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. Scalability of Knowledge Transfer in Complex. Abstract—Knowledge-based communities are important but. emergence and development of knowledge-based communities at. Knowledge-based communities are highly complex. practice, knowledge management, complexity, emergence. even survival on building and disseminating knowledge.

Green Chameleon » CoP Leadership - A Lesson from the Flight of Pelicans

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www.straitsknowledge.com blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about CoP Leadership - A Lesson from the Flight of Pelicans Two days ago, I blogged about whether a CoP could evolve into gangsterism and Patrick offered a case study on a successful CoP gone bad through exclusivism. In the study, one of the causes that led to the dysfunctionality of the CoP was the lack of a leadership renewal process.

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Green Chameleon » Could a CoP Become a Gang

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www.straitsknowledge.com blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about Could a CoP Become a Gang I have just watched an episode of “ Get Real ” on Channel News Asia where this week’s feature was on teenage gangs. While membership and participation is voluntary in a CoP, how do we handle the psychological dependence that could emerge? What are the tell tale signs when a CoP becomes a gang?

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Green Chameleon » How To Shop for CoPs

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www.straitsknowledge.com blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about How To Shop for CoPs Over the past year or two I’ve been encouraged by the quality of knowledge management tenders that I’ve seen broadcast here in Singapore and overseas. Back in June, Shawn blogged about three simple ways of building relationships, focus and momentum in support of a sustainable CoP. CoPs are more like puppies than computer games.

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Green Chameleon " Could a CoP Become a Gang

John Tropea - Delicious Community

www.straitsknowledge.com blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about Could a CoP Become a Gang I have just watched an episode of “ Get Real ” on Channel News Asia where this week’s feature was on teenage gangs. While membership and participation is voluntary in a CoP, how do we handle the psychological dependence that could emerge? What are the tell tale signs when a CoP becomes a gang?

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Green Chameleon " CoP Leadership - A Lesson from the Flight of Pelicans

John Tropea - Delicious Community

www.straitsknowledge.com blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about CoP Leadership - A Lesson from the Flight of Pelicans Two days ago, I blogged about whether a CoP could evolve into gangsterism and Patrick offered a case study on a successful CoP gone bad through exclusivism. In the study, one of the causes that led to the dysfunctionality of the CoP was the lack of a leadership renewal process.

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Knoco stories: Top 10 success factors for Communities of practice

John Tropea - Delicious Community

From the knowledge management front-line. CoP Launch, Middle East. What can you do to help develop a lively, open, asking-and-sharing CoP that adds real business value? CoPs are based on relationships and trust, and relationships and trust are cemented through meeting.

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Knoco stories: When communities of practice are not the answer

John Tropea - Delicious Community

From the knowledge management front-line. Communities of practice are a mainstay of very many Knowledge Management Frameworks. If you are trying to create something, then maybe you need a conference, or a knowledge exchange, or a virtual team. knowledge transfer. (64).

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Practical example: Ayuda Urbana

Joitske Hulsebosch

The initiative followed the move of the World Bank to become the 'knowledge bank'. Eight topics were selected by participants (from e-government to disaster prevention) and seven CoPs were started, bringing together 128 members from 10 cities. In the conclusion it is stressed that this is a new model for knowledge transfer in development, giving voice to local expertise, and whereby target countries are not recipients of ready-made knowledge handed down by experts from outside.

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Green Chameleon » Justification by Faith or Works?

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It forms a very nice procedural companion to the white paper I wrote some time back on “ How to use KPIs in Knowledge Management &#. He puts it so well that I’m quoting him in full (he kindly agreed): —- “When I had to supply metrics for the CoP’s I managed at a former workplace, I reported on activity (akin to hit rates) broken down in sub-categories like questions/answers/news/market opinion, etc.

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Green Chameleon » KM Method Cards

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For the past few years now, we’ve been growing a set of concise summary cards covering KM approaches (eg CoPs, Information Literacy, KM Champions), methods (eg AARs, Pre-Mortems, Anecdote Circles) and tools (eg Wikis, Taxonomies, Competency Frameworks).

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Green Chameleon » Asteroids and Budget Clearances

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Every CoP meet will be a huge party, all the budget will be spent on KM initiatives that people really enjoy. Search Green Chameleon and Straits Knowledge Newsletter Subscribe to our newsletter for regular updates.

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Green Chameleon » Beware the Patterning from RSS Feeds

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Interested in CoPs? Posted by Edgar Tan on 16/07/07 at 06: 14 PM | Categories: Communities , Culture , KM Critiqued , Knowledge Sharing , Knowledge Transfer , Social Network Analysis | Permalink 0 Comment so far Commenting is not available in this weblog entry. Search Green Chameleon and Straits Knowledge Newsletter Subscribe to our newsletter for regular updates.

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Green Chameleon » A Little Information Goes a Long Way

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You can negotiate with the cops if you are not carrying your driver’s license, go to city’s governing bodies and a little regional language + accent + behavior goes a reallyyy long way.

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From workplace courses to global conversations

Nancy White

The intersection of technology, practice, community and the world The tale above is a glimpse into our small group of volunteers organizing an event for KM4dev ( [link] ), a community of practice about “knowledge management for development”. People can find, trace and track others who share the same interest, even if it is very specific, creating a group of knowledgeable peers, and learn with them. Reward knowledge application.

Anecdote: Communities of Practice

John Tropea - Delicious Community

There are a whole bunch of useful concepts used by organisations to focus their community of practice and knowledge management programs. The Shell Blue Book remains a fantastic example of collecting and presenting CoP success stories and we previously blogged about it here.

Green Chameleon » The Motivation to Participate in Communities

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Posted by Patrick on 29/07/06 at 04: 33 PM | Categories: Communities | Permalink 2 Comments so far Awie Foong Interesting paper, and interesting framework of CoP motivation. Search Green Chameleon and Straits Knowledge Newsletter Subscribe to our newsletter for regular updates.

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Green Chameleon » A KM Safety Briefing

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After all, KM projects are notoriously disappointment-prone, and this must pose some risk to the brave knowledge managers who venture out on them. Smoking is harmful to positive knowledge sharing behaviours during a KM project because of bad breath.

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Knoco stories: What does a merger do to communities?

John Tropea - Delicious Community

skip to main | skip to sidebar Knoco stories From the knowledge management front-line Thursday, July 22, 2010 What does a merger do to communities? Very interesting KerrieAnne - what happened to thos fragmented CoPs?

Common Knowledge Associates

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Home About Us Contact Us Our Practice » Specialization » Workshops Recent Work Resources Bookstore Shopping Cart Blog Our Practice At Common Knowledge Associates, conversation is our core technology. Because we work with organizations that deal with complex issues where much of the critical knowledge is tacit and hard to get at, we primarily use conversation based processes and techniques to leverage organizational knowledge.

Green Chameleon » Sex and Love and Knowledge Management

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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 » Vices and Virtues in Knowledge Management

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www.straitsknowledge.com blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about Vices and Virtues in Knowledge Management The other day Dave Snowden asked via his blog for ideas on what would constitute Sin in knowledge management, for a presentation he was about to give at a conference.

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Green Chameleon » Fragmentation Shmagmentation

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The piece itself is an interesting hypothetical recipe for building naturalistic patterns of collaboration and sharing as an alternative to the formal methodologies (and platforms) for building CoPs. Search Green Chameleon and Straits Knowledge Newsletter Subscribe to our newsletter for regular updates.

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Green Chameleon » Against Bestness

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We were conducting a workshop on communities of practice for a very experienced bunch of senior managers who were also CoP leaders. They were all engineers, and they were doing some pretty serious stuff with their CoPs, including identifying improved standards and best practices for their various plants. They wanted to hear about “CoP best practices&# from other companies. The notion of latent or emergent knowledge in a community could be similarly dismissed.

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From courses to community: Josien Kapma and Nancy White | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

The intersection of technology, practice, community and the world The tale above is a glimpse into our small group of volunteers organizing an event for KM4dev ( [link] ), a community of practice about “knowledge management for development”. People can find, trace and track others who share the same interest, even if it is very specific, creating a group of knowledgeable peers, and learn with them. Reward knowledge application.

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KM Edge: Where the best in Knowledge Management come together

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

KM Edge: Where the best in Knowledge Management come together. APQC knowledge management km best practices. Knowledge Transfer in the Internet Age. Continue reading Knowledge Transfer in the Internet Age. -->. Multigenerational Knowledge Sharing: Whats in It for Me? One theme that emerged from these conversations is the pervasive struggle to promote knowledge sharing among various generations of employees. Knowledge Management.

Green Chameleon » Dead KM Walking

Green Chameleon

After a fascinating, robust and sometimes sharp discussion with Larry Prusak and Dave Snowden a couple of days ago in Kuala Lumpur on the topic “ Is Knowledge Management Dead ?&# I have come to the conclusion that I am a Lumper and they are Splitters, when it comes to the utility of the over-arching label of knowledge management. But for this to happen, knowledge sharing has to be emergent. and knowledge management is the key. Knowledge Management is not dead.

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Collaborative Culture, or the Real Enterprise 2.0

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

It marks you as more valuable, more influential and more powerful than a person who acts as a gatekeeper, implying greater knowledge and insider status without inviting you to participate in that knowledge.

Green Chameleon » How to be a KM Guru #2

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It establishes some vocabulary and principles, it gives you some nice ways of structuring an approach to CoPs, and then it abandons you at the gate of doing anything practical. Search Green Chameleon and Straits Knowledge Newsletter Subscribe to our newsletter for regular updates.

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Green Chameleon » Do Knowledge Managers Really Want to Share Knowledge?—Sharing as a Mating Game

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www.straitsknowledge.com blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about Do Knowledge Managers Really Want to Share Knowledge?—Sharing One of the questions asks what KM professional associations should do to support knowledge managers.

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Overcoming Knowledge Loss: Key Knowledge Retention and Transfer Approaches - KM Edge: Where the best in Knowledge Management come together

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Sign In Home KM Topics KM Overview Case Studies About Us Search Overcoming Knowledge Loss: Key Knowledge Retention and Transfer Approaches Page 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 In APQCs most recent research on knowledge retention and transfer (KR&T) approaches, the primary lesson is that variety is key. Communities of Practice Best-in-class organizations rely heavily on CoPs for the purposes of identifying, capturing, and transferring knowledge.

infoarch: Companies as Communities

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2 weeks ago KM Consulting Knowledge Transfer through a free Global Videoconference on the internet 2 weeks ago Jon Mell - Web 2.0 1 year ago The Future Hack 1.000.000 Servers 1 year ago KnowledgeBoard - Communities of Practice (CoPs) Visions of Knowledge Management in practice (draft PDF) 2 years ago Show 10 Show All Subscribe To Posts Atom Posts Comments Atom Comments My Comments Recent Comments Powered by Disqus Books Im reading David Allen, "Making it All Work" Wright, "Glut.

Organising Knowledge » What Are We?

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And in specialized domains, software will soon be better at categorization than people will (as collective knowledge and information can be referenced across different domains, context can be better determined, etc.) “You Many information and knowledge environments are not susceptible to the methods that Google uses to magnificent affect on the scale of large populations of people using very large populations of content and very diverse purposes - also discussed in my book.

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Communities of Practice Resources, New KM Site, Online Courses at Kent State, Web 2.0 Reading Lists

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HP Communities » Contact HP United States-English Search: HP Communities All of HP » Home - Tab Blogs - Tab - Selected Weekly Knowledge Management blog by Stan Garfield Communities of Practice Resources, New KM Site, Online Courses at Kent State, Web 2.0 I received an e-mail from Matthew Parsons with a link to his new site (co-authored by Neil Richards), Knowledge Thoughts. IAKM online is also offering Effective Knowledge Management in Organizations.

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