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KM, Enterprise 2.0 and Social Business: One and The Same


and KM are, essentially, one and the same! Including making some of the very same mistakes KM went through back in the day. Thanks!!

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Mapping the KM Landscape

Chris Collison

So here it is: my rendition of the KM Landscape (click to enlarge).

Making KM Fun!

Chris Collison

For several years now I have worked with the United Nations System Staff College on a KM leadership programme. Thank you Syngenta! .

Blog>> Social Internet is the new KM

Green Chameleon

And yes, I agree to what he has stated: KM got too academic - or always was? Roan’s article triggered more thoughts which are too long to just pack in the article’s comments: there are more problems of today’s KM than to be blown up; and why the social web is KM at it’s core. Probably Dead ”. What has enabled this move?

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Patti Anklam

So I knew it would be important to differentiate, delineate knowledge management from related applications and systems. net work

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Blog>> Why We Treat KM Maturity Models With Caution

Green Chameleon

Every now and then we are asked by clients or potential clients whether we can help them conduct a KM Maturity Assessment. We have used KM maturity models in the past, but I (along with others) am quite sceptical about their utility as KM assessment and planning tools at the start of a KM journey.

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KM World 2014: Some Useful Workshops

Portals and KM

KM World 2014 will be held in Washington DC at the Grand Hyatt from November 4 to 7. It is great event. I used go regularly and highly recommend it to anyone interested in helping workforces perform at their maximum levels. There are many useful workshops including the ones described below. 12:00 p.m on Tuesday, November 4 th.  

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Blog>> Experiences on KM Incentives and KPIs

Green Chameleon

My last article about Knowledge Management Strategy created some discussions about key performance indicators (KPI) and incentives for KM activities. The task of the department managers is then to assign resources for KM activities, encourage knowledge sharing and integrate these activities in departmental activities.

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Blog>> Art Schlussel on KM in the US Military (interviewed at KM World 2010)

Green Chameleon

Art Schlussel was interviewed at KM World 2010 and the following 3 videos were recorded and produced. Introducing the US Army KM Principles.

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My KM World 2011 Session Notes: Complete Listing

Portals and KM

Here is the listing with links of my notes from the 2011 KM World conference. KM World Session Notes: Creating & Applying a Semantic Infrastructure Platform for Knowledge Sharing – Part One. KM World Session Notes: Creating & Applying a Semantic Infrastructure Platform for Knowledge Sharing – Part Two. World.  

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Portals and KM Blog Begins it Tenth Year

Portals and KM

I certainly would not have predicted that when I started the blog on May 2, 2004 with three posts: Is KM the Killer App for Portals?

10 characteristics of a great KM Sponsor

Chris Collison

Depending on your KM strategy , sponsorship is always important and often absolutely critical to the success of a knowledge change programme – and let’s face it, most of our work as practitioners is all about creating change and making it stick. Does it line up with your KM strategy and plan. Dissatisfaction. Ah yes.

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KM Tools: Creating a River Diagram…

Chris Collison

benchmarking KM strategy Tags: Benchmarking KM Knowledge Management No More Consultants People I work with. I’m often asked to explain what a “River Diagram&# is, and how they can be used to shape knowledge management strategy, and as a way to help communities share and learn.

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Blog>> KM and the Bigger Picture

Green Chameleon

Waltraut Ritter has a scathing and important critique of KM in general and the MAKE awards in particular, taking some pot shots at some of the participating case studies at KM Asia 2011 in the process (scroll down to the 22 Nov entry). Could the organization use KM to establish a serious dialogue with customers? In 1967 L.K.

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Blog>> KM at NASA

Green Chameleon

It was the morning of the last day of KM World. This blog is not about the serendipitous payoff of an excessive TV diet, however, but about NASA-related resources that have come to my attention having attended KM World. JPL’s Strategic Plan for KM, which I find useful. Bazinga! They are: 1. – [link].

KM, Communities and the “Little Free Library”

Chris Collison

Communties of Practice Design KM Knowledge Management Knowledge Sharing Memes Society Storytelling Community of Practice cop library

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Blog>> KM Singapore 2011

Green Chameleon

KM Singapore is an annual conference organised by the Information and Knowledge Management Society ( iKMS ). The conference aims to bring together local and regional practitioners to advance understanding and practice of IM and KM. This will be its eighth year running. There is an early bird discount, which ends on 31 July.

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What lessons can KM learn from Minecraft?

Chris Collison

Minecraft is a phenomenon. Gaming website G4 describes it in an interesting way, which caught my eye. The focus is on exploration, not accomplishment.

Articles>> Sustainable KM

Green Chameleon

This article talks about the shifting sands of senior leader support as a risk to sustainable KM. To read the article, click here. Sustainable_KM.pdf.

Looking back – KM highlights from 2014 (part 2)

Chris Collison

Continuing from my top ten KM consulting highlights (in no particular order!) from 2014… 6. Where of you start? Tearfund.

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Empherality, KM, Inner Reform and Social Impact

Full Circle Associates

Olaf’s Notebook: What is the relation between KM and inner reform?This KM as an inner practice. Blogs are ephemeral. Ah, I dream.

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Blog>> Conducting a KM Planning Exercise

Green Chameleon

Followers of my company Straits Knowledge will know that we have produced a number of KM job aids out of our consulting experience. Now we’ve produced our latest product which helps to integrate these tools in a single facilitated conversation with operational managers: the KM Planning Canvas.

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Listing of Mary Abraham’s KM World 2012 Notes

Portals and KM

My friend, Mary Abraham, writes the great blog, Above and Beyond KM. She attended the 2012 KM World conference and produced a very impressive and useful series of session notes.  Flow Systems and KM #KMWorld. Driving KM Adoption and Collaboration with Gamification #KMWorld. Enjoy. Are Intranets Social? KMWorld

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Portals and KM Blog Begins it Eighth Year

Portals and KM

I certainly would not have predicted that when I started the blog on May 2, 2004 with three posts: Is KM the Killer App for Portals? These other blogs all publish on different schedules but the Portals and KM blog has posted at least once daily since it’s beginning with a brief lapse when I went to Italy in the summer of 2005.

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My KM World Session Notes: Creating a Semantic Infrastructure Platform

Portals and KM

Here is the first in my notes from the 2011 KM World. In the early days of KM, there were numerous attempts to utilize information technologies and approaches (search, taxonomies, etc.) He asked how many people were involved in KM and everyone raised their hands. Here is the session description. That is a good order.

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KM Australia 2015 – The Discovery and Re-Discovery of Knowledge, plus Six Workshop Opportunities

Michael Sampson - Currents

KM Australia is happening in Melbourne in a couple of weeks (August 4-6). These factors brings a reinvention of Knowledge Management as new processes and strategies for collaboration and learning are developed using enhanced and adapted KM practices—giving organisations the opportunity to reap real benefits. Conference Notes

A New Book for Big KM

Patti Anklam

I have written about the Three KMs: Big KM is about enterprise-wide knowledge management programs that start with a top-down strategy and seek to reach the farthest corners of the corporation Little KM is about the quiet application of KM methods to business problems in a way that just makes sense The third KM, personal

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My KM World Session Notes: Carla O'Dell on KM in a 2.0 World

Portals and KM

I am primarily posting my notes from the  2011 KM World  on the  Darwin blog. Through engaging examples, stories and data, O’Dell shares the latest findings from APQC’s KM research and her new book, including the following: How best practice organizations are using 2.0 Here is the session description.    

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Darwin Ecosystem’s Awareness Engine™ Named KM World Trend Setting Product for Second Year

Portals and KM

Darwin Ecosystem’s Awareness Engine™ has been chosen by KM World as Trend-Setting Product for 2011. The selected products "demonstrate thoughtful, well-reasoned innovation and execution for the most important constituency of them all: the customer" KM World has been kind to us. We also received the KM Promise Award for 2010.

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What’s your favourite flavour of KM?

Chris Collison

I don’t know of any other KM or OD tools which can be as informative, revealing and engaging for clients, from a small amount of research input.

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Blog>> Why Senior Managers Should Care About KM

Green Chameleon

I had a great time at KM Singapore last week, organised by iKMS.

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Blog>> Knowledge Queen - Interview with a KM Practitioner

Green Chameleon

Such interviews are useful as they add a personal touch to the KM profession and foster understanding and fellowship in the community. So if you are a KM practitioner and would like to be interviewed, do contact me The writer has got Rosalind down pat. They are hard to come by, however.

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Blog>> Planning a KM Workshop: ISKO Singapore Workshop 27 November 2015

Green Chameleon

Here is the video: Here are the slides: ISKO-KM-Portal-workshop-nov2015b.pdf. Here is the planning framework: KM_Portal_SOAP.docx.

KM, Best Practice and Buzzword Bingo

Chris Collison

” (Feel free to click and download the PowerPoint version if you’d like to adapt it.).

Is Twitter Where Connections Go to Die? – The Unfollowing Experiment – The Follow-Up


Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Open Business Open Leadership Personal KM Productivity Tools Tools and GadgetsHallo?

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KM World 2014: Some Useful Sessions: Thursday, Nov 6

Portals and KM

KM World 2014 will be held in Washington DC at the Grand Hyatt from November 4 to 7. On Thursday, November 6 the session, KM Enterprise Adoption: How to Make It Stick! The sessions is described as follows: Many companies are quick to adopt a KM transformation program but few have managed to make them stick. It is great event.

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Blog>> Nancy White and the KM Planning Toolkit

Green Chameleon

We had a blast with Nancy White around KM Singapore a few weeks back – although we’ve collaborated for years we had never met.

Blog>> KM Strategy for Small- & Medium-sized Businesses

Green Chameleon

In SMB an initiative to foster knowledge sharing should not require additional work and the KM strategy should focus on elements that are straight-forward and bring tangible benefit. And with the right mindset of the leadership, the KM strategy can be quickly and successfully implemented. Vision. Often, this might be called the vision.

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SoMe and KM lessons learned — more from E2.0

Patti Anklam

As I mentioned in my last post, previous Enterprise 2.0 conferences had a big focus on “adoption&# — how to get companies and the people inside them to use new tools to get their work done. As I sat through sessions in 2010, I heard the lessons of knowledge management being learned anew. That is,

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Measuring value in communities of practice « KM on a dollar a day


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