Why PKM?

Harold Jarche

Here is a short video introduction on why personal knowledge mastery ( PKM ) is becoming a required skill and mindset for professionals today. To remain current in the network era, people must constantly improve their talents and focus on initiative and creativity. When you are only as good as your network, PKM becomes a necessity. People can learn more and connect to diverse knowledge networks outside the organizational walls. Related: Why PKM Part 1.

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PKM in 2010

Harold Jarche

This post is a continuation of Sense-making with PKM (March, 2009)]. What is PKM? PKM is an individual, disciplined process by which we make sense of information, observations and ideas. The Web has given us more ways to connect with others in our learning but many people only see the information overload aspect of our digital society. Engaging others can actually make it easier to learn and not become overwhelmed. Why PKM? Personal Knowledge Management.

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working collaboratively and learning cooperatively

Harold Jarche

Improving Organizational Performance. Organizational performance improvement is comprised of reducing errors and increasing insights, according to Gary Klein. Learning and development (L&D) practices reflect this priority on error reduction.But knowledge work, especially creative work, is not mere production. Most of these five triggers can be enhanced through informal and social learning, and the individual practice of personal knowledge mastery.

A personal learning journey

Harold Jarche

I became interested in knowledge management (KM) as I was introduced to it in the mid 1990’s while practising instructional systems design (ISD) and human performance technology (HPT) in the military. In the late 1990’s knowledge management was part of our solution suite at the Centre for Learning Technologies ( CLT via The Wayback Machine). This still sums up the core concept of PKM. By 2007, PKM had become my best tool and I had once more revised my processes.

training > performance > social

Harold Jarche

In my last TGIM post I went through my social bookmarks on PKM. This post looks at resources related to my training-performance-social workshop. The Five Failures of Workplace Learning Professionals. We forget to minimize forgetting and improve remembering. We don’t fully leverage on-the-job learning. We measure so poorly that we don’t get good feedback to enable improvement.” ” Flipped classrooms put learning to work.

Training, Performance, Social Workshop Notes

Harold Jarche

We launched a new online workshop today called, From Training, to Performance, to Social. I came up with the idea while conducting one of the PKM workshops and noticed that many people either mixed up training with performance improvement, or thought of social learning as merely a bolt-on to a formal course. We will move to performance improvement tomorrow and then focus on social learning all of next week.

moving beyond training

Harold Jarche

Working smarter means that everyone in an organization learns from experience and shares with their colleagues as part of their work. We cannot know in advance and prepare formal instruction for everything that people need to learn on the job today. This is the social learning workshop.

simplifying the complexity

Harold Jarche

In the end I was able to develop a simple tool to evaluate current and future tools against the learning and performance requirements of the company. Social Learning. Another project that started as research on best practices for the implementation of action-based learning (e.g. This informed the overall learning strategy for a new national public service school. Tools: required to do the work or learn how to do it. Learning Work

network management update

Harold Jarche

This is why working out loud and learning out loud are so important. innovative & contextual methods” = in the network era work and jobs cannot be standardized, which means first getting rid of job descriptions and individual performance appraisals and shifting to simpler ways in order to organize for complexity. Improve insights – Traditional management often focuses on reducing errors, but it is insight that drives innovation. You cannot manage a network.

temporary, negotiated hierarchies

Harold Jarche

The job is a social construct that has outlived its usefulness. It is more like a social network. This is why working out loud and learning out loud are so important. innovative & contextual methods = in the network era work and jobs cannot be standardized, which means first getting rid of job descriptions and individual performance appraisals and shifting to simpler ways to organize for complexity.

Harold Jarche » Big Consulting Companies Jumping on Bandwagon 2.0

Harold Jarche

Watch Kiran Bir Sethi [link] no technology required Themes Complexity PKM Social Learning Work Literacy Threads Books Commons Communities Friday's Finds Informal Learning InternetTime Learning OpenSource Performance Improvement Technology Wirearchy Work jarche.com About Advertisers Clients Consulting Contact Français Key Posts Projects Toolbox Big Consulting Companies Jumping on Bandwagon 2.0

Harold Jarche » Seeing What’s Next

Harold Jarche

Roger Kaufman has reviewed the book from the perspective of a human performance technologist (HPT) in April’s Performance Quarterly. Filed under: Performance Improvement , Work « A real comparison of costs – OS vs Proprietary Learning Quote of the Day » 2 Responses to “Seeing What’s Next&# Harold Jarche » Entrants and Incumbents , on June 16th, 2007 at 10:33 Said: [.]

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Harold Jarche » T&D Learning in 2020

Harold Jarche

In Learning in 2020 , trends in Tools, Technology, Workforce, Talent Management and Future Leaders are discussed. Even now, as I design a learning and performance model for a group that never had anything formal, I find myself gravitating to the self-service support concepts.

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Harold Jarche » Learning is Conversation

Harold Jarche

Watch Kiran Bir Sethi [link] no technology required Themes Complexity PKM Social Learning Work Literacy Threads Books Commons Communities Friday's Finds Informal Learning InternetTime Learning OpenSource Performance Improvement Technology Wirearchy Work jarche.com About Advertisers Clients Consulting Contact Français Key Posts Projects Toolbox Learning is Conversation Posted on December 1st, 2005 by Harold Jarche This is a remix and update of some previous posts.

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Harold Jarche » Need for collaboration continues to grow

Harold Jarche

The need for online collaboration and the integration of work and learning will continue as long as we have the Internet. The aim is to help online community managers learn and practice their role. Home About Consulting Contact Key Posts Clients Toolbox Français Harold Jarche Entries RSS | Comments RSS Subscribe by e-mail Twitter Faves planetrussell: "Globalization creates interlocking fragility, while giving the appearance of stability."

Harold Jarche » Free-agents and natural enterprises are better value

Harold Jarche

In today’s internetworked world, you are no longer engaging a lone consultant working on his own, but an entire network: Filed under: Work « The value of elevator pitches for free-agents Informal learning and performance technology » 3 Responses to “Free-agents and natural enterprises are better value&# Harold Jarche » Big Consulting Companies Jumping on Bandwagon 2.0 , on June 10th, 2008 at 9:14 Said: [.]

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Harold Jarche » Proficiency-based training

Harold Jarche

Learning how to fly an aircraft is an expensive endeavour and each flight costs several thousand dollars. Additional time in the aircraft could be provided, with counseling, but after a certain number of hours students were expected to achieve the performance requirement. Conversely, if a student achieved the performance requirement in fewer lessons, he or she could skip one or more lessons and move on to the next stage.

Harold Jarche » Blogs are not a “substitute”

Harold Jarche

I am certain that democracy, and learning, can be enhanced with digital media, but we have to stop looking back with simplistic and direct comparisons, and get on with making our interconnected world work. Filed under: Technology « Learning Fluidity Need for collaboration continues to grow » 6 Responses to “Blogs are not a “substitute&# &# ismael , on December 15th, 2008 at 11:53 Said: newspapers or blogs?

Harold Jarche » Blogs are not a “substitute”

Harold Jarche

I am certain that democracy, and learning, can be enhanced with digital media, but we have to stop looking back with simplistic and direct comparisons, and get on with making our interconnected world work. Filed under: Technology « Learning Fluidity Need for collaboration continues to grow » 6 Responses to “Blogs are not a “substitute&# &# ismael , on December 15th, 2008 at 11:53 Said: newspapers or blogs?

Harold Jarche » Wake up and smell the coffee

Harold Jarche

L&D [learning & development] came out on top at 38%. Obviously all of those initiatives like blended learning, competency-based training and learning style inventories haven’t convinced the boss that L&D is important. A successful course is where you learned perhaps 10% of what was covered. Training should only be delivered in cases where the other barriers to performance have been addressed. “Learning to write better research papers&#.

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