Yammer for internal knowledge sharing for health care and policy making

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

What is Yammer? Yammer is booming, especially in the Nederland within Europe. Many companies have started their Yammer groups for rapid internal exchange. If you don't know Yammer: Yammer is kind of Twitter (micro-blogging) service which can be used within organisation, so it is not public like on Twitter. He put out a message on Yammer and found someone who could sit with him and explain it, the very next day. knowledge management informal learning

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Introducing the Social Intranet Index

E-Learning Provocateur

An intranet with an SII of 5 bolts on third-party social applications such as Yammer, Compendium and Confluence. The corporate community pitches in to produce and maintain organic knowledge. Knowledge contained in silos is increasingly shared, and a broader community blossoms. There’s a lot of talk about social intranets these days. It even threatens to overtake the blogosphere’s current obsession with gamification. But what exactly is a social intranet…?

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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. If these happen to be from the senior management, so much the better. When these individuals leave their organizations, they walk away with their tacit knowledge. Some help from a community manager in the case of an enterprise community is helpful.

Introducing the Social Intranet Index

E-Learning Provocateur

An intranet with an SII of 5 bolts on third-party social applications such as Yammer, Compendium and Confluence. The corporate community pitches in to produce and maintain organic knowledge. Knowledge contained in silos is increasingly shared, and a broader community blossoms. There’s a lot of talk about social intranets these days. It even threatens to overtake the blogosphere’s current obsession with gamification. But what exactly is a social intranet…?

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15 Must-Have Knowledge Sharing Tools

The Training by Nelle Blog | Corporate Training and Consulting

CAGE For the creatives, Cage is a visually-pleasing project-management platform that boasts "making sharing work with clients easy." Plus, Zoho Social (which mimics a social media interface), allows document management, create networks with your partners/clients, chat and exchange ideas with your employees. MONDAY.COM Features: Booking Management, campaign planning / management, CRM Integration, calendar synching, client management, discussion boards, etc.

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The next normal

E-Learning Provocateur

One of the biggest changes should be a shift from the traditional focus on static stocks of knowledge (a course mindset) to consideration for information flows. It means helping everyone ‘learn how to learn’ and take ownership of their own personal knowledge management process.

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Big Question - In the Year 2019

eLearning Cyclops

Here are some of the things I see in 10 years: We will see much more informal learning and knowledge management. There will be a need for trainers and/or knowledge managers who will guide, coach, be a catalyst for, and monitor social media and informal learning. Smartphones will also be the common medium for social learning, which we already are seeing via Twitter, Yammer and social media apps.

Chatting

Clark Quinn

Even in the discussion, the mention of Yammer brought in the Yammer team mentioning some of their case studies, which got a bit annoying. The topics ranged from organizational barriers to Twitter (hence the mention of Yammer as a solution maybe more appropriate for a company with more than a few people, as it has some knowledge management capabilities as well), to the value (or not) of Twitter. Last night we held the first #lrnchat , a Twitter learning chat.

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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. Using a microsharing tool, like Yammer or Twitter , you can easily notify learners of training events.

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

Dashe & Thomson

The power of tools like Facebook, LinkedIn, and Yammer, are pretty astounding. Here’s how a typical LinkedIn network might look: Your weak ties are smaller circles, not at the center of a cluster I heard more support for the Weak Ties theory while attending a Knowledge Management conference in 2005.

When Social means Business …

Learning Cafe

Last week news was abounding that Microsoft are about to announce their acquisition of social media company Yammer for $1.2B. There are implications for the relationships between the learning and knowledge management functions as well. Social media enables knowledge to be generated anywhere. Do they have the skills and the management permission to do so?

Driving the Informal with the Formal

Big Dog, Little Dog

This is because most were implemented in the same manner as the old Knowledge Management systems were — write your knowledge down and then put it in the wiki. In addition, we need one more tool for carry the Lessons Learned forward — a microblogging tool such as Twitter, Yammer, Present.ly, Socialcast, or Socialwok. There has been some discussion recently that as the world gets more complex, formal learning becomes less relevant.

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Training and Social Media Taught Me to Tie a Tie

E-learning Uncovered

A lot of the information I find is posted by ordinary folks — folks with a passion for a topic and willing to share their knowledge with others. Of the companies I’ve worked for or currently consult with, very few have a robust Knowledge Management System (KMS) where those with the knowledge can easily share that knowledge with others. In fact, most of the knowledge sharing that takes place in one of two ways: 1.

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. Twitter, Yammer), wikis, blogs, discussion groups, etc. The role of the learning leader is shifting from being a program manager to a solution architect. This month's #LCBQ is the first with the Big Question Thought Leaders. It's been fun working with them and has definitely added a new spark.

Training and Social Media Taught Me to Tie a Tie

E-learning Uncovered

A lot of the information I find is posted by ordinary folks — folks with a passion for a topic and willing to share their knowledge with others. Of the companies I’ve worked for or currently consult with, very few have a robust Knowledge Management System (KMS) where those with the knowledge can easily share that knowledge with others. In fact, most of the knowledge sharing that takes place in one of two ways: 1.

Top 68 eLearning Posts from April - Hot Topics iPad Google Buzz

eLearning Learning Posts

If there was a perfect assessment system, someone could just prove what they know, regardless of how they gained the knowledge. Free as in Freedom , April 15, 2010 A few days back I was witness to a debate where we were discussing if the choice of tools really mattered when selecting a knowledge platform. Yammer: Best practice guide #yam - Learning Conversations , April 29, 2010 You walk into a conference room. How valuable is their knowledge to the rest of the organization?

Working Smarter eFieldbook $12

Jay Cross

Knowledge work and learning to work smarter are becoming indistinguishable. Old-style training enraged many managers because it was separate from work. It needn’t be this way, particularly since knowledge work and learning are nearly indistinguishable. Knowledge workers create value in workscapes. In most cases, the knowledge work pays the freight; the informal learning comes along for the ride. Community Management 146. Managers 178.

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