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Bringing Back “Information” in Information Technology

Image by Getty Images via Daylife Many CIOs said IT’s greatest value is in managing the information their organizations depend on to do business, regardless of the technology they use (Ragowsky, Licker, Gefen, 2008). Another important aspect in it implementation … Continue reading

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Social Graph Series 3: It’s About Time We Get Back Our Social Information

My previous social graph series explains how social graph connects social objects on the web. The social gesture that user made towards social objects creates meaningful relationship between the social objects on the web. Social gesture comes in many form, … Continue reading

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Knowledge as a resource or as a cost ?

Rob posted a blog on managing knowledge. He posed a question about how should a firm view their workers. Are they just a ‘resource’ or are they a knowledge producing entity ? Resource View The resource view thinks that a … Continue reading

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Socialize when You Feel Saturated in Your Job

Rob Diana posted a great article in his blog about what you can do about your lousy job. There are plenty of reason that encourage people to leave their job Dawn Rosenberg McKay wrote in About.com that people should quit … Continue reading

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Knowledge Discovery: Realizing the full potential of Google Reader

RSS feeds is an amazing source of information. Google Reader is an application that we use to manage our feed subscription. 1. Define your information need We need to ask ourselves what kind of information do we need from the … Continue reading

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Valuing Knowledge Workers

Knowledge workers are characterised by highly educated and skilled individuals who contributes to innovation and knowledge creation within an organisation. Knowledge workers are responsible for their own contribution to the organisation. Continuous innovation and learning need to be built into … Continue reading

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The Unmeasurable Capital that We Often Overlook

Knowledge brokers are people who have the right knowledge or expertise to solve a problem (Loew, Bleimann, Murphy, 2004). Some organisations rely on external knowledge broker to fill in gaps in their expertise to carry out their project. An example … Continue reading

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Creating knowledge from Podcast

It is very common for individuals to socialize with other people to form new knowledge in order to solve problems. A group of people who share knowledge and practices on an ongoing basis to deepen their expertise form a community … Continue reading

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Let’s help others by sharing our knowledge

Karl M.Wiig, K.M. Wrote in his paper, “Effective societal knowledge management. Journal of Knowledge Management” that nations must create societal knowledge management to enable and benefit its citizens A strong societal knowledge enable the nation to participate in global knowledge … Continue reading

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Lowering Knowledge Reuse Cost Through a Community Rating System

I came across this statement while I was reading Alavi & Leidner knowledge management paper in MIS Quarterly: “IT can increase knowledge transfer by extending the individual’s reach beyond the formal communication lines.”  I totally agree with their statement. IT … Continue reading

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