7 Innovative Thinkers Who Will Up Your Knowledge Management Game
APRIL 11, 2016
Chief Learning Officers (CLOs) are increasingly expected to wear multiple hats. 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. With that in mind, we’ve put together a list of seven influencers—psychologists, digital strategists, fellow CLOs, and more—who can up your learning game.
Sahana Chattopadhyay – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators
AUGUST 19, 2015
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.
What is social learning and how can you use it to foster collaborative learning
OCTOBER 21, 2015
As learning professionals, most of us are familiar with the 70:20:10 Model for Learning and Development that describes how learning happens. According to this, most of us pick: 70 percent of our knowledge from our on-the job experiences. What is social learning?
What is social learning and how can you use it to foster collaborative learning
DECEMBER 11, 2015
What is social learning and how can you use it to foster collaborative learning. As learning professionals, most of us are familiar with the 70:20:10 Model for Learning and Development that describes how learning happens. What is social learning?
Demystifying Working Out Loud
NOVEMBER 9, 2015
“ When people leverage collaboration platforms to contribute and to build relationships, that appeals to their intrinsic motivators of autonomy, mastery, and relatedness. ” ~ Working Out Loud: Better for You; Better for the Firm.
7 Characteristics Of A Digital Mindset
APRIL 19, 2016
Individuals and organizations operating from a scarcity mindset typified by hoarding of knowledge, grasping of power, and a perception of the world as a zero-sum game cannot function optimally in a digital world. Collaborative Approach. Collaboration seems to be the mantra of the era.
The Six Hats Of A Community Manager
NOVEMBER 24, 2015
Community Management is an evolving role and organizations are beginning to see the need for this role. In this post, I want to talk about the different hats that we need to don as community managers. We have to be obsessed with making the shift to the new collaboration platform easy.
Six Obstacles To Building Communities In Organizations
FEBRUARY 4, 2016
I have written before about the fallibility of trying to have social learning as a bolt-on strategy , on the role of social technology as an avenue for building communities in organizations , and the importance of building communities to facilitate emergent learning.
Social Learning Cannot be a Bolt-On Strategy
APRIL 27, 2015
“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. ” Social Learning and social business go hand in hand.
MOOCs in Workplace Learning – Part 5: Skills Learners Need Today
JUNE 22, 2015
I have been writing about MOOCs in the context of workplace learning from different perspectives for some time now. The earlier posts… MOOCs in Workplace Learning – Part 1: Some Points to Consider. MOOCs in Workplace Learning – Part 2: Designing a MOOC.
Workplace Learning in a World “Beyond Automation”
JULY 29, 2015
This allows them to exercise the value that emerges from collaborating with other humans on open-ended, creative endeavors. The remaining tasks will require individuals who fundamentally think differently about work and learning.
Social Technology, Community Management & Organizational Development
AUGUST 6, 2015
Read the post, How Social Technology has Emerged as an Enterprise Management Model , for an in-depth understanding. I am not going to tread into management theory or organizational structures in this post. Standardization, efficiency, processes, supervisory management, planning, etc.,
Working Out Loud: Using the Tools We Already Have
SEPTEMBER 8, 2015
A bit more conscious thinking behind why, when and how we use these platforms can transform our daily meandering interactions into purposeful habits around learning, sharing and community building. The former leads to focused learning and the latter leads to serendipitous discoveries.
7 Strategies to Facilitate “Working Out Loud”
JULY 6, 2015
A community grows around a domain where practitioners share their insights, knowledge and doubts, the work processes. A community grows through conversation, collaboration, and showcasing of work in progress. Explicit and tacit knowledge gets shared.
“Digital Mindset”: What Is It All About?
SEPTEMBER 23, 2015
“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.
Collaboration - Knowledge Management - Expert - Hot List
JUNE 9, 2009
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. Clive on Learning , May 29, 2009 Capture Examples - eLearning Technology , May 29, 2009 Mistakes made in Academic Blogs - Don't Waste Your Time , June 3, 2009 Time Spent - The Learning Circuits Blog , June 1, 2009 Presentation: Camtasia in eLearning - Don't Waste Your Time , June 4, 2009 Does Deliberative Practice Lead to Quick Proficiency?
Quotes and excerpts on the need for Learning 2.0 from the Best of T+D: 2007-2009
AUGUST 1, 2010
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. Shaffer in How Computer Games Help Children Learn (quoted by Harold Jarche in T+D) Creativity is a conversation--a tension--between individuals working on individual problems, and the professional communities they belong to. In a flattened learning system, there are fewer experts and more fellow learners on paths that may cross.
Are you missing this critical step when trying to build workplace knowledge?
MARCH 4, 2016
Robust employee knowledge is a critical component of optimal performance. Unfortunately, when it comes to arming employees with the knowledge they need to execute their roles to the best of their ability, many organizations skip an important step: providing on-demand access to information.
Unbooks, Informal Learning, and Collaboration: The Age of Questions
MARCH 9, 2010
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 is never finished.
MOOCs – Helping organizations learn
Your Training Edge
MAY 20, 2013
A company’s Learning and Development (L&D) function is only as good as the outcomes that it consistently delivers. All these questions, and more, need to be answered to help an organization learn and grow. A training strategy involving MOOCs creates an environment that allows people and organizations to learn and grow, not only as individual entities, but also within the sphere of the industry that they belong to. Employee collaboration.
Knowledge and the DIKW Pyramid
MARCH 27, 2010
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
Collaborative Learning Anthropologist and Specialist (CLA): Enterprise 2.0, Web 2.0 and Learning Career or Job Opportunities
NOVEMBER 29, 2007
Collaborative Learning Specialists - of all types! The common theme in functions is the ability to study and practice the skills of a "Collaborative Learning Anthropologist", ( CLA ). Major changes in learning and training are fundamentally challenging the current and old assumptions, principles and beliefs. There are many opportunities to discover and innovate new learning models. This is the primary task of a Collaborative Learning Anthropologist.
MOOCs In Workplace Learning – Part 1: Some Points To Consider
MAY 24, 2015
Having taken the world of higher education by storm (though not everyone will agree), MOOCs are all set to disrupt/re-invent workplace learning. Just as the advent of e-learning created a shift in training paradigms a couple of decades back, MOOCs are set to create another shift today.
Working Out Loud 101 | Some Thoughts
MAY 22, 2015
I am trying to move to a mode where I'll write shorter posts more regularly on specific topics, questions posed to me, or an aspect of modern workplace learning that interests me. Share a snippet from the day's work that captures a learning, a mistake made, or insight gleaned.
Getting Started With Working Out Loud
JUNE 29, 2015
I am trying to move to a mode where I’ll write shorter posts more regularly on specific topics, questions posed to me, or an aspect of modern workplace learning that interests me. Share a snippet from the day’s work that captures a learning, a mistake made, or insight gleaned.
12 features of supporting social collaboration in the workplace
AUGUST 31, 2012
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. Social learning
Supporting workplace learning in the network era is more than delivering courses through a LMS
AUGUST 14, 2012
Harold Jarche, in his recent post, Supporting workplace learning , uses a great little diagram to show that -. “It takes much more than courses delivered through a learning management system to support workplace learning in the network era.” Social learning
Working out Loud and Serendipity
NOVEMBER 21, 2014
All of this made me think I should write a post on working out loud and its place in workplace learning. As is my wont, I tend to look at everything mostly through my L&D lens, especially when it comes to learning and sharing at the workplace.
Integrating Social Learning In The Workplace
MAY 11, 2015
I have been writing about social learning and its related concepts – communities of practices , working out loud and skills for the networked world for quite some time now. The catch is that “social learning” cannot just be implemented or enforced. For social learning to thrive (i.e.,
Re-imagining Work & Learning in a Networked World
DECEMBER 28, 2014
I thought I''d do the same from an L&D and workplace learning perspective. The former identifies shifts in specific areas that will and already are having a far-reaching impact on the way we work, learn, communicate, and engage with the environment and society.
The Top Six Things Organizations Must Do to Enable Emergent Learning
NOVEMBER 4, 2015
Steve Denning What is common across the learning modes and methods mentioned? Social learning via an enterprise collaboration platform Mobile enabled learning accessible anytime, anywhere, on any device of the user’s choice MOOCs which straddle the line between social learning and e-learning with learner communities While an organization can facilitate these, the onus lies with the users/learners. But first, What is emergent learning?
The Changing Nature of Workplace Learning
MAY 4, 2015
One was from the field of architecture and the other was by Harold Jarche on workplace and learning. They require the sharing of tacit knowledge, which cannot easily be put into a manual. In addition, tacit knowledge flows best in trusted networks.
MOOCs In Workplace Learning – Part 2: Designing a MOOC
JUNE 1, 2015
@ ignatia (Inge de Waard) describes MOOCs thus in her Master’s Thesis: “MOOC is above all referring to a pedagogical model with independent learners, access to information, opportunity to create emerging, spontaneous, yet not directed learning communities, etcetera.
What Employees Love in Online Training Courses
FEBRUARY 16, 2017
As any other student, corporate trainees dislike continual learning for two simple reasons: first, it’s rarely inspiring and challenging enough to make them motivated, and second, it imposes an additional hour or two of work to their already busy daily schedules. Different Learning Styles.