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.

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The key to informal learning is autonomy

Jane Hart

He writes: “I thought I had made a sound business case for investing more in informal learning, but few organizations changed their ways. They acted as if the natural way of informal learning didn’t exist. Social learning

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

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.

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.

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

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.

Personal Knowledge Management

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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.

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.

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.

“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.

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?

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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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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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).

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.

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Knowledge Management and Learning

Tony Karrer

Interesting discussion going on with contribution by Luis Suarez, Jay Cross, David Wilson - around the distinction between Knowledge Management and Learning: Knowledge Management and Informal Learning Knowledge Management and Learning - Separated at Birth? KM & learning: separated at birth?

Awareness

Harold Jarche

Tweet Part of Personal Knowledge Management is seeking sources of knowledge (Seek-Sense-Share). Wolfgang Reinhardt has looked at knowledge workers, researchers in particular, and examined how they can be aware in their fields of expertise. Information search.

It’s time to focus on your LQ

Harold Jarche

Learning is everywhere in the connected workplace. However, many of us have relegated our own learning to the specialists over the years – teachers, instructors, professors. We’re not used to handling all of this learning on our own.

Sense-making glossary

Harold Jarche

Sense-making – The process by which individuals (or organizations) create an understanding so that they can act in a principled and informed manner … Source-linked sensemaking – In conventional media, a document about a topic may cite a list of references.

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.

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?

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

Sense-making

Harold Jarche

The term personal knowledge management (PKM) isn’t about management in a business sense but rather how we can manage to make sense of information and experience in our electronic surround. Management – getting things done.

Sense-making with PKM

Harold Jarche

We may learn on our own but usually not by ourselves. 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.

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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.

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&#.

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?

@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.

Informal Learning Blog » Come together

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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.

PKM starts new workshop series

Harold Jarche

So far in 2012, I have hosted three online workshops on personal knowledge management (PKM), as well as a Summer Camp that included one week on the topic. The format has changed, as Jane Hart and I have learned about what works.

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Informal Learning Blog » Big questionable predictions for 2008

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Learning by doing

Harold Jarche

What are doing to encourage failure and learning by doing? We started running workshops at the Social Learning Centre after a discussion about getting connected with our actual customers. I did my first workshop on personal knowledge management in April and 35 people signed up.

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PKM: aggregate, filter, connect

Harold Jarche

Knowledge Squared equals Power Squared, says Craig Thomler : However the knowledge hoarding model begins to fail when it becomes cheap and easy to share and when the knowledge required to complete a task exceeds an individual’s capability to learn in the time available.

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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

Using our knowledge

Harold Jarche

All the information and knowledge in the world will not help us unless we take time to reflect upon what we have learned and also do something with it. Blogs are ways of mapping our personal learning journey. Tags: Informal Learning PKM Tweet.