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. This type of immersive social learning is becoming essential for all professionals. Related: Why PKM Part 1.

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working smarter 2020

Harold Jarche

In 2010 we conducted a project to cultivate a fully engaged, high performing workforce through rapid, collaborative, informal, & self-directed learning at a US-based health insurance company of about 20,000 employees. Performance Improvement PKMastery

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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. PKM can be looked at as three types of activities [note: I've reduced this from seven activities in my previous articles on PKM as I believe that a simpler process is easier to teach and to begin with]. 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. Based on 120 case studies he reviewed, Gary Klein identified five types of ‘triggers’ that produced insights. The sharing of complex knowledge — the type of which creative knowledge workers use — requires strong social ties and trusted professional relationships.

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. The Centre for Learning Technologies is an applied research, consulting and resource centre for the use of new media in learning, knowledge management, and workplace performance support. This still sums up the core concept of PKM.

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. We forget to minimize forgetting and improve remembering. We measure so poorly that we don’t get good feedback to enable improvement.” ” Performance Improvement. Harold’s Performance Improvement Toolbox. When Your Employees Can Solve The Biggest Problems With Performance Support.

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.

temporary, negotiated hierarchies

Harold Jarche

One way to look at autonomy is the type of action people are allowed to take without permission. 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. Improve insights  — Traditional management often focuses on reducing errors, but it is insight that drives innovation.

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 » Proficiency-based training

Harold Jarche

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. The proficiency test had to correlate with the job performance area that was being addressed.