PKM: The Book
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. For the past few years I have thought about writing a book on PKM, but finding paid work has always won out.
PKM Book Update 1
JUNE 27, 2012
I have been very pleasantly surprised at how well my request to fund the PKM Book Project has been taken up by the community at large. The PKM Workshops have provided me with great feedback on how personal knowledge management is understood and used by others.
PKM Book Alpha Version
SEPTEMBER 30, 2012
Regular readers know that I am working on putting all of my thoughts on personal knowledge management together, as part of my PKM book project. In my last PKM book update I mentioned I was using a WordPress plug-in to organize the writing.
Top 10 Tools for Learning 2016
SEPTEMBER 13, 2016
So from the initial list of 40 different tools I eventually came down to the following 10 for 2016, where I have just selected them based purely on learning terms versus other key elements such as productivity, life hacks, curation, content management, etc.
2013 – The Year of Social HR
JANUARY 9, 2013
You can’t engage knowledge workers by treating them like kids playing silly games of gaining points here and there, competing with one another in an unhealthy manner, showing with pride their badges. Knowledge Management Open Business
Radical Management – A Different Kind of CEO
JULY 5, 2011
under the heading “ The Cluetrain Manifesto on art, work and life “, about potential new books to read during the summer vacation. Innovation Knowledge Management Learning Life Social Computing
The Art of Collaborating Effectively in Virtual Teams
APRIL 26, 2011
Failure to capture knowledge. Yes, we are bound to recognise we have got knowledge workers who are very capable of working remotely very effectively, while others may well not be; the important thing in this case is to realise it’s actually more of an advantage than a disadvantage.
The Collaboration Cycle
JANUARY 29, 2011
In a previous instalment entitled “ The Collaboration Curve ”, I discussed the basic premise that over a period of time and as the use of collaboration methods increase, a user’s knowledge, engagement, network and ultimately their performance would increase.
Time For KM To Manage Knowledge About Management?
MARCH 20, 2011
I was therefore somewhat surprised when I found that most of the great knowledge management programs that I observed in large organizations around the world were eventually closed down, sidelined or shifted to the periphery. Why, I asked myself, did managements act this way?
Personal Knowledge Management
MARCH 12, 2010
Bookstore shelves overflow with books on blogging , but I’ve yet to see one on PKM. That’s the top layer of my Personal Knowledge Management set-up.
How traditional management is killing microcredit
JANUARY 14, 2011
Main | Rachel Botsmans cool TED video: Getting rid of our addiction to things » January 14, 2011 How traditional management is killing microcredit Traditional management has a wonderful track record of sidelining, downsizing or eliminating anything that is creative or imaginative or innovative.
CommunityBuilders – Online Community Still Crazy After Years with Nancy White
APRIL 15, 2011
Her work around Online Community Toolkit is probably one of those essential resources for any community manager, leader, facilitator out there who may want to get things started with their own online communities, or take existing ones into the next level of interactions.
Productivity Tips on Presentations: Inform, Inspire and Motivate
JULY 10, 2012
What can we do to address and fix this current issue that’s managing, rather successfully!, Take a look into this teaser post for what you can expect from the book itself. Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Personal KM Productivity Tools Social Enterprise
Open Business and The Power of Habit
JUNE 19, 2013
So when thinking about that Social / Open Business Transformation I just couldn’t help thinking whether we have got it figured out how we can inspire those new habits in terms of how people connect, collaborate and share their knowledge across. Remember Knowledge Management?
Improving Your Presentation Skills – Part Deux
APRIL 13, 2011
Is PowerPoint the Villain? and which ties in, quite nicely, with the main themes covered over at his book “ The Leader’s Guide to Radical Management “, which (The book) I will talk about separately in an upcoming blog post.
The Perks of Freelance Work
NOVEMBER 7, 2016
and not just books, but also articles, white papers, reports, studies, research, publications and whatever else. That reading a book can be a healthy activity in the long run ? Freelancing Knowledge Management Learning Open Business Open Leadership
I'm sorry, you're just not incompetent enough to get it
OCTOBER 16, 2012
Although humorous, Peter's book contains many real-world examples and thought-provoking explanations of human behaviour. They do so, because they lack knowledge of prior events, and because they are afraid to let go of their mental models unless forced to do so.
BOOK REVIEW: Radical management: "one of the truly great.
JANUARY 13, 2011
» January 13, 2011 BOOK REVIEW: Radical management: "one of the truly great management books" Wayne Hurlbert of Business Blog World has issued a review of my new book.
State of the Net 2012 – People Tweet Tacit Knowledge – Part One
AUGUST 5, 2012
And all thanks to having watched, in much anticipation, two of my favourite mentors and thought leaders in the space of the Social Web, Knowledge Management, Collaboration, Narrative and Sensemaking: Euan Semple and Dave Snowden.
Loyalty in Social Networks
SEPTEMBER 19, 2016
Did we manage to kill already the conversation in the so-called traditional social media tools landscape? Am I the only weird, freakish, strange knowledge (Web) worker out there going through that experience at the moment?
Blog Post: A colossal Knowledge Management failure!
MARCH 8, 2010
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. I think there is enough to write a book! We have the knowledge but we refuse to act on it! As far as I can tell nearly all the research and evidence shows that rewards and targets do NOT work in complex environments. In fact they have the opposite effect of what is intended!
My Top 10 Reasons Why I Bought an iPad 2
MAY 10, 2011
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Organize for Complexity
MAY 1, 2014
Neils Pflaeging read my ebook Seeking perpetual beta and said that “after reading the book one yearns for more from you about the right learning architecture, about how to develop organizations applying this thinking, about how to build learning programs and infrastructure.”
Sacred Economics in a Gift Economy
AUGUST 31, 2012
But perhaps the one that I have found the most transformational one is that one from Charles himself where he keeps talking about it in his new book Sacred Economics. IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Learning Life Social Enterprise Work Life Integration
As the world keeps churning, work today is all about learning
JANUARY 18, 2013
The title of this post is what Dan Pink, in his book To Sell is Human , would call a rhyming pitch. Here is Dan’s pitch to continue reading the book, subtitled “ the surprising truth about moving others “: Here we confront a paradox. Books PKM Work
Ten Years, Ten Thoughts
APRIL 16, 2014
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. Books
PKM Book Update 2
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.
IBM at 100 – Where The Wild Ducks Go
JUNE 16, 2011
IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Social ComputingToday is *the* day, indeed! Today marks the end of the first 100 years of the company that has employed me for the last 14 and still going strong.
Of sandbanks and granite cliffs
NOVEMBER 6, 2014
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.
Learning 2.0 Tetrad Through Marshall McLuhan
AUGUST 30, 2009
Derrick de Kerckhove, Director of the McLuhan Program of Culture and Technology at the University of Toronto since 1983 wrote McLuhan for Managers in 2003. Shamefully, I didn’t know about the book until this year, courtesy of Jon Husband.
Create contrast, enable insight
JUNE 11, 2014
I 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.
The Hyper-social Organization – Review
DECEMBER 4, 2011
The authors on knowledge management: Of course, one of the big challenges for companies is that, unlike information or data, knowledge does not flow easily, as it relies on long-term trust-based relationships. ” Networks vs Channels: “Data and knowledge flow through channels, whereas networks allow knowledge to flow.” Ditch the rule books and embrace values. If these concepts are new to you, I would recommend this book. Tweet.
The Power of Pull and PKM
JANUARY 9, 2013
John Seely Brown & Lang Davison looks at how digital networks and the need for long-term relationships that support the flow of tacit knowledge are radically changing the nature of the enterprise as we know it. PKM enables tacit knowledge flows from the edge to the core and back.
Building a Solid Library of Use Cases
OCTOBER 20, 2016
Exactly, talk to your employees and fellow knowledge workers and ask them ‘how do you get your work done?’, ‘what are some of your favourite business practices you used today?’, ‘what use cases do you think could do with a bit of an improvement?’,
@Janetter or How I Started to Enjoy Twitter Once Again
JANUARY 10, 2012
Over the course of just a few weeks Twitter managed to destroy, in a very pernicious manner, not only the overall user experience, but the entire ecosystem as well that made it a success in the first place: Third party apps. Not sure what you would think about it, but that’s what reliability is all about in my books, don’t you think? There used to be a time when I was very much in love with Twitter. It was my favourite social networking tool by far.
Riding the Current by Finding the Right Crew
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. There is a lot in the book, which is filled with anecdotes, concepts, frameworks, and exercises. Books PKM
IBM’s Lotusphere 2011 Highlights – A Proposal for DIA Now Delivered Successfully!
FEBRUARY 14, 2011
My iPhone 4, which I hardly used, other than taking a few pictures, and, of course, my beloved iPad, which, once again, came to the rescue, nice and dandy, from this poor business traveller, helping him ease his back and wrists pain carrying a single device, as if were a good book!
Seeing What Others Don’t – Review
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.”
The Storytelling Animal
JULY 13, 2013
The book looks at gender differences in weaving our own stories, the cultural significance of stories, and some of the science and pseudo-science on story, narration and memory. How about knowledge management? Books NetworkedLearning SocialLearning
Enterprise Social Technology – Review
FEBRUARY 26, 2011
Scott Klososky sent me a copy of Enterprise Social Technology with this handwritten note, “ If nothing else, it shows what can be done using crowd sourcing. The story of how this book was written provides an interesting subtext to its main subject. Books