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. This research had the goal to investigate how knowledge related to a shared organising vision (in this case (ICT4D, about ICT for development). Blogging may hence be an important activity for professional development of knowledge workers and can help develop their professional identity.

The augmented world of work: Chatbots and voice in digital learning

Brightwave Group

Much has been said in the last 12 months about chatbots, digital assistants and voice interfaces. Our work with our data science and innovation teams leave us without a doubt that Chatbots and voice interfaces will be our guides in the future to finding the resources we need, when we need them. After the visit, they will be able to instruct next steps and share information back to teams, by voice to their phone.

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Friday Finds: The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | August 27, 2021

Mike Taylor

But Zoom calls all day are not going to create work environments where knowledge workers can deal with complex problems or create innovative solutions. Voicebooking has a good voice over generator with some great sounding AI voices. “Develop a passion for learning.

LearnTrends: Microlearning

Experiencing eLearning

Microlearning – the learning that results from “micro” content published in short form and limited by the software and devices used to view it – offers alternatives to traditional development methods for workers who deal with web-based information as part of their job. Missed the beginning due to a phone call, but glad to actually hear Janet’s voice after all this time interacting through blogs, Facebook, etc. Specifically focusing on OTJ skills & knowledge.

A Brief History of AI


digital assistants for enterprise knowledge workers. And there are many voices in the talent development and education fields who speculate about a new future in which AI-enabled learning is widespread and highly effective. A Brief History of AI. Humans have been using machines to augment our capabilities for a long time, so it’s only natural that we’ve come to a point where we’re looking to replicate our cognitive processes in some of those machines.

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Seven Things I Learned This Year

Tony Karrer

What I wrote more about in 2010 than past years: Text-to-Speech (8) OCW (3) SharePoint (8) eLearning Strategy (16) eLearning Tools (34) Corporate eLearning (18) Knowledge Worker (8) Authoring Tools (8) Voice (15) Knowledge Work (4) Captivate (11) Adobe Captivate (6) Enterprise 2.0 (6) 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.

The Role of Training in the Wider Productivity Puzzle


Skills have a major bearing on workforce productivity – especially in developed economies where the majority of employees are knowledge workers. Over 2,000 workers contributed to that research. Workers know more about what they need than most line managers give them credit for.

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What is Learning in the Flow of Work? A New Perspective on Learning


Learning can be pushed to the knowledge worker automatically using artificial techniques based on the work tasks being performed. . Experienced employees have the advantage of reviewing their skills and figure if their knowledge needs to be refreshed.

Digital Badging is Next Generation Certification

Training Industry

The traditional standard bearers are morphing; this new landscape gives more voice to the digital individual. The world we live and work in drives the need for knowledge workers and an innovation economy. I recently finished a great MOOC course on the role of badges as a new currency of exchange for high value, post-secondary credentials for professionals. Now, some may fear the idea of digital badging and how it could hurt certification standards.

Google Glass for eLearning and Mobile Learning


Google Glass offers language voice command support, Bluetooth and Wi-Fi connectivity and allows a user to take photos and videos. Google Glass responds to voice commands, leaving a user’s hands free.

mLearning Feature Sets: Possibilities Wide & Deep

mLearning Trends

The Feature Sets - A Range of Possibility The variety of available mobile devices enables a myriad of potential uses for the preparation, delivery and tracking of learning for mobile workers; and the more capable the mobile device, the wider the array of possible content delivery methods. Basic voice and messaging communications represent the primary reason and easiest cost justification for enterprise mobile device purchases.

6 Key Questions to Guarantee Sales Learning Success


Organizations that take a modern sales learning approach have vastly better results, because modern learning programs reflect the needs of today’s knowledge workers. Examples of this kind of easy-to-create content are video, podcasts, voice over powerpoint, screen captures, and more.

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eLearning Trends That Will Dominate In 2022


This flexibility leads to increased engagement and completion rates, and learners return to review and revisit learning resources. Mobile learning supports a culture of self-directed and continual learning and assists in keeping the existing knowledge base current and relevant.

Interactive Writer for Teen Audience

Tony Karrer

The style and voice of the course needs to balance being fresh and hip but not losing sight of the importance of the topic. In the past, I’ve always been successful finding good interactive writers because I can use techniques as described in LinkedIn for Finding Expertise and the rest of my LinkedIn Guide for Knowledge Workers. Most of my experience has been in adult learning and performance.

Mobile Learning Native App Platform and Tools


Assessments –tests or quizzes used to evaluate Learner’s skill or knowledge. Performance support content or knowledge nuggets that can help learners make use of what they have studied on the job. Mobile Learning Native Application Development Platform and Tools.

Turning over a new leaf

Learning with 'e's

She talks about the five key ways knowledge workers like to learn today. This kind of thinking was voiced during the session. As Jane Hart argues in her report, one of the things most knowledge workers desire is to be able to learn flexibly, whilst remaining within the flow of their work, and preferably without leaving the work space to do so.

How to Set Up a Successful Online Learning Business


A successful online learning business can provide people with unlimited learning opportunities to expand their knowledge. Other mobile technologies that can be leveraged include touch and voice based interfaces. Professional voice talent can help you polish audio tracks.

Top 10 eLearning Predictions for 2010

Tony Karrer

It puts forward lots of suggestions for how knowledge workers can leverage technology to make themselves more effective. I actually think this is some of the most valuable stuff on my blog, and I believe that most knowledge workers are not really taking advantage of this at the level they should. Yet most large organizations find themselves with widely varying knowledge and skills among workplace learning professionals.

Bob Little – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators


In reality this has been part of mainstream working practice for many knowledge workers since the 1990s. Open content is a growing feature of the market, as people search for information, knowledge and learning that they need in order to complete a specific task. Gone are the days of knowledge mastery; the new focus of the day is on continuous learning. In the past, human beings spent much of their time learning things – because knowledge was power.

Top 10 eLearning Predictions 2011 #LCBQ

Tony Karrer

iPad Cornerstone OnDemand Plateau Saba Augmented Reality Cloud Computing Analytics Mobile Learning GeoLearning Performance Support Outsource Low Cost iPhone Learning Theory Creative Commons Facebook Portal Learn.com Leadership eLearning Strategy Knowledge Management Voiceover Obviously, the Cornerstone OnDemand is because of the IPO. One thing that I've not heard discussed as much is the voice recognition and text-to-speech of the application.

Top 74 eLearning Posts from September 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Voice-Over in eLearning - The Learning Circuits Blog , September 1, 2010 Over the past couple of months, Dr. Joel Harband has been teaching me all about Using Text-to-Speech in eLearning. Voice Over in e-Learning, Sometimes - MinuteBio , September 12, 2010 September’s Big Question over at the Learning Circuits Blog is regarding use of voice-over in e-learning. Knowledge Management Contexts: Peter Drucker is a post from: E-Learning Curve Blog.

35 Top eLearning Articles and 6 Hot Topics for March

eLearning Learning Posts

PKM in a nutshell - Learning and Working on the Web , March 22, 2010 Personal Knowledge Management: A way to deal with ever-increasing digital information. Social Media for Knowledge Workers - eLearning Technology , March 30, 2010 Lot s of information on different social media tools that knowledge workers should know about. It is imperative that an assessment item actually measure knowledge and potential performance. Best of eLearning Learning.

Data on Big Data

Marcia Conner

Demand for the services of these workers will grow as organizations continue to seek ways to improve efficiency and control costs. Despite high unemployment rates, a lack of skilled workers means many vacancies remain unfilled. Despite its heft, this is a fairly conservative number and reflects the loss of 25% of the knowledge worker’s day to the problem.

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Jay Cross – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators


Were I to lose that knowledge in some terrible accident, I would literally have nothing to say. The workhorse of the knowledge economy has been, and continues to be, informal learning.”. This is a knowledge economy. Where do you think we are on our e-learning practices in this age of workplace learning where workers learn the most from on-the-job experiences (informal), a little lesser from peer interactions (social), and the least from structured (formal) training programs?



Were I to lose that knowledge in some terrible accident, I would literally have nothing to say. The workhorse of the knowledge economy has been, and continues to be, informal learning.”. This is a knowledge economy. Where do you think we are on our e-learning practices in this age of workplace learning where workers learn the most from on-the-job experiences (informal), a little lesser from peer interactions (social), and the least from structured (formal) training programs?

Investment banking nostalgia

Jay Cross

The Knowledge Web , 5/2000 (Merrill Lynch) “Technology is the driver of the New Economy, and human capital is its fuel. Finding, attracting, and retaining knowledge workers will be mission-critical. Intellectual Capital for the Knowledge Economy , Proprietary Higher Education, 1/2000, Sun Trust. E-Knowledge, New Ways to Build the New Economy , 8/99, Wit Capital. Trace Urdan is an astute voice of reason among education industry analysts.

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Sahana Chattopadhyay – Crystal Balling with 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. However, by definition all training programs are past focused based on an analysis of the past, imparting best practices and documented explicit knowledge.

Global digital tribe

Learning with 'e's

Another is the Wikipedian clan, which exists to create knowledge. Internet memes - units of digital cultural knowledge - are very easily propagated and amplified across social media platforms. Organisations should beware of silencing the voice of the individual. Social media tools offer members of the tribe, even a tribe as large as a multi-national company, the means with which to make their individual voices heard above the cacophony of daily working.

Informal Learning – the other 80%

Jay Cross

Workers who know more get more accomplished. Most of what we learn, we learn from other people — parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, brothers, sisters, playmates, cousins, Little Leaguers, Scouts, school chums, roommates, teammates, classmates, study groups, coaches, bosses, mentors, colleagues, gossips, co-workers, neighbors, and, eventually, our children. The organization establishes the goals and gives the workers flexibility in how to meet them.

DevLearn 2008 - Day 1 Recap

eLearning Weekly

On average, corporate workers will return an email within a 4-hour time span. The same workers will, on average, return an answer to a text message with 6 minutes. by voice, text message, etc.). For knowledge workers, work and learning are inseparable. We are making a transition from information workers to concept workers.

Multi-Generational Learning in the Workplace

Janet Clarey

Funny it was also the first time Cammy “heard&# my voice (other than in it’s written form). The “younger” generation does not have a high level of use of collaborative knowledge creation tools (“2.0”) and don’t adopt radically different patterns of knowledge creation and sharing. My arguments primarily revolve around the knowledge worker - those who work with information. Informal Knowledge Transfer.

The New Leadership & Stoos

Jay Cross

We see reliance on linear, mechanistic thinking, companies focusing more on stock price than delighting customers, and knowledge workers whose voices are ignored by the bosses who direct them. Dissatisfied workers, pissed-off customers, and lousy returns on investment are the outcomes of a broken system. Bosses did the thinking; workers were told to get the job done. It was as if workers lacked intelligence, emotion, and initiative.

Listen: Upwork’s Zoe Harte makes the case for freelancers as core part of talent development strategy

CLO Magazine

“There’s no gold watch for anybody anymore,” says Zoe Harte , senior vice president of HR and talent innovation for Upwork, a Silicon Valley-based technology company that matches companies and freelance workers. It’s a freelancing platform that connects businesses with freelance workers, formerly called Elance-oDesk. We’ve got over 57 million people freelancing in the US, that’s about a third of the workers.

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2008 in retrospect

Jay Cross

Everyone has a voice. Knowledge workers have replaced factory workers. Shareholders owned the factories, but workers own their minds. Information spreading through network connections empowers workers to make decisions and take responsibility for them. Give workers the resources and challenge them to do what’s required. Learnscapes : where informal learning and knowledge work converge.

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