Introducing the Social Intranet Index

E-Learning Provocateur

The Social Intranet Index is a metric that denotes the degree of social functionality afforded by an enterprise’s intranet. While these apps aren’t components of the enterprise’s intranet proper, they’re accessible from there and thus form part of the network.

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Gossip, Collaboration, and Performance in Distributed Teams

Skilful Minds

Most managers have heard of the watercooler effect without ever having the meaning of the concept sink in to their understanding of how it relates to performance and collaboration. A couple of studies released this summer dealing with performance and collaboration in teams merit consideration. Not so much for what they specifically say about performance and collaboration as much as what they imply about the promise of social media in the relationship. elearning 2.0

50 Posts and Articles that Made Me Think in 2011

ID Reflections

I have listed them insome sort of reading order or the way they made sense to me… Social Business The future ispodular by Dave Gray PuttingEnterprise 2.0 and Social Business Initiatives Are Likely to Remain Difficult by JonHusband Community Management CommunityManagement: The Strategic New IT-Enabled Business Capability by DionHinchcliffe Communitymanagement: The 'essential' capability of successful Enterprise 2.0

Want People to Learn? Get Them to Collaborate

Mindflash

Of all the sections in my book on critical skills learning professionals need to know now, “enterprise 2.0 That’s where enterprise 2.0 While there’s a lot of overlap between “social learning” and these enterprise 2.0

How to revamp your learning model

E-Learning Provocateur

That probably leads to a development plan, which in turn forms a subset of the performance agreement and is subject to regular appraisals. At the end of the day, learning must support performance. web 2.0 In my articles Online courses must die!

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Square pegs and round holes

E-Learning Provocateur

That concerns me because I’ve been blogging a lot about a revamped learning model which relies heavily on Web 2.0 Web 2.0 learning model roles change management enterprise 2.0 What’s your role in the workplace?

Introducing the Social Intranet Index

E-Learning Provocateur

The Social Intranet Index is a metric that denotes the degree of social functionality afforded by an enterprise’s intranet. While these apps aren’t components of the enterprise’s intranet proper, they’re accessible from there and thus form part of the network.

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Performance Support

Clark Quinn

Great post by Jay Cross that uses the history of performance support to set up the need for what Jay calls Learnscapes. Jay tells us: Performance support is blossoming in organizations today under the label of Web 2.0. I actually don't think that Gloria would consider external resources (which we've had for years as reference systems that go along with software) as a form of Electronic Performance Support Systems (EPSS). really gets you performance support.

Performer-focused Integration

Clark Quinn

The convener had heard me speak on the performance ecosystem (via Enterprise 2.0, We covered new devices, tools, and movements in corporate approaches to supporting performance, as well as shifts in skill sets. We also agreed that breaking down those silos and integrating performance support, documentation, learning, eCommunity, and more was increasingly necessary.

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, Performance Support : A helper in life and work, performance support is repository for information, process, and perspectives, that inform and guide planning and action. Enterprise 2.0 : Enterprise 2.0 is the strategic integration of Web 2.0 Enterprise 2.0

27 Books for L&D Folks.

ID Reflections

9 Training/Performance Management/HPT First Things Fast Allison Rossett. 16 Motivation/Change management/Innovation/Performance Management Drive Daniel Pink. 20 Web 2.0/SoMe/Collaboration/Workplace learning Enterprise 2.0 25 Network/Web 2.0 26 Network/Web 2.0

2010 in Retrospect: Top Few Blogs and Books

ID Reflections

Designing Training for Organization 2.0 2010 Shift Index - Passion and Performance by John Hagel 6. Generations, Social and Enterprise: adopt vs adapt by Martijn Linssen 9. Enterprise 2.0 - Community Spaces can lead to Walled Gardens by Sumeet Moghe 19. Enterprise 2.0 This post should have made its appearance a few days back—at least a day back—but procrastination sometimes overtakes me.

Five Must-Have Skills for Learning Professionals: An Update

Mindflash

Each week for the next five weeks, I will write a blog post on each of the five critical skills: business acumen, rapid instructional design, social/informal learning, enterprise 2.0 collaboration, and performance support. It was about the performance, not the training.

How can We Train People on Web 2.0 and Social Networking When They are All Just Emerging Now?

Vignettes Learning

Through Ray Sims' blog I found this video of Matt Moore with relevant ideas on adoption of Web 2.0 and Enterprise 2.0. Web 2.0 and Enterprise 2.0 Good question: (From Ray Sims) how can we train people on Web 2.0 and Enterprise 2.0

Harvard ManageMentor: Some thoughts in response.

ID Reflections

In working with our customers, we discovered that they were trying to address a number of learning requirements, most notably formal learning, informal learning and performance support. What Enterprise 2.0

Top 35 Articles on eLearning Strategy

Tony Karrer

It’s still needs more, but represents a good starting point for review: eLearning Strategy (PDF) Elearning - A Primer Learning 2.0 Strategy Strategies for learning and performance support: a summary Twitter in learning strategies: Yes or No? I’ve been recently working on lots of eLearning strategy consulting engagements and one of my colleagues asked me to provide a set of resources around this topic.

SkillSoft's inGenius: About adding meaningful context.

ID Reflections

inGenius will allow users of Books 24X7 to post comments on the books, add notes, start discussions, rate content and perform other similar activities that will enable the addition of CONTEXT to make the generic Books 24X7 content organization specific. John Ambrose in his post Social Learning Will Fill Enterprise 2.0’s Tony Karrer, in his post, Social Learning Tools Should Not be Separate from Enterprise 2.0:

2.0 and Interesting Times

Tony Karrer

Interesting post by Dan Pontefract where he provides definitions of some different "2.0" It's worth taking a look at some of these: Enterprise 2.0 Definition (via Andrew McAfee ): the use of emergent social software platforms within companies, or between companies and their partners or customers HR & Org Implication: Enterprise 2.0 is the use of Web 2.0 When I described eLearning 2.0

Spending or Wasting Time on Web 2.0 Tools?

Tony Karrer

I just read a couple interesting posts: The Pursuit of Busyness - by Andrew McAfee and The Enterprise 2.0 Hawthorne Effect and Enterprise 2.0's Andrew McAfee raises an interesting dilemma about the use of Web 2.0 Joe summarizes this concern wonderfully - That is, won't employees spending time on the Web checking out Web 2.0 and Enterprise 2.0-related tools and sites be perceived as not spending enough time at their "real” jobs?

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Giving up control

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Many organizations appear scared to death of Enterprise 2.0. They’re worried, in short, about what will happen when they actually do empower their employees with the digital toolkit of Enterprise 2.0.

Quick Wins

Tony Karrer

Here's the gist of his thinking: As I become more and more convinced that implementing next-gen/Web 2.0 I agree with Mark that there are fairly sizable organizational culture aspects to enterprise adoption of enterprise 2.0 / web 2.0 / eLearning 2.0. And, when you look at adoption patterns - a lot of what makes adoption of Web 2.0 Mark - there's a reason that Andrew McAfee talks about these things being emergent ( Enterprise 2.0:

Quick Wins

Clark Quinn

Here's the gist of his thinking: As I become more and more convinced that implementing next-gen/Web 2.0 I agree with Mark that there are fairly sizable organizational culture aspects to enterprise adoption of enterprise 2.0 / web 2.0 / eLearning 2.0. And, when you look at adoption patterns - a lot of what makes adoption of Web 2.0 Mark - there's a reason that Andrew McAfee talks about these things being emergent ( Enterprise 2.0:

Informal learning patterns

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Learnscaping describes a dozen learning patterns, e.g. processes that organizations are using to improve performance through networked informal learning. His recent post, Toward a Pattern Language for Enterprise 2.0 , details two sorts of patterns for optimal enterprise 2.0

Consequences of skipping formal learning

Vignettes Learning

Do Web 2.0 and Enterprise 2.0 San Jose, Ca, Airport: Mobile log I am curious and have to research this issue. Please help. offer solutions for supporting formal learning, specifically micro-learning? I do not refer to classroom training. I am referring to what happens from the time the learners pick up the information and knowledge (from collaboration and sharing) to the time the learners APPLY the idea. Self expression, sharing and collaboration are great learning agents.

No more business as usual

Jay Cross

Social business , Enterprise 2.0 , Radical Management , the Connected Company , Living Networks , Management 3.0, “This is business.” — Vito Corleone, The Godfather. Business is changing, and the learning function must change along with it.

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. Social Learning Tools Should Not be Separate from Enterprise 2.0 Performance Support in 2015 What Makes an LMS Easy to Use?

eLearning Hot Lists Moving to eLearning Learning

Tony Karrer

The first post is up now: Learning Theory - Enterprise 2.0 - Social Software - eLearning Learning Weekly Hot List With the recent updates to the site, you can subscribe to the Best Of RSS feed to receive these hotlists or you can visit the site and sign up to receive them via email. Important announcement: I've moved where I will be creating the eLearning Hot Lists. So … Want a weekly list of the best content on eLearning from around the web?

LearnTrends 2009

Jay Cross

Microlearning: Beyond Learning Objects and Just-in-time Performance Support. Enterprise 2.0, LearnTrends 2009 is going to be awesome. Yesterday I drew up the tentative agenda. Our theme is convergence in corporate learning.

Terms e-Learning Designers Should Know

Mindflash

Examples of technologies that can be used to facilitate asynchronous learning include learning management systems, enterprise social networks, wikis, blogs, on-line discussion forums, and even email. As enterprise 2.0

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They Might Not Need Training, Just a Little Support

Mindflash

The good news is that this “forgetting” can be overcome if we implement evidence-based interventions, and performance support is an effective intervention that can help people remember what they learned, when they need it, in order to perform. Performance support is about helping people solve the problem, “What do I need to know now to perform this task?” How to Implement Performance Support.

Posts that Influenced Me in 2009

ID Reflections

Why Right Brainers will Rule the Future (LeftLane Blog) What did I learn: We are moving/have moved into a world where all the mechanical, logical, structured, left-brain tasks so highly valued in the Information Age will now be performed by machines, tools, computers, technology.

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Key social learning resources: part 3

Jane Hart

“So de-focusing on courses and re-focusing on supporting learning in the workplace through social learning approaches and performance support will be critical in the future. But another article about the use of social media in corporates, this one from Deb Lavoy, Social Business doesn’t mean what you think it does, neither does Enterprise 2.0, Finally, this week, a link to one of the winners of the Harvard Business Review Management 2.0

Exploring Social Learning and Smarter Working (eLearning Guild Webinar) #inttime

Learning Visions

Enterprise 2.0 The big picture is work and performance at work. These are my live blogged notes from today’s eLearning Guild Webinars with members of the Internet Time Alliance (ITA): Harold Jarche, Charles Jennings, Clark Quinn, Jane Hart, Jay Cross Exploring Social Learning and Smarter Working The questions for the session were sourced from the crowd. The people asked and ITA answers… Working Smarter – all the things it takes to get things done in organizations.

Informal Learning Revisited

Jay Cross

Six years ago I wrote Informal Learning, Rediscovering the Natural Pathways that Inspire Innovation and Performance. Andy McAfee had just coined the term Enterprise 2.0, They want performance. The book came out before iPhones and iPads. Facebook was only available to students. Twitter had not been born. eLearning was still haled as a panacea. and nobody was talking about Social Business. It’s time for an upgrade.

Workplace Learning Professionals Next Job - Management Consultant

Tony Karrer

Well not quite, but it is pretty dang close to the definition of Management Consulting in Wikipedia: Management consulting refers to both the industry of, and the practice of, helping organizations improve their performance, primarily through the analysis of existing business problems and development of plans for improvement. In this world, you can't really distinguish the mandate of Management Consulting from the mandate of: Enterprise 2.0

Instruction eLearning 2.0 and Quality

Tony Karrer

On my post Quick Wins , I received some questions around use of Web 2.0 in the workplace (really they relate to eLearning 2.0). The comments are interesting to see and discuss: Can anyone tell me where QUALITY comes into play with these collaborative enterprise 2.0 If we provide information in the form of performance support, reference material, etc., The answer has always been: Is the person able to perform?

Instruction eLearning 2.0 and Quality

Clark Quinn

On my post Quick Wins , I received some questions around use of Web 2.0 in the workplace (really they relate to eLearning 2.0). The comments are interesting to see and discuss: Can anyone tell me where QUALITY comes into play with these collaborative enterprise 2.0 If we provide information in the form of performance support, reference material, etc., The answer has always been: Is the person able to perform?