From Learning Management to Personal Knowledge Management
AUGUST 11, 2012
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.
Personal Knowledge Management Online Workshop
APRIL 13, 2012
Hosted by Jane Hart and facilitated by Harold Jarche at the Social Learning Centre. Social learningOnline Workshop runs 23 April – 4 May 2012.
Social Learning Handbook
JANUARY 27, 2014
This post is an excerpt from Jane Hart’s recently published Social Learning Handbook 2014. But both complex and creative work require greater implicit knowledge. Implicit knowledge, unlike explicit knowledge, is difficult to codify and standardize.
PKM is our part of the social learning contract
APRIL 24, 2012
Yesterday, Harold Jarche shared the image on the right, in his post To learn, we must do. PKM is therefore the key to successful social learning. Taking control of your professional development: How to integrate your learning and work through narration and online transparency.
Social Learning, Complexity and the Enterprise
APRIL 20, 2011
Tweet The social learning revolution has only just begun. 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. ~ Social.
The network is the solution
JUNE 28, 2013
Our future needs to be focused on learning, not instruction. The key to a flourishing civilization in the network era is sense-making. We have to move from what David Warlick describes as individualized instruction to personalized learning.
Structuring for the network era
NOVEMBER 4, 2013
It’s about networks. Taylor’s Principles of Scientific Management (1911) are still the basis for most of our current management systems. And the duty of enforcing the adoption of standards and enforcing this cooperation rests with management alone.
Supporting workplace learning in the network era is more than delivering courses through a LMS
AUGUST 14, 2012
Harold Jarche, in his recent post, Supporting workplace learning , uses a great little diagram to show that -. “It takes much more than courses delivered through a learning management system to support workplace learning in the network era.”
Network Learning: Working Smarter
OCTOBER 22, 2010
2010) uses a Web-based note system to store messages, manage his financial risk and stay on top of the multiple factors necessary to run a successful dairy farm. He is constantly learning as he works and has found a method to keep up, thanks to the Internet. Network Learning.
The 2 views of workplace learning: L&D and Employee
FEBRUARY 11, 2016
It is now very clear that in many organisations L&D and employees view workplace learning very differently. Currently , it tends to look something like this: L&D focus all their attention on creating and managing classroom training and/or e-learning. Social learning
Learning in the Networked Era: A year of online professional development opportunities
AUGUST 3, 2012
The Social Learning Centre is a Learning Community for learning professionals (in both education and the workplace) to support their ongoing professional development by learning from their peers as well as leading industry practitioners and thought leaders from around the world. Since setting up the Social Learning Centre (SLC) earlier this year (which now has over 1,600 members) I have organized a large number of webinars, workshops and other events.
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. As knowledge workers or citizens, PKM is our part of the social learning contract.
Managing in a networked world
MAY 16, 2011
Tweet In 2009, Anthony Poncier wrote a good post (in French) that covered the eight challenges of management in the virtual era; loosely translated as: Being concurrently nomadic and collaborative. Renewing the workplace social contract. The production of collective knowledge. Managing with both IQ and EQ (emotional quotient). Learning about the reality of the virtual. This fosters transparency and is something to be modelled by management.
“Learning the new” vs “Learning the old”
NOVEMBER 15, 2012
For many people the word “learning” is synonymous with studying, lessons, classes, etc – because that is how we have been conditioned to believe how “learning” happens. We also need to learn the new.
Supporting self-managed team learning in the organisation
MARCH 11, 2013
This is a post in a series that I am writing about how the future role of L&D is moving from “packaging learning” to “scaffolding learning”. But what these both have in common is that they are still a “ managed learning ” process. Social learning
Are you supporting new fashioned learning in the workplace?
JANUARY 31, 2013
So what is “new fashioned” learning? Well let’s start by thinking about what “old fashioned” learning is? 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.
12 features of supporting social collaboration in the workplace
AUGUST 31, 2012
I am often asked how to support social collaboration in the workplace. As I showed in my recent blog post , there are some big differences between learning in an e-business and learning in a social/collaborative business. Social learning
The key to informal learning is autonomy
APRIL 27, 2012
He writes: “I thought I had made a sound business case for investing more in informal learning, but few organizations changed their ways. They acted as if the natural way of informal learning didn’t exist. With informal learning, it is you, the individual, who are in control.
The differences between learning in an e-business and learning in a social business
AUGUST 27, 2012
In my recent webinar I shared a slide that showed the 5 stages of workplace learning. This has attracted a lot of interest, and I’ve been asked to talk more about the differences between “learning” in Stages 1-4 and Stage 5. Now, let’s be clear about what a social business is.
Summer Camp starts Monday 16 July
JULY 11, 2012
The online Summer Camp at the Social Learning Centre runs 16 July – 17 August and is led by Jane Hart and Harold Jarche. Learning is changing. Learning professionals need practical tools and techniques to integrate work and learning while adapting to an increasingly complex environment. Our Summer Camp provides an opportunity to learn with peers and gain some of the essential skills needed to support learning in the networked world.
PKM and Online Communities Workshops
JANUARY 14, 2013
Here are the details of two upcoming workshops and one free webinar at the Social Learning Centre. Personal Knowledge Management (PKM) Workshop. PKM Social learning Webinar workshops
Preparing for the future of work with PKM
APRIL 8, 2012
Hugh Macleod, one of my favourite cartoonists and someone who really understands the networked economy, recently asked; How Do You Best Prepare For The Creative Age? Cognitive load management. Social intelligence.
Only people can let knowledge flow
NOVEMBER 13, 2013
The knowledge sharing paradox is that while sharing our knowledge is good for the organization, each individual has to see a personal benefit as well. The more the enterprise directs knowledge-sharing, the less likely it will happen.
my pkm story
FEBRUARY 27, 2015
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
The Connected Workplace
APRIL 15, 2013
But both require greater implicit knowledge. Implicit knowledge, unlike explicit knowledge, is difficult to codify and standardize. Implicit knowledge is best developed through conversations and social relationships.
PKM in 2013
JANUARY 27, 2013
“The basic unit of social business technology is personal knowledge management, not collaborative workspaces.” But what we loosely call knowledge, using terms like knowledge-sharing or knowledge capture, is often just an approximation.
Making sense of our world
AUGUST 24, 2011
Tweet I define Personal Knowledge Management (PKM) as a set of processes, individually constructed, to help each of us make sense of our world, work more effectively and contribute to society. When someone connects it in some manner, it becomes knowledge.
PKM: to learn is to do
MAY 13, 2016
I have called #PKMastery a swiss army knife for the network era because the concept is simple but the ways it can be used are almost limitless. You may have heard of personal knowledge management, but we don’t want to just manage knowledge. To learn is to do.
digital workforce skills
FEBRUARY 23, 2015
and provides an image that addresses a good spectrum of skills for the network era. Without learning out loud, working out loud can become mere noise (e.g. Learning out loud in our social networks helps to seek new opinions and share our own with a diverse group of people.
“you simply can’t train people to be social!”
FEBRUARY 14, 2012
Tweet Over the past year I have been working on change initiatives to improve collaboration and knowledge-sharing with two large companies, one of them a multinational. Every person’s PKM processes will differ. Face to face social activities.
becoming collectively smarter
DECEMBER 17, 2014
We are entering the network era and change is coming fast, which may sound like a cliché, but consider the last major shift we went through. Today, we are seriously lagging behind in learning how to deal with the scientific advances of the network era.
Sense-making through conversation
NOVEMBER 22, 2011
Tweet One of our clients referred me to a post by Nick Milton on another great Boston square that pulls “apart the KM world on dimensions of Knowledge Push and Knowledge Pull (which you might call “Sharing” and “seeking”), and the dimensions of Explicit and Tacit.
PKM is making sense of complexity
DECEMBER 15, 2013
This is what you find on the first page of most searches for PKM : Personal knowledge management (PKM) is a collection of processes that a person uses to gather, classify, store, search, retrieve, and share knowledge in his or her daily activities – Wikipedia.
Connected leadership is not the status quo
NOVEMBER 14, 2013
As organizations, markets, and society become networked, complexity in all human endeavors increases. Connected organizations must learn how to deal with ambiguity and complexity. The connected workplace is all about understanding networks, modelling networked learning, and strengthening networks. In networks, anyone can show leadership, not just those appointed by management. Cooperation makes for more resilient knowledge networks.
The learning organization: an often-described, but seldom-observed phenomenon
MAY 31, 2012
This post is in response to the Adidas Blog Carnival on a New Way of Working and Learning and more specifically responding to the question, “What should a true learning organisation look like?” Value is created by teams, but mostly by networks of people.
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. Management – getting things done [not being managed].
PKM: The Book
JUNE 20, 2012
I have been writing about personal knowledge management on this blog since 2004. The more and better we share our knowledge, the more resilient become our networks. PKM is every person’s part of the new social contract in the network era, in my opinion.
PKM webinar 25 october
OCTOBER 17, 2012
On 25 October at 18:00 GMT I will be conducting an online session on personal knowledge management (PKM). It will be in English and is hosted by En Nu Online , a Netherlands company focused on social media for learning and is part of a longer workshop series.
Perpetual Beta is the new reality
MARCH 1, 2013
My interest in personal knowledge management (PKM) started with my own need to stay up to date in my field. PKM, through seeking, sensing & sharing, can help networked individuals deal with the complexity of the network age.
70:20:10 - A Framework for High Performance Development Practices
JUNE 24, 2013
Others use it more strategically as a way to help them rethink and reposition their wider learning philosophies. Of course structured and directed ‘formal’ learning can help, but it rarely, if ever, provides the complete answer.