theTeam – Knowledge Management Done Right

Luis Suarez

Have you seen “ Using Knowledge Management “? and Social Business are pretty close to some of the basic key principles behind traditional Knowledge Management, drafted back in the day, like I have blogged about, just recently, under the heading “ KM, Enterprise 2.0

Knowledge Management for Decision Memories

Harold Jarche

Institutional decision memories can describe how and why we, as an organization, chose one course of action over another. This is Big Knowledge Management , leveraging the power of enterprise software platforms to store decision, process, and event memories.

Loose hierarchies for knowledge management

Harold Jarche

Knowledge-sharing practices are highly contextual. This makes sense when you consider that knowledge sharing is deeply personal as well as social, so it reflects the larger culture and the particular workplace.

Emergent Knowledge Management

Tony Karrer

There's been a long running discussion around what Knowledge Management is going to look like going forward and whether big systems that manage knowledge are going to be there. Structure would come from a layer on top such as social bookmarking and digg, and, of course, from search across unstructured content. Do we really think that there will be a new wave of Enterprise Knowledge Management or other big systems

Quick Wins in Knowledge Management

Tony Karrer

Great post by Dave Pollard - Knowledge Management: Finding Quick Wins and Long Term Value the second Dilbert comic strip in the post is worth the visit to the page. Of course, so is the Quick Wins list. I'm probably particularly happy with the list because several items echo suggestions I've been making in posts such as: Managing your RSS Feeds PKM and Personal Learning Personal Learning for Learning Professionals - Using Web 2.0

Top 10 Tools for Learning 2016

Luis Suarez

Needless to say it’s been a bit of a challenge as well to try to summarise my own Top Tools List for Learning down to just 10, more than anything else, because of how varied and mixed my very own learning needs and wants have become over the course of the last few years.

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How Social Networking Tools Enable Heutagogy in Learning Organisations

Luis Suarez

Those absolutely mind-blowing and rather provocative sentences, as depressing and as exciting as they may sound, don’t come from a knowledge worker working in a particular corporation protesting about the poor state of workplace learning or learning in general.

The Illusion of Control

Luis Suarez

Whether that may well be rather accurate, or not, you can tell me in the comments below what you think about it, if you wish, I have got this little theory going on in my mind that we, knowledge (Web 2.0) Where will your organisation knowledge go after it dies in their own Inboxes?

Cognitive Edge announces training courses for 2016 – Working with Complex Problems

Dave Snowden

As we head into the Northern Summer/Southern Winter (delete as applicable), we’re announcing our timetable of new courses for the second half of 2016. Today we’re announcing practitioner-focused courses on complexity and the Cynefin framework. Course 1: Dealing with Complex Problems.

Becoming a Successful Socially Integrated Enterprise – The Long Journey

Luis Suarez

From there onwards, we get to define, jointly with the knowledge (Web) workers themselves, what are the potential constraints, guidelines, policies, etc. Knowledge Management Learning Open Business Open Leadership #socbiz-adoption adaptation-framework

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?

The State of Surveillance We, The Good People, Are Creating

Luis Suarez

. Over the weekend, the one and only, Dave Snowden , put together what I think would probably qualify as one of the top 3 blog posts you may well read during the course of 2016. General Interest Innovation Knowledge Management Learning Open Business Open Leadership

Building a Solid Library of Use Cases

Luis Suarez

That framework is based on 5 different pillars that I consider essential for every Digital Transformation programme to be successful over the course of time and since I have already written about the first two ( What’s your purpose? Of course, I am talking about email.

Stop Blaming the Tools when Collaboration Fails

Luis Suarez

Of course, we all know the tools can’t talk back to us, so they can’t defend themselves. It’s something that should be very much encouraged as our mere means of survival for us all knowledge Web workers. Innovation Knowledge Management Learning Open Business Open Leadership

The Untold Costs of Social Networking

Luis Suarez

We have got it in our DNA an irresistible yearning to wanting to connect with other people, get to know them well by learn with / from them, to then collaborate more effectively by sharing your knowledge with them more openly. Knowledge Management Learning Open Business Open Leadership

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Resisting Change – Luddites Unite!

Luis Suarez

To prove it, they selectively destroyed the machines owned by factory managers who were undercutting prices, leaving the other machines intact’. . culture), from document centric to people centric computing, and, finally, from replacing knowledge (Web) workers (i.e.

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Never Underestimate the Power of Education and Enablement

Luis Suarez

Finally, a quick short tip in terms of helping you potentially identify how many ways, and methods of delivery, you would want to make available to knowledge (Web) workers for whenever they may ask you what kinds of enablement materials are out there.

When Context Transcends Change Management

Luis Suarez

What if everything we have been told about Change Management over the course of the last few decades was all just … plain wrong? What if all of that literature around change management could be smashed with just a couple of tweets?

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Teamwork Needs Healthy Friction to Collaborate and Get Work Done More Effectively

Luis Suarez

Of course, there are different kinds of pressure: time, stress, hectic (crazy) schedules, impossible goals to achieve, multitasking, not much thinking (just execute), yelling and screaming at others, and the list goes on and on and on.

Why Don’t You Show Your Work?

Luis Suarez

There used to be a time when plenty of knowledge (Web) workers flocked to the Social Web to nurture, cultivate and build their own external social networks. Of course, that may well happen. It’s what knowledge (Web) workers do.

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

Luis Suarez

A place, over the course of the years, I can always return to and be just my self : . ‘[ …] a place for the sound of the individual’s own flawed voice in open conversation with others, building something bigger than itself.’.

Work Stream #1 – Learning Is the Work

Luis Suarez

And begin work with them in executing such initial framework as we move further along, if the client agrees, of course. This usually happens when second, third or fourth waves of knowledge workers don’t follow the initial rage from the so-called early adopters group.

Happiness at Work Starts with #NoeMail

Luis Suarez

That way you can see how I have used it as an initial conversation starter to then converse and learn plenty more about other related aspects of that transformation process, and the corresponding change initiatives, that have emerged over the course of time.

Whatever Happened to Critical Thinking?

Luis Suarez

While going through the different blogs I was subscribed to over the course of last few years, trying to see which ones were still being updated on a more or less regular basis, I found out how plenty of them no longer were having recent, fresh content (say, in the last 6 months or so).

The Mindset of Work

Luis Suarez

I bet that’s probably the number one single question we all keep bumping into multiple times during the course of the day and, yet, we still haven’t got a clue about what the real future of work might be like in the long run. What’s the future of work?

I Will Dispense This Advice on Blogging

Luis Suarez

Or perhaps jot down something that you would want to come back to over the course of time as you mature that idea further along. Oh, sorry to say this as well, but there aren’t any best practices on knowledge Web work, so you won’t be reading about any of them over here either, I am afraid!

The Downsides of Freelance Work

Luis Suarez

. Last week, if you would remember, I wrote a blog entry on the topic of ’ The Perks of Freelance Work ’ to describe some of the things I have enjoyed the most, so far, from being a freelancer over the course of last three years.

The Perks of Freelance Work

Luis Suarez

All in all, and through this blogging exercise , I am hoping to provide a somewhat balanced overview on what it is like being an independent and, essentially, share a few of the things I have learned along over the course of these last three years.

Social Computing Guidelines and Why You Would Still Need Them

Luis Suarez

Rules, control, entitlement, arrogance, (a certain) position or status, micro-management, etc. We no longer talk about imposing a certain method of operating while getting work done, but, instead, work through influencing certain behaviours to flourish and thrive over the course of time.

Work Stream #2 – Remote Working in Social Business Is Dead!

Luis Suarez

I bet a few of you are remote knowledge Web workers, or digital nomads, or, perhaps, folks who have got the luxury of being capable of working remotely, wherever you are, every now and then, while you combine commuting to the office and you are looking at me as if I am totally insane! ‘

Enabling Early Adopters to Lead Your Change Initiatives

Luis Suarez

Of course, I know you do! And within a couple of weeks we had a small community of 50 people (that grew, over the course of two years and across the board, to 2000 ambassadors in 50 countries). Knowledge Management Learning Open Business Open Leadership

Supporting workplace learning in the network era is more than delivering courses through a LMS

Jane Hart

“It takes much more than courses delivered through a learning management system to support workplace learning in the network era.” ” Harold goes on to explain: “The basic building block, in my experience, is personal knowledge management.

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Trusting People in This Social Age Is a Tough Job!

Luis Suarez

But, fear not, there is hope, of course! Freelancing Knowledge Management Learning Open Business Open Leadership

Why Do Social When You Can Live Social?

Luis Suarez

Innovation Knowledge Management Learning Open Business Open Leadership

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

Luis Suarez

So I thought that for this particular follow-up I will go ahead and share a number of different new items I have learned about over the course of time, with a short blurb describing them as well, of course, and see where we will end up.

Time For KM To Manage Knowledge About Management?

Steve Denning

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?

Collaborators, Cooperators and People I Learn From

Luis Suarez

A business and management system that haven’t changed much fundamentally in the last 150 years or perhaps even more so our very own mindset and behaviours and our inability to change even more so, if for the better? Knowledge Management Learning Open Business Personal KM Productivity Tools

Writing Ourselves into Existence through a Choral Act

Luis Suarez

It looks like over the course of time I’m shifting away from social media first into blogging first. Over the course of the years I have noticed, I’m pretty sure you may have as well, how we hardly ever read anything else on media tools anymore other than our very own broadcasted messages.

Of sandbanks and granite cliffs

Dave Snowden

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.

What’s Your Purpose?

Luis Suarez

It’s ugly and it will become uglier over the course of time even more so if we keep ignoring the inevitable: change. . And initiate that process of self-healing that’s so very much needed in each and every single business today, in each and every single individual knowledge (Web) worker. .