Filters to Avoid Being Flooded by a Wave of Content

When I was approached two weeks ago to be part of the Workplace Learning Today team, I was both flattered and thrilled to take on a new challenge. In preparation for delivering weekly insights, I decided to do a major cleanup of my Google Reader Feeds. And before I knew it, the wave of content… Continue reading Filters to Avoid Being Flooded by a Wave of Content

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

How Social Media, Organizational Dynamics and Social Change will Shape Communities of Practice over The Next 10 Years

Social Media has changes many things, including the way experts envisage online communities of practice. The following is Cormac Heron’s account of leading author and expert Richard McDermott’s reflections on how Communities of Practice have evolved and where they are headed. Richard McDermott was there to give a bit of his background in personal and… Continue reading How Social Media, Organizational Dynamics and Social Change will Shape Communities of Practice over The Next 10 Years

Personal Knowledge Management: Cognitive Processing of Info for Innovation

While I have focused most of my research on Communities of Practice and Collective Expertise, I see a necessary co-existence of both these principles in order to ensure the most optimal results in advancing knowledge and practice. We can seek out (aggregate) all the sources of information on any subject and share them with the… Continue reading Personal Knowledge Management: Cognitive Processing of Info for Innovation