From Learning Management to Personal Knowledge Management

Jane Hart

If you want to grow as a person and a worker and if you want to gain skills that will help you take that next step in your career, you’ll probably have to learn those skills on your own. 1-30 September : Personal Knowledge Management led by Harold Jarche.

Reclaim Blogging – On Why Your Blog Still Is Your Best Personal Branding Social Tool

Luis Suarez

This sense of personal sovereignty is important. &# [Emphasis mine]. IS ALL ABOUT personal sovereignty. About using media to do something meaningful , WITHOUT someone else giving you permission first, without having to rely on anyone else’s resources, authority and money.

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IBM’s Lotusphere 2011 Highlights – People-Centric vs. Content-Centric by Louis Richardson

Luis Suarez

how eventually change took place for the better, how content is no longer king explaining what some of its main challenges are at the moment and how building trust worthy, lasting connections, personal business relationships is the way to go, specially since your people are your company.

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

Luis Suarez

How are you going to build a sustainable, stronger over time, endurable, reliable and effective personal brand? Of course, in your personal business / corporate blog!

The Hybrid Experiment

Luis Suarez

I guess you could call it a re-focus of my own attention on things and see whether I can find better ways of managing it, or, at least, try to focus that attention a bit more than in the past, now that everyone is finally coming on board towards making use of social tools!

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.

“taking responsibility for our own work and learning”

Harold Jarche

“To a great extent PKM [personal knowledge management] is about shifting responsibility for learning and knowledge sharing from a company to individuals and this is the greatest challenge for both sides. I saw my blog as a platform to make implicit knowledge (e.g.

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PKM for LearnTrends

Harold Jarche

I’ll be presenting on Personal Knowledge Management. Here are some of my existing resources on PKM: The most recent overview: Sense-making with PKM. Also, Patti Anklam just concluded a three-part series on knowledge management, with The 3rd KM: Personal Knowledge Management. Another free, LearnTrends professional development event is gathering steam for November.

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The Seek > Sense > Share Framework

Harold Jarche

Simple standards facilitated with a light touch, enables knowledge workers to capture, interpret and share their knowledge. Personal knowledge management is a set of processes, individually constructed, to help each of us make sense of our world and work more effectively.

PKM Workshops

Harold Jarche

The final scheduled personal knowledge management workshop finishes this weekend. This means that I need to know how to use the resources my organization(s) provide, and I have to bring in additional resources when these are not sufficient for me to succeed.

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The key to informal learning is autonomy

Jane Hart

Most have simply tried to manage informal learning – in an LMS or other learning platform – usually as part of a blended learning solution – believing it is simply about providing training in the form of informational rather than instructional resources.

70:20:10 - A Framework for High Performance Development Practices

Charles Jennings

It’s important because research over the past 40 years at least has indicated that learning that occurs outside of formal classes and courses is not only more frequent but also generally more effective than its structured and ‘managed’ counterpart.

“Learning the new” vs “Learning the old”

Jane Hart

Currently this is where corporate e-learning focuses its efforts - delivering online learning experiences for its people to acquire existing bodies of knowledge or skill – it’s all about learning the old.

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Learning in the Networked Era: A year of online professional development opportunities

Jane Hart

The (2-week long) workshops have proved to be particularly popular – many of which have been led by my ITA colleague, Harold Jarche – as these focus on supporting interaction and conversation between the participants so that they can share ideas, experiences and resources – and learn from one another. The first month-long workshop on Personal Knowledge Management begins 1 September which will be led by Harold.

my pkm story

Harold Jarche

It has been over 10 years that I have examined, practiced, and developed models for personal knowledge management/mastery. I started down the path of personal knowledge mastery in 2004, inspired by Dave Pollard , Denham Gray , and others. “To

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Exchanging knowledge in Ottawa & Montreal

Harold Jarche

On 3/4 Feb I will be presenting a framework for social learning in the enterprise in Ottawa with the Canadian Council for Learning and Development as well as the Knowledge Strategy Exchange Networks. Later in the month on 16/17 Feb I will be presenting in Montréal to the Councils of Human Resource Executives where the topic is the future of work. How to develop an effective personal knowledge management strategy. Personal Knowledge Management Course.

PKM in 2013

Harold Jarche

“The basic unit of social business technology is personal knowledge management, not collaborative workspaces.” Personal knowledge management (PKM) is a set of processes, individually constructed, to help each of us make sense of our world and work more effectively.

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PKM workshop 2013

Harold Jarche

A number of people have requested that I run another Personal Knowledge Management workshop, so the next online PKM workshop is now scheduled for 21 Jan – 15 Feb 2013 through the Social Learning Centre.

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Is it time for a BYOL (Bring Your Own Learning) strategy in your organization? #BYOL

Jane Hart

It will not be about designing personalised training nor managing people’s learning for them , but rather supporting their own personal learning strategies. Take responsibility for their own learning personal/professional development in the organisation.

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.

Sense-making in practice

Harold Jarche

She covers in detail the section on 14 Ways to Acquire Knowledge. These align nicely with the Seek : Sense : Share of personal knowledge management as shown below. Without it, there is no knowledge to share, only others’ work to be re-broadcasted.

Why PKM?

Harold Jarche

I was recently asked by a friend if I knew of any resources on the subject. This helps me get my ideas together, in a more manageable format than a full-length paper. By making these public, I often find out about related resources, recommended by readers.

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PKM: Working Smarter

Harold Jarche

In PKM in a Nutshell , I linked my various posts on personal knowledge management to make the framework more coherent. Jane Hart has just released an extensive resource that correlates nicely with the PKM framework. Improving your personal productivity (SENSE & USE).

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PKM: the basic unit of social business

Harold Jarche

The main benefits for networked organizations do not lie in the outcome from teams, but in individual knowledge acquisition, in the ability to connect with the right people and to access the right information at the right time. Teams are for sports, not knowledge work.

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Network Learning PKM Workshop Notes

Harold Jarche

It is focused on mastering social media for networked learning, and is based on my work with PKM (personal knowledge management) since 2005. I use Seek-Sense-Share as an initial framework to explain how to set up a personalized PKM process: 1.

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Management is for suckers

Harold Jarche

@nilofer: “In the industrial era, what created scale was more resources. “Management is a skill, it’s not a career path.” Still, no matter how work is scored, the biggest boost to a freelancer’s personal brand is the most basic.

The network is the solution

Harold Jarche

We have to move from what David Warlick describes as individualized instruction to personalized learning. ” Self-instruction, the basis of personal knowledge management , is a necessity in effective peer-to-peer networks, as networks are how we will govern ourselves more and more.

Social media workshops

Harold Jarche

Focus: understanding web social media and how they can be used for training, education and personal learning. Personal knowledge management – a sense-making process. Tools, techniques and resources for social learning on the web: e.g. social bookmarks, blogs, twitter. Web tools, techniques and resources for small businesses. I will be presenting two 1/2 day workshops on Thursday, 25 March in Miramichi, NB.


Harold Jarche

Scott Leslie has put together a number of media resources on the concept of the educator as disc jockey (DJ), including: Open Educator as DJ Wiki. Previously separate fields like knowledge management and learning design are being put into one great online digital blender.

PKM as pre-curation

Harold Jarche

The most important part of personal knowledge management (PKM), in my opinion, is the need for active sense-making. Sense-making, or placing information into context, is where the real personal value of PKM lies. Merely tagging an article does not create knowledge.

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Learning Assessment

Harold Jarche

The latter is to make sure your training program is using appropriate methods and resources. For example, after 6 months on the job, with access to micro-sharing, company blogs and the development of a personal knowledge management framework, you could ask similar questions.

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Pick of the Month: April 2012

Jane Hart

Here is my pick of the resources that I shared on Twitter and in my Pick of the Day in April. Note, for easy reference, all the resources in my daily Picks are collated monthly on my 2012 Reading List. Personal Knowledge Management (PKM) skills.

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PKM: to learn is to do

Harold Jarche

A recent use for PKM is in supporting members of the Hearing First learning community: “There is a solution for personal learning in the Digital Age: Personal Knowledge Mastery (or PKM). The first step to personal knowledge mastery is the Seek-Sense-Share learning model.

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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. What if community managers were already plugged in to other networks?

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London Summer Picnic

Harold Jarche

For the past 18 months, Jane Hart has been hosting the Social Learning Centre , offering a wide variety of resources, coaching, and workshops. The series consisted of workshops on: Personal Knowledge Management. Enterprise Community Management.

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

Harold Jarche

The role of managers should be to manage the system, not the individual functions. The real barrier to systemic change, such as becoming a learning organization, is command & control management. Even team-based knowledge comes and goes.

Pick of the Month: May 2012

Jane Hart

Here is my pick of the resources that I shared on Twitter and in my Pick of the Day in May. My blog is a key part of my professional development and essential to my personal knowledge management processes. Give me access to social knowledge, but don’t limit me.

Solo change agents set you free

Harold Jarche

Here is what Domino’s Pizza learned about implementing personal knowledge management practices , after their recent pilot project: First, learners want some guidance about the changing boundaries of professional development.

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Instructional or Formal; whatever

Harold Jarche

It shows that training & education (in the workplace) should concentrate on addressing a clear lack of knowledge and skills by using appropriate instructional interventions, well-established over the years. Knowledge work and learning to work smarter are becoming indistinguishable.

What have we learned so far?

Harold Jarche

What have we learned so far about personal knowledge mastery? Personal Knowledge Mastery ( PKM ): A set of processes, individually constructed, to help each of us make sense of our world and work more effectively. Personal Knowledge Management is not linear.

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.

Choose with care in 2010

Harold Jarche

Friday’s finds have become part of my personal knowledge management system and this week I even found something on PKM: 60+ resources for Personal Knowledge Management.

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Leveraging collective knowledge

Harold Jarche

This week, a few related knowledge management (KM) articles crossed my path and I’d like to weave them together. Nancy Dixon discusses three eras of knowledge management as moving from Explicit Knowledge (document management) to Experiential Knowledge (communities of practice; expertise locators) and now to Collective Knowledge (social media). The illusion of knowledge.