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LearnTrends: Personal Knowledge Management

Experiencing eLearning

These are my live blogged notes from Harold Jarche’s LearnTrends session on Personal Knowledge Management. Personal directed learning as well as accidental, serendipitous learning. As citizens, PKM is part of our social responsibility; we should be learning about issues together. What is effective for one person may not be for another. Posted in Learning Communities, Lifelong Learning, PLE, Workplace Learning.

How Knowledge Management techniques can be used to enhance training

Matrix

At its core, training is all about the transfer of knowledge from the trainer or instructional designer to the learner. Creating a positive and successful learning environment involves a ton of planning and preparation revolving around: Individual training modules. Managers

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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. “ This is a quote from a recent article in Lifehacker, Three ways to learn something new. 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?

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”. The post How Knowledge Management Changed Everything! eLearning Online Learning Uncategorized KM Knowledge Management

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. So too are our personal learning networks. These are good practices that help us grow our knowledge, but what we really need are mindful, disciplined processes for managing it on a daily basis. Personal knowledge management is, above all else, personal.

How you can use EdApp as a knowledge management system

Ed App

Traditionally, you might have a system that relies on trainers who have a series of presentation slides filled with all the relevant knowledge needing to be transferred to the trainees. One way that we can accomplish this is through a knowledge management system.

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. This allows organizations to make informed decisions, while improving learning and unlocking the keys to success. There are many advantages to consider with knowledge-management systems, which can be leveraged to improve your business operations. Greater Knowledge.

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. If used properly, they can reduce employee training costs , optimize personnel development and help trainees learn what they need to learn. 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.

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?

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. eLearning is an incredibly important field that relies on ever-evolving tools to provide compelling, impactful learning experiences to users. Online knowledge hubs allow companies to store corporate wiki-style information that both customers and employees can access easily.

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.

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. Nevertheless, the more I learn how companies capture and leverage their intellectual property, the more disheartened I become. How could such a straightforward process for transferring information and learning become bogged down in dense MBA rhetoric taking what is essentially a simple idea and obfuscating it in layers of process and jargon? A Flash History of Knowledge Management.

Knowledge Management Core Issues

Tony Karrer

Great post by Denham Grey - Perennial KM issues that are very similar to the core problems that we deal with in eLearning: How to speed learning, increase awareness and share experiences. With an ever deceasing half-life of knowledge , just keeping up has become a major corporate imperative. Helping groups learn from mistakes and errors, practices to carry over learnings from project to project and improve corporate memory.

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

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. Clive on Learning , May 29, 2009 Capture Examples - eLearning Technology , May 29, 2009 Mistakes made in Academic Blogs - Don't Waste Your Time , June 3, 2009 Time Spent - The Learning Circuits Blog , June 1, 2009 Presentation: Camtasia in eLearning - Don't Waste Your Time , June 4, 2009 Does Deliberative Practice Lead to Quick Proficiency?

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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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. When a company’s culture is built on knowledge sharing, there is often a high level of trust among peers. Knowledge Sharing Creates Unrivaled Company Culture.

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. Her passion is to help organizations become learning organizations through social and collaborative learning. Sahana: A community manager’s task is varied.

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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. When a company’s culture is built on knowledge sharing, there is often a high level of trust among peers. Knowledge Sharing Creates Unrivaled Company Culture.

Subject Matter Experts: The Key to Knowledge Transfer

Instilled

And whether it’s helping customers and clients or sharing their insider knowledge with peers, SMEs play a vital role in your organization. In this post, see how you can identify internal SMEs and capitalize on their expertise to create and share knowledge across multiple channels. SMEs should have proven knowledge and backgrounds in their respective areas of interest. How to Identify Internal SMEs and Capture Knowledge. Great Resources, Great Learning Content.

Declarative knowledge

Ed App

Many have recognized that knowledge is the most important resource in the modern economy. After all, knowledge is a specific and individual concept, as it originates and is applied in the mind of the knower. Knowledge management is a crucial part of business development.

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

Tom Spiglanin

The 70:20:10 framework helps to put the work of learning and development (L&D) organizations into perspective within the whole of employee learning ( previous article ). That leaves the question of what, if anything, should L&D do to facilitate the over 90% of learning that takes place outside of its traditional role. For just as long, employees have also been learning experientially and socially, without the help of a training organization.

The Burden to Have an Informed Opinion

Tom Spiglanin

I was taking a stand against accommodating learning styles and cited several online articles supporting my position. Nothing I could say or do, including offering the original research about the ineffectiveness of accommodating learning styles, would be heard. Their thoughts, selflessly shared, helped to shape my current perspectives on learning in today’s changing workplace. Changing Workplace Informal Learning Personal Knowledge Management

Microsoft Project Cortex: What It Is and Why Organizations Should Prepare For It

Vitalyst

Project Cortex enables companies to organize and make sense of collective knowledge, and it can empower people and teams to do what they need to do to compete, but faster—that is, learning, upskilling and innovating. Along with SharePoint and Teams, Cortex has the potential to propel organizations forward, toward a better way of working, collaborating, learning, and innovating. Project Cortex’s knowledge and expertise will be available to users within the apps they use daily.

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

SmartUp

Right this moment, however, 70% of millennials are unhappy with the way corporate learning is done. . Just as how our tastes in food and entertainment have changed over the decades, so too have learning needs. It would be futile to insist our millennial employees do their learning using hefty textbooks and product manuals. The best thing about addressing this new learning reality is that the solution is simpler than it looks. YES to Mobile Learning .

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.

Mobile Learning: e-learningnext

ID Reflections

Why Mobile Learning The strongest Value Proposition for mobile learning comes from connecting people with ideas, information, and each other—anytime, anywhere! Ten years back, Clark Quinn’s statement about mobile learning seemed wishful thinking. Today, mobile learning is no longer a buzzword. Rapidly decreasing shelf-life of knowledge 4. Examples of mobile learning implementation: 1. Five Mobile Learning Implementation Tips.

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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. This underscores the need to have a clear Learning Management Strategy in place well before execution to avoid bottlenecks and time-cost overruns. These are the SMART goals of your learning function.

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.

How To Build A Successful Consulting Business? Here’s One Small Contribution We Can Make

SmartUp

“For a fee, an expert will provide professional feedback about how your business can be more successful and give you a recipe about what you should do” Although this is a very loose definition of what a consultant or a consultancy does for their clients, it touches on why businesses hire consultants: insights, advice, knowledge, and action. Arthur Dehon Little founded what was widely believed to be the first management consulting firm in 1886.

Knowledge and Data – The brains of a business!

QuoDeck

All successful businesses, big or small, have one thing in common – Extensive business knowledge. In big organizations this knowledge can reside in entire teams, or units. In small organizations such knowledge is restricted to the people who founded the business, and maybe a few key employees that drive company strategy. And that is why it is important to have Knowledge Repositories. Before going any further, let us understand what knowledge means to a business.

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Introducing the Social Intranet Index

E-Learning Provocateur

Unfortunately these individuals tend to find themselves in the unenviable position of publishing content for other people, because said people are either too dumb or too lazy to learn how to do it themselves. 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.

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3 Ways to foster a knowledge based organization

SkyPrep

3 Ways to Foster a Knowledge Based Organization. In one way or another, organizations today have realized that to confront the cut-throat competition in international market environment, it is essential to become a knowledge based organization. However, only a few rightly comprehend what it means or how to achieve the modifications necessary to transform into a knowledge based organization. What is a Knowledge based Organization?