KM Adoption and Engagement Strategy

It’s pretty upfront, but sometimes we tend to ignore the basics. I’m sharing this piece by Simon Goh more a reminder of the steps we need to take for engaging individuals. It also has some interesting tips. So what’s adoption and engagement… Adoption is ingrained in an organisation when people say “We need to do… Continue reading KM Adoption and Engagement Strategy

Very Close to my Heart: Creating a Bully-free Workplace

For those who know me well, they know the issue of bullies in the workplace is an issue very close to my heart. It is amazing how much bullies can suck the motivation out of a team and how this can have a direct impact on performance. You can hire the most competent people on… Continue reading Very Close to my Heart: Creating a Bully-free Workplace

From the Innovative Mind of Janey Clarey: Instructional Design by Example Blog

Janet Clarey is one of my favorite bloggers on the topic of training and developement. It is no surprise that she has kicked off this absolutely fabulous idea of blogging about real life instructional design examples. I wish her the best of luck possible and am thinking up an example to contribute in the very… Continue reading From the Innovative Mind of Janey Clarey: Instructional Design by Example Blog

Optimal KM: Distinguishing Know-What from Know-How

Great comprehensive piece by John Tropea on making the clear distinction between informal information management and knowledge management. It is a call to push current knowledge management practices further. My thinking is that just the sharing aspect of informal stuff is “know-what”, this is what KM has been about, but we need to go further… Continue reading Optimal KM: Distinguishing Know-What from Know-How

Wireframing Tools for Mockups and Prototypes

Great list and commentary on desktop and online wireframing tools to create mockups and prototypes for when pen and paper just aren’t enough. Like most things today, the world of interaction design moves quickly. Although a pen and notebook may suffice when it comes to simply jotting down ideas, planning a series of website screens… Continue reading Wireframing Tools for Mockups and Prototypes

Improve Your Speeches

I could have used these three steps to better speeches a few days ago. I’m always looking for techniques to be a better public speaker. First, step out from behind the podium and choreograph your relationship to the audience. Second, listen to your audience. Finally, focus on your emotional intentions for approximately three minutes before… Continue reading Improve Your Speeches

Self Education: Five Essential Sites

Jeff Cobb recommends his top 5 sites that are seriously focussed on helping people along the journey of self-education. Autodidact Press Self Made Scholar Wide Awake Mind The Art of Self Education The Personal MBA Reference: Self Education: Five Essential Sites| Mission to Learn | Jeff Cobb | 10 March 2010

The New Paradigm of Advantage

Great take by Umair Haque on the necessary paradigm shift that companies must in order to be agents of change rather than simply agents of opportunity. Author Umair Haque writes that the 21st century demands from firms of all stripes: a paradigm shift in the nature of advantage. Here’s something you might not know. There’s… Continue reading The New Paradigm of Advantage

The Ethnography of Design

I’ve been looking at ethnographical studies to determine how researchers and experts collaborate. Of course, this proposes that ethnographic analysis can inform design. This leads me to reflect further on the impact of the research results on the way that online environements in which researchers and experts collaborate are designed. Ethnography is a research method… Continue reading The Ethnography of Design

Facebook Cheatsheet (or how I Adore Diagrams)

Leave it to Andy Wibbels to explain everything in a well designed diagram. You’re not crazy: Facebook’s interface is hard to learn. Sure posting things and sharing is pretty straighforward, but if you want to figure out what goes where and who can see it, that is a bit more of a challenge. I took… Continue reading Facebook Cheatsheet (or how I Adore Diagrams)