Knowledge-at-work: Social knowledge

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The route to working with knowledge liesthrough people, building relationships & trust, deep dialog andcreative abrasion. The road to knowledge is via people, conversations,connections and relationships. We own a social brain and apprenticeship is the natural way to learn. This is where learning products reside. Sharing meaning Shared meaning is the difference between personal knowing andacquired understanding or social knowledge.

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Knowledge-at-work: KM waves - more of the same?

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Knowledge-at-work Personal thoughts about learning, community and social affordances for knowledge creation « New knowledge formation in community | Main | KM - those first steps » October 08, 2005 KM waves - more of the same? He sees a paradigm shift from 1st to 2nd generation KM happening in 2005 that follows these trends: From text to multimedia: Connection moves from e-mail and phone to VoIP, IM and web presence. Thanks for the pithy summary.

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Knowledge-at-work: Learning & web2.0

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Knowledge-at-work Personal thoughts about learning, community and social affordances for knowledge creation « The pull of podcasting | Main | RMBL - what does it mean for KM? » December 04, 2005 Learning & web2.0 applications influence KM, learning and relationships? Been presenting at AOK these past two weeks, looking at the links between social knowledge and social software. About Recent Posts Informal learning - the root of KM?

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Knowledge-at-work: RCA as a knowledge practice

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Knowledge-at-work Personal thoughts about learning, community and social affordances for knowledge creation « Reflecting on knowledge spaces | Main | Patterns on patterns » December 10, 2005 RCA as a knowledge practice Do we take sufficient time and trouble to ask questions to really learn from accidents, failures and near-misses? Every time things go wrong there is a huge opportunity to learn, redesign and improve performance. Long Range Planning, 2005.

Knowledge-at-work: Podcasting for knowledge

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Knowledge-at-work Personal thoughts about learning, community and social affordances for knowledge creation « On the concept of a concept | Main | New knowledge formation in community » October 02, 2005 Podcasting for knowledge Reflecting on the role and potential of podcasting for knowledge work - will it deliver JIT knowledge? Will this genre really promote our sense-making, awareness, understanding and learning?

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Knowledge-at-work: RMBL - what does it mean for KM?

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Knowledge-at-work Personal thoughts about learning, community and social affordances for knowledge creation « Learning & web2.0 | Main | Reflecting on knowledge spaces » December 04, 2005 RMBL - what does it mean for KM? This is an exploration of the RMBL (rip, mix, burn, learn) culture. This is what begins to emerge very early in the hiphop tradition in works such as Grandmaster Flashs pioneering mix recording Adventures on the Wheels of Steel.

Knowledge-at-work: CoP2.0 - January 2006

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Knowledge-at-work Personal thoughts about learning, community and social affordances for knowledge creation « Patterns on patterns | Main | 05 Retrospect » December 29, 2005 CoP2.0 - January 2006 That is not the official title, but it is the tag that grabs me most. I belonged to this meta-community for a year then quit when the on-line dialog faded. The intention is to cover developments in this blog as the dialog unfolds.

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Knowledge-at-work: The pull of podcasting

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Knowledge-at-work Personal thoughts about learning, community and social affordances for knowledge creation « SSE - web feeds go hyper | Main | Learning & web2.0 » November 25, 2005 The pull of podcasting Trying my hand at podcasting for the AOK series on Social Software. This is a 6 minute MP3 file explaining the reasons and benefits of podcasting. Comments are moderated and will not appear until approved by the author.

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Knowledge-at-work: Thinking of annotation

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Knowledge-at-work Personal thoughts about learning, community and social affordances for knowledge creation « 5 most important KM issues | Main | SSE - web feeds go hyper » November 19, 2005 Thinking of annotation Annotating thoughts Shared meaning is an important goal for any company trying to survive in the slower knowledge economy. Such annotations should be with or without date & time stamps, explicit author or pointers to the source.

Knowledge-at-work: SSE - web feeds go hyper

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Knowledge-at-work Personal thoughts about learning, community and social affordances for knowledge creation « Thinking of annotation | Main | The pull of podcasting » November 24, 2005 SSE - web feeds go hyper Bi-directional SSE feeds take notifcation (RSS) to the next level adding annotation & synchronization functionality. This weeks announcement by Microsoft of an enhanced XML standard improves the functionality and versatility of RSS.

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Knowledge-at-work: On the concept of a concept

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Knowledge-at-work Personal thoughts about learning, community and social affordances for knowledge creation « Finding the real KM | Main | Podcasting for knowledge » September 24, 2005 On the concept of a concept What is a concept? a tool for indexing, learning, memory andnavigation?, Any concept is more than its name, the links to related concepts define itsmeaning, every concept has a life-cycle. The term gets a lot of abuse.

Knowledge-at-work: More on podcasting

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Knowledge-at-work Personal thoughts about learning, community and social affordances for knowledge creation « Shallow vs. deep KM | Main | Social knowledge » October 29, 2005 More on podcasting What exactly is the role of podcasting in knowledge work? To be honest - Im not sure - the place, value and importance of podcasting is still emerging within PKM and corporate KM. Im still uncertain on the value of podcasting for knowledge work.

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Knowledge-at-work: 5 most important KM issues

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Knowledge-at-work Personal thoughts about learning, community and social affordances for knowledge creation « Social knowledge | Main | Thinking of annotation » November 17, 2005 5 most important KM issues What are the 5 most critical issues facing Knowledge Leaders today? Read More] Tracked on November 18, 2005 at 05:56 PM Comments Verify your Comment Previewing your Comment Posted by: | This is only a preview.

Knowledge-at-work: Reflecting on knowledge spaces

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Knowledge-at-work Personal thoughts about learning, community and social affordances for knowledge creation « RMBL - what does it mean for KM? Main | RCA as a knowledge practice » December 08, 2005 Reflecting on knowledge spaces What makes knowledge spaces so special? Draw attention to ART cycles (attention - reflection -trigger) in knowledgecreation and suggest autonomy, redundancy, creative chaos, requisitevariety and intention, are the key drivers.

Knowledge-at-work: Mistakes & failures

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Knowledge-at-work Personal thoughts about learning, community and social affordances for knowledge creation « Sharing knowledge - do we know enough? Main | Collaborative filters & playlists » August 06, 2005 Mistakes & failures In our hurry to master the next big thing, we often pass up the opportunity to learn, leverage and profit from deep reflection. Thank you for the checklist. About Recent Posts Informal learning - the root of KM?

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Knowledge-at-work: About Me

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Knowledge-at-work Personal thoughts about learning, community and social affordances for knowledge creation « Blogs & bicycles | Main | Making knowledge » September 03, 2005 About Me Link: About Me. A Knowledge Management consultant from Indianapolis with a passion for virtual teams, knowledge ecology, communities of practice, distance learning and building corporate memory. Comments are moderated and will not appear until approved by the author.

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Knowledge-at-work: KM disappointments

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Knowledge-at-work Personal thoughts about learning, community and social affordances for knowledge creation « Collaborative filters & playlists | Main | Blogs & bicycles » August 27, 2005 KM disappointments A reflection on ideas that never quite made it. Topic maps KM has always been about access to information in some form (for learning,awareness, problem solving, decision making.). Topic map links from Dmoz.org will help to locate the web literature.

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Knowledge-at-work: Using social bookmarks

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Knowledge-at-work Personal thoughts about learning, community and social affordances for knowledge creation « Conversation power | Main | Finding the real KM » September 17, 2005 Using social bookmarks Suggesting social bookmarks can be a very useful knowledge related practice. This helps me keep up with the numerous KM links floating around. It&rsquo [Read More] Tracked on September 28, 2005 at 04:06 PM » On how del.icio.us

Knowledge-at-work: Patterns on patterns

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Knowledge-at-work Personal thoughts about learning, community and social affordances for knowledge creation « RCA as a knowledge practice | Main | CoP2.0 - January 2006 » December 10, 2005 Patterns on patterns Representing, capturing, sharing and verifying solutions that work and experience. Here is a pattern about patterns from the Hilside Group A.1 People are unlikely to use a solution if you dont explain the reasons for using it.

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Knowledge-at-work: Shared spaces

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Knowledge-at-work Personal thoughts about learning, community and social affordances for knowledge creation « KM thought leaders | Main | Explicit knowledge » June 25, 2005 Shared spaces At the heart of collaboration and learning lies social interactionaround artifacts, annotation, models, language and core documents. Facile annotation : Annotation / feedback is indeed a timely topic and close to the heart of anew conceptualization around learning.

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Knowledge-at-work: KM - those first steps

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Knowledge-at-work Personal thoughts about learning, community and social affordances for knowledge creation « KM waves - more of the same? Main | Shallow vs. deep KM » October 14, 2005 KM - those first steps Where to start a KM project? I nmy experience things, are different from firm to firm when starting KM.For a number of clients, the quick win is discovering " what theyhave !", Is this the best first step?

Knowledge-at-work: Shallow vs. deep KM

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Knowledge-at-work Personal thoughts about learning, community and social affordances for knowledge creation « KM - those first steps | Main | More on podcasting » October 14, 2005 Shallow vs. deep KM How do you get top management to appreciate that real KM takes time, requires cultural change and needs continual executive support? In theend, if the leadership just does not get it , you may have towalk away or bide your time and try later.

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Knowledge-at-work: New knowledge formation in community

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Knowledge-at-work Personal thoughts about learning, community and social affordances for knowledge creation « Podcasting for knowledge | Main | KM waves - more of the same? » October 05, 2005 New knowledge formation in community Seems there are a number of avenues toexplore here. New knowledge starts with the adoption of different frames / schema/ ontologies / concepts by the community. About Recent Posts Informal learning - the root of KM?

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Knowledge-at-work: Finding the real KM

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Knowledge-at-work Personal thoughts about learning, community and social affordances for knowledge creation « Using social bookmarks | Main | On the concept of a concept » September 18, 2005 Finding the real KM One of the difficulties with knowledge management has always beendeciding exactly what it is, what it covers, why it is important andwhere the discourse boundaries lie. Objectives of the study : The Objective of the study includes : 1.

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Knowledge-at-work: Blogs & bicycles

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Knowledge-at-work Personal thoughts about learning, community and social affordances for knowledge creation « KM disappointments | Main | About Me » August 28, 2005 Blogs & bicycles We are about to launch a separate brand, introduce a new market price-point and are using blogging to do this. The Flash-Point website will be going live shortly where we hope to keep you informed and excited about this new brand. About Recent Posts Informal learning - the root of KM?

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Knowledge-at-work: Making knowledge

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Knowledge-at-work Personal thoughts about learning, community and social affordances for knowledge creation « About Me | Main | Conversation power » September 04, 2005 Making knowledge Just how do we create knowledge? Generative community At the top my list is a community - a group thatshares interests, develops a common language, builds trust, shares experiencesand engages in dialog. We own a social brain and apprenticeship is the natural way tolearn.

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Knowledge-at-work: KmWiki AAR

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Knowledge-at-work Personal thoughts about learning, community and social affordances for knowledge creation « Capturing tacit knowledge | Main | Sharing knowledge - do we know enough? » July 16, 2005 KmWiki AAR With tinges of sadness Imannouncing the closure of KmWiki - personal playground, collaborative repository and knowledgesharing experiment. Over the past 6 years this collection has grown to more than 1500 pages(estimate).

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Knowledge-at-work: Collaborative filters & playlists

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Knowledge-at-work Personal thoughts about learning, community and social affordances for knowledge creation « Mistakes & failures | Main | KM disappointments » August 21, 2005 Collaborative filters & playlists Been compiling playlists using iTunes and thinking what thisaggregation means. If others like my song choices does this mean we share other common interests(aside from the music) or do we share a common time-frame? - What it can tell is up to the analyst.

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Knowledge-at-work: Sharing knowledge - do we know enough?

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Knowledge-at-work Personal thoughts about learning, community and social affordances for knowledge creation « KmWiki AAR | Main | Mistakes & failures » July 16, 2005 Sharing knowledge - do we know enough? Asking WIIIFM (what is in it for me) before you start to share defeats theobjective, you are getting off on the wrong foot. In the same vein,asking you to enter a password protected space with the aim of sharingshould send up warning signals.

Knowledge-at-work: Intelligent praxis

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Knowledge-at-work Personal thoughts about learning, community and social affordances for knowledge creation « Community inquiry | Main | KM in the library » April 24, 2005 Intelligent praxis Michael McMaster self-published "The praxis equation.Design principles for intelligent organisation." Create hypotheses and recognize emergent entities We seldom have the luxury of trying out a carefully planned series ofresponses.

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Knowledge-at-work: KM - a political movement ??

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Knowledge-at-work Personal thoughts about learning, community and social affordances for knowledge creation « Clutching our knowledge assets | Main | Capturing tacit knowledge » July 04, 2005 KM - a political movement ?? Once we move beyond these boundaries, we encounter serious issues with shared context, language, meaning, divergent agendas, difficult aggregation, (can we really talk sensibly about the knowledge of a nation?),

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Knowledge-at-work: The FAQ - revisited

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Knowledge-at-work Personal thoughts about learning, community and social affordances for knowledge creation « Explicit knowledge | Main | The shape of knowledge » June 26, 2005 The FAQ - revisited How can the humble FAQ contribute to leaning, decisions and knowledge sharing? There is an increasing focus on FAQs toenable web-based self-help thus reducing calls to the helpdesk. About Recent Posts Informal learning - the root of KM?

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Knowledge-at-work: The shape of knowledge

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Knowledge-at-work Personal thoughts about learning, community and social affordances for knowledge creation « The FAQ - revisited | Main | Tools for collaboration » June 27, 2005 The shape of knowledge Dave nails it "So,what happens when we shake knowledge off of paper? Quick example: Freedof the limitations of paper and publishing, topics get smaller andbetter aligned with human interests."

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Knowledge-at-work: Practice or process?

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Knowledge-at-work Personal thoughts about learning, community and social affordances for knowledge creation « KM activities | Main | Social bookmarking - revisited » May 28, 2005 Practice or process? May 28, 2005 in KM practices | Permalink TrackBack TrackBack URL for this entry: [link] Listed below are links to weblogs that reference Practice or process? : » Knowledge-at-work: Practice or process? from The Obvious?

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Knowledge-at-work: KM in the library

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Knowledge-at-work Personal thoughts about learning, community and social affordances for knowledge creation « Intelligent praxis | Main | PKM tools » May 01, 2005 KM in the library Libraries IMO would greatly benefit from changing their vision to become knowledge centers. Here are some links and further thoughts [link] Changing to a KM mindset is not about the software adopted. The collections are our foundation. The place we jump off *from*.

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