Is Content still King? By Paul Coyne Future Perspectives & International Trends in Learning and Development - From Learnin...
Providing quality learning content is always a challenge. Perhaps more so in the digital, social and mobile era.
In this era is content still king?
What are we talking about? <ul><li>Knowledge work? </li></ul><ul><li>From Authority to Engagement </li></ul><ul><li>Inform...
Knowledge Work?
“ The most important contribution management needs to make in the 21st century is... ...to increase the productivity of KN...
 
For the 20 th  century Knowledge worker content was King.
Go to class Read Books Write Books
“ The most important contribution management needs to make in the 21st century is... ...to increase the productivity of KN...
“ In the era of social media, people use technologies to get what they need from each other not traditional institutions.”...
Knowledge work 2.0 is collaborative Sources of content are social
But what does this mean for the knowledge worker?
You may have heard the phrase “Information Overload”.
‘ We have reason to fear that the  multitude of books which grows every  day in a prodigious fashion will make  the follow...
 
The Paradox of Choice Barry Schwartz, The Paradox of Choice, 2004 Effectiveness
Filter Failure or  Information Overload?
The Peer Review process evolved to manage Enlightenment Information Overload
Filters for 21 st  Century Knowledge Workers Build Networks
Provide Context.
Encourage digital literacy
Content + Context is King. Three takeways <ul><li>Value and encourage contribution, peer review and recommendation. Build ...
“ The most important contribution management needs to make in the 21st century is... ...to increase the productivity of KN...
references Images  : Mostly iStockphoto. Knowledge work and Knowledge workers : Peter Drucker Web : Tim berners-Lee Filter...
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Professional learning europe 2010 paul coyne final

  1. 1. Is Content still King? By Paul Coyne Future Perspectives & International Trends in Learning and Development - From Learning Management Systems to Personal Learning Networks Access to quality content to enhance knowledge work Emerald Group Publishing.
  2. 2. Providing quality learning content is always a challenge. Perhaps more so in the digital, social and mobile era.
  3. 3. In this era is content still king?
  4. 4. What are we talking about? <ul><li>Knowledge work? </li></ul><ul><li>From Authority to Engagement </li></ul><ul><li>Information Overload or Filter Failure? </li></ul><ul><li>Moving forward </li></ul>
  5. 5. Knowledge Work?
  6. 6. “ The most important contribution management needs to make in the 21st century is... ...to increase the productivity of KNOWLEDGE WORK and the KNOWLEDGE WORKER Peter Drucker, Management Challenges of the 21 st Century , 1982.
  7. 8. For the 20 th century Knowledge worker content was King.
  8. 9. Go to class Read Books Write Books
  9. 10. “ The most important contribution management needs to make in the 21st century is... ...to increase the productivity of KNOWLEDGE WORK and the KNOWLEDGE WORKER Peter Drucker, Management Challenges of the 21 st Century , 1982. Tim-Berners Lee.
  10. 11. “ In the era of social media, people use technologies to get what they need from each other not traditional institutions.” Charlene Li & Josh Bernoff Groundswell: Winning in a World Transformed by Social Technologies (2008, Harvard UP)
  11. 12. Knowledge work 2.0 is collaborative Sources of content are social
  12. 13. But what does this mean for the knowledge worker?
  13. 14. You may have heard the phrase “Information Overload”.
  14. 15. ‘ We have reason to fear that the multitude of books which grows every day in a prodigious fashion will make the following centuries fall into a state as barbarous as that of the centuries that followed the fall of the Roman Empire Information Overload is Not New Adrien Baillet (1685) Reading Strategies for Coping with Information Overload. A. Blair. 2003. Journal of the History of Ideas. 64:11-28.
  15. 17. The Paradox of Choice Barry Schwartz, The Paradox of Choice, 2004 Effectiveness
  16. 18. Filter Failure or Information Overload?
  17. 19. The Peer Review process evolved to manage Enlightenment Information Overload
  18. 20. Filters for 21 st Century Knowledge Workers Build Networks
  19. 21. Provide Context.
  20. 22. Encourage digital literacy
  21. 23. Content + Context is King. Three takeways <ul><li>Value and encourage contribution, peer review and recommendation. Build professional social networks for learning and content distribution internally and externally </li></ul><ul><li>Integrate Mentoring/Personal support to provide context to content </li></ul><ul><li>Support digital literacy in your organisation – verifying sources, attributing your ideas, </li></ul>
  22. 24. “ The most important contribution management needs to make in the 21st century is... ...to increase the productivity of KNOWLEDGE WORK and the KNOWLEDGE WORKER Peter Drucker, Management Challenges of the 21 st Century , 1982. Looking ahead. The linked Data Movement and the Social Graph <ul><li>The semantic linking of data </li></ul><ul><li>A content graph to compliment the social graph? </li></ul><ul><li>A better filter for the 21 st century knowledge worker </li></ul>
  23. 25. references Images : Mostly iStockphoto. Knowledge work and Knowledge workers : Peter Drucker Web : Tim berners-Lee Filter Failure : Clay Shirky Paradox of Choice : Barry Schwartz Peer review: History of Peer Review | eHow.com http://www.ehow.com/about_4696702_history-peer-review.html#ixzz12E0D3E00

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