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Knowledge Manager Lifespans

Weblogs | Knowledge Management education & training worldwide

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

RealKM Series on “Professional accreditation for knowledge managers”

Article series on professional accreditation for knowledge managers published in RealKM: …; CILIP announces the first Chartered Knowledge Manager!; Congratulations to Elena Costello, who has become the first person to be awarded the new chartered status MCLIP Chartered Knowledge Manager; CILIP KM Chartership takes shape!; CILIP professional registration, including Knowledge Management (KM) Chartership, is the ‘keystone’ in a professional career.; CILIP’s Chartered Knowledge Manager: a timely and much needed accreditation? ; Recent efforts by CILIP to create a globally accepted Chartered Knowledge Manager accreditation are timely and tap into a latent demand; The case for professional accreditation of KM ; It is critical that we continue the conversation on accreditation, and work to create momentum; What’s more important for knowledge managers: education, or skills and experience? ; A large proportion of top knowledge managers appear to have reached this level through

Skills for Knowledge Management Leaders

Weblogs | Knowledge Management education & training worldwide

Abstract: …In the ideal world, CKOs or KM Directors should have as many of the required skills below as possible. The five core areas of required skills should include: 1. Knowledge Management Experience 2. Learning Industry Experience 3. Technology Project Management 4. Matrix Management Skills 5. Industry