7 quick tips to improve knowledge management

Saffron Interactive

Following on from our webinar last week (you can find the recording here ), we wanted to show that improving knowledge management doesn’t always have to cost a great deal of time and money. Here are seven easy-to-implement changes and smart investments you can make to improve knowledge management systems: 1. The future is search-powered. A massive reason why knowledge management initiatives fail is because they simply aren’t user-friendly enough.

The Burden to Have an Informed Opinion

Tom Spiglanin

Open access journals, with credible-sounding names from historically reputable publishers, will apparently publish anything for a fee, as exposed by a “sting” operation by Science Magazine (published by the American Association for the Advancement of Science). Having an informed opinion, the result of critical thinking, is a core component of personal knowledge management. Changing Workplace Informal Learning Personal Knowledge Management

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WITH REGARDS TO mLEARNING: A CASE IN POINT OR UP IN THE AIR

Wonderful Brain

A few years back as a VP for a large computer solutions company in New York, one of our account executives specializing in elearning opportunities had managed to seduce a notoriously reticent airline into considering change from their mostly instructor led training to online education. These trainees had the right stuff but lacked knowledge of procedures, policies and in some case behavioral insights into how to deal with all sorts of customers.

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Increasing Scope Of Enterprise Learning Management System For Modern Learners

G-Cube

With digitization, the use of online Learning Management Systems at workplace is trending. Utilization of latest e-learning technologies to efficiently manage the course sales. ? Leverage essential business activities from sales, reporting and marketing to customer service and content management. Reputation. It helps improving reputation with target audiences which include customers as well as suppliers.

7 Tech Tools & Skills Trainers Must Have

TalentLMS

Utilizing a social media tool in a learning management system is a great way to get the learners to hang out with you. For example, the prevalent MS Office suite may have a strong reputation, but your learners may not be proficient in using it and could use the practice. Knowledge Management Skills. Learn how to manage your own knowledge by grouping it in a meaningful way. Google Sites and Wikis are other notable options to manage your own knowledge.

10 Best eLearning Development Companies

ProProfs

Top eLearning companies provide great service to training companies, enterprises, and training managers with their eLearning development solutions. learning management systems. project managers. Managed Learning Services. Clear-Cut Project Management.

Why you need a true knowledge sharing culture (and what it takes to establish one)

Docebo

Technology can be one of your greatest assets in nurturing a knowledge sharing culture. The concept might seem simple enough, but there’s much more to establishing a knowledge sharing culture than meets the eye. Only 20% believed knowledge sharing was either effective or very effective.

The Effective Use of LMS Software for Safety Compliance

ProProfs

Safety, security and adhering to compliance is the major concern of every organization in today’s high-tech world, as the organization’s reputation and financial standings entirely depend on them. To make their management system efficient enough, businesses need to adopt a capable LMS software that offers advanced and robust features. The post The Effective Use of LMS Software for Safety Compliance appeared first on ProProfs Learning and Knowledge Management Resources.

Major Employee Training Pitfalls and How to Avoid Them

ProProfs

Training your employees is the most important aspect of a business, be it a reputed company well known in the industry or a brand new startup. Employee training involves developing their abilities and upgrading their knowledge to meet your organizational goals. In most organizations, training managers face many challenges while training their employees. Learning opportunities are provided by the management, but employees must show interest by actively participating in them.

Seven other advantages of an e-learning strategy

Connect Thinking

Example: Using webinar for frontline leadership can expose managers to the advantages of webinar for other operational uses. New opportunities for learning and knowledge sharing. As learners of an online program become more comfortable sharing their thoughts and experiences on discussion forums, they also become more familiar with the principles of online knowledge sharing. Monitor the adoption of language and knowledge across the business.

Seven other advantages of an e-learning strategy

Connect Thinking

Example: Using webinar for frontline leadership can expose managers to the advantages of webinar for other operational uses. New opportunities for learning and knowledge sharing. As learners of an online program become more comfortable sharing their thoughts and experiences on discussion forums, they also become more familiar with the principles of online knowledge sharing. Monitor the adoption of language and knowledge across the business.

How do you create a perfect blend of the various learning components?

Origin Learning

NetMeeting – Centra – etc.). · Video presentations. · Interactive Computer-based Training (CD-ROM). · Distance Learning. · On-line mentoring. · On-the-job-training. · Chat-rooms. · In-person mentoring. · Web-based community. · Knowledge Management System. It is also the most important HR function of any organisation of repute.

7 Reasons Why You Should Consider Migrating to a Cloud-based LMS

ProProfs

All you need to do is log in to the system to deploy, manage, monitor and modify your online training materials. Unlike an open source LMS, where you have to set-up a server based on the number of expected users and gather a dedicated team to implement, manage and maintain the system, the cloud-based LMS is extremely quick and easy to implement. Moreover, if you choose reputed vendors, they have a dedicated team of IT professionals to take care of the issues in the real-time.

When Traditional Classrooms Go Digital, Education Takes The Shape Of Blended Learning

ProProfs

They are reputed as having dwindling attention spans and characterized as the most impatient learners of all. The post When Traditional Classrooms Go Digital, Education Takes The Shape Of Blended Learning appeared first on ProProfs Learning and Knowledge Management Resources. You might be surprised to learn that modern technology does not replace the traditional methods.

Top 10 LMS for eLearning

Ed App

Companies use Learning Management Systems (LMS) to document, track, report, automate, and deliver various courses, training, and learning and development programs to their employees. The objective of this tool is to increase knowledge management more holistically.

Reevaluating How to Increase Call-center Employees’ Productivity and Retention

Gameffective

This is a common Achilles heel for companies; placing customer interaction duties, that often require finesse and an acute sense of responsibility (gained primarily by having a real stake in the company’s continued reputational success) in the hands of employees whose scope is limited to their comparatively narrow roles. What methods or approaches can managers and decision-makers adopt in order to guarantee maximum customer satisfaction? Reading time: 5 min 32 sec.

Top 10 Training Portals

Ed App

With the advancement of online technologies, companies now have access to a variety of training portals that can help them produce quality learning materials and manage their employee training processes. It allows you to manage training content, create courses with the help of over 50 quiz and elearning templates, and customize and rebrand premade courses that are readily available through the platform’s very own course library.

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Learning with 'e's

He specialises in work based learning and has made quite an impact with his work on innovative leadership, networked business solutions, and personal knowledge management. As the younger brother of Alec Couros, George has a big shadow to emerge from, but he is very much a keynote speaker, author and scholar in his own right, and deserves his reputation as a key mover and shaker in the world of education.

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7 Ways to Get Learners to “Buy” Your Online Training…And Return to “Buy” More

Mindflash

Marc Rosenberg’s recent article, The Knowledge Management Genius of Amazon.com , prompted me to think of online learners as online customers and apply the principles used by successful eCommerce sites to eLearning. Consider organizing learning content in terms of the daily tasks the learner performs for which he may need help, reminders, or extra knowledge. Put your reputation on the line, and your learners will do the same for you. #4

Why You Need a True Knowledge Sharing Culture (And What it Takes to Establish One)

Docebo

Technology can be one of your greatest assets in nurturing a knowledge sharing culture. The concept might seem simple enough, but there’s much more to establishing a knowledge sharing culture than meet the eye. But, effectively establishing a culture that embraces knowledge sharing requires careful organization, learners that actively participate and a strong online e-learning community. Only 20% believed knowledge sharing was either effective or very effective.

The push toward content curation

Litmos

Harold Jarche has been the proponent of a respected approach to personal knowledge management. However, the value of such efforts could contribute to the organization’s reputation, so unless there are proprietary issues it might be worth sharing your curation efforts more broadly. This includes showing how to find and use resources in the organization in any training or formal learning, and also coaching (and developing manager’s skills so they can coach as well.

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. You think of improving skills and increasing knowledge. Knowledge management may be two words, but it’s a single concept. Knowledge is inherently unmanageable. CLO online edition. Dirty Words. by Jay Cross.

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ACCEPTING THE LAW OF UNINTENDED CONSEQUENCES

Wonderful Brain

Considering unintended consequences, if you want to close the deal or the make an idea acceptable heed the following: The reputation of the creator/inventor/schemer/seller must be rock solid and preferably with winning projects as a de facto portfolio. The idea is to insulate upper management from appearing too enamored of greed to turn a blind eye to the potential for catastrophic failure. A Knowledge Management Whitepaper

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10 Data-Science terms and their applications

Playware Studios

From conventional systems such as Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Customer Relationship Management (CRM) and Accounting Information Systems (AIS) to new sources such as Social Media, the Internet of Things (IoT) and Knowledge Management Systems (KMS). All of this data can be used to gather a lot of insight about the corporation’s reputation, health and business trajectory etc. Data is growing at an exponential pace.

The key to understanding what’s going on

Jay Cross

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.) Knowledge management and corporate learning may never be the same. The potential effect on learning and knowledge management is huge. “Reputation has to factor into it,&# he added.

5 Ways Managers Can Build Trust In The Workplace

ProProfs

This is something many reputable organizations have already done. As your employees keep perfecting their knowledge, they will be able to complete their tasks faster and more efficiently. To assess their employees, managers take numerous metrics and statistics into consideration. A good manager constantly goes the extra mile in overcoming a gap between them and their employees. One of the major problems today’s businesses face is the lack of trust.

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L&D Capability in Australia – Conversations from UnConference

Learning Cafe

It’s about “developing, through sustained activity that takes place in a variety of contexts and involves a range of people with different roles, the individual knowledge and skills that deliver better value products to the ultimate consumer or client.” Know the business of learning: understanding systems frameworks and change management, building a business case, applying the principles of design and delivery.

May – June 15 Great Ones

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Reputation vs. Branding - Doc Searls Weblog , May 14, 2010. So, what is Knowledge Management? - Gurteen Knowledge-Log , May 20, 2010. Best of Informal Learning Flow. May 1, 2010 to June 14, 2010. The following are the top items from featured sources based on social signals. 12 Things Good Bosses Believe - HarvardBusiness.org , May 28, 2010. What is data science? OReilly Radar , June 2, 2010.

195 posts about MOOCs

Jay Cross

From Learning Management to Personal Knowledge Management. Acquiring new knowledge and skills – e.g. in webinars, online workshops, MOOCs , and through videos and screencasts, etc. “If The future of academic certification: universities, MOOCs, aggregators, and peer reputation ROSS DAWSON | MONDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 2013. Knowledge Transfer STEPHEN DOWNES: HALF AN HOUR | FRIDAY, JULY 1, 2011. Should knowledge be a commodity? Page 1 of 2. Previous | Next.

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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. The future of academic certification: universities, MOOCs, aggregators, and peer reputation ROSS DAWSON | MONDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 2013. The TED of all Leadership Management Conferences – A Review of the Drucker Forum 2013 DAN PONTEFRACT | MONDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2013.

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Not Your Father’s ROI

Jay Cross

We are witnessing the death throes of management models that have outlived their usefulness. At the same time, we are shifting into an era in which knowledge work and learning occur where re-engineered business processes collide with a participative and interactive ecology of information flows. It’s the language senior managers understand. In a networked, information-based environment, shareholders value brand, reputation, ideas, relationships and know-how.

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How to Become a Learning Organization (An Interview with Michelle Ockers)

Convergence Training

Michelle very kindly shared her time and knowledge to help us get up to speed. Learning Management Systems. Incident Management Software. So it was about people working together, using that collective knowledge and learning to build capabilities and that that creates results that they care about. So there’s a shift in thinking, right, and a challenging of fundamental assumptions, seeing things differently, and pulling knowledge from all over the place to adapt.

Free learning & development webinars for May 2017

Limestone Learning

Join Dr. Allen Partridge for this overview of Adobe's Learning Management System, Adobe Captivate Prime. Tuesday, May 2, 2017, 9AM – 10AM PT: 7 for 7: Increase Channel Sales 7x with Modern Learning Channel managers are optimistic about 2017. Channel Insight polls indicate that 55 percent of channel managers expect double-digit growth through their partners, and 62 percent expect their channel sales to grow faster than their direct business. " Very early. "

The Future of Media, Part 2

The Learning Circuits

First Jim's key point in his post: but trust that produces genuine learning and new knowledge is a fragile thing. Verna Allee, one of the world's leading authorities on knowledge management and communities of practice, pointed out in a side conversation (I happened to sit next to here) that there is a clear preference to believe content that carries a real person's name on it over content that carries an institution's name.

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Top 40 eLearning Articles and 5 Hot Topics for Early March

eLearning Learning Posts

Virtual Team Management - ID Reflections , March 8, 2010 I recommend this simulation to all those who either are handling a globally distributed team or a project, and to all managers who feel that effective communication is one of the keys to business success. Social snake oil - Learning and Working on the Web , March 1, 2010 Knowledge management (KM) was a most promising field until it was hijacked by software vendors who were selling IT systems for six figures.

Best of Working Smarter Daily this year

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. ‘I often think back to my days as a line manager. The future of academic certification: universities, MOOCs, aggregators, and peer reputation ROSS DAWSON | MONDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 2013. 2b2k] Knowledge in its natural state DAVID WEINBERGER | SUNDAY, JUNE 2, 2013.

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Valuable Content - Views and Social Signals

Tony Karrer

I just saw two posts by a couple of the nicest people out there: Nancy White - Most Viewed Posts First Quarter 2009 - What next? Bill Ives - Your Favorite Portals and KM Posts for Last Quarter and Last Year Both posts look at page views of posts and use that as a proxy for what is good / interesting / valuable. I've talked about the questionable nature of page views vs. other signals in posts such as: An Aha Moment - del.icio.us

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