Category: Research

Curation Not The Future of The Net, Unless You pay

I was just referred to Tom Foremski’s Silicon Valley Watcher post on Curation and the Human Web… which argues that curating the content of the web will be a big topic in 2011. I don’t think so, at least not as it is characterized in the post. Curation is like knowledge management. If there is.

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Encouraging Communities of Practice

I was just reading a report out from Deloitte’s Stan Garfield on Communities of Practice (original post from the Darwin Discovery Engine Blog no longer available. Find KM-related posts form Stan at Medium).  Here are some thoughts on Stan’s 10 Principals. My comments are in grey. One – Communities should be independent of organizational structure..

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US Labor Policy and Employment

Thinking out loud: Back in January of 2009 I wrote the blog post below. Since then, the White House, and several part of the executive branch, with the support of congress, have attempted to shore-up American labor with stimulus funds and various other efforts. I believe much of their effort is misguided because they do.

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Enterprises Not One Dimensional – Technology Not the Only Influence on the Future Enterprise

From the Future of Work blog, January 2008 Stop with Enterprise 2.0, Web 2.0, etc. I’ve said it before and I will say it again and again. Analysts at Gartner, Forrester, Ovum, etc. continue to beat the drum of change with only technology in mind. If that was the case, Enterprise 2.0 happened when the.

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Collaboration Driven Content–Who Owns the Future of Collaboration?

People using collaboration tools have found that working on shared documents often struggle, as they charge small portions of a document to meet their obligations, but perform those edits on an entire document. This situation is exacerbated even more when working on legal documents, when some parties should not see portions of a document at.

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Top Ten Reasons to Use Scenario Planning

Top Ten Reasons to Use Scenario Planning The future is uncertain. You put your organization at risk when you think you are certain about something you can’t possibly be certain about, so you need a robust process to challenge assumptions. One of the best ways to drive innovation is to put people into places and.

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