Archive for the ‘Strategy’ Category

What’s in a knowledge environment?

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —September 21, 2007
Filed in Strategy

In 2002 I wrote a paper called Crafting a Knowledge Strategy. Its basic premise was that a knowledge strategy should be designed for emergence: it …

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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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Evolving storylines to create your first journey

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —August 2, 2007
Filed in Strategy

Rick Davies, the creator of the Most Significant Change techniques, has posted a description of a story-based technique he experimented with that’s designed to help …

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How to set a task in a complex work environment

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —July 17, 2007
Filed in Collaboration, Strategy

One of the most useful books I own is Gary Klein’s “Intuition at Work: Why Developing Your Gut Instincts Will Make You Better at What …

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Have the large consulting firms trained us to do knowledge strategies the wrong way?

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —July 8, 2007
Filed in Strategy

I just returned from a week’s holiday at Mossy Point in NSW and as usual I had a pile of books I was going to …

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When to use open source techniques

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —June 3, 2007
Filed in Collaboration, Strategy

Nicholas Carr has written a thought provoking piece in Strategy+Business on the limitations of open source approaches. In a nutshell, open source approaches work best …

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Knowledge strategy – from the bottom up

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —May 29, 2007
Filed in Strategy

For a few months now I have been proposing a new way to do knowledge strategy that involves everyone in the organisation. There are three …

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Redundancy in storytelling

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —May 10, 2007
Filed in Business storytelling, Strategy

I found a new blog this morning and while it’s a newie I’m hoping it will have some more good posts like this one about …

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Focussing your knowledge strategy

Posted by  Mark Schenk —May 9, 2007
Filed in Strategy

We have noticed that knowledge strategies tend to have a recurring set of objectives. We listed an initial set of core objectives here and have …

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Knowledge strategy – three journeys

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —April 25, 2007
Filed in Strategy

Strategies should result in a set of actions making the organisation more valuable to whoever it serves. I learned this from David Maister Knowledge strategies …

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