Martijn Linssen

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.

I'm sorry, you're just not incompetent enough to get it

Martijn Linssen

They do so, because they lack knowledge of prior events, and because they are afraid to let go of their mental models unless forced to do so. adopt knowledge management marketing maturity social media trustOlivier Blanchard made me do it.

What drives IT failure? Ignorance and Greed

Martijn Linssen

I wasn't, but he made me think: Every solution is driven by need, or want, and some lack of knowledge. At that point, you have a far larger lack of knowledge than in the previous example, but done your best to "prove beyond a reasonable doubt" that your final choice is a good one.

SAP may be betting on the right horses, but how about the jockeys?

Martijn Linssen

In all fairness, Matthias pitched in for 6 SAP mentors with HANA knowledge not indicated on the SAP mentor pages (Rukhshaan Omar was present already) Bottom line? Architecture business rules change knowledge management standardisation

Waking up.

Martijn Linssen

Nevertheless, in my narrow field of knowledge management, for specific firms, something interesting is happening. ’ They are realizing that humans are not resources, information is not knowledge, and processes are fundamentally flawed guesses about the future.

All Social is Learning | Organizational Knowledge Design

Martijn Linssen

Home About Complexity Reading List Knowledge Management Reading List All Social is Learning John 8 comments Decision Science , Social Media Nov 22 I’ve been reflecting lately on my brief sojourn into education reform prior to returning to “the world.”

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Free Yourselves from the Tyranny of the Document Metaphor!

Martijn Linssen

Home About Complexity Reading List Knowledge Management Reading List Free Yourselves from the Tyranny of the Document Metaphor! Simple: I am trying to shake us free from the belief that improving documents will improve somehow knowledge flows and understanding.

In Praise of the Olds

Martijn Linssen

About John Dr. John Bordeaux brings 28 years’ experience working issues of national security and knowledge management.

In Defense of Data Centrism

Martijn Linssen

Home About Complexity Reading List Knowledge Management Reading List In Defense of Data Centrism John 0 comments Education System Dec 23 In the never ending search to know “what works,” we have a few choices.

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Evolve, Dammit!

Martijn Linssen

Home About Complexity Reading List Knowledge Management Reading List Evolve, Dammit! Do we even know what is expected of our children, in order to manage safely their transition to adult?

Old meets new world: enterprise UX

Martijn Linssen

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Raising the Dial Tone, Part 2

Martijn Linssen

About John Dr. John Bordeaux brings 28 years’ experience working issues of national security and knowledge management.

In Pursuit of Coherence – Open Government and Thee

Martijn Linssen

Home About Complexity Reading List Knowledge Management Reading List In Pursuit of Coherence – Open Government and Thee John 0 comments Uncategorized Jul 27 Perhaps the priority for Open Government is to aim for something beyond Openness.

“Human beings are social animals. We come together two by two in.

Martijn Linssen

Home About Complexity Reading List Knowledge Management Reading List How Are You Clumping? Why do economists always seem to factor in humans as if Taylor’s Scientific Management ruled the Earth?

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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.

IM v KM

Martijn Linssen

blog posting regarding what I witnessed as the death of Knowledge Management in the U.S. Within the email exchange, I was asked a question – what do I see as the difference between Information Management and Knowledge Management? It is folly to ever call it knowledge, because that is the domain of the brain. Of course, I speak here of individual knowledge. The difficulty is applying this understanding to organizational knowledge.

IM v KM

Martijn Linssen

blog posting regarding what I witnessed as the death of Knowledge Management in the U.S. Within the email exchange, I was asked a question – what do I see as the difference between Information Management and Knowledge Management? It is folly to ever call it knowledge, because that is the domain of the brain. Of course, I speak here of individual knowledge. The difficulty is applying this understanding to organizational knowledge.

IM v KM

Martijn Linssen

blog posting regarding what I witnessed as the death of Knowledge Management in the U.S. Within the email exchange, I was asked a question – what do I see as the difference between Information Management and Knowledge Management? It is folly to ever call it knowledge, because that is the domain of the brain. Of course, I speak here of individual knowledge. The difficulty is applying this understanding to organizational knowledge.

Blog Post: Knowledge Management Communities

David Gurteen

By David Gurteen Stan Garfield has put together a truly comprehensive list of Knowledge Management Communities

Einstein on Knowledge Management

Jane Hart

In What did Einstein know about Knowledge Management, Chris Collinson posts his top 10 favourite “Einstein on Knowledge Management” quotes, and also links to this infographic by IQmatrix on Visually, which mindmaps most of the quotes plus others. [.].

Blog Post: Knowledge Management Matters: Creativity and Innovation

David Gurteen

By David Gurteen I mentioned a month or two back a new book Knowledge Management Matters: By Practitioners for Practitioners written by a number of well known KM practitioners and edited by John and JoAnn Girard. The book is free and you can download it from here. John Girard tells me that about 1000 people have downloaded a copy of the book already and that they are in the process of developing a series of companion videos, the first of which is now available on YouTube.

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

Blog Post: Promoting Knowledge Management activities through my website

David Gurteen

By David Gurteen I am always looking to help promote activities in the KM field. To this end you can: post events on my site. post jobs on my site. post books or reports on my site. post news items on my site. In each case, the submission is held in a queue until I have checked it out and categorised it. This normally only takes a day or two. If the item is off topic or I feel it is inappropriate for any other reason I reserve the right to delete it. The service is free

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.

Institutional Memory and Knowledge Management

Harold Jarche

The main themes are: Memories are captured as knowledge artifacts, each limited by what it can convey, depending on its nature and the knowledge of recipient. Knowledge management can provide a structure to capture institutional memory, but it requires more than one approach.

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.

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.

On Incentivizing Knowledge Management

David Gurteen

and Do managers need to measure and reward trust? Video: David Gurteen on Incentivizing Knowledge Management. By David Gurteen Those of you who know me, know that I have strong views on incentivizing or rewarding KM activities.

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).

Personal Knowledge Management Online Workshop

Jane Hart

Online Workshop runs 23 April – 4 May 2012. Hosted by Jane Hart and facilitated by Harold Jarche at the Social Learning Centre.

Personal Knowledge Management

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Pergamon Museum, Berlin.

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.

Personal Knowledge Management

Jay Cross

That’s the top layer of my Personal Knowledge Management set-up.

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.

personal knowledge management & wisdom

Harold Jarche

And while there are different ways to think of knowledge – processed, procedural, propositional – this model I think adheres to a more basic view. Data does not create information; information does not create knowledge and knowledge does not create wisdom.

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.

When Knowledge Management Hurts

Jay Cross

They are a nuisance, impossible to navigate, and you can’t really store anything meaningful in them anyway, since real knowledge is quite impossible to put onto a piece of paper. Tags: Management innovation The Future Wonderful short article in Harvard Business Publishing by Freek Vermuelen describes how top-down informationbases actually get in the way of doing business. The advice to derive from this research?

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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