Learning’s Role in Innovation

CLO Magazine

Organizations are facing increasing disruptions, more information is available, and new technologies are making it easier and faster to compete. Going forward, optimal execution is only the cost of entry and continual innovation will be the only sustainable differentiator.

Myths, Questioning, Implementation 2.0, Literacy, & Innovation

Big Dog, Little Dog

Today's collaborative technologies can knit together an enterprise and facilitate knowledge work in ways that were simply not possible previously. They have the potential to usher in a new era by making both the practices of knowledge work and its outputs more visible. It Really Takes Years of Hard Work - New York Times. Epiphany has little to do with either creativity or innovation. Fact or Fiction?:

Employee Empowerment—How It’s Done and Why You Should Care

Vitalyst

In a 1999 California Management Review article, Peter Drucker—who is widely regarded as the “father of modern management”—stated that the most important contribution management will need to make in the 21st century will be increasing the productivity of knowledge workers.

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Learning with e's

This might be seen as a generalisation, because there are some pockets of innovative pedagogy to be found in every large education institution. Yet innovative pedagogy in higher education is not prevalent, and academics are generally reluctant to change their methods.

Curated Insights: The Human Side of Extracting Business Value from Information

CLO Magazine

Ample supporting evidence ensures the insight does not morph into opinion, unwarranted skepticism or objection and encourages action, innovation, creation and problem solving. Content curation is not a new phenomenon.

LearnTrends 2009 – Free Online Conference

Tony Karrer

George Siemens , Jay Cross and Tony Karrer are pleased to announce our third annual free online conference: LearnTrends 2009 The Corporate Learning Trends and Innovations Conference November 17-19, 2009 | Online | Free The theme/focus this year is on Convergence in Workplace Learning.

Virtual Presentation – Ten eLearning Predictions for 2010

Tony Karrer

I’m still working on my yearly post that is my eLearning Predictions. It is being hosted by the local DC Chapter of ASTD’s Technology Learning Group. About the Presenter: Dr. Tony Karrer is an expert on innovative uses of technology that improves human performance. s impact on knowledge work and workplace learning. He is author of the award-winning eLearning Technology blog, creator of eLearning Learning , and founder of Work Literacy.

Why You Should Embrace The Gig Economy For Strategic Advantage

EI Design

Embrace the gig economy work structure for a strategic advantage over out-dated workflow practices. But managers and HR departments tend to operate from a perspective of fear, convinced that employees can only complete work if they’re supervised in an office. Increased Innovation.

The Best of Times, The Worst of Times: opportunities and challenges for the L&D profession

Performance Learning Productivity

Rethink what’s gone before and adapt to change, or keep on doing what’s always been done in the hope beyond hope that it will work. This is all very positive, and an apparent validation of the existing work L&D departments are carrying out.

Work Skills Keeping Up?

Tony Karrer

In New Work and New Work Skills , I discuss the fact that most of us have not participated in formal learning since college on foundational knowledge work skills - especially metacognitive skills. Tilde Effect - gap between available tools and methods and the average capabilities of concept workers due to the ad hoc nature of work skills acquisition. Our work skills cannot sit still. Drucker We are truly in a time of incredible innovation of work skills.

The Importance of Being Agile in a VUCA World

ID Reflections

We are well aware that to survive and thrive in the VUCA world, we need to be agile in all respects – in learning, towards change, regarding work as well as life.

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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) Over the past few years, I spend part of December going back through my blog to recap a bit of what some of the key things I’ve learned over the course of the year.

Future of the training department

Clark Quinn

Instead, we need to make sure everyone understands what the overall goal is, and have them work together to achieve it. This is a redefinition of learning as performance, incorporating problem-solving, innovation, creativity, design, research, and more. Who is responsible for ensuring this works? In some organizations it’s the information services group, or the knowledge management group.

Work Literacy Skills - New Workshop

Tony Karrer

Harold Jarche, Michele Martin and I are pleased to announce a new workshop offering that relates to the recent posts on Tool Set 2009 and to the issues of Work Literacy. Work Literacy Skills Workshop Was the last formal training you had on knowledge work skills the use of a card catalog and microfiche reader? We are left trying to figure out where all these new tools fit in our day-to-day work life and our professional life.

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Learned about Learning in 2009

Tony Karrer

It’s always fun at the end of the year to go back and take a look at what you’ve been working on, what you’ve learned during the year. In June 2008, Work Literacy Launched. I’m convinced that we are all struggling to have our Work Skills Keep Up. Each of these allowed me to fast forward my learning and share knowledge effectively. And it can turn into great things like: Discussion Forums for Knowledge Sharing at Capital City Bank. Work Event?

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eLearning Topics

Tony Karrer

this would be down notable dropping topics: games, simulations, knowledge, interactive and blended Karyn Romeis commented: Hmm. This works across any subset of the content including sources, keywords and arbitrary searches. 130) Work Skills (26) PWLE (16) Flash Quiz (8) Knowledge Work (40) That's a pretty fair representation of topics that I talk about. 2006 2010 2007 Does the associated years for SharePoint suggest it's a technology for the future?

50 suggestions for implementing 70-20-10

Jay Cross

Replacing today’s haphazard approaches with systematic, enlightened management accelerates the development of future workers and gets the entire organization working smarter. Convergence of work and learning. Work and learning have merged.

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The 70:20:10 Model – Today, Tomorrow & Beyond

Learnnovators

He also knows ‘what works’ in the world of strategic talent. Join us on this exciting journey as we engage with thought leaders and learning innovators to see what the future of our industry looks like. fuelled by the enormous possibilities thrown open by emerging technologies? Factors such as changing organisational structures and evolving work practices are important drivers. One global technology company refers to their learning model as the ‘Three Es’.

Knowledge and Learning In The News - 12/29/2005

Big Dog, Little Dog

I also had a chat a few days ago with a Wall Street Journal reporter who is researching an article on knowledge worker productivity. I said yes, and mouthed the old Peter Drucker chestnut that "making knowledge work productive is the greatest economic challenge of this century." The Internet Is Broken - Technology Review. The Net's basic flaws cost firms billions, impede innovation, and threaten national security. Was Drucker Wrong? - Tom Davenport.

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Learning for the 21st Century

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Unprecedented changes in the role of the worker, the nature of business, the pace of innovation, the importance of intangibles, the explosion of information, and the shift from a manufacturing to a service economy have rendered traditional corporate learning obsolete. Learning is the process of figuring out how the world works. It’s a dog’s breakfast of acquiring skills, information, knowledge, savoir faire, and more. THE CHANGING NATURE OF WORK.

Thriving in the Net-Work Era

Jay Cross

Before industrialization, work was local or industry meant cottage-industry. About three hundred years ago, work became an organizational matter. Factories require groups of people working together. Clocks measure working hours instead of the sun.

Reflecting on the first half of 2009

Jay Cross

I was coincidentally walking by a presentation by Clive Shepherd on the exhibits floor at Learning Technologies in London when he happened to flip my photo and a quote on the screen. Also gave session entitled Under the radar great technologies that you could be using. Any remaining training staff will become mentors, coaches and facilitators who work on improving core business processes, strengthening relationships with customers and cutting costs.

2008 in retrospect

Jay Cross

Next year, I intend to start making the world a better place, and that’s going to take more oomph, focus, and work with others. Time to Change Centuries appears in Inside Learning Technologies. Keynoted Learning Technologies 2008 in London. Lead workshop: Innovation University at Eaton. Knowledge workers have replaced factory workers. Learnscapes : where informal learning and knowledge work converge.

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