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

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

#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

The Future of Information and Knowledge Management

Identifying Knowledge Managers with the Right Stuff

The skills or qualities important in a Chief Knowledge Officer   Like the discipline of knowledge management (KM), the role of Chief Knowledge Officer (CKO) is often a misunderstand role within the organization. Even those appointed to the position of CKO end up first trying to define what a CKO does (Ear and Scott, 1999). … Continue reading

Knowledge Management – based efforts on the issue of Higgs Boson

Knowledge Management – based efforts on the issue of Higgs Boson This is a discussion board on TED regarding the use of knowledge management in an approach to confirm the existence of Higgs Boson, or the God particle.

“What do I know, Who needs to know, and Have I Told Them?”

“What do I know, Who needs to know, and Have I Told Them,” what I will abbreviate as WWH, is more of a cliché these days than a statement with any real meaning. Many leaders quote this cliché , but very few leaders follow it or even fully understand its true implications in today’s information … Continue reading

The Information and Knowledge Dilemma

As organizations scramble to implement knowledge management programs at the behest of their executive officers and in an attempt to remain competitive, these newly appointed knowledge officers, having quickly become acquainted with the types of knowledge projects they can engage in will often encounter the fog that exists around knowledge projects like the creation of … Continue reading

From Smart Weapons to Smart Marines: Developing The Knowledge Warrior

Overview Like business operations, military operations are fast paced and are often conducted in chaotic environments where decisions are obscured by the fog of war otherwise known as confusion. Much of this confusion exists as a result of the information-age advancements which have created a high tech military with poorly educated personnel. To combat this … Continue reading

One Way of Defining Knowledge Management

Knowledge management is still a tough pill to swallow for many people. So I’ve been trying to find a better way to explain what it is and why it’s so important. The below is what I put together so far. Within the organizational system, knowledge management focuses on the organization’s human capital. Knowledge management is … Continue reading