LearnTrends: Personal Knowledge Management

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These are my live blogged notes from Harold Jarche’s LearnTrends session on Personal Knowledge Management. A PKM Method. Not the only method–not something to force people into, just one way. What is effective for one person may not be for another. My side comments are in italics. Sense-making with PKM. When he moved to consulting and didn’t have an IT department and those resources, he realized he had to do something different.

What is Knowledge Management? The Benefits of a Knowledge Management Strategy

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Knowledge is everything in this world. Knowledge is power. By making the most of the knowledge available to us, we’re positioned to achieve greatness in various domains. With all this knowledge at our fingertips, it’s essential we learn how to manage it effectively. Knowledge Management is expensive – but so is stupidity!”, But what is knowledge management? Having answered the question ‘what is knowledge management?’,

What Are The Benefits of Knowledge-Management Systems?

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This is where knowledge-management systems come in handy, as part of a philosophy that comprises the processes, behaviors, and technologies that allow information to be managed efficiently. There are many advantages to consider with knowledge-management systems, which can be leveraged to improve your business operations. Here are some great incentives for using knowledge-management systems : Focus on Results. Greater Knowledge.

Does Your Organization Really Need Knowledge Management Software?

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Knowledge management is a relatively new discipline which has gained relevance in today’s technologically driven industries. Its principles are based around helping companies leverage corporate knowledge, using technologies and company practices to best effect. Conventional knowledge management systems were designed to capture information in central locations to be easily accessed when necessary. But is knowledge management software really necessary?

4 Advantages of Deploying a Knowledge Management System

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Knowledge is power, and like just about everything in this world it must be managed. Step in the knowledge management system, which continues to be deployed by various organizations across the globe. But what exactly is it a knowledge management system? Well, it’s basically what the title suggests: A method of knowledge integration and sharing. Intrigued to learn more about how you’d be set to benefit from a knowledge management system?

Knowledge Management Core Issues

Tony Karrer

With an ever deceasing half-life of knowledge , just keeping up has become a major corporate imperative. We have made little progress in preventing those repeating errors, as firms grow in size and complexity, building relationships that enable knowledge flows, keeping in the loop and finding stuff becomes a huge issue. Discovering opportunities and gaps in knowledge flows, improving personal networking and finding experts (in larger firms).

Training Method Trends

Clark Quinn

He recently provided me some information about what learning delivery methods were being used and particularly if they were trending up or down. It's a bit complicated, but it effectively judges the trend - not necessarily the amount. Some things that jump out at me: Contrary to a lot of what is being said out there ( The Death of the Classroom ), classroom still dominates as a delivery method and is actually going up. What are the trends for methods in corporate learning?

Sahana Chattopadhyay – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators


Her work with various companies like Tata Interactive Systems, Zensar Technologies, ThoughtWorks and Future Group has given her a width of experience that spans instructional design, workplace learning strategy, knowledge management, social learning and community management, and people development.

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Millennials Are Terribly Unhappy With Corporate Learning (This Is Why)


Millennials, with their by-now-famous shorter attention span, require a different training method. Studies have shown that traditional methods like classroom training are low in effectiveness and are high in both material and opportunity costs.

The Effective Use of LMS Software for Safety Compliance


Although businesses are trying hard to improve their compliance, the methods they usually follow are traditional and ineffective. To make their management system efficient enough, businesses need to adopt a capable LMS software that offers advanced and robust features.

Looking for Effective Employee Training Strategies? Read This Now!


Only effective training methods can translate into positive employee performance and a significant bottom-line. Learning management system (LMS) is one such software that allows instructors to embed videos into the tool to aid in training.

Easy peasy ways to apply social learning for effective online learning


When it comes to learning in general, maintaining social learning has always been an important part of adopting new information and transforming it into long-term knowledge. In simple words, social presence refers to all the knowledge a person accumulates by watching other people’s behavior.

How Effective are Your Training Dollars?

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Organizations invest millions of dollars each year in learning initiatives, but few actually calculate the return on investment or effectiveness of their investments. In all cases, the effective use of learning investments can be calculated by tracking how employees take advantage of the learning assets and events and what information they seek to do their jobs well. Then, it is all about how effectively the team works together to solve problems. What Is Effective?

Carpenters or champions in the world of infomal learning ?

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As “work” and “learning” are so closely entwined how can we extend the impact of what we do in a formal context to maximum the impact back of that skills/knowledge in the workplace? Do we actively manage it? Method and madness – Disconnect between learning & knowledge.

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The Impact of Online Quizzes on Student Engagement & Learning


Unlike the traditional, classroom based, method of teaching, eLearning makes learning convenient, simpler, and more effective. Although several educational institutes still follow traditional methods of assessments, at times they might not be sufficient.

5 Simple Ways to Enhance Employee Productivity


The modern eLearning method not only helps employees to perform better in achieving their targets but also save businesses time and money. For instance, IBM is a big enterprise with more than 400,000 employees, and it is extremely daunting to manage and train such a huge number.

How Quizzes Can Drive E-Commerce Sales


Although some businesses still follow traditional methods of customer engagement and lead generation such as networking and advertising, they are too static, impersonal and, boring. Every business needs a strategic approach to drive e-commerce sales.

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4 types of navigation flows for micro-learning courses


To make these online courses more effective, these can be structured using one of four types of navigation systems – Course, Reference, Social and Game. This is the traditional flow of learning management systems. This is a knowledge management approach to eLearning design.

6 Reasons Why You Should Deploy a Management Training Program

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Management is integral to the success of business operations, serving as the liaison between executives and the front-line staff who are vital throughout the communication process. But is a management training program really a worthwhile investment?

The how to guide on the principles of the #elearningmanifesto: 1 Do Not Assume that Learning is the Solution

Challenge to Learn

Of course I do not have the knowledge nor the experience to cover this completely by myself. Maybe performance support is, maybe coaching is, maybe a knowledge management system is, maybe social sharing is, maybe an apprenticeship program is, maybe … is learning not the answer.

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How Tin Can Compliant LMS Helps Startups Grow Significantly


Lack of domain-specific business knowledge such as finance, operations, and marketing. Similarly, startups should focus more on providing effective and engaging employee training rather than looking for the exact match that is almost impossible to achieve all the time.

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The Best of e-Learning in March


Learn tips for adding engaging, effective video to your e-Learning course. The Secret to Effective e-Learning Games. Explore how personalized learning experiences and current mobile learning trends can improve training methods.

General Considerations for Mobile Learning (mLearning)

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Simply put, mobile learning is the acquisition or modification of any knowledge and skill through using mobile technology, anywhere, anytime and results in the modification of behavior 2.

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When Traditional Classrooms Go Digital, Education Takes The Shape Of Blended Learning


You might be surprised to learn that modern technology does not replace the traditional methods. Modern learning has become a perfect mashup of traditional and contemporary methods in recent times, courtesy of the digital revolution.

The Top Six Things Organizations Must Do to Enable Emergent Learning


What is common across the learning modes and methods mentioned? 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.

How to Create and Distribute a Responsive Online Course


However, before you start creating online courses, you need to know some basic creation and distribution elements to further forward it to your audience in an effective way. It is a seamless and a cost-effective way to publish your content and reach out to your target audience.

Top 5 Uses of an LMS in Healthcare Education and Training


Healthcare management systems and industry standards are evolving fast, so there is always a constant need to train medical staff in different areas of their profession. Such learning methods are more appealing and easy to retain in mind than mere texts printed on pamphlets.

Is Tin Can LMS Capable of Supporting Blended Learning?


In a blended learning approach, both students and instructors actively participate in learning activities that make learning both interactive and effective. Rather, they resort to multiple methods to supplement their learning initiatives.

How to make Rapid eLearning work for your organization


Knowledge management is one of the biggest challenges in today’s corporate world. We have some interesting facts that reinforce the notion of eLearning solutions as effective knowledge management tools. .

Working out Loud and Serendipity

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Thus, w orking out loud is intrinsically linked to two critical aspects of becoming a good learner -- Personal knowledge Management (PKM) and building one''s Personal Learning Network (PLN).

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CLO Competencies: The Path for Future Learning Leaders

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For many training managers and directors, the position of chief learning officer represents a career path. Representing a mixed group, with backgrounds ranging from traditional training and development to general management, all were fairly uniform in their answers. General Management.

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Easy Tricks to Make a Disinterested Student Become an Inspired Learner


Use Multiple Communication Formats : Online learning allows teachers to leverage varied formats for creating an effective online learning experience. When students are rewarded for effectively completing the courses, it instills a sense of accomplishment that keeps them sticking.

How Micro-learning Can Improve Your Business


As stated earlier, micro-learning is the most effective way of delivering information to the modern workers. With such a training method, the companies and their training staffs can connect better with their new workforce. Knowledge is Better Retained.

Corporate Advisory Council Conference: Corporate Presentations

Kapp Notes

First Presentation Christopher Reese discusses Knowledge Management with CAC members. Christopher Reese opened the corporate presentations with a talk about Knowledge Management and NASA.

9 Experts Explain Why eLearning Success Depends on Microlearning


Well, you should go for microlearning because it drives knowledge retention and improves performance. They can turn to tools like YouTube or Snapguide for a quick burst of whatever specific knowledge they want to acquire. The sharp focus makes learning more efficient and effective.

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