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. Personalized learning has different applications for different audiences. The Collaborative, High-Skill Worker.

How to Scale Your Learning Efforts While Improving the Learner Experience

Docebo

As the modern e-learning world becomes fixated on improving the learning experience and applying effective learning programs at scale, new solutions are needed to keep up the pace. So, how can you improve the learning experience while also scaling your efforts?

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Learn Trends 2008 - Free

Tony Karrer

George Siemens , Jay Cross and Tony Karrer have organized the second annual free online conference: Corporate Learning: Trends and Innovation 2008 November 17 - 21, 2008 | Online | Free Last year's conference had two thousand people from all over the world take part in the week-long conference. Dave Wilkins - The Amazon Model and Forum Model - the intersection of LMS and Learning 2.0

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The Future of Work and Learning

The Performance Improvement Blog

It’s fun but risky to speculate about the future of work and learning. Working online – Workers will find jobs and do their work via email and Web sites and apps, possibly without ever setting foot inside their employers’ organizations.

Technology-aided learning: Changing the game in Organizational Learning

G-Cube

On October 9 th -10 th , G-Cube attended India’s largest and most prestigious Chief Learning Officers’ Summit , which brought together learning leaders from different industries from all over India and the world. This increases the impact of workplace learning by leaps and bounds.

Awesome Quotes On The Evolving Nature Of Learning

Learnnovators

We are fortunate to be living in this most exciting time in history, where we are seeing the evolution not just of learning as a concept, but also of learners and their preferences. Learning is changing dynamically in our schools, colleges and universities. We must learn to be creative.

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Does Your Organization Need a Learning Culture?

The Performance Improvement Blog

If this post describes your organization, you need to make the transition to a learning culture. The amount and complexity of knowledge and skills that each of your employees needs is increasing dramatically every day due to technology and globalization. Employees need to learn quickly.

Learning Experience, Collaborative Learning… The Learning Technologies Ecosystem explained

Training Orchestra

There are around 700 hundred Learning Management Systems (LMS’s) on the market. And yet, innovative learning solutions keep coming up. Companies are increasingly recognizing that the LMS is not enough to meet today’s learning challenges. What is a Learning Technology Ecosystem?

The Knowledge Crisis: the signs are all around us

Axonify

They can’t remember what they’ve learned, let alone apply it on the job. What’s worse is that this leaves employees without the knowledge they need to take the right actions at work. What’s causing this knowledge crisis? Job knowledge requirements are volatile.

The Knowledge Crisis: the signs are all around us

Axonify

They can’t remember what they’ve learned, let alone apply it on the job. What’s worse is that this leaves employees without the knowledge they need to take the right actions at work. What’s causing this knowledge crisis? Today’s employees are required to have more knowledge and skills than ever before. At Ethicon—a Johnson and Johnson company—sales reps not only need to understand their tradecraft, but they must have a depth of product knowledge never before expected.

Re-imagining Work & Learning in a Networked World

ID Reflections

I thought I''d do the same from an L&D and workplace learning perspective. The former identifies shifts in specific areas that will and already are having a far-reaching impact on the way we work, learn, communicate, and engage with the environment and society.

Sahana Chattopadhyay – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

ABOUT SAHANA CHATTOPADHYAY (Social Learning & Collaboration Strategist, Performance Consultant Exploring Emergent Learning, Blogger). Her passion is to help organizations become learning organizations through social and collaborative learning.

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Back to the Future of Work

Learning Wire

As a writer for the Learning Wire blog, I have often mentioned the future as a central point for organizations to focus on – and with good reason. Indeed, Morgan describes the ongoing trend of new entrepreneurs working freelance for organization as autonomous or self-sufficient workers.

Training vs. Information: When do we need what?

Bottom-Line Performance

He wants to get us away from talking about e-learning and instead talk about “emergent learning&# or “improv learning.&# He argues that much of our traditional approaches to learning are out of sync with the realities of today’s work world. Cross comments: The first wave of e-learning brochures invariably touted the benefits of focusing on the learner. The members of the organization are known as “ workers. Need to learn something new?

Bob Little – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Bob Little is a writer , commentator and publicist who works globally, specializing in the corporate online learning industry. ABOUT THIS INTERVIEW SERIES: ‘ Crystal Balling with Learnnovators ’ is a thought-provoking interview series that attempts to gaze into the future of e-learning. It comprises stimulating discussions with industry experts and product evangelists on emerging trends in the learning landscape. There’s lots to be learned! Cloud-based learning.

Learning Think 2.0

Living in Learning

Think back to the emergence of e-learning. But there exists a deeper addiction – building knowledge and skills – a noble quest that will forever be in fashion. Therein lives our greatest challenge – ensuring knowledge and skills retention long enough to apply it in the work context. It follows then that sustained human performance must be focused on not just acquisition – but on application of knowledge and skills within the “work context&#.

Seven Things I Learned This Year

Tony Karrer

Over the past few years, I spend part of December going back through my blog to recap a bit of what some of the key things I’ve learned over the course of the year. I’ve been doing this the past few years, for example: Learned about Learning in 2009. And every year I use this as a Big Question – see: Learning 2010. Twitter is Much Better than I Thought for Learning I used to say during presentations that I wasn’t quite sure about twitter as a learning tool.

Learners as consumers: Leading change through culture

Brightwave Group

Learning beyond 2020 is about adapting knowledge workers to industry 4.0. We have developed a learning campaign methodology that does just that. 88% of workers know what learning they need. ? 50% want a personalised learning experience. ?

Learned about Learning in 2009

Tony Karrer

It’s always fun at the end of the year to go back and take a look at what you’ve been working on, what you’ve learned during the year. During the year, I’ve had fantastic conversations through LearnTrends around SharePoint , Examples and Tour of Different Kinds of eLearning , Social Learning , and the Business of Learning. Each of these allowed me to fast forward my learning and share knowledge effectively. Learning Event?

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Knowledge Sharing: Why it Makes Organizations More Successful

Docebo

Knowledge in an organization is often hidden and hard to access when needed. Find out how knowledge sharing makes organizations more successful. Knowledge sharing sounds like a concept which “just happens” within organizations, but it’s not always the case.

14 Best Ways for Employers to Develop Their Employees

Your Training Edge

This is why organizations keep on investing in employee training, and this trend continues year after year. There are plenty of learning opportunities in your niche. Make a list of learning opportunities at local colleges and email it to your employees.

Quiz: Have you got the New Workplace Learning mindset?

Jane Hart

Following my recent posting, Social learning is not a new training trend , I’ve had a few comments from readers that suggest they were not able to see the difference between the two workplace learning approaches I described – in particular the difference in the “mindset” involved. 1) Do you think that formal learning (ie training, workshops, courses, e-learning) is the only appropriate way that people should learn to do their jobs?

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Jay Cross – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Jay is the Johnny Appleseed of informal learning. Jay has challenged conventional wisdom about how adults learn since designing the first business degree program offered by the University of Phoenix. A champion of informal learning and systems thinking, Jay’s calling is to create happier, more productive workplaces. He literally wrote the book on Informal Learning. We are still learning from one another, one grain at a time on a daily basis. What are the trends?

Learning During Times of Growth

CLO Magazine

Many CLOs and other learning executives are walking with a bit more spring in their steps these days, and perhaps smiling a bit more often. The role of learning in supporting rapid organic growth can be seen in several initiatives being taken by Mike Barger, CLO of JetBlue Airways.

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The Learning Continuum – Using the PDR Design Model

Living in Learning

Many of us cut our professional learning design teeth using the long-held tradition of the ADDIE instructional design (ISD) model. The “environment” I reference is manifest in the new face of where we learn – our learning environment. I recently had the honor to participate as a panelist in the July 27, 2009 online discussion sponsored by Learning Trends, ISA, and Training Magazine Network. Not to sound contradictory, but we all have a learning environment.

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Survey Says: Your Employees Want Coaching and Mentoring

CLO Magazine

Upskilling and reskilling workers while maintaining performance levels is becoming an increasingly important priority as organizations prepare for the future of work. So what kinds of learning opportunities do workers want in the face of immense change?

Improving Personal Learning - A Continuing Challenge for Learning Professionals

Tony Karrer

From Wikipedia's description of Knowledge Economy , quoting Peter Drucker (1966): A manual worker works with his hands and produces "stuff". A knowledge worker works with his head and produces ideas, knowledge, and information. What's the most important skill of a knowledge worker? The most important skills of a knowledge worker are learning skills. It also lacks specific, pragmatic advice to build learning skills.

eLearning - Social Media - Mobile Learning

Tony Karrer

eLearning Learning Hot List - May 15, 2009 to May 22, 2009 Top Posts The following are the top posts from featured sources based on social signals. Choose the Right Pilot Group - Kapp Notes , May 22, 2009 Presentation: Social Bookmarking with Delicious - Don't Waste Your Time , May 15, 2009 Discovering Instructional Design, Part 1 - The E-Learning Curve , May 19, 2009 Meeting icebreaker-How to get a group to acknowledge differences in perceptions.

PDR Design Model Supports Shift to Learning Design in the Work Context

Living in Learning

The concept of a learning shift represents a course correction by the USS Training Department. Our tactics need to shift because we no longer serve the expanded scope of the knowledge worker’s environment. Learning is not shifting into the work context – it is catching up.

eLearning Learning - Best of May

Tony Karrer

eLearning Learning Hot List May 1, 2009 to May 31, 2009 Here is the best stuff from May 2009 via the eLearning Learning site. Clive on Learning , May 29, 2009 Implementing New Learning Technology? Tony Bates , May 8, 2009 Are Your E-Learning Courses Pushed or Pulled? , Tony Bates , May 8, 2009 Learning 2.0 Hope you enjoy. Top Posts The following are the top posts from featured sources based on social signals.

Concept Worker

Tony Karrer

But then he describes how we've really moved on past that to a new age where the dominant value for most organizations are created by high-end knowledge workers working on concepts. But, I actually think we should be focused on the emphasis on the type of knowledge work and the type of workers. The person in the call center does quite a bit of routine knowledge work. Certainly our work around Work Literacy is all about concept work and concept workers.

Does Your Compliance Training Need A Makeover?

KnowledgeCity

Supervisors and managers must understand how to be in compliance and as your employees apply the rules and regulations to their work, you may find great disparities in their knowledge base. You will also be replacing these workers with employees from the same generation.

The 70:20:10 Model – Today, Tomorrow & Beyond

Learnnovators

ABOUT CHARLES JENNINGS (Managing Director, Duntroon Associates): Charles Jennings is a leading thinker, practitioner and consultant in the areas of performance improvement, change management, and learning. From 2002 until the end of 2008, Charles was the Chief Learning Officer for Reuters and Thomson Reuters where he had responsibility for developing the global learning and performance strategy and leading the learning organisation for the firm’s 55,000 workforce.

ASTD TechKnowledge

Tony Karrer

Better yet, go take a look at: Be an Insanely Great Professional Conference Attendee Better Questions for Learning Professionals Continuing Thoughts on Questions What Questions Should We be Asking? Session Hopping a Practical Guide General Session - New Work Literacies and E-Learning 2.0 These changes are continuously transforming the landscape for knowledge work. The results are in, and most knowledge workers are struggling to adapt to new forms of work and learning.

2009 Top Posts and Topics

Tony Karrer

To create this list, I’m using eLearning Learning as described in Using Special Parameters to Create Year End Post for details on how I’ve come up with this list. Discussion Forums for Knowledge Sharing at Capital City Bank eLearning Portal Integration Data Driven Notable Topics for 2009 Work Skills and Knowledge Work Work Skills Keeping Up? Business of Learning Trends in Learning Side Note – Read Counts I also looked at the top posts according to read counts.