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Do you really need separate social learning tools? PART TWO – 6 ways to integrate learning into the workflow

Jane Hart

In Part One of this series of blog postings, I asked the question: “As business is becoming more social and we are using new social tools to work collaboratively with one another, do we really need another set of social tools specifically for learning?” Social learning

Workplace Learning: Adding, Embedding & Extracting

Charles Jennings

As such the development, although taking place in the workflow, is to a large extent ‘directed’ by the HR or Learning/Training department.

Autonomy and Value in Social and Workplace Learning

Charles Jennings

My colleague Jane Hart recently shared the diagram below on her blog. The principle is that in the new working environment learning is the work.

Ensuring knowledge flow through narration

Harold Jarche

This is where online activity streams and micro-blogging have helped organizational learning. Organizations can do the same. Courses are stock.

Enterprise knowledge sharing requires trusted relationships

Harold Jarche

But the major barrier to encouraging informal social relationships at work often comes down to a question of control. Trust is a human quality.

Workforce Development Services: A new framework of training and learning support

Jane Hart

I’ll also be writing more about Workforce Collaboration Services in blog posts in the future. There is a big difference.

The Power of Reflection in an Ever-Changing World

Charles Jennings

The US military four-question AAR, for example, could serve as a template for any organisation to help embed a culture of reflection.

How Narrating Your Work Helps You Become More Effective by Saving Precious Time

Luis Suarez

And that’s, on its own, another big issue that needs sorting out. . to no end. Or even both!, much about it! Yet, it hasn’t happened.

Learning Content Management Systems (LCMS) for Managing Course Assets

Tony Karrer

Some key elements in the learning technology strategy that Bryan talks to some of the bigger pictures questions that organizations need to think through. You still do get back to the core questions: Are people using an LCMS to manage content assets and workflow across the enterprise? They have an LMS but not an LCMS.

Continuing Education and Learning Management Systems

Tony Karrer

I'm hoping that readers can weigh in on both aspects: (1) specific thoughts or suggestions on LMS products that might fit and (2) how do you get answers to questions like this? If you have this kind of question, how would you go about getting help? The LMS offers courses with both nursing and HCS-D credits. Solutions?

Don’t Underestimate the Value of Your Community Managers

Luis Suarez

To train the entire organization on social media, internal social software, social business, social processes and workflows and community management.

Tech Wellness in the Nonprofit Workplace: Tips for Avoiding Collaborative Overload

Beth Kanter

This blog post shares some thoughts. It is important for your team to have the right amount of structure in their workflow. Beth). Gina).

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ROI and Metrics in eLearning

Tony Karrer

This level of evaluation will increase the visibility of learning and development efforts, because successful implementation of Level 3 evaluation Internet Time Blog: ROI is toast. Questions you may have include: * What is the reason for the training? · ROI and Analytics · Internet Time Blog: ROI is toast. Use EVA instead.

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Putting Enterprise 2.0 into Context

Andy McAfee

The biggest failure is the lack of workflow integration to drive culture change. Three recent posts have done a great job of showing where we are in the spread of Enterprise 2.0 – the use of emergent social software platforms by companies to get work done. The first is Laurie Buczek’s “ The Big Failure of Enterprise 2.0

Social Learning doesn’t mean what you think it does!

Jane Hart

We value informal learning and want to support people learn continuously – in the workflow. We will help people with their Personal Knowledge Management: to find blogs and other resources, as well as set up filters to deal with information overload, etc. The first few paragraphs say it all! New approaches are emerging. No way!

Quiz: Have you got the New Workplace Learning mindset?

Jane Hart

It seems to me that there are 5 key differences (probably more) but before I discuss them in more detail, here are 5 questions to test you as well your organisation’s mindset. Click on the link below if you want to participate in the survey, or read on if you just want to see the questions and my thoughts.



Social Learning (Wikis, Blogs, Reviews, Comments, Mentoring/Coaching). ?. ?. Workflow Management/Review Tool. . ?. What does an LMS do?

The Smart Worker : learns best with and from others

Jane Hart

This is the the 7th post in a series of blog postings about how L&D departments need to change to meet the needs of today’s Smart Worker.

Pick of the Month: May 2012

Jane Hart

but rather a new organizational learning approach, where learning is integrated into the workflow. My blog keeps me connected.

Open Business Strategies – Helping Someone Else Achieve Their Goals

Luis Suarez

that there isn’t a single one stupid question out there. They just wanted to have a jumpstart, but they didn’t know where to begin.

Top 10 eLearning Predictions 2011 #LCBQ

Tony Karrer

This month's #LCBQ is the first with the Big Question Thought Leaders. Twitter, Yammer), wikis, blogs, discussion groups, etc. Rovy F.

Summarizing Learn for Yourself

Jay Cross

I just copied a rough draft of my new book, Learn For Yourself , into a free summarizer. It’s learning to know versus learning to be.

Life Without eMail – Year 6, Weeks 21 to 24 – (Newcomer Challenging for King Email’s Crown)

Luis Suarez

And all of that without having to even ask a single question once. Well, yes, I surely am! And it shouldn’t be. . Well, not really.

e-books, open standards, and content formats


One of the great questions we hear when prospective clients evaluate LCMS solutions is “what is the role of XML in my decision”? We don’t have to develop a new way to handle e-Books in our application workflow, it’s simply another output. This is where the fundamental question of XML as the native storage format comes into play.

Social Media: An Interview

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

I was asked to contribute my responses to interview questions on social media for a new journal called The Future of Learning and of course I was happy to send some thoughts along. But I have a production workflow that involves a number of social media services. I use one major blogging service, Blogger. I need it.

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Changing Role of the LMS


Just do a quick search for “LMS is dead” and you’ll find many blog posts, articles, webinars and conference presentations discussing its demise. I have worked with an LMS bundled by a major ERP system provider which had, by far, the most unintuitive interface and user workflows I have ever had the misfortune to encounter.

Beyond Institutions Personal Learning in a Networked World

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Here''s a model (Figure 1) of a workflow-processed employee to assist LMS selection. We said, "Create a blog on Blogger. Interesting.

Time for the Training Department to be Taken Seriously


But this blog post isn’t about why learning needs to engage with the enterprise. Home About Podcasts Videos Xyleme Inc. Read on! Why not?

Wikis and Learning – 60 Resources

Tony Karrer

Experiencing eLearning , July 27, 2009 Wikis at Work - eLearning Technology , February 25, 2007 Control and Community: A Case Study of Enterprise Wiki Usage , May 4, 2009 Blog or Wiki? trainingwreck , January 23, 2010 Social Learning Strategies Checklist - Social Enterprise Blog , January 11, 2010 Extending elearning? How about math?

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I Know It When I See It : Andrew McAfee’s Blog

Andy McAfee

Andrew McAfee’s Blog The Business Impact of IT Home About RSS I Know It When I See It January 27 2009 Comments to this post More and more often these days I get asked “Does [offering X] from [vendor Y] qualify as an Enterprise 2.0 well after reading you blog i should say I Know It When I read It!!! Excellent blog post Prof.

Toward a Pattern Language for Enterprise 2.0 : Andrew McAfee’s Blog

Andy McAfee

Andrew McAfee’s Blog The Business Impact of IT Home Home RSS Search Toward a Pattern Language for Enterprise 2.0 In an Apr 9, 2009 blog post ( [link] ) Andrew Gent did a great job responding to the question: ". This is not "workflow" or the world of software applications that your pattern table characterizes under 1.0.

Social Business Accelerates Work as a State of Mind

Luis Suarez

With regards to Work Life Integration , there is very little that I can add, since I have blogged about it recently as well. You see?


Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Linked data: one of the major potentials is to be able to answer the question, “what do we know.” Double-wide trailers on the back of a quarter.”

9 Ways To Increase Your Productivity While Working From Home

Luis Suarez

Specially, thanks, amongst several other reasons, to the flexibility and freedom of being in control of your own workflow. Priceless! Grrr).

I Know It When I See It

Andy McAfee

Photo of Andrew McAfee Home Blog About RSS Andrew McAfees Blog The Business Impact of IT Tweet I Know It When I See It by Andrew McAfee on January 27, 2009 More and more often these days I get asked “Does [offering X] from [vendor Y] qualify as an Enterprise 2.0 Saqib Ali January 27, 2009 at 4:30 pm Excellent blog post Prof.

Social shifts the focus from Presales to Aftersales

Martijn Linssen

Now, the question is: in which should we invest more, and focus our best attention? Business or Pleasure? - than Marketing 2.0! being dead.

Real learning – let’s not confuse it with completing templated exercises

Charles Jennings

I read a piece written by Kate Graham of e2train on Thursday and it started me thinking about the ‘real learning versus managed learning’ debate.

Standalone LMS is Still Dead (rebutting & agreeing w/ Dave Wilkins)

Dan Pontefract

What we need to do is ensure we weave a formal, informal and social learning workflow together. Let the fireworks begin. Period. the LCC).

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Hamel on Management Innovation

John Hagel

Hamel repeatedly comes back to a deeper question: what are the management principles required to support continuous management innovation?

Learning Materials

Tony Karrer

I've been having a very nice email conversation with a reader who contacted me with a question. The question is one that I've seen before, and I thought it would be worth asking for help from the community. Here's the basic question - What belongs in an LMS? Additional Aspects Workflow of Other Types of Materials? -