Cross posted from scriptogr.am
Today, I’m part of a panel debate at KM Australia. I have 3-4 minutes to present my argument that we can and should make tacit knowledge explicit with collaboration technologies.
I’ll be using two images to explain my argument, both created by Dave Gray as part of his Connected Company series.
The problem of scale
Think at the level of the street
So, what’s the story behind picking these diagrams to make my argument?
Image credit: Dave Gray CC-BY
A great turn out at KM Australia this week. Also, I got to meet the “Koach” 😉
Cross posted from scriptogr.am.
I’m at KM Australia for the next few days – you can follow on Twitter, using the #kmaus hashtag.
Clearly, knowledge management isn’t dead. But the name of the event is actually a little misleading, as the agenda is broader than simply what most people would classically identify as ‘knowledge management’. It has a positively social business design flavour to it, with presentations such as Building social value in LEGO brick by brick with Lars Silberbauer, Head of Social Media at LEGO Group – you can read an interview with Silberbauer on April Allen’s blog. I also noticed that Helen Mitchell from KPMG is presenting, so I hope we might hear a little more about how KPMG is using tibbr to support its KM goals.
On day two I’m participating in a debate about making tacit knowledge explicit with collaborative technologies, with Aaron Everingham, Shawn Callahan and Dr Vincent Ribiere. Brad Hinton wrote a great post to help kick start the debate.
I’m also looking forward to hearing Felicity McNish from Woods Bagot present on mobile knowledge management. Wood Bagot was also a case study in my recently publised mobile apps report. Incidentally I wrote about mobile KM back in 2005 for IDM magazine in an article titled, In the Know and on the Move.
If you are attending KM Australia, please come say hello. Otherwise, I’m sure I’ll be tweeting and maybe blogging over the next few days from the conference.
BTW If your organisation uses or is interested in using Jive, there is a user group meeting in Sydney this Thursday afternoon (after the main conference days at KM Australia).
Working with the regional user group, Headshift Asia Pacific is hosting the inaugural user group meeting for Jive Software users in Australia (although anyone from the Australasia region is welcome to attend!) – details here:
BTW If you are in Sydney the night before, why not also come along to the joint KM Australia and NSW KM Forum networking event?
I’m in San Francisco this week. The primary purpose of this trip is the Atlassian Summit, where I’m presenting on Friday. If you are going to be attending the Summit, please come and say g’day over the next few days.
I’ll also be taking some time out to catch up with a few social business vendors who are located here as well – expect more reports and commentary in due course.
I’m presenting at the NSW KM Forum on the 24th April, talking about social intranets. Marie O’Brien (current Chair of the NSW KM Forum) will then run a facilitated discussion about this topic. To attend, register here.