Archive for the ‘Collaboration’ Category

Understanding what we mean by interventions

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —June 15, 2006
Filed in Collaboration, Communication

Projects designed to improve things typically start by describing the desired result (behaviours, performance measures, work systems) closely followed by depicting the current situation. The change team …

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Evaluating expertise

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —June 9, 2006
Filed in Collaboration

One of our newsletter readers asks the following question in relation to our article on expertise location: “do you have any comments or references on …

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Interested in Visual Complexity?

Posted by  Andrew Rixon —June 7, 2006
Filed in Collaboration

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Some findings from a recent paper about the online community: ActKM

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —May 27, 2006
Filed in Collaboration

Trish Milne and I had one of our papers recently published in the Journal of Knowledge Management entitled, ActKM: the story of a community. Here …

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A simple training needs assessment

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —May 18, 2006
Filed in Business storytelling, Collaboration

Susan Heathfield suggests a facilitated process to conduct a simple training needs assessment. The basic steps to Susan’s approach look like this (she explains them …

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SNA Sensemaking

Posted by  Andrew Rixon —May 11, 2006
Filed in Collaboration

Social Network Analysis has spent alot of its evolution and development down in the weeds where the expert has been king. Crunching and analysing. Not …

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Getting management buy-in

Posted by  Mark Schenk —May 9, 2006
Filed in Anecdotes, Collaboration

The actKM list has a discussion underway to collect stories of how people have (either successfully or otherwise) tried to get management support for their …

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Weaving Together Online and Face-To-Face Learning

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —April 30, 2006
Filed in Collaboration

John Smith and Beverly Trayner have written an interesting and useful paper describing how community coordinators can use a combination of online technology and face-to-face …

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The relationship between projects and communities of practice—redux

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —April 21, 2006
Filed in Collaboration

Mark and I thoroughly enjoyed ourselves over the last couple of days delivering our communities of practice workshops. The discussions were excellent. Thanks to all …

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Facilitation for engineers and scientists

Posted by  Andrew Rixon —April 19, 2006
Filed in Collaboration

It’s interesting how I’ve found myself drawn into discussion lately around the difficulties of facilitating engineers and scientists. If facilitating engineers and scientists is difficult, …

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