Posts Tagged: Knowledge

What to do during #Shutdown? Women in SharePoint DC Networking Event 4/28/11

As many have mentioned here regarding the looming shutdown, focusing on resilency, positive outlook, and even beards are part of the game plan for many. For those not prone to growing beards (LOL) consider attending some of the tech and networking events you don’t have time to attend during overly busy work weeks. Here’s WomenRead… Read more »

Geeks to Wonks – Call for Projects from #SXSH

As a follow on to the CKO/CHCO and KM discussions the other day that lamented some of the technical and policy gaps in implementing enterprise knowledge and learning solutions, just captured the following from Twitter which may be of interest to folks here to make connections on #opengov projects. See also: http://geeksforwonks.org/

How Do Rocket Scientists Learn? (aka, knowledge management lessons learned at Goddard, NASA)

Originally posted at my blog: http://wethegoverati.wordpress.com Rocket scientists, software developers, systems engineers, and all the other people that work at Goddard helping us better understand the earth and space are smart. That’s a given. But how do they improve their practice, learn from each other, and continue to improve on overwhelmingly complex tasks? In aRead… Read more »

Technology, learning and knowledge

I had a good time up in Scotland last week, and enjoyed putting together and delivering my talk at the Learning Pool event we ran – which saw a great turnout. My discussion focused on the use of technology in a time of immense change and budget pressures, focusing on not just the use ofRead… Read more »

Threaded Environments: changing the way we work

In our summer 2010 issue, Marnie Green, principle consultant of the Management Education Group, wrote about the growing trends that are changing the public workforce and dictating not only who we hire, but how we work. These four trends are: 1. Threaded Environments2. Self-Reliance3. Knowledge Sharing4. Portability Threaded environments require the development of internal andRead… Read more »

Want to learn how to build more effective pages on AKO/DKO?

If you are an Army or DOD Knowledge Manager, there’s still time to register for the 2010 AKO/DKO Community Page Administrator Workshop! To reserve a seat, you must log on to the CPAW page on AKO (https://www.us.army.mil/suite/page/636873) and look for the phrase, “Registration for CPAW 2010”; or you can go directly to www.mcraemeetings.com/ako. If youRead… Read more »

Behind every great Community there are great Facilitators – The importance of The Facilitators Community for Scottish Local Government

The Communities of Practice (CoP) has over 1,300 UK communities and upward of 57,000 UK members, it is the largest collaborative platform for local government and so can be a daunting place for newcomers. If you begin your CoP journey as a community facilitator, however, this feeling of uncertainty is amplified as you have theRead… Read more »

A Billion Brains are Better Than One

Article from following link http://www.linkedin.com/news?viewArticle=&articleID=126003690&gid=27818&articleURL=http%3A%2F%2Fc%2Emoreover%2Ecom%2Fclick%2Fhere%2Epl%3Fz2743800238%26z%3D950243899&urlhash=fEmr&trk=news_discuss T-DRIVEN INNOVATION A Billion Brains are Better Than One Interview with Thomas W. Malone March 18, 2010 MIT Sloan’s Thomas W. Malone, author of The Future of Work, on how the smartest companies will use emerging technology to tap the power of collective intelligence PDF BUY ARTICLE & PERMISSIONS “MostRead… Read more »

Cogito ergo Sum

Cogito Ergo Sum – I think Therefore I am French philosopher René Descartes (1596-1650) proposed “the cogito” as demonstrating the most fundamental epistemological principle upon which all knowledge is based. Much of this supposition is argued today as not the only means for forming knowledge and in some cases utterly wrong, especially when viewing randomRead… Read more »