This Is What I Believe About Learning in Organizations

The Performance Improvement Blog

As globalization increases and communities become more diverse, the competitive advantage of any organization will be its collective knowledge and its expanded expertise. The Purpose of Business is Learning. But none of this is possible without learning. At its core, any high performing organization is about learning; continually using new information to become smarter, better, and more effective. Companies must learn more deeply about their customers and markets.

Manager's Role in Learning and Performance Improvement

The Performance Improvement Blog

What should be a manager’s role in employee learning? In answering this question, the first thing managers have to understand is that continuous learning is the modus operandi for all high performance organizations. Individual, team, and enterprise performance can’t improve without learning. Learning isn’t in addition to a manager’s job; it IS a manager’s job. An engineer in a prototype department of a manufacturer learns how to operate a 3D printer.

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Learning to be Great Organizations

The Performance Improvement Blog

In a previous post , I wrote about the importance of democratizing organizational learning. I argued that organizations need to be continuously learning for the purpose of improving performance and achieving business goals. And in another post I wrote that for this to happen, organizational leaders need tools. That is, they need methods for learning from the organization and for learning how to learn from the organization.

Demystifying Working Out Loud

Learnnovators

In this post, I want to demystify working out loud and highlight the organizational as well as personal growth that accrues from the practice. It has helped me to develop my personal learning network (PLN) and enabled my PKM. It is perfectly possible to share one’s experience over a “lunch & learn” session; however, if that session can also be aired on Hangout, the impact is amplified tenfold.

The Changing Face of Work and Workplace Learning

Learnnovators

3D-printed, low cost prosthetic limbs will bring the smile back on many faces. The rise of mobile computing in the form smartphones, tablets, and wearable devices accompanied by ubiquitous Internet connection is creating unforeseen change–in how we work, learn, communicate, do business, conduct personal tasks, and myriad other aspects. While Watson and Siri may seem far removed from our task of designing learning programs, the reality is they are not.

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. Her passion is to help organizations become learning organizations through social and collaborative learning. What is your vision for the learning community?

Deeper eLearning Design: Part 1 – The Starting Point: Good Objectives

Learnnovators

The goal of this series is to build upon good implementations of instructional design, and go deeper into the nuances of what makes learning that really works. For a learning experience design to be truly effective, it has to have a focus. That focus is the outcome that the learning experience is designed to achieve. So, the starting point of a learning design has to be the objective that will achieve the outcome.

THE CHANGING FACE OF WORK AND WORKPLACE LEARNING

Learnnovators

3D-printed, low cost prosthetic limbs will bring the smile back on many faces. The rise of mobile computing in the form smartphones, tablets, and wearable devices accompanied by ubiquitous Internet connection is creating unforeseen change–in how we work, learn, communicate, do business, conduct personal tasks, and myriad other aspects. While Watson and Siri may seem far removed from our task of designing learning programs, the reality is they are not.

4 Reasons Systems Training Isn’t Really About Systems

PDG

Sure, Systems Training needs to help employees learn how to use the system. Usually, the goal is to get something done more efficiently, more effectively, at a lower cost, or at a higher level of customer satisfaction. Systems Training is About Organizational Change. When an organization has used a system for a long time, pockets of expertise develop in the company, either by design or by coincidence. What’s the goal of Systems Training?

Jay Cross – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Jay is the Johnny Appleseed of informal learning. Jay has challenged conventional wisdom about how adults learn since designing the first business degree program offered by the University of Phoenix. A champion of informal learning and systems thinking, Jay’s calling is to create happier, more productive workplaces. He literally wrote the book on Informal Learning. We are still learning from one another, one grain at a time on a daily basis. It’s DIY learning.

JAY CROSS – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

Jay is the Johnny Appleseed of informal learning. Jay has challenged conventional wisdom about how adults learn since designing the first business degree program offered by the University of Phoenix. A champion of informal learning and systems thinking, Jay’s calling is to create happier, more productive workplaces. He literally wrote the book on Informal Learning. We are still learning from one another, one grain at a time on a daily basis. It’s DIY learning.

Workplace Learning in a World “Beyond Automation”

Learnnovators

Consequently, they are indistinguishable from machines and will be replaced by them for reasons of cost-efficiency as soon as technically feasible. The remaining tasks will require individuals who fundamentally think differently about work and learning. 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? L&D needs to facilitate this for organizations to continually learn.

CLARK QUINN – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

ABOUT CLARK QUINN (Learning Technology Strategist): Clark Quinn, Ph.D., helps organizations align technology with how we think, work, and learn. ABOUT THIS INTERVIEW SERIES: ‘ Crystal Balling with Learnnovators ’ is a thought-provoking interview series that attempts to gaze into the future of e-learning. It comprises stimulating discussions with industry experts and product evangelists on emerging trends in the learning landscape.

Clark Quinn – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

ABOUT CLARK QUINN (Learning Technology Strategist): Clark Quinn, Ph.D., helps organizations align technology with how we think, work, and learn. ABOUT THIS INTERVIEW SERIES: ‘ Crystal Balling with Learnnovators ’ is a thought-provoking interview series that attempts to gaze into the future of e-learning. It comprises stimulating discussions with industry experts and product evangelists on emerging trends in the learning landscape.

How to Replace Top-Down Training with Collaborative Learning (4)

Jay Cross

How ready are you to tackle Big L Learning? Our people are learning and growing fast enough to keep up with the future. ? We learn something from every interaction with a customer. ? Assessing the cost/benefit of experiential learning is like asking for a cost/benefit of your telephone connections. Build upon one another’s expertise. Hierarchical organizations micromanage: they tell people what to learn. Fourth post in a series.

Ryan Tracey – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Ryan Tracey is an E‑Learning Manager in the Australian financial services industry. He is also an Editorial Board Member for eLearn Magazine , a moderator for #lrnchat , and the author of the E-Learning Provocateur blog. Ryan has worked in corporate e-learning for over a decade, following several years in the higher education market. He holds a Master’s degree in Learning Sciences and Technology from the University of Sydney. ABOUT RYAN TRACEY.

The Customer Education Experts Directory

learnWorlds

percent decrease in support costs. With the guidance of the top experts in customer education and LearnWorlds as your go-to learning management system, you can create amazing learning experiences for your customers just as easily. Management of learning functions.

User Generated Learning Content – Making it Happen

Learning Cafe

Can we use Employees to share knowledge and expertise through User Generated Learning Content in form of videos, blogs, podcasts using the now ubiquitous smartphones and tablets with high quality cameras and microphones ? This approach while challenging to implement may resolve many of the issues that Organizational Learning faces including: Better engagement and effectiveness. Save on costs. Technology makes learner generated learning content possible.

The Changing Face of Work and Workplace Learning

ID Reflections

3D-printed, low cost prosthetic limbs will bring the smile back on many faces. On March 1, 2011, IBM announced the IBM SmartCloud framework to support Smarter Planet." - Wikipedia The rise of mobile computing in the form smartphones, tablets, and wearable devices accompanied by ubiquitous Internet connection is creating unforeseen change--in how we work, learn, communicate, do business, conduct personal tasks, and myriad other aspects. I am not the kind to crystal gaze.

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The new frontier: Why visionary CLOs are switching focus to developing technical teams rather than people managers

CLO Magazine

But today, and in the future, the new challenge for learning teams is to create an edge for their organization by radically improving their development of technical specialists. No other group has the same potential to create value, cut costs or introduce better processes.

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To Centralize or Localize? Solving the L&D Locus Issue

Litmos

While it may seem to make sense not to have ID resources, increasingly organizational learning is going to be critical to organizational success. Having in-house expertise will become a competitive advantage, particularly if you’re moving to the bigger picture.

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What Makes a MOOC a MOOC?

ID Reflections

MOOCs have taken the world of higher ed and corporate learning by the proverbial storm. When George Siemens , Dave Cormier and Stephen Downes came up with the concept in 2008, they had a vision of how a “learning design” based on Connectivism could change the face of learning and collaboration. Most organizations (hopefully) have accepted that learning is crucial to their strategy for growth and performance, and if done right, has a direct impact on the bottom line.

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What L&D professionals need to know about impact mapping

Matrix

The issue of quantifying L&D results in organizational outcomes is an old and sticky one. Today, I will discuss what impact mapping is and how it can help organizations that need a more focused learning approach. Looking at the learning value chain.

Learning predictions in a time of unpredictability!

Learning Pool

In the learning space, however, it seems we’re still on the right track. In today’s blog, Director of Research at Fosway Group, David Perring shares his Learning predictions for 2021. Nothing radically new emerged in learning technology in 2020.

Creating avenues for On-Demand Learning in the Modern Workplace

G-Cube

Learning at the workplace is a continuous process. While formal training also has a place, more and more organizations are aligning towards informal ways of organizational learning. On-Demand Learning is a type of informal learning that is ‘learner-led’ – where the learner moves along the course material, undirected and self-paced. Also, corporate learners are more aware of what their learning needs are and can evaluate their strengths and weaknesses well.

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Learning and Development Glossary

Petra Mayer

Therefore, the idea of this blog is to provide an easy reference around the varied concepts in learning and development. Take this as your Learning and Development Glossary, if you may, to stay up-to-date with the times. Agile Learning. Asynchronous Learning.

When it is time to change your business LMS

Matrix

Every new LMS comes with the challenge of every stakeholder learning the ropes. It’s advisable to have a short tutorial available for anyone interested in learning about it before learning from it. That being said, user preferences and expectations tend to change rather rapidly and any LMS intended at boosting organizational learning and development needs to keep up with that. Learning occurs best when the learner initiates and makes time for it.

Maturity Models in the Flow of Work

Learning Wire

From the Learning Bubble to the Flow of Work. Alt hough we most certainly have not touched on every maturity model that exists , we did want to talk about one more: Dani Johnson’s Enterprise Learning Framework. The Enterprise Learning Framework. Part 3/3.

Scalable Learning in the 21C Workplace

ID Reflections

With the intention to write regularly again… Wicked problems and their role in organizational learning have always fascinated me…so here are some more thoughts on the same topic. I wrote about this almost three years back in my post Wicked Problems, Complexity and Learning. And to scale and survive, organizations must facilitate scalable learning. The days of routine expertise is over. Adaptive expertise and a growth mindset are the needs of the hour.

Free learning & development webinars for May 2021

Limestone Learning

There’s a good selection this month to get you thinking about the business of learning and development. It’s time to make your job training online easier, and there’s no better or more effective way than putting people in charge of their learning with interactive techniques.

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The ‘Wikified’ Future of Employee Training

Mindflash

Business, HR, and learning leaders must think differently about corporate training and focus on those informal and collaborative strategies that will save money and increase the breadth of organizational learning.&#. “Today’s business world demands a combination of formal and informal learning with an emphasis on collaboration, knowledge sharing, social networking, coaching, and mentoring.&#. Online Training e-learning Human Resources training web based trainin

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The Most Effective Learning Delivery

LearnUpon

The way we work and learn is always changing. Chief Learning Officer’s 2021 Learning State of the Industry Survey uncovered that only 7% of respondents feel that their learning delivery methods are fully prepared to meet business needs. Learning Delivery Infrastructure.

Do You Know How to Create an Actionable Learning Strategy?

CLO Magazine

Part of the learning leader’s job is to develop organizational learning strategies. For one thing, organizations aren’t reviewing their learning and development strategies very often. The State of Learning and Development 2014: Coming of Age,” a study from Brandon Hall, revealed that less than 18 percent of organizations reviewed or revisited their learning and development strategies at least annually over the past five years and 28.8

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Digital Video: 10 Ways to Experience Modern Learning Live and On-Demand

Talented Learning

Until recently, digital video was underutilized by technology-enabled learning solutions. But now video-centered training is going mainstream, thanks to the rise of modern cloud-based learning platforms , high-speed wireless networks, connected mobile devices, social media channels and live video streaming standards like WebRTC. 10 Ways Digital Video Is Redefining Learning. 3) Support for “Paid” Online Learning Customers.

Extended Enterprise Learning: Can You Get There From Here?

Talented Learning

” As a specialist in extended enterprise learning technologies, I get it. Extended Enterprise Learning: We’re Not In Kansas Anymore. That’s usually how HR and training professionals react when stepping into the realm of extended enterprise learning. Many HR and L&D professionals are proficient at speaking native “organizational learning” language. However, they struggle to apply their expertise to external audience needs.

The Essential Guide to Learning Analytics in the Age of Big Data

Lambda Solutions

Download The Essential Guide to Learning Analytics in the Age of Big Data and keep it as your eLearning secret weapon! This article is designed to be your A-to-Z guide to learning analytics. You’ll discover: The basic concepts of learning analytics. Level 2: Learning.

How to Select Online Manufacturing Training That’s Right for Your Company

Convergence Training

Click the links below to learn more about how we can help you. Learning Management Systems. Here are some of the things we’ll cover below: Where formal, assigned training (including online training) fits within your organization’s entire learning ecosystem.