Trending Sources

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

Dan Pontefract

Learning is not merely a classroom event or an eLearning course, and training isn’t learning. Two points come to mind from that speech.

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? therefore bring something quite different to the table than a consultant who just helps them add “social” into their training. Let me explain.

Training Evaluation: a mug’s game

Harold Jarche

In your email, with the statement “what happens after the training event”, you have cemented (again) the root cause of the Kirkpatrick model.

Social Learning is NOT a new training trend

Jane Hart

FORMAL TRAINING/E-LEARNING. Helping people to do their jobs (better) in the most appropriate ways (performance support/aids, training, productivity tools). Support provided as close to the workflow as possible (ie not in a separate place or online space). Workflow audits. Social and collaboration tools and platforms.

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

Jane Hart

Collaboration Social learningThis will be a fundamental service in the WDS Framework as it will serve as the main entry point to the department.

10 things to remember about social learning (and the use of social media for learning)

Jane Hart

Yesterday I listened into the #lscon Twitter stream for Learning Solutions conference in Orlando, Florida. Social learning

Building a Culture of Continuous Learning

Charles Jennings

Although the effectiveness of classroom training is seen as having improved, further improvements will not close the ‘breakthrough performance’ gap. 3.

Determinism, Best Practice, and the ‘Training Solution’

Charles Jennings

As such, Cynefin questions much of traditional management training and development. None of the recommendations include formal training.

Autonomy and Value in Social and Workplace Learning

Charles Jennings

70:20:10 Model The 70:20:10 model is used to extend learning into the workflow. The cycle tends to have a frequency of about 5-8 years.

Start with the 70. Plan for the 100.

Charles Jennings

They are finding it helps them extend the focus on learning out into the workflow. Just eight of these sections are devoted to the problems.

Why your Enterprise Social Network is your most valuable social learning platform

Jane Hart

In the workplace, social learning comes through social collaboration. Social learning

It takes time to be social

Harold Jarche

Employees may be unaware of the potential of their social platform; or perhaps they have not been properly trained and educated.

Some thoughts from 2012

Harold Jarche

Informal learning is not better than formal training; there is just a whole lot more of it. You simply cannot train people to be social.

Supporting self-managed team learning in the organisation

Jane Hart

Social collaboration skills –  how to work and learn collaboratively and productively in a team. Social learning

The connected enterprise adoption curve

Harold Jarche

We believe in the principles that drive the evolving web: chief among these are transparency, sharing/collaboration, authenticity, and trust.

From “learning technologies” to “social technologies”

Jane Hart

Member profiling. Activity streams. Real-time updates. Threaded discussions. Notifications. Group spaces. File sharing areas. Social learning

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

Jane Hart

Similarly e-learning was also about automating traditional training practices. aka COLLABORATIVE ORGANISATION). automation). innovation).

It’s Only 65% !

Charles Jennings

Training Although the terms convey basic concepts, there seems still to be some confusion between the meaning of the words learning and training.

Towards the Connected L&D Department

Jane Hart

But this blue area is where the “real” learning takes place in the workplace – in the workflow informally and  socially.

Social Task Management – When Social Business Got Down to Work – #e2conf Highlights

Luis Suarez

Taking the Training Wheels Off Social Software. Collaboration Communities Conference Events Enterprise2.0 Social Business is Maturing.

Take off those rose coloured glasses

Harold Jarche

On-job-training in some cases, or just observation and modelling in others. Then a funny thing happened. Take a look at social media.

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

Through the Workscape Looking Glass

Jay Cross

Your Workscape is everything in your organization except the training department. Training departments have single-shot solutions: courses.

FAQ 122

Introducing Share&Learn

Jane Hart

This way formal learning takes place in the workflow. Anyone can become a member! What makes Share&Learn different? Why is this important?

Supporting the Social Workplace Learning Continuum

Jane Hart

We need to remember, that (social) learning doesn’t just take place in a training room, but anywhere where people congregate.

It’s time to focus on your LQ

Harold Jarche

Networked professionals need more than advice (training); they need ongoing, real-time, constantly-changing, collaborative, support.

What’s working in social business

Harold Jarche

” My focus on social business stems from a background in training, knowledge management, performance improvement and social learning.

Time for the Training Department to be Taken Seriously

Dawn of Learning

It was very different from the typical training conferences that we regularly attend. Training, marketing, product documentation, etc.

Why You Must Define the So-What of Learning

Dan Pontefract

If learning departments aren’t defining this, learning will remain thought of as training, and training will forever continue to be associated with a classroom- or e-learning-only modality. That definition, however, must be organizational in nature, rippling throughout every business unit, faculty, workflow and process.

Working Smarter in Social Business

Jay Cross

The Internet Time Alliance is helping L&D and HR professionals hop aboard the social business train before it leaves the station. water.

FAQ 64

Three Principles for Net Work

Harold Jarche

For each of these domains, jobs can be standardized and training can be designed based on accepted practices. Work is changing. It is now known.

Survey: Are you ready, willing and able to support learning in the new social workplace?

Jane Hart

In other words, that it won’t be just about organizing and managing formal structured learning events (Social Training) but also about encouraging and supporting Social Collaboration in the workflow. In this way, then Social Collaboration becomes the missing piece of the L&D jigsaw. Take Our Survey!

Development Mindsets and 70:20:10

Charles Jennings

Focus on putting into place the support and processes that help embedding, extracting and sharing learning as part of the workflow. Every day.

My top 10 favourite resources from February

Jane Hart

” 5 – Workforce collaboration in the network era , Harold Jarche, 23 February 2012. They happen below the surface. ” Article

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

Jane Hart

In other words those who think “social learning&# is just about a new training trend, or about adding social media into the  &# blend&# , or that it is about acquiring the latest Social Learning Management System are missing the big picture. Any learning outside training is not of any significance of interest to us. No way!

Managing Learning?

Charles Jennings

Donald Taylor recently published an article titled ‘ What does ‘LMS’ mean today ?’. In it Donald posited something I’ve been advocating for years.

PKM 86

The Only Person Who Behaves Sensibly Is My Tailor

Charles Jennings

For example a study of 829 companies over 31 years showed diversity training had "no positive effects in the average workplace."

Quiz: Have you got the New Workplace Learning mindset?

Jane Hart

Following my recent posting, Social learning is not a new training trend , I’ve had a few comments from readers that suggest they were not able to see the difference between the two workplace learning approaches I described –  in particular the difference in the “mindset” involved.

2012: That was the year that was

Jane Hart

In the first of two reviews of 2012, here are the 10 most popular posts on my own blog this year – based on viewing stats, tweets and FB likes.

Review: SharePoint Conference 2011

Dan Pontefract

found the term ‘collaboration’ being used throughout the conference as well. Interest was plentiful in social, rest assured. Egads.