Category: Knowledge Management

How Do I Become a Knowledge Worker?

The idea of the knowledge worker stems from Peter Drucker’s 1950 and 60s work. The term was first used in his book, The Landmarks of Tomorrow where Drucker explored the characteristics of workers who apply theory and analytics to their work. The theory and analytical mindset would derive from formal training. In my work, I.

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Getting A Handle On What Your Organization Knows: Knowledge Management And The Covid Quarantine

Knowledge Management And The Covid Quarantine: Acting as a learning organization remains critical during the Covid Quarantine. Knowledge Management is perhaps more important now than ever. Organizations have separated themselves from hundreds or thousands of employees, contractors and partners. Knowledge from those employees may be inaccessible depending on the agreements between the parties. Knowledge Management And.

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Rasmus featured with KMWorld 2018 Presentation Highlight: AI Algorithms and the Black Box [video]

Rasmus featured with KMWorld 2018 Presentation Highlight: AI Algorithms and the Black Box In his session at KMWorld 2018, titled “Rethinking KM for an Age of AI & IoT,” Serious Insights founder and principal analyst Daniel W. Rasmus explored the impact of AI and IoT on KM as machines get better and better at sensing.

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Ready for KM? A Knowledge Management Assessment Tool

A Knowledge Management Assessment Tool A knowledge management assessment tool. Is my organization ready for knowledge management? That may not seem like a common question, but it should be. Knowledge Management remains a critical investment for every organization. Understanding the value of intellectual property, nurturing innovations, capturing organizationally-specific expertise and leveraging data about customers for.

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KMWorld 2018: Knowledge Management in the Age of AI, IoT and XR

KMWorld 2018: Knowledge Management in the Age of AI, IoT and XR On November 7, 2018, I gave a talk at KMWorld 2018 on knowledge management in the age of artificial intelligence, the Internet of Things (IoT) and XR (AR/VR/Mixed reality). This is a post based on that talk. It is not a transcript. Introduction.

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Scenario Planning: How to Test Scenarios

As an organization converges on a set of long-range scenarios, it typically wants to validate its scenarios. Since scenarios reflect logical speculations about the future, there is no right or wrong about them, but that does not mean that they cannot be validated for their ability to serve as strategic insight and foresight tools. Rather.

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Knowledge and Expertise: Mental work modes and switching gears 

Knowledge and Expertise:  Most mental work falls into three distinct modes: synthesis, delivery, and collaboration. Knowledge synthesis Knowledge synthesis is usually a form of research characterized by reading, listening, and watching with a goal in mind, a hypothesis that needs to be tested. We characterize this as downward-looking. Down through data, through the content. Down through.

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Knowledge and Innovation: 21 Innovation Principles that Benefit from Knowledge Management

Knowledge and Innovation: 21 Innovation Principles That Benefit from a KM Perspective Knowledge management often sounds like a controlling function, but it can also be a liberating one. Seeking knowledge, examining problems from different points of view and synthesizing content and context to create new, often unique possibilities requires an openness that the process view.

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What can universities, colleges and museums learn from knowledge management about how to adapt?

Education and museum knowledge management It seems counter-intuitive to advise learning organizations about how to implement learning, but educational institutions and museums often find themselves locked into a matrix of intellectual intransigence hardened by politics, funding, and bias. To avoid this, they need to actively adopt ideas from knowledge management that help commercial organizations drive.

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Don’t Deploy IoT Without Knowledge Management

Don’t Deploy IoT Without Knowledge Management The Internet of Things (ioT) empowers organizations to apply knowledge management (KM) in the physical world. IoT provides a platform for capturing and managing metadata about physical objects. IoT also requires knowledge management for its success. A good IoT implementation requires descriptions and management of architecture, infrastructure, distribution and.

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