Is Content Curation in Your Skill Set? It Should Be. by David Kelly
“Curation is an important skill to develop, especially in an environment in which more and more organizations shift towards self-directed learning for their workers. Now is the time for learning and performance professionals to develop this new skill set.” Curation is a term that is rapidly growing in popularity and is directly impacting the world of workplace learning and performance. In a world where the amount of information available to workers doubles every 18 to 24 months, it is impossible to keep up with the seemingly endless supply of it. In his book Curation Nation, Steven Rosenbaum describes it this way: “Curation replaces noise with clarity. Curating the information available within an organization is a growing need, and one that learning and performance professionals need to be able to address. The word curation has become a bit of a buzzword, and that always concerns me. So let’s start with a common foundation for discussion. What is curation? What changed the game?