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.

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.

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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.

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).

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.

Personal Knowledge Management Online Workshop

Jane Hart

This online workshop on adapting to the networked world of work includes tools, tips and techniques from two facilitators who have been connecting, communicating and collaborating online for over fifteen years.…. Online Workshop runs 23 April – 4 May 2012.

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.

Loyalty in Social Networks

Luis Suarez

Did we manage to kill already the conversation in the so-called traditional social media tools landscape? that was not triggered by you but by someone else in your social networks. cultivate and build informal trusted networks. ” [Emphasis mine].

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. There would be tools like social networks that would allow us to find people inside and outside the enterprise. Do we really think that there will be a new wave of Enterprise Knowledge Management or other big systems

Reflections on Complexity, Chaos and COVID-19

Dave Snowden

This microscopic virus has done what no leader, war or disaster has managed so far: it has united all of humanity to face a collective crisis, a common enemy. Blogs Knowledge Management Managing Complex Systems Reflections Thinking events

Blog Post: Women in Knowledge Management

David Gurteen

And that it is a chance for women to explore, network, share ideas about KM among other women. Interestingly, I have noted that online forums are male dominated but I tend to find at conferences, workshops and certainly my knowledge cafes there are more woman - often a 60:40 or even 70:30 ratio of women to men By David Gurteen Its great to see a Linkedin KM discussion group Women in KM set up only for women!

Knowledge Management Core Issues

Tony Karrer

With an ever deceasing half-life of knowledge , just keeping up has become a major corporate imperative. We need practical ways to build personal informal networks. We have made little progress in preventing those repeating errors, as firms grow in size and complexity, building relationships that enable knowledge flows, keeping in the loop and finding stuff becomes a huge issue. Finding tacit knowledge sources and helping to put these to work.

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.

The Untold Costs of Social Networking

Luis Suarez

Little did we know that, fast forward to 2016, all of those networking activities would come with a really high price tag: your own data in unwanted hands. We, human beings, have got an inner urge to wanting to belong to a group, a tribe, a team, a community, a network, you name it.

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Collaboration - Knowledge Management - Expert - Hot List

Tony Karrer

eLearning Learning Hot List - May 29, 2009 to June 5, 2009 Top Posts The following are the top posts from featured sources based on social signals. Adobe eLearning Suite: is it worth it?

The Fallacy of Social Networking

Luis Suarez

You may have noticed how over the course of the last couple of weeks I haven’t been much active on the external social networking tools out there that I usually hang out at, such as Twitter, Google Plus or LinkedIn. Social Networking Sites Need to Grow Up into the 21st Century.

Enterprise Social Networking Tips by Luis Suarez

Luis Suarez

Over the course of the last few years there has been one particular aspect of social networking for business that I still haven’t come to terms with throughout all of that time. Perhaps the most vocal one being one of my favourite social networking tools: Google Plus.

Social Networking Gets Serious – #prayforjapan

Luis Suarez

One of the main inhibitors with regards to a successful adoption of social software within the enterprise that I keep bumping into from fellow knowledge workers and, specially, their managers!, that Social Networking can be serious.

Addressing Social Networking Gripes with Shared Value

Luis Suarez

I am sure that if I would go ahead and ask you the very same question for social networking tools, they may not well be the same pet peeves, but I am certain you could name quite a few of them as well.

Google Plus – One Social Networking Tool to Rule Them All

Luis Suarez

Either way, the result was phenomenal since it gave a few thousands of us a unique opportunity where we could explore the potential of social networking for the enterprise, and still going strong!, It’s been my single, most important social networking tool of them all!

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Distributed Work in Exceptional Times

Luis Suarez

Working distributedly, which is not the same as working remotely, is all about how we redefine the way we work as we transition into networks and online communities as new operating models. Networked. We live in truly exceptional times, literally. There is not a single doubt about it.

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Unlearning

Luis Suarez

Instead, we’ve now become the product we’d want to sell to others, and, as a result, decided to stop conversing with those who we once called our own social networks or community spaces where conversations were the new currency.

networked unlearning

Harold Jarche

Today, we can easily connect to networks that offer diverse views. Social media can facilitate the sharing of tacit knowledge through conversations to inform the collaborative development of emergent work practices.

Impact of Data Analytics in Today’s Digital Workplace

Luis Suarez

All along, it’s always been a real treat helping them work smarter, not necessarily harder, through open knowledge sharing with networks and communities as the new operating model. Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Open Business Open Leadership Productivity Tools

Reflections from 2011 – Focused and Purposeful Social Networking

Luis Suarez

Effectiveness , that’s all the rage coming along for 2012, and beyond, with regards to our overall user experience with social networking tools, whether inside, or outside of the firewall.

network management update

Harold Jarche

You cannot manage a network. As networks become the dominant organizational form, the way we think about management has to change, as well as the way those in positions of authority try to influence others. Others need to see what we are contributing to the network.

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. Loose hierarchies, strong networks.

IntraTeam – Mastering the Art of Persuasion through Stories

Luis Suarez

IntraTeam is an event meant for massive networking opportunities amongst peers. Gosh, incredibly refreshing to see the kind of impact listening to your knowledge (Web) workers can have! The Future Of Work is networked and feminine.

Talking about the Network Era

Harold Jarche

Spying on entire populations is another network era phenomenon. Networked, distributed businesses, like AirBNB, are disrupting existing models, with the inevitable push-back as they become successful. Networks will transform education, business, the economy, and society even further.

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? Also, the network does not have a marketing department, as everyone is responsible for connecting with our markets.

How Social Networking Can Improve Work Meetings

Luis Suarez

Specially, when those meetings are not set up by you, but by everyone else, and therefore making you lose the control , once again, in terms of one of the most precious things all of us, knowledge workers, have that we don’t seem to treasure well enough: Time.

Network Learning

Harold Jarche

Tweet I mentioned in my last post that the term “personal knowledge management&# ( PKM ) does not adequately describe the sense-making process that I attribute to it. The big change is not the technology per se , but the underlying structure of web technologies: the network.

Hybrid Worlds

Luis Suarez

of unlearning a few things in the space of knowledge sharing and collaboration tools. Oooh, the good old exciting times of early Enterprise Social Networking platforms! They were using a plethora of collaborative and knowledge sharing tools to get their work done.

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Transitions

Luis Suarez

It’s just a matter for each and everyone of us to decide how, when and why we would want to effect change with those around us: our closest networks and communities. Alas, our networks and communities just don’t operate that way.

Making Business Sense of Social Media and Social Networking – Is Blogging Dead?

Luis Suarez

Have you moved all of your conversations to social networking sites? How are you going to keep up with your informal learning activities, as well as that powerful Personal Knowledge Management tool you have built up, with lots of hard work and energy, over the course of the years?

human networks connect through empathy

Harold Jarche

We are only as good as our networks. Our decisions reflect the diversity of our networks. How do we understand the complexity of social networks? Empathy is a requisite perspective for the network era.

Subject matter networks

Harold Jarche

Mark coined the term, subject matter networks , as a change from the industrial concept of subject matter expert, or SME, a term I first heard in the military in the mid-1970′s. He or she cannot learn and adapt as fast as a cooperative network.

The network is the solution

Harold Jarche

The key to a flourishing civilization in the network era is sense-making. ” Self-instruction, the basis of personal knowledge management , is a necessity in effective peer-to-peer networks, as networks are how we will govern ourselves more and more.

Making Business Sense of Social Media and Social Networking – Twitter For Business

Luis Suarez

Will social networking tools become our next Pandora’s Box, just like email is today for most of us? mix together quite nicely with other traditional collaborative and knowledge sharing methods. Welcome to Making Business Sense of Social Media and Social Networking!

Top 10 Tools for Learning 2016

Luis Suarez

So from the initial list of 40 different tools I eventually came down to the following 10 for 2016, where I have just selected them based purely on learning terms versus other key elements such as productivity, life hacks, curation, content management, etc.

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The Beginning of a New Work Adventure – Joining panagenda!

Luis Suarez

It all begun by tapping into one’s own social networks, where, usually, the magic happens : you know, you get to talk and converse with people who know you rather well (probably even better than you do yourself!)

It’s all about networks

Harold Jarche

It’s all about networks. Understanding networks that is. Encouraging workplace practices like personal knowledge management is a start. Nurturing Creativity is now a management responsibility.