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

But how do we sort through all this information, effectively filter content, judge the good from bad, and make sense of it all? The answer lies across several domains of a knowledge worker’s practice. What we need is to exercise personal knowledge management, or PKM.

Top Characteristics of a Successful Knowledge Management System

WalkMe Training Station

You need a knowledge management system to help you keep track of and make the most of these assets. Any knowledge management system, just like any software platform or other piece of technology, needs to be easy to use. Employees won’t have to waste a lot of time on training or on searching for the information or the tools they need. Customization that Allows Employees to Access Information On-Demand.

Knowledge Management vs. Knowledge Creation

The Peformance Improvement

John Hagel III, John Seely Brown, and Lang Davison , all with Deloitte’s Center for the Edge,   argue that passive repositories of organizational information (i.e., Knowledge Management) have failed to advance learning. They write: The best KM systems succeeded at capturing and institutionalizing the knowledge of the firm. The folks with the knowledge were often reluctant to put what they knew into the database. Is KM dead?

The Burden to Have an Informed Opinion

Tom Spiglanin

I thought too about other sources of information, such as television news. Even journal articles aren’t necessarily credible sources of information today. The Burden to Have an Informed Opinion. Patti Shank recently wrote about the Burden of an Informed Opinion.

Knowledge Management and Learning

Tony Karrer

Interesting discussion going on with contribution by Luis Suarez, Jay Cross, David Wilson - around the distinction between Knowledge Management and Learning: Knowledge Management and Informal Learning Knowledge Management and Learning - Separated at Birth? KM and Learning This is an interesting exchange because it highlights that approaches to learning and to knowledge management are shifting and beginning to overlap more now.

Emergent Knowledge Management

Tony Karrer

There's been a long running discussion around what Knowledge Management is going to look like going forward and whether big systems that manage knowledge are going to be there. Do we really think that there will be a new wave of Enterprise Knowledge Management or other big systems For example, see Bill Ives' recent post , and Paula Thorton.

Using the Right Knowledge Management Tools

WalkMe Training Station

Like any corporate asset, knowledge management tools have to be handled correctly in order for them to provide quality results. Choose the Right Kind of Knowledge Management Tools. – Problem management. – Configuration management.

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.

Knowledge Management Core Issues

Tony Karrer

With an ever deceasing half-life of knowledge , just keeping up has become a major corporate imperative. We need practical ways to build personal informal networks. 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. Finding tacit knowledge sources and helping to put these to work.

Personal Knowledge Management

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

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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. It is more than just the data and numbers or information and facts. Rather, adequate knowledge builds upon the necessary data and information to offer a context and ultimately helps in improving employee performance. Novo Knowledge-Base Software.

The Most Important Knowledge Management Tools You Should Know

WalkMe Training Station

The importance of knowledge management in today’s corporate environment cannot be stressed enough. It involves storing, organizing and sharing important information that is beneficial to both the customers and the company itself. The Knowledge Management Tools to Know.

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. An informative KMS profile page should offer information about curated experiences and result in applicable insights.

Saffron to host webinar on Knowledge Management

Spicy Learning

Saffron Interactive, leading innovators in the learning technologies sector, will be giving a webinar hosted by Don Taylor of the Learning & Skills Group on knowledge management on 4 September at 12pm. Revealing the shocking results of its recent survey, Saffron’s webinar will explain the shortcomings of the conventional knowledge management systems, and demonstrate how implementing semantic systems allows organisations to turn information into applicable insight.

Knowledge Management Contexts: Peter Drucker

The E-Learning Curve

Many of the work concepts and practices we associate with the Information Age were developed in an era more typically identified with heavy industry. Knowledge Management Contexts: Peter Drucker is a post from: E-Learning Curve Blog. Tags: e-learning definition of elearning don morrison elearning KB KM Knowledge Management knowledge worker peter drucker

Saffron seminar to herald Knowledge Management 3.0

Spicy Learning

Saffron Interactive, leading innovators in the learning technology sector, are preparing to unveil their new vision for the future of the enterprise knowledge-base at the 2014 Learning Live show in Bishopsgate from 10-11th September. In the seminar we’ll demonstrate how you can use techniques from the semantic web to renovate your knowledge base and create a platform that thinks like your business.”

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. How could such a straightforward process for transferring information and learning become bogged down in dense MBA rhetoric taking what is essentially a simple idea and obfuscating it in layers of process and jargon? A Flash History of Knowledge Management. Then each would become a teacher and spread knowledge throughout the empire. What is Knowledge Management.

The Knowledge Management Genius of Amazon.com by Marc Rosenberg

Learning Solutions Magazine

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

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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.

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Informal vs. Formal Learning: Creating a Blend!

Gyrus

The corporate training world often questions and evaluates the concept of incorporating informal learning. The question always arises whether informal learning can be added to the formal learning and if so, how both can be combined together. Informal learning is the unofficial, unscheduled, and unplanned way to learn and gain knowledge, whereas formal learning is delivered in a systematic, intentional way with a reporting and evaluation process.

Knowledge Sharing in the Workplace: What’s the Big Deal?

InSync Training

You identify an information sharing-related challenge in your organization, you may even come up with a solution, but solving it feels out of reach. Virtually There Knowledge ManagementVirtually There Session Recap. During his recent Virtually There session , JD Dillon shared a fascinating story, "The week I joined a previous organization, our eLearning Developer quit. It wasn’t cause and effect, but I was suddenly the eLearning Developer.

Knowledge Management Verses Information Management

Big Dog, Little Dog

Denham Grey on knowledge and information. Much of what purports to be knowledge management is in reality information management. Just the other day I heard a rep selling scanners as a core KM technology, "essential for knowledge sharing," without which the organization was doomed to be bypassed by every other firm going down the knowledge track

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Ten Things I Believe About Workplace Learning

Tom Spiglanin

For nearly three years, I’ve been exploring social learning, informal learning, and the changing workplace. I strongly believe my current understanding and knowledge wouldn’t be as rich without this critical knowledge management practice.

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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. Where encouraged, connections also form between co-workers within the hierarchy, as well as between members of teams chartered by management.

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. A sizable number of employees are more adept at finding information than those in Learning and Development.

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.

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

Learning Solutions Magazine

information; the people in these jobs probably used traditional learning to help them attain key roles. Emerging Topics Management Professional Development Training Strategies Many organizations have a concentration of jobs requiring a broad base of connections to people and.

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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?

BIG DATA, GOOD INFORMATION & A WAY FOR YOU TO USE IT

Wonderful Brain

The first is about big data, the phenomenon that now makes available enormous, staggering, volumes of information almost instantaneously. That’s the scale of information we envision when thinking of the amount of data we can reach out and grab—or in some cases is pushed to us—everyday.

6 Benefits of Informal Learning

TalentLMS

Perhaps the highest level of learning with the deepest cognitive impact is informal learning. It’s what we call those precious learning moments where passion and curiosity meet to break all motivation and knowledge barriers. Consider these 6 benefits of informal learning too: 1.

2010: My blogging year recapped

E-Learning Provocateur

• Theory-informed instructional design tips. • Art vs (Information) Science. Informal learning. Knowledge management. • Art vs (Information) Science. informal learning instructional design knowledge management learning theory social media

Unbooks, Informal Learning, and Collaboration: The Age of Questions

ID Reflections

In an earlier post, The Meaning is the Message , I quoted from Stephen Downes' presentation: Knowledge has many authors , knowledge has many facets, it looks different to each different person, and it changes moment to moment. Informal learning is never finished.

Ignoring Informal

Clark Quinn

The second volume includes performance interventions, and includes elaerning, coaching, knowledge management, and more (as well as things like incentives, culture, EPSS, feedback, etc. Overall, there seems to be no awareness of the whole thrust of social and informal learning. Ok, so Jay’s book on Informal Learning is relatively new, and the concrete steps may still be being sorted out, but there’s a lot there.

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. Videos, animations, graphics, and audio can convey knowledge in ways that learners can grasp.

Data, Information, Insight.A Fine Balance!

ID Reflections

Don't settle for information, demand insight!" The first few weeks here, I did not fully appreciate the depth of this message till I came across the following video by Nick Milton of Knoco.com discussing data, information and knowledge. And this is also the root of knowledge.

Yammer for internal knowledge sharing for health care and policy making

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

38% of our time we spend looking for information and Yammer can reduce that time span. But nice to see the examples of various uses of Yammer and how it has opened up knowledge in organisations and made it accessible, through the use of a social approach. What is Yammer?

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