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?

Green Chameleon » What is Knowledge Sharing?

Green Chameleon

www.straitsknowledge.com blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about What is Knowledge Sharing? One of our participants was Awie Foong who’s studying knowledge sharing motivation for his PhD (by the way, he’s looking for companies to participate in his knowledge sharing culture study next month - you’ll get a customised report if you participate as a company). KNOWLEDGE SHARING IS GOOD.

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Building a knowledge sharing network about Ageing Better from the ground up

Social Reporter

In my last few posts I’ve promoted the idea of more digital innovation in the Big Lottery Fund’s £82 million Ageing Better programme, and ways to share knowledge and experience both among the 15 local partners and more widely. It is, of course, very welcome that Big Lottery Fund, consultants and others tweet from events … but it isn’t a substitute for well-curated resources and more organised ways to share knowledge.

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Knowledge Sharing Behaviours 2.0

Chris Collison

I’m currently working with the Henley KM Forum on a project which is exploring how the rise of social media have changed knowledge-sharing competencies and behaviours – and how we can help people to understand and embrace this. We’ve set up a LinkedIn Group entitled Knowledge Sharing 2.0 You know – the kind of knowledge-sharing activities that we’ll tell our kids about one day, and they’ll laugh at us.

Communities of practice: Sil on knowledge sharing

Joitske Hulsebosch

One of my big questions at the moment is how to distinguish between different types and levels of knowledge in a useful manner. Knowledge sharing' is such a container word. And it stresses the importance to create space for people to connect on a one-to-one basis as well

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Enterprise 2.0: Two Success Stories on Connecting People with People to Make a Difference!


Social Software Adoption, online Communities and Knowledge Management 2.0 , amongst several other topics. is a movement that should be driven by one specific group, whether it is Communications, Marketing, HR, Sales, IT / Infrastructure, even Knowledge Management.

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Everything Is Connected to Everything


Knowledge sharing with a passion! Brian Cox where in less than two minutes he gets to explain in very simple terms how everything is connected to everything. Brian Cox is, when telling and sharing stories, I bet that I would not have become an English teacher eventually.

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Cognitive Surplus and the Hippie 2.0 Connection


It all gets even better when Clay himself makes a clear distinction between two different types of value coming along from that free time and human generosity traits I mentioned above briefly: communal and civic value.

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Facilitation Card Decks

Nancy White

I have a stack of different card decks that have been created for various purposes that I use. I wanted to share some of them, and find out what you use and how. There are five different thematic sets, plus ideas for different applications.

Using IBM Lotus Connections 2.5


IBM’s Lotus Connections v2.5 My fellow colleague, and good friend, Luis Benitez , has already been sharing some details over at Lotus Connections 2.5 And relevant information resources are starting to become available for everyone as well, like the Lotus Connections v2.5

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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.

What did Da Vinci know about Knowledge Management?

Chris Collison

The knowledge of all things is possible.”. The acquisition of knowledge is always of use to the intellect, because it may thus drive out useless things and retain the good.”. All our knowledge has its origins in our perceptions.”. Experience is the mother of all Knowledge.

2013 92

IBM Lotusphere and IBM Connect 2011 – The Agendas #ls12 #ibmconnect


This year, more than ever, we will be seeing how Lotusphere has become more socialised than ever before and the IBM Connect parallel event that got kicked-off last year surely has improved, and tremendously!, Both Lotusphere and IBM Connect are already here!

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Seeing the whole elephant…

Chris Collison

I’ve conducted around 30 interviews in two different organisations in the last couple of months, as part of some KM strategy work. The answers to the question: “what does knowledge management mean to you?” Here’s a holistic model for knowledge management.

2015 76

My New Cheese – Lead Social Business Enabler for IBM’s w3 and www Connections


A reason for which I am still trying to come to terms with and that I will be blogging about in its due time, whenever I feel I am ready to share it across. I am thrilled to announce that Luis Suarez is joining my team as Lead Social Business Enabler for w3 and www Connections.

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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. I remember Ran Avrahami, a professor in Israel, and how he jumped into the conversations and reached out and connected with us. Finding and connecting with people.

Green Chameleon » From Data, with Love

Green Chameleon

www.straitsknowledge.com blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about From Data, with Love That most hallowed of mental models and glib explanations, the Data-Information-Knowledge-Wisdom hierarchy has taken a bit of a beating this week.

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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. They were also an excellent source of anecdotes and credible stories of where KM had made a difference at the sharp-end.

Social Connections VI – From Adoption to Adaptation, from Enablement into Engagement, while #WOLWeek Kicks Off


And yet, while the journey has been incredibly good fun all along, never mind the massive learning experience, here I am preparing, non-stop, for the next business trip just around the corner: Social Connections VI. Not every day do you get to work in multiple dream jobs at the same firm, while living in paradise island , with your HR manager physically located in another continent different than yours and with your project manager working in one other (different) continent altogether.

2014 172

Launch Day of Communities and Networks Connection

Nancy White

Connections make the world go round. With that, I’m pleased to announce the launch of the Community & Networks Connection. And perhaps to stimulate a new connection between you and these brilliant people. . Connectable Dots.

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.

Social Media Planning and Evaluation for NGOs | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

I thought I’d share a few of them on this blog. Change begins as local actions spring up simultaneously in many different areas. However, when they become connected, local actions can emerge as a powerful system with influence at a more global or comprehensive level.

Skills for Learning Professionals…Part 2

Nancy White

But you surprised me because I expected something quite different. I like your meta skills, but … I was hoping that you would provide insight into the core skills and knowledge around communities and networks that learning professionals should have? Connecting.

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What’s your favourite flavour of KM?

Chris Collison

I think it’s one of knowledge management’s unsung heroes. This particular client is an agri-chemicals business, and has led to some interesting discussions as we have worked together to understand clusters of connections and outliers. I’m a big fan of organizational network analysis.

2013 66

Downton Abbey, what you know, and what you’re known for.

Chris Collison

It’s a perfect illustration of the difference between “what you know” and “what you are known for”. As knowledge professionals, this should be one of our priorities. Earlier this month I took my family to visit Highclere Castle in Berkshire.

2013 68

Following Up After a Liberating Structures Facilitated Event

Full Circle Associates

We hope people will stay connected and build that depth. and for helping bring to light the knowledge and experiences that exists among those gathered. With Shift and Share, a greater part of the time was focused on the conversation, rather than presentation.

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Connecting with Communities of Practice

John Tropea - Delicious Community

For example, if you are trying to balance the need to support complex work with innovation, as many knowledge-intensive companies are, then there are different needs to be simultaneously addressed.

Where is the Cooperation in International Development and Cooperation

Full Circle Associates

Consultancy for Writing, Editing and Production of UNICEF Knowledge Exchange Toolbox (with my team) pls share [link] — Ian Thorpe (@ithorpe) October 8, 2014 I blithely responded: @peterballantyne @ithorpe @GH_Knowledge [link] Sounds like wheel recreation [link] & many others!

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How are we building our “community soil?

Nancy White

If not, skip the video and hop below for the online community connection. Last week, I pondered the agricultural metaphor for knowledge sharing. Modular - can tools, processes and content for or developed by the community be used easily in different ways?

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Getting Lessons Learned Right! Part 1: Customers.

Chris Collison

Not only that, but the time was deliberately managed such that 50% of each day was available for connecting, networking and asking further questions., When we know who our customers are, then we can connect the supply with demand.

2013 63

Community, New & Familiar Friends

Nancy White

He tied it to my Friday preso on communities and networks and it is worth re-sharing the tweets and links Mike put on the post. fang #edayz09 a community would notice @ dnwallace is not here, the network simply drops the (weak) connection … @ nancywhite keynote reflection.

OpenNTF – Bookmark Viewer for IBM Lotus Connections Dogear


I am sure you would agree with me that Social Computing, and, in particular, social software tools, still have got plenty of different challenges within the enterprise in order to provoke that massive cultural shift most of us have been looking forward to for a long while.

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I’ve been away:Reflections on a Journey Part 1

Nancy White

But in the spirit of learning, I wanted to capture some of it here on the blog because it has, for me, profound connections to the work so many of us do around working and communicating across all kinds of lines. We broke the ice each day with different methods. Introduction.

Deeper Skills for Learning Professionals…Part 4

Nancy White

This series on Skills for Learning Professionals and Knowledge Workers ( Part 1 , Part 2 , Part 3 ) have spiked the old hit-meeter and shown up on Tweets all week. In it she says that scanning, filtering, connecting and sense-making are critical skills.

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Conversations With a Wonderful Client

Full Circle Associates

This is posted at Conversations with Nancy White around the implementation of CIAT’s internal communications strategy and reposted here for sharing! Is this something real, or am I just paying attention differently. I might offer a slightly different perspective, Simone.

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Green Chameleon » Connect, Contribute, Develop

Green Chameleon

www.straitsknowledge.com blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about Connect, Contribute, Develop Tony Burgess of Company Command fame made a very striking contribution on the Comprac listserve the other day, which I’m quoting here with his permission.

2008 130

IBM Lotusphere and CONNECT 2012 – Here We Go Again! #ls12 #IBMConnect


And like every year, it is time for that yearly pilgrimage to what, to me, is *the* main IBM event of events on the topics of Collaboration, Knowledge Sharing and Social Business and, specially, this time around more than ever. So this year I have decided to take a different approach.

2012 188

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. knowledge, service, products) by individuals within those business units. Users can also post photos, create lists to share their thoughts, and organize events.

The Man Who Should Have Used Lotus Connections — Collaborating Effectively through Wikis


In short, he comes to propose that those folks who have been saying that e-mail is nowadays pretty much dead, as a collaboration tool (After all, " Email is where knowledge goes to die " — does that quote ring a bell ?),

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Skills for Learning Professionals Part 3

Nancy White

I’m long-winded on the topic of new skills for knowledge workers and learning professionals, even if I don’t quite understand what a learning professional is. And how are they different from community skills? It has become clear.

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Staying Connected Always Comes with a Price – Are You Willing to Pay for IT?


As usual, I thought I would have an opportunity to do some work getting connected to my company’s VPN connection during those days I was not participating at the LCTY2010 events, but, unfortunately, things happened in a slightly different way than planned.

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Lotusphere and IBM Connect 2012 Highlights – Back to Basics of Conferences! #ls12 #ibmconnect


As more and more blog posts are starting to come along sharing further insights on some of the major highlights from the recent IBM Lotusphere and IBM Connect 2012 events held last week in Orlando, Florida, I guess it’s now time for me to start sharing my two cents on what both events were like, what I learned, what I thought were some pretty interesting developments and happenings, as well as a bunch of other tidbits that I think would prove useful to share over here in this blog.

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Getting used to online interfaces | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

What seems different? Maria Jorge – Monday, 8 September 2008, 02:19 AM Hi Michael, Thanks for sharing your impressions too, so I do not feel so weird… I guess we learn more than we realized and some issues become ‘naturally’ familiar without us noticing.

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