The Half-Life of Knowledge Workers

The E-Learning Curve

I'm discussing the current role of knowledge workers, how it's changing, and will propose a definition for a new type of digital worker that's emerging Continue Reading → The post The Half-Life of Knowledge Workers appeared first on E-Learning Curve Blog.

Personalization for Knowledge Workers


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.


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5 Skilling Problems You Can Solve With An Enterprise Learning Solution


Moreover, by embedding an enterprise learning solution into your L&D strategy you can solve critical skilling problems. Enterprise Learning Solution – An answer to all your skilling problems . Here are the skilling problems that an enterprise learning solution solves.

Kuljit Chadha | AI-powered right skilling suite that supports enterprise learning


The future of enterprise learning is evolving at a very fast pace. Mr. Kuljit Chadha, Co-founder, and COO of Disprz answers key questions related to enterprise learning and skilling in an insightful podcast hosted by Mr. Adrian Tan. . For white-collar workers, it is mostly English.

Working Smarter in the Enterprise

Jay Cross

In 1986, 75% of the knowledge that a worker needed was stored in their heads. The needed information is no longer in the worker’s mind but it is “out there” in the minds of others. We are moving from the information age (knowledge workers) to the conceptual age (conceptual workers). In this new era of work, the potential value that a worker can create is 200 times greater than average, because they no longer have physical limits.

Yet more on Evaluating Non-Formal Learning

The E-Learning Curve

Typically, I consult for small- to mid-sized enterprises in Ireland. Tags: e-learning evaluation formal learning informal learning Kirkpatrick knowledge workers non-formal learning nonformal learning organizational learning workplace learning The non-formal methodology I’m describing is a generalized account of the type work I carry out when developing and implementing non-formal learning initiatives in organizations. I invite you to argue, discuss, praise etc.

“Hey, You’re on Mute:” 7 Best Practices for Video Conferencing


It’s been a full year since Zoom became a tool most knowledge workers use daily. That’s been exacerbated by the fact that so many remote workers are starved for human interaction after a year of working from home. Another asynchronous course might not be what many workers want.

How Learning in the Flow of Work Can Help Remote Workers


How much time for training do your workers really have? This had been an evergreen problem — in 2015, research from Bersin by Deloitte found the average worker only has 24 minutes a week for formal learning. Now that many workers are working from home, they may have even less time.

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Pro Tips for Working from Home Effectively


Since mid-March, because of the coronavirus pandemic, many of us have been sent home from our offices and asked to work remotely, suddenly becoming remote workers. Census data found that five million workers were already working from home full or part-time.

Legacy Systems Don’t Have to Halt Digital Adoption or Slow Down Employees


Find out how Zeal’s Digital Adoption Platform is able to make legacy systems instantly usable by sitting on top of any enterprise or custom software, desktop and web-based application. For many organizations, maintaining a legacy software system is essential to the success of the business.

5 Ways to Keep Quarantine-Weary Learners Engaged In Training


That means it’s been 12 weeks since the Coronavirus pandemic sent most knowledge workers home to work remotely. We’re in the third quarter right now — at least mentally, say psychologists, which is tricky since we don’t actually know how long quarantine will last for remote workers.

Tech for Tech: 5 ways high-tech companies can use technology to improve learning


Using the LMS, companies can train knowledge workers faster, so they can take advantage of these cutting-edge solutions right away, even as these technologies are just being released to the broader market. Articles Enterprise Learning Learning Management System Mobile Learning Technology IndustryThe technology industry can feel like a whirlwind at times. Things change at a breakneck pace. What was cool yesterday is passe by next week. And, competition is fierce.

Task, Interrupted: How to Seamlessly Integrate Training into Work


Case in point: according to the Information Overload Research Group (IORG) , if a knowledge worker is interrupted at work, it takes 10 to 20 times the duration of the interruption to recover and get back to their previous task. Deliver learning to your employees where they are by using an LMS that integrates with the platform where your workers spend the most time. You’re a sales manager, and your sales team needs training on a specific aspect of their jobs.

Sahana Chattopadhyay – Crystal Balling with 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. However, by definition all training programs are past focused based on an analysis of the past, imparting best practices and documented explicit knowledge.

Thoughts on Evaluating Non-Formal Learning

The E-Learning Curve

In previous posts, I’ve suggested that knowledge workers under time-pressure and with high demands on their skills are motivated to continually educate themselves on new topics. In small- to mid-sized enterprises, for example, workers are required to learn new skills, behaviours and attitudes in the context of their functional tasks.

Social Learning: what actually is it?

Jane Hart

It acknowledges that learning happens with and through other people, as a matter of participating in a community, not just by acquiring knowledge.” Social learning combines social media tools with a shift in the corporate culture, a shift that encourages ongoing knowledge transfer and connects people in ways that make learning a joy.” ” “Social learning is how groups work and share knowledge to become better practitioners.”

From “learning technologies” to “social technologies”

Jane Hart

Social technologies now play a big part in everything we do, and it is quite clear that many knowledge workers use a variety of social tools and networks not only to help them get work done, but also to learn efficiently while on the job. We also know that this informal, social learning accounts for 80% or more of how people learn in the workplace, so it is not something to be dismissed as irrelevant or trivial.

5 ways the talent experience is fundamentally changing

CLO Magazine

Besides imparting requisite knowledge, this type of pre-boarding experience is inspiring and instills a culture of curiosity and learning on day one. Single entry door to all knowledge and learning. Hoarding knowledge creates huge operational disruption when experts leave.

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14 Best Ways for Employers to Develop Their Employees

Your Training Edge

Both small and big enterprises are aware that their employees form the backbone of their daily operations. Thanks to reporting tools that are featured in LMS software solutions, organizations can monitor and track training in real time, identify knowledge gaps, and tailor the learning experience for groups and even individuals. Make your L&D department assess the knowledge gaps and launch a survey. This ensures that the knowledge vital for success gets passed on.

10 resources that I found valuable in January 2013

Jane Hart

1 - The dark side of the connected enterprise , Forbes, 9 January 2013. “This is today’s connected enterprise: always on, everyone linked to everyone else, a flood of information coursing through its electronic arteries. “When Taylor started working, nine out of ten people were manual workers. Today, nine out of ten people are knowledge workers.

Disprz Bagged $13 Million In A Series B Round Of Funding


In 6 years, Disprz grew from an enterprise learning solution to an end-to-end AI-based learning and skilling suite. Disprz enables enterprises to win in the digital-first world by onboarding, right-skilling, and unlocking employees’ full potential.

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Seven Things I Learned This Year

Tony Karrer

What I wrote more about in 2010 than past years: Text-to-Speech (8) OCW (3) SharePoint (8) eLearning Strategy (16) eLearning Tools (34) Corporate eLearning (18) Knowledge Worker (8) Authoring Tools (8) Voice (15) Knowledge Work (4) Captivate (11) Adobe Captivate (6) Enterprise 2.0 (6) Social Learning Tools Should Not be Separate from Enterprise 2.0

Lurking is Not a Static State

ID Reflections

I have recently taken on enterprise community facilitation and was curious to see how people are interacting on our enterprise collaboration platform. This is especially true of communities in enterprises. Let them figure out the value they would want to get from it is probably as good as it gets in order to allow for knowledge workers to understand how, when, why and what to contribute, whenever they may be ready.

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Quick Wins

Clark Quinn

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. I think Mark missed the bigger barriers of Changing Knowledge Worker Attitudes and the work literacy gap. Mark - there's a reason that Andrew McAfee talks about these things being emergent ( Enterprise 2.0: Just saw a post by Mark Oehlert - Danger of Quick Wins.

4 Ways L&D Can Maximize Learning Technology for Hyper-Connected Learners


This blog post explores ways that L&D professionals can take advantage of having hyper-connected learners across the enterprise. A constant state of connection has grown increasingly common, especially for knowledge workers. But when it comes to the workplace, high-speed internet and sophisticated, social technologies have opened up new avenues for delivering learning and engaging learners across the enterprise. Capture tacit and institutional knowledge.

Connecting ‘Suddenly’ Remote Employees Through Learning


As knowledge workers are being forced into remote positions, they still need a direct way to connect with the company and their co-workers. What are my co-workers’ learning? . I write this in the middle of uncertain times.

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 article came out -- that busy knowledge workers wouldn't have time for the new technologies. and Enterprise 2.0-related tools and sites be perceived as not spending enough time at their "real” jobs? s Productivity Perception Paradox by Joe McKendrick. Andrew McAfee raises an interesting dilemma about the use of Web 2.0

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Demystifying Working Out Loud

ID Reflections

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. An organization that shares openly –successes and failures, learnings and insights, explicit and tacit knowledge – learns faster, builds an ambient awareness and paves the road for serendipity.

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A Brief History of AI


digital assistants for enterprise knowledge workers. A Brief History of AI. Humans have been using machines to augment our capabilities for a long time, so it’s only natural that we’ve come to a point where we’re looking to replicate our cognitive processes in some of those machines. Here’s a brief history of artificial intelligence. If you search the events online, you will find that each result provides a slightly different list of key events.

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Personal Learning Knowledge Work Environment

Tony Karrer

What sparks this post is the combination of a recent post by Stephen Downes that includes a brief exchange with Jay Cross in the comments and some interesting discussions in the Enterprise 2.0 world that included a post by Bill Ives - Managing Personal Knowledge: Setting a Foundation for Transformation? In it, he points out that a stepping stone to Enterprise 2.0 Learning-Knowledge-Work - they really are the same and I need to do them all at once.

PlatCore’s Top 5 Moments of 5 Years


As an enterprise learning company, we’ve had successes, challenges, and giant learning along the way. ServiceNow showcased our app on the Knowledge show floor – giving us exposure to thousands of attendees.

What is Learning in the Flow of Work? A New Perspective on Learning


Learning can be pushed to the knowledge worker automatically using artificial techniques based on the work tasks being performed. . Experienced employees have the advantage of reviewing their skills and figure if their knowledge needs to be refreshed.

Breaking out of the Traditional, Monolithic Learning Management Technology


technologies enable rapid knowledge content creation by not just having a one-directional information flow from the instructional designer or subject matter expert to the learner. You give them tools to quickly capture and share their knowledge. You make that knowledge searchable.

mLearning Feature Sets: Possibilities Wide & Deep

mLearning Trends

In our experience, enterprise customers serving the exact same markets will often select and apply vastly different feature sets to achieve their own stated mlearning goals and objectives. The Feature Sets - A Range of Possibility The variety of available mobile devices enables a myriad of potential uses for the preparation, delivery and tracking of learning for mobile workers; and the more capable the mobile device, the wider the array of possible content delivery methods.

Learning Professionals Leaders

Clark Quinn

There's a vacuum of leadership in the adoption of enterprise/web/learning 2.0 world is becoming more about your network than your current knowledge. Gina Minks: Adventures in Corporate Education What Competencies do Knowledge Workers Need? On this month's Big Question - Lead the Charge - we are already seeing some interesting responses. The Learning Revolution: Where have all the leaders gone?

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Quick Wins

Tony Karrer

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. I think Mark missed the bigger barriers of Changing Knowledge Worker Attitudes and the work literacy gap. Mark - there's a reason that Andrew McAfee talks about these things being emergent ( Enterprise 2.0: Just saw a post by Mark Oehlert - Danger of Quick Wins.

Re-imagining Work & Learning in a Networked World

ID Reflections

Over the next two decades we can expect the knowledge of the world to be digitalised, with an exponential rise in user-generated content, "wise-crowd" application and open innovation applications." Bring formal learning to the Enterprise Social Network (ESN) to: Let the conversations and context build around formal courses Provide users with the choice of moving back and forth across the learning continuum 2. "The nature of work is changing.