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Knowledge-at-work: Knowledge & knowing

Knowledge-at-work

new book just released. knowledge_gsmed. george siemens has kindly released his new book as series of.pdf files which you are free to download, or you can read and contribute to the wiki conversation, or you can thumb through the

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1954 Psychology Experiment Provides Clues for Cooperative Work Among Distributed Work Environments

Nobscot

Both large and small companies are moving toward more distributed workforces. A small juice company was recently touted in Business 2.0 Magazine for having growers in California and Mexico, processing in Washington, bottlers in California, warehouse in Wisconsin, customer service in Philippines, accounting in India and headquarters in San Francisco. I can remember back in the early 1990s when the

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Commutation or factoring? in S2

Knowledgeline

The decision to commute or factor is simple or complex depending on how deep you dig and where you stand!! Through my partner Patrick Hinderd , I've been involved in the S2 (structured settlement) industry for the past 6 years. This is a complex legal area, ripe for the application of KM practices.

Why I Hate Recruiters, Part 2

Evil HR Lady

I received the following e-mail at my Evil HR Lady e-mail. Dear Hiring Authority,My name is [SPAMMER] and I am a Recruiter in Boston. I have several strong candidates who would be a great fit for your posted Administrative position and I would love to share their resumes with you.Each has been pre-screened for communication, presentation and Computer Software skills and all are wonderful!Because

How Businesses are Managing the New Reality of Work: A Paycor Survey

We wanted to know how COVID-19 impacted businesses and their workforces. Did they need government funds? How many workers did they layoff or furlough? Are employees working from home now? How’s team morale? And perhaps most importantly, what are their plans for the future? This guide offers a pretty good idea of how business leaders are feeling, what keeps them up at night, and what approaches they’re taking to solve problems. Download the guide to see all the survey results and where your organization might stand comparatively.

The SaaS/On-Demand Benefits Test

SuccessFactors

A post over at Vendorprisey (with a very clever title) got me thinking about Software as a Service (SaaS) again. So often, conversations about SaaS involve an argument about what is and what is not considered SaaS. To a certain extent these discussions can be helpful -helping to classify different solutions into categories that imply certain attributes and […]. Uncategorized SaaS Software as a Service

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Knowledge-at-work: Creative abrasion or appreciative inquiry?

Knowledge-at-work

if you seek to increase knowledge which road should you travel ? creative abrasion vs. appreciative inquiry or do they both lead to the same destination? creative abrasion. a clash of ideas helps to focus attention, forces us to take a

Knowledge-at-work: Knowledge sharing - a re-think

Knowledge-at-work

knowledge sharing is the primary, most basic knowledge practice - without a sharing ethos, much of km promise fails. so what exactly is knowledge sharing all about? it starts with a perception of self-worth, a feeling that you have

Knowledge-at-work: Making connections!

Knowledge-at-work

louis suarez has bestowed the dubious honor upon me by tagging me in his recent post. i notice others have beaten me to the post and thus contributed to the propagation of this meme - nothing more powerful than asking a blogger to

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Knowledge-at-work: Reflecting on corporate memory

Knowledge-at-work

sharing via explicit, evolving documentation is receiving more attention as wikis and blogs move into the enterprise. let's take a deeper look: why and how does explicit knowledge sharing make a difference

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Mission Critical: Leveraging Learning Engineering to Drive Digital Transformation

Speaker: Trish Uhl, Founder of Owl's Ledge LLC and the Talent & Learning Analytics Leadership Forum

Digital is disrupting every part of an organization's value chain at a record pace, creating a critical need to transform operations and employees' ways of working. Formal training alone can't keep up; it's often too slow, too generic, inconvenient, inefficient, unduly expensive and lacks or lags methods for measuring business-related effectiveness. Trish Uhl show you how to start leveraging Learning Engineering, a multidisciplinary approach that combines modern technology, data analytics, decision science, learning sciences and change management with human-centered engineering design methodologies to ultimately deliver targeted learning outcomes and business results that keep pace with the business and merge learning into the flow of work and lead Digital Adoption.

Knowledge-at-work: Social search - KM thinking

Knowledge-at-work

social search is touted as the next big thing for improving information retrieval, relevance and awareness. let's take a look. what exactly is social search? there is no clear answer as the field is emerging and changing at a rapid pace

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Knowledge-at-work: Beliefs around learning

Knowledge-at-work

if you are involved with km, you likely will have reflected on the connection(s) between learning and knowledge. here are thoughts from anecdote shared in their monthly newsletter: people don't think they've learned anything until

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Knowledge-at-work: Perennial KM issues

Knowledge-at-work

What are some of the perennial KM issues business firms are dealing with? How to speed learning, increase awareness and share experiences. With an ever deceasing half-life of knowledge , just keeping up has become a major corporate

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Knowledge-at-work: Knowledge managers

Knowledge-at-work

the knowledge manager may well be an endangered species as the km meme fades and firms rush to stay abreast of complexity, social networking and chaos theory. so exactly what did a knowledge manager do and what were they responsible for

The Best Sales Forecasting Models for Weathering Your Goals

Every sales forecasting model has a different strength and predictability method. It’s recommended to test out which one is best for your team. This way, you’ll be able to further enhance – and optimize – your newly-developed pipeline. Your future sales forecast? Sunny skies (and success) are just ahead!

Knowledge-at-work: KM practices

Knowledge-at-work

which km practices are the most important in your opinion? i've been giving this some thought and have this short list: facilitate conversations - this is where connections are made, trust is built, new knowledge emerges

Knowledge-at-work: When learning and knowledge collide

Knowledge-at-work

recently i've been reading (and listening) to stephen downes, george siemens, jay cross and richard macmanus exploring learning networks and connective knowledge. i'm seeing a convergence and emergence of themes

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Knowledge-at-work: Case-hardened books

Knowledge-at-work

certainly there is a change happening in the book world - from self-publishing [link] to wikipedia and blogs. sure there are times when 'hard' copy is useful, structure & sequence, expert review and editorial skills do add

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Knowledge-at-work: Library2.0 and KM

Knowledge-at-work

the library 2.0 (l2) l2) movement shares many interesting activities with km as i understand it. library 2.0 covers a wide field, from tagging opac, im at the reference desk, to forming virtual communities and encouraging participation in

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Benefits benchmarking data for better employee and organizational wellbeing

Recognize your strengths and identify opportunities to retain valuable employees, increase employee engagement and achieve organizational goals. See where you stand against trends informed by nearly 4,000 employers and face your future with confidence.

Knowledge-at-work: About PKM?

Knowledge-at-work

there is a deep paradox methinks in personal knowledge management why? the deeper you delve into pkm the more you appreciate it is the social skills that count. relationships, connections, exchanges, forums, dialog are the road to

Knowledge-at-work: Understanding knowledge

Knowledge-at-work

to my way of thinking there is a continuum between highly tacit stuff and clearly explicit knowledge. tacit knowledge is closely related to intuition, gut feelings, compiled experiences and skills. this tacit stuff is very hard to

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Knowledge-at-work: Knowing Knowledge

Knowledge-at-work

i've been given the opportunity to review george siemens new book knowingknowledge this last month and have found new inspiration with every reading. this is a very different book - it will be available on-line for download

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HR in Fiction

Nobscot

There aren''t too many novels with HR Managers as main characters. I just ran across a new work of fiction, called A Woman in Jerusalem by A.B. Yehoshua which stars an unnamed Human Resources manager. Apparently the HR Manager is called in by the boss to help solve the mystery surrounding an employee''s death.According to this review on AmazonIn A. Yehoshua''s "A Woman in Jerusalem," a local

How to Elevate Employee Voice to Guide a Culture Transformation

2020’s boldest people leaders are building and living core values along with their employees. Elevating Employee Voice engages an organization’s “collective hearts and habits” to drive transformation at scale. It connects every individual, manager and team in an authentic dialogue to create shared alignment, ownership and trust in the path ahead.

How Would You Rate Your Cell Mates?

Nobscot

Here''s an unusual use of exit interviews that even Nobscot Corporation never dreamed of. According to this article, The Sedgwick County Jail in Wichita has begun conducting exit interviews with prisoners a few weeks prior to their release. The goal of the program according to Captain Glenn Kurtz is to assess the prisoner''s needs. I''m not sure if they are talking about their needs while they are

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Knowledge-at-work: Synergy - Cmaps and web2.0

Knowledge-at-work

web2.0 is all about participation, community, knowledge sharing and web services - at least that is my take. look anywhere on the web and you will find references to blogs, wikis, mashups, voip?, podcasts, remixing, web platforms, ajax

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The Great HR Herpetologist

Nobscot

John Sullivan, the great herpetologist.Dr. John Sullivan is at his headline grabbing best this week with a new article likening Human Resources people to snakes. No, I''m sorry, I got that wrong. He''s found HR people''s actions "scarier and more despicable than any real snake I’ve come across." He has always shown his disdain for the profession but in this article he is just downright mean.And

New Analysis Shows HR Improves Profitability

Nobscot

In a nice counter piece to HR being reptiles, new analysis is about to be published in Personnel Psychology that reveals that rather than HR being detrimental to an organization, it in fact adds real bottom line value.Using mathematical analysis of 92 previous studies, researchers have found that human resources activities created a 10% - 20% improvement in employee retention and employee

Group Demonstration Webinar: 100% Remote New Employee Onboarding

Speaker: David Secunda, CEO, WorkBright

Companies are looking to adjust their new hire onboarding to accommodate unique ‘social distancing’ challenges like securely collecting personally identifiable information and understanding new compliance regulations like Form I-9 verification. Join Workbright on Thursday, August 27th, to get a first-hand look at how a 100% remote onboarding process works using their system. They'll cover a few of the new COVID-19 related legislation changes and how they can be easily facilitated with their platform.

Awash in Data

Nobscot

Our Blogswap guest post today comes from Frank Mulligan of recruit-china.com. He presents us with some common sense thinking on data and metrics. Thanks, Frank!One One of the more useful elements of service offerings like Exit Interviews is the hiring metrics that repeated, measured operations will generate.But which hiring metrics?We We can always look to the net for information but checking out

Do you look like your dog?

Nobscot

I don''t know what this has to do with HR but I thought it was funny.An "I Look Like My Dog" contest winner over at HRWhatnot.I always start my work day there for an amusing look at things in the workplace

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Knowledge-at-work: KM principles

Knowledge-at-work

what would you select as the top knowledge management principles? here are some thoughts? choose engagement over a repository: knowledge emerges via interaction and dialog, connect people to people rather than people to objects

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