LearnTrends: Personal Knowledge Management

Experiencing eLearning

These are my live blogged notes from Harold Jarche’s LearnTrends session on Personal Knowledge Management. Sense-making with PKM. PKM is a set of problem-solving skills for work, focused on getting things done but not necessarily task focused. A PKM Method. Other models for PKM. PKM is very much individualized process–we have to figure out how to make sense of things. How does PKM relate to L&D organizations?

I Believe in the Importance of Personal Knowledge Management

Tom Spiglanin

But how do we sort through all this information, effectively filter content, judge the good from bad, and make sense of it all? The answer lies across several domains of a knowledge worker’s practice. What we need is to exercise personal knowledge management, or PKM.

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My daily PKM routine (practices and toolset)

Jane Hart

Harold Jarche is a leading authority on Personal Knowledge Management, which he describes as a set of processes, individually constructed, to help each of us make sense of our world, and work more effectively.

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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. So how effective are your own PKM skills?

PKM is our part of the social learning contract

Jane Hart

PKM is therefore the key to successful social learning. So how can we help students as well as workers develop the new PKM skills? Well this is not something you tell others to do, but something you show others how to do; it therefore requires you to have good PKM skills yourselves.

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Introduction to PKM Workshop & FREE Webinar

Jane Hart

PKM: A set of processes, individually constructed, to help each of us make sense of our world & work more effectively.”. Supporting self-managed learners with their Personal Knowledge Management is going to be a key new skill for workplace learning professionals in a social business.

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Quick Wins in Knowledge Management

Tony Karrer

Great post by Dave Pollard - Knowledge Management: Finding Quick Wins and Long Term Value the second Dilbert comic strip in the post is worth the visit to the page. I'm probably particularly happy with the list because several items echo suggestions I've been making in posts such as: Managing your RSS Feeds PKM and Personal Learning Personal Learning for Learning Professionals - Using Web 2.0 I'd suggest that you get desktop search and learn how to use it effectively.

Are you supporting new fashioned learning in the workplace?

Jane Hart

But let’s be clear, even when newer social and informal approaches are added to this old model that let you learn things a little differently, if your learning experience has in any way been organized (and/or managed) by someone else , this is still “old fashioned” learning.

Working Out Loud 101 | Some Thoughts

ID Reflections

It is still restricted to a community of folks interested in Personal Learning Networks and Personal Knowledge Management , followers of blogs by Harold Jarche, Jane Hart, John Stepper and such. Collaboration future_of_work pkm PLN social learning wol

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Workplace Learning in a World “Beyond Automation”

Learnnovators

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.

Social Learning Cannot Be A Bolt-On Strategy

Learnnovators

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.

SOCIAL LEARNING CANNOT BE A BOLT-ON STRATEGY

Learnnovators

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.

12 features of supporting social collaboration in the workplace

Jane Hart

1 – moving from a focus on organising and managing training (which includes e-learning and blended learning) FOR others, to helping individuals and teams address their OWN performance problems. I am often asked how to support social collaboration in the workplace.

Is it time for a BYOL (Bring Your Own Learning) strategy in your organization? #BYOL

Jane Hart

A number of comments focused on how we now need to make training/e-learning more “engaging” or “effective” to recapture the interest of these people. Use Personal Knowledge Management (PKM) techniques as a continuous process of seeking, sense-making and sharing.

The key to informal learning is autonomy

Jane Hart

They squandered the opportunity to increase their effectiveness by becoming networked learning organizations.” For me, however, the key to informal learning is where the locus of control lies; so if someone plans, organises and manages what you learn, then this is not informal learning.

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

Performance Learning Productivity

It’s important because research over the past 40 years at least has indicated that learning that occurs outside of formal classes and courses is not only more frequent but also generally more effective than its structured and ‘managed’ counterpart.

Personal Learning and Personal Learning Environments

Tony Karrer

Personal Learning and Personal Learning Environments As part of the recent discussion on personal learning and personal learning environments, I went back to find my posts on these topics and on personal knowledge management and related. Personal Learning Environments and personal learning environments The future of learning is personal learning PKM and Personal Learning Personal Learning for Learning Professionals - Using Web 2.0

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." "The nature of work is changing. People’s relationship with work is changing.

I Believe in the Value of Working out Loud

Tom Spiglanin

In many other subjects, term papers were effectively show-your-work products that described a train of thought, taking the reader from preliminary premises to the conclusion. The Danger of Knowledge Hoarding. “If knowledge is power, shared knowledge is even more powerful.”

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Working out Loud and Serendipity

ID Reflections

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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L&D's New Hatrack

ID Reflections

This necessitates individuals to practice Personal Knowledge Management (PKM) and build their Personal Learning Networks (PLN). This is directly tied to the skills of community management and facilitation of virtual collaboration.

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What Makes a MOOC a MOOC?

ID Reflections

As a learning designer in the workplace learning and “performance” space, I encounter this query quite often —“how can we design learning/training programs for employees that are cheaper and yet more effective”—often enough to realize that corporates are desperately looking for a learning model / methodology / format that will enable new skill acquisition, just-in-time learning, and provide employees with the skills required to perform better. a sound content management plan, and 3.

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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. It is in communities that knowledge is exchanged and challenges solved.

The best elearning reads of 2013

eFront

It’s the end of an era – enter the knowledgeable networker , John Kotter, Forbes. Ensuring knowledge flow through narration , Harold Jarche. How to Build Effective Online Learning Communities , Edudemic.

A new literacy? There’s an app for that

Clark Quinn

In the Personal Knowledge Management framework of my colleague Harold Jarche, it’s be a new component of improving personal productivity. Jay and I have previously argued (PDF) that improving the ability to learn might be the best investment you could make, and this is a component of being effective: knowing when to augment your capabilities and how.

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The Top Six Things Organizations Must Do to Enable Emergent Learning

ID Reflections

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. It empowers learners to build their personal learning networks (PLN) and personal knowledge management (PKM) by leveraging technology to connect a distributed and diverse workforce. It is in communities that knowledge is exchanged and challenges solved.

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. A process to be mandated by management/supervisors/organizations with defined rules.

eLearning Innovation 2010 – Top 30

Tony Karrer

Google Buzz , Google Wave and PKM PKM stands for Personal Knowledge Management, which is a definite passion of mine (see Work Literacy and Social Media for Knowledge Workers ). Organizational Learning Webinar Instructional Design Compliance LCMS Course Learning Management System LMS Content Camera Templates eLearning Strategy Cost Classroom Flash Not Sure Here are the final two. Effectiveness Informal Learning Reaction?

Pick of the Month: August 2012

Jane Hart

N early 80% of respondents participate in online groups to help others by sharing information and experiences; 66% participate in a professional community of colleagues and peers; 41% participate in groups to be seen as someone knowledgeable.”

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The Changing Nature of Workplace Learning

Learnnovators

They require the sharing of tacit knowledge, which cannot easily be put into a manual. In addition, tacit knowledge flows best in trusted networks. This trust also promotes individual autonomy and can become a foundation for organizational learning, as knowledge is freely shared.

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THE CHANGING NATURE OF WORKPLACE LEARNING

Learnnovators

They require the sharing of tacit knowledge, which cannot easily be put into a manual. In addition, tacit knowledge flows best in trusted networks. This trust also promotes individual autonomy and can become a foundation for organizational learning, as knowledge is freely shared.

Tool Set 2009

Tony Karrer

Tools to Make Reading & Research More Effective. This sounds a lot like a personal learning environment, personal knowledge management (PKM) and personal work and learning environment (PWLE) and PIM. Tool Sets are Personal A caveat that I make in every presentation on this topic is that studies of personal information management repeatedly show that tool sets and methods for personal work and learning are personal.

Working Out Loud: Using the Tools We Already Have

Learnnovators

In effect, it can act as a set of notes of one’s day’s learning aggregated and filtered via hashtags and shared with the broader world. Small working out loud circles can use Twitter effectively through facilitated tweet chats as well.

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Learning and KM: Separated at birth?

Jay Cross

I sensed that learning and knowledge management were converging and invited bloggers form both sides to get together at the Tidehouse to share viewpoints and guzzle beer. Speakers paint a compelling vision of the future knowledge innovation highway.

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Learning Resolutions: Promises Can't Take a Punch

OpenSesame

They can come from traffic jams, they can come from unresponsive software, but ultimately I think we invite them through our poor decisions in communication, time management, and task management to name a few. Mark is currently the Manager of Corporate Training at Systems Made Simple.

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