Personalization for Knowledge Workers

Xyleme

In this post I address use cases that apply to a high-skilled knowledge workforce. Personalization for the high-skill knowledge worker. To start, let’s look at the profile of a high skilled worker and view personalization through this lens. The Collaborative, High-Skill Worker. The 2013 high-skill knowledge worker is connected, mobile, global, dispersed and relies the new breed of communication, and collaboration technologies to do business.

Workplace Learning: Developing Effective Teams

The E-Learning Curve

One of the key functions of the corporate learning environment must be to support the development of individual expertise to create effective team performance. Continue Reading → The post Workplace Learning: Developing Effective Teams appeared first on E-Learning Curve Blog.

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Workplace Learning: Developing Effective Teams

The E-Learning Curve

One of the key functions of the corporate learning environment must be to support the development of individual expertise to create effective team performance. Workplace Learning: Developing Effective Teams is a post from: E-Learning Curve Blog. Tags: e-learning corporate learning environment holistic learning knowledge worker learning curve organizational development organizational learning team development workplace learning

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History of Informal Learning: the Early Years

The E-Learning Curve

The emergence of digital / digitisation / digitalization is forcing organisations to rethink and evaluate how workers learn and how to support effective performance. Digital Digitalization Informal Learning Workplace Learning corporate learning environment corprate development e-learning formal learning informal learning Jay Cross Kevin Kruse knowledge worker learning characteristics modes of learning non-formal learning nonformal learning workplace learning

POINT-of-WORK ASSESSMENT:  Content & Resources

Living in Learning

Content & Resources the Knowledge Worker relies upon to optimize their individual performance at the task-centric and role-specific levels. Assessing attributes across critical Content & Resources overlaps directly with Workflows & Processes although is more specific to efficient accessibility and effective application at the Moment of Need at the Point-of-Work.

Performance support “hearts” training and vice versa

Allison Rossett

In September I attended the eLearning Guild’s new conference, Performance Support Symposium. Ontuitive’s Bob Mosher kicked it off with a mighty bang, offering the jaw-dropping suggestion that we cast off training in favor of performance support. Like Bob, I am hooked on performance support. More recently, I wrote another, this one called Handbook for Job Aids and Performance Support. This thing I have with performance support (PS) is a long-term relationship.

The False Promise of Training as a Driver of Performance

Living in Learning

On the other hand, it may be even more of a shock to those who depend upon those of us in the training business to drive performance in the organization. Following is a deceptively simple formula that illustrates why a successful training solution may render a false promise of improved performance: . Value of Training = Performance Concept – Tactical Application. The Pain of Knowledge and Skills Falling Short.

3 Reasons why online training is cost-effective

Matrix

Since it’s so hard to see crystal clear ROI for how more knowledgeable workers increase company profitability, training budgets are among the first to be cut in hard times. A cut training budget may positively affect cash flow in the short term, but may trigger some serious negative effects in the long run. Why online training is cost-effective. The post 3 Reasons why online training is cost-effective appeared first on MATRIX Blog.

6 Essential Steps for a Successful Digital Transformation of Your Corporate Training Programs

EI Design

Astounding almost everyone, the COVID-19 pandemic and its associated quarantine forced knowledge workers around the globe to socially isolate and work from home. How Can You Ready Your Organization for a Successful and an Effective Digital Transformation? Introduction.

Capture the Performance

Big Dog, Little Dog

Once the impact or desired result has been defined, the next step in the backwards planning process is to define the performance level that will support the impact. That is, what exactly must the performers do to ensure that the results or outcome is achieved? Defining the desired performance by recording the steps gives the designers an outline on which to base the learning process. Defining the performance is normally achieved through two means: explicitly and expository.

Demystifying Working Out Loud

Learnnovators

I am a huge believer of the practice because I have experienced the effect first hand. The 9:00 am to 5:00 pm notion of work is all but vanishing, at least for the knowledge workers. The baby boomers are retiring taking their tacit knowledge and experience with them. Thus not only do we lose out on diverse inputs and knowledge, we also proverbially reinvent the wheel many times over and feed into systemic inefficiency.

Bob Little – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Bob: You’re right that social media has transformed the way that PR works – and it’s increased its effectiveness immeasurably, at least in the business-to-business sector. So, in the end, it might be more effective and efficient to get the help of a professional whom you trust (and that’s a key phrase) rather than do it yourself. As a communication specialist, what are your thoughts on using storytelling as a tool for effective PR?

20 Awesome Quotes From Jay Cross

Learnnovators

This is a knowledge economy. ”. “ Schooling, the model that most people support because they were brainwashed into it, is not the most effective way to learn. ”. Millions of knowledge workers and their managers have been told they are responsible for their own learning but have no more idea what to do than the dog who got on the bus (Now WTF do I do?). ”. “

Awesome Quotes On The Evolving Nature Of Learning

Learnnovators

“ Generally in life, knowledge is acquired to be used. But school learning more often fits Freire’s apt metaphor: knowledge is treated like money, to be put away in a bank for the future. ” ― Seymour Papert. “ Education would be much more effective if its purpose was to ensure that by the time they leave school every boy and girl should know how much they do not know, and be imbued with a lifelong desire to know it. QUOTE. “

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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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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.

THE 70:20:10 MODEL – TODAY, TOMORROW & BEYOND

Learnnovators

ABOUT CHARLES JENNINGS (Managing Director, Duntroon Associates): Charles Jennings is a leading thinker, practitioner and consultant in the areas of performance improvement, change management, and learning. From 2002 until the end of 2008, Charles was the Chief Learning Officer for Reuters and Thomson Reuters where he had responsibility for developing the global learning and performance strategy and leading the learning organisation for the firm’s 55,000 workforce.

Computational Thinking, Computational Science and High Performance Computing in K-12 Education: White Paper on 21st Century Education

eLearning Evangelist

Supercomputing – sometimes called high performance computing – is not a new technology concept, but the supercomputers of 25 years ago were about as powerful as a cell phone is today, and likewise the supercomputers of today will be no better than a laptop of 10 to 15 years from now. by Raymond Rose , Rose & Smith Associates, Inc.

Is There A Natural Bias In Corporate Learning?

mLevel

“Once again reminded that many in L&D only deal with “knowledge workers” and not food service, environmental services, grounds keeping, etc. As we have found ourselves helping more enterprises train their “frontline” workers, we are seeing this more and more. When it comes to trying to write effective content for a specific audience, the advertising and marketing world is supposed to be the leader.

I Believe in the Erosion of Hierarchies

Tom Spiglanin

In the last several articles , we focused on aspects of the changing workplace and also discussed behaviors that those of us in the learning and development (L&D) role can adopt to help improve our effectiveness. 1 Its purpose is ultimately to help produce viable products, whether they’re tangible or knowledge-based (such as in a consultancy). In some cases workers are trained to perform virtually all tasks required of the group with members working as a team.

The Learning Continuum – Using the PDR Design Model

Living in Learning

Popular phrases like “just-in-time” learning, or as I like to call it, Performer Support, fall under the category of learning informally. We should also embrace the role of subject matter experts (SMEs), knowledge bases, coaching/mentoring, and the collaborative benefits of social media. This is extremely significant because our workers are confronted by moments of learning need more often in their work context than they are in the classroom or online.

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How to Scale Your Learning Efforts While Improving the Learner Experience

Docebo

As the modern e-learning world becomes fixated on improving the learning experience and applying effective learning programs at scale, new solutions are needed to keep up the pace. Not only are learners demanding it, but as business leaders realize the positive impact of continuous learning on business performance, the pressure is on to produce results, fast. They need to know how to discover relevant content quickly and this is increasingly vital for today’s knowledge worker.

Is There A Natural Bias In Corporate Learning?

mLevel

“Once again reminded that many in L&D only deal with “knowledge workers” and not food service, environmental services, grounds keeping, etc. As we have found ourselves helping more enterprises train their “frontline” workers, we are seeing this more and more. When it comes to trying to write effective content for a specific audience, the advertising and marketing world is supposed to be the leader.

LearnTrends: Microlearning

Experiencing eLearning

Official description: Microlearning: Beyond Learning Objects and Just-in-time Performance Support. Microlearning – the learning that results from “micro” content published in short form and limited by the software and devices used to view it – offers alternatives to traditional development methods for workers who deal with web-based information as part of their job. Specifically focusing on OTJ skills & knowledge. To know if it’s effective.

VUCA, or how to do business in interesting times

Matrix

Many knowledge workers now perform their jobs remotely, while governments and individual business organizations look for ways to keep the world going. In general, there is knowledge available and you figure out how to solve the problem.

DRIVING GREATNESS: LEADERS AS COACHES

PDG

A leader’s responsibility, according to this mindset, is to monitor employees and transmit their knowledge to them in an efficient manner in order to get the desired output. Contrast this with the “greatness mindset” of the more recent knowledge-worker age. In short, leaders can be powerful by being effective coaches, using a coaching mindset, skillsets, and toolsets. by Justin Calapp, Ph.D.

Workplace Learning: The Individual’s Perspective

Jane Hart

First of all, please note, I have not used the word Learner here, because for the Individual – the employee, the worker – it is clear it is not all about the learning but about the work. It’s primarily about getting their work done, addressing performance problems, and being part of a functioning team – and in fact learning is often an unconscious activity here!

The key to informal learning is autonomy

Jane Hart

Jay Cross, the author of the 2007 seminal book, Informal Learning, Rediscovering the Natural Pathways that Inspire Innovation and Performance , recently wrote a blog post in which he explained that although there has been a lot of talk about “informal learning” in the last five years, there has been very little action. They squandered the opportunity to increase their effectiveness by becoming networked learning organizations.”

Workplace Productivity

Tony Karrer

One of the favorite quotes I used to use during presentations was Drucker - The most important contribution of management in the 21st century will be to increase knowledge-worker productivity. I firmly believe that all management and workplace learning professionals need to be constantly looking at how we can improve the performance of knowledge workers. These numbers can be used with a Data Driven approach to supporting performance improvement.

Developing a growth mindset for 140,000 people

Elucidat

When research showed that traditional performance management wasn’t working, Gap Inc. Hear how Rob Ollander Krane, Head of Talent Planning and Performance, transformed their approach. Explore how a toolkit of resources can support behavior change and empower managers, and find out why you need to keep retail learning short and visual if it’s going to be effective. Top tips for transforming performance management. Focus on performance, not on management.

From Learning Management to Personal Knowledge Management

Jane Hart

If you want to grow as a person and a worker and if you want to gain skills that will help you take that next step in your career, you’ll probably have to learn those skills on your own. 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?

Gamification of the LMS – A Step Towards Evolution of the Modern LMS

G-Cube

Today, the majorities of employees are or aspire to become knowledge workers. For this, we can use the two strongest components that help gaming to deliver effective learning – healthy competition between peers and a sense of achievement. In this scenario, a redemption system of collectible points can be highly effective. Performance points can also be linked to the organizational appraisal system to further motivate learners.

Friday Finds: The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | October 9, 2020

Mike Taylor

Yasmin Fodil (@yasminfodil) talks about the sources of collective knowledge available to knowledge workers, and the ways that they can access that knowledge. Dan Levy on Teaching Effectively with Zoom on the Teaching in Higher Ed podcast.

Pearson Partners with mLevel to Increase Student Engagement in Business Education

mLevel

We believe this higher level of engagement will both enhance students’ course experience while improving their academic performance, said Paul Corey, managing director, Higher Education Courseware. “We We are well into the knowledge-worker era, and for today’s graduates we have a social responsibility to ensure that learner gains translate directly to employability skills of the 21st century workplace. Recap from: PRWeb’s Press Release.

Seven Things I Learned This Year

Tony Karrer

iPad (and iPhone) are Much More Useful Than I Expected I didn’t actually think that I would care about the iPad except as a tool for training and performance support in environments like retail and restaurants where it’s always been an issue having access to machines. Performance Support in 2015 What Makes an LMS Easy to Use?