The Tilburg story of knowledge sharing for social innovation

Making CommunitySense

Topic of my talk was “Knowledge Sharing for Social Innovation: The Dutch Tilburg Regional Case” I published the slides of my talk in a previous post. In it, you can find the Tilburg story of knowledge sharing for social innovation.

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Blog>> Too Busy for Knowledge Sharing

Green Chameleon

We have started our knowledge sharing initiative a good three years ago with a focus on global knowledge sharing; share your knowledge with everyone around the globe (within our company, though).

Patterns of Effective vs. Ineffective Knowledge Sharing

Michael Sampson - Currents

At an education conference in 2003, Amy Soller and Alan Lesgold talked about using computational approaches for analyzing online knowledge sharing interaction between students. Being Collaborative

Why Is Knowledge Sharing Important? A Matter of Survival


That man has got plenty of golden nuggets to share around the topics of Knowledge Sharing, Collaboration, Communities, Learning and Enterprise 2.0 Have you checked out one of his most recent blog posts on Why is Knowledge Sharing Important?

When knowledge sharing is the only option

Chris Collison

Sometimes it takes an impossible challenge to get people to share and collaborate, as this fun video from Coca Cola shows. So you win together by collaborating, or you both walk away with nothing. Behaviours Design Innovation Knowledge Sharing Learning

Creating Global Knowledge Sharing Networks at ConocoPhillips

Portals and KM

Last week I attended Forrester's Content & Collaboration Forum 2011. This will change everything in workplace IT support from designing workplace information strategies for collaboration, to delivering content experiences to people across channels, to engaging the next-generation workforce to serve customers better. On Friday I attended Driving Business Excellence With Formal, Global Networks led by Dan Ranta , Director of Knowledge Sharing, ConocoPhillips.

Barriers to Knowledge Sharing: The Biggest One Isn't Systems

Michael Sampson - Currents

In a research paper he co-authored, Zweig argues that workplaces focus on developing software and therefore do a less-than-stellar job of identifying the barriers to knowledge sharing. "It the company has done a poor job of promoting inter-office sharing. "

Enterprise 2.0 Summit Highlights – “Knowledge Shared Is Power”


Like I mentioned in yesterday’s blog post, there are lots of things that I would want to share across with you folks over the next few weeks, but for today I thought I would go ahead and get started sharing some initial highlights from the Enterprise 2.0

Ask Me Anything: Knowledge Sharing Through Peer Interviews

Full Circle Associates

What is it about someone asking us questions that surfaces great, sharable knowledge? We have started interviewing ourselves on the KM team, and have offered to interview any grantee to help tease out and share their insights with other grantees and stakeholders.

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Microsoft, Collaboration, Competition and how not to create a Knowledge-sharing Culture.

Chris Collison

I had the privilege to share a platform with Steve at a conference in the late 90′s. He was presenting Microsoft’s collaboration technologies at a groupware (remember that term? Behaviours BP Communties of Practice KM Knowledge Management Knowledge Sharing Learning to Fly

SRI and Knowledge Sharing | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Can we view knowledge sharing not as a proscribed set of practices, but instead a set of principles? While there are a range of tools and methods that we call “knowledge sharing,&# they are just tools. What is the soil for knowledge sharing?

Article on the CGIAR’s Knowledge Sharing Toolkit | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Science has traditionally relied on a few key vehicles for sharing and validating new knowledge. In addition, the patent system serves as a complementary knowledge broker in instances where research spawns technical innovation.

More On Digital's Knowledge Sharing Efforts

Collaborative Thinking

John commented on my post, Why History Is Relevant To The Future Of Collaboration , which itself was a call-out reference from Patti Anklam that I caught on Twitter re: The Camelot of collaboration: The case of VAX Notes - Inside Knowledge. More on " Understanding collaborative learning in networked organizations " in the article below - please follow the citation link. Knowledge Ability Paper: Web 0.0 Knowledge Ability Paper: Web 0.0

IBF on How ConocoPhillips Saved Hundreds of Millions Through Knowledge Sharing

Portals and KM

The International Benchmarking Forum (IBF) Live on March 6 at 11AM EST will feature Dan Ranta, Director of Knowledge Sharing (KS) at ConocoPhillips. Dan is accountable for the strategic implementation of knowledge sharing for the 31,000-person integrated oil and gas company, From 2004 to the present, KS has documented hundreds of millions of dollars in estimated cash flow for the company. See my post - Creating Global Knowledge Sharing Networks at ConocoPhillips.

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Green Chameleon » Tools for Knowledge Sharing

Green Chameleon blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about Tools for Knowledge Sharing At the same iKMS session as Gabriel Szulanski (previous post) we aired a pre-recorded podcast with Prof Eric Tsui from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University’s KM Research Centre. He was sharing some interesting work he’s been doing with the KMRC’s clients, around identifying appropriate knowledge sharing tools.

Enterprise 2.0 Knowledge Sharing Platform from Knowledge Plaza

Portals and KM

Knowledge Plaza is a new Web-based platform for enterprise search, social bookmarking, knowledge management, information brokerage and expert identification. The Dashboard lets you know is happening in your knowledge community.

Knowledge Sharing in the CGIAR – Tools and Methods for Sharing Knowledge: The CGIAR’s Wiki Approach | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

And it benefits from their diverse feedback too.Science has traditionally relied on a few key vehicles for sharing and validating new knowledge. In addition, the patent system serves as a complementary knowledge broker in instances where research spawns technical innovation.

Green Chameleon » A Simple Knowledge Sharing Ritual

Green Chameleon blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about A Simple Knowledge Sharing Ritual It was wonderful when someone I knew said to another recently “That’s knowledge management, making knowledge explicit. Each day, one staff member got to share in about 5-10 minutes a topic of interest just before roll-call which happens at the start of a new shift. I liked this simple, easy and light knowledge-sharing ritual.

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Knowledge Sharing in the CGIAR – Tools and Methods for Sharing Knowledge: The CGIAR’s Wiki Approach | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

And it benefits from their diverse feedback too.Science has traditionally relied on a few key vehicles for sharing and validating new knowledge. In addition, the patent system serves as a complementary knowledge broker in instances where research spawns technical innovation.

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Collaboration tools are anti knowledge sharing?

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Knowledge Jolt with Jack Jack Vinson writes about knowledge management, personal effectiveness, theory of constraints and more. Collaboration tools are anti knowledge sharing? James Robertson makes an interesting claim in Collaboration tools are anti knowledge sharing? There is a clear need for collaboration within organisations, and the rollout of collaboration tools will bring many benefits.

The cultures of collaboration - Inside Knowledge

Nancy White

Shawn Callahan, Mark Schenk and I wrote a three part series for Inside Knowledge , the print magazine (yeah, I know. Take a gander… Masterclass: The cultures of collaboration - Inside Knowledge. Masterclass: The cultures of collaboration.

Knowledge and Collaboration – Mixing our Drinks

Chris Collison

Behaviours Collaboration Funnies KM Knowledge Management Knowledge Sharing I have had the privilege of working with over 100 client organisations over past 9 years. Where did that time go?).

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Clay Shirky and “the collaborative penumbra”

Full Circle Associates

I was scanning this transcript of an interview with Clay Shirky (thank you Twitter network) and came across this quote: So the collaborative penumbra around 3-D printing is a place where you don’t have to have someone who can do everything—from having the idea to making the mesh to printing it. via The disruptive power of collaboration: An interview with Clay Shirky | McKinsey & Company. I just loved the term, “collaborative penumbra.”

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What art can teach us about knowledge work

Full Circle Associates

It is stimulating me to reflect on some things I’ve been trying to articulate about knowledge sharing and the transformation knowledge into new ideas, application, etc. collaboration creativity knowledge sharing learning

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Full Circle Online Interaction Blog: Using Knowledge Sharing to Think About Knowledge Sharing

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Home About Full Circle Resources Contact Us Full Circus Full Circle Associates connections for a changing world, online and offline… Monday, June 04, 2007 Using Knowledge Sharing to Think About Knowledge Sharing Last week I asked for your help, dear readers, in moving my thinking forward about a useful way to organize and share knowledge sharing (KS) methods. So much much sharing is enough?

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Monday Video: Art, Creative Messages and Attention

Nancy White

In our communities and networks, can we use art and music as a way to focus attention, learn and share knowledge? Monday videos collaboration communication communities of practice community engagement knowledge sharing

Reflecting on #socialartists and #change11

Nancy White

Up until now that has been kicked off by a piece of writing, a recording or some structured artifact where the facilitator shares his or her big ideas around change, technology and learning. We live in a knowledge economy where any expertise is too complex for any one person.

Finding Process Ideas From Our Networks

Nancy White

We need to focus not on encyclopedic knowledge, but to know. 1) how to learn and practice new processes, 2) how to ask the right questions to select processes (alone and with others) and, 3) to tap the wider knowledge of our networks to identify our options.

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Is this Knowledge Management’s most effective tool?

Chris Collison

Connection, Collection, Collaboration, Curation, Conversation, Communities, Culture…. One of knowledge management’s most powerful tools. Having a coffee with someone is a pretty visible way to share knowledge.

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Hospital checklists and Inviting Participation

Full Circle Associates

collaboration communication community indicators complexity engagement knowledge sharing checklists UdGAgoraJohnnie Moore pointed to an interesting article on why checklists don’t always produce the kind of positive results expected in hospital operating rooms.

Carl Jackson on Supporting Online Communities in International Development

Nancy White

Carl Jackson of Westhill Knowledge Group (formerly at IDS – Institute of Development Studies ), colleague at KM4Dev , friend and all around smart and funny guy took 20 minutes to share some of his experiences supporting and participating in online communities in international development.

How I use social media

Nancy White

This afternoon I’m spending a half hour on a Skype video conversation to share a bit of how I use social media. Heaven because we can access knowledge and relationship like never before. See book writing below… Global Networks & Knowledge Sharing.

Ford Foundation, Open Access and Really Sharing Knowledge

Full Circle Associates

Knowledge sharing can be enabled or blocked based on organizational policies and infrastructure. Some people still worry that setting their knowledge free will hurt them. collaboration community indicators knowledge sharing learning open

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Scaffolding for sharing knowledge

Chris Collison

Whilst they are similar in concept to maturity models, the purpose is less to track and measure – and more to create a shared vocabulary to enable more targeted knowledge sharing. I like to think of them as scaffolding for knowledge sharing.

10 options for implementing a KM strategy

Chris Collison

However, it’s hard to imagine “lessons learned”, “knowledge retention” or the creation of knowledge products spreading like wildfire. The success of a buffet approach depends on a high level of demand for knowledge.

My Harvest from a Half Day at Seattle #Kaizencamp

Full Circle Associates

I sat at two rounds of “lean coffee,” one about Storytelling and the Arts, and one about Knowledge Sharing. ” Knowledge Sharing URLs/Resources: The Knowledge Sharing Toolkit [link] Liberating Structures [link] Cynefin complexity framework from [link].

Fish Bowling, Solo Galaxies and Free Writing in Holland

Nancy White

We expect to be able to share the evaluation early in 2011 after the team has had time to absorb the findings! rhythm of pumping the “knowledge heart beat&#. Role of leadership – walk the talk, model collaboration.

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Tinkering and Playing with Knowledge

Nancy White

Share. 5) What is the relationship between tinkering and knowledge formation? Tags: social media collaboration technology stewardship knowledge sharing creativity learning communities of practice networks

Social Media Planning and Evaluation for NGOs

Nancy White

I’ve been co-designing and c0-facilitating a number of workshops for the CGIAR and FAO over the past few years about knowledge sharing, and more recently, this phenomenon people call “social media.&# I thought I’d share a few of them on this blog.

Questions: a thread through current work

Nancy White

Thank you Jono, and here are some of your tips I’d like to share out and amplify with my network. Asking a question in a room of strangers is an opportunity to share a little of yourself, what you’re interested in, who you are, and what you know about the subject.

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Can Using Facebook Within Your Organization Add Value?

Leading Virtually

Research tells us that social interaction is very useful for facilitating knowledge transfer and innovation in organizations. I often hear from business leaders that while they see some value in using Facebook for business-to-customer interaction, they see little value in using it internally.

Knowing what good looks like…

Chris Collison

When it comes to organisations, with such a wide range of available knowledge-related ingredients, tools and techniques which can have a potential impact, it can difficult to discern “what good looks like” and which ingredients should be given prominence at different times.

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Need Your Feedback on my Triangulating Thinking

Nancy White

In an informal evaluation of successful collaboration, learning and teaming initiatives in a variety of contexts, the author and her collaborators have noted a pattern for supporting learning and getting work done: triangulating one’s work with external colleagues, communities and networks.