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Favorite 2009 posts on Informal Learning Blog

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Here are the most popular posts on the Informal Learning Blog in 2009. Business Impact of Social and Informal Learning. T o implement social/informal learning infrastructure projects, learning and development professionals need to shift their focus from learning to earning. G et Out of the Training Business , my most recent column for Chief Learning Officer, called for the abolition of corporate training departments.

Come Together

Jay Cross

Organizations have woken up to the power of people working together. Collaboration gets things done and is the most powerful learning tool in the CLO’s playbook. The world moved at a slower pace. Today’s organizations are learning the power of people working together in real time. The use of instant messaging migrated from high school to corporate life. The social learning revolution has only just begun. Come Together, Right Now. Jay Cross.

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Why Corporate Training is Broken And How to Fix It

Jay Cross

Where Corporate Learning Came From 3. Corporate Learning Today 5. Training is not the same as learning 6. Chief Learning Officers know training is not working 7. Real learning takes place elsewhere 8. Training is out of sync with the times 11. Collaborative Learning 18. The world around corporate training has changed. What worked twenty years ago doesn’t work well in the social, always-on, networked world of business we now inhabit.

Co-creation

Jay Cross

The Times of London calls C.K. 1 most influential management thinker in the world.&# If you’ve ever talked about “core competencies&# or “strategic intent&# or “the fortune at the bottom of the pyramid,&# you’re using terms he invented (with Gary Hamel in the first two cases). Co-creation is a key concept in his just published book, “The New Age of Innovation,&# written with M.S. Informal Learning – the other 80%.