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theTeam – Knowledge Management Done Right

Luis Suarez

Have you seen “ Using Knowledge Management “? and Social Business are pretty close to some of the basic key principles behind traditional Knowledge Management, drafted back in the day, like I have blogged about, just recently, under the heading “ KM, Enterprise 2.0

personal knowledge management & wisdom

Harold Jarche

PKM consists of practical methods for making sense of the increasing digital information flows around us. And while there are different ways to think of knowledge – processed, procedural, propositional – this model I think adheres to a more basic view.

Pulling informal learning

Harold Jarche

Take a look at these 8 demand-side knowledge management principles by Nick Milton. People don’t pay attention to knowledge until they actually need it. People value knowledge that they request more highly than knowledge that is unsolicited. Informal Learning

Informal learning, the 95% solution

Harold Jarche

Tweet Informal learning is not better than formal training; there is just a whole lot more of it. It’s 95% of workplace learning, according to the research behind this graphic, by Gary Wise. In this context, only training professionals were allowed to talk about learning.

Informal Learning 2.0

Jay Cross

Published in Chief Learning Officer, August 2009. Informal Learning 2.0. Corporate approaches to learning have to change, as well. Organizations that don’t learn can’t keep up. It’s learn or die. Increasing customer loyalty though learning.

Informal Learning 2.0

Jay Cross

Yesterday on video I heard myself stumbling to describe the April 21 session of Corporate Learning Trends & Innovation. I said our theme is improving performance with “natural/informal/web 2.0/connected/social learning. This new learning is strategy, not support.

Formalized informal learning: a blend we don’t need

Harold Jarche

Telling people that we can “formalize informal learning&# is a not so subtle way of saying, “it’s OK, you don’t have to make any fundamental changes to the way you’ve been been doing training & development for the past half century&#.

Informal Learning Blog » Come together

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Informal Learning Blog » The human performance landscape

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Informal Learning Blog » The human performance landscape

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Four Reasons you need structure for informal learning

Xyleme

But as we all know, learning is evolving. Today, we keep hearing that formal presentations are out, that it’s all about informal learning, social learning and user-generated content. Informal learning shouldn’t mean we disregard what works effectively in a formal setting.

Informal Learning - Harold Tells Us Where To Put It - Now What

Tony Karrer

Great post by Harold Jarche - Informal Learning and Performance Technology responding to my post - Informal Learning - Let's Get Real. Performance Interventions ** Learning Interventions Instructional Interventions (e.g., What is curious though is that much of the discussion around Informal Learning seems to center on Communities of Practice. Informal learning offers a new array of tools for the learning professional's tool box.

Redefine the Workplace of the Future with Social Learning

Luis Suarez

it’s been a long while since last time that I participated on a Blog Carnival, specially around the topic of Collaboration, Knowledge Sharing and Learning. We just can’t formalise what we don’t even know, i.e. how people learn while on the job.

5 Reasons Why Activity Streams Will Save You From Information Overload

Luis Suarez

world that have managed to help me live, rather successfully, “ A World Without Email &# for the last 4 years and counting… Now, do I feel overloaded because of them? Yet, in the world of Activity Streams both serendipitous knowledge discoveries and informal learning, a.k.a.

5 Reasons Why Activity Streams Will Save Your From Information Overload

Luis Suarez

world that have managed to help me live, rather successfully, “ A World Without Email &# for the last 4 years and counting… Now, do I feel overloaded because of them? Yet, in the world of Activity Streams both serendipitous knowledge discoveries and informal learning, a.k.a.

Building institutional memory, one story at a time

Harold Jarche

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? Communities Informal Learning NetworkedLearning PKM

Why Social? To Help Colleagues Work Together Much More Effectively

Luis Suarez

One of my all time favourite social networking tools for informal learning , as well as information discovery, on a good range of interesting and relevant topics, and specially Enterprise 2.0 / Social Computing and Social Business as of late is Slideshare.

Making Business Sense of Social Media and Social Networking – Is Blogging Dead?

Luis Suarez

How are you going to keep up with your informal learning activities, as well as that powerful Personal Knowledge Management tool you have built up, with lots of hard work and energy, over the course of the years?

The only knowledge that can be managed is our own

Harold Jarche

“Every amateur epistemologist knows that knowledge cannot be managed. Education has always assumed that knowledge can be transferred and that we can carefully control the process through education. The only knowledge that can be managed is our own.

Organizational Learning in the Network Era

Harold Jarche

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. A key factor in sustaining any enterprise is organizational learning.

2497 and counting

Harold Jarche

What will you have learned during that decade? For example, I have the flow (148 posts to date) of my thoughts on personal knowledge management since my first post in 2004. Communities Informal Learning

We need more sandboxes

Harold Jarche

Earlier this week I wrote that practices like personal knowledge management (PKM), and its potential for enhanced serendipity can give us the underlying structure to become better hackers and more creative. Informal learning environments tolerate failure better than schools.

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8 Dirty Words

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

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. Here we go: Learning is a dirty word because executive managers have a hard time hearing it. CLO online edition.

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The learning organization: an often-described, but seldom-observed phenomenon

Harold Jarche

This 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?” Even team-based knowledge comes and goes. 5) Learning is everywhere.

@Janetter or How I Started to Enjoy Twitter Once Again

Luis Suarez

It was quite an exhilarating experience being constantly exposed to some of the most amazing conversations and informal learning at its best. Over the course of just a few weeks Twitter managed to destroy, in a very pernicious manner, not only the overall user experience, but the entire ecosystem as well that made it a success in the first place: Third party apps. There used to be a time when I was very much in love with Twitter.

PKM and MOOC

Harold Jarche

In the workplace, thinking of co-workers as “learners” actually may be a barrier to learning. Indeed, I was struck by a recent comment from someone with 15 years of experience in designing face-to-face, blended and online credit programs: I am trying to understand what MOOCs can offer that my understanding of educational design, learning design and online and distance education does not include. Informal Learning Learning NetworkedLearning PKM SocialLearning

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“you simply can’t train people to be social!”

Harold Jarche

Tweet Over the past year I have been working on change initiatives to improve collaboration and knowledge-sharing with two large companies, one of them a multinational. PKM is individuals retaking control of learning, and making it transparent.

Finding the time for networked learning

Harold Jarche

Tweet A survey of small and medium sized businesses (SMB) showed workers spend about half their day on unproductive taks: Knowledge Workers are among the largest staff component in a typical SMB. SMB Knowledge Workers spend an estimated 36 percent of their time trying to.

Critical thinking in the organization

Harold Jarche

Here is Edward Glaser’s definition: Critical thinking calls for a persistent effort to examine any belief or supposed form of knowledge in the light of the evidence that supports it and the further conclusions to which it tends. Tags: Informal Learning Wirearchy Work PKM

PKM in a nutshell

Harold Jarche

Personal Knowledge Management: A way to deal with ever-increasing digital information. Requires an open attitude to learning and finding new things (I Seek). Aids in observing, thinking and using information & knowledge (I Sense).

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Once more, across that chasm

Harold Jarche

I also use a broader definition of technology; being the application of organized and scientific knowledge to solve practical problems. Workflow Learning (including wider acceptance of performance support instead of training). Tags: Informal Learning Technology

Network Learning: Working Smarter

Harold Jarche

Tweet “In the period ahead of us, more important than advances in computer design will be the advances we can make in our understanding of human information processing – of thinking, problem solving, and decision making…” ~ Herbert Simon, Economics Nobel-prize winner (1968).

Instructional or Formal; whatever

Harold Jarche

I used this chart, developed a few years ago, to explain in a simplified way the differences between Learning Interventions and Instructional Interventions. Informal learning would be another name for non-instructional. Tags: Informal Learning InternetTime

Variations on a theme of PKM

Harold Jarche

Personal knowledge management is not so much about creating knowledge but rather the development of conscious regular activities from which can emerge new knowledge. The knowledge artifacts created along the way are only as good as the use to which they are put.

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PKM: our part of the social learning contract

Harold Jarche

Why is social learning important? With social learning, everyone contributes to collective knowledge and this in turn can make organizations and society more effective in dealing with problems. How does personal knowledge management relate to social learning?

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Learning Assessment

Harold Jarche

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?

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Active sense-making

Harold Jarche

Yesterday, during my presentation on personal knowledge management to IBM BlueIQ I was asked about the role of blogging in my own sense-making processes. These are my half-baked thoughts which I make public in order to share and to learn.

Knowledge sharing, one at a time

Harold Jarche

“Every amateur epistemologist knows that knowledge cannot be managed. Education has always assumed that knowledge can be transferred and that we can carefully control the process through education. That’s what personal knowledge management ( PKM ) is all about.