Category Knowledge Management

Knowledge Management Systems

Knowledge Management Systems For many, Knowledge Management is almost synonyms with ICT systems or tools. This was popularised by IT vendors who market their systems with the promise that they can solve organisations’ knowledge issues. Although KM is a much wider domain then purely ICTs, technology do play a very important supporting role. Here is […]

From Data To Decision Making

  From Data To Decision Making Organisations have access to ever increasing amounts of data and information. Just a few decades ago these were restricted to what was held in the enterprise operational or financial systems. Now days, vast amounts of data collected from sensors and RFID, social media, and other sources, cause organisations to […]

P is for Personal

P is for Personal Prologue In a world where employment is no longer guaranteed for life, where the skills sets of today might be meaningless tomorrow, we should be in charge of our own professional destiny. One way to achieve this control is through PKM, Personal Knowledge Management. Personal Organisational Knowledge Management is centred on […]

We are not big enough

  We are not big enough It’s only for the big ones At your last family reunion you managed to catch up with Sharon. She is now a highly regarded consultant, specializing in Knowledge Management. Her clientele includes some of the biggest companies in the country. Throughout the evening she advocated for the usage of […]

Tacit knowledge to the rescue

Tacit knowledge to the rescue You are seating in front of your work station, staring at a message on your screen, “Error 1306”. The programmer who wrote this part of the system has left the company several years ago. He did leave some remarks between the lines of code and some general documentation on what […]