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Awareness Report on Understanding and Leveraging Social Capital

Portals and KM

Awareness has released an interesting free report, 3 Keys to Influence: Understanding and Leveraging Social Capital. The first key is growing social capital by leveraging external and internal influence. I remember the old call center days in 90s when call center reps said they would learn about their company’s latest offers from people calling in. In the section on leveraging external influence they look at a number of tools, including one of my favorites, Traackr.

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Learning While Building eLearning: Part 3 – Facilitating Online

Full Circle Associates

I want to kick this off with a quote from the amazing Beck Tench talking about facilitating online learning : Learning and change are super complex. I love this quote because it reminds us that facilitating online learning is about the teacher’s expertise.

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Learning While Building eLearning: #4 Lessons from the Pilot

Full Circle Associates

This one focuses on the lessons learned from the pilot and we are pulling in Cheryl Frankiewicz, the project manager. If it starts flawless, it is almost a piece of cake to do a good learning course. Aim to learn. The learning management system delivers a lot of the content.

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Using Machine Learning to Help Process Email – Microsoft Adds Clutter to Declutter the Inbox

Michael Sampson - Currents

The Office 365 team announced (and released) Clutter for Office 365 today , a machine learning method of decluttering a user’s inbox by automagically moving lower priority items out of the Inbox and into a secondary folder.

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Promoting Continuous Learning at Autodesk Through Smart Content Management

Portals and KM

Here is an interesting case that came out of that effort, Managing Content for Continuous Learning at Autodesk.   They also needed to better leverage the content generated through online communities by capturing and curating the contributions of innovative customers. In February I wrote about an interesting report Making Greater Use of Smart Content in the Enterprise by Geoff Bock, Dale Waldt, and Mary LaPlante.

Leveraging Virtual Teams & Social Tools: Boston KM Forum - March 31

Endless Knots

Long title for what promises to be a good day with the Boston KM Forum on March 31: " Leveraging Virtual Teams & Social Tools for Business Advantage: Blogs, Wikis, Twitter, et al." In this symposium, we will explore virtual teams and social tools—and their value in leveraging knowledge.    We will discuss tools and techniques, share learnings, and hear case examples.

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Notes on BP304 Become a Social Business: Leverage User Adoption Through Gamification

Michael Sampson - Currents

How could we get people to spend 10,000 hours learning new collaboration approaches and tools. Assertion - let's use gamification methods to get them to learn new approaches / tools.

Skills for Learning Professionals…Part 2 | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

After posting my 4 Meta Skills for Learning Professionals in response to Tony’s July “Big Question,” he commented: Nancy – I was super excited when I saw that you had posted on the topic. But learn them? They are key to innovation and ownership of learning.

Virtual Leverage and Your Social Marketing

Online Social Networking

A lever gives us the ability or leverage to move heavy objects with relative ease. The Internet gives us the ability to transfer information with relative ease, and it is also enables a great variety of online tools to provide us with virtual leverage. Using the tool wrong - Social media tools and search engines have steep learning curves , and learning how to use them properly is typically a big undertaking.

Lead Social Business Enabler for IBM’s w3 and www Connections – Job Role and Responsibilities

Elsua

IBM Innovation Learning Open Business

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Challenges of Social Business in the Workplace

Elsua

What advice (or insight) can you share about utilising social tools to leverage workplace learning? “ From there onwards, and perhaps now thinking in more practical terms of how to get started with it all I also ventured into answering this other one question: “ What advice (or insight) can you share about utilising social tools to leverage workplace learning? ” Learning Open Business Open Leadership

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Information abundance and learning

Jenny Connected

Erik Duval’s topic for Change MOOC this week was Learning in a Time of Abundance , which he equates to changes in connectedness (we can be more connected to people and information than ever before), openness and transparency (access and resources) and ‘always on’ (e.g. Abundance will not go away (at least not in the foreseeable future) and has implications for what we learn and how we learn. Learning is about working with wicked problems as happens in the workplace.

Information abundance and learning

Jenny Connected

Erik Duval’s topic for Change MOOC this week was Learning in a Time of Abundance , which he equates to changes in connectedness (we can be more connected to people and information than ever before), openness and transparency (access and resources) and ‘always on’ (e.g. Abundance will not go away (at least not in the foreseeable future) and has implications for what we learn and how we learn. Learning is about working with wicked problems as happens in the workplace.

Two teachers

Ken Carroll

. Content and Language Integrated Learning, CLIL, is where language is taught through subject areas - math through English, for example. Learning needs a context. Tags: Mobile learning CLIL

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Corporate Learning Trends - Conversations about Learning in Organisations

Elsua

In the last few days excitement has been building up around here, because in the next few hours there is going to be a 24 hour online event kicking off talking about one of my favourite topics that I keep covering over here every now and then: Learning, specially Informal Learning.

Not just one kind of learning

Learning Alliances

Next week Nancy White and I are doing a talk at USAID on “ Keeping Our Eye Out for Learning: How to identify learning practices and leverage them more strategically ” We are inviting people to step back and consider a wider range of learning as a step toward asking what, exactly, learning is (and how to do it)? Learning is hard to pin down because it doesn’t just happen in the classroom or the laboratory or in any specific place.

February Hot List: Mobile Learning Content

Nancy White

Best of Mobile Learning February 1, 2011 to February 28, 2011 Featured Sources The following are the top items from featured sources based on social signals. mLearning is Good , February 1, 2011 Rapid Intake Shout Out: Understanding Mobile Learning: 3 High.

Need Your Feedback on my Triangulating Thinking | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

THANKS Triangulating for Success: a practitioner’s experience using external networks to leverage learning and outcomes within organizations and institutions Introduction Organizations and institutions are ostensibly places for learning and getting work done.

Access to a world of practice

Learning Alliances

For that it helps to have formal models of some sort, so we can make sense of, and further enable, learning at individual, community and environmental levels. These days, OODA loops are also applied to understand commercial operations and learning processes.

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Skills for Learning Professionals…Part 2

Nancy White

After posting my 4 Meta Skills for Learning Professionals in response to Tony’s July “Big Question,” he commented: Nancy - I was super excited when I saw that you had posted on the topic. But learn them? 2) How do you leverage your communities and networks to help you make sense?

Is Yours a Learning Organization?

Joitske Hulsebosch

Via Jay Cross I found this learning organisation scan under the title Is Yours a Learning Organisation? A good tool to start talking about what a learning organisation is. I think the term 'learning organisation' knows many different interpretations. A lot of development NGOs have used the Bruce Britton scan, as outlined in his paper the Learning NGO. Johannes Schunter linked this to a high relevant framework of the conscious competence learning framework.

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Collaborative Thinking: Integrating SharePoint And Confluence

Collaborative Thinking

Along the way you will learn some of the internals of SharePoint 2007 web parts, Microsoft Office SharePoint Server (MOSS) 2007 enterprise search, and Microsoft Single Sign-on (SSO).

Skills for Learning Professionals Part 3

Nancy White

I’m long-winded on the topic of new skills for knowledge workers and learning professionals, even if I don’t quite understand what a learning professional is. Social networks, particularly those made possible through online tools, are changing how we learn and work.

Skills for Learning Professionals…Part 2 | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

After posting my 4 Meta Skills for Learning Professionals in response to Tony’s July “Big Question,” he commented: Nancy – I was super excited when I saw that you had posted on the topic. But learn them? They are key to innovation and ownership of learning.

Skills for Learning Professionals Part 3 | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

I’m long-winded on the topic of new skills for knowledge workers and learning professionals, even if I don’t quite understand what a learning professional is.

Bridging the Participation Gap – Networks, Learning, and “Play”

Collaborative Thinking

The centerpiece of the discussion revolved around the pro’s and con’s of potential solutions such as “gamification”, social networking, and “in-flow of work” learning. Finding the right triggers for people to learn while they work requires a fair amount of pre-work but the payoff can be enormous and supplement the other learning practices available to people.

How to Serve Government A Shitstorm Online #SocialMedia #Auspol #LGBT

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

if the Government wants to play “politics” and approve gay and lesbian marriage one minute and rescind the next, lets learn ‘em a lesson or 3. Leverage new facts – so people can keep repeating the core message in new ways.

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Skills for Learning Professionals…Part 2 | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

After posting my 4 Meta Skills for Learning Professionals in response to Tony’s July “Big Question,” he commented: Nancy – I was super excited when I saw that you had posted on the topic. But learn them? They are key to innovation and ownership of learning.

SkillSoft Takes Learning Platform Further into Enterprise 2.0 with More Social Features

Portals and KM

Learning Management System ).   Learning has become more social and the interest in peer learning has increased. I have always been a proponent of social and peer learning through such methods as simulation-based learning going back to the 80s.

Social media training on Foursquare Google Plus Pinterest Facebook Training for June and July 2012

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Facebook has around 800 million members – why not spend an afternoon learning about Google Plus? Facebook has around 800 million members – why not spend an afternoon learning about Google Plus? Create a Foursquare Business Page, learn how to deal with negative criticism.

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Obama's use of social media: what can we learn from it?

Joitske Hulsebosch

The netsquared thinktank question is this time: ' What was the best example or lesson learned about leveraging social media from the political campaigns this year?'

Organization Next: Managing the Networked Workspace

Collaborative Thinking

The type of agility necessary to achieve breakthrough levels of innovation and growth will rely on people and the ability of the organization to leverage the network of relationships that inter-connect them. If you are involved in business transformation, strategic talent initiatives, organizational development and learning strategies, or any role involved in human capital management and employee engagement, this webcast is for you!

Leadership Development in a Learning 2.0 World

Delicious/choconancy/communities_of_practice

Skip to content Performance X Design Home About Contact Leadership Development in a Learning 2.0 World May 31, 2010 by tomgram Last week I presented a session titled Leadership Development in a Learning 2.0 The social learning drivers behind learning 2.0 e-learning 2.0

Blog>> Business Jargon to Avoid

Green Chameleon

My more common abuses are: leverage, learnings and impact. I found myself chuckling to a few of the business jargon compiled by the writers of this Forbes article , basically because I’m guilty of using them too. I would add to the list: paradigm shift, mental model, best of breed, turnkey solution, disruptive technology. When I was on sabbatical at UN FAO , I was even reminded that knowledge management is a jargon

#FSLT12 Week 3 with Etienne and Bev Wenger-Trayner

Jenny Connected

Research has shown that despite teachers best efforts many students are only concerned with the grade and don’t even read the feedback we give them, i.e. they jump through the necessary hoops to get their qualification, but don’t appear to be interested in learning for its own sake.

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It takes a network: strategic planning

Patti Anklam

The Leadership Learning Community hosted a very good webinar this afternoon with Eugene Eric Kim, who talked about the process of strategic planning for the creation of the Wikimedia foundation. He spoke to the central question, inherent in creating large networks, is how to position and leverage the planning process to engage the network itself.

Blog>> Trends in Knowledge Management

Green Chameleon

This open doors to informal and contextual learning; a more costs effective training. A McKinsey Quarterly article on knowledge workers’ productivity suggest to overcome contextual barriers by rotating employees across teams and divisions; this allows specialists in different areas to learn about one another’s work. In my work context, we are now trying to review our product and services portfolio to leverage on these trends.

Central Desktop User Conference - September 2011

Michael Sampson - Currents

Learn best practices and tips on how to leverage Central Desktop. Learn more: Collabosphere 2011. I think it's very exciting for a vendor and their user community when they get to the point of putting on an in-person conference.

Design Considerations For Enterprise Social Networks

Collaborative Thinking

conference, attendees heard from companies like GE, Nike, and Virgin America shared how they are leveraging an enterprise approach towards social collaboration. Other highlights included: Leverage affordance-centered design : While there are scenarios where social networking is explicit and directed towards a particular activity or outcome, there are many situations where employee participation is entirely voluntary.