Impact assessment of knowledge management interventions

Joitske Hulsebosch

Let me use (part of) a rainy saturday afternoon to try and organize some of my new thoughts about impact assessment. It is a discipline I like, because of its integrated nature, fed by information technology, psychology, social sciences etc. of kilos etc), assessing (to determine the value), and reading (picking up signals, evolving understanding). The need for distinction (and often separation) between a developmental assessment and an extractive assessment.

Promoting and assessing value creation in communities and networks : a conceptual framework

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Promoting and assessing. Promoting and assessing. Promoting and assessing value creation in communities and networks: a conceptual framework 3. Promoting and assessing value creation in communities and networks: a conceptual framework 5. paper presenting a framework for promoting and assessing value creation in communities and. Promoting and assessing value creation in communities and networks: a conceptual framework 7. Project assessments.

Productivity in a Networked Era – Assessing ROII (Return on Investment in Interaction)

John Tropea - Delicious Community

ROI is an accounting and financial management concept businesses use to decide where to make investments and to assess the success of investment decisions after the fact. Qualitative assessment often can make up for a concrete numeric result. Exchanges of information and knowledge are what make peoples’ brains work on a purpose and what gets the imagination going to formulate pertinent responses. Unpacking them can help us understand how to begin to assess ROII.

Relentless Networking and the Power of Now

Elsua

But it’s rather interesting to see how I essentially morph, on purpose, how I use this social networking tool whether I am working at my home office or while on the road. Late last year I went through the Strengths Finder assessment (More about this one item coming up shortly as a new blog entry, by the way) and I ”discovered” how the number #1 top strength from yours truly is that one of Connectedness. Collaboration Communities Learning Life Travelling Work Life Integration

2014 165

Dispatch from the 2017 Association of Change Management Professionals Conference

Partnering Resources

Do a risk assessment. What’s Deep: Connecting to Our Greater Purpose. Lisa McLeod , in her keynote talk on Leading with Noble Purpose, reminded us of the importance of having a clear and compelling purpose. My first time in New Orleans didn’t disappoint!

2017 157

Social Analysis in Progress…

Net-Map Toolbox

Originally posted on BirAlNas : One of the most important aspects of the Bir Al-Nas approach is the integration of social analysis into hydrogeochemical and hydrogeological investigations. In this regard the first step is the identification of the actors involved in a specific issue, the assessment of their links, their influence and the possible existence of conflicts among them.

2014 98

So many learning style tests, so little time.

Joitske Hulsebosch

Hoping this awareness help you to try to stretch and integrate opposite preferences in your design. Here's the list of learning/personality styles tests I harvested: 4MAT system by Bernice McCarthy (paid assessment) Friendly Style Profile (paid assessment) Navigational v.

2011 227

R and Google Spreadsheets (and the context)

Learning Alliances

There are several packages available that are designed for the purpose, but to me they seem like more trouble than they are worth. Value assessment – judging the value of the data and the results of an analytical effort.

2015 176

Writing techniques: Episode #1

Ken Carroll

Now we write in ways and write for purposes that didn’t exist even five years ago. This will offer a logical starting point for anyone who has never assessed his/her own writing but would like to get more effective at it.

2013 217

Have you discovered the power of Serendipitous Collaboration yet?

The Bumble Bee

Purpose: To discover the critical synergies in a Network right at the start of a potential collaboration, in a way which is much more effective than "creeping death" disclosure. ORANGE - Integrator: plays a key design or integration role in the new collaborative product.

2010 169

Spigit Provides ICON as a Free Crowdsourcing Platform

Portals and KM

Spigit has launched ICON as a free service to promote the use of mass crowdsourcing with the purpose of innovation and growth. They have also announced a Yammer integration.

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More Reflections on SharePoint and Picking Technology

Digital Habitats

The differences between the tools a platform offers, how it does or does not integrate them with and without, and the features that make them usable all matter. Quick definition: platform is the integration of a number of tools. ( Cross posted from Nancy’s Full Circle Blog ).

Transition gives us the best of ingredients for networking

Social Reporter

Within each there are ingredients (for example, Measurement, Visioning, Building Partnerships, Celebrating, Storytelling), with links showing where other ingredients may be relevant, and what tools are appropriate (for example, Energy Resilience Assessment, Finance, Volunteers).

2011 151

Social Network Marketing Campaigns: Features Attributes

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

My description of a “ campaign &# (vs an ongoing strategy) is that it must be: task-based, have a purpose, a declared target and an outcome. Competitions, ask for content then community assesses content - submit articles about the online game, create a funny cartoon etc.

OutStart’s Learning Content Management System Automates Key Components of Content Development

Portals and KM

An LCMS provides for automating the development, management, maintenance, delivery and publishing of modular and personalized learning – including online, instructor guides, mobile, assessments and the ability to deliver training in different languages. First, you simply develop content once separately from the delivery vehicle so it becomes easy to use the content for different purposes, people, and devices.

Valuing common ground

Neighbourhoods

' This comes from new guidance for assessing the community value of common land , prepared by Kate Ashbrook and Nicola Hodgson for The Open Spaces Society. to identify mechanisms to recognise and take account of local community interests on commons, hence complementing established criteria used in assessing national importance of land for interests such as nature con-servation and landscape.

BBC Learning Unplugged: event report

Platform Neutral

This report is split into the following: Event purpose. Event purpose: To profile the work and properties of BBC Learning to a community of pervasive media practitioners. I think I could have integrated them better into later work (lesson learnt).

Leading from the Bottom

Governance in a Networked World

How is client intelligence being vertically integrated up and down the hierarchy? In addressing Gary Hamel’s suggestions, SNA can assess how much appreciation the management layers have on the value being generated at the client interfaces. We have been long term advocates of J.B.

2013 130

And then I said.

Endless Knots

We’ve developed this model over 25 years of research into virtual and remote teams and have constructed a Virtual Team Assessment to measure individual and team performance. Q: Does integration of information systems pose a particular challenge?

2010 156

More Reflections on SharePoint and Picking Technology

Nancy White

The differences between the tools a platform offers, how it does or does not integrate them with and without, and the features that make them usable all matter. Quick definition: platform is the integration of a number of tools. Yesterday I woke up and checked my email.

Twitter is Not a Social Network

Alchemy of Change

The company’s PageRank algorithm uses “the collective intelligence of the web&# to assess the relative importance of individual web pages and give us better search results.

Mathemagenic " PhD conclusions in a thousand words: blogging practices of knowledge workers

Mathemagenic

Blogging is used for sense-making supported by writing, multiple ways to organise and assess one’s own blog posts and conversations with other bloggers. Integration Knowledge work blogResearch knowledge networker PhD

2009 156

Probes, Prototypes and Pilot projects

Chris Corrigan

The purpose of a prototype is to put something into play and look at its performance. If a pilot project is done well and works, it should be integrated with the basic operating procedure of an organization, and tinkered with over time, until it starts showing signs of weakened effectiveness.

2015 93

The Two Cisco's.

Collaborative Thinking

Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) today released the results of a third-party global study designed to assess how organizations use consumer social networking tools to collaborate externally, revealing the need for stronger governance and IT involvement. Burton Group Clients Only: Many believe that the main purpose of social media is to improve brand awareness and corporate communications.

Education Technology Action Group consultation

SocialTech

The purpose of the group is to make recommendations that will “aim to best support the agile evolution of the FE, HE and schools sectors in anticipation of disruptive technology for the benefit of learners, employers & the UK economy", identifying “ any barriers to the growth of innovative learning technology that have been put in place (inadvertently or otherwise) by the Governments, as well as thinking about ways that these barriers can be broken down.”.

More Reflections on SharePoint and Picking Technology | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

The differences between the tools a platform offers, how it does or does not integrate them with and without, and the features that make them usable all matter. Quick definition: platform is the integration of a number of tools.

More Reflections on SharePoint and Picking Technology | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

The differences between the tools a platform offers, how it does or does not integrate them with and without, and the features that make them usable all matter. Quick definition: platform is the integration of a number of tools.

More Reflections on SharePoint and Picking Technology | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

The differences between the tools a platform offers, how it does or does not integrate them with and without, and the features that make them usable all matter. Quick definition: platform is the integration of a number of tools.

More Reflections on SharePoint and Picking Technology | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

The differences between the tools a platform offers, how it does or does not integrate them with and without, and the features that make them usable all matter. Quick definition: platform is the integration of a number of tools.

Emerging Autopoietic Communities – Scalability of Knowledge Transfer in Complex Systems

John Tropea - Delicious Community

organizational integrity and address organizational imperatives. integral and inescapable aspect of autopoietic systems. sharing are assessed and key individuals who may assist are. themselves as participants in the community (for the purposes of the. First IFIP International Workshop on Distributed Knowledge Management (DKM 2008), Oct, 18-19, 2008, Shanghai 1. Emerging Autopoietic Communities –. Scalability of Knowledge Transfer in Complex. Systems.

Relationships and Identity: Two Sides of the Social Networking Coin

Collaborative Thinking

For instance, how does the organization assure profile attributes within a self-claimed social identity are truthful – what if employees build exaggerated or misleading social identities – what methods does the organization employ to vet social identity claims (assess community equity and determine reputation) – what implications are there when profiles reveal too much personal information (perhaps encouraging bias based on diversity attributes)?

News Updates (January 21, 2010)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Yuuguu Corporate is also setting a new standard in custom branding of web conferencing sessions by enabling companies to integrate their own corporate identity into the login screens and background of a conferencing session. Quest provides a complete migration solution to Exchange, SharePoint, Office Communications Server and the Business Productivity Online Suite (BPOS), along with products for pre-migration assessment, coexistence and application rebuilding. Yuuguu Corporate.

2010 104

Collaboration – If it Were That Easy We Would all Do It – Well

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

But, activity plummeted shortly thereafter, not because the tool didn’t work or meet user demands, but simply because — as Democrasoft found out the hard way, communities need a mission or purpose and a leader. But there are ways to put a framework around your assessment.

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Education Technology Action Group consultation

SocialTech

The purpose of the group is to make recommendations that will “aim to best support the agile evolution of the FE, HE and schools sectors in anticipation of disruptive technology for the benefit of learners, employers & the UK economy", identifying “any barriers to the growth of innovative learning technology that have been put in place (inadvertently or otherwise) by the Governments, as well as thinking about ways that these barriers can be broken down.”.

F-Suites for C-Suites: 4 Futures Thinking Toolkits To Help C-Suite Leaders Thrive in a World of Change « emergent by design

John Tropea - Delicious Faciliatation

With this model in mind, a CLA map might look something like this: Other tools in this suite include: Spiral Dynamics Integral (SDi), used to understand and inform personal and collective growth through internal modeling. Skip to content. emergent by design. future of facebook project.

2012 75

What do we mean by engagement online? | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Offline we have non-verbals and body language to assess the state of people in the room. I’ve also been playing with hybrid meetings, integrating the virtual with the face-to-face to extend the learning experience and allow people to engage with each other and the content.

Full Circle Online Interaction Blog: Updating my basic article on online facilitation

John Tropea - Delicious Community

The core of facilitation is to serve the group and assist it in reaching its goals or purpose. The clearer the purpose , the easier it is to craft the facilitation approach. Purpose provides participants and facilitators expectations upon which they can base their actions. However, some groups thrive on diffuse purpose and with little facilitation, so take all the subsequent advice carefully. The purpose is often driven by the site owners goals.

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Who ‘We’ Are, Part Two: Ego: Our Debilitating Self-Deception

How to Save the World

As our culture accelerates over the edge of a cliff, these ‘purposes’ are increasingly divergent. The knowledge (instinctive, emotional, sensory and intellectual) we have and can draw on can then be integrated and appropriate actions taken, in the moment.

2011 64

Challenge: SharePoint and NGOs/NonProfits -go or no go? | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Home About Full Circle Contact Resources Wiki Full Circus Full Circle Associates connections for a changing world, online and offline… Apr 10 2009 Challenge: SharePoint and NGOs/NonProfits -go or no go?

Verifying Virtual Value - Chief Learning Officer magazine

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

How can learning leaders assess whether the benefits live up to the hype? So being able to articulate and measure the value of networked learning serves at least three purposes: 1. Traditional training analyses, such as Kirkpatrick’s four levels of evaluation, were designed to assess solutions that are delivered in a linear manner.

The Value of Community Management

John Tropea - Delicious Community

To get at value you would have to compare changes in activity to changes in outcomes (support calls, online mentions – whatever the community’s prime purpose is) for various periods. These communities were private, branded and highly purposed.

2011 66

What Could the Future of Money Look Like? « emergent by design

John Tropea - Delicious Network

There are at least four asset- dimensions involved in transactions – objects, ideas/conversations, relationships, and purpose. And ‘our people’ also link to the company via aspirational-assets such as morale, a sense of being valued, a sense of purpose, and so on.

2010 71

Key Findings About Communities - KM Edge: Where the best in Knowledge Management come together

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Most communities serve more than one of these purposes, but a primary intent usually dominates the choices made regarding community design, implementation, and support. Although CoPs tend to be boundary-spanning entities, their support structures are often tightly linked to and integrated with the frameworks of the organizations in which they reside. Appropriate measures are a direct reflection of the type of community being assessed.

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