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 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 63

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

Making KM Fun!

Chris Collison

As a group, we could then stand around the pattern and discuss what it told us about the relationships, collaboration and knowledge flow. Change Management Collaboration Communties of Practice Design Facilitation Knowledge Management Knowledge transfer ONA

2014 91

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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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.

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.

2014 68

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.

2013 68

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).

2013 67

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

2013 59

Green Chameleon » Mind Reading Devices

Green Chameleon

www.straitsknowledge.com blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about Mind Reading Devices And while on the topic of knowledge transfer, here’s a very cool set of (real) mind readers aka brain scanners.

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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.

2013 57

Learning on a Rollercoaster

Chris Collison

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

2013 55

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.

2011 189

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 » Conducting a Knowledge Audit

Green Chameleon

www.straitsknowledge.com blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about Conducting a Knowledge Audit Here’s another in our series of video tutorials to different practical knowledge management techniques. It’s taken from a workshop we conducted last week on knowledge audits and knowledge mapping. PART TWO: DIFFERENT STRATEGIES FOR DIFFERENT KNOWLEDGE TYPES Download the mp4 video file by right clicking here.

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.

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.

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.

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.

The Three Eras of Knowledge Management – Towards the Collective Knowledge of Conversations

Elsua

In this case, Knowledge Management. If you are one of those knowledge workers interested in KM, or doing KM, this is one of those blog entries you should not miss out on! Leveraging Experiential Knowledge.

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.

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Organising Knowledge » Racist Webcams?

Green Chameleon

Search Green Chameleon and Straits Knowledge Newsletter Subscribe to our newsletter for regular updates. www.straitsknowledge.com blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about Racist Webcams?

Aid is a knowledge industry?

Joitske Hulsebosch

Unfortunately she does not define what a knowledge industry is, which makes the argumentation weaker. It made me think about what a knowledge industry is, compared to a service/product industry. The knowledge worker is a term I use myself at times.

2007 130

Green Chameleon » Knowledge Discontinuity

Green Chameleon

www.straitsknowledge.com blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about Knowledge Discontinuity Do you have a story to share about knowledge discontinuity? Search Green Chameleon and Straits Knowledge Newsletter Subscribe to our newsletter for regular updates.

Organising Knowledge » Taxonomies Without Commensurate Knowledge = Mistakes

Green Chameleon

www.straitsknowledge.com blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about Taxonomies Without Commensurate Knowledge = Mistakes Here’s a story from Annalee Newitz of the problems that can arise when a taxonomy created for one purpose and one knowledge community, is used by others for new purposes. Search Green Chameleon and Straits Knowledge Newsletter Subscribe to our newsletter for regular updates.

Green Chameleon » Knowledge Management Explained in Five Disciplines

Green Chameleon

www.straitsknowledge.com blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about Knowledge Management Explained in Five Disciplines We welcome Tim Wieringa as a guest blogger to Green Chameleon. Since 1999, my work has been related to Knowledge Management (KM). Already then, KM was a term that was not well recognised; at the time, we did not label our KM-related consulting services with Knowledge Management. Today, this is not a one way transfer anymore.

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.

Green Chameleon » Knowledge Retention or Knowledge Assurance?

Green Chameleon

www.straitsknowledge.com blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about Knowledge Retention or Knowledge Assurance? Knowledge retention and the problems of knowledge loss from an aging workforce have been in the air recently.

Green Chameleon » Developing a Knowledge Continuity Strategy for the NASA Constellation Program

Green Chameleon

www.straitsknowledge.com blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about Developing a Knowledge Continuity Strategy for the NASA Constellation Program Nancy Dixon has a terrific post on how NASA went about creating a knowledge continuity strategy to ensure that all the knowledge created in the cancelled Constellation Program can be sustained within the organisation.

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Organising Knowledge » Knowledge Organisation Systems

Green Chameleon

www.straitsknowledge.com blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about Knowledge Organisation Systems Brian Vickery is 90 years old this year. Search Green Chameleon and Straits Knowledge Newsletter Subscribe to our newsletter for regular updates.

Green Chameleon » Knowledge Retention Videos

Green Chameleon

www.straitsknowledge.com blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about Knowledge Retention Videos Michael Kull has some nice crisp videos on knowledge retention (personally, I prefer the term knowledge continuity because it’s more future oriented, but who’s arguing) – look out for the interviews with Dorothy Leonard of Deep Smarts fame and Jeanne Holm of NASA).

The Rise of Internal Knowledge Markets

Portals and KM

A new article in the Sloan Review by Hind Benbya and Marshall Van Alstyne, How to Find Answers Within Your Company , covered the rise of internal knowledge markets. They define these markets as “protected environments where users trade their knowledge via price mechanisms.” They note that “while these markets have existed in different forms for years, their use to facilitate knowledge transfer inside organizations is relatively new.”

Green Chameleon » Wheel of Knowledge Revisited

Green Chameleon

www.straitsknowledge.com blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about Wheel of Knowledge Revisited Bill Proudfit has done a very nice riff on our “ wheel of knowledge &# (which is based on Dave Snowden’s ASHEN framework ). Search Green Chameleon and Straits Knowledge Newsletter Subscribe to our newsletter for regular updates.

Preserving knowledge. Jam tomorrow?

Chris Collison

As this becomes a reality, I have no doubt that many enlightened but embattled managers will recognise implications for corporate memory, and look for “knowledge harvesting” solutions. The corporate knowledge is safe for future generations.”.

Organising Knowledge » Taxonomies for Knowledge Management

Green Chameleon

www.straitsknowledge.com blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about Taxonomies for Knowledge Management Back in February I posted on a very nice, clear handout for the stages in the taxonomy development process from Boeing Company librarians Kathryn Breininger and Mary Whittaker. The title of the paper is “Taxonomy Development for Knowledge Management&# but there’s precious little about KM or KM objectives in the paper.

Green Chameleon » Resources for Knowledge Continuity

Green Chameleon

www.straitsknowledge.com blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about Resources for Knowledge Continuity Five nuggets from various sources to help you in your knowledge continuity efforts (ie making sure your organisation keeps critical knowledge in flow while people come and people go). Rothwell is the author of the book Effective Succession Planning , which is also worth checking out for its knowledge-based approach.

Green Chameleon » Why Do We Share Knowledge?

Green Chameleon

www.straitsknowledge.com blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about Why Do We Share Knowledge? In my previous post What is Knowledge Sharing? I wanted to challenge the assumption that all knowledge sharing is created equal.

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