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From Learning Management to Personal Knowledge Management

Jane Hart

But in fact it has been clear for some time that many individuals are already taking responsibility for not only acquiring new knowledge and skills but for a wide range of activities for their continuous learning and professional development. Acquiring new knowledge and skills – e.g. in webinars, online workshops, MOOCs, and through videos and screencasts, etc. So how effective are your own PKM skills?

Using the Right Knowledge Management Tools

WalkMe Training Station

Like any corporate asset, knowledge management tools have to be handled correctly in order for them to provide quality results. So if you’re planning to introduce knowledge management tools to your own organization’s employee training program then here’s what you need to do. Choose the Right Kind of Knowledge Management Tools. Most knowledge management tools can be used to do the following things: – Create or approve records.

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Knowledge Management Core Issues

Tony Karrer

With an ever deceasing half-life of knowledge , just keeping up has become a major corporate imperative. We need practical ways to build personal informal networks. 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. Finding tacit knowledge sources and helping to put these to work.

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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Collaboration - Knowledge Management - Expert - Hot List

Tony Karrer

eLearning Learning Hot List - May 29, 2009 to June 5, 2009 Top Posts The following are the top posts from featured sources based on social signals. Adobe eLearning Suite: is it worth it?

A Network of Experts: From Content Curation to Insight Curation

CLO Magazine

In most organizations, performance measurement still focuses on celebrating the “lone wolf” individuals who they count on to find just the right data to inform great innovation and accomplishment. In the past, the notion that knowledge is power meant people were expected to learn and remember what they learned in order to act. In today’s world where knowledge generation is increasing and half-life is shortening at an alarming rate, access to knowledge is where the power truly lies.

I Believe in the Importance of a Personal Learning Network

Tom Spiglanin

When I started using Twitter for my professional growth and development, I didn’t realize that I was also starting to build my personal learning network. ” By the time I heard the phrase, “Personal Learning Network,” or PLN, I’d already begun developing and maintaining professional relationships through social media. Several sources referred to PLNs as networks focused on learning about a given topic. A network, by definition, is quite different.

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." Will we still continue to speak about learning as an activity to be undertaken in order to be effective at work? 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.

How Social Networks Can Harness the Power of Weak Ties | Social.

Dashe & Thomson

A lot of the Social Media Mavens , however, are really ranting, not about the technology, but about the human dynamics related to social networking. Instead, they might want to help us build, maintain, and exploit a large network of weak ties.

I Believe in the Value of Connectedness

Tom Spiglanin

Most employees have far stronger connections through the organization’s hierarchy consisting of layers of manager/direct report relationships. While strong, hierarchical connections also vary greatly across the organization depending on the nature of the work and individual management styles. Where encouraged, connections also form between co-workers within the hierarchy, as well as between members of teams chartered by management.

Introducing the Social Intranet Index

E-Learning Provocateur

While these apps aren’t components of the enterprise’s intranet proper, they’re accessible from there and thus form part of the network. The profiles are rich (including photos, contact details and subject matter expertise) and integrate with the other components of the intranet (eg the discussion forum) to facilitate social networking. Devoid of ringfences, the platform effectively becomes a giant wiki. Effectively, its hierarchy flattens.

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Driving Learning Efficiency & Salesforce Performance Using Robust Learning Management Systems in the BFSI Industry

G-Cube

This, in turn, has made the need for effective training very evident for the sector, something which is now imperative for sustained growth and progress. Modern workforce training helps to improve the overall efficiency of an organization and boost employee performance.

How to Improve Learning Outcomes With Performance Support

Dashe & Thomson

Given that the goal of instructional designers and training developers is to improve employee performance, it’s surprising that many continue to create blended learning programs with little or no reliance on performance support tools or systems. Fortunately, performance support systems have received more attention in recent years, thanks to a broader trend toward informal learning strategies. Build performance support into every blended learning effort.

Introducing the Social Intranet Index

E-Learning Provocateur

While these apps aren’t components of the enterprise’s intranet proper, they’re accessible from there and thus form part of the network. The profiles are rich (including photos, contact details and subject matter expertise) and integrate with the other components of the intranet (eg the discussion forum) to facilitate social networking. Devoid of ringfences, the platform effectively becomes a giant wiki. Effectively, its hierarchy flattens.

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Mobile Learning: e-learningnext

ID Reflections

Clark Quinn, a thought leader in technology-mediated learning, said in 2000: mLearning is the intersection of mobile computing and elearning: accessible resources wherever you are, strong search capabilities, rich interaction, powerful support for effective learning, and performance-based assessment.

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Building a Performance Ecosystem

CLO Magazine

By combining the power of the human brain with technology in a way that facilitates work, collaboration and communication, leaders can turn learning into multifaceted performance support. Lots of the opportunities to improve come through the network, through the people we learn with and from. Leaders are also trying to figure out how to create an infrastructure to augment the organizational culture and support formal, performance support and social learning.

Demystifying Working Out Loud

Learnnovators

I am a huge believer of the practice because I have experienced the effect first hand. It has helped me to develop my personal learning network (PLN) and enabled my PKM. An approach that implies networking for personal benefits. 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.

“Digital Mindset”: What Is It All About?

Learnnovators

One of the oft-repeated reasons for the failure of Enterprise Social Networks (ESNs) in organizations is often attributed to a lack of “digital mindset” in the employees or leadership or both. This post is an attempt to distill some of the skills/attitude/knowledge that possibly make up the “digital mindset” In an attempt to crystallize the skill sets, some of the finer nuances have been lost.

The Six Hats Of A Community Manager

Learnnovators

Community Management is an evolving role and organizations are beginning to see the need for this role. In this post, I want to talk about the different hats that we need to don as community managers. This shift calls for some intense community management and community building, and the post focuses on the different roles a community manager needs to play during this time. Marketing the platform — albeit subtly — is one of the tasks of a community manager.

MOOCs in Workplace Learning – Part 3: Launching a MOOC

Learnnovators

Before I plunge into the heart of my analysis and discussion, I want to share a couple of snippets on Networked Learning from Wikipedia. ( [link] ). “ Networked learning is a process of developing and maintaining connections with people and information, and communicating in such a way so as to support one another’s learning. To make MOOCs successful, it is important for orgs to have: Community managers and facilitators — I have written about this later in the post.

Why E-Learning is So Effective

Rapid eLearning

If done right, it can produce great results by decreasing costs and improving performance. This includes the static elearning course as well as any ongoing conversations in networked communities. Knowledge management. Where do you see elearning’s effectiveness?

MOOCS IN WORKPLACE LEARNING – PART 3: LAUNCHING A MOOC

Learnnovators

Before I plunge into the heart of my analysis and discussion, I want to share a couple of snippets on Networked Learning from Wikipedia. ( [link] ) “ Networked learning is a process of developing and maintaining connections with people and information, and communicating in such a way so as to support one another’s learning. To make MOOCs successful, it is important for orgs to have: Community managers and facilitators — I have written about this later in the post.

6 ways to use LMS for powering your channel partner performance

ProProfs

It is true that using a large sales channel network for the distribution of a product can be excellent for sales. Moreover, equipping the channel partners with the right information, especially when you are handling an ever-growing network, is definitely tough and cumbersome. Is it possible for an enterprise to ensure that the sales partners have the same knowledge as their own employees? How an LMS software can boost the sales channel performance. Cost-effective.

70:20:10 - A Framework for High Performance Development Practices

Charles Jennings

If you acknowledge that high performers usually build their capabilities through experience, through practice and through utilising a rich network of support rather than exclusively (or even mainly) through structured training and development away from the workplace, then you will immediately grasp the 70:20:10 concept. They regularly share their expertise across their network and also call on colleagues as informal coaches and mentors when they need advice and help.

The 70:20:10 L&D Model for Developing a High-Performing Workforce

Learnnovators

70:20:10 Model in Managing Innovation. This was based on the results of their survey with successful and effective managers which revealed that ‘Learning’ is: 70% from tough jobs. It also provides a framework for improving and extending traditional training and learning into the workplace where: ‘70’ refers to ‘workplace learning’ and ‘performance support’. ‘20’ 70:20:10 Model in Managing Innovation.

7 Characteristics Of A Digital Mindset

Learnnovators

Having a digital mindset is the ability to grasp this spectrum of impact of the Network Era, and the capabilities and attitudes required to face it with equanimity. Individuals and organizations operating from a scarcity mindset typified by hoarding of knowledge, grasping of power, and a perception of the world as a zero-sum game cannot function optimally in a digital world. It requires people with different mental models and divergent worldviews to do so effectively.

Social Learning Cannot Be A Bolt-On Strategy

Learnnovators

It’s an organization that uses social networking tools fluently to communicate with people inside and outside the company. 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. They understand that networks will trump individual capabilities in this age of complexity and change.

MOOCs in Workplace Learning – Part 4: Role in Corporate Universities

Learnnovators

This infographic of a Deloitte Survey spanning 90 countries look at the talent issues that can threaten organizational effectiveness. In the same survey HR and talent executives graded themselves a C-minus for overall performance, citing a large capability shortfall, with 77% of respondents ranking the need to re-skill HR function among the top quartile of their priorities. Rebuilding Management Skills and PM. The world has gotten complicated.

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How Effective are Your Training Dollars?

CLO Magazine

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?

SOCIAL LEARNING CANNOT BE A BOLT-ON STRATEGY

Learnnovators

It’s an organization that uses social networking tools fluently to communicate with people inside and outside the company. 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. They understand that networks will trump individual capabilities in this age of complexity and change.

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 table below captures the shifts as I see it: I have been writing about social and collaborative learning, the importance of communities of practices and networked learning skills like building one’s PLN and PKM for some time now.

THE 70:20:10 L&D MODEL FOR DEVELOPING A HIGH-PERFORMING WORKFORCE

Learnnovators

70:20:10 Model in Managing Innovation. This was based on the results of their survey with successful and effective managers which revealed that ‘Learning’ is: 70% from tough jobs. It also provides a framework for improving and extending traditional training and learning into the workplace where: ‘70’ refers to ‘workplace learning’ and ‘performance support’. ‘20’ 70:20:10 Model in Managing Innovation.

How Social Learning is Powering Up Today’s Workplaces

Learnnovators

“ Learning would be exceedingly laborious, not to mention hazardous, if people had to rely solely on the effects of their own actions to inform them what to do. Fortunately, most human behaviour is learned observationally through modelling; from observing others one forms an idea of how new behaviours are performed, and on later occasions this coded information serves as a guide for action.” To share knowledge has always been our basic desire. THE QUOTE.

MOOCS IN WORKPLACE LEARNING – PART 4: ROLE IN CORPORATE UNIVERSITIES

Learnnovators

It’s roughly estimated that only ” 20% of the workers will have the skills needed for 60% of the jobs (mostly because the job haven’t been invented yet) by the end of the decade. “ (Ref: [link] ) This infographic of a Deloitte Survey spanning 90 countries look at the talent issues that can threaten organizational effectiveness. It is time to accept that talent management is a critical business need and a business process; it is not an HR/L&D process.

Integrating Social Learning In The Workplace

Learnnovators

I have been writing about social learning and its related concepts – communities of practices , working out loud and skills for the networked world for quite some time now. However, while technology advanced forcing us to work differently, the human mindset and the accompanying organizational management models did not. And this takes us back to Taylor, command and control, hierarchy, and the other well-known and esteemed pillars of modern day management.

MOOCs In Workplace Learning – Part 2: Designing a MOOC

Learnnovators

While the onus of continuous professional development is gradually shifting to the employees, there is an increasing dearth of skills required to successfully run today’s organizations – from skills like leadership for a networked age to understanding analytics and its impact on various organizational functions. There is an urgent need to re-imagine workplace learning for the networked world. It’s a fundamental shift in the ways we interact with data, with knowledge, with people.

Are you missing this critical step when trying to build workplace knowledge?

Axonify

Robust employee knowledge is a critical component of optimal performance. Unfortunately, when it comes to arming employees with the knowledge they need to execute their roles to the best of their ability, many organizations skip an important step: providing on-demand access to information. This is one of the most critical components of workplace knowledge. It’s time we provided this same autonomy to employees as the foundation of our learning and performance strategy.