• CLARK QUINN  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 28, 2017
    [Knowledge] Adaptive or just good design?
    So, for instance, adapting a large knowledge-based course will still leave it as a problematic solution in search of a problem. A few posts ago, I wrote about how we might be rushing too fast into cognitive computing. Not that there’s anything wrong with augmenting us, but I was wondering if we’d be better off focusing on developing our non-cognitive systems first.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  MONDAY, MARCH 27, 2017
    [Knowledge] TGIM #1
    This week I am sharing some of my social bookmarks that relate to personal knowledge mastery. ” And always remember not to get too comfortable with your own knowledge. Thank Goodness It’s Monday. Now that’s something we freelancers appreciate As part of the wonder of Monday, I am starting a series of posts, similar to Friday’s Finds , but posted on the best day of the week: Monday.
  • JOHN BATTELLE'S SEARCHBLOG  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 22, 2017
    [Knowledge] It’s Time For Facebook to Start Making Media
    I don’t know what angle these jokers’ are playing (I mean, there’s no ads there…), but it ain’t what Facebook, with their inside knowledge of what makes stuff go viral, could create. The post It’s Time For Facebook to Start Making Media appeared first on John Battelle's Search Blog. There’s only one company that can possibly spin media gold on Facebook. And that’s Facebook.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 22, 2017
    [Knowledge] digital literacy for the arts
    While this was one of the smallest workshops I have hosted, with about 6 people per session, the depth of experience and knowledge of the participants was profound. Last week I attended the Arts in a Digital World Summit in Montréal. The event launched the four-year funding program of $88.5
  • KNOW NETWORK NEWS  |  MONDAY, MARCH 20, 2017
    [Knowledge] 100 Companies That Matter in Knowledge Management
    KMWorld' magazine has issued its annual list of "100 Companies That Matter in Knowledge Management
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  MONDAY, MARCH 20, 2017
    [Knowledge] networked knowledge creates value
    As we enter the network era, the dominant technology is the internet and working knowledge is distributed through professional communities. Compare this to the last 75 years where the company was connected to a factory and knowledge was delivered from business schools. In the networked knowledge triad , I tried to show how real value creation today happens outside the organization. Today, all professionals need large and diverse knowledge networks.
  • CONNECTING 2 THE WORLD  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 17, 2017
    [Knowledge] Some changes to the blog
    Among these are integrating design thinking into my courses and looking at student knowledge networks (an extension of my dissertation) for student success inside and outside of the classroom. I have decided to start blogging on a regular basis again. Over the last few years, I have moved away from blogging to focus on my academic career. However, I have decided to move back to focusing on my professional career, opening up my research for more public venues such as my blogs.
  • GREEN CHAMELEON  |  MONDAY, MARCH 13, 2017
    [Knowledge] Blog>> Survey on Knowledge Audits
    I’m currently working on a book about knowledge audits and knowledge mapping. I’d like to get a better sense of the variety of understandings of knowledge audits that exists out in the professional community. Here’s a short survey that should take between 10 and 20 minutes of your time – do take it, and recommend it to others. Responses are anonymous, but if you leave your email address, I will share the survey results when completed. Thank you!
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  SUNDAY, MARCH 12, 2017
    [Knowledge] networked knowledge triad
    This model of structure, power, and leadership reflects how knowledge flows in a networked society and economy. Engaging this networked knowledge triad is based on the discipline of personal knowledge mastery and the Seek > Sense > Share framework as we constantly shift between engaging with ‘un order’ so that we can create something of value in a state of ‘order’ In the network era, connected leadership is about helping our networks make better decisions.
  • CLARK QUINN  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 8, 2017
    [Knowledge] A ‘Field of Dreams’ Industry
    It needs a plan, and some knowledge, but there’s a path forward. In the movie, Field of Dreams, the character played by Kevin Costner is told “If you build it, they will come.”
  • INFORMATION LITERACY WEBLOG  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 7, 2017
    [Knowledge] Webinar 14 March: Views on Information Literacy in Librarianship
    Her work is concentrated on library instruction, research support and knowledge management. This is a one hour webinar in which there are 3 presentations, which I think are all drawing on books published by the Chandos imprint of Elsevier (who are running the seminar). It is on March 14, 2017, at 3pm UK time, which is 7 am US Pacific time and 10am US Eastern time (not the usual time differences as it's the week when the US clocks have changed by other countries' haven't).
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  SUNDAY, MARCH 5, 2017
    [Knowledge] gaining insight through social and informal learning
    The last three are often outcomes of the practice of personal knowledge mastery. Organizational performance improvement is comprised of reducing errors and increasing insights, according to Gary Klein. For the past century, management practice has focused very much on error reduction, with practices such as Six Sigma , especially in manufacturing. “Fifty-eight of the top Fortune 200 companies bought into Six Sigma, attesting to the appeal of eliminating errors.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  SATURDAY, MARCH 4, 2017
    [Knowledge] gamers, artists, and citizens
    It is learning through communities of practice and knowledge networks, which we have to engage with to make collective sense. Being an active learner by connecting with others outside our everyday lives can expose us to a diversity of skills, knowledge, and perspectives. For example, my Personal Knowledge Mastery framework was developed from the necessity to develop skills to be competitive in the consulting market. Gamers. Learning is the new literacy.
  • CONVERSATION MATTERS  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 2, 2017
    [Knowledge] Preparing Teachers of Refugees
    We seek to do so in community and in dialogue with educators and practitioners and help build a knowledge network among us. Event: Preparing Teachers of Refugees. Diana Woolis, a friend and colleague at the Carey Institute for Global Good is convening an online event on March 14-16. It will focus on preparing teachers of refugees. Please join me and other educators from around the world in Action for Teachers of Refugees a free global online event about teaching teachers of refugees.
  • DION HINCHCLIFFE'S WEB 2.0 BLOG  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 2, 2017
    [Knowledge] What We Know About Making Enterprise Social Networks Successful Today
    Sharing this knowledge is vital now, as I still see many practitioners starting almost from scratch. That’s because there is still no single source of knowledge on what works best when it comes to being successful in crafting a next-generation digital workplace with an ESN. Note: We do have a useful body of industry knowledge now, but it’s currently spread out and must be put together to create a fully integrated picture.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 1, 2017
    [Knowledge] mastery and models
    Personal Knowledge Mastery. Personal knowledge mastery ( PKM ) is a framework I have developed over the past 12 years. The whole is greater than the sum of the parts as we build on the knowledge of others. As knowledge workers or citizens, PKM is our part of the social learning contract. Good curators become valued members of knowledge networks. The discipline of knowledge sharing also requires discernment to know when and with whom to share appropriately.
  • COLUMN TWO  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2017
    [Knowledge] Your workshop choices at #Intranets2017
    The sessions are run by experienced workshop presenters who are drawing on a unique depth of knowledge. Where are you headed on the journey from an intranet to a digital workplace ? Intranets201 7 (Sydney, May 31-June 2) will give you the support and insights you need at every step in this transformation. Deep-dive workshops! In addition to our two-day conference, we are offering three highly practical deep-dive workshops.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 2017
    [Knowledge] populism is the first refuge of a scoundrel
    Disciplines like personal knowledge mastery are no longer a luxury. We all need trusted knowledge networks to help us make sense of the shifting world. Why is populism so darned popular in many parts of the world today? In stark terms, Cas Mudde, a Dutch political scientist, has defined populism as “an ideology that considers society to be ultimately separated into two homogeneous and antagonistic groups, ‘the pure people’ versus ‘the corrupt elite.'”
  • INFORMATION LITERACY WEBLOG  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2017
    [Knowledge] New articles: Pedagogical practice; Coordination; Curriculum support; Student learning
    Elizabeth Staddon and Leo Appleton, University of the Arts, London - Personal learning networks: Collective intelligence and knowledge communities in the digital age. SCONUL Focus issue 68 (2017) has been published. This is an open access journal with short practice-based articles. This issue includes: - Editorial: Playing a positive role in enhancing teaching and learning: How do libraries demonstrate their own excellence?
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2017
    [Knowledge] pkm à montréal
    En travaillant sur l’apprentissage social et le leadership connecté, j’offre de l’accompagnement pragmatique et pratique sur la façon de travailler en mode «Beta» perpétuel en utilisant le levier des réseaux sociaux, des communautés de pratique et du PKM, le Personal Knowledge Mastery.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2017
    [Knowledge] beta conversation 2017-03-08
    If you are interested in applying new organizational models for the network era that optimize human learning, based on cooperation, knowledge-sharing, and transparency, then please join us. I will be hosting the next Beta Conversation on Wednesday, March 8th at 16:00 GMT/UTC (08:00 Pacific, 11:00 Eastern, 17:00 CET). The subject will be the topics discussed in working in perpetual beta.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2017
    [Knowledge] beta conversation 2017-03-01
    If you are interested in applying new organizational models for the network era that optimize human learning, based on cooperation, knowledge-sharing, and transparency, then please join us. I will be hosting the next Beta Conversation on Wednesday, March 1st at 16:00 GMT/UTC (08:00 Pacific, 11:00 Eastern, 17:00 CET). The subject will be the topics discussed in working in perpetual beta.
  • COLUMN TWO  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 2017
    [Knowledge] Meet our international speakers at #Intranets2017
    Filip has developed and delivered an award winning approach to helping knowledge workers collaborate, first at the Port of Antwerp, and then at the Green Party. He will share his journey and show communication and information flows can be used to better support knowledge workers. Every year, Step Two is committed to bringing the best of the best to the stage of our world-class conference. This year, Intranets2017 is proving to be no exception!
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 2017
    [Knowledge] the arts in perpetual beta
    Among other things, the summit will be a chance to share knowledge, mobilize – and possibly even incubate projects. How does the digital surround affect how human knowledge and creativity are shared? Join this workshop to discuss some key trends, understand knowledge networks, and critically examine the technologies we use. Next month I will be facilitating a workshop at The Arts in a Digital World Summit , hosted in Montreal by the Canada Council for the Arts.
  • CLARK QUINN  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2017
    [Knowledge] Tackling the tough stuff
    We learn through designed action and guided reflection, not information dump and knowledge test. I was reflecting a wee bit on my books (and writings in general), and realized that there’s somewhat of a gap when I talk about games, and mobile, and more. And it’s not unconscious, but instead principled, even if it arises somewhat implicitly. So I thought I’d talk briefly about why I tend to focus on the design, and not the practical implementations.
  • COLUMN TWO  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2017
    [Knowledge] Launch of our new intranet review methodology
    The review also draws upon 20+ years of intranet knowledge, gathered by Step Two over hundreds of engagements. As we’ve all experienced when travelling by air, it’s not enough for an airline to just keep planes flying with regular maintenance. Airlines must constantly update their planes with the latest seats, entertainment systems, engines, navigation systems and more to meet the increasing demands of users, stakeholders and regulatory bodies. Intranets are no different.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2017
    [Knowledge] one person at a time
    Help them develop sense-making disciplines like personal knowledge mastery. Are networks the new companies ? Can our markets shift from capitalism to cooperativism ? Can our institutions become networks? Can any of us escape our tribal roots and become network era citizens of the world? We still lack good network models for organizing in society. Instead, many turn back to older, and outdated organizational models, like nationalism and tribalism, in an attempt to gain some stability.
  • CLARK QUINN  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2017
    [Knowledge] Meta-Learning Tools?
    So tools like Axonify, Anders Pink, and EdCast all have varying models about making knowledge available and streaming bits and pieces over time. I wrote an article for Jane Hart’s Modern Workplace Learning magazine, triggered by my thought that in her tools survey, I didn’t see a lot about a certain set of reflection (c.f. last weeks posts on diagramming) and experimentation tools: meta-learning tools.
  • COLUMN TWO  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2017
    [Knowledge] At Step Two, we understand government
    These projects include intranet strategy and design , knowledge management and technology selection. Largely speaking, the public sector is neither ahead or behind the private sector, when it comes to intranets and knowledge management. When we first pivoted to become a pure-play consulting firm in 2001, almost all of our new clients were in government. Since then, we’ve worked with countless federal, state and local agencies.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2017
    [Knowledge] a collective networked perspective
    It enables knowledge to flow freely. A network society needs networked models for organizing and for learning. “More and more, the unit of comprehension is going to be group comprehension, where you simply have to rely on a team of others because you can’t understand it all yourself.
  • INFORMATION LITERACY WEBLOG  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2017
    [Knowledge] cfp Models for #Copyright Education in Information Literacy Programs #WLIC2017
    The offsite session will be devoted to methodologies for providing a comprehensive knowledge of the legal landscape for copyright, licensing, and related legal and policy matters in libraries and universities. There is a call for presentations for the one-day event Models for Copyright Education in Information Literacy Programs.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2017
    [Knowledge] only humans need apply – review
    In automating the routinized work that people used to cut their teeth on, they have also eliminated the means to pick up ‘soft skills’ to be effective with customers and within a large organization … In order to enter step-in jobs at early levels in their careers, students will need to acquire as much knowledge as they possibly can while in school, and as much on-the-job training while in interneships.”
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2017
    [Knowledge] immunize for complexity
    Finally, network thinking is developed through practice, such as personal knowledge mastery , as well as shared mental models at the organizational level. Have you heard the term VUCA ? It comes from the 1990’s but is still in use to describe the complex and chaotic world of business, politics, and technology. Volatility. Uncertainty. Complexity. Ambiguity. Peter Hinnsen, in The Network Always Wins , describes the antidote to VUCA as VACINE. Velocity. Agility. Creativity. Innovation.
  • COLUMN TWO  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 2017
    [Knowledge] Three intranet resources you probably don’t know about
    Teams can therefore benefit from as many sources of intranet knowledge as possible. The field of intranets and digital workplaces is a big one, and it touches upon many aspects of how organisations work. While you almost certainly know about the 300+ articles that are available in the Step Two Academy , there are three other valuable sources you may’ve missed: 1. Intranet screenshots on Pinterest.
  • CONVERSATION MATTERS  |  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 2017
    [Knowledge] What Research Says About Transferring Explicit Knowledge: To Share or Not to Share*
    I regularly review the new research on knowledge sharing and knowledge transfer because, although all of us have an opinion about what encourages or impedes workers sharing their knowledge, I recognize that my own and others' opinions are rarely based on research. The basic question the researchers addressed was, “What are the factors that affect knowledge sharing using KMSs in Multinational Corporations?” Knowledge Sharing Practices Findings.
  • COLUMN TWO  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2017
    [Knowledge] Intranets2017 is open for registrations!
    Thomas Hsu from Accenture (USA), sharing their award-winning social knowledge sharing solution, Watch highlights from last year. Intranets2017 is in its seventh year, and it continues to power on as the biggest intranet conference in the southern hemisphere , running in Sydney on 31 May-2 June 2017. Today we officially open for registrations , sharing details on the first of our international speakers. Read down for details, and then register online.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 24, 2017
    [Knowledge] tribal values are not democratic
    Open information and access to our common knowledge assets is required We can only deal with complex systems and problems collectively. David Ronfeldt, originator of the TIMN framework (Tribes + Institutions + Markets + Networks) has written a series of posts on what current political changes mean from this perspective. “— From a TIMN perspective, the reasons for ‘American exceptionalism’ lie mainly in our approach to the T form.
  • CLARK QUINN  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 19, 2017
    [Knowledge] Errors and misconceptions
    Quiz questions that just test knowledge aren’t likely to lead to meaningful difference in performance. When I was a grad student, my advisor looked a lot at error. HIs particular focus was to prevent it through good interface design. He characterized them as of two types: slips and mistakes. Slips are when you have the right intent, but from elements of our architecture end up making the wrong move. Mistakes are when your intentions are wrong.
  • CLARK QUINN  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 11, 2017
    [Knowledge] A Cognitive Audit?
    Too often, we have what we call ‘inert knowledge’: we know it, but we don’t apply it. There are other sorts of audits possible (I know folks who do performance audits, and knowledge audits, etc), but I’m increasingly thinking that the one that matters is the one that aligns with how our brains work. In the recent Chief Learning Officer magazine, I wrote an article on the basics of the cognitive science of learning.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 9, 2017
    [Knowledge] the learning loop
    In this case I wanted to make the Seek > Sense > Share of personal knowledge mastery very clear in its role in organizational knowledge sharing. John Boyd’s OODA loop (Observe, Orient, Decide, Act) was developed as a framework to help pilots make better decisions in battle. Since it’s inception in the 1970’s it has been adapted for other areas of operations, including business.
  • THEORIA CUM PRAXI  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 3, 2017
    [Knowledge] Jurgen Appelo – Complexity vs Lean the Big Showdown
    Pound of Obscure chaos Complexity cpi jurgen appelo KM Knowledge Management lean lss waste white spaceLean software development promotes removing waste as one of its principles. However, complexity science seems to show that waste can have various functions. In complex systems things that look like waste can actually be a source for stability and innovation; Lean software development preaches optimize the whole as a principle, and then translates this to optimization of the value chain.
  • THEORIA CUM PRAXI  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 3, 2017
    [Knowledge] Jurgen Appelo – Complexity vs Lean the Big Showdown
    Pound of Obscure chaos Complexity cpi jurgen appelo KM Knowledge Management lean lss waste white spaceLean software development promotes removing waste as one of its principles. However, complexity science seems to show that waste can have various functions. In complex systems things that look like waste can actually be a source for stability and innovation; Lean software development preaches optimize the whole as a principle, and then translates this to optimization of the value chain.
  • GREEN CHAMELEON  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 3, 2017
    [Knowledge] Blog>> Cross-Post: Behind the Curtain: Understanding the Search and Discovery Technology Stack
    “Automagicality” has been one of the banes of knowledge management, and specifically within that, understanding the technologies that go into an effective search and discovery experience, and how different technologies can be combined. (Also posted in How-To-Guides).
  • GREEN CHAMELEON  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 3, 2017
    [Knowledge] How-to Guides>> Behind the Curtain: Understanding the Search and Discovery Technology Stack
    “Automagicality” has been one of the banes of knowledge management, and specifically within that, understanding the technologies that go into an effective search and discovery experience, and how different technologies can be combined.
  • KNOW NETWORK NEWS  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 2, 2017
    [Knowledge] Pitfalls and Opportunities of Corporate Discussion Boards
    Are there any possibilities to benefit from corporate discussion boards, namely those based on SharePoint, and use them as long-term knowledge absorbers, not only as instant communication hubs
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  SUNDAY, JANUARY 1, 2017
    [Knowledge] innovation in perpetual beta
    We seek, sense, and share knowledge in different social circumstances, sometimes with strangers and other times with close and trusted colleagues. Then in our workplaces we take action on the new knowledge we have developed from our looser-knit networks. The relationships between the knowledge builder and the resources they draw on do not have to be unusually close.
  • CONVERSATION MATTERS  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 21, 2016
    [Knowledge] 4 Great Ways to Conduct Peer Assists: Transferring Knowledge Effectively
    In an earlier blog post I described a framework for Knowledge Transfer and explained that the choice of knowledge transfer process differs depending upon 1) what transfer problem the organization is trying to solve, and 2) the type of knowledge (e.g. But in several of the examples both implicit knowledge and explicit is transferred as well. The dinner is a way for the Barden team to express their gratitude to those who came to lend their knowledge.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 21, 2016
    [Knowledge] pkm 2016
    Personal knowledge mastery is the ability to make sense of our digital and physical surround. The PKM framework shows the need to develop a knowledge network and connect with mechanical and human filters, curators, and aggregators of information. From this diverse source of information and knowledge each person must develop appropriate sense-making methods. “Any man who reads too much and uses his brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.”
  • INFORMATION LITERACY WEBLOG  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 21, 2016
    [Knowledge] Information Overload and knowledge
    link] Secondly, there is an informative report and a video of the ASIST Annual Lecture given by Professor Steve Fuller on What, if anything, makes knowledge an improvement over information? Two items: a Pew Internet report on Information Overload and material from the 2016 Annual Lecture of the Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIST) held at Edinburgh Napier University and given by Professor Steve Fuller which touched on the same theme.
  • INFORMATION LITERACY WEBLOG  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 20, 2016
    [Knowledge] Information Literacy, Threshold Concepts and Disciplinarity #ARCLframework
    Threshold concepts and troublesome knowledge 1: linkages to ways of thinking and practicing. Threshold concepts and troublesome knowledge (2): epistemological considerations and a conceptual framework for teaching and learning. I realised that I hadn't posted the presentations I was involved with at the European Conference on Information Literacy , so I'll do that this week.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  SATURDAY, DECEMBER 17, 2016
    [Knowledge] understanding our tools
    We cannot deal with complex issues and networked forces, like platform monopolists, unless we can knowledgeably talk about them. “We become what we behold. We shape our tools and then our tools shape us.” — Father John Culkin (1967) in ‘ A Schoolman’s Guide to Marshall McLuhan’ If every medium influences communication, then what effect does that have on our own learning as well as how we help others to learn?
  • INFORMATION LITERACY WEBLOG  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 14, 2016
    [Knowledge] cfp Innovation, Inspiration and Creativity Conference (i2c2)
    The call for workshops and presentations closes in May 2017, and for posters and lightning talks the deadline will be in October (precise dates aren't specified, but obviously you have lots of time at the moment ;-) "We are looking for people that can contribute their experiences and knowledge to the conference. There is a call for papers for the Innovation, Inspiration and Creativity Conference (i2c2) , which takes place in Scarborough, UK, November 13-15, 2017.
  • INFORMATION LITERACY WEBLOG  |  FRIDAY, DECEMBER 9, 2016
    [Knowledge] New issue of Information Research: self-directed learning; e-books; serious leisure; health information
    This is done through a qualitative case study including forty-three interviews, thirty observations and seventeen documents, which gave in-depth knowledge of information activities in relation to a complex school assignment. The latest issue of the open access peer reviewed journal Information Research (vol. 4) has been published.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  FRIDAY, DECEMBER 9, 2016
    [Knowledge] friday’s factual finds
    ” —@ImSporticus “Most metrics ignore: Collaboration, Relationship-building, Capacity-building, Knowledge. Every fortnight I curate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. I call these Friday’s Finds. “Purposeful play. Play equals trust. A space where we can take risks. Only by taking risks do we get to learn about ourselves & each other.”
  • GREEN CHAMELEON  |  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 8, 2016
    [Knowledge] Blog>> Straits Knowledge Newsletter December 2016
    Our end of year newsletter with updates of what we are up to, and upcoming events in 2017 is now out!
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 8, 2016
    [Knowledge] closing the learning-knowledge loop
    For 10 years Jane McConnell has been researching organizations in the digital age. The latest report surveyed 311 people from 27 countries, representing a variety of global companies from 18 market sectors. Participants responded to an in-depth online survey of over 100 questions. I was a member of the Advisory Board. I would like to. Read more » Learning PKMastery
  • CLARK QUINN  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 7, 2016
    [Knowledge] Learning Strategy Issues
    The concern was that the knowledge of learning design wouldn’t necessarily be widespread. The other thing that I was involved in at Online Educa in Berlin was a session on The Flexible Worker. Three of us presented, each addressing one particular topic. One presentation was on collaborating to produce an elearning course on sleeping better, with the presenter’s firm demonstrating expertise in elearning, while the other firm had the subject matter expertise on sleep health.
  • KNOW NETWORK NEWS  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 7, 2016
    [Knowledge] 2016 Global (Parent) Most Admired Knowledge Enterprises (MAKE) Winners Announced
    Teleos, in association with The KNOW Network, has announced the 20 Winners of the 2016 Global (Parent) Most Admired Knowledge Enterprises (MAKE) study. For the fourth time, Alphabet (formerly Google) has been named the Overall Global (Parent) MAKE Winner
  • KNOW NETWORK NEWS  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 7, 2016
    [Knowledge] 2016 Global Independent Operating Unit (IOU) Most Admired Knowledge Enterprises (MAKE) Winners Announced
    Teleos in association with The KNOW Network, has announced the 11 Winners of the 2016 Global Independent Operating Unit (IOU) Most Admired Knowledge Enterprises (MAKE) study. Tata Consultancy Services has been named the Overall Global IOU MAKE Winner for the second consecutive year
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 5, 2016
    [Knowledge] no shortcuts to mastery
    ” —@IamSporticus This has been my challenge with personal knowledge mastery. “Teaching and coaching are fundamentally about helping making other people better. Learning to do this can’t be done via shortcuts. It requires a willingness to be patient, to take your time and have a deep desire to develop your craft.” I learned about PKM on. Read more » PKMastery
  • THEORIA CUM PRAXI  |  SUNDAY, DECEMBER 4, 2016
    [Knowledge] Instead of employees and employers
    This was in response to some things I had read at the time and was something of a follow-up to another post from April 2004 , in which I wrote: I’ve long believed that the prevalence of knowledge work in organizations today will (eventually) fundamentally shift the employee – employer relationship.
  • INFORMATION LITERACY WEBLOG  |  FRIDAY, DECEMBER 2, 2016
    [Knowledge] New articles on #dataliteracy
    Cavero Montaner, Umar Rashid, Gerd Kortuem - Data Literacy defined pro populo David Crusoe (in case you are interested he defines data literacy as: "Data literacy is the knowledge of what data are, how they are collected, analyzed, visualized and shared, and is the understanding of how data are applied for benefit or detriment, within the cultural context of security and privacy."
  • INFORMATION LITERACY WEBLOG  |  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 30, 2016
    [Knowledge] cfp CILIP conference 2017
    Strand 2 - Workshops "will be run by experts in a specific field to encourage discussion, sharing of knowledge and offer practical advice. This strand is aimed at practitioners, front line staff and managers who are looking to learn from other sectors, share experiences and knowledge and take away key messages and tools that can be applied in the workplace."
  • CLARK QUINN  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 29, 2016
    [Knowledge] Thoughts on Learning Design Strategy
    They also raised problems with prioritization of the demands, the need to move beyond just courses, and the lack of learning design knowledge. At the DevLearn conference, I ran a Morning Buzz on Learning Design Strategy. I’m happy to say that the participants threw in lots of ideas, and I thought they were worth capturing.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 29, 2016
    [Knowledge] custom pkm workshops
    Personal knowledge mastery develops four critical future work skills, as identified by the Institute for the Future: sense-making, social intelligence, new media literacy, and cognitive load management. PKM feeds working out loud and organizational knowledge management. Do you need to develop and support a digitally savvy workforce that can continuously learn?
  • KNOW NETWORK NEWS  |  MONDAY, NOVEMBER 28, 2016
    [Knowledge] The Dangers of Knowledge Hoarding Knowledge
    Creating (or changing) an organizational culture so that it is more open and sharing is far from easy, but it certainly pays off
  • GREEN CHAMELEON  |  SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 27, 2016
    [Knowledge] Blog>> Stanley McChrystal: The military case for sharing knowledge
    General Stanley McChrystal of the US Army on why sometimes it’s more powerful to share knowledge than to keep it secret
  • GREEN CHAMELEON  |  SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 27, 2016
    [Knowledge] Blog>> Presentations at KM World and Taxonomy Bootcamp Washington DC 2016
    Patrick Lambe (workshop): Knowledge mapping: identifying and mitigating knowledge risks Here are the slides for a bunch of presentations at KM World and Taxonomy Bootcamp Washington DC 2016: Dave Clarke and Maish Nichani (keynote): Searching outside the box. Dave Clarke and Gene Loh: Linked Data: the world is your database. Patrick Lambe (workshop): Taxonomies and facet analysis for beginners.
  • KNOW NETWORK NEWS  |  FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 2016
    [Knowledge] 2016 KMWorld Promise Award Finalists
    KMWorld' has named 10 organizations as finalists for the 2016 Knowledge Management Promise Award
  • CLARK QUINN  |  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 23, 2016
    [Knowledge] Special Webinar on Learning Design Strategy
    You have a knowledge quiz at the end. Learning, properly, should have an impact. It’s about systematically changing behavior, developing new skills to meet ever-changing needs. That’s why we invest in learning: training or elearning. If elearning doesn’t make an impact , who cares how accessible or affordable is seems? It’s actually undermining your goals for increasing expertise, effectiveness and productivity.
  • KNOW NETWORK NEWS  |  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 23, 2016
    [Knowledge] 2016 KMWorld Reality Award Finalists
    KMWorld magazine has named 10 organizations as finalists for the 2016 Knowledge Management Reality Award
  • INFORMATION LITERACY WEBLOG  |  MONDAY, NOVEMBER 21, 2016
    [Knowledge] cfp i3 2017 #i3rgu
    i3 will look beyond the issues of use and accessibility of technology to questions about the way people interact with the information and knowledge content of today's systems and services, and how this might ultimately affect the impact of that information on individuals, organisations and communities." There is a call for papers for the 2017 i3 conference: information: interactions and impact , 27-30 June 2017, that at usual is held in Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen, Scotland.
  • DION HINCHCLIFFE'S WEB 2.0 BLOG  |  FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2016
    [Knowledge] Using Online Community for Digital Transformation
    A community of transformation spreads knowledge, resources, know-how, and collective energy, enabled by sponsorship, capabilities, staff, and a mandate from the highest levels of the organization. Driving successful change in a large organization has always been one of the most difficult activities in business.
  • KNOW NETWORK NEWS  |  THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2016
    [Knowledge] 2016 European Most Admired Knowledge Enterprises (MAKE) Winners Announced
    The 8 Winners of the 2016 European Most Admired Knowledge Enterprises (MAKE) study. For the first time, LEGO has been named the Overall European MAKE Winner
  • KNOW NETWORK NEWS  |  THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2016
    [Knowledge] 2016 Americas Most Admired Knowledge Enterprises (MAKE) Winners Announced
    The 10 Winners of the 2016 Americas Most Admired Knowledge Enterprises (MAKE) study. For the fifth time (and fourth consecutive year), Google has been named the Overall Americas MAKE Winner
  • INFORMATION LITERACY WEBLOG  |  MONDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 2016
    [Knowledge] cfp European Conference on Information Literacy #ECIL2017
    ECIL aims to bring together researchers, information professionals, employers, media specialists, educators, policy makers and all other related parties from around the world to exchange knowledge and experience and discuss recent developments and current challenges in both theory and practice." There is a call for papers for the 2017 European Conference on Information Literacy (ECIL) which will take place in Saint Malo, France, September 18-21 2017.
  • INFORMATION LITERACY WEBLOG  |  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 2016
    [Knowledge] UNESCO launches #MILCLICKS
    MILCLICKS stands for Critical thinking and creativity, Literacy, Intercultural, Citizenship, Knowledge and Sustainability. UNESCO MIL CLICKS on social networks will share knowledge, tips and resources and provide people with insight about “how you know what you know?”. I have mentioned UNESCO's #MILCLICKS initiative, and it is now launched. These are all elements that UNESCO includes in its composite concept of Media and Information Literacy (MIL)."
  • KNOW NETWORK NEWS  |  THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 2016
    [Knowledge] State of Knowledge Management
    The Technology Services Industry Association (TSIA) has issued a new report titled "The State of Knowledge Management: 2016
  • GREEN CHAMELEON  |  THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 2016
    [Knowledge] Blog>> Gathering evidence for a taxonomy: Keynote at Taxonomy Bootcamp London October 2016
    Here are the slides for my keynote on the second day of the inaugural Taxonomy Bootcamp London – the topic was on gathering evidence for a taxonomy, and the use of either knowledge mapping or content modelling in the design process for the taxonomy.
  • COLUMN TWO  |  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2016
    [Knowledge] One day to go for the Intranets2017 call for speakers: be inspired by two of this year’s presenters!
    Knowledge has no rank. Information executives Major Barry Byrne, Chief Information and Knowledge Management Officer at the Irish Defence Forces, and Rita Zonius, Head of Internal Digital Communication at ANZ, get together to discuss the ways in which successful organisations create a collaborative mindset. The deadline for submitting a talk idea for Intranets2017 is tomorrow ( November 4 ), but it’s not too late to be inspired!
  • KNOW NETWORK NEWS  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 2016
    [Knowledge] 2016 Asian Most Admired Knowledge Enterprises (MAKE) Winners Announced
    Teleos, in association with The KNOW Network, has announced the 16 Winners of the 2016 Asian Most Admired Knowledge Enterprises (MAKE) study. Infosys Limited has been recognized as the Overall Asian MAKE Winner for the first time
  • GREEN CHAMELEON  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2016
    [Knowledge] Blog>> KM Practitioner Interview Series: Arief Amron
    Arief Amron joined the Securities Commission (SC) Malaysia as Head of Knowledge Management in February 2014. We codify tacit knowledge through developing case studies. We organise learning events, such as the annual Merdeka Leadership Series, where we bring in experts to share knowledge with our staff. We started a KM Practitioner Collaboration Session, where we hosted an introductory workshop on Knowledge Mapping.
  • FUTURE OF WORK  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2016
    [Knowledge] Taking Charge of Tomorrow: The Most Important Question in the World
    Yet, as Alan Webber pointed out over 20 years ago, conversations (and the meetings where conversations occur – or should occur) are at the very heart of organizational work and learning: … the manager’s job [in the new economy] is to create an environment that allows knowledge workers to learn – from their own experience, from each other, and from customers, suppliers, and business partners….
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2016
    [Knowledge] november webinar
    If you are interesting in applying new organizational models for the network era that optimize human learning, based on cooperation, knowledge-sharing, and transparency, then please join us. Working in Perpetual Beta. I will be hosting a webinar on Thursday, 10 November at 16:00 UTC (08:00 Pacific, 11:00 Eastern, 17:00 CET). The subject will be the topics discussed in working in perpetual beta , the last volume of the series.
  • THEORIA CUM PRAXI  |  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 28, 2016
    [Knowledge] The next adventure (take 2)
    237): When you derive energy from the acquisition of knowledge and combinatory play, too much time spent doing the same thing can have an entropic effect. The story of my life (courtesy The Neo-Generalist , p. If your objective is to effect transformations, once that has been achieved it is the moment to move on to something different, passing the ball, handing over the jersey. Maybe that’s how you know when it is time for the next adventure.
  • THEORIA CUM PRAXI  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2016
    [Knowledge] Some thoughts on, not quite a review of, The Neo-Generalist
    Seeing these questions at the end, after reading all the stories and the insights that Richard and Kenneth pull from them, helped me start to pull together my own thoughts on what I had read, to begin creating my own new knowledge from what they shared of theirs. I finished Richard Martin and Kenneth Mikkelson ‘s new book, The Neo-Generalist , this morning. Where to start talking about this incredible book? I think I’ll start at the back, with the 17 page bibliography.
  • INFORMATION LITERACY WEBLOG  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2016
    [Knowledge] Accessibility in Libraries – an Information Literacy Approach
    This inclusion is dependent upon these professionals having the capabilities and knowledge to promote inclusivity and accessibility". Accessibility in Libraries – an Information Literacy Approach is a free teachmeet event at Staffordshire University Library, sponsored by the CILIP Information Literacy Group. It takes place on 14 December 2016, 14:00-16:30 UK time, in Stoke-on-Trent, UK.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2016
    [Knowledge] not working, out loud
    I am a proponent of working out loud and see it as an essential connector between personal knowledge mastery and organizational knowledge management, as it helps make organizational knowledge explicit. I began work on a new volume on personal knowledge mastery. John Stepper has recently advanced the idea of working out loud with his book on the subject. Many others are now practicing it: #workoutloud. Image: working in perpetual beta.
  • KNOW NETWORK NEWS  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 25, 2016
    [Knowledge] Developing Deep Organizational Knowledge
    Organizations that are proactive about managing the flow of knowledge focus on several potentially essential ingredients to future success
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 25, 2016
    [Knowledge] a new business ideology
    As our organizations become inter-networked, and relationships create more of our value, we have to pay attention to intangible value, much of it requiring implicit knowledge. Today, intangible assets, like knowledge, are over 80% of current market value. Intangible knowledge exchanges include strategic information, planning knowledge, process knowledge, technical know-how, collaborative design, policy development, etc., “Ideas lead technology.
  • KNOW NETWORK NEWS  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2016
    [Knowledge] Knowledge Management Solutions Provider 2016
    CIO Review' has published its list of the 20 most promising KM solutions providers
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  SUNDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2016
    [Knowledge] find your lumps
    For example, there is little that resembles personal knowledge mastery offered by the large consultancies. I am a ‘strawberry jam’ consultant. My consulting has lumps that cannot be spread too thin. My work cannot be infinitely diluted, like grape jelly can be spread.
  • INFORMATION LITERACY WEBLOG  |  SATURDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2016
    [Knowledge] Capacity Building Workshop on Media and Information Literacy for Youth
    The aim of the workshop was to provide an intensive overview of media and information literacy (MIL) knowledge, skills, and attitudes, aimed at people leading youth organisations and initiatives. A UNESCO-Supported Capacity Building Workshop on Media and Information Literacy for youth and Youth-led Organizations in India was held 17-19 October 2016 at Punjabi University, Patiala, India.
  • CLARK QUINN  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2016
    [Knowledge] Self-regulation & PKM
    I’m a fan of Harold Jarche’s Seek-Sense-Share (SSS) model for Personal Knowledge Mastery (PKM). That is, organizations need to be explicit about their knowledge, experiments, and learnings. I was also reading about self-regulated learning , and a proposed model for that. And I realized they could be related. Naturally, I created a diagram. To start with, Harold’s model is oriented around coping with the information flow as a component of learning.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2016
    [Knowledge] enabling self-governing teams
    The practice of PKMastery helps gain awareness and insight from knowledge networks. Communities of practice provide a safe place to test alternatives and create knowledge that informs emergent work practices. These organizational models have to connect the networks from which individuals gain new knowledge and turn it into competitive knowledge.
  • INFORMATION WANTS TO BE FREE  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2016
    [Knowledge] Is the Framework Elitist? Is ACRL?
    The dispositions and knowledge practices, though not totally dissimilar from what we saw in the standards, embraces that a lot of that internal thinking, feeling, and understanding that is not necessarily as visible in a students’ work, but is the real meat of becoming information literate. Many of you who read my blog already know that I came to librarianship from social work, where I was a child and family psychotherapist.
  • KNOW NETWORK NEWS  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 13, 2016
    [Knowledge] What KM Means in a Law Firm
    Vic Peterson, CIO, Stinson Leonard Street LLP, observes in a recent article in 'CIO Review' that "law firms turn out to be some of the weakest practitioners of knowledge management in any programmatic sense
  • INFORMATION LITERACY WEBLOG  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2016
    [Knowledge] Designing Educational Games and Simulations for Humanities: Case Study of Czechoslovakia 38-89 #ECIL2016
    The results indicated that it was the longer term retention of knowledge/understanding that was most benfitted by use of serious games. More liveblogging from the European Conference on Information Literacy 2016 , in Prague. Invited speaker Vít Šisler talked about Designing Educational Games and Simulations for Humanities: Case Study of Czechoslovakia 38-89. He started by talking about his early love of games that allowed you to create your own world.
  • INFORMATION LITERACY WEBLOG  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2016
    [Knowledge] A Toolbox Approach to Researching, Understanding and Teaching for Information Literacy #ecil2016
    I think that this involved having more of a toolbox of questions (rather than skills) looking at the person/group in context e.g. "what is regarded as valuable knowledge in this context" - looking at situated practice. The third day of the European Conference on Information Literacy 2016 , in Prague, Czech Republic, and it starts with an invited talk from Ola Pilerot A Toolbox Approach to Researching, Understanding and Teaching for Information Literacy.
  • INFORMATION LITERACY WEBLOG  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2016
    [Knowledge] Information Resilience in a Resettlement Landscape #ecil2016
    Characteristics of a fractured landscape are disconnection, uncertainty (through lack of knowledge of the new landscape), lack of confidence, absence and "inability to know the paths, nodes and edges". The next invited talk at the European Conference on Information Literacy 2016 , in Prague is Annemaree Lloyd talking about Learning to Go On: Information Resilience in a Resettlement Landscape: Key Themes and Challenges of Fractured Landscape Research.
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