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Knowledge Management as an ecosystem

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Harnessing the benefits of online communities of practice (CoPs) My experience in an engineering consultancy firm John Tropea – Hatch Associates Ark group Oct 2009 Perth KM for the Energy, Engineering and Resources Sector connected forums and workshops Hatch Associates Hatch is an employee-owned multidiscipline firm that provides custom process design; business strategies; technologies; and project and construction management from 65 offices around the world for clients in the Metals; Infrastructure; and Energy market sectors. Programs and projects under management by Hatch have an aggregate value of $50 billion. Quebec Iron & ...
comprises a range of strategies and practices used in an organization to identify, create, represent, distribute, and enable adoption of insights and experiences . Such insights and experiences comprise knowledge , either embodied in individuals or embedded in organizational processes or practice. An established discipline since 1991 (see Nonaka 1991 ), KM includes courses taught in the fields of business administration , information systems , management , and library and information sciences . More recently, other fields have started contributing to KM research; these include information and media, computer science , public health
km 2.0 and knowledge management: part twelve
On March 17 and 18th John Tropea, one of the most active bloggers on KM 2.0 and social computing issues made two very interesting contributions to discussion of this issue. On March 17, in a blog entitled “Why KM 1.0 Failed in a Nutshell,” John put his finger on a point very essential to this whole debate, when he says the following and then quotes extensively from an interview with Ross Mayfield, the CEO of Socialtext.   “. . . this article has some of the best quotes on why KM 1.0 has failed.   This is explained so perfectly from the workers point of view…before you get into KM 2.0, if you want to begin to explain to ... market research, surveys and trends
MixedRealities :: O'Driscoll at the FCVW conference: yes ...
Tumbling financial markets stopped me from watching the videostream, so I try to reconstruct his presentation using the many tweets on #fcvw . Knowledge management is an oxymoron, so the Professor said, knowledge cannot be “managed”, it can only be enabled. Learning and education is about optimizing our networks, it’s not about pouring information into people’s heads (as we also learned at the Connectivism course). A much retweeted statement had to do with BP’s oil disaster: BP should launch a “solve the spill” challenge on Web2.0 channels – offering a prize. Knowledge sharing and ... market research, surveys and trends


Feeding the Ecosystem: SAP Consulting Trends 2010 Part Two: How ...
I kicked off the year with an entry on SAP consulting trends – but that post was only part of the story. In that first post, I outlined the SAP trends to watch in 2010 , but for service providers (and those who work for them), there’s a bigger concern: SAP consulting models are under pressure. Companies are looking for different services than consulting firms are used to providing. The SAP consulting world is suffering from a trickle down effect. Because there are fewer mega-projects to fuel demand, all the consulting players, from “Tier One” entities on down, are seeking new ways to engage their ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Rainforest Facts
Rainforests have evolved over millions of years to turn into the incredibly complex environments they are today. Rainforests represent a store of living and breathing renewable natural resources that for eons, by virtue of their richness in both animal and plant species, have contributed a wealth of resources for the survival and well-being of humankind. These resources have included basic food supplies, clothing, shelter, fuel, spices, industrial raw materials, and medicine for all those who have lived in the majesty of the forest. However, the inner dynamics of a tropical rainforest is an intricate and fragile system. ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Acquia Partners with SOASTA To Ensure the Ongoing Success of Enterprise-Scale ...
COPENHAGEN, Denmark - (BUSINESS WIRE) - Acquia, the enterprise guide to social publishing, today announced it has added SOASTA CloudTest to its Drupal hosting platform . Under this agreement, Acquia will distribute SOASTA's web performance testing services as an integrated part of its Acquia Hosting service. Customers will now be able to effectively test Drupal-based websites at any time from early stage development through to production. Additionally, Acquia and SOASTA have worked together to take the key performance indicators that define performance and capacity for ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
Governments seek to help innovative SMEs
European governments are stepping up their efforts to boost innovation ahead of the publication of the EU's research and innovation strategy, which is due next month. EurActiv's network looks at how small businesses across Europe can be part of the innovation ecosystem.  Innovation is touted as the key to getting Europe out of the economic doldrums and back on the road to sustainable growth. It is at the heart of the Europe 2020 strategy and will move centre stage next month with the publication of the European Commission's innovation strategy. Due to the flexibility that comes with their size, ... market trends, news research and surveys resources


Ecosystem Management and Restoration Information System
As the knowledge base concerning ecosystem management and restoration expands, ... encourages users to plan their studies with an ecosystem perspective by ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Wildland Fire: Ecosystem Approach to Management
Many natural resource agencies in the United States are adopting ecosystem approaches to management. These approaches integrate ecological principles, human systems, and the goals of sustainability, permanence, and resiliency into the practices of resource management agencies. These approaches focus on stewardship of systems using integrative and adaptive management practices rather than focusing primarily on commodities (e.g., board-feet, select wildlife species, or recreation days). Ecosystem approaches to management are practiced on landscape-scale levels that extend beyond the formal jurisdictional ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Knowledge Ecology: Knowledge Ecosystems for Business Education and ...
This paper proposes a knowledge ecology framework for organizational learning and knowledge management. This framework is applied to the business education and training industry. The paper describes the Socrates Program, as an example of a knowledge ecosystem for business education. Based on its early implementation experience, several implementation barriers are identified. Future research needs for developing and implementing organizational knowledge ecologies are discussed.       Key Words: Knowledge, Ecology, Education       Knowledge Ecology: Knowledge Ecosystems for Business Education and ...
Importance of Blogging in Modern day Businesses | LinkedIn Answers ...
Blogging has become a very important medium of interaction these days, whether we utilize it for commercial or social purposes. You can share your thoughts, promote your company’s services or discuss matters of opinion both casually and formally. Blogging activity offers a solid platform for people to interact with their prospects/customers/clients resulting in developing better ties, hence sustaining and consolidating their market share. Moreover, it has proven to be a cost effective method for companies to promote their services and improve their visibility to draw more traffic to their sites by covering current, ...
WikiAnswers - What is the advantage for knowledge management
And it helps the organization to collectively, share towards fulfillment of goals and objectives of the organization. It also help find the current status of the organization as compared to the competitors. these are also the benefits of KMS · facilitates better, more informed decisions; · contributes to the intellectual capital of an organization; • encourages the free flow of ideas which leads to insight and innovation; • eliminates redundant processes, streamlines operations, and enhances employee retention rates; • improves customer service and efficiency; and • leads to greater productivity. • A Collaborative Culture • More ...