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 »
Posts Tagged: Knowledge
Today I had the opportunity to listen to a discussion about cloud computing and virtualization of IT services: “The Future of Enterprise IT Architecture” with representatives from Cisco, VMware, and Barquin. Now most non-IT government workers, like myself, probably would think, “Why in the world would you subject yourself to something like that?” But fortunatelyRead… Read more »
This is a repost from my blog http://recoveringfed.com/ Over a very pleasant meal yesterday, my lunch partner and I began to exchange ideas about how best to manage knowledge workers. Quite a challenge, we both agreed, and leaning toward hell when you need to manage knowledge workers against a deadline. This topic deserves more carefulRead… Read more »
Here is a great slide set by Stan Garfield on how to develop a KM strategyhttp://www.slideshare.net/KMChicago/identifying-objectives-and-obtaining-executive-commitment-for-a-km-program
Knowledge management activities can be described in relation to many different disciplines and approaches but almost all focus on five core activities: 1. identify, 2. create, 3. store, 4. share, and 5. use.
I saw this article on GCN, http://gcn.com/Articles/2010/01/19/Web-White-House-Email-system-details.aspx?s=gcndaily_200110&Page=1. While EmailXtender is probably not classified as an Records Managment Application, it appears to have RM capabilities. EMC makes Documentum, which is DoD 5015.02 certified. I was somewhat curious when they mentioned that the system is stored off-site, which made me wonder if this was an actual stand-aloneRead… Read more »
Knowledge sharing is an activity through which knowledge (i.e. information, skills, or expertise) is exchanged among people, friends, co-workers, or members of a family, a community (e.g. Wikipedia) or an organization. Organizations have recognized that knowledge is a valuable asset for competitive advantages. Knowledge sharing activities are generally supported by knowledge management systems. However, technologyRead… Read more »
While the business world is changing in the new knowledge economy and digital age, libraries of all types are undergoing drastic changes also. The new role of libraries in the 21st century needs to be as a learning and knowledge center for their users as well as the intellectual commons for their respective communities where,Read… Read more »
Knowledge is a noun and learning is a verb. According to Andy Moore of KMWorld, to provide an answer, you have to understand the question. Is KM a noun or a verb? Is it something you acquire? Or is it something you do?
This is a revision of an email I sent to a colleague. Some names will be redacted because I’m not sure if they would like to be posted here. K, I’m sharing this with Mark Patrick at Joint Staff because he’s a smart guy and may have some good stuff to say. He lives ECMRead… Read more »