Knowledge Management and Healthcare

Saving LivesIn that moment when you realize that what you are experiencing is real and you have been shaken into the understanding that you are a human being; frail, fragile and living only for a short time this one moment can define or redefine your whole life.Most of us live our day-to-day lives in a …

Enterprise KM (Metrics)

Riding the Bike As a child learning how to ride a bike I had both my uncle and my grandfather take me out to teach me. Uncle Mark's Approach My uncle took off one training wheel and held the bike from the seat as he walked behind me on the path holding the seat.   …

Knowledge Management NOW

Starting your knowledge initiative NOW   I was working as a Business Analyst, IT specialist, Manager, Process Engineer or even Rocket Scientist and my management turned me into a (KM) Knowledge Management Adviser or Consultant, where do I start? I have heard of KM but I don't really understand what it means in terms of my business, why …

That Conversation is Not in My Database

Sagacious -Having or showing an ability to understand difficult ideas and situations and to make good decisions We are constantly fed misinformation and we are constantly and intentionally lied to.  I am taking a minute off of writing about Knowledge Management and business specifically to make a point about core values. It isn't ok for …

Chief Humor Officer and The CKO

Why do you find some comedians funny and others.. well, not so funny? We see the humor through a common and relatable experience.  When a story is told to us and if we can relate to it, once we learn it our empathy neurons fire up, we experience the story and we laugh. "Laughter is the physiological respo­nse …

Water, Air, Knowledge.. You need this .. remember?

5 Generations Mixer Organizations throughout the world are now challenged to maintain business continuity by transferring knowledge from the older generations to the younger. According to some studies there will be 5 generations in the workforce all at the same time. Gaps and Seems Less Seems... There are a variety of reasons why people in …

Simplify Complexity in KM

Google gives us 10 results in less than .50 seconds, give or take a little.   You may be interested to know that Google isn't alone, just search the major engines and count the results.   Without getting into the science of why this is the default response and display, lets just be aware that …

KM in The World (For Real)

People have their own way (PKM-Personal Knowledge Management) of managing information relevant to them. People and Organizations  share information in common ways out of necessity (EKM-Enterprise Knowledge Management).  Regardless of how we manage information in order to share information in a meaningful and effective way, someone has to be prepared to receive information in an …

PKM From Person to Enterprise (Business Book Summary Edition)

What is PKM? Personal knowledge management from Collabor8now Ltd That was the easy part. How does PKM translate from the employee to the enterprise? Example #1 How to make beef jerky (steps http://www.wikihow.com/Make-Beef-Jerky) Explicit Example #2 (steps with video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OfgSCMxttCc) Tacit Example #3 The list (http://allrecipes.com/recipe/docs-best-beef-jerky/) Explicit  All personal.  The real question here is HOW did I get this information …

Personal KM and The Brain – Context Tools and Perception

Personal KM - What we think we know.  Personal KM is now becoming an area of great interest for a number of reasons.   We are creating more information than ever before and from a business perspective it is difficult to understand and manage this information in context.  That being said, information and "data" is …

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