Learning and KM: Separated at birth?

Jay Cross

T wo years ago, DevLearn and KM World took place simultaneously in downtown San Jose. KM World 2009 is next week. I’ll be in Hope, Arkansas; Washington, DC; and Barcelona during KM World this year, so I’ll miss the show. Corporate learning and KM are both about getting the job done. How different are these KM World talks from the topics we covered at DevLearn ? Today, Enterprise 2.0 People already share knowledge within the enterprise.

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Learning, KM vs. SM, Information, Web 2.0, and Second Life

Big Dog, Little Dog

Two British researchers have just completed a study of undergraduate students that found "many young students are far from being the epitomic global, connected, socially-networked technologically-fluent digital native who has little patience for passive and linear forms of learning." Knowledge Manaement vs. Social Media - Social Computing Magazine. KM will quietly die, and SM will win the soul of Enterprise 2.0, Korean Soon Du Bu.

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How to Stay on Top of Training Demand? Know the Alternatives

Mindflash

However, there must be a better way, so we reach for alternatives to training, such as knowledge management, performance support, enterprise 2.0, collaboration, and/or social learning. Read the definitions of each concept, and tell me if you see what I see: Knowledge Management : KM comprises a range of strategies and practices used in an organization to identify, create, represent, distribute, and enable adoption of insights and experiences. Enterprise 2.0

Emergent Knowledge Management

Tony Karrer

As I read through these, I began to wonder what happened to the idea that KM was going to move along the lines of what Andrew McAfee talks about around Enterprise 2.0. Structure would come from a layer on top such as social bookmarking and digg, and, of course, from search across unstructured content. There would be tools like social networks that would allow us to find people inside and outside the enterprise.

Posts that Influenced Me in 2009

ID Reflections

I Finally Get It--Why Social Networking is so Important What did I learn: The importance of Social Networking and SoMe lie in their ability to help us make sense of the confusing mass of information that bombards us everyday. Defining Knowledge Management and Enterprise 2.0 – Sharing Your Story (Luis Suarez) What did I learn: How KM turns information into decision making tools and what KM actually means.

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Success Formula for Discussion Forums in Financial Services

Tony Karrer

In terms of finding people with experience on this, my first suggestion was using LinkedIn and particularly looking through LinkedIn Guide for Knowledge Workers , LinkedIn for Finding Expertise , and Searching for Expertise - LinkedIn Answers. I also checked out Nancy White’s Communities and Networks site under Discussion Forums , Case Studies of Discussion Forums , and Community Building and Discussion Forums.

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Top 40 eLearning Articles and 5 Hot Topics for Early March

eLearning Learning Posts

6 Reasons To Use Amplify for Collaborative Learning - The Writers Gateway , March 8, 2010 I recently came across this website called Amplify that works just like Twitter and other social networking sites. Envisioning the Post-LMS Era: The Open Learning Network , March 4, 2010 Educase piece. Will the same thing happen in social? 0160; My list now contains examples of its use for both formal social learning as well as for enterprise sharing and collaboration.

eLearning Costs : eLearning Technology

Tony Karrer

eLearning Technology Tony Karrers eLearning Blog on e-Learning Trends eLearning 2.0 eLearning Solutions Enterprise 2.0 His work in social media, e-Learning and Performance Support has won awards and has led him into engagements at many Fortune 500 companies including Credit Suisse, Royal Bank of Canada, Citibank, Lexus, Microsoft, Nissan, Universal, IBM, Hewlett-Packard, Sun Microsystems, Fidelity Investments, Symbol Technologies and SHL Systemhouse.

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