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Sahana Chattopadhyay – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

ABOUT SAHANA CHATTOPADHYAY (Social Learning & Collaboration Strategist, Performance Consultant Exploring Emergent Learning, Blogger). Sahana Chattopadhyay is a performance consultant and an L&D professional with 15 years of experience in the field of academia and organizational learning. This includes areas of her expertise from the effectiveness of MOOCs in corporate learning to informal learning, collaboration, community management and organizational culture.

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Performance & Development

Clark Quinn

In thinking about L&D needs to shift to accommodate this new day and age, I started thinking from the perspective of why the term Learning & Development (let alone Training & Development) bothered me, and it’s because I believe we need to shift from thinking about learning to think about performance. Even learning & development isn’t enough; we need to focus on developing individual and team skills and contributions, but where does performance support fit?

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Workplace Learning in a World “Beyond Automation”

Learnnovators

In another related HBR article with an interesting title, We Should Want Robots to Take Some Jobs , the writer makes a valid point: “ In the task-centered economy humans have no value beyond the tasks they perform. The key question we (as L&D/HR) need to think of is how are we going to support workplace learning to build such skills in the workforce? Communities foster collaboration and cooperation, exchange of diverse perspectives and creation of entirely new knowledge.

The Changing Face of Work and Workplace Learning

Learnnovators

On March 1, 2011, IBM announced the IBM SmartCloud framework to support Smarter Planet.” Each member will bring their expertise to bear and share their knowledge and experiences. What will emerge is a network of diverse and connected workers skilled at PKM learning together to develop skills they can apply to their work. L&D will have to don the hat of community managers and become learners. I am not the kind to crystal gaze.

Demystifying Working Out Loud

Learnnovators

It has helped me to develop my personal learning network (PLN) and enabled my PKM. A process to be mandated by management/supervisors/organizations with defined rules. The 9:00 am to 5:00 pm notion of work is all but vanishing, at least for the knowledge workers. The baby boomers are retiring taking their tacit knowledge and experience with them.

Social Learning Cannot Be A Bolt-On Strategy

Learnnovators

A truly social business encapsulates the necessary preconditions for social learning — transparent, supportive and collaborative. It’s a strategic approach to shaping a business culture, highly dependent upon executive leadership and corporate strategy, including business process design, risk management, leadership development, financial controls and use of business analytics.

THE CHANGING FACE OF WORK AND WORKPLACE LEARNING

Learnnovators

On March 1, 2011, IBM announced the IBM SmartCloud framework to support Smarter Planet.” – Wikipedia. Each member will bring their expertise to bear and share their knowledge and experiences. What will emerge is a network of diverse and connected workers skilled at PKM learning together to develop skills they can apply to their work. L&D will have to don the hat of community managers and become learners. I am not the kind to crystal gaze.

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Working Out Loud: Using the Tools We Already Have

Learnnovators

It might encompass the entire process one followed when managing client expectation or the approach one took to learn about sketch-noting and implement the learning. I have tried to combine a couple of blog posts into these presentations: L&D Re-imagined – 21st Century Workplace Learning and Community Management – Towards a Learning Organization.

The differences between learning in an e-business and learning in a social business

Jane Hart

knowledge sharing. Management. Frequently misunderstood as “learning in informal ways”, eg by use of informational rather than instructional resources, or when formal/managed learning takes place outside a classroom. Understands that the natural, continuous learning that accounts for the majority of learning takes place in the workflow – and is to be encouraged, fostered, supported and shared. Supporting autonomy. Teams and groups encouraged and supported.

Re-imagining Work & Learning in a Networked World

ID Reflections

Over the next two decades we can expect the knowledge of the world to be digitalised, with an exponential rise in user-generated content, "wise-crowd" application and open innovation applications." Managers and leaders have to don the hats of coaches and mentors for organizations to become learning organizations that adapt and move with the tide. L&D will transform organizations to become “social” organizations by facilitating PKM and community management.

The Top Six Things Organizations Must Do to Enable Emergent Learning

Learnnovators

This is leading to a shift in the role of the L&D department – from managers and disseminators of formally designed programs to facilitators and enablers of collaboration and communities. When fully realized and supported, emergent learning provides autonomy, mastery and purpose to learners and agility, adaptability and resilience to organizations. It is in communities that knowledge is exchanged and challenges solved.