Twelvetide 20:01 Acts of knowing

Dave Snowden

The first three are in the field of Knowledge and this one I want to look at that in the context of the knowledge management movement. It was 1996 and Nonaka and Takeuchi’s book on knowledge creation in Japanese manufacturing was starting to take off.

Of sandbanks and granite cliffs

Dave Snowden

For the moment I need to complete my summary of this bottom up too down emergent approach to creating a knowledge strategy. Instead this is a continuous process of mapping and strategy developed based on feedback loops and dynamic, but managed change processes. Knowledge management is more of the latter, less of the former. The matrix has then been scored by many people and from that we have a list of knowledge projects. Knowledge Management Reflections

Context, is well contextual

Dave Snowden

It's been the best part of twenty years now since I moved out of operational and strategic management roles and was granted the freedom to play with ideas following IBM's take over of DataSciences. Now my background was decision support; I had designed and built systems for that, written my MBA thesis on the subject and generally was fascinated by the human aspects of decision making in the context of technology augmentation.