Blog>> Two Pillars of Implementing KM Initiatives

Green Chameleon

Are you implementing a tool for collaboration, document sharing, discussions, etc and you are not sure how to make it a success? A while ago, somebody showed me the results of a study on: what are the critical factors to make Knowledge Management initiatives successful? First, involve them early and update them regularly on the results of the initiative. Implementing Knowledge sharing initiatives is a continuous effort in convincing and creating awareness for your cause.

Green Chameleon » Two Pillars of Implementing KM Initiatives

Green Chameleon

www.straitsknowledge.com blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about Two Pillars of Implementing KM Initiatives Are you implementing a tool for collaboration, document sharing, discussions, etc and you are not sure how to make it a success? A while ago, somebody showed me the results of a study on: what are the critical factors to make Knowledge Management initiatives successful?

Go Slow to Go Fast: Make Your Next Change Initiative Fly

Partnering Resources

A vice-president expresses concerns about how the project is being implemented. The implementation team develops a subgroup that’s convinced that they must create a time-consuming extra feature. Then we put together a group of employees to serve as the implementation advisory board.

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A new initiative supporting communities to develop digital assets

Social Reporter

The UK Government is wedded to implementing a digital-by-default approach to public service delivery, and is investing significant public funds in open and big data alongside cutting-edge technological innovation. There’s often a big gap between those working in innovative ways in communities to develop our physical assets of land and buildings, and those with the tech skills to use public data and online systems to develop local digital assets.

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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. In most organisations, you can guarantee that there will be a number of organisational initiatives in flight at any one time.

Bayer Material Science to Implement Lotus Connections

Michael Sampson - Currents

Bayer Material Science is implementing Lotus Connections. BMS is using the solution in line with a Bayer Group-wide initiative, called the Personalized WorkPlace Program, to upgrade Bayer’s office and collaboration environment. The intent is to provide tools to support people to collaborate better.

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Integrating a 1-to-1 tablet initiative at primary level

e-Moderation Station

I met Dimitris last year at a TESOL Greece conference, and was impressed by the 1-to-1 tablet initiative at his school. Step 7 : Implement innovation on a large scale. ICT educators: Dimitris Primalis. Image by gterez.

Implementing Enterprise Micro-messaging with Yammer at Océ

Portals and KM

They are using the free, hosted version of Yammer as part of their initial micro-blogging experiment. Samuel has written two blog posts himself on this topic (see Implementing Enterprise Microblogging with Yammer and Why Microblog in the Enterprise?) A few weeks ago I spoke with Samuel Driessen, Information Architect at Océ , about their enterprise micro-messaging experiences. Océ is a leading international provider of digital document management technology and services.

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Implementing Connections in the Real World of Gore: Successes and Pitfalls, Brian O'Neill (Social Connections V, Zurich)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Brian O''Neill is presenting a case study on implementing IBM Connections at Gore. Have relaxed the initial requirements for signing up to Connections. Brian is one of the organizers for Social Connections, and has come across from the United States for the conference.

2013 178

Case Study: Implementing an Effective SharePoint Training Program (Angela Chionchio, BMS) - Share 2012, Atlanta

Michael Sampson - Currents

In the session before lunch at Share 2012, Angela from Bristol-Myers Squibb is taking about implementing an effective SharePoint training program. for site members - initially delivered virtually via Live Meeting / teleconferencing; since January 2012, have offered online training. -. Angela is the lead trainer for SharePoint at the Global Development and Medical Affairs (GDMA) division at BMS. Key points: - BMS is a large, global organization (more than 10,000 employees).

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Green Chameleon » Why Implementing KM is like Raising a Child

Green Chameleon

www.straitsknowledge.com blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about Why Implementing KM is like Raising a Child Last week, I was observing a communication session whereby a group of senior managers were updated on the progress of KM in their organization.

PTG Implements SharePoint Server to Improve Project Collaboration for PWC Sales

Michael Sampson - Currents

PWC Sales has implemented SharePoint for project collaboration: "PTG, a Microsoft Certified Partner and VMware Enterprise Partner recently implemented SharePoint Server to unite the virtual PWC sales team. Through an initial assessment of PWC’s situation to determine business needs and goals, PTG recommended Microsoft SharePoint Server as the solution platform to unify the dispersed sales associates.".

Green Chameleon » The Technology Question in KM Tools

Green Chameleon

www.straitsknowledge.com blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about The Technology Question in KM Tools In my recent posts I was rather focusing on some soft factors of implementing knowledge related activities, like suggestions for organising your knowledge or on how to promote knowledge management initiatives. Far more important in my eyes is, the way you are implementing your technology; how do you design your solution.

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Notes on "Apply Strategy and Governance to Social Computing Initiatives" (NewsGator)

Michael Sampson - Currents

NewsGator hosted a webinar this morning on strategy and governance for social computing initiatives. we don't want to implement technology just because it's cool.". (2) reducing duplication of effort around social computing initiatives. (3) Implementation processes. Given that I've just published a book on strategy and governance for SharePoint , I attended. Greg Reinacker ( @gregr ) from NewsGator and Stacy Wilson ( @stacylwilson ) from Eloquor Consulting.

Implementing the Cisco Collaboration Framework

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Cisco on Cisco Implementing the. a Collaboration Framework Creating a Collaborative Enterprise Cisco on Cisco Implementing the. Foreword Cisco on Cisco Implementing the. Ron Ricci, Vice President, Corporate Positioning Cisco on Cisco Implementing the. 12 Implementing the Cisco Collaboration Framework 15 Components of Collaboration 15 Developing the Components of Collaboration 19 Guiding Your Organization Through. 56 Cisco on Cisco Implementing the.

A Practical Guide to Implementing Web 2.0 (aka Social Networking Tools) in Your Organization

How to Save the World

BLOG A Practical Guide to Implementing Web 2.0 (aka initiative, IT department or KM group, to do? aka Social Networking Tools) in Your Organization.

Net-Map training – 2 spots remaining!

Net-Map Toolbox

Some have initial experience with network analysis or Net-Map, others are just excited to learn it from scratch. If you are one of those eternal procrastinators (yes, you know who you are) and were thinking about joining us for the Net-Map training in August , this is your last gentle nudge.

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plan a little, implement a lot « Innovation Leadership Network

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Tim Kastelle & John Steen Innovation Leadership Network Home About Popular Posts Talks « innovative innovation research the roots of innovation » plan a little, implement a lot That’s a saying that one of our research partners attributed today to Etienne Wenger, and which he said was one of the ideas that drove their successful implementation of a Communities of Practice initiative.

From tweet to action: Who moves social movements on twitter?

Net-Map Toolbox

Over time, different clusters might pop up as their own sub-cores or even take over from those initially starting the debate. case studies exploring new ideas fine-tuning implementation online networks Political Networks social movements Social Networks technical details theoretical considerationsPeople (boxes) who tweet and core words (bubbles) they use.

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Green Chameleon » Leading Change

Green Chameleon

www.straitsknowledge.com blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about Leading Change Nancy Dixon has blogged about an ideas/improvement/innovation initiative at the Defense Intelligence Agency. She focuses on the format of the “un-townhall&# meeting where ideas are presented and responded to, but I was most taken with her observations on the way the leadership style of LTG Maples has influenced the success of the programme.

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Don’t Net-Map this!!!

Net-Map Toolbox

The initial question we write on top of any Net-Map is something like: “Who influences XY?” And they might start initiating some grassroots change just building on their insights and networks developed during the sessions. case studies Change Management facilitation fine-tuning implementation musings Uncategorized

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Green Chameleon » Juicy

Green Chameleon

He has just blogged about Juice , the initiative that won his team a Gold award in the Business Solutions category of StepTwo’s 2008 Intranet Innovation Awards. www.straitsknowledge.com blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about Juicy I’m a big fan of Nathan Wallace, the “ let’s turn our intranet into a wiki &# guy.

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Green Chameleon " Why KM Is Hard To Do: Infrastructure, KM and Implementing Change

John Tropea - Delicious Faciliatation

www.straitsknowledge.com blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about Why KM Is Hard To Do: Infrastructure, KM and Implementing Change We recently did a small information management/knowledge management internal initiative at Straits Knowledge.

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Green Chameleon » Why KM is Hard To Do

Green Chameleon

www.straitsknowledge.com blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about Why KM Is Hard To Do: Infrastructure, KM and Implementing Change We recently did a small information management/knowledge management internal initiative at Straits Knowledge.

2006 100

Collaborative Thinking: Microsoft Announces FeedSync But Its Strategy Remains Un-Syncd

Collaborative Thinking

Microsoft has not articulated any coherent vision on feeds in general so my initial reaction is that this announcement strikes me as somewhat of a "one off" FeedSync (the evolution of Simple Sharing Extensions, or SSE), tries to solve more advanced problems that are outside mainstream adoption of XML feeds within enterprises right now. Initially, Microsoft delivered the Windows RSS Platform as part of IE7.

2007 100

Let the big guy do it…

Net-Map Toolbox

Another plus: If the interview partners are chosen strategically, the big guy/lady can use the Net-Map session to discuss and initiate partnerships needed to achieve the visions discussed. Tags: Uncategorized fine-tuning implementation I am more and more interested in using Net-Map as a learning tool to support strategic decisions. For example: “Where should our organization be in 10 years and how do we get there?&#

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Who to involve in before-after-monitoring Net-Maps

Net-Map Toolbox

The initial intuitive approach is to ask those people who are knowledgeable about the issue and the existing networks now and ask them again towards the end of the project. Tags: case studies exploring new ideas fine-tuning implementation I’m working with Alive & Thrive , a Gates Foundation funded project to improve young infant and child nutrition in a number of third world countries. Net-Map is part of the monitoring and evaluation component that is led by IFPRI.

2010 98

Who is good at qualitative network analysis?

Net-Map Toolbox

On the other end of the spectrum I meet very quantitatively oriented people, who initially get very excited about Net-Map (and social network analysis in general) because they expect that it will help them deal with complexity and give them a formula to compute it and finally say the answer is 42. facilitation fine-tuning implementation open questionsI’m struggling with this. And learning while I struggle.

Change Leadership Challenge 4: Meaningful Employee Participation

Partnering Resources

Use your employees’ innate desires to shape change, give advice, and make decisions by engaging staff in planning and implementation. Here are six suggestions you can implement immediately. Compose your Change Implementation Team Carefully.

Change Leadership Challenge 1: Active, Committed Leadership

Partnering Resources

Staying competitive in business requires implementing new technologies, improving processes, reducing costs, and enabling innovation. Successful change initiatives rely on five key factors. This is the first in a series of posts about change leadership.

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‘Communities’ and ‘Networks’: A Conceptual and Linguistic 2.0 Mess | Sonnez en cas d'absence

Delicious/choconancy/community

Not only is the understanding of what differentiates them is key to successfully implement socio-collaborative initiatives, but harnessing their complementarity also provides us with a valuable framework of building blocks to leverage the internal ecosystem of Enterprise 2.0.

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Three Ways Human Networks Can Help Drive Change

Partnering Resources

According to a 2006 McKinsey survey, only 38 percent of change initiatives were completely or mostly successful at improving performance. Yet they form a robust, productive system that fuels strategy implementation.

2014 236

How AI Can Help Solve The Biggest Problem With Crowdsourcing

Online Community Strategy

Dell, an early pioneer in crowdsourcing, has been able to implement only 2% of the ideas submitted on IdeaStorm. After collecting over 10,000 ideas in the first 2 years of IdeaStorm, Dell was left with 9,750 that couldn’t be implemented, causing frustration for the company and their crowd.

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Gamification and school professional community

Community Capers

Many of you will be thinking about BYOD or one-to-one 1:2:1 technology initiatives. This story will touch on all of those issues and you will see how a well crafted gamification of professional learning can be used to support school initiatives, quality learning and professional community.

The Power of “No”: Escape From Overload and Focus on What Matters

Partnering Resources

People can wear you down by pointing out reasons why the idea can’t work, advocating for initiatives that would be more beneficial, and finding opportunities that could be seized. All of those reasons, initiatives, and opportunities could be important. By DWRose on flickr.

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Beyond Ideas: Building Open Innovation Communities

Online Community Strategy

The bad news is that most companies fail because they lack the vision and commitment to see beyond the initial tactic of soliciting customer ideas. The final piece of the puzzle was implementing an archiving policy for ideas that didn’t score well in the community.

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Herding the Smart Cats: Successful IT Change Leadership

Partnering Resources

One organization, a former client, succeeded in herding a group of smart cats—technologists—to implement software engineering best practices by adopting the Capability Maturity Model (CMM). Herding the Smart Cats: IT Change Leadership.

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How AI Can Help Solve The Biggest Problem With Crowdsourcing

Online Community Strategy

Dell, an early pioneer in crowdsourcing, has been able to implement only 2% of the ideas submitted on IdeaStorm. After collecting over 10,000 ideas in the first 2 years of IdeaStorm, Dell was left with 9,750 that couldn’t be implemented, causing frustration for the company and their crowd.

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Beyond Ideas: Building Open Innovation Communities

Online Community Strategy

The bad news is that most companies fail because they lack the vision and commitment to see beyond the initial tactic of soliciting customer ideas. The final piece of the puzzle was implementing an archiving policy for ideas that didn’t score well in the community.

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Setting the Right Pace for Change

Partnering Resources

This idea suggests that, if we slow down at the beginning of a change initiative to engage stakeholders, gain clarity on goal and target outcomes, and work through tough issues, we can speed through implementation. They are initiatives that: Break new ground for the organization.

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Change Leadership Challenge 5: Use Networks for Change

Partnering Resources

Make sure your next change initiative isn’t undermined by tapping proactively into your company’s hidden human networks. As a result, not only do influencers become invested in change, but the change initiative itself benefits from these knowledgeable employees’ insights. Later, during implementation, their involvement in the change helps reassure the general population that the change is worthwhile. Image from wikimedia.com.

2014 184

Getting the Message Across: Five Levels of Change Communications

Partnering Resources

People often tell me that change communications are the most challenging implementation task. This tool, the Five Levels of Communication , provides a simple, intuitive, and logical method for planning and implementing communication during change initiatives.

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Change Leadership Challenge 2: Compelling Business Case

Partnering Resources

You and your implementation team must be able to consistently and compellingly communicate the rationale behind the initiative and the consequences of not changing. Can you and your change implementation team clearly articulate the reason for change?

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