Patti Anklam <patti@...>
I agree wholeheartedly with Andrew (and Dave). I had the same feeling as he did with the mention of the wiki. Contributing to Wikipedia has been problematic for many of us, I think, for various reasons. Any successful wiki starts with a shared, articulated goal and common sense of purpose. What is that for this group?
A wiki for SIKM could be a place to do both as Andrew suggests (focus on how you can achieve the goals of KM) as well as an organizing tool (for people to declare their intentions to work on specific topic areas, make commitments, and manage the work).
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sikmleaders@... [mailto:sikmleaders@...] On Behalf
Of Andrew Gent
>> A new poll has been created for the
When the wiki was first mentioned, I was not
particularly fond of the idea. tehre seemed to be too much of the let's pool
all of our knowledge into a definitive KM repository about the idea. Part of
the reason I like the distribution list is because we can discuss things that
we don't necessarily all agree with but we have sufficient experience
and respect for each other that we can have an informed discussion about the
details and alternatives. Sometimes we (or at least I) sit back and listen
because I am not sure I agree, but I am interested in learning what others
Just as an example, an SIKM wiki might focus
on how you can achieve the goals of KM (vs. the definition of what
those goals are). I am not advocating that. I am just giving that as an