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.

How Knowledge Management Changed Everything!

Growth Engineering

After the near-mythical Boston conference of 1993, legend has it that in 1994, business guru Tom Davenport gave the first description of Knowledge Management: “Knowledge Management is the process of capturing, distributing, and effectively using knowledge”.

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?

LearnTrends: Personal Knowledge Management

Experiencing eLearning

These are my live blogged notes from Harold Jarche’s LearnTrends session on Personal Knowledge Management. 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. Idea from Will Richardson: what do you do when you read a blog post and come across an interesting few sentences?

4 Big Advantages of Integrating Knowledge Management With eLearning

gomo learning

This guest blog post looks at the 4 main advantages of integrating knowledge management with eLearning and how this can help L&D teams and organizations train their people. Let’s look at 4 advantage to integrating knowledge management with eLearning.

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

WalkMe Training Station

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?

WalkMe Training Station

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?

WalkMe Training Station

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

WalkMe Training Station

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).

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.

The Most Important Knowledge Management Tools You Should Know

WalkMe Training Station

The importance of knowledge management in today’s corporate environment cannot be stressed enough. The Knowledge Management Tools to Know. It can be thought of as one of the best knowledge management tools that combine community, social business and eSupport.

5 Knowledge Management Tools to Consider

WalkMe Training Station

Knowledge management usually involves storing, organizing and sharing crucial information, so that every individual in the organization together with its customers can greatly benefit from its use. Rather, adequate knowledge builds upon the necessary data and information to offer a context and ultimately helps in improving employee performance. The Most important Knowledge Management Tools. Novo Knowledge-Base Software.

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?

Knowledge Sharing in the Workplace: What’s the Big Deal?

InSync Training

It wasn’t cause and effect, but I was suddenly the eLearning Developer. Virtually There Knowledge ManagementVirtually There Session Recap. During his recent Virtually There session , JD Dillon shared a fascinating story, "The week I joined a previous organization, our eLearning Developer quit. In my first project, I was picking up from behind and needed to find source info for this project.

Saffron to host webinar on Knowledge Management

Saffron Interactive

Saffron Interactive, leading innovators in the learning technologies sector, will be giving a webinar hosted by Don Taylor of the Learning & Skills Group on knowledge management on 4 September at 12pm. Revealing the shocking results of its recent survey, Saffron’s webinar will explain the shortcomings of the conventional knowledge management systems, and demonstrate how implementing semantic systems allows organisations to turn information into applicable insight.

KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT IS A SIMPLE PROCESS ONCE THE RHETORIC IS REMOVED

Wonderful Brain

The benefits of knowledge management (KM) are a monster value-add to any organization. A Flash History of Knowledge Management. Then each would become a teacher and spread knowledge throughout the empire. If knowledge transfer has grown into a complex system, it’s only because the nature of organizations to pile on layers of management seeking justify the effort and deflect external examination has become endemic. What is Knowledge Management.

Four Features Every Knowledge Management System Should Have by Mark McGuire

Learning Solutions Magazine

The best knowledge transfer and retention systems are not only digital, but online and collaborative. Choosing an effective. knowledge management or learning management system is not an easy task, but there is a small set of key features that. Emerging Topics Learning Systems Management Training Strategiesideal systems possess. In fact, there are four such features, outlined in this article, that can guide your evaluation of these. systems.

Trust, Tacit Knowledge and Social Business

ID Reflections

As I read the post on Resolvingthe Trust Paradox by John Hagel, I was reminded of two things—the talk on the power of vulnerability by Brene Brown and what Morten Hansen says about tacit knowledge sharing in hisbook Collaboration:How Leaders Avoid the Traps, Create Unity, and Reap Big Results. I hadwritten about the latter in my post Molotovcocktail = Weak ties x complicated knowledge. social_business tacit Knowledge Management Tacit knowledge Knowledge Flow John Hagel

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The Burden to Have an Informed Opinion

Tom Spiglanin

Having an informed opinion, the result of critical thinking, is a core component of personal knowledge management. Changing Workplace Informal Learning Personal Knowledge Management The conversation took place nearly two years ago and it still bothers me.

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. Where encouraged, connections also form between co-workers within the hierarchy, as well as between members of teams chartered by management.

I Believe in the Many Emerging Roles for Learning and Development Professionals

Tom Spiglanin

It may not have been effective, but it was accessible to a large, geographically dispersed audience. Employees have become accustomed to rapidly changing technology and have unparalleled access to an exponentially growing body of content and knowledge via the Internet.

Sahana Chattopadhyay – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

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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Learning Management Systems Promote Knowledge Sharing

TOPYX LMS

Promotion of knowledge sharing – Last but certainly not least, the promotion of knowledge sharing is a vital component to good company culture. Knowledge sharing happens when information is voluntarily passed from one person to another, whether it is done so formally or informally.

Measuring the learning effect of non-formal learning programs

The E-Learning Curve

I have suggested in a previous blog entry that non-formal learning (NFL) is located on a continuum between so-called informal and formal learning (see Figure 1) Figure 1 the Learning Continuum and that learning is situated in a larger socio-cultural context – a cognitive web – that provides the knowledge-centric framework within which learners operate […] Measuring the learning effect of non-formal learning programs is a post from: E-Learning Curve Blog.

Learning Management Systems Promote Knowledge Sharing

TOPYX LMS

Promotion of knowledge sharing – Last but certainly not least, the promotion of knowledge sharing is a vital component to good company culture. Knowledge sharing happens when information is voluntarily passed from one person to another, whether it is done so formally or informally.

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.

Introducing the Social Intranet Index

E-Learning Provocateur

Devoid of ringfences, the platform effectively becomes a giant wiki. The corporate community pitches in to produce and maintain organic knowledge. Knowledge contained in silos is increasingly shared, and a broader community blossoms. Effectively, its hierarchy flattens.

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

SmartUp

Employers need to tap into their tech savviness and offer mobile training options to effectively engage and develop them, to provide the leadership training 70% of millennials complain they are not getting. Companies need to be aware that learning is best done in short, effective segments.

What a Difference a Year Makes

Tom Spiglanin

As I work through the online agenda planner, I’m looking sessions that help me better understand how to connect training to corporate strategy and how to improve the effectiveness of face-to-face training opportunities.

Why You Need a True Knowledge Sharing Culture (And What it Takes to Establish One)

Docebo

Technology can be one of your greatest assets in nurturing a knowledge sharing culture. The concept might seem simple enough, but there’s much more to establishing a knowledge sharing culture than meet the eye. Only 20% believed knowledge sharing was either effective or very effective.

Transitioning Responsibility to Managers, T&D Becomes a Curation Resource

Nick Leffler

Without managers being fully invested in training, there is no chance it will have an effect on people. This also leads to the necessity of managers being the ones to manage training and what their direct reports need for their job. Managing Training. Who should manage training? Managers regularly talk with employees and hopefully have a good idea what their pain points are and what is going to help them in their job the best.

Erin doesn’t get it

E-Learning Provocateur

While it’s based on a true story, the producers have obviously used their poetic licence to boost its dramatic effect. The knowledge managers among us will know what I’m talking about… Erin: Hey! I watched Erin Brockovich again last night.

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Designing an Effective Online Course

ProProfs

The USP of a course is the instructor’s ability to effectively deliver the ideas and knowledge to the target audience. Apart from this, we present some of the possible ways to design your course effectively. Use your teaching skills effectively to make your course effective.

The importance of a Knowledge Sharing Culture

Growth Engineering

The importance of knowledge management within organisations used to be a thing that could be easily overlooked. In this article we’ll show you what organisations stand to lose by allowing experts to hoard knowledge and just how badly things can go wrong when this aspect is ignored.

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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The Importance of a Learning Management Strategy

Origin Learning

Instructor- led courses , online and mobile learning modules and a social learning management system to coordinate these as well as the learners: you, as an organization might be using one or more of these platforms to engage your learners.