LearnTrends: Personal Knowledge Management

Experiencing eLearning

These are my live blogged notes from Harold Jarche’s LearnTrends session on Personal Knowledge Management. PKM is a set of problem-solving skills for work, focused on getting things done but not necessarily task focused. My side comments are in italics. Sense-making with PKM. When he moved to consulting and didn’t have an IT department and those resources, he realized he had to do something different.

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. So how effective are your own PKM skills?

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Top Characteristics of a Successful Knowledge Management System

WalkMe Training Station

These resources include everything from the software and training programs you have to the employees that work for you and the skill sets they bring. You need a knowledge management system to help you keep track of and make the most of these assets. Any knowledge management system, just like any software platform or other piece of technology, needs to be easy to use. You can’t pick a knowledge management system just because others recommend it.

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.

Does Your Organization Really Need Knowledge Management Software?

WalkMe Training Station

Knowledge management is a relatively new discipline which has gained relevance in today’s technologically driven industries. Its principles are based around helping companies leverage corporate knowledge, using technologies and company practices to best effect. Conventional knowledge management systems were designed to capture information in central locations to be easily accessed when necessary. But is knowledge management software really necessary?

Saffron to host webinar on Knowledge Management

Saffron Interactive

Saffron Interactive, leading innovators in the learning technologies sector, will be giving a webinar hosted by Don Taylor of the Learning & Skills Group on knowledge management on 4 September at 12pm. Revealing the shocking results of its recent survey, Saffron’s webinar will explain the shortcomings of the conventional knowledge management systems, and demonstrate how implementing semantic systems allows organisations to turn information into applicable insight.

Measuring And Evaluating Learning – The Top Skill For L&D Teams

Upside Learning

Recent research by ASTD and REED Learning reveals that measuring and evaluating learning is the top-most skill L&D teams are looking for. From the report, here is the list of top 10 skills in demand: How relevant do you think the following topics would be, as part of a qualification aimed at trainers and L&D practitioners? Coaching Skills. Consulting Skills. Managing an L&D Function. Knowledge Management.

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?

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.

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MOOCs in Workplace Learning – Part 5: Skills Learners Need Today

Learnnovators

While the title of the post specifies MOOCs, the skills and mindsets I have explored in the post are, IMHO, required by all to survive and thrive in the digital and connected world. And participating in MOOCs could well be one of the ways to inculcate and hone the skills.

How Can You Get Your Employees to Share Their Knowledge?

isEazy

A company’s day-to-day dynamics make it difficult to document processes or exchange knowledge. Fostering a knowledge management culture is key to gaining agility and competitiveness. Benefits of a Knowledge Management Culture. Barriers to Sharing Knowledge.

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.

7 Tech Tools & Skills Trainers Must Have

TalentLMS

Educational technology research journals are now rife with the mandatory technology skills trainers should have. Or perhaps you are assessing your current educational technology skills. No matter which way you go in eLearning, you need to have a few basic skills to make it.

See the wood for the SMEs

E-Learning Provocateur

In my previous blog post, Everyone is an SME , I argued that all the employees in your organisation have knowledge and skills to share, because everyone is an SME in something. Then there’s Li, the Business Development Manager. knowledge management directory enterprise 2.0

EdCast Launches AI-Powered Open Skills Platform to Drive Reskilling in the Future of Work

EdCast

PRWEB) FEBRUARY 13, 2020 — At Learning Technologies 2020 conference in London, EdCast announced today that it has extended its Open Skills Cloud to leading HR systems used by G2000 companies. MOUNTAIN VIEW, CALIF.

Transitioning Responsibility to Managers, T&D Becomes a Curation Resource

Nick Leffler

Without managers being fully invested in training, there is no chance it will have an effect on people. This also leads to the necessity of managers being the ones to manage training and what their direct reports need for their job. Managing Training. Who should manage training? Managers regularly talk with employees and hopefully have a good idea what their pain points are and what is going to help them in their job the best. Managers already do this.

The Six Hats of a Community Manager

ID Reflections

graphically represents a number of things a community manager needs to be aware of in her/his role. In my post, I want to explore all the "hats" a community manager needs to wear to execute her role. This shift callsfor some intense community management and community building, and the postfocuses on the different roles a community manager needs to play during thistime. As community managers, we need to set in place a system thatenables findability and accessibility.

See the wood for the SMEs

E-Learning Provocateur

In my previous blog post, Everyone is an SME , I argued that all the employees in your organisation have knowledge and skills to share, because everyone is an SME in something. Then there’s Li, the Business Development Manager. knowledge management directory enterprise 2.0

13 Ways to Use Your LMS as a Knowledge Development Tool

eFront

They seem to have the required talent, the relevant knowledge, the needed tools and even the desired experience, yet they are unable to reach the company goals. Extant research blames these failures on one element alone: lack of knowledge management.

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. It’s definitely a skill much needed in today’s extrovert oriented, non-hierarchical workplaces. Without the support of various online communities, I doubt if I would have had the fortitude or the skills required to do my work effectively.

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Subject Matter Experts: The Key to Knowledge Transfer

Instilled

And whether it’s helping customers and clients or sharing their insider knowledge with peers, SMEs play a vital role in your organization. In this post, see how you can identify internal SMEs and capitalize on their expertise to create and share knowledge across multiple channels.

Molotov cocktail = Weak ties x complicated knowledge

ID Reflections

Preamble Some time back, I was asked to conduct knowledge transfer sessions for a new team member. I was afraid that most tacit knowledge would be lost unless I had someone with me who “understood” what I meant.

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? 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.

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. That said, I think there is a tendency to lean on the skills that we are good at and not use other approaches when they are called for. 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.?

Content Curation – New L&D Mindset & Skill Set – Online Discussion

Learning Cafe

Manage the information and cognitive overload at the organisational and personal level for learners. Content Curation – New L&D Mindset & Skill Set – LearningCafe Webinar from Jeevan Joshi on Vimeo. Managers and senior professionals from. Knowledge Management.

6 Impactful Learning and Development Trends

Your Training Edge

To stay ahead of the competitors and other companies, HR managers and organizations are promoting emerging and impactful learning and development trends. Personalization has now become a trend as every employee has a different skill set and needs. Soft Skills. Digital Skills.

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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.

13 Ways to Use Your LMS as a Knowledge Development Tool

eFront

They seem to have the required talent, the relevant knowledge, the needed tools and even the desired experience, yet they are unable to reach the company goals. Extant research blames these failures on one element alone: lack of knowledge management.

Content Curation Skills for Learning Design

Learning Cafe

sales, product management and HR) and how everyday managerial decisions affect the company’s performance. Managers and senior professionals from. Jeevan over 18 years experience in the management of the learning and HR functions. He was entrepreneurial experience and worked in various roles as a consultant or manager for PWC, Deloitte, Boots Pharm, Wespac, St George Bank, Royal Australian College of Physicians. Overview.

eLearning Geeks on Spring Break and New Skills for IDs #ls2010

Learning Visions

And then how could I forget my late night hot tub, where I learned about knowledge management at Defense Acquisition University. The big highlight was presenting with Koreen Olbrish of Tandem Learning and Ellen Wagner of Sage Road Solutions on New Skills for Instructional Designers.

Why Should You Let a Freelance Writer Create Your Content?

All Roads

Do You Have Exceptional Writing Skills? Chances are, you’re really great at something else and your writing skills might not be as fine-tuned as someone with years of professional experience. They’re skilled professionals in your industry, but professional writing was never on their resumes. Knowing how to write for each particular form is a skill most professional take years to acquire. Yet another someone has to bring the writing skills. Knowledge Management

“Learning the new” vs “Learning the old”

Jane Hart

Currently this is where corporate e-learning focuses its efforts - delivering online learning experiences for its people to acquire existing bodies of knowledge or skill – it’s all about learning the old.

Information Skills Needed

bozarthzone

I've been doing a good deal of research/work lately with knowledge management. One of my concerns is that the focus so often seems to be only on output: where can we store knowledge? Here is a piece out of Millikin University on the information skills needed by those entering knowledge work roles. For each information skill, there is a discussion of its significance, the logical skills required for its effective use, and its technological components

Calling OpenSesame Sellers: Take your Content Development Skills to the Next Level

OpenSesame

Content developers, trainers, managers, and LMS administrators get together to learn what’s new and work on improving their elearning skills. Show Your Work” The New Knowledge Management. The sessions are interactive, so you can ask questions and share your knowledge. Renee Seker is the marketing manager at BlueVolt where she helps the LMS company position and promote itself as an elearning solution for organizations with distributed sales channels.

Social Learning Cannot Be A Bolt-On Strategy

Learnnovators

It’s a strategic approach to shaping a business culture, highly dependent upon executive leadership and corporate strategy, including business process design, risk management, leadership development, financial controls and use of business analytics.