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Re: Content to orient community facilitators and champions #CoP

katepugh <katepugh@...>
 

Neil -
Here's a short article that you could use, too. (Inspired by a few challenging CoPs I ran at Intel.)
 
Kate
 
Katrina Pugh
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In a message dated 03/23/11 16:58:26 Eastern Daylight Time, stangarfield@... writes:
 

Neil,

I uploaded a presentation at http://groups.yahoo.com/group/sikmleaders/files/Moderator%20Training.ppt - please let me know if this is useful.

Regards,
Stan


--- In sikmleaders@..., Neil Olonoff wrote:
>
> Stan & SIKM Leaders,
>
> I'm looking for some brief, compelling content (videos or ppts with audio if
> possible) to help orient prospective CoP facilitators and champions. This is
> for Army Medicine.

 


Content to orient community facilitators and champions #CoP

Stan Garfield
 

Neil,

I uploaded a presentation at http://groups.yahoo.com/group/sikmleaders/files/Moderator%20Training.ppt - please let me know if this is useful.

Regards,
Stan


--- In sikmleaders@..., Neil Olonoff wrote:
>
> Stan & SIKM Leaders,
>
> I'm looking for some brief, compelling content (videos or ppts with audio if
> possible) to help orient prospective CoP facilitators and champions. This is
> for Army Medicine.


Content to orient community facilitators and champions #CoP

Neil Olonoff
 

Stan & SIKM Leaders,

I'm looking for some brief, compelling content (videos or ppts with audio if possible) to help orient prospective CoP facilitators and champions. This is for Army Medicine.

thanks much

Neil

Neil Olonoff, Knowledge Manager

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On Wed, Mar 23, 2011 at 9:31 AM, StanGarfield <stangarfield@...> wrote:
 

---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Richard McDermott < richard@... >
Subject: HBR blog

I am writing a series of blogs on "thinking," published in the Harvard Business Review blog section.  Here is a link to the first in the series:  http://blogs.hbr.org/cs/2011/03/free_your_staff_to_think.html .   Please enjoy and please comment on it.

These are little bits from my forthcoming book, "How to Think Like an Expert."

Kind Regards,
Richard McDermott
www.McDermottConsulting.com



Free Your Staff to Think #expertise

Stan Garfield
 
Edited

From: Richard McDermott < richard@... >
Subject: HBR blog

I am writing a series of blogs on "thinking," published in the Harvard Business Review blog section.  Here is a link to the first in the series:  http://blogs.hbr.org/cs/2011/03/free_your_staff_to_think.html .   Please enjoy and please comment on it.

These are little bits from my forthcoming book, "How to Think Like an Expert."

Kind Regards,
Richard McDermott
www.McDermottConsulting.com


March 2011 SIKM Call: Steve Denning - Why do great KM programs fail? #monthly-call #state-of-KM

Stan Garfield
 
Edited

TO: SIKM Leaders Community

Today we held our 70th monthly call, featuring Steve Denning on "Why do great KM programs fail?"

Thanks to Steve for presenting, Curtis Conley for recording, and those who participated. You can continue the discussion by replying to this thread.


Analytics4Japan - please do your part and help Japan #request #analytics

cjam_roxxx <cjam_roxxx@...>
 
Edited

Those of us in the web analytics community are helping Japan via:

http://web.archive.org/web/20110830151903/http://www.analytics4japan.com/

Follow it on Twitter: @analytics4japan


Thanks ! CJ
Chris Johannessen


March 2011 SIKM Call: Steve Denning - Why do great KM programs fail? #monthly-call #state-of-KM

Stan Garfield
 

This is a reminder of tomorrow's monthly call from 11 am to 12 noon EDT.
Note: The US is now on Daylight Savings Time, so if you are in another
country, please double check the time zone conversion to make sure that
you make the right adjustment.

* March 15 - Steve Denning: Why do Great KM Programs Fail?
* The presentation is available at
http://www.slideshare.net/SIKM/why-km-programs-fail
<http://www.slideshare.net/SIKM/why-km-programs-fail>

Note: We will use the KMers.org Twitter channel for online chatting
during the call. Steve plans to ask a polling question, and we will use
Twitter to view the responses. Visit http://tweetchat.com/room/KMers
<http://tweetchat.com/room/KMers> or http://www.kmers.org/chat
<http://www.kmers.org/chat> or use the #KMers hash tag in Twitter.

Regards,
Stan

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International Journal of Knowledge Management ToC V7 I1 #periodicals

Murray Jennex
 

The contents of the latest issue of:

 

International Journal of Knowledge Management (IJKM)

Official Publication of the Information Resources Management Association

Volume 7, Issue 1, January-March 2011

Published: Quarterly in Print and Electronically

ISSN: 1548-0666 EISSN: 1548-0658

Published by IGI Publishing, Hershey-New York, USA

www.igi-global.com/ijkm

 

Editor-in-Chief: Murray E. Jennex, San Diego State University, USA

 

PAPER ONE

 

Valuing Knowledge-Based Initiatives: What We Know and What We Don’t Know

 

Hind Benbya (GSCM-Montpellier Business School, France)

 

The objective of this paper is to provide an overview of the current state of theory and practice on valuing Knowledge-Based Initiatives (KBI). Drawing on the literature concerning IT and business value, this paper summarizes what is known about valuing IT-based initiatives, discusses the specificity of KBI and outline main challenges that continue to limit research in this area. This paper also examines how managers deal with these challenges and what metrics they use to assess knowledge value. These managerial insights are derived from interviews as well as empirical analysis of several Silicon Valley firms. This paper gives an emerging approach for valuing KBI and illustrates its implementation with a case study from IBM.

 

To obtain a copy of the entire article, click on the link below.

http://www.igi-global.com/Bookstore/Article.aspx?TitleId=50486  

 

PAPER TWO

 

The Effects of a KM Strategy on KM Performance in Professional Services Firms

 

Reimar Palte (Kühne Logistics University (KLU), Germany)

Michael Hertlein (EBS University of Business and Law, Germany)

Stefan Smolnik (EBS University of Business and Law, Germany)

Gerold Riempp (EBS University of Business and Law, Germany)

 

Knowledge management (KM) is a critical issue in professional services firms (PSFs). Many researchers define a KM strategy as a crucial driver of KM success in corporations. Research demonstrates that there is a positive relationship between KM strategy and the performance of KM processes, which are both closely related to KM success. In the longitudinal benchmark survey presented in this paper, based on an integrated KM framework and focusing on PSFs, the authors found evidence of such an effect, that is, KM strategy’s impact on KM success.

 

To obtain a copy of the entire article, click on the link below.

http://www.igi-global.com/Bookstore/Article.aspx?TitleId=50487  

 

PAPER THREE

 

Knowledge Management: Realizing Value through Governance

 

Suzanne Zyngier (La Trobe University, Australia)

 

Knowledge Management (KM) governance is the implementation of authority through a framework to ensure the delivery of anticipated or predicted benefits of KM strategy development and implementation in an authorized and regulated manner. KM governance also relies on measurement and evaluation of the effectiveness and efficiency of all aspects of KM, particularly the outcomes of strategy implementation to ensure that strategic benefits are realized. This paper examines the results of a global survey of people involved in the development and implementation of KM strategies. Responses came from 34 countries across every continent. Using descriptive and inferential statistics, this paper finds clear evidence of the measurability of KM outcomes through KM governance. These research findings strengthen the proposition that KM governance supports the capacity of KM governance to realize and reveal the value from, or the return on investment (ROI) of KM strategy development and implementation; the selection of KM tools and techniques is less of a consideration in this regard.

 

To obtain a copy of the entire article, click on the link below.

http://www.igi-global.com/Bookstore/Article.aspx?TitleId=50488  

 

PAPER FOUR

 

A Knowledge Management Tool for the Interconnection of Communities of Practice

 

Élise Lavoué (Université de Lyon, Université Jean Moulin Lyon 3, IAE Lyon, France)

Sébastien George (Université de Lyon, INSA-Lyon, France)

Patrick Prévôt (Université de Lyon, INSA-Lyon, France)

 

In their daily practice, practitioners belong to local communities of practice (CoPs) within their organisation. This knowledge is rarely capitalised upon because discussions are mainly verbal. Practitioners can also belong to general CoPs online. Within these general CoPs, discussions are rarely linked to the context in which they appeared, since the members are from different companies or institutions. This paper (1) connects these two levels of CoPs by contacting practitioners belonging to CoPs centred on the same general activity but who are geographically distributed and (2) capitalises on the produced knowledge by contextualising, allowing it to be accessible and reusable by all the members. The authors detail the main results of the research: (1) a model of the interconnection of CoPs (ICP) to support knowledge sharing and dissemination; and (2) a specific knowledge management tool for the ICP knowledge base. The authors apply the model and platform to university tutors by: (1) developing a use case, which links the model and the TE-Cap 2 platform and highlights the new possibilities offered by the knowledge management tool; and (2) conducting a descriptive investigation lasting for five months.

 

To obtain a copy of the entire article, click on the link below.

http://www.igi-global.com/Bookstore/Article.aspx?TitleId=50489  

 

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For full copies of the above articles, check for this issue of the International Journal of Knowledge Management (IJKM) in your institution's library. This journal is also included in the IGI Global aggregated “InfoSci-Journals” database: www.infosci-journals.com.

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CALL FOR PAPERS

 

Mission of IJKM:

 

The primary objective of the International Journal of Knowledge Management (IJKM) is to provide a comprehensive cross discipline forum for advancing the understanding of the organizational, technical, human, and cognitive issues associated with the creation, capture, transfer and use of knowledge in organizations. The secondary objective of this Journal is to share knowledge among researchers and practitioners with respect to the design, development, implementation and maintenance of effective knowledge management systems. The journal publishes high quality empirical and theoretical research covering all aspects of knowledge management. In addition to full-length research manuscripts, the journal publishes insightful research and practice notes as well as case studies from all areas of knowledge management.

 

Coverage of IJKM:

 

The International Journal of Knowledge Management (IJKM) covers all aspects of the knowledge management discipline, from organizational issues to technology support to knowledge representation. High quality submissions are encouraged using any qualitative or quantitative research methodology. Submissions are especially encouraged covering the following topics:

 

Basic theories associated with knowledge creation, knowledge management, and organizational memory

Case studies of knowledge management and organizational memory systems

Cognitive theories of knowledge management and organizational memory

Design of information and communication systems that facilitate knowledge transfer and sharing

Enablers and inhibitors of knowledge sharing and knowledge transfer behaviors

Global issues in knowledge management and organizational memory

Issues related to the capture, storage, search, retrieval, and use of knowledge and organizational memory

Knowledge acquisition and transfer processes

Knowledge management in small and medium enterprises

Knowledge management strategy

Knowledge management training issues

Knowledge reuse in organizations

Knowledge transfer and sharing behaviors within emergent organizational forms such as virtual communities

Methodologies and processes for developing knowledge management systems

Metrics and effectiveness of knowledge management and organizational memory systems

Organizational and economic incentive structures for knowledge sharing and use

Organizational culture impacts on knowledge management

Organizational learning

Use of semantic networks, topic maps, the Internet, digital documents, XML, taxonomies, ontologies, and other technologies to implement knowledge management systems

 

Among topics to be included (but not limited) are the following:

Best practices

Building multi-disciplinary teams for WB learning and teaching

Building Web-based learning communities

Constructivist approaches to Web-based learning and teaching

Decision making in implementing Web-based learning and teaching

Knowledge building using Web-based learning and teaching technologies

Management side of Web-based learning and teaching

Network learning using WLTT

Project Management for implementing WLTT

Web-based CSCL

Web-based technologies enabled pedagogical scenarios

Web-based technologies enabled pedagogical systems and programs

WLTT implementation: models, methods, and frameworks

 

Interested authors should consult the journal's manuscript submission guidelines at www.igi-global.com/ijkm.   

 

All inquiries and submissions should be sent to:

Editor-in-Chief: Dr. Murray Jennex at IJKMsubmission@...

 


Cyborg Metadata article on Images #metadata

Matt Moore <innotecture@...>
 

Hello,

I was quite please with how this turned out (special thanks to David Riecks for
his assistance): http://innotecture.com.au/2011/02/24/cyborg-metadata-2-images/

Although I can imagine the howls of outrage about some particular image metadata
system that I have probably missed or misrepresented in some way.

Regards,

Matt


Knowledge Manager Job Opening in New York #jobs

Stan Garfield
 

Siegel+Gale Knowledge Manager

From http://www.siegelgale.com/why-siegelgale/job-openings/

Apply at http://tbe.taleo.net/NA1/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=SIEGELGALE&cws=1&rid=184

Description: Lead the charge to collect and disseminate S+G knowledge to all employees worldwide

 

Responsibilities include:

 

·         Oversee how information within Siegel+Gale flows so everyone in the company can be fully informed about what is going on within the company.

·         Develop and own knowledge learning and sharing policies and oversee their implementation

·         Train employees to use Siegel+Gale's km tool and systems

·         Ensure governance criteria is in place to keep knowledge fresh and monitor quality

·         Establish vibrancy of knowledge sharing within the company

·         Work with HR to design and own the functionality of the Siegel+Gale intranet

·         Establish metrics for success and measure progress

 

Requirements:

 

·         Experience in practice model organizations, ideally branding, marketing, public relations or communications

·         Bachelor of Science degree in library sciences or similar discipline

·         Experience implementing and managing knowledge programs and intranets

·         Core competencies in leadership, communications, process implementation, change management

·         Strong working knowledge from an IT and usability perspective of a wide range of knowledge sharing and collaboration tools

·         Minimum 5+ years experience

·         Based in NY with travel to all offices

 

About S+G:

Siegel+Gale is a global strategic branding firm committed to building world-class brands through elegantly simple, unexpectedly fresh strategies, stories and experiences. With Simple is Smart as its operating philosophy, Siegel+Gale delivers powerful services in brand development, identity design, simplification, research and analytics, and digital strategy.

Since its founding by branding pioneer Alan Siegel in 1969, Siegel+Gale has helped drive business results for brands such as Aetna, American Express, Bank of America, China Youth Development Foundation, Dell, Dow Chemical Company, The Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, The Internal Revenue Service, The King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Microsoft, Motorola, Pfizer, SAP, Sony PlayStation, Yahoo! and the YMCA.

Siegel+Gale has offices in New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, London, Hamburg, Dubai, Shanghai and Beijing and strategic partnerships around the world as a member of the Omnicom Group (NYSE-OMC) of companies.

Our specialties include: Brand Research, Brand Strategy, Digital Strategy and User Experience Design, Simplification, Brand Architecture, Identity Design, Naming, Brand Evangelism and Training, Brand Experience Design


3 videos with Nancy White #video #CoP

Matt Moore <innotecture@...>
 

Hello,

Last week I recorded three short videos with Nancy White looking at online
communities and
networks: http://innotecture.com.au/2011/02/22/nancy-white-videos/

I only hope that we can find some way to recoup the millions of dollars we spent
in production costs.

Regards,

Matt


Re: Taxonomy Fairy Tales video #video #taxonomy

Patrick Lambe
 

Personally, no. At the implementation level, I think we're working with universal human characteristics (if we can do something differently from others, we will). I think there are some differences in the level of awareness and availability of talent  compared to N America and Europe, but that is rapidly changing.

P

Patrick Lambe

Have you seen our new KM Planning Toolkit?   






On Feb 11, 2011, at 12:23 AM, Jean Graef wrote:


Patrick,

Thanks for the kind words.  Being based in Singapore, I wonder if you see a difference in the way KM, taxonomies, info arch are being practiced in the Asia/Pacific region vs. the North America/European region?

 

Jean

 

From: sikmleaders@... [mailto:sikmleaders@...] On Behalf Of Patrick Lambe
Sent: Thursday, February 10, 2011 10:59 AM
To: sikmleaders@...
Cc: ActKM Discussion List; TaxoCoP@...; km4dev-l@...; sla-canz@...
Subject: Re: [sikmleaders] Taxonomy Fairy Tales video

 

 

They still stand the test of time!

 

P

 

Patrick Lambe

 

Have you seen our new KM Planning Toolkit?   

 

 

 

 

 

 

On Feb 10, 2011, at 11:53 PM, Jean Graef wrote:



 

Thanks Matt and Patrick for a good description of four common “fairy tales.”

 

You may also be interested in “Ten taxonomy myths” published in the Montague Institute Review in 2002.

 

Jean

 

From: sikmleaders@... [mailto:sikmleaders@...] On Behalf Of Matt Moore
Sent: Tuesday, February 08, 2011 8:17 PM
To: ActKM Discussion List; TaxoCoP@...; sikmleaders@...; < a href="mailto:km4dev-l@...">km4dev-l@...; sla-canz@...
Subject: [sikmleaders] Taxonomy Fairy Tales video

 

 

Hello,

I had the pleasure of discussing some "taxonomy fairy tales" with the excellent 
Patrick Lambe recently. An 11 minute video of covering search engines, 
auto-categorization, governance and experts is now available.

YouTube version: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E78E_VuYhVE
Vimeo version: http://vimeo.com/19723578

(N.B. Both versions are identical - so choose your platform)

Patrick's Australian Taxonomy Workshop: http://innotecture.com.au/taxonomy/

Regards,

Matt

 

 




February 2011 SIKM Call: Steve Cayzer - Student-centred KM strategies #monthly-call #schools

Stan Garfield
 
Edited

TO: SIKM Leaders Community

Last week we held our 69th monthly call, featuring Steve Cayzer on "Student-centred KM strategies."


Thanks to Steve for presenting, Martin Cleaver for recording, and those who participated. You can continue the discussion by replying to this thread,


The best idea management systems include knowledge management attributes. #innovation

Ronald <ron@...>
 

Here's my blog entry for today at the Front End of Innovation web site:

At the heart of a good idea management system is a knowledge management system http://bit.ly/hER1n8 #innovation

At the heart of a good idea management system is a knowledge management system


Here's a secret: At the heart of a good idea management system is a knowledge management system. OK, maybe that's not such a big secret. But if you're looking at an idea management system and it doesn't have the components incorporating knowledge management then you're just getting an electronic suggestion box.

Don't get me wrong... Ideas are Good

There are many types of ideas an organization can glean from their teams. They can gather unsolicited ideas and gain incremental innovation ("I've noticed while doing my work that if we just did `this' we could make more money"; or "do things faster"; or "do things more cost effectively"). You can let the market pull your team toward new ideas ("I just got back from a customer visit and they told me we should also offer `this' product"). Your technical team can push new ideas ("Aha! I've tweaked our widgets and now they are much better"). And you can partner with those innovators at the University, those people in research environments, who can explore radical concepts never thought before in any commercial settings to develop "breakthrough" innovations".

Idea management systems provide a workflow to assess all of the ideas listed above. They can ask all the smart people on the team to comment on the ideas. These stakeholders can poke holes in other's brainstorms and make constructive comments. They can invite the experts they know to add their two cents and vote on the best ideas so the best ideas get promoted. These enhancing steps are all attributes of what is commonly referred to as the Wisdom of the Crowd.

Good Workflow

The very best idea management systems will also allow downstream steps in the process to include expert reviews. This might be a team of managers at your company, or a group of marketers or financial people or a mix. These experts (made up of teams that vary) can examine the Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats this idea poses (commonly referred to as a SWOT analysis). Lastly a feasibility study can be facilitated examining the idea in the light of perspectives uniquely important to the organization: What is the competitive advantage? What is the strategic fit with our current product line? How much will this cost? Each of these steps can generate a numerical score so the best ideas can be ranked and promoted. Eventually the best ideas get put into development

You Need More!

But all that is just an electronic suggestion box without the type of collaboration a knowledge management system brings. With knowledge management attributes, the collaborative system mimics Facebook in many ways. Users can post interesting things when they discover them ("Oh look, I read an article you all might be interested in that has to do with the subject we're discussing") or images or videos or links or events or peoples' profiles. And, of course, users can search for this information and retrieve it. This means I can go to the system to Solve Problems and Find Experts.

What You Need Can Be Found In The New Idea Management System

Besides idea generation, the collaborative tool has to be attractive enough to get people to log on. If the type of information I rely on to do my job can be found in the idea management system, I'll log on with great frequency. And then at least I'll be there when it's time to submit and work on ideas.

You don't want a big empty bucket when you kick off your idea management system. You need to populate it with something. So, for instance, every industry has their journals. If you're in Aluminum, there's probably "Aluminum Today". If you're into marketing services, there's probably a "Marketing Monthly". Your first step should be to have the RSS feed for the updates these journals provide automatically feeding your idea management system. This way users know where they can find this information.

If you already have a library of white papers on your topic they should be tagged and stored on the idea management system. When someone conducts research as part of their job, the idea management system should be where they share it with the team.

Outside Knowledge

Besides the knowledge management information an organization's fellows provide, outside stakeholders can also contribute to the conversations. This means you probably need a module that constantly polls or "listens to" the internet looking for key words of use to your team. A good module like that can help the Plastics Company look for usage of key words like "Plastics" on Facebook and Twitter and web pages and chat rooms.

When a hit is discovered, perhaps using the word "Plastics" in a way no one internally had thought of, you can bring the new thought internally to the system and discuss it. Similarly you can identify those people (not your employees) out there who frequently talk about your topic and invite their opinions on the subjects you're interested in ("We're thinking of introducing a new plastic widget, what do YOU think about it?").

Another useful module is a stripped downed idea management system that anyone can use with very good security features. You can ask for ideas from outside stakeholders (like your partners, your customers and the public). You can ask them to vote and comment on other's ideas. Then pull those best ideas into the secure arena of your internal tool.

Why Knowledge Management?

Besides ideas, the two things most people ask for when they're looking at idea systems are: "How can we solve problems?" and "How can we find experts when we need them?". Knowledge Management attributes like the storage, tagging and retrieval of information is the enabling factor for those uses.

And Knowledge Management is also the basis of dividing your group into teams. If you have a group of people that want to discuss "surface cleaners" or "tensile strength of copper", they can belong to the larger group of "everybody" and also belong to the subgroup with their very specific focus. Some of the organization's challenges might be limited to their smaller group ("Have you solved the `strength' problem?"). The knowledge they share in these groups can be available to `everybody' but readily apparent to the smaller team.

With today's technology (like a SQL database and a tag cloud for the files) all the collected information can easily be retrieved and reported on. A knowledge management system at the heart of your idea management system will make it more than just an electronic suggestion box.

Ron Shulkin is Vice President of the Americas for CogniStreamer®, an innovation management system. You can learn more about CogniStreamer here http://bit.ly/ac3x60

Ron manages The Idea Management Group on LinkedIn (Join Here) http://bit.ly/dvsYWD . He has written extensively on Idea Management (Read Here) http://bit.ly/b2ZEgU .

CogniStreamer® is an idea management software tool. It is an open innovation and collaboration platform where internal colleagues and external partner companies or knowledge centers join forces to create, develop and assess innovative ideas within strategically selected areas. The CogniStreamer® portal is an ideal collaborative platform that invites users to actively build a strong innovation portfolio. In addition it provides a powerful resource for internal and external knowledge sharing. The CogniStreamer® framework is used by industry leaders such as Atlas Copco, Bekaert, Case New Holland, Cytec, Imec, Picanol and ThyssenKrupp. CogniStreamer® represents the best use of adaptive collaborative technology such to harness human skill, ingenuity and intelligence.


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Tools never die ? #tools

Lee Romero
 

Hi all - I listened to this National Public Radio story this past week
as part of a podcast:

http://www.npr.org/blogs/krulwich/2011/02/04/133188723/tools-never-die-waddaya-mean-never

and found it pretty fascinating. It's an interview with Kevin Kelly
who has the theory that "tools never die" - no technology invention
ever created has ever really gone extinct.

As I was listening to this, I was thinking about how this connects to
knowledge management and the problem represented in this of how to
maintain knowledge of technologies over very long spans of time. I've
had no great epiphanies to share, but I found the idea and the
connection to KM interesting enough to share here. It does make me
think of how "small" the KM problem is within an organization by
comparison, though.

There have been subsequent updates on this noting some technology
inventions that actually do seem to have gone extinct. You can find
the write-ups here:

http://www.npr.org/templates/archives/archive.php?thingId=133493770

Enjoy!

Lee Romero


Re: Taxonomy Fairy Tales video #video #taxonomy

Jean Graef <jean.graef@...>
 

Patrick,

Thanks for the kind words.  Being based in Singapore, I wonder if you see a difference in the way KM, taxonomies, info arch are being practiced in the Asia/Pacific region vs. the North America/European region?

 

Jean

 

From: sikmleaders@... [mailto:sikmleaders@...] On Behalf Of Patrick Lambe
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They still stand the test of time!

 

P

 

Patrick Lambe

 

Have you seen our new KM Planning Toolkit?   

 

 

 

 

 

 

On Feb 10, 2011, at 11:53 PM, Jean Graef wrote:



 

Thanks Matt and Patrick for a good description of four common “fairy tales.”

 

You may also be interested in “Ten taxonomy myths” published in the Montague Institute Review in 2002.

 

Jean

 

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Subject: [sikmleaders] Taxonomy Fairy Tales video

 

 

Hello,

I had the pleasure of discussing some "taxonomy fairy tales" with the excellent 
Patrick Lambe recently. An 11 minute video of covering search engines, 
auto-categorization, governance and experts is now available.

YouTube version: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E78E_VuYhVE
Vimeo version: http://vimeo.com/19723578

(N.B. Both versions are identical - so choose your platform)

Patrick's Australian Taxonomy Workshop: http://innotecture.com.au/taxonomy/

Regards,

Matt

 

 


Re: Taxonomy Fairy Tales video #video #taxonomy

Patrick Lambe
 

They still stand the test of time!

P

Patrick Lambe

Have you seen our new KM Planning Toolkit?   






On Feb 10, 2011, at 11:53 PM, Jean Graef wrote:


Thanks Matt and Patrick for a good description of four common “fairy tales.”

 

You may also be interested in “Ten taxonomy myths” published in the Montague Institute Review in 2002.

 

Jean

 

From: sikmleaders@... [mailto:sikmleaders@...] On Behalf Of Matt Moore
Sent: Tuesday, February 08, 2011 8:17 PM
To: ActKM Discussion List; TaxoCoP@...; sikmleaders@...; km4dev-l@...; sla-canz@...
Subject: [sikmleaders] Taxonomy Fairy Tales video

 

 

Hello,

I had the pleasure of discussing some "taxonomy fairy tales" with the excellent 
Patrick Lambe recently. An 11 minute video of covering search engines, 
auto-categorization, governance and experts is now available.

YouTube version: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E78E_VuYhVE
Vimeo version: http://vimeo.com/19723578

(N.B. Both versions are identical - so choose your platform)

Patrick's Australian Taxonomy Workshop: http://innotecture.com.au/taxonomy/

Regards,

Matt




Re: Taxonomy Fairy Tales video #video #taxonomy

Jean Graef <jean.graef@...>
 

Thanks Matt and Patrick for a good description of four common “fairy tales.”

 

You may also be interested in “Ten taxonomy myths” published in the Montague Institute Review in 2002.

 

Jean

 

From: sikmleaders@... [mailto:sikmleaders@...] On Behalf Of Matt Moore
Sent: Tuesday, February 08, 2011 8:17 PM
To: ActKM Discussion List; TaxoCoP@...; sikmleaders@...; km4dev-l@...; sla-canz@...
Subject: [sikmleaders] Taxonomy Fairy Tales video

 

 

Hello,

I had the pleasure of discussing some "taxonomy fairy tales" with the excellent
Patrick Lambe recently. An 11 minute video of covering search engines,
auto-categorization, governance and experts is now available.

YouTube version: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E78E_VuYhVE
Vimeo version: http://vimeo.com/19723578

(N.B. Both versions are identical - so choose your platform)

Patrick's Australian Taxonomy Workshop: http://innotecture.com.au/taxonomy/

Regards,

Matt


Taxonomy Fairy Tales video #video #taxonomy

Matt Moore <innotecture@...>
 

Hello,

I had the pleasure of discussing some "taxonomy fairy tales" with the excellent
Patrick Lambe recently. An 11 minute video of covering search engines,
auto-categorization, governance and experts is now available.

YouTube version: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E78E_VuYhVE
Vimeo version: http://vimeo.com/19723578

(N.B. Both versions are identical - so choose your platform)

Patrick's Australian Taxonomy Workshop: http://innotecture.com.au/taxonomy/

Regards,

Matt

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