Who Is The New Knowledge Worker?

Mindflash

The Knowledge Worker has played an imperative role in the development of business over the decades. In fact, knowledge workers have driven an estimated 70 percent of U.S. Uncategorized business development knowledge worker online learning Online Training

Wearables and knowledge workers. A perfect match for learning?

Spark Your Interest

This post will focus on knowledge workers. What makes knowledge workers different? There is typically more latititude offered to these workers. Firstly, knowledge workers likely have much greater access to both desktop and mobile devices throughout their workdays. This is not limited to knowledge workers of course, but all employees. This is another installment in the series about using wearables to provide training/education. Part 1.

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Personalization for Knowledge Workers

Xyleme

In this post I address use cases that apply to a high-skilled knowledge workforce. Personalization for the high-skill knowledge worker. Post Type: Blog post. This is the 2 nd in a 3 part series addressing the impact of personalization in the education and training markets.

Personalization for Knowledge Workers

Xyleme

In this post I address use cases that apply to a high-skilled knowledge workforce. Personalization for the high-skill knowledge worker. To start, let’s look at the profile of a high skilled worker and view personalization through this lens.

LinkedIn Guide for Knowledge Workers

Tony Karrer

I do a lot of presentations where one of the topics is how to use LinkedIn more effectively as part of your knowledge work. In most cases, I will ask for a show of hands: How many of you have a LinkedIn Account? Generally 50-70%. How many of you actively use LinkedIn? Generally down to 10%. How many of you get really high value from LinkedIn? - Now down to 2-5% I am continually surprised by this result ( Getting Value from LinkedIn ).

Portrait of the modern knowledge worker

Jay Cross

The concept of ‘knowledge worker’ which Peter Drucker coined in 1959, is perhaps not so clear (as shown again in a recent LinkedIn discussion - access potentially limited) and can be understood at … Jay Cross ‘s insight: Brilliant.

Peter Thiel, College and The Modern Knowledge Worker

OpenSesame

Billionaire investor and venture capitalist Peter Thiel has stirred up a controversy in the tech and education sectors with a very simple argument: the formal education market is a bubble , both overvalued and overpriced.

The E-learning Ecosystem in Organizations

The E-Learning Curve

There are two components involved in investigating this aspect of e-learning as a means to enhance knowledge worker performance Continue Reading → The post The E-learning Ecosystem in Organizations appeared first on E-Learning Curve Blog. Learning Curve definition of e-learning e-learning ecosystem knowledge worker learning curve organizational development organizational learning

The Long Tail, the 80:20 Rule and the role of learning professionals

The E-Learning Curve

” In 1959 Peter Drucker coined the term “knowledge worker” to describe one who works primarily with information or one who develops and uses knowledge in the workplace. e-learning knowledge worker Long Tail Pareto Principle“What is the Scope of our Responsibility as Learning Professionals?”

About blogging, tunneling visions and knowledge entrepreneurship

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

Julie is doing research for the university of Amsterdam (VU) into (micro-)blogging as part of her PdD research about knowledge and power in the development sector. You might say there were new lines of thinking, new directions explicited by these knowledge entrepreneurs.

Learning Curves and the Workplace Environment

The E-Learning Curve

Learning Curve Constructivism corporate development knowledge worker learning curve workplace learningIn their seminal 2001 white paper Dillon & Hallet suggest a useful interpretation of the learning curve, and introduce their concept of the e-learning curve. Continue Reading → The post Learning Curves and the Workplace Environment appeared first on E-Learning Curve Blog.

The unbearable lightness of knowledge working

The E-Learning Curve

Here’s an interesting article that’s been rattling around the web for a while now, but worth revisiting: according to Jared Sandberg at the WSJ – In the Information Age, so much is worked on in a day at the office… Continue Reading → The post The unbearable lightness of knowledge working appeared first on E-Learning Curve Blog. e-learning knowledge worker motivation organizational development

Evaluating Knowledge Workers

Tony Karrer

I’ve discussed before about how it’s Hard to Evaluate the Performance of Knowledge Workers and now some additional backup from Dilbert: Which goes along with: But let’s be careful here because: eLearning Technology.

The networked student and knowledge worker

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

So it could be the knowledge worker2.0 Irene Hanraets alerted me about this video about the networked student by wdrexler: The way the networked student uses web2.0 services is basically the way I use them. I wonder though, about individual paths and diversity.

Knowledge Worker Take Ownership

Tony Karrer

Must read post by Michele Martin - Changing Knowledge Worker Attitudes. That's it - knowledge workers must take ownership. I had chills as I read it. I believe that we have to start with making people conscious of the fact that they own the most precious resource in just about any organization today–the power of their ideas, social connections and thought processes. And it's the responsibility of learning professionals to lead that charge.

The unbearable lightness of knowledge working

The E-Learning Curve

Here’s an interesting article that’s been rattling around the web for a while now, but worth revisiting: according to Jared Sandberg at the WSJ – In the Information Age, so much is worked on in a day at the office… Continue Reading → The post The unbearable lightness of knowledge working appeared first on E-Learning Curve Blog. e-learning knowledge worker motivation organizational development

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Social Media for Knowledge Workers

Tony Karrer

tools to improve your performance as a knowledge worker. That said, I thought it would be worthwhile for me to collect a few of the resources that provide good starting points that can help Knowledge Workers improve their performance using Social Media. Last week I had a presentation around using Social Media and Web 2.0 One of the questions that always comes up is: How do I find more information to help me get started?

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Knowledge Worker Take Ownership

Clark Quinn

Must read post by Michele Martin - Changing Knowledge Worker Attitudes. That's it - knowledge workers must take ownership. I had chills as I read it. I believe that we have to start with making people conscious of the fact that they own the most precious resource in just about any organization today-the power of their ideas, social connections and thought processes. And it's the responsibility of learning professionals to lead that charge.

Once, twice, one thousand times a knowledge worker

From the Coleface

Amongst the exhortations for L&D people to be more business savvy which are hard to take issue with, Jay states that we now work in an environment where a “great knowledge worker can be several hundred times as productive as his peer” My first reaction was: how can you believe this is true? So if in L&D our aim is to enable knowledge workers to become great knowledge workers, we should be looking for ways that we can help achieve great productivity gains.

E-Learning along the curve: adapting to knowledge workers learning needs

The E-Learning Curve

E-Learning along the curve: adapting to knowledge workers learning needs is a post from: E-Learning Curve Blog. Formally-structured approaches to learning are best deployed to novices in the relevant discipline or skill area.

Knowledge Workers and Corporate Learning Environments

The E-Learning Curve

The 21st century corporate learning environment is an ecosystem of services, tools, technologies, and processes that support knowledge workers. Knowledge Workers and Corporate Learning Environments is a post from: E-Learning Curve Blog. Tags: e-learning constructivist learning environment corporate learning environment knowledge worker learning curve organizational development organizational learning scaffolded learning

Continuous learning : it’s a mindset not a technology or product

Jane Hart

In the workplace, this is particularly important, as I showed in an earlier blog post, where Jacob Morgan talks of the future employee moving from “knowledge worker” (knowing stuff) to “learning worker” (learning new stuff).

How to build a learning worker mindset

Jane Hart

In a previous post here, From “knowledge worker” to “learning worker”: what this means for an organisation I’ve written about the concept of a “learning worker” that Jacob Morgan believes is one of the 7 principles of the future employee.

What it is to be a “learning worker” (an interview)

Jane Hart

Earlier today I was interviewed by Gina and Taylor for the June 2015 event of the iSpring Solutions Leadership Series, on the topic of From “knowledge worker” to “learning worker”. Here are the questions they asked me, and my answers – which I thought were worth sharing on my blog. Q1 – You recently wrote a post titled, […]. Social learning

Modernising the L&D function: From learning gatekeeper to learning concierge

Jane Hart

I have written a lot about how knowledge workers are using the Social Web to organise their own learning and performance support and how this is changing the face of workplace learning such that the new role of Traning & Development (T&D) will be to support these new ways of self-organised learning.

Supporting continuous learning and performance improvement – a vital new area of work

Jane Hart

In my previous post I showed that an analysis of how Knowledge Workers like to learn at work suggests that L&D departments should consider working more closely with people managers to support the continuous development and performance improvement of their people – both in teams and individually.â?¦

From creating content to building new connected workplace skills – this is the NEW work for learning professionals

Jane Hart

Over the last few years I have been observing (as well as writing about) three significant things that are happening in the context of workplace learning: An increasing number of knowledge workers are finding their own solutions to their individual and team learning and performance problems on the Social Web – and in doing so [.].

Knowledge. Defining the Problem. Somewhat.

The E-Learning Curve

Knowledge is a kind of cognitive or conceptual dark matter that we know must exist, but measuring and quantifying it, and demonstrating it is a complex business Knowledge. Tags: e-learning corporate knowledge definition of elearning definition of knowledge elearning KB KM knowledge ecosystem Knowledge Management knowledge worker

Characteristics of Informal Learning

The E-Learning Curve

Changes in the world economy are forcing corporations to rethink how workers learn and to perform effectively. The E-learning Curve blog shares thought-provoking commentary and practical knowledge for e-learning professionals. Tags: Jay Cross workplace learning formal learning learning characteristics knowledge worker Kevin Kruse corporate learning environment non-formal learning informal learning

Constructivism and instructional design: more considerations

The E-Learning Curve

In this series of blog posts, I'm considering the implications of instructional design on learning and development for knowledge workers in the modern workplace. Continue Reading → The post Constructivism and instructional design: more considerations appeared first on E-Learning Curve Blog. Constructivism e-learning learning theory Cognitivism ISD Merrill principle of demonstration principles of instruction

Follow the instructions or think for yourself?

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

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I Believe in the Erosion of Hierarchies

Tom Spiglanin

1 Its purpose is ultimately to help produce viable products, whether they’re tangible or knowledge-based (such as in a consultancy). These workers share organizational accountabilities and should be incentivized to cooperatively solve their most important problems.

Shifting from Trainer to Community Manager

Bottom-Line Performance

After all, knowledge is one of the only renewable resources we have, and knowledge workers need to constantly replenish their supply of it. They are the Encyclopedia Britannica, the keeper of knowledge. Cement the knowledge and make sure they know it for the long haul.