Trending Sources

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.

Becoming personal knowledge managers

Harold Jarche

Tweet Nick Milton highlights an overview of knowledge management (KM) from Susan Camarena , CKO at the Federal Transit Authority, which includes: How do we implement KM? This is the root of personal knowledge management (PKM).

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.

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.

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

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.

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

Cost 96

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?

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.

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?

The right information is not enough

Harold Jarche

There is quite a bit of research on the significant value of making the right information available to the right person at the right time – and quite a bit of research shows clearly that Enterprise Search has a direct impact on the success of organizations.

Search 107

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.

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.

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.

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.

Report 127

Redefine the Workplace of the Future with Social Learning

Luis Suarez

it’s been a long while since last time that I participated on a Blog Carnival, specially around the topic of Collaboration, Knowledge Sharing and Learning. 8 Reasons to Focus on Informal & Social Learning. Innovation Knowledge Management Learning Personal KM Social Enterpris

The Social Enterprise – Welcome to the Era of Intrapreneurship!

Luis Suarez

as well the fears of no longer being considered indispensable, despite the the huge amount of knowledge they have accumulated over the course of the years, or those other fears of no longer being considered the experts they once thought they were.

IBM’s Trip to Become A Socially Integrated Enterprise

Luis Suarez

The amount of knowledge, expertise, know-how, skills, experiences, project / team / community related work that has come out as a result of using these social tools can be quite overwhelming, given the sheer numbers.

ROI 137

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.

Reclaim Blogging – On Why Your Blog Still Is Your Best Personal Branding Social Tool

Luis Suarez

Information Mavens. IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Metablogging Personal KM Productivity Tools Social Computing

Tools 122

How Meaningful, Smarter, Freelance Work Is Redesigning the Social Enterprise

Luis Suarez

Go and have a look into John’s latest take on how wild ducks, trust agents and intrapreneurs are continuing to take the corporate world by storm gathering informally in groups, whether teams, networks or communities, amongst several others (John mentions a few of them as well!)

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.

Google Plus and Twitter – How They Work for Me Hand in Hand

Luis Suarez

So when things break loose and information gathering becomes of paramount importance, more specifically, in a rather short period of time, Twitter is probably as good as it gets. Information Density: This is also perhaps one of my favourite use cases for Twitter as well.

How connect.BASF Helped BASF Become a Social Business

Luis Suarez

deployments to help improve their effectiveness and efficienfy from their own knowledge workforce as they get to collaborate and share their knowledge amongst themselves, their customers and business partners. Informal / Social Learning anyone?

How Narrating Your Work Helps You Become More Effective by Saving Precious Time

Luis Suarez

But if we take a look closer, then we are going to find out that perhaps the tools where problems are, and therefore where knowledge workers get work done, may not be the right tools in the first place.

The Fallacy of Social Networking

Luis Suarez

Specially, how he describes in a very inspirational manner one of the activities that we seem to be very good at in the world of the Internet: build an Information Mosaic around us through critical thinking , i.e. checking various different news sources, our social networks, our tippers, etc.

Dare to Disagree through Critical Thinking

Luis Suarez

The old world is broken but we can’t see the shores of a new one yet” as perhaps one of the biggest challenges that corporate knowledge workers keep facing in today’s business world.

The Evolution of the Knowledge Web Worker

Luis Suarez

“ A knowledge worker is someone who gets to decide what he or she does each morning “, by Thomas A. Specially, if you are looking for the right experts with the right level of acquired knowledge, experience, skills and know-how.

Don’t Underestimate the Power of (Social) Collaboration. It Is Not a Given

Luis Suarez

Indeed, I am referring to good old Knowledge Management and Collaboration, once again, just to detail a bit more the parallel roads both fields have been running all along. And it’s interesting to notice how when I used to work within the European Knowledge Management deployment team inside IBM, about 11 years ago, we faced the very same upsetting reality: KM (And Collaboration, for that matter), wasn’t the business top priority at the time.

Transforming the Workplace with Radical Management by Steve Denning

Luis Suarez

Well, it’s been, all along, about culture, corporate culture , about organizational change , about change management (i.e. And, of course, the one on Radical Management : .

Welcome to the Era of Radical Openness

Luis Suarez

events, where more and more knowledge workers (AND citizens) are demanding a whole lot more openness and transparency in terms of how organisations across sectors and industries actually function around their day to day business operations.

experience-sharing vs information-sharing

Harold Jarche

“the single most important management skill to develop is a tolerance for ambiguity” ~ @TimKastelle. How does the traditional world view of knowledge management fit in the world of social business? Over a period of time they use metadata such as tags, ratings and comments to provide a layer of information and commentary to the content. Knowledge Management = experience-sharing NOT information-sharing – Knoco Stories.

The Standalone LMS is Dead

Dan Pontefract

Those organizations (and frankly public learning institutions) that are clinging to their standalone learning management systems as a way in which to serve up formal ILT course schedules and eLearning are absolutely missing the big picture. Facebook for the organization implies three things: A development platform that serves up formal, informal and social content & connection for all. This past week, I attended the SharePoint 2009 conference in Las Vegas.

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.

Social Business – *The* Ecosystem

Luis Suarez

Digital Information Goes Online. That all comes back to our, human beings, innate ability to be very bad documenters, so even if we would want to transmit and share all of our knowledge we would always fail to share it all: experiences, know-how, expertise, skills, connections, etc.

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.

The Future of Collaboration Lies in Human Resources AND Management’s Hands

Luis Suarez

A few weeks ago I put together the attached article for CMSWire where I tried to reflect on what I feel is the number #1 challenge for today’s corporations in terms of embracing a much more open, transparent, knowledge sharing culture through the emergence of social technologies behind the firewall. Yet, in a business environment, knowledge workers typically keep hoarding and protecting their own knowledge as an opportunity to not relinquish their own power (i.e.,

The Art of Collaborating Effectively in Virtual Teams

Luis Suarez

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.

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.

Personal Knowledge Management

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Tags: Informal Learning itimealliance