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.

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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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.

Twitter Is Where Conversations Go To Die

Luis Suarez

Twitter has now become, once again, another messaging board system, like a good bunch of them out there of the once so-called social networking sites. What Twitter did, to use companies like Seesmic to grow and now killing them with their new API rules, is evil.

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.

Nancy White and Suzy – An Intro to Twitter

Luis Suarez

Over the last few days, perhaps last couple of weeks, I have been having, once again, that ongoing love / hate relationship with Twitter, inclining itself a little bit more on the hate side of things this time around. Tweeting is owned by Twitter.

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.

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.

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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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.

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

Luis Suarez

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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

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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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.

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.

Google Plus – One50, Two50 and TheRest

Luis Suarez

David Armano has put together an excellent blog post that describes, pretty nicely, the kind of impact that Circles will have with how we manage and participate further within our social networks. But also in my Twitter Lists.

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!

5 Reasons Why Activity Streams Will Save You From Information Overload

Luis Suarez

From the very first beginning that I got exposed to them over at Twitter, over 4 years ago , till today, where I am using a bunch of various different microblogging / microsharing services, both internal and external, I couldn’t work, nor get much done!, I heart Activity Streams.

Snap Bird – Experimenting with Curation of Live Tweeting at Conference Events

Luis Suarez

Seeing how cumbersome it has become to then put together those various insights into meaningful blog posts I kept thinking what a pity that I would not be able to refer back to those tweets after a short period of time just because Twitter decided it was not helpful (to them!)

Transforming the Workplace with Radical Management by Steve Denning

Luis Suarez

But in reality what we are seeing is how platforms like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google Plus, etc. And if you look into recent examples of wrong-doings by Facebook, Twitter or even LinkedIn that we have seen all over the place we may be starting to think that we are all in big trouble.

KM, Enterprise 2.0 and Social Business: One and The Same

Luis Suarez

I actually wanted to share with you folks a reflection of something I have been hinting already over here in this blog for a while now, as well as in some of my twitterings , and which, as time goes forward, is starting to become a dangerous reality.

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.

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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.

Reflections from 2011 – Focused and Purposeful Social Networking

Luis Suarez

FB, Twitter & G+. Take, for instance, Twitter. Over the course of time, the user experience has deteriorated so bad, including its third party, or even their own, Twitter Apps that I have been on the brink of giving up on it altogether and never walk back several times.

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.

Reflections from 2011 – Redefining Your Social Web Presence

Luis Suarez

Most of us, knowledge workers, have always had that very strong urge to connect with others, to share our affinities and true passions, to care for what one embarks on, and to help out where we possibly can.

Radical Management – A Different Kind of CEO

Luis Suarez

During the course of yesterday, my good friend, the always insightful Ana Silva was wondering, over in Twitter , and in her own blog, too!, Innovation Knowledge Management Learning Life Social Computing

Narrate Your Work, Working Out Loud, with Google Plus

Luis Suarez

Yes, in Google Plus I no longer get to post as frequent as I perhaps do in Twitter. IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Open Business Personal KM Productivity Tools

Living “A World Without Email” … in Google Plus

Luis Suarez

In the last few weeks a lot has been written about whether Google Plus is the ultimate killer social networking site of Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, or several others, you name it. Worse still, e-mail is a black hole for knowledge.

@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 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?

Happiness at Work Starts with #NoeMail

Luis Suarez

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

Luis Suarez

So, eventually, Louis picked up some of the biggest pain points that every single knowledge worker faces at the moment and for each of them he provides a potential solution from the Enterprise 2.0

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

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.

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.

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

Luis Suarez

I am sure you may have noticed how Howard doesn’t use the wording “ Community Manager “, term that, like you all know already, I don’t feel too comfortable with altogether either.

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Google Plus and The Enterprise – What’s The Deal?

Luis Suarez

What social tools like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Tumblr, Posterous, and a few others, haven’t figured out for years Google Plus delivers from day one! IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Personal KM Productivity Tools Social Computing

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

Luis Suarez

Where else are you going to go when sites like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, etc. 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?

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