Wednesday, August 31, 2005

Collaborative Knowledge Management Tool - Knowledge Management Tips 


Collaborative Knowledge Management Tool - Knowledge Management Tips A page about ::Collaborative Knowledge Management ToolKnowledge Management TipsA Site About Business Knowledge Management  Knowledge Management - Creating a Sustainable Yellow Pages SystemBy Chris CollisonHow can I "know who knows" None of us can personally know more than around 250 people, yet we want our companies to be smart, learning organisations where it's easy to find the right person to talk to. This is why many organisations create "yellow pages" applications, which enable employees to find and contact other staff with particular expertise and skills. However, these systems can be fraught with difficulty in their implementation, and often end up as out-of-date, glorified intranet telephone directories. This article, drawn from a best-selling knowledge management fieldbook by its author, identifies ten key steps involved in cre

Knowledge Management Saxony - Knowledge Management Tips 


Knowledge Management Saxony - Knowledge Management Tips A page about ::Knowledge Management SaxonyKnowledge Management TipsA Site About Business Knowledge Management  Need of Document Management System (DMS)By Dr. Vikas V. GuptaDocument Management or Enterprise Information Management is perhaps one of the most important of the enterprise solutions that will provide a solution to the various requirements of SOX. Several sections of SOX have a direct bearing on the manner in which the digital documents/records of the enterprise are created, reviewed, approved, stored, retrieved, transferred, and destroyed.Knowledge Management: Document & Records ManagementEstimates have been made calculating that a significantly large proportion (some say, more than 70%) of the documents owned by an enterprise are in digital format and might never be seen in hardcopy.According to Gartner�s Editor in Chief James Lundy: Re

Reference Knowledge Management Publication - Knowledge Management Tips 


Reference Knowledge Management Publication - Knowledge Management Tips A page about ::Reference Knowledge Management PublicationKnowledge Management TipsA Site About Business Knowledge Management  Knowledge Management - Learning Whilst Doing - Facilitating an After Action ReviewBy Chris CollisonIntroducing a learning culture into organisations can be difficult at times, particularly if the effort required it great and the benefits aren't quickly identifiable.After Action Reviews (known as AARs) are one of the simplest knowledge management techniques, and have been used to great effect in organisations ranging from the US Army, to BP, and even in the development sector in NGOs like TearFund. Their power comes from the fact that they take little time, generate rapid results, and the approach can be easily learned and repeated. In summary, they have a "low barrier to entry".So how do you conduct an AAR?AA

Knowledge Management Implementation - Knowledge Management Tips 


Knowledge Management Implementation - Knowledge Management Tips A page about ::Knowledge Management ImplementationKnowledge Management TipsA Site About Business Knowledge Management  Knowledge Management - Creating a Sustainable Yellow Pages SystemBy Chris CollisonHow can I "know who knows" None of us can personally know more than around 250 people, yet we want our companies to be smart, learning organisations where it's easy to find the right person to talk to. This is why many organisations create "yellow pages" applications, which enable employees to find and contact other staff with particular expertise and skills. However, these systems can be fraught with difficulty in their implementation, and often end up as out-of-date, glorified intranet telephone directories. This article, drawn from a best-selling knowledge management fieldbook by its author, identifies ten key steps involved in creating an

Thesis Knowledge Management - Knowledge Management Tips 


Thesis Knowledge Management - Knowledge Management Tips A page about ::Thesis Knowledge ManagementKnowledge Management TipsA Site About Business Knowledge Management  What is Knowledge Management Anyway?By Ben SharWhen you think of all the things companies have, you do not always consider the knowledge they have. For instance, a company is only as good as its employees, its resources, and its knowledge. But, where and what is that knowledge? How is that knowledge managed within the company?A basic definition of knowledge management is this. Knowledge management is a process that companies use to generate value from their assets. Knowledge management can be much more, but this is the basics of it. Now, there are two types of knowledge management to speak of at this point. One is explicit knowledge.What is that?It is the assets such as �paper� assets such as trade marks, patents, files, employee lists, c

In Knowledge Malaysia Management - Knowledge Management Tips 


In Knowledge Malaysia Management - Knowledge Management Tips A page about ::In Knowledge Malaysia ManagementKnowledge Management TipsA Site About Business Knowledge Management  Knowledge Management: More Than Just Know-how!By Chris CollisonPeople sometimes interchange the terms "know-how" and "knowledge", but there's a world of difference! Systems vendors are falling over themselves to sell you so-called "integrated knowledge management solutions", but these are rarely more than glorified information management systems with go-faster stripes.If we fail to understand knowledge in all its facets, then there is a danger that in doing so we miss out on the most valuable aspects of knowledge management and end up delivering a system-driven solution, rather than a cultural shift towards sharing and learning from experience.Know-how is the processes, procedures, techniques and tools you use to get something d

Knowledge Project Management - Knowledge Management Tips 


Knowledge Project Management - Knowledge Management Tips A page about ::Knowledge Project ManagementKnowledge Management TipsA Site About Business Knowledge Management  Knowledge Management - Creating a Sustainable Yellow Pages SystemBy Chris CollisonHow can I "know who knows" None of us can personally know more than around 250 people, yet we want our companies to be smart, learning organisations where it's easy to find the right person to talk to. This is why many organisations create "yellow pages" applications, which enable employees to find and contact other staff with particular expertise and skills. However, these systems can be fraught with difficulty in their implementation, and often end up as out-of-date, glorified intranet telephone directories. This article, drawn from a best-selling knowledge management fieldbook by its author, identifies ten key steps involved in creating and sustaining a

Institution Knowledge Management Mgmt Tool - Knowledge Management Tips 


Institution Knowledge Management Mgmt Tool - Knowledge Management Tips A page about ::Institution Knowledge Management Mgmt ToolKnowledge Management TipsA Site About Business Knowledge Management  Understanding Document ManagementBy Cavyl StewartThe term "document management" and "paperless office" is the subject of countless articles and books. Everyone wants to achieve this lofty goal but not everyone understands what the terms really mean. Before you can embark on the journey of achieving total document management, it's important that you have a good basic knowledge of the terms and concepts that go with it.Once you start investigating the various software solutions that are available you're going to run into some document management abbreviations, acronyms, and general terms that you might not be familiar with. Here is a "cheat sheet" that will help you to understand the material that you'll encoun

Information Knowledge Management Technology - Knowledge Management Tips 


Information Knowledge Management Technology - Knowledge Management Tips A page about ::Information Knowledge Management TechnologyKnowledge Management TipsA Site About Business Knowledge Management  Understanding Document ManagementBy Cavyl StewartThe term "document management" and "paperless office" is the subject of countless articles and books. Everyone wants to achieve this lofty goal but not everyone understands what the terms really mean. Before you can embark on the journey of achieving total document management, it's important that you have a good basic knowledge of the terms and concepts that go with it.Once you start investigating the various software solutions that are available you're going to run into some document management abbreviations, acronyms, and general terms that you might not be familiar with. Here is a "cheat sheet" that will help you to understand the material that you'll enco

Tuesday, August 30, 2005

Knowledge Management Education - Knowledge Management Tips 


Knowledge Management Education - Knowledge Management Tips A page about ::Knowledge Management EducationKnowledge Management TipsA Site About Business Knowledge Management  Knowledge Management - Leadership Behaviours Which Encourage Knowledge-SharingBy Chris CollisonThe concept of knowledge management or knowledge sharing makes intellectual sense to the leadership teams in most organisations. Why wouldn't we want to learn from our successes and failures, and translate that learning into value?However, there is often a gap between the conceptual understanding, and their own behaviours as leaders - and that can be a problem? How do you engage leaders both intellectually and emotionally, in a way which will make a difference to their day-to-day behaviours? It requires more than a set of competency frameworks!The examples below are taken from the bestselling fieldbook "Learning to Fly ? Practical knowledg

Data Warehousing And Knowledge Management - Knowledge Management Tips 


Data Warehousing And Knowledge Management - Knowledge Management Tips A page about ::Data Warehousing And Knowledge ManagementKnowledge Management TipsA Site About Business Knowledge Management  Knowledge Management - Lessons Learned and How To Identify ThemBy Chris CollisonMany organisations use the term "lessons learned" to describe the way in which they avoid repeating mistakes, or ensure that they build on past successes, yet a lesson can only be applied if it has been successfully identified, and captured first. Even in "learning organisations" who profess to be good at knowledge management and knowledge sharing, the process for identifying lessons learned can lacks rigour or depth. All too often, lessons end up as "motherhood and apple pie" statements, and end up in reports on shelves gathering dust (or its electronic equivalent).The guidelines below are drawn from the book "Learning to Fly - Pra

Information And Knowledge Management - Knowledge Management Tips 


Information And Knowledge Management - Knowledge Management Tips A page about ::Information And Knowledge ManagementKnowledge Management TipsA Site About Business Knowledge Management  Knowledge Management - Capturing And Structuring Knowledge Into Reusable AssetsBy Chris CollisonMany organizations have an approach for identifying and recording lessons learned, perhaps as part of a post-project review or similar process. Unfortunately, lessons learned reports have a tendency to end up on a shelf gathering dust, or lost in the un-chartered corner of a fileserver somewhere. Let's get real. How many people will really trawl diligently through a number of lessons learned documents in order to glean some key point? The reality is, if you can motivate employees to initiate any kind of "learning before doing" activity, then you?re doing pretty well.Remember the last time you packed your bag in preparation for

Knowledge Management Initiative - Knowledge Management Tips 


Knowledge Management Initiative - Knowledge Management Tips A page about ::Knowledge Management InitiativeKnowledge Management TipsA Site About Business Knowledge Management  Need of Document Management System (DMS)By Dr. Vikas V. GuptaDocument Management or Enterprise Information Management is perhaps one of the most important of the enterprise solutions that will provide a solution to the various requirements of SOX. Several sections of SOX have a direct bearing on the manner in which the digital documents/records of the enterprise are created, reviewed, approved, stored, retrieved, transferred, and destroyed.Knowledge Management: Document & Records ManagementEstimates have been made calculating that a significantly large proportion (some say, more than 70%) of the documents owned by an enterprise are in digital format and might never be seen in hardcopy.According to Gartner�s Editor in Chief James L

Knowledge Management Canada - Knowledge Management Tips 


Knowledge Management Canada - Knowledge Management Tips A page about ::Knowledge Management CanadaKnowledge Management TipsA Site About Business Knowledge Management  What is Knowledge Management Anyway?By Ben SharWhen you think of all the things companies have, you do not always consider the knowledge they have. For instance, a company is only as good as its employees, its resources, and its knowledge. But, where and what is that knowledge? How is that knowledge managed within the company?A basic definition of knowledge management is this. Knowledge management is a process that companies use to generate value from their assets. Knowledge management can be much more, but this is the basics of it. Now, there are two types of knowledge management to speak of at this point. One is explicit knowledge.What is that?It is the assets such as �paper� assets such as trade marks, patents, files, employee lists, c

Ethics Knowledge Management - Knowledge Management Tips 


Ethics Knowledge Management - Knowledge Management Tips A page about ::Ethics Knowledge ManagementKnowledge Management TipsA Site About Business Knowledge Management  Knowledge Management - Learning Whilst Doing - Facilitating an After Action ReviewBy Chris CollisonIntroducing a learning culture into organisations can be difficult at times, particularly if the effort required it great and the benefits aren't quickly identifiable.After Action Reviews (known as AARs) are one of the simplest knowledge management techniques, and have been used to great effect in organisations ranging from the US Army, to BP, and even in the development sector in NGOs like TearFund. Their power comes from the fact that they take little time, generate rapid results, and the approach can be easily learned and repeated. In summary, they have a "low barrier to entry".So how do you conduct an AAR?AARs are a simple way for indiv.

Microsoft Knowledge Management - Knowledge Management Tips 


Microsoft Knowledge Management - Knowledge Management Tips A page about ::Microsoft Knowledge ManagementKnowledge Management TipsA Site About Business Knowledge Management  Knowledge Management Benefits - An OverviewBy Balaji BWhenever you decide on investing in a new strategy, program, process, or project, you need to make sure that it is really worth investing and value-adding. You also need to analyze the cost-benefits of such an investment and the return or value that you get out of that investment. These are some issues that need to be considered before going in for knowledge management initiatives.Today's increasingly difficult economic times pose the need for cost-effective initiatives such as knowledge management programs and practices. Organization heads always need a clear understanding of the bottom line Knowledge management benefits before they invest in such initiatives. The Knowledge mana

The Role Of It In Knowledge Management - Knowledge Management Tips 


The Role Of It In Knowledge Management - Knowledge Management Tips A page about ::The Role Of It In Knowledge ManagementKnowledge Management TipsA Site About Business Knowledge Management  Knowledge Management - Learning Whilst Doing - Facilitating an After Action ReviewBy Chris CollisonIntroducing a learning culture into organisations can be difficult at times, particularly if the effort required it great and the benefits aren't quickly identifiable.After Action Reviews (known as AARs) are one of the simplest knowledge management techniques, and have been used to great effect in organisations ranging from the US Army, to BP, and even in the development sector in NGOs like TearFund. Their power comes from the fact that they take little time, generate rapid results, and the approach can be easily learned and repeated. In summary, they have a "low barrier to entry".So how do you conduct an AAR?AARs are a

Project Management Book Of Knowledge - Knowledge Management Tips 


Project Management Book Of Knowledge - Knowledge Management Tips A page about ::Project Management Book Of KnowledgeKnowledge Management TipsA Site About Business Knowledge Management  Knowledge Management: More Than Just Know-how!By Chris CollisonPeople sometimes interchange the terms "know-how" and "knowledge", but there's a world of difference! Systems vendors are falling over themselves to sell you so-called "integrated knowledge management solutions", but these are rarely more than glorified information management systems with go-faster stripes.If we fail to understand knowledge in all its facets, then there is a danger that in doing so we miss out on the most valuable aspects of knowledge management and end up delivering a system-driven solution, rather than a cultural shift towards sharing and learning from experience.Know-how is the processes, procedures, techniques and tools you use to get som

Project Management Knowledge Area - Knowledge Management Tips 


Project Management Knowledge Area - Knowledge Management Tips A page about ::Project Management Knowledge AreaKnowledge Management TipsA Site About Business Knowledge Management  Knowledge Management Benefits - An OverviewBy Balaji BWhenever you decide on investing in a new strategy, program, process, or project, you need to make sure that it is really worth investing and value-adding. You also need to analyze the cost-benefits of such an investment and the return or value that you get out of that investment. These are some issues that need to be considered before going in for knowledge management initiatives.Today's increasingly difficult economic times pose the need for cost-effective initiatives such as knowledge management programs and practices. Organization heads always need a clear understanding of the bottom line Knowledge management benefits before they invest in such initiatives. The Knowledg

Learning Organization And Knowledge Management - Knowledge Management Tips 


Learning Organization And Knowledge Management - Knowledge Management Tips A page about ::Learning Organization And Knowledge ManagementKnowledge Management TipsA Site About Business Knowledge Management  Knowledge Management - Learning Whilst Doing - Facilitating an After Action ReviewBy Chris CollisonIntroducing a learning culture into organisations can be difficult at times, particularly if the effort required it great and the benefits aren't quickly identifiable.After Action Reviews (known as AARs) are one of the simplest knowledge management techniques, and have been used to great effect in organisations ranging from the US Army, to BP, and even in the development sector in NGOs like TearFund. Their power comes from the fact that they take little time, generate rapid results, and the approach can be easily learned and repeated. In summary, they have a "low barrier to entry".So how do you conduct a

Knowledge Management Or Km - Knowledge Management Tips 


Knowledge Management Or Km - Knowledge Management Tips A page about ::Knowledge Management Or KmKnowledge Management TipsA Site About Business Knowledge Management  Understanding Document ManagementBy Cavyl StewartThe term "document management" and "paperless office" is the subject of countless articles and books. Everyone wants to achieve this lofty goal but not everyone understands what the terms really mean. Before you can embark on the journey of achieving total document management, it's important that you have a good basic knowledge of the terms and concepts that go with it.Once you start investigating the various software solutions that are available you're going to run into some document management abbreviations, acronyms, and general terms that you might not be familiar with. Here is a "cheat sheet" that will help you to understand the material that you'll encounter as well as the conversations

Knowledge Content Management - Knowledge Management Tips 


Knowledge Content Management - Knowledge Management Tips A page about ::Knowledge Content ManagementKnowledge Management TipsA Site About Business Knowledge Management  Knowledge Management - Leadership Behaviours Which Encourage Knowledge-SharingBy Chris CollisonThe concept of knowledge management or knowledge sharing makes intellectual sense to the leadership teams in most organisations. Why wouldn't we want to learn from our successes and failures, and translate that learning into value?However, there is often a gap between the conceptual understanding, and their own behaviours as leaders - and that can be a problem? How do you engage leaders both intellectually and emotionally, in a way which will make a difference to their day-to-day behaviours? It requires more than a set of competency frameworks!The examples below are taken from the bestselling fieldbook "Learning to Fly ? Practical knowledge ma

Knowledge Management And Law Firm - Knowledge Management Tips 


Knowledge Management And Law Firm - Knowledge Management Tips A page about ::Knowledge Management And Law FirmKnowledge Management TipsA Site About Business Knowledge Management  Need of Document Management System (DMS)By Dr. Vikas V. GuptaDocument Management or Enterprise Information Management is perhaps one of the most important of the enterprise solutions that will provide a solution to the various requirements of SOX. Several sections of SOX have a direct bearing on the manner in which the digital documents/records of the enterprise are created, reviewed, approved, stored, retrieved, transferred, and destroyed.Knowledge Management: Document & Records ManagementEstimates have been made calculating that a significantly large proportion (some say, more than 70%) of the documents owned by an enterprise are in digital format and might never be seen in hardcopy.According to Gartner�s Editor in Chief Jam

Knowledge Management Model - Knowledge Management Tips 


Knowledge Management Model - Knowledge Management Tips A page about ::Knowledge Management ModelKnowledge Management TipsA Site About Business Knowledge Management  Knowledge Management - Capturing And Structuring Knowledge Into Reusable AssetsBy Chris CollisonMany organizations have an approach for identifying and recording lessons learned, perhaps as part of a post-project review or similar process. Unfortunately, lessons learned reports have a tendency to end up on a shelf gathering dust, or lost in the un-chartered corner of a fileserver somewhere. Let's get real. How many people will really trawl diligently through a number of lessons learned documents in order to glean some key point? The reality is, if you can motivate employees to initiate any kind of "learning before doing" activity, then you?re doing pretty well.Remember the last time you packed your bag in preparation for a business trip?All

Monday, August 29, 2005

Company Knowledge Management - Knowledge Management Tips 


Company Knowledge Management - Knowledge Management Tips A page about ::Company Knowledge ManagementKnowledge Management TipsA Site About Business Knowledge Management  What is Knowledge Management Anyway?By Ben SharWhen you think of all the things companies have, you do not always consider the knowledge they have. For instance, a company is only as good as its employees, its resources, and its knowledge. But, where and what is that knowledge? How is that knowledge managed within the company?A basic definition of knowledge management is this. Knowledge management is a process that companies use to generate value from their assets. Knowledge management can be much more, but this is the basics of it. Now, there are two types of knowledge management to speak of at this point. One is explicit knowledge.What is that?It is the assets such as �paper� assets such as trade marks, patents, files, employee lists,

Knowledge Management Intellectual Capital - Knowledge Management Tips 


Knowledge Management Intellectual Capital - Knowledge Management Tips A page about ::Knowledge Management Intellectual CapitalKnowledge Management TipsA Site About Business Knowledge Management  Knowledge Management Benefits - An OverviewBy Balaji BWhenever you decide on investing in a new strategy, program, process, or project, you need to make sure that it is really worth investing and value-adding. You also need to analyze the cost-benefits of such an investment and the return or value that you get out of that investment. These are some issues that need to be considered before going in for knowledge management initiatives.Today's increasingly difficult economic times pose the need for cost-effective initiatives such as knowledge management programs and practices. Organization heads always need a clear understanding of the bottom line Knowledge management benefits before they invest in such initiativ

Knowledge Management Course - Knowledge Management Tips 


Knowledge Management Course - Knowledge Management Tips A page about ::Knowledge Management CourseKnowledge Management TipsA Site About Business Knowledge Management  Knowledge Management: More Than Just Know-how!By Chris CollisonPeople sometimes interchange the terms "know-how" and "knowledge", but there's a world of difference! Systems vendors are falling over themselves to sell you so-called "integrated knowledge management solutions", but these are rarely more than glorified information management systems with go-faster stripes.If we fail to understand knowledge in all its facets, then there is a danger that in doing so we miss out on the most valuable aspects of knowledge management and end up delivering a system-driven solution, rather than a cultural shift towards sharing and learning from experience.Know-how is the processes, procedures, techniques and tools you use to get something done. This

Knowledge Management Pdf - Knowledge Management Tips 


Knowledge Management Pdf - Knowledge Management Tips A page about ::Knowledge Management PdfKnowledge Management TipsA Site About Business Knowledge Management  Knowledge Management - Learning Whilst Doing - Facilitating an After Action ReviewBy Chris CollisonIntroducing a learning culture into organisations can be difficult at times, particularly if the effort required it great and the benefits aren't quickly identifiable.After Action Reviews (known as AARs) are one of the simplest knowledge management techniques, and have been used to great effect in organisations ranging from the US Army, to BP, and even in the development sector in NGOs like TearFund. Their power comes from the fact that they take little time, generate rapid results, and the approach can be easily learned and repeated. In summary, they have a "low barrier to entry".So how do you conduct an AAR?AARs are a simple way for indiv... [ R

Knowledge Management Conference - Knowledge Management Tips 


Knowledge Management Conference - Knowledge Management Tips A page about ::Knowledge Management ConferenceKnowledge Management TipsA Site About Business Knowledge Management  Knowledge Management - Capturing And Structuring Knowledge Into Reusable AssetsBy Chris CollisonMany organizations have an approach for identifying and recording lessons learned, perhaps as part of a post-project review or similar process. Unfortunately, lessons learned reports have a tendency to end up on a shelf gathering dust, or lost in the un-chartered corner of a fileserver somewhere. Let's get real. How many people will really trawl diligently through a number of lessons learned documents in order to glean some key point? The reality is, if you can motivate employees to initiate any kind of "learning before doing" activity, then you?re doing pretty well.Remember the last time you packed your bag in preparation for a busines

Rapport Knowledge Management - Knowledge Management Tips 


Rapport Knowledge Management - Knowledge Management Tips A page about ::Rapport Knowledge ManagementKnowledge Management TipsA Site About Business Knowledge Management  Understanding Document ManagementBy Cavyl StewartThe term "document management" and "paperless office" is the subject of countless articles and books. Everyone wants to achieve this lofty goal but not everyone understands what the terms really mean. Before you can embark on the journey of achieving total document management, it's important that you have a good basic knowledge of the terms and concepts that go with it.Once you start investigating the various software solutions that are available you're going to run into some document management abbreviations, acronyms, and general terms that you might not be familiar with. Here is a "cheat sheet" that will help you to understand the material that you'll encounter as well as the conversat

Information Knowledge Management System - Knowledge Management Tips 


Information Knowledge Management System - Knowledge Management Tips A page about ::Information Knowledge Management SystemKnowledge Management TipsA Site About Business Knowledge Management  Understanding Document ManagementBy Cavyl StewartThe term "document management" and "paperless office" is the subject of countless articles and books. Everyone wants to achieve this lofty goal but not everyone understands what the terms really mean. Before you can embark on the journey of achieving total document management, it's important that you have a good basic knowledge of the terms and concepts that go with it.Once you start investigating the various software solutions that are available you're going to run into some document management abbreviations, acronyms, and general terms that you might not be familiar with. Here is a "cheat sheet" that will help you to understand the material that you'll encounter as

Client Knowledge Management - Knowledge Management Tips 


Client Knowledge Management - Knowledge Management Tips A page about ::Client Knowledge ManagementKnowledge Management TipsA Site About Business Knowledge Management  Knowledge Management - Learning Whilst Doing - Facilitating an After Action ReviewBy Chris CollisonIntroducing a learning culture into organisations can be difficult at times, particularly if the effort required it great and the benefits aren't quickly identifiable.After Action Reviews (known as AARs) are one of the simplest knowledge management techniques, and have been used to great effect in organisations ranging from the US Army, to BP, and even in the development sector in NGOs like TearFund. Their power comes from the fact that they take little time, generate rapid results, and the approach can be easily learned and repeated. In summary, they have a "low barrier to entry".So how do you conduct an AAR?AARs are a simple way for indiv.

Intranet Knowledge Management - Knowledge Management Tips 


Intranet Knowledge Management - Knowledge Management Tips A page about ::Intranet Knowledge ManagementKnowledge Management TipsA Site About Business Knowledge Management  Knowledge Management - Learning Whilst Doing - Facilitating an After Action ReviewBy Chris CollisonIntroducing a learning culture into organisations can be difficult at times, particularly if the effort required it great and the benefits aren't quickly identifiable.After Action Reviews (known as AARs) are one of the simplest knowledge management techniques, and have been used to great effect in organisations ranging from the US Army, to BP, and even in the development sector in NGOs like TearFund. Their power comes from the fact that they take little time, generate rapid results, and the approach can be easily learned and repeated. In summary, they have a "low barrier to entry".So how do you conduct an AAR?AARs are a simple way for in

Knowledge Management Framework - Knowledge Management Tips 


Knowledge Management Framework - Knowledge Management Tips A page about ::Knowledge Management FrameworkKnowledge Management TipsA Site About Business Knowledge Management  Knowledge Management - Learning Whilst Doing - Facilitating an After Action ReviewBy Chris CollisonIntroducing a learning culture into organisations can be difficult at times, particularly if the effort required it great and the benefits aren't quickly identifiable.After Action Reviews (known as AARs) are one of the simplest knowledge management techniques, and have been used to great effect in organisations ranging from the US Army, to BP, and even in the development sector in NGOs like TearFund. Their power comes from the fact that they take little time, generate rapid results, and the approach can be easily learned and repeated. In summary, they have a "low barrier to entry".So how do you conduct an AAR?AARs are a simple way for

Formal In Informal Knowledge Management Network - Knowledge Management Tips 


Formal In Informal Knowledge Management Network - Knowledge Management Tips A page about ::Formal In Informal Knowledge Management NetworkKnowledge Management TipsA Site About Business Knowledge Management  Knowledge Management - Leadership Behaviours Which Encourage Knowledge-SharingBy Chris CollisonThe concept of knowledge management or knowledge sharing makes intellectual sense to the leadership teams in most organisations. Why wouldn't we want to learn from our successes and failures, and translate that learning into value?However, there is often a gap between the conceptual understanding, and their own behaviours as leaders - and that can be a problem? How do you engage leaders both intellectually and emotionally, in a way which will make a difference to their day-to-day behaviours? It requires more than a set of competency frameworks!The examples below are taken from the bestselling fieldbook "Le

Environmental Knowledge Management Scanning - Knowledge Management Tips 


Environmental Knowledge Management Scanning - Knowledge Management Tips A page about ::Environmental Knowledge Management ScanningKnowledge Management TipsA Site About Business Knowledge Management  Knowledge Management - Capturing And Structuring Knowledge Into Reusable AssetsBy Chris CollisonMany organizations have an approach for identifying and recording lessons learned, perhaps as part of a post-project review or similar process. Unfortunately, lessons learned reports have a tendency to end up on a shelf gathering dust, or lost in the un-chartered corner of a fileserver somewhere. Let's get real. How many people will really trawl diligently through a number of lessons learned documents in order to glean some key point? The reality is, if you can motivate employees to initiate any kind of "learning before doing" activity, then you?re doing pretty well.Remember the last time you packed your bag in p

Sunday, August 28, 2005

Knowledge Management Resource On The Web - Knowledge Management Tips 


Knowledge Management Resource On The Web - Knowledge Management Tips A page about ::Knowledge Management Resource On The WebKnowledge Management TipsA Site About Business Knowledge Management  Knowledge Management Benefits - An OverviewBy Balaji BWhenever you decide on investing in a new strategy, program, process, or project, you need to make sure that it is really worth investing and value-adding. You also need to analyze the cost-benefits of such an investment and the return or value that you get out of that investment. These are some issues that need to be considered before going in for knowledge management initiatives.Today's increasingly difficult economic times pose the need for cost-effective initiatives such as knowledge management programs and practices. Organization heads always need a clear understanding of the bottom line Knowledge management benefits before they invest in such initiatives

Knowledge Management Technology - Knowledge Management Tips 


Knowledge Management Technology - Knowledge Management Tips A page about ::Knowledge Management TechnologyKnowledge Management TipsA Site About Business Knowledge Management  Need of Document Management System (DMS)By Dr. Vikas V. GuptaDocument Management or Enterprise Information Management is perhaps one of the most important of the enterprise solutions that will provide a solution to the various requirements of SOX. Several sections of SOX have a direct bearing on the manner in which the digital documents/records of the enterprise are created, reviewed, approved, stored, retrieved, transferred, and destroyed.Knowledge Management: Document & Records ManagementEstimates have been made calculating that a significantly large proportion (some say, more than 70%) of the documents owned by an enterprise are in digital format and might never be seen in hardcopy.According to Gartner�s Editor in Chief James L

Knowledge Management Consulting - Knowledge Management Tips 


Knowledge Management Consulting - Knowledge Management Tips A page about ::Knowledge Management ConsultingKnowledge Management TipsA Site About Business Knowledge Management  Knowledge Management: More Than Just Know-how!By Chris CollisonPeople sometimes interchange the terms "know-how" and "knowledge", but there's a world of difference! Systems vendors are falling over themselves to sell you so-called "integrated knowledge management solutions", but these are rarely more than glorified information management systems with go-faster stripes.If we fail to understand knowledge in all its facets, then there is a danger that in doing so we miss out on the most valuable aspects of knowledge management and end up delivering a system-driven solution, rather than a cultural shift towards sharing and learning from experience.Know-how is the processes, procedures, techniques and tools you use to get something don

Logiciel Knowledge Management - Knowledge Management Tips 


Logiciel Knowledge Management - Knowledge Management Tips A page about ::Logiciel Knowledge ManagementKnowledge Management TipsA Site About Business Knowledge Management  Knowledge Management - Creating a Sustainable Yellow Pages SystemBy Chris CollisonHow can I "know who knows" None of us can personally know more than around 250 people, yet we want our companies to be smart, learning organisations where it's easy to find the right person to talk to. This is why many organisations create "yellow pages" applications, which enable employees to find and contact other staff with particular expertise and skills. However, these systems can be fraught with difficulty in their implementation, and often end up as out-of-date, glorified intranet telephone directories. This article, drawn from a best-selling knowledge management fieldbook by its author, identifies ten key steps involved in creating and sustaining

Organizational Learning And Knowledge Management - Knowledge Management Tips 


Organizational Learning And Knowledge Management - Knowledge Management Tips A page about ::Organizational Learning And Knowledge ManagementKnowledge Management TipsA Site About Business Knowledge Management  Knowledge Management - Learning Whilst Doing - Facilitating an After Action ReviewBy Chris CollisonIntroducing a learning culture into organisations can be difficult at times, particularly if the effort required it great and the benefits aren't quickly identifiable.After Action Reviews (known as AARs) are one of the simplest knowledge management techniques, and have been used to great effect in organisations ranging from the US Army, to BP, and even in the development sector in NGOs like TearFund. Their power comes from the fact that they take little time, generate rapid results, and the approach can be easily learned and repeated. In summary, they have a "low barrier to entry".So how do you condu

Knowledge Management Gestion Connaissance - Knowledge Management Tips 


Knowledge Management Gestion Connaissance - Knowledge Management Tips A page about ::Knowledge Management Gestion ConnaissanceKnowledge Management TipsA Site About Business Knowledge Management  What is Knowledge Management Anyway?By Ben SharWhen you think of all the things companies have, you do not always consider the knowledge they have. For instance, a company is only as good as its employees, its resources, and its knowledge. But, where and what is that knowledge? How is that knowledge managed within the company?A basic definition of knowledge management is this. Knowledge management is a process that companies use to generate value from their assets. Knowledge management can be much more, but this is the basics of it. Now, there are two types of knowledge management to speak of at this point. One is explicit knowledge.What is that?It is the assets such as �paper� assets such as trade marks, paten

Entertainment Knowledge Management - Knowledge Management Tips 


Entertainment Knowledge Management - Knowledge Management Tips A page about ::Entertainment Knowledge ManagementKnowledge Management TipsA Site About Business Knowledge Management  Knowledge Management: More Than Just Know-how!By Chris CollisonPeople sometimes interchange the terms "know-how" and "knowledge", but there's a world of difference! Systems vendors are falling over themselves to sell you so-called "integrated knowledge management solutions", but these are rarely more than glorified information management systems with go-faster stripes.If we fail to understand knowledge in all its facets, then there is a danger that in doing so we miss out on the most valuable aspects of knowledge management and end up delivering a system-driven solution, rather than a cultural shift towards sharing and learning from experience.Know-how is the processes, procedures, techniques and tools you use to get somethi

Knowledge Management And Workflow - Knowledge Management Tips 


Knowledge Management And Workflow - Knowledge Management Tips A page about ::Knowledge Management And WorkflowKnowledge Management TipsA Site About Business Knowledge Management  Knowledge Management: More Than Just Know-how!By Chris CollisonPeople sometimes interchange the terms "know-how" and "knowledge", but there's a world of difference! Systems vendors are falling over themselves to sell you so-called "integrated knowledge management solutions", but these are rarely more than glorified information management systems with go-faster stripes.If we fail to understand knowledge in all its facets, then there is a danger that in doing so we miss out on the most valuable aspects of knowledge management and end up delivering a system-driven solution, rather than a cultural shift towards sharing and learning from experience.Know-how is the processes, procedures, techniques and tools you use to get something

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Knowledge Management Application - Knowledge Management Tips A page about ::Knowledge Management ApplicationKnowledge Management TipsA Site About Business Knowledge Management  Knowledge Management Benefits - An OverviewBy Balaji BWhenever you decide on investing in a new strategy, program, process, or project, you need to make sure that it is really worth investing and value-adding. You also need to analyze the cost-benefits of such an investment and the return or value that you get out of that investment. These are some issues that need to be considered before going in for knowledge management initiatives.Today's increasingly difficult economic times pose the need for cost-effective initiatives such as knowledge management programs and practices. Organization heads always need a clear understanding of the bottom line Knowledge management benefits before they invest in such initiatives. The Knowledge

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Sap Knowledge Management - Knowledge Management Tips A page about ::Sap Knowledge ManagementKnowledge Management TipsA Site About Business Knowledge Management  Knowledge Management - Capturing And Structuring Knowledge Into Reusable AssetsBy Chris CollisonMany organizations have an approach for identifying and recording lessons learned, perhaps as part of a post-project review or similar process. Unfortunately, lessons learned reports have a tendency to end up on a shelf gathering dust, or lost in the un-chartered corner of a fileserver somewhere. Let's get real. How many people will really trawl diligently through a number of lessons learned documents in order to glean some key point? The reality is, if you can motivate employees to initiate any kind of "learning before doing" activity, then you?re doing pretty well.Remember the last time you packed your bag in preparation for a business trip?All tho

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Knowledge Management And Innovation - Knowledge Management Tips A page about ::Knowledge Management And InnovationKnowledge Management TipsA Site About Business Knowledge Management  What is Knowledge Management Anyway?By Ben SharWhen you think of all the things companies have, you do not always consider the knowledge they have. For instance, a company is only as good as its employees, its resources, and its knowledge. But, where and what is that knowledge? How is that knowledge managed within the company?A basic definition of knowledge management is this. Knowledge management is a process that companies use to generate value from their assets. Knowledge management can be much more, but this is the basics of it. Now, there are two types of knowledge management to speak of at this point. One is explicit knowledge.What is that?It is the assets such as �paper� assets such as trade marks, patents, files, e

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Conseil Knowledge Management - Knowledge Management Tips A page about ::Conseil Knowledge ManagementKnowledge Management TipsA Site About Business Knowledge Management  Need of Document Management System (DMS)By Dr. Vikas V. GuptaDocument Management or Enterprise Information Management is perhaps one of the most important of the enterprise solutions that will provide a solution to the various requirements of SOX. Several sections of SOX have a direct bearing on the manner in which the digital documents/records of the enterprise are created, reviewed, approved, stored, retrieved, transferred, and destroyed.Knowledge Management: Document & Records ManagementEstimates have been made calculating that a significantly large proportion (some say, more than 70%) of the documents owned by an enterprise are in digital format and might never be seen in hardcopy.According to Gartner�s Editor in Chief James Lundy:

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Knowledge Management Best Practice - Knowledge Management Tips A page about ::Knowledge Management Best PracticeKnowledge Management TipsA Site About Business Knowledge Management  Knowledge Management - Leadership Behaviours Which Encourage Knowledge-SharingBy Chris CollisonThe concept of knowledge management or knowledge sharing makes intellectual sense to the leadership teams in most organisations. Why wouldn't we want to learn from our successes and failures, and translate that learning into value?However, there is often a gap between the conceptual understanding, and their own behaviours as leaders - and that can be a problem? How do you engage leaders both intellectually and emotionally, in a way which will make a difference to their day-to-day behaviours? It requires more than a set of competency frameworks!The examples below are taken from the bestselling fieldbook "Learning to Fly ? Practical

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Hospitality Knowledge Management - Knowledge Management Tips A page about ::Hospitality Knowledge ManagementKnowledge Management TipsA Site About Business Knowledge Management  Knowledge Management - Capturing And Structuring Knowledge Into Reusable AssetsBy Chris CollisonMany organizations have an approach for identifying and recording lessons learned, perhaps as part of a post-project review or similar process. Unfortunately, lessons learned reports have a tendency to end up on a shelf gathering dust, or lost in the un-chartered corner of a fileserver somewhere. Let's get real. How many people will really trawl diligently through a number of lessons learned documents in order to glean some key point? The reality is, if you can motivate employees to initiate any kind of "learning before doing" activity, then you?re doing pretty well.Remember the last time you packed your bag in preparation for a busin

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Reference Knowledge Management - Knowledge Management Tips A page about ::Reference Knowledge ManagementKnowledge Management TipsA Site About Business Knowledge Management  Knowledge Management - Lessons Learned and How To Identify ThemBy Chris CollisonMany organisations use the term "lessons learned" to describe the way in which they avoid repeating mistakes, or ensure that they build on past successes, yet a lesson can only be applied if it has been successfully identified, and captured first. Even in "learning organisations" who profess to be good at knowledge management and knowledge sharing, the process for identifying lessons learned can lacks rigour or depth. All too often, lessons end up as "motherhood and apple pie" statements, and end up in reports on shelves gathering dust (or its electronic equivalent).The guidelines below are drawn from the book "Learning to Fly - Practical knowledge manag

Tuesday, August 23, 2005

knowledge management resource on the web - Knowledge Management Tips 


knowledge management resource on the web - Knowledge Management Tips A page about ::knowledge management resource on the webKnowledge Management TipsA Site About Business Knowledge Management  Knowledge Management - Learning Whilst Doing - Facilitating an After Action ReviewBy Chris CollisonIntroducing a learning culture into organisations can be difficult at times, particularly if the effort required it great and the benefits aren't quickly identifiable.After Action Reviews (known as AARs) are one of the simplest knowledge management techniques, and have been used to great effect in organisations ranging from the US Army, to BP, and even in the development sector in NGOs like TearFund. Their power comes from the fact that they take little time, generate rapid results, and the approach can be easily learned and repeated. In summary, they have a "low barrier to entry".So how do you conduct an AAR?AARs a

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knowledge management technology - Knowledge Management Tips A page about ::knowledge management technologyKnowledge Management TipsA Site About Business Knowledge Management  Knowledge Management - Learning Whilst Doing - Facilitating an After Action ReviewBy Chris CollisonIntroducing a learning culture into organisations can be difficult at times, particularly if the effort required it great and the benefits aren't quickly identifiable.After Action Reviews (known as AARs) are one of the simplest knowledge management techniques, and have been used to great effect in organisations ranging from the US Army, to BP, and even in the development sector in NGOs like TearFund. Their power comes from the fact that they take little time, generate rapid results, and the approach can be easily learned and repeated. In summary, they have a "low barrier to entry".So how do you conduct an AAR?AARs are a simple way fo

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knowledge management consulting - Knowledge Management Tips A page about ::knowledge management consultingKnowledge Management TipsA Site About Business Knowledge Management  Knowledge Management - Leadership Behaviours Which Encourage Knowledge-SharingBy Chris CollisonThe concept of knowledge management or knowledge sharing makes intellectual sense to the leadership teams in most organisations. Why wouldn't we want to learn from our successes and failures, and translate that learning into value?However, there is often a gap between the conceptual understanding, and their own behaviours as leaders - and that can be a problem? How do you engage leaders both intellectually and emotionally, in a way which will make a difference to their day-to-day behaviours? It requires more than a set of competency frameworks!The examples below are taken from the bestselling fieldbook "Learning to Fly ? Practical knowle

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logiciel knowledge management - Knowledge Management Tips A page about ::logiciel knowledge managementKnowledge Management TipsA Site About Business Knowledge Management  Knowledge Management - Lessons Learned and How To Identify ThemBy Chris CollisonMany organisations use the term "lessons learned" to describe the way in which they avoid repeating mistakes, or ensure that they build on past successes, yet a lesson can only be applied if it has been successfully identified, and captured first. Even in "learning organisations" who profess to be good at knowledge management and knowledge sharing, the process for identifying lessons learned can lacks rigour or depth. All too often, lessons end up as "motherhood and apple pie" statements, and end up in reports on shelves gathering dust (or its electronic equivalent).The guidelines below are drawn from the book "Learning to Fly - Practical knowledge managem

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organizational learning and knowledge management - Knowledge Management Tips A page about ::organizational learning and knowledge managementKnowledge Management TipsA Site About Business Knowledge Management  Knowledge Management - Capturing And Structuring Knowledge Into Reusable AssetsBy Chris CollisonMany organizations have an approach for identifying and recording lessons learned, perhaps as part of a post-project review or similar process. Unfortunately, lessons learned reports have a tendency to end up on a shelf gathering dust, or lost in the un-chartered corner of a fileserver somewhere. Let's get real. How many people will really trawl diligently through a number of lessons learned documents in order to glean some key point? The reality is, if you can motivate employees to initiate any kind of "learning before doing" activity, then you?re doing pretty well.Remember the last time you packed you

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knowledge management gestion connaissance - Knowledge Management Tips A page about ::knowledge management gestion connaissanceKnowledge Management TipsA Site About Business Knowledge Management  Knowledge Management Benefits - An OverviewBy Balaji BWhenever you decide on investing in a new strategy, program, process, or project, you need to make sure that it is really worth investing and value-adding. You also need to analyze the cost-benefits of such an investment and the return or value that you get out of that investment. These are some issues that need to be considered before going in for knowledge management initiatives.Today's increasingly difficult economic times pose the need for cost-effective initiatives such as knowledge management programs and practices. Organization heads always need a clear understanding of the bottom line Knowledge management benefits before they invest in such initiativ

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entertainment knowledge management - Knowledge Management Tips A page about ::entertainment knowledge managementKnowledge Management TipsA Site About Business Knowledge Management  Knowledge Management - Lessons Learned and How To Identify ThemBy Chris CollisonMany organisations use the term "lessons learned" to describe the way in which they avoid repeating mistakes, or ensure that they build on past successes, yet a lesson can only be applied if it has been successfully identified, and captured first. Even in "learning organisations" who profess to be good at knowledge management and knowledge sharing, the process for identifying lessons learned can lacks rigour or depth. All too often, lessons end up as "motherhood and apple pie" statements, and end up in reports on shelves gathering dust (or its electronic equivalent).The guidelines below are drawn from the book "Learning to Fly - Practical knowled

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knowledge management and workflow - Knowledge Management Tips A page about ::knowledge management and workflowKnowledge Management TipsA Site About Business Knowledge Management  Knowledge Management - Lessons Learned and How To Identify ThemBy Chris CollisonMany organisations use the term "lessons learned" to describe the way in which they avoid repeating mistakes, or ensure that they build on past successes, yet a lesson can only be applied if it has been successfully identified, and captured first. Even in "learning organisations" who profess to be good at knowledge management and knowledge sharing, the process for identifying lessons learned can lacks rigour or depth. All too often, lessons end up as "motherhood and apple pie" statements, and end up in reports on shelves gathering dust (or its electronic equivalent).The guidelines below are drawn from the book "Learning to Fly - Practical knowledge

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knowledge management application - Knowledge Management Tips A page about ::knowledge management applicationKnowledge Management TipsA Site About Business Knowledge Management  Understanding Document ManagementBy Cavyl StewartThe term "document management" and "paperless office" is the subject of countless articles and books. Everyone wants to achieve this lofty goal but not everyone understands what the terms really mean. Before you can embark on the journey of achieving total document management, it's important that you have a good basic knowledge of the terms and concepts that go with it.Once you start investigating the various software solutions that are available you're going to run into some document management abbreviations, acronyms, and general terms that you might not be familiar with. Here is a "cheat sheet" that will help you to understand the material that you'll encounter as well as the c

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sap knowledge management - Knowledge Management Tips A page about ::sap knowledge managementKnowledge Management TipsA Site About Business Knowledge Management  Understanding Document ManagementBy Cavyl StewartThe term "document management" and "paperless office" is the subject of countless articles and books. Everyone wants to achieve this lofty goal but not everyone understands what the terms really mean. Before you can embark on the journey of achieving total document management, it's important that you have a good basic knowledge of the terms and concepts that go with it.Once you start investigating the various software solutions that are available you're going to run into some document management abbreviations, acronyms, and general terms that you might not be familiar with. Here is a "cheat sheet" that will help you to understand the material that you'll encounter as well as the conversations tha

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knowledge management and innovation - Knowledge Management Tips A page about ::knowledge management and innovationKnowledge Management TipsA Site About Business Knowledge Management  Knowledge Management - Lessons Learned and How To Identify ThemBy Chris CollisonMany organisations use the term "lessons learned" to describe the way in which they avoid repeating mistakes, or ensure that they build on past successes, yet a lesson can only be applied if it has been successfully identified, and captured first. Even in "learning organisations" who profess to be good at knowledge management and knowledge sharing, the process for identifying lessons learned can lacks rigour or depth. All too often, lessons end up as "motherhood and apple pie" statements, and end up in reports on shelves gathering dust (or its electronic equivalent).The guidelines below are drawn from the book "Learning to Fly - Practical knowl

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conseil knowledge management - Knowledge Management Tips A page about ::conseil knowledge managementKnowledge Management TipsA Site About Business Knowledge Management  Knowledge Management - Learning Whilst Doing - Facilitating an After Action ReviewBy Chris CollisonIntroducing a learning culture into organisations can be difficult at times, particularly if the effort required it great and the benefits aren't quickly identifiable.After Action Reviews (known as AARs) are one of the simplest knowledge management techniques, and have been used to great effect in organisations ranging from the US Army, to BP, and even in the development sector in NGOs like TearFund. Their power comes from the fact that they take little time, generate rapid results, and the approach can be easily learned and repeated. In summary, they have a "low barrier to entry".So how do you conduct an AAR?AARs are a simple way for indi

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knowledge management best practice - Knowledge Management Tips A page about ::knowledge management best practiceKnowledge Management TipsA Site About Business Knowledge Management  Knowledge Management: More Than Just Know-how!By Chris CollisonPeople sometimes interchange the terms "know-how" and "knowledge", but there's a world of difference! Systems vendors are falling over themselves to sell you so-called "integrated knowledge management solutions", but these are rarely more than glorified information management systems with go-faster stripes.If we fail to understand knowledge in all its facets, then there is a danger that in doing so we miss out on the most valuable aspects of knowledge management and end up delivering a system-driven solution, rather than a cultural shift towards sharing and learning from experience.Know-how is the processes, procedures, techniques and tools you use to get somethi

hospitality knowledge management - Knowledge Management Tips 


hospitality knowledge management - Knowledge Management Tips A page about ::hospitality knowledge managementKnowledge Management TipsA Site About Business Knowledge Management  Knowledge Management - Leadership Behaviours Which Encourage Knowledge-SharingBy Chris CollisonThe concept of knowledge management or knowledge sharing makes intellectual sense to the leadership teams in most organisations. Why wouldn't we want to learn from our successes and failures, and translate that learning into value?However, there is often a gap between the conceptual understanding, and their own behaviours as leaders - and that can be a problem? How do you engage leaders both intellectually and emotionally, in a way which will make a difference to their day-to-day behaviours? It requires more than a set of competency frameworks!The examples below are taken from the bestselling fieldbook "Learning to Fly ? Practical know

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reference knowledge management - Knowledge Management Tips A page about ::reference knowledge managementKnowledge Management TipsA Site About Business Knowledge Management  Knowledge Management - Learning Whilst Doing - Facilitating an After Action ReviewBy Chris CollisonIntroducing a learning culture into organisations can be difficult at times, particularly if the effort required it great and the benefits aren't quickly identifiable.After Action Reviews (known as AARs) are one of the simplest knowledge management techniques, and have been used to great effect in organisations ranging from the US Army, to BP, and even in the development sector in NGOs like TearFund. Their power comes from the fact that they take little time, generate rapid results, and the approach can be easily learned and repeated. In summary, they have a "low barrier to entry".So how do you conduct an AAR?AARs are a simple way for

Monday, August 22, 2005

knowledge base management - Knowledge Management Tips 


knowledge base management - Knowledge Management Tips A page about ::knowledge base managementKnowledge Management TipsA Site About Business Knowledge Management  Knowledge Management - Leadership Behaviours Which Encourage Knowledge-SharingBy Chris CollisonThe concept of knowledge management or knowledge sharing makes intellectual sense to the leadership teams in most organisations. Why wouldn't we want to learn from our successes and failures, and translate that learning into value?However, there is often a gap between the conceptual understanding, and their own behaviours as leaders - and that can be a problem? How do you engage leaders both intellectually and emotionally, in a way which will make a difference to their day-to-day behaviours? It requires more than a set of competency frameworks!The examples below are taken from the bestselling fieldbook "Learning to Fly ? Practical knowledge manageme

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a guide to the project management body of knowledge - Knowledge Management Tips A page about ::a guide to the project management body of knowledgeKnowledge Management TipsA Site About Business Knowledge Management  Knowledge Management - Learning Whilst Doing - Facilitating an After Action ReviewBy Chris CollisonIntroducing a learning culture into organisations can be difficult at times, particularly if the effort required it great and the benefits aren't quickly identifiable.After Action Reviews (known as AARs) are one of the simplest knowledge management techniques, and have been used to great effect in organisations ranging from the US Army, to BP, and even in the development sector in NGOs like TearFund. Their power comes from the fact that they take little time, generate rapid results, and the approach can be easily learned and repeated. In summary, they have a "low barrier to entry".So how do you

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data mining knowledge management - Knowledge Management Tips A page about ::data mining knowledge managementKnowledge Management TipsA Site About Business Knowledge Management  Knowledge Management - Leadership Behaviours Which Encourage Knowledge-SharingBy Chris CollisonThe concept of knowledge management or knowledge sharing makes intellectual sense to the leadership teams in most organisations. Why wouldn't we want to learn from our successes and failures, and translate that learning into value?However, there is often a gap between the conceptual understanding, and their own behaviours as leaders - and that can be a problem? How do you engage leaders both intellectually and emotionally, in a way which will make a difference to their day-to-day behaviours? It requires more than a set of competency frameworks!The examples below are taken from the bestselling fieldbook "Learning to Fly ? Practical know

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change knowledge management - Knowledge Management Tips A page about ::change knowledge managementKnowledge Management TipsA Site About Business Knowledge Management  Knowledge Management - Lessons Learned and How To Identify ThemBy Chris CollisonMany organisations use the term "lessons learned" to describe the way in which they avoid repeating mistakes, or ensure that they build on past successes, yet a lesson can only be applied if it has been successfully identified, and captured first. Even in "learning organisations" who profess to be good at knowledge management and knowledge sharing, the process for identifying lessons learned can lacks rigour or depth. All too often, lessons end up as "motherhood and apple pie" statements, and end up in reports on shelves gathering dust (or its electronic equivalent).The guidelines below are drawn from the book "Learning to Fly - Practical knowledge management

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knowledge management organization - Knowledge Management Tips A page about ::knowledge management organizationKnowledge Management TipsA Site About Business Knowledge Management  What is Knowledge Management Anyway?By Ben SharWhen you think of all the things companies have, you do not always consider the knowledge they have. For instance, a company is only as good as its employees, its resources, and its knowledge. But, where and what is that knowledge? How is that knowledge managed within the company?A basic definition of knowledge management is this. Knowledge management is a process that companies use to generate value from their assets. Knowledge management can be much more, but this is the basics of it. Now, there are two types of knowledge management to speak of at this point. One is explicit knowledge.What is that?It is the assets such as �paper� assets such as trade marks, patents, files, emplo

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knowledge logistics management - Knowledge Management Tips A page about ::knowledge logistics managementKnowledge Management TipsA Site About Business Knowledge Management  Knowledge Management - Learning Whilst Doing - Facilitating an After Action ReviewBy Chris CollisonIntroducing a learning culture into organisations can be difficult at times, particularly if the effort required it great and the benefits aren't quickly identifiable.After Action Reviews (known as AARs) are one of the simplest knowledge management techniques, and have been used to great effect in organisations ranging from the US Army, to BP, and even in the development sector in NGOs like TearFund. Their power comes from the fact that they take little time, generate rapid results, and the approach can be easily learned and repeated. In summary, they have a "low barrier to entry".So how do you conduct an AAR?AARs are a simple way for

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supply chain knowledge management - Knowledge Management Tips A page about ::supply chain knowledge managementKnowledge Management TipsA Site About Business Knowledge Management  Knowledge Management - Leadership Behaviours Which Encourage Knowledge-SharingBy Chris CollisonThe concept of knowledge management or knowledge sharing makes intellectual sense to the leadership teams in most organisations. Why wouldn't we want to learn from our successes and failures, and translate that learning into value?However, there is often a gap between the conceptual understanding, and their own behaviours as leaders - and that can be a problem? How do you engage leaders both intellectually and emotionally, in a way which will make a difference to their day-to-day behaviours? It requires more than a set of competency frameworks!The examples below are taken from the bestselling fieldbook "Learning to Fly ? Practical kn

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knowledge management life cycle - Knowledge Management Tips A page about ::knowledge management life cycleKnowledge Management TipsA Site About Business Knowledge Management  Knowledge Management - Lessons Learned and How To Identify ThemBy Chris CollisonMany organisations use the term "lessons learned" to describe the way in which they avoid repeating mistakes, or ensure that they build on past successes, yet a lesson can only be applied if it has been successfully identified, and captured first. Even in "learning organisations" who profess to be good at knowledge management and knowledge sharing, the process for identifying lessons learned can lacks rigour or depth. All too often, lessons end up as "motherhood and apple pie" statements, and end up in reports on shelves gathering dust (or its electronic equivalent).The guidelines below are drawn from the book "Learning to Fly - Practical knowledge man

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knowledge management workflow tool - Knowledge Management Tips A page about ::knowledge management workflow toolKnowledge Management TipsA Site About Business Knowledge Management  Knowledge Management - Leadership Behaviours Which Encourage Knowledge-SharingBy Chris CollisonThe concept of knowledge management or knowledge sharing makes intellectual sense to the leadership teams in most organisations. Why wouldn't we want to learn from our successes and failures, and translate that learning into value?However, there is often a gap between the conceptual understanding, and their own behaviours as leaders - and that can be a problem? How do you engage leaders both intellectually and emotionally, in a way which will make a difference to their day-to-day behaviours? It requires more than a set of competency frameworks!The examples below are taken from the bestselling fieldbook "Learning to Fly ? Practical

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knowledge management software tool - Knowledge Management Tips A page about ::knowledge management software toolKnowledge Management TipsA Site About Business Knowledge Management  Knowledge Management - Lessons Learned and How To Identify ThemBy Chris CollisonMany organisations use the term "lessons learned" to describe the way in which they avoid repeating mistakes, or ensure that they build on past successes, yet a lesson can only be applied if it has been successfully identified, and captured first. Even in "learning organisations" who profess to be good at knowledge management and knowledge sharing, the process for identifying lessons learned can lacks rigour or depth. All too often, lessons end up as "motherhood and apple pie" statements, and end up in reports on shelves gathering dust (or its electronic equivalent).The guidelines below are drawn from the book "Learning to Fly - Practical knowled

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knowledge management journal - Knowledge Management Tips A page about ::knowledge management journalKnowledge Management TipsA Site About Business Knowledge Management  Knowledge Management - Creating a Sustainable Yellow Pages SystemBy Chris CollisonHow can I "know who knows" None of us can personally know more than around 250 people, yet we want our companies to be smart, learning organisations where it's easy to find the right person to talk to. This is why many organisations create "yellow pages" applications, which enable employees to find and contact other staff with particular expertise and skills. However, these systems can be fraught with difficulty in their implementation, and often end up as out-of-date, glorified intranet telephone directories. This article, drawn from a best-selling knowledge management fieldbook by its author, identifies ten key steps involved in creating and sustaining a

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finance knowledge management - Knowledge Management Tips A page about ::finance knowledge managementKnowledge Management TipsA Site About Business Knowledge Management  Knowledge Management Benefits - An OverviewBy Balaji BWhenever you decide on investing in a new strategy, program, process, or project, you need to make sure that it is really worth investing and value-adding. You also need to analyze the cost-benefits of such an investment and the return or value that you get out of that investment. These are some issues that need to be considered before going in for knowledge management initiatives.Today's increasingly difficult economic times pose the need for cost-effective initiatives such as knowledge management programs and practices. Organization heads always need a clear understanding of the bottom line Knowledge management benefits before they invest in such initiatives. The Knowledge manageme

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benefit of knowledge management - Knowledge Management Tips A page about ::benefit of knowledge managementKnowledge Management TipsA Site About Business Knowledge Management  Knowledge Management - Capturing And Structuring Knowledge Into Reusable AssetsBy Chris CollisonMany organizations have an approach for identifying and recording lessons learned, perhaps as part of a post-project review or similar process. Unfortunately, lessons learned reports have a tendency to end up on a shelf gathering dust, or lost in the un-chartered corner of a fileserver somewhere. Let's get real. How many people will really trawl diligently through a number of lessons learned documents in order to glean some key point? The reality is, if you can motivate employees to initiate any kind of "learning before doing" activity, then you?re doing pretty well.Remember the last time you packed your bag in preparation for a busines

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customer relations knowledge management - Knowledge Management Tips A page about ::customer relations knowledge managementKnowledge Management TipsA Site About Business Knowledge Management  Knowledge Management Benefits - An OverviewBy Balaji BWhenever you decide on investing in a new strategy, program, process, or project, you need to make sure that it is really worth investing and value-adding. You also need to analyze the cost-benefits of such an investment and the return or value that you get out of that investment. These are some issues that need to be considered before going in for knowledge management initiatives.Today's increasingly difficult economic times pose the need for cost-effective initiatives such as knowledge management programs and practices. Organization heads always need a clear understanding of the bottom line Knowledge management benefits before they invest in such initiatives.

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banking knowledge management - Knowledge Management Tips A page about ::banking knowledge managementKnowledge Management TipsA Site About Business Knowledge Management  Knowledge Management - Learning Whilst Doing - Facilitating an After Action ReviewBy Chris CollisonIntroducing a learning culture into organisations can be difficult at times, particularly if the effort required it great and the benefits aren't quickly identifiable.After Action Reviews (known as AARs) are one of the simplest knowledge management techniques, and have been used to great effect in organisations ranging from the US Army, to BP, and even in the development sector in NGOs like TearFund. Their power comes from the fact that they take little time, generate rapid results, and the approach can be easily learned and repeated. In summary, they have a "low barrier to entry".So how do you conduct an AAR?AARs are a simple way for indi

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military knowledge management - Knowledge Management Tips A page about ::military knowledge managementKnowledge Management TipsA Site About Business Knowledge Management  Knowledge Management: More Than Just Know-how!By Chris CollisonPeople sometimes interchange the terms "know-how" and "knowledge", but there's a world of difference! Systems vendors are falling over themselves to sell you so-called "integrated knowledge management solutions", but these are rarely more than glorified information management systems with go-faster stripes.If we fail to understand knowledge in all its facets, then there is a danger that in doing so we miss out on the most valuable aspects of knowledge management and end up delivering a system-driven solution, rather than a cultural shift towards sharing and learning from experience.Know-how is the processes, procedures, techniques and tools you use to get something done. T

legal knowledge management - Knowledge Management Tips 


legal knowledge management - Knowledge Management Tips A page about ::legal knowledge managementKnowledge Management TipsA Site About Business Knowledge Management  Knowledge Management - Capturing And Structuring Knowledge Into Reusable AssetsBy Chris CollisonMany organizations have an approach for identifying and recording lessons learned, perhaps as part of a post-project review or similar process. Unfortunately, lessons learned reports have a tendency to end up on a shelf gathering dust, or lost in the un-chartered corner of a fileserver somewhere. Let's get real. How many people will really trawl diligently through a number of lessons learned documents in order to glean some key point? The reality is, if you can motivate employees to initiate any kind of "learning before doing" activity, then you?re doing pretty well.Remember the last time you packed your bag in preparation for a business trip?All

manufacturing knowledge management - Knowledge Management Tips 


manufacturing knowledge management - Knowledge Management Tips A page about ::manufacturing knowledge managementKnowledge Management TipsA Site About Business Knowledge Management  Knowledge Management Benefits - An OverviewBy Balaji BWhenever you decide on investing in a new strategy, program, process, or project, you need to make sure that it is really worth investing and value-adding. You also need to analyze the cost-benefits of such an investment and the return or value that you get out of that investment. These are some issues that need to be considered before going in for knowledge management initiatives.Today's increasingly difficult economic times pose the need for cost-effective initiatives such as knowledge management programs and practices. Organization heads always need a clear understanding of the bottom line Knowledge management benefits before they invest in such initiatives. The Knowle

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health care knowledge management - Knowledge Management Tips A page about ::health care knowledge managementKnowledge Management TipsA Site About Business Knowledge Management  Knowledge Management - Learning Whilst Doing - Facilitating an After Action ReviewBy Chris CollisonIntroducing a learning culture into organisations can be difficult at times, particularly if the effort required it great and the benefits aren't quickly identifiable.After Action Reviews (known as AARs) are one of the simplest knowledge management techniques, and have been used to great effect in organisations ranging from the US Army, to BP, and even in the development sector in NGOs like TearFund. Their power comes from the fact that they take little time, generate rapid results, and the approach can be easily learned and repeated. In summary, they have a "low barrier to entry".So how do you conduct an AAR?AARs are a simple way

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knowledge management roi - Knowledge Management Tips A page about ::knowledge management roiKnowledge Management TipsA Site About Business Knowledge Management  Knowledge Management: More Than Just Know-how!By Chris CollisonPeople sometimes interchange the terms "know-how" and "knowledge", but there's a world of difference! Systems vendors are falling over themselves to sell you so-called "integrated knowledge management solutions", but these are rarely more than glorified information management systems with go-faster stripes.If we fail to understand knowledge in all its facets, then there is a danger that in doing so we miss out on the most valuable aspects of knowledge management and end up delivering a system-driven solution, rather than a cultural shift towards sharing and learning from experience.Know-how is the processes, procedures, techniques and tools you use to get something done. This kind o

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knowledge management training - Knowledge Management Tips A page about ::knowledge management trainingKnowledge Management TipsA Site About Business Knowledge Management  Knowledge Management - Creating a Sustainable Yellow Pages SystemBy Chris CollisonHow can I "know who knows" None of us can personally know more than around 250 people, yet we want our companies to be smart, learning organisations where it's easy to find the right person to talk to. This is why many organisations create "yellow pages" applications, which enable employees to find and contact other staff with particular expertise and skills. However, these systems can be fraught with difficulty in their implementation, and often end up as out-of-date, glorified intranet telephone directories. This article, drawn from a best-selling knowledge management fieldbook by its author, identifies ten key steps involved in creating and sustaining

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personal knowledge management - Knowledge Management Tips A page about ::personal knowledge managementKnowledge Management TipsA Site About Business Knowledge Management  Knowledge Management: More Than Just Know-how!By Chris CollisonPeople sometimes interchange the terms "know-how" and "knowledge", but there's a world of difference! Systems vendors are falling over themselves to sell you so-called "integrated knowledge management solutions", but these are rarely more than glorified information management systems with go-faster stripes.If we fail to understand knowledge in all its facets, then there is a danger that in doing so we miss out on the most valuable aspects of knowledge management and end up delivering a system-driven solution, rather than a cultural shift towards sharing and learning from experience.Know-how is the processes, procedures, techniques and tools you use to get something done. T