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  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  TUESDAY, JULY 31, 2012
    [Information] PKM starts new workshop series
    Communities Informal Learning Learning PKM SocialLearningSo far in 2012, I have hosted three online workshops on personal knowledge management (PKM), as well as a Summer Camp that included one week on the topic. I’ll let the numbers speak for themselves. The format has changed, as Jane Hart and I have learned about what works. S/S = S.
  • 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.
  • 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  |  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 2009
    [Information] The value of social media for learning
    We need to get data, information and knowledge quickly, and cannot wait for it to be bounced up and down a chain of command. Tags: Communities Informal Learning The LCB Big Question this month is, “ How do I communicate the value of social media as a learning tool to my organization? &#. We live in a networked society.
  • DAVID WEINBERGER  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 9, 2012
    [Information] [2b2k] Information overload? Not so much. (Part 2)
    Yesterday I tried to explain my sense that we’re not really suffering from information overload, while of course acknowledging that there is vastly more information out there than anyone could ever hope to master. We have been taught by our previous media that information is manageable.
  • 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  |  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.
  • DAN PONTEFRACT  |  SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 2011
    [Information] Dear Kirkpatrick’s: You Still Don’t Get It
    In the February edition of CLO Magazine , I had the opportunity to write an editorial entitled “Time’s Up – Learning Will Forever Be Part Formal, Part Informal and Part Social”. It can and does occur in formal, informal and social ways every day in and out of your job. evaluation formal informal kirkpatrick social social learning
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  TUESDAY, MAY 4, 2010
    [Information] LMS is no longer the centre of the universe
    Jane Hart says that, “what is needed is an organisational system that SUPPORTS and ENABLES this informal approach to learning.&# Tags: Informal Learning Learning Technology Learning is no longer what you do before you go to work, never having to learn anything else in order to do your job. 1986 ~ 75%. 1997 ~ 20%. 2006 ~ 10%.
  • 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.
  • JAY CROSS'S INFORMAL LEARNING  |  SUNDAY, DECEMBER 19, 2010
    [Information] Buy some inspiration before the year ends
    Amazon just dropped the price of Informal Learning to $28.96. You can buy a giant (4′ x 2′), durable, grommeted Informal Learning poster in the Internet Time Store. The Informal LearningThe Kindle edition is $26.06. The Store also offers an online, read-only version of The Working Smarter Fieldbook for $12.
  • JAY CROSS'S INFORMAL LEARNING  |  SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 2006
    [Information] Informal Learning Blog » Stuff that works
  • 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).
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 2014
    [Information] 2497 and counting
    Communities Informal Learning 'Do you think you will still be working, in some capacity, in 10 years? What will you have learned during that decade? Will you remember much of it? Will you have access to reminders and artifacts that could jog your memory? Perhaps you need an outboard brain. This is post # 2,497. Period.
  • INTERNET TIME ALLIANCE  |  FRIDAY, APRIL 1, 2011
    [Information] The ITA Informal Learning Collection
    4 members of the ITA on the trail of informal learning. We have located and assembled a huge collection of informal learning content. Repositories of informal learning content such as this will underpin much of the social and informal learning over the next 5 years." Sign up today for The ITA Informal Learning Collection.
  • JAY CROSS'S INFORMAL LEARNING  |  SUNDAY, JANUARY 24, 2010
    [Information] 8 Dirty Words
    ast year I led workshops in London, Madrid , San Jose, Quebec, and Berlin on how to sell social networking and informal learning to senior management. changed the name of my new book from Informal Learning in the Cloud to Working Smarter. Likewise, executives hear the word informal and take it to mean haphazard. Dirty Words.
  • 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  |  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.
  • JAY CROSS'S INFORMAL LEARNING  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 29, 2009
    [Information] Jay Cross's Informal Learning - Untitled Article
    Informal Learning Flow is back! It’s my one-stop-shop for keeping up with things that influence informal learning — and generally don’t show up on traditional learning sites. Why We Don’t Care About Information Overload - HarvardBusiness.org , December 8, 2009. Tags: Informal Learning Web 2.0
  • 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. My main contribution.).
  • INTERNET TIME ALLIANCE  |  MONDAY, MARCH 1, 2010
    [Information] Informal Snake Oil
    watched vendors hi-jack the term eLearning, and I don’t want to see it happen to social or informal learning. In additional to social learning , vendors are claiming to provide informal learning. Informal Learning in a Nutshell gives my definition of informal learning. That’s his graphic above.) This was ground zero.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 6, 2010
    [Information] Network Learning
    Tags: Informal Learning NetworkLearning PKM
  • JAY CROSS'S INFORMAL LEARNING  |  SATURDAY, MAY 1, 2010
    [Information] April 2010 Great ones
    Best from Informal Learning Flow. is a philosophy, not a technology - Informal Learning , April 10, 2010. Tags: Informal Learning April 1, 2010 to April 30, 2010. From Social Media to Social Strategy - HarvardBusiness.org , April 1, 2010. Collaboration and Cooperation - Half an Hour , April 12, 2010. Economic Recovery?
  • 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.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 11, 2010
    [Information] Active sense-making
    In my Seek>Sense><Share model, seeking and annotating information is important but cannot stand on its own. Seeking information is an important foundation to PKM online but it’s of little use without action. Tags: Informal Learning PKM I’ve called it my home base.
  • JAY CROSS  |  SATURDAY, MARCH 20, 2010
    [Information] How Managers Learn
    On YouTube , Peter Casebow and I continue our conversation, talking about learning and performance, and how informal learning works. Informal Learning and Performance 5:39. Jay Cross and  Peter Casebow video 4 – informal learning. Jay and Peter discuss informal learning, formalising informal learning and performance.
  • INTERNET TIME ALLIANCE  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 2010
    [Information] Informal learning from the horse's mouth
    Posterous Internet Time Alliance Five heads are better than one « Back to posts Viewed times Favorited 0 times February 3, 2010 Informal learning from the horses mouth Edit Delete Autopost Informal learning from the horse’s mouth Every morning, my email is littered with very basic questions about informal learning.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 2010
    [Information] Open Innovation
    Tags: Informal Learning Technology SocialLearning
  • JAY CROSS'S INFORMAL LEARNING  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 18, 2010
    [Information] George Leonard has died at 86
    Excerpt from Informal Learning , Chapter 1. When I asked George what advice he would offer people who want to improve their learning, everything he mentioned involved informal learning. took this shot of George at his home when we talked about informal learning. Tags: Informal Learning George Leonard is one of my heroes.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2009
    [Information] Social Learning – Highlights
    The course is an artifact of a time when information was scarce and connections were few. Clark Quinn : When you learn with others, you co-create your understanding, and this has implications for formal and informal learning, as well as organizational and societal effectiveness.
  • 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?
  • CLARK QUINN  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 5, 2012
    [Information] Getting Pragmatic About Informal
    In my post on reconciling informal and informal, I suggested that there are practical things L&D groups can  do about informal learning. So, the L&D group has to start facilitating the sharing of information between folks. share best practices. provide performance support for social media. foster discussion.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 3, 2011
    [Information] Learning Assessment
    For March the LCBQ is: How do you assess whether your informal learning, social learning, continuous learning, performance support initiatives have the desired impact or achieve the desired results? Could you do this with informal or social learning? Do you have to regularly access information and knowledge to do your job?
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 5, 2009
    [Information] Increased complexity needs simplified design
    In the book Informal Learning: rediscovering the natural pathways that inspire innovation and performance , Jay Cross draws a parallel between the development of: 1) Bands, 2) Kingdoms, and 3) Democracies. 1) One on One, 2) Classes & Workshops, and 3) Informal learning. Related posts: Informal Learning & Performance Technology.
  • ADAPTIVE PATH  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 3, 2010
    [Information] Facebook and the User Experience of Privacy
    In short, this is an information architecture problem. And that raises an interesting question: Did Facebook — could Facebook — manipulate the information architecture in order to keep users in the dark about what information they were actually sharing with the world? Whether it goes far enough remains to be seen.
  • JAY CROSS'S INFORMAL LEARNING  |  SUNDAY, OCTOBER 10, 2010
    [Information] Future of Talent
    Tags: Informal Learning
  • DONALD CLARK PLAN B  |  FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 2012
    [Information] Jay Cross: informal learning guru
    tireless thinker and presenter on learning, he has pushed the learning world to think seriously about informal learning, and working smarter. Informal learning Workflow learning ties learning into the actual workflow within an organisation. Working Smarter Informal learning is not some vague from of drift with chance encounters.
  • JAY CROSS  |  SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2013
    [Information] How to shorten time-to-proficiency
    Complexity Informal LearningMore than ten years ago I read The Knowledge Creating Company. If I may summarize 400 pages from a vague memory, the gist was that I acquire tacit knowledge experientially, say baking a brioche. When I’ve mastered the baking, I explain how I did it, thus making the knowledge explicit. itashare.
  • DOC SEARLS   |  FRIDAY, JULY 30, 2010
    [Information] Informal vs. Illegal
    They are therefore better described as “informal&# rather than “illegal.&#. Fukuyama goes on to unpack what he means by “informal&# : The rule of law exists in places like Mexico, Colombia and El Salvador; the problem is that access to the legal system tends to be a privilege of the well-to-do. want to make that case.
  • 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).
  • 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  |  MONDAY, JUNE 4, 2012
    [Information] Simplifying Learning
    Design Informal LearningIdeas from Jane Hart’s online chat on June 4 in the Social Learning Centre. Q1) Harold in his blog post says ”For too long our organizations have suffered from the disease of complication. It’s time to simplify.” Let’s look at how we can simplify learning solutions.
  • MIND HACKS  |  SUNDAY, MAY 24, 2009
    [Information] On the information alarmageddon
    But it also turns out that distraction is most disruptive to stimulus based search tasks, when we are flicking our attention around scanning for bits of information. New York Magazine has an article arguing that the concerns about digital technology drastically affecting our minds is just hype. If you can't concentrate, switch it off.
  • JAY CROSS'S INFORMAL LEARNING  |  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2010
    [Information] LearnTrends 2010
    Tags: Informal Learning
  • JAY CROSS'S INFORMAL LEARNING  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2010
    [Information] Donald Clark on training departments…
    Tags: Informal Learning
  • JAY CROSS'S INFORMAL LEARNING  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2010
    [Information] Join the Internet Time Alliance for a day
    Books such as The Working Smarter Fieldbook, Informal Learning, & Engaging Learning. Tags: Informal Learning itimealliance The day following DevLearn, November 5, the five members of the Internet Time Alliance are holding a retreat to share insights and plan for the forthcoming year. It will keep us honest. Our choice. Interested?
  • 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  |  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.
  • 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.
  • 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).
  • JAY CROSS  |  SATURDAY, APRIL 28, 2012
    [Information] Informal Learning Revisited
    Six years ago I wrote Informal Learning, Rediscovering the Natural Pathways that Inspire Innovation and Performance. This is the first in a series of posts about what informal learning is and how to put it into practice. Synopsis of Informal Learning. The book made the case that most learning about how to do a job is informal.
  • 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
  • JAY CROSS  |  SUNDAY, OCTOBER 9, 2011
    [Information] Aprendizado informal
    Last Tuesday I delivered a workshop in Sao Paulo on informal learning to clients of fast-moving Brasilian learning company Affero. I’ll let the graphic recorders tell the story. Just Jay
  • JAY CROSS'S INFORMAL LEARNING  |  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 2010
    [Information] Where Social Learning Thrives
    Tags: Informal Learning
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2012
    [Information] A quick case for social technologies
    Communities Informal Learning SocialLearning WorkI have been reviewing a number of resources I have collected on social media , social learning and return on investment. The bottom line seems very clear to me. Social technologies remove artificial organizational boundaries and let knowledge be shared more easily.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  MONDAY, APRIL 2, 2012
    [Information] Awareness
    Information search. Formal & Informal Learning. Information organization. Informal Learning PKM WirearchyTweet Part of Personal Knowledge Management is seeking sources of knowledge (Seek-Sense-Share). To be able to seek, first you have to be aware. Controller. Helper. Learner. Linker. Networker. Organizer. Retriever.
  • JAY CROSS  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2011
    [Information] My evolving learning journey
    Or leaks private information? Informal Learning Meta-LearningWhen I first attended TechKnowledge six or seven years ago, the content was all stuff I’d heard before. grumbled. Lance Dublin set me straight. This conference wasn’t for me; it was for newbies. The first time you heard these guys, they knocked your socks off.
  • 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.
  • 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  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 30, 2012
    [Information] It’s time to focus on your LQ
    Unlimited information, distributed work, self-publishing, and ridiculously easy group-forming all point in one direction – the organization will no longer address all your learning needs in the network era. Informal Learning InternetTime PKMLearning is everywhere in the connected workplace.
  • JAY CROSS'S INFORMAL LEARNING  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 7, 2010
    [Information] The New Social Learning
    Yesterday afternoon, an acquaintance who was appointed chief learning officer of one of the UK’s major banks three weeks ago asked me where to find some great examples of social & informal learning. People will post incorrect information. These systems compromise classified information. Our information is unique.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 2010
    [Information] Corporate Learning’s focus
    Q1) Close to 80% of learning happens informally and 20% formally, yet we spend most of our time and money on the 20%. Another approach would be to divert or expand training funds to support informal learning. This could start small but would show that informal learning is important to the organization.
  • JAY CROSS  |  SATURDAY, APRIL 10, 2010
    [Information] Snake Oil 2.0: Lipstick on a pig
    Several large LMS companies added “informal learning&# to their sales shticks this week. One says “All documents accessed can be tracked as informal learning events.&# (Documents are events?) Related: Informal Snake Oil. What really is informal learning? Tags: Bullshit Informal Learning platform.
  • JAY CROSS'S INFORMAL LEARNING  |  SUNDAY, OCTOBER 10, 2010
    [Information] DevLearn 10
    Tags: Informal Learning
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 2010
    [Information] A framework for the social enterprise
    Tags: Informal Learning InternetTime Wirearchy SocialLearning
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 21, 2010
    [Information] Knowledge sharing, one at a time
    Individually we can manage information flows, make sense of them and share with others, especially people with similar interests or common goals. If this helps us move away from central digital information repositories (Knowledge Management, Document Management, Learning Content Management Systems, Content Management Systems, etc.)
  • JAY CROSS  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2013
    [Information] 50 suggestions for implementing 70-20-10 (2)
    Curate information and share with others. The Forum offers a vast repository of practical information and connects members with a vibrant global community of fellow practitioners. Email me for information on working with the Alliance. He literally wrote the book on Informal Learning. 702010 Informal Learning
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  SUNDAY, AUGUST 12, 2012
    [Information] Let the droids do the boring stuff
    Networked computers allow us to learn informally and share tacit knowledge, leaving the boring stuff to the droids. We need to think for ourselves and take advantage of network technologies, wider social connections, improved peer interactions, and informal learning. Informal Learning Innovation Workthink so.
  • JAY CROSS'S INFORMAL LEARNING  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 26, 2009
    [Information] Informal learning patterns
    Learnscaping describes a dozen learning patterns, e.g. processes that organizations are using to improve performance through networked informal learning. Technology is used to generate or analyze information individually. Technology is used to broadcast information publicly to people both known and unknown. patterns.
  • JAY CROSS  |  MONDAY, JULY 6, 2009
    [Information] So many thoughts, so little time
    The top posts from sources selected for Informal Learning Flow in the first six months of 2009: Work on Stuff that Matters: First Principles - OReilly Radar , January 11, 2009. Ten years after - Informal Learning , January 10, 2009. Friday Flashback: Chris Lott’s Information Fluency and Social Fluency , March 26, 2009.
  • IRVING WLADAWSKY-BERGER  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 26, 2012
    [Information] Information, Money and Related Subjects
    Given this intangible character of money, it is not surprising that major advances in information technologies have in turn led to major advances in the way we deal with money and payments.  The relationship between information and money is now closer than ever.  Today. we are happy with money we cannot even see.  Not by a long shot. 
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  MONDAY, JULY 30, 2012
    [Information] Reducing email
    Informal Learning PKMI noted last year that workers waste a lot of time doing useless activities, like managing unwanted communications, and suggested that the cause of the problem, digital overload, was also the potential solution: social media. The ROI for social media in business is quite obvious: reducing wasted time. That’s
  • ADAPTIVE PATH  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 5, 2010
    [Information] Data Informed, Not Data Driven: The Subtext
    I want to introduce you to a UX Week talk called “Data Informed, Not Data Driven&# by Adam Mosseri, Product Design Manager at Facebook. Good decisions are informed by all of the things that they impact (people’s stories/experience, strategic interests, culture, governing bodies, business objectives). Talk about it. Cheers!
  • JAY CROSS'S INFORMAL LEARNING  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 2010
    [Information] Storyboarding
    Tags: Informal Learning visualization
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 9, 2013
    [Information] Lessons from an early MOOC
    Informal Learning SocialLearning 'In September 2008, Michele Martin , Tony Karrer and I hosted a 6-week open professional development program on social media. We did this for the eLearning Guild as a run-up to the annual DevLearn conference. It was an asynchronous (no time-scheduled activities) program. Social Bookmarks. Blogs. Aggregators.
  • 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”.
  • JAY CROSS'S INFORMAL LEARNING  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 13, 2011
    [Information] Change or die
    Formal and informal never exist in isolation. Change Informal LearningLX Briefing. Mixing case studies, stories, and actionable recommendations together with humor and easy-to-understand language, Jay Cross provides much more than buzzwords and back-patting, or so says his bio. He took a few moments to answer some of our questions.
  • JAY CROSS  |  SUNDAY, DECEMBER 5, 2010
    [Information] Online Educa
    Community Informal Learning WorkscapingParticipants at Educa are enthusiastic: You can watch a longer version of the party video here. When did you last see this enthusiastic a group of learning professionals? Six of the Business Educa track sessions in Berlin were streamed and recorded: The Opening Conversation. Learning from Experience.
  • JAY CROSS'S INFORMAL LEARNING  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 2010
    [Information] Reflections on DevLearn 2010
    Tags: Informal Learning inttime
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  MONDAY, MARCH 15, 2010
    [Information] Social media & workplace performance matrix
    Much of the information comes from third-party reports so I cannot attest to its accuracy. Tags: Communities Informal Learning InternetTime SocialLearning Jane Hart has an excellent resource on Case Studies for Social Media & Learning in the Workplace that she keeps up to date. Feel free to use and improve this spreadsheet.
  • DAN PONTEFRACT  |  SUNDAY, MARCH 27, 2011
    [Information] iTunesU Could Be So Much More (Part 2 of 2)
    social learning formal informal iTunes socialThis is the follow-up to Part 1. Found below are two screen shots from iTunesU littered with additional thoughts from yours truly concerning how the platform could become a more collaborative and useful (social) learning portal. Those would obviously be used on your mobile iPad, iPhone or iPod.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 23, 2013
    [Information] Work environment design for learning
    The resources may be inanimate or human; the activities may be formal or informal. Informal Learning Learning Performance ImprovementA  well designed  learning environment is  curated  with a specific need in mind. have taken her image and added a 70:20:10 overlay.
  • 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. I’m just reminding us that information had an origin and a purpose Say something negative.
  • JAY CROSS'S INFORMAL LEARNING  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 23, 2010
    [Information] Open social learning
    Tags: Informal Learning
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 27, 2010
    [Information] PKM in 2010
    PKM is an individual, disciplined process by which we make sense of information, observations and ideas. The Web has given us more ways to connect with others in our learning but many people only see the information overload aspect of our digital society. Information. Tags: Informal Learning Performance Improvement Model.
  • DAN PONTEFRACT  |  SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 2010
    [Information] Micro-Blogging is Good for Leadership, Good for Your Culture
    Formal information overload > email & intranets are being ignored. Providing information that is timely, be it formal, informal or in fact social / community driven. To me, it’s a natural example of both informal and social learning. Inside the organization, a dilemma now exists and is rapidly taking shape.
  • JAY CROSS'S INFORMAL LEARNING  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2011
    [Information] Free webinar, Wednesday, February 16th
    Hear Jay Cross, a leading expert on informal learning, for a far-ranging conversation about how organizations are working – and training – smarter in the network era. Informal learning often costs less and delivers more than formal class time. Informal Learning ResultsTraining Smarter, Working Smarter. Bring your questions.
  • 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.
  • JAY CROSS  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 10, 2011
    [Information] The debate over informal learning
    Today eLearn Magazine published a story on the debate  at Oxford on whether informal learning is more style than substance. More on the debate. Just Jay
  • 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.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 14, 2010
    [Information] Work is learning, learning work
    That’s pretty much what I believe will be a necessity for the post-industrial and post-information era that we are beginning to enter. Social media are the vehicle by which we can share our tacit knowledge through conversations to inform the collaborative development of emergent work practices.
  • JAY CROSS'S INFORMAL LEARNING  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2010
    [Information] Free Learning to Learn course going strong
    Tags: Informal Learning Tools innovation
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2009
    [Information] Social learning is real
    For example: Would it be better to 1) take a generic classroom workshop on information management or 2) spend a few hours serendipitously learning on Twitter. Tags: Informal Learning InternetTime Once again, I’m learning from my colleagues, as yesterday I realized how important self-direction is in enabling social learning.
  • JAY CROSS  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 17, 2012
    [Information] Branch?
    Informal LearningCurious video. I’m a raving fan of conversation. “Conversations are the stem cells of learning.” ” The video makes conversation very attractive, but it doesn’t tell me how Branch is going to make it better. Zonker innocently asks, “But where’s the bicycle?”
  • 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.
  • JAY CROSS  |  SUNDAY, MAY 15, 2011
    [Information] Ridiculous research findings on informal learning
    companies spent money on informal learning tools or services last year. Most informal learning takes place despite training departments, not because of them. Informal learning is mushrooming as organizations implement social software. An analyst reports that her company’s research finds that only 30% of U.S. Just Jay
  • JAY CROSS  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 27, 2010
    [Information] Ivan Illich and me
    Giving examples of the ineffectual nature of institutionalized education, Illich posited self-directed education, supported by intentional social relations in fluid informal arrangements: Universal education through schooling is not feasible. Tags: Informal Learning Meta-Learning Ivan Illich. We have yet to catch up with his vision.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 13, 2012
    [Information] Learning by doing
    Informal Learning InternetTimeWhat does life in perpetual Beta mean for your business on the internet? First of all, there is no real privacy online [ Cluetrain Thesis #13 - There are no secrets. The networked market knows more than companies do about their own products. And whether the news is good or bad, they tell everyone.].
  • JAY CROSS'S INFORMAL LEARNING  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 22, 2010
    [Information] L’apprentissage informel
    My keynote was titled “The Impact and Inevitability of Informal Learning.&#. Informal LearningAn artifact from Learning Day at the European Commission.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2010
    [Information] Training alone is not enough
    In our second eCollab blog carnival, I asked if we could formalize the informal : Are there ways of “formalizing&# some or all of this without losing out on the personal relationships we have with our friends and colleagues, those who we turn to help us solve a problem. Can we formalize the informal? Dave Ferguson. Tom Haskins.
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