Sahana Chattopadhyay – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

ABOUT SAHANA CHATTOPADHYAY (Social Learning & Collaboration Strategist, Performance Consultant Exploring Emergent Learning, Blogger). Her passion is to help organizations become learning organizations through social and collaborative learning. This includes areas of her expertise from the effectiveness of MOOCs in corporate learning to informal learning, collaboration, community management and organizational culture. Sahana: A community manager’s task is varied.

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What a Difference a Year Makes

Tom Spiglanin

Last year I was primarily focused on integrating informal and social activities into organizational learning programs. Now I was responsible for them, and there was no way to change them all overnight without falling short on the corporate expectation that a large subset of this critical knowledge be transferred to other employees in some formal manner each and every year. I credit much of that to strong support from those colleagues in my personal learning network (PLN).

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Social Learning Cannot Be A Bolt-On Strategy

Learnnovators

I recently wrote about the challenges of integrating social learning in the workplace. Even as I was mulling over the topic and browsing through Dion Hinchcliffe’s posts for insights on social business, I had a moment of epiphany. Social Learning and social business go hand in hand. To facilitate social learning, an organization has to become a social business first. A piecemeal approach to social learning will only serve to confound us further.

SOCIAL LEARNING CANNOT BE A BOLT-ON STRATEGY

Learnnovators

Don Tapscott (italics mine) I recently wrote about the challenges of integrating social learning in the workplace. Even as I was mulling over the topic and browsing through Dion Hinchcliffe’s posts for insights on social business, I had a moment of epiphany. Social Learning and social business go hand in hand. To facilitate social learning, an organization has to become a social business first. Becoming a truly social business is an inside out change.

At the edge

Clark Quinn

These represent some folks working at the edge, away from the ‘event’ Mark Britz , facing more experts than novices, structured his corporate university as a network, not a series of courses. This included and Enterprise Social Network and a Knowledge Management system. Instead of courses, the solution connected those with demonstrable skills to mentor those who could benefit.

Personal Learning Networks: For Ongoing Learning in a Connected World

ID Reflections

The four topics we are planning to deep dive into in the first two weeks are: a) Networked learning, b) Personal Learning Networks, c) MOOCs, and d) Communities of Inquiry. Here''s a list of related posts on learning in a networked world. Ubiquitous connectivity, mobile devices and social platforms ensure that work can happen from anywhere. Learning networks are based on the theory of Connectivism, or learning from diverse social webs.

Fear of Change in Learning & Development

Your Training Edge

From e-learning and social networking to flexible hours and highly advanced MOOCs, we have the proof that training is changing, yet it is important to continuously examine the same in terms of numbers. These training programs are based on all types of training, from a 1 day in-house Excel excellence workshop to a yearlong change management initiative. Employees might take it as stop-down of knowledge management and not show much initiative.

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Successful Online Employee Onboarding Strategies

TalentLMS

The employee onboarding process is another application of new-hire related knowledge management. Up next, we explain how your learning management system or learning portal can be employed to manage new knowledge for new hires so that it is available when needed. A learning portal or a learning management system needs to emphasize knowledge management. The related knowledge base for the task is also available as a link.

The Customer Education Experts Directory

learnWorlds

With the guidance of the top experts in customer education and LearnWorlds as your go-to learning management system, you can create amazing learning experiences for your customers just as easily. LinkedIn Groups. LinkedIn: [link]. People & process management.

Is There a Better Way to Social Learning?

Xyleme

Home > Learning Technologies , Social Learning > Is There a Better Way to Social Learning? Is There a Better Way to Social Learning? My conversation with George was no exception as we spoke at length about Connectivism , social learning networks, and the future of current learning technologies (LMS, LCMS, etc.) in light of social media. These sound a lot like the definition of Social Learning. Home About Podcasts Videos Xyleme Inc.

Learning and Performance Ecosystems

Association eLearning

Having L&D” means you have people and resources specifically dedicated to creating (and hopefully curating and managing) learning assets. Having a learning and performance ecosystem means networks, tools, support, and other resources work with traditional learning assets and they’re all a seamless part of the organization’s actual work processes. Providing talent management also signals that the organization cares about the people in it.

Your First Steps to Adopting ‘Learning in the Flow of Work’

WhatFix

Also, at a time when the average knowledge worker is struggling to set aside time (just five minutes per day) for formal learning, the traditional learning system is quite redundant. . And they start avoiding traditional corporate learning solutions (such as the learning management systems). . Then, we become the master and the source of learning and shift to mentoring and coaching others.”. Peer feedback and mentoring are examples of the same.

Social Learning doesn’t mean what you think it does!

Jane Hart

A few days ago my Internet Time Alliance colleague, Harold Jarche, shared this article, written by Deb Lavoy, with me: Social Business Doesn’t Mean What You Think It Does, Neither Does Enterprise 2.0. Social Business” is not about technology, or about “corporate culture.” So, for instance the first paragraph would now read: “Social Learning ” is not about technology, or about “corporate culture&#. We ban access to social media resources – just to make sure.

Moving To eLearning

Upside Learning

Management Support. Training can be delivered over varied distances across the country or the world using all possible media one can imagine including video, web-conferencing, social network tools, etc. E-learning can help build knowledge and skills quickly without involving much cost and effort. If your company is a true “learning organization”, you will need a broad program of collaborative e-learning and knowledge management. Management Support.

Re-imagining Work & Learning in a Networked World

ID Reflections

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. 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." Technology with the characteristics of social , mobile , and personal are already changing user behaviour.

How to Make A Thousand Training Videos for YouTube FAST (Customer Story)

TechSmith Camtasia

Avaya is a global provider of business collaboration and communications software and services, providing unified communications, contact centers, networking, and related services to companies of all sizes around the world. These types of video lessons are traditionally created by instructional designers and can require a dedicated learning management system and special authoring tools. If you ever need help along the way you can always find us on Twitter , Facebook , and YouTube.

30 Day Brainstorm Challenge – Day 17: Trainers Helping Trainers

Learning Rebels

When asked about informal learning and how they progressed their own knowledge of the training industry, the room got silent. I don’t have the answer but perhaps it starts with “Trainers Helping Trainers” Maybe it starts with those of us who have made it a practice to focus on learning curiosity and help those who haven’t found their way to making personal knowledge management a practice. Helping those who don’t have strong learning networks?

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Connect to Engage: Millennials Want Collaborative, Online Learning Delivery

CLO Magazine

Offering online mentoring and learning opportunities will allow employees of all generations and levels in the organization to collaborate, learn and share ideas more easily. This digitized culture, a perhaps contemporary version of knowledge management, embraced through a fresh mindset about collaboration inspired by social networking, allows employees to dictate what’s most important to them and spur companywide participation.

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. However, with the Baby Boomer Brain Drain phenomenon and the millennial job-hopping trend changing the face of the workforce, the harmful effects of knowledge loss are becoming more and more evident. First, let’s look at the catalysts that are forcing business leaders to re-examine their approach to knowledge management. The reality of Knowledge Loss.

Summarizing Learn for Yourself

Jay Cross

Sharing is an act of learning and can be considered your responsibility for the greater social learning contract. Know-who (social networking skills, locating the key people and communities where competencies, knowledge, and practice reside and who can add the greatest value to one’s learning and work) Two students working on one computer learn more than both would learn if working individually.

Social Learning Cannot be a Bolt-On Strategy

ID Reflections

Even as I was mulling over the topic and browsing through Dion Hinchcliffe's posts for insights on social business, I had a moment of epiphany. Social Learning and social business go hand in hand. To facilitate social learning, an organization has to become a social business first. When we talk about social learning, we are talking about the fundamental organizational structure of a business. Becoming a truly social business is an inside out change.

The key to understanding what’s going on

Jay Cross

The 50,000 foot view of what’s going on in social networks and informal learning has changed very little In the last five years. Extreme swings toward technology and institutions were Taylor’s Scientific Management, robber barons, Business Process Reengineering, and narrowly-defined eLearning (removing all the people to make it work.) Here’s a mid-2003 article from an internal newsletter from Deloitte: Social Software: Get Affiliated.

Workplace Learning in a World “Beyond Automation”

Learnnovators

Increasingly the human workforce will have to take on the unstructured work that requires skills like judgement, decision making, pattern sensing, emotional intelligence, social intelligence, and more. 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.

The 70:20:10 L&D Model for Developing a High-Performing Workforce

Learnnovators

They have realized that, with the traditional approach, it is impossible to achieve a high growth or efficiency because the way people learn has undergone a disruptive transformation…from formal ‘structured’ learning’ to informal ‘social learning’. 70:20:10 Model in Managing Innovation. This was based on the results of their survey with successful and effective managers which revealed that ‘Learning’ is: 70% from tough jobs. 70:20:10 Model in Managing Innovation.

THE 70:20:10 L&D MODEL FOR DEVELOPING A HIGH-PERFORMING WORKFORCE

Learnnovators

They have realized that, with the traditional approach, it is impossible to achieve a high growth or efficiency because the way people learn has undergone a disruptive transformation…from formal ‘structured’ learning’ to informal ‘social learning’. 70:20:10 Model in Managing Innovation. This was based on the results of their survey with successful and effective managers which revealed that ‘Learning’ is: 70% from tough jobs. 70:20:10 Model in Managing Innovation.

Webinar - Skills - Social Media - Best of eLearning Learning - July 2009

eLearning Learning Posts

CoachingOurselves 2hr Workshop for Individual Managers. Your Social Learning System As A Profit Center. The following are the top items from featured sources based on social signals. LinkedIn Guide for Knowledge Workers - eLearning Technology , July 6, 2009 How to use LinkedIn more effectively as part of your knowledge work. Personal in Personal Knowledge Management - eLearning Technology , July 22, 2009. Is Social Learning a fad?

Top Posts from August - Augmented Reality - Social Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

So here are the top posts based on social signals via eLearning Learning for August 2010. But like all subjects and bodies of knowledge, there are a few foundational concepts that have been identified and acknowledged as such. Social media is a fad. The Evolving Social Organization - Learning and Working on the Web , August 25, 2010 Tweet Co-author: Thierry deBaillon – @tdebaillon. Social media is a fad. Knowledge Management) have failed to advance learning.

eLearning Conferences 2013

Tony Karrer

link] or [link] December 2-4, 2012 Communication and Management in Technological Innovation and Academic Globalization (COMATIA ), 3 rd , Paris, France. link] December 4-5, 2012 Higher Education Asset Management and Maintenance Conference , 1 st , Vibe Savoy, Melbourne, Australia. link] December 4-5, 2012 International Conference on Education Reform and Management Innovation (ERMI), Shenzhen, China. link] December 5-6, 2012 Social Media Marketing , Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.