Abstract: A Community of Practice is an organizational form receiving increasing attention as a social structure for sense-making and knowledge management. The central question addressed in this paper is how (and why) these communities form and grow over time. We explore these questions through a deep qualitative analysis of a
Abstract: We often overlook the importance of an organization’s structure in supporting the implementation of a KMS. This is a very critical consideration, because an organization will undergo significant change in the shift from a knowledge-hoarding to a knowledge sharing culture. A KMS isn’t a software package that’s easily installed and then forgotten about.
Abstract: ActKM is a Community of Practice for people interested in public sector Knowledge Management. Having begun in 1998, the community now numbers more than 550 members and is nurtured and maintained predominantly, but not exclusively, online. Utilising the Cynefin sense-making framework (Snowden, 2002a), this chapter analyses the ActKM community and provides a practical
Social Now, formerly for some time Social Now Europe, is an international event with a unique format, conceived to help you choose tools for the social organisation, whilst reminding you of the importance of adoption and accompanying processes. Social Now organizer is Knowman consulting (Portugal), host is Samuel Driessen (The Netherlands).