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.

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Connection Before Content: Meetings That Are Knowledge-based

John Tropea - Delicious Faciliatation

Connection Before Content: Meetings That Are Knowledge-based Peter Block has a rule of thumb that is very useful if you want a group to apply its collective knowledge to address a difficult issue, Connection before Content . Before a group attempts to use its collective knowledge to deal with serious issues it has to build the relationships that will allow the group to hold an open conversation.

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My Favorite Knowledge Management Story and its Lessons Learned for Today

Portals and KM

Knowledge management has been around for over twenty years now. This is also one of the clearest cases I have seen of an organization moving to a knowledge-based business model and then aligning its knowledge management system to directly support this new model. A key part of this strategy would be to move to a more knowledge-based business model. They were used to email and the systems was Notes based so this helped.

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Measuring the Full Impact of Digital Capital

Portals and KM

In our knowledge-based economy, this is a sensible move that brings GDP accounting closer to economic reality. It is sometimes that the knowledge management people have been talking about for over twenty years. I hope you are having a nice summer.

2014 28

When Collect and Connect is not enough…

Chris Collison

One of the common constructs used to ‘frame’ knowledge management activities is that of Collect or Connect. It invokes thoughts of ubiquitous SharePoint, intranets, portals, knowledge assets, content, FAQs, wikis, folksonomies and taxonomies.

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OutStart’s Participate Enables the Social Side of Enterprise Work Processes

Portals and KM

Founded in 1999, OutStart offers an portfolio of inter-related mobile, social, and learning Knowledge Solutions intended to accelerate and broaden access to colleagues and the knowledge they need to respond to business requirements more quickly and make better informed decisions.

Join us: Largest international Net-Mapper meeting ever!

Net-Map Toolbox

Wouldn’t it be great if Net-Mappers from all over the world could share their experience, learn from each other, build a common knowledge-base and just hang out and enjoy each other’s company?

2014 21

Don’t Underestimate the Power of (Social) Collaboration. It Is Not a Given

Elsua

Indeed, I am referring to good old Knowledge Management and Collaboration, once again, just to detail a bit more the parallel roads both fields have been running all along. And it’s interesting to notice how when I used to work within the European Knowledge Management deployment team inside IBM, about 11 years ago, we faced the very same upsetting reality: KM (And Collaboration, for that matter), wasn’t the business top priority at the time. Ok, back to Social Business.

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Future interactions design: tapping the wisdom of the crowd

Making CommunitySense

On April 3, I attended the Chi Sparks 2014 conference on human computer interaction, to present my paper on the Kids’ Knowledge Base. In the end, such methods are just catalysts, all the knowledge is in the heads of the participants. Preparing for the future.

2014 34

Blog>> Steve Ellis’ Keynote for KM Singapore 2009 Conference (recorded on 13 August 2009)

Green Chameleon

This is the keynote address from Dr Steve Ellis of HSBC at the KM Singapore Conference 13 August 2009.

Blog>> Steve Ellis’ Keynote for KM Singapore 2009 Conference (recorded on 13 August 2009)

Green Chameleon

This is the keynote address from Dr Steve Ellis of HSBC at the KM Singapore Conference 13 August 2009.

How can social media support learning alliances/multistakeholder processses?

Joitske Hulsebosch

The stakeholders have different backgrounds, different perspectives, values, interests and knowledge with regard to the issue at hand. We aim to share information ‘from the ground’ to show how policies are working, as to generate information for evidence based policy advocacy.

Ad hoc enquiries into how to do good stuff together

Social Reporter

The primary assumption for the project is that there is new knowledge to be built and that we need to find new collaborative ways of building it. Each participant in turn will state their core disciplinary perspective e.g. science, philosophy, design etc and offers either a supporting or challenging statement for the theory, connecting with other knowledge bases to understand and interpret the new theory.

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Towards A More Participatory Culture: Enterprise Q&A

Collaborative Thinking

In October of 2011, AIIM (the Association for Information & Imaging Management, a non-profit research, community and educational association), published a survey-based report that examined social business and Enterprise 2.0 We might try discussion forums, knowledge-base applications, and of course – search engines.

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Browse, Build and Share Real-time Streams with DataSift

Collaborative Thinking

These sources of data within DataSift, sometimes called input services, are defined as Targets in the DataSift knowledge base. An interesting read given my post today on Activity Streams: A core feature of the real-time web is the continuously updating real-time streams of information. These streams are commonly generated by social networks and with the continued uptake of social networking the amount of information is only going to increase.

Moxie Software and Microsoft Partner to Enhance Customer Service Capabilities

Portals and KM

As part of the partnership, Moxie Software will provide Microsoft Dynamics CRM with comprehensive, multi-channel and knowledge base solutions for delivering superior customer experiences.

In The Next Version - It’s Like Facebook For Work. Wait It Is Facebook For Work

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Contrast that to the type of analytics based search and filtering that companies like Microsoft and IBM are now offering, and Facebook has a lot of catching up to do. Customer Support: Today Facebook support is primarily an online help knowledge base. In The Next Version.

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My Harvest from a Think Tank on Assessing Collaboration

Michelle Laurie

The session started with a summary of our initial thinking and was followed by a World Café brainstorm to help further our collective understanding using the knowledge in the room. Don’t get caught in the tangle of terminology between learning networks, knowledge networks, CoPs.

2013 21

The New Capitalism – People and the Need for New of Value Metrics

Portals and KM

As Charles Handy , the economist observes in a post-industrial economy , it is people that have knowledge who now own the new means of production, not their bosses. He points out that this change from an industrial to a knowledge-based economy requires a new approach to management. Managers now must understand and operate under the principal that the unique knowledge and skills that employees bring to work is the key competitive differentiator.

KM World 2014: Some Useful Sessions: Wednesday, Nov 5

Portals and KM

On Wednesday, November 5, Katrina B Pugh, Academic Director, Columbia Univ Info & Knowledge Strategy Masters Program AlignConsulting leads the session: “Knowledge Is the Business.” It is described as follows: The new frontier for knowledge practitioners is just that—the frontier, the edge, the face of the organization. As Tom Stewart and Pugh have written, “Knowledge is the Business—In leading knowledge-driven businesses, knowledge is what customers buy.

Moxie Integrates with Microsoft Dynamics CRM

Portals and KM

  As part of the partnership, Moxie Software™ will provide Microsoft Dynamics CRM with comprehensive, multi-channel and knowledge base solutions for delivering superior customer experiences. Automatic search of knowledge base from within the case record for faster resolution. ?.

Enterprise 2.0: The Human Challenge

21st Century Organization

Carbon Based Humans in a Digital World . WORKing Organizations article, co-author Victoria Axelrod wrote: "Moore's Law continues enabling digital computer networks to increasingly connect people and distribute information faster than carbon based humans can absorb.". Having visited the Paris Enterprise 2.0 Summit in February, June 18, I made the trip to Boston to compare developments at the Enterprise 2.0 Conference.

Monday Video – Jim Denevan’s Dance of Drawing

Nancy White

In the world of learning, knowledge management, organizational development, we see solutions that are “scalable&# and “sustainable.&# We can’t capture that in a knowledge base, or “cook&# it into a course design.

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?

Building Social Business: Connecting, Sharing and Collaborating

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Using social technologies the forming stage is by self selection based on connection and storming and norming is facilitated by sharing - which gets round to performing as a collaborative group. Building Social Business At the intersection of Enterprise 2.0 and Organization Development.

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What is Collaboration?

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Knowledge Base. Work carries the sense of bringing one’s skills, abilities, and knowledge to bear on an issue, project, opportunity, or task. Free shipping on all orders.*. My Account. Where to Buy. For Technical Support 1-888-752-6876. Products & Solutions. Products For. Mobile. Office. PC & Gaming. Accessories. A-Z Products. Business Solutions. Unified Communications. Contact Center. Large Business. Small & Medium Business. Aviation & Specials.

Moxie Spaces Enhances Customer Engagement

Portals and KM

These include email, chat, communities, and a knowledge base. There is also an Activity Stream App to integrate activity streams into communication channels for faster knowledge sharing and collaboration.

The True Nature of a Social Intranet

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

To really understand the true nature of a social intranet, one need to look beyond the features and user interface design and understand what role it has to play for both individuals and the enterprise in today’s increasingly knowledge-intense and collaborative work environments.

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My OutStart Knowledge Solutions Blog Posts

Portals and KM

I am one of several people contributing to our OutStart Knowledge Solutions Blog (see: My New Role within OutStart’s Social Media Efforts ). Social Software Changes the Nature of Knowledge-based Solutions. Putting Knowledge to Use and Accelerating its Value: Moving from Push to Pull, Moving from Document-Centered to People Centered Knowledge Access.

Contextual Collaboration - Qontext.com

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Matching activities supported by a weblog to different stages of idea development

Mathemagenic

Another piece from my dissertation that might be interesting by itself.

Building Social Business: What Is Social Collaboration in an Organization

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

The closest type of power is "referent power" (in the five bases of power ) which is more identified by charisma to influence. Building Social Business At the intersection of Enterprise 2.0 and Organization Development. Facilitating Social Collaboration with Enterprise Social Networking.

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Cover story: Building healthy communities - Inside Knowledge

John Tropea - Delicious Community

exact any/all The original knowledge-management publication denotes premium content | Feb 24 2009 E-mail: Password: Forget your password? Finally, the knowledge management (KM) movement realised that databases and collaborative tools are not enough to instigate genuine knowledge sharing.

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2009 Global Most Admired Knowledge Enterprises (MAKE) Winners

Portals and KM

The Most Admired Knowledge Enterprises (MAKE) award has been around for some time. Back when I was with a large consulting company and involved in our knowledge management practice, I spoke at the awards meetings in London several times. There were also 5 'Global' Winners whose organizational structures reflect the 21st global knowledge economy. A panel of experts made the picks based on these criteria: - creating an enterprise knowledge-driven culture.

Learning from masters and across disciplines

Joitske Hulsebosch

The story illustrates at the one hand that there may be masters who may find it hard to explicitate their knowledge in words. On the other hand, it show that it is hard to learn from someone who is not a practitioner with a similar knowledge base.

Reminder: Singapore Masterclass NEXT WEEK

Michael Sampson - Currents

Knowledge-based work, as we’re finally realising, is collaborative in nature. Final Reminder: The Singapore Masterclass in SharePoint Collaboration and Governance is NEXT WEEK. Thanks to a kind invite from Maish Nichani (PebbleRoad) and Jeffrey Lau (To The Point), I will be presenting a one-day Masterclass in SharePoint Collaboration in Singapore on November 5, 2009. This is the primary reason we’re seeing a rush to implement collaboration applications inside the enterprise.

YouNetFast: Online Guide to Collaborative Networks

The Bumble Bee

These networks are equally vital for smaller knowledge-based companies who want operate on a global scale. I am pleased to launch the YouNetFast blog/online resource which is a unique and up-to-date resource on leading, facilitating and benefiting from collaborative business networks.

Masterclass in SharePoint Collaboration (Singapore, November 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Knowledge-based work, as we’re finally realising, is collaborative in nature. Thanks to a kind invite from Maish Nichani (PebbleRoad) and Jeffrey Lau (To The Point), I will be presenting a one-day Masterclass in SharePoint Collaboration in Singapore on November 5, 2009. This is the primary reason we’re seeing a rush to implement collaboration applications inside the enterprise. But just installing an application does not mean that the magic we want will happen.

Building Social Business: 5 Skills for Online Community Managers

John Tropea - Delicious Community

In 1999, I joined Satyam Computer Services and was soon part of the Knowledge Management team. Based on my understanding - heres what competencies the person managing the community needs to have: Depth of knowledge in the subject of the community - This is what Id put in the top of the list.

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Information Literacy - back to basics

Nancy White

If we accept that we are moving into an information or knowledge-based society then this dipping in and out combined with a poor understanding of how to assess the relevance and provenance of information resources will not produce the people required to make the transformation a success.