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Getting Started With Knowledge Management

Geenio

In this article you will find a list of basic recommendations that can be used to establish knowledge management in an organization. If your company treats its employees’ expertise with the respect it deserves, you can use the information

I Believe in the Importance of Personal Knowledge Management

Tom Spiglanin

The answer lies across several domains of a knowledge worker’s practice. These are good practices that help us grow our knowledge, but what we really need are mindful, disciplined processes for managing it on a daily basis. What we need is to exercise personal knowledge management, or PKM. Personal knowledge management is, above all else, personal.

Einstein on Knowledge Management

Jane Hart

In What did Einstein know about Knowledge Management, Chris Collinson posts his top 10 favourite “Einstein on Knowledge Management” quotes, and also links to this infographic by IQmatrix on Visually, which mindmaps most of the quotes plus others. [.]. Social learning

From Learning Management to Personal Knowledge Management

Jane Hart

But in fact it has been clear for some time that many individuals are already taking responsibility for not only acquiring new knowledge and skills but for a wide range of activities for their continuous learning and professional development. Acquiring new knowledge and skills – e.g. in webinars, online workshops, MOOCs, and through videos and screencasts, etc. Social learnin

7 quick tips to improve knowledge management

Spicy Learning

Following on from our webinar last week (you can find the recording here), we wanted to show that improving knowledge management doesn’t always have to cost a great deal of time.

The Knowledge Management Genius of Amazon.com by Marc Rosenberg

Learning Solutions Magazine

The answer, in part, is through using advanced knowledge-management (KM) techniques. Design Strategies Instructional Design Interface Design Learning Systems Management How does Amazon.com so effortlessly connect “zillions” of people with “zigabytes” of product information? In the eLearning. field, we can learn a lot from how Amazon approaches the relationship between customers and information.

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Four Features Every Knowledge Management System Should Have by Mark McGuire

Learning Solutions Magazine

The best knowledge transfer and retention systems are not only digital, but online and collaborative. knowledge management or learning management system is not an easy task, but there is a small set of key features that. Emerging Topics Learning Systems Management Training StrategiesChoosing an effective. ideal systems possess. In fact, there are four such features, outlined in this article, that can guide your evaluation of these. systems.

Marc My Words: Revisiting Knowledge Management by Marc Rosenberg

Learning Solutions Magazine

Knowledge management (KM) has had a rough go of it. Learning Systems Management Training StrategiesHot topic one year, dead the next, repeat. KM is important, so what. can we do? This month’s column from Marc offers a start on gaining better understanding of what KM is, and what it can and. can’t do. This time, we’ll think big but start smaller, learn as we go along, be ready to scale when needed. Here’s how!

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KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT IS A SIMPLE PROCESS ONCE THE RHETORIC IS REMOVED

Wonderful Brain

The benefits of knowledge management (KM) are a monster value-add to any organization. A Flash History of Knowledge Management. Then each would become a teacher and spread knowledge throughout the empire. If knowledge transfer has grown into a complex system, it’s only because the nature of organizations to pile on layers of management seeking justify the effort and deflect external examination has become endemic. What is Knowledge Management. When we externalize it by communicating with others, our knowledge is made explicit.

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Hangout on Personal Knowledge Management and other topics

Jay Cross

My knowledge of Kahn is very limited–b ut essentiall y it’s a lecture. Hangout on Air, February 8, 10-11:00 am Pacific. YouTube. Our first weekday Hangout on Air. Attendance was down. Probably not the best weekday to try. All Hangouts should begin with social warmup, news, and catch-up. The chat transcript follows. We should experiment with shared apps on Google Drive. 9:51 AM.

5 Knowledge Management Tools to Consider

WalkMe Training Station

Knowledge management usually involves storing, organizing and sharing crucial information, so that every individual in the organization together with its customers can greatly benefit from its use. Rather, adequate knowledge builds upon the necessary data and information to offer a context and ultimately helps in improving employee performance. Proper knowledge also provides executives, salespeople, marketers, customers and customer representatives with the power to take the right action. The Most important Knowledge Management Tools. Fuze Suite.

LearnTrends: Personal Knowledge Management

Experiencing eLearning

These are my live blogged notes from Harold Jarche’s LearnTrends session on Personal Knowledge Management. My side comments are in italics. Sense-making with PKM. When he moved to consulting and didn’t have an IT department and those resources, he realized he had to do something different. Idea from Will Richardson: what do you do when you read a blog post and come across an interesting few sentences? What do you do with that system? PKM is a set of problem-solving skills for work, focused on getting things done but not necessarily task focused. Too much information.

Managing Learning?

Performance Learning Productivity

Learning can only be managed by the individual in whose head the learning is occurring. Of course external factors – such as other people (especially your manager and your team), technology, prevailing culture, general ‘environmental’ factors, and a range of different elements – can support, facilitate, encourage, and help your learning occur faster, better, with greater impact and so on.

I Believe in the Value of Connectedness

Tom Spiglanin

Most employees have far stronger connections through the organization’s hierarchy consisting of layers of manager/direct report relationships. While strong, hierarchical connections also vary greatly across the organization depending on the nature of the work and individual management styles. Personal knowledge mastery is essential for globally connected workers.

The Six Hats of a Community Manager

ID Reflections

graphically represents a number of things a community manager needs to be aware of in her/his role. In my post, I want to explore all the "hats" a community manager needs to wear to execute her role. This shift callsfor some intense community management and community building, and the postfocuses on the different roles a community manager needs to play during thistime. It is the job of the community manager to go throughthis flood, pick out content of interest and value for the community andaggregate that in a manner that makes consumption easy.

The Six Hats Of A Community Manager

Learnnovators

Community Management is an evolving role and organizations are beginning to see the need for this role. In this post, I want to talk about the different hats that we need to don as community managers. This shift calls for some intense community management and community building, and the post focuses on the different roles a community manager needs to play during this time.

Sahana Chattopadhyay – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Her work with various companies like Tata Interactive Systems, Zensar Technologies, ThoughtWorks and Future Group has given her a width of experience that spans instructional design, workplace learning strategy, knowledge management, social learning and community management, and people development. Sahana: A community manager’s task is varied. and others. Idealistic?

Knowledge Management - Processes, Technologies and Tools

Geenio

In this article, I would like to tell you about the processes and techniques associated with knowledge management. In addition, we will take a look at tools that are commonly used in organizations where knowledge management is practiced and valued

Introducing Personal Knowledge Management (PKM) to a Corporate Audience by Eric Kammerer

Learning Solutions Magazine

Emerging Topics Management Professional Development Training Strategies Many organizations have a concentration of jobs requiring a broad base of connections to people and. information; the people in these jobs probably used traditional learning to help them attain key roles. overlooked key to their success and growth is a type of learning in which they may not have even known.

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Personal Knowledge Management Online Workshop

Jane Hart

Online Workshop runs 23 April – 4 May 2012. Hosted by Jane Hart and facilitated by Harold Jarche at the Social Learning Centre. This online workshop on adapting to the networked world of work includes tools, tips and techniques from two facilitators who have been connecting, communicating and collaborating online for over fifteen years.…. Social learning

Knowledge Management Core Issues

Tony Karrer

With an ever deceasing half-life of knowledge , just keeping up has become a major corporate imperative. We have made little progress in preventing those repeating errors, as firms grow in size and complexity, building relationships that enable knowledge flows, keeping in the loop and finding stuff becomes a huge issue. Discovering opportunities and gaps in knowledge flows, improving personal networking and finding experts (in larger firms). Finding tacit knowledge sources and helping to put these to work. We need practical ways to build personal informal networks.

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Social Technology, Community Management & Organizational Development

Learnnovators

Read the post, How Social Technology has Emerged as an Enterprise Management Model , for an in-depth understanding. I am not going to tread into management theory or organizational structures in this post. It is time for deep and fundamental transformation of all organizational and management principles practised with such astounding success over the past many decades. Scary?

The Burden to Have an Informed Opinion

Tom Spiglanin

Having an informed opinion, the result of critical thinking, is a core component of personal knowledge management. Changing Workplace Informal Learning Personal Knowledge Management The conversation took place nearly two years ago and it still bothers me. I was taking a stand against accommodating learning styles and cited several online articles supporting my position.

Social Learning Cannot Be A Bolt-On Strategy

Learnnovators

It’s a strategic approach to shaping a business culture, highly dependent upon executive leadership and corporate strategy, including business process design, risk management, leadership development, financial controls and use of business analytics. To effectively do the latter, everyone including managers and top level executives must pick up some of the fundamental digital skills.

Managing Diversity through Community Management

ID Reflections

On the positive front, I have been doing a lot of reading—mostly around organizational behavior, organizational development, culture and diversity, motivation and communication, and how these relate to social business and knowledge management. It’s essential to understand the fundamentals of how to facilitate cross-cultural communication in order to be an effective community manager.

Ten Things I Believe About Workplace Learning

Tom Spiglanin

I strongly believe my current understanding and knowledge wouldn’t be as rich without this critical knowledge management practice. The importance of Personal Knowledge Management (PKM). Changing Workplace Formal Learning I Believe Informal Learning Personal Knowledge Management Social Learning Ten Things Lists The 70:20:10 framework.

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7 quick tips to improve knowledge management

Spicy Learning

Following on from our webinar last week (you can find the recording here ), we wanted to show that improving knowledge management doesn’t always have to cost a great deal of time and money. Here are seven easy-to-implement changes and smart investments you can make to improve knowledge management systems: 1. The future is search-powered. If your search tool is developed properly, it has the potential to bring knowledge that employees might not even have known their organisation possesses, into the light. 2. The future is profile-led. Get in touch.

I Believe in the Many Emerging Roles for Learning and Development Professionals

Tom Spiglanin

Employees have become accustomed to rapidly changing technology and have unparalleled access to an exponentially growing body of content and knowledge via the Internet. Changing Workplace Formal Learning I Believe Informal Learning Instructional Design Personal Knowledge Management Social Learning I learned quickly how wrong I was. There was a company culture to learn.

The Twitter Chat Conundrum (Part One)

Learning Rebels

Do we use chats for increased knowledge? We could learn from social media managers and build an events calendar. This goes beyond the normal chat etiquette, but as self-directed, socially minded gatherers of knowledge, what is our role? How can we make chats be an even more important part of our knowledge man. My name is Shannon and I used to be a twitter chat addict.

Do you know your E-learning Buckets?

Integrated Learnings

Electronic performance support systems provide just-in-time knowledge to learners who either don't have the time for other learning options. Also known as an EPSS, this type of system is great to house knowledge that is only used in rare cases. Knowledge Management Systems. Knowledge management is a collection of information for employees to learn from. In the past I've used systems like wikis, Lotus Notes, and SharePoint to serve as knowledge management systems. By Jonathan Shoaf. I've discovered recently I don't like the term e-learning.

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Introducing the Social Intranet Index

E-Learning Provocateur

The corporate community pitches in to produce and maintain organic knowledge. Knowledge contained in silos is increasingly shared, and a broader community blossoms. Moreover, it may be argued that the shifting paradigm places an increasing obligation on the SME not only to share their knowledge with the wider organisation, but also to maintain its currency and relevance.

Introducing the Social Intranet Index

E-Learning Provocateur

The corporate community pitches in to produce and maintain organic knowledge. Knowledge contained in silos is increasingly shared, and a broader community blossoms. Moreover, it may be argued that the shifting paradigm places an increasing obligation on the SME not only to share their knowledge with the wider organisation, but also to maintain its currency and relevance.

Transitioning Responsibility to Managers, T&D Becomes a Curation Resource

Nick Leffler

Without managers being fully invested in training, there is no chance it will have an effect on people. This also leads to the necessity of managers being the ones to manage training and what their direct reports need for their job. Managing Training. Who should manage training? Managers regularly talk with employees and hopefully have a good idea what their pain points are and what is going to help them in their job the best. If managers are to manage who is taking training, they should also be the one to track training. I think it would.

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Trust, Tacit Knowledge and Social Business

ID Reflections

As I read the post on Resolvingthe Trust Paradox by John Hagel, I was reminded of two things—the talk on the power of vulnerability by Brene Brown and what Morten Hansen says about tacit knowledge sharing in hisbook Collaboration:How Leaders Avoid the Traps, Create Unity, and Reap Big Results. I hadwritten about the latter in my post Molotovcocktail = Weak ties x complicated knowledge. Tacit knowledge (by definition knowledge that is un-codified, notvisible and sometimes, not “ articulatable ”in very black and white terms) requires strong ties to be shared.

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