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Green Chameleon » Building Information Neighbourhoods

Green Chameleon

www.straitsknowledge.com blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about Building Information Neighbourhoods Yesterday I sat in a meeting where an IT manager was outlining his organisation’s strategy for overcoming information confusion.

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Green Chameleon » Information Overjoy - Voila!

Green Chameleon

www.straitsknowledge.com blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about Information Overjoy - Voila! While it was not an info detox programme I was on (don’t think that is possible with me unless I am able to shut down all my senses), I was absorbing loads of new information all the time and enjoying it. Back to the discussion on infoluenza, it seems to me that info overload has little to do with the amount of information we get.

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Green Chameleon » Taskonomies and Information Neighbourhoods

Green Chameleon

www.straitsknowledge.com blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about Taskonomies and Information Neighbourhoods Kim Sbarcea has just sent me this link to an article by Don Norman on activity centered design. This chimes in well with my posting the other day on “ information neighbourhoods &# (which was inspired by Maish Nichani’s recent article on “ taming your target content &# ).

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Collaborative Thinking: Socialtext Releases SocialPoint

Collaborative Thinking

Asterisk » October 31, 2006 Socialtext Releases SocialPoint This could be the smartest yet made by an emerging wiki company, or a simple matter of good "marketecture" Ill follow-up with Peter OKelly (our resident wiki guru) and post a more conclusive opinion but questions in my mind are: How does this integrate with the underlying content management system of SharePoint 2007? How does this interoperate with the Wiki capabilities Microsoft itself provides?

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Green Chameleon » Universities and KM Practice

Green Chameleon

And last week I attended KMAP 2006 in Hong Kong, organised by The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (disclosure: I teach for them) the City University of Hong Kong and the Hong Kong Knowledge Management Society. In the second ICKM conference which was hosted by the American Society for Information Science in Charlotte North Carolina, we adopted a dual format that allowed practitioners who do not have to write reserach papers to submit abstracts and do a Powerpoint presentations.

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Green Chameleon » Creativity, Courage, Charisma - What Has It To Do With Management Buy-In?

Green Chameleon

The KM Singapore 2006 conference is some two months away and I look forward to it for many reasons but one in particular. Regards, Javier Posted on September 12, 2006 at 11:57 PM | Comment permalink Paolina Martin Javi, I find KM by stealth is the next best thing one can do if there isn’t enough Management support to do it top-down. Posted on September 13, 2006 at 11:55 AM | Comment permalink Page 1 of 1 pages Commenting is not available in this weblog entry.

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Green Chameleon » Blog comments

Green Chameleon

www.straitsknowledge.com blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about Seven Ways to Use a Wiki Maish Nichani over at Pebble Road has written a case study of wiki use in the British Council Singapore’s Professional Development Centre. “Wikis are increasingly being used on the intranet to help in collaboration around shared work.

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Green Chameleon » A KM Christmas

Green Chameleon

Hard to improve it Posted on December 23, 2006 at 05:30 PM | Comment permalink J.ho Just stopping by Posted on December 24, 2006 at 01:09 AM | Comment permalink David Tebbutt Gimme a break - wandered off to Flickr, lost the will to live.

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Green Chameleon » The Exploding Whale: Why AARs Are Important

Green Chameleon

Posted by Patrick Lambe on 22/12/06 at 07: 41 PM | Categories: KM Applied , Video | Permalink 1 Comment so far Thank you Patrick for a good laugh Posted on December 26, 2006 at 05:41 AM | Comment permalink Page 1 of 1 pages Commenting is not available in this weblog entry.

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Green Chameleon » Blog comments

Green Chameleon

Posted by Patrick on 17/07/06 at 05: 37 PM | Categories: Video Permalink 4 Comments so far Professor Germaine, can you explain the different between data, information & knowledge please? Posted on July 19, 2006 at 10:49 AM | Comment permalink Hi Steve!!!

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Green Chameleon » Straits Knowledge Appoints Eminent KM Advisory Directorate

Green Chameleon

Posted by Patrick on 17/07/06 at 05: 37 PM | Categories: Video | Permalink 4 Comments so far Professor Germaine, can you explain the different between data, information & knowledge please? Posted on July 19, 2006 at 10:49 AM | Comment permalink Hi Steve!!!

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Green Chameleon » Explaining KM #2

Green Chameleon

Posted on August 04, 2006 at 06:33 PM | Comment permalink Matt Moore Love it. Posted on August 07, 2006 at 02:46 PM | Comment permalink Page 1 of 1 pages Commenting is not available in this weblog entry.

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Green Chameleon » Selling KM

Green Chameleon

Posted on September 29, 2006 at 12:28 AM | Comment permalink Page 1 of 1 pages Commenting is not available in this weblog entry.

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Communities of practice: comm.unities.of.prac.tice 2.0

Joitske Hulsebosch

Martin studied the effects of weblogs, wikis and social bookmarking on communities of practice, as part of his thesis for Business Informations Studies. Social bookmarking more in terms of exploration, and wikis support varying levels of participation.

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Green Chameleon » Folksonomies and Rich Serendipity

Green Chameleon

We are much better at picking up information and knowledge cues based on perceived similarities and differences compared to other people, than we are at picking up clues from a people-free environment. It is a lot like tagging and folksonomies – organizing information and knowledge.

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Collaborative Thinking: Adobe Expands Acrobat Family with New Acrobat Connect Product Line

Collaborative Thinking

There is also a lack of information on security and identity regarding the entry-level tool when used within an enterprise context. So overall, I understand why Adobe wants to rebrand the software and service, but I find gaps in terms of information clarity and solution positioning.

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Green Chameleon » Blog comments

Green Chameleon

By chance I’m also reading Richard Wurman’s Information Anxiety 2 and here’s a phrase from Ramana Rao that struck me this morning as much more on the mark: “Use the ‘grain of the wood’ Information has inherent structure, a grain.

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Green Chameleon » The Motivation to Participate in Communities

Green Chameleon

Awie Posted on July 31, 2006 at 01:38 PM | Comment permalink Patrick I agree, Awie, this framework is only the start of a journey. Posted on July 31, 2006 at 02:02 PM | Comment permalink Page 1 of 1 pages Commenting is not available in this weblog entry.

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Training courses, linking people and community

Joitske Hulsebosch

2) We arranged for people on our present online facilitator training course in Mozambique to be enrolled in the e/merge 2006 international online conference currently being run by the University of Capetown right now.

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Green Chameleon » Arcehtypes Online: Flame Warriors Unveiled

Green Chameleon

www.straitsknowledge.com blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about Arcehtypes Online: Flame Warriors Unveiled A while back we did an exercise to derive the archetypes of an online community.

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Green Chameleon » Why Do We Share Knowledge?

Green Chameleon

Cheers, Awie Posted on July 08, 2006 at 11:53 AM | Comment permalink Patrick Thanks for giving this so much attention Awie Maybe I should clarify my point on the 5 examples where examining motive seems non-useful.

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Green Chameleon » Blog comments

Green Chameleon

Cheers, Awie Posted on July 08, 2006 at 11:53 AM | Comment permalink Patrick Thanks for giving this so much attention Awie Maybe I should clarify my point on the 5 examples where examining motive seems non-useful.

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Green Chameleon » Sartor Restartus

Green Chameleon

www.straitsknowledge.com blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about Sartor Restartus I needed a suit. I was on a long transit in Amsterdam airport. The Hugo Boss suits looked like a really good deal, and the assistant suggested a size that fitted nicely. I bought it.

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Blogging and communities from Knowledge Jolt with Jack

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Another hint about the community is information the blogger provides about the other sources s/he reads. Constructing blog communities Businesses set aside time for their people to participate in a wide variety of communities, whether formal or informal. By Jack Vinson on June 26, 2006 11:20 PM | Permalink | Comments (7) 7 Comment(s) Andrew Mitchell said: Interesting that you choose now to bring up this topic, Jack.

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Green Chameleon » Balance, Politics and Communities

Green Chameleon

www.straitsknowledge.com blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about Balance, Politics and Communities This animation is a brilliant metaphor for the dynamics and politics of communities. Thanks Joitske !

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Technology: wikipedia in local languages

Joitske Hulsebosch

If you want to get involved in the discussions, you can join the yahoo group discussion on afrophone wikis Various people from Kasahorow , GINKS , wikimedia and IICD / HIVOS have started conversations around wikipedia in local languages for development.

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Green Chameleon » Blog comments

Green Chameleon

www.straitsknowledge.com blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about KM is Like Herding Cats This is a cult commercial made by EDS back in 2001 about “herding cats&#. Captures the challenges of doing KM to a tee!

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Green Chameleon » Blog comments

Green Chameleon

www.straitsknowledge.com blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about Seeing Your Visitors We’ve started using the free version of Google Analytics. Here’s a pretty cool visualisation of where the visitors to Green Chameleon came from over the past couple of weeks. (In

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Collaborative Thinking: Tagging Beyond Content: Applications & People

Collaborative Thinking

» March 28, 2006 Tagging Beyond Content: Applications & People This post was originally contributed at CollaborationLoop. Historically, developers have provided a variety of interfaces that enabled users to flag applications or add unstructured information to them (e.g., account number, product information) to aid in locating and recalling what was tagged or bookmarked. Users tag information objects (e.g.,

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Green Chameleon » Blog comments

Green Chameleon

The organisation will need to make decisions and give clear guidance about how knowledge and information sharing is to be balanced with information security, for example. Knowledge, information and records form a continuum that needs to be managed holistically, and an integrated policy framework helps to support this.

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Community of practice - EduTech Wiki

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Community of practice From EduTech Wiki Jump to: navigation , search This article or section is incomplete and its contents need further attention. Some sections may be missing, some information may be wrong, spelling and grammar may have to be improved etc. They have a social organization that includes formal or informal hierarchies, some idea of social service (members helping each other), and a willingness learn from each other and to share that knowledge.

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Green Chameleon » Money, Testosterone and Knowledge Management

Green Chameleon

The drama, by the way, continues, with the shutting down of three Yahoo Groups KM communities in early 2006 directly attributable to the differences between the warring parties in this fight. Posted on August 28, 2006 at 12:09 PM | Comment permalink Luke Naismith I don’t want to go off topic here but just need to correct something that Matt said. Posted on August 30, 2006 at 11:15 AM | Comment permalink Patrick Isn’t a standard supposed to be bland?

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Green Chameleon » Empowering Your Network

Green Chameleon

Here’s my humble shot at what I do – “I help organizations figure out how to best make use of information and knowledge, theirs and others, so that they can better achieve their objectives and realize their TRRRUE potential” (no typo error). Posted on December 12, 2006 at 05:12 PM | Comment permalink Paolina Martin Actually, there were several things that could be done towards moving away from the “Lone Ranger&# mentality as they call it.

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Green Chameleon » Leadership as Theatre

Green Chameleon

Posted on December 05, 2006 at 08:30 AM | Comment permalink Patrick Improv as I understand it weaves dramatic principles into the daily stuff of organizational living… so in a sense subverts classic theatre which presents a spectacle to an audience and engages their attention and empathy… it was that sense that I was curious about. Posted on December 05, 2006 at 11:15 AM | Comment permalink Improv is not necessarily as different from classic theatre as you posit.

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Green Chameleon » A Taxonomy of Ignorance

Green Chameleon

Posted on November 21, 2006 at 05:11 PM | Comment permalink Patrick Interesting observation Christian… but I’m not sure I completely agree. Posted on November 21, 2006 at 06:04 PM | Comment permalink christianhauck O.K., Posted on November 22, 2006 at 10:11 AM | Comment permalink Page 1 of 1 pages Commenting is not available in this weblog entry.

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Green Chameleon » The Mobile Phone is a Knowledge Retention Tool

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While some degree of “thick-skin&# has to be exercised here, it has to be said that the benefits work both ways in that the individual could also connect with his ex-colleagues for past information and resources, if these were considered still appropriate for disclosure. Posted on September 28, 2006 at 11:25 AM | Comment permalink mm, it might be. Posted on September 28, 2006 at 03:30 PM | Comment permalink Actually the first use was for the organisation.

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Green Chameleon » Book Binge

Green Chameleon

Beth Crandall, Gary Klein, Robert Hoffman Working minds (2006) (thanks Gary ) – at last a practitioners guide to cognitive task analysis techniques – joy! Edward Tufte, Beautiful evidence (2006) (thanks Maish ) – on the representation of knowledge – joy! 2006) – (thanks Maish ) – I’ve blogged about this – joy!

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Green Chameleon » Blog-Tag - An Internet Party Game

Green Chameleon

Posted on December 22, 2006 at 10:59 PM | Comment permalink Patrick Oh… the cookies!! Posted on December 23, 2006 at 03:56 PM | Comment permalink Page 1 of 1 pages Commenting is not available in this weblog entry.

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Green Chameleon » Invisible Influence

Green Chameleon

Now there’s more to unpack in Steve’s question, but this reminded me of an on-off conversation I’ve been having with Maish for some weeks now, about the importance of mapping “white space&# – ie the things that are not currently there – when we do information and knowledge mapping. Posted on September 05, 2006 at 05:59 PM | Comment permalink Patrick Lambe And so should I!

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