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Social learning is for human work

Harold Jarche

This past week I came across the theme of the changing nature of work several times. This includes knowledge work. Ross Dawson.

Social Learning, Complexity and the Enterprise

Harold Jarche

Tweet The social learning revolution has only just begun. Social learning. Knowledge: the capacity for effective action.

United by networked and social learning

Harold Jarche

Work Teams need to get things done. An Learning Networks, on the other hand, have to be personal or they won’t get used.

Leadership for the Network Era

Harold Jarche

The network era began with the advent of electric communications, though it is by no means completely established. It is not networked.

Social Learning – Highlights

Harold Jarche

We released our first white paper, on Social Learning , at the Collaborative Enterprise last week. 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. Constantly evolving with technology, this way of learning is naturally “nimble”.

digital transformation skills

Harold Jarche

Oscar Berg has further developed his digital collaboration canvas that describes nine capabilities required for collaborative knowledge work.

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Why PKM?

Harold Jarche

Here is a short video introduction on why personal knowledge mastery ( PKM ) is becoming a required skill and mindset for professionals today.

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the future of human work

Harold Jarche

Just as few people do work that requires pure physical labour today, soon few of us will do routine, procedural, standardized knowledge work.

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The connected leader

Harold Jarche

They made an effort to share their knowledge and expertise more widely. . This is connected leadership, or leadership that understands networks.

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You are not the only bee in the hive

Harold Jarche

It is social and it is complex. The more colleagues we can depend upon, the better we can get work done.

Connected leadership is not the status quo

Harold Jarche

As organizations, markets, and society become networked, complexity in all human endeavors increases. Connected organizations must learn how to deal with ambiguity and complexity. The connected workplace is all about understanding networks, modelling networked learning, and strengthening networks.

Working Socially

Harold Jarche

Saying we don’t need to understand social media is like saying we didn’t need to understand speaking, reading or writing to do our jobs before.

Modelling, not shaping

Harold Jarche

Tweet In social networks we can learn from each other; modelling behaviours, telling stories, and sharing what we know.

Industrial disease

Harold Jarche

Almost every person is connected to worldwide communication networks. In the network era, learning and working are tightly interconnected.

Fluctuating support networks

Harold Jarche

Judith passed on a couple of papers which I found most interesting, as she has looked deeply into the theory behind the need for what I would describe as social learning networks. Judith uses the term, “fluctuating support networks&#. Tags: Communities Informal Learning Work Holton, 2008).

What’s the future for traditional training departments?

Dawn of Learning

As social learning grows does the requirement for traditional training departments shrink? based eLearning development firm Epic asks this very question in its fourth E-learning Debate – and this Epic debate is being hosted only online. Clive argues that social learning that employs Web 2.0 by @rgogos.

To learn, we must do

Harold Jarche

Instead serendipity has surprised me with energy, thoughts, knowledge, ideas, concepts, realizations, experiences, and relationships. Tweet.

Re-wiring for the Complex Workplace

Harold Jarche

Note: The following article appears in Inside Learning Technologies & Skills – May 2014. complexity Learning Wirearchy Trust.

Leadership by Example

Harold Jarche

Leadership training usually does not work. ” Brenda McGowan, in Network World. Perhaps the problem is the nature of leadership.

PKM: The Book

Harold Jarche

I have been writing about personal knowledge management on this blog since 2004. You will be giving back to the network.

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Enabling Innovation – Book

Harold Jarche

The classic project management alone is less and less able to manage complex, uncertain, knowledge-based processes. social learning].

Working Smarter eFieldbook $12

Jay Cross

Working smarter is the key to sustainability and continuous improvement. The infrastructure for working smarter is called a  workscape.

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The Best of Times, The Worst of Times: opportunities and challenges for the L&D profession

Charles Jennings

It really is the best of times and the worst of times for learning professionals. You need to do it and learn from it’. n(d)s?t/

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The Evolving Social Organization

Harold Jarche

Innovation abounds in the early stages and knowledge capitalization is aided by a common vision of the business. New layers of control and supervision continue to appear, silos are created, and knowledge acquisition is formalized in an attempt to gain efficiency through specialization. Knowledge-Based View. Value Networks.

Ten reasons

Harold Jarche

Jane Hart posted a tongue-in-cheek video on 10 reasons to ban social media with the caveat, “Be careful who you show this video to – they might actually believe it  &#. “What sort of learning process takes place in the minds of learners when using Twitter?&# Social media is a fad. Social Media is a time waster.

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Being social for learning and performance

Harold Jarche

Tweet Social learning has been a theme here for some time [my first post on the subject in 2005: from e-learning to s-learning ]. For instance, groups whose members had higher levels of “social sensitivity&# were more collectively intelligent. How often do people work in total isolation today?

Transparent work

Harold Jarche

Tweet People are now the engine of change and the fuel is communications, says Jay Deragon in Systemic Impact of Social Technology. These were professional associations, networks of researchers and administrators, and others. What may be considered a knowledge problem is really a transparency one. You cut expenses to survive.

Social Business Forum Highlights – Highlights from Breakout Sessions and Final Keynote

Luis Suarez

As a starting point, the fact you no longer need to be in the IT industry to become a fully integrated social business. event of events. e2conf.

Trends in Learning

Tony Karrer

Someone was just asking me about the big trends in learning and the implications of those trends on corporate learning and development. So, here's a bit of a compilation of some of the things I've been talking about in my blog which points to some of the major trends in learning. The whole problem is Long Tail Learning.

Organizations and Complexity

Harold Jarche

From the evolving social organization we developed this table to show the differences between three archetypal organizations. Knowledge-Based View. Learning Organization. Value Networks. Knowledge Acquisition. Social. Knowledge Capitalization. VALUE NETWORKS. SOCIAL. Simplicity.

Quotes from 2010

Harold Jarche

bduperrin “The more social you are you [the] more opportunities you get, the more busy you are, the less social you become.”. jonhusband “Unfortunately, HR is the home base for the management practices based on old mental models about work & motivation. not synched with networked work”. Social capital” too.

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Free - Web 2.0 for Learning Professionals

Clark Quinn

Work Literacy and the eLearning Guild are partnering to provide you with a great (and free) opportunity to get up to speed on Web 2.0 tools and their implications for learning professionals. This 6-week, highly active, social learning event will introduce you to new methods and tools. Learn at your own pace.

Learned about Learning in 2009

Tony Karrer

It’s always fun at the end of the year to go back and take a look at what you’ve been working on, what you’ve learned during the year. I’ve been doing this the past few years. In June 2008, Work Literacy Launched. 2009 has continued that effort. I’m convinced that we are all struggling to have our Work Skills Keep Up.

Hot List

Tony Karrer

There are some very cool new features especially our hot list feature coming out soon on the eLearning Learning Content Community. The site is beginning to take into account social signals. Together these social signals indicate that the content is likely of higher quality (or at least of higher interest).

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Tony Karrer

Applications in Learning (24) Free - Web 2.0 for Learning Professionals (20) Tools Used (18) Learning 2.0 Was great at DevLearn.

eLearning Topics

Tony Karrer

this would be down notable dropping topics: games, simulations, knowledge, interactive and blended Karyn Romeis commented: Hmm. And now, because of eLearning Learning , I have a much better way to track these things over a much more interesting content sets. have doubts about the validity of these data. Just a thought.

Long Live?

Tony Karrer

Just got through reading - Long Live Instructor-Led Learning - by Saul Carliner, who is a person I know, like and respect. Tony Karrer Formal learning will still be going strong but somewhat de-emphasised. don't organizations already primarily rely on informal learning? Blogs and Informal Learning Are Unreliable? Hmmm ….

Reflecting on the first half of 2009

Jay Cross

MacWorld : learning infrastructure and social network infrastructure are converging. Surreal. I was coincidentally walking by a presentation by Clive Shepherd on the exhibits floor at Learning Technologies in London when he happened to flip my photo and a quote on the screen. Adopting new models of learning. Trips.

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