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

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.

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Can IBM Watson Workspace Save Our Productivity?

Luis Suarez

Apparently, our productivity as employees has been plummeting since the mid 70s. Yet, productivity still is very weak and we don’t seem to succeed in figuring out who (or what) is to blame for that. Yes, indeed, you are reading it right, since the mid 70s !

How Playing Games at Work Can Help Boost Your Productivity

Luis Suarez

Yes, of course, there will be a group of knowledge workers, on every company out there, who would try to find any means of not wanting to do their jobs and, instead, do something else. But what happens *if* playing games actually makes you *more* productive?

Productivity Tips on Presentations: Inform, Inspire and Motivate

Luis Suarez

Yes, I know, another article on the topic of Productivity , although this time around with a slightly different flavour: how can we improve the way we deliver messages through presentations? What can we do to address and fix this current issue that’s managing, rather successfully!,

Productivity Tips for the Mobile (Social) Knowledge Web Worker – TweetBot, Pocket, Evernote

Luis Suarez

And since lately I keep traveling quite a bit and spend more time on the road than at my home office, I thought it would be a good time exploring how I can improve my overall knowledge Web worker experience using various social networking / productivity tools while on the road.

Nick Milton: Knowledge Management is not an end in itself

David Gurteen

By David Gurteen If you don't already know him, I'd like to introduce you to Nick Milton of Knoco by way of a recent blog post of his: Knowledge Management is not an end in itself. Companies do not exist for the purpose of propagating and advancing knowledge - they exist to sell products and services. But to the extent that competitive advantage relies on informed decision making within the business - knowledge management has a crucial role to play.

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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10th Year Blogiversary – The Unfinished Journey of Blogging and Why It Matters

Luis Suarez

Freelancing Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Metablogging Open Business Personal KM Productivity ToolsRemember the good old days when people were writing about the death of blogging thanks to social media tools ?

Collaborators, Cooperators and People I Learn From

Luis Suarez

A business and management system that haven’t changed much fundamentally in the last 150 years or perhaps even more so our very own mindset and behaviours and our inability to change even more so, if for the better? Knowledge Management Learning Open Business Personal KM Productivity Tools

Life Without eMail – 5th Year Progress Report – The Community, The Movement

Luis Suarez

To design a new kind of work, a new mindset of work habits that would inspire each and everyone of us to become much more collaborative and keen on sharing our knowledge out there openly through digital tools, whatever those may well be.

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Should CEOs Blog?

Luis Suarez

In fact, it will manage to keep you in your cave for a good while, so that you, too, can conform with their own inability to leap forward and get their own blogging going. IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Learning Metablogging Open Business Personal KM Productivity Tools

Social Business in 2013 – A Commitment

Luis Suarez

and somehow it’s starting to bring back memories of the same trip that Knowledge Management went through back in the day. And not just with that flavour of a focus on delighting customers, but with employees and knowledge workers alike! Knowledge Management anyone?

Enterprise Social Networking Tips by Luis Suarez

Luis Suarez

This is something that my good friend Dave Snowden has been talking all about from the perspective of how we render knowledge (Still one of my favourite blog posts out there, by the way!). IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Learning Open Business Personal KM Productivity Tools

How Narrating Your Work Helps You Become More Effective by Saving Precious Time

Luis Suarez

But if we take a look closer, then we are going to find out that perhaps the tools where problems are, and therefore where knowledge workers get work done, may not be the right tools in the first place.

Twitter Is Where Conversations Go To Die

Luis Suarez

When was the last time you were trying to catch up on a conversation from those wonderful people you decided to start following, because you felt they would manage to rock your world, if you would give them a chance (And, yes!,

The Future of Work Is Learning

Luis Suarez

It’s probably just a matter for us, knowledge workers, to define how we would want to make it work for ourselves; basically, have knowledge workers create and define their ideal job role(s) and get down to business.

State of the Net 2012 – People Tweet Tacit Knowledge – Part One

Luis Suarez

And all thanks to having watched, in much anticipation, two of my favourite mentors and thought leaders in the space of the Social Web, Knowledge Management, Collaboration, Narrative and Sensemaking: Euan Semple and Dave Snowden.

Liberate Your Company Through Employee Engagement

Luis Suarez

But the most worrying thing is that it will never become a reality unless we shift gears with regards to our mindsets in jumping forward on to what it would really mean nonetheless: a dual-lane highway of engagement between knowledge workers and their employers.

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.

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? to work more than 40 hours a week to be effective and productive.

Google Plus – Who Owns the Filter Bubble?

Luis Suarez

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Once Upon a Time … the Power of Storytelling for Business

Luis Suarez

Little did I know that what eventually turned out to be quite an interesting experiment it developed into something I didn’t expect at all, to the point where it managed to break up my addiction of using slides as a way of protecting my self, my overall presence, my messages, my stories.

Becoming a Jedi Master – The Secret Art of Cultivating Online Communities #sbf12 #cmgr

Luis Suarez

topics (like online community management, social CRM, customer service, etc. to gamily Knowledge Management. around the subject of managing, leading, facilitating or stewarding online communities.

The Business Value of Serendipity: Improving Your Presentation Skills

Luis Suarez

But the beauty of this serendipitous knowledge re-discovery is that it surely helps open up the door to re-findability. IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Personal KM Productivity Tools Social Computing

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Google Plus – One Social Networking Tool to Rule Them All

Luis Suarez

In that year, IBM decided to productise all of those wonderful social interactions and create, as a result of it, a single product: IBM Connections , formerly known as Lotus Connections. IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Productivity Tools Social Computing

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The Fallacy of Social Networking

Luis Suarez

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Reclaim Blogging – On Why Your Blog Still Is Your Best Personal Branding Social Tool

Luis Suarez

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A World Without Email – Year 3, Weeks 29 to 51 (The Email Starvation Continues…)

Luis Suarez

the way they take advantage and benefit from their email systems and to some extent those hints and tips , and great insights , help alleviate some of the issues email currently has as a powerful collaboration and knowledge sharing tool. I need to regain my long time ago lost productivity!

The Social Enterprise – Welcome to the Era of Intrapreneurship!

Luis Suarez

as well the fears of no longer being considered indispensable, despite the the huge amount of knowledge they have accumulated over the course of the years, or those other fears of no longer being considered the experts they once thought they were.

How Mobility Empowers Work as a State of Mind in the Era of Social Business

Luis Suarez

Organisations should work on putting together that mobility strategy and us, the knowledge (Web) workers , will get down to business and make use of the mobility tools at our disposal in order to keep being effective and productive while on the move.

Four Principles for the Open World by Don Tapscott #hippie2.0

Luis Suarez

Social media, and social technologies for that matter, are all about social production where the main benefit is no longer on creating private value alone, but on creating a public one that will benefit everyone as part of that entire ecosystem.

State of the Net 2012 – People Tweet Tacit Knowledge – Part Two

Luis Suarez

This time around though by one of my favourite thought leaders and KM / Complexity mentors, the always insightful and incredibly knowledgeable Dave Snowden , whose blog , along with Euan’s , are two of my most essential, critical reads of the day, every day.

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.

Reflections from 2011 – A World Without Email – The Documentary

Luis Suarez

Like I have been saying in a good number of occasions, there are a couple of incredibly good use cases for corporate email to still survive nice and dandy: 1) Managing Calendaring & Scheduling events and 2) Hosting 1:1 confidential, or rather sensitive, conversations in a private manner.

Power Shift – People Running Companies by Apple?

Luis Suarez

My levels of productivity and effectiveness have never been the same anymore. IBM Innovation iPad iPhone Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Productivity Tools Social Enterprise

Create contrast, enable insight

Dave Snowden

I started my keynote (available as a podcast) by referencing my surprise that this was the eleventh year at which I have given a keynote at the event and that in that time I had seen three cycles of knowledge management adoption with the same mistakes being made each time.

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?

Dare to Disagree through Critical Thinking

Luis Suarez

The old world is broken but we can’t see the shores of a new one yet” as perhaps one of the biggest challenges that corporate knowledge workers keep facing in today’s business world.

Why Ideas Are Obvious to You But Amazing to Others

Luis Suarez

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Impact of Data Analytics in Today’s Digital Workplace

elsua: The Knowledge Management Blog

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

Smart Filtering – On Humanising and Socialising the Web

Luis Suarez

to have a touch of civic responsibility , be rather transparent and provide knowledge workers with a bit more control of what goes through and what doesn’t. Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Personal KM Productivity Tools Social Computing

Building an Engaging Community By Gautam Ghosh

Luis Suarez

For sure, it’s not an easy job; it’s more than anything else an art, because, as we all know, you can’t manage a community ; it’s just like you can’t manage knowledge either; the very same thing.