Abstract: In 2008 I ran a global survey on knowledge manager professional development and experience. It found that only 29% of knowledge managers had been in their role for more than 4 years, and only 25% were confident of moving on to another KM role. The average “lifespan” among respondents was something like 2.5
Abstract: CONSISTENT MESSAGES ABOUT VALUE AND KNOWLEDGE FACILITATION AT CILIP’S 2015 CONFERENCE John Riddell and I attended Day 1 of CILIP’s 2015 conference in Liverpool to lead a master class on how to add value to your organisation as a ‘knowledge facilitator’. It turned out that not only was the concept of value
Abstract: Knowledge translation encompasses all of the activities that aim to close the gap between research and implementation. What knowledge, skills and attitudes (ie., competencies) are required to do knowledge translation? What do researchers need to know? How about those who are using evidence in their practice? As
Abstract: In my previous blog I outlined how important knowledge is to successfully deliver customer service, and how to overcome the challenges of creating a centralized, multichannel knowledge base. Ensuring that knowledge powers your customer service isn’t just about technology – and certainly doesn’t stop when your knowledge base goes live.
Abstract: I think any organization looking for a KM Head or a CKO (for the first time) needs to ask itself a few important questions before it spends time and energy on hunting for, interviewing and negotiating with potential candidates. Even if the answer to one of these questions is a ‘No’ or ‘Not