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Twitter as a tool for Personal Knowledge Management

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Twitter is one of the most powerful knowledge sharing and relationship building tools on the web. By David Gurteen Eric Mack thinks that within 18 months Twitter will change our world. agree! I see three key benefits of using Twitter: It lowers resistance to sharing information. Credit: Eric Mack. And follow me.

Business cases are a waste of time!

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By David Gurteen Knowledge managers are always asking how they can obtain support for a KM project by demonstrating the ROI especially as the measuring the ROI of a KM initiative is so difficult. Smart leaders don't waste their time with this. They play the game, but they know how to make the game worth playing.

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Blog Post: The Seven Ages of Information & Knowledge Management

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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

On Incentivizing Knowledge Management

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and Do managers need to measure and reward trust? Video: David Gurteen on Incentivizing Knowledge Management. Media Information

Blog Post: Dilbert pokes fun at Knowledge Management

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Over the years there have been some gems relating to knowledge management, collaboration, knowledge sharing and the like. Enjoy!

Blog Post: A colossal Knowledge Management failure!

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By David Gurteen To my mind the failure by business but more so governments to understand the adverse affects of measures, rewards and targets is a colossal Knowledge Management failure. We have the knowledge but we refuse to act on it! In fact they have the opposite effect of what is intended! This really is a KM issue.

Blog Post: Hot knowledge tweets: March 2011

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Kent State University Knowledge Management Education Forum [link] #KM. Makati City, Philippines to undertake 'knowledge management' training [link] #KM. By David Gurteen Here are some of my more interesting Tweets for Feb-Mar 2011. And if you like what you see then subscribe to my Tweets. link] #SocialGood. link] #KM.

Blog Post: From information to conversation - We have to talk!

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For those of you who have attended one of my knowledge cafe workshops - you will recognise the message - I say it in different words but the meaning is the same. It feels more professional to try to solve a knowledge management problem that is called lack of information than a problem that is called confusion. We have to talk!

Blog Post: Women in Knowledge Management

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Interestingly, I have noted that online forums are male dominated but I tend to find at conferences, workshops and certainly my knowledge cafes there are more woman - often a 60:40 or even 70:30 ratio of women to men By David Gurteen Its great to see a Linkedin KM discussion group Women in KM set up only for women!

Blog Post: Knowledge Management video competition.

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By David Gurteen So all you KMers who enjoy shooing and editing video - Patrick Lambe of Green Chameleon has announced a Make a Video about KM Competition. Go for it - it should be fun

Blog Post: Knowledge Management video competition.

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By David Gurteen So all you KMers who enjoy shooing and editing video - Patrick Lambe of Green Chameleon has announced a Make a Video about KM Competition. Go for it - it should be fun

Blog Post: Facts don't necessarily have the power to change our minds.

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To me, this is part of what Knowledge Management is or should be all about. By David Gurteen So we consider ourselves to be objective - well if not that, at least capable of being objective. But its much harder then we think. And then recently I came across this article on How facts backfire. Well research shows that many of us don't!

Blog Post: KM Middle East Knowledge Management Survey

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Here is his invite: Knowledge Management is beginning to attract attention in the Middle East. But how many organisations have set up a programme to make better use of their knowledge to gain a business edge. By David Gurteen I will be giving a keynote talk at KM Middle East in Abu Dhabi, 15 -16 March.

Dave Snowden's 7 Principles of Knowledge Management

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By David Gurteen Dave Snowden has recently expanded his 3 Rules of Knowledge Management to 7 Principles of Knowledge Management. Knowledge can only be volunteered, it cannot be conscripted. In the context of real need few people will withhold their knowledge. document is where knowledge goes to die.

Blog Post: Why we need to talk

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It feels more professional to try to solve a knowledge management problem that is called lack of information than a problem that is called confusion. By David Gurteen. Problems in organizations tend to get labelled as lack of information. Credit: Esko Kilpi.

Blog Post: Upcoming Knowledge Events

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17th European Conference on Knowledge Management. 13th International Conference on Intellectual Capital, Knowledge Management & Organisational Learning. 8th International Conference on Innovation and Knowledge Management in Asia Pacific (IKMAP 2016). 01 - 02 Sep 2016, Belfast, Ireland. KM World 2016.

Blog Post: Free online access to Knowledge Management Research & Practice (KMRP) Journal to 8th April

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Knowledge Management Research & Practice (KMRP) Journal has been extended to April 8th. By David Gurteen Many of you will have made the most of the free online access to all the Palgrave Macmillan journals throughout March. If you weren't aware of the offer then you have only a few days left but access to the. Here are some hot links.

Nick Milton: Knowledge Management is not an end in itself

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By David Gurteen If you don't already know him, I'd like to introduce you to Nick Milton of Knoco by way of a recent blog post of his: Knowledge Management is not an end in itself. Companies do not exist for the purpose of propagating and advancing knowledge - they exist to sell products and services.

KM Tweeters!

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Patrick DiDomenico had already created a pretty comprehensive list of 80 or so of KM tweeters: Must-Follow Twitterers on Twitter | KnowledgeManagement. Twitter Group: Knowledge Management (KM) Practitioners. Another good source of KM tweeters is the Twitter Group: Knowledge Management (KM) Practitioners.

ADVERTISEMENT: Online Master of Science in Knowledge Management program

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By David Gurteen Interested in pursuing a formal qualification in Knowledge Management? The MSc in KM offered by The Hong Kong Polytechnic University may suit you. Entering its 5th year of operation, characteristics of this program are. To register, please send email to Miss Tiffany Ho. For more information, please visit [link

ADVERTISEMENT: Online Master of Science in Knowledge Management program

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By David Gurteen Interested in pursuing a formal qualification in Knowledge Management? The MSc in KM offered by The Hong Kong Polytechnic University may suit you. Entering its 5th year of operation, characteristics of this program are. To register, please send email to Miss Tiffany Ho. For more information, please visit [link

Blog Post: The two meanings of Social Business and the future of Knowledge Management

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This to me is what Knowledge Management is about and is its future. By David Gurteen Many of you may have noticed a new term kicking around the Enterprise 2.0 and Social Media space - that of Social Business. But the term Social Business has an alternative meaning that has been around a little longer than in the Enterprise 2.0 sense.

A talk by Dr David Vaine on 4th generation knowledge management!

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By David Gurteen Those of you who know Patrick Lambe of Straits Knowledge may also know his alter ego Dr David Vaine. Here are the first three generations of KM according to David Vaine! Enjoy the video ! You will find other video talks from David Vaine and more serious ones from Patrick Lambe on Patricks blip.tv channel

Blog Post: Blab Conversations

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By David Gurteen I have been giving a lot of thought on how to run virtual Knowledge Cafés of late and have some thoughts as to how to run them using a series of telephone conference calls but I have also been looking for a. If so, it might prove a near perfect tool for virtual private Knowledge Cafés! It's called Blab.

Blog Post: Gurteen Knowledge Tweets: September 2015

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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].

Blog Post: Gurteen Knowledge Tweets: July 2015

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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.

Blog Post: A good video collection of interviews with a number of KM people

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While you are there check this out: an interview with Verna on Incentivizing Knowledge Sharing - so close to my view !

Blog Post: If traditional incentives can have a negative impact, what's the workaround?

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Video: David Gurteen on Incentivizing Knowledge Management. By David Gurteen. Here is my response. Its that simple! You don't.

Blog Post: Gurteen Knowledge Community Group on Linkedin

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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? .

Blog Post: Gurteen Knowledge Community Group on Linkedin

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By David Gurteen The Gurteen Knowledge Community Group on LinkedIn has grown from 2,076 members last month to 2,184 today and looks to be the most active of all the KM LinkedIn groups. Knowledge Management in action should result in Improved innovation - when is an innovation not innovation?

Blog Post: KM Videos from Judi Sandrock

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By David Gurteen Here are some short videos on various aspects of Knowledge Management by Judi Sandrock in South Africa from her DVD provided with her book The Art of Managing Knowledge. Enjoy

LinkedIn KM Groups

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There is no KM directory but here are most of the Groups (in no particular order) that I have found: Gurteen Knowledge Community. CKO (Chief Knowledge Officers) Forum. For Knowledge Persons. Knowledge Management. Knowledge Management Experts. Knowledge Management for Legal Professionals.

Blog Post: KM in the Middle East

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Later in the year there is a fourth KM conference in the region The 8th International Conference On Knowledge Management. By David Gurteen I have been privileged to participate in two KM conferences in the Middle East over the past six months and have met some lovely people. KM Egypt and KM Iran. in Jordan.

Blog Post: KM Middle East

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There is also The 8th International Conference on Knowledge Management (ICKM) coming up in Jordan in September of this year. If there is one, then to my mind, it has got to be about the intrinsic human thirst for knowledge and for freedom have also loved the warmth and hospitality of the Arab people. KM Middle East website.

Blog Post: Henley KM Forum "Knowledge in Action" Leaflets

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By David Gurteen I have been a guest member of the Henley Knowledge Management Forum since its inception over ten years ago. But this is starting to change and they have made a number of Knowledge in Action Leaflets available. Well worth taking a look

Blog Post: Thinking traps!

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By David Gurteen One of the major objectives of Knowledge management is improved decision making and so anything that helps us think better about a subject to me is KM. Take a look at these ten thinking traps (part 1) and ten thinking traps (part 2) and how to avoid them. Via: Ron Donaldson

Blog Post: August 2010: Major KM Events over next 12 months

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Masterclass: Implementing a Knowledge Cafe. Yet another opportunity to learn how to run and apply Knowledge Cafes. 11th European Conference on Knowledge Management (ECKM 2010). This is a Gurteen Knowledge Cafe Masterclass - my first in Germany. Implementing the Gurteen Knowledge Cafe. KnowTech 2010.

Blog Post: Hot knowledge tweets: February 2011

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What is thinking – A London Gurteen Knowledge café [link] #KM #KCAFE. Knowledge Café - What About Thinking? Sharing Knowledge for Better Aid - A Knowledge Fair takes place at EuropeAid [link] #KM. Development knowledge ecology [link] #KM. And if you like what you see then subscribe to my Tweets. It's Good To Talk.

Blog Post: Hot tweets: November 2010

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APQC 2011 Knowledge Management Conference Call for Presentations [link] #KM. Key outcome from a knowledge cafe is what people take away in their heads [link] /nice summary of my process. The Death -- and Reinvention -- of Management: A draft synthesis [link]. And if you like what you see then subscribe to my Tweets.

Blog Post: A call for mindful leadership

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By David Gurteen I have long been a fan of Ellen Langer and reviewed her book The Power Of Mindful Learning in my August 2000 knowledge letter. When leaders keep everyone in their place with the illusion of knowability and possession of this privileged knowledge the benefit to them is that we "obey" and leaders feel superior.