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DAVE SNOWDEN [Knowledge Management] … forever blunt and merciless
| THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 2011
Its not enough to manage the information system, you have to manage the ecology of knowledge flow within an organisation. Managing for exaption requires a degree of mess , something that the sick staggered will find it difficult to comprehend. So in the spirit of self-morification I publish it here. Get the picture?
HAROLD JARCHE [Knowledge Management] PKM: to learn is to do
| FRIDAY, MAY 13, 2016
recent use for PKM is in supporting members of the Hearing First learning community: “There is a solution for personal learning in the Digital Age: Personal Knowledge Mastery (or PKM). You may have heard of personal knowledge management, but we don’t want to just manage knowledge. We want to master it. PKMastery
ROSS DAWSON [Knowledge Management] The focus of big data should be creating value FOR customers
| WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2014
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.
JANE HART [Knowledge Management] PKM and Online Communities Workshops
| MONDAY, JANUARY 14, 2013
Personal Knowledge Management (PKM) Workshop. If you are a knowledge worker then this workshop can give you a head start in better managing what you know and where to find it so you can get things done. Here are the details of two upcoming workshops and one free webinar at the Social Learning Centre. Led by Harold Jarche.
HAROLD JARCHE [Knowledge Management] Connecting learning and work and life
| SUNDAY, AUGUST 19, 2012
This is the premise of personal knowledge management. In discussing how communities of practice can bridge the gap between innovation (new ideas) and getting work done (usually in project or work teams), I derived this graphic. PKM is not just about finding information, but also connecting to people. Communities PKM Work
HAROLD JARCHE [Knowledge Management] ESN as knowledge bridges
| MONDAY, JUNE 16, 2014
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.
HAROLD JARCHE [Knowledge Management] Scaling knowledge
| THURSDAY, MARCH 20, 2014
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
HAROLD JARCHE [Knowledge Management] Critical thinking in the organization
| TUESDAY, MARCH 30, 2010
Here is Edward Glaser’s definition: Critical thinking calls for a persistent effort to examine any belief or supposed form of knowledge in the light of the evidence that supports it and the further conclusions to which it tends. This is the message of the AMA in the promotional video – Critical Thinking: Not just a C-suite skill.
HAROLD JARCHE [Knowledge Management] Knowing what we know
| FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 2014
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 [Knowledge Management] Principles of Networked Unmanagement
| SUNDAY, OCTOBER 14, 2012
This information can be mapped, and frameworks such as knowledge management help us to map it. We can also create tools, especially electronic performance support systems (EPSS) to do work and not have to learn all the background knowledge in order to accomplish the task. Cooperation. Cooperation is a driver of creativity.
HAROLD JARCHE [Knowledge Management] PKM in 34 pieces
| TUESDAY, OCTOBER 29, 2013
SEEK: The Five forms of filtering by Tim Kastelle are a good way to understand how to approach the digital surround and our way to seeking new knowledge. Judgement Filters: Naive filtering is what too often happens in our knowledge searching. James Mangan, in his 1936 book, You Can Do Anything , looked at 14 Ways to Acquire Knowledge.
HAROLD JARCHE [Knowledge Management] PKM: The Book
| WEDNESDAY, JUNE 20, 2012
I have been writing about personal knowledge management on this blog since 2004. The more and better we share our knowledge, the more resilient become our networks. With each workshop I see people whose eyes are opened to the possibilities of sharing, cooperating, and co-creating knowledge. would now like to ask for help.
HAROLD JARCHE [Knowledge Management] Taking the time to cross the chasm
| MONDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2011
The President who gets others to handle his information needs without understanding the underlying technology infrastructure that is hampering knowledge-sharing and collaboration across the enterprise. addressed some of these issues in social media for senior managers , as Michael Cook asked a similar question.
JANE HART [Knowledge Management] Is it time for a BYOL (Bring Your Own Learning) strategy in your organization? #BYOL
| FRIDAY, APRIL 20, 2012
Adopting a BYOL strategy will however require a different approach to learning and development. It will not be about designing personalised training nor managing people’s learning for them , but rather supporting their own personal learning strategies. For an individual it means they: Take responsibility and control. Reflect and review.
HAROLD JARCHE [Knowledge Management] Learning Assessment
| THURSDAY, MARCH 3, 2011
For example, after 6 months on the job, with access to micro-sharing, company blogs and the development of a personal knowledge management framework, you could ask similar questions. Do you have to regularly access information and knowledge to do your job? The former is to ensure that you’re meeting operational needs.
HAROLD JARCHE [Knowledge Management] Talking about the Network Era
| SUNDAY, DECEMBER 29, 2013
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 [Knowledge Management] Riding the Current by Finding the Right Crew
| MONDAY, JANUARY 13, 2014
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 [Knowledge Management] PKM workshop 2013
| MONDAY, DECEMBER 24, 2012
A number of people have requested that I run another Personal Knowledge Management workshop, so the next online PKM workshop is now scheduled for 21 Jan – 15 Feb 2013 through the Social Learning Centre. PKM combines aspects of traditional knowledge management, as well as digital curation, social learning, and critical thinking.
JANE HART [Knowledge Management] Summer Camp starts Monday 16 July
| WEDNESDAY, JULY 11, 2012
Personal Knowledge Management (PKM). The online Summer Camp at the Social Learning Centre runs 16 July – 17 August and is led by Jane Hart and Harold Jarche. Learning is changing. Learning professionals need practical tools and techniques to integrate work and learning while adapting to an increasingly complex environment.
HAROLD JARCHE [Knowledge Management] Working smarter, daily
| THURSDAY, DECEMBER 22, 2011
For example, here are my feeds for Innovation, Collaboration & Network: This is one more, rather powerful, tool for my personal knowledge management processes that makes my life a bit easier. Tweet My blog functions as my outboard brain, a place to get half-baked ideas out in the open and work on them in public.
CHARLES JENNINGS [Knowledge Management] 70:20:10 - A Framework for High Performance Development Practices
| MONDAY, JUNE 24, 2013
It’s important because research over the past 40 years at least has indicated that learning that occurs outside of formal classes and courses is not only more frequent but also generally more effective than its structured and ‘managed’ counterpart. Some organisations apply 70:20:10 principles to targeted and specific development solutions.
HAROLD JARCHE [Knowledge Management] Solo change agents set you free
| WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2013
Here is what Domino’s Pizza learned about implementing personal knowledge management practices , after their recent pilot project: First, learners want some guidance about the changing boundaries of professional development. Traditional models of learning involve taking a chunk of time to step out of the workplace. Eric Kammerer.
HAROLD JARCHE [Knowledge Management] digital workforce skills
| MONDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2015
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 [Knowledge Management] What is thought to be is rarely real
| WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 2014
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
JANE HART [Knowledge Management] Reserve a seat for my webinar: In conversation with Harold Jarche
| TUESDAY, MARCH 6, 2012
Topic : PKM (Personal Knowledge Management): making sense of the Social Web. He has been described as “a keen subversive of the last century’s management and education models”. People You can read more about Personal Knowledge Management (PKM) on Harold’s website here: Personal Knowledge Management.
JANE HART [Knowledge Management] 20 ways to prepare yourself for modern workplace learning
| WEDNESDAY, APRIL 20, 2016
You have been an active participant in a number of online communities and understand the activities involved in of community management and what makes a good community manager. L&D can better manage or support the management of organisational communities. How many can you check off? Click here for more information.
HAROLD JARCHE [Knowledge Management] Working in the dark
| THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 29, 2012
What may be considered a knowledge management problem, finding the right information at the right time, is really a transparency one. For more contextual knowledge, I ask my network via text message, Twitter, blog or forum. The reason I can do this is that either the knowledge or the knowledgeable person is visible on the web.
DAN PONTEFRACT [Knowledge Management] Should Employees Schedule Time To Be Social?
| MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2013
asked a question, “ how do you manage all of your priorities between work, family, friends, fun and health ?” Examining Social Capital and Knowledge Contribution in Electronic Networks of Practice” (MIS Quarterly Vol. 29, No. 1, Special Issue on Information Technologies and Knowledge Management (Mar.,
HAROLD JARCHE [Knowledge Management] Knowledge filters
| TUESDAY, OCTOBER 25, 2011
Naive filtering is what too often happens in our knowledge searching. Expert filtering worked when knowledge was more stable but in an interconnected, interdependent, digital world we have to ask, who are the experts? You can also link to existing communities of expertise/interest such as KMers on knowledge management.
HAROLD JARCHE [Knowledge Management] PKM webinar 25 october
| WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 17, 2012
On 25 October at 18:00 GMT I will be conducting an online session on personal knowledge management (PKM). If the only knowledge-building activities you do are ones mandated by your employer, then you may be in trouble. The hosts are @joitske and @sibrenne and there will be a Twitter back-channel. Cost is €45 for this 1.5
CLARK QUINN [Knowledge Management] Performance & Development
| TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 2013
For execution, we have training, performance support, performance coaching, assistance from others by cooperating, and self-designed or acquired support as part of personal knowledge management (PKM). What are the components we can use technology to improve individual and group contribution to optimal execution? So, what am I missing?
HAROLD JARCHE [Knowledge Management] Seek Sense Share
| THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2010
My working definition of personal knowledge management: PKM: a set of processes, individually constructed, to help each of us make sense of our world, work more effectively and contribute to society. PKM works best when knowledge is shared. Organizational Knowledge Management (KM) is dependent on effective PKM processes.
HAROLD JARCHE [Knowledge Management] Sense-making
| WEDNESDAY, MARCH 17, 2010
The term personal knowledge management (PKM) isn’t about management in a business sense but rather how we can manage to make sense of information and experience in our electronic surround. Knowledge – connecting information to experience (know what, know who, know how).
HAROLD JARCHE [Knowledge Management] Learning to breathe in the network era
| SUNDAY, JUNE 22, 2014
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
DAVID GURTEEN [Knowledge Management] Blog Post: Gurteen Knowledge Tweets: September 2015
| WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2015
Telling vs "finding out" in knowledge management [link]. Is "Knowledge transfer" the wrong metaphor? By David Gurteen Here are some of my more popular recent tweets. Take a look, if you are not a Tweeter, you will get a good idea of how I use it by browsing the list of micro-posts. Gary Hamel [link]. link].
HAROLD JARCHE [Knowledge Management] Structuring for the network era
| MONDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 2013
Taylor’s Principles of Scientific Management (1911) are still the basis for most of our current management systems. And the duty of enforcing the adoption of standards and enforcing this cooperation rests with management alone. The duty of being transparent in our work and sharing our knowledge rests with all workers.
HAROLD JARCHE [Knowledge Management] Seeing What Others Don’t – Review
| TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2013
Too often in organizations, management only focuses on reducing errors, Klein cites the overemphasis on practices like Six Sigma over the past 30 years as being detrimental to overall innovation; “Six Sigma shouldn’t be abandoned, it needs to be corralled.” We have stories that we use to explain why we do things.
DAVE SNOWDEN [Knowledge Management] Cutting through a weave destroys it
| MONDAY, MARCH 25, 2013
It's a good Curry do with conversation (on our table at least) based on some knowledge of the sport. The trouble is that would not allow large teams of recently graduated MBA's to reuse recipes and documents from over codified knowledge management systems. Their marketing department have no idea what complexity is about.
HAROLD JARCHE [Knowledge Management] Sense-making with PKM
| THURSDAY, MARCH 12, 2009
In looking at how we can make sense of the growing and changing knowledge in our respective professional fields, I see two parallel processes that support each other. Effective learning is the difference between surfing the waves or being drowned by them and PKM (personal knowledge management) can be your customized surfboard.
HAROLD JARCHE [Knowledge Management] Social snake oil
| MONDAY, MARCH 1, 2010
Knowledge management (KM) was a most promising field until it was hijacked by software vendors who were selling IT systems for six figures. A lot of money went into information technology systems and there was little left to help the individual make sense of it. That’s why I coined the term, ABC Learning [Anything But Courses].
HAROLD JARCHE [Knowledge Management] Connected leadership is not the status quo
| THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 2013
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 [Knowledge Management] Network Learning: Working Smarter
| FRIDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2010
2010) uses a Web-based note system to store messages, manage his financial risk and stay on top of the multiple factors necessary to run a successful dairy farm. Standard document management methods have been shown to fail over the years, as most workers do not personally adopt them. In California, Ray Prock, Jr. Network Learning.
HAROLD JARCHE [Knowledge Management] 2497 and counting
| THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 2014
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 [Knowledge Management] Learning in NB
| MONDAY, JANUARY 9, 2012
personal knowledge management ) and be given the opportunities and support to do so. Tweet The government is asking how New Brunswick can be the learning province of Canada. Similar questions have been asked before, so I’m just going to amalgamate some of my responses. Learning at School. The problem is the structure itself.
HAROLD JARCHE [Knowledge Management] Perpetual Beta is the new reality
| FRIDAY, MARCH 1, 2013
My interest in personal knowledge management (PKM) started with my own need to stay up to date in my field. could have handled things better if people were actively and openly sharing their knowledge. Preparing for this will require time, social learning, and management support. NWS) can all attest. Get used to it. Preparing
HAROLD JARCHE [Knowledge Management] How blogging changed my life for the better
| MONDAY, APRIL 30, 2012
My blog is a key part of my professional development and essential to my personal knowledge management processes. I guess I could be described as a hardcore blogger, as I’ve been writing here for over eight years. So I’m going to respond to Hugh MacLeod’s question about the importance of blogging to me.
HAROLD JARCHE [Knowledge Management] The Storytelling Animal
| SATURDAY, JULY 13, 2013
How about knowledge management? Perhaps we should focus less on instructional design or knowledge repositories. In The Storytelling Animal , Jonathan Gottschall tells us how stories make us human. It boils down to a simple formula, says Gottschall. Story = Character + Predicament. Attempted Extrication.
HAROLD JARCHE [Knowledge Management] Innovation is not a repeatable process
| TUESDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2012
” This is why I think personal knowledge management is so important. want every knowledge worker to discover his or her own processes. Accepting PKM, as a flowing series of half-baked ideas, can encourage innovation and reduce the feeling that our exposed knowledge has to be ‘executive presentation perfect’.
MARTIJN LINSSEN [Knowledge Management] IM v KM
| MONDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2012
blog posting regarding what I witnessed as the death of Knowledge Management in the U.S. are things we do to information. It is folly to ever call it knowledge, because that is the domain of the brain. The difficulty is applying this understanding to organizational knowledge. Department of Defense.
LUIS SUAREZ [Knowledge Management] Enterprise 2.0, Where Art Thou?
| THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2015
Over the course of the years, if you have been a long time reader, you may remember how there were a number of themes I kept coming back to from Knowledge Management, to Collaboration, (Social) Learning, Online Communities and, specially, Social / Open Business. Knowledge Tools Learning Open Business Personal KM Productivity Tools
JANE HART [Knowledge Management] Online Workshops in May and June at the Social Learning Centre
| WEDNESDAY, MAY 2, 2012
Personal Knowledge Management. “One of the most useful aspects of both this and the previous course was learning how to organise and manage an online course. In May and June, Harold Jarche and I will be running another series of our popular public online workshops at the Social Learning Centre. 14-25 May. Led by Jane Hart.
HAROLD JARCHE [Knowledge Management] Social filtering
| FRIDAY, OCTOBER 25, 2013
In personal knowledge management , the key is finding small habits that can be developed, that over time yield big results, like grains of sand. The key concept in the knowledge-based future is acknowledgment of the importance of these messengers beyond what we have been used to so far. For me, two weeks is a good interval.
LUIS SUAREZ [Knowledge Management] Why Social Business Keeps Failing to Deliver
| WEDNESDAY, MARCH 21, 2012
That’s basically us, knowledge workers, still being treated as resources, instead of people, and acting accordingly when embracing all of these social technologies. There is just far too much at stake at this point, methinks, and not just for ourselves, but for those future generations of knowledge workers. What if E2.0 Please.
HAROLD JARCHE [Knowledge Management] Building tolerance for ambiguity
| TUESDAY, AUGUST 2, 2011
Enhanced serendipity can be an emergent property of personal knowledge management. PKM Tweet High tolerance for ambiguity is becoming an important leadership trait in increasingly complex, networked environments, explains Riita Raesmaa in Systems Intelligence, Serendipity and Listening for the Better Decisions. 21C_Leader complexity
ROSS DAWSON [Knowledge Management] Building success in the future of work: T-shaped, Pi-shaped, and Comb-shaped skills
| THURSDAY, MARCH 21, 2013
think I first came across the T-shape concept – combining breadth and depth – in the well-known 2001 Harvard Business Review article Introducing T-Shaped Managers: Knowledge Management’s Next Generation. In this case we can certainly never match the knowledge of a deep specialist in any one area.
DAVE SNOWDEN [Knowledge Management] Storytelling & narrative
| MONDAY, JUNE 3, 2013
The three main extremes are: Communication , the traditional meaning of story-telling and way back when we were getting started on this stuff in the Institution for Knowledge Management in IBM a lot of people were interested in the wider story-telling movement. The granularity was wrong. Musings
JAY CROSS [Knowledge Management] Relevance Trumps ROI
| WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2012
Excerpts from an article by CLO’s Deanna Hartley : Determining Relevance: Tangible vs. Intangible . And if it’s not, they shouldn’t be doing it,” he said. They are essentially the wrong measures. Then generalize from talking to the sample of people to the whole organization.”. Just Jay
ANDY MCAFEE [Knowledge Management] Enterprise 2.0 the Indian Way
| THURSDAY, APRIL 7, 2011
At a services firm of 150,000 people that’s growing like a weed, knowledge management is a massive challenge. On my recent trip to India (post here , pictures here and here ) I got to sit down with Ashok Krish and his team. Ashok is the head of the Web 2.0 Innovation Lab at Tata Consultancy Services ( TCS ). within the company.
HAROLD JARCHE [Knowledge Management] A personal learning journey
| MONDAY, AUGUST 2, 2010
I became interested in knowledge management (KM) as I was introduced to it in the mid 1990’s while practising instructional systems design (ISD) and human performance technology (HPT) in the military. became a consumer and simultaneously a sharer of online knowledge. This still sums up the core concept of PKM.
HAROLD JARCHE [Knowledge Management] PKM in a nutshell
| MONDAY, MARCH 22, 2010
Personal Knowledge Management: A way to deal with ever-increasing digital information. Aids in observing, thinking and using information & knowledge (I Sense). How do I make sense of changing conditions and new knowledge? Requires an open attitude to learning and finding new things (I Seek). How can we cooperate ?
DAVE SNOWDEN [Knowledge Management] Of experts and expertise
| SUNDAY, DECEMBER 7, 2014
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
EUEN SEMPLE [Knowledge Management] The perils of professionalism
| THURSDAY, JANUARY 23, 2014
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.
LUIS SUAREZ [Knowledge Management] Why I, Too, Killed My LinkedIn Account
| TUESDAY, MAY 6, 2014
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?
DAVE SNOWDEN [Knowledge Management] The narrative papers
| WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 23, 2013
There have been a fair number over the years, particularly in the area of knowledge management which is where all of this got started. A lot of those are out of date as the field has moved on, but I don't think I want to deny any of the material, although I would change them if I was writing them again. Narrative
HAROLD JARCHE [Knowledge Management] Active sense-making
| WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 11, 2010
Yesterday, during my presentation on personal knowledge management to IBM BlueIQ I was asked about the role of blogging in my own sense-making processes. This strikes me as the core of collaborative knowledge work. The activity of reading, writing and perhaps commenting helps to internalize some of the knowledge.
HAROLD JARCHE [Knowledge Management] London Summer Picnic
| TUESDAY, MAY 14, 2013
The series consisted of workshops on: Personal Knowledge Management. Enterprise Community Management. For the past 18 months, Jane Hart has been hosting the Social Learning Centre , offering a wide variety of resources, coaching, and workshops. have run several workshops as well, some alone, and others jointly with Jane. format.
DAVE SNOWDEN [Knowledge Management] Lean or Agility?
| THURSDAY, MAY 5, 2011
Link : Original Cynefin model paper in the context of Knowledge Management. However I had a chance to tune into the event before arriving so at around 0400 in the morning I decided to take a different tack, building on the day one keynote and directly addressing several issues which had come up. More on that tomorrow. Articles.
HAROLD JARCHE [Knowledge Management] PKM Book Update 2
| SATURDAY, AUGUST 11, 2012
Thanks to the many people who have contributed so far to the PKM Book project , which will result in a freely available e-book on the subject of personal knowledge management. I am using a WordPress plug-in called Anthologize to develop the e-book. Anthologize lets me take posts and turn them into a book.
EUEN SEMPLE [Knowledge Management] Thanks Australia
| THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 29, 2012
It's been a helluva trip. [I am writing this on the plane to Hong Kong where I am doing a couple of workshops and then off to Washington for a meeting of The World Bank's Knowledge Management Commission which isn't really on the way home!! Thanks to all the wonderful people I met and who went out of their way to help me along the way.
DAVE SNOWDEN [Knowledge Management] The aging workforce (part 4)
| SATURDAY, JANUARY 22, 2011
Last time (and too long ago) I talked about some general principles, many of them society based, which presented possible solutions to issues of knowledge retention. have long argued that apprentice models were (and to a degree still are) the most effective model of knowledge creation and transfer that the human race has ever developed.
HAROLD JARCHE [Knowledge Management] Understanding behaviour
| MONDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2012
Extrinsic rewards only work for simple physical tasks and increased monetary rewards can actually be detrimental to performance, especially with knowledge work. Consider the case of medical researchers sharing their professional knowledge and findings amongst peers. Insights from one person can save another a lot of wasted time.
LUIS SUAREZ [Knowledge Management] Working Out Loud with Google Plus – Part Deux
| FRIDAY, MAY 23, 2014
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 ).
CLARK QUINN [Knowledge Management] Org Development and Social Media
| WEDNESDAY, APRIL 27, 2011
As the pieces of companies become densely interconnected, the differences between knowledge management, training, collaborative learning, organization development, internal communication, and social networking fade away. However, some of these fields are reasonably technology savvy, while others are more focused effective people processes.
HAROLD JARCHE [Knowledge Management] Working the Past – Review
| MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2013
have become professionally interested in institutional memory , story-telling and decision memory , as well as how these are connected to knowledge management and how knowledge-sharing frameworks can be developed. Maintaining a useable past takes work. Linde at first wondered if the book was more for show than use. Books
JANE HART [Knowledge Management] Pick of the Month: April 2012
| TUESDAY, MAY 1, 2012
If the diversity is valued, then the pedagogy must do away from its ‘one size fits all’ approach, and accept that the twenty first century of globalisation demands a different understanding of knowledge use and that this has implications for the use of technology. “Learning is active and most schooling is passive. Pick of the Month
HAROLD JARCHE [Knowledge Management] Three Amigos
| THURSDAY, AUGUST 29, 2013
My presentation was based on several of the posts on institutional memory & knowledge management that I’ve shared here over the past few weeks, particularly looking at the different ways to deal with implicit and explicit knowledge. Sometimes, everything clicks and a wonderful new collegial relationship begins.
DAVID GURTEEN [Knowledge Management] Blog Post: If traditional incentives can have a negative impact, what's the workaround?
| MONDAY, JANUARY 11, 2010
Video: David Gurteen on Incentivizing Knowledge Management. David Gurteen on Incentivizing Knowledge Management: David Gurteen talks on how incentivizing knowledge management kills intrinsic motivation and negatively affects true value of the practice. By David Gurteen. Here is my response. Its that simple!
CHARLES JENNINGS [Knowledge Management] What Does the Training Department Do When Training Doesn’t Work?
| THURSDAY, MAY 1, 2014
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 [Knowledge Management] Knowledge sharing, one at a time
| WEDNESDAY, JULY 21, 2010
“Every amateur epistemologist knows that knowledge cannot be managed. Education has always assumed that knowledge can be transferred and that we can carefully control the process through education. While knowledge cannot be managed, we can work at managing our own knowledge. David Jonassen.
HAROLD JARCHE [Knowledge Management] Enterprise Social Technology – Review
| SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 2011
As project manager Corey Travis writes: For the content, we decided to heavily outline the chapters, then narrow the crowd by picking three potential writers for each chapter. It’s main focus is on marketing, sales and online reputation management, coupled with explanations of tools and platforms. Books
HAROLD JARCHE [Knowledge Management] temporary, negotiated hierarchies
| TUESDAY, MARCH 8, 2016
This is full autonomy which is necessary for the network era, because you cannot manage a network. Principles of Network Management. As networks become the dominant organizational form, the way we think about management has to change, as well as the way those in positions of authority try to influence others. Post-Job Economy.
BETH KANTER [Knowledge Management] Learning is the Work
| TUESDAY, APRIL 15, 2014
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.
ROSS DAWSON [Knowledge Management] What is the difference between Social Business and Enterprise 2.0?
| FRIDAY, JANUARY 14, 2011
However, somewhat similarly to how the term ‘knowledge management was commandeered by vendors, ‘Enterprise 2.0′ There is an interesting Quora discussion going on What are the distinctions between Social Business and Enterprise 2.0? Each of these terms has a different meaning to what they did just a year ago.
DAVID GURTEEN [Knowledge Management] Blog Post: Gurteen Knowledge Community Group on Linkedin
| FRIDAY, MARCH 25, 2011
By David Gurteen The Gurteen Knowledge Community Group on LinkedIn has grown by over 100 members from 2,184 members last month to 2,289 today and is still one most active of all the KM LinkedIn groups. Should Knowledge Management be viewed as a Spend to Save or a Return On Investment? .
JAY CROSS [Knowledge Management] Do your business
| TUESDAY, AUGUST 30, 2011
Notions like corporate culture, the learning organization, and knowledge management are lagging indicators. Don’t let the sound of your own wheels drive you crazy. Blaming organizational problems on corporate culture is like saying something’s a communications problem: it doesn’t get you anywhere. Just Jay
STEVE DENNING [Knowledge Management] The Leader's Guide to Radical Management: How education is.
| THURSDAY, JANUARY 27, 2011
Main | Reinventing management Part 6: From command to conversation » January 27, 2011 How education is infected by bureaucracy: We need a new culture of learning President Obama's call in the State of the Union address for young people to enter the teaching profession was noble, but hollow. Your comment has not yet been posted.
HAROLD JARCHE [Knowledge Management] PKM: aggregate, filter, connect
| MONDAY, JANUARY 25, 2010
Knowledge Squared equals Power Squared, says Craig Thomler : However the knowledge hoarding model begins to fail when it becomes cheap and easy to share and when the knowledge required to complete a task exceeds an individual’s capability to learn in the time available. In 1986 the answer was typically about 75%.
DAVID GURTEEN [Knowledge Management] Blog Post: Gurteen Knowledge Tweets: July 2015
| WEDNESDAY, JULY 29, 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.
HAROLD JARCHE [Knowledge Management] Manual, not automatic, for sense-making
| FRIDAY, MAY 4, 2012
The actual tools I use for personal knowledge management are quite limited. As I mentioned in Personal Information management for Sense-making , George Siemens complaint that, “ Too many aspects of my sense-making system are manual ”, is what I see as a strength of PKM. That’s about it. Friday's Finds
HAROLD JARCHE [Knowledge Management] Using our knowledge
| MONDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2010
All the information and knowledge in the world will not help us unless we take time to reflect upon what we have learned and also do something with it. When I discuss personal knowledge management [a term that really needs to be changed and I welcome suggestions] I emphasize reflection through doing. Tweet. Margaret J. Wheatley.
TONY KARRER [Knowledge Management] Personal Learning Knowledge Work Environment
| TUESDAY, MAY 29, 2007
world that included a post by Bill Ives - Managing Personal Knowledge: Setting a Foundation for Transformation? adoption is getting folks to manage their personal knowledge and adopt practices like blogging for personal knowledge management (PKM) and personal learning.
HAROLD JARCHE [Knowledge Management] Management is for suckers
| FRIDAY, MARCH 21, 2014
“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.”
TONY KARRER [Knowledge Management] eLearning Defined
| FRIDAY, OCTOBER 5, 2007
Some include Knowledge Management as a form of e-learning. How do you separate knowledge management from eLearning? eLearning / E-Learning - Broad definition of the field of using technology to deliver learning and training programs. Can be synchronous , asynchronous , instructor-led or computer-based or a combination.
DAVID GURTEEN [Knowledge Management] Blog Post: A good video collection of interviews with a number of KM people
| SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 2011
While you are there check this out: an interview with Verna on Incentivizing Knowledge Sharing - so close to my view ! By David Gurteen At the 2010 KM India Summit in Bangalore, Ankur Makhija of eClerx Services, recorded several mini-interviews with Verna Allee. We must stop "punishing people with rewards
TONY KARRER [Knowledge Management] What does Google Trends tell us?
| THURSDAY, MAY 11, 2006
For example, I looked at eLearning as compared with Knowledge Management. You can see that eLearning and Knowledge Management have both been trending downward in searches. Rather, I think with both Knowledge Management and eLearning the conversations have shifted as they've become more day-to-day kinds of concerns.
STEVE DENNING [Knowledge Management] The Leader's Guide to Radical Management: Game over in Tunisia.
| FRIDAY, JANUARY 28, 2011
Subscribe to this blogs feed About Visit SteveDenning.com Email Me Sign Up for My Free Newsletter Recent Posts Reinventing management Part 7: Implementing the transition Memo to Larry Page: What Google Needs Now: A Tight Focus on Client Delight Is Internet access a basic human right? Exactly what will happen next remains unclear.
JANE HART [Knowledge Management] Social Learning doesn’t mean what you think it does!
| MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2011
In other words those who think “social learning is just about a new training trend, or about adding social media into the blend , or that it is about acquiring the latest Social Learning Management System are missing the big picture. We will help people to build external Personal Knowledge Networks on social networking sites.
STEPHEN DOWNES: HALF AN HOUR [Knowledge Management] Three Models of Knowledge Production
| WEDNESDAY, MARCH 17, 2010
And while there are different ways to think of knowledge - processed, procedural, propositional - this model I think adheres to a more basic view. The picture being presented by Jarche and his colleagues adhere to a 'mining' model of knowledge management (from which we get phrases like 'data mining'). Here's what I think.
HAROLD JARCHE [Knowledge Management] Social Learning, Complexity and the Enterprise
| WEDNESDAY, APRIL 20, 2011
Corporations that understand the value of knowledge sharing, teamwork, informal learning and joint problem solving are investing heavily in collaboration technology and are reaping the early rewards. ~ Jay Cross. Our relationship with knowledge is changing as our work becomes more intangible and complex. Knowledge-Based View.
DAVE SNOWDEN [Knowledge Management] Context, is well contextual
| THURSDAY, APRIL 25, 2013
It's been the best part of twenty years now since I moved out of operational and strategic management roles and was granted the freedom to play with ideas following IBM's take over of DataSciences. If you substitute IBM Management Consultancy for dancer then I escaped but it was a close run thing at times. Reflections