SRI and Knowledge Sharing

Nancy White

Can we view knowledge sharing not as a proscribed set of practices, but instead a set of principles? While there are a range of tools and methods that we call “knowledge sharing,&# they are just tools. What is the soil for knowledge sharing?

Creating Global Knowledge Sharing Networks at ConocoPhillips

Portals and KM

On Friday I attended Driving Business Excellence With Formal, Global Networks led by Dan Ranta , Director of Knowledge Sharing, ConocoPhillips. Here is the session description: “In 2004, ConocoPhillips launched a large initiative to create internal communities of practice that would enhance knowledge sharing within the firm. Seven years later, the ConocoPhillips' knowledge-sharing program is ranked as best-in-class across industries.”.

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?

When knowledge sharing is the only option

Chris Collison

Sometimes it takes an impossible challenge to get people to share and collaborate, as this fun video from Coca Cola shows. All of which leads me to wonder whether an age of austerity isn’t a good thing for knowledge management after all?

Green Chameleon » Filenaming Conventions and Knowledge Sharing

Green Chameleon

www.straitsknowledge.com blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about Filenaming Conventions and Knowledge Sharing Sometimes we get so wrapped up in the high flown theory and rhetoric of knowledge sharing, we forget the mundane, almost mechanical ways in which we can enhance it.

Building a knowledge sharing network about Ageing Better from the ground up

Social Reporter

In my last few posts I’ve promoted the idea of more digital innovation in the Big Lottery Fund’s £82 million Ageing Better programme, and ways to share knowledge and experience both among the 15 local partners and more widely. It is, of course, very welcome that Big Lottery Fund, consultants and others tweet from events … but it isn’t a substitute for well-curated resources and more organised ways to share knowledge.

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Enterprise 2.0 Summit Highlights – “Knowledge Shared Is Power”

Elsua

Like I mentioned in yesterday’s blog post, there are lots of things that I would want to share across with you folks over the next few weeks, but for today I thought I would go ahead and get started sharing some initial highlights from the Enterprise 2.0

Yammer for internal knowledge sharing for health care and policy making

Joitske Hulsebosch

It was very well facilitated beforehand using a -you can predict - a Yammer network. But nice to see the examples of various uses of Yammer and how it has opened up knowledge in organisations and made it accessible, through the use of a social approach. What is Yammer?

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Article on the CGIAR’s Knowledge Sharing Toolkit | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Science has traditionally relied on a few key vehicles for sharing and validating new knowledge. In addition, the patent system serves as a complementary knowledge broker in instances where research spawns technical innovation.

Community Knowledge Sharing and Home Heating

Michelle Laurie

People rotated through tables with one person remaining at each table throughout to act as a host and share what the people in the earlier rounds had to say. Tags: Rural development Uncategorized Kootenay Life knowledge management

Knowledge Sharing Behaviours 2.0

Chris Collison

I’m currently working with the Henley KM Forum on a project which is exploring how the rise of social media have changed knowledge-sharing competencies and behaviours – and how we can help people to understand and embrace this. We’ve set up a LinkedIn Group entitled Knowledge Sharing 2.0 You know – the kind of knowledge-sharing activities that we’ll tell our kids about one day, and they’ll laugh at us.

More On Digital's Knowledge Sharing Efforts

Collaborative Thinking

John commented on my post, Why History Is Relevant To The Future Of Collaboration , which itself was a call-out reference from Patti Anklam that I caught on Twitter re: The Camelot of collaboration: The case of VAX Notes - Inside Knowledge. More on " Understanding collaborative learning in networked organizations " in the article below - please follow the citation link. Knowledge Ability Paper: Web 0.0 Knowledge Ability Paper: Web 0.0

IBF on How ConocoPhillips Saved Hundreds of Millions Through Knowledge Sharing

Portals and KM

The International Benchmarking Forum (IBF) Live on March 6 at 11AM EST will feature Dan Ranta, Director of Knowledge Sharing (KS) at ConocoPhillips. Dan is accountable for the strategic implementation of knowledge sharing for the 31,000-person integrated oil and gas company, From 2004 to the present, KS has documented hundreds of millions of dollars in estimated cash flow for the company. See my post - Creating Global Knowledge Sharing Networks at ConocoPhillips.

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Green Chameleon » What is Knowledge Sharing?

Green Chameleon

www.straitsknowledge.com blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about What is Knowledge Sharing? One of our participants was Awie Foong who’s studying knowledge sharing motivation for his PhD (by the way, he’s looking for companies to participate in his knowledge sharing culture study next month - you’ll get a customised report if you participate as a company). KNOWLEDGE SHARING IS GOOD.

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Enterprise 2.0 Knowledge Sharing Platform from Knowledge Plaza

Portals and KM

Knowledge Plaza is a new Web-based platform for enterprise search, social bookmarking, knowledge management, information brokerage and expert identification. The Dashboard lets you know is happening in your knowledge community.

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. Their platform targets "innovation management" and embeds prediction in a social networking platform.

Knowledge Sharing in the CGIAR – Tools and Methods for Sharing Knowledge: The CGIAR’s Wiki Approach | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

And it benefits from their diverse feedback too.Science has traditionally relied on a few key vehicles for sharing and validating new knowledge. In addition, the patent system serves as a complementary knowledge broker in instances where research spawns technical innovation.

Green Chameleon » Tools for Knowledge Sharing

Green Chameleon

www.straitsknowledge.com blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about Tools for Knowledge Sharing At the same iKMS session as Gabriel Szulanski (previous post) we aired a pre-recorded podcast with Prof Eric Tsui from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University’s KM Research Centre. He was sharing some interesting work he’s been doing with the KMRC’s clients, around identifying appropriate knowledge sharing tools.

Pratical example: Obstacles to knowledge sharing experienced by a network in Ghana

Joitske Hulsebosch

I vlogged Edward Addo-Dankwa (working for the Ministry of Food and Agriculture in Ghana and a board member of GINKS , a network on ICT for development in Ghana) about cultural obstacles to knowledge sharing for networks in Ghana.

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Green Chameleon » Training and Coaching in Knowledge Sharing and Knowledge Transfer Techniques

Green Chameleon

www.straitsknowledge.com blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about Training and Coaching in Knowledge Sharing and Knowledge Transfer Techniques For those of you in or near Singapore, we’re about to launch a comprehensive training and coaching programme in different techniques for knowledge sharing and transfer. Search Green Chameleon and Straits Knowledge Newsletter Subscribe to our newsletter for regular updates.

Finding Process Ideas From Our Networks

Nancy White

This is also a nice Twitter Story which I can point to when we are talking about Networks at CSIR in Pretoria next week!). We need to focus not on encyclopedic knowledge, but to know. collaboration knowledge sharing networks

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Green Chameleon » A Simple Knowledge Sharing Ritual

Green Chameleon

www.straitsknowledge.com blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about A Simple Knowledge Sharing Ritual It was wonderful when someone I knew said to another recently “That’s knowledge management, making knowledge explicit. Each day, one staff member got to share in about 5-10 minutes a topic of interest just before roll-call which happens at the start of a new shift. I liked this simple, easy and light knowledge-sharing ritual.

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Knowledge Sharing in the CGIAR – Tools and Methods for Sharing Knowledge: The CGIAR’s Wiki Approach | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

And it benefits from their diverse feedback too.Science has traditionally relied on a few key vehicles for sharing and validating new knowledge. In addition, the patent system serves as a complementary knowledge broker in instances where research spawns technical innovation.

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Community network mapping: just get going!

Making CommunitySense

Mapping a community network is an art as much as a science. Solid methodology is important for professional purposes, of course (see for heavy-duty mapping processes the CommunitySensor methodology for participatory community network mapping). Communities and social networks overlap.

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Practical examples: the knowledge sharing approach of the United Nations Development Programme

Joitske Hulsebosch

In the km4dev journal there was an article by Kim Henderson on the knowledge sharing approach of UNDP based on CoPs or knowledge networks. The first CoPs were established in 1999 in some of the priority thematic areas of UNDP, currently there are 20 knowledge networks with between 300-2300 members each, corresponding to the strategic goals. The networks serve for sharing experiences and good practices, and for discussion of substantive issues.

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Green Chameleon » What a Knowledge Sharing Policy Might Look Like

Green Chameleon

www.straitsknowledge.com blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about What a Knowledge Sharing Policy Might Look Like When you want to introduce new information or knowledge management practices and habits in an organisation, it’s usually a good idea to make sure that your organisation’s policies reflect the things you want to happen. Search Green Chameleon and Straits Knowledge Newsletter Subscribe to our newsletter for regular updates.

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Green Chameleon » What Would a Knowledge Sharing Policy Look Like?

Green Chameleon

www.straitsknowledge.com blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about What Would a Knowledge Sharing Policy Look Like? When you want to introduce new information or knowledge management practices and habits in an organisation, it’s usually a good idea to make sure that your organisation’s policies reflect the things you want to happen. Search Green Chameleon and Straits Knowledge Newsletter Subscribe to our newsletter for regular updates.

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Collaboration tools are anti knowledge sharing?

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Knowledge Jolt with Jack Jack Vinson writes about knowledge management, personal effectiveness, theory of constraints and more. Collaboration tools are anti knowledge sharing? James Robertson makes an interesting claim in Collaboration tools are anti knowledge sharing? What is not widely recognised, however, is that the unmanaged spread of collaboration tools can work against knowledge sharing.

Carl Jackson on Supporting Online Communities in International Development

Nancy White

Carl Jackson of Westhill Knowledge Group (formerly at IDS – Institute of Development Studies ), colleague at KM4Dev , friend and all around smart and funny guy took 20 minutes to share some of his experiences supporting and participating in online communities in international development.

Reflecting on #socialartists and #change11

Nancy White

Up until now that has been kicked off by a piece of writing, a recording or some structured artifact where the facilitator shares his or her big ideas around change, technology and learning. link] (should I have talked about network weavers?

Seeing the whole elephant…

Chris Collison

The answers to the question: “what does knowledge management mean to you?” People have such different perspectives on what knowledge management is – and it’s rare for anyone to connect the different components together in any kind of holistic framework.

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How I use social media

Nancy White

This afternoon I’m spending a half hour on a Skype video conversation to share a bit of how I use social media. It has changed our experience and understanding of being part of a group, a community or a network. Networks weave across people and organizations.

Planning and Evaluating Your CoP (amplifying and other good stuff)

Nancy White

” Wow, I had not thought about this from the perspective of a PLN (personal learning network) but it sure does work. To access the two items referred to in the video, please visit: Promoting and Assessing Value Creation in Communities and Networks: a Conceptual Framework: [link].

Is this Knowledge Management’s most effective tool?

Chris Collison

One of knowledge management’s most powerful tools. Let me share with you a couple of quotes from middle managers in a smart, knowledgeable organization which regularly spends over £1Bn annually on construction programmes.

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Eng and Corney’s “Navigating the Minefield: A Practical KM Companion”

Full Circle Associates

When approached to support knowledge management (KM) in my consulting practice, I often reply “I don’t believe in KM!” This flippant but heartfelt comment reflects the failures I’ve observed as people tried to reduce the complex processes of learning, creating, sharing and applying knowledge into a set of “best practices” and databases. complexity knowledge sharing networks systems

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Monday Video: Art, Creative Messages and Attention

Nancy White

In our communities and networks, can we use art and music as a way to focus attention, learn and share knowledge? Monday videos collaboration communication communities of practice community engagement knowledge sharing

Tinkering and Playing with Knowledge

Nancy White

I love the idea of tinkering and find it central to the practice of stewarding technology for ourselves, our communities and networks. Share. Brown talks about a networked world as an open source world that facilitates this tinkering.

How Social Networking Tools Enable Heutagogy in Learning Organisations

Elsua

Those absolutely mind-blowing and rather provocative sentences, as depressing and as exciting as they may sound, don’t come from a knowledge worker working in a particular corporation protesting about the poor state of workplace learning or learning in general.

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Just thinking…

Chris Collison

Is it true that the best things come in small packages when it comes to knowledge? I came across this helpful framework for thinking about the way we approach the packaging and sharing of knowledge. Or are we harvesting fruitful knowledge assets ?

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Need Your Feedback on my Triangulating Thinking

Nancy White

Lilia has written about it to help me, but now I need my network to help me sharpen my thinking. Triangulating for Success: a practitioner’s experience using external networks to leverage learning and outcomes within organizations and institutions. OK, I need your help.

The Fallacy of Social Networking

Elsua

You may have noticed how over the course of the last couple of weeks I haven’t been much active on the external social networking tools out there that I usually hang out at, such as Twitter, Google Plus or LinkedIn. Social Networking Sites Need to Grow Up into the 21st Century.

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Can Using Facebook Within Your Organization Add Value?

Leading Virtually

Research tells us that social interaction is very useful for facilitating knowledge transfer and innovation in organizations. I often hear from business leaders that while they see some value in using Facebook for business-to-customer interaction, they see little value in using it internally.

Four Pillars of Successful Communities of Practice

Chris Collison

Every so often, it’s good to revisit some of the fundamentals of knowledge management and reflect on their continuing importance to the field. Looking more deeply at this definition, I think there are four “pillars” of shared commitmen t successful communities. A shared practice.

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