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Stop Telling Your Employees What to Do

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Autonomy and a clear purpose are key ingredients for worker effectiveness.
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5-day CKM - Washington DC

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Join KM Institute's upcoming Certification program - June 23-27!  Now featuring an evening tour of the DC Monuments.  Last week's class was treated to the Cherry Blossoms in full bloom!

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How to make Knowledge Management Sexy Again

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Two articles surfaced recently that reinforce that point to how to make KM sexy again:

 

BBC – Did Minsky find the secret behind the financial crashes?

 

Time – Google’s flu project shows the failings of big data

 

If you want to make KM sexy again it means a shift in thinking!


Via Deb Nystrom, REVELN
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Deb's presentation at the KM Solutions Showcase was stellar!

 

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Deb Nystrom, REVELN's curator insight, March 29, 4:11 PM

The second article reference would probably cause Nassim Nicholas Taleb to say, of big data, "Of course!"  One of his quotes, "The fooled-by-data effect is accelerating. There is a nasty phenomenon called “Big Data” in which researchers have brought cherry-picking to an industrial level."

That said, I'm just back from the Knowledge Management Institute Showcase (next post) where "sensemaking" and combining narrative and social science methods was exactly what we were doing.  


My version of it, using "Open Space Technology" as a process technique to FRAME for enrichment, exchange, commitment will be in the next post.   ~  D

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The Single Greatest Reason The World’s Workforce Is Disengaged | Lead from the Heart

The Single Greatest Reason The World’s Workforce Is Disengaged | Lead from the Heart | Knowledge Management - Insights from KM Institute | Scoop.it
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Wow - only 30% of Americans and 13% globally are considered fully engaged at work.  This article explores the root of this crisis and asks questions designed to fix it.

 

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Julie Ekner Koch's curator insight, March 25, 8:29 AM

87% of the global workforce is disengaged in their work...leaders hold the key to changing this. Could it be that we need a new style of leadership?

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KM: Like Riding a Bike?

KM:  Like Riding a Bike? | Knowledge Management - Insights from KM Institute | Scoop.it
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Thank you, Merel van Dijke, for sharing your insights with us!

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Stop Using Your Inbox as a To-Do List

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The best apps to use to manage your tasks and reminders.
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Some personal #knowledgemanagement tools to help tame the email monster.  #PKM

 

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The importance of managing taxonomies... What is your organization's strategy in managing its various taxonomies?

The importance of managing taxonomies... What is your organization's strategy in managing its various taxonomies? | Knowledge Management - Insights from KM Institute | Scoop.it
A taxonomy is a hierarchical classification or framework for information retrieval. Taxonomies represent an agreed vocabulary of topics arranged around a particular theme.Taxonomies evolve as the business grows, extend as additional technology-related functions are ...
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Join KMI's LinkedIn Group for access to the latest discussions on topics such as this.  www.kminstitute.org

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The Heart of Knowledge Management

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". . . the personal interpretation of the work experience by the individual worker is really the heart of knowledge management."

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It's Engagement Season - Don't Miss Out / Bloomfire Blog

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Employee engagement is a vital statistic of your business. By 2016, leading organizations will treat employee engagement as a key indicator of organization performance. There are a f...
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Bloomfire's new infographic on employee engagement.

 

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Innovation Management IS Your Business | Switch and Shift

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While the old saying, "If it isn't broken, don't fix it" makes for a great sound bite, it can cause irreparable harm to a company's ability to remain competitive if adopted as an operating philosophy.

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Victor, thanks for sharing this valuable insight.

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Victor Jimenez's curator insight, January 4, 2:14 PM

I can't think of a better way to start a conversation on the value of Knowledge Management than how innovation is presented in this article.

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Accelerating Innovation through Sharing Failure

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Sounds counter-intuitive but Howie hits on the practice of researchers to only share their successes.  What would happen if they began to share failures equally?

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Practical Knowledge - The How to the What

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Madelyn Blair says that "practical knowledge . . . is essential to learning fully how to use the volumes of explicit knowledge we read, teach or hear."

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How to Have a Year That Counts

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Scrap your resolutions and dream bigger.
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Quite insightful article from Umair Haque, considered one of world's top 50 most influential management thinkers.

 

"So stop. Stop scurrying. Stop chasing. Stop worrying, envying, hoarding, scheming."

 

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PKM is making sense of complexity | Harold Jarche

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Why Knowledge Management Is Important To The Success Of Your Company

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Managers are bombarded with an almost constant stream of data every day. Read this article to find out three key reasons why actively managing knowledge is important to a company’s success.
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While over two years old, this article still contains key reasons for actively managing your organization's knowledge.

 

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Delivering Innovation

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"Innovation" has become a buzzword as organizations and governments realize that it is the ultimate work-around for tight budgets and problems. Frequently, "Innovation Initiatives" are announced, teams are assembled, meetings are held, and a couple of ideas are eventually ...
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From KM Institute's "Innovation" subgroup on LinkedIn.  www.kminstitute.org

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We Are All Becoming Millennials

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Via John Hovell
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An important read, thanks for sharing, John Hovell!

 

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John Hovell's curator insight, March 1, 9:24 AM
"You only keep people for as long as you enable them to leave"
Julie Ekner Koch's curator insight, March 28, 4:51 AM

It is not a question of generation, it is a change in culture, influencing our workplace, our private lives and our sharing with others. We need to develop new methods for learning and knowledge, that apply not only to the younger generation, but to all of us who have taken the millenial perspective in.

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Top 5 Reasons to Attend FOSE 2014

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Earn credit towards a KM Certification by attending our workshop during FOSE.

 

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Microlearning from the KM perspective

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Knowledge workers are not just consumers of content but also creators of knowledge assets.
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Good discussion of 21st century learning modes and platforms.  www.kminstitute.org  #knowledgemanagement

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True Innovation Has Stalled

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"Haunting" was the word used by some to describe an interview of Mr. Burt Rutan I recently hosted.Most people show up to the events called Innovation Collective Fireside Chats expecting to be
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Nick Smoot discusses the true nature of innovation in this provocative post. 

 

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Army Strong ~KM

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KM enhances mission command, facilitates the exchange of knowledge, supports doctrine development, fosters leaders’ development, supports lessons learned, supports training and enhances professiona...
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Summary of the Army's rationale for placing high value on KM.  kminstitute.org

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Connected Government

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Federal News Radio - Your source for federal news, now.
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Federal News Radio presents on "Connected Government," and is promoting the upcoming Microsoft virtual event on Tuesday, March 4.

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KM Solutions Showcase™ - March 27, 2014

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iPad Mini Giveaway announced - Register by February 28 -  Details here:  http://www.kminstitute.org/km-solutions-showcase%E2%84%A2-march-27-2014-0

 

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Knowledge management 10-point checklist - HCi

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Implement knowledge management by following these 10 key principles.
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Good checklist from HCI - Australia!    www.kminstitute.org

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DC Area KM News/Events: Showcase Update, FOSE 2014

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In the Washington, DC area this Spring?  Join us for an upcoming event.

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Victor Jimenez's curator insight, January 22, 4:49 PM

If you will in the area in March, this is a must see!

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How Important is KM to Organizations?

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The latest news, training calendar and more from KM Institute!

 

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