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. Approximately 14 percent of SMB Knowledge Workers’ time is spent: Duplicating information (e.g. Managing unwanted communications (e.g.

What Does the Training Department Do When Training Doesn’t Work?

Charles Jennings

One of the challenges about how well the money is being spent is that the ‘holy grail’ for many training and learning departments - identifying the financial value of the investment in training and other structured learning and development activity (the ROI) – is rarely achieved and, many would argue, is a flawed measure anyway. In the ROI world the perfect solution consists of a identifying a clear causal chain linking and isolating training input with ‘hard numbers’ of output.

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Twitter potpourri

Harold Jarche

I’m still figuring out how best to integrate Twitter to my personal knowledge management processes. On calculating ROI for human activities (economics, learning, marketing, etc.) I post some things I find directly to Delicious and others I mark as favourites.

Pick of the Month: May 2012

Jane Hart

My blog is a key part of my professional development and essential to my personal knowledge management processes. He also examines the current trends in mLearning, analyzing usage, perceived barriers, availability, ROI, and other aspects that will help you make the decision of how and when to go mobile. Give me access to social knowledge, but don’t limit me. Here is my pick of the resources that I shared on Twitter and in my Pick of the Day in May.

Enterprise Social Technology – Review

Harold Jarche

As project manager Corey Travis writes: For the content, we decided to heavily outline the chapters, then narrow the crowd by picking three potential writers for each chapter. It’s main focus is on marketing, sales and online reputation management, coupled with explanations of tools and platforms. However, the chapter on “Building a River of Information&# reflects some of what I have been advocating with networked learning or personal knowledge management (PKM).

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The Evolving Social Organization

Harold Jarche

Innovation abounds in the early stages and knowledge capitalization is aided by a common vision of the business. Current management wisdom – based on Robin Dunbar’s research ; the size of military units through history; and the work of management experts such as Tom Peters – considers the ideal size of an organization to be around 150 people. Beyond this size, knowing everybody in person becomes impossible. Knowledge-Based View.

2012?s Top articles on Working Smarter

Jay Cross

From Learning Management to Personal Knowledge Management JANE HART | SATURDAY, AUGUST 11, 2012. Creating a Return on Investment (ROI) calculation for Enterprise 2.0 The Rise of Vendor Relationship Management JOHN HAGEL | FRIDAY, JUNE 29, 2012.

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