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  • JAY CROSS  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 10, 2008
    [Information] Informal learning in Berlin
  • LUIS SUAREZ  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 4, 2011
    [Information] 5 Reasons Why Activity Streams Will Save Your From Information Overload
    Over at Gartner , Craig Roth put together, just recently, a rather thought provoking blog post where he is questioning whether Activity Streams are heading in the very same direction as our Inboxes have been heading over the course of time; that one of Information Overload. Information Overload? I heart Activity Streams. without them.
  • STEPHEN DOWNES: HALF AN HOUR  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 15, 2013
    [Information] Notes from Information Technology Based Higher Education and Training ITHET 2013, Antalya
    Camtasia - problem is it destroys the object-base of presented media & symbolic information VCR recording - done in background through projector - you don''t need software on the presentation computer - eg. difference between groups - as determined by test scores - why? Let''s do engineering. - how does a student''s brain work?
  • DAVID WEINBERGER  |  THURSDAY, JULY 5, 2012
    [Information] The origins of information
    As Paul Edwards explains in his wonderful The Closed World , information theory grew in part out of work done during WWII to develop a vocabulary of words sufficiently distinctive that they could be differentiated over the uproar of battle. “You can ring me here tonight from Finland. ” “And if not?”
  • ROSS DAWSON  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 1, 2011
    [Information] Steve Duplessie on information infrastructure and shifts in data storage
    Directly following my opening keynote on The Future of Information Infrastructure at Implementing Information Infrastructure Symposium was Steve Duplessie , who is recognized as one of the top people in the world on information infrastructure. . Currently all data is stored equally. Dell is now serious about storage. Cloud
  • ADAPTIVE PATH  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2010
    [Information] Join us in SF on Thu 9/16 for A fab event: A History of Architectures of Information
    Information epicure? Join us at Adaptive Path for a scintillating talk by Web-guru and architecture expert Molly Wright Steenson as she shares her latest ideas and research on information, architecture, interfaces and the rich history that has evolved into the information spaces of today (and tomorrow.). Are you a designer?
  • GEORGE SIEMENS  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 27, 2011
    [Information] Right to know versus the nature of digital information
    The newspaper, recording, and TV industries have experienced this recently as digital information comes into its own and sheds legacy structures (such as the “album” or the “newspaper”). Politicians have certainly felt the inability to control narratives and restrict information flow in 2011.
  • BETH KANTER  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 31, 2015
    [Information] How An Informal Nonprofit Employee Champion Program Can Benefit A One-Person Communications Dept.
    Your most valuable resource, your time, is a finite resource – even if you forgo getting enough sleep which you know doesn’t work to your advantage.    Gerard decided to do just one that dramatically changed his capacity to deliver a robust integrated social media strategy.   He created an informal employee champion program.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 15, 2009
    [Information] Informal, Social, Wirearchical Business
    The shift can be seen in daily events and in the ways peoples’ working lives and behaviours are changing, in the ways they are becoming more or less well-informed, and in consumption patterns for much of what they are buying and using. have called this Work 2.0 The little stuff is changing too fast. Use them to solve problems for you.
  • DAN PONTEFRACT  |  MONDAY, MAY 23, 2011
    [Information] Learning 2.0 is Dumb: Use ‘Connected Learning’ Instead
    Going forward, and as best I can, I’ll use the term ‘ Connected Learning’ to describe a knowledge ecosystem made up of formal, informal and social learning behaviours and modalities. There are a few reasons for this: Learning will forever be part formal, part informal and part social (see this CLO Magazine article I wrote for more details).
  • NIGEL PAINE  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 12, 2014
    [Information] Social and Informal Learning : Pt 3 of the Four Greatest Challenges Series
    In some ways, social and informal learning can almost be seen like that. If you want learning to explode all over your organisation and not just occur on courses you happen to have organised, then, the key to success, is harnessing social and informal learning, and making it more efficient, more conscious, and more effective.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 13, 2016
    [Information] story skepticism
    Read more » Informal Learning SocialLearningI have been thinking about storytelling lately as a lot of people are talking about it as essential for business, leadership, and whatever ails you. have discussed it a few times over the years and have reviewed these thoughts.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2016
    [Information] deliberate practice
    To promote deliberate practice, the organization has to reduce barriers to sharing tacit ( implicit ) knowledge and encourage informal learning while working. Informal Learning Learning SocialLearningThe key to developing expertise is deliberate practice. Practice & Development of Expertise: Part 1 – Part 2 – Part 3.
  • DAVID WEINBERGER  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 13, 2011
    [Information] If we had called it the Age of Patterns instead of the Age of Information
    Claude Shannon, a father of Information Science, had to call the differences that move through telephone wires something. He picked “information,&# a term that had meant, roughly, something that you hadnt known, or the content of written tables. With an abundance of information, it seems we must be gaining more knowledge.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2016
    [Information] learn like a gamer
    Informal Learning WorkLearning is the new literacy. Personal computers are just one example. We buy new ones every few years. Operating systems change. Programs change, get replaced, or become obsolete. But we often continue with the same habits until something goes wrong. Few us do the equivalent of ‘looking under the hood’.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2010
    [Information] Network Learning: Working Smarter
    Tweet “In the period ahead of us, more important than advances in computer design will be the advances we can make in our understanding of human information processing – of thinking, problem solving, and decision making…” ~ Herbert Simon, Economics Nobel-prize winner (1968). Sensing is how we personalize information and use it.
  • DAVID GURTEEN  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 29, 2015
    [Information] Blog Post: The Seven Ages of Information & Knowledge Management
    However, he has written up an interesting retrospective of two decades of IKM (Information and Knowledge Management) based on a presentation that he gave on the 21st anniversary of the UK networking group NetIKX. By David Gurteen David Skyrme retired some years ago and does not do any formal KM nowadays. You may be interested [link
  • DAN PONTEFRACT  |  MONDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 2013
    [Information] Dear C-Suite: We Don’t Do Training Anymore
    Learning can happen in formal, informal, social, non-formal and experiential ways but it does not solely happen – as is traditionally defined in C-Suite circles – as training. The combination of social and informal learning alongside new collaborative technologies has created a sharing culture at ING Direct. ” Jenny is right.
  • DAVID WEINBERGER  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 2012
    [Information] [berkman] From Freedom of Information to Open data … for open accountability
    Omitting key information. The Web is making the Freedom of Information Act (FOIOA) obsolete. 2. An open data policy is necessary to keep freedom of information up to date, and to move toward open accountability. One of the cornerstones of transparency policy is freedom of information regulation. Filipe L. Missing points.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2012
    [Information] “you simply can’t train people to be social!”
    The low visibility activities link directly to personal knowledge management (PKM) skills, based on the process of Seeking information & knowledge; making Sense of it; and Sharing higher value information with others. Informal Learning InternetTime SocialLearningEvery person’s PKM processes will differ.
  • DAN PONTEFRACT  |  MONDAY, JUNE 24, 2013
    [Information] Learning by Osmosis
    In my book, Flat Army: Creating a Connected and Engaged Organization (Wiley, 2013) I define ‘Pervasive Learning’ as: learning at the speed of need through formal, informal and social learning modalities. … collaboration informal learning social learning flat army formal learning informal learning osmosis pervasive learning
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  MONDAY, MARCH 7, 2016
    [Information] strategic transformation of workplace learning
    Learning is mostly social and often informal. Informal learning is learning without instruction and is personally directed or done in collaboration with others. Studies show that informal learning accounts for between 70% and 95% of workplace learning. Informal Learning Performance Improvement SocialLearning20%: Exposure.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 29, 2015
    [Information] learning in the network era
    In times of crisis, when information is critical, then having a diversity of opinions can ensure that drastic measures are not taken for the wrong reasons, or that viable options are not ignored. Informal Learning Learning NetworkedLearningThis week I am reviewing my posts from 2015 and putting some of the core ideas together.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2012
    [Information] What is learning’s role?
    My colleague, Clark Quinn , in Building a Performance Ecosystem   states that the benefits of maximum information for people to get work done, combined with minium barriers to achieve their work goals, are good for the entire organization. Informal Learning InternetTime ITA SocialLearning Working Smarter“ Alignment is necessary.
  • MIND HACKS  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 20, 2010
    [Information] An informal chat about hard data
    This informal style of communication has been deliberately excluded from science in recent decades through the adoption of peer-review and a uniform impersonal writing style, as a way of imbuing the process with a form of institutional trust.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  SUNDAY, MAY 25, 2014
    [Information] The rapidly changing workplace
    Organizations will need to become more networked, not just with information technology, but how people create, use, and share knowledge. As Anne Marie notes, this will take practice, and now is the time to start, as the automation steam-roller gains momentum and destroys the remaining jobs of the industrial-information-market era.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 17, 2013
    [Information] Building institutional memory, one story at a time
    Communities Informal Learning NetworkedLearning PKM Institutional memory, which I wrote about recently , is a mixture of explicit and implicit knowledge sharing. Is it how-to knowledge, like a trade secret formula, or is sit certain practices and norms that define the culture? Or is it both? Each institution has to define this for itself.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  SUNDAY, MARCH 25, 2012
    [Information] A workscape perspective
    In this environment learning is natural, social, spontaneous, informal, unbounded, adaptive and fun. Informal Learning InternetTime NetworkedLearning WorkTweet There are few best practices for the network era workplace, but definitely many next practices to be developed. It is a fluid, holistic, process. Technology connects people.
  • JAY CROSS  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 2013
    [Information] 50 suggestions for implementing 70-20-10
    They are used to having information at their fingertips. Today most of the information that workers need to know is unstructured and constantly changing. Charles Jennings made 70:20:10 a guiding philosophy of learning during his eight-year tenure as Chief Learning Officer at Reuters, the world’s largest information company.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  THURSDAY, MAY 31, 2012
    [Information] The learning organization: an often-described, but seldom-observed phenomenon
    Informal Learning Learning NetworkedLearningThis post is in response to the Adidas Blog Carnival on a New Way of Working and Learning  and more specifically responding to the question, “What should a true learning organisation look like?” ” W. The role of managers should be to manage the system, not the individual functions.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  MONDAY, JUNE 1, 2015
    [Information] preparing for 2020
    The future of human work will require tacit knowledge and informal learning, and will create intangible value that cannot easily be turned into commodities. This has to be supported through widespread opportunities for informal learning and ways to share tacit knowledge. Informal Learning SocialLearningAutomation is eating jobs.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 5, 2012
    [Information] The only knowledge that can be managed is our own
    Informal Learning PKM SocialLearning“Every amateur epistemologist knows that knowledge cannot be managed. Education has always assumed that knowledge can be transferred and that we can carefully control the process through education. That is a grand illusion.” ~ Dave Jonassen. The only knowledge that can be managed is our own. In Tweet.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  MONDAY, MAY 14, 2012
    [Information] Learning in the workplace
    Notice that these are all informal. Not supporting active, informal workplace learning will just make the formal training function even less relevant. Informal LearningJane Hart asked readers “ how regularly are you “learning” in the workplace? The more formal methods, like courses, ranked much lower on the survey results.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  THURSDAY, MAY 29, 2014
    [Information] Organizational Learning in the Network Era
    ConnectedEnterprise Informal Learning SocialLearning Edwards Deming, American management visionary, understood that systemic factors account for most organizational problems, and changing these has more potential for improvement than changing any individual’s performance. First of all, learning is not something to get. This is absurd. Email.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  MONDAY, MAY 21, 2012
    [Information] Learning is everywhere
    Informal Learning NetworkedLearning SocialLearningThere are lots of “learning specialists” in organizations and they work for variously named departments. If I want to learn about a new market sector, will the Learning & Development specialist help me? Learning & working are interconnected in the network era.
  • JAY CROSS  |  SATURDAY, APRIL 6, 2013
    [Information] 50 suggestions for implementing 70-20-10
    Charles Jennings made 70:20:10 a guiding philosophy of learning during his eight-year tenure as Chief Learning Officer at Reuters, the world’s largest information company. 702010 Informal Learning Management Innovation Meta-Learning Things should be as simple as possible, but no simpler. implementing 70-20-10 is not simple. itashare.
  • JAY CROSS  |  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 20, 2012
    [Information] Learning by doing
    Informal Learning Social Learning
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  THURSDAY, MAY 3, 2012
    [Information] Boundaries are for learning
    Communities Informal Learning SocialLearningOpportunity lies at the edge of systems. Real value creation happens at the edge of organizations. That’s also where we find learning opportunities. The boundaries of a system are part of its structure. There are structures that are enabling and others that are limiting.
  • MIND HACKS  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2010
    [Information] Information scares and the media: a history
    respected Swiss scientist, Conrad Gessner , might have been the first to raise the alarm about the effects of information overload. His warnings referred to the seemingly unmanageable flood of information unleashed by the printing press. That's not because he was a technophobe but because he died in 1565. this one ).
  • DAVE SNOWDEN  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 3, 2014
    [Information] Informing the peace makers
    One of the principles of managing a complex adaptive system is the need for fast feedback loops. In my second posting on narrative and conflict management I want to address that in the context of negotiation. During negotiations it is easy for people from both sides to get into entrained positions or loose connection with those they represent.
  • JAY CROSS  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 2015
    [Information] Real Learning explained
    Informal learning sticks because it is need-driven and usually reinforced with immediate application. Information about the Real Learning project is at [link]. Real Learning DIY learning informal learning learning real learning self-directed learningExcerpt from interview with Learnnovators. Jay: I’d be delighted.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 2013
    [Information] Experience, Exposure, Education
    Making time to reflect on new observations, information, experiences, etc. Books Informal Learning InternetTime Learning Performance Improvement SocialLearning 70%: Experience. 20%: Exposure. 10%: Education. ” – p.17. The 70:20:10 forum can provide more contextual feedback. Softening structures. Increasing complexity.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  TUESDAY, MAY 15, 2012
    [Information] It is time to simplify
    The five informal learning methods described in yesterday’s post on Learning in the Workplace have one thing in common. The examples of how to support informal learning do not require expensive technology or detailed needs analyses. complexity Informal Learning WirearchyThey are all relatively simple.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 14, 2016
    [Information] implementing a useful model – 70:20:10
    PKM is the discipline of engaging with our professional networks and creating a diverse source of information, knowledge, ideas, and opinions. Informal Learning Learning PKM SocialLearningThe 70:20:10 framework is a useful model based on observations that generally, people learn 70% of what they need to do their job from experience.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 2013
    [Information] The post-job economy
    America has hit peak jobs   TechCrunch informs us. We have connected the world so that data and information can flow in the  blink of an eye. There are fewer information asymmetries, as companies like Amazon bust down one industry after another. Informal Learning Learning WorkThat period is almost over. 
  • TONY KARRER  |  FRIDAY, MAY 19, 2006
    [Information] Elves, Measuring Results and Informal Learning
    And this exception relates closely to my earlier concern eLearning Technology: Informal Learning is Too Important to Leave to Chance. So, on to informal learning. If we have set up environments that help people collaborate, and support their informal learning, we should see output improvements. How do I know it works?
  • DAVID WEINBERGER  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2009
    [Information] [berkman] Samuel Bowles on property rights in the information age
    Samuel Bowles is giving a Berkman lunchtime talk called: “Kudunomics: Property rights for the information based economy.&# He wants to look at how institutions are likely to evolve in the “weightless economy.&#. Omitting key information. Arrow: “Information is a fugitive resource.&# It runs away. See Ethan!
  • DAVID WEINBERGER  |  SUNDAY, AUGUST 2, 2015
    [Information] [2b2k][liveblog] Wayne Wiegand: Libraries beyond information
    Omitting key information. For most of its history, library info science discourse has focused on what was “useful knowledge” in the 19th century, “best books” in the 20th century, or what we now call “information.” NOTE: Live-blogging. Getting things wrong. Missing points. Paraphrasing badly.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 26, 2012
    [Information] Learning is the new black
    Informal Learning InternetTimeWork is learning and learning is the work. Yet too much of our organizational learning is focused on the 5% that is not at work , and usually sitting in a classroom or staring at a screen clicking the next button. Learning is the new Black. Check out the back of the t-shirt too. PerpetualBeta Store.
  • JAY CROSS'S INFORMAL LEARNING  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 2010
    [Information] Informal learning from the horse’s mouth
    Every morning, my email is littered with very basic questions about informal learning. I’ve been ranting about informal and computer-supported learning in organizations for twelve years now. I’m the Johnny Appleseed of networked, social learning. In fact, the buzz about informal learning seems to grow every day.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  SATURDAY, APRIL 28, 2012
    [Information] Feedforward
    This is why “perpetual Beta” informs all of my work. Informal Learning InternetTime PKM SocialLearningOne of the consultant’s dilemmas is that you have to stay ahead of the curve to remain relevant. Yesterday’s problem doesn’t need to be solved – there’s probably an app for that already.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 20, 2011
    [Information] Training departments will shrink
    Even the information economy  is giving way to the creative economy. The most significant change is in how we relate to, and deal with, information and knowledge. Informal Learning Learning SocialLearning WorkLet’s examine why they grew in the first place. Training departments rose to the challenge. Probably not.
  • JAY CROSS  |  SUNDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2015
    [Information] Price of Real Learning going from $2.99 to $6.99
    Real Learning diy DIY learning informal learning jay cross real learning social learningThe price of the pdf version of Real Learning will increase from $2.99 to $6.99 on October 25th, a week from today. Buy enough for your team now. At $2.99 a pop, you could issue a wake-up call to everyone on your floor for a few hundred bucks.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  MONDAY, MARCH 7, 2011
    [Information] Finding the time for networked learning
    Find information. Approximately 14 percent of SMB Knowledge Workers’ time is spent: Duplicating information (e.g. Finding the right information faster can be addressed individually through frameworks like networked learning ( personal knowledge management ). Informal Learning NetworkedLearning PKM SocialLearning
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 2, 2011
    [Information] Connecting with Communities of Practice
    Informal Learning NetworkedLearning WorkTweet This month, The Learning Circuits blog asks how do we break down organizational walls when it comes to learning? One way to look at this problem is to see what kind of work needs to get done in the organization. This often has to be done behind the firewall to protect competitive secrets.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2011
    [Information] Training Evaluation: a mug’s game
    It can and does occur in formal, informal and social ways every day in and out of your job. Since networked or collaborative learning solutions are informal, integrated with the workflow and driven by the learners, these traditional assessments will not work. Informal Learning Performance ImprovementPeter Drucker.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 2012
    [Information] When learning is the work …
    Unblock communication bottlenecks, like supervisors who control information flow. 21C_Leader Informal Learning SocialLearningTweet What if your organization got rid of the Learning & Development function? What would the average manager or department head do? What would workers do? I’ve been thinking about this for a while.
  • JAY CROSS  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 31, 2012
    [Information] How to Replace Top-Down Training with Collaborative Learning (3)
    In its place enters social and informal learning hubs like on-demand content, live online discussions, wikis and forums, and searchable content archives. diverse learning library, made up of videos, FAQs and links to relevant information. Choosing and subscribing to streams of information I’m interested in. INFRASTRUCTURE.
  • CLARK QUINN  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 9, 2007
    [Information] Learnlets » Formal, informal, and information foraging
  • JAY CROSS  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 10, 2014
    [Information] Big Data at Google
    They memorize and parrot back explicit information. It’s the ability to pull together disparate bits of information.”. Informal Learning ITAshare To see Big Data at work, look to Google, where number-crunching on a massive scale has changed hiring and management practices. Measurements and analytics rule at Google. No longer.
  • ROSS DAWSON  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 7, 2011
    [Information] Is this overload? 9.57 zettabytes of information flows in the world’s enterprises
    A recent report titled How Much Information? 2010 Enterprise Server Information written by several UC – San Diego academics says that in 2008 the world’s servers processed 9.57 This is 12GB of information daily per worker, or 3TB per year. zettabytes of information in 2008, or around 10TB per individual.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 19, 2012
    [Information] Using social media for onboarding
    Last year, I looked at new hire practices and found some interesting methods: Ensuring new hires understand the shadow or informal part of the organization through the use of tools such as network maps (Jon Katzenbach, Senior Partner of Booz & Company, author of The Wisdom of Teams). Informal Learning WorkTweet.
  • DOC SEARLS   |  MONDAY, MARCH 8, 2010
    [Information] Building the Information Squeezeway
    Says right here in a link-proof pop-up titled “Important 4G coverage and plan information&# , that 4G is unlimited, but 3G (what most customers, including I, still have) is limited to “5GB/300MB off-network roaming per month.&# No mention of metering or data caps, of course. Remember, these are phone companies. Its what they know.
  • JAY CROSS  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 29, 2009
    [Information] Information sickness
    The bumbling, buzzing confusion in my head makes me ponder whether I’m returning to babyhood. spent the better part of ten days in Alaska earlier this month. Upon return, I headed to Asilomar for several days of intense Overlap 09. I was off the grid for more than half the month. So Drowning. The conversation has moved off my map. Gotta run.
  • JAY CROSS'S INFORMAL LEARNING  |  FRIDAY, JANUARY 16, 2009
    [Information] Informal Learning Flow
    Since you chose your topic rather than being told, you’re more likely to retain information you find. In the realm of informal learning, I learn from David Weinberger, George Siemens, Nancy White, Ross Dawson, Mark Oehlert, Marcia Conner, and dozens of others. Go to the site and click on a concept, say, informal learning.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2009
    [Information] The Future of the Training Department
    It’s premised on the beliefs that management has access to the necessary strategic information and knowledge. Researcher and analyst, Jon Husband, says that wirearchy is, “a dynamic two-way flow of power and authority based on information, knowledge, trust and credibility, enabled by interconnected people and technology”.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 26, 2014
    [Information] The CEO will be the next CLO
    However, more time and effort is put into collective training that emphasizes social and informal learning. Informal Learning SocialLearning Chief Learning Officers will be the next CEO’s say John Hagel and John Seely Brown, in this short video from Deloitte. well-rounded CEO can more easily become the CLO than vice versa.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  SATURDAY, MARCH 31, 2012
    [Information] Employees are often laughing
    Here’s a modified version of theses 11 to 13 of the Cluetrain Manifesto (1999), for all those corporate personnel support functions (HR, L&D, OD, KM): People in a networked society have figured out that they get far better information and support from one another than from the human resources department. Informal Learning Wirearch
  • JAY CROSS'S INFORMAL LEARNING  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 31, 2010
    [Information] Informal Learning and Learnscapes
    Working Smarter: The “unbook&# that shows why informal learning must be part of everyone’s future learnscapes. have read Informal Learning and this one sums it all up. The previous one enabled me to evolve my understanding of informal, collaborative learning and this one shows me how I can act on it.
  • TONY KARRER  |  FRIDAY, JANUARY 8, 2010
    [Information] Information Filtering
    We’ve got plenty of information sources already. At the same time, we need lots of help filtering the flood of information. Harold is a master of that and effectively uses twitter, RSS reader and lots of other sources to bring across and filter information. Basically, easy ways to get the information that you want or need.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 18, 2012
    [Information] Learning is not something to get
    Complexity informs every aspect of our lives. Informal Learning NetworkedLearning SocialLearning WorkWhen times were tough, training departments slashed budgets by replacing face-to-face instruction with online reading. It didn’t work. Most eLearning is ineffective drudgery. ~ Jay Cross. The questioning is already happening. Tweet.
  • JAY CROSS  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 24, 2013
    [Information] Junky Informal Learning
    Informal Learning1-800-GOT-JUNK (“Junk”) came by Internet Time Lab  to pick up 24 months of trash. The two thirty-somethings who showed up were pleasant, hard-working, and efficient. One fellow liked his job because it fix his life as a musician. “It works for me; it works for them.” How do you learn to do your job?”
  • DAVID GURTEEN  |  SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 2011
    [Information] Blog Post: From information to conversation - We have to talk!
    Problems in organizations tend to get labelled as lack of information. It feels more professional to try to solve a knowledge management problem that is called lack of information than a problem that is called confusion. Because any information can mean a variety of things, meaning cannot simply be discovered. We have to talk!
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 11, 2013
    [Information] We need more sandboxes
    Informal learning environments tolerate failure better than schools. For that, we have a robust informal learning system that eschews grades, takes all comers, and is available even on holidays and weekends. Informal Learning Behaviour change comes through small, but consistent, changes in practice. Play, explore and converse.
  • JAY CROSS  |  MONDAY, JULY 23, 2012
    [Information] Review my new informal learning book for free
    140 pages. Fresh as of today. Just Jay
  • JAY CROSS  |  TUESDAY, JULY 3, 2012
    [Information] What’s missing from the informal learning discussion
    At mLearnCon, I chatted with Float’s Jeff Tillett for a few minutes about why people should be interested in my experiential learning workshop. You can hear the entire conversation on the Float Learning Blog. Jeff and I chat about mLearning, Tin Can, innovation, happiness, neuroscience, and my upcoming experiential workshop. Just Jay
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 22, 2016
    [Information] sense-making with social media
    Informal Learning“Tweeting during a conference helps me consolidate my thoughts and capture key insights. Facebook helps me share resources. LinkedIn is a useful professional tool. Generation. Elaboration. Retrieval. Interleaved and varied practice. Spaced practice. Imagery. Archiving” – Donald Clark. But a word of caution.
  • TONY KARRER  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 2008
    [Information] Free eBook - Visualizing Information
    Found via Nancy White - Visualizing Information for Advocacy: An Introduction to Information Design from the Tactical Technology Collective - a free, beautiful overview book around visual information design
  • DAVE SNOWDEN  |  SATURDAY, MARCH 6, 2010
    [Information] Information ecologies
    An interesting day yesterday in New York. I was part of a small but select group discussing the information ecology of crisis management. There was a general recognition that the old style information centric knowledge management approach would not work (although many government agencies are going down that path).
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 2010
    [Information] Can we formalize informal learning?
    One of the reasons that informal learning has become a hot topic for workplace performance is that we now have an incredible array of communication tools, especially web social media. Tags: Informal Learning Social media enable us to get work done in a knowledge economy.
  • CLARK QUINN  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 14, 2009
    [Information] Ignoring Informal
    Rather than do a performance improvement intervention, they realized that another opportunity would be to start putting up information and inviting others to contribute.  However, I noticed something that really struck me, based upon the work I’ve been doing with my colleagues in the Internet Time Alliance (formerly TogetherLearn).
  • CLARK QUINN  |  MONDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 2006
    [Information] Learnlets » Designing Informal
  • JAY CROSS  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 16, 2013
    [Information] Peeragogy
    Informal Learning Web 2.0The Peeragogy Handbook. How to Use this Handbook. Working together is how things get done. This free, open, crowd-sourced wiki-book shows us the best ways to get there. I’m glad I was on the team that created it. Access to technology and access to knowledge, however, isn’t enough.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 16, 2013
    [Information] PKM and MOOC
    Informal Learning Learning NetworkedLearning PKM SocialLearning Workplace training and education too often resembles modern playgrounds: safe, repeatable, easily constructed from component parts, requiring that the child bring little of their own to the experience – Johnnie Moore. – Tony Bates.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 14, 2011
    [Information] Technologies for collaboration and cooperation
    Informal, opportunity-drive (serendipitous) collaboration is more like the free-for-all of an event like #lrnchat. There is an opportunity for platforms like Yammer & Socialcast or Brainpark to bridge the structured with the informal. Communities Informal Learning NetworkedLearning SocialLearning
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 5, 2011
    [Information] Learning and working effectively
    Informal LearningTweet. An effective networked workplace can be viewed as a three-sided framework, with a leadership/management strategy ( radical & wirearchical ) that supports collaborative work enabled by social learning. All three are necessary. This is especially true for creativity and innovation.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 2010
    [Information] Informal Learning: “mission critique”
    My latest article, Informal Learning: mission critical ( en français Apprentissage Informel: Mission critique ) has just been published on the Collaborative Enterprise (#eCollab) site. My interest in informal learning has grown with my experiences online. Tags: Informal Learning You will find my latest interview with Jay Cross.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2012
    [Information] A decade of life in perpetual Beta
    Informal Learning NetworkedLearningTweet Here are some of the things I’ve learned over the past decade about learning, working and life in perpetual Beta. Perpetual beta. View more presentations from Harold Jarche.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  FRIDAY, DECEMBER 21, 2012
    [Information] Some thoughts from 2012
    Informal Learning: The 95% Solution. Informal learning is not better than formal training; there is just a whole lot more of it. We can keep bolting on bits of informal learning to the formal training structure, or we can take a systemic approach and figure out how learning can be integrated into the workflow –  95% of the time.
  • GEORGE SIEMENS  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 8, 2010
    [Information] DNA is information, not intellectual property
    court recently ruled that DNA is information, not intellectual property. For more information on the impact of patents on breast cancer treatment, have a look at this article. Intellectual property considerations in biology are one of the more worrying trends currently being negotiated in business and in the legal system.
  • SOCIAL MEDIA FOR WORKING & LEARNING  |  MONDAY, JUNE 28, 2010
    [Information] Performance Consulting: finding the best solution from the training, informal learning, performance support mix
    elements - training, informal learning and/or performance support - as show in the table below. f2f training/"e-learning" Informal Learning. When confronted with a learning or performance. problem, the normal and traditional response from L&D is to create a training. Last week I showed by the use of. and communities.
  • DAVID WEINBERGER  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 28, 2009
    [Information] [2b2k] Notes on the history of information overload
    I spent most of today tracking down some information about the history of information overload, so I though I’d blog it in case someone else is looking into this. Toffler explains information overload as being just like sensory overload, except it results from too much information. Lindsley. See Jacoby, Jacob.
  • DAN PONTEFRACT  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2012
    [Information] The Con Academy
    The reinvention occurs when our classrooms become melting pots of collaborative-based interdisciplinary learning using formal, informal and social means. social learning video sharing formal informal social videoRest assured, I am not against The Khan Academy … at least not entirely. See this short video for an example.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 2, 2010
    [Information] Learning is (still) conversation
    Other top-rated methods include the use of (external) search engines; trial & error; informal on-the-job instruction; and professional reading. Here’s a quote from Jay’s book on Informal Learning : Conversations. Tags: Informal Learning InternetTime Yes, learning is conversation (2005).
  • DAVE GRAY  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2010
    [Information] Information shadows and spimes
    Information shadows and spimes , originally uploaded by dgray_xplane. In his book Smart Things , Mike Kuniavsky talks about the information shadow as an essential element of a smart thing. The information shadow is the information that's associated with an object such as its name, number, position in space and time, and so on.
  • JAY CROSS'S INFORMAL LEARNING  |  SATURDAY, JANUARY 2, 2010
    [Information] After-Christmas Sale: Informal Learning
    New Year’s Resolution: Use informal learning to improve organizational performance in 2010. Informal Learning is on sale at  Amazon for $18.18. Informal Learning : Rediscovering the Natural Pathways That Inspire Innovation and Performance. Tags: Informal Learning List price is $40.). Table of Contents. CONCEPTS.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  TUESDAY, MAY 12, 2009
    [Information] Adding value to information
    Adding value to information is an important aspect of online communities, especially business and learning-related ones. The community manager can ensure 1) that environmental scans are done; 2) canvassing of members happens; 3) analysis & questionning is ongoing; 4) suggestions are made and 5) information tools (e.g.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  TUESDAY, MAY 1, 2012
    [Information] Take off those rose coloured glasses
    The other 95% was just taken care of by the informal networks in the organization. All those informal networks became hyper-connected. Social media are fantastic tools to support organizational collaboration and informal learning. Informal Learning NetworkedLearningThen a funny thing happened. Take a look at social media.
  • JAY CROSS'S INFORMAL LEARNING  |  FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2006
    [Information] Informal Learning Blog » Informal informatology
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 17, 2010
    [Information] Sense-making
    The term personal knowledge management (PKM) isn’t about management in a business sense but rather how we can manage to make sense of information and experience in our electronic surround. Knowledge – connecting information to experience (know what, know who, know how). Customization (describing information in context).
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