Learning and KM: Separated at birth?

Jay Cross

T wo years ago, DevLearn and KM World took place simultaneously in downtown San Jose. KM World 2009 is next week. I’ll be in Hope, Arkansas; Washington, DC; and Barcelona during KM World this year, so I’ll miss the show. Corporate learning and KM are both about getting the job done. How different are these KM World talks from the topics we covered at DevLearn ? Today, Enterprise 2.0 People already share knowledge within the enterprise.

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Enterprise 2.0 Has Arrived

Tony Karrer

Great article by Dion Hinchcliffe - The State of Enterprise 2.0. Increasing evidence abounds that Enterprise 2.0 adoption has begun in earnest with a typical example being Wells Fargo taking the plunge , having rolled out Enterprise 2.0 In these and other ways, such as the growing collection of success stories , Enterprise 2.0 Keep in mind Knowledge Management (KM). Dion then talks about some Lessons Learned: Lesson #1: Enterprise 2.0

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Learning, KM vs. SM, Information, Web 2.0, and Second Life

Big Dog, Little Dog

KM will quietly die, and SM will win the soul of Enterprise 2.0, with the Gen X leadership quietly slipping the best of the KM ideas into SM as they guide the bottom-up revolution." See, KM vs. Social Media: Beware the Warmongers. Web 2.0 - More Effective for Formal Learning Than For Informal Learning - The Pursuing Performance Blog. Andrew McAfee lists 10 principles for the Enterprise 2.0 Korean Soon Du Bu.

Lurking is Not a Static State

ID Reflections

I have recently taken on enterprise community facilitation and was curious to see how people are interacting on our enterprise collaboration platform. This is especially true of communities in enterprises. lurking KM sharing communities of practice CollaborationLurking and its role in communities has been on the forefront of my mind for the past few days.

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User Profiles: Spanning Structural Holes

ID Reflections

Of course, real-world situations are always much more complex, with multiple cause-and-effect relationships playing out in tandem. Enterprise Collaboration Platforms and User Profiles Fast forward to the 21 st Century! Many forward looking organizations have already embraced the idea of social business (I will leave that for another post) and invested in high-potential enterprise collaboration and learning platforms. social_business KM social learning Collaboration e2.0

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LearnTrends: Personal Knowledge Management

Experiencing eLearning

Big KM = enterprise KM, lots of structure. Little KM = processes used by distributed teams. Personal KM = ad hoc, DIY, cheap/free. What is effective for one person may not be for another. These are my live blogged notes from Harold Jarche’s LearnTrends session on Personal Knowledge Management. My side comments are in italics. Sense-making with PKM.

Posts that Influenced Me in 2009

ID Reflections

Only through sharing of stories and experiences, the larger pattern and the connections emerge, the information becomes knowledge that we can then effectively use. Defining Knowledge Management and Enterprise 2.0 – Sharing Your Story (Luis Suarez) What did I learn: How KM turns information into decision making tools and what KM actually means.

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The Formal/Informal Continuum

Clark Quinn

There was a separate instance where the KM group was developing a wiki for similar needs, e.g. the growing body of knowledge. The bigger picture is to go beyond the individual initiatives, figure out ways to scale the approaches enterprise-wide, to make the breadth of resources systematically organized, and to remove redundancies and inefficiencies. In some client work I’m doing, I’m helping out an effort to establish a Web 2.0,

Next Gen L&D Professional Development Framework

Learning Cafe

Integration essential for effectiveness. Startup/ Entrepreneurship – Use principles and concepts from start ups to deliver newer and smarter ways of Enterprise Learning. Knowledge Management – KM has a greater focus on the management of knowledge as a strategic asset and a focus on encouraging the sharing of knowledge. Changing Rubrics for L&D Drive Next Gen Capabilities. #1 1 Designing for constraints.

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Workplace Learning Professionals Next Job - Management Consultant

Tony Karrer

In this world, you can't really distinguish the mandate of Management Consulting from the mandate of: Enterprise 2.0 L&D and KM share something simple: an interest in improving the performance of an organisation through increased capability. But if learning and work are inseparable for a concept worker, then Effective learning is part of the definition of performance. This is central to the very definition of how to make organizations more effective.

Knowledge and Learning In The News - 01/03/2007

Big Dog, Little Dog

One of the most effective is to create a short term programme in which a group of experts are required to work with people on difficult or intractable problems with people from radically different backgrounds. KM World. Tainted perhaps by the image of bloggers as gossipmongers, blogs were not taken seriously as enterprise applications until fairly recently. Thinking, Linking, Doing - Creative Generlist.

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eLearning Strategy

Tony Karrer

This is the heart of the challenge in defining eLearning Strategy: predicting future needs, planning to effectively and efficiently service those needs. Clearly, you are going to go around the organization to various business owners, partners such as IT, KM, Corporate Library, etc., It wouldn't be quite as cool, but is probably much more cost effective."

Knowledge and Learning In The News - 2/4/2006

Big Dog, Little Dog

An organization that implements an effective knowledge management (KM) program should see a substantial payoff: Reducing duplicated work increases productivity; leveraging past experience improves quality; and tracking customer behaviors enhances customer service. Peter Drucker was among the first to write about the importance of fewer layers and the importance of designing an organization to fit the objectives of the enterprise.

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Success Formula for Discussion Forums in Financial Services

Tony Karrer

Business Casual , October 29, 2008 Making Intranet Discussion Groups Effective - eLearning Technology , June 15, 2006 Requirement to Social Learning Adoption #2 - Compatibility - Engaged Learning , February 24, 2009 The Holy Trinity: Leadership Framework, Learning 2.0 & at Booz Allen: The Series - Portals and KM , January 20, 2010 More Resources on Discussion Forums, Communities: Forums vs. Social Networks?

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Top Posts from August - Augmented Reality - Social Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

19 Tips for Effective Online Conferences - eLearning Technology , August 5, 2010 I was recently asked me about my recommendations for conducting effective online conferences (virtual conference). Using Graphics To Improve Learning - The eLearning Coach , August 4, 2010 What are you doing about the picture superiority effect? Simplicity and the Enterprise. Post from: The eLearning Coach How To Integrate Multimedia For Effective Learning.

How to Make The SAAS Decision

CLO Magazine

SaaS enterprise systems, such as learning management systems, may not be viable for every organization. Mary Alida Brisk, the organization’s director of learning and organizational effectiveness, said requirements for the hospital’s LMS stemmed from a continuous performance improvement, or CPI, model. ” K.M.

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Top 40 eLearning Articles and 5 Hot Topics for Early March

eLearning Learning Posts

Virtual Team Management - ID Reflections , March 8, 2010 I recommend this simulation to all those who either are handling a globally distributed team or a project, and to all managers who feel that effective communication is one of the keys to business success. However Amplify seems to be a much more effective tool for collaborative learning than any other freely available learning tools today. Best of eLearning Learning. March 1, 2010 to March 14, 2010.

eLearning Costs : eLearning Technology

Tony Karrer

eLearning Solutions Enterprise 2.0 Making a crappy instructor-led course into an effective e-learning course is a long and difficult process. I guess a classroom experience for soft skills training would take a significant re-write to be effective in an e-learning environment (assuming it was effective in the classroom) and that the time to create it would be more tied up in the design than the creation of multimedia elements.

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LearnTrends: Backchannel

Jay Cross

Moderator (Clark Quinn): the question is, leave KM to the propellor heads, or getting learning folks into the model. KM, TM, etc. Robin Haines: The criticality of learning across the extended enterprise has been an issue for many years. They are one central team but the bu funds the communicator for their group and that communicator is part of that bu's efforts - it's been really effective if you can make it happen.