Facilitating Knowledge Work #wolweek
NOVEMBER 18, 2015
In the course of some work with a social business agency, was wondering how to represent the notion of facilitating continual innovation.
Informal learning, the 95% solution
JANUARY 4, 2012
Tweet Informal learning is not better than formal training; there is just a whole lot more of it. Informal Learning
Informal learning is a business imperative
SEPTEMBER 13, 2011
connected this to the whole notion of simpler work getting automated and outsourced usingTom’s framework. It is moving to the edge.
The right information is not enough
NOVEMBER 28, 2012
Fallacy: If you give the right information, to the right people, at the right time, they will act accordingly. SocialLearning Technology
PWLE Not PLE - Knowledge Work Not Separate from Learning
FEBRUARY 20, 2008
But, too much structure is not going to work. mentioned quite a while ago (in Personal Work and Learning Environments (PWLE) - More Discussion and Personal Work and Learning Environments ) that: Knowledge work is not separate from learning. concepts and technologies (mashups, widgets, aggregation, OpenID, RSS, etc.)
Search - Implications on Knowledge Work
MAY 22, 2006
This post was sparked by a couple of recent articles: Babson Knowledge: How Google Plans to Change the Scope of Googling (And Why Information and Knowledge Workers Should Care). While there is some defense of Corporate IT in that it is harder to get at information that is stored in a wide variety of systems, e.g., ERP, CRM, etc.
50 suggestions for implementing 70-20-10
APRIL 6, 2013
Sharing 50 suggestions on putting 70-20-10 to work has consumed five posts spread over two months. implementing 70-20-10 is not simple.
50 suggestions for implementing 70-20-10
FEBRUARY 12, 2013
Convergence of work and learning. Work and learning have merged. Twenty-first century employees do complex, unpredictable work.
The Future of the Training Department
OCTOBER 21, 2009
Before industrialization, work was local or industry meant cottage-industry. Factories require groups of people working together.
APRIL 27, 2014
Here is a short video introduction on why personal knowledge mastery ( PKM ) is becoming a required skill and mindset for professionals today.
Activate your knowledge
APRIL 17, 2013
PKM is much more than processing information. Most of all, PKM is a framework to actually do knowledge work.
Why do I need KM?
OCTOBER 2, 2013
Collaborative knowledge work must be coupled with cooperative knowledge sharing. course is not the answer.
Social Learning – Highlights
OCTOBER 26, 2009
For me, the essence of social learning is that as our work becomes more complex, we need faster feedback loops to stay on top of it. The course is an artifact of a time when information was scarce and connections were few. Charles Jennings : We are living in a world where access trumps knowledge every time.
leadership is learning
OCTOBER 1, 2015
If work is learning and learning is the work, then leadership at work should be all about promoting learning.
the future of human work
MARCH 14, 2016
Just as few people do work that requires pure physical labour today, soon few of us will do routine, procedural, standardized knowledge work.
Notes from 2004
JANUARY 8, 2011
have more potential and utility in this medium [the web] than centralized systems such as LCMS (learning content management systems) [The year before I had been working for a company selling an LCMS]. More thoughts & comments from 2004: Many companies are trying to find ways to motivate their knowledge workers. also wrote -.
cooperation makes us human
APRIL 21, 2015
Automation of procedural work is accelerating. We should not try to work more like machines in order to compete with them. As Steven B.
Skills for Learning Professionals…Part 2 | Full Circle Associates
JANUARY 19, 2010
What’s the 5 minute and 60 minute learning piece that all knowledge workers should have to go through so they will be better at this?
Wirearchies are smarter than the sum of their parts
FEBRUARY 23, 2014
Work in the network era needs to be cooperative and collaborative, and organizations have to support both. – Jon Husband. Wirearchy
It’s about value creation
OCTOBER 31, 2012
His latest post, The information age fallacy , looks at the amount of time wasted in managing information flows, instead of creating anything new. The
Social learning is for human work
JUNE 23, 2013
This past week I came across the theme of the changing nature of work several times. This includes knowledge work. Ross Dawson.
AUGUST 11, 2010
In my Seek>Sense><Share model, seeking and annotating information is important but cannot stand on its own.
Work is learning, learning work
JANUARY 14, 2010
My Twitter bio reads, “ Work is learning, learning work – that is all Ye know on earth, and all ye need to know [apologies to Keats ].
beyond the reach of automation
DECEMBER 27, 2015
Here are some thoughts on how the increasing automation of knowledge work can be addressed by a new approach to organizational leadership.
Engaging Knowledge Artisans
SEPTEMBER 24, 2014
But what about our structures that organize how people work together? Overarching knowledge work principles have to be first established.
Talent vs Labour
SEPTEMBER 30, 2012
Through the 1970s, owners moved jobs to Sun Belt right-to-work states. They automated, outsourced and worked to diminish the power of unions.
Learning is the work
OCTOBER 2, 2013
… Work is learning and learning is the work. Because the nature of work is changing. Share to inspire through your work.
The Seek > Sense > Share Framework
FEBRUARY 10, 2014
Simple standards facilitated with a light touch, enables knowledge workers to capture, interpret and share their knowledge.
Management in Networks
JANUARY 14, 2014
Collaboration is working together toward a common objective. Knowledge networks differ from company hierarchies. forecasting. planning.
PKM: the basic unit of social business
DECEMBER 19, 2012
The basic unit of social business technology is personal knowledge management, not collaborative workspaces. Nardi, S. Whittaker and H.
Moving forward with Social Collaboration
DECEMBER 8, 2013
This is a network of progressive and passionate professionals, who really want to bring about substantive change in how work gets done.
United by networked and social learning
APRIL 18, 2011
Work Teams need to get things done. An These are necessary to not only do the work but to prepare for the work to be done: emergent practices.
Connecting Companies and Markets
APRIL 23, 2014
The duty of being transparent in our work and sharing our knowledge rests with all workers, including management. hierarchy-to-the-rear.
MARCH 2, 2014
In most cases our current models for managing people and supporting their knowledge-sharing are ineffective. Complexity is the new normal.
Knowledge sharing paradox revisited
APRIL 15, 2014
The knowledge sharing paradox is that enterprise social tools can constrain what they are supposed to enhance. – Dave Pollard (2005).
Build trust, embrace networks, manage complexity
JULY 24, 2014
Hierarchies. A new model for work is required. They work well when information flows mostly in one direction: down. Networks.
Leadership for the Network Era
DECEMBER 29, 2014
Leadership training usually does not work. Modelling is integrative, while shaping is usually external and out of the work context.
Transparency is the new objectivity
JULY 19, 2009
Second, what I meant is that transparency is now fulfilling some of objectivity’s old role in the ecology of knowledge. Nevertheless, objectivity — even as an unattainable goal — served an important role in how we came to trust information, and in the economics of newspapers in the modern age. And then foolishness.
Leadership by Example
SEPTEMBER 5, 2013
Leadership training usually does not work. We are not born with this information. ” Brenda McGowan, in Network World. Leadership
MAY 9, 2011
Virtual work also changes the organizational dynamic. Virtual learning has similar effects. Every one of those statements is wrong.