The importance of Reflection in KM

We don’t learn by doing, we learn by reflecting on doing, which is why your KM program should include reflective processes. Kolb learning cycle. Publ;ic domain image from wikipedia There is a popular quote on the Internet, often attributed to John Dewey, that “We do not learn from an experience

Read More

KM as distillation

I heard a useful metaphor last week – Knowledge Management as distillation. Image from wikimedia commons Knowledge is involved in almost everything we do at work, and the work products we create contain the outworkings of that knowledge. However just collecting work products is not Knowledge Management, as that knowledge

Read More

How to avoid Dualism in Knowledge Management

We tend to divide Knowledge Management into opposing categories. Sometimes this is useful, but often this dualism is illusory. Image from wikimedia commons Dualism is the idea that, for some particular domain, there are two fundamental kinds or categories of things or principles. It is an “either-or” mindset, which seeks

Read More

6 success factors for KM implementation

Here are 6 success factors for Knowledge Management, from one of the discipline’s most experienced practitioners Success Story, by¬†Animated Heaven, on Flickr I blogged last week about an article on Knowledge Management by Rob Koene of Fluor. Rob’s overview of KM is full of good practical experience and bullet point

Read More

How to tell when a KM program is a success

A recent article from one of the KM leaders shows seven indicators that Knowledge Management is working. Image from wikimedia commons The article is written by Rob Koene of Fluor, the engineering, procurement and construction company and one of the world’s leading KM organisations. Flour have beein involved with KM

Read More

The most important skill on your KM team

There are many skills needed on your KM team, but one is more important than any of the others. I have been involved in a few overview visits to Knowledge Management programs recently, and a common factor in all of them has been a missing skill within the Knowledge Management

Read More

Skip to toolbar