Getting Started With Knowledge Management

Geenio

In this article you will find a list of basic recommendations that can be used to establish knowledge management in an organization. If your company treats its employees’ expertise with the respect it deserves, you can use the information

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.

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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.

See the wood for the SMEs

E-Learning Provocateur

In my previous blog post, Everyone is an SME , I argued that all the employees in your organisation have knowledge and skills to share, because everyone is an SME in something. Then there’s Li, the Business Development Manager. knowledge management directory enterprise 2.0

Introducing the Social Intranet Index

E-Learning Provocateur

The profiles are rich (including photos, contact details and subject matter expertise) and integrate with the other components of the intranet (eg the discussion forum) to facilitate social networking. The corporate community pitches in to produce and maintain organic knowledge.

Introducing the Social Intranet Index

E-Learning Provocateur

The profiles are rich (including photos, contact details and subject matter expertise) and integrate with the other components of the intranet (eg the discussion forum) to facilitate social networking. The corporate community pitches in to produce and maintain organic knowledge.

The Six Hats of a Community Manager

ID Reflections

graphically represents a number of things a community manager needs to be aware of in her/his role. In my post, I want to explore all the "hats" a community manager needs to wear to execute her role. This shift callsfor some intense community management and community building, and the postfocuses on the different roles a community manager needs to play during thistime. As community managers, we need to set in place a system thatenables findability and accessibility.

Knowledge Management 101

The E-Learning Curve

Knowledge Management (KM) has been described as “the process of capturing, sharing, and leveraging a company’s collective expertiseKnowledge Management 101 is a post from: E-Learning Curve Blog. Tags: e-learning definition of elearning don morrison elearning KB KM Knowledge Management marc rosenberg smart enterprise

Saffron to host webinar on Knowledge Management

Spicy Learning

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.

Quotes and excerpts on the need for Learning 2.0 from the Best of T+D: 2007-2009

ID Reflections

Excerpts from the Best of T+D | 2007 - 2009 Harold Jarche in Skills 2.0 : As knowledge workers, we are like actors--only as good as our last performance. Professionals are anyone who does work that cannot be standardized easily and who continuously welcomes challenges at the cutting edge of his or her expertise. In a knowledge economy, the individual is the knowledge creator, and relationships are the currency. Knowledge Delivered in Any Other Form Is.

Internal expertise – Finding, sharing and growing – The very interesting webinar.

Learning Cafe

“Basis of credibility of a person who is perceived to be knowledgeable in an area or topic due to his or her study, training, or experience in the subject matter.” The need to capturing and disseminate expertise is becoming more acute. We had a very knowledgeable expert panel who shared their insights during the webinar. The panel comprised of: Peter Davis – Senior Manager Knowledge Management at Westpac.

The Changing Face of Work and Workplace Learning

Learnnovators

Each member will bring their expertise to bear and share their knowledge and experiences. L&D will have to don the hat of community managers and become learners. It will be a participative ecosystem with knowledge and skills being freely shared.

I Believe in the Importance of a Personal Learning Network

Tom Spiglanin

Recognizing this learning and making good use of it requires effective personal knowledge management practices. Virtually every individual in my network has a variety of interests, talents, and areas of expertise.

Informal vs. Formal Learning: Creating a Blend!

Gyrus

Informal learning is the unofficial, unscheduled, and unplanned way to learn and gain knowledge, whereas formal learning is delivered in a systematic, intentional way with a reporting and evaluation process. Let’s look at below tips through, which you can incorporate informal learning in to your formal learning and development programs: Provide a knowledge management tool/platform for employees to share their learning after they attend a formal training/learning program.

The Six Hats Of A Community Manager

Learnnovators

Community Management is an evolving role and organizations are beginning to see the need for this role. In this post, I want to talk about the different hats that we need to don as community managers. The post The Six Hats Of A Community Manager appeared first on Learnnovators.

7 Characteristics Of A Digital Mindset

Learnnovators

Individuals and organizations operating from a scarcity mindset typified by hoarding of knowledge, grasping of power, and a perception of the world as a zero-sum game cannot function optimally in a digital world.

Virtual Reality in Learning – Has the Time Come ? – Online Discussion

Learning Cafe

Managers and senior professionals from. Knowledge Management. Thursday, May 12th, 2016 12 to 1 PM Sydney. Overview.

The Changing Face of Work and Workplace Learning

ID Reflections

Each member will bring their expertise to bear and share their knowledge and experiences. L&D will have to don the hat of community managers and become learners. It will be a participative ecosystem with knowledge and skills being freely shared.

How do you create a perfect blend of the various learning components?

Origin Learning

However, with the increasing use of technology in learning, deciding the right tool and correct instructional approach has become a major challenge, requiring the expertise of the professionals.

Demystifying Working Out Loud

Learnnovators

A process to be mandated by management/supervisors/organizations with defined rules. The 9:00 am to 5:00 pm notion of work is all but vanishing, at least for the knowledge workers. The baby boomers are retiring taking their tacit knowledge and experience with them.

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.

Six Obstacles To Building Communities In Organizations

Learnnovators

It is difficult for a manager to justify and facilitate open collaboration, and then do a rank and yank to fit a designated set of high-performers in the bell curve. And woe betide the manager who has too many high-performers and collaborators in his/her team.

2016 LearningCafe Award for Outstanding Contribution to Australian L&D – Bob Spence

Learning Cafe

Bob’s advocacy for using learning for performance support has influenced the design and deployment of learning and knowledge management systems. “Over a number of years, Bob has willingly shared his expertise across the L & D Community and continues to maintain a lifelong interest in driving value from L & D investment. Nicola Atkinson -Global Co-Head of Expertise, Ashurst.

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70:20:10 - A Framework for High Performance Development Practices

Performance Learning Productivity

It’s important because research over the past 40 years at least has indicated that learning that occurs outside of formal classes and courses is not only more frequent but also generally more effective than its structured and ‘managed’ counterpart.

Social Learning Cannot be a Bolt-On Strategy

ID Reflections

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.

Building a Learning and Performance Support Ecosystem (Steve Foreman) #elguild

Learning Visions

There''s formal training -- and then there''s all of the ways that we learn within the flow of work (performance support, collaboration, access to experts, knowledge management. access to experts (consult) knowledge management (research) performance support (perform) talent management (advance) structured learning (train) social networking and collage (share) Let''s walk through ''em now: Talent Management: people have competencies, they need them, jobs requirement them.

Personal Learning Networks: For Ongoing Learning in a Connected World

ID Reflections

Those with cutting edge skills in their core areas of expertise will continue to see demand for their work while others waiting for orgs to re-skill them might just run the risk of becoming irrelevant.

Are you using your Intellectual Assets: Re-defining eLearning

TalentLMS

These are your “knowledge brokers”. Above all, how do you capture the seemingly impossible subject matter expertise trapped in their minds? The one sting that hurts a training manager the most, is a failed eLearning program. Knowledge sharing is a social phenomenon.

Fostering a spirit of innovation: A necessity today.

ID Reflections

While reading Gary Hamel ’s The Future of Management , this paragraph drew my attention (there are other equally and even more memorable passages in this iconoclastic and must read book) for a reason. We were undeterred by our complete lack of expertise!) No management; no focus on efficiency or resource allocation; no planning, controlling, organizing and directing…None of the regular 20th Century Drcuker-Taylor stuff could have engendered this spirit.

Working out Loud and Serendipity

ID Reflections

I have been thinking for a long time about what we, as L&D, need to and can do to foster a culture of sharing and collaborative learning to meet the challenges of a distributed workplace with dispersed expertise and complex work situations.

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A Conversation with Stephanie Nadda

Kapp Notes

Nadda: I would call out three main areas: Integrate the technologies that support learning management (LMS, LCMS, content authoring) and knowledge management (CMS, KMS, enterprise search, etc.). Early in my career, I was promoted to manage a group of 4 software developers.

Conversation with Jane Bozarth

Kapp Notes

I started out as a classroom trainer, did some time in as an L&D manager, then moved into eLearning. It just doesn’t happen, especially with tacit knowledge. The other day I had a chance to ask my friend Jane Bozarth a few questions as we caught up.

7 Strategies to Facilitate “Working Out Loud”

Learnnovators

A community grows around a domain where practitioners share their insights, knowledge and doubts, the work processes. Explicit and tacit knowledge gets shared. This is where a community manager can be indispensable.