Archive for 2007

Intelligence agencies adopting social software

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —September 12, 2007
Filed in Collaboration

I’m giving a presentation to the Australian Institute of Professional Intelligence Officers (AIPIO) conference in October so I’m keeping my eye out for relevant news …

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Rugby team uses narrative to develop winning culture

Posted by  Daryl Cook —September 11, 2007
Filed in Business storytelling

On a recent flight to Sydney, I was flicking through the Virgin Blue in-flight magazine ‘Voyeur’ and came across an interesting article about the ABC-TV …

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How to make your workplace more storyable

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —September 9, 2007
Filed in Business storytelling

Story techniques are becoming popular but I do worry that people will become overly focussed on capturing stories with the hope that someone will search …

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“Yellow Pages” is a registered trademark of Telstra

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —August 31, 2007
Filed in News

Just a warning to everyone out there who is using the term “Yellow Pages” to describe the people directories you might develop to implement knowledge …

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Mooers’ law

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —August 30, 2007
Filed in Communication

I was reading Ambient Findability this morning at breakfast and found this law posited by Calvin Mooers in 1959. An information retrieval system will tend …

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Tacit Knowledge Retention with Communities of Practice

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —August 27, 2007
Filed in Collaboration

Last year I wrote this short paper arguing that communities of practice were an effective strategy to transfer tacit knowledge. This week we gave the …

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IBM software – social software for the enterprise

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —August 24, 2007
Filed in Anecdotes

I used to work with Jimmy Kwang at IBM. He was a terrific supporter of the Cynefin Centre and I must say a terrific host. …

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Knowledge retention seminars

Posted by  Daryl Cook —August 23, 2007
Filed in Business storytelling, Events

We are running a series of breakfast seminars in the coming weeks, exploring the use of narrative techniques for knowledge retention. It will be a …

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A short history of Anecdote

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —August 23, 2007
Filed in Strategy

On the weekend I created this presentation about how we got started and I describe some of the projects we’ve done. There are five parts. …

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Genius everyday

Posted by  Robyn —August 23, 2007
Filed in Insight

I’ve been keeping my eyes open for something entertaining to read on a long plane journey. I’m a fast reader and easily bored so the …

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