Becoming explicit

Harold Jarche

Our old technology — paper — gave us an idea of knowledge that said that knowledge comes from experts who are filtered, printed, and then it’s settled, because that’s how books work. The dominant framework is moving from corporations to networks.

Coherence in complexity

Harold Jarche

The network of strategic accelerators complements the formal systems; it does not replace them. Collaborative networks are not a new concept, but Kotter’s application of them to the arena of strategy is very insightful. Many of our older business models are not working any more.

Supporting self-managed team learning in the organisation

Jane Hart

But what these both have in common is that they are still a “ managed learning ” process. In this and my next post I am going to look at self-managed learning in an organization, and how that might be supported and scaffolded. Social learning

digital workforce skills

Harold Jarche

and provides an image that addresses a good spectrum of skills for the network era. Learning out loud in our social networks helps to seek new opinions and share our own with a diverse group of people. Digital Sense Making + Personal Knowledge Management [Mastery].

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Scaling knowledge

Harold Jarche

On the other hand, networked organizations can scale because they do not need to control every connection. Designers of these open organizational structures understand that in complex un-order, loose hierarchies and strong networks are best.

Connected leadership is not the status quo

Harold Jarche

As organizations, markets, and society become networked, complexity in all human endeavors increases. The connected workplace is all about understanding networks, modelling networked learning, and strengthening networks. In networks, anyone can show leadership, not just those appointed by management. A guiding principle for connected organizational design is for loose hierarchies and strong networks. Better networks are better for business.

2012?s Top articles on Working Smarter

Jay Cross

Working Smarter Daily points to ideas from design thinking, network optimization, brain science, user experience design, learning theory, organizational development, social business, technology, collaboration, web 2.0 In networks, cooperation trumps collaboration .

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Twitter potpourri

Harold Jarche

I’m still figuring out how best to integrate Twitter to my personal knowledge management processes. Here are some of my recent favourites, a follow-on from a related post last month [I've added some letters and words to make it more coherent]: @davecormier RT @arvind: @davecormier Hard core social network research: danah boyd. c4lptnews Leveraging Human Networks to accelerate learning | CLO magazine.

Innovation is not a repeatable process

Harold Jarche

After a decade of looking at innovation in organizations, Gardner says that people have to be personally motivated; the old “what’s in it for me?” “In other words, if it personally affects us, we care about it. Can innovation be promoted through better processes?

July bonanza at Working Smarter Daily

Jay Cross

Working Smarter Daily draws upon ideas from design thinking, network optimization, brain science, user experience design, learning theory, organizational development, social business, technology, collaboration, web 2.0 patterns, social psychology, value network analysis, anthropology, complexity theory, and more. Working Smarter Daily embraces the spirit of agile software, action learning, social networks, and parallel developments in many disciplines.

Sense-making with PKM

Harold Jarche

People learn socially. In looking at how we can make sense of the growing and changing knowledge in our respective professional fields, I see two parallel processes that support each other. Making Explicit: There are many ways of making knowledge explicit. Social. Social.

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Learning is the Work

Beth Kanter

What was most exciting for me was to finally meet three people in person after following their writing, blogs, and books for almost a decade. Dave Gray : Dave Gray is a guru on the topics of design, innovation, culture and change. He asked to reflect on our network map.

Best of Working Smarter Daily this year

Jay Cross

Working smarter embraces the spirit of agile software, action learning, social networks, and parallel developments in many disciplines. Every day, Working Smarter Daily uses social signals to select the top articles from blogs in these fields.

PKM 117

Learning at the edge of chaos

Harold Jarche

Speaking of Vygotsky: Graham Attwell: Personal Learning Environments & Vygotsky. Within this perspective a Personal Learning Environment could be seen as allowing the representation of knowledge, skills and prior learning and a set of tools for interaction with peers to accomplish further tasks. The PLE would be dynamic in that it would allow reflection on those task and further assist in the representation of prior knowledge, skills and experiences.

PKM 121

Social Learning, Complexity and the Enterprise

Harold Jarche

Tweet The social learning revolution has only just begun. Corporations that understand the value of knowledge sharing, teamwork, informal learning and joint problem solving are investing heavily in collaboration technology and are reaping the early rewards. ~ Social learning.

Learning and KM: Separated at birth?

Jay Cross

I sensed that learning and knowledge management were converging and invited bloggers form both sides to get together at the Tidehouse to share viewpoints and guzzle beer. Speakers paint a compelling vision of the future knowledge innovation highway.

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Changing the mechanistic mindset

Harold Jarche

Here is the first of these: “Our industrial management models are based on a belief that our structures are merely complicated.&#. We are seeing mass, decentralized and social movements that confront existing hierarchies, politically and in the workplace.

Change 198

Connectivism and Transculturality

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Communities as Networks As you can see we are broadcasting live to a worldwide audience of 27 people. Look at this network up here on the screen. This is a network of western European languages. And in fact, the culture of any individual person is composed not of metallic-like elemental forms of being indivisible and separate and pure. They're clusters located within a network rather than stand-along "we are all united" kind of groups. We have a social network.