Tag Archive: Collaboration

Inoculating the organization

I was having a discussion the other day with my ITA colleague Jay Cross, and the topic wandered over to how to use the social approaches we foster under the umbrella of the Coherent Organization to help organizations become one. And I went feral. Do we work top down, or bottom up?  In the course of […]

Organizational Cognition

A recent post on organizational cognitive load got me thinking (I like this quote: “major learning and performance initiatives will likely fail to achieve the hoped-for outcomes if we don’t consider that there is a theoretical limit to collective throughput for learning”). I do believe organizations have distributed thinking that they apply to solving problems. […]

Collaboration and community skills are the new workplace skills

OK, these skills are not actually “new” – they’ve always been present – but perhaps they have not always been as visible as they should have been, as Oscar Berg explains in The collaboration pyramid (or iceberg). But, as businesses…
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10 steps for working smarter with social media

Workplace Learning is changing! A number of people, my Internet Time Alliance colleague, Charles Jennings in particular, have highlighted the fact that training that simply involves filling people’s heads with knowledge, is ineffective and inefficient – as most people forget…
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Social learning is not a new training trend

Article written for e-Learning Age magazine, November 2011 With the emergence of new social media tools, the word “Social” is being prefixed to old words to form new terms like “Social Business” and “Social Media Marketing”, and of course we…
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Do you really need separate social learning tools: Part 2: 6 ways to integrate learning into the workflow

In Part One of this series of blog postings, I asked the question: “As business is becoming more social and we are using new social tools to work collaboratively with one another, do we really need another set of social…
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