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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.

How Do I Make Sense of Social Networking Tools

Elsua

and while I will be answering the first part over the course of time with the various blog entries I’m currently drafting along, I thought for today I’d focus on trying to answer the second part: how do I make sense of social networking tools today?

2015 248

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.” So why does a conversation over coffee work where formal KM tools and techniques fail?

2013 102

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.

2012 209

Can Using Facebook Within Your Organization Add Value?

Leading Virtually

I believe that these business leaders are not seeing the value of the social interaction that is facilitated by a tool such as Facebook. Research tells us that social interaction is very useful for facilitating knowledge transfer and innovation in organizations.

Can Twitter Serve as a Personal Knowledge Management Tool?

Elsua

I have been using Twitter now for over two and a half years and, all along, if you have been following some of my recent twitterings , you would know how I seem to keep having a love / hate relationship with it. Twitter as a Personal Knowledge Management Tool – Here is the how!

Relationships and Identity: Two Sides of the Social Networking Coin

Collaborative Thinking

An employee’s social network site profile, social graph, and use of other social tools and applications enable them to construct additional identity facets to suit their own needs. 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. improved relationships, more effective knowledge sharing). Facebook Connect, OpenSocial).

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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Can Using Facebook Within Your Organization Add Value?

Leading Virtually

I believe that these business leaders are not seeing the value of the social interaction that is facilitated by a tool such as Facebook. Research tells us that social interaction is very useful for facilitating knowledge transfer and innovation in organizations.

Don’t Start with the Tools: They Are Not Your Final Destination

Elsua

Don’t start with the tools. It looks like years have gone by and we are still stuck on the very same problem we used to have 10 years ago: tools, tools, tools! Show them the way, and don’t start the conversation with the tools alone. “?

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Relationships and Identity: Two Sides of the Social Networking Coin

Collaborative Thinking

An employee’s social network site profile, social graph, and use of other social tools and applications enable them to construct additional identity facets to suit their own needs. 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. improved relationships, more effective knowledge sharing).

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

Elsua

It will make you think twice about how you may have viewed email as a collaboration tool all along. I still see plenty of value in using email as a communication tool for one-on-one confidential / sensitive exchanges as well as to process calendaring and scheduling events altogether.

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

Elsua

In fact, I still think it’s probably one of the best tools out there for 1:1 communications. A different matter would be email as a collaboration tool, although that’s perhaps the subject for another blog post at some point in time.

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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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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.

A World Without Email - Year 2, Weeks 11 to 14 (Email as a Collaboration Tool? No, Thanks!)

Elsua

And here I am, once again, putting together another blog post where I will be sharing a quick update on how things are going. I know I may not be able to share some further insights on interesting links I may bump into, but I think I am willing to give it a try.

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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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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.

2017 56

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.

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

And somehow time and time again I keep telling folks that in order to go off to a good start the best option is to start with their own profile(s): that one identity profile each individual has regardless of the social tool in place. Did you share your passion(s) across?)

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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. days in Open Space learning about a variety of tools and methods. 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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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. Social networks, particularly those made possible through online tools, are changing how we learn and work.

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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.

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

Elsua

Time for that weekly progress report on giving up e-mail at work where I am getting really, really , close to the one year anniversary of such remarkable quest: reducing my incoming e-mail count consistently over the last few months and, instead, use more and more social software tools to get the job done! 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. And we are back at it again, folks.

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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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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Green Chameleon » The Mobile Phone is a Knowledge Retention Tool

Green Chameleon

www.straitsknowledge.com blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about The Mobile Phone is a Knowledge Retention Tool In KM, one of the reasons we say why we need to capture and share knowledge is that it could walk out the door. It seems though that even when that knowledge has walked out the door, the connection may not. So, is the argument of knowledge walking out the door still valid?

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Collaborating Externally with Your Customers: The Final Frontier of Enterprise 2.0

Elsua

10 years later one keeps hearing that very same inhibitor (Or excuse, who knows), when trying to collaborate and share their knowledge with external parties. Thus both email and IM still remain *the* main collaboration tools suite as back then.

2010 207

Future of Social Networks by Charlene Li

Elsua

Tags: Productivity Tools Social Computing Innovation Communities Knowledge Tools Knowledge Management Enterprise2.0

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Twitter Is Where Conversations Go To Die

Elsua

And Twitter is just about to experience that soon enough for us all to be reminded that social technologies are just that, tools, enablers, and that, as such, they come and go. because we all feel conversations are just that: sharing your messages never mind everyone else’s.

2012 257

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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Collaboration Is More Important Than Ever – 3 Barriers To Adoption

Elsua

Last Friday, my good friend Jack Vinson put together a rather good blog post where he was reminding us all how crucial collaboration has become for all businesses and knowledge workers out there. In the era of the Knowledge Economy, it can’t be otherwise.

2010 264

theTeam – Knowledge Management Done Right

Elsua

So now you know why I keep bumping into some pretty amazing video clips and why I just can’t help the urge to share them across with other people who may be interested as well. Have you seen “ Using Knowledge Management “?

Validating Social Computing by Living a Historial Moment at IBM

Elsua

most of the time around the area of Knowledge Management, collaboration, communities and social computing. that used, rather heavily, a wiki as its main collaboration and knowledge sharing tool amongst community members. Yes, of course, I am referring to Lotus Connections.

IBM’s Lotusphere 2011 Highlights – People-Centric vs. Content-Centric by Louis Richardson

Elsua

how eventually change took place for the better, how content is no longer king explaining what some of its main challenges are at the moment and how building trust worthy, lasting connections, personal business relationships is the way to go, specially since your people are your company.

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10 Reasons NOT to Ban Social Media In Organisations – The Meme

Elsua

side ) blog post where I shared a couple of thoughts on the Top 10 Reasons to Ban Social Media in the Organisations that Jane Hart shared over at her blog coming from a YouTube video put together by Ron Desi with that same title. Your teams already share knowledge effectively.

2010 236

Will Social Software Replace Email in an Enterprise 2.0 World?

Elsua

In that brilliant article Andy comes to highlight, amongst several other very interesting things, how the biggest challenge for social software to take over email and become the primary corporate collaboration and knowledge sharing tool is its simplicity, or the lack of.

Enterprise Microblogging Use Cases: Help Reduce Your Inbox Clutter!

Elsua

Roll-up: Businesses Love Microblogging “, which is pretty close to another one shared by her the previous day under the title “? Yes, “ businesses *love* microblogging “, but just as much as knowledge workers do as well! Serendipitous Knowledge Discoveries.