Blog>> KM Asia 2010 - A Summary of Topics

Green Chameleon

Last week, I have participated in KM Asia; as usual, this has been a very interesting event with great contributions from the region and other parts of the world. This refers to the resilience of knowledge mentioned by Dave Snowden: manage current issues with complex adaptive systems; this means detect early and recover fast in an environment that allows safe-fail experimentation.

The Four Tenets of the Community Manager

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Methodology Recently, I’ve been doing some research on the Community Manager role, which is appearing at most brands that take online communities and communication seriously. Tara Hunt November 25th, 2007 12:15 pm This sounds like the traditional role of a product manager.

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Blog>> Business Narrative in Asia

Green Chameleon

It’s part of the Singapore International Storytelling Festival, and we’re hoping it will stimulate strong regional interest in the application of narrative techniques to real business problems – especially for managing change and influencing corporate cultures.

Green Chameleon » KM in Asia

Green Chameleon

www.straitsknowledge.com blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about KM in Asia Larry Prusak pointed me last week to this new book produced by the Asian Productivity Organisation and edited by Serafin Talisayon on KM in Asia: Experience and Lessons. A really valuable addition especially for KM practitioners working in Asia.

Making sure your research doesn’t sit on the shelf: my recent experience in South Asia

Michelle Laurie

Earlier this year I joined the South Asia Urban Knowledge Hub (K-Hub) made up of research institutes located in Bangladesh, India, Nepal and Sri Lanka (one in each country), as their knowledge management specialist. Blogroll collaboration communications K-Hub knowledge management

Community management: The 'essential' capability of successful Enterprise 2.0 efforts | ZDNet

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Community management: The essential capability of successful Enterprise 2.0 efforts By Dion Hinchcliffe | September 28, 2009, 2:21pm PDT Summary It’s not a skill that’s been widely understood until quite recently, however community management has begun to move to the forefront of discussions about enterprise social computing as the use of social tools begins to climb the maturity curve. Community management itself can be sensitive subject in the social media arena.

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Green Chameleon » Knowledge Power and Responsibility: A Conversation with Nancy Dixon

Green Chameleon

www.straitsknowledge.com blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about Knowledge Power and Responsibility: A Conversation with Nancy Dixon I had the privilege of a wonderful conversation with Nancy Dixon on the sidelines of KM Asia at the end of November (thanks to Ark Group for facilitating this).

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What Makes A Successful Community Manager? - The BrainYard - InformationWeek

John Tropea - Delicious Community

What Makes A Successful Community Manager? Community managers greatest weapons are the relationships they build, the connections they make, and the advocates they empower through engagement with and collaboration in the very communities they manage. While you need many different types of participants to make a community successful, the one that is often overlooked--and yet paramount to the success of the community--is the community manager. Light Reading Asia.

Practical examples: The community empowerment network in Central Asia

Joitske Hulsebosch

Erik Caldwell Johnson wrote a Capacity Development Brief on the Community Empowerment Network, a community of practice for local capacity in Central Asia.

Sense making, friend making and glaciers

Michelle Laurie

About a year ago, I was asked if I could help make a traditional scientific symposium ( International Glaciology Symposium on High Mountain Asia ) into something different. Group cheer at Symposium on Glaciology in High Mountain, Asia.

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Wrap Up of 2nd Annual Community Manager Day: Voices Around the World #CMAD « Web Strategy by Jeremiah Owyang | Social Media, Web Marketing

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Blogs, Tweets, Pictures, and Videos of CMAD around the Globe: Below I’ll curate the interesting voices around the world at the 2nd annual Community Manager Appreciation Day. Community Manager Appreciation Day, 2011 View more presentations from Connie Bensen.

Job: SEO/SEM Expert Reputation Management in social networks

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Interesting job for PR slash SEO people on Guru.com : Profile ID: 828294 matches… Title: SEO/SEM Expert Reputation Management. Description: SEO group is seeking an SEO experienced professional willing to telecommute and assist 2 seo/sem employees, working from home in Asia. Our focus is exclusively reputation management. You must have a minimum of 3 years experience in reputation management. I’m not surpised the job is in Asia.

Tips for Researchers Drafting a Policy Engagement Strategy

Michelle Laurie

As part of the South Asia Urban Knowledge Hub all national centres are required to draft a policy engagement strategy. knowledge management communications engagement K-Hub policy influencing Reflective practice

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Blog>> Too Busy for Knowledge Sharing

Green Chameleon

I am thinking about the digital workplace, social collaboration and how we – as knowledge managers – could support our employees to work better and achieve their daily goals. Discuss it at the coffee table at KM Asia 12

Collective 2014 in Sydney: Re-Imagining Effective Work and User Adoption Strategies

Michael Sampson - Currents

“ To register for the conference, please head over to the Asia Pacific registration page. If you are an intranet manager, community manager, collaboration manager, strategy manager, communications manager, knowledge manger, IT decision maker or in any way already involved in or planning to be involved in using new collaboration tools inside your organisation, you would benefit greatly from this public workshop.

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Singapore Social Media: TechXav

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Kinda cool: TechXav is a technology blog managed by a group of young and adroit bloggers between the age of 14-15. sighs* we live in such a politically correct society today… Technorati Tags: asia , blogging , Online Communities , Singapore , techxav , teenagers.

Blog>> KM and the Bigger Picture

Green Chameleon

Waltraut Ritter has a scathing and important critique of KM in general and the MAKE awards in particular, taking some pot shots at some of the participating case studies at KM Asia 2011 in the process (scroll down to the 22 Nov entry). “Knowledge management practices are often narrowly focusing on internal operations and not addressing larger questions about the nature and sustainability of the knowledge driving the organization.

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Report On Intranet Analytics – Required Reading for Collaboration Teams and Analytics Vendors

Michael Sampson - Currents

This is required reading for every product manager of an analytics tool. Sam is in the UK (giving good coverage of the top half of the world), and Dorje in New Zealand (great access for customers in New Zealand, Australia, and Asia).

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Social Media Training: 3 Day Intensive Advanced Class

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Laurel is the CEO of The Community Crew managing massive gaming and online communities including Facebook and forums for reality TV shows such as Junior Masterchef. Since 2005, Laurel has been teaching online community management at the University of Sydney, Australian Film and TV School, Metro Film School and she has been managing virtual communities since 1989.

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Green Chameleon » The Life of a Knowledge Manager: Nasty, Brutish and Short

Green Chameleon

The results overall are extremely depressing, and the “new kids&# on the block in Asia apparently do far better than the supposedly more mature environments of North America, Europe and even Australasia.

Green Chameleon » Could a CoP Become a Gang

Green Chameleon

www.straitsknowledge.com blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about Could a CoP Become a Gang I have just watched an episode of “ Get Real ” on Channel News Asia where this week’s feature was on teenage gangs. CoPs, like any notionally collaborative activity - social computing, SIGs, clubs and the like - ought rightly to be as flat as possible and group managed from the bottom up.

22 Twitter revenue streams – monetizing tweets

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Friendster run big events in Asia. An ongoing service of account managers advising companies wanting to be Dell or Zappos would also be a nice sideline investment. Twitter: Reputation Management in Social Networks (18).

From the field: tips for policy engagement

Michelle Laurie

This is part of my capacity building role in the South Asia Urban Knowledge Hub. knowledge management communications engagement K-Hub networks policy influencingSamoan Circle Discussion on Policy Engagement with ADB, UN-Habitat, ICIMOD and MOUD (Nepal).

From the field: tips for policy engagement

Michelle Laurie

This is part of my capacity building role in the South Asia Urban Knowledge Hub. knowledge management communications engagement K-Hub networks policy influencingSamoan Circle Discussion on Policy Engagement with ADB, UN-Habitat, ICIMOD and MOUD (Nepal).

Why Your Innovation Contest Won’t Work - Tim Kastelle - Harvard Business Review

John Tropea - Delicious Community

HBR South Asia. Innovation is the process of idea management – so, yes, you need great ideas to innovate, but that is only part of it. That requires an entirely new approach to management for most organizations. Change Management. Managing Yourself.

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Opening Keynote at the SharePoint Conference in Auckland

Michael Sampson - Currents

Vodafone’s key messages / go to market in NZ – helping business / enterprise customers with operating efficiently, working flexibility, staying competitive, and managing security. - Vaughan Robertson, Group Manager, Technology Services, Beca.

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The Number One Fear of Enterprise Social? Mutiny! - Forbes

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

I think in this case “inappropriate” is a euphemism for something negative, that may make management look stupid or feel awkward. Initially, management were horrified and asked if they could delete the conversation. Forbes Asia’s Power Business Women.

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The Hidden Dangers of Overworking

Portals and KM

These results came from a survey of 700 senior managers in small and medium businesses (SMEs) conducted Summer 2011 in the UK and Germany. Now the UK and Germany are known for protecting worker’s hours so these results may not be quite so extreme in the US or Asia. Earlier this week I asked the question: do we needed set work hours. One of the dangers of flexible hours is over-working. Here is some research on the consequences of working too long.

Mirror Mirror, On the Wall: Learning in a Crowded Life

Full Circle Associates

14 years ago I did my first overseas gig in Central Asia. The second project is as a very peripheral participant helping a knowledge management initiative pick up clues to what is being learned about the learning in the project.

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Blog>> Knowledge Power and Responsibility: A Conversation with Nancy Dixon

Green Chameleon

I had the privilege of a wonderful conversation with Nancy Dixon on the sidelines of KM Asia at the end of November (thanks to Ark Group for facilitating this). 07:15 Confirmation bias – how managers tend to readily accept information that confirms their judgment, but place a heavy burden of proof on information that disconfirms their judgment. 16:00 Getting through to managers when there is attention poverty.

Sense making, friend making and glaciers

Michelle Laurie

About a year ago, I was asked if I could help make a traditional scientific symposium ( International Glaciology Symposium on High Mountain Asia ) into something different. Group cheer at Symposium on Glaciology in High Mountain, Asia.

Updated Index to Cities and Towns with Restaurant Picks – November 2015

Portals and KM

I just know what I like and the list is part of my personal knowledge management system.   Europe & Asia. I have now provided restaurant picks by friends for an increasing number of cities and towns. I also do a few myself.

Tips for Researchers Drafting a Policy Engagement Strategy

Michelle Laurie

As part of the South Asia Urban Knowledge Hub all national centres are required to draft a policy engagement strategy. knowledge management communications engagement K-Hub policy influencing Reflective practice

What is Collaboration?

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

That “something to be created” depends on the type of work we do, but common forms are a document that argues a position (for an academic), a proposal for a client (for a sales manager), a report for the executive team (for a manager), a new product for a particular group of customers (for a product development team), a two-day conference (for an event management company), or some alternative variation from a multitude of possibilities. Asia Pacific. Southest Asia.

Blog>> Designing Conferences as a Learning Event

Green Chameleon

Last month, the Asia Pacific Division of the International Fund for Agriculture Development ( IFAD ) organised a 3-day learning event based entirely on KM principles (see the event’s social reports here ). And to a large extent so did the Asia Pacific Business Narrative Conference. KM Asia this year introduced “interactive sessions&# on both days of its programme.

Linking research to policy – my new project

Michelle Laurie

I have recently joined an interesting project to establish a South Asia Urban Knowledge Hub (funded by the Asian Development Bank). My role as knowledge management specialist is to build capacity of the researchers to undertake outcome focused research for policy influencing.

Ten Reasons Your Corporate Social Network Should be an Innovation Social Network

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Innovation Management Products Customers Partners News Center Blog About Us The Leader In On-Demand Innovation Management Categories Current Affairs Innovation Tips Archives April 2009 March 2009 December 2008 Subscribe to our RSS Feed Ten Reasons Your Corporate Social Network Should be an Innovation Social Network Posted by Matthew Greeley at 10:48 AM, March 24, 2009 1. Innovation & Idea Management Software All rights reserved.

Australia Enterprise: list of business online communities

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Zaabiz - Empowering business networks - Busines social network for Australia/Asia. Business owners, managers and entrepreneurs can now discover, share and vote for the best business tips, trends, news and strategies on the Web. ( Hoover’s Connect - manage professional network and connect to corporate network (Tagline: Find the people you want to meet through the people you know). A “top list&# of social networks and online communities for business and corporate.

Updated Index to Cities and Towns with Restaurant Picks ??? August 2014

Portals and KM

I just know what I like and the list is part of my personal knowledge management system. Europe & Asia. I have now provided restaurant picks by friends for an increasing number of cities and towns. I also do a few myself. This blog post serves as an index to them with links for easy access. I will continue to update this index as I add more places. It is past time to update it as I last posted the index on May 2010.

The Technology-Collaboration Disconnect - BusinessWeek

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

The result was to reduce the ad hoc investments happening across voice, video, data, knowledge management, and mobility solutions. Bloomberg BusinessWeek Business Exchange Wednesday February 24, 2010 Home Blogs Columnists Economics Green Business In Your Face Money & Politics Newsletters The Debate Room Videos Whats Your Story?