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? Like: Saving numbers of the “right” person to call on an old, wrinkled and well used piece of paper.

From Learning Management to Personal Knowledge Management

Jane Hart

If you want to grow as a person and a worker and if you want to gain skills that will help you take that next step in your career, you’ll probably have to learn those skills on your own. 1-30 September : Personal Knowledge Management led by Harold Jarche.

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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.

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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Building institutional memory, one story at a time

Harold Jarche

Institutional memory, which I wrote about recently , is a mixture of explicit and implicit knowledge sharing. Is it how-to knowledge, like a trade secret formula, or is sit certain practices and norms that define the culture? Communities Informal Learning NetworkedLearning PKM

Why do I need KM?

Harold Jarche

In response to my post on relevance , my long-time friend Ralph Mercer asked, “ Why do I need KM at an institutional level when information is ambient at a global level and personal at a hyper local level? PKM is based on playfully seeking knowledge, not task-driven searching.

“you simply can’t train people to be social!”

Harold Jarche

Tweet Over the past year I have been working on change initiatives to improve collaboration and knowledge-sharing with two large companies, one of them a multinational. Every person’s PKM processes will differ. Informal Learning InternetTime SocialLearning

Free webinar: Learning in the Connected Workplace

Jane Hart

¦ - in order to make sense of, and learn from, the constant stream of information that they encounter from social channels both inside and outside the organisation. [.].

The learning organization: an often-described, but seldom-observed phenomenon

Harold Jarche

The role of managers should be to manage the system, not the individual functions. The real barrier to systemic change, such as becoming a learning organization, is command & control management. Even team-based knowledge comes and goes.

PKM and MOOC

Harold Jarche

If we think of the MOOC as a vehicle for shared understanding, and not content delivery, it becomes the collective equivalent to personal knowledge management. Informal Learning Learning NetworkedLearning PKM SocialLearning Workplace training and education too often resembles modern playgrounds: safe, repeatable, easily constructed from component parts, requiring that the child bring little of their own to the experience – Johnnie Moore.

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Finding the time for networked learning

Harold Jarche

Tweet A survey of small and medium sized businesses (SMB) showed workers spend about half their day on unproductive taks: Knowledge Workers are among the largest staff component in a typical SMB. SMB Knowledge Workers spend an estimated 36 percent of their time trying to.

We need more sandboxes

Harold Jarche

Earlier this week I wrote that practices like personal knowledge management (PKM), and its potential for enhanced serendipity can give us the underlying structure to become better hackers and more creative. Informal learning environments tolerate failure better than schools.

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Awareness

Harold Jarche

Tweet Part of Personal Knowledge Management is seeking sources of knowledge (Seek-Sense-Share). Wolfgang Reinhardt has looked at knowledge workers, researchers in particular, and examined how they can be aware in their fields of expertise. Information search.

Sense-making glossary

Harold Jarche

Sense-making – The process by which individuals (or organizations) create an understanding so that they can act in a principled and informed manner … Source-linked sensemaking – In conventional media, a document about a topic may cite a list of references.

It’s time to focus on your LQ

Harold Jarche

On 11 June 2012 we will start the next online personal knowledge management workshop. These workshops are not just for ‘learning professionals’ but for any role; from sales to marketing to production, and especially for management.

Network Learning: Working Smarter

Harold Jarche

Tweet “In the period ahead of us, more important than advances in computer design will be the advances we can make in our understanding of human information processing – of thinking, problem solving, and decision making…” ~ Herbert Simon, Economics Nobel-prize winner (1968).

The Seek > Sense > Share Framework

Harold Jarche

Simple standards facilitated with a light touch, enables knowledge workers to capture, interpret and share their knowledge. Personal knowledge management is a set of processes, individually constructed, to help each of us make sense of our world and work more effectively.

Basic Skills for Net Work

Harold Jarche

Here are some questions that personal knowledge management can address: How do I keep track of all of this information? >> How do I make sense of changing conditions and new knowledge? >>

A theoretical model for PKM

Harold Jarche

My focus on PKM developed after an initial personal need and then increased when I saw how personal knowledge management could help others. Ricky) Cheong asked the following research questions: RQ1: What are the roles of PKM in the Knowledge Management Process?

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Don’t worry, nobody can steal your knowledge

Harold Jarche

Why do I share my knowledge? I could not share my knowledge with you, if I wanted. There is no such thing as knowledge transfer. Data and information can be transferred, but not knowledge. Nobody can steal your knowledge anyway.

Loose Hierarchies, Strong Networks

Harold Jarche

When I wrote that the only knowledge that can be managed is our own , I wanted to highlight that command & control methods do not work well in this network era that is replacing the industrial/information era. What would knowledge management look like?

Sense-making

Harold Jarche

The term personal knowledge management (PKM) isn’t about management in a business sense but rather how we can manage to make sense of information and experience in our electronic surround. Management – getting things done.

Learning Assessment

Harold Jarche

For March the LCBQ is: How do you assess whether your informal learning, social learning, continuous learning, performance support initiatives have the desired impact or achieve the desired results? Could you do this with informal or social learning? Informal Learning

my pkm story

Harold Jarche

It has been over 10 years that I have examined, practiced, and developed models for personal knowledge management/mastery. I started down the path of personal knowledge mastery in 2004, inspired by Dave Pollard , Denham Gray , and others. “To

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The PKM value-add

Harold Jarche

Tweet Cristina Milos recently tweeted that; “ Curating is different from aggregating information. Merely seeking and sharing information does little more than create more noise online. The knowledge gained from PKM is an emergent property of all its activities.

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PKM in 2013

Harold Jarche

“The basic unit of social business technology is personal knowledge management, not collaborative workspaces.” Personal knowledge management (PKM) is a set of processes, individually constructed, to help each of us make sense of our world and work more effectively.

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PKM: our part of the social learning contract

Harold Jarche

With social learning, everyone contributes to collective knowledge and this in turn can make organizations and society more effective in dealing with problems. How does personal knowledge management relate to social learning? Tags: Informal Learning

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2497 and counting

Harold Jarche

For example, I have the flow (148 posts to date) of my thoughts on personal knowledge management since my first post in 2004. I have also developed ideas around the knowledge-sharing paradox ; how our work structures drive sociopathic behaviours ; and management in networks.

It starts with capturing knowledge

Harold Jarche

Capture Knowledge. Capturing knowledge is the foundation, and drives value up the chain, enabling sharing of knowledge and the ability to take action on that knowledge. For individuals: Practice personal knowledge management.

Supporting workplace learning

Harold Jarche

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

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Complex knowledge

Harold Jarche

Last week I spent several hours each day, for four consecutive days, trying to share complex knowledge. I had my understanding of communities of practice, personal knowledge management, leadership, and innovation that I wanted to share.

Making sense of our world

Harold Jarche

Tweet I define Personal Knowledge Management (PKM) as a set of processes, individually constructed, to help each of us make sense of our world, work more effectively and contribute to society. When someone connects it in some manner, it becomes knowledge.

PKM: the basic unit of social business

Harold Jarche

The main benefits for networked organizations do not lie in the outcome from teams, but in individual knowledge acquisition, in the ability to connect with the right people and to access the right information at the right time. Teams are for sports, not knowledge work.

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Collective sense-making

Harold Jarche

Tweet More of my online sense-making is in connecting to people, not accessing information sources. The big shift for me in past decade has been in weaving a network that brings me diversity of opinions and depth of knowledge. Both vestiges of an economy dominated by knowledge as stock.

The Connected Workplace

Harold Jarche

But both require greater implicit knowledge. Implicit knowledge, unlike explicit knowledge, is difficult to codify and standardize. Implicit knowledge is best developed through conversations and social relationships.

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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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PKM and competitive intelligence

Harold Jarche

As a distributed team, each person can be responsible for a specific information source that is monitored regularly. Ask a weekly question and see who can get some information that may be able to answer part or all of it. CI is really just a focused type of knowledge management.

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It’s all about networks

Harold Jarche

Encouraging workplace practices like personal knowledge management is a start. Nurturing Creativity is now a management responsibility. The old traits of the industrial/information worker were Intellect, Diligence, and Obedience. It’s all about networks.

Only people can let knowledge flow

Harold Jarche

The knowledge sharing paradox is that while sharing our knowledge is good for the organization, each individual has to see a personal benefit as well. The more the enterprise directs knowledge-sharing, the less likely it will happen.