Mapping the social innovation ecosystems around public libraries together: the Czech connection(s)

Making CommunitySense

Thus, public libraries are getting new, societal roles as city labs and social innovation catalysts. In the project, I used my experience with knowledge sharing for social innovation to help conceptualize the KnowledgeCloud methodology, network, and platform.

2019 207

The Tilburg story of knowledge sharing for social innovation

Making CommunitySense

Topic of my talk was “Knowledge Sharing for Social Innovation: The Dutch Tilburg Regional Case” I published the slides of my talk in a previous post. In it, you can find the Tilburg story of knowledge sharing for social innovation. Social Innovation.

2015 239

The Innovation of Loneliness


Collaboration Communities Fun Stuff and Musings General Interest Innovation Learning Life Open Business

Blog>> Innovations in Knowledge Organisation

Green Chameleon

This is going to be fun…

2014 141

New publication – Knowledge Weaving for Social Innovation: Laying the First Strand

Making CommunitySense

Knowledge Weaving for Social Innovation: Laying the First Strand. Social innovation is the process in which relevant stakeholders jointly develop solutions to wicked problems that none of them can solve on their own. We propose a process for building a networked community-commons called knowledge weaving. We illustrate the approach with the case of the European Social Innovation Week 2015 pre-events. knowledge weaving libraries sensemaking social innovation

2016 147

Knowledge Sharing for Social Innovation: The Dutch Tilburg Regional Case

Making CommunitySense

On October 21st, I gave a guest lecture at Rutgers University , USA, having been invited by the Communication Department, the MCIS Program, and the Collaborative for Knowledge, Innovation and Design. Social innovation as a process is about multiple stakeholders working together on joint, economically and socially sustainable solutions for wicked societal problems. A successful regional social innovation ecosystem exists. libraries social innovation storytelling

2014 116

What is important in knowledge sharing for innovation in development?

Joitske Hulsebosch

The topic of the interview is knowledge sharing. I'm trying to put some of my ideas together and would really like your input as the topic seems so vast: what are the main trends in knowledge management/knowledge sharing within international cooperation that I should highlight?

Discovering common ground in European social innovation projects: Mapping the BoostInno network collaboration

Making CommunitySense

” BoostInno is one of the networks developed in URBACT, with the aim to “enable public administrations to play a new role as public booster and brokers/facilitators of social innovation activities/projects/policies, by driving social innovation in, through and out the public sector.”

2017 193

Blog>> Innovations in Knowledge Organisation Conference: Follow Up Papers

Green Chameleon

Here are three follow up papers from our IKO Conference speakers, Ahren Lehnert on Finding the Value in Text Analytics , Marjorie Hlava & Bob Kasenchak on Smart Thesauri: Using Taxonomies with Linked Data and Matt Moore, on Building Competencies for Knowledge Organisation. If you want to take the Knowledge Organisation Competencies survey, take it here !

2015 109

Why Do I Share My Knowledge?


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.

2012 285

Social Media & Innovation

Collaborative Thinking

Working Title: "Leveraging Social Media Within Innovation Strategies". Target Audience : Innovation program managers, innovation project teams, decision-makers involved in collaboration and social media strategies, IT managers, architects, and others involved in knowledge management efforts. Problem Statements: Have economic realities impacted innovation efforts? Innovation is a broad term, what’s an effective way to categorize an initiatives scale and scope?

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. Friday Rami Levy, added to the list in explaining Motorola's evolved use of a prediction market to filter ideas and speed innovation.

Outside Innovation

Collaborative Thinking

The Best Ways to Manage Outside Innovation — HBS Working Knowledge. No one organization can monopolize knowledge in any given field. Lakhani on the keys to managing distributed innovation. Key concepts include: Many organizations find they cannot monopolize knowledge in any given field of endeavor. Firms need to consider three key factors in deciding to pursue either a community- or market-based external innovation model. Tags: Innovation

The Evolution of the Knowledge Web Worker


“ A knowledge worker is someone who gets to decide what he or she does each morning “, by Thomas A. Specially, if you are looking for the right experts with the right level of acquired knowledge, experience, skills and know-how.

2011 236

theTeam – Knowledge Management Done Right


Have you seen “ Using Knowledge Management “? and Social Business are pretty close to some of the basic key principles behind traditional Knowledge Management, drafted back in the day, like I have blogged about, just recently, under the heading “ KM, Enterprise 2.0

How IBM Uses Social Media to Spur Employee Innovation


decided to put together a wiki where we could all contribute and share our knowledge across. From there onwards, the continuous learning experience of transitioning from traditional collaboration and knowledge sharing tools to these social tools has been quite exciting, to say the least.

Social Innovation Meetup: “Exploring Labs for Social Change” – presentation notes

Making CommunitySense

On April 25, Social Innovation Meetup #4 , organized by Hivos and Kennisland, was held in Amsterdam. Keynote speakers sharing innovation stories from Kenya, Finland, and Canada were Daudi Were of Ushahid i, Marco Steinberg of the Helsinki Design Lab and Vanessa Timmer of One Earth.

2013 182

Collaboration Patterns for Social Innovation: The Dutch – US Connection?

Making CommunitySense

As part of my visit to the University of Alabama in Huntsville I gave a presentation “Creativity Meets Rationale – Collaboration Patterns for Social Innovation” at the College of Business Administration. It would be interesting to see to what extent collaboration patterns for social innovation are alike and differ in the US and European contexts.

2013 157

Update on Ageing Better Innovation – look to apps and connectors

Social Reporter

Here’s an update on my exploration into how digital innovation may help support personal well-being, and services for ageing better. A host of intermediate organisations in the various businesses of ageing, digital inclusion and innovation.

2014 203

Discovering common ground in European social innovation projects: mapping the BoostInno network collaboration

Making CommunitySense

” BoostInno is one of the networks developed in URBACT, with the aim to “enable public administrations to play a new role as public booster and brokers/facilitators of social innovation activities/projects/policies, by driving social innovation in, through and out the public sector.”

2017 130

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?

Blog>> Knowledge Retention Roundtable and Knowledge Risks

Green Chameleon

We had a great afternoon yesterday with Shaharudin Mohd Ishak from IE Singapore , Arshad Ahmed a KM practitioner from the UK and Carla Newman from Kuala Lumpur on practical knowledge retention strategies.

SEEFA symposium identifies challenges to innovation in Ageing Better – it’s culture as much as tech

Social Reporter

Summary: a symposium on innovation, technology and later life provides confirmation that many of the challenges to making use of tech for ageing better are organisational and cultural as well as technical. I found the SEEFA symposium last week on ‘Transforming not excluding – the impact of information technology and innovation on later life’ most useful because it didn’t focus on innovative technology. Digital social innovations in services are not scaling.

2015 174

Shell All of That Knowledge, Please!


Can video make a difference in Knowledge Transfer? Nick actually shares along a few reasons as to why it may well be a rather effective method for transferring knowledge across. Specially, with senior knowledge workers.

2011 189

Knowledge Is … All About Working Smarter, Not Necessarily Harder!


You could probably say that it is not even knowledge work altogether, right? What if we would have that unique opportunity of injecting both smart collaboration and open knowledge sharing into the mix? Because, after all, “ knowledge is … passion and desire to learn!

2010 227

2009 Intranet Innovation Awards Now Live!


A couple of days back my good friend Alex Manchester blogged about something that I think would be really exciting for folks out there working in a corporate environment and enjoying the many advantages of having a state of the art and innovative Intranet.

2009 130

Ten provocation about innovation in Ageing Better

Social Reporter

I’ve got to the point in my exploration of innovation in Ageing Better when it feels like to good time to pull together some talking points, and then use any discussion to refocus on the challenges, ideas for action, and some mapping of who might do what. Digital social innovations in services are not scaling. There are lots of innovative projects, but people on the front line may not have the tech skills, support or incentive to adopt them.

2014 116

What did Einstein know about Knowledge Management?

Chris Collison

Here are my top ten favourite “Einstein on KM” quotes, which I have roughly curated into a journey from information to knowledge, through to learning and simplicity, experimentation, failure, curiosity and imagination… Information is not knowledge.

The Power of Collaborative Innovation by John Chambers


these questions: " What does the Annual Meeting theme "The Power of Collaborative Innovation" mean to your Business? ", where he also links to the same video, but adds plenty great tips and advice on how business can engage with this new wave of Collaborative Innovation.

Why BIG’s #ageingbetter programme needs added digital innovation

Social Reporter

First in developing innovative approaches to services, and the ways people can use technology themselves to develop relationships. On the first point – innovative approaches to services – we gained some insights into the potential from a workshop Drew Mackie and I ran recently, and reported here , using a fictitious scenario. I’m just focusing here on what I see as missing elements: digital innovation, knowledge sharing, and generally more openness.

2014 152

Dutch Innovation Seminar 2008

Making CommunitySense

On October 9, a beautiful autumn day, I went to the De Baak estate, in the wooded centre of the country to attend the Dutch Innovation Seminar 2008. As their site states, it “is the place for leaders, business people and professionals in search of inspiration, motivation, knowledge and insight&#. Innovation of innovation… Posted in business, conferences, innovation. Tags: business conferences innovation

2008 100

Why Best Practices Don’t Work for Knowledge Work


And here is why … "Best Practices" are the worst thing you can apply to any kind of knowledge work. Always leaving room to improve the already existing knowledge by acquiring plenty more! So can you capture those "Best Practices" on knowledge work?

2010 217

Personal Knowledge Management by Harold Jarche (BlueIQ Ambassadors)


If you have been following this blog for a little while now, you would know how Personal Knowledge Management , a.k.a. And here is why … Managing knowledge is quite a daunting task; in fact, most people claim (I am one of them, too!)

SOMESSO 2009 - Openness and Innovation in a Web 2.0 World by Andy Piper


Check out Openness and Innovation in a Web 2.0 Wait till some of the other outstanding sessions become available as well… Openness and Innovation in a Web 2.0 IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Social Computing

2009 191

Knowledge Pit Stops

Chris Collison

I was interested to see that Formula One was in the news again this week with another example of curiosity-driven cross-sector knowledge sharing – this time with public transport.

2013 63

Blogging for Knowledge Workers by Lilia Efimova


Mathemagenic ) invited me to participate in her recent PhD Research around the topic of blogging; with this particular title " Passion at work: blogging practices of knowledge workers " I just couldn’t say "No!"

About blogging, tunneling visions and knowledge entrepreneurship

Joitske Hulsebosch

Julie is doing research for the university of Amsterdam (VU) into (micro-)blogging as part of her PdD research about knowledge and power in the development sector. You might say there were new lines of thinking, new directions explicited by these knowledge entrepreneurs.

2011 197

State of the Net 2012 – People Tweet Tacit Knowledge – Part One


And all thanks to having watched, in much anticipation, two of my favourite mentors and thought leaders in the space of the Social Web, Knowledge Management, Collaboration, Narrative and Sensemaking: Euan Semple and Dave Snowden.

2012 239

New publication: The “Kids’ Knowledge Base”: Connecting Junior Science to Society

Making CommunitySense

de Moor (2014), The “Kids’ Knowledge Base”: Connecting Junior Science to Society. The online “Kids’ Knowledge Base” is a key instrument for presenting showcases of various scientific fields to primary school children, thereby aiming to pique their curiosity. We discuss some applications and extensions of the current digital infrastructure and how these may help increase the quality and quantity of the online interactions with the knowledge base.

2014 148

Can Twitter Serve as a Personal Knowledge Management Tool?


So when Bill Ives just recently questioned whether you could make use of Twitter as a Personal Knowledge Management tool I couldn’t help but wonder myself whether I am using it as well as my PKM tool of choice, along with my own personal business blog and a couple of other tools.

State of the Net 2012 – People Tweet Tacit Knowledge – Part Two


This time around though by one of my favourite thought leaders and KM / Complexity mentors, the always insightful and incredibly knowledgeable Dave Snowden , whose blog , along with Euan’s , are two of my most essential, critical reads of the day, every day.

2012 234

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

Learning and Knowledge - Partners in Learning


For a good number of years, both Knowledge Management and Learning have always been associated with one another and overlapping quite a bit. A recent article published by Matt Moore over at Innotecture ’s Learning + Knowledge = ?