In December 2011 I wrote a post titled 15 Knowledge Management Visions. Here are 30 more to add to the list.
All of these are vision statements for organisational KM programs, forming a core part of the respective Knowledge Management strategies.
Some of these were appended as comments to the original blog post, others are more recent additions. My favourite is number 37 – so simple!
16. NATO communications and information agency
The Vision of NCI Agency’s Knowledge Management is of customer satisfaction through knowledge superiority, the Mission is to deliver customer-focussed and cost-effective solutions through collaboration and knowledge sharing.
UNESCO’s KM and ICT vision is to enable programme planning, delivery and evaluation in the most efficient and effective way, through the full and innovative use of information and communication technologies and the implementation of Knowledge Management based on a knowledge-sharing culture. This will allow UNESCO to be a modern and learning organization, capable of adapting to the changing world and playing fully its role within the United Nations system.
18. World Health Organization
The vision of WHO KM is of global health equity through better knowledge management and sharing.
19. Worcester Health Libraries
Our vision is to harness the body of knowledge and exploit it at point of need so that the right information will be available to the right people in the right format at the right time. We believe that the effective management of knowledge and information is essential for the provision of the best patient care.
20. UN Economic Commision for Africa
to ensure that ECA becomes and remains Africa’s premier think tank, consistently generating top quality, thoroughly researched products reflecting the latest thinking on issues relating to Africa’s transformative agenda.
21. Hulley & Kirkwood
What does Knowledge Management mean for our employees?
- Better communication with peers.
- Access to quality information and knowledge that has been validated by internal experts.
- Best practice.
What does Knowledge Management mean for our customer?
- Potential cost savings by implementing lessons learned on previous projects at earlier stages of the design.
- Greater exposure to the knowledge and expertise of 130 engineers across 8 regional locations.
- More efficient delivery of our design.
What does Knowledge Management mean for our project partners?
- Exposure to rationale, lessons learned and local knowledge across our organisation.
- Potential cost savings due to better quality information at all project and design stages.
22. Main Roads, Western Australia
OUR KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT VISION: To be recognised as a world class road authority, working innovatively with industry, our partners and the community, to share and build cutting edge knowledge and expertise.
23. The UN-REDD Programme
The UN-REDD Programme partner countries develop REDD+ readiness and implementation capacities aligned with UNFCCC requirements, through the systematic identification, capture and sharing of REDD+ related knowledge.
FAO will facilitate the access to and exchange of knowledge, as well as its generation, in the domain of agriculture and food security. It will assist its Members in generating, accessing and utilizing knowledge in food and agriculture, as well as any other knowledge that relates to it, required to address Members‟ individual and collective development and food security goals.
25. McKnight Foundation
We manage and share knowledge to maximize McKnight’s credible influence in support of mission and programs.
26. Samsung SDS
Samsung SDS’ mission is to provide the best possible IT service to our customers. This best service can only be created via our know-how, which is produced by freely sharing our best practice, knowledge and experience from every area within the company
KM: Promotes and strengthens our capacity to learn, question, investigate, share and innovate based on our organization´s culture in order to generate long term value for clients, stakeholders and workers.
28. Aspen Tech.
All employees will have access to the information, knowledge, and processes they need to achieve their individual objectives and help AspenTech meet its strategic goals.
29. NHS library and knowledge services in England
NHS bodies, their staff, learners, patients and the public use the right knowledge and ,evidence, at the right time, in the right place, enabling high quality decision-making .learning, research and innovation to achieve excellent healthcare and health improvement
30. Ernst and Young 2002
Our knowledge management mission is to enable and steward the acquisition, sharing and reuse of knowledge by our people worldwide. By doing this, our people will be better able to generate new revenues and strengthen client relationships.
31. Department of the Navy 2014 version
The DON vision for KM is to create, capture, share, and reuse knowledge to enable effective and agile decision-making, increase the efficiency of task accomplishment, and improve mission effectiveness. To achieve this vision, the DON KM community will continue to share and leverage the significant KM experience and resources existing within the Department. Currently, DON KM is a centralized vision executed through decentralized implementation
ACCCRN partners will collaborate to build a recognisably credible knowledge base of practical and actionable know-how to meet key climate change urban resilience challenges that will ultimately improve the lives of poor and vulnerable people.
33. The Parliament of Finland
The Parliament is an open and competent knowledge organisation with a co-operation oriented work culture and the capacity and will to learn.
34. The U.S. Army Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center (ARDEC) Knowledge Management Office
Providing secure connection to information on demand – any type of information, across multiple applications & business processes
Consolidation & integration of information to provide a single view of data & higher value information for insights, greater efficiency & improve our competitive advantage
Integration of partner-enabled solutions & diverse sources of information to provide acceleration of the deployment of end-to-end business processes to improve operational efficiency
35. Lloyds register Marine
Our vision is to have a knowledge sharing culture that is recognised and respected globally by industry, our clients and our people. We will have behaviours, technology and processes that will connect our global expertise and the right information will always be in the right hands at the right time. Through our people, knowledge and expertise, Lloyd’s Register’s performance will continuously improve.
36. Office of Nuclear Energy
The vision of the Office of NE KM Program is to benefit the NE programs by providing scientists across the community with the information required to assess and analyze the accuracy of advanced nuclear energy systems and associated capabilities.
37. US Army TRADOC
A knowledge-enabled force – one learns, everyone knows.
38. Canadian International Development Agency
The vision of CIDA is to be “a knowledge-driven organization”.
Comcare will create, capture, share and reuse knowledge to support effective and agile evidence based decision-making. We will increase the efficiency and effectiveness of our people and deliver high level service to our community.
GPET will be a learning organisation where the outcomes of previous projects and research inform future work.
Staff will have easy access to information to allow them to do their work. This will include embedding procedures and guidelines into workflows and the ability to find the latest authoritative information across the organisation.
Stakeholders will be able to capitalise on learnings across GPET programs to inform or establish best practice in GPET and their own organisations.
Agricultural knowledge contributing effectively to improved livelihoods in Eastern and
42. NASA JPL
JPL will “make good use of what JPL knows.”
43. Department of the Navy, 2005 version
The DON vision of KM is to create, capture, share, and reuse knowledge to enable effective and agile decision-making, increase the efficiency of task accomplishment, and improve mission effectiveness.
44. U.S. Army Maneuver Center of Excellence
Connected 24/7 to information, knowledge, and training.
45. MTR organisation
An organisation that
- Provides continuous opportunities for people to learn
- Provides skill development and renewal opportunities
- Provides better career opportunities
- Provides platform to capture and retain crucial knowledge
Where people are
- Aware of business and work expectations
- Share knowledge and expertise openly
- Seek new and creative ways of working
Beneficial to All Stakeholders