DevLearn evaluation: The gap is widening: We are in a crisis!

Challenge to Learn

During DevLearn I found that there is a huge gap between the presenters and the audience. I did notice that gap at other conferences as well, but in my opinion that gap is widening. And I believe that the gap with the real world and the business reality is even bigger.

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.

PKM 206

Yammer for internal knowledge sharing for health care and policy making

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

If you don't know Yammer: Yammer is kind of Twitter (micro-blogging) service which can be used within organisation, so it is not public like on Twitter. Tim told us he himself currently has a better understanding what the board of directors is doing , before the Yamjams he really had no idea.

Yammer 180

Consultation/Training Needs Analysis checklist

ID Reflections

Is there a stated training need, i.e., has clear areas of performance gaps been identified by the LoB manager/training department? What is the gap that is being sought to be fulfilled. Does the top management believe in or is willing to open up to the e-learning approach? If there are no defined training needs but a general feeling from the top management that some improvements are required, the situation becomes tougher.

Building a Content Monetization Portal? Do These 5 Things to Create Content People Want To Buy

All Roads

When it comes to selling content online, which do you think is more important: High quantity of content, churned out rapidly? Map Your Knowledge and Plan a Curriculum. Take the time to map your knowledge first. Your Knowledge Map is the storage center for the information that you have to share and want to sell to your audience. Use your Knowledge Map as the road map for content creation. Know Your Audience and Create Content For Them.

Collaborative Learning Anthropologist and Specialist (CLA): Enterprise 2.0, Web 2.0 and Learning Career or Job Opportunities

Vignettes Learning

Please let me know if you see these types of jobs or if you do these jobs. Gaps consultant - a snapshot analyst for gaps in information, data or process that are missing in networks (project leads, instructional designers, writers, editors, researchers - example is tracking micro -learning impacts by using Web 2.0 Social Network Architect - designs, implements and leads network projects (Project leaders and managers). Future jobs, now, today!

The Importance of Data Reporting in Learning Management System

ProProfs

But until you know what areas bother learners the most, your courses won’t lead you anywhere. Run polls, surveys, and questionnaires to assess the gaps in such courses and fill them all, one at a time. Do the course needs further simplification of complex concepts?

Are you using your Intellectual Assets: Re-defining eLearning

TalentLMS

These are your “knowledge brokers”. They are the main “know how” individuals, whose loss (as in brain drain in the form of a resignation) would prove fatal to an area of your business. The one sting that hurts a training manager the most, is a failed eLearning program.

Are you missing this critical step when trying to build workplace knowledge?

Axonify

Robust employee knowledge is a critical component of optimal performance. After all, if employees don’t know , they can’t do. This is one of the most critical components of workplace knowledge. Many existing knowledge management systems are hamstrung by hierarchical silos.

Technology Options for Developing and Leveraging Staff Knowledge and Skills

Connect Thinking

Question from a client: Our staff need to be agile in knowledge and skill development to thrive in an environment of ever faster change. What are the technology options for different states in skill and knowledge?

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.

Change 173

L&D’s Role In A Purpose Driven Workplace

Learnnovators

I have been writing about the shifts required by L&D to meet the connected and collaborative knowledge economy for some time now. Role of Community Management in Workplace Learning Today. They want to know the Why and not only the What or the How.

Roles 164

Are you missing this critical step when trying to build workplace knowledge?

Axonify

Robust employee knowledge is a critical component of optimal performance. After all, if employees don’t know , they can’t do. This is one of the most critical components of workplace knowledge. Many existing knowledge management systems are hamstrung by hierarchical silos.

Is Tin Can LMS Capable of Supporting Blended Learning?

ProProfs

They still do, but now, most of the learning happens online with intermittent access to offline resources. Reports Learner Interactions Tin Can fosters a personalized learning environment as teachers can know what piece of eLearning content is motivating or demotivating the learner.

5 Ways to Create an eLearning Course on a Shoestring Budget

ProProfs

Want to know how? Want to know why? What they can do instead is opt for instructor-led training where a person explains concepts in a classroom set-up with slides running on the side that not only looks personalized but also cuts down expenses.

Communities of Practice in your LMS: A hidden KM tool

TalentLMS

What makes knowledge so hard to capture? Want to know what was missing? The tricky tacit and explicit knowledge sharing. In this article, we will define knowledge and how using your LMS, you can share tacit and explicit knowledge using some knowledge management strategies.

KM 84

6 Clear Signs That Show Your Organization Needs an LMS Software

ProProfs

You can bank on a Learning Management System (LMS) for an effective and sustainable outcome. But how do you know that the time is ripe for your organization to embrace such a software platform? You can also manage multiple instructor accounts from one central location.

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.

Here Are 10 Ways Teachers Can Benefit From Online Quiz Maker

ProProfs

The advent of Learning Management Software (LMS) has brought in a drastic change in teaching and learning trends. This helps the teachers in identifying the gaps in knowledge, while the participants can reflect on sections that they have to improve themselves in.

Quiz 66

Demystifying Working Out Loud

Learnnovators

A process to be mandated by management/supervisors/organizations with defined rules. 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.

9 Experts Explain Why eLearning Success Depends on Microlearning

ProProfs

Well, you should go for microlearning because it drives knowledge retention and improves performance. They can turn to tools like YouTube or Snapguide for a quick burst of whatever specific knowledge they want to acquire.

Expert 110

L&D needs New Skills

ID Reflections

While we would love to think that employees will--seeing the looming complexities and unpredictability of work today--become self-driven, autonomous learners keen to acquire all the skills and knowledge required, this is not what usually happens.

Skills 158

Is it time for a BYOL (Bring Your Own Learning) strategy in your organization? #BYOL

Jane Hart

An increasing number of the workforce – smart, social, autonomous workers – are already doing their own thing and solving their own learning and performance problems much more quickly and more easily by using their own tools and devices. (In

CLO Competencies: The Path for Future Learning Leaders

CLO Magazine

For many training managers and directors, the position of chief learning officer represents a career path. Representing a mixed group, with backgrounds ranging from traditional training and development to general management, all were fairly uniform in their answers. General Management.

CLO 84

The Social Learning Revolution in eLearning

TalentLMS

The boom in social media and the round-the-clock need to connect in communities is doing wonders for the eLearning industry. The interchange of knowledge and perspective creates new knowledge that is personal to the learner. Learning and performance gaps are analyzed.

Unifying Communication Between Departments

CLO Magazine

Even in the past few years, managers could answer this question by quickly flipping through their datebooks. But that 20 percent also represents an opportunity for employees and companies to improve time management through technology. The Generation Gap.

Are you missing this critical step when trying to build workplace knowledge?

Axonify

Robust employee knowledge is a critical component of optimal performance. After all, if employees don’t know , they can’t do. Unfortunately, when it comes to arming employees with the knowledge they need to execute their roles to the best of their ability, many organizations skip an important step: providing on-demand access to information. This is one of the most critical components of workplace knowledge.

15 performance questions L&D should ask (before running)

Learning Wire

Knowledge and skills now have a short shelf-life and one-size-fits-all training is no longer adequate to meet the unique needs of learners. CEB (now Gartner) estimates that for a typical company, the average rate of scrap learning – knowledge not applied by learners – is 45%. They do not consider those programs complete until the results are achieved. What’s the performance gap – which core capabilities do we need to develop? knowledge, skills, mindset)?

Informal learning: Why it matters to a business

ProProfs

Since unscheduled training strategy can be useful in every company to broaden employees’ knowledge and skill sets, it is key for businesses to use it as an integral part of dull and repetitive operations. Strengthen knowledge. Purchasing the right LMS can do wonders for any business.

eLearning Content Development: 6 Steps to Create a Learning Problem Statement

TalentLMS

” Many companies seek eLearning services for the sole purpose of knowledge management and knowledge development. When course mentors facilitate large volumes of knowledge sharing, they feel they can filter out content for the next course.

Re-imagining Work & Learning in a Networked World

ID Reflections

Most of us do a retrospection of the year gone by, and a future-spection of the year to come. I thought I''d do the same from an L&D and workplace learning perspective. How do we as L&D tackle this? Will L&D as we know it continue to exist?

Here Are 10 Ways Teachers Can Benefit From Online Quiz Maker

ProProfs

The advent of Learning Management Software (LMS) has brought in a drastic change in teaching and learning trends. This helps the teachers in identifying the gaps in knowledge, while the participants can reflect on sections that they have to improve themselves in.

Quiz 52

How Online Training can Lead your Sales Team to Success

ProProfs

The ‘gap’ between an excellent sales professional and a poor one hinges on their skills, knowledge and motivation. In such a scenario, how do you give them the skill-building resources they require to meet their sales target? This helps in long-term knowledge retention.

Teams 91

Communities of Practice in your LMS: A hidden KM tool

TalentLMS

What makes knowledge so hard to capture? Want to know what was missing? The tricky tacit and explicit knowledge sharing. In this article, we will define knowledge and how using your LMS, you can share tacit and explicit knowledge using some knowledge management strategies.

KM 57

Solving Cognitive Overload with Point of Need Tools

Saffron Interactive

How do we recognise this issue, and what tools can overcome it? We all know that life is changing at an accelerated pace and this unlikely to slow down whether we like it or not. How do businesses mobilise strategy quickly and effectively when they have a large workforce?

The importance of a Knowledge Sharing Culture

Growth Engineering

The importance of knowledge management within organisations used to be a thing that could be easily overlooked. In this article we’ll show you what organisations stand to lose by allowing experts to hoard knowledge and just how badly things can go wrong when this aspect is ignored.

How to Create an eLearning Organization Business Model

eFront

With most economies quickly moving towards knowledge-resourced survival strategies, eLearning is the most sought-after knowledge management pedagogy. What are the gaps in eLearning offerings? Get to know your learners well in order to study your target market.