge. Knowledge contained in silos is increasingly shared, and a broader community blossoms. Moreover, it may be argued that the shifting paradigm places an increasing obligation on the SME not only to share their knowledge with the wider organisation, but also to maintain its currency and relevance. Which organisation do you think will be more collaborative?

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Erin doesn’t get it

E-Learning Provocateur

The knowledge managers among us will know what I’m talking about… Erin: Hey! knowledge management collaboration Erin Brockovich km participatory cultureI watched Erin Brockovich again last night. It’s an excellent movie. While it’s based on a true story, the producers have obviously used their poetic licence to boost its dramatic effect.

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Molotov cocktail = Weak ties x complicated knowledge

ID Reflections

Preamble Some time back, I was asked to conduct knowledge transfer sessions for a new team member. I knew that the kind of work experience I had to transfer contained more tacit knowledge than explicit, and the problem lay in being able to codify everything and do a successful “transfer” in about a span of two weeks. I was afraid that most tacit knowledge would be lost unless I had someone with me who “understood” what I meant.

Collaboration Between Training and Digital Departments Is Now the Key to a Company’s Success

Learning Wire

Collaboration Between Training and Digital Departments Is Now the Key to a Company’s Success. In fact, collaboration between the two domains greatly benefits a company’s digital transformation. However, this intrusion is not always welcomed by management, especially when consideration hasn’t been given to how ever-expanding digitization impacts daily activities. Learning & Development departments should not see Chief Digital Officers as rivals.

No Excuses

Tom Spiglanin

Collaboration Personal Knowledge Management Show Your Work It’s been some time since I’ve written here. Sure, I have been very busy, but that’s really no excuse for not writing. Writing is one important way for me to organize my thoughts and flesh out new concepts. That may or may not help anyone else, but it helps me to show my work publicly.

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

Tom Spiglanin

There were collaborative partnerships to be forged. Employees have become accustomed to rapidly changing technology and have unparalleled access to an exponentially growing body of content and knowledge via the Internet. Like many professions who feel they “own” content areas, the strategy of being the sole purveyor of organizational knowledge can’t scale to keep up with the growth rate of information available at every employee’s fingertips.

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. 12 Change management/Communication/Self management/Innovation Switch Dan and Chip Heath. 13 Self management/Change/innovation Linchpin (audio book) Seth Godin.

What is social learning and how can you use it to foster collaborative learning

Adobe Captivate

What is social learning and how can you use it to foster collaborative learning. According to this, most of us pick: 70 percent of our knowledge from our on-the job experiences. In this article, I will touch upon the concept of social learning, its benefits and how can it be used meaningfully in an organisation to enhance collaborative learning. What are the aspects that most of the popular social networks provide that can be used to learn or collaborate and learn?

Knowledge and the DIKW Pyramid

ID Reflections

I have just been reading the following post from HBR: The Problem with the Data-Information-Knowledge-Wisdom Hierarchy This reminded me of one of my earlier posts on KM: Data, Information, Insight.A In that, I had mentioned what Luis Suarez says about knowledge and included a YouTube video by Nick Milton on data, information and knowledge. Tags: Knowledge Management collaborative learning Reflection

Introducing the Social Intranet Index

E-Learning Provocateur

The corporate community pitches in to produce and maintain organic knowledge. Knowledge contained in silos is increasingly shared, and a broader community blossoms. Moreover, it may be argued that the shifting paradigm places an increasing obligation on the SME not only to share their knowledge with the wider organisation, but also to maintain its currency and relevance. Which organisation do you think will be more collaborative?

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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.

What is social learning and how can you use it to foster collaborative learning

Learning Wire

According to this, most of us pick: 70 percent of our knowledge from our on-the job experiences. In this article, I will touch upon the concept of social learning, its benefits and how can it be used meaningfully in an organisation to enhance collaborative learning. What are the aspects that most of the popular social networks provide that can be used to learn or collaborate and learn? It can also be leveraged as an effective tool for collaborative or social learning.