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.

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.

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

Luis Suarez

Yes, it’s true that I have dumped a good number of social software tools out there on the Social Web in favour of G+ itself, or, at least, thanks to it I have reduced my involvement with those social tools quite a bit. Blogging , in short, is your own personal branding tool.

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

Luis Suarez

It just works, pretty much like some other traditional tools we have been using for decades, like *cough* email *cough*. As an opportunity to use Twitter this way, that is, a learning and networking tool, it’s just brilliant! .

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The Future of Collaboration Lies in Human Resources AND Management’s Hands

Luis Suarez

A few weeks ago I put together the attached article for CMSWire where I tried to reflect on what I feel is the number #1 challenge for today’s corporations in terms of embracing a much more open, transparent, knowledge sharing culture through the emergence of social technologies behind the firewall. Yet, in a business environment, knowledge workers typically keep hoarding and protecting their own knowledge as an opportunity to not relinquish their own power (i.e.,

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.

The Soft Skills of Collaboration and The Social Enterprise

Luis Suarez

She eventually comes to talk about the stuff that most folks haven’t considered just yet in any open and transparent collaborative and knowledge sharing environment. Sharing your knowledge will relinquish your power, don’t you think?).

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How Playing Games at Work Can Help Boost Your Productivity

Luis Suarez

on how more and more businesses are continuing to block the use of social software tools inside of the firewall, just because they feel their employee workforce may be goofing around more than they should.

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?

Social Business in 2013 – An Opportunity (Open Business)

Luis Suarez

Time to step up, level up the game, shift gears and go right to the heart, the core, of how businesses have been run over the last few decades in order for Social Business to thrive: Human Resources. Or, better said, the metamorphosis of Human Resources into Human Relationships.

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.

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

Luis Suarez

owork ) that have always been highlighted as perhaps some of the major key benefits from using social networking tools for business in a corporate environment. IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Personal KM Productivity Tools Social Enterprise

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.

Don’t Underestimate the Value of Your Community Managers

Luis Suarez

Yet, online communities keep being treated as mere resources you can exploit to your own abilities, needs and wants, without realising that they, too, have got their own that you, as a business, would need to feed and nurture if you would want to keep your communities alive in the medium, long term.

The Evolution of the Knowledge Web Worker

Luis Suarez

“ A knowledge worker is someone who gets to decide what he or she does each morning “, by Thomas A. They are incredibly insightful and very resourceful to include in your presentations, blog posts, etc.

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.

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?

Social Media at Work

Luis Suarez

Last week, upon my return from my last business trip, I was hoping to be able to resume my regular blogging activities and share with you folks some of the interesting conversations I have been engaging with and other interesting resources worth while sharing across.

How the Social Enterprise Defines the 21st Century Workplace – Moving To The Edge

Luis Suarez

Yes, I am referring to the so-called Knowledge Web Workers. Why would you want to hire more people when your current workforce has tripled their productivity, as well as their customer satisfaction, by using social software tools, don’t you think?

How Fun and Creativity Can Shape Your Own Social Computing Guidelines and Policy

Luis Suarez

Even without having to use your company’s resources. IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Social Computing

What Is (A) Community?

Luis Suarez

under the heading “ Community Management Fundamentals – Where Do I Start?&# Acting more like leaders and facilitators leading and showing the way, rather than (community) managers trying to manage just another project; in this case a community.

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.

The Art of Collaborating Effectively in Virtual Teams

Luis Suarez

Specially, now that we have got social software tools available to us all to help improve, augment and develop further our own collaborative skills altogether. Identify the appropriate tools for each enterprise collaboration strategy. Failure to capture knowledge.

Knowledge Management Core Issues

Tony Karrer

With an ever deceasing half-life of knowledge , just keeping up has become a major corporate imperative. 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. Discovering opportunities and gaps in knowledge flows, improving personal networking and finding experts (in larger firms).

The Business Value of Serendipity: Improving Your Presentation Skills

Luis Suarez

Earlier on today, my good friend James shared a couple of updates ( One of them external ) talking about a “ superb tech talk &# on “ presentation skills &# where he shared an Intranet link to some really fascinating resources around Presentation Zen.

IBM’s Lotusphere 2011 Highlights – People-Centric vs. Content-Centric by Louis Richardson

Luis Suarez

It was one of those great presentations that makes you think about the daily challenges we all face when confronting work and our own productivity and how by shifting gears and opening up to social tools, we may find plenty of solutions to the problems we face today.

Community Managers and the Art of Facilitating Communities Effectively

Luis Suarez

Of course, I am talking about the role of the Community Manager , or Community Facilitator , which has been my preferred term from the beginning. Who else out there nowadays doesn’t consider themselves a community manager, right? Project Manager.

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.

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.

2013 – The Year of Social HR

Luis Suarez

Haven’t we learned anything in the last 18 years since we had the first instances of social software tools with blogs and wikis? became the buzzword, when folks resorted to their own personal business blogs as their best personal branding tools. Knowledge Management Open Busines

Social Computing Guidelines and Why You Would Still Need Them

Luis Suarez

Rules, control, entitlement, arrogance, (a certain) position or status, micro-management, etc. It’s just as if we are using these social tools as an additional digital layer of sociopathy that de-humanises not only who we are, but also both our actions and interactions with others.

Community Managers and the Art of Facilitating Communities Effectively – Part Deux

Luis Suarez

Resourcefulness. The really fascinating thing though from that particular resource that Howard shared across is the fact that he put it together in 1998!, and 13 years later it’s still as valid and resourceful as it was back then!

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.

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

Luis Suarez

on providing education on making use of all of these social software tools, which I found rather intriguing, because it looks like we are bound to repeat the very same mistakes we did back then when something called email, or Instant Messaging, for that matter!

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

Community Management Fundamentals – Where Do I Start?

Luis Suarez

Knowledge Management, Collaboration, Learning, Social Computing within the Enterprise, Productivity, Work Life Integration, etc. There is just so much information and resources available out there, right? Well, how about some Community Management Fundamentals ?

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

Luis Suarez

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?

Improving Your Presentation Skills – Part Deux

Luis Suarez

I am sure that you would probably still remember how a couple of weeks back I put together a blog post where I shared a good number of resources with plenty of hints and tips on helping “ Improve Your Presentation Skills “ No wonder.

Productivity Tips on Presentations: Inform, Inspire and Motivate

Luis Suarez

What can we do to address and fix this current issue that’s managing, rather successfully!, In order to make that transition relatively easy, allow me to share a couple of tips, and helpful resources, though, realising there are probably many many more out there already!,

Social Task Management – When Social Business Got Down to Work – #e2conf Highlights

Luis Suarez

There will be other entries that I will be putting together over the course of the next few days sharing along what else I learned throughout the event, but for now, let’s get things started with this one: Social Task Management – When Social Business Got Down to Work.