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.

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 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.

Twitter as a tool for Personal Knowledge Management

David Gurteen

By David Gurteen Eric Mack thinks that within 18 months Twitter will change our world. I see three key benefits of using Twitter: It lowers resistance to sharing information. Twitter is one of the most powerful knowledge sharing and relationship building tools on the web. I know I keep banging the Twitter drum but do go take a look and check out my list of KM tweeters ! I agree!

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

Luis Suarez

Indeed, while re-reading through ‘ Is Twitter Where Connections Go to Die? – One thing I can share with you all is that once I have seen the light of a much smarter way of using Twitter through public lists alone it’s rather tough to go back to anything else for that matter, so I haven’t.

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.

Loyalty in Social Networks

Luis Suarez

Did we manage to kill already the conversation in the so-called traditional social media tools landscape? Am I the only weird, freakish, strange knowledge (Web) worker out there going through that experience at the moment?

@Janetter or How I Started to Enjoy Twitter Once Again

Luis Suarez

There used to be a time when I was very much in love with Twitter. But then, after a short while, I started hating Twitter. Over the course of just a few weeks Twitter managed to destroy, in a very pernicious manner, not only the overall user experience, but the entire ecosystem as well that made it a success in the first place: Third party apps. It was through my good friend Rachel Happe that I first heard (Of course, on Twitter!)

The State of Surveillance We, The Good People, Are Creating

Luis Suarez

When did we decide to turn Twitter, as one example of many others, into a ‘ mutual approval machine ’ where we get to approve one another, even to the worst of both our individual and collective behaviours?

Google Plus and Twitter – How They Work for Me Hand in Hand

Luis Suarez

But I am back to Twitter. Does this all mean that I will be using both Twitter and Google Plus, in conjunction, when a couple of weeks back I ventured to state that my days in Twitter were numbered? Not Twitter’s any longer.

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

Luis Suarez

I think we have got a unique opportunity that we didn’t have last time around, which is basically spend enough time to educate our knowledge workers into how to make effective use of these emerging collaborative and knowledge sharing tools within the social computing realm.

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?

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Can IBM Watson Workspace Save Our Productivity?

Luis Suarez

The thing is that I have always been a bit concerned about the specific role we seem to have placed upon AI to come to our rescue and solve all of our societal / business problems, even to the point of replacing our very own decision making processes, therefore becoming the new managers.

Work Stream #1 – Learning Is the Work

Luis Suarez

This usually happens when second, third or fourth waves of knowledge workers don’t follow the initial rage from the so-called early adopters group. Freelancing Knowledge Management Learning Open Business Open Leadership

Happiness at Work Starts with #NoeMail

Luis Suarez

Knowledge Management Learning Open Business Open Leadership A-World-Without-Email Life-Without-eMail Thinking-Outside-The-Inbox

Whatever Happened to Critical Thinking?

Luis Suarez

And that was pretty ok, because upon checking their different Twitter accounts I was finding out that plenty of those bloggers have moved their blogging into someone else’s homes (Facebook, LinkedIn’s Pulse, Medium, etc. Reflecting on effects of paradoxes, constraints and incomplete knowledge.

Social Computing Guidelines and Why You Would Still Need Them

Luis Suarez

Rules, control, entitlement, arrogance, (a certain) position or status, micro-management, etc. Let’s take, for example, Twitter. Collaboration Communities Knowledge Management Open Business Learning Enterprise2.0

Trusting People in This Social Age Is a Tough Job!

Luis Suarez

Remember, for instance, when you were using Twitter back then? Did your use of Twitter, for instance, change much from back then (or Facebook, LinkedIn, for that matter)? Freelancing Knowledge Management Learning Open Business Open Leadership

Collaborators, Cooperators and People I Learn From

Luis Suarez

So I decided to look deeper, in retrospect, and try to define for myself the kinds of relationships I have built over the years with the people who I used to follow on Twitter and see how I would be able to group them accordingly. It’s, by far, my favourite feature from Twitter from all along.

Work Stream #2 – Remote Working in Social Business Is Dead!

Luis Suarez

I bet a few of you are remote knowledge Web workers, or digital nomads, or, perhaps, folks who have got the luxury of being capable of working remotely, wherever you are, every now and then, while you combine commuting to the office and you are looking at me as if I am totally insane! ‘

Work Stream #4 – Speaking at Client Events

Luis Suarez

And ‘knowledge workers’ are simply those people whose job consists of having interesting conversations ’ and along with Biz Stone ’s wonderful write-up about how ‘ the future operating system for humanity is conversation ’ I don’t think it can get any better than that.

Work Stream #3 – Public Speaking and the Exposure Economy

Luis Suarez

Contact me via Twitter DM at @elsua – got open DMs-, should you have any further questions or queries you would want to discuss in private, or, alternatively, leave a comment below (with your preferred contact method, if you wish) and I’ll reach out to you as soon as I possibly can.

Twitter potpourri

Harold Jarche

I’m still figuring out how best to integrate Twitter to my personal knowledge management processes. Composing Twitter messages using only brainwaves #learntrends - The Future? nickcharney 17 Things we Used to Do (before Twitter): Andrew McAfee. I post some things I find directly to Delicious and others I mark as favourites.

Let The Next Adventure Begin – The With Whom (#CAWW)

Luis Suarez

In a now more than ever hyperconnected, networked and complex systems driven working environment I pretty soon came to the conclusion, as I went solo and independent, that my odds to make a bigger difference out there would have been more notorious by being part of a network of rather talented, passionate, engaged, inspiring and rather thought-provoking knowledge (Web) workers, with whom, if anything, you sense you aren’t anymore the smartest person in the room, the network is.

Google Plus – One Social Networking Tool to Rule Them All

Luis Suarez

And, finally, the single one I feel would be the most threatened of them all: Twitter. I am a big fan of Twitter, as most folks know already. Silly Twitter API limits: One of the reasons why I keep following very very few people, as opposed to the ones I know I should / could follow.

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Pardon the Interruption … From Adaptation into Engagement by Luis Suarez #soccnx

Luis Suarez

Purely an intense two day long learning experience of passionate knowledge (Web) workers wanting to make the world, their world, a better place by sharing, collaborating and innovating out in the open. . He can also be contacted over in Twitter at @elsua or Google Plus.

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.

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

Luis Suarez

IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Metablogging Personal KM Productivity Tools Social Computing

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Google Plus – Who Owns the Filter Bubble?

Luis Suarez

That’s actually one of the reasons why I have never been a fan of Facebook, Twitter and various other social networking tools that do pretty much the same thing: putting constraints in place by the system, within the streams, thinking it knows better than their end-users.

Social Business in 2013 – A Challenge

Luis Suarez

Twitter Is Where Conversations Go To Die. Janetter or How I Started to Enjoy Twitter Once Again. Why Do I Share My Knowledge? IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Open Business

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.

From Adaptation into Engagement by Luis Suarez

Luis Suarez

Regardless of the organisation or the management layer. So, instead of driving the adoption of middle managers from the European Commission, we talked about business purposes and how social technologies could act as a rather valuable and unprecedented enabler towards achieving a certain number of goals. Most people may not realise about this, but middle managers are the social bridges within organisations. Language matters.

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.

Social Connections VI – From Adoption to Adaptation, from Enablement into Engagement, while #WOLWeek Kicks Off

Luis Suarez

Not every day do you get to work in multiple dream jobs at the same firm, while living in paradise island , with your HR manager physically located in another continent different than yours and with your project manager working in one other (different) continent altogether. All in all, it’s bound to be good couple of weeks of fun, learning, knowledge sharing, and, why not, visiting one of the most beautiful cities in the world. My goodness!

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.

Addressing Social Networking Gripes with Shared Value

Luis Suarez

Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Personal KM Productivity Tools Social Enterprise

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

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!,

The Big Three – How To Handle Your Fragmented Social Life

Luis Suarez

In short, our brains seem to process information and knowledge much better in small fragments than with the whole picture. But what happens when that fragmentation goes out of proportion and it is just too difficult to manage by trying to figure out where both things and people are eventually?

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Community Management Fundamentals – Where Do I Start?

Luis Suarez

Knowledge Management, Collaboration, Learning, Social Computing within the Enterprise, Productivity, Work Life Integration, etc. Well, how about some Community Management Fundamentals ? Community managers anyone? Community Management Fundamentals.