Curated Insights: Curation on Curation

Axonify

One of the big reasons curation has become such a buzzy term is the overwhelming volume of information available in today’s world. Information is often much less accessible than in real life, especially in an employee’s moment of need. The information exists, but it’s often difficult to find or it’s locked in people’s heads. As the author quotes, “Curation comes up when people realize that it isn’t just about information seeking, it’s also about synchronizing a community.”

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Curated Insights: Curation on Curation

Axonify

One of the big reasons curation has become such a buzzy term is the overwhelming volume of information available in today’s world. Information is often much less accessible than in real life, especially in an employee’s moment of need. The information exists, but it’s often difficult to find or it’s locked in people’s heads. As the author quotes, “Curation comes up when people realize that it isn’t just about information seeking, it’s also about synchronizing a community.”

Masie 100
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Digital Assets Creates New Role for L&D Pros: The Content Curator

ATD Learning Technologies

The volume of information being created is increasing faster than we can make sense of it. Think: blogs, email, wikis, communities of practice. Indeed, the ease with which organizations can generate, review, and retrieve information has helped them build a considerable amount of potential learning resources. However, it also has led to information overload, confusion, and sometimes even anxiety. Churning of Insight Counts on Community.

The 21st Century Curator

ID Reflections

Curation today takes on a new meaning in the context oftechnological affordance, information abundance, diminishing attention, hungerfor contextual and timely information, and constantly shifting, globally linkedlandscape. Aggregation : Aggregation is the act of curating the most relevant information abouta particular topic into asingle location. Curators are focused on information flows withoutthinking they’re leading or managing any community. If Web 1.0

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Why Content Curation Should be in Your Skillset

Jay Cross

It can save millions, reduce frustration, and boost the velocity of information in your organization. Curating these items — selecting, organizing, evaluating, and sharing them widely — multiplies an organization’s return on information many times over. And, as Clay Shirky has said: “Curation comes up when people realize that it isn’t just about information seeking, it’s also about synchronizing a community.”.

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