simply PKM

Harold Jarche

PKM = personal knowledge mastery. Why is PKM necessary? Successful people have diverse, but select professional social networks. knowledge & social learning. How do I master PKM? Start with the three core perspectives of PKM: seek > sense > share.

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Why PKM?

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Over the past year, I collected articles on the subject and saved them to Diigo , a social bookmarking service. With a searchable knowledge base of thousands of blog posts and social bookmarks, all curated by me, I can see the value of PKM every day.

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PKM Updated

Harold Jarche

Use Social Bookmarks (set them free). Review your bookmarks, Twitter favourites, etc. Connect via Twitter Share social bookmarks through groups & networks. Join Social Networks.

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my pkm story

Harold Jarche

PKM shifts responsibility. To a great extend PKM [personal knowledge management] is about shifting responsibility for learning and knowledge sharing from a company to individuals and this is the greatest challenge for both sides. First, PKM must be practiced by all workers.

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PKM made simple

Harold Jarche

Identify people who share their knowledge on social media. Filter your online resources by marking the best in a social bookmark system like Diigo. Here is a simple, but by no means only, method of putting personal knowledge master y into practice.

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What is your PKM routine?

Harold Jarche

The most important aspect of PKM is that it is personal. My colleague Jane Hart shared her daily PKM routine recently and it’s different from mine, which of course it should be. I recently chatted with Sacha Chua about PKM and archiving large blogs.

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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. One strength of PKM is the “manual” nature of sense-making activities. Sense-making, or placing information into context, is where the real personal value of PKM lies.

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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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iSchool Networked Learning PKM Resources

Harold Jarche

Tweet This is a follow-up from the Networked Learning (PKM) workshop I conducted for the iSchool Institute yesterday. Talking about PKM (from the professional KM community). PKM in a Nutshell (includes many links for further exploration). NetworkedLearning PKM

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Network Learning PKM Workshop Notes

Harold Jarche

It is focused on mastering social media for networked learning, and is based on my work with PKM (personal knowledge management) since 2005. I use Seek-Sense-Share as an initial framework to explain how to set up a personalized PKM process: 1. NetworkedLearning PKM

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PKM in 2010

Harold Jarche

This post is a continuation of Sense-making with PKM (March, 2009)]. What is PKM? PKM is an individual, disciplined process by which we make sense of information, observations and ideas. Why PKM? One of the difficult aspects of PKM is triage, or sorting.

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Sense-making with PKM

Harold Jarche

People learn socially. Effective learning is the difference between surfing the waves or being drowned by them and PKM (personal knowledge management) can be your customized surfboard. One of the important aspects of PKM is triage, or sorting. Social. Bookmarks.

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Learnstreaming and PKM

Harold Jarche

This is the basis of many blogs in our field and learnstreaming continues to expand with all the new applications such as micro-blogging, social bookmarks, and “life-streaming&# platforms like Posterous. Dennis Callahan has a most interesting Posterous site, called LearnStreaming.

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PKM: aggregate, filter, connect

Harold Jarche

I see the basis for sharing knowledge in the connected workplace is personal knowledge management or what I’ve called our part of the social learning contract.

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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. A sense-making routine can be regularly reading certain blogs and news feeds, capturing important ideas with social bookmarks and then putting ideas out in the open on a blog.

PKM – start small

Harold Jarche

Tony Karrer responded to my question yesterday on what aspects of PKM I should consider for the LearnTrends conference: Harold – my question is what organizations should be doing around this? Pretty well anyone with a personal computer saves web sites to their Favorites/Bookmarks. I’ve explained it before in Free Your Bookmarks. There may be some effort in going through these bookmarks and adding more descriptive tags but it could be spaced over a period of time.

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Why the Government of Canada needs PKM

Harold Jarche

I think that public servants really need PKM ( personal knowledge management ). PKM is a way to help make sense of the information flows that face us and I’ve written about PKM many times. social bookmarks ). The bottom line of web-based PKM is to develop a process of sense-making. David Eaves writes in Why the Government of Canada needs Bloggers : One theme that came up was that public servants feel they are suffering from information overload.

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Prepare for the future of work

Harold Jarche

It starts by seeking people and knowledge sources and the Seek-Sense-Share cycle finishes by sharing with communities and social networks. PKM makes for more resilient individuals and companies. Much of PKM is about finding balance. There is no right answer in PKM.

Ask what value you can add

Harold Jarche

There is a similar phenomenon with social media. Posting a social bookmark to a service like Delicious does not create additional noise for your networked peers in a social network. I did not post every time I created a new bookmark.


Harold Jarche

The term personal knowledge management (PKM) isn’t about management in a business sense but rather how we can manage to make sense of information and experience in our electronic surround. PKM is an individually created process. Tags: Informal Learning PKM

The Seek > Sense > Share Framework

Harold Jarche

Personal Knowledge Management (PKM) is a framework for individuals to take control of their professional development through a continuous process of seeking, sensing-making, and sharing. PKM may be an individual activity but it is social as well.

Personal Information Management for Sense-making

Harold Jarche

Tweet George Siemens calls it information management (what I describe as PKM). From my perspective, the knowledge aspect of PKM is an emergent property of the activities conducted, many of which are merely information management. Tags: Informal Learning PKM

Taking the time to cross the chasm

Harold Jarche

For example: The CEO who doesn’t see the value of social networks and lumps them all into the “Facebook for fun” category. I addressed some of these issues in social media for senior managers , as Michael Cook asked a similar question. 21C_Leader PKM SocialLearning

Active sense-making

Harold Jarche

As much as I may add feeds into my RSS reader , bookmark web pages or upload photos , these are nothing more than senseless digital constructs until I put them to use. Seeking information is an important foundation to PKM online but it’s of little use without action.

Friday’s favourites

Harold Jarche

My current practice is to summarize what I have found on various social media platforms (Twitter, Google+, LinkedIn, private channels) and create a blog post every two weeks. Any I wish to keep for later are added to my social bookmarks and categorized for easier search and retrieval.

Starting to work out loud

Harold Jarche

Free Your Bookmarks: This is a very simple shift that only requires a slight deviation from a common practice: saving bookmarks/favourites on your browser. Being able to share is usually not a prime reason why people start using social bookmarks. Communities PKM

A personal learning journey

Harold Jarche

Lilia Efimova ( 2004 ) was one of my earlier inspirations, “To a great extend PKM [personal knowledge management] is about shifting responsibility for learning and knowledge sharing from a company to individuals and this is the greatest challenge for both sides.&# This still sums up the core concept of PKM. I saw a need for PKM inside all businesses so I began investigating and practising PKM while reflecting on my own attempts to manage my knowledge.

Knowledge sharing, one at a time

Harold Jarche

That’s what personal knowledge management ( PKM ) is all about. The best first step in getting work done is to help each worker develop a PKM process, with an emphasis on personal. All it takes is getting everyone to do some form of PKM, on their own terms.

Network Learning: Working Smarter

Harold Jarche

Jane Hart, another colleague at the Internet Time Alliance, has examined social media and learning in the context of the workplace and has noted that much of it is informal (Hart 2010). Social learning is about getting things done in networks. Social bookmarks (e.g.,

Social Media Workshop Notes

Harold Jarche

As promised, here are the follow-up notes & links from yesterday’s social media workshops in Miramichi. All of my posts tagged PKM. PKM social bookmarks. Slide/Audio overview of PKM. Social Media Marketing. The Social Media Business Plan. Personal Knowledge Management. Presentation slides (this is one large file of slides from both presentations). Related posts: Role of an online community manager.

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top tools for 2015

Harold Jarche

3 (3): Diigo: Social bookmarks are a quick way for me to save a web page and find it easily. 1 (1): WordPress: powers my blog, which is the core of my PKM. Jane Hart compiles a list every year of the Top 10 Tools for learning. Voting closes on 18 September.

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integrating personal knowledge mastery

Harold Jarche

I developed the personal knowledge mastery (PKM) framework for myself, beginning in 2004, as a way to make sense of all the digital information flows around me and to connect with others to improve my practice. To learn more, my PKM open workshops are conducted four times per year.

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top tools 2017

Harold Jarche

9: Slack : This social sharing platform, with activity streams, is a great way to stay connected and work in small groups and I am a member of two active Slack ‘communities of practice’: the essential space between work groups and social networks.

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My Top Tools 2014

Harold Jarche

I have also annotated these tools as to what part of my PKM practice they connect with: SEEK > SENSE > SHARE. 3 (3): Diigo: Social bookmarks are a quick way for me to save a web page and find it easily (Diigo allows me to auto-backup to Delicious ).

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collecting broken images

Harold Jarche

It took me one click: my social bookmarks on Student Resources. I can do it on Leadership , Social Learning , Innovation , and several other topics. These examples show how PKM is a discipline that makes my professional life easier and my work more effective.

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you are only as good as your network

Harold Jarche

This involved complex knowledge about information technology, organizational behaviour, knowledge management, and social media. I also checked my collections of social bookmarks and blog posts to see if I had come across anything useful in the past few years.

top tools 2016

Harold Jarche

8: Slack : This social sharing platform, with activity streams, is a great way to stay connected and work in small groups and I am a member of two active Slack communities of practice, the essential space between works groups and social networks.

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Across the chasm

Harold Jarche

In the field of web social media for workplace performance, what technologies are the Innovators experimenting with? Social Networks. Social Bookmarks. PKM – PLN – PLE.

top tools 2018

Harold Jarche

9: Slack : This social sharing platform, with activity streams, is a great way to stay connected and work in small groups and I am a member of three active Slack ‘communities of practice’: the essential space between work groups and social networks.

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sense-making beyond the outrage

Harold Jarche

Currently most of the platforms are controlled by value-extracting corporations focused on procuring behavioural data, identifying social connections, and selling this information to the highest bidder. In addition to engaging on social media platforms, we need curation practices.

training > performance > social

Harold Jarche

In my last TGIM post I went through my social bookmarks on PKM. This post looks at resources related to my training-performance-social workshop. ” Social Learning. 2) Hire a community facilitator, or even better, a social artist?

There is no hourly rate on internet time

Harold Jarche

Much of the research was work that I had already done, with my ongoing PKM practices and other projects. I realized that I could complete the report in a few hours, by curating my own blog posts, social bookmarks , and other resources I had.

Manual, not automatic, for sense-making

Harold Jarche

Google Reader is my aggregator; I link my Delicious & Diigo social bookmark accounts together but mostly use Diigo; I write my half-baked ideas regularly on my blog; and I engage in many conversations on Twitter which I curate here.