40-Hour Work Week – The Magic of Sustainable Growth

Luis Suarez

But what happens when you stumble on perhaps the most essential and critical article you have come across in a long while that manages to question a good number of the things we have been taking for granted at work for years?

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.

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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.

The Collaboration Cycle

Dan Pontefract

In a previous instalment entitled “ The Collaboration Curve ”, I discussed the basic premise that over a period of time and as the use of collaboration methods increase, a user’s knowledge, engagement, network and ultimately their performance would increase.

stories connect knowledge

Harold Jarche

“Perhaps the most central thrust in KM [knowledge management] is to capture and make available, so it can be used by others in the organization, the information and knowledge that is in people’s heads as it were, and that has never been explicitly set down.” — KM World.

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The Leader's Guide to Radical Management: My interview on the art.

Steve Denning

Main | The most beautiful building in the world: The Alhambra Palace » December 14, 2010 My interview on the art of storytelling with Brother Wolf The knowledge-based organization: Using stories to embody and transfer knowledge.

Three Principles for Net Work

Harold Jarche

For knowledge workers, there is diminishing value in standardized work, as it will be either automated or outsourced over time. Standardized work usually falls into simple or complicated knowledge domains. This is how simple and complicated knowledge continuously gets automated.

Resonance in meaning

Dave Snowden

Many moons ago in the early days of knowledge management I argued that the ubiquitous DIKW pyramid was both flawed and dangerous. I was speaking before one idiot who was setting out his stall as the founding father if wisdom management.

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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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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Six roles of network management

Harold Jarche

If helping the network make better decisions is a primary role of management in the emerging economy, how does one get there? We are all knowledge managers at CAWW, sharing as we work transparently. There is no central management for our knowledge.

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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Why PKM?

Harold Jarche

This helps me get my ideas together, in a more manageable format than a full-length paper. Knowledge Management for Decision Memories. With a searchable knowledge base of thousands of blog posts and social bookmarks, all curated by me, I can see the value of PKM every day.

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The focus of big data should be creating value FOR customers

Ross Dawson

In the mid-1990s I became involved in knowledge management. So I wrote my first book, Developing Knowledge-Based Client Relationships , to frame knowledge as primarily about creating value WITH the customer. Big Data is one of the hottest trends at the moment, as shown in this Google Trends chart below. However much of the big data discussion is about how to market better to customers, gathering data ABOUT them so companies can sell more to them.

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learning and the future of work

Harold Jarche

The last personal knowledge mastery in 40 days online workshop for 2015 started this week. Both complex and creative work require greater implicit knowledge. Implicit knowledge, unlike explicit knowledge, is difficult to codify and standardize.

Exception handling is complex work

Harold Jarche

Let’s look at a knowledge worker and how things can get done in such an interconnected environment. This information can be mapped, and frameworks such as knowledge management (KM) help us to map it. This is how simple and complicated knowledge continuously gets automated.

What Does the Training Department Do When Training Doesn’t Work?

Charles Jennings

In the words of a famous English football manager “it’s much, much more important than that”. Only a minority of instance of under-performance are due to lack of knowledge or skill. The global training industry is large and in growth again post-2008.

Social filtering

Harold Jarche

In personal knowledge management , the key is finding small habits that can be developed, that over time yield big results, like grains of sand. The key concept in the knowledge-based future is acknowledgment of the importance of these messengers beyond what we have been used to so far.

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Network Learning: Working Smarter

Harold Jarche

2010) uses a Web-based note system to store messages, manage his financial risk and stay on top of the multiple factors necessary to run a successful dairy farm. Standard document management methods have been shown to fail over the years, as most workers do not personally adopt them.

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. ~ Our relationship with knowledge is changing as our work becomes more intangible and complex.

eLearning Conferences 2013

Tony Karrer

link] or [link] December 2-4, 2012 Communication and Management in Technological Innovation and Academic Globalization (COMATIA ), 3 rd , Paris, France. link] December 4-5, 2012 Higher Education Asset Management and Maintenance Conference , 1 st , Vibe Savoy, Melbourne, Australia.

Monday Video – Jim Denevan’s Dance of Drawing

Nancy White

In the world of learning, knowledge management, organizational development, we see solutions that are “scalable&# and “sustainable.&# We can’t capture that in a knowledge base, or “cook&# it into a course design.

Friday’s Finds #189

Harold Jarche

Three reasons to keep the name with the knowledge – “personal” knowledge management for organizations, by Nick Milton. Here are some of the observations and insights that were shared via social media during the past fortnight.

A personal learning journey

Harold Jarche

I became interested in knowledge management (KM) as I was introduced to it in the mid 1990’s while practising instructional systems design (ISD) and human performance technology (HPT) in the military. In the late 1990’s knowledge management was part of our solution suite at the Centre for Learning Technologies ( CLT via The Wayback Machine). I became a consumer and simultaneously a sharer of online knowledge.

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Reduce Searching Start Talking

Tony Karrer

I just saw When Knowledge Management Hurts … Professors Martine Haas from the Wharton School and Morten Hansen from INSEAD , for example, examined the use of internal knowledge systems by teams of consultants in one of the big four accountancy firms trying to win sales bids. They figured that, surely, accessing more knowledge must be helpful, right? So I naturally looked at the citation to read the details … Does Knowledge Sharing Deliver on Its Promises?

Exploring the future of investment management

Ross Dawson

Last week I was in Amsterdam for the International User Community Meeting of SimCorp, a leading provider of software for the investment management industry. I felt that one of the most important applications of our increasing understanding of intellectual capital was in asset management.

Knowledge sharing, one at a time

Harold Jarche

“Every amateur epistemologist knows that knowledge cannot be managed. Education has always assumed that knowledge can be transferred and that we can carefully control the process through education. That’s what personal knowledge management ( PKM ) is all about.

Effective knowledge sharing

Harold Jarche

The mainstream application of knowledge management, and I would include learning management, over the past few decades has got it all wrong. We have over-managed information because it’s easy and we’re still enamoured with information technology.

Creating your PKM processes

Harold Jarche

In Sense-making with PKM I described some personal knowledge management processes using various web tools. Personal knowledge management is one way of addressing the issue of TMI (too much information).

Informal Learning 2.0

Jay Cross

It’s the vision we’re selling to managers who don’t get it.&#. Learning comes out of the training silo to join management’s set of performance drivers. A profit strategy for improving the performance of knowledge-based organizations.

Marketing for Free Agents redux

Harold Jarche

It has now become my knowledge base and provides fodder for articles and presentations. I’ve said many times that my blog doesn’t get me clients but, using a baseball metaphor, it gets me from 1st base onward. Tweet.

Connecting and Communicating through Effective Conversations

Harold Jarche

This is one of the questions posed by Dave Pollard in What’s Next after Knowledge Management? So what have our efforts in enterprise knowledge management (KM) since 1975 yielded so far? to manage cash flow, share price, risks or opportunities).

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Conversation on Conversations

Tony Karrer

In Conversation Questions , I pushed this a bit further based on Nancy Dixon - What Do We Get From Conversation That We Can't Get Any Other Way? Yet there is no doubt that discernment forms a large part of selecting efficient and effective means for knowledge transfer.

5th Anniversary

Harold Jarche

My personal knowledge base is now over 1,400 blog posts with +3,000 comments. I have settled on an average of 15 per month which seems to be enough for personal knowledge management (implicit => explicit) and I don’t feel under pressure to publish.

Social tools for networks

Harold Jarche

Effective knowledge sharing is what many organizations do not do well, or as Lew Platt past-CEO of Hewlett-Packard said, “if only HP knew what HP knows, we would be three times more productive&#. That’s the key benefit of personal knowledge management, in my opinion. If each person can better manage knowledge creation and capture, then it becomes easier to share it. I also make available information and perhaps knowledge that is useful to others.

eLearning Conferences 2010

Tony Karrer

link] December 7-9, 2009 International Association for the Scientific Knowledge (IASK) Teaching and Learning : Excellence and Quality – Timeless Challenges in Education, Proto, Portugal. link] January 27-28, 2010 Management World 2010, Raffles City Convention Centre, Singapore.

8 Dirty Words

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

L ast year I led workshops in London, Madrid , San Jose, Quebec, and Berlin on how to sell social networking and informal learning to senior management. Here we go: Learning is a dirty word because executive managers have a hard time hearing it. Knowledge is inherently unmanageable.

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eLearning Conferences

Tony Karrer

https://gem.glasgows.co.uk/ latwf/login_mailinglist.html January 12-14, 2009 Management World 2009, Singapore. link] eMarketingTechniques.com January 28-29, 2009 College and University Performance Conference , sponsored by the American Strategic Management Institute, Arlington, Virginia, USA. link] January 28-30, 2009 International Conference on Knowledge Management , Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Four Ways User-Generated Content (UGC) Can Make its Way into.

Xyleme

Home > Learning Content Management , Social Learning > Four Ways User-Generated Content (UGC) Can Make its Way into Formal Learning Four Ways User-Generated Content (UGC) Can Make its Way into Formal Learning January 20th, 2010 Goto comments Leave a comment This past week, I’ve been reading and referring to Jane Hart’s article The State of Social Learning Today and some Thoughts for the Future of L&D in 2010 quite a bit. Home About Podcasts Videos Xyleme Inc.

Increasing “Jointness” and Reducing Duplication in DoD Intelligence

Martijn Linssen

tools behind the firewall (dubbed “Enterprise 2.0”) to increase knowledge transfer and information sharing. Some have argued Intellipedia is a “knowledge base.” If it is a knowledge base then finding links to base knowledge in “official” or “tailored” content should be easy.