Abstract: Many knowledge management initiatives start out strong but lose effectiveness over time. We have found in our customer base that there are natural Knowledge Champions that emerge organically, and they have been instrumental in keeping up the momentum of the knowledge programs at their companies. It is important to identify them based on
Knowledge Management guardian, steward or…?
In the Groups.io discussion list of the Systems Integration KM Leaders Community Peter B. asks: Dear all, I’m involved in setting up KMS & culture in VoltEuropa.org. It has been proposed to call the members of the small KM core team “KM guardians”, remembering our past km4dev experience, I’d like
Alternatives to Officers and Chiefs of Knowledge
Abstract: In October 2001, I submitted a paper titled “Musings on Corporate Myths – CKO and Knowledge-Sharing in the World of Real Business” (Berner, 2001). In the paper I argued that the role of Chief Knowledge Officer CKO was “inimical” and that its creation did not suit the current organizational culture and politics in
Andrew Trickett: Confessions of a Knowledge Manager
Abstract: “I can’t find the sodding thing that I’m looking for!” It’s the type of exclamation you most certainly want to minimize in your firm. Right? We’ve dipped into our archive and happily returned to Andrew Trickett, his impassioned commitment to Knowledge Management, his belief in reciprocal altruism, and his solutions
Who Makes a Good Knowledge Champion?
Abstract: Poet and writer, Khalil Gibran once said, “A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle”. How true. However, we would like to take this a little further by saying that starting an initiative to make this knowledge ‘act’ is only half the job. The other half