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10 Awesome Free Tools To Make Infographics

10 Awesome Free Tools To Make Infographics | Knowledge Management | Scoop.it

Maybe you want create your own infographic, here 10 tools to support you to do it. [note mg]

 

Information graphics, visual representations of data known as infographics, keep the web going these days. Web users, with their diminishing attention spans, are inexorably drawn to these shiny, brightly coloured messages with small, relevant, clearly-displayed nuggets of information. They’re straight to the point, usually factually interesting and often give you a wake-up call as to what those statistics really mean.

 

Who can resist a colourful, thoughtful venn diagram anyway? In terms of blogging success, infographics are far more likely to be shared than your average blog post. This means more eyeballs on your important information, more people rallying for your cause, more backlinks and more visits to your blog. In short, a quality infographic done well could be what your blog needs right now.

 

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The Importance of Teaming — HBS Working Knowledge

The Importance of Teaming — HBS Working Knowledge | Knowledge Management | Scoop.it
Managers need to stop thinking of teams as static groups of individuals who have ample time to practice interacting successfully and efficiently, says Amy Edmondson in her new book, Teaming: How Organizations Learn, Innovate, and Compete in the...
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Reflections on Knowledge Management and Organizational Innovation: 3 Questions That Kill Collaboration

Reflections on Knowledge Management and Organizational Innovation: 3 Questions That Kill Collaboration | Knowledge Management | Scoop.it

What does he/she really mean? What is she/he not saying? What are his/his real motives?

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Innovation Excellence | Bose – Passion Driven Innovation

Innovation Excellence | Bose – Passion Driven Innovation | Knowledge Management | Scoop.it
The radical approach to innovation may not be part of today’s mainstream approaches, yet it has worked for Bose. Based on my own personal encounter, the consumer experience with my first Bose purchase was both enriching and educational.
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Innovation Excellence | The Innovation Measurement Trap

Innovation Excellence | The Innovation Measurement Trap | Knowledge Management | Scoop.it
Measuring innovation can lead to unintended consequences. Don't fall into the trap of measuring only what the company is doing today. Here are eight ways to avoid the traps.
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Shifting to Net Work

Shifting to Net Work | Knowledge Management | Scoop.it

Our first Net Work Literacy session ends this week. There were several reasons why Jane Hart and I decided to offer this two-week online programe. The idea first came to me as I realized how many of my clients and colleagues were not as connected as they could be, too often wasting their time on routine things and not building networks that could help them get work done.

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Innovation Excellence | Measuring the Value of an Innovation Practice

Innovation Excellence | Measuring the Value of an Innovation Practice | Knowledge Management | Scoop.it

“I realise you have put in two years of hard work, and all of your life savings…but for all I know you could have spent the entire time digging holes in the ground and filling them with pencils.”

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Innovation Excellence | Brainstorming…Fast and Fun!

Innovation Excellence | Brainstorming…Fast and Fun! | Knowledge Management | Scoop.it
How many times have you come out of a brainstorming session feeling unsatisfied with the results? The team never felt like it got into a rhythm. The idea flow felt like a drizzle versus a storm.
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Putting Social HR in Its Place: The Employee Lifecycle | Social Enterprise Today

Putting Social HR in Its Place: The Employee Lifecycle | Social Enterprise Today | Knowledge Management | Scoop.it

"When I present social business as my passion, I’m often amused by the fact that the average listener assumes I’m talking about Yammer, Facebook or Sharepoint. I suppose I can see, from their perspective, why they think social platforms equates to being a social business."

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Innovation Excellence | 5 Principles of Creativity

Innovation Excellence | 5 Principles of Creativity | Knowledge Management | Scoop.it
Back in the 1880’s, Frederick Winslow Taylor was able to make dramatic gains in efficiency by timing workers performing rote tasks. His efforts spawned the idea and practice of scientific management.
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Shifting to net work - Knowledge Jolt with Jack

Shifting to net work - Knowledge Jolt with Jack | Knowledge Management | Scoop.it
I have read several pieces recently that talk about a shift from...
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Keys of Collaboration: Building a Strong Team

Keys of Collaboration: Building a Strong Team | Knowledge Management | Scoop.it
Something often overlooked when collaborating is the team. We talk a lot about collaborative tools and strategies, but how good are they you’re part of an ineffective team?
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Solving Knowledge Management with Speed Dating: Interview with Clay Hebert | Trusted Advisor

Solving Knowledge Management with Speed Dating: Interview with Clay Hebert | Trusted Advisor | Knowledge Management | Scoop.it

Most corporate discussions about knowledge management (KM) are about databases, software, and IT. One mid-sized law firm I know took a different approach – getting partners to interact over lunch. It was very effective.

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USA Science & Engineering Festival

USA Science & Engineering Festival | Knowledge Management | Scoop.it
The 2nd USA Science & Engineering Festival will inspire the next generation of scientists and engineers with school programs and nationwide contests throughout the 2011/2012 school year, and culminate with a finale Expo in Washington DC on April 27-29,...
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Do you have 4 minutes to help me learn what people do all day at work? | Daniel Pink

Do you have 4 minutes to help me learn what people do all day at work? | Daniel Pink | Knowledge Management | Scoop.it
To write my previous books, I relied on tons of interviews, lots of traditional library and online research, and one kick-ass genie.
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Innovation Excellence | Journey To Agility

Innovation Excellence | Journey To Agility | Knowledge Management | Scoop.it
A talk by Skip Angel Talk given at Mile High 2012 in Denver...
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Loose Hierarchies, Strong Networks

Loose Hierarchies, Strong Networks | Knowledge Management | Scoop.it

"When I wrote that the only knowledge that can be managed is our own, I wanted to highlight that command & control methods do not work well in this network era that is replacing the industrial/information era. In our increasingly complex work environments, we should should take the advice of Snowden & Kurtz who recommend “loose hierarchies & strong networks” as shown in this image by Verna Allee."

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Innovation Excellence | Would You Roll The Dice?

Innovation Excellence | Would You Roll The Dice? | Knowledge Management | Scoop.it
Let’s play a game. It costs you $1 to play. We then roll a dice once. If it comes up 6, I pay you $10 otherwise you lose. Do you want to play? Most likely you will agree to play. You have a one in six chance of winning $10 for a $1 bet.
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What Level of Social Business Change Do You Really Want? | Social Enterprise Today

What Level of Social Business Change Do You Really Want? | Social Enterprise Today | Knowledge Management | Scoop.it

What level of change do you really want from social business?

Do you want a little bit, or a whole lot?
Do you want process improvement? Or,
Do you want organizational transformation?

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KM Key to Kenya's Vision 2030 Initiative

Kenya's Vision 2030 is a national initiative to transform the country into a knowledge-based economy. Science and technology will play a bigger role in the country's socio-economic development and help to create competitive advantage.

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KR Connect – Blog of Kevin Roberts, CEO Worldwide, Saatchi & Saatchi: The Evolution of Sport

KR Connect – Blog of Kevin Roberts, CEO Worldwide, Saatchi & Saatchi: The Evolution of Sport | Knowledge Management | Scoop.it
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Enterprise Social Networks: A Guided Tour - The BrainYard - InformationWeek

Enterprise Social Networks: A Guided Tour - The BrainYard - InformationWeek | Knowledge Management | Scoop.it
More enterprises are deploying internal social networks to encourage collaboration and improve productivity. Take a tour of the major platforms and see how they are being used by leading organizations.
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Innovation Excellence | An Innovators Paradise- Infographic

Innovation Excellence | An Innovators Paradise- Infographic | Knowledge Management | Scoop.it
As more and more business is conducted online, more and more business opportunities are created due to the massive size of the internet.
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MIT Scientist Captures 90,000 Hours of Video of His Son's First Words, Graphs It | Fast Company

MIT Scientist Captures 90,000 Hours of Video of His Son's First Words, Graphs It | Fast Company | Knowledge Management | Scoop.it

Cognitive scientist Deb Roy blew the curve for Flip cam-packing proud pops. Since he and his wife brought their son home from the hospital, Roy has captured his every movement and word with a series of fisheye-lens cameras installed in every room. The purpose was to understand how we learn language.

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KIPP Character Strengths & Corresponding Indicators

KIPP Character Strengths & Corresponding Indicators | Knowledge Management | Scoop.it

7 character traits - zest, self-control, gratitude, curiosity, optimism, grit, social intelligence

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