The Knowledge and Learning Transfer Problem

Performance Learning Productivity

I’d used the phrase ‘learning delivery’ when describing computer-supported collaborative learning ( CSCL ) approaches. CSCL was one of the hot pedagogical approaches of the day – when network-based learning was in its relative infancy. Learning takes place in our heads.

7 Knowledge Retention Techniques For eLearning

Obsidian Learning

New post 7 Knowledge Retention Techniques For eLearning on Obsidian Learning. They say that knowledge is power, but it’s only powerful if your learners are able to effectively retain and recall the information when the need arises.

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Axonify Solves the Employee Knowledge Problem

Axonify

If you think hard, the common denominator for each of these challenges is knowledge. When employees don’t have the right knowledge, expecting them to be top performers (or even average performers) just isn’t realistic. Learning is only the first step in the knowledge equation.

Crowd source your corporate knowledge

Challenge to Learn

I’m investigating crowd sourcing of corporate knowledge. The visionary Learning manager really believes that crowd sourcing or user generated content is the way to go. It is (almost) impossible to deliver learning and training material at the same speed.

Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success

and knowledge that prepares the learner for those day-to-day actions. knowledge” objectives (the ones that start with understand, know, remember) are. Teams who learn. take the same training at the same time also benefit from the social nature of this learning.

Knowledge is created, not communicated

The eLearning Nomad

He said that traditional pedagogy treats people like empty vessels to be filled with knowledge (the “banking” approach to education) and he called for an approach that treats the learner as a co-creator of knowledge. I’m a big fan of adult learning expert Stephen Brookfield , whose great books explain why this is so important and how to put this into practice. Yet, typical e-learning doesn’t empower people. I love this phrase.

Growing From Knowledge-Based to Performance-Driven Learning

mLevel

Over the last 20 years, I’ve worked closely with hundreds of Learning and Development (L&D) organizations. A consistent observation I’ve made is that the majority of learning deployed to organizations is purely knowledge-based.

Data is Not Knowledge

The Peformance Improvement

Many people make the mistake of confusing information with knowledge. Knowledge involves the interpretation of information. Knowledge involves listening. The key question we must ask ourselves is, “Are we learning anything?

Knowledge Workers and the Corporate Learning Environment

The E-Learning Curve

The 21st century corporate learning environment is an ecosystem of services, tools, technologies, and processes that support knowledge workers. Continue Reading → The post Knowledge Workers and the Corporate Learning Environment appeared first on E-Learning Curve Blog.

Sharing your knowledge: What’s in it for you?

Challenge to Learn

You are an expert, so why should you share your knowledge with your co-workers or with the rest of the world. It works for me; I’m working in the field of e-Learning for 20 years now, and I’m writing this blog (and sharing my knowledge) since 2010.

Opening up #learning: Access to knowledge

Learning with e's

Learning is opening up like never before. Open learning was originally used to describe the opening up on education to previously disenfranchised individuals - those who had not followed the traditional pathways to education. Here's the first: Access to knowledge.

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How to use the new 70:20:10 rule for knowledge sharing

Challenge to Learn

I discovered a new rule for knowledge sharing, the 70:20:10 rule. In any given company 10% of the employees is willing to actively share their knowledge. About 20% of the employees is willing to share knowledge if they are invited, and 70% will not share knowledge at all, they are just consumers. I found these figures in working with our corporate clients who use Easygenerator as a way to facilitate knowledge sharing between their subject matter experts.

Hire Learners for the Knowledge Economy

The Peformance Improvement

But in the Knowledge Economy , companies need people who can develop their minds. Maybe some organizations can teach people how to learn fast, but most do not have this capability. They need to hire people who already can learn fast and learn well. It’s learning ability.

Turn Your Product Knowledge Training into a “Hero’s Journey”

Knowledge Guru

” You’ve read articles and attended webinars that discuss making learning experiences engaging, yet most of the advice seems vague. What is an engaging learning solution? All of the Knowledge Guru themes we offer start with a goal or “Quest” of some kind.

Curated Insights: Why knowledge sharing at work is a good thing

Axonify

Knowledge sharing has always been an important part of the workplace. If this sounds familiar, it’s time for your organization to explore best practices and implement technology that will put the knowledge employees need at their fingertips. Learning Insights, naturally from Cammy Bean.

Bottom-Line Performance Wins Three 2014 Brandon Hall Awards for its Knowledge Guru Platform

Bottom-Line Performance

Bottom-Line Performance won two Brandon Hall Excellence in Technology gold awards for its Knowledge Guru Game-Based Learning Platform. One gold award honored Knowledge Guru as Best Advance in Gaming or Simulation Technology. for Cisco’s use of the Knowledge Guru platform.

Two types of knowledge

Jay Cross

Explicit Knowledge. #1 1 is explicit knowledge. By definition, explicit knowledge can be captured in words. Retention of explicit knowledge is easily measured and graded and for that reason it’s where tests focus, over-simplified or not. Tacit Knowledge. #2

Human Connection, Not Technology, Most Important in Knowledge Transfer

CLO Magazine

Retirement is just around the corner for many in this cohort, meaning a whole lot of knowledge is about to walk out the door. Experience-based means that a lot of the knowledge that you need to keep your company successful exists in the heads of your key employees, your talent.”.

What Everyone Should Know About Evaluating Learning Knowledge Transfer

Riptide Software

There’s a cliché saying that knowledge is power. And if that’s true, are your learning and development efforts empowering people with knowledge that impacts behavior and performance

Can organisation-wide social networks capture tacit knowledge?

The eLearning Nomad

Most of what we do at work requires knowledge that can’t be captured into a 10 bullet checklist with clear do’s and don’ts. More than ever before, the success of our organisations is based on tacit knowledge (that part of knowledge that is widely embodied in individuals but not able to be readily expressed). The big challenge in any modern learning organisation is the sharing of this tacit knowledge.

Virgin Media: Recording employee knowledge

Visual Lounge

Our very own Innovation Strategist, Troy Stein, flew to the UK earlier this year to visit Virgin Media to see how one of the largest media companies was using Snagit to document and share the invaluable knowledge of some of their most experienced employees. Learn More.

Is Knowledge Transfer Part of Your L&D Strategy?

Bottom-Line Performance

On one side, you have your business objectives, your subject matter experts and all of the knowledge, skills and content employees need to know to meet your objectives. What can you do to make sure knowledge transfer happens and the baton gets passed?

Mine or Ours? The Case For Knowledge Sharing

Dashe & Thomson

One of the hardest lessons to learn growing up is how to share – how to share your toys, your candy, and maybe your room with a sibling. Knowledge Sharing

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Trust, Tacit Knowledge and Social Business

ID Reflections

As I read the post on Resolvingthe Trust Paradox by John Hagel, I was reminded of two things—the talk on the power of vulnerability by Brene Brown and what Morten Hansen says about tacit knowledge sharing in hisbook Collaboration:How Leaders Avoid the Traps, Create Unity, and Reap Big Results. I hadwritten about the latter in my post Molotovcocktail = Weak ties x complicated knowledge. social_business tacit Knowledge Management Tacit knowledge Knowledge Flow John Hagel

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Learning 3.0: How to uncover hidden knowledge in your organization

Docebo

We recently published a report in collaboration with Aberdeen Group entitled: The New 70:20:10: The Changing Face of Learning. We delve into Aberdeen’s findings in this blog post and examine how leading organizations support learning in forward-thinking and innovative ways. Read part one: “Learning 3.0: Best-in-class organizations measure learning program effectiveness. Uncover hidden knowledge through conversion. Tacit knowledge has been recorded and uploaded.

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Knowledge Is in the Cards

Association eLearning

If that same information is presented in a way that’s personally significant to a learner, it encourages them to “own” that knowledge and helps them grasp the nuances. I was recently introduced to a card game called Dixit.

How Cisco Uses Knowledge Guru to Teach Product and Technical Knowledge (Interview)

Knowledge Guru

I interviewed Paula Rossini, Global Program Manager at Cisco, to learn more about how Cisco uses Knowledge Guru games to teach its sales associates. What learners do you use Knowledge Guru games with? How are the games part of a learning solution?

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The importance of a Knowledge Sharing Culture

Growth Engineering

The importance of knowledge management within organisations used to be a thing that could be easily overlooked. In this article we’ll show you what organisations stand to lose by allowing experts to hoard knowledge and just how badly things can go wrong when this aspect is ignored.

Why Organizations Need Chief Knowledge Curators

CLO Magazine

Leaders like Bezos understand how the absence of structured knowledge sharing creates room for unproductive discussions, silos and lack of genuine commitment to the execution effort. Why don’t more leaders adopt this deliberate knowledge sharing to drive business success?

70/20/10: The road to greater knowledge retention?

Docebo

The vast amount of learning delivered within the workplace is through formal classrooms and eLearning courses , but the knowledge gained only accounts for about 10% of the learning that occurs. The post 70/20/10: The road to greater knowledge retention?

Knowledge Guru Spring ’14 Release is All About Options

Knowledge Guru

You want to use games for learning, but you need the games to fit the unique requirements of your organization. You’re ready to create learning that breaks the mold, but you’re not so sure the development tools out there are capable of meeting your needs.

An eLearning revolution: From professional development to knowledge sharing

Challenge to Learn

Posting information on the web doesn’t require any technical knowledge anymore. Sharing your knowledge is as easy as sharing your latest picture through the social media. Easygenerator has three new goals now: Make it possible for anyone to share their knowledge on any device.

The Advantages of Knowledge Sharing

Dashe & Thomson

One of the hardest lessons to learn growing up is how to share… how to share your toys, your candy, and maybe your room with a sibling. The post The Advantages of Knowledge Sharing appeared first on Social Learning Blog.

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Organizational Knowledge Mastery?

Clark Quinn

By the ‘test and learn’ process of doing experiments and reading reactions, you can gather data quickly. If we adapt Harold Jarche’s Personal Knowledge Mastery (or PKM ), which is about Seek-Sense-Share as a mechanism to grow our own abilities, to organizations, we can see a different model. Here’s organizations seek knowledge sources, sense via experiments and reflection, and share internally (and externally, as appropriate ;).