Improving Knowledge Worker Productivity

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As Knowledge Management professionals our job is the help organizations leverage their knowledge. Our attention is focused on the knowledge worker and our major task is to devise ways for those knowledge workers to share the knowledge they have gained with their peers. In this post I propose a third task for knowledge managers, helping organizations improve knowledge worker productivity. Knowledge Management Professionals.

Collective Sensemaking: How One Organization uses the Oscillation Principle

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The consultants work on client projects in small ad hoc groups formed around topics of joint interest, for example, knowledge productivity or sustainable business. Given those principles, after 15 years there are still no managers at K&S, nor hierarchy or job descriptions.

A-Space (Facebook-like) Is Making a Difference Across the U.S. Intelligence Community

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This report provides an overview of an exploratory scientific, qualitative study conducted by the Defense Intelligence Agency’s (DIA) Knowledge Laboratory in April- June of 2009. The primary benefit that A-Space brings to analytic work is a venue for seamlessly incorporating cognitive diversity to address complex analytic issues. Research indicates that cognitive diversity, (e.g. I'm posting the Executive Summary of a study I conducted with the Defense Intelligence Agency.

Organizational Studies that Don't Just Sit on the Shelf: Participatory Action Research

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The first principle is to have as a principal investigator a social scientist that is knowledgeable about how to conduct qualitative research to insure both the reliability and validity of the study. Tags: Knowledge Management Strategies Change Management

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HR TechStack – Learning Management System

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Learning Management System (LMS) Software Definition. Learning management systems (LMSs) are software platforms for instructors to manage and organize educational courses online and provide students a single location for all course material.