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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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MOOC’s – What Are They?

MOOCs and online programs primarily help those who are self motivated to learn, and the vast majority of these people would have figured out how to educate themselves, whether in college or on their own, regardless of whether or not online courses are available. Continue reading

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Top Influencers In Knowledge Management 2013

Putting aside my previous skepticism on the value of influence and reputation scores , whether it’s Kred, Klout, Peerindex or whatever, I was taken by surprise to see that I featured in the top 100 Knowledge Management Influencers list compiled by … Continue reading

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Personal Knowledge Management

If organisations stopped spending so much time on processes and technology solutions and uncovered the latent potential in employees then real value could be harnessed through Personal Knowledge Management. The goal is to make knowledge workers better at capturing, using and sharing knowledge, and maximising their personal effectiveness in the social and relationship-building part of their jobs. Continue reading

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Social Ecology: Evolution or Revolution? Part 2.

In this Part 2 piece I wanted to look at some of the social ecology trends, and specifically:

- collaborative platforms (or the technology that underpins social networks),
- email (because it is still the biggest consumer of time)
- personal knowledge management (the human algorithm)
- the growing importance of the community manager and the digital curator Continue reading

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What is “Personal Knowledge Management”?

What Personal Knowledge Management means to me. Continue reading

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What we can learn from children

Children are unencumbered from business protocols, corporate hierarchies and other conformist behaviours, they say what they think, and act instinctively. But how much of this child-like behaviour is hard-wired into our personas? Do we all behave a bit like children in the way that we share and collaborate? Continue reading

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The ART Of Collaboration (Collaborative Behaviours)

If people are given the right tools and the right environment, will they spontaneously collaborate and share knowledge? Why do some people find it difficult to share and collaborate? Would incentives and rewards make a difference? This post explores answers to these and other questions about Collaborative Behaviours. Continue reading

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New Paradigms For Collaboration & Knowledge Sharing

The world of social interaction, fuelled by the plethora of social media tools, has opened up new opportunities to learn and share. Classroom training is no longer an essential part of learning and development. We can now tap into the collective wisdom of peers and experts as and when we need. Skilling ourselves for a challenging and volatile environment is a personal responsibility – we can’t rely on others, including the people and organisations we work for. Continue reading

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Exploiting Knowledge in Networks (training event)

I’ll be running the above mentioned training course next week in Edinburgh for delegates from Scottish Government and the (Scottish) Improvement Service. The training has been commissioned through TFPL, and details of the event are on the TFPL training pages. … Continue reading

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