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KM 2.0 and Knowledge Management: Part Seventeen, Ray Sims and Web 2.0

November 8th, 2008 · 1 Comment

Back to blogging. The Presidential campaign is now over, a few other commitments are completed, and I’m now free to end my unexpected vacation and continue my KM 2.0 and Knowledge Management series. This entry will continue my discussion of presentations given at The Boston KM Forum on April 9, 2008. Ray Sims offered a [...]

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Tags: Complexity · KM 2.0 · KM Software Tools · Knowledge Integration · Knowledge Making · Knowledge Management · Personal KM

KM 2.0 and Knowledge Management: Part Seven, The End of 2007 and Dave Pollard

September 9th, 2008 · 1 Comment

The year 2007 ended with a very interesting take on KM 2.0 by one of my former correspondents, Dave Pollard (See for example 1, 2, 3). Dave, who is given to emphasizing the social networking aspects of things provides this definition of KM:   “In a recent post where I waxed rhapsodic about how the [...]

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Tags: KM 2.0 · KM Software Tools · KM Techniques · Knowledge Integration · Knowledge Making · Knowledge Management · Personal KM

KM 2.0 and Knowledge Management: Part Four, Dave Snowden, Complexity, and the Impact of Web 2.0

August 13th, 2008 · Comments Off

The next major contribution to the KM 2.0 discussion comes in an interview of Dave Snowden by Jon Husband entitled “The Impact of Web 2.0 on Knowledge Work and Knowledge Management.” The interview was done on October 15, 2007, and then produced and distributed as a podcast. This podcast was followed by many reactions in [...]

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Tags: Complexity · Epistemology/Ontology/Value Theory · KM 2.0 · KM Software Tools · Knowledge Integration · Knowledge Making · Knowledge Management · Personal KM

Knols Aren’t Units of Knowledge and What Google Can Do About It

August 5th, 2008 · 1 Comment

Google has introduced a new service to facilitate knowledge sharing. Google describes it this way: “The Knol project is a site that hosts many knols — units of knowledge — written about various subjects. The authors of the knols can take credit for their writing, provide credentials, and elicit peer reviews and comments. Users can [...]

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KM 2.0 and Knowledge Management: Part Two, “Buzz” and Some Skepticism

August 3rd, 2008 · Comments Off

During 2007, the KM 2.0 meme began to spread more rapidly, but as it spread, some observers began to express skepticism about the identification of web 2.0 tools and a fundamentally new sort of KM. One sort of skepticism was expressed by David Weinberger in an article posted at KM World on February 1. David [...]

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KM 2.0 and Knowledge Management: Part One, Early KM 2.0

August 1st, 2008 · 2 Comments

For about three years now, the meme of “KM 2.0” has been circulating. It began with the introduction of the label “Web 2.0” to describe a collection of IT applications called social software. These applications first included blogs, wikis, social network analysis, social networking applications, collaborative content tagging, folksonomies, community support/collaboration software, and project collaboration [...]

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Personal Knowledge Processing and Knowledge Management

April 16th, 2008 · Comments Off

Light and Color (J. W. M. Turner, 1843) In the opening blog of “All Life is Problem Solving”, I gave a general account of how problem solving occurs in living things including humans. In my second post I focused on problem solving at the organizational level. Here I want to develop some ideas about Personal [...]

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Tags: Complexity · Epistemology/Ontology/Value Theory · Knowledge Making · Knowledge Management · Personal KM