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Why Is Knowledge Sharing Important? A Matter of Survival

Elsua

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?

Creating Global Knowledge Sharing Networks at ConocoPhillips

Portals and KM

On Friday I attended Driving Business Excellence With Formal, Global Networks led by Dan Ranta , Director of Knowledge Sharing, ConocoPhillips. Here is the session description: “In 2004, ConocoPhillips launched a large initiative to create internal communities of practice that would enhance knowledge sharing within the firm. Seven years later, the ConocoPhillips' knowledge-sharing program is ranked as best-in-class across industries.”.

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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Have Prediction Markets arrived as an Enterprise Knowledge Sharing & Innovation Platform?

21st Century Organization

This Inside Knowledge Prediction Markets Masterclass (co-authored with colleague Victoria Axelrod) describes the prediction market landscape in 2008. Quantitative skills + tie to business strategy + relationship building + technology are all essential.

Relationship Centric Teaching – Part 3 of ISS Fellowship

Full Circle Associates

I also wanted to focus on relationship centric teaching using conversational approaches. This was supported by a graphic facilitation workshop, which in the end, applied the relationship centric approach while introducing the joy of visuals and graphic facilitation in teaching and learning.

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Why Do I Share My Knowledge?

Elsua

and Social Business thought leaders and blogger extraordinaire, Oscar Berg , put together a rather inspiring article that I thought would be worth while reflecting on, specially, since it is at the heart of not just social software, but also collaboration and knowledge management in general.

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IBM Aims at Reinventing Relationships with Northstar: We Better Watch…

Elsua

Did you have a chance to look into the brand-new shiny IBM’s Northstar tool suite that is supposed to provide us with an opportunity to reinvent relationships ? You know, one cannot get to reinvent relationships out of the blue and overnight, right?

Everything Is Connected to Everything

Elsua

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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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. We’re relationship-driven.” Having a coffee with someone is a pretty visible way to share knowledge.

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Relationships and Identity: Two Sides of the Social Networking Coin

Collaborative Thinking

When we think of relationships, and study it from a social perspective, we look at: how people construct facets of their identity based on social structures in a particular context and activity. When we study relationships from a purely identity management focus, we look at the people, process, and technology arenas such as: how the organization ensures that authenticated and authorized employees are securely accessing information and applications. Facebook Connect, OpenSocial).

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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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.

Skills for Learning Professionals…Part 2

Nancy White

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? Learning Community/Network Skills for Knowledge Workers and Learning Professionals. Connecting.

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Need Your Feedback on my Triangulating Thinking

Nancy White

This pattern has three phases: support and personal validation, connection to a community and/or network for practice and learning and finally, external validation. She feels her idea will accellerate knowledge sharing, increase learning and reduce duplication.

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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IBM Connect 2013 – Pardon The Interruption, Are You Ready?

Elsua

But, for now, I’m starting to get things ready for IBM Connect 2013 , which kicks off on January 27th till the 31st, and which surely promises to be one of those events difficult to forget around the space of Social Business. That they now possess your knowledge?

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Defining Knowledge Management and Enterprise 2.0 – Sharing Your Story

Elsua

Funny enough, that has been like that for quite a while, having gotten started around 2001, when I was first getting exposed to Knowledge Management (KM or Knowledge Sharing, whatever you would prefer) as time and time again I kept bumping into multiple knowledge managers wanting to define it.

Relationships and Identity: Two Sides of the Social Networking Coin

Collaborative Thinking

When we think of relationships, and study it from a social perspective, we look at: how people construct facets of their identity based on social structures in a particular context and activity. When we study relationships from a purely identity management focus, we look at the people, process, and technology arenas such as: how the organization ensures that authenticated and authorized employees are securely accessing information and applications.

Using IBM Lotus Connections 2.5

Elsua

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

Nancy White

Four countries, many sets of new and old relationships and a profoundly moving and challenging experience of a new set of complex cultures has left me so much to reflect on that it will take a while. As I noted above, the power of debriefing and shared meaning making. Introduction.

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! It seemed to me that we needed to create effective bridges to connect those four “populations”. Sometimes you just get lucky.

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Finding Experts in Your Company … Through Micro-Sharing

Elsua

It’s probably, next to finding information, the number one challenge that every single knowledge worker faces on their day to day workload routines. IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Personal KM Productivity Tools Social Computing

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.

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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. Tags: community facilitation knowledge sharing networks online facilitation online interaction

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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.

The future of online sharing is mobile, appified and people-centred

Social Reporter

There’s a lot of links to earlier posts on this site about knowledge sharing and the Social App Store idea. Earlier today I went to an excellent seminar on the Business of Collaboration , about online systems and support for knowledge sharing and collaboration. I wanted to find whether experience in the private and public sector could be useful in development of People Powered Change as a knowledge-sharing space.

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Lessons Lost

Chris Collison

Following on from my last post comparing operational effectiveness with knowledge effectiveness, I’m reminded of the “Choke Model” from my BP days. I think there’s a similar perspective that we could take looking at the way in which knowledge is lost during our efforts to “refine it” and transfer it to customers. Let’s take a walk through an organizational learning cycle and see where some of the “chokes” in our knowledge management processes might be.

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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.

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

Elsua

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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The Man Who Should Have Used Lotus Connections — Communities: The Driving Force of Enterprise 2.0

Elsua

Being able to tap into a community of several hundred facilitators (Of their own communities, of course) to share experiences, lessons learned, knowhow, community building techniques, and so forth, is a privilege that very few people can get exposed to in a lifetime.

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

Elsua

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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The Man Who Should Have Used Lotus Connections – On the Misuse of Email

Elsua

Funny enough, if you would ask me for the number #1 misuse of email file sharing will be it, by far!; the scenario that we go through every time we share a file through email.

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Launch Day of Communities and Networks Connection

Elsua

For a good number of years, almost from the very beginning since I have gotten involved rather heavily with social software in my role both as a Knowledge Manager and Community Builder, I have been saying that the major drivers of social software adoption within the enterprise are communities, whichever flavour you would want to consider (of Practice, of Interest, of Purpose, etc. Thus as you can see a tremendous potential for Communities and Networks Connection.

D’Arcy Norman – How do you connect to people online? | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Home About Full Circle Contact Resources Wiki Full Circus Full Circle Associates connections for a changing world, online and offline… Nov 30 2009 D’Arcy Norman – How do you connect to people online? How do you connect to people online?

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The Man Who Should Have Used Lotus Connections – On the Business Case for Corporate Blogging

Elsua

Well, it looks like Jean Francois decided to tap into this very same thing as well and the second episode of " The Man Who Should Have Used Lotus Connections " is now based on blogging and the many benefits of having a corporate blog.

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The Man Who Should The Man Who Should Have Used Lotus Connections – Tag, You’re It!

Elsua

Here is the trick though that I keep sharing with folks all around; instead of just tagging yourself with tags related to your skills, your current job, etc. Did you share your passion(s) across?)

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Sharing interesting websites

I collaborate, e-collaborate, we collaborate

Its potential is described in just 3 words on the website : keep, share and discover. Information on the internet can be collected, shared and discovered online with this social bookmarking tool. is online, so you need an internet connection, and it is free of charge.

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Collaboration vs sharing

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Engineers without Fears Sunday, October 14, 2007 Collaboration vs sharing James Robertson talks about collaboration tools as anti-knowledge sharing. A big part of the role of KM (or whatever you want to call it) is the development of shared contexts between groups within an organisation because without that shared context you cant transfer anything. Predicting what does need to shared (tricky).

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Future of Web Apps (FOWA) Miami February 23-24: The Place to Be

21st Century Organization

Sharing challenges with fellow FOWA conference attendees to help you consider solutions and the way forward. Innovation Organizational Networks Organizational Performance Relationship Networks Tags: Conferences Connected Business Enterprise 2.0

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CoP Series #2: What the heck is a Domain and why should I care? | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Home About Full Circle Contact Resources Wiki Full Circus Full Circle Associates connections for a changing world, online and offline… Sep 12 2008 CoP Series #2: What the heck is a Domain and why should I care? It has an identity defined by a shared domain of interest.

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Giving up on Work e-mail - Status Report on Week 51 (SNBC - Connect, Collaborate, Innovate)

Elsua

For now though, I thought I would share with you a couple of interesting links, which I am sure you are going to enjoy quite a bit. Tags: Productivity Tools Social Computing Innovation Learning Communities Personal KM Knowledge Tools Knowledge Management Enterprise2.0 And we are back at it again, folks.

Notes on SW303 LeasePlan and Pensco Trust

Michael Sampson - Currents

2) new BPM technology provided a new technology foundation to allow IT to earn trust with the business groups, and this started to thaw relationships with the business groups. (3) People are working with Connections. Before Connections - very hard to find the right person.

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