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Knowledge-at-work: Knowledge & knowing

Knowledge-at-work

new book just released. knowledge_gsmed. george siemens has kindly released his new book as series of.pdf files which you are free to download, or you can read and contribute to the wiki conversation, or you can thumb through the

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1954 Psychology Experiment Provides Clues for Cooperative Work Among Distributed Work Environments

Nobscot

Both large and small companies are moving toward more distributed workforces. A small juice company was recently touted in Business 2.0 Magazine for having growers in California and Mexico, processing in Washington, bottlers in California, warehouse in Wisconsin, customer service in Philippines, accounting in India and headquarters in San Francisco. I can remember back in the early 1990s when the

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Why I Hate Recruiters, Part 2

Evil HR Lady

I received the following e-mail at my Evil HR Lady e-mail. Dear Hiring Authority,My name is [SPAMMER] and I am a Recruiter in Boston. I have several strong candidates who would be a great fit for your posted Administrative position and I would love to share their resumes with you.Each has been pre-screened for communication, presentation and Computer Software skills and all are wonderful!Because

The SaaS/On-Demand Benefits Test

SuccessFactors

A post over at Vendorprisey (with a very clever title) got me thinking about Software as a Service (SaaS) again. So often, conversations about SaaS involve an argument about what is and what is not considered SaaS. To a certain extent these discussions can be helpful -helping to classify different solutions into categories that imply certain attributes and […]. Uncategorized SaaS Software as a Service

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Does Your Workforce Have the Talent DNA for the Digital Future?

With the increasing adoption of automation and data-driven technologies, the workforce is changing rapidly — regardless of whether we’re prepared to face it. Keeping up with the velocity of change is vital to success, and that means building digital readiness into the DNA of your organization so your workforce is ready to face an uncertain and constantly changing future.

Knowledge-at-work: Structured Settlements3.0 ?

Knowledge-at-work

on the web there is much excitement around the 2.0 meme - a realization that the web has evolved, has re-invented itself and has reached a milestone. is the same movement afoot in the structured settlement industry

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Knowledge-at-work: Knowledge sharing - a re-think

Knowledge-at-work

knowledge sharing is the primary, most basic knowledge practice - without a sharing ethos, much of km promise fails. so what exactly is knowledge sharing all about? it starts with a perception of self-worth, a feeling that you have

Commutation or factoring? in S2

Knowledge-at-work

The decision to commute or factor is simple or complex depending on how deep you dig and where you stand!! Through my partner Patrick Hinderd , I've been involved in the S2 (structured settlement) industry for the past 6 years. This is a complex legal area, ripe for the application of KM practices.

Reworking k representation

Knowledge-at-work

Knowledge representation is complex, confusing, difficult, emerging and evolving - So how do we deal with it? What is k representation? Ad hoc sketches, informal, qualitative and physical models, scenario construction, concept maps, rule sets, structured text, voice and video recordings all serve as representation, reflecting the expectations and experience of their creators, they connect collaboration to future use.

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Cycling to knowledge

Knowledge-at-work

What do we really know about those knowledge practices that involve a strong cyclic component? Can we alter the rate, depth, relevance and utility of knowledge generation by enhancing the cycle visibility, being mindful of our place in the cycle, changing frequency and other properties? Idea generations and dialog turns.

2020 Report: The Future of HR

Paycor asked more than 500 leaders of medium and small businesses to talk about the present and future of HR. Download the guide and see what they said. Their responses will surprise you!

Knowledge-at-work: Making connections!

Knowledge-at-work

louis suarez has bestowed the dubious honor upon me by tagging me in his recent post. i notice others have beaten me to the post and thus contributed to the propagation of this meme - nothing more powerful than asking a blogger to

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Taxonomy & KM

Knowledge-at-work

The distinction between an ontology and taxonomy is subtle and often difficult to grasp. When I first started in KM, taxonomies were hot, hot,but there has been a downplay with time - perhaps in line with loweremphasis on explicit knowledge repositories? Now I find very few clients who are willing to 'invest' in a. corporate taxonomy and even fewer who have been down that road and believe they. have gained value - why? Tagging or folksonomies, have all the advantages of effective.

Knowledge-at-work: Reflecting on corporate memory

Knowledge-at-work

sharing via explicit, evolving documentation is receiving more attention as wikis and blogs move into the enterprise. let's take a deeper look: why and how does explicit knowledge sharing make a difference

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Knowledge-at-work: Social search - KM thinking

Knowledge-at-work

social search is touted as the next big thing for improving information retrieval, relevance and awareness. let's take a look. what exactly is social search? there is no clear answer as the field is emerging and changing at a rapid pace

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How to Activate Employee Voice to Create and Sustain a Speak Up Culture

This whitepaper details how leaders can shift into an ‘action mindset’ that allows for growth and change at every level of your organization. Speak Up cultures promote productivity, improve retention efforts, and create positive employee engagement.

Knowledge-at-work: Beliefs around learning

Knowledge-at-work

if you are involved with km, you likely will have reflected on the connection(s) between learning and knowledge. here are thoughts from anecdote shared in their monthly newsletter: people don't think they've learned anything until

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Knowledge-at-work: Perennial KM issues

Knowledge-at-work

What are some of the perennial KM issues business firms are dealing with? How to speed learning, increase awareness and share experiences. With an ever deceasing half-life of knowledge , just keeping up has become a major corporate

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Knowledge-at-work: Knowledge managers

Knowledge-at-work

the knowledge manager may well be an endangered species as the km meme fades and firms rush to stay abreast of complexity, social networking and chaos theory. so exactly what did a knowledge manager do and what were they responsible for

Knowledge-at-work: KM practices

Knowledge-at-work

which km practices are the most important in your opinion? i've been giving this some thought and have this short list: facilitate conversations - this is where connections are made, trust is built, new knowledge emerges

The Art of Selecting Candidate Pre-Hire Assessments

Speaker: Melissa Dobbins, Founder & CEO, Career.Place

At the core of successful hiring practices is the fair and accurate evaluation of skills, abilities, knowledge and other criteria for a job. One powerful method to do this is through psychometric assessments. The right assessments used in the right way provide objective evaluation of criteria that are far more accurate than interviews alone. Unfortunately, choosing the wrong assessments or using assessments in the wrong way can lead to bad choices, biases, and even discriminatory practices that violate compliance standards.

Knowledge-at-work: When learning and knowledge collide

Knowledge-at-work

recently i've been reading (and listening) to stephen downes, george siemens, jay cross and richard macmanus exploring learning networks and connective knowledge. i'm seeing a convergence and emergence of themes

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Knowledge-at-work: Case-hardened books

Knowledge-at-work

certainly there is a change happening in the book world - from self-publishing [link] to wikipedia and blogs. sure there are times when 'hard' copy is useful, structure & sequence, expert review and editorial skills do add

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Knowledge-at-work: Library2.0 and KM

Knowledge-at-work

the library 2.0 (l2) l2) movement shares many interesting activities with km as i understand it. library 2.0 covers a wide field, from tagging opac, im at the reference desk, to forming virtual communities and encouraging participation in

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Knowledge-at-work: KnowingKnowledge - wiki

Knowledge-at-work

the knowingknowledge wiki has been released along with a related wiki where george siemens has invited readers to critique and contribute to his collaborative keynote addresses. thinking back to my review of knowingknowledge

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Recognition and Rewards Buyers Guide

Recognition and rewards are an integral part of your company’s employee experience. So, it’s critical to get a platform that fits your company culture on the first try. Check out this guide to understand what questions to ask before finding a new Recognition & Rewards platform.

Knowledge-at-work: About PKM?

Knowledge-at-work

there is a deep paradox methinks in personal knowledge management why? the deeper you delve into pkm the more you appreciate it is the social skills that count. relationships, connections, exchanges, forums, dialog are the road to

Knowledge-at-work: Understanding knowledge

Knowledge-at-work

to my way of thinking there is a continuum between highly tacit stuff and clearly explicit knowledge. tacit knowledge is closely related to intuition, gut feelings, compiled experiences and skills. this tacit stuff is very hard to

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Knowledge-at-work: Knowing Knowledge

Knowledge-at-work

i've been given the opportunity to review george siemens new book knowingknowledge this last month and have found new inspiration with every reading. this is a very different book - it will be available on-line for download

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HR in Fiction

Nobscot

There aren''t too many novels with HR Managers as main characters. I just ran across a new work of fiction, called A Woman in Jerusalem by A.B. Yehoshua which stars an unnamed Human Resources manager. Apparently the HR Manager is called in by the boss to help solve the mystery surrounding an employee''s death.According to this review on AmazonIn A. Yehoshua''s "A Woman in Jerusalem," a local

Year in Review: Talent Acquisition in 2019 & the 2020 Impact

The year 2019 in talent acquisition was full of key learnings and insights that you can leverage in order to start 2020 ahead of the recruiting pack. This report walks you through core trends to continuously examine as you plan your recruiting strategy for 2020 and beyond.