• HAROLD JARCHE  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 18, 2015
    [Knowledge Management] a simpler approach to km
    A recent posting for a six-week knowledge management contract was posted by the UNDP. The only way to enable the latter is to get everyone involved in knowledge sharing and then harvest what emerges. Here is a simple guide on how to enable organizational sense-making, not the mere management of data and metrics. 1.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  SATURDAY, AUGUST 8, 2015
    [Knowledge Management] serendipitous drip-fed learning
    My knowledge of biology is quite limited. We share an interest in knowledge management and PKM , but Shaun has a background in agricultural science of which I know nothing. More of my knowledge and understanding is coming through my network. Is there anything we can do do to make it easier? think so. PKM SocialLearning
  • DAVID GURTEEN  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 29, 2015
    [Knowledge Management] Blog Post: The Seven Ages of Information & Knowledge Management
    However, he has written up an interesting retrospective of two decades of IKM (Information and Knowledge Management) based on a presentation that he gave on the 21st anniversary of the UK networking group NetIKX. By David Gurteen David Skyrme retired some years ago and does not do any formal KM nowadays. You may be interested [link
  • DAVID GURTEEN  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 29, 2015
    [Knowledge Management] Blog Post: Gurteen Knowledge Tweets: July 2015
    Knowledge Sciences Symposium WNY [link]. Knowledge is the capacity for effective action [link] #KM #KMers. Reports aren't knowledge [link] #KM #KMers. The Seven Ages of Information & Knowledge Management by David Skyrme [link]. Knowledge only exists in the human mind [link]. link] #KM#KMers.
  • JAY CROSS  |  SUNDAY, MARCH 29, 2015
    [Knowledge Management] Summarizing Learn for Yourself
    Know-who (social networking skills, locating the key people and communities where competencies, knowledge, and practice reside and who can add the greatest value to one’s learning and work) Two students working on one computer learn more than both would learn if working individually. It’s learning to know versus learning to be.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2015
    [Knowledge Management] my pkm story
    It has been over 10 years that I have examined, practiced, and developed models for personal knowledge management/mastery. Creativity, learning or desire to help others cannot be controlled, so knowledge workers need to be intrinsically motivated to deliver quality results. Distributed power and knowledge are key components.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2015
    [Knowledge Management] digital workforce skills
    Digital Sense Making + Personal Knowledge Management [Mastery]. Connecting people and knowledge is the focus of personal knowledge mastery. The discipline of PKM helps each person become a contributing node in a knowledge network. Cooperating is a way of nourishing our knowledge networks. Working Out Loud.
  • DAVE SNOWDEN  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 2015
    [Knowledge Management] A memory of Peter Drucker
    It has fond memories for me of the early Delphi group knowledge management conferences held in the Hotel Del. I'm back in San Diego again for a series of meetings and if things work out I am going to spending a lot more time here. asked him over dinner one day what the role of a consultant should be. Reflections
  • DAVE SNOWDEN  |  FRIDAY, JANUARY 30, 2015
    [Knowledge Management] Description not evaluation
    It happens like this when you develop or repurpose knowledge from different sources. It is the theory behind the cliche of if only we knew what we knew quoted by many a knowledge manager. One of the things I am enjoying at the moment is the way a lot of things are coming together conceptually. Reflections
  • CLARK QUINN  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 27, 2015
    [Knowledge Management] 70:20:10 and the Learning Curve
    Note that this  assumes a good formal learning design,  not rote information and knowledge test!) Still, you could think of accreting the cognitive and explicitly semantic knowledge, then restructuring that into coarse skills that don’t require as much conscious effort, until it becomes a matter of tuning a finely automated skill.
  • DAVE SNOWDEN  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 26, 2015
    [Knowledge Management] On fragments and lessons learning
    One of the themes was knowledge management within the development sector, something to which I have returned on many occasions over the past decade. Premature codification has destroyed many a knowledge management programme as has an over focus on trying to make tacit knowledge explicit. Reflections
  • LUIS SUAREZ  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 19, 2015
    [Knowledge Management] #Movistar – Who Owns Your Customers Problems?
    Once upon a time, on November 7th 2014, to be more precise, I moved out to a new place, right in the city centre of Playa del Inglés , ( Gran Canaria ) 3rd largest city in the Canary Islands during high season, thinking that I’d be much better connected to the Internet in order to be able to carry on with my knowledge Web work. Relief. Fibre.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  SUNDAY, JANUARY 18, 2015
    [Knowledge Management] a simpler approach to content management
    I was recently asked what I thought about content management systems (CMS); how content should be developed; whether generational differences should be considered; and how to keep content relevant. People with more diverse and deep knowledge networks get better information. It is also a simpler approach to content management.
  • LUIS SUAREZ  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 12, 2015
    [Knowledge Management] #Movistar – The Only Boss You Need to Pay Attention To
    We had a good laugh when, as we got started with that conversation, I mentioned to him how in my last project with my former employer at one point I had up to 11 different management lines before I could reach out to the top, that is, the CEO of the company. Who knew that bosses / managers could have that effect on you? Who knew? .
  • LUIS SUAREZ  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 8, 2015
    [Knowledge Management] #Movistar – The Cost of Lying to Your Customers
    Latest news I have from the fire extinguishing community management team at Movister_es on Twitter is that they will finally make an appearance (or so I am hoping!) on January 16th. Yet no-one from the technical team has contacted me to confirm that appointment. Or, perhaps, even worse, my trust. It’s always been. Bollocks! . Your weakness?
  • DAVE SNOWDEN  |  SATURDAY, JANUARY 3, 2015
    [Knowledge Management] ‘Essential’ flows
    One of the most irritating questions you can get at a knowledge management conference is some variant of How do I create a culture of knowledge sharing? which is a disguised form of How do I get people to use this wonderful system/process I have designed for them to share knowledge. Polemic
  • LUIS SUAREZ  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 31, 2014
    [Knowledge Management] #Movistar Killed the Web Star
    Imagine if that experiment then turns out to be, eventually, the worst of nightmares as it becomes your new reality and for much longer than you anticipated and your work that depends on it (as a knowledge (Web) worker) goes into an unpleasant halt you just can’t get out of any time soon. Oh, the many joys of the Community Management Team.
  • THE SMART WORK COMPANY  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 30, 2014
    [Knowledge Management] Brave new world: Uncover value
    Volume production and economies of scale brought management and coordination overheads. The points of focus then became our knowledge, relationships, interactions, and providing systems that enable us to work together within and across organisational boundaries. The following two posts are Uncover value and Nurture informal networks.
  • DAVE SNOWDEN  |  FRIDAY, DECEMBER 26, 2014
    [Knowledge Management] Statistical tails waging the dogs of truth
    This seems to have been an innate feature of management science and to a lesser extent social science considered more broadly. That statistical engines then run and correlations are identified which are then distilled into prescriptive or advisory recipes for managers seeking to know outcome before action. Polemic
  • LUIS SUAREZ  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 23, 2014
    [Knowledge Management] 2014, The Year That Was
    will miss them, I still do every day, but, you know how it goes, life goes on and has got other plans for you that most of the times you just can’t control, nor manage, but embrace them and hope for the best of potential outcomes. And nearly four months later… I am back to blogging. Again. And for how long this time around? Plain and simple.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 23, 2014
    [Knowledge Management] Organizations, work, and learning
    It is an overview of personal knowledge mastery ( PKM ). Key point: The mainstream application of knowledge management and learning management over the past few decades is mostly wrong; we over-managed information, knowledge, and learning, because it was easy to do so. Management in networks.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 17, 2014
    [Knowledge Management] becoming collectively smarter
    People need to learn and work in networks, shifting their hierarchical position from teacher to learner, or from manager to contributor. It is becoming obvious in many fields that we are only as good as our knowledge networks. But like e-learning and knowledge management, PKM is at risk of becoming a technology to buy and consume.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  SUNDAY, DECEMBER 14, 2014
    [Knowledge Management] knowledge is personal
    Knowledge management, for me, is personal. A big conceit of the knowledge management (KM) field is that knowledge can be transferred, but unlike information or data, it cannot. Knowledge is personal. While knowledge cannot really be transferred, our experiences can be shared. My story.
  • DAVE SNOWDEN  |  SUNDAY, DECEMBER 7, 2014
    [Knowledge Management] Of experts and expertise
    A long time ago when I first created the Cynefin framework in its five domain form my focus was on knowledge management. The first fully worked article looked at communities and deployment of knowledge and in those versions I talked about complicated (then called knowable) as the domain of experts. Musings
  • DAVE SNOWDEN  |  SATURDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2014
    [Knowledge Management] Lessons learning
    Lots of interesting things over the last three days with new projects on creating an artisan model of learning and a complexity based approach to project management. I'm currently in Stockholm for the Adopting Agile workshop/think tank (it has flavours of both). Another key aspect of working with complexity.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2014
    [Knowledge Management] Inspiration for Working Out Loud
    ” Initial inspiration for PKM came from Lilia Efimova , whose blog was a view on her doctoral research into knowledge-sharing. Dave Snowden’s views on complexity and knowledge management have informed much of my work, and I have watched his thoughts evolve over time, shared through his blog. Just follow the links.
  • DAVE SNOWDEN  |  THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2014
    [Knowledge Management] Of sandbanks and granite cliffs
    For the moment I need to complete my summary of this bottom up too down emergent approach to creating a knowledge strategy. Instead this is a continuous process of mapping and strategy developed based on feedback loops and dynamic, but managed change processes. Knowledge management is more of the latter, less of the former.
  • DAVE SNOWDEN  |  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 2014
    [Knowledge Management] Dependency matrix
    One of the key things in understanding and managing a complex adaptive system is getting the granularity right. Granularity is one of the key factors in scaling success and one of the easiest to manage. That is also the best way to manage a CAS anyway; dealing the evolutionary potential of the present. Both are useful.
  • DAVE SNOWDEN  |  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 2014
    [Knowledge Management] What is thought to be is rarely real
    As I described yesterday, my use of narrative started with the need to discover decisions and their nature as part of creating a bottom up approach to knowledge management strategy. should say that this type if mapping is not just of value in knowledge management. So how does it work? Reflections
  • DAVE SNOWDEN  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 2014
    [Knowledge Management] Creating a knowledge strategy
    Knowledge is best remembered/stimulated by creating a rich context of decisions. Knowledge Management Reflections I'm back at KM World in Washington having keynoted at the event for well over a decade now. Interestingly the approach I outlined is based on one of the earliest methods I ever created over two decades ago.
  • ROSS DAWSON  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2014
    [Knowledge Management] The focus of big data should be creating value FOR customers
    In the mid-1990s I became involved in knowledge management. So I wrote my first book, Developing Knowledge-Based Client Relationships , to frame knowledge as primarily about creating value WITH the customer. Big Data is one of the hottest trends at the moment, as shown in this Google Trends chart below.
  • THE SMART WORK COMPANY  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 27, 2014
    [Knowledge Management] Adidas gets fit for the future
    Yes, there are new developments like the increasingly critical roles of physical workplaces and social technologies in co-creating connected, informal knowledge. ” The last big shift in management practices was the shift from traditional manufacturing to designing for agility, customer choice and quality. Creating the Next Wave.
  • LUIS SUAREZ  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 26, 2014
    [Knowledge Management] The Call to Adventure – On Doing What You Love
    Well, after all of that time I guess I am now ready and have a proper  answer that I can go by with and that pretty much describes the main reason(s) why I decided, after 17 years, it was time to move on: doing what you love. At least, what he himself makes out of it. tell you, you got to love commencement addresses. Oh, yes, it surely can! You see?
  • LUIS SUAREZ  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 25, 2014
    [Knowledge Management] Pardon the Interruption … From Adaptation into Engagement by Luis Suarez #soccnx
    Prague, on the brink of summer, stunning location , amazing networking events throughout the entire conference, plenty of very knowledgeable, brilliant and amazing folks talking about some of the topics they are truly passionate about and an amazing team putting it all together to make us all feel just at home. What a privilege we all had!
  • LUIS SUAREZ  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 22, 2014
    [Knowledge Management] Active Listening – When Shutting Up Matters
    employees, knowledge workers, citizens and what not), who have got a dream to become a better person. What we can do, instead, is go ahead and help people find the knowledge, so that they are capable of pursuing their own goals and outcomes based on their own passion(s). And vice versa, I am sure. We all know that. An enabler.
  • LUIS SUAREZ  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 20, 2014
    [Knowledge Management] #LeadWithRespect Meme: a Challenge for 21st Century Management
    After all, what could possibly go even  more wrong with Leadership (and Management, in general) as it is today, perhaps one of the most profound, deeply routed and unprecedented management and leadership crisis in our entire recorded human history. That’s where management and leadership come in. An Open Business. But, you see?
  • LUIS SUAREZ  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 19, 2014
    [Knowledge Management] The Magic of That First Client Engagement
    Well, I guess G+ is not going to be the only place where I will be working out loud, since I know I will be using this blog as well to pause and reflect on what is going on, and although the frequency may well be rather different, I am excited about the opportunity to perhaps share lengthier reflections on what I learn along the way. Or not.
  • LUIS SUAREZ  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 18, 2014
    [Knowledge Management] The Soothing Effect of Blogging
    will have such an impact that they would manage to make you re-prioritise how you spend your time online engaging with total strangers while you keep neglecting what you have got at home. Your brain adjusts, your lifestyle does as well and you manage to learn to live with more intent with less and still have a blast altogether. .
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  SUNDAY, JUNE 22, 2014
    [Knowledge Management] Learning to breathe in the network era
    This information can be mapped, and frameworks such as knowledge management can help us map it. We can also create tools to do work and not have to learn all the background knowledge in order to accomplish a known task. New problems need tacit knowledge to solve them. It is how knowledge can be pulled on a daily basis. Connecting
  • DAVE SNOWDEN  |  SATURDAY, JUNE 21, 2014
    [Knowledge Management] Mind your P’s and W’s
    The negative exchange had started with my earlier criticism of SAFe as the infantilism of management. Fortunately that is rare but the offer of accreditation is normally a warning sign for anything without a considerable body of knowledge to back up the case studies, and it needs a lot of cases as well not just one or two.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  MONDAY, JUNE 16, 2014
    [Knowledge Management] ESN as knowledge bridges
    An effective suite of enterprise social tools can help organizations share knowledge, collaborate, and cooperate – connecting the work being done with the identification of new opportunities and ideas. More employees are sharing knowledge through activity streams on platforms by IBM, SAP, Jive, Yammer, and Socialcast, to name a few. 
  • DAVE SNOWDEN  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 11, 2014
    [Knowledge Management] Create contrast, enable insight
    started my keynote (available as a podcast) by referencing my surprise that this was the eleventh year at which I have given a keynote at the event and that in that time I had seen three cycles of knowledge management adoption with the same mistakes being made each time. Knowledge Management
  • LUIS SUAREZ  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 10, 2014
    [Knowledge Management] Challenges of Social Business in the Workplace
    Here is a vendor that truly believes on walking the talk, leading by example, utilising other social networking tools than their own, that may be available out there, just to continue to add value into the overall discussion around open knowledge sharing, collaboration and getting work done more effectively. That’s right! Who knew, right?
  • LUIS SUAREZ  |  MONDAY, JUNE 9, 2014
    [Knowledge Management] Social Connections VI – From Adoption to Adaptation, from Enablement into Engagement, while #WOLWeek Kicks Off
    Not every day do you get to work in multiple dream jobs at the same firm, while living in paradise island , with your HR manager physically located in another continent different than yours and with your project manager working in one other (different) continent altogether. My goodness! Yes, I know, me neither! Prague. From day one. .
  • DAVE SNOWDEN  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 6, 2014
    [Knowledge Management] By Cader Idris, tempest-torn
    It was at this point over forty years ago that I got an early lesson in the role of experience in knowledge management. A meeting in Bangor always raises the prospect of a possible day in the Mountains of Snowdonia and today was no exception. I'd had my eyes on the Minffordd trail route up Cadair Idris for some time.
  • DAVE SNOWDEN  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 4, 2014
    [Knowledge Management] Judge not, but enable judgement
    One of these is to use SenseMaker® to provide a more effective feed into Net Promoter Score (NPS) and the other with a similar dramatise personæ to start the process of formalising our knowledge management offering. Now I will be posting on both of those in the not to distant future. Reflections
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  THURSDAY, MAY 29, 2014
    [Knowledge Management] Organizational Learning in the Network Era
    Edwards Deming, American management visionary, understood that systemic factors account for most organizational problems, and changing these has more potential for improvement than changing any individual’s performance. Therefore the role of executives should be to manage the system, not individuals. This is absurd. Email. In-person.
  • LUIS SUAREZ  |  FRIDAY, MAY 23, 2014
    [Knowledge Management] Working Out Loud with Google Plus – Part Deux
    mean, if you look into it, within the corporate world, all along, we have always defaulted to work in private, close silos with team colleagues whom we knew rather well , or even just our very own selves, as we have kept protecting and hoarding our own knowledge thinking that would make us all become indispensable to the business. owork ).
  • LUIS SUAREZ  |  THURSDAY, MAY 22, 2014
    [Knowledge Management] This Is *Your* Ninth Day – Humanise Work #CAWW
    That it is something that begins with each and everyone of us, knowledge (Web) workers and change agents. I can hardly believe it’s been almost 3 months now since I became independent and, yet, it feels like it’s been like that for ages. Things have been moving along so fast that there hasn’t been a dull moment whatsoever. Are you ?
  • LUIS SUAREZ  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 21, 2014
    [Knowledge Management] How the Client Experience Defines the New ROI of Social Business – Finally, A New KPI in the Making
    To me, everyone is a client in some form or shape: your very own colleagues, your managers, your executives, etc. It’s an interesting, and a rather fascinating experience altogether, because, amongst several other things, it always manages to keep you sharp, in your toes, about the client value you can provide , even to your peers.
  • LUIS SUAREZ  |  TUESDAY, MAY 20, 2014
    [Knowledge Management] From Adaptation into Engagement by Luis Suarez
    Regardless of the organisation or the management layer. So, instead of driving the adoption  of middle managers from the European Commission, we talked about business purposes and how social technologies could act as a rather valuable and unprecedented enabler towards achieving a certain number of goals. Language matters. You see?
  • LUIS SUAREZ  |  MONDAY, MAY 19, 2014
    [Knowledge Management] Relentless Networking and the Power of Now
    Even though I am now an independent freelancer working as a trusted advisor to clients around Social Business and Digital Transformation, after 17 years of corporate life at IBM , there are  still some things that I guess don’t change much, or, at least, not as fast as I would have hoped for. At least, not yet. Goodness! rather expensive brick.
  • NIGEL PAINE  |  FRIDAY, MAY 16, 2014
    [Knowledge Management] Personal Knowledge Mastery. From Scratch with Harold Jarche
    listen to ‘From Scratch #8 Personal knowledge management’ on Audioboo. It was a pleasure catching up with Harold in Sydney Australia. It is Autumn here, not summer as I claim in the interview. What was I thinking of! Just the excitement of talking to a world class expert in this field, and many more.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  TUESDAY, MAY 13, 2014
    [Knowledge Management] AITD National Conference 2014
    It puts into question most of our management frameworks that require detailed analysis before we take action. Emergent practices are dependent on the cooperation of all workers (and management) as well as the free flow of knowledge. AITD: And can you tell us a little about your Personal Knowledge Management workshop?
  • LUIS SUAREZ  |  THURSDAY, MAY 8, 2014
    [Knowledge Management] Wear Sunscreen When Looking Up
    Wear Sunscreen  is perhaps one of those extremely rare video clips with a rather strong, inspiring and incredibly humanising message  one could bump into and that, throughout the course of the years, it gets better and better. Well, I am not too sure about you, but I have been looking up. It may well be my eternal optimist coming along, who knows.
  • LUIS SUAREZ  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 7, 2014
    [Knowledge Management] Why I Fired Myself from IBM
    Don’t Wait to Be Picked ”, where she comes to reflect on, perhaps, one of the main expectations from knowledge workers in today’s workplace: being validated and waiting to be picked up. Once you have been exposed to a layoff, even if you manage to escape it, you know that things will never be the same. Maybe. I don’t know. No problem.
  • LUIS SUAREZ  |  TUESDAY, MAY 6, 2014
    [Knowledge Management] Why I, Too, Killed My LinkedIn Account
    Back in the day, when I was just getting started with my early days around social computing evangelism, I must confess that I used to think that people who didn’t have a social profile in all of the major social networking tools out there just didn’t get it. You know, you had to have a profile out there all over the place. Silly Silly me. You see?
  • LUIS SUAREZ  |  FRIDAY, MAY 2, 2014
    [Knowledge Management] The Trials and Tribulations of an Independent Freelancer – The Path to Self-Discovery
    Who would I reach out to connect and learn, to cooperate and collaborate, to share our collective knowledge and provoke those wonderfully delightful serendipitous knowledge discoveries that make “ coming to work ” every morning a real treat and a privilege?! So I guess I am well overdue an update, don’t you think? My home. Our network. Who
  • CLARK QUINN  |  THURSDAY, MAY 1, 2014
    [Knowledge Management] Learning Quotient?
    I had the good fortune to be invited to the Future of Work event that was held here in Silicon Valley two weeks ago, and there were four breakouts, one of which was on learning and knowledge management. You can guess which one I was on (though tempted by the leadership and culture one; there was overlap). meta-learning strategy
  • CHARLES JENNINGS  |  THURSDAY, MAY 1, 2014
    [Knowledge Management] What Does the Training Department Do When Training Doesn’t Work?
    In the words of a famous English football manager “it’s much, much more important than that”. Only a minority of instance of under-performance are due to lack of knowledge or skill. New skills for understanding and using the Social Web, and for helping workers develop their personal knowledge management capabilities are required.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  THURSDAY, MAY 1, 2014
    [Knowledge Management] Organize for Complexity
    We call this “disciplined practice” Fads like business analytics, knowledge management, and big data will never make organizations fit for complexity. This is why I now call PKM: Personal Knowledge Mastery ; to separate it from much of the traditional practice of  knowledge management.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 29, 2014
    [Knowledge Management] What have we learned so far?
    What have we learned so far about personal knowledge mastery? Personal Knowledge Mastery ( PKM ): A set of processes, individually constructed, to help each of us make sense of our world and work more effectively. Personal Knowledge Management is not linear. My problem is that I set them up and then don’t use them.”.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 16, 2014
    [Knowledge Management] Ten Years, Ten Thoughts
    The mainstream application of knowledge management and learning management over the past few decades was mostly wrong; we over-managed information, knowledge and learning because it was easy to do. Here are some highlights, representing one thought per year. Working in the network era is a constant dance. Books
  • BETH KANTER  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 15, 2014
    [Knowledge Management] Learning is the Work
    What was most exciting for me was to finally meet three people  in person after following their writing, blogs, and books for almost a decade.   If you are not already familiar with their work, you will learn a lot about online collaboration, knowledge management, informal learning, and networks by following them. Organization. Gender.
  • MARTIJN LINSSEN  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 8, 2014
    [Knowledge Management] Waking up.
    Nevertheless, in my narrow field of knowledge management, for specific firms, something interesting is happening. ’ They are realizing that humans are not resources, information is not knowledge, and processes are fundamentally flawed guesses about the future. I think we are waking up. One caveat before I go further.
  • BETH KANTER  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 2, 2014
    [Knowledge Management] Organizational Amnesia, Accountability Buddies, and Other Things I learned at the Grant Managers Network Conference
    ”    There are two repositories: an organization archives – reports, data, and documented knowledge which is more and more in electronic format and individuals’ memories (if they are still working for the organization.) He makes the point: “Today, too many of us are fixated on digitally capturing our knowledge.
  • DAVE SNOWDEN  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 27, 2014
    [Knowledge Management] So what are we about?
    In keeping with that philosophy we seek to move on from the case-based approach that dominates social and management science, shifting to a model in which theory and practice coevolve to create effective and resilient solutions to intractable problems in both government and industry. Just to be clear, this is very much a first draft.
  • LUIS SUAREZ  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 26, 2014
    [Knowledge Management] The Humanity of the Web: Reflections of a Social Computing Evangelist
    That was the time when I realised the key, paramount role that technology and the Web would play in helping us collaborate and share our knowledge much more effectively in the workplace. How hoarding and protecting your own knowledge would be very limited in the long run. Eventually I gave up on it. What happened then? they would say.
  • LUIS SUAREZ  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 25, 2014
    [Knowledge Management] The Therapy of Blogging While Showing Off Your Ideas Out in the Open
    You may have noticed how over the course of the last few days I haven’t had much of a chance to blog over here. And it is not because things may well be so incredibly hectic that I wouldn’t have enough time for it. And today’s musing, while it’s been in my mind for over a week now, is pondering what is a blog without comments, after all? Terribly.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  MONDAY, MARCH 24, 2014
    [Knowledge Management] Absorbing complexity with PKM
    One of the most spectacular possibilities that social technologies offer is that our individual creativity and knowledge is exponentially expanded by connecting to our personal networks – both within and outside organisational boundaries. Sense-making is acting on one’s knowledge. Have you ever heard of the Law of Requisite Variety ?
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 21, 2014
    [Knowledge Management] Management is for suckers
    Management is a skill, it’s not a career path.” “A goal [of promoting personal knowledge management] was not only to avoid silos in Domino’s but to ensure that Domino’s didn’t silo themselves from other organizations.” In the social era, what creates scale is trust.”
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 20, 2014
    [Knowledge Management] Scaling knowledge
    Organizations that deal with complex knowledge and require creativity from workers need looser hierarchies to maintain flexibility in dealing with changing situations. When the sharing of knowledge becomes one of our primary work activities, we have to be careful how we think about growth and management. ConnectedEnterprise PK
  • LUIS SUAREZ  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 11, 2014
    [Knowledge Management] The Future of Collaboration Lies in Human Resources AND Management’s Hands
    A few weeks ago I put together the attached article for CMSWire  where I tried to reflect on what I feel is the number #1 challenge for today’s corporations in terms of embracing a much more open, transparent, knowledge sharing culture through the emergence of social technologies behind the firewall. It’s a human trait. Effectively.
  • LUIS SUAREZ  |  MONDAY, MARCH 10, 2014
    [Knowledge Management] The Trials and Tribulations of an Independent Freelancer – Your Online Bio Profile and Digital Footprint
    Well, because if you ever manage to make your network(s) successful, there is a great chance that you would be as well. It’s been a month since I last posted a blog entry over here and I am sure plenty of you folks out there may be wondering what I have been up to and everything, right? One human at a time. And wait. Patiently. . hehe) .
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  MONDAY, MARCH 10, 2014
    [Knowledge Management] A simple approach to KM
    Knowledge management (KM) does not have to be a major enterprise effort. But the lack of KM strategy can be a drag on innovation or hamper decision-making in a knowledge intensive organization. This will reflect implicit knowledge more so than the other two levels, and individuals can share their PKM as they see fit.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 2014
    [Knowledge Management] Knowing what we know
    Friday’s Finds: @CelineSchil l – “ We’ve hired & promoted generations of managers with robust analytical skills & poor social skills, and we don’t seem to think that matters.” Liz Ryan: ‘If You Can’t Measure It, You Can’t Manage It’: Not True – Forbes.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 2014
    [Knowledge Management] 2497 and counting
    For example, I have the flow (148 posts to date) of my thoughts on personal knowledge management since my first post in 2004. have also developed ideas around the knowledge-sharing paradox ; how our work structures drive sociopathic behaviours ; and  management in networks. What will you have learned during that decade?
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 2014
    [Knowledge Management] Complex knowledge
    Last week I spent several hours each day, for four consecutive days, trying to share complex knowledge. I had my understanding of communities of practice, personal knowledge management, leadership, and innovation that I wanted to share. These visual metaphors accelerated our knowledge sharing. wikimedia.org.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 2014
    [Knowledge Management] The Seek > Sense > Share Framework
    Simple standards facilitated with a light touch, enables knowledge workers to capture, interpret and share their knowledge. Personal knowledge management is a set of processes, individually constructed, to help each of us make sense of our world and work more effectively. Once is not enough, as most parents know.
  • LUIS SUAREZ  |  SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2014
    [Knowledge Management] Let The Next Adventure Begin – The With Whom (#CAWW)
    As the network grows, the benefits to our client grow exponentially” You can probably notice how excited I am for being part of such an amazing network of incredibly knowledgeable and generous people all around. “ Imagine a company without managers or employees but a ton of leadership. That’s right! know, I know.
  • LUIS SUAREZ  |  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 2014
    [Knowledge Management] Let The Next Adventure Begin – The What Next (The System of Me)
    He also has got a very interesting and noble approach towards replacing will-power with knowledge , towards replacing that same will-power with habit. Knowledge Management, Learning and Org. Change Management (Org. After yesterday’s blog post, I guess today’s the one everyone has been waiting for. elsua.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 27, 2014
    [Knowledge Management] Social Learning Handbook
    But both complex and creative work require greater implicit knowledge. Implicit knowledge, unlike explicit knowledge, is difficult to codify and standardize. Implicit knowledge is best developed through conversations and social relationships. It’s all about people. It is also difficult to transfer.
  • EUEN SEMPLE  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 23, 2014
    [Knowledge Management] The perils of professionalism
    When my boss asked my at the BBC if I would be OK with the job title of Director Of Knowledge Management my response was "You can call me what you like so long as you continue to pay me". Over lunch today with a friend we got talking about the extension of this fixation with titles and labels into professional associations.
  • DAVE SNOWDEN  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 20, 2014
    [Knowledge Management] 2014 Education + Sydney ALERT
    As I said the four days are stand alone and there is a brochure , but to give you an idea of how it works: The opening day is suitable for anyone, including senior management (who can just turn up for the first half day). There is a basic overview of SenseMaker® from a management perspective in the first half day.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  SUNDAY, JANUARY 19, 2014
    [Knowledge Management] Six roles of network management
    If helping the network make better decisions is a primary role of management in the emerging economy, how does one get there? highlighted the six roles of management in the network era in my last post and I would like to build on these and show how this is being practiced at Change Agents Worldwide. Perhaps some day it will be.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 14, 2014
    [Knowledge Management] Management in Networks
    It is also what most managers focus on. This emphasis on collaboration blinds managers. They cannot see the potential of social networks for enabling sense-making and knowledge-sharing. Many managers do not understand the value of cooperation, or sharing freely without direct reciprocity. forecasting. planning.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 13, 2014
    [Knowledge Management] Riding the Current by Finding the Right Crew
    In Riding the Current: How to deal with the daily deluge of data, Madelyn Blair provides an excellent manual for knowledge workers, managers, and executives. It covers both knowledge seeking from a formal and an informal perspective, and I would recommend it for any organization. They are like mavens. Books PKM
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  SUNDAY, JANUARY 12, 2014
    [Knowledge Management] PKM Roles
    I like to frame personal knowledge management as a combination of seeking knowledge, making sense of it, and sharing it with others. But in fact, like most things, different people have different personality types, and different personality profiles in relation to their personal knowledge affinities and capabilities.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  SUNDAY, DECEMBER 29, 2013
    [Knowledge Management] Talking about the Network Era
    Professional knowledge distribution will move away from institutionalized business schools into networked communities of practice. Self-instruction, the basis of personal knowledge management , will be a requirement in a growing number of peer-to-peer networks. Spying on entire populations is another network era phenomenon.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 26, 2013
    [Knowledge Management] Best of Friday’s Finds 2013
    Managing is a waste of time. Knowledge Leadership in the Era of Convergence – via @JonHusband. This makes leaders responsible for developing an open, collaborative culture, and suggests that inspiring these attitudes toward knowledge management will have positive individual and organizational consequences. like W.L.
  • DAVE SNOWDEN  |  FRIDAY, DECEMBER 20, 2013
    [Knowledge Management] Peer to peer knowledge flow
    I promised yesterday to talk about peer-to-peer knowledge flow. Removing mediating layers of interpretation reduced the dangers of misunderstanding; the same applies to knowledge flow. Knowledge management has taken a route over the years of increasing summarisation to reduce the reading load of key knowledge workers.
  • JAY CROSS  |  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 19, 2013
    [Knowledge Management] The year’s top posts on Working Smarter
    The basic unit of social business technology is personal knowledge management, not collaborative workspaces.” ” Knowledge. How writing a blog can make you a better manager. The TED of all Leadership Management Conferences – A Review of the Drucker Forum 2013   DAN PONTEFRACT   |  MONDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2013.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 16, 2013
    [Knowledge Management] PKM and MOOC
    If we think of the MOOC as a vehicle for shared understanding, and not content delivery, it becomes the collective equivalent to personal knowledge management. When adults design for children they have a tendency to dumb things down. – Tony Bates. Informal Learning Learning NetworkedLearning PKM SocialLearning
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  SUNDAY, DECEMBER 15, 2013
    [Knowledge Management] PKM is making sense of complexity
    This is what you find on the first page of most searches for PKM : Personal knowledge management (PKM) is a collection of processes that a person uses to gather, classify, store, search, retrieve, and share knowledge in his or her daily activities – Wikipedia. agree. It is in making sense of complexity.
  • DAVE SNOWDEN  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 10, 2013
    [Knowledge Management] Language is the master of man
    spend a lot of time trying to explain to knowledge management people that the term cannot be rescued from its status as a subset of IT and/or a focus on codification and information. There is an interesting phenomena at the moment in that various people are trying to define themselves either by, or against Cynefin. Cynefin
  • MARTIJN LINSSEN  |  FRIDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2013
    [Knowledge Management] A Wedding and a Funeral – Reflections on a Portfolio Life
    My business relationships are richer because I can talk about something other than knowledge management and business transformation – some days I actually manage to sound human. Please forgive me for having not blogged, but life should be allowed to intrude. Oh, I am also grading papers and final exams these days.
  • JANE HART  |  SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 30, 2013
    [Knowledge Management] My daily PKM routine (practices and toolset)
    Harold Jarche is a leading authority on Personal Knowledge Management, which he describes as a set of processes, individually constructed, to help each of us make sense of our world, and work more effectively. Social learning
  • STEPHEN DOWNES: HALF AN HOUR  |  MONDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 2013
    [Knowledge Management] Notes from Centre Jacques Cartier seminar on MOOCs, Lyon, France
    started with cMOOCs, evolved to xMOOCs (knowledge transfer) - easy to access, minimal costs, high-quality content - "nobidy would expect to take an exam after watching the history channel" - all for MOOCs if they are not designed to undermine HE system - But - massive non-completion rates - but if they''re not after a qualification, who cares?
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 2013
    [Knowledge Management] Connected leadership is not the status quo
    In networks, anyone can show leadership, not just those appointed by management. This is succinctly explained in the definition of wirearchy : a dynamic two-way flow of power and authority, based on knowledge, trust, credibility and a focus on results, enabled by interconnected people and technology”. What is connected leadership?
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 2013
    [Knowledge Management] Only people can let knowledge flow
    The knowledge sharing paradox is that while sharing our knowledge is good for the organization, each individual has to see a personal benefit as well. The more the enterprise directs knowledge-sharing, the less likely it will happen. Helen Blunden neatly sums up what can happen to those who freely share their knowledge.
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