Networked Learning (PKM) Workshop in Toronto
OCTOBER 16, 2011
Tweet In just over a month’s time, I’ll be facilitating another one-day workshop on Networked Learning (PKM) at the University of Toronto’s iSchool Institute on Friday, 18 November 2011. This workshop is focused on the latter.
Let The Next Adventure Begin – The With Whom (#CAWW)
FEBRUARY 8, 2014
Earlier on in the week I blogged about the why , then the what and now I guess it’s a good time to talk about the with whom, as part of that mantra of “ use systems too boost your odds, passion to get energy and luck to change the game “ In short, the system of we! The breath and extensive knowledge they all have got around areas like Knowledge Management, Collaboration, Learning, SNA, ONA, Org. The collective knowledge and wisdom frightening.
Reflections from 2011 – Redefining Your Social Web Presence
DECEMBER 29, 2011
Most of us, knowledge workers, have always had that very strong urge to connect with others, to share our affinities and true passions, to care for what one embarks on, and to help out where we possibly can.
Social Business – Rethinking Innovation, Organization and Leadership
MARCH 1, 2011
It’s one of those fantastic short video clips that you know you need to bookmark somewhere, as you are bound to make use of it as a superb icebreaker for upcoming workshops or presentations you may be delivering around the subject of social business.
An innovative workshop on radical management
FEBRUARY 26, 2012
In these three days ( March 19-21 in Washington DC ), you will discover how to use radical management to thrive in the 21 st Century creative economy and the world of continuous innovation. Have you ever considered how to get your Agile/Scrum teams the support from top management that they need to be sustainable? Do you know how to powerfully communicate the essence of Agile to senior managers and inspire them to support your teams? If you’re a public sector manager….
Supporting workplace learning in the network era is more than delivering courses through a LMS
AUGUST 14, 2012
“It takes much more than courses delivered through a learning management system to support workplace learning in the network era.” ” Harold goes on to explain: “The basic building block, in my experience, is personal knowledge management.
12 features of supporting social collaboration in the workplace
AUGUST 31, 2012
1 – moving from a focus on organising and managing training (which includes e-learning and blended learning) FOR others, to helping individuals and teams address their OWN performance problems. This workshop runs in February 2013.
What have we learned so far?
APRIL 29, 2014
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.
Work Stream #3 – Public Speaking and the Exposure Economy
SEPTEMBER 1, 2016
I want a system that’s totally broken to heal itself with, or without, our collective help, because every time we, freelancers, agree to speak for free at events, we are perpetuating our very own slavery to the zero-sum game where we are always on the losing end.
Work Stream #4 – Speaking at Client Events
SEPTEMBER 2, 2016
Client Work , Face to Face Workshops and Public Speaking ), I just couldn’t finish that series of blog entries, at least, for now, without referencing what has been one of the most rewarding work related activities I have embarked on and that I totally didn’t think I’d be able to pull it off.
IBM’s Social Business Jam – Are You Jamming Yet?
FEBRUARY 10, 2011
Of course, I am talking about IBM’s Lotusphere 2011 conference event that took place from January 30th till February 3rd and my short visit to Morristown, New Jersey, to conduct a couple of workshops for some customers on The Social Enterprise and Social Software Adoption.
knowledge is personal
DECEMBER 14, 2014
Knowledge management, for me, is personal. A big conceit of the knowledge management (KM) field is that knowledge can be transferred, but unlike information or data, it cannot. Knowledge is personal. Explicit knowledge (decisions, events, procedures, etc.)
The 2 views of workplace learning: L&D and Employee
FEBRUARY 11, 2016
Currently , it tends to look something like this: L&D focus all their attention on creating and managing classroom training and/or e-learning. Want to find out more, then take a look at Modern Workplace Learning book or participate in one of my MWL workshops. .
Learning and Working in Complexity Workshop
MAY 29, 2009
Over several online and on-site presentations this past year, I’ve noticed a need for organizations to develop practical tools and contextual processes to manage information, knowledge and learning. I am offering a one-day workshop that encapsulates several years of “learning & working on the Web. Learning & Working in Complexity Workshop. Part 3: Personal Knowledge Management (PKM) overview. Part 4: Setting up your own PKM system.
Barriers to PKM
AUGUST 30, 2012
A few weeks ago I asked my extended online network, “ What do you think is the biggest fear/need/barrier when it comes to adopting personal knowledge management (PKM) as a practice? Management thinks PKM is only for certain, higher-level employees (it’s not).
Are you supporting new fashioned learning in the workplace?
JANUARY 31, 2013
Old-fashioned” learning is being taught or trained – that is having all you need to know neatly packaged up in a course or programme or workshop or e-learning course. It is a very useful approach for getting you up to scratch quickly on a topic with an existing body of knowledge or wisdom.
Absorbing complexity with PKM
MARCH 24, 2014
One of the most spectacular possibilities that social technologies offer is that our individual creativity and knowledge is exponentially expanded by connecting to our personal networks – both within and outside organisational boundaries. Sense-making is acting on one’s knowledge.
PKM is not a technology
AUGUST 16, 2012
My definition of personal knowledge management is quite short: PKM: A set of processes, individually constructed, to help each of us make sense of our world, work more effectively, and contribute to society. If anyone is selling you a PKM system, they do not understand it.
The domain of disorder (ii)
DECEMBER 2, 2016
By this time I was less into knowledge management, more into complexity and sense-making. Prior to this work most approaches assumed a single ontology, things like situational leadership hinted at differences but did not make the leap to state that the systems themselves were different.
learning and the future of work
SEPTEMBER 8, 2015
The last personal knowledge mastery in 40 days online workshop for 2015 started this week. Both complex and creative work require greater implicit knowledge. Implicit knowledge, unlike explicit knowledge, is difficult to codify and standardize.
digital workforce skills
FEBRUARY 23, 2015
Digital Sense Making + Personal Knowledge Management [Mastery]. Connecting people and knowledge is the focus of personal knowledge mastery. The discipline of PKM helps each person become a contributing node in a knowledge network.
Atlantic Workshop on Semantics and Services - Day 1
Stephen Downes: Half an Hour
JUNE 14, 2010
These specify the knowledge domain of the service, The description of the service includes Dublin Core, versioning, quality of sercvice, and financial information, plus functionality, such as choreography and orchestration. Discussing how semantic web tecnologies are used to manage citations from texts, eg., This will also enable the system to replace old-style scanning systems (JSTOR) with the live cittation system. Also, evolution management is a challenge.
WestPeter blows my mind | Full Circle Associates
SEPTEMBER 10, 2008
SRI and Knowledge Sharing
JANUARY 26, 2009
Last Friday I had the great fortune to help facilitate a session at IFAD on SRI, or System of Rice Intensification. Can we view knowledge sharing not as a proscribed set of practices, but instead a set of principles? What is the soil for knowledge sharing?
Innovation is not a repeatable process
OCTOBER 23, 2012
” This is why I think personal knowledge management is so important. I want every knowledge worker to discover his or her own processes. With our PKM workshops, I have seen examples of many different tools used for PKM.
NOVEMBER 5, 2014
One of the key things in understanding and managing a complex adaptive system is getting the granularity right. Granularity is one of the key factors in scaling success and one of the easiest to manage. Probably the key priority measure for knowledge.
eLearning Conferences 2013
NOVEMBER 13, 2012
link] or [link] December 2-4, 2012 Communication and Management in Technological Innovation and Academic Globalization (COMATIA ), 3 rd , Paris, France. link] December 3-5, 2012 Australasian Conference on Information Systems , Geelong, Australia. Clayton R.
seek > sense > share for cities
SEPTEMBER 25, 2016
Two years ago, a number of members from UCLG (United Cities & Local Governments) participated in a personal knowledge mastery workshop. How cooperation enables knowledge to flow in networks.
Manual, not automatic, for sense-making
MAY 4, 2012
The actual tools I use for personal knowledge management are quite limited. As I mentioned in Personal Information management for Sense-making , George Siemens complaint that, “ Too many aspects of my sense-making system are manual ”, is what I see as a strength of PKM.
Learning in public
NOVEMBER 23, 2010
Tweet In a succinct post on the nature of knowledge management in a knowledge-intensive field, Jasmin Fodil looks at how rocket scientists learn. She shows how workers at the NASA Goddard Space Fight Center reapply their knowledge: -.
Social Learning doesn’t mean what you think it does!
SEPTEMBER 12, 2011
In other words those who think “social learning is just about a new training trend, or about adding social media into the blend , or that it is about acquiring the latest Social Learning Management System are missing the big picture. People might abuse the system. We will help people to build external Personal Knowledge Networks on social networking sites. We encourage informal (reverse) mentoring as a way of exchanging knowledge and skills.
The differences between learning in an e-business and learning in a social business
AUGUST 27, 2012
knowledge sharing. Management. Frequently misunderstood as “learning in informal ways”, eg by use of informational rather than instructional resources, or when formal/managed learning takes place outside a classroom. Community management. Enterprise Community Manager.
Org Development and Social Media
APRIL 27, 2011
Is it business information systems? As the pieces of companies become densely interconnected, the differences between knowledge management, training, collaborative learning, organization development, internal communication, and social networking fade away. However, some of these fields are reasonably technology savvy, while others are more focused effective people processes.
Description not evaluation
JANUARY 30, 2015
It happens like this when you develop or repurpose knowledge from different sources. It is the theory behind the cliche of if only we knew what we knew quoted by many a knowledge manager.
The Leader's Guide to Radical Management: How education is.
JANUARY 27, 2011
Main | Reinventing management Part 6: From command to conversation » January 27, 2011 How education is infected by bureaucracy: We need a new culture of learning President Obama's call in the State of the Union address for young people to enter the teaching profession was noble, but hollow.
A grain of sand: Innovation diffusion
JANUARY 11, 2011
Today I was privileged to be invited as to present along with four others at an Innovation Diffusion workshop for UCL in connection with the NHS. You can only understand a complex system by interacting with it, it cannot be studied in abstract. Systems and processes need to do this.
eLearning Conferences 2012
NOVEMBER 17, 2011
link] November 30-December 1, 2011 AfriHealth : Using IT to Establish Health Care Information Systems, Nairobi, Kenya. link] December 5-6, 2011 Managing Quality Teaching in Higher Education , Mexicali, Mexico. link] Workshop on Technology in Distance Education has been suspended.
Social Learning, Complexity and the Enterprise
APRIL 20, 2011
Corporations that understand the value of knowledge sharing, teamwork, informal learning and joint problem solving are investing heavily in collaboration technology and are reaping the early rewards. ~ Our relationship with knowledge is changing as our work becomes more intangible and complex.
Life Without eMail – Year 6, Weeks 21 to 24 – (Newcomer Challenging for King Email’s Crown)
JULY 17, 2013
Indeed, email fosters closed, private, secretive interactions amongst a few people, what I have been flagging all along as sharing your knowledge across on a need to know basis vs. what social networking tools do, which is promote that wonderfully inspiring mantra of default to open.
The Leader's Guide to Radical Management: My New Year's Resolutions
DECEMBER 22, 2010
Almost exactly ten years ago today, in December 2000, when I left my position as Program Director of Knowledge Management at the World Bank, I set out to convert the world to the power of storytelling.