Personal Knowledge Management

Jay Cross

To the right of the clocks are a Google search of all my sites and an Amazon search box; I use these incessantly. No more searching all over for a common icon. That’s the top layer of my Personal Knowledge Management set-up.

Personal in Personal Knowledge Management

Tony Karrer

That there is a ‘best’ way to manage knowledge an information? Take what you need, as there are no “best practices” for complex and personal learning processes. Studies of Personal Information Management say that what works is often highly personal.

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Why do I need KM?

Harold Jarche

In response to my post on relevance , my long-time friend Ralph Mercer asked, “ Why do I need KM at an institutional level when information is ambient at a global level and personal at a hyper local level? Collaborative knowledge work must be coupled with cooperative knowledge sharing.

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The Seek > Sense > Share Framework

Harold Jarche

Simple standards facilitated with a light touch, enables knowledge workers to capture, interpret and share their knowledge. Personal knowledge management is a set of processes, individually constructed, to help each of us make sense of our world and work more effectively.

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PKM in 2013

Harold Jarche

“The basic unit of social business technology is personal knowledge management, not collaborative workspaces.” Personal knowledge management (PKM) is a set of processes, individually constructed, to help each of us make sense of our world and work more effectively.

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Awareness

Harold Jarche

Tweet Part of Personal Knowledge Management is seeking sources of knowledge (Seek-Sense-Share). Wolfgang Reinhardt has looked at knowledge workers, researchers in particular, and examined how they can be aware in their fields of expertise. Information search.

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PKM as pre-curation

Harold Jarche

The most important part of personal knowledge management (PKM), in my opinion, is the need for active sense-making. Sense-making, or placing information into context, is where the real personal value of PKM lies. Merely tagging an article does not create knowledge.

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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.

Starting to work out loud

Harold Jarche

Most people are too busy managing in the industrial/information age workplace and have no slack to try to learn how work in the network age. I strongly suggest that the first step of starting to work out loud, as part of personal knowledge management, has to be as simple as possible.

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PKM: The Book

Harold Jarche

I have been writing about personal knowledge management on this blog since 2004. The more and better we share our knowledge, the more resilient become our networks. PKM is every person’s part of the new social contract in the network era, in my opinion.

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We need more sandboxes

Harold Jarche

Earlier this week I wrote that practices like personal knowledge management (PKM), and its potential for enhanced serendipity can give us the underlying structure to become better hackers and more creative. What if community managers were already plugged in to other networks?

Working smarter, daily

Harold Jarche

It’s more than a mere aggregation of blog feeds, though.The comprehensive topic search function yields interesting results from 42 different perspectives, on everything from culture to complexity.

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PKM Roles

Harold Jarche

I like to frame personal knowledge management as a combination of seeking knowledge, making sense of it, and sharing it with others. – PKM: A DIY Guide to Knowledge Management. Do you know how to find knowledgeable people in a field?

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Seeing What Others Don’t – Review

Harold Jarche

Following Gary Klein on his search to find out how insight happens is a pleasurable, even mind-blowing experience. I find the connection path the most interesting because I think it can be enhanced through practices like personal knowledge management.

Institutional Memory

Harold Jarche

Schank concludes: There is a lot of knowledge in an enterprise that can be used to organize new knowledge that is coming in. People understand new knowledge in terms of what they already know. Stories, to be effective, must not be too abstract for the person listening.

Social filtering

Harold Jarche

In personal knowledge management , the key is finding small habits that can be developed, that over time yield big results, like grains of sand. Social filtering, curation, is the new search.

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Network Learning: Working Smarter

Harold Jarche

2010) uses a Web-based note system to store messages, manage his financial risk and stay on top of the multiple factors necessary to run a successful dairy farm. Making sense of information, both personally and in networks, is becoming a key part of work.

A new literacy? There’s an app for that

Clark Quinn

And, from the personal efficacy department, being able to find and use these extensions is a new skill. In the Personal Knowledge Management framework of my colleague Harold Jarche, it’s be a new component of improving personal productivity. Personal efficacy seems to me to be a growing differentiator.

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Making Sense of the World

Jay Cross

Concept work relies on pattern recognition, tacit knowledge and the wisdom borne of experience. The 21st century workplace is so different from its predecessor that managers and professionals must follow a new set of practices to succeed. I use Google to search my own work.).

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Sense-making with PKM

Harold Jarche

In looking at how we can make sense of the growing and changing knowledge in our respective professional fields, I see two parallel processes that support each other. Tags are labels that can be attached to digital knowledge objects and an objects can have many labels.

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195 posts about MOOCs

Jay Cross

From Learning Management to Personal Knowledge Management. Acquiring new knowledge and skills – e.g. in webinars, online workshops, MOOCs , and through videos and screencasts, etc. “If Power Searching with Google JAY CROSS | WEDNESDAY, JULY 11, 2012.

Social Learning, Complexity and the Enterprise

Harold Jarche

Corporations that understand the value of knowledge sharing, teamwork, informal learning and joint problem solving are investing heavily in collaboration technology and are reaping the early rewards. ~ Our relationship with knowledge is changing as our work becomes more intangible and complex.

PKM: aggregate, filter, connect

Harold Jarche

Knowledge Squared equals Power Squared, says Craig Thomler : However the knowledge hoarding model begins to fail when it becomes cheap and easy to share and when the knowledge required to complete a task exceeds an individual’s capability to learn in the time available.

Three Models of Knowledge Production

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

And while there are different ways to think of knowledge - processed, procedural, propositional - this model I think adheres to a more basic view. Knowledge construction gives you the ability to create abstractions, to treat raw materials as signs and symbols, and to make meaning out of data.

Summarizing Learn for Yourself

Jay Cross

You are learning to learn how to become the person you wrote the obit for. I just copied a rough draft of my new book, Learn For Yourself , into a free summarizer. In a few seconds, it reduced my 116-page manuscript to 10 items.

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Personal Learning Knowledge Work Environment

Tony Karrer

I've been reading a lot over the past few months around Personal Learning Environments and a lot of related material. world that included a post by Bill Ives - Managing Personal Knowledge: Setting a Foundation for Transformation? adoption is getting folks to manage their personal knowledge and adopt practices like blogging for personal knowledge management (PKM) and personal learning.

Working Smarter eFieldbook $12

Jay Cross

Knowledge work and learning to work smarter are becoming indistinguishable. Old-style training enraged many managers because it was separate from work. It needn’t be this way, particularly since knowledge work and learning are nearly indistinguishable. Managers 178.

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CSTD Presentation References

Harold Jarche

Delicious bookmarks on Personal Knowledge Management. Creative Commons search engine for shareable images. Here are the links for my presentation today on The Future of the Training Department for the Canadian Society for Training & Development: Main Article co-authored with Jay Cross. Slideshare presentation. Wirearchy framework. Cluetrain Manifesto. Cynefin framework. Wikimedia Commons for shareable and copyright-free images. GapingVoid cartoons.

Tool Set 2009

Tony Karrer

I'm hoping to address questions such as: How do you create a personal tool set or Personal Learning Environment (PLE) for yourself? Setting up a SharePoint for a community or work team is very different from teaching them about Personal Learning. It is our personal and professional responsibility to Improve Personal Learning - A Continuing Challenge for Learning Professionals. It depends heavily on the person, the job, the needs, etc.

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Creating your PKM processes

Harold Jarche

In Sense-making with PKM I described some personal knowledge management processes using various web tools. Personal knowledge management is one way of addressing the issue of TMI (too much information).

Choose with care in 2010

Harold Jarche

I now get as many visitors from Twitter as I do from Google searches. Friday’s finds have become part of my personal knowledge management system and this week I even found something on PKM: 60+ resources for Personal Knowledge Management.

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New Meme - Media I Consume - How about a change?

Tony Karrer

I'm personally not that interested in music, movies, magazines, but I was very interested how people were using the web. This made me think about the recent DIY discussions and some prior posts around PKM and Personal Learning: The future of learning is DIY The future of learning is DIY DIY not ISD DIY vs. Formal Learning Personal Knowledge Management ( PKM ) PKM and Personal Learning PKM and Informal Learning Personal Learning for Learning Professionals - Using Web 2.0

PKM in 2010

Harold Jarche

Personal Knowledge Management. Personal = according to one’s abilities, interests and motivation (not directed by external forces). Knowledge = the capacity for effective action (know how). Management = how to get things done. Knowledge.

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My Top 10 Learning Tools

Clark Quinn

Harold Jarche talks about our personal knowledge management task, and in that, there are the tools I use to capture and share my own thinking (like this), and tools I use to go out and find or follow information. On the information finding/sharing path, some tools I use include: Google – like everyone else, I’m all over searching. My ITA colleague Jane Hart regularly collects the top 100 learning tools via contributions from lots of folks.

Social tools for networks

Harold Jarche

Effective knowledge sharing is what many organizations do not do well, or as Lew Platt past-CEO of Hewlett-Packard said, “if only HP knew what HP knows, we would be three times more productive&#. That’s the key benefit of personal knowledge management, in my opinion. If each person can better manage knowledge creation and capture, then it becomes easier to share it. tools is that they are designed for knowledge-sharing as well.

Best of Working Smarter Daily this year

Jay Cross

The basic unit of social business technology is personal knowledge management, not collaborative workspaces.” ” Knowledge. How writing a blog can make you a better manager. ‘I often think back to my days as a line manager.

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Knowledge sharing, one at a time

Harold Jarche

“Every amateur epistemologist knows that knowledge cannot be managed. Education has always assumed that knowledge can be transferred and that we can carefully control the process through education. That’s what personal knowledge management ( PKM ) is all about.

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Learning and micro-blogging

Harold Jarche

That may make Twitter, like blogs, best suited for personal learning environments (PLE) in academia, so that learners can use it for several courses and connect to their non-academic networks as well. My own focus is using Twitter as another tool/process in personal knowledge management.

Learning and KM: Separated at birth?

Jay Cross

I sensed that learning and knowledge management were converging and invited bloggers form both sides to get together at the Tidehouse to share viewpoints and guzzle beer. Speakers paint a compelling vision of the future knowledge innovation highway.

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eLearning or Learning? - More to It

Tony Karrer

Do a search for "drop the e" elearning and you'll get 74 results, but there are literally thousands more out there. Take a look back at my post: More on Personal Learning Environments. And I would say the concepts of Personal Knowledge Management , personal information management , Performance Support tools, ePerformance, Productivity Systems, etc. Basically, if you had coaches or good managers, they would be doing this in an ad hoc fashion.