Organizations: keep an eye on your high speed learners

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

To what extent has the organization benefited from this knowledge development? As long as the employee works in the organization, he or she will apply this knowledge. There is definitely a difference between functions in their focus on innovation.

Learning Experience, Collaborative Learning… The Learning Technologies Ecosystem explained

Training Orchestra

And yet, innovative learning solutions keep coming up. These challenges are giving rise to what many analysts are calling a “Learning Technologies Ecosystem”. Navigating this ecosystem entails a certain knowledge of the market and the need for questions of integration between solutions.

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eLearning Innovation 2010 – Top 30

Tony Karrer

The general sentiment around the room was that many workplace learning organizations were focused on nuts-and-bolts training, and that there was little innovation. I’m probably not the best judge of whether there’s innovation going on because: People call me when they want to do something innovative. In the world of eLearning, I generally pay attention to other innovators. eLearning Technology.

Tech for Tech: 5 ways high-tech companies can use technology to improve learning


The technology industry can feel like a whirlwind at times. Get innovative solutions faster. We know what's up, not just with competitors, but with innovation in general. Articles Enterprise Learning Learning Management System Mobile Learning Technology Industry

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


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.

From Cube Farm to Open Office

The Performance Improvement Blog

What’s fascinating to me is that the city is also home to one of the most innovative open office environments. Menlo Innovations , a software development company, has no cubicles and not much use for office furniture systems.

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A Network of Experts: From Content Curation to Insight Curation

CLO Magazine

In most organizations, performance measurement still focuses on celebrating the “lone wolf” individuals who they count on to find just the right data to inform great innovation and accomplishment. Focus on building dynamic team effectiveness versus building individual knowledge and skills.

Social Learning: what actually is it?

Jane Hart

It acknowledges that learning happens with and through other people, as a matter of participating in a community, not just by acquiring knowledge.” ” “Social learning is how groups work and share knowledge to become better practitioners.”

Pearson Partners with mLevel to Increase Student Engagement in Business Education


Through the partnership, Pearson’s Introduction to Business course content will be integrated with Learning Games, powered by mLevel’s gamification technology, which is proven to produce higher retention than traditional instruction. Our new partnership with mLevel accelerates innovation in the Business curriculum in a number of ways. They are eager to engage using their mobile device and that’s what makes the use of technology such a great asset for my course.

I Feel the Need - The Need for Speed

Tony Karrer

If you are reading this, you are a knowledge worker. Consider the content (knowledge, information, learning) you personally need to get your job done. Actually most of us that are Concept Workers will find that we play in that upper right quadrant most of the time.

Does Your Organization Need a Learning Culture?

The Performance Improvement Blog

The amount and complexity of knowledge and skills that each of your employees needs is increasing dramatically every day due to technology and globalization. banking) and online technologies are disrupting traditional businesses (e.g.,

Selling Social Media for Learning: ASTD Big Question

Kapp Notes

If you try to sell the use of social media as a technology play, it will not work. Address the need to share knowledge over distances or the value of timely information to sales tactics, don't focus on the technology. Rename Instead of social media call it "Knowledge Media."

The augmented world of work: Chatbots and voice in digital learning

Brightwave Group

Our work with our data science and innovation teams leave us without a doubt that Chatbots and voice interfaces will be our guides in the future to finding the resources we need, when we need them. This article first appeared in Learning Technology Awards magazine.

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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. In a knowledge economy, the individual is the knowledge creator, and relationships are the currency. They’re going to become irrelevant because people are going to be able to post and share knowledge with one another without the learning function. Knowledge Delivered in Any Other Form Is.

Re-imagining Work & Learning in a Networked World

ID Reflections

The latter talks about the impact that the changing nature of technology is having on us. As technological capability increases, the cloud becomes pervasive, and the power of social and mobile become progressively evident, these will transform the way we function.

Demystifying Working Out Loud

ID Reflections

Does working out loud need digital technology in the form of an online platform or tool? 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.

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Empires of the mind

Learning with 'e's

Leading nations will found their success on their ability to develop their intellectual capabilities, and so create, innovate and solve problems that don't even exist yet. Old technology such as telephony has been the subject of radical change in recent years.

Digital Badging is Next Generation Certification

Training Industry

The world we live and work in drives the need for knowledge workers and an innovation economy. As advancements in technology have changed so too have assessment types and digital badging is a further extension of assessment type.

Bob Little – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators


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. As the Senior Partner of Bob Little Press & PR , you have been providing business-to-business public relations (PR) services to many organizations in the ‘learning’ and ‘learning technologies’ industry for years. Moreover, their access to today’s technology means that they think they don’t need an external PR consultant to help them.

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.

Enough Tools for Now

Tony Karrer

Still I’ll stick with: The bottom line for the Tilde Effect is that we live in a time of incredible innovation that directly affect the methods we use to work and learn. And the focus of that post is really about general metacognitive tools and methods for knowledge workers. for technologies that impact learning and performance AND you believe you have a responsibility to help with design of appropriate solutions, then I don’t think you can say we have “enough tools for now.”

Agile, Lego and Training: The common factors.

ID Reflections

Deviation was firmly discouraged; innovation was probably a dirty word. Social Media for Knowledge Workers: eLearning Technology (Tony Karrer) 10. Harold Jarche’s posts as always hits the nail on the head and this one is no exception.

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10 resources I enjoyed in February 2013

Jane Hart

Flexibility was introduced to solve problems and leverage communications technologies; it did not happen for the sake of it.” It’s 2013, not 1950, the year the number of manufacturing workers reached its peak in the US.”

Sahana Chattopadhyay – Crystal Balling with 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.

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Back to the Future of Work

Learning Wire

The first notion that you will probably think of is that technology – and you are right. Technology is, as has been mentioned in several previous articles, one of the key points on which the future work will rely.

SMBs and Social Learning Technologies

Janet Clarey

Where we are today: Primary forms of social learning technologies used in corporations today appear to be e-mail, live online learning (Web conferencing), threaded discussion, and collaborative content development. Organizations are just beginning to use social media technologies and few are using the social learning technologies available in their LMSs. Document and share: learners should be actively creating rather than consuming knowledge. For knowledge management.

Demystifying Working Out Loud


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. Does working out loud need digital technology in the form of an online platform or tool?

Social media and reflection: marriage or divorce?

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

I do believe however in finding an optimal use of social media to support individual and collective learning and innovation. She claims human relationships are cleaned up by technology because connecting in sips doesn't lead to real conversations.

Leading Learning and New Skills

Clark Quinn

Enabling learning is about being a learner yourself, sharing your knowledge and enthusiasm and then taking a back seat. As fields of practice and bodies of knowledge expand, a challenge for learning professionals will be to change their tool sets from prescriptive to supportive. Gina Minks: Adventures in Corporate Education What Competencies do Knowledge Workers Need? technologies can be used to support learning.

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Awesome Quotes On The Evolving Nature Of Learning


One topic of discussion that has become popular in recent times amongst all stakeholders is the re-imagining of an education scenario where creativity and innovation hold center stage. “ Generally in life, knowledge is acquired to be used. QUOTE. “

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Learned about Learning in 2009

Tony Karrer

Knowledge Work Skills / Work Literacy Having realized in 2007 that there's a very important Knowledge Worker Skill Gap , I felt the need in 2008 to find ways to help knowledge workers and organizations build skills like Leveraging Networks , Network Feedback , Finding Expertise , Using Social Media to Find Answers to Questions , Learning through Conversation and searching, scanning, etc. eLearning Technology.

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Jay Cross – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators


People visit the Lab to spark innovation and think fresh thoughts. He distills lessons from cognitive science, social networking, business strategy, futures research, and psychology to boost sales, improve customer service, and spark innovation. Jay is the author of Informal Learning: Rediscovering the Natural Pathways that Inspire Innovation and Performance , Working Smarter Fieldbook , Implementing eLearning , and Real Learning. This is a knowledge economy.

eLearning - Social Media - Mobile Learning

Tony Karrer

A List Apart: Articles: In Defense of Eye Candy , May 16, 2009 Facilitating Online | Centre for Educational Technology , May 19, 2009 Are Your E-Learning Courses Pushed or Pulled? , Here's what you might have missed last week. eLearning Learning Hot List - May 15, 2009 to May 22, 2009 Top Posts The following are the top posts from featured sources based on social signals.



People visit the Lab to spark innovation and think fresh thoughts. He distills lessons from cognitive science, social networking, business strategy, futures research, and psychology to boost sales, improve customer service, and spark innovation. This is a knowledge economy.

Vacation for Work’s Sake

CLO Magazine

Vacations are more than just time off; they help improve innovation, engagement and work ethic. Monitoring energy levels and knowing when you need to stop and take a break or go home altogether is part of that self-knowledge that makes for a truly effective worker. For example, Snowflake Software has instituted ShipIt Days, where once every quarter, employees take a day and a half to explore an innovative project idea or product as teams.

How to Add Depth to Micro-Ideas

Vignettes Learning

Education, including work-based learning, is in need of transformation, requiring renewal and innovative ways of relating appropriately to the way we live, work and learn today." Knowledge needs to be created on the fly and skills relevant to the task need to be acquired.

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Why Corporate Training is Broken And How to Fix It

Jay Cross

Workers are disgruntled 10. They were all eclipsed by new technologies. Service industries challenge workers to acquire tacit knowledge — the kind of know-how one learns on the job, not in the classroom. In the Industrial Age, workers were cogs in the machine.