Knowledge Management Strategy & Rationale for Workplace 4.0

Organisations will continue to experience knowledge-driven failures until leadership teams realise that their ability to adapt, to maintain and grow returns or competitive advantage, is limited not by competence (technical knowledge, which is generally widely available), but by competency (ability knowledge) and capability (agility).  Read More

Powerful narratives: 6 Quick Ways to Accelerate Knowledge Sharing

This series of videos are taken from our Knowledge Management and decision support work in a US healthcare project. They demonstrate how ‘simple’ changes to the way we use questions can produce much more powerful, knowledge-rich narratives. Read More

Identity | A free personality test

Identity | A free personality test Stating the obvious, your beliefs shape your actions. When you collaborate or compete your beliefs sync or conflict to varying degrees with others. The more people involved in the collaboration or competition, the more complex the environment. Some turn to personality tests to learn more about themselves. One of the… Read More

Knowledge Management ISO 30401 (something rotten in the state of Denmark)

Ron Young, one of the experts involved in developing the Knowledge Management ISO 30401 draft, has posted a blog that sets out the experts and processes involved in the development of the draft Knowledge Management Standards for ISO 30401.

In response, I am bitterly disappointed that so called Knowledge Management experts can so flagrantly constrain the future of the field by ignoring fundamental challenges facing the future of organisations. Read More

ISO Knowledge Management Standard (DIS) released

The Draft ISO Knowledge Management Standard (DIS) have finally been released. I do love the attempt to set standards, where “Knowledge Management (KM) is a discipline focused on ways that organizations create and use knowledge.” Think about that for just a moment – standards for a discipline focused on ways that organisations create and use… Read More

Workplace 4.0 | the role of education

The argument being put forward by many is that too few of today’s emerging generations are being prepared to compete and collaborate with technology in workplace 4.0 (e.g. a lack of understanding of programming). However, more concerning is that few universities are consciously developing employability skills in a meaningful way – in other words, they set out to support, resource and challenge the development of such skills from entry through to transition to employment (employment, not underemployment). Read More