Posts Categorized: PKM

social learning is personal

Social learning is the process by which groups of people cooperate to learn with and from each other. The network era is creating a historic reversal of education, as discourse replaces institutions, and social learning in knowledge networks obsolesces many aspects of organizational training. It is as if Socrates has come back to put Plato’s… Read more »

time and context

One way to make sense of something is to walk around it by looking at it from a different perspective. Time and a different context can give new insights. Chris Mackay gave me this PKM tip on how to make a decision on purchasing books. Chris adds the book’s name & link to OmniFocus and… Read more »

knowledge catalysts

Most people have heard Clay Shirky’s quote that, “It’s not information overload, it’s filter failure.” The professor and author has coined terms such as ‘cognitive surplus’ to explain that we have the mental capacity to do a lot more with our collective intelligence, but too often, societal barriers inhibit us. We are too busy with… Read more »

digital transformation skills

Oscar Berg has further developed his digital collaboration canvas that describes nine capabilities required for collaborative knowledge work. He includes a handy CC-licensed worksheet to go with it. Oscar’s original work on this subject was part of my inspiration while working on a way to describe the required facets on an enterprise social network (ESN)…. Read more »

organizational transformation through pkm

“Those of us who work in organizational development and change management need to move to the edge, and quickly. You have been warned.” – Helen Bevan Five Seismic Shifts are changing the world of work: Disruptive change is becoming the norm Digital connection is revolutionizing communications Work complexity is increasing Hierarchical power is diminishing Change… Read more »

my pkm story

It has been over 10 years that I have examined, practiced, and developed models for personal knowledge management/mastery. Here are some reflections on how my thoughts have evolved over that decade. PKM shifts responsibility I started down the path of personal knowledge mastery in 2004, inspired by Dave Pollard, Denham Gray, and others. “To a… Read more »