Archive for the ‘Insight’ Category

What is tacit knowledge?

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —December 8, 2005
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Over the last 6 months I have attended a few knowledge management conferences to see if things have progressed and I’m dismayed at how many …

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ACKMIDS 2005 – Larry Prusak’s presentation

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —December 8, 2005
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On Monday and Tuesday this week I trundled off to ACKMIDS. Actually I didn’t think I would make it this year because I was scheduled …

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Annotations and their role in building context

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —November 20, 2005
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Denham Grey’s post on just how useful annotations can be in providing context reminds me of two famous annotators, Pierre de Fermat and J Edgar Hoover. Fermat …

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So what does Anecdote do anyway?

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —November 15, 2005
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A typical comment from people who visit our website is, “love the content Shawn but what does Anecdote actually do?” We seemed to be so …

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What makes a blog post worth commenting on?

Posted by  Andrew Rixon —November 14, 2005
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Something Shawn and I have chatted about is what makes a blog post worth commenting on. Having a browse through some of our most commented …

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Understanding creative commons

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —October 31, 2005
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In a matter of two weeks I’ve stumbled across the work of Larry Lessig. Last week I read about the Lessig presentation style at Presentation …

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The Importance of Content

Posted by  Mark Schenk —October 7, 2005
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The topic at a meeting this morning was the design concept for a web-based ‘clearinghouse’.  I mentioned the risks of taking a ‘Field of Dreams’ …

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Learning from experience using video

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —September 7, 2005
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Video is finally making it into the mainstream for organisations to see and hear, almost first hand, the experiences of their colleagues. The availability of …

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Learning from mistakes – prerequisite for innovation

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —August 7, 2005
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In Melbourne we have a small group of mainly public sector folk who get together monthly to talk about innovation. Recently we have been talking …

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When there is too much information

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —May 14, 2005
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I’m re-reading Karl Weick’s Sensemaking in Organizations and I thought this idea is worth keeping in mind. When facing conflicting and voluminous information avoid gathering more. …

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