How Not to Adopt an LCMS

Xyleme

Embed content into the workflow. Companies that adopt a new LCMS are challenging the status quo, reimagining the way content is typically authored, created and delivered. The post How Not to Adopt an LCMS appeared first on Xyleme.

The connected enterprise adoption curve

Harold Jarche

You have the enterprise social technology and you may have even developed training programs, in conjunction with supporting collaboration aligned with the workflow. These are the early adopters. [First.]

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What Does the Training Department Do When Training Doesn’t Work?

Charles Jennings

The global training industry is large and in growth again post-2008. Data provided by the US membership organisation Training Industry suggests annual growth around 6% per year since 2009. And it’s not only efficiencies in the training process itself that we need to look for.

Determinism, Best Practice, and the ‘Training Solution’

Charles Jennings

Anyone who has even the most rudimentary understanding of chess knows that to adopt a strategy based on determinism is to often invite failure. As such, Cynefin questions much of traditional management training and development. None of the recommendations include formal training.

Dear C-Suite: We Don’t Do Training Anymore

Dan Pontefract

It’s time to help the C-Suite – aside from Peter Aceto and other learning savvy and employee engagement focused C-Suite leaders – to appreciate and understand that organizations don’t do training anymore. But the C-Suite still thinks that learning is training, right?

Time for the Training Department to be Taken Seriously

Xyleme

The enterprise content management software market currently exceeds $4B, so it’s quite clear that the vast majority of organizations place strong emphasis on their ECM strategy – a strategy that the training organization unfortunately typically takes no part in.

Re-thinking Workplace Learning: extracting rather than adding

Charles Jennings

One clear finding presented was that: “t hose activities that are integrated into manager and employee workflow have the largest impact on employee performance, while those that are distinct events separate from the day-to-day job have less impact.”

Building a Culture of Continuous Learning

Charles Jennings

In a recent webinar I discussed some very interesting data from the Corporate Leadership Council’s ‘Training Effectiveness Dashboard’ study with participants. Then we need to adopt effective strategies to get us there. Most people get it.

The Knowledge and Learning Transfer Problem

Charles Jennings

It could be argued that it came into existence the day we separated training from the workplace. Talent development specialist Boudewijn Overduin says the solution to this problem is simple: ‘If you don’t train, you don’t have a transfer problem’.”

70:20:10 - A Framework for High Performance Development Practices

Charles Jennings

Why Have So Many Organisations Adopted 70:20:10? Alternatively it may be part of the workflow (the ‘70’ and ‘20’ ) They are embedded in their professional community both within and outside their organisation.

Different Ways Nonprofits Are Using Design Thinking to Solve Problems and Achieve Impact

Beth Kanter

Note from Beth: Several years ago, I was got trained in design thinking facilitation methods using Luma and have incorporated these techniques into my consulting and training practice. Innovation Tools and Tactics Training Design

Start with the 70. Plan for the 100.

Charles Jennings

Full explanations of how the 70:20:10 approach can be used to help overcome the ‘training bubble’ Descriptions of five new performance-focused roles to support the use of 70:2010 The detailed tasks that need to be executed in each of these roles.

Five Myths of Social Learning

Xyleme

Home > Social Learning > Five Myths of Social Learning Five Myths of Social Learning December 3rd, 2009 Goto comments Leave a comment There is no question that the rise of social networks is creating a profound shift in the way training departments are delivering knowledge to their employees, partners, and customers. tools for training purposes and this figure is rising fast. Myth #3: Training and development organizations will make stand-alone social media platform decisions.

The Future Business of Learning for Suppliers

Charles Jennings

I don’t know what the ‘learning industry’ will be called in the future, but its focus will certainly be a lot wider than what is generally seen in today’s world as ‘learning and development’, let alone ‘training'. It certainly doesn’t lie in the provision of ' training'.

SUNY Initiatives Supporting Online Learning Panel

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Demonstration of lead processing workflow - feeds into existing 'Campus Connect' online lead system for individual campuses). The design team is being asked to: draft requirements, test the new tool, and create documentation and training materials.

Artificial Intelligence is Ready for Business; Are Businesses Ready for AI?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

asks McKinsey in a recently published report - Artificial Intelligence: the Next Digital Frontier. “AI adoption outside of the tech sector is at an early, often experimental stage,” is the report’s succinct answer. “Few firms have deployed it at scale.”. AI is now seemingly everywhere.

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It takes time to be social

Harold Jarche

Employees may be unaware of the potential of their social platform; or perhaps they have not been properly trained and educated. Or of course, it is also possible that while they are aware and have been trained, the value still isn’t there or isn’t high enough.

Is it time for a BYOL (Bring Your Own Learning) strategy in your organization? #BYOL

Jane Hart

My previous blog post that revealed that around 70% of respondents in my recent survey found training (including e-learning) “unimportant” or only “somewhat important” has generated quite a bit of interest.

ICALT 2012

Harold Jarche

Integrating Learning into the Workflow. For all businesses this means integrating learning into the workflow. Our current models for managing people, training and knowledge-sharing are insufficient for a workplace that demands emergent practices just to keep up.

Development Mindsets and 70:20:10

Charles Jennings

Development Mindsets I have been focussing on the important role of development mindsets as an starting point for adopting the 70:20:10 model for some time. Initiatives such as Danone’s help open up more people to adopting and building development mindsets.

LMS vs. LCMS

Xyleme

A Learning Management System (LMS) is a software application that allows a company, school, or organization to administer, document, track, and report on the delivery of educational courses and training programs. Workflow management/review tool. Workflow Management/Review Tool. ?.

Don’t drink the informal learning snake oil

Jay Cross

eLearning, no matter how feeble, enabled training departments to check the boxes that they’d reduced costs and still covered the important topics. A brief quiz tells you whether your organization needs to adopt formal or informal approaches. The Tragedy of eLearning.

CSTD Montreal Symposium

Harold Jarche

My topic is The Future of the Training Department. Most training activity for the past century assumed that you could prepare people for the future by training them in what had worked in the past. Workplace learning is morphing from blocks of training followed by doing the work, to a merging of work and learning. To justify its continuing existence, the training department must shift direction in three areas: Embrace complexity and be open to uncertainty.

Once more, across that chasm

Harold Jarche

Geoffrey Moore’s analogy of “ crossing the chasm ” is that any new technology is quickly adopted by innovators and early adopters, but there is a chasm to cross in order to get the more pragmatic majority to adopt the new technology.

a useful model

Harold Jarche

Here is an excerpt from Frederick Winslow Taylor’s Principles of Scientific Management (1911): “It is only through enforced standardization of methods, enforced adoption of the best implements and working conditions, and enforced cooperation that this faster work can be assured.

Human + Machine: The Impact of AI on Business Transformation

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

A recent McKinsey study found that AI adoption outside the technology sector is still at an experimental stage, with few firms having deployed it in production at scale. Humans, for example, are needed to develop, train, and manage various AI applications.

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What is innovation?

Harold Jarche

Innovation is connected to learning, but not necessarily formal education and training programs. He went on to state that, “I have not been able to find any regular correlation between well adopted innovation processes and actual innovation outcomes, and I’ve been looking pretty hard.

Standalone LMS is Still Dead (rebutting & agreeing w/ Dave Wilkins)

Dan Pontefract

The holistic big picture needs to keep in mind the workflow of the employee; we can’t send them to disparate tools, applications, technologies or sites to do their jobs. What we need to do is ensure we weave a formal, informal and social learning workflow together.

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

Charles Jennings

New Look L&D It is becoming increasingly clear that L&D departments need to adopt new ways of working and new approaches to learning if they are to position themselves to lead rather than follow.

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Summarizing Learn for Yourself

Jay Cross

It’s all a matter of learning, but it’s not the sort of learning that is the province of training departments, workshops, and classrooms. I just copied a rough draft of my new book, Learn For Yourself , into a free summarizer.

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Artificial Intelligence is Ready for Business; Are Businesses Ready for AI?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

asks McKinsey in a recently published report - Artificial Intelligence: the Next Digital Frontier. “AI adoption outside of the tech sector is at an early, often experimental stage,” is the report’s succinct answer. “Few firms have deployed it at scale.”. Only 20 percent of respondents had adopted AI at scale in a core part of their business. 40 percent were partial adopters or experimenters, while another 40 percent were essentially contemplators.

Human + Machine: The Impact of AI on Business Transformation

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

A recent McKinsey study found that AI adoption outside the technology sector is still at an experimental stage, with few firms having deployed it in production at scale. Humans, for example, are needed to develop, train, and manage various AI applications. The book studied what leading firms are doing to benefit from human-machine collaborations and found that they’ve succeeded by adopting five key principles: mindset, experimentation, leadership, data, and skills.

IT Doesn’t Matter. Business processes do

Jay Cross

Process-oriented environments will impact traditional training just as word processing and social change eliminated most of the nation’s secretaries. Imagine the potential of: Workflow learning. Accountable training. Training value analysis.

Learning and Development Webinars

Xyleme

Moving from a traditional training strategy to one that embeds learning in the daily workflow is challenging enough. Viewers will also get an inside look at Paychex’ journey to high-performing learning content and best practices for managing change to ensure successful adoption. Learning is the engine that drives performance, so why is it that we can’t link the training we provide to performance?

What’s working in social business

Harold Jarche

” My focus on social business stems from a background in training, knowledge management, performance improvement and social learning. I have learned that the hard work comes after the software has been installed and the initial training sessions are over.

Pick of the Month: May 2012

Jane Hart

Training professionals need to recognize that by being business-focused in every aspect of their work. but rather a new organizational learning approach, where learning is integrated into the workflow. Bill Cushard suggested Save Training For Those Who Need Training (3 May).

Social Task Management – When Social Business Got Down to Work – #e2conf Highlights

Luis Suarez

Taking the Training Wheels Off Social Software. To get things going with the series of blog posts with highlights from the recent Enterprise 2.0

“The Internet is a serendipity creation machine”

Harold Jarche

The only thing they’ve ever done is try to get me to train someone else.&# @NatashaChart. The term “social learning” therefore has a much wider meaning than simply “social training” – where the focus is on the creation, delivery and management of formal learning.

Tech Wellness in the Nonprofit Workplace: Tips for Avoiding Collaborative Overload

Beth Kanter

More and more we are beginning to recognize the risk of communications overload, and organizations are trying to simplify the workflows for teams. It is important for your team to have the right amount of structure in their workflow. Adopt Good Practices Around Team Emails.

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Nonprofits in the Autonomous World: Will the Bots Take Over?

Beth Kanter

As Jeremiah points out, we are entering the next phase where robots, drones, bots, AI, and self-driving cars will have widespread adoption. A policy for how to respond to negative comments or social media workflow. There are bots that are self-training using AI language.

Wikis and Learning – 60 Resources

Tony Karrer

October 23, 2008 Using Toolkits to Aggregate Learning Resources , February 6, 2009 Enterprise Wiki as Intranet - a success story , September 20, 2007 Lurking and loafing , March 9, 2010 Activities, Workflows and Structured Wikis (Augmented Social Cognition) , February 9, 2009 Wikis for Improving Productivity - Experiencing eLearning , June 10, 2008 Wiki's For Professional Development - Learnadoodledastic , September 26, 2007 One more time: what's the difference between a blog and a wiki?

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Top 10 eLearning Predictions 2011 #LCBQ

Tony Karrer

10 Predictions for 2011: Trends that Will Reshape the Training Industry Total spending for training services will increase by an estimated 7-9%. Training department staffing will grow by a modest 2%. Speed will become the new mantra for training.

Increasing “Jointness” and Reducing Duplication in DoD Intelligence

Martijn Linssen

If these negative trends continue and a new “joint” business model is not adopted wholesale, the promise that sparked IRTPA is in danger of being unrealized. The underlying assumptions regarding the prevailing finished intelligence workflow have not been questioned.