Category Archives: Knowledge Management

The ART of Collaboration (reprise)

I will be giving a talk to delegates from the Knowledge and Innovation Network (KIN) next week on the topic of “Gamification” (the integration of game principles and dynamics into non-game contexts in order to encourage participation).  This reminded me … Continue reading

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5 New Year resolutions that might make you more interesting (or less annoying).

Having trouble deciding what your New Year resolution should be? Looking for something challenging, or maybe even life changing? Here’s a few behaviour changes to ponder, any one of which would potentially improve my own social media/social networking experience and … Continue reading

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Corporate Memory and Personal Knowledge Management – A Dichotomy?

A presentation for the Managing Partners’ Forum. Separating the needs of the individual and those of then organisation has always been an issue for KM and Learning. At times these needs align, sometimes they need to be reconciled and at other times they diverge, particularly when an individual moves to another organisation. The presentation looks specifically at the changing nature of organisations and the emergent power of networks and networking. Personal Knowledge Management (PKM) is a competence we must all learn in order to remain relevant to our organisation. But who ultimately “owns” the ‘corporate’ knowledge that we gather through the workplace networks we nurture and sustain, and do the organisations we work for even recognise the importance of these networks as places for continual learning, knowledge sharing and incubators for innovation? Continue reading

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Making The Most Of Online Information 2013

The countdown to this year’s Online Information Conference has begun, and with an anticipated 400 delegates from over 35 countries, and a line-up if internationally renowned keynote speakers, it promises to maintain the benchmark it has set for itself in becoming the year’s premier event for information professionals. Continue reading

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Social Network Analysis: making invisible work visible.

Everyone is talking about the enormous benefits to be had through collaborative working and better employee engagement. Industry analysts report a 25% improvement in organisational efficiency when companies successfully deploy a collaboration platform. Whether it’s social media or social collaboration, organisations are … Continue reading

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The Evolution Of Social Media And Its Effect On Knowledge Organisation

This presentation examines the industry trends on how social media and social technologies are changing the way that we generate, organise and consume knowledge, and how this is driving emergent digital literacies for knowledge workers. Continue reading

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9 Facts Every Creative Needs to Know About Collaborative Teams

See on Scoop.it – The Social Web The mere presence of other people can boost your performance, and 8 other research-backed findings about collaboration and teamwork. Stephen Dale‘s insight: A useful list of evidence-based attributes associated with effective team collaboration. … Continue reading

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From Creating To Sense-Making: That’s What Curation Is All About

Effective content curation will help us to focus and make sense of our complex and ambiguous world, to understand context and ultimately to make better decisons. Continue reading

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The Basic Flipboard Curation Guide

See on Scoop.it – Data Informatics Stephen Dale‘s insight: Flipboard (an App available for iOS and Android) is my favourite app for consuming and sharing inrormation. Relevence is improved by being able to choose the topics you want to follow, … Continue reading

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Create Persistent Searches and Monitor Specific Keywords with the Best Google Alerts Alternative: TalkWalker Alerts

If you are not familiar with this kind of tool, its key purpose is one of actively and persistently search for a set of keywords you specify and to report to you, via RSS/email of any instances of new content mentioning your selected keywords. Continue reading

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