Uberizing Organizational Learning – Thinking Beyond Courses

ID Reflections

We have to think agile, instant, accessible, contextual, micro-sized, real time… We need to uberize organizational learning. Uberization ” has taken off as the new term that according to me has come to stand for – disruption, innovation, lean operating model, harnessing of the affordances of the sharing economy, and a hyper-connected world driven by imagination and creativity where everything is a mobile-click away – including learning. Learning is no exception.

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. The theme of event was – Organizational Learning: Impacting business, Changing the game. And we believe that the greatest trend that is changing the game, transforming the way people learn in the 21 st century is Technology-aided Learning.

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Training Tracks: Flexible and Efficient Tailored Learning Paths to Meet Unique Career Objectives

BlueVolt

Organizational Learning Custom Learning LMS Best Practices curation curated sequences

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Introducing Moodle Workplace: Moodle HQ’s Latest Solution for Organizational Learning

eThink Education

In last week’s recap of the Learning Technologies 2019 conference in London, we included a few exciting new announcements from both the eThink Team and Moodle HQ, including the launch of Moodle Workplace. How Moodle is Currently Utilized for Organizational Learning. As you may already know, Moodle is the world’s most widely used Learning Management System, with a very high percentage of users in “non-academic” spaces.

This Is What I Believe About Learning in Organizations

The Performance Improvement Blog

The Purpose of Business is Learning. But none of this is possible without learning. At its core, any high performing organization is about learning; continually using new information to become smarter, better, and more effective. To survive and thrive today, industries need innovation which is essentially about learning. Companies must learn more deeply about their customers and markets. Training Is Not Learning. Work is No Longer Work .

Laura Overton – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Laura Overton is the Founder and Managing Director of Towards Maturity – a not for profit benchmark practice that provides independent research to help organisations deliver improved performance through learning innovation. Her work is based on 25+ years of practical experience in implementing technology enabled learning strategies for business advantage and is backed by her independent research. What are the completion rates of a typical online learning program?

SCORM and xAPI LMS in a Learning Culture

The Performance Improvement Blog

A learning management system (LMS) is considered to be a necessary tool in most complex organizations today, especially those industries, like nuclear energy, airlines, and healthcare, where monitoring compliance with government-imposed training requirements is essential. However, I have had my doubts about the value of an LMS for enhancing learning and contributing to a learning culture. However, I have to ask, “Does xAPI do a better job of facilitating learning?”

Do You Have a Learning Culture? (Part One)

The Performance Improvement Blog

Culture used to be considered a byproduct of organizational life. So, how do you know what kind of culture you have and, if you want to create a learning culture, how do you know when you have one? Taking a cue from Shah, here are some espoused values (not necessarily values in use) and instinctive reactions that indicate either the presence or absence of a learning culture. Both reactions are reasonable, but one is indicative of a learning culture and the other is not.

Reprise: Do You Have a Learning Culture? (Part One)

The Performance Improvement Blog

Culture used to be considered a byproduct of organizational life. to create a learning culture, how do you know when you have one? Taking a cue from Shah, here are some espoused values (not necessarily values in use) and instinctive reactions that indicate either the presence or absence of a learning culture. Both reactions are reasonable, but one is indicative of a learning culture and the other is not. The espoused value says, “We learn from our mistakes.”.

Managers Managing Minds: Their 21rst Century Job

The Performance Improvement Blog

Everywhere brains are learning, sharing information, and providing help to other brains. It also includes what they discover, learn from failure, learn from one another, share, innovate, tell each other, and more. If your Corporate IQ is growing, you’re on the right track for the future. A shrinking Corporate IQ is a function of many forces currently at work: Brains need to learn how to learn — Technology has changed the learning equation.

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The Performance Management Myth

The Performance Improvement Blog

In an article for T+D titled, A Closer Look: Myths vs. Reality in Training , Pat Galagan presents a number of provocative challenges to popular assumptions about training and learning. This observation flies in the face of popular rating and ranking systems and software designed to track course completion and goal attainment. I’ve written previously about the importance of creating a learning culture in organizations.

Evaluating Informal Learning

The Performance Improvement Blog

Informal learning in organizations is finally being recognized as a key aspect of employee development and performance improvement. But how do you evaluate something that is as unpredictable and serendipitous as informal learning? Learning occurs in "informal" (another term that I don’t like but is gaining traction) settings and online, as well as in the classroom. Managers could follow these results for the purpose of assessing impact of team learning.

Deeper eLearning Design: Part 2 – Practice Makes Perfect

Learnnovators

The goal of this series is to build upon good implementations of instructional design, and go deeper into the nuances of what makes learning really work. We started with objectives and we’ll continue on through concepts, examples, emotional elements, and putting it together, but here we’re talking about good practice for learning. The formal goals for learning are twofold: 1. Retention over time until the learning is needed, and.

Integrating Social Learning In The Workplace

Learnnovators

I have been writing about social learning and its related concepts – communities of practices , working out loud and skills for the networked world for quite some time now. Social learning has become a buzzword in the workplace learning space, and every other organization is claiming to have “social learning” as a part of the mix. The catch is that “social learning” cannot just be implemented or enforced. How is this change related to social learning?

What is Influencing the Future of L&D?

Learnnovators

You are wrong if you are expecting me to start crystal-ball gazing to identify the future shape of corporate learning and development. These include: The way people are connecting and collaborating (social learning) is changing: How can we support them better? The need for learning flexibility, demanding mobile technology. I’m in the privileged position of being able to share some early insights into real evidence of how L&D leaders see the future unfolding.

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. It’s DIY learning.

Organizational Dashboards

The Performance Improvement Blog

Organizational dashboards have become a popular tool for monitoring performance. The Dashboard Spy presents some examples of performance measures that hospitals are tracking on their dashboards. The new governor of Michigan, Rick Snyder, has implemented a dashboard to track the State’s performance in the area of education. However, it is the process of creating a dashboard that is the most powerful evaluation and learning experience for an organization.

Deeper eLearning Design: Part 6 – Putting It All Together

Learnnovators

The goal of this series is to build upon good implementations of instructional design, and go deeper into the nuances of what makes learning really work. Now we’re hearing about these principles being proposed for learning design, and I couldn’t be happier. The question is: “What is an independent evaluation of the success of the learning experience?” From good objectives, we need to start designing a learning experience.

50 Ways to Lever Learning

The Performance Improvement Blog

In a learning culture , formal training is just one of many methods used to facilitate employee learning. In a learning culture, we start with the performance goal and then select the mix of methods that will help employees acquire and retain the knowledge, skills, attitudes, and beliefs they need in order to achieve those goals. Instructor-centered class (fact to face) – traditional classroom in which instructor controls the content and learning process.

Going Digital: How to Move from Instructor-Led Courses to Online Distance Learning

eThink Education

Times are changing and digital learning and remote work is becoming increasingly more common as organizations and institutions shift their policies to accommodate the convenience, wellbeing, and safety of their learners and teams. How to Move to Online Distance Learning.

Build Trust, Not Control

The Performance Improvement Blog

Magazine, writes about a company that had a culture of “trust and track”, lost it, and is now getting it back. Burlingham writes:   The system is an important mechanism for creating a trust-and-track culture and for breaking the habits of command and control. Tags: Leadership Organization Culture Organizational Learning accountability active disengagement engagement leadership trust

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Change Management: Tips, Tools, and Techniques

The Performance Improvement Blog

They describe 10X10 in this way: The tips and resources presented are taken from the topics and resources available in Inspire, a web-based tool that empowers employees to take ownership of their leadership development by enabling them to build, drive and track their own leadership development plan. In short, Inspire connects employees with targeted activities and resources for learning, giving them the tools and information they need to drive their own professional development.

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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. It’s DIY learning.

Just-In-Time Learning

The Performance Improvement Blog

Clark Quinn writes about mobile learning and also formal social learning and informal social learning as formats that open up tremendous possibilities for providing information where it is needed. Inspire is “…a web-based tool that empowers employees to take ownership of their leadership development by enabling them to build, drive and track their own leadership development plan.” They can provide a relationship that facilitates and reinforces learning.

DEEPER ELEARNING DESIGN: PART 2 – PRACTICE MAKES PERFECT

Learnnovators

The goal of this series is to build upon good implementations of instructional design, and go deeper into the nuances of what makes learning really work. We started with objectives and we’ll continue on through concepts, examples, emotional elements, and putting it together, but here we’re talking about good practice for learning. The formal goals for learning are twofold: 1. Retention over time until the learning is needed, and 2.

INTEGRATING SOCIAL LEARNING IN THE WORKPLACE

Learnnovators

I have been writing about social learning and its related concepts – communities of practices , working out loud and skills for the networked world for quite some time now. Social learning has become a buzzword in the workplace learning space, and every other organization is claiming to have “social learning” as a part of the mix. The catch is that “social learning” cannot just be implemented or enforced. How is this change related to social learning?

MOOCs in Workplace Learning – Part 4: Role in Corporate Universities

Learnnovators

This infographic of a Deloitte Survey spanning 90 countries look at the talent issues that can threaten organizational effectiveness. is an incisive article by @Josh_Bersin on the way Gen Y views the world of work, leadership, career progression and learning. They will expect and demand to learn differently — social, mobile and cloud will play a big role. Thus, CUs can benefit by integrating MOOCs into their larger organizational learning strategy.

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4 Reasons Systems Training Isn’t Really About Systems

PDG

If a Pharmaceutical company puts a regulatory tracking system in place, their goals are likely to be better tracking of the use of the products and higher compliance to regulations. Sure, Systems Training needs to help employees learn how to use the system. A new CRM system is likely to change the way salespeople interact with customers—or at the very least, change the way they track those interactions. Systems Training is About Organizational Change.

Working Out Loud: Using the Tools We Already Have

Learnnovators

A bit more conscious thinking behind why, when and how we use these platforms can transform our daily meandering interactions into purposeful habits around learning, sharing and community building. This thought was triggered by David Kelly’s presentation – Social Media, Social Learning, and Curation where he highlights the role each of the social tools/platform can play in our sharing and learning.

Micro-Learning as a Workplace Learning Strategy

Learnnovators

In todays’ time-crunched, attention-deficit and multitasking world, micro-learning seems to have cropped up as a possible solution to corporate learning and personal development. However, what exactly is micro-learning remains a bit of an elusive concept with different people defining it in different ways. Can a 10-minute learning byte be defined as micro-learning? Would a commoncraft-style video be considered micro-learning?

Webinar: Your All-Inclusive Power Centre For Corporate Training | Adobe Captivate Prime LMS

Adobe Captivate

Looking for an all-in-one LMS that can help you deploy and track your organizational learning in a jiffy? This webinar is ideal for – Chief Learning Officers and Directors of Learning – Corporate Learners in Government and Corporate organizations – Teacher development including K-12 and Higher Education – Instructional and Educational Designers – Human Resource Management – Learning professionals.

MOOCS IN WORKPLACE LEARNING – PART 4: ROLE IN CORPORATE UNIVERSITIES

Learnnovators

It’s roughly estimated that only ” 20% of the workers will have the skills needed for 60% of the jobs (mostly because the job haven’t been invented yet) by the end of the decade. “ (Ref: [link] ) This infographic of a Deloitte Survey spanning 90 countries look at the talent issues that can threaten organizational effectiveness. is an incisive article by @Josh_Bersin on the way Gen Y views the world of work, leadership, career progression and learning.

The Business of Development

CLO Magazine

How does someone who went to college to become a high school math teacher end up leading learning at Nordstrom? Jesse Schlueter, vice president of learning and leadership for Nordstrom, leverages her passion for numbers in her role managing the development of the retail giant’s 72,000 employees. We are learning all the time about our evolving workforce — what matters to them and what helps them do their best work,” Schlueter said. “We Pivoting to Learning.

How Gamification Examples Can Help Your Organization

WalkMe Training Station

A good example of this would be a system for fast-tracking promotions. Gamification Organizational LearningGamification is a useful training technique for any organization that values employee development. Gamification examples, among many things, can be used as references or inspirations for creating new and unique gamification activities.

MICRO-LEARNING AS A WORKPLACE LEARNING STRATEGY

Learnnovators

In todays’ time-crunched, attention-deficit and multitasking world, micro-learning seems to have cropped up as a possible solution to corporate learning and personal development. However, what exactly is micro-learning remains a bit of an elusive concept with different people defining it in different ways. Can a 10-minute learning byte be defined as micro-learning? Would a commoncraft-style video be considered micro-learning?

How to Replace Top-Down Training with Collaborative Learning (4)

Jay Cross

How ready are you to tackle Big L Learning? Our people are learning and growing fast enough to keep up with the future. ? We learn something from every interaction with a customer. ? Assessing the cost/benefit of experiential learning is like asking for a cost/benefit of your telephone connections. Stock price reflects the value investors put on know-how, brand, track record, and the likelihood that the company will continue to create value in the future.

Showing the value of social media

Jay Cross

How do you cost-justify social learning initiatives? Social learning is no different from other business investments. Draw analogies to what other companies have accomplished with social media: Large company implements an organizational wiki informally. Used by 20,000 employees, it saves $20 million a year previously wasted tracking things down. Tags: Metrics of improving organizational learning

Value Networks

Jay Cross

Rather than counting accounting’s funny-money, Verna directly tracks the flow of value through the organization’s circuitry. Tags: Making sound decisions Management Innovation Metrics of organizational learning In yestserday’s New York Times, Gretchen Morgenstern explained one reason Why All Earnings Are Not Equal. Corporate managers have lots of elbow room as to whether an item is an expense or an investment, and some push the limits of discretion.

What is the Role of an Outsourced Learning Administrative Provider?

Infopro Learning

The world of learning and development has significantly changed over the last year. Organizations who successfully adapted to the current disruptive business environment leveraged learning solutions that strategically support business processes and goals.

The meta-program

Clark Quinn

It’s also about the learning to learn and work skills that accompany the foundational knowledge. Meta-skills, like learning to learn and learning to work well (21C skills), can’t be developed on their own. How well did you communicate your learnings from that experiment on recursion in learning programs? Then we use technology to serve both as a tool for learners to construct (make) outcomes, and to track their progress.