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.

Blog Post: The Seven Ages of Information & Knowledge Management

David Gurteen

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.

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

From Learning Management to Personal Knowledge Management

Jane Hart

But in fact it has been clear for some time that many individuals are already taking responsibility for not only acquiring new knowledge and skills but for a wide range of activities for their continuous learning and professional development.

Knowledge Management for Decision Memories

Harold Jarche

As Brian Gongol notes: If a capital project has an expected service life of 20 to 30 years, it’s entirely possible that people working in an institution in their 20s will be middle or upper-level managers in the same institution by the time the project has to be replaced or upgraded.

personal knowledge management & wisdom

Harold Jarche

PKM consists of practical methods for making sense of the increasing digital information flows around us. And while there are different ways to think of knowledge – processed, procedural, propositional – this model I think adheres to a more basic view.

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.

Blog Post: Dilbert pokes fun at Knowledge Management

David Gurteen

Over the years there have been some gems relating to knowledge management, collaboration, knowledge sharing and the like. Dilbert on Knowledge Management. A 1998 Dilbert Comic Strip taking a poke at Knowledge Management. Media Information

Knowledge Management and Learning

Tony Karrer

Interesting discussion going on with contribution by Luis Suarez, Jay Cross, David Wilson - around the distinction between Knowledge Management and Learning: Knowledge Management and Informal Learning Knowledge Management and Learning - Separated at Birth? KM and Learning This is an interesting exchange because it highlights that approaches to learning and to knowledge management are shifting and beginning to overlap more now.

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. Do we really think that there will be a new wave of Enterprise Knowledge Management or other big systems For example, see Bill Ives' recent post , and Paula Thorton.

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David Gurteen

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Knowledge Management Core Issues

Tony Karrer

With an ever deceasing half-life of knowledge , just keeping up has become a major corporate imperative. We need practical ways to build personal informal networks. We have made little progress in preventing those repeating errors, as firms grow in size and complexity, building relationships that enable knowledge flows, keeping in the loop and finding stuff becomes a huge issue. Finding tacit knowledge sources and helping to put these to work.

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David Gurteen

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Dave Snowden's 7 Principles of Knowledge Management

David Gurteen

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. He has explained each one of them in more detail in his original posting on rendering knowledge. Our brains evolved to handle fragmented patterns not information.

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Nick Milton: Knowledge Management is not an end in itself

David Gurteen

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. But to the extent that competitive advantage relies on informed decision making within the business - knowledge management has a crucial role to play.

Twitter as a tool for Personal Knowledge Management

David Gurteen

I see three key benefits of using Twitter: It lowers resistance to sharing information. 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! The 140 character limitation is now a strength.) It makes it easy to tap into a global mindset. And it provides quick recognition and feedback for what you think and know. Credit: Eric Mack.

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David Gurteen

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

David Gurteen

One good definition, that I like, also from Quora is "The application of social principles - transparency, open information access, collaboration, participation, crowdsourcing, engagement - to the conduct of business.". 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.

On Experts, expertise and power

Dave Snowden

If you look at the medical profession we have nurses who start with experience and acquire theoretical knowledge and doctors who start with theory and then acquire practice. In those cases an approach has evolved over time with some elements of design and management.

Mastering the Art of Collaboration Through Conversation

Luis Suarez

Now, let’s go back in time, about 17 years ago, when The Cluetrain Manifesto was first published , and let’s have a look into this particular quote from David Weinberger himself about the one main role of knowledge workers, according to him. . Can you have too many conversations at work?

Productivity Tips on Presentations: Inform, Inspire and Motivate

Luis Suarez

What can we do to address and fix this current issue that’s managing, rather successfully!, Remember when I mentioned above that People-to-People flavour of conversing and sharing your knowledge, insight and experience across with others, just like they would with you?

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 You 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.

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.

Pulling informal learning

Harold Jarche

Take a look at these 8 demand-side knowledge management principles by Nick Milton. People don’t pay attention to knowledge until they actually need it. People value knowledge that they request more highly than knowledge that is unsolicited. Informal Learning

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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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.

Whatever Happened to Critical Thinking?

Luis Suarez

‘ Although we have the infinite opportunity to learn and consider opposing views, the level of critical thinking may be no better today than the people who had access to no information in the 1800s. Reflecting on effects of paradoxes, constraints and incomplete knowledge.

Informal learning, the 95% solution

Harold Jarche

Tweet Informal learning is not better than formal training; there is just a whole lot more of it. It was part of the Taylorist, industrial model that also compartmentalized work and ensured that only managers were allowed to make decisions. Informal Learning

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! ‘

The key to informal learning is autonomy

Jane Hart

He writes: “I thought I had made a sound business case for investing more in informal learning, but few organizations changed their ways. They acted as if the natural way of informal learning didn’t exist. With informal learning, it is you, the individual, who are in control.

What’s Your Purpose?

Luis Suarez

There are plenty of them that will always tell you that they are doing much much better than the competition, so they will flood you with all sorts of information, brochures and marketing speak on features and capabilities on a certain product, etc.

The Home You Never Left

Luis Suarez

That online space, that is, your blog, where you no longer feel like you are being butchered left and right by multiple social spaces that only care about how much data and information I can keep feeding them with without asking for pretty much anything in return.

Information ecologies

Dave Snowden

I was part of a small but select group discussing the information ecology of crisis management. There was a general recognition that the old style information centric knowledge management approach would not work (although many government agencies are going down that path). An interesting day yesterday in New York.

The Trials and Tribulations of Freelance Work

Luis Suarez

It’s a fascinating journey, it already has been for certain, seeing how there are plenty of differences, but also lots of similarities, in terms of how we, knowledge (Web) workers, operate whether working as salaried employees or just by ourselves, going solo.

Why Do I Share My Knowledge?

Luis Suarez

and Social Business thought leaders and blogger extraordinaire, Oscar Berg , put together a rather inspiring article that I thought would be worth while reflecting on, specially, since it is at the heart of not just social software, but also collaboration and knowledge management in general.

Radical Transparency in the Era of Open Business

Luis Suarez

Indeed, I have always felt that unless you are dealing with rather sensitive, private, confidential, work related information (HR, Legal, Copyright, IP Assets, Financial data, etc.), For you, knowledge still is power. . And that includes management and executives, for that matter.

Should CEOs Blog?

Luis Suarez

Not falsely informal nor nervously official. In fact, it will manage to keep you in your cave for a good while, so that you, too, can conform with their own inability to leap forward and get their own blogging going.

Life Without eMail – 5th Year Progress Report – The Community, The Movement

Luis Suarez

To design a new kind of work, a new mindset of work habits that would inspire each and everyone of us to become much more collaborative and keen on sharing our knowledge out there openly through digital tools, whatever those may well be.

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