PKM is our part of the social learning contract

Jane Hart

PKM is therefore the key to successful social learning. So how can we help students as well as workers develop the new PKM skills? Well this is not something you tell others to do, but something you show others how to do; it therefore requires you to have good PKM skills yourselves.

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I Believe in the Importance of Personal Knowledge Management

Tom Spiglanin

But how do we sort through all this information, effectively filter content, judge the good from bad, and make sense of it all? The answer lies across several domains of a knowledge worker’s practice. What we need is to exercise personal knowledge management, or PKM.

Trending Sources

Idea Management and Design – You Mean PKM?

Nick Leffler

Idea Management and Design, that sounds close to what I know as Personal Knowledge Management (PKM). After reading a few lines from the MSLOC430 blog it really does sound like PKM. Harold Jarche has many models and forms of making sense of information and learning with his Seek-Sense-Share framework. Group knowledge I think can be a problem. While personal knowledge has the power to create great (and unique!) Do you see the relationship to PKM?

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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.

Demystifying Working Out Loud

ID Reflections

It has helped me to develop my personal learning network (PLN) and enabled my PKM. 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. I deal with sensitive information and data.

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Organizational Knowledge Mastery?

Clark Quinn

If we adapt Harold Jarche’s Personal Knowledge Mastery (or PKM ), which is about Seek-Sense-Share as a mechanism to grow our own abilities, to organizations, we can see a different model. Here’s organizations seek knowledge sources, sense via experiments and reflection, and share internally (and externally, as appropriate ;). It’s about flows of information, which can’t happen if you’re in a Miranda Organization.

Workplace Learning in a World “Beyond Automation”

Learnnovators

The table below captures the shifts as I see it: I have been writing about social and collaborative learning, the importance of communities of practices and networked learning skills like building one’s PLN and PKM for some time now.

Personal Learning Networks: For Ongoing Learning in a Connected World

ID Reflections

One of the ways to keep on top of our game, and remain on the cutting edge of relevant skills and knowledge is to be a part of communities of practices and to focus on building and maintaining our PLNs with a deliberate intention to learn, share and collaborate.

From Learning Management to Personal Knowledge Management

Jane Hart

But in fact it has been clear for some time that many individuals are already taking responsibility for not only acquiring new knowledge and skills but for a wide range of activities for their continuous learning and professional development. So how effective are your own PKM skills?

7 Strategies to Facilitate "Working Out Loud"

ID Reflections

A community grows around a domain where practitioners share their insights, knowledge and doubts, the work processes. Explicit and tacit knowledge gets shared. When these individuals leave their organizations, they walk away with their tacit knowledge.

Skills for the Networked World

ID Reflections

it includes knowledge about when and how to use particular strategies for learning or for problem solving. Gone are the days of limited information vetted and handed down by designated experts. Collaboration future_of_work pkm PLN Workplace Learning

Facilitating Knowledge Work #wolweek

Clark Quinn

This is very much based on Harold Jarche’s Seek-Sense-Share model for Personal Knowledge Mastery (PKM). Similarly, we can facilitate the representations of interpretations, whether informing properties of good diagrams, prose, or other representation forms.

MOOCs in Workplace Learning - Part 5: Skills Learners Need Today

ID Reflections

The emergent nature of MOOCs can have interesting outcomes: They can enable the formation of Communities of Interests (CoIs), which can evolve into Communities of Practices (CoPs) if participants are keen on building the domain knowledge and practices.

This Week on #TalkTech: Apple Slows Innovation, PKM Not a Technology, and Digital Natives

Bottom-Line Performance

Topic 2: Personal Knowledge Management (PKM) is Not a Technology…so how do we help organizations learn informally? Every time we search Google or Youtube, ask a colleague for help, or read an article, we are managing our own knowledge.

Are you supporting new fashioned learning in the workplace?

Jane Hart

But let’s be clear, even when newer social and informal approaches are added to this old model that let you learn things a little differently, if your learning experience has in any way been organized (and/or managed) by someone else , this is still “old fashioned” learning.

Attention Spans Are Getting Shorter

Nick Leffler

There’s a lot of information coming at us. It’s more important than ever to learn how to manage all this information. It’s not possible to read everything you run across, so it’s important to learn how to manage information in a meaningful way.

The key to informal learning is autonomy

Jane Hart

He writes: “I thought I had made a sound business case for investing more in informal learning, but few organizations changed their ways. They acted as if the natural way of informal learning didn’t exist. With informal learning, it is you, the individual, who are in control.

Ten Things I Believe About Workplace Learning

Tom Spiglanin

For nearly three years, I’ve been exploring social learning, informal learning, and the changing workplace. I strongly believe my current understanding and knowledge wouldn’t be as rich without this critical knowledge management practice.

Introduction to PKM Workshop & FREE Webinar

Jane Hart

PKM: A set of processes, individually constructed, to help each of us make sense of our world & work more effectively.”. Supporting self-managed learners with their Personal Knowledge Management is going to be a key new skill for workplace learning professionals in a social business. After registering you will receive a confirmation email containing information about how to join the webinar.

LearnTrends: Personal Knowledge Management

Experiencing eLearning

These are my live blogged notes from Harold Jarche’s LearnTrends session on Personal Knowledge Management. Sense-making with PKM. PKM is a set of problem-solving skills for work, focused on getting things done but not necessarily task focused. Too much information. A PKM Method. Other models for PKM. PKM is very much individualized process–we have to figure out how to make sense of things. How does PKM relate to L&D organizations?

Demystifying Working Out Loud

Learnnovators

It has helped me to develop my personal learning network (PLN) and enabled my PKM. 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 Changing Face of Work and Workplace Learning

Learnnovators

Each member will bring their expertise to bear and share their knowledge and experiences. What will emerge is a network of diverse and connected workers skilled at PKM learning together to develop skills they can apply to their work. I am not the kind to crystal gaze.

The Top Six Things Organizations Must Do to Enable Emergent Learning

Learnnovators

It empowers learners to build their personal learning networks (PLN) and personal knowledge management (PKM) by leveraging technology to connect a distributed and diverse workforce. It is in communities that knowledge is exchanged and challenges solved.

Working Out Loud: Using the Tools We Already Have

Learnnovators

Thus, in contrast to the fast-paced, real time, informal sharing on Twitter, SlideShare requires a more thorough output.

The Changing Nature of Workplace Learning

Learnnovators

They require the sharing of tacit knowledge, which cannot easily be put into a manual. In addition, tacit knowledge flows best in trusted networks. This trust also promotes individual autonomy and can become a foundation for organizational learning, as knowledge is freely shared.

Managing Learning?

Performance Learning Productivity

To that I’d add the need to work with Internal and Corporate Communications colleagues, Brand specialists, Knowledge Management teams as well as your extended value chain. Harold Jarche has written extensively on PKM and you can download his PKM Whitepaper from here.

Supporting workplace learning in the network era is more than delivering courses through a LMS

Jane Hart

” Harold goes on to explain: “The basic building block, in my experience, is personal knowledge management. People who can seek new information, make sense of it, and share it with their colleagues, will be an asset to any work team.

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." "The nature of work is changing. People’s relationship with work is changing.

Uberizing Organizational Learning – Thinking Beyond Courses

ID Reflections

This calls for a radically different kind of thinking where the managers, leaders, L&D and HR – the gatekeepers of organizational resources including knowledge – collectively move over to the role of facilitators who inspire and empower open sharing, conversations, co-creation, and cooperation.

Why Content Curation Should be in Your Skillset

Jay Cross

It can save millions, reduce frustration, and boost the velocity of information in your organization. Curating these items — selecting, organizing, evaluating, and sharing them widely — multiplies an organization’s return on information many times over. Personal Knowledge Mastery.

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Social Learning is Voluntary; Collaboration Platforms are Enablers

ID Reflections

This feeling of being in competition leads to an internal organizational culture of knowledge hoarding as a source of power and growth. Employees at all levels are not entrusted with key organizational information that will empower them to take the right decision at the right time.

Curation trumps creation

Clark Quinn

Finding the information, creating the resources, and making them available has often been a task that either results in training, or complements it. The new mantra is Personal Knowledge Mastery , and while that’s for the individual, there’s a role for L&D here too: practicing ‘representative knowledge mastery’, as well as fostering PKM for the workforce.

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The Changing Nature of Workplace Learning

ID Reflections

They require the sharing of tacit knowledge, which cannot easily be put into a manual. In addition, tacit knowledge flows best in trusted networks. This trust also promotes individual autonomy and can become a foundation for organizational learning, as knowledge is freely shared.

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