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Knowledge in Action - Issue 20

Managing knowledge in a secure environment 

Security-conscious environments traditionally operate on a ‘need to know’ basis, where the need for security of information has raised real challenges for knowledge management.

Knowledge in Action - Issue 19

Learning from external collaborations 

It has never been more essential to collaborate with individuals or groups from outside the organization, to share expertise, create learning networks and help solve shared problems.

Knowledge in Action Issue 18

Retaining expertise inorganisations 

With rapidly increasing professional competition for talent, an era of corporate restructuring and a generation of baby boomers about to retire, organisations are rightly concerned about losing expertise…

Knowledge in Action Issue 17

Swarm creativity 

Historically knowledge management has focused on what we know and enabling critical knowledge flows…

Knowledge in Action Issue 16

Creating a knowledge-sharing culture to maximise internal collaboration

As teams have become more diverse and geographically scattered, effective collaboration has become more of a challenge…

Issue 15 - Improving conversations to enable effective knowledge sharing

Conversations are the lifeblood of any organisation. They are where knowledge is shared most naturally and intuitively…

Issue 14 - Building effective knowledge-enabled innovation

Innovation lies at the heart of an organisation’s ability to develop and flourish…

Issue 13 - Increasing value from improving knowledge flows

Organisations create value when knowledge flows from where it is generated to where it is needed…

Issue 12 - Joined-up learning

Learning matters. But the challenge facing many organisations is ensuring that the two functions most concerned with learning - human resources and knowledge management…

Issue 11 - Identifying knowledge value through electronic document systems

Electronic document and record management systems are increasingly seen as a way to effectively and efficiently store vast arrays of documents…

Issue 10 - Knowledge management and social software

Increasingly, tools like wikis and blogs are finding their way into the corporate world. But while many organisations have greeted such ‘social software’ with enthusiasm, others are struggling to identify its value…

Issue 9 - Working with national cultures for better knowledge management

Does national culture have any impact on knowledge management? …

Issue 8 - Sharing knowledge with other organisations

Sharing knowledge inside the organisation can only deliver so much additional benefit…

Issue 7 - Building and sustaining communities of practice

Communities of practice help experts to share their knowledge with their peers. But while successful communities of practice can deliver real business benefits, they are surprisingly difficult to build and sustain…

Issue 6 - Identifying valuable knowledge

Knowledge is one of an organisation’s most important strategic resources. But ironically, organisations don’t always know what knowledge is valuable to them…

Issue 5 - Sharing knowledge on the front line

The high-pressured front-line environment isn’t always conducive to the reflection and learning involved in good knowledge management…

Issue 4 - Knowledge management in project-based organisations

For project-based organisations, knowledge management presents an awkward dilemma…

Issue 3 - Sharing knowledge in the virtual world

Technology is increasingly enabling geographically-separate employees to work together as if they were in the same office…

Issue 2 - Making the most of knowledge activists

In organisations where knowledge management is fundamental to business success, ‘knowledge activists’ play an important part in underpinning that success…

Issue 1 - Building effective knowledge-sharing behaviours

An organisation’s ability to unlock its people’s knowledge - and then share that knowledge - is increasingly fundamental to business success…