Green Chameleon » Two Pillars of Implementing KM Initiatives

Green Chameleon

www.straitsknowledge.com blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about Two Pillars of Implementing KM Initiatives Are you implementing a tool for collaboration, document sharing, discussions, etc and you are not sure how to make it a success? A while ago, somebody showed me the results of a study on: what are the critical factors to make Knowledge Management initiatives successful?

10 options for implementing a KM strategy

Chris Collison

Last week the focus was on KM Strategy and Implementation, and we had an excellent interactive discussion about different options for implementation. In most organisations, you can guarantee that there will be a number of organisational initiatives in flight at any one time.

Don’t Net-Map this!!!

Net-Map Toolbox

The initial question we write on top of any Net-Map is something like: “Who influences XY?” Imagine you start an organizational change process by involving people from all parts of your organization in participatory Net-Map sessions. And they might start initiating some grassroots change just building on their insights and networks developed during the sessions. case studies Change Management facilitation fine-tuning implementation musings Uncategorized

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Green Chameleon » Why Implementing KM is like Raising a Child

Green Chameleon

www.straitsknowledge.com blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about Why Implementing KM is like Raising a Child Last week, I was observing a communication session whereby a group of senior managers were updated on the progress of KM in their organization.

Green Chameleon » The Technology Question in KM Tools

Green Chameleon

www.straitsknowledge.com blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about The Technology Question in KM Tools In my recent posts I was rather focusing on some soft factors of implementing knowledge related activities, like suggestions for organising your knowledge or on how to promote knowledge management initiatives. In my years in working in collaboration, networking, records management, etc.

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Implementing the Cisco Collaboration Framework

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Cisco on Cisco Implementing the. a Collaboration Framework Creating a Collaborative Enterprise Cisco on Cisco Implementing the. Foreword Cisco on Cisco Implementing the. In addition, Francois Joanette, managing. Positioning, Customer Advocacy, Engineering, Global Supply Chain Management, Human. Ron Ricci, Vice President, Corporate Positioning Cisco on Cisco Implementing the. Behavioral Changes 53 Cisco on Cisco: Transformational Changes.

Agile international development?

Net-Map Toolbox

Responding to change over following a plan. And tell me if this relates to your experience as well… “Individuals and interactions over processes and tools” Someone has a tool (whether it’s a new solar cooker or a new kind web platform) they are excited about and look for a place where they can implement it – and for funding to do so.

What is the best network structure?

Net-Map Toolbox

Our intuitive initial reaction was: One structure has to be bad, the other one has to be good. On the other hand, if working in a dispersed, low centralization network, you want to see if this is really better for the front line implementers in terms of enabeling them to get their job done. case studies Change Management Evaluation International development Monitoring Social Networks

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Change Management, Etienne Wenger, Matt Moore Visits America, Auditing Lessons, What Got You Here Won't Get You There

John Tropea - Delicious Community

I asked the question that you posed and his answer was twofold - first, he mentioned that the growing popularity and ease of blogs has the potential to slightly change the way community of practice practitioners interact. To stimulate behavior change, he suggests imposing fines (e.g., $10 Using Goldsmith’s straightforward, jargon-free advice, it’s amazingly easy behavior to change.

Green Chameleon » Why KM is Hard To Do

Green Chameleon

www.straitsknowledge.com blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about Why KM Is Hard To Do: Infrastructure, KM and Implementing Change We recently did a small information management/knowledge management internal initiative at Straits Knowledge.

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Green Chameleon » Leading Change

Green Chameleon

www.straitsknowledge.com blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about Leading Change Nancy Dixon has blogged about an ideas/improvement/innovation initiative at the Defense Intelligence Agency. Posted by Patrick Lambe on 12/01/09 at 02: 23 PM | Categories: Change Management , Innovation , Leadership | Permalink 0 Comment so far Commenting is not available in this weblog entry.

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Green Chameleon » Juicy

Green Chameleon

He has just blogged about Juice , the initiative that won his team a Gold award in the Business Solutions category of StepTwo’s 2008 Intranet Innovation Awards. For managers, the new starter process now requires no forms and works well regardless of the managers proactivity or experience in onboarding.

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Green Chameleon " Why KM Is Hard To Do: Infrastructure, KM and Implementing Change

John Tropea - Delicious Faciliatation

www.straitsknowledge.com blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about Why KM Is Hard To Do: Infrastructure, KM and Implementing Change We recently did a small information management/knowledge management internal initiative at Straits Knowledge.

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Change Leadership Challenge 4: Meaningful Employee Participation

Partnering Resources

This is the fourth in a series of posts about change leadership. Previous posts covered active, committed leadership , building a compelling business case , and embedding change. Meaningful employee participation is important during change.

Change Leadership Challenge 1: Active, Committed Leadership

Partnering Resources

This is the first in a series of posts about change leadership. Today’s executives have a great responsibility to enact change. Staying competitive in business requires implementing new technologies, improving processes, reducing costs, and enabling innovation.

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Herding the Smart Cats: Successful IT Change Leadership

Partnering Resources

Herding the Smart Cats: IT Change Leadership. Other times, this is a challenge, like when trying to change behavior. Change could be hard. The CIO recognized that success would take superior execution and implementation, not just of process, but also of people.

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Curing Business Ecosystems Blindness

Partnering Resources

Business ecosystems are complex and ever-changing. Once you have a list of critical entities (don’t aim for an exhaustive list – it will take too much time and it will probably change before you’ve finished), look at the role each plays in the business ecosystem.

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Merced Group Announces Its Partner Program

Portals and KM

Our team at Merced Group brings together seasoned and wide-ranging experience in helping companies implement enhanced collaboration into their business systems, processes and culture to generate new value, maximize the potential of their workforce and partners and deepen customer relationships. We apply on-line and off-line facilitation techniques based on our book Sharing Hidden Know-How: How Managers Solve Thorny Problems with the Knowledge Jam (Wiley, 2011).

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Feedback on SharePoint Roadmap: Lynn Warneke

Michael Sampson - Currents

Lynn Warneke from Australia has just posted her review of SharePoint Roadmap for Collaboration : SharePoint Roadmap for Collaboration, Michael Sampson's latest publication, offers clear and succinct advice to ensure you avoid these all-too-common pitfalls and deliver a SharePoint implementation that is a real success, in real business terms. As Michael himself asserts, "The point isn't to have a nice shiny SharePoint implementation; the point is doing business better.".

Changing IT Mindsets From Deployment To Adoption

Collaborative Thinking

Almost every widely deployed technology today that has failed to meet expectations over time, at one point was revered as the answer to our problems (productivity suites, content management systems, “groupware”, search, portals, etc.). Within many organizations, the plan-build-run philosophy still frames our view of IT – once a system is implemented (i.e., When it comes to collaboration, knowledge management, and E2.0

Blog>> Practitioner Guidelines for Knowledge Audits

Green Chameleon

These guidelines were compiled by the participants in the Kuala Lumpur Knowledge Management Roundtable, May 3 2017, hosted by Securities Commission Malaysia. Have preliminary conversations with management to sound them out informally on the idea, identify the pain points and business issues they are concerned about. Make sure you understand the culture of the organisation, the business environment and ecosystem, as well as current organisational change initiatives under way.

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How-to Guides>> Cross-Post: Practitioner Guidelines on Conducting Knowledge Audits

Green Chameleon

These guidelines were compiled by the participants in the Kuala Lumpur Knowledge Management Roundtable, May 3 2017, hosted by Securities Commission Malaysia. Have preliminary conversations with management to sound them out informally on the idea, identify the pain points and business issues they are concerned about. Make sure you understand the culture of the organisation, the business environment and ecosystem, as well as current organisational change initiatives under way.

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Yakabod Offers Enterprise 2.0 Adoption Best Practices

Portals and KM

Yakabod has been providing knowledge management solutions since 2003, primarily for the US intelligence community to date. I reviewed earlier on the AppGap (see Yakabod Provides Robust Knowledge Management with a Social Side ). The harder tasks come with the change management and other people related concerns. A significant part of the change management effort is to enable a shift in the collaboration mentality. How fast can the organization change?

Remote Consulting on Collaboration Strategy

Michael Sampson - Currents

For example, these client projects were delivered completely remotely, with no travel required to work with the client: University (New Zealand, 2014) … Provided input on the firm’s adoption and change management strategy for its new SharePoint 2013-based intranet and collaboration environment. After the proof-of-concept was implemented, provided a review of the lessons learned, and gave direction for the pilot phase of the initiative.

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Avoiding "Change Addiction"

Collaborative Thinking

BP's Fiona MacLeod: A Change Agent Sees Change 'Addiction' - Knowledge@Wharton. After 20 years of experience leading change management programs in the U.S., Europe and New Zealand, BP executive Fiona MacLeod has concluded that the corporate world is "addicted" to serial change management programs that consume massive resources but ultimately fail to solve the problems they aim to address. Organizational design helped to lay the foundation for change. "I

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Social Architecture (a manifesto) | Management Innovation eXchange

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Management Innovation eXchange. Its time to reinvent management. Management Innovation eXchange. This manifesto is aimed specifically at organizational change practioners and leaders who are in charge of large scale organizational changes.

CoP Series #5: Is my community a community of practice?

Nancy White

An example might be to have the learners apply their learnings “out in the world&# then come back and report on what they learned, questions they had and, if relevant, how application changed their understanding of the material.

The Power of Action Learning: A Process for Building a Collaborative Culture

John Tropea - Delicious Faciliatation

It is not a new process, but one that was used both in Europe and the US, long before the term “Knowledge Management” was first heard in organizations. The set member develops a solution and then implements that solution. Develop and implement a new billing system. •

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Defining Social Media

Collaborative Thinking

I do not define what participation models are – which is a valid critique – but I actually prefer definitions that are somewhat open-ended and inclusive of many different implementation patterns. Examples of different participation models could include: online communities, social network sites, and / or Twitter-like systems – but the definition should not prescribe implementations.

Productivity Delivered (Share 2012, Atlanta) #share2012 @sharepoint

Michael Sampson - Currents

Gideon Bibliowicz, Senior Product Manager from Microsoft is talking about "Productivity Delivered." bring in the change management consulting company - to help understand current culture, and how it can be changed going forward. -. (3) aspects - single platform, managed platform, cloud platform. Parkland Hospital - implement business-critical processes. 80% of large enterprise IT managers are at least in trial stage for cloud computing initiatives.

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Comparing Collaboration and Social Networks - All Collaboration - allcollaboration.com

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Senior Financial Executive in Accounting, Finance and Treasury, IT, M&A, and Management Consulting Professional Social networks offer one of the best ways of collaborating yet invented.

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Social Behavior, Usage Patterns, and Adoption: My Enterprise 2.0 Conference Notes

Portals and KM

To maximize the chances of success within any application initiative, you need an adoption strategy. Here the latest ( Booz Allen Extends its Collaborative Platform ) and here is a summary of the prior ones ( Implementing Enterprise 2.0 Here is a post I did in 2005 of their efforts then (IBM’s Social Software Initiatives: Blogs, Wikis, Tagging, and More – Part Three- Internal Applications ). Walton said that 50% of his budget is for change management to get people to use it.

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Green Chameleon » When Can You Trust a Knowledge Manager?

Green Chameleon

www.straitsknowledge.com blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about When Can You Trust a Knowledge Manager? If its a tough job being a knowledge manager, it’s an even tougher job to trust them with your organisation’s culture and infrastructure.

Communicate The Mission In Turbulent Times

Collaborative Thinking

Speaking at the recent 13 th Annual Wharton Leadership Conference , co-sponsored by the Center for Human Resources and the Center for Leadership & Change Management , Kullman described how she changed the company's thinking about its business model, while reinforcing its 200-year-old culture of innovation. The question is, given the megatrends in the world and given the new economy, what changes do we have to make to continue to be successful?

Emerging Autopoietic Communities – Scalability of Knowledge Transfer in Complex Systems

John Tropea - Delicious Community

First IFIP International Workshop on Distributed Knowledge Management (DKM 2008), Oct, 18-19, 2008, Shanghai 1. practice, knowledge management, complexity, emergence. of knowledge management attempts to facilitate knowledge- based activities in organizations, but often makes the mistake. that knowledge management is all about information systems, or alternatively, about tacit knowledge in people. Higher level systems basically form a slowly changing.

Green Chameleon » Sex and Love and Knowledge Management

Green Chameleon

www.straitsknowledge.com blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about Sex and Love and Knowledge Management Last night, on the plane to Kuala Lumpur, I watched a TED Talk video of the incomparable Helen Fisher (on my iPod). And the second type is the initiative that seeks to build an organic KM strategy based on the organisation’s own self-understanding as a knowledge-using organisation, and a clear sense of its business goals and priorities.

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Green Chameleon » Easy Pickings

Green Chameleon

The idea of going after low hanging fruit is to get low-cost buy-in and support for your KM initiative. I have seen it as a tactic used by many a manager to get some traction, some proof that what they are wanting to implement/change will show results/value quickly.

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2009: Planning Considerations For Enterprise 2.0

Collaborative Thinking

The blog is barely acceptable, the wiki is not, the decision to implement RSS rather than Atom was short-sighted and the "Corporate Facebook" capability is not that impressive. Organizations will leverage SharePoint for traditional productivity and content management needs but will look for an alternative social platform to sit alongside SharePoint while a minority of shops that have not over-committed to SharePoint (e.g., Social Platforms: Managing The Gap.

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

Green Chameleon

www.straitsknowledge.com blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about Creativity, Courage, Charisma - What Has It To Do With Management Buy-In? Apart from making new acquaintances and swapping ideas, it also helped me when I was a practitioner to find out and gauge the maturity of KM implementations in similar organisations, a kind of “soft benchmarking&# technique. Then, I also wonder if charisma and eloquence matter when getting management buy-in?

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Another Inconvenient Truth: Organizational Dynamics and Their Impact on Open Gov/Open Data

Influence

The fact is, changing a corporate culture is incredibly important and in most cases, also incredibly difficult. Viola: enter the Open Government Initiative. Therefore, an agency putting together an Open Gov plan needs to acknowledge its own organizational dynamics - culture and norms, true incentives, skill sets, and formal structures - and incorporate organizational change management into the plan. Change management is hard.

UC And ROI: IBM's Truth And Fiction Example

Collaborative Thinking

Thumbs-Down: The concern I have here is that the total cost of ownership is not clearly outlined, a reasonable TCO model would establish a timeline (say 3 years) and include the total costs, including various weighting factors for planning, operational support, integration costs, help desk, change management, and so on. You need to integrate on-hook/off-hook signaling, integrate with other customer response management tools (telephone, web, e-mail, IM, etc).

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Collaboration, or walk before you run

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

James Robertson has an initial model of collaboration , based on the idea that you have to form the capacity, then build the capability, and then create a strategy around how it fits into your organization.

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Green Chameleon » Toolkits Galore

Green Chameleon

Ours is more focused on knowledge transfer and knowledge sharing where Ben’s is a range of approaches for getting KM and learning initiatives under way – but the basic idea is the same. While on the topic of toolkits, Stan also has a great collection of resource links on Change Management this week (and it’s his birthday today – Happy Birthday!).