I Believe in the Importance of Personal Knowledge Management

Tom Spiglanin

The answer lies across several domains of a knowledge worker’s practice. These are good practices that help us grow our knowledge, but what we really need are mindful, disciplined processes for managing it on a daily basis. Capturing Knowledge.

Knowledge Management Contexts: Peter Drucker

The E-Learning Curve

Knowledge Management Contexts: Peter Drucker is a post from: E-Learning Curve Blog. Tags: e-learning definition of elearning don morrison elearning KB KM Knowledge Management knowledge worker peter drucker Many of the work concepts and practices we associate with the Information Age were developed in an era more typically identified with heavy industry.

Personal in Personal Knowledge Management

Tony Karrer

That there is a ‘best’ way to manage knowledge an information? Harold and I have discussed this exact issue before and we are both on the same page that Personal is really important word in Personal Knowledge Management.

From Learning Management to Personal Knowledge Management

Jane Hart

If you want to grow as a person and a worker and if you want to gain skills that will help you take that next step in your career, you’ll probably have to learn those skills on your own. 1-30 September : Personal Knowledge Management led by Harold Jarche.

Knowledge. Defining the Problem. Somewhat.

The E-Learning Curve

Knowledge is a kind of cognitive or conceptual dark matter that we know must exist, but measuring and quantifying it, and demonstrating it is a complex business Knowledge. Tags: e-learning corporate knowledge definition of elearning definition of knowledge elearning KB KM knowledge ecosystem Knowledge Management knowledge worker

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

ID Reflections

To be connected to colleagues and co-workers, be in office as much as possible. Work —complex knowledge work requires solitude as well as collaboration. As a practitioner in the adult learning and development space with specific interests in social business and community management, knowledge management, capability building and organizational development, I have started tapping into different online communities where I can “meet” practitioners.

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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.

PKM and Online Communities Workshops

Jane Hart

Personal Knowledge Management (PKM) Workshop. If you are a knowledge worker then this workshop can give you a head start in better managing what you know and where to find it so you can get things done.

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I Believe in the Importance of a Personal Learning Network

Tom Spiglanin

Recognizing this learning and making good use of it requires effective personal knowledge management practices. When I started using Twitter for my professional growth and development, I didn’t realize that I was also starting to build my personal learning network.

Gurteen Knowledge Letter celebrates 10th birthday

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

David Gurteen has written his “Knowledge Letter&# every month for the last ten years. I’ve followed David’s adventures in Knowledge Management for years. David has been a major influence on my views of knowledge management.

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Personal Learning Knowledge Work Environment

Tony Karrer

world that included a post by Bill Ives - Managing Personal Knowledge: Setting a Foundation for Transformation? adoption is getting folks to manage their personal knowledge and adopt practices like blogging for personal knowledge management (PKM) and personal learning. Learning-Knowledge-Work - they really are the same and I need to do them all at once. If you make these independent and distinct, it will be really annoying for us knowledge workers.

Demystifying Working Out Loud


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.

I Believe in the Value of Working out Loud

Tom Spiglanin

In organizations comprised largely of knowledge workers, each with unique responsibilities, tasks may not follow reproducible processes, just as every artist’s creation is unique. The Danger of Knowledge Hoarding.

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The key to informal learning is autonomy

Jane Hart

Most have simply tried to manage informal learning – in an LMS or other learning platform – usually as part of a blended learning solution – believing it is simply about providing training in the form of informational rather than instructional resources.

A Network of Experts: From Content Curation to Insight Curation

CLO Magazine

In the past, the notion that knowledge is power meant people were expected to learn and remember what they learned in order to act. In today’s world where knowledge generation is increasing and half-life is shortening at an alarming rate, access to knowledge is where the power truly lies.

Online Coaching

Tony Karrer

A culture that provides access to other people who support learning in a wide variety of ways Easy access to materials that support learning Skills in utilizing electronic tools to manage learning. In other words, possibly supporting ongoing learning to build management skills for a group of new managers. As I've said many times, for concept workers work and learning are inseparable. For workplace learning, this is a critical role of the line manager.

Thomas Davenport and Blogging - He is Wrong!

Tony Karrer

I've been slowly making my way through Thomas Davenport's book Thinking for a Living - How to Get Better Performance and Results from Knowledge Workers. Bill Ives argues that his own blog is really a vehicle for managing his own personal knowledge. If this particular use of blogs caught on broadly, it could represent a new approach to organizational knowledge management.

Conversation on Conversations

Tony Karrer

In Love the Conversation – Ken Allan discusses the complexity of helping concept workers with the skills around this: The question here is where to start. Yet there is no doubt that discernment forms a large part of selecting efficient and effective means for knowledge transfer.

21st Century Workplace Challenges

ID Reflections

The paragraph below taken from Harold Jarche’s post Success depends on who we work with reminded me of a post I had written some time back, the Molotov cocktail = Weak ties x complicated knowledge. I have quoted some of these related to the topic at hand below: People find it hard to transfer knowledge when they don't know each other well (a weak tie). Weak ties create havoc when people need to transfer tacit knowledge.

Training Specialist

Clark Quinn

To me if you make the definition of "e-learning" so expansive (and yes, I realize there is overlap between e-learning and knowledge management but to classify knowledge management activities as learning seem silly) it makes the term almost meaningless. Yes, everything you do should be about learning and creating knowledge, but this is different from Learning with a Big-L and little-l learning.

Reduce Searching Start Talking

Tony Karrer

I just saw When Knowledge Management Hurts … Professors Martine Haas from the Wharton School and Morten Hansen from INSEAD , for example, examined the use of internal knowledge systems by teams of consultants in one of the big four accountancy firms trying to win sales bids. They figured that, surely, accessing more knowledge must be helpful, right? So I naturally looked at the citation to read the details … Does Knowledge Sharing Deliver on Its Promises?

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Develop Work Skills

Tony Karrer

There are also several studies of knowledge worker practices that suggest that a lot of what is effective is quite personal. It's always interesting to hear the perspective of someone with a background in Knowledge Management discussing these things. How can the organization capture the knowledge, learning, etc.? Sitting beside the worker is ideal - but scaling that can be a problem. Stuart Henshall had asked on Twitter about ideas for posts.

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.

eLearning Innovation 2010 – Top 30

Tony Karrer

Google Buzz , Google Wave and PKM PKM stands for Personal Knowledge Management, which is a definite passion of mine (see Work Literacy and Social Media for Knowledge Workers ). Organizational Learning Webinar Instructional Design Compliance LCMS Course Learning Management System LMS Content Camera Templates eLearning Strategy Cost Classroom Flash Not Sure Here are the final two.

Knowledge and Learning In The News - 10/04/2005

Big Dog, Little Dog

The knowledge (worker) economy - KM World. How many knowledge workers are there? Metaphors are a category of personal knowledge management (PKM) tools. Alphabetical order - KM World. Mortimer Adler devotes much of A Guidebook to Learning: For the Lifelong Pursuit of Wisdom, to railing against alphabetical order. He would hate what's going on now. Although the U.S.

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Workplace Learning Professionals Next Job - Management Consultant

Tony Karrer

But there was another significant trend in the answers… Learning and Work Converge In a world where Knowledge Work and Learning is Inseparable , finding ways to support and improve work is the same as finding ways to support and improve learning. Jay Cross in Ten Years After puts it: In a knowledge society, learning is the work. Isn't that the definition of management. The main objective of the new training department is to enable knowledge to flow in the organization.

Knowledge and Learning In The News - 6/28/2005

Big Dog, Little Dog

Knowledge Management: No Such Thing As A Knowledge Worker. For those who manage well, there is a bright and prosperous future. For those who are managed, the future-certainly the income prospects-are not so bright. Visual Cognition Lab. Videos on cognition and stimuli. Tools for collaboration. How do you pick the 'best' tool for collaboration when attention shifts, activities change and engagement exhibits a rhythm? Biased Brains.

eLearning Learning - Best of May

Tony Karrer

May 19, 2009 25 Tools: A Toolbox for Learning Professionals 2009 , May 19, 2009 The End in Mind " A Post-LMS Manifesto , May 8, 2009 Micro-blogging at Work , May 30, 2009 Using Elgg as as Social Learning platform , May 2, 2009 Learning with 'e's: e-Learning 3.0 , May 4, 2009 Does technology change the nature of knowledge? eLearning Learning Hot List May 1, 2009 to May 31, 2009 Here is the best stuff from May 2009 via the eLearning Learning site. Hope you enjoy.

Top 10 eLearning Predictions 2011 #LCBQ

Tony Karrer

Branon Learning Management System App Stores Bob Little Apps, Not Courses Inge de Waard Augmented reality moves towards augmented learning with easy tools: Wikitude , Layar , ARToolKit. The role of the learning leader is shifting from being a program manager to a solution architect.

Knowledge and Learning In The News - 5/21/2006

Big Dog, Little Dog

Skills versus knowledge - FE News. It seems that skills win here: passing exams by rote is a combination of basic skills that include, copying, memorizing and regurgitating, whilst knowledge sits in the corner talking to itself. How Google Plans to Change the Scope of Googling (And Why Information and Knowledge Workers Should Care) - Babson Knowledge. Leapfrogging Through Local Wisdom: Knowledge Management for Development - World Changing.

Ten years on

Clive on Learning

Boot camps raise many interesting questions about the efficiency/effectiveness/ethics of knowledge cramming, which I have yet to get my head round. All sorts of enterprise-wide software systems have been introduced to try and bring order to the world of learning at work - learning management systems, learning content management systems, knowledge management systems and so on.

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8 Dirty Words

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

L ast year I led workshops in London, Madrid , San Jose, Quebec, and Berlin on how to sell social networking and informal learning to senior management. Here we go: Learning is a dirty word because executive managers have a hard time hearing it. Knowledge is inherently unmanageable.

Work Literacy of Social Learning Implementors

Vignettes Learning

What is the role of the leader, trainer and manager in implementing the social learning process? I have been reviewing the blog discussions on Work Literacy Gap and Frameworks between Harold Jarche , Tony Karrer and Michelle Martin's. The discussions are very helpful in formulating my thoughts on the issues of social learning tools, technologies and impacts on performance. The exchange of ideas is very rich with practical stories and theories.

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Learning During Times of Growth

CLO Magazine

They are coming out of budget meetings feeling less like “executioners” ready to cut payroll and more like “executors,” ready to execute learning and knowledge management strategies in support of growth.

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The year’s top posts on Working Smarter

Jay Cross

The basic unit of social business technology is personal knowledge management, not collaborative workspaces.” ” Knowledge. How writing a blog can make you a better manager.

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35 Top eLearning Articles and 6 Hot Topics for March

eLearning Learning Posts

PKM in a nutshell - Learning and Working on the Web , March 22, 2010 Personal Knowledge Management: A way to deal with ever-increasing digital information. Social Media for Knowledge Workers - eLearning Technology , March 30, 2010 Lot s of information on different social media tools that knowledge workers should know about. It is imperative that an assessment item actually measure knowledge and potential performance. Best of eLearning Learning.