1,000+ Learning & Performance Tools
JUNE 5, 2016
Looking for some new ideas for tools to support your work? Here are the links to the pages in my Directory of Learning & Performance Tools , which lists over 1,000 tools in 4 main categories as shown below. Want to add or amend a tool’s details? What are your favourite tools for learning? Voting is now open in this year’s Top Tools for Learning survey. INSTRUCTIONAL TOOLS. E-Learning Authoring Tools. CONTENT TOOLS.
How Do I Make Sense of Social Networking Tools
SEPTEMBER 22, 2015
and while I will be answering the first part over the course of time with the various blog entries I’m currently drafting along, I thought for today I’d focus on trying to answer the second part: how do I make sense of social networking tools today?
Productivity tools for the networked workplace
APRIL 2, 2013
These tools are ubiquitous in business and government, so I have agreed to write a few articles on how they can be used to improve work productivity. Since these are the tools that are already in place in many organizations, it might make sense to understand how best to use them.
How Social Networking Tools Enable Heutagogy in Learning Organisations
SEPTEMBER 20, 2016
our networks) we would want to learn with / from. Hope you enjoy the presentation, just as much as I did back then, and I still do today, as a self-empowered lifelong learner through applying heutagogy’s principles and making extensive use of social networking tools.
understanding our tools
DECEMBER 17, 2016
We shape our tools and then our tools shape us.” — Father John Culkin (1967) in ‘ A Schoolman’s Guide to Marshall McLuhan’ If every medium influences communication, then what effect does that have on our own learning as well as how we help others to learn?
Top 10 Tools for Learning 2016
SEPTEMBER 13, 2016
Top 100 Tools for Education – for use in schools, colleges, universities, adult ed . Top 100 Tools for Workplace Learning – for use in training, for performance support, social collaboration, etc. Top 100 Tools for Personal & Professional Learning – for self-organised learning.
network management update
MARCH 1, 2016
You cannot manage a network. As networks become the dominant organizational form, the way we think about management has to change, as well as the way those in positions of authority try to influence others. Others need to see what we are contributing to the network.
enabling enterprise social networks
APRIL 20, 2016
Mark Britz says that, “your organization already has an enterprise social network (hint, it’s people not technology). ” But it’s not not about the tools either, as in many cases the medium changes the message.
Network Era Skills
MAY 28, 2014
It is only through innovative and contextual methods, the self-selection of the most appropriate tools and work conditions, and willing cooperation, that more productive work can be assured in the network era. This is where enterprise social networks have helped organizational learning.
principles of networked management
SEPTEMBER 10, 2015
This is a good example of networked management, as opposed to scientific management (1911), which informed the past century of practice.
The Top 100 Tools for Learning 2012 list is revealed
OCTOBER 1, 2012
This year’s Top 100 Tools for Learning list (the 6th Annual Survey) has been compiled from the votes of 582 learning professionals worldwide – 55% working in education, 45% working in non-educational organizations. Once again the list is dominated by free online social tools.
top tools 2016
SEPTEMBER 9, 2016
Jane Hart compiles a list every year of the Top 100 Tools for learning. Here are my top tools this year, with the past five years shown below. It’s interesting to note that my preferred tools have not changed much.
Techniques and Tools: How To Visualize Your Network
APRIL 25, 2014
Ari Sahagun , a consultant who works with social justice groups on network visualizations, called for a group to discuss Network Mapping and Visualization. There are two different lens to think about network mapping. You can do a whole network analysis.
Stop Blaming the Tools when Collaboration Fails
DECEMBER 7, 2016
. We, human beings, seem to always be very keen on blaming the tools (and technology, in general, for that matter) whenever things just don’t work out all right , specially, in the collaboration space. Of course, we all know the tools can’t talk back to us, so they can’t defend themselves.
Principles of Networked Unmanagement
OCTOBER 14, 2012
In networks, cooperation trumps collaboration. As we shift to a networked economy, our organizational frameworks have to change. No one has the definitive answer any more but we can use the intelligence of our networks to make sense together and see how we can influence desired results.
How Social Networking Can Improve Work Meetings
MAY 18, 2013
Never mind as well how by shifting gears and moving the interactions of those meetings into social networking tools we would have the opportunity to get rid of the two main reasons I mentioned above as to why we are so obsessed with hosting meetings at the moment.
A Few Good Tools To Manage Your Online Professional Network Connections
MARCH 20, 2015
The last two posts I published on professional networking, “ Smart Professional Networking Online ” and “ Tidying Your Online Connections ” prompted some great discussion when I shared on Facebook. Here’s a few suggestions for tools and tips.
Tools and competencies for the social enterprise
DECEMBER 30, 2012
I explained some of this in a previous post on enterprise social network dimensions , which is based on the work of several others. The Altimeter Group’s recent report on making the business case for enterprise social networks provided more detail on what happens inside organizations.
The Fallacy of Social Networking
JULY 30, 2012
You may have noticed how over the course of the last couple of weeks I haven’t been much active on the external social networking tools out there that I usually hang out at, such as Twitter, Google Plus or LinkedIn. Social Networking Sites Need to Grow Up into the 21st Century.
the core competency for network era work
JANUARY 10, 2016
Since first writing about PKM in 2004 , I have continuously worked at improving the model, identifying emergent practices and tools, and promoting the need to let people manage their own learning in the workplace. Networked individuals are more resilient and adaptive than any organization.
network leadership = adapting to perpetual beta
AUGUST 19, 2015
A similar approach can be developed for today’s networked organizations. Leadership is an emergent property of a network in balance. In this post-information era, organizations need to really understand networks, manage for complexity, and work on building trust.
The Untold Costs of Social Networking
AUGUST 17, 2016
Little did we know that, fast forward to 2016, all of those networking activities would come with a really high price tag: your own data in unwanted hands. We, human beings, have got an inner urge to wanting to belong to a group, a tribe, a team, a community, a network, you name it.
DECEMBER 10, 2012
Today, we can easily connect to networks that offer diverse views. ” Social media are tools that can help us develop emergent practices. Each sub-category is just an example, and includes many different tools.
What’s Your Learning Tool Stack?
JUNE 14, 2016
I woke up this morning thinking about the tools we use at various levels. Seriously, this is important, as the tools we use and provide through the organization impact the effectiveness with which people can work. From there, we talk about team tools.
principles and models for the network era
JULY 20, 2016
But the age of oil is ending, and markets are being replaced by networks as the dominant organizing model. There are also some organizing principles that can give us a common starting point from which to build the new organizations for a network society. The End of the Market Era.
My Top Tools 2014
JULY 17, 2014
Jane Hart compiles a list every year of the Top 10 Tools for learning. Here are my top tools this year, with last year’s position shown in brackets. I have also annotated these tools as to what part of my PKM practice they connect with: SEEK > SENSE > SHARE.
Build trust, embrace networks, manage complexity
JULY 24, 2014
Hierarchies, simple branching networks, are obsolete. A connected enterprise starts by building a foundation of trust, embracing networks, and then managing complexity. Networks. This is why everyone, from an individual contributor to the CEO, has to understand networks.
Enterprise social network dimensions
NOVEMBER 4, 2012
Many organizations are using social media and social networks, but how do they know if they are using them appropriately or adequately? Do they have all the aspects of collaboration and cooperation supported in order to succeed as a social business?
It’s the network …
NOVEMBER 2, 2011
Tweet I presented on Managing in a Networked World at DevLearn 2011 today in Las Vegas. A total of four people attended, as compared to about 50 for a session this morning on some new learning technology tool.
My Network Curates My Tool Choices
MAY 3, 2011
Thursday I’m a guest respondent for an ODI webinar on networks in international development. Now, does that feel right for a session on NETWORKS? For example to facilitate loose connections so powerful in networks, let’s set up a parallel chat.
2016 Top Tools for Learning
SEPTEMBER 14, 2016
The Centre for Learning & Performance Technologies’ 10th Anniversary ‘Top Tools for Learning’ Survey closes midday UK time on Friday 23 September 2016. Last year’s ‘Top 10 Tools Survey results are here I’ve listed my 2016 votes (in the ‘Personal & Professional Learning category) below.
Should Companies Block Access to Digital Tools?
JANUARY 22, 2013
are blocking the use of social networking tools for their employees, so that they wouldn’t waste time at work, or goof around unnecessarily. Social Networking is here to stay and for a long while even. . Open Business Personal KM Productivity Tools
Cooperation in the networked workplace
APRIL 22, 2013
This is my second post on productivity tools for the networked workplace. Two types of behaviours are necessary in the networked workplace: collaboration and cooperation. These facets align with the digital competencies required in the networked workplace.
Six roles of network management
JANUARY 19, 2014
If helping the network make better decisions is a primary role of management in the emerging economy, how does one get there? Also, the network does not have a marketing department, as everyone is responsible for connecting with our markets.
Top Tools for Learning
SEPTEMBER 6, 2013
Jane Hart compiles a list every year of what people find to be their best web tools for learning. Here are my top tools this year, with last year’s position shown in brackets. Voting closes on 27 September.
It’s all about networks
MAY 23, 2012
It’s all about networks. Understanding networks that is. Workers do have to step up, but they also need the tools and authority. The collaborative enterprise requires looser hierarchies and stronger networks.
Reclaim Blogging – On Why Your Blog Still Is Your Best Personal Branding Social Tool
AUGUST 29, 2011
Over the course of the years Hugh MacLeod has always been posting some of the most amazing content available out there on the Internet Blogosphere on various different topics, specially, related to Social Networking. Blogging , in short, is your own personal branding tool.
step aside for network era democracy
SEPTEMBER 20, 2015
Verna Allee says that in states of ‘complex unorder’, loose hierarchies and strong networks are necessary. These are strongly hierarchical organizations, while the community has been strengthening its networks between multiple actors in the region and beyond.
Why is Twitter no longer No 1 on the Top Tools for Learning list?
OCTOBER 18, 2016
After 7 years at the top of the Top 100 Tools for Learning , this year Twitter fell back to No 3 place in 2016, and there’s been some talk why this is the case, so I thought I’d examine some of the reasons here.
top tools for 2015
AUGUST 27, 2015
Jane Hart compiles a list every year of the Top 10 Tools for learning. Here are my top tools this year, with last year’s position shown in brackets. 7 (7): Apple Preview: is the productivity tool I use the most, so I can focus on learning, not fighting with applications.