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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

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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Compliance Continuity: Monthly Guidance to Sustain Your Organization's Wellbeing

Natural disasters can result in evacuations, work stoppages, and other disruptions for your employees. With advanced planning, employee benefits can help sustain the overall wellbeing of your workforce before, during, and after a natural disaster.

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.

Implementing Technology in TA for the Win: An Agile Approach

Speaker: Denise Dresler, Director of Talent Acquisition, Avature

What was once traditionally used only in the software industry is making its way to the recruiting and talent acquisition space: agile methodologies. Join Denise Dresler, Talent Acquisition Director at Avature, where she will be discussing how to take this nontraditional approach of agile talent acquisition and effectively incorporate it into your hiring processes.

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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Why (and How) to Switch to a New HR & Payroll Platform

Not all HR & payroll is the same, but it can look pretty similar. If your current platform isn’t meeting your needs, let us walk you through how to differentiate between providers and give you some tips on how to select a platform that works best for your business.

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

Wage Growth: The Last Employer Holdout to Attract Candidates

You get a job perk! And You get a job perk! Everyone gets job perks! While these perks may have helped get that stellar candidate’s foot in the door, this dynamic of severely low unemployment combined with a historically high job open rate continues with no immediate end in sight. Employers will do well to zero in on one lever many have been avoiding pulling: the almighty salary increase.

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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5 Culture Trends for 2019

As we approach 2019, major shifts in the work environment will continue to affect the ways companies do business. Companies that are looking to attract, engage, and retain top talent should leverage these trends to create workplaces where employees thrive.

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

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