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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. I agree! I see three key benefits of using Twitter: It lowers resistance to sharing information. The 140 character limitation is now a strength.)

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: Knowledge principles for government

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By David Gurteen It is tremendous to see a resurgence in KM in UK Government in the form of a set of Knowledge Principles. Knowledge is not information, although information management principles may be applied to captured knowledge. Credit: Knowledge Principles for Government. on their own achieve very little.

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: 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: 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: 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: 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.

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. I recently tweeted the Wikipedia page that lists our cognitive biases. And then we vote.

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. A document is where knowledge goes to die.

Blog Post: Gurteen Knowledge Tweets: February 2017

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What Research Says About Transferring Explicit Knowledge: To Share or Not to Share [link]. Where does knowledge come from? Knowledge Management Summit Indonesia 2017 - call for papers [link]. By David Gurteen Here are some of my more popular recent tweets. MIT Researchers Made a “GPS for Social Interaction” [link].

Blog Post: Who should you be talking with?

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in the Gurteen Knowledge Community group on Linkedin has pretty much wound down. And take a look at David Griffith's recent post on Do you ignite knowledge wildfires? where he makes the point that Knowledge Management doesn't have to be about the theatre of action.

Blog Post: Upcoming Knowledge Events

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The Wheels of Knowledge Management. APQC's 2017 Knowledge Management Conference. 18th European Conference on Knowledge Management. KMO 2017: the Twelfth International Conference on Knowledge Management in Organizations. IntraTeam Event Copenhagen 2017. 28 Feb - 02 Mar 2017, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Blog Post: Give people a say

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By David Gurteen I think the Knowledge Café is often at its best in organizations when it is used to convene conversations to give people “a say” in topics and issues that are relevant to them and where they can express their opinions freely. This helps build community. A big thanks Samira

Blog Post: Gurteen Knowledge Tweets: January 2017

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Knowledge Management Summit Indonesia 2017 - call for papers [link]. 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. Why Conversation, not Content, is King [link]. link]. link].

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.

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: Upcoming Knowledge Events

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Asian Knowledge Forum 2017. The Wheels of Knowledge Management. 18th European Conference on Knowledge Management. By David Gurteen Here are some of the major KM events taking place around the world in the coming months and ones in which I am actively involved. 12 - 13 Jan 2017, Hong Kong, China. KM UK 2017.

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.

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.

Blog Post: Four great ownership questions from Peter Block

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Knowledge management (KM) is a challenging discipline given that it deals with the complex adaptive nature of human social systems. By David Gurteen I run two interactive sessions at KM Asia in Hong Kong just before Christmas. 09:45 - 10:00 Connection before content. We must establish a personal connection with each other.

Blog Post: Legal KM Mini-Interviews with Ginevra Saylor

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Improving Knowledge Management Adoption in a Law Firm. Making Knowledge Management Client Facing. Knowledge Management Focused on the Business of Law Than Practice. Benefits of Knowledge Management for Small Law Firms. Benefits of Knowledge Management for Large Law Firms.

Blog Post: Knowledge is not the power. So what is power?

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It is often said that knowledge is power , but this is a misperception. Knowledge is knowledge. Michael Schrage puts it well here: I think "knowledge management" is a b t issue. I can give you perfect information, I can give you perfect knowledge and it won't change your behavior one iota. By David Gurteen.

Blog Post: Upcoming Knowledge Events

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Knowledge Cafe Masterclass - with David Gurteen. The Wheels of Knowledge Management. By David Gurteen Here are some of the major KM events taking place around the world in the coming months and ones in which I am actively involved. Tue 22 Nov 2016, London, United Kingdom. KM Asia 2016. 30 Nov - 01 Dec 2016, Hong Kong, China.

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: Upcoming Knowledge Events

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How do we become better teachers of our knowledge? Cultural and Community Knowledge in Australia. Knowledge Cafe Masterclass - with David Gurteen. The Wheels of Knowledge Management. Tue 08 Nov 2016, Farnborough, United Kingdom. KM World 2016. 14 - 17 Nov 2016, Washington DC, United States. KM Asia 2016.

Blog Post: Upcoming Knowledge Events

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Knowledge Cafe 4 - Intelligent Machines and Network Analysis. 13th International Conference on Intellectual Capital, Knowledge Management & Organisational Learning. 8th International Conference on Innovation and Knowledge Management in Asia Pacific (IKMAP 2016). Cultural and Community Knowledge in Australia.

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: 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: Gurteen Knowledge Tweets: September 2016

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Knowledge Management at Transport for London [link]. 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. Not a lot has really changed in 100 years or so :-) [link]. Hold conversations, not meetings [link].

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 !