Communities of practice: Nancy Dixon on knowledge transfer

Joitske Hulsebosch

In english: Common knowledge: how companies thrive by sharing what they know. Personally I had abandoned the term 'knowledge transfer' because I thought it's impossible to transfer knowledge. Serial transfer (the same team executing a task in a new context) 2.

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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.

Emerging Autopoietic Communities – Scalability of Knowledge Transfer in Complex Systems

John Tropea - Delicious Community

First IFIP International Workshop on Distributed Knowledge Management (DKM 2008), Oct, 18-19, 2008, Shanghai 1. Scalability of Knowledge Transfer in Complex. Abstract—Knowledge-based communities are important but. emergence and development of knowledge-based communities at. Knowledge-based communities are highly complex. practice, knowledge management, complexity, emergence. even survival on building and disseminating knowledge.

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. There are a lot of KM-related words beginning with the letter C.

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Knowledge Management’s Fried Egg moments…

Chris Collison

If you haven’t read it, and you work in the field of knowledge management, organizational learning, improvement or in any medium-large consultancy, then please do. Behaviours Knowledge Management Knowledge transfer Learning Lessons Learned Organizational learning Storytelling

How The Beatles Share Knowledge!

Chris Collison

Collaboration KM Knowledge Management Knowledge Sharing Knowledge transfer Lessons Learned Peer Assist Quotations

Knowledge retention – a game of two halves.

Chris Collison

I had the privilege of interviewing a very perceptive senior manager who was reflecting for the first time on the challenges of managing knowledge in a project team environment. Communties of Practice Flow Knowledge retention Knowledge Sharing Knowledge transfer Metaphor Project Management

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.

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Fossils, Time Capsules, Museums and other Knowledge Retention techniques

Chris Collison

Now let’s be clear here – knowledge transfer is always a better starting point than knowledge capture , I think that’s a given for KM. KM Knowledge Asset Knowledge Management Knowledge retention Knowledge transfer Lessons Learned Metaphor Project Management

Downton Abbey, what you know, and what you’re known for.

Chris Collison

Throughout our organisations, there are hundreds and thousands of people who have real stories to tell from their past knowledge, experiences and roles – yet they are only known for their current job title. As knowledge professionals, this should be one of our priorities.

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Green Chameleon » Why Knowledge Doesn’t Move

Green Chameleon

www.straitsknowledge.com blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about Why Knowledge Doesn’t Move Back in April iKMS hosted a talk by Professor Gabriel Szulanski of INSEAD on his fascinating research into knowledge “stickiness&# – ie the factors that inhibit knowledge transfer. Search Green Chameleon and Straits Knowledge Newsletter Subscribe to our newsletter for regular updates.

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What lessons can KM learn from Minecraft?

Chris Collison

” Hold that thought, whilst we swap the world of Minecraft for the world of knowledge management. I’m just finishing an assignment working with one of the largest construction programmes in the UK, advising and helping them with their approach to knowledge and learning.

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What’s wrong with Lessons Learned? Part 3.

Chris Collison

ConocoPhillips have their 4G awards: Give (sharing knowledge), Grab (applying someone else’s knowledge), Gather (consolidating knowledge), Guts (sharing learning from failure).

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Getting Lessons Learned Right: Part 2 – Questions

Chris Collison

The truth is in there, if we can ask the right questions… Facilitation Knowledge Management Knowledge retention Knowledge Sharing Knowledge transfer Learning Lessons Learned Organizational learning Project Management

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Green Chameleon » Knowedge Enabled Project Management

Green Chameleon

www.straitsknowledge.com blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about Knowedge Enabled Project Management This is the third and final video showing extracts from a series of workshops on different contexts for knowledge transfer. In this video I talk about how to go about “knowledge enabling&# projects. Search Green Chameleon and Straits Knowledge Newsletter Subscribe to our newsletter for regular updates.

2007 100

Green Chameleon » Introduction to Communities of Practice

Green Chameleon

www.straitsknowledge.com blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about Introduction to Communities of Practice This is the second in a series of three recent workshops on different approaches to getting knowledge transfer going in your organisation. Posted by Patrick Lambe on 26/11/07 at 12: 51 PM | Categories: Communities , Knowledge Sharing , Knowledge Transfer , Video | Permalink 1 Comment so far Naguib Patrick, thanks for sharing the video and the slides.

Learning on a Rollercoaster

Chris Collison

AAR Behaviours Experience Facilitation Improvement Knowledge Management Knowledge transfer Lessons Learned Metaphor Organizational learning Sensemaking Storytelling

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Halfway down the stairs, where good is the enemy of great.

Chris Collison

I’ve been reflecting on the dangers of “staying with the herd” when it comes to knowledge sharing. The River Diagram is has now become a fairly well established tool, combining the principles of positive deviance with knowledge sharing.

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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. knowledge, service, products) by individuals within those business units.

Paying knowledge forward – Vancouver’s Olympic gift to London Heathrow

Chris Collison

I’ve had the pleasure of consulting to BAA’s KM team at Heathrow over the past month, and in parallel, have been researching the knowledge transfer processes which surround the Olympic Games. I was impressed to see the video below, which was Vancouver’s “knowledge gift” to Heathrow. Knowledge Management Knowledge Sharing Lessons Learned Organizational learning Peer Assist Project Management

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Blog>> Knowledge Retention Video

Green Chameleon

Here’s a nice, concise 2 part video presentation from James Alexander of the US Food Safety and Inspection service based in Washington DC, describing how they got started in a knowledge retention programme for their leaders and also subject matter experts.

Green Chameleon » How to Get Started with an Expertise Transfer Programme

Green Chameleon

www.straitsknowledge.com blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about How to Get Started with an Expertise Transfer Programme Here are some startup materials if you’re worrried about knowledge retention, rapid expertise turnover, soon-to-retire experienced staff, or anticipated expertise gaps. This is a 30 minute video showing key parts from an October 2007 workshop on how to put together a plan for an expert knowledge transfer programme.

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The Social Enterprise:?Next Practices in Social Networks and Media

Portals and KM

Knowledge Research Initiative and Adriaan Jooste , ? Chief Knowledge Officer? Deloitte Leading Enterprise Knowledge Markets. The Core Knowledge Transfer Technology. Here is an interesting meeting with some of my favorite speakers. The Social Enterprise:?Next Next Practices in Social Networks and Media. occurs in Dallas on October 8. Karl Wiig , ? Chairman and CEO ?  Deloitte Financial Advisory Services start off with The Social Enterprise:?

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#OpenEdMOOC – Final thoughts

Jenny Connected

Most importantly what were our most discussed topics, was knowledge transferred? (Source of Image – [link] – 0.56). Like Rebecca Heiser, I have been reflecting on the EdX Introduction to Open Education MOOC.

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Blog>> ISKO Singapore Events and Resources

Green Chameleon

ISKO Singapore continues to run its monthly series of events around topics in knowledge organisation and knowledge management – some nice events coming up: UPCOMING EVENTS. September 21st ISKO Singapore is delighted to be hosting Larry Prusak and former NASA CKO Ed Hoffman for a talk on the past and future of knowledge management. What Does it Take to Transfer Expertise? Knowledge Management in Frameworks and Standards – KK Lim, Praba Nair, Ron Young.

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Great KM Cluster Meeting in Dallas on September 24

Portals and KM

Adraain is the Chief Knowledge Officer ? Knowledge Research Initiative, will speak on: Knowledge Futures: What can organizations and countries do to increase their knowledge competency right now? The Core Knowledge Transfer Technology.” My friend Adriaan Jooste is hosting an interesting KM Cluster meeting in Dallas this week on September 24. The DFW Value Network and KM Cluster will be held in Irving, Texas, 10 minutes from DFW Airport.

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Knowing what good looks like…

Chris Collison

When it comes to organisations, with such a wide range of available knowledge-related ingredients, tools and techniques which can have a potential impact, it can difficult to discern “what good looks like” and which ingredients should be given prominence at different times.

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Strategy interviews

Making CommunitySense

An example is the strategy interview (in Dutch) I held with Tim van der Avoird , head of the Centre for Knowledge Transfer of Tilburg University. CommunitySense now offers a new service, strategy interviews , which may be of interest to you if you are a management level professional.

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Blog>> KM Volunteers Needed!

Green Chameleon

You may not know, but there’s a lot of knowledge management involved in running majors games like this – a country might host the games once in a generation, so won’t get the chance to build up experience. Learning and knowledge transfer between host countries is critical.

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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. Search Green Chameleon and Straits Knowledge Newsletter Subscribe to our newsletter for regular updates. 2006-2008 Straits Knowledge.

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Large Company Collaboration SuccessDigital Equipment with VAX Notes in the 1980s

Michael Sampson - Currents

This scenario has been discovered, revealed and addressed by many vendors working in the knowledge management arena – and for good reason. It saves time (and money), enhances customer relationships and ensures that knowledge transfer happens to the right person at the right time. Patti wrote (in 2001) about the use of VAX Notes at Digital Equipment : Imagine. You work in a global high-tech company with more than 100,000 people.

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Open Business – From Document-Centric to People-Centric Collaboration

Elsua

He said that the presentations are becoming a de-personalized knowledge transfer tool, supposed to be used without seeing or listening to the presenter. Well, next time that you are required, or requested to trap your own knowledge into a file , think about it twice.

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Green Chameleon » KM Method Cards - Updated Contents Guide

Green Chameleon

Posted by Patrick Lambe on 06/01/09 at 06: 13 PM | Categories: KM Applied , Knowledge Transfer | Permalink 0 Comment so far Commenting is not available in this weblog entry. Search Green Chameleon and Straits Knowledge Newsletter Subscribe to our newsletter for regular updates.

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Green Chameleon » How to Get Started with an Expertise Transfer Programme

Green Chameleon

www.straitsknowledge.com blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about How to Get Started with an Expertise Transfer Programme Here are some startup materials if you’re worried about knowledge retention, rapid expertise turnover, soon-to-retire experienced staff, or anticipated expertise gaps. This is a 30 minute video showing key parts from an October 2007 workshop on how to put together a plan for an expert knowledge transfer programme.

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Facilitating Knowlege Flows

Link Center Essays

by Steve Borgatti, University of Kentucky Introduction What are the conditions that facilitate knowledge transfer? What are the relational conditions that facilitate knowledge sharing between two people? Tie for tie, they are more efficient spreaders of knowledge. In sum, dense, core/periphery networks are very efficient at spreading knowledge. There are two kinds of issues to consider: relational and structural.

Green Chameleon » Collison’s Ignorance Spiral

Green Chameleon

Posted by Patrick Lambe on 21/01/08 at 10: 10 AM | Categories: Ignorance Management , KM Applied , Knowledge Transfer , Learning | Permalink 0 Comment so far Commenting is not available in this weblog entry.

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Practicing to perform

Viv Mcwaters

Skills of participation, of awareness, of knowledge transfer? Those of us who have seen an improv group perform are sometimes in awe of the skills and teamwork a group of players can demonstrate when performing – in front of a paying audience, and with no script. It’s no secret that they can do this because of the way they approach a performance, the rules that create a platform for what they do, and their willingness to practice together.

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Can you tell what it is yet?

Chris Collison

I sometimes find myself wanting to use that catchphrase in workshops when clients are struggling to agree upon a definition of knowledge management for their organisation. Here are my ten suggestions: You know knowledge is being effectively managed when… Leadership.

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Green Chameleon » Money, Testosterone and Knowledge Management

Green Chameleon

www.straitsknowledge.com blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about Money, Testosterone and Knowledge Management This article chronicles an acrimonious schism in the KM association KM Pro in late 2004, and puts it into the context of other KM association schisms in the USA during the late nineties. I wrote this article originally for the Global Knowledge Review in early 2005. 2006-2008 Straits Knowledge.

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How Will You Manage?

Elsua

to businesses (Specially, if you think about the good old KM meme of "Knowledge Transfer" of senior employees about to retire to younger ones). Now in the social era you want to unleash the knowledge. IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Learning Social Computing