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

ID Reflections

Technology —is great for exchange of information, updates and other transactional stuff. Work —complex knowledge work requires solitude as well as collaboration. Working from home offers me plenty of solitude but not the intellectual stimulation and those over-the-shoulder conversations so crucial to serendipity, ambient awareness, and informal learning. Are you a knowledge worker working from home? Knowledge Management Reflection

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Sahana Chattopadhyay – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

ABOUT SAHANA CHATTOPADHYAY (Social Learning & Collaboration Strategist, Performance Consultant Exploring Emergent Learning, Blogger). Sahana Chattopadhyay is a performance consultant and an L&D professional with 15 years of experience in the field of academia and organizational learning. Her passion is to help organizations become learning organizations through social and collaborative learning. Sahana: A community manager’s task is varied.

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Web 2.0 and Change Present Challenges to Many Learning Executives

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

and Change Present Challenges to Many Learning Executives. Chief learning officers (CLO s) are dealing with organizations the same way they did 25 years ago—focusing on full-time employees. Jay Cross is a champion of informal learning (and author of the definitive book on the topic), Web 2.0, He has challenged conventional wisdom about how adults learn since designing the first business degree program offered by the University of Phoenix three decades ago.”.

LearnTrends: The Immernet Singularity

Experiencing eLearning

Official description: The Immernet Singularity: How the Immersive Internet Will Redefine Learning and Collaboration. Four technology arenas, 2D Synchronous Learning, Knowledge Sharing Spaces, Web 2.0 Tools and Virtual Worlds, are on a convergence trajectory towards an immersive web future that will redefine how we work, learn and play. Formal –> informal. Learning professionals can help others cross the chasm. 2+3 = Dynamic Knowledge Discovery.

Portrait of a learning architect: Rob Bartlett

Clive on Learning

Throughout my book The New Learning Architect I take time out to look at real-life examples of great learning architects in action. Rob has achieved success by integrating formal and informal learning activities in pursuit of clear strategic business objectives. Rob looks at each element of the programme on a highly granular basis to determine whether it should be tackled in a face-to-face class, using e-learning content or directly through mentoring.

Profile of a learning architect: Rob Bartlett

Clive on Learning

Rob has achieved success by integrating formal and informal learning activities in pursuit of clear strategic business objectives. Rob looks at each element of the programme on a highly granular basis to determine whether it should be tackled in a face-to-face class, using e-learning content or directly through mentoring. The programme starts and ends with an online 360 degree analysis, involving the learner’s manager, peers and direct reports. learning architects

Not Your Father’s ROI

Jay Cross

The July issue of Chief Learning Officer is now available online. It features an article in which Jon Husband and I delve into how to measure the impact of learning in the network era. We are witnessing the death throes of management models that have outlived their usefulness. At the same time, we are shifting into an era in which knowledge work and learning occur where re-engineered business processes collide with a participative and interactive ecology of information flows.

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