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.

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.

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Social Media Centers of Excellence? Really?

Martijn Linssen

Here’s my issue with the thoughtful piece linked above: it treats ‘social media’ as just another enterprise skill that needs to be accommodated with the same management approaches: stakeholders, goals & requirements, processes, knowledge base, etc.

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.

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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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

Big Brother? Sits right on your mobile

Martijn Linssen

This post is all about trust] In this age of free(mium), it's common knowledge that you pay with your privacy. The SMS stuff is needed for SMS-controlled management of BitDefender, they say, along with making phone calls Let's face it: to be protected at all levels, you need read access to all levels. Oh, and manage your synchronmisation settings for you, that really is required for all these apps, isn't it?

A Wedding and a Funeral – Reflections on a Portfolio Life

Martijn Linssen

My business relationships are richer because I can talk about something other than knowledge management and business transformation – some days I actually manage to sound human. Please forgive me for having not blogged, but life should be allowed to intrude.

In Praise of the Olds

Martijn Linssen

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

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.”

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?

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.

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.

“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?

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.

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. [.].

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.

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.

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).

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.

Hangout on Personal Knowledge Management and other topics

Jay Cross

My knowledge of Kahn is very limited–b ut essentiall y it’s a lecture. Hangout on Air, February 8, 10-11:00 am Pacific. YouTube. Our first weekday Hangout on Air. Attendance was down. Probably not the best weekday to try.

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

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.

The Beginning of a New Work Adventure – Joining panagenda!

Luis Suarez

I can tell you they are an amazing team of rather talented, gifted, very helpful and knowledgeable folks doing some pretty mind-blowing things while helping organisations transform the way they work as they join the 21st century.

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.

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Vanity Killed the Social Media Star

Luis Suarez

Or, better said, it all comes down to, finally, come to terms with the fact that our very own self-importance has managed to destroy Social Media and just leave it at Media , as we become … it. General Interest Knowledge Management Learning Open Business Open Leadership

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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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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?

Is Twitter Where Connections Go to Die? – The Unfollowing Experiment – The Follow-Up

Luis Suarez

highlighting how there may well be other more effective and engaging ways of connecting, learning, collaborating and sharing our knowledge with others, but that we may not have discovered just yet.

Teamwork Needs Healthy Friction to Collaborate and Get Work Done More Effectively

Luis Suarez

Knowledge Management Learning Open Business Open Leadership . Who would have thought something so relatively simple and mundane as food would be the glue for your team(s) to work together more effectively?

Becoming a Successful Socially Integrated Enterprise – The Long Journey

Luis Suarez

From there onwards, we get to define, jointly with the knowledge (Web) workers themselves, what are the potential constraints, guidelines, policies, etc. Knowledge Management Learning Open Business Open Leadership #socbiz-adoption adaptation-framework

The Illusion of Control

Luis Suarez

Whether that may well be rather accurate, or not, you can tell me in the comments below what you think about it, if you wish, I have got this little theory going on in my mind that we, knowledge (Web 2.0) Where will your organisation knowledge go after it dies in their own Inboxes?

What’s Your Purpose?

Luis Suarez

Whether we like it or not, we just can’t change organisations, nor can we change people, for that matter; we can only provide the (right) conditions for knowledge workers to be self-empowered to come forward and change themselves leaving it all up to them.

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.

When Context Transcends Change Management

Luis Suarez

What if everything we have been told about Change Management over the course of the last few decades was all just … plain wrong? What if all of that literature around change management could be smashed with just a couple of tweets?

How Social Networking Tools Enable Heutagogy in Learning Organisations

Luis Suarez

Those absolutely mind-blowing and rather provocative sentences, as depressing and as exciting as they may sound, don’t come from a knowledge worker working in a particular corporation protesting about the poor state of workplace learning or learning in general.