Drilling into the New Year – what will you find?

New Year, New opportunities I’m not a great believer in New Year resolutions, often finding them a trite way of setting weak aspirations; however, the happenstance of calendar dates does give an opportunity to both look back, and look forward. So these are “sort of not-resolutions” My last year or two ┬áhave been challenging in […]

Does Knowledge Management matter?

This is the question posed – but not answered – in the brilliant post On whether Knowledge Management matters by Brad Hinton. I was alerted to this by a timely tweet from @johnt He posits: Based on my own observations and discussions with people, perhaps the only people who care about KM are the KM-ers […]

What does your website look like to me?

The image above is what the website of Inventory magazine looks like, to me. Like many others, I generally block Flash using Flashblock. Most Flash is an intrusion, and it slows up my machine and uses resources I could use to keep more tabs open… Yes, I can choose to see what is in Flash. […]

Twitter Chats for Knowledge Management

How did a Twitter chat work? I had a brief meeting today, about Knowledge Management. I didn’t know where the meeting started; I didn’t know everyone who was there. I didn’t know when the meeting started – and I wasn’t invited. How did that work then? Basically, I spotted a tweet from someone I follow […]

Things in transition

Back in October, I was reminding people to keep up with their social networks as the recession brought challenges. While it was hardly prescient, it was brought home to me when my role at work changed; my operating division had what’s called a headcount challenge – basically, they needed less people to run the work […]

Social Media & Knowledge Management

Social Media in the Enterprise I wondered about the impact social media tools were making in knowledge management for the enterprise. We have got some very rapid growth in the takeup of the tools in my company; we have loads of wikis, internal blogs – growing use of Twitter. I wondered about the difference between […]

Weighing Contributions and Participation

Should we reward participation? Is adding useable knowledge to your employer useful? Should it be part of your actual job? If it was part of your job, how would you measure it? Should you? To save time, I think the right answers are Yes; Yes; Yes; Various ways; Yes Why ask the question now? As […]