Why conversation is the best way to share knowledge

Social Reporter

Often the simplest methods can yield the best results in complex situations – particularly if they help release people’s enthusiasm for sharing experience socially. Where, historically, do people shared ideas and stories? Everyone feels special, and knowledgeable.

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Scaffolding for sharing knowledge

Chris Collison

Whilst they are similar in concept to maturity models, the purpose is less to track and measure – and more to create a shared vocabulary to enable more targeted knowledge sharing. I like to think of them as scaffolding for knowledge sharing.

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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

Secret Objectives v Shared Knowledge. Open Performance Management anyone?

Chris Collison

” Naturally you’ll need to conceal the ones which are commercially, personally or legally sensitive – but I would suggest that the majority of individual objectives could be shared, but remain barricaded into performance management silos. Behaviours Collaboration Knowledge Sharing Leadership HR Performance Management

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Connexions - Sharing Knowledge and Building Communities

Delicious/choconancy/community

"Connexions is: a place to view and share educational material made of small knowledge chunks called modules that can be organized as courses, books, reports, etc. Anyone may view or contribute: * authors create and collaborate * instructor. education nptech collaboration

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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.

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.

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.

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

Getting Lessons Learned Right: Part 2 – Questions

Chris Collison

Can you share a story which illustrates this? 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

Green Chameleon » Do Knowledge Managers Really Want to Share Knowledge?—Sharing as a Mating Game

Green Chameleon

www.straitsknowledge.com blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about Do Knowledge Managers Really Want to Share Knowledge?—Sharing One of the questions asks what KM professional associations should do to support knowledge managers.

Green Chameleon » Barriers to Sharing Knowledge

Green Chameleon

www.straitsknowledge.com blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about Barriers to Sharing Knowledge A great summary from Shawn over at Anecdote of an article by Andreas Riege in the Journal of Knowledge Management on the barriers to knowledge sharing – together with a reference to Gabriel Szulanski (inexplicably missed by Riege). Search Green Chameleon and Straits Knowledge Newsletter Subscribe to our newsletter for regular updates.

What’s wrong with Lessons Learned? Part 3.

Chris Collison

MAKE award winners ConocoPhillips and Syngenta both recognise the need to stimulate the learning and sharing cycle with appropriate senior recognition. KM Knowledge Management Knowledge Sharing Knowledge transfer Learning Lessons Learned Organizational learning Peer Assist

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Sharing knowledge with and between counterparts

I collaborate, e-collaborate, we collaborate

KIC stands for knowledge infrastructure with and between counterparts. The features of the online portal The most important features of the website include: room for online communities, document sharing and locating partner organisations. (At

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.

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.

ClearStep: A Great Place to Share Knowledge About The New Online Enterprise - ReadWriteWeb

John Tropea - Delicious Community

More often, they need to share valuable metrics, anecdotes and insights that can help them advance the use of new collaborative tools inside their companies.

MIT Sloan Management Review | Failure to Collaborate and Share Knowledge --> Team Failure

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Support home Products Use Cases Buy Customers Company News Blog Contact Us MIT Sloan Management Review | Failure to Collaborate and Share Knowledge --> Team Failure Blog547 : January 21, 2008 ; Posted by Jordan Frank Collaboration and knowledge sharing dont sound mission critical untilyou consider this: Teams that fail to do both, fail to perform. Collaboration and knowledge sharing problems are solved easilywith the right mix of human and technology factors.

Gurteen K-cafe report: Generosity, 04/02/09

Platform Neutral

February’s Bristol Gurteen Knowledge cafe was a heart warming eye in the storm of some very exciting UK winter weather. And Jesus’ social network, but that’s another story… After a whistle stop tour ranging from big brands to personal sharing, religion to altruism, giving to taking, he left us with six things to think about: Start with people. We are what we share.

Green Chameleon » The Mobile Phone is a Knowledge Retention Tool

Green Chameleon

www.straitsknowledge.com blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about The Mobile Phone is a Knowledge Retention Tool In KM, one of the reasons we say why we need to capture and share knowledge is that it could walk out the door. It seems though that even when that knowledge has walked out the door, the connection may not. So, is the argument of knowledge walking out the door still valid?

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. Users can also post photos, create lists to share their thoughts, and organize events.

Looking back – KM highlights from 2014 (part 2)

Chris Collison

Sharing Knowledge in the Offshore Wind community. Where are the safe places to begin knowledge-sharing? Here it is being played by fellow participants in the Knowledge Driven Performance consortium.

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KM4Dev and Bev and Etienne Wenger-Trayner – April 6-7 2017

Full Circle Associates

Care about how we build and share knowledge in any context? Registration ) Our goal is to share practical experiences of the application of Communities of Practice (CoPs) and explore what is working, not working, when and why or why not. Care about communities of practice?

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My OutStart Blog Posts – October 2011

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 ). Jane Hart on Sharing Knowledge at Work. As I mentioned on this blog I am now helping  OutStart  with their social media efforts as part of the OutStart team.

CPsquare

Delicious/tag/cp2tech02

We are a diverse community of practitioners that has gathered to share knowledge and build a practice around our passion for and belief in the potential of communities of practice as a vehicle for positive organizational and world change. CPsquare is like a town square, a place where people gather to connect and learn together.

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Where’s the Collaboration?

Michael Sampson - Currents

During a phone call in late January, Fred (not his real name) asked: I’m working in Office 365 and SharePoint and sharing a lot of knowledge and content. But it’s all knowledge management. It would make sense that in the early days of that role, a lot of his direct work will involve sharing knowledge and content on what’s possible, what’s feasible, what’s useful.

Collaborating Across Borders: Five Keys to Creating Powerful Partnerships

Partnering Resources

We rely on our colleagues to share knowledge, solve problems jointly, provide data and information, and support our work. This comes over time as people learn that they root for the Red Sox, share a passion for old movies, or enjoy vegetarian food. Collaborating across borders.

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(Intranets2011) "What Makes an Essential Intranet?" - James Robertson, Step Two Designs

Michael Sampson - Currents

3) Share knowledge. -. (4) In the final session of Intranets2011 , James Robertson of Step Two Designs is presenting on "what makes an essential Intranet?"

Four Rules of Leadership for Tough Times

Partnering Resources

This created a unique challenge: The 250-plus remaining employees had to service existing business while transferring knowledge to the acquiring company. The company needed to persuade long-term employees to share their knowledge. Rule #4: Knowledge-Sharing.

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Aha moments…thanks to the metaphor!

Michelle Laurie

In the field of knowledge management, complexity and changing organizations, it’s easy to have conversations where one person is talking past another. Yesterday on Twitter (via @NancyWhite ) I saw this example that visually illustrates the difference between data, information, presentation and knowledge. A picture is worth a thousand words in this case, particularly for people working with knowledge! They visualize knowledge as above and below the waterline.

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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.

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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?

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Welcome to the Era of Radical Openness

Elsua

events, where more and more knowledge workers (AND citizens) are demanding a whole lot more openness and transparency in terms of how organisations across sectors and industries actually function around their day to day business operations.

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Blog>> KM Practitioner Interview Series: Arief Amron

Green Chameleon

Arief Amron joined the Securities Commission (SC) Malaysia as Head of Knowledge Management in February 2014. The main bulk of our initiatives is in information management, specifically through the sharing of information via the library. You need to share your achievements.

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Collaborative Intelligence for companies - YoolinkPro

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

We think that sharing knowledge within your company, sourcing relevant information, keeping up-to-date with your industry, and managing what people say about your firm should be both quick and easy (and even fun!). YoolinkPro is a flexible knowledge management solution, it is a 2.0

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Everything Is Connected to Everything

Elsua

Knowledge sharing with a passion! How long before we can see empowering passionate stories being shared in a business environment to help us transfer knowledge, collaborate effectively, and connect with other knowledge workers? Science.

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Being a Leader - and the Role of Collaboration

Michael Sampson - Currents

For the record, the non-trivial actions - or activities - of collaboration are: " brainstorming and idea generation, communication, conflict resolution, cooperation, coordination, deep critical thinking, information sharing, knowledge transfer, negotiation, and problem solving. ". Michael looks at fostering collaboration when you're the leader. In particular, he talks about the necessity of trust: " You will only be able to build collaboration if you create a climate of trust.

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Mastering the Art of Creativity in the Workplace

Elsua

If you would ask me what’s that single component I keep missing within the corporate world more and more by the day to help enhance both the innovation and open knowledge sharing processes, amongst several others, I would venture to state that single one missing component would be creativity.

(Intranets2011) Welcome to Intranets2011 - James Robertson, Step Two Designs

Michael Sampson - Currents

The greater ability to share knowledge among the community of Intranet people. James started the Intranets2011 conference. Key points: - We've been doing Intranets for 10 years. They haven't changed much in that time. - But that's changing. (a)

The Business Case for Enterprise Social Bookmarking: $4.6 Million a Year in Cost Savings!

Elsua

Personal Knowledge Management by Harold Jarche ( BlueIQ Ambassadors ). Not only did the perception, from knowledge workers, of the corporate search engine changed dramatically, but it also managed to save IBM $4.6