Trending Sources

Identifying international knowledge partnerships

Net-Map Toolbox

With my colleagues Kerstin Tebbe and Bruno Laporte I just had an interesting design conversation for a session in which they want to help the members of a water basin commission better understand with whom they have knowledge exchange partnerships.

Why Do I Share My Knowledge?

Elsua

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 142

Blog>> Knowledge Audits in Practice - Report on Global Survey

Green Chameleon

Let me thank the 150 respondents from all over who generously responded to my survey on knowledge audit perceptions and experiences. There is a wide array of understandings of what a knowledge audit is (both in the research literature and in practice). People experienced in knowledge audits focus less on audits for compliance, quality or benchmarking – more general perceptions of knowledge audits amplify the importance of those types.

2017 67

The Evolution of the Knowledge Web Worker

Elsua

“ 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 96

The Crisis of Meaning in the Knowledge Workforce

Elsua

to me, are all part of the knowledge workforce and, if anything, instead of talking about different generations at work, I always tend to think that it is mostly about embracing and facilitating different working styles within the workforce.

2011 141

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.

Blog>> Knowledge Audit Infographic Poster

Green Chameleon

Here’s our latest infographic poster (formatted for A2 printing) on our knowledge audit process. We also have a video tutorial on the process here. Let us know if you have any questions! Download the full-size poster here (2MB file

2014 52

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 61

Why conversation is the best way to share knowledge

Social Reporter

David Gurteen has been demonstrating that over the past decade in the field of knowledge management, which is rich in examples of costly failed technology solutions. Everyone feels special, and knowledgeable. Gurteen Knowledge website.

2013 94

Shell All of That Knowledge, Please!

Elsua

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.

Bloomfire Provides Comprehensive Knowledge Connections

Portals and KM

is a relatively new offering in the knowledge management space, founded in 2010, that is meeting a need that has remained with us for some time: how do you connect people with the knowledge they need to accomplish their work tasks? Bloomfire.

2013 49

Blog>> The Knowledge Manager’s Handbook - now available for pre-ordering

Green Chameleon

“ The Knowledge Manager’s Handbook: A Step by Step Guide to Embedding Effective Knowledge Management in Your Organization ” will be published by Kogan Page in April 2016. My next book, co-authored with Nick Milton is now available for pre-ordering on Amazon!

2016 77

Blog>> Knowledge Retention: Beyond Guidelines and Rhetoric

Green Chameleon

From a knowledge management perspective, however, the guidelines alone are not enough. Without concerted effort to retain or transfer the skills and experience of older employees, the loss of those valuable knowledge is inevitable. Shortly after my mom turned 50, she decided to retire.

Ford Foundation, Open Access and Really Sharing Knowledge

Full Circle Associates

Knowledge sharing can be enabled or blocked based on organizational policies and infrastructure. Some people still worry that setting their knowledge free will hurt them. collaboration community indicators knowledge sharing learning open

2015 45

Blog>> UNICEF Knowledge Exchange Toolbox

Green Chameleon

The United Nations Children’s Fund has just released a set of tools and techniques for facilitating knowledge sharing, some of which have been written by very experienced facilitators.

The Trials and Tribulations of a Mobile Knowledge Worker in a Social Business World

Elsua

I mean, I know for sure that my company is paying big bucks, once again, to allow its mobile employee knowledge workers stay connected, while on the road, and we can barely make it, since Movistar ‘s service barely provided more than 1mbps download / upload.

2012 83

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

Making CommunitySense

Knowledge Weaving for Social Innovation: Laying the First Strand. We propose a process for building a networked community-commons called knowledge weaving. This is a reflective sensemaking effort in which existing communal knowledge sharing practices, initiatives, and resources are tied together into coherent commons-based knowledge fabrics that support intercommunal collaboration, such as for social innovation. Just published: A. de Moor (2015).

2016 40

Blog>> Trends in Knowledge Management

Green Chameleon

For example, document taxonomies and knowledge sharing procedures were defined; identified experts shared their knowledge in defined communities. Today, we can identify six strong trends that lead into new concepts of knowledge sharing and collaboration: Exploring. builds on management to pass some control on to the network; they empower the knowledge workers to work and act autonomous. Visualisations allow a more efficient knowledge transfer.

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 22

Blog>> Too Busy for Knowledge Sharing

Green Chameleon

We have started our knowledge sharing initiative a good three years ago with a focus on global knowledge sharing; share your knowledge with everyone around the globe (within our company, though). How can we engage employees for knowledge sharing in times of crisis and recession?

Appreciative Inquiry and Knowledge Management? No problem.

Chris Collison

Appreciative Inquiry (AI) pre-dates Knowledge Management. So if you’re a knowledge professional who hasn’t considered or explored Appreciative Inquiry, let me commend it to you as a valuable mindset to integrate into your KM toolkit.

2014 34

Blog>> Knowledge Management in Intranets

Green Chameleon

Knowledge sharing happens partially with technology, and also successfully without software. In my experience, these knowledge sharing tools are often add-ons to the classic intranet platform. Recently, many people argue (see also New Edge in Knowledge , chapter 1 ‘Primary Directives’) that knowledge sharing activities should happen in our daily work, in order to overcome usage barriers. Then, knowledge sharing tools that are an add-on might not be the right approach.

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.

2013 38

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

Elsua

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 81

Rhizomatic learning, knowledge and books

Jenny Connected

Last week Sarah Honeychurch in the Google Hangout asked whether nowadays all knowledge is up for grabs? We are in Week 4 of Dave Cormier’s open online course – Rhizomatic Learning: The Community is the Curriculum - and the topic is ‘Is Books making us stupid?

2014 33

Knowledge is the network

John Tropea - Delicious Network

Knowledge once was developed among small networks of people. Now knowledge is the network. &nbsp. I forked yesterday for the first time. I’m pretty thrilled. Not about the few lines of code that I posted.

2011 36

Blog>> Why is Knowledge Sharing Important?

Green Chameleon

My colleague Edgar dropped me a note about some workshops on knowledge sharing that he’s preparing for about a hundred practitioners in a knowledge sharing programme organised through the FAO. what’s knowledge sharing? is all knowledge sharing good? why should we encourage knowledge sharing? Why do you think knowledge sharing is important?

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.

2015 46

Blog>> Survey on Knowledge Audits

Green Chameleon

I’m currently working on a book about knowledge audits and knowledge mapping. I’d like to get a better sense of the variety of understandings of knowledge audits that exists out in the professional community. Here’s a short survey that should take between 10 and 20 minutes of your time – do take it, and recommend it to others. Responses are anonymous, but if you leave your email address, I will share the survey results when completed. Thank you!

Blog>> Life As A Knowledge Worker

Green Chameleon

I was searching for a photo of Peter Drucker when I came across this 14-year-old article by him on the experiences that had shaped him. The third experience, where he talked about learning a new subject every 3 years, resonates with me.

2011 56

Wanted: Knowledge Assets – Dead or Alive?

Chris Collison

There have been a few threads on LinkedIn KM groups on the topic of “knowledge assets” recently. I think we do well to remind ourselves that when we capture knowledge and write it down as information, we kill it. Knowledge is information with the life still in it!

Session on “Applying Network Knowledge” at the Sunbelt XXXV

Net-Map Toolbox

Our proposal for a session on “Applying Network Knowledge” during the Sunbelt XXXV has been accepted and we are encouraging people with interesting presentations on the subject to submit their abstracts (see conference website for details). This session contains presentations of cases that made use of SNA knowledge in divers situations, using participatory, learning oriented network mapping exercises.

2014 28

Session on “Applying Network Knowledge” at the Sunbelt XXXV

Net-Map Toolbox

Our proposal for a session on “Applying Network Knowledge” during the Sunbelt XXXV has been accepted and we are encouraging people with interesting presentations on the subject to submit their abstracts (see conference website for details). This session contains presentations of cases that made use of SNA knowledge in divers situations, using participatory, learning oriented network mapping exercises.

2014 28

Productivity Tips for the Mobile (Social) Knowledge Web Worker – TweetBot, Pocket, Evernote

Elsua

And since lately I keep traveling quite a bit and spend more time on the road than at my home office, I thought it would be a good time exploring how I can improve my overall knowledge Web worker experience using various social networking / productivity tools while on the road.

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. Knowledge sharing about the innovations remains a bottleneck, however. Below my slides. A video recording of my presentation, and an interview by the School of Communication and Information with my host, Mark Aakhus , are still to follow. Abstract.

2014 40

The 12 knowledge-enabled days of Christmas!

Chris Collison

On the twelfth day of Christmas, my true love gave to me: Twelve knowledge assets. Nine knowledge cafes. Four knowledge jams. AAR Facilitation Knowledge Asset Knowledge Management Lessons Learned Memes Metaphor Organizational learning Peer Assist Social media Storytelling

2013 18

The Many Sources of Transformation and Large Systems Change Knowledge

Networking Action

This is a webinar recording drawing from work with a World Bank project to create a framework for describing large systems change knowledge. I draw from streams of practice and study arising from four historic focii: (1) business and sustainable … Net Dev

2014 42

2013 Global Most Admired Knowledge Enterprises (MAKE) Winners

Portals and KM

 Teleos, in association with The KNOW Network, has announced the 2013 Global Most Admired Knowledge Enterprises (MAKE) Winners. The Most Admired Knowledge Enterprises (MAKE) award has been around for some time. Successfully managing enterprise knowledge yields big dividends.

2014 43

Top 50 Knowledge Management Blogs

Portals and KM

Here is a useful list of knowledge management blogs to start the year. It includes three categories: general knowledge management, Web 2.0 Many of the blogs on the list are included as content sources for the Darwin Edition on Enterprise Social Media since that target content also covers knowledge management. and content management, and collaboration. The list from Biz-gasm offers a brief description of each listing so they took some time to get to know the sources.

Knowledge Management, Stories, Roald Dahl and Matilda!

Chris Collison

For the uninitiated, it’s a musical production of Roald Dahl’s book of the same name – about a little girl who develops her own knowledge, imagination, stories and her own special powers in some pretty extreme family and school circumstances.