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Academic blogging

Jenny Connected

There has been some discussion about whether academics should blog. Blogging is much more than that, even for academics.

2014 32

Pedagogy First Blog

Jenny Connected

At the beginning of March I was contacted by Lisa Lane  and invited to write a blog post for her Programme for Online Teaching Blog. blog is taking over the main page at the Program for Online Teaching. Tagged: blogging , lisa lane , pedagogy , potcert , teaching. Let’s go till June and see what happens!

2015 31

The Soothing Effect of Blogging


It’s hard to believe, even for myself, how the last time I wrote a blog post over here was a bit over two months ago. Go figure. I doubt it.

2014 67

Blog>> Taxonomy Development Infographic

Green Chameleon

Here is a poster design I’ve been working on for a while – it summarises the empirical, evidence based taxonomy development process we recommend. This is the link to an A4 pdf version. This is the link to an A3 pdf version. Let us know

2012 70

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


One of them is my Flickr account and the other one, of course, is my blog. This blog. Well, the answer, right now, as we stand, is No.

2011 121

Blog>> Knowledge Audit Infographic Poster

Green Chameleon

Here’s our latest infographic poster (formatted for A2 printing) on our knowledge audit process. We also have a video tutorial on the process here. Let us know if you have any questions! Download the full-size poster here (2MB file

2014 49

About blogging, tunneling visions and knowledge entrepreneurship

Joitske Hulsebosch

She interviewed 7 professional ICT4D bloggers (used interviews to identify those) and analysed their blogs. She has some remarkable conclusions.

2011 49

Blogging as Reflective Practice on this Sunny Monday Morning

Michelle Laurie

I started this blog in 2007 as a way to keep in touch with a remote team while working in the field in West Africa. What could I improve on? 

2013 68

Blog>> Putting Stories to Work: Shawn Callahan’s New Book on Business Storytelling

Green Chameleon

Whenever I have a conversation with Shawn Callahan I come away feeling stimulated and enriched. It’s like taking a journey of discovery together.

2016 78

Finding your blogging voice: lessons from Jack Kerouac

Jenny Connected

This morning I found a pingback on my last post about blogging and conscious incompetence. This came from Lisa Lane’s (online) teaching blog and her post – To Not Speak. For me Kerouac’s essentials align closely with Stephen Downes’ reasons for his prolific blogging. think there is still a place for slow blogging.

2013 33

Why Blogging Still Matters


No, I know what you may be thinking, but I am not going to stop blogging nor give up on writing for that matter. The issue is, as usual, time.

2013 32

Blog>> Knowledge Retention: Beyond Guidelines and Rhetoric

Green Chameleon

Shortly after my mom turned 50, she decided to retire. Soon after that, I began to notice oddities in our conversations. It was worrying.

Blog>> Rubbish Metadata

Green Chameleon

Metadata powers business intelligence. Patterns from metadata can be used to guide actions. Good metadata gives potential to good actions.

2015 21

Blog>> The Information Lifecycle

Green Chameleon

enrich the information sharing with context ; this can be relevant people, external information, micro-blogging, etc. It has been a while now that I talked about my experience of putting incentives for KM initiatives in place. With the right setup people will be self-motivated to engage in knowledge management. all employees in a company).

2011 43

Blog>> Trends in Knowledge Management

Green Chameleon

Traditionally, KM was more often than not a top-down driven approach. For example, document taxonomies and knowledge sharing procedures were defined; identified experts shared their knowledge in defined communities. Today, we can identify six strong trends that lead into new concepts of knowledge sharing and collaboration: Exploring. Semantics.

ALTC2013 Blogging connections

Jenny Connected

One of the pleasures of ALT-C 2013 for me was that I discovered/met two readers of this blog who I was not aware of.  These contacts were very meaningful for me and from them I was reminded of two reasons why blogging works for me. 1. Blogging for me is about personal reflection. Writing/blogging is not for everyone.

2013 14

The Tenth Anniversary of Portals and KM Blog

Portals and KM

Some good articles on blogs and blogs on blog s, and I s RSS TNBT ? On May 2, 2004 I did my first posts. Thanks for reading.

2014 53

On Blogging

Web Social Architecture

After nearly a year at Razorfish, I’m resuscitating my blog. Because blogging gets me out of the weeds and makes me smarter. In a way, I kind of think blogs are dead. Here are a couple tidbits about how I approach blogging in a way that really works for me:  . And in return I promise to start actually blogging again! .  .

Blog>> UNICEF Knowledge Exchange Toolbox

Green Chameleon

Check out their complete Toolbox

Blog>> Visual Collections for Sharing and Collaboration

Green Chameleon

Since a few months there is a big trend on the web: visualisation of data and information.

2012 62

Blog>> Storytelling and Ignorance

Green Chameleon

Blog>> The Knowledge Manager’s Handbook - now available for pre-ordering

Green Chameleon

My next book, co-authored with Nick Milton is now available for pre-ordering on Amazon! Check it out

2016 62

Blog>> Letting Facets Fly

Green Chameleon

In her novel The Four Gated City , Doris Lessing recounts a story about the Mullah Nasruddin, who bought a hawk in the marketplace, his only previous experience of birds being sparrows. When he got home, he became dissatisfied with the look of the bird, and trimmed its beak, talons and feathers. We are evolving a few ways of dealing with this.

2013 25

Back to Blogging, Again: Boira (2010 – … )


Anyway, I am back to my usual, regular blogging activities. No way it was going to happen! And I seem to have survived. Barely. Seriously.

2010 51

Blog>> Knowledge Management in Intranets

Green Chameleon

Tools that should be implemented in my eyes are: (micro-) blogging for thoughts, status & location updates, question, etc. Knowledge sharing happens partially with technology, and also successfully without software. For this post, let’s focus on the first: technology. suppliers) into communities. personal notes), groups (e.g.

Why we blog

Jenny Connected

Last night I attended a pre-course meeting in Collaborate in which the course convenors and a few course participants discussed why we blog.

Blog>> Social Internet is the new KM

Green Chameleon

With great interest I have read Roan Yong’s “ Knowledge Management in 2012? Probably Dead ”. And yes, I agree to what he has stated: KM got too academic - or always was? And the social web will be what will replace it. Knowledge Management as it started was focused on activities and tools which are additional tasks outside people’s daily work.

2012 51

Blog>> Too Busy for Knowledge Sharing

Green Chameleon

Though, at the same time, I feel our achievements are limited. More often than not, we face barriers. What are your thoughts?

Are Personal Blogs Waning?

Online Social Networking

In other words, bloggers are experiencing burn-out, because they have difficulty justifying the investment of time and energy in their personal blogs.

Back to Blogging: Fosca (1998 – 2011)


It’s hard to believe the last time that I had a chance to drop by over here in this blog to create another entry was a bit over a month ago!

2011 46

The Power of Words – Back to Blogging!


Do you remember when I reflected back on the day about those dormant periods with my blogging over here? What’s happening to me?!?! Check!

2011 43

Blog>> Life As A Knowledge Worker

Green Chameleon

I was searching for a photo of Peter Drucker when I came across this 14-year-old article by him on the experiences that had shaped him. ”

2011 44

Blog>> User Adoption and Valuating Performance

Green Chameleon

© Synergy Corporate Technologies. And this is important in two ways. This usually creates motivation and adoption among the users.

2012 37

Blog>> Tripadvisor’s Contribution Model Applied

Green Chameleon

think this is a common issue of user adoption and I looked for benchmarks in the consumer world.

Model 37

Blog>> Why is Knowledge Sharing Important?

Green Chameleon

My colleague Edgar dropped me a note about some workshops on knowledge sharing that he’s preparing for about a hundred practitioners in a knowledge sharing programme organised through the FAO. He asked me these questions, which he believes need to be answered in the programme: 1. what’s knowledge sharing? 2.

Sitting on a fence: should I make another blog?


I think I’m ready to get back to blogging regularly, but I am caught in a logistical issue: should I continue blogging here or move to another blog ( May be blogging there and cross-posting relevant things here? Me Meta-blogging blog writing identity networking Also, there is an audience change.

2014 13

Blog>> Benefits and Pitfalls of Knowledge Management

Green Chameleon

Nick Milton and I have written a couple of blog posts on the Kogan Page website to introduce our new book The Knowledge Manager’s Handbook , due out in 3 weeks. The Kogan Page website has a sample chapter for the book, and if you order through their website , the 20% discount is still valid – use the discount code KMHSK

2016 14

“About Your Blog…” Job interviews and Social Media

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Your social currency, your digital footprint and therefore your social reputation is available online. Or at least I want you to help me explore it.

2012 42

Blog Aggregation

Jenny Connected

As with other MOOCs, the #fslt12 MOOC offers blog aggregation. Ultimately the decision was to aggregate the blog feeds into our WordPress home site. have also been very interested in the work that Gordon Lockhart   has been doing on scraping blog comments. How should we do the aggregation and where should the aggregation appear?

Blog Aggregation

Jenny Connected

As with other MOOCs, the #fslt12 MOOC offers blog aggregation. Ultimately the decision was to aggregate the blog feeds into our WordPress home site. have also been very interested in the work that Gordon Lockhart   has been doing on scraping blog comments. How should we do the aggregation and where should the aggregation appear?