I Believe in the Importance of Personal Knowledge Management

Tom Spiglanin

The answer lies across several domains of a knowledge worker’s practice. So too are our personal learning networks. 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.

From Learning Management to Personal Knowledge Management

Jane Hart

But in fact it has been clear for some time that many individuals are already taking responsibility for not only acquiring new knowledge and skills but for a wide range of activities for their continuous learning and professional development.

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7 Innovative Thinkers Who Will Up Your Knowledge Management Game

Inkling

From strategizing employee development to integrating new knowledge management tech to fostering a supportive company culture, keeping up with the latest thought leaders on so many topics is no easy feat. The wealth of experts on Twitter makes the social media platform a valuable place to grow your network and discover new perspectives. (In In fact, a study from MIT Sloan found that a more diverse Twitter network helps people generate more innovative ideas.).

Emergent Workplaces: Learning In The Networked World

Learnnovators

A recent, very brief conversation with @krishashok triggered a few thoughts related to emergent workplaces and what learning in the networked world will look like. No longer is knowledge and information tied to workplace hierarchy. NETWORKED LEARNING CHARACTERISTICS.

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.

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.

The Twitter Chat Conundrum (Part One)

Learning Rebels

Today as I glance over to my phone – activity abounds, I’m getting the notifications and pings from my twitter network. Do we use chats for increased knowledge? We could learn from social media managers and build an events calendar.

Social Learning Cannot Be A Bolt-On Strategy

Learnnovators

It’s an organization that uses social networking tools fluently to communicate with people inside and outside the company. This calls for fundamental shifts in the way organizations operate including their leadership styles, management focus and the underlying spoken and unspoken norms.

Introducing the Social Intranet Index

E-Learning Provocateur

While these apps aren’t components of the enterprise’s intranet proper, they’re accessible from there and thus form part of the network. The corporate community pitches in to produce and maintain organic knowledge.

Introducing the Social Intranet Index

E-Learning Provocateur

While these apps aren’t components of the enterprise’s intranet proper, they’re accessible from there and thus form part of the network. The corporate community pitches in to produce and maintain organic knowledge.

LearnTrends: Personal Knowledge Management

Experiencing eLearning

These are my live blogged notes from Harold Jarche’s LearnTrends session on Personal Knowledge Management. Don’t worry about missing something interesting; somebody else will pick it up or you can ask someone in your network about it later. In the network, good things come back around. My side comments are in italics. Sense-making with PKM.

Social networking & the workplace

eFront

It’s in areas of the company such as knowledge management, innovation, communication, and better integration with the supply chain.” In this ‘knowledge-building ecosystem’ people are at its core and information-transfer becomes a form of currency.

Knowledge Management Core Issues

Tony Karrer

With an ever deceasing half-life of knowledge , just keeping up has become a major corporate imperative. We need practical ways to build personal informal networks. We have made little progress in preventing those repeating errors, as firms grow in size and complexity, building relationships that enable knowledge flows, keeping in the loop and finding stuff becomes a huge issue. Finding tacit knowledge sources and helping to put these to work.

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Personal Knowledge Management Online Workshop

Jane Hart

This online workshop on adapting to the networked world of work includes tools, tips and techniques from two facilitators who have been connecting, communicating and collaborating online for over fifteen years.…. Online Workshop runs 23 April – 4 May 2012.

The Burden to Have an Informed Opinion

Tom Spiglanin

Having an informed opinion, the result of critical thinking, is a core component of personal knowledge management. All the educational technology in the world can’t replace our need for critical thinking and sense-making in today’s highly complex, networked world.

Ten Things I Believe About Workplace Learning

Tom Spiglanin

I strongly believe my current understanding and knowledge wouldn’t be as rich without this critical knowledge management practice. The importance of a personal learning network. The importance of Personal Knowledge Management (PKM).

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Six Obstacles To Building Communities In Organizations

Learnnovators

It is difficult for a manager to justify and facilitate open collaboration, and then do a rank and yank to fit a designated set of high-performers in the bell curve. And woe betide the manager who has too many high-performers and collaborators in his/her team.

Lesson from Edutech Australia? Planned Failure.

Learning Rebels

I had the opportunity to share stories, thoughts and ideas with some people in my network who I have long admired (Harold Jarche, Ryan Tracey, Simon Terry, Michelle Ocker) and met some new FABULOUS people along the way (Constantine Ongarezos, Mairi Thompson, Joyce Seitzinger just to name a few!).

Knowledge Management vs. Knowledge Creation

The Peformance Improvement

Knowledge Management) have failed to advance learning. They write: The best KM systems succeeded at capturing and institutionalizing the knowledge of the firm. The folks with the knowledge were often reluctant to put what they knew into the database. The folks seeking the knowledge often had trouble finding what they needed. Environments should be developed that link participants to each other and link participants to external networks. Is KM dead?

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. Re-imagining Work and Learning in a Networked World. Role of Community Management in Workplace Learning Today.

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Supporting workplace learning in the network era is more than delivering courses through a LMS

Jane Hart

“It takes much more than courses delivered through a learning management system to support workplace learning in the network era.” ” Harold goes on to explain: “The basic building block, in my experience, is personal knowledge management.

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.

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Demystifying Working Out Loud

Learnnovators

It has helped me to develop my personal learning network (PLN) and enabled my PKM. An approach that implies networking for personal benefits. A process to be mandated by management/supervisors/organizations with defined rules.

Emergent Knowledge Management

Tony Karrer

There's been a long running discussion around what Knowledge Management is going to look like going forward and whether big systems that manage knowledge are going to be there. There would be tools like social networks that would allow us to find people inside and outside the enterprise. Do we really think that there will be a new wave of Enterprise Knowledge Management or other big systems

7 Characteristics Of A Digital Mindset

Learnnovators

Having a digital mindset is the ability to grasp this spectrum of impact of the Network Era, and the capabilities and attitudes required to face it with equanimity.

How Social Networks Can Harness the Power of Weak Ties | Social.

Dashe & Thomson

A lot of the Social Media Mavens , however, are really ranting, not about the technology, but about the human dynamics related to social networking. Instead, they might want to help us build, maintain, and exploit a large network of weak ties.

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

ID Reflections

Work —complex knowledge work requires solitude as well as collaboration. In today’s non-hierarchical, networked organizations with fluid job roles, conversations over coffee are often how people find out about skills and common passions. If anyone reading this is a knowledge worker and is thinking about working from home, read Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi's Flow. Are you a knowledge worker working from home? Knowledge Management Reflection

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The Six Hats Of A Community Manager

Learnnovators

Community Management is an evolving role and organizations are beginning to see the need for this role. In this post, I want to talk about the different hats that we need to don as community managers. The post The Six Hats Of A Community Manager appeared first on Learnnovators.

Learning in the Networked Era: A year of online professional development opportunities

Jane Hart

Harold and I therefore wanted to build on the success of these workshops so we are now very pleased to announce a new schedule of professional development opportunities (online workshops and webinars) for 2012-2013 on the theme of Learning in the Networked Era. The first month-long workshop on Personal Knowledge Management begins 1 September which will be led by Harold.

Here a Hashtag, There a Hashtag, Everywhere a Hashtag

Learning Rebels

It’s time for a hashtag knowledge upgrade! By using hashtags you can keep an eye on developments, and building networks of influence or support. You are able to chat with like-minded people to gain knowledge in a certain field of study or to share and exchange ideas.

Workplace Learning in a World “Beyond Automation”

Learnnovators

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.

27 Books for L&D Folks.

ID Reflections

6 Knowledge Management Cultivating Communities of Practice Etienne Wegner, et al. 7 Knowledge Management/Workplace learning/Innovation/Business Collaboration Morten Hansen. 9 Training/Performance Management/HPT First Things Fast Allison Rossett. 25 Network/Web 2.0

Collaboration - Knowledge Management - Expert - Hot List

Tony Karrer

eLearning Learning Hot List - May 29, 2009 to June 5, 2009 Top Posts The following are the top posts from featured sources based on social signals. Adobe eLearning Suite: is it worth it?

Knowledge Management Landscape

Vignettes Learning

Ray Sims has a very helpful map, Knowledge Management Landscape. The map provides an observer a good way of understanding the different tools, practices and thoughts that impact knowledge management. In e-Learning, Knowledge Maps are valuable since they help learners instantly grasp the context of the content. Ray Jimenez, PhD www.vignettestraining.com "Helping Learners Learn Their Way" Ray Jimenez, PhD Author "3-Minute e-Learning" www.vignettestraining.com

7 Strategies to Facilitate “Working Out Loud”

Learnnovators

A community grows around a domain where practitioners share their insights, knowledge and doubts, the work processes. Explicit and tacit knowledge gets shared. This is where a community manager can be indispensable. That’s supposed to be the value of the network, right?

Using the Right Knowledge Management Tools

WalkMe Training Station

Like any corporate asset, knowledge management tools have to be handled correctly in order for them to provide quality results. Choose the Right Kind of Knowledge Management Tools. – Problem management. – Configuration management.

Yammer for internal knowledge sharing for health care and policy making

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

It was very well facilitated beforehand using a -you can predict - a Yammer network. But nice to see the examples of various uses of Yammer and how it has opened up knowledge in organisations and made it accessible, through the use of a social approach. What is Yammer?