Wikis for Improving Productivity

Experiencing eLearning

Significant increases in productivity with a wiki. We use the wiki for our team, but I wonder what we can do to be more effective with it, as well as how we can help other departments in the company. Use templates on the wiki to make it easier to structure pages so people can be familiar with it. Document Repository: Use wiki to hold templates and documents. Getting People to Use the Wiki. No information about clients like SSN stored on the wiki.

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Wikis and Learning – 60 Resources

Tony Karrer

I’m involved in several discussions around how to use Wikis as part of learning solutions. So, of course, I went to eLearning Learning and I looked at Wiki , Collaborative Learning with Wikis , Wikis and eLearning 2.0 , Wikis Corporate eLearning , Social Learning with Wikis , Wiki Security and a few others. Here’s some of what I found: Why a Wiki?

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Using Wikis to Stop Brain Drain

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Using Wikis to Stop Brain Drain by Jolene on February 23, 2010 in Wikis In his December Training Magazine article Training in a Web 2.0 My experience is that when implemented and administered effectively, wikis can essentially serve as an institutional knowledge reservoir and stop the brain drain, or at least slow it to a trickle.

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If Wikis Work for National Security, They Can Work For the Rest of.

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS If Wikis Work for National Security, They Can Work For the Rest of Us by Jon on December 13, 2010 in Wikis , social learning Although most people don’t view US intelligence agencies as great examples of organizational effectiveness, I came across some encouraging evidence recently in the way some have begun to share information.

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If Wikis Work for National Security, They Can Work For the Rest of Us

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS If Wikis Work for National Security, They Can Work For the Rest of Us by Jon on December 13, 2010 in Wikis , social learning Although most people don’t view US intelligence agencies as great examples of organizational effectiveness, I came across some encouraging evidence recently in the way some have begun to share information.

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Using Wikis to Stop Brain Drain | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Using Wikis to Stop Brain Drain by Jolene on February 23, 2010 in Wikis In his December Training Magazine article Training in a Web 2.0 My experience is that when implemented and administered effectively, wikis can essentially serve as an institutional knowledge reservoir and stop the brain drain, or at least slow it to a trickle.

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2009 Review

Experiencing eLearning

In June, I found out that my job situation was not especially secure. In July, my column on using wikis for ID process documentation was published in the eLearning Guild’s Learning Solutions magazine–my first official published article. Why a Wiki? Posted in Blogging, Careers & Work, Change, Instructional Design, LMS, Patterns, Wikis. It’s time for that annual ritual of looking back at the year.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "Seven Strategies for Implementing a Successful Corporate Wiki" (Industry Week)

Mark Oehlert

Main | "The Core of Fun" (Raph Koster via IT Conversations) » March 12, 2008 "Seven Strategies for Implementing a Successful Corporate Wiki" (Industry Week) ( article link ) When I first saw this article, I thought great, another study telling us what we already kno w. The study recommended: Integrate the wiki as one of several important tools in an organizations IT collaboration architecture.

eLearning Review: A Module for the National Security Arena

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS eLearning Review: A Module for the National Security Arena by Jim on October 15, 2010 in Reviews , eLearning Most of the eLearning modules we design here at Dashe & Thomson are aimed at the corporate audience.

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eLearning Review: A Module for the National Security Arena.

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS eLearning Review: A Module for the National Security Arena by Jim on October 15, 2010 in Reviews , eLearning Most of the eLearning modules we design here at Dashe & Thomson are aimed at the corporate audience.

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Big Basket of Stuff #1: Wikis, IMs, and 3D

Mark Oehlert

which even amnesiacs can remember games.students get connected and wikis get adopted. » March 05, 2008 Big Basket of Stuff #1: Wikis, IMs, and 3D Pardon this hodge podge but I have waaayyy too many items to get through them individually and quite frankly the number of tabs I have open is getting a little scary.

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Wild and Wacky Friday - How to fly through airport security

Take an e-Learning Break

Wired magazine has a cool wiki area with lots of how- tos. Check it out: [link

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Big Basket of Stuff #2.in which even amnesiacs can remember games.students get connected and wikis get adopted.

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Big Basket of Stuff #1: Wikis, IMs, and 3D | Main | Big Basket of Stuff #3.the last for today.and short » March 05, 2008 Big Basket of Stuff #2.in which even amnesiacs can remember games.students get connected and wikis get adopted. corporations will have implemented wikis by 2009. which even amnesiacs can remember games.students get connected and wikis get adopted.

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Firewalls and Security in Software as a Service

Tony Karrer

Tools - A Summary - was general consensus around: Software as a Service is Great for Learning Professionals inside Corporations Firewall restrictions still pose a problem for SOME services Security is a concern, but generally should not stop use The reason that Software as a Service is so attractive is that it is often hard to get Corporate IT to spend time on getting even simple software packages set-up and even harder to get them to agree to support these packages. Look at security.

The survival of higher education (3): The Social Web

Learning with 'e's

Although this is not the entire story, I believe we will need to adopt these and other new technology mediated approaches widely if we wish to secure the future of higher education. One of the most popular activities on our wiki based learning programmes was called ‘goldmining’. These were posted up onto the group wiki, and a short summary attached by the ‘gold miner’ to explain what it contained and why it would be useful.

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Sausages and mash(up)

Learning with e's

Udo works as a consultant for the University of Plymouth, is a member of the Information Security and Network Research Group here, and he has graciously invited me out to observe what goes on in their face to face meetings. For their project, one of the groups of bright young things has come up with an idea they have called Wiki ++. it is an extended open architecture in which several versions of a wiki page exist simultaneously, so there is potential for endless mash-up, ?

4 LMS Features That Were Hot and Now Are Not

Absorb LMS

Now, even the most security-conscious organizations such as governments and financial institutions embrace software as a service (SaaS). In fact, opinion regarding the security of cloud-based applications seems to have jumped the shark, with many tech-savvy clients believing that cloud-based applications hosted on reputable platforms such as Amazon Web Services may lessen the risk of data falling into the wrong hands or disappearing.

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Now this is how it is supposed to work!

Mark Oehlert

The podcast is about the use of blogs and wikis within Motorola. Three quarters of the company participates by posting toblogs, wikis, forums, and FAQs. Any public-facing blogging or wikis(e.g., the CTO has a blog, there is a wiki for the Q) are somethingseparate.

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Someone buy me this poster

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Wanna new job? How about CEO at SocialText?

Mark Oehlert

Ross is the founder of Social Text , "the first wiki company and leading provider of Enterprise 2.0 e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Slow Week.Goin Campin | Main | PSP in the Classroom (UK style) » July 20, 2007 Wanna new job? How about CEO at SocialText? Well, Ross Mayfield certainly knows how to stir things up. solutions."

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): The Invention of Good Games:Understanding Learning Design in Commercial Video Games (Katrin Becker thesis)

Mark Oehlert

by Robert Bloomfield) | Main | Small Basket of MindMapping Items » February 27, 2008 The Invention of Good Games:Understanding Learning Design in Commercial Video Games (Katrin Becker thesis) Katrins important thesis is now available both as a Wiki and a PDF download. e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Worlds for Study: Invitation - Virtual Worlds for Studying Real-World Business (and Law, and Politics, and Sociology, and.) (by

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Learning with e's

On Thursday I'm off to Sweden again, via London Heathrow, where I can be mistreated by people I can actually see - i.e. airport security guards and taxi drivers rather than some faceless technocrats who seem to be a law unto themselves. I'm talking about social presence in online learning again, but this time I will be taking my wiki with me. Tags: Sweden University of Umea wiki social presence Technorati blog tracking Technorati have let themselves down I reckon.

Seven Technology-Enabled Tools that Empower the Modern Corporate Trainer

G-Cube

Blogs and Wikis. Most LMSs now also have the capability of creating Blogs within the LMS to keep the resources safe and secure. Wikis too can be created in a bid to encourage global learners collaborate together without getting bogged down by schedules and time differences. Scholarly articles can be built together on the wiki, where the Trainer can guide the learners from time to time. Technology has made training and learning more accessible and learner-friendly.

Mitigating the Risks of BYOD in corporate learning

G-Cube

However, this trend comes with its own set of challenges and Security is the top concern that most organizations have with the policy of BYOD. The solution is to not ban the policy of BYOD but put up measures to ensure the security of corporate data – across the multiple devices that the employee uses to access the data. Most modern LMSs come with built-in security measures for data that resides on the system.

Delivering Impactful Induction Training through Social Tools – Some Practical Tips

G-Cube

Social learning platforms like wikis or blogs can be utilized as a platform of discussing and reflecting on new knowledge or skills gained. For them, a ‘reading list’ can be prepared on the blog or wiki to read up. Most modern LMS nowadays have built-in social platforms, making sure that the information shared is safe and secure. This makes sure that the veteran experts can share the knowledge in a variety of ways – as per their ease within the secure perimeter of the LMS.

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The 5 Best Open Source Learning Management Systems

Your Training Edge

Moodle offers a free online learning management system that allows you to create your own programs with its scalable and secure tools. For businesses and teachers, Canvas offers an incredible learning atmosphere where you can set up videos, blogs, wikis, documentation, and get feedback as well. You can also set up discussion boards, blogs, wikis, and forums.

70:20:10 and user generated learning: no way!

Challenge to Learn

You can’t use user generated learning for compliance training or security training. With compliance training and security training you have to be able to prove that your employees know the rules. Some companies choose to put a part of the material on their website or intranet or in a wiki. That is not secure! Content in the cloud is a big security risk, ready to be hacked. Here are the reasons: We use the Amazon cloud with all Amazon security measures.

Mentors: Increase Retention, Completion, and Build Your Learning Culture

Edvance360

In Edvance360, there are tools for: Building relationships on the enterprise scale (the secure social network) to smaller departmental or focus-centered scale (communities). Building relationships through collaboration (wiki tool), discussion and debate (discussions and live chat tools) and even live meetings that can be recorded on the LMS (video-conferencing integration).

Analyzing the ROI of Social Media in Training | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

As an example, she notes that Cisco has cited the use of wikis in saving millions of dollars, by allowing “geographically dispersed staff [to] efficiently work on single documents, share ideas and comments, and decrease development time.” At Dashe & Thomson, we have found wikis to be one of the single cheapest and easiest tools available for aiding in knowledge transfer during a training project. If you’re not using Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, wikis, etc.,

Employees Avoiding Corporate Barriers

Nick Leffler

If an organization must secure themselves by putting up barriers, before erecting those barriers, other equally effective ways for employees to get their work done should be in place. Even a barrier as small as needing to sign into a firewall is big enough to make an employee avoid security measures. Long before any barriers or security measure can be put into effect, money needs to be invested at providing another solution that’s just as good or better.

Unleash the Impact of Body Language on Business Outcome: PART 1

Origin Learning

Such a methodology has been deployed in areas such as security (checks at airports), food industry, and market research agencies. Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Steve_Nallon. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paul_Ekman. “…to stand up and say that we are one nation. We are one people. And our time for change has come.” These expressions were made by a man, at a time when the stage was getting set for his ascension as the first US Black President.

Google Course Builder: Initial Review

LearnDash

The “Get Started” link (if you can find it) takes you to a rather cold, wiki-type page that details the entire program from start to finish. Data Privacy and Security. Not too long ago, Google came out with a Course Builder program, designed to allow schools and institutions an easy way to set-up their own MOOC platform. Today, I decided to take a look at the program to get a sense of their offering and what it can do.

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Unleash the Impact of Body Language on Business Outcome: PART 1

Origin Learning

Such a methodology has been deployed in areas such as security (checks at airports), food industry, and market research agencies. Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Steve_Nallon. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paul_Ekman. “…to stand up and say that we are one nation. We are one people. And our time for change has come.” These expressions were made by a man, at a time when the stage was getting set for his ascension as the first US Black President.

The Best LMS Features that make Paradiso LMS Stand at the Top of the Competition

PSB

E – Commerce : With Paradiso LMS, users can avail a secure and easy shopping cart experience. It is also accompanied by a wiki, chats, forums, quizzes, and much more. While selecting an LMS , the most important aspect every user will pay attention to is the features it offers.

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Zone Alarm Listen UP!! This is NOT Customer Service!

Mark Oehlert

Normally I run Zone Alarms security suite of products and I generally think they are the best out there - they are certainly better than Norton in terms of being Norton being such a resource hog. RIGHT-click on Uninstall ZoneAlarm Security, then select Properties 04.) Click on Start -> Programs -> ZoneAlarm -> Uninstall ZoneAlarm Security 07.) Click Uninstall to run the uninstaller, and choose OK or yes to any security alerts that pop up.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "Is Web 2.0 Safe?" (MSN article)

Mark Oehlert

MSN article) Here is the shocking synopsis of this article : Security needs to be better in Web 2.0 Yes, its true that as more data is stored in the cloud, then the cloud needs to be better secured and we need to look at how our browsers are allowed to interact with our computers (although no using browser code as part of the genetic base for your OS might be a start).

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Good for introNetworks!

Mark Oehlert

introNetworks Secures $2.7 e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Fleck.Web page annotation | Main | Great Web Comic and the Guy Gets Fired!? » May 17, 2007 Good for introNetworks!