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Continuing Education and Learning Management Systems

Tony Karrer

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

Tony Karrer

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?

To Really Drive Enterprise 2.0 Forward We Need A Behaviour Change

Dan Pontefract

Laurie Buczek writes “ the big failure of social business is a lack of integration of social tools into the collaborative workflow.” Contrived?

Everyday People Are Heroes: Using Big Data to Engage New Agents of Change Online

Beth Kanter

Everyday People Are Heroes: Using Big Data to Engage New Agents of Change Online Guest Post by Cheryl Contee. Photo by CogdogBlog.

Changing Role of the LMS


It seems that, for years, people have been writing obituaries for the corporate Learning Management System (LMS). 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. They are separate from work. L&

Embedding Learning in Work: The Benefits and Challenges

Charles Jennings

If people learn as part of the workflow then this learning is more likely to impact performance in a positive way. itashare

A new framework for supporting learning and performance in the social workplace

Jane Hart

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.

Make it relevant

Harold Jarche

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

Harold Jarche

Mental models, behaviours and formal systems remain stubbornly resistant to change. We believe change is coming fast to the Enterprise.

Enterprise 2.0 transition

Harold Jarche

I 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?

Harold Jarche

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

Jane Hart

I’ve written a few postings recently (notably Social Learning doesn’t mean what you think it does ) where I have tried to show how the fundamental changes in how businesses are operating, require a fundamental change in how the L&D function needs to view workplace learning. Workflow audits. Systems.

So you (still) want to be an elearning consultant?

Harold Jarche

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

Jay Cross

CBT Systems told the world it was being reincarnated as SmartForce, the eLearning Company. The Tragedy of eLearning. The “e”? No, no, no.

digital workforce skills

Harold Jarche

PKM builds reflection into our learning and working, helping us adapt to change and new situations. Working Out Loud. It takes time to master.

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a useful model

Harold Jarche

Systemic changes to business and education will happen. “essentially, all models are wrong, but some are useful” – George Box.

Working Socially

Harold Jarche

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

Harold Jarche

Implementation and organizational change are lagging far behind. The bigger change to manage however, is getting people to work transparently.

Some thoughts from 2012

Harold Jarche

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?

Charles Jennings

Sometimes a name change has the effect of changing perceptions. That’s not to say that changing names should be avoided. n(d)-?set

The differences between learning in an e-business and learning in a social business

Jane Hart

E-Learning authoring tools, (social) LMS, course management system, Performance Support system. Stage 5, however, is quite different.

New Hire Emergent Practices

Harold Jarche

Integrating staff into the workflow, culture, and team from day one (in a supportive environment). Encouraging informal conversations.

Knowledge Management for Decision Memories

Harold Jarche

” Teams working in the complex domain have to make “probes” on a regular basis in order to understand the changing environment.

Three Principles for Net Work

Harold Jarche

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

Jay Cross

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.

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

Jane Hart

A new perspective is changing how we think about society, politics, interpersonal relationships, science, government and business. Values are changing. Leadership is changing. The economy is changing. Change itself is changing — it is accelerating and becoming the norm.&#. It is a sea change. No way!

Workforce collaboration in the network era

Harold Jarche

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

Charles Jennings

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/

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Putting Enterprise 2.0 into Context

Andy McAfee

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. The first is Laurie Buczek’s “ The Big Failure of Enterprise 2.0

Babies should not be thrown out with bathwater

Dave Snowden

For some years now I been distinguishing systems thinking from complexity thinking in a variety of ways. More on alternatives tomorrow.

Dear C-Suite: We Don’t Do Training Anymore

Dan Pontefract

I argue we ignore Woodrow Wilson who once said, “If you want to make enemies, try to change something.” ” Jenny is right.

Future Of Work: A Flat Army Of Open Leadership via A.G. Lafley

Dan Pontefract

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

Beth Kanter

They felt like they worked for the system. There awer too many systems. He agreed to write this guest post on the topic. Fundraising

Friday’s finds in February

Harold Jarche

” 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

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

Jane Hart

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

Jane Hart

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

LCMS - Warehouse and Authoring

Tony Karrer

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.

Learning in 2024 #LRN2024

Clark Quinn

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.

Open Education, MOOCs, and Opportunities

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

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.