the workflow of learning

Harold Jarche

One of the things I’m trying to figure out is the most efficient workflow for moving from reading >> notes >> sensemaking >> drafts >> publishing articles. I was asked today about my sensemaking routine.

insights over processes

Harold Jarche

Process improvement, like Six Sigma, stifles innovation. Process improvement is a tool set, not an overarching or unifying concept for an organization. Process improvement is a means — for certain contexts like manufacturing — and not an end in itself.

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Aggregation Workflow in gRSShopper

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

A few points: First, on workflow, which is the topic of this post. The options page provides the following: - personal information, including email, which may be edited - list of feeds submitted, and their status - option to add social network information - list of subscribed newsletters, and an option to edit subscriptions That's the entire workflow. I am working in an installer that greatly facilitates the process, but it's buggy.

IT Doesn’t Matter. Business processes do

Jay Cross

Consultants Howard Smith and Peter Fingar shot back a month later with a paperback retort entitled IT Doesn’t Matter – Business Processes Do. In 120 pages, Smith and Fingar skewer Carr, show why IT will matter more than ever, and explain how business process management creates riches.

Towards Maturity – 5 practical ideas for Embedding learning into the workflow

Jay Cross

Only 25% of them achieve this90% want learning technologies to help them implement new products and processes. See on Scoop.it – Informal & Experiential Learning. Jay Cross ‘s insight: "Missed opportunities.

Workplace Learning: Adding, Embedding & Extracting

Charles Jennings

Adding Learning to Work When faced with the opportunities to help with workplace learning, many HR, talent development, and learning professionals react by simply adding learning to the workflow. There is excellent work being carried out that supports embedding learning within workflows. ‘

learning with complexity

Harold Jarche

Visualize the workflow of a physical job: produce, produce, produce, produce, produce, produce, produce, produce, produce. Now visualize the workflow of a creative knowledge worker: nothing, nothing, nothing, nothing, flash of brilliance, nothing, nothing, nothing.” — Jay Cross (1944-2015).

working smarter

Harold Jarche

Visualize the workflow of a physical job: produce, produce, produce, produce, produce, produce, produce, produce, produce. Now visualize the workflow of a creative knowledge worker: nothing, nothing, nothing, nothing, flash of brilliance, nothing, nothing, nothing.”. —

Embedding Learning in Work: The Benefits and Challenges

Charles Jennings

If people learn as part of the workflow then this learning is more likely to impact performance in a positive way. By their very nature informal and social learning is embedded in the daily workflow. The majority of learning occurs naturally as part of the workflow.

Six characteristics supporting excellence in service delivery innovation

Ross Dawson

Flexible workflows. Flexible Workflows. Streamlined and effective workflows are a vital component of service delivery innovation within a professional services firm. However, this workflow is markedly different from the workflow required by a routine operation, such as processing an invoice for payment. The systems and processes in place should support the introduction of new services and products across the organization.

70:20:10 - Beyond the Blend

Charles Jennings

Participants are not constrained in the same way that they might be if they need to show up to a class at a set time and location to complete their learning process. We intentionally add learning-focused activities into the workflow.

How to Support the Widespread Adoption of AI

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Surveys with thousands of executives, showed that most firms are only using AI in ad hoc pilots or applying it to a single business process.

The Power of Reflection in an Ever-Changing World

Charles Jennings

Military after-action reviews (AARs) are tremendous structured processes that analyse what happened, why it happened and how it could be done better. We learn through taking the opportunity to reflect both in the workflow and away from our work. It is a learned process.

Change 206

Building a Culture of Continuous Learning

Charles Jennings

To achieve these three targets, we need to think out of the traditional learning and development box – beyond the class/course and eLearning module approaches towards embedding a culture where learning becomes recognised as occurring within the workflow. Most people get it.

The Knowledge and Learning Transfer Problem

Charles Jennings

The ‘knowledge transfer’ model doesn’t even work between organisations in industries with relatively standardised process. There is no ‘best practice’ where there are different environments and processes.

Autonomy and Value in Social and Workplace Learning

Charles Jennings

70:20:10 Model The 70:20:10 model is used to extend learning into the workflow. Exploiting and extending learning opportunities from point solutions (learning events) to continuous development (learning as a process and part of the daily workflow) to increase value.

How Not to Adopt an LCMS

Xyleme

Embed content into the workflow. But it’s not as simple as installing a piece of software, and may necessitate a realignment of the learning and development team’s processes in order to be fully effective.

working collaboratively and learning cooperatively

Harold Jarche

Visualize the workflow of a physical job: produce, produce, produce, produce, produce, produce, produce, produce, produce. Now visualize the workflow of a creative knowledge worker: nothing, nothing, nothing, nothing, flash of brilliance, nothing, nothing, nothing.” —Jay

Social & Collaborative Learning in the Workplace

Jane Hart

Here’s a description of the event: Social learning is a natural, continual process of learning with others , and with the help of modern social technologies, you can enable and support it in powerful new ways. . How learning can be embedded in the workflow.

How to Transform a “Big, Old” Company into an Agile Digital Business

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Doing so requires significant and constant changes to a company’s people, processes and technologies to help deliver compelling value propositions, which in turn requires a fast cycle of decisions and actions across a company’s functional and business silos.

70:20:10 Primer

Charles Jennings

The model simply describes learning as it naturally happens and then offers means to accelerate and support that learning: as part of the daily workflow; through working and sharing with colleagues and experts; through structured development activities.

SUNY Initiatives Supporting Online Learning Panel

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Demonstration of lead processing workflow - feeds into existing 'Campus Connect' online lead system for individual campuses). Campuses reported they wanted faster process time, and they wanted the raw data instead of pre-designed format.

Design Thinking and the Workplace Experience

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

To help overcome the stiff resistance often encountered by disruptive innovations, - both within one’s own organization and in the marketplace, - the article proposed that design thinking should be applied to their actual introduction, - a process it calls intervention design.

Design 273

It’s Only 65% !

Charles Jennings

Learning is a process not an event. Continuous Learning is the goal of 70:20:10 The final point I would make is that focusing on ‘the numbers’ masks the fact that learning happens as a continual process and usually as part of the workflow.

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mapping stories

Harold Jarche

We learned that to be effective, institutional memory — especially the decisions taken over time — has to be part of the workflow of any knowledge worker doing complex work and making decisions. The field of knowledge management is nothing without people engaged in the process.

PKM 221

70:20:10 – Above All Else It’s a Change Agent

Charles Jennings

What we should be doing is putting our effort into supporting and refining learning where it’s already happening, and this is predominantly as part of the daily workflow. A 70:20:10 L&D strategy is a good starting point for this change process.

Change 272

Harvard Library adopts LibraryCloud

David Weinberger

As those inputs change, you can change LibraryCloud’s workflow process once, and all the apps and services that depend upon those data can continue to work without making any changes. New data can be added relatively easily, and because LibraryCloud is workflow based, that data can be updated, normalized and enriched automatically. According to a post by the Harvard Library , LibraryCloud is now officially a part of the Library toolset.

Distributed Cognition

Clark Quinn

That is, the model that it all occurs between the ears doesn’t recognize that we incorporate external representations are part of our processing. Our reflective representations are part of our thinking process. In my last post , I talked about situated cognition.

4 Ways to Make Your Management Skills More Effective

Online Personality Tests

A good leader always looks for ways to improve efficiency and quality, especially if this can be done by simplifying processes or without increasing an employee’s workload. When you visit, notice workflow and ask questions. What new technology is emerging that may impact work processes?

What is innovation?

Harold Jarche

“An innovation is the implementation of a new or significantly improved product (good or service), or process, a new marketing method, or a new organisational method in business practices, workplace organisation or external relations.” An Innovation Process?

Human + Machine: The Impact of AI on Business Transformation

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Electricity and standardized processes ushered the first wave of business transformations about 100 years ago. Manufacturing was decomposed into a set of processes and reassembled into the assembly line, leading to the age of mass production.

Data 191

10 things to remember about social learning (and the use of social media for learning)

Jane Hart

Social learning is a natural process – you can encourage it but you can’t (en)force it. Yesterday I listened into the #lscon Twitter stream for Learning Solutions conference in Orlando, Florida. There was some discussion about social learning, so I tweeted a few thoughts myself.

4 Ways to Make Your Management Skills More Effective

KCC Business Psychology

A good leader always looks for ways to improve efficiency and quality, especially if this can be done by simplifying processes or without increasing an employee’s workload. When you visit, notice workflow and ask questions. What new technology is emerging that may impact work processes?

A workscape perspective

Harold Jarche

It is a fluid, holistic, process. Note in the centre that “ learning needs to be embedded in the workflow “ This is the premise from which all organizational support must flow.

From Courses to Campaigns : using the 70:20:10 approach

Charles Jennings

Firstly, we know that learning is a powerful and continuous process that occurs daily at work and throughout life. One of the major strategic objectives for many HR and L&D departments in 2016 and beyond will be to extend their focus and services beyond courses and out into the workplace.

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Development Mindsets and 70:20:10

Charles Jennings

Marcus’ insights into the learning process reinforce Dweck’s model. Throwing himself into learning guitar at 39 years he describes the learning process as ‘addictive’. the act or process of growing or causing something to grow or become larger or more advanced Mindset : noun ?m?n(d)-?set

Managing Learning?

Charles Jennings

But they can’t manage the learning process for you. LMS technology emerged from a need to automate process management and record-keeping systems in the post-World War II era when the focus was on industrialisation and the development of mass production techniques.

PKM 225

agile sensemaking

Harold Jarche

Increasing awareness of new ideas, methods, and processes often comes through serendipitous encounters outside the workflow. “Complex environments represent a continuous challenge for sensemaking in organizations.

What Does the Training Department Do When Training Doesn’t Work?

Charles Jennings

And it’s not only efficiencies in the training process itself that we need to look for. But it needs to be part of a wider change process. Learning in the workflow is the way forward. The global training industry is large and in growth again post-2008.

LMS vs. LCMS

Xyleme

Workflow management/review tool. A modern LCMS will manage content for every aspect of the learning process, from rapid authoring to delivery. Workflow Management/Review Tool. ?. LMS vs. LCMS: What is the difference and why does it matter? LMS vs. LCMS?

Supporting self-managed team learning in the organisation

Jane Hart

But what these both have in common is that they are still a “ managed learning ” process. Helping the individuals to manage their own knowledge – through a continuous process of seek-sense-share.

ICALT 2012

Harold Jarche

Integrating Learning into the Workflow. For all businesses this means integrating learning into the workflow. I leave for Rome today and will be presenting a keynote at IEEE’s ICALT 2012 (International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies).

Learning and Emergent Leadership at Google

Harold Jarche

Learning has to be part of the workflow. It’s the ability to process on the fly. Two themes I have discussed here for a number of years are: 1) work is learning and learning is the work; and 2) leadership is an emergent property of networks.