Knowledge Management

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#KnowledgeAge 5

During a recent instruction in knowledge management (KM), the topic of tacit and explicit knowledge was discussed. Let me first set the stage with a few concepts. Knowledge is that which resides in the mind. Knowledge is viewed as a resource. Management is the act of controlling or influencing a resource, which includes such activities … Continue reading

#Social Connections 1: Change

The Power of being Socially Connected Change is the result of what and how we learn, but in order to learn we must be taught – that is, we need teachers…we learn and reinforce what we know from one another daily. That makes us both learners and teachers. We learn from and teach each other … Continue reading

Epistemology and Knowledge Management

Epistemology is the branch of philosophy concerned with the nature and scope of knowledge and is also referred to as “theory of knowledge”. It questions what knowledge is and how it can be acquired, and the extent to which knowledge pertinent to any given subject or entity can be acquired (Wikipedia, 2014). Knowledge management (KM) … Continue reading

Blind Desire

For Want of a Nail For want of a nail the shoe was lost. For want of a shoe the horse was lost. For want of a horse the rider was lost. For want of a rider the message was lost. For want of a message the battle was lost. For want of a battle … Continue reading

Architecting a Knowledge-Management System

Although old, this article provides a good example of the work required to implement a knowledge management system (KMS). Architecting a Knowledge-Management System.

#KnowledgeAge 4: The IM and KM Difference

What is the difference between Information Management (IM) and Knowledge Management (KM)? Information management focuses on leveraging information. It is about getting the right information, to the right people, at the right time, and in the right format to support the decision making process. However, in order to make informed decisions, organizations must also execute … Continue reading

#Connected 1: Age of Evolution and Revolution

By myself, I am nothing – like the drop of rain in a puddle of water, I impact nothing alone, but together puddles can flood streets and cause mud slides, reshaping the world as we know it…together, we cause change. Consider the various quotes or advice you’ve heard about the need to connect with others. … Continue reading

#InformationManagement 1: A Discussion

A few weeks ago, I posted the below statement: #InformationManagement 1: The design of any system is quite useless without the instrumentation of a controlled process and the establishment of a supportive culture. Instead of pontificating, I’d like to open this up a bit for discussion. As I continue to ponder this, I’ll add more … Continue reading

#KnowledgeAge 1 : Utopia

#KnowledgeAge 1 : Utopia, if it exists, may only exist in the balance one finds between the soul, the body, and the spirit. Known as a community or society in which the people who inhabit it possess desirable and perfect qualities, Utopia has only been a place described in myths, tall tales, and stories. Plato … Continue reading

#KnowledgeQuote 3 Explained

#KnowledgeQuote: Proverbs 15:7  The lips of the wise disperse knowledge… This statement gets at the heart of one of the tenets of knowledge management: knowledge sharing. According to John Gill, one of the commentaries included in e-Sword,  the wise scatter knowledge about for the benefit of others that the fruit, or in this case, the … Continue reading