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PKM in 34 pieces

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One of my objectives with the current PKM Workshop [there''s still time to sign up] was to review most of my resources and work on developing new ones. Much of my work on PKM has been inspired by others. This graphic combines the work of several people into a single aide-mémoire on PKM and the Seek – Sense – Share framework. disagree. It provides a starting point.

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PKM in 2013

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Personal knowledge management (PKM) is a set of processes, individually constructed, to help each of us make sense of our world and work more effectively. The PKM framework I have developed over the past eight years suggests two more steps: sense-making and sharing. PKM, or learning in networks, is a continuous process of seeking, sensing, and sharing. ” Knowledge.

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The PKM value-add

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During my online conversation ( recording on YouTube ) with Jane Hart  yesterday, we discussed personal knowledge management (PKM) and one very important aspect, in my opinion, is the need for active sense-making. It’s why so few people keep at blogging for years, because it takes work. The knowledge gained from PKM is an emergent property of all its activities.

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Why PKM?

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On Twitter, I mark my favourites and review them every two weeks, with the best becoming Friday’s Finds. wrote about it on my blog in 2008 ( and then our structures shape us ) and was able to find a digital copy. The author even commented on my blog post. Have you ever tried to find something you saw recently on the Net but don’t remember where you found it?

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What is your PKM routine?

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The most important aspect of PKM is that it is personal. Blogging has been a core part of my sense-making routine over the past decade. My colleague Jane Hart shared her daily PKM routine recently and it’s different from mine, which of course it should be. recently chatted with Sacha Chua about PKM and archiving large blogs. Sacha has over 6,000 blog posts!

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PKM as pre-curation

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The most important part of  personal knowledge management  (PKM), in my opinion, is the need for active sense-making. Merely One strength of PKM is the “manual” nature of sense-making activities. The act of writing a blog post, a tweet, or an annotation on a social bookmark all force you to think a bit more than clicking once and filing it to an automated system.

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PKM Updated

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Use an aggregator (feed reader) to keep track of online conversations Follow interesting people on Twitter. Find a Twitter App to suit your needs. Review your bookmarks, Twitter favourites, etc. 2). Write an original Blog post. Connect via Twitter Share social bookmarks through groups & networks. Comment on or about other blogs. Observe & Study.

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PKM and small business

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Several years ago I tracked small business blogs with some interesting examples such as a sign company, a coffee roaster, and a metal fabricator.  Some have gone out of business and others have stopped blogging but there a few that continue. wonder if many small business owners have looked at what others have done with blogging over the past decade.

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iSchool Networked Learning PKM Resources

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Tweet This is a follow-up from the Networked Learning (PKM) workshop I conducted for the iSchool Institute yesterday. Talking about PKM (from the professional KM community). PKM in a Nutshell (includes many links for further exploration). Critical thinking in the organization (looking at how PKM fits into the workplace). NetworkedLearning PKMJoin now. netlearn.

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PKM live with Euan Semple

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During our PKM Workshop this week, we discussed the books we would recommend to others. started the conversation by mentioning the direct connection between PKM and the chapter on Literacy Re-discovered : Things to remember: Having somewhere to write like a blog or Twitter makes you more aware of what is happening around you. PKM SocialLearning Wirearchy

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Sense-making with PKM

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Effective learning is the difference between surfing the waves or being drowned by them and PKM (personal knowledge management) can be your customized surfboard. One of the important aspects of PKM is triage, or sorting. Web tools to help us go public include micro-blogging; blogs and podcasts. Micro-blogging. Twitter. Blogging. Categorize. Retrieve.

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"Working Out Loud": Using the Tools We Already Have

ID Reflections

Twitter : The trigger question, " What's Happening"? that Twitter greets you with is a great initiator to begin "working out loud". Working out loud on Twitter therefore has dual advantage of collaboration & cooperation as well as the ability to seek direct help. Small working out loud circles can use Twitter effectively through facilitated tweet chats as well.

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PKM: aggregate, filter, connect

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filter more with this blog by writing about and commenting on much of what I have read and learned. also filter information with Twitter and my weekly Friday’s Finds. connect through this blog and the comments left by others, by leaving comments, via Twitter and in the increasing number of web conferences and discussions becoming available.

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This Week on #TalkTech: Apple Slows Innovation, PKM Not a Technology, and Digital Natives

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#TalkTech is the “flipped” approach to Twitter chats.  We publish all the topics a few hours before the chat so you can show up at 3 pm EST / 12 pm PST on Thursdays ready to discuss. We’re never at a loss for new tech news, apps, and interesting blogs to explore in our weekly chats. Take a look at what we have planned for this week: CNET Live blogged the iPhone Keynote.

In the beginning was the blog

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Chris Brogan, co-author of Trust Agents , has a number of insights on blogging and engaging online. have been blogging here for eight years and before that experimented with a few other blogs. thought I’d compare my experience with Brogan’s recent 21 point  primer for blogging. For me, this blog is a central part of my online sense-making.

Working Out Loud 101 | Some Thoughts

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It is still restricted to a community of folks interested in Personal Learning Networks and Personal Knowledge Management , followers of blogs by Harold Jarche, Jane Hart, John Stepper and such. When my comment drew that blank stare, I thought it would be a worthwhile topic for a short blog post. Blogs work for more reflective pieces where the learning is complex.

7 Strategies to Facilitate "Working Out Loud"

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blogged about Getting Started with Working Out Loud. In the online world, this ease can be created by a community space or platform that is easy to access, like Twitter or Yammer. Finally, here is a check-list from Austin Kleon from Show Your Work: Collaboration future_of_work pkm PLN social learning wolExplicit and tacit knowledge gets shared. Is there fear of ridicule?

Four Basic Skills for 2020

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For me, it’s blogging that forms the keystone of my sense-making. For example, I am constantly following/unfollowing on Twitter in an attempt at optimal filtering; an impossible but worthwhile goal. The practice of PKM helps to develop media literacy as you seek knowledge from various networks, try different media tools, use them to communicate and share with others.

seeking and sense-making

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Many of us subscribe to newspapers, magazines, web feeds, blogs, and other forms of push information. Twitter lets me connect with many people but the 140 character limit restricts the depth of conversations. From all of these sources I am able to work out loud on my blog and discern what I can share and when. Over time, my blog connects it all together.

What have we learned so far?

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Personal Knowledge Mastery ( PKM ): A set of processes, individually constructed, to help each of us make sense of our world and work more effectively. PKM workshops have helped people develop their own process of seeking, sense-making, and sharing. PKM connects what is learned in networks, communities of practice, and work teams. ” Advice to start with PKM.

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The Seek > Sense > Share Framework

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Personal Knowledge Management (PKM) is a framework for individuals to take control of their professional development through a continuous process of seeking, sensing-making, and sharing. PKM may be an individual activity but it is social as well. So how do you get started micro-blogging on a platform like Twitter? Once is not enough, as most parents know.

Social Learning Cannot Be A Bolt-On Strategy

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An organization cannot bolt on social learning just as it cannot bolt on a few Facebook and Twitter-like tools and call itself a social business. The following excerpt from his blog summarizes it beautifully: “A Social Business isn’t a company that just has a Facebook page and a Twitter account. The diagram below from the blog summarizes this beautifully: 3.

All things to all people

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That G+ post I made now has 52 comments, more than any post on this blog has had. In that post, Jeff Roach described G+ as “ a network that looks like Facebook (media rich) but functions more like twitter (streams etc) but is more friendly to conversations and sharing than both of them. Communities PKM SocialLearning Technology One social network, mine, is enough for me.

Making sense of our world

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Tweet I define Personal Knowledge Management (PKM) as a set of processes, individually constructed, to help each of us make sense of our world, work more effectively and contribute to society. PKM is about making connections, with ideas and with people. Twitter) and mechanical (e.g. blogging). NetworkedLearning PKMIt’s sense making + getting things done.

Friday’s favourites

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It was an attempt to make my finds on Twitter more explicit, as I noticed I was sharing and viewing a lot of information on Twitter but not doing anything with it. My current practice is to summarize what I have found on various social media platforms (Twitter, Google+, LinkedIn, private channels) and create a blog post every two weeks. Friday''s Finds PKM

Collective sense-making

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used to read many of the technology blogs, like TechCrunch and Read/Write Web but have dropped them from my feed reader and instead read posts that have been referred via Twitter, Google Plus or blog posts. Communities NetworkedLearning PKMTweet More of my online sense-making is in connecting to people, not accessing information sources.

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To learn, we must do

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As I was preparing to start our online PKM workshop last night, I came across one of the best articles that I have read in a long while that reflects the value of what the PKM framework supports. Blogging and connecting led to Google Analytics, Delicious, Flickr, Slideshare, Twitter, and now Google Plus. PKM is as much a life skill as a work skill. Tweet.

Revisiting My Learning Journey on Social Media

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Six years have passed since I joined Twitter in 2008, when twitter was in its infancy, and I was clueless about its use. stumbled across twitter quite by accident or should I say serendipity. Needless to say when I found the same person on Twitter, I was part excited and part overawed. started blogging—albeit very tentatively. PLN social media Twitter

I Believe in the Importance of Personal Knowledge Management

Tom Spiglanin

What we need is to exercise personal knowledge management, or PKM. PKM is distinct from organizational knowledge management, which is widely used today. Only PKM can meet my needs, which only I know at any given time. Three Key Components of PKM. Spending time on those media, engaging with our PLNs, is a critical part of PKM. Capturing Knowledge. tomspiglani n.

Net Work Skills

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The people who blog or connect on social media can get things done quicker, find answers faster, get advice and just be more effective. Without some persistent point of presence (blog, Twitter, LinkedIn), one is invisible online unless he or she is already famous. However, blogging still stands out as nearly ubiquitous, especially for professional development.

Week's Learning #1

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Following Harold Jarche''s example of Friday''s Finds , I thought where better to collate and synthesize my week’s learning from Twitter than on my blog. learning pkm Twitter Here’s the first of the series. At the same time it must constrain people’s behavior, or it won’t be able to get anything done. charlesjennings : The role and value of learning content is changing.

Starting to work out loud

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Connect:  How do you get started micro-blogging on a platform like Twitter ? Communities PKMJohn Stepper discusses how people can get started working out loud and shows examples of different types of networks that one could connect with. It’s very easy to understand, but not quite so easy to do. But they probably won’t. Because they’re already busy. Keep shipping.

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PKM in 2010

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This post is a continuation of Sense-making with PKM (March, 2009)]. What is PKM? PKM is an individual, disciplined process by which we make sense of information, observations and ideas. Why PKM? PKM is of little value unless the results are shared by connecting to others and contributing to meaningful conversations. Personal Knowledge Management. Aggregate.

PKM Overview

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I will be presenting on personal knowledge management (PKM) for LearnTrends 2009 on Tuesday, 17 November at 12:00 noon Pacific (15:00 EST & 20:00 GMT). PKM Overview. References: Sense-making with PKM (explains processes in more detail). Creating your PKM Processes (some suggestions). Other PKM Processes (includes diagrams).

Here's how I'm approaching Personal Knowledge Management

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A few months back, Harold Jarche wrote a very interesting article about sense making with Personal Knowledge Management (PKM). strongly suggest that you also look through the webinar he did on PKM at the LearnTrends conference. What also helps with social tools like Delicious, is that you can benefit from all the PKM that everyone else is doing. pkm social media enterprise 2.0

Network Learning: Working Smarter

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Twitter is an example of a platform that enables this. Thus, a blog can become a place for small, coherent thoughts that, when aggregated, become a discussion document or a policy paper. Twitter). Blogs (e.g., For example, blogs can start as private journals, but after a while we may want to share our posts. How to Support Informal Learning Informal Learning Blog.

Talking about PKM

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KMers.org runs a regular TweetChat on knowledge management (KM) issues and today’s was on Personal Knowledge Management (PKM) , with the following agenda: What effective means have we found to aggregate, filter and share information? — @markgould13 For me, PKM is a precursor for social knowledge sharing, so I use Delicious, Twitter and Wordpress. mathemagenic blogging! [is an effective means to aggregate, filter & share] however the main problem is the time to be invested now for the future. Little focus on PKM then. Trying enterprise apps.

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Creating your PKM processes

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In Sense-making with PKM I described some personal knowledge management processes using various web tools. sense-making routine can be regularly reading certain blogs and news feeds, capturing important ideas with social bookmarks and then putting ideas out in the open on a blog. PKM takes the notion of a personal journal and extends it significantly. Categorize. Tweet.

Working Out Loud: Using the Tools We Already Have

Learnnovators

Twitter: The trigger question, “What’s Happening”? that Twitter greets you with is a great initiator to begin “working out loud” Summarizing what you are doing, learning, or being challenged by in 4~5 tweets of 140 characters each can be very useful in sharing it with the outer world and in putting one’s work process and learning in perspective.

From Learning Management to Personal Knowledge Management

Jane Hart

have referred to these autonomous, self-managed learners as “smart workers” in a number of blog postings and articles I have written, but to summarise very briefly, here are four significant things they are doing: Keeping up to date with what’s happening in their industry and profession  - e.g. though blog or aggregated feeds and curated content, etc.

collecting broken images

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Do you remember that piece of research that informed your thesis 18 years ago? I do, it’s called the SPATIAL model and is no longer online, except on this blog (part of it). I was asked by a friend if I could recommend some online resources for students to help with research and studying. PKM is a work in progress: a discipline of the mind. As Stephen B. In Broken Images.

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Why Content Curation Should be in Your Skillset

Jay Cross

They have the same job but instead of paintings, deal with digital artifacts such as: blog posts and Tweets. and gets reposted to my Facebook, Google+, LinkedIn and Twitter feeds. Publish on social sites, blog, mail list, and social media. The initial attempt to offer the curated news as RSS feeds and on blogs bombed. PKM provides a framework for becoming knowledgeable.

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Active sense-making

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Yesterday, during my presentation on personal knowledge management to IBM BlueIQ I was asked about the role of blogging in my own sense-making processes. For almost seven years, my blog has been where I try to make sense of my observations. I’ve called it my home base. As I’ve said before, this blog is mostly for me. Tags: Informal Learning PKM

Four circles to bind them

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What I usually do with G+ posts I like is 1) post them to Twitter, 2) add as Twitter favourites 3) and then curate them on my weekly Friday’s Finds blog post. could do the same by checking my ‘+1′ tagged items and regularly curating them on my blog. As with Twitter, if you find G+ boring, then you are following (circling) the wrong people. Communities PKMI’m still playing with Google Plus and have not made it an integrated part of my personal knowledge management process yet. It’s a bit convoluted but it kind of works. It is seamless.

LearnTrends: Personal Knowledge Management

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These are my live blogged notes from Harold Jarche’s LearnTrends session on Personal Knowledge Management. Sense-making with PKM. Idea from Will Richardson: what do you do when you read a blog post and come across an interesting few sentences? PKM is a set of problem-solving skills for work, focused on getting things done but not necessarily task focused. Personal KM = ad hoc, DIY, cheap/free. A PKM Method. Twitter. For example, he now makes clearer blog titles so in 3 years he can find info easily, rather than being witty in his titles.