Informal Learning 2.0

Jay Cross

Published in Chief Learning Officer, August 2009. Informal Learning 2.0. Corporate approaches to learning have to change, as well. Until the shift from industrial to network dominance, corporations could compensate for crummy learning by hiring experienced people and managing ingenious command-and-control structures. Organizations that don’t learn can’t keep up. It’s learn or die. Increasing customer loyalty though learning.

Taking Stock and Making Choices: Working from home and other such stuff

ID Reflections

Mostly, business as usual at work and crisis situations at home took my time and attention. Because I love what I do (and I am hugely fortunate in that sense), it’s very easy to let my work consume me and my time. Much has been written about priorities and work life balance — especially for women. To strike a work-life balance, work from home as much as possible (most of the time). This taught me a few things about work, technology and myself.

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What is the Important Work?

Clark Quinn

This isn’t news: things are moving faster, we’re having less resources available, our competition is more agile, the amount of relevant information is increasing, customers are more aware, the list goes on. Not surprisingly for regular readers, I think that the nature of work is changing. learn from mistakes. In essence, to do the important work faster. The fact is, our brains are really good at pattern matching, and bad at rote work.

Future of the training department

Clark Quinn

Things are moving faster, and this has all sorts of consequences: it means that change is occurring more frequently, information is doubling, our competition is more aggressive, and more. In short, we have to move away from depending on formal learning to be able to cope, and we need a new solution. Instead, we need to make sure everyone understands what the overall goal is, and have them work together to achieve it. Who is responsible for ensuring this works?

Workplace Learning Professionals Next Job - Management Consultant

Tony Karrer

The Big Question this month is Workplace Learning in 10 Years : If you peer inside an organization in 10 years time and you look at how workplace learning is being supported by that organization, what will you see? What will the mix of Push vs. Pull Learning; Formal vs. Informal supported by the organization? What new departments will be responsible for parts of workplace learning? Who in an organization is responsible for supporting and improving work?

Webinar - Skills - Social Media - Best of eLearning Learning - July 2009

eLearning Learning Posts

Best of eLearning Learning. CoachingOurselves 2hr Workshop for Individual Managers. The Business Case for Measurement of Learning. Your Social Learning System As A Profit Center. Better Than Bullet Points: Creating Engaging E-Learning With Power Point. LinkedIn Guide for Knowledge Workers - eLearning Technology , July 6, 2009 How to use LinkedIn more effectively as part of your knowledge work. Is Social Learning a fad? Is it learning?

Working Smarter eFieldbook $12

Jay Cross

Point your smart phone at a QR code, and you’ll be led to a location on the net with more information. In this 2011 edition, we added a more lucid description of workscapes, streamlined the social learning chapter, updated the cheat sheets, and included a glossary. Working smarter is the key to sustainability and continuous improvement. Knowledge work and learning to work smarter are becoming indistinguishable. Why isn’t Sally at work today?

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