Building a Solid Library of Use Cases

Luis Suarez

Exactly, talk to your employees and fellow knowledge workers and ask them ‘how do you get your work done?’, ‘what are some of your favourite business practices you used today?’, ‘what use cases do you think could do with a bit of an improvement?’,

The aging workforce (part 3)

Dave Snowden

In my two earlier posts on this subject I started by challenging the knowledge management orthodoxy of codification and then proceeded to make some more sophisticated points about the nature of explicit knowledge. A wholly explicit knowledge is unthinkable.

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Once more, across that chasm

Harold Jarche

For marketing, this is the real challenge – can the new product get widespread acceptance? I also use a broader definition of technology; being the application of organized and scientific knowledge to solve practical problems. Open Source. …

Innovation is not a repeatable process

Harold Jarche

” This is why I think personal knowledge management is so important. I want every knowledge worker to discover his or her own processes. Workplaces that enable the constant narration of work and learning in a trusted space can expose more tacit knowledge.

Bullet Journaling for Nonprofit Professionals

Beth Kanter

I have found this productivity very useful in my own work and Ma’ayan was kind enough to write up this guest post for nonprofit professionals. . BuJo was designed by Ryder Carroll, a digital product designer. For me, BuJo makes time management and planning more enjoyable.

The key to understanding what’s going on

Jay Cross

Extreme swings toward technology and institutions were Taylor’s Scientific Management, robber barons, Business Process Reengineering, and narrowly-defined eLearning (removing all the people to make it work.) Knowledge management and corporate learning may never be the same.

Identifying a collaboration platform

Harold Jarche

The options then become: Open the LMS so it can be used in the daily workflow. I’ve noted before that the main objective of the modern training department should be to enable knowledge to flow in the organization. Work with management to fund and develop better tools and processes for workers. The Elgg platform has matured in the past six years and has a strong community and a solid product (v.

Innovation Geography Based and Innovation in eLearning

Tony Karrer

And by innovation I mean the type that leads to products that can actually be used, as opposed to blue skies thinking.) Interestingly, I used to be involved in many more projects that indicated where next generation tools would be coming from (lots of us built authoring tools and LMS products from scratch before the right tools were available). I ran across a post in Read/Write Web - Does Location Matter in Web Innovation?

eLearning Conferences 2013

Tony Karrer

link] or [link] December 2-4, 2012 Communication and Management in Technological Innovation and Academic Globalization (COMATIA ), 3 rd , Paris, France. link] December 3-14, 2012 Open Content Licensing for Educators (#OCL4Ed), organized by the OER Foundation, offered online. Clayton R.

Web 2.0 Applications in Learning

Tony Karrer

This is something that gets discussed as emergent: see Emergent Knowledge Management , Direction of eLearning - Emergence or Big System , and Future Platforms for eLearning. 15 37% On-Boarding process / Corporate Information 11 27% Online Reference / Glossary 10 24% Product Information / Training 9 22% Other 8 20% Supporting Meetings, Conference Rooms, Phone Numbers, Facilitation Assignment, agenda, etc. Then, maybe open it up to subject matter experts.

cities and the future of work

Harold Jarche

The market form, the third form of organization to take hold, enables people to excel at openly competitive, free, and fair economic exchanges. All of these can be done at a manageable scale. Athens: simplicity, civic engagement, open competition not for personal glory.

Last Year's Predictions For 2008, Reviewed

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Less-democratic processes will lead to a clearer distinction between expert-generated knowledge and the overwhelming quantity of information available everyplace, making it easier to discern information quality. Predicted: The "middle path"—proprietary lock-in services, like Vista, iTunes, Facebook, and Second Life, will be abandoned for more open commercial alternatives rather than free and open source software and content.

Review 119

The revolution brewing in the world of work: Q&A with Rod Collins

Steve Denning

Is it also about management? Rod : The book is actually about both leadership and management. I used leadership rather than management in the title because there seems to be more interest these days in leadership over management. Knowledge doesn't depreciate with use.

Wiki 163

Last Year's eLearn Magazine Predictions

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Sure, many of these efforts are naïve and overly-simplistic, but these people are smart, fast learners, so their lack of knowledge and understanding of education doesn't last long. Not only that, but they are hiring teachers and educators for their staff, management, and advisory boards. Open Source Content: There will be several experiments on organizational open source learning content development." Open Source content?

Intelligent Communities Summit - Day One

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

We've looked for ways to create and distribute knowledge to the world, and we feel this technology is one of the ways we can fulfill our mandate. Robert Bell, Executive Director, Intelligent Community Forum , opening keynote. 2006, opened up. Geared toward a product.

The OER Debate, In Full

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Day One Debate introduction Moderator Wayne Mackintosh The concept of Open Education Resources (OER) is firmly based on the educational value of sharing knowledge. A key issue in the open education arena is whether OER should favour commercial use. DayTwo Pro Opening statement David Wiley The question of this debate, “Should OER favour commercial use?”, On June 8, 1999 I released the Open Publication License.