The Most Overlooked Asset in Organization Change

Partnering Resources

Luckily, organizations have a hidden asset that leaders can use to accelerate change. This new article , just published on Communication World , explains this hidden asset and just how leaders can use it to accelerate and improve organization change.

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Monday Video: Don’t sit on your community ASSets

Nancy White

David Wilcox captures the amazing and vibrant Jim Diers on asset based community development. Monday videos community assetsSolid, back to basics, folks. Worth a seven minute watch. Write them down. Talk about them. LIVE THEM!

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A game to realise community assets

Social Reporter

Since running a workshop game on Saving Slapham community spaces at the Community Matters conference, Drew Mackie and I have been working with staff there on a more sophisticated version about business planning and community assets.

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Using digital technology and asset mapping to tackle social isolation – without special funding

Social Reporter

However, the Slipham partnership has decided to turn the rejection into an opportunity, and develop an “austerity innovation” programme that focuses on local assets and global knowledge rather than external funding.

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How #bigsociety can liberate three types of assets, by @rsamatthew

Social Reporter

Big Society is relevant at a time of austerity because it can, potentially, help us think about releasing assets of three types: in the individual, the community, and the organisation. (I’m The Big Society is about releasing this asset by making it easier, more enjoyable and more powerful for people to engage. At the level of the community, we know that even deprived neighbourhoods have many human assets.

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Your (and the President’s) most valuable asset

Net-Map Toolbox

Take good care of them, because they might be among your most valuable assets. The doctor is in. copyright A.

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Equilibrium MediaRich Digital Asset Management for SharePoint and Other Platforms

Portals and KM

It provides batch uploading of assets, including the ability to upload complete folders while preserving their directory structure from both Windows and Macintosh. Sean showed me how MediaRich Visualizer permits advanced searching on all media asset metadata throughout the enterprise.

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WebDAM and Box Collaborate to Streamline Digital Asset Management and File Sharing

Portals and KM

WebDAM Solutions , the cloud-based digital asset management (DAM) provider, recently announced a technology collaboration with Box, the content-sharing platform , to provide streamlined digital asset management features to Box users. I have written about Box before (see Box.net Updates Interface and Becomes More Social ). I spoke with Ron Selvey, Marketing Manager at WebDaAM to get background on this move. 

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Oracle Buys Intellectual Property Assets of Tacit Software

Collaborative Thinking

I would imagine that ultimately - the assets will find their way into products other than Beehive - namely WebCenter (given its focus on Enterprise 2.0). Today Oracle announced that it has acquired the intellectual property assets of Tacit Software. Oracle Buys Intellectual Property Assets of Tacit Software Interesting - while Tacit was never a broad-based success on the market, it was considered unique in its underlying discovery, correlation and brokering engine.

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Realising the knowledge assets of research for the rest of us – how about a set of recipe cards?

Social Reporter

This piece is about making academic and professional research as useful as possible to the intended beneficiaries – in this case people later in life and/or with disabilities, and those helping them – a well as professionals.

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An amazing day with Chain Reaction: no moans, many assets, a community march. That’s big society – or Our Society

Social Reporter

We started with the assets, not the problems, after some excellent warm-up facilitation from Chris Grant to help us get to know each other. I spent yesterday on the 30th floor of a Canary Wharf tower, with 100 people at Chain Reaction 2011 , a hugely creative discussion about the future of East London that we could see below. Our bodies were in the sky, but our heads and hearts were on the ground.

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Share2010 Session: Rodney Durrant from John Holland Group on "How You Can Transform SharePoint into a Strategic Asset"

Michael Sampson - Currents

Rodney Durrant from John Holland Group talked about "How You Can Transform SharePoint into a Strategic Asset: What Every Top Manager Needs to Know About Extracting Maximum Business Value from SharePoint." Rodney is based in Brisbane, and is the Commercial Manager at John Holland, which is a change management and enablement role. Key points: Rodney doesn't like PowerPoint, so will be telling a range of stories.

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Active Lurkers – The Hidden Asset in Online Communities

John Tropea - Delicious Community

emergencemarketing.com google yahoo bing Active lurkers – the hidden asset in online communities February 18th, 2010 francois Posted in Hyper Social Enterprise , Interesting Links , Strategy , communities , social media , social networking | 33 Comments » If youre new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. TheCR @fgossieaux: New blog post: Active lurkers – the hidden asset in online communities [link] / Another fine read!

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The 12 knowledge-enabled days of Christmas!

Chris Collison

On the twelfth day of Christmas, my true love gave to me: Twelve knowledge assets. AAR Facilitation Knowledge Asset Knowledge Management Lessons Learned Memes Metaphor Organizational learning Peer Assist Social media Storytelling

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Scaffolding for sharing knowledge

Chris Collison

it also gives them a framework against which they can store share artefacts and examples (see the AIDS Competence knowledge asset example). Benchmarking Change Management Communties of Practice Knowledge Asset Knowledge Sharing

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Just thinking…

Chris Collison

It’s best played as a team sport rather than an individual perspective – but it makes a huge difference when it comes to creating an asset which educates and informs the reader/learner. Are we planting vast fields of information assets? Or are we harvesting fruitful knowledge assets ?

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Four Pillars of Successful Communities of Practice

Chris Collison

Is there any ownership of this process, and agreement to maintain a knowledge asset or product which represents the community’s most current thinking and understanding?

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When Collect and Connect is not enough…

Chris Collison

It invokes thoughts of ubiquitous SharePoint, intranets, portals, knowledge assets, content, FAQs, wikis, folksonomies and taxonomies. Communities of Practice Facilitation Innovation KM Knowledge Asset Knowledge Management Learning Lessons Learned Sensemaking

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Seeing the whole elephant…

Chris Collison

AAR Behaviours Communties of Practice KM Knowledge Asset Knowledge Management Knowledge Sharing Leadership Learning to Fly Networks Organizational learning Peer Assist Project Management It shouldn’t surprise me after all this time, but it does.

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Looking back – KM highlights from 2014

Chris Collison

It’s a brilliant example of a knowledge asset which you can walk through and interact with. About Knowledgeable Facilitation Innovation KM Knowledge Asset Knowledge Management Leadership Learning Lessons Learned ONA People I work with

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Fossils, Time Capsules, Museums and other Knowledge Retention techniques

Chris Collison

I’m putting a brief together for them which will help them to involve the workforce in prioritising topics, conduct some media-rich interviews and create a set of knowledge assets with the needs of future projects in mind.

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What lessons can KM learn from Minecraft?

Chris Collison

Knowledge Asset Knowledge Management Knowledge retention Knowledge transfer Learning Lessons Learned Metaphor Organizational learning Peer Assist Storytelling Minecraft is a phenomenon.

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Food for Thought from TED – JP Rangaswami

Chris Collison

Knowledge Asset Knowledge Management Metaphor StorytellingThank you to @susanfrost for sending this my way. Some great food for thought – literally – from JP Rangaswami, using Food as a metaphor for our relationship with information. It’s an interesting and stimulating comparison, and you have to chuckle when he extends the metaphor to Fox News to McDonalds at the end!

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Collaborative Thinking: Panning For Yahoo! Gold

Collaborative Thinking

start selling off some assets if the right offer came along. Collaborative Thinking Perceptions on collaboration and social software by Mike Gotta « Innovation Has Its Own Personality | Main | Wikis, Sensemaking & Advocacy » February 14, 2008 Panning For Yahoo! Gold Would Yahoo! Given its focus on Microsofts offer - and survival in general - would the company welcome such deals?

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What stops us from putting knowledge into action?

Chris Collison

Behaviours Change Management KM Knowledge Asset Knowledge Management Knowledge Sharing Lessons Learned Metaphor Organizational learningOur BMW is nearly 8 years old now.

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Lessons Learned or Lessons Earned?

Chris Collison

Facilitation Knowledge Asset Knowledge Management Learning Lessons Learned Metaphor Peer Assist Project Management UncategorizedEarlier this year I presented at Henley Business School’s annual KM Forum event, on the subject of “Lessons Earned” They kindly recorded the event, and I have finally got around to editing and posting a ten minute excerpt on YouTube.

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

Many Canadians have more debts than assets, i.e. a negative net worth. Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays. In search of a better way to live and make a living, and a better understanding of how the world really works.

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The New Capitalism – People and the Need for New of Value Metrics

Portals and KM

Ironically it is partially covered under the concept of intangible assets as through people were intangibles. The rise of intangible assets as a percentage of enterprise value is partially, but not completely a part of the rise of the recognition of the value of people. As my Merced Group Partner, Catherine Shinners , shared with me, Juergen Daum provided evidence in this direction in his book, Intangible Assets and Value Creation.

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Recreating Capitalism

Governance in a Networked World

I've just listened to a facinating podcast by Jay Bragdon on his "Living Asset Stewardship" approach to business. On the surface it looks just like all of the other triple bottom line, living systems, intangible assets, green investment approaches that criticise the current industrial models we have and like to critique. anyway what was most impressive is his Living Asset Management Performance (LAMP) Index of companies he sees working by living asset stewardship.

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Can I Recover My Asynchronous Practice?

Full Circle Associates

It’s going to take a major shift in thinking to recognize that focus and balance are vital assets that companies need to protect in order to be successful. Calm, asynchronous communication isn’t the norm. Source: My Company Tried Slack For Two Years. This Is Why We Quit. Quite a while back this quote floated by … Continue reading Can I Recover My Asynchronous Practice? Source. facilitation online facilitation online interaction asynchronous attention

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Treating People as People, Not as Tasks

Portals and KM

Now the percentage of tangible assets in the corporations in the S&P 500 has shifted from 66% in 1982 to 16% in 1999 and likely continues to fall (see  Juergen Daum, Intangible Assets and Value Creation ). In its place is the rise of intangible assets as the creators of wealth. Yet, as Louise points out many organizations are still managing people as though the wealth was created by tangible assets, machines, and people are just servants of these machines. 

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Develop Your Networked Business Pilot in Less Than an Hour: Worksheet

Online Community Strategy

A simple way to get started is to think about 1) what assets you have to offer and 2) how digital networks enable distribution, usage of and collaboration with those assets. Explore and list all assets available to you.

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Neighbours' tree

Neighbourhoods

A local asset - my  neighbours' tree ,  transformed the past couple of weeks. Slides 2 and 4 are just five days apart

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Treating People as People, Not as Tasks

Portals and KM

Now the percentage of tangible assets in the corporations in the S&P 500 has shifted from 66% in 1982 to 16% in 1999 and likely continues to fall (see Juergen Daum, Intangible Assets and Value Creation ). In its place is the rise of intangible assets as the creators of wealth. Yet, as Louise points out many organizations are still managing people as though the wealth was created by tangible assets, machines, and people are just servants of these machines. 

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Hyperfish – Thoughts on Collecting Expertise

Michael Sampson - Currents

The two similar items – asset registration and personal information – extend Hyperfish’s current approach of asking for information that has a demonstrably correct value.

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Hyperfish – Beyond Active Directory

Michael Sampson - Currents

Customers can now use Hyperfish to collect information that has been time consuming or difficult to get collect in the past, such as employee skills and expertise, asset registration, and personal information.

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Develop Your Networked Business Pilot in Less Than an Hour: Worksheet

Online Community Strategy

A simple way to get started is to think about 1) what assets you have to offer and 2) how digital networks enable distribution, usage of and collaboration with those assets. Explore and list all assets available to you.

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My App Gap Posts for March 2012

Portals and KM

WebDAM and Box Collaboration Streamlines Digital Asset Management and File Sharing. The AppGap posts began toward the end of January 2008.    Here, I am primarily doing product commentaries with a few other things thrown in. Below are the ones for March. There will be more in April. IBM Connections Conversations – 3: Analytics + Social. Cisco Extends Its Cloud Collaboration Strategy. Novell GroupWise 2012 Expands its Collaboration Capabilities.

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Who me? Yes. You are your own best resource

Viv Mcwaters

My greatest asset is believing in myself – and that I will know what to do when the time comes. Over the years I have learnt and collected lots of processes, activities, a few frameworks, ideas and games. When facilitating, I draw on these choosing what I think might be best for this group at this time to do this task. Here’s the question I get asked most often: “How do you choose?”

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SharePoint's Potential: Enabling the Networked Enterprise

Portals and KM

These results are consistent with the rising percentage of business value derived from intangible assets, primarily people, as opposed to tangible assets such as equipment, buildings, etc., In 1982, 62% of enterprise value was found in tangible assets and 38% in intangible assets. In 1999, the enterprise value found in tangible assets had decreased to only 16%, with an increase to 84% in intangible assets.

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