Posts Tagged: Knowledge

Cloud Computing and Virtualization Aren’t What you Think

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 »

RecoveringFed writes on The Discreet Charms of the North American Knowledge Worker

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 »

Email, records, content, information, knowledge – What’s a records manager to do?

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 »

Ask GovLoop on Knowledge – Knowledge Sharing

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 »

Ask GovLoop on Knowledge – Knowledge Management in Libraries

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 »

Ask GovLoop on Knowledge – Facebook as a Knowledge Management Concept

I found an interesting article by Tom Warner. In these two paragraphs, it talks about using Facebook to spread knowledge around. What’s your opinion on this concept? One such company, Serena Software in San Mateo, Calif., offers a companywide program called “Facebook Fridays,” which encourages employees to find fun and personal connections in the workplace,Read… Read more »