Defibrillating Knowledge Management

Martijn Linssen

This is not the original title for this blog, the change is a bow towards the good folks on the ACT-KM listserv, some of whom are checking for a pulse on the teenaged wrist of Knowledge Management. However, for organizational knowledge, the focus is on these conversations.

Why I, Too, Killed My LinkedIn Account

Luis Suarez

Is that the main reason why I then went ahead and deleted my LinkedIn profile for good over a week ago? Will I survive as an independent trusted advisor on Social Business & Digital Transformation without having an active LinkedIn profile? Lots of questions looking for an answer, I suppose, but, for now, what I do know is that deleting my LinkedIn identity was an educated and informed personal choice. Collaboration Enterprise2.0

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Is Twitter Where Connections Go to Die? – The Unfollowing Experiment – The Follow-Up

Luis Suarez

I still use my main three public lists : Collaborators, Cooperators and People I Learn From. highlighting how there may well be other more effective and engaging ways of connecting, learning, collaborating and sharing our knowledge with others, but that we may not have discovered just yet.

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Top 10 Tools for Learning 2016

Luis Suarez

Top 100 Tools for Workplace Learning – for use in training, for performance support, social collaboration, etc. Collaboration Communities General Interest Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Open Business Open Leadership Productivity Tools Tools and Gadgets

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Can IBM Watson Workspace Save Our Productivity?

Luis Suarez

The thing is that I have always been a bit concerned about the specific role we seem to have placed upon AI to come to our rescue and solve all of our societal / business problems, even to the point of replacing our very own decision making processes, therefore becoming the new managers.

Transforming the Workplace with Radical Management by Steve Denning

Luis Suarez

But in reality what we are seeing is how platforms like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google Plus, etc. And if you look into recent examples of wrong-doings by Facebook, Twitter or even LinkedIn that we have seen all over the place we may be starting to think that we are all in big trouble.

Living “A World Without Email” … in Google Plus

Luis Suarez

In the last few weeks a lot has been written about whether Google Plus is the ultimate killer social networking site of Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, or several others, you name it. Worse still, e-mail is a black hole for knowledge.

Reflections from 2011 – Focused and Purposeful Social Networking

Luis Suarez

As we move into 2012 it looks like most of us are now ready to claim that we, knowledge workers, should no longer go around social software, but, instead, the latter should work around us, or, more specifically, what we would want to achieve, whether internally, or externally.

Narrate Your Work, Working Out Loud, with Google Plus

Luis Suarez

Google Plus though is just about to help amplify and augment that voice one notch higher… Collaboration Communities Enterprise2.0 IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Open Business Personal KM Productivity Tools

Whatever Happened to Critical Thinking?

Luis Suarez

And that was pretty ok, because upon checking their different Twitter accounts I was finding out that plenty of those bloggers have moved their blogging into someone else’s homes (Facebook, LinkedIn’s Pulse, Medium, etc. Reflecting on effects of paradoxes, constraints and incomplete knowledge.

Social Business in 2013 – A Challenge

Luis Suarez

Why Do I Share My Knowledge? Whether businesses are still blocking the use of social networks behind the firewall empowering inadvertently their knowledge workers to make that assumption (and rightly so!) Collaboration Communities Enterprise2.0

Google Plus and The Enterprise – What’s The Deal?

Luis Suarez

What social tools like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Tumblr, Posterous, and a few others, haven’t figured out for years Google Plus delivers from day one! Collaboration Communities Enterprise2.0

Making Business Sense of Social Media and Social Networking – Is Blogging Dead?

Luis Suarez

Where else are you going to go when sites like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, etc. How are you going to keep up with your informal learning activities, as well as that powerful Personal Knowledge Management tool you have built up, with lots of hard work and energy, over the course of the years?

Social Networking Gets Serious – #prayforjapan

Luis Suarez

One of the main inhibitors with regards to a successful adoption of social software within the enterprise that I keep bumping into from fellow knowledge workers and, specially, their managers!,

State of the Net 2012 – People Tweet Tacit Knowledge – Part One

Luis Suarez

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.

Personal in Personal Knowledge Management

Tony Karrer

That there is a ‘best’ way to manage knowledge an information? Harold and I have discussed this exact issue before and we are both on the same page that Personal is really important word in Personal Knowledge Management.

Should CEOs Blog?

Luis Suarez

It requires lots of energy, hard work and good effort to make it happen and for that you may need more time than just posting a tweet, or a short message on LinkedIn, Google Plus or whatever the other social networking tool. Collaboration Communities Employee Engagement Enterprise2.0

Loyalty in Social Networks

Luis Suarez

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?

5 Reasons Why Activity Streams Will Save Your From Information Overload

Luis Suarez

world that have managed to help me live, rather successfully, “ A World Without Email &# for the last 4 years and counting… Now, do I feel overloaded because of them? Yet, in the world of Activity Streams both serendipitous knowledge discoveries and informal learning, a.k.a.

Trusting People in This Social Age Is a Tough Job!

Luis Suarez

Did your use of Twitter, for instance, change much from back then (or Facebook, LinkedIn, for that matter)? Collaboration Communities Employee Engagement Enterprise2.0 Freelancing Knowledge Management Learning Open Business Open Leadership

The Soothing Effect of Blogging

Luis Suarez

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. live without email as an effective collaboration and knowledge sharing tool.

The Home You Never Left

Luis Suarez

Back in the day I deleted both my Facebook and LinkedIn accounts, amongst several other social spaces, and it looks like that was one of the best things I could ever have done in the last few years. Collaboration Communities elsua Employee Engagement Enterprise2.0

10th Year Blogiversary – The Unfinished Journey of Blogging and Why It Matters

Luis Suarez

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20 ways to prepare yourself for modern workplace learning

Jane Hart

You have built a strong professional network of connections (aka PLN) on a social networts like Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn or Google+, with whom you interact and learning form on a daily basis – and which you regularly review to ensure they bring you value. 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.

The Therapy of Blogging While Showing Off Your Ideas Out in the Open

Luis Suarez

Like LinkedIn (with its recently open-to-everyone publishing platform ), Medium ( Blogging for the 9% ), Tumblr , Google Plus , Blogger , , amongst several other options. John Battelle described it beautifully in a recent LinkedIn article under the rather suggestive and thought provoking heading of “ LinkedIn Is Now a Publishing Platform. He can also be contacted over in Twitter at @elsua , Google Plus or LinkedIn.

Top 10 eLearning Predictions 2011 #LCBQ

Tony Karrer

Branon Learning Management System App Stores Bob Little Apps, Not Courses Inge de Waard Augmented reality moves towards augmented learning with easy tools: Wikitude , Layar , ARToolKit. The role of the learning leader is shifting from being a program manager to a solution architect.

The Humanity of the Web: Reflections of a Social Computing Evangelist

Luis Suarez

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.

Social Learning, Complexity and the Enterprise

Harold Jarche

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. ~ Taylor, The Principles of Scientific Management , 1911]. Knowledge-Based View.

The Trials and Tribulations of an Independent Freelancer – Your Online Bio Profile and Digital Footprint

Luis Suarez

Well, because if you ever manage to make your network(s) successful, there is a great chance that you would be as well. I mean, it’s been 7 years since I last updated my LinkedIn bio profile (Yes, I know, I know, so much overdue altogether!). He currently blogs over at and can be contacted over in Twitter at @elsua , Google Plus or LinkedIn ”. Collaboration Communities Freelancing General Interest Learning Open Business Personal KM Productivity Tools

Harold Jarche » Big Consulting Companies Jumping on Bandwagon 2.0

Harold Jarche

Posted on December 23rd, 2007 by Harold Jarche It looks like social media (wikis, blogs & social networking) are going the way of e-learning and knowledge management (KM). Filed under: Communities , OpenSource , Wirearchy , Work « Blogs at the core of KM & Collaboration Keeping life simple » 3 Responses to “Big Consulting Companies Jumping on Bandwagon 2.0&# Andy Harvey , on January 27th, 2008 at 21:16 Said: I couldn’t agree more.

eLearning Hot Lists Moving to eLearning Learning

Tony Karrer

Important announcement: I've moved where I will be creating the eLearning Hot Lists. So … Want a weekly list of the best content on eLearning from around the web? Please read this post and then head over to eLearning Learning and subscribe to the Best Of feed via RSS or eMail. In Using Social Signals to Find Top eLearning Resources I discussed a particular example of using the social signals capability of Browse My Stuff to find good resources on a particular topic.

Web 2.0 Applications in Learning

Tony Karrer

There were about 7 examples mentioned including Intuit using a Wiki-like system for customers to ask questions/get advice around taxes, using a group blog with students prior to a formal learning event, the US Army's use of collaboration tools to share best practices in Iraq, and several others. This is something that gets discussed as emergent: see Emergent Knowledge Management , Direction of eLearning - Emergence or Big System , and Future Platforms for eLearning.

The Community Manager

Harold Jarche

One role that will likely gain importance is that of Community Manager. The role of community manager in an organization will be to manage organizational communities of practice, communities of interest and have an understanding of some of the other communities that touch each of us.

Is There a Better Way to Social Learning?


Dan Pontefract, in his most excellent post The Standalone LMS is Dead makes the following argument: “Set up your ‘Facebook for the organization’ by embedding an LMS (or LMS like features) into your enterprise-wide collaboration platform. Home About Podcasts Videos Xyleme Inc.

The Trials and Tribulations of an Independent Freelancer – The Path to Self-Discovery

Luis Suarez

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?! Late last week, and after having had an active profile in LinkedIn for over 7 years, I have now decided to close the account and delete it (of which I got the confirmation this past Monday).

Catching up…

Clark Quinn

Being able to do Personal Knowledge Management at the time of inspiration or need, or even of convenience, is huge. It’s certainly the necessary backbone for collaboration, inherently, but there’s also the somewhat ephemeral but valuable interpersonal contact, not just the information. Skype), Twitter or equivalent, Facebook and/or LinkedIn, Google Docs, etc, you really do need to get that experience going to really understand the opportunities.

Four Reasons you need structure for informal learning


Had I leveraged this knowledge to provide a structured approach or template for panelists to address questions, these examples would not have fallen by the wayside and we would have ultimately better met the needs of our webinar audience. Collaboration?