Knowledge Management seems to be making a come back
At the same time, traditional knowledge management software is great for organizing, preserving and distributing knowledge, but lacks incentives to contribute and collaborate
The practice of knowledge management and participation in Enterprise 2.0 is not just an organizational responsibility
Because this person was from the "structured data" world, they just couldn't wrap their arms around the concept of knowledge management. And we began a lengthy conversation about this abstract concept of knowledge management (KM). Knowledge management -- the buzzword of decades past that might be synonymous with other buzzwords like collective intelligence or intellectual capital
I never categorized my work in records as part and parcel of Knowledge Management—it seemed disloyal. I dismissed Knowledge Management as a pseudonym (in my eyes, at least) for a better term: Records and Information Management
Few people would argue that to be effective knowledge management must involve collaboration and engagement techniques. Using enterprise wiki, social media and other already existing tools might be an effective way to win over employees and build a reliable knowledge management environment
Built around the compiling of "colleagues" – “friends,” in these other contexts – My Sites are fully searchable personal compendiums of people, expertise, and resources that serve as modern-day representations of what we long-time knowledge management proponents endeavored (often with little success) to get organizations to construct
The term does however make a lot of sense and it made me think: it is this just a new term for Knowledge Management or is there more to it and should we worry about it? Because, isn’t Knowledge Management all about valuating, organizing, categorizing, sharing and reusing information?
“Knowledge Management” is one of those terms that’s used often, seems to mean different things depending on who’s using it, that everybody knows they need but few know how to deliver. Even worse, most knowledge management solutions are cobbled together with disparate solutions that resemble a patchwork quilt sewed by Frankenstein’s blind cousin
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I recently changed jobs -- from Knowledge Engineer at a product company to knowledge manager at a services firm. Other than the Greater Boston location and uppercase K in the title, the two roles could not be more different. The fact I'll hit the ground running on my search engine...