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gaining insight through social and informal learning

Harold Jarche

These five triggers can be enhanced through informal and social learning. Instead, systems and structures are needed to support social and informal learning in work teams, communities of practice, and social networks.

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Pulling informal learning

Harold Jarche

Informal learning is mostly Pull. They are also more in control of who Pushes to them, through social networks and other sources of online information. Informal LearningTake a look at these 8 demand-side knowledge management principles by Nick Milton.

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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. Supporting informal learning at work is not as clear-cut as something like ISD. Today there is no agreed-upon informal learning design methodology. Informal Learning

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Informal learning is

Harold Jarche

Stephen Hart has a good series of quotes on informal and social learning on his website. Informal LearningSometimes the right quote gets the message across faster than a long explanatory paragraph.

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Informal rule of thumb

Harold Jarche

Studies show that informal learning accounts for between 70 and 95% of workplace learning [USBLS: 70%; Raybould: 95%; EDC: 70%; CapitalWorks: 75%; OISE: 70%; eLG: 70%; Allen Tough: 80%]. According to Gary, as much as 95% of workplace learning is informal. Informal Learning

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The right information is not enough

Harold Jarche

There is quite a bit of research on the significant value of making the right information available to the right person at the right time – and quite a bit of research shows clearly that Enterprise Search has a direct impact on the success of organizations.

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life in the jungle

Harold Jarche

Short-term informal communities can function as game preserves to develop skills necessary for the jungle, but in a safer environment. How can you survive in the jungle when you live in a zoo? “Our silos (I won’t even mention cubicles!),

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story skepticism

Harold Jarche

Read more » Informal Learning SocialLearningI have been thinking about storytelling lately as a lot of people are talking about it as essential for business, leadership, and whatever ails you. I have discussed it a few times over the years and have reviewed these thoughts.

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strategic transformation of workplace learning

Harold Jarche

Learning is mostly social and often informal. Informal learning is learning without instruction and is personally directed or done in collaboration with others. Studies show that informal learning accounts for between 70% and 95% of workplace learning.

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7 essential facets for enterprise knowledge sharing

Harold Jarche

Most large organizations today have some suite of social tools to share information and knowledge. Cooperative aspects include: Curating information to add value, Communicating effectively in networks & communities, and Finding and engaging with knowledge networks.

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organizing for the network era

Harold Jarche

These organizations are artifacts of a time when information was scarce and hard to share, and when connections with others were difficult to make and required command and control. Hierarchies work well when information flows mostly in one direction: down.

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learning in the network era

Harold Jarche

In times of crisis, when information is critical, then having a diversity of opinions can ensure that drastic measures are not taken for the wrong reasons, or that viable options are not ignored. Informal Learning Learning NetworkedLearning

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the world needs knowledge catalysts

Harold Jarche

“What an extraordinary situation for an entity that has power over information – there is no greater power really.” If experts do not do this they will become surrounded by less informed people over time.

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more than mere digital transformation

Harold Jarche

The Network Economy, and the digitization of all information, needs new models. Is the automation of what has traditionally been human work inevitable?

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Sensemaking and the power of the humanities

Harold Jarche

We can think of sense making as as the exact opposite of algorithmic thinking: it is entirely situated in the concrete, while algorithmic thinking exists in a no-man’s land of information stripped of its specificity. What is Sensemaking?

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preparing for 2020

Harold Jarche

The future of human work will require tacit knowledge and informal learning, and will create intangible value that cannot easily be turned into commodities. This has to be supported through widespread opportunities for informal learning and ways to share tacit knowledge.

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Informal learning is a business imperative

Harold Jarche

see Mapping informal and formal learning strategies to real work ], so the work of the L&D department will be very different in different organisations, depending on the type of workers and work done. complexity Informal Learning Work

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networked knowledge triad

Harold Jarche

Informal Structure – Influence – Social Leadership. There are three structures that exist in all organizations, with three different sources of power, and three types of leadership required for each structure.

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integrating personal knowledge mastery

Harold Jarche

I developed the personal knowledge mastery (PKM) framework for myself, beginning in 2004, as a way to make sense of all the digital information flows around me and to connect with others to improve my practice. If managed well, all that information can be empowering rather than overpowering.

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the missing half of training

Harold Jarche

Robert Gagne’s Nine Events of Instruction inform much of instructional design. Collective training is run by operators, not trainers, and is informal, social, with an emphasis on simulation. The training industry is based on models that were developed for the military.

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the discerning mind

Harold Jarche

The process of seeking out information sources, internally making sense of them, and then sharing with others to confirm or accelerate our knowledge are interlinked activities from which knowledge, often slowly, emerges.

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friday’s urban finds

Harold Jarche

Every fortnight I curate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. I call these Friday’s Finds. “Cars are like pharmaceuticals. There’s a legitimate place for them, but we resort to them too much.” ” —Peter D. Norton, via @grescoe.

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the innovation imperative

Harold Jarche

“It turns out that to develop a ‘cumulative culture’ – technology that constantly ratchets up in complexity and diversity – a species needs to be able to share information very accurately.

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implementing a useful model – 70:20:10

Harold Jarche

PKM is the discipline of engaging with our professional networks and creating a diverse source of information, knowledge, ideas, and opinions. Informal Learning Learning PKM SocialLearning

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mastery and models

Harold Jarche

It is an individual, disciplined process by which we make sense of information and our interactions with people and ideas. It not only allows us to ‘pull’ information, but also have it ‘pushed’ to us by trusted sources. Sensing is how we personalize information and use it.

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the neo-generalist

Harold Jarche

They see patterns before others do, as Kenneth notes in his own experience that neo-generalists, “ live on the edge of the future and detect signals early on by accessing a wide variety of people, ideas and information.”

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Fuelled by Informal learning

Harold Jarche

This interconnected world sure makes it easy to learn informally though. This weekend I came across an article in The Atlantic, Lies, Damn Lies and Medical Science that showed that “as much as 90 percent of the published medical information that doctors rely on is flawed&#.

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thinking critically

Harold Jarche

Social media can facilitate the sharing of implicit knowledge through conversations to inform the collaborative development of emergent work practices. There is no such thing as information overload. I have yet to see someone completely filled with information.

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social media: an unrealized opportunity

Harold Jarche

Communities of practice help to inform our work and life, some of our learning and observations creating new ideas or practices. “The difference between a community and a network is that you belong to a community, but a network belongs to you. You feel in control.

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knowledge-sharing, post-technology

Harold Jarche

But if information is not shared, it will never be found and knowledge will remain hidden. A workplace that provides psychological safety enables better collaboration to make informed decisions. Your organization just implemented an enterprise collaboration platform. Now what?

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Organizational Learning in the Network Era

Harold Jarche

ConnectedEnterprise Informal Learning SocialLearning 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.

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it’s not a skills gap

Harold Jarche

Read more » ConnectedEnterprise Informal Learning PKMasteryThe lack of skills is not the main problem facing most organizations today, in spite of what many managers and executives might say. Researchers Dave Swenson and Liesl Eathington identified several factors contributing to hiring challenges, but a widespread lack of skilled workers was not one them … The Iowa researchers’ conclusion? When employers say.

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hierarchy shift

Harold Jarche

What is new in this emerging network era is how much information on the current state of affairs we can can access if we want.

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tribal values are not democratic

Harold Jarche

TIMN implies that malignant tribalization will make our society far more vulnerable to information warfare. The ultimate goal of strategic information warfare at the societal level, whether waged by foreign or domestic actors, is to tribalize a society, the better to divide and conquer it.

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social learning for complex work

Harold Jarche

Complicated systems and the training for them can be controlled and information organized for reference. The information-based business, which is most organizations today, needs to improve the overall flow of sense-making and intangible value creation. “Carnegie Mellon’s Robert E.

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automation is coming to a job near you

Harold Jarche

Networked computers enable us to learn informally and share tacit knowledge in social networks and communities of practice, leaving the boring stuff to the droids.

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a new business ideology

Harold Jarche

Intangible knowledge exchanges include strategic information, planning knowledge, process knowledge, technical know-how, collaborative design, policy development, etc., Context-free information, like this blog post, is given away. “Ideas lead technology. Technology leads organizations.

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tensions of modern learning

Harold Jarche

As much as possible, information should be in the world. Smart workers need ways to enhance their experience-performance-reflection processes, not have more information dumped into the pipeline. Hierarchies work well when information flows mostly in one direction: down.

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cooperation makes us human

Harold Jarche

In the near future, our relationships will be predominantly informal & networked, doing work that derives from opportunity-driven & cooperative connections. Automation of procedural work is accelerating.

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network leadership = adapting to perpetual beta

Harold Jarche

Open information and access to our common knowledge assets will be a required part of any new leadership model. In this post-information era, organizations need to really understand networks, manage for complexity, and work on building trust.

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