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Wanted: Knowledge Assets – Dead or Alive?

Chris Collison

There have been a few threads on LinkedIn KM groups on the topic of “knowledge assets” recently. Image courtesy of hoyasmeg on Flickr.

A game to realise community assets

Social Reporter

The narrow focus is on how an organisation or social enterprise can continue to develop services and activities in the face of cuts in grants.

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 assetsLIVE THEM!

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

Social Reporter

As well as the map we produced a table showing the assets each organisation held – premises, skills, equipment, membership, funding.

2014 11

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.

Just thinking…

Chris Collison

Are we planting vast fields of information assets? Or are we harvesting fruitful knowledge assets ? Thanks Elizabeth for spotting it).

2015 27

Seeing the whole elephant…

Chris Collison

It shouldn’t surprise me after all this time, but it does. The answers to the question: “what does knowledge management mean to you?”

2015 32

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. A whirlwind trip to Iran.

2015 26

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).

The 12 knowledge-enabled days of Christmas!

Chris Collison

On the twelfth day of Christmas, my true love gave to me: Twelve knowledge assets. Eleven open questions. Ten strategies. Nine knowledge cafes.

2013 18

The Most Overlooked Asset in Organization Change

Partnering Resources

Luckily, organizations have a hidden asset that leaders can use to accelerate change. Partnering Resources. All Rights Reserved.

What lessons can KM learn from Minecraft?

Chris Collison

Minecraft is a phenomenon. Gaming website G4 describes it in an interesting way, which caught my eye. The focus is on exploration, not accomplishment.

2014 24

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.

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.

Fossils, Time Capsules, Museums and other Knowledge Retention techniques

Chris Collison

KM Knowledge Asset Knowledge Management Knowledge retention Knowledge transfer Lessons Learned Metaphor Project Management ” .

A new initiative supporting communities to develop digital assets

Social Reporter

There’s often a big gap between those working in innovative ways in communities to develop our physical assets of land and buildings, and those with the tech skills to use public data and online systems to develop local digital assets. What examples do you have of the sort of digital assets that might be developed?

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. Acknowledge them in your success.

Equilibrium MediaRich Digital Asset Management for SharePoint and Other Platforms

Portals and KM

Sean showed me how MediaRich Visualizer permits advanced searching on all media asset metadata throughout the enterprise.

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 Updates Interface and Becomes More Social ).

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 News Facts.

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.

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.

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. It made the same point.    

Active Lurkers – The Hidden Asset in Online Communities

John Tropea - Delicious Community 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. Mamma mia.

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

Online Community Strategy

Explore and list all assets available to you. When I facilitate this exercise at workshops and events it is designed to take 45 minutes.

2016 28

What stops us from putting knowledge into action?

Chris Collison

Behaviours Change Management KM Knowledge Asset Knowledge Management Knowledge Sharing Lessons Learned Metaphor Organizational learning

How to Serve Government A Shitstorm Online #SocialMedia #Auspol #LGBT

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Collate your social assets (tweets, photos whatever). Ten Steps to Create a Shitstorm Online with Social Media. And then it didn’t.

2013 122

Boston E20 Notes: Building an Online Community from Strategy, Planning, and Launch to Effective Engagement and Adoption

Portals and KM

She showed some research that shows the change in relative asset base of S&P companies shifted from tangible assets to intangible assets.

2012 39

"I Use SharePoint" - a New User Adoption Resource Site from Microsoft

Michael Sampson - Currents

In my book, User Adoption Strategies , I show a four stage approach to gaining adoption of new approaches and new ways of working. I like it.

2011 73

Open innovation reporters and a Social App Store are needed to complement local news hubs

Social Reporter

On reflection that’s rather presumptuous – so my best idea is a pretty obvious one … look at the assets and skills we have already, and open the process up to those are already bubbling with suggestions, and create some innovative solutions from there. We might build a Social App Store. None of these was competitive.

2011 38

2013 Global Most Admired Knowledge Enterprises (MAKE) Winners

Portals and KM

The Return on Assets (ROA) for the 2013 Global MAKE Winners was 9.8% – 4.6 Here is more tech for this first week of the year. Teleos,

2014 43

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. We do not have a way to properly measure this new capitalism.

Preview of the Brands & Collaborative Economy Research Project

Online Community Strategy

Asset allocation is optimized such that resources are jointly consumed and assets rarely stand idle.” ” 2. Emerging Sectors.

2015 32

To Develop a Community, Think Network First

Online Community Strategy

Networked Asset Worksheet. . Allan Savory, from “Holistic Management”. Need a Community? You Have (at least) One. How do I define community?”

2016 27

Measuring the Full Impact of Digital Capital

Portals and KM

I hope you are having a nice summer. This is McKinsey week on Portals and KM as I look back at what is happening in new technology.  

2014 28

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! let it go? I wonder. Verdict? It rocks. Trust Us.

The Rise of the Social CEO within Enterprise 2.0

Portals and KM

This is part of the general trend away from simply trying to strip out costs to adding value and the rise of intangible assets such as knowledge and the people who know how to collect, interpret, and act on it as I wrote about last Friday. So here we are at Enterprise 2.0 in Boston. I recently found an interesting related study. is a subset.

2012 48

Lessons Learned or Lessons Earned?

Chris Collison

Facilitation Knowledge Asset Knowledge Management Learning Lessons Learned Metaphor Peer Assist Project Management Uncategorized

Forrester on Enterprise Content Management Suites, Q4 2011

Portals and KM

They note that examples of persuasive ECM include web content management, digital asset management, and document output for customer communications management. Forrester has release their report, The Forrester Wave™: Enterprise Content Management Suites, Q4 2011 , by Alan Weintraub with Stephen Powers and Anjali Yakkundi.    

2011 45

Announcing a New Online Workshop: The Collaborative Economy Kickstart

Online Community Strategy

Every organization in the world is being impacted by the Collaborative Economy in some way.

2015 24