Continuing Education and Learning Management Systems
MARCH 31, 2011
The value usually stays the same, but the approval code changes. It’s basically a workflow where a person in the field requests permission to teach a topic, an admin has to review their credentials against the course requirements and either approve or deny their access. The LMS offers courses with both nursing and HCS-D credits.
Learning Content Management Systems (LCMS) for Managing Course Assets
JANUARY 24, 2011
We need to make the changes. In fact, because content management is now so ubiquitous in almost all social networking systems (including Microsoft SharePoint), many companies are finding ways to leverage these tools to help aid content development. They have Articulate courses, classroom courses, SharePoint sites, etc. Sound familiar?
Everyday People Are Heroes: Using Big Data to Engage New Agents of Change Online
AUGUST 26, 2016
Everyday People Are Heroes: Using Big Data to Engage New Agents of Change Online Guest Post by Cheryl Contee. Photo by CogdogBlog. Guest Post
To Really Drive Enterprise 2.0 Forward We Need A Behaviour Change
NOVEMBER 28, 2011
Laurie Buczek writes “ the big failure of social business is a lack of integration of social tools into the collaborative workflow.” Contrived?
Design Thinking and the Workplace Experience
OCTOBER 27, 2015
They were focused on process and workflow optimization rather than on employee’s journeys and experiences. . Sensory and emotional engagement.
Embedding Learning in Work: The Benefits and Challenges
NOVEMBER 17, 2014
If people learn as part of the workflow then this learning is more likely to impact performance in a positive way. itashare
Make it relevant
SEPTEMBER 30, 2013
Just changing someone’s home page can make the platform seem much more accessible. Start small. Make it safe. Leverage social influence.
The connected enterprise adoption curve
NOVEMBER 25, 2013
Mental models, behaviours and formal systems remain stubbornly resistant to change. We believe change is coming fast to the Enterprise.
A new framework for supporting learning and performance in the social workplace
MARCH 20, 2012
These will involve the use of a wide range of other tools, particularly ones that are in use, in the workflow for everyday working activities.
Enterprise 2.0 transition
SEPTEMBER 27, 2012
have not seen organizations move toward a more social business model without changing management. game play. Bjoern Negelmann was the host.
Is management on the table?
FEBRUARY 26, 2012
For any change initiative, there is often an assumption of going from current state to a desired state, as if there is some kind of linear progression.
Social Learning is NOT a new training trend
SEPTEMBER 25, 2011
Support provided as close to the workflow as possible (ie not in a separate place or online space). Workflow audits. Systems. Learning Management Systems. Learning delivered in a LMS considered to be in the workflow. Systems. Social Learning Management Systems. Traditional workplace learning. Focus.
So you (still) want to be an elearning consultant?
NOVEMBER 7, 2011
Working smarter in the 21st century requires the integration of learning into the workflow. This makes business sense. InternetTime Work
Don’t drink the informal learning snake oil
JUNE 21, 2012
CBT Systems told the world it was being reincarnated as SmartForce, the eLearning Company. The Tragedy of eLearning. The “e”? And so it goes.
a useful model
NOVEMBER 12, 2015
Systemic changes to business and education will happen. “essentially, all models are wrong, but some are useful” – George Box.
digital workforce skills
FEBRUARY 23, 2015
PKM builds reflection into our learning and working, helping us adapt to change and new situations. Working Out Loud. It takes time to master.
JANUARY 1, 2014
Social media change the way we communicate and social media can change the way we think. Distributed work is becoming the norm.
What’s working in social business
JUNE 24, 2012
Implementation and organizational change are lagging far behind. The bigger change to manage however, is getting people to work transparently.
Some thoughts from 2012
DECEMBER 21, 2012
My experience is that changing to more collaborative, networked ways of work requires coordinated change activities from both the top and the bottom.
What Does the Training Department Do When Training Doesn’t Work?
MAY 1, 2014
Sometimes a name change has the effect of changing perceptions. That’s not to say that changing names should be avoided. n(d)-?set
Knowledge Management for Decision Memories
AUGUST 5, 2013
” Teams working in the complex domain have to make “probes” on a regular basis in order to understand the changing environment.
New Hire Emergent Practices
SEPTEMBER 24, 2011
Integrating staff into the workflow, culture, and team from day one (in a supportive environment). Encouraging informal conversations.
The differences between learning in an e-business and learning in a social business
AUGUST 27, 2012
Learning authoring tools, (social) LMS, course management system, Performance Support system. Stage 5, however, is quite different. Although
Three Principles for Net Work
APRIL 15, 2012
Work is changing. The nature of work is changing in our increasingly networked economy. Known Problems and Exceptions. It is now known.
Through the Workscape Looking Glass
MAY 26, 2015
It’s your job to help the system thrive. The Workscape is a systems-eye view of the workplace. It’s the biggest frame of the big picture.
Social Learning doesn’t mean what you think it does!
SEPTEMBER 12, 2011
Social Business” is not about technology, or about “corporate culture.” It is a socio-political historical shift that is bigger, broader and much more fascinating. A new perspective is changing how we think about society, politics, interpersonal relationships, science, government and business. Values are changing. It is a sea change.
Workforce collaboration in the network era
FEBRUARY 23, 2012
In the network era, systemic changes are sensed almost immediately so that organizational reaction times and feedback loops have to be faster.
The Best of Times, The Worst of Times: opportunities and challenges for the L&D profession
DECEMBER 20, 2013
Rethink what’s gone before and adapt to change, or keep on doing what’s always been done in the hope beyond hope that it will work. n(d)s?t/
Putting Enterprise 2.0 into Context
SEPTEMBER 6, 2011
She makes a brilliant point: Culture will change as a result of the pervasive use of social tools. Lack of cultural change is not social business’s biggest failure. The biggest failure is the lack of workflow integration to drive culture change. As Laurie, I, and many others have noted, E2.0 Conference. groupies.
Dear C-Suite: We Don’t Do Training Anymore
NOVEMBER 4, 2013
argue we ignore Woodrow Wilson who once said, “If you want to make enemies, try to change something.” ” Jenny is right.
Babies should not be thrown out with bathwater
NOVEMBER 15, 2011
For some years now I been distinguishing systems thinking from complexity thinking in a variety of ways. More on alternatives tomorrow.
Future Of Work: A Flat Army Of Open Leadership via A.G. Lafley
JUNE 18, 2013
In an open innovation system, anything out there is fair game, even if competitors are sitting on it. Flat Army? What the heck is a Flat Army?
Using Salesforce to Cultivate Donor Relationships
JULY 25, 2013
They felt like they worked for the system. There awer too many systems. This was (by far!) It did not do what theyyou needed it to do.
Friday’s finds in February
FEBRUARY 3, 2012
” On perpetual Beta & Social Learning: Are You Learning as Fast as the World Is Changing? – via @TimKastelle. Friday's Finds
Design Elements in a Personal Learning Environment
Stephen Downes: Half an Hour
MARCH 4, 2015
In this paper I would like to address the core design elements in the development of a personal learning architecture being developed in the National Research Council''s Learning and Performance Support Systems program. This is an area that includes content management systems, talent management systems, and the LMS.
Social Learning doesn’t mean what you think it does: PART TWO
SEPTEMBER 13, 2011
In many cases this often takes place even without the individual realising it, so how can an organisational system track and manage that.
From Social Learning to Workforce Collaboration
FEBRUARY 23, 2012
Eagle-eyed readers will have noticed that I’ve changed this blog’s title from “Learning in the Social Workplace” to “Workforce Collaboration” Why? Well, to try and avoid the “learning” word or at least the term “social learning”! Let me explain. Collaboration Social learning
Learning in 2024 #LRN2024
SEPTEMBER 17, 2014
The twitter chat had a series of questions, so I’ll address them here (with a caveat that our learning really hasn’t changed, our wetware hasn’t evolved in the past decade and won’t again in the next; our support of learning is what I’m referring to here): 1. Mobile is the catalyst for change.
LCMS - Warehouse and Authoring
FEBRUARY 1, 2011
I’ve received some good feedback on my post Learning Content Management Systems (LCMS) for Managing Course Assets. Meta tags provide information on where the content came from, who the owner of the content is, when it was created, when the last time it changed etc. The LCMS can help with workflow and meta tagging.
Open Education, MOOCs, and Opportunities
Stephen Downes: Half an Hour
DECEMBER 12, 2014
Reusable Learning Resources The initial development of online learning technology began at scale with the development of the learning management system (LMS) in the mid-1990s. These systems were modeled on distance education resources such as programmed texts and course workbooks. Content was treated differently by Stallman. CCK11.