2 types of community of practice.

There are two main types of community of practice depending on how knowledgeable the community members are. One type of community of practice exists to connect knowledgeable people, so they can share knowledge with each other and act as a resource for each other. The other type exists to connect

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Shared by Nick Milton November 14, 2018

How to find the "unknown knowns"

The Unknown Knowns are a major component of experts’ tacit knowledge, and to uncover these, we need Knowledge Pull There is a lot of knowledge out there in the organisation that we Don’t Know That We Know, and one of the truths of Knowledge Management is that we don’t know

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Shared by Nick Milton November 13, 2018

"Buried Treasure" – A KM selling point to senior management

This is an argument you can use with your senior management, when trying to sell Knowledge Management. Image from wikimedia commons Knowledge is a resource you already own; you just haven’t properly monetized it yet.  Any organisation is rich with knowledge, and our organisation pays a lot for knowledge already

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Shared by Nick Milton November 12, 2018

Automate copy of WP posts from blog to bbPress as a topic, and allow the discussion to thread on bbPress, redirecting comments from WP. Can set as default, or manually on post by post basis. Instructions here: https://t.co/GU54SslQuc

Automate copy of WP posts from blog to bbPress as a topic, and allow the discussion to thread on bbPress, redirecting comments from WP. Can set as default, or manually on post by post basis. Instructions here: https://mythemeshop.com/blog/how-to-add-a-bbpress-forum-to-wordpress-posts-as-comments/ (RSS generated with FetchRss)

KM carrots and KM sticks

Both carrots and sticks are required when incentivising KM behaviour, but each has its time and place. Image from wikimedia commons I spent this week at the Asian Development Bank’s Knowledge Forum, and (as is so often the case in these events) the topic of Incentives for KM was a

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Shared by Nick Milton November 9, 2018

ISO KM standard now available for purchase

ISO 30401, the Management System standard for Knowledge Management, is now available for purchase From the ISO store, for 118 Swiss FrancsFrom the BSI store,  not available at the time of posting, but should be there very soon, price in UK pounds More details on the standard Link to webinar recording

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Shared by Nick Milton November 2, 2018

5 types of conversation – only one works for KM

Knowledge Management is a combination of content management and conversation management, but which sort of conversations do we need? Let’s talk, by Ron mader, on Flickr Conversation is widely recognised as the best Knowledge Management tool there is. Tacit knowledge and true understanding can be shared through conversation, but not

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Shared by Nick Milton October 31, 2018

5 success factors for project learning

Learning effectively from projects is a goal for many organisations. Here are some ways how to do it. Dams project team, by US Army Corps of Engineers, on Flickr The list below of success factors for project-based learning was proposed by Schindler and Eppler, two researchers working out of University

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Shared by Nick Milton October 30, 2018