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  • DONALD CLARK PLAN B  |  FRIDAY, DECEMBER 13, 2013
    [Information] MOOCs: Education (not information) wants to be free
    They say that information wants to be free. Actually, that is wrong, information (data) should not always be free. Privacy matters. Sustainable business models matter. Ownership of data matters. Education, however, does want to be free. Like health, it is a human right. This does not mean simply ballooning the public debt.
  • 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  |  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  |  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. 
  • 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  |  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  |  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.
  • DAVID WEINBERGER  |  SUNDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2009
    [Information] Web of Ideas: What Information Was
    As we come out of the Age of Information, it’s a good time to ask what information was and what it did to us. In fact, if you ask most people, they can’t actually give you a definition of information. Plus, we’ll serve pizza! That’s not because they’re stupid in a “ Jay Walk &# sort of way.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 2009
    [Information] Work Smarter – informal learning in the cloud
    The sub-title tells it all, “informal learning in the cloud&#. Tags: Books Informal Learning Just picked up my copy of Jay Cross’ latest book, Work Smarter , which sells through Lulu for a reasonable $19.99. As Jay says, this is not a traditional book. Thanks for all the hard work in putting this together, Jay.
  • 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, 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.
  • 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  |  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  |  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).
  • 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.
  • 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  |  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.
  • 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  |  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  |  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.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 10, 2007
    [Information] Harold Jarche » Informal Learning Unworkshop #4
  • 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  |  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.
  • 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
  • JAY CROSS'S INFORMAL LEARNING  |  FRIDAY, MAY 7, 2010
    [Information] Workscape evolution
    learning is a mix of formal and informal , not one or the other. advocate filling the gap with support of social and informal learning. Tags: Informal Learning Social Tools overarching issue is who controls the curriculum. The further you go to the right in these models, the less the support provided by L&D.
  • DAVID WEINBERGER  |  SATURDAY, DECEMBER 31, 2011
    [Information] [2b2] What information overload looks like
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  • 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.
  • DAN PONTEFRACT  |  MONDAY, JUNE 27, 2011
    [Information] The Educational T
    To shift to the ‘connected learning’ model, where learning is part formal, informal and social, education purists might assist the overall evolution of the industry (from antiquated to purposeful) by employing the use of The Educational T. Moreover, it is continuously relegated to formal instructor-led or eLearning formats. Why don’t they?
  • TONY KARRER  |  THURSDAY, JULY 9, 2009
    [Information] Too Much Information or a Skills Gap
    Too Much Information) (found via Stephen Downes ). Information Overload and Learning.” Jonah Lehrer suggests the danger of too much information is “it can actually interfere with understanding.” Wesley Fryer discusses How are you dealing with TMI? Wesley points us to a post by Kevin Washburn “TMI! Life was simple 25 years ago.
  • 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  |  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.
  • JAY CROSS  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 2007
    [Information] Internet Time Blog » Making the Business Case for Informal Learning
  • JAY CROSS  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 2007
    [Information] Internet Time Blog » Making the Business Case for Informal Learning
  • 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  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 23, 2013
    [Information] Work environment design for learning
    The resources may be inanimate or human; the activities may be formal or informal. A  well designed  learning environment is  curated  with a specific need in mind. Informal Learning Learning Performance Improvementhave taken her image and added a 70:20:10 overlay.
  • JAY CROSS'S INFORMAL LEARNING  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 11, 2007
    [Information] Informal Learning Blog » More on Hole in the Wall project
  • 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  |  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'S INFORMAL LEARNING  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 2011
    [Information] This blog is closing…
    I started this blog when Informal Learning was released, November 10, 2006. The informal learning meme has gone mainstream. I am gratified. Informal learning is more important than ever. Informal learning is part of the mix, but so are social business, brain science, systems thinking, and a bunch of other things.
  • MARTIJN LINSSEN  |  FRIDAY, JANUARY 21, 2011
    [Information] Mark Zuckerberg no longer a social norm
    What kind of information do they want to share more, and of course, what kind do they want to share less? After all, it is clear that not everyone is publishing nude pictures of themselves for the world to see, or their bank account information, or the passwords to all their apps So, Mark, can you be a bit more precise please? Coffin.
  • 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.
  • JAY CROSS'S INFORMAL LEARNING  |  FRIDAY, DECEMBER 24, 2010
    [Information] Overcoming Bipolar Thinking
    In the five years since the publication of Informal Learning, I’ve become the Johnny Appleseed of informal learning. Informal learning is older than civilization. By contrast, informal learning is like riding a bicycle. Question: How do we know that informal learning works? Informal Learning
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 2010
    [Information] A framework for the social enterprise
    Tags: Informal Learning InternetTime Wirearchy SocialLearning
  • 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  |  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.
  • 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.
  • 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  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 28, 2012
    [Information] Isn’t this how organizational learning cultures progress?
    Just as bicycles did not eliminate walking and cars did not do away with automobiles, informal learning doesn’t snuff out formal learning. Bear in mind that all learning is part informal/part formal and part social/part solo. Informal Learning Meta-Learning Social Learning Working SmarterThink of it this way.
  • JAY CROSS'S INFORMAL LEARNING  |  SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2011
    [Information] Re-reading A New Culture of Learning
    One no longer needs to own a television station, a printing press, or a broadcast transmitter to disseminate information, for example. With just a computer and access to the internet, one can view or consume an almost unimaginably diverse array of information and points of view. Informal LearningThe Emergence of the Collective.
  • 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  |  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, 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  |  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 As I’ve said before, this blog is mostly for me.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 2014
    [Information] Networked Knowing
    Informal learning, often with peers, is how how creative workers have learned through the ages. Communities Complexity Informal Learning I spoke at the UNL Extension conference in Nebraska last week. The resulting demographic shift was millions of men leaving farms and moving to factories.  Jobs are relics of hierarchies.
  • DAN PONTEFRACT  |  SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 2010
    [Information] Fish & Chips and Malt Vinegar (inseparable organizational pieces)
    liken Enterprise 2.0 to the fish, Organizational Evolution to the chips and for me, malt vinegar playing the part of formal, informal and social learning. aided and abetted by formal, informal and social learning constructs – malt vinegar). aided and abetted by formal, informal and social learning constructs – malt vinegar).
  • JAY CROSS'S INFORMAL LEARNING  |  FRIDAY, APRIL 11, 2008
    [Information] Informal Learning Blog » To be, rather than to seem
  • JAY CROSS  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 10, 2008
    [Information] Informal learning in Berlin
  • 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 Feel free to use and improve this spreadsheet. If you do re-post it, please let me know so I can add the link here. Let me know of any errors or omissions and I will address them.
  • DAN PONTEFRACT  |  SATURDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2009
    [Information] The Standalone LMS is Dead
    Sure, clever instructors, faculty and learning administration management/leadership teams may find clever, albeit independent, ways in which to embed some form of informal and/or social learning before as well as after the event, but this is merely triage as opposed to a lobotomy. Dinosaur. Soviet Union. Saturn Car. Hierarchy.
  • JAY CROSS'S INFORMAL LEARNING  |  SUNDAY, JANUARY 24, 2010
    [Information] 8 Dirty Words
    by Jay Cross. L 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.
  • 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.
  • DAN PONTEFRACT  |  MONDAY, MAY 14, 2012
    [Information] Shouldn’t We Just Best Buy Corporate Learning
    Isn’t this a nice informal option? It’s time for everyone in the learning space to start wearing khaki pants and blue shirts and echo the formal, informal and social construct of Best Buy. connected learning education educational t formal informal learning learning 2.0 What do you see when you enter the store?
  • DAN PONTEFRACT  |  SATURDAY, MAY 8, 2010
    [Information] The Holy Trinity: Leadership Framework, Learning 2.0 & Enterprise 2.0
    Whether you have an internal corporate university, a decentralized learning structure, or a completely outsourced model, your model should be adapted to be formal, informal and social. adoption council collaboration formal informal learnerprise social thomas malone I find myself in the center of an intellectual tempest. here ).
  • 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  |  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.
  • DAN PONTEFRACT  |  SATURDAY, MAY 15, 2010
    [Information] Standalone LMS is Still Dead (rebutting & agreeing w/ Dave Wilkins)
    Formal learning needs to blend with any informal and social learning output in the new world. (ie. Informal or social learning needs to blend with formal learning. What we need to do is ensure we weave a formal, informal and social learning workflow together. is tied with all of the informal and social layers. Period.
  • 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.
  • 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  |  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.
  • JAY CROSS'S INFORMAL LEARNING  |  MONDAY, JULY 30, 2007
    [Information] Informal Learning Blog » Generation gap: birth age versus media age
  • 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.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 12, 2009
    [Information] Sense-making with PKM
    We constantly go through a process of looking at bits of information and trying to make sense of them by adding to our existing knowledge or testing out new patterns in our sense-making efforts. As years of sorting, categorizing and making explicit develop into a large amount of information we can begin to see its value. Categorize.
  • 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.
  • DAWN OF LEARNING  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 17, 2012
    [Information] Why Training Needs to go Agile (Part 1 – The Basics)
    They include two major pieces of information: 1) a clear statement of some small functionality and 2) detailed description of how to test this functionality. Agile Development Learning Technologies informal learningToday, the expectations of learners are much different than they were only a few years ago. What does this mean for us?
  • DAN PONTEFRACT  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 24, 2011
    [Information] iTunesU Could Be So Much More (Part 1 of 2)
    That is, the ability for the ‘crowd’ to help steer people in the right direction in their quest for learning … be it formal, informal or social learning. In a perfect world iTunesU could: help align students from different geographies to learn with one another through formal, informal and social means. Maybe it was Clarisworks.
  • 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  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 15, 2009
    [Information] PKM: our part of the social learning contract
    PKM is an individual, disciplined process by which we make sense of information, observations and ideas. Tags: Informal Learning Why is social learning important? It is becoming more difficult to make sense of the world by ourselves. How does personal knowledge management relate to social learning?
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 17, 2010
    [Information] Conversations and collaboration
    Tags: Informal Learning Learning Performance Improvement Work
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 2010
    [Information] Open Innovation
    Tags: Informal Learning Technology SocialLearning
  • 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
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 31, 2011
    [Information] Working Smarter, one day at a time
    More to follow … Informal Learning InternetTime Performance Improvement SocialLearningTweet Yesterday we hosted a conversation on social learning and working smarter, facilitated by the folks at Citrix and the eLearning Guild. We all enjoyed the hour long session and participants will be sent the link to the recording by Citrix.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 6, 2010
    [Information] Network Learning
    Tags: Informal Learning NetworkLearning PKM
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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?
  • 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  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 16, 2011
    [Information] Networked Knowledge: out of the ivory tower
    Some journalists inform but most, including the good ones, shine a lens and let us make up our minds. My post yesterday was intended to show that mainstream media were not very good at informing us on complex subjects. wanted to explain how I was able to get information and put some things together. complexity Informal Learnin
  • JAY CROSS  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 3, 2012
    [Information] The Other 90% of Learning
    Today’s world is a kaleidoscope, information is a tsunami, and workers face novel, complex situations every day. They need to provide informal feedback and work debriefs. Activity streams keep people informed in near real time. Informal LearningServing enterprise customers. This appears in the August 2012 CLO magazine.
  • JAY CROSS  |  SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 2013
    [Information] 50 suggestions for implementing 70-20-10 (3)
    Facilitated mentoring — planned, guided and evaluated — is typically more successful than informal sessions. Here’s my informal take on what’s going on: The 70:20:10 Forum will launch in March 2013! Email me for information on working with the Alliance. He literally wrote the book on Informal Learning. smiled.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 4, 2012
    [Information] Shifting to Net Work
    Informal Learning InternetTime SocialLearning WirearchyTweet Our first  Net Work Literacy session ends this week. There were several reasons why Jane Hart and I decided to offer this two-week online programe. Once the job is gone, many also lose their professional networks. There are 24 hours in a day.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • JAY CROSS  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 27, 2012
    [Information] Courses are dead. Just foolin’
    Informal LearningSeveral people have asked me not to denigrate formal learning in the workplace, the 10 of the 70:20:10 model. Indeed. Formal learning has its place. It’s apt for bringing people up to speed in a new discipline or topic. Standing around the water cooler is not the best way to learn algebra.
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