Articles, Book Reviews, Insights, and Interviews

Articles by Others

  1. What is KM? Knowledge Management Explained by Michael E. D. Koenig, May 4, 2012
  2. The Camelot of Collaboration - the case of VAX Notes (PDF) by Patti Anklam, September 12, 2001
  3. Community of Practice Metrics and Membership by Lee Romero, November 10-25, 2008
  4. Creating a Podcast by Fred Bals
  5. Recording Conference Calls on a Budget by Andrew Gent, March, 2007
  6. How to Ask for Help: 10 Simple Rules by Bruce Karney, March, 2005
  7. Outsourcing Management of Communities of Practice from KM4dev, November 28-December 3, 2008
  8. 12 Principles of Knowledge Leadership by Arthur Shelley, September 23, 2013
  9. Dave Snowden
    1. Volunteer not conscript (Truncated) August 10, 2006
    2. Rendering Knowledge (updated 3 rules to 7 principles of KM) October 11, 2008
    3. 12 Shibboleths of Christmas December 26, 2014-January 6, 2015
  10. Jeff Ross
    1. 12 Tips for Building a Successful Enterprise Social Network June 5-September 18, 2015
    2. Tips for Leaders Engaging With Employees in an ESN July 8, 2015
    3. ESN Playbook September 28, 2015

Articles and Blog Posts

  1. Posts about communities of practice
  2. Posts about Enterprise Social Networks (ESNs)
  3. Posts about communications, grammar, & English usage
  4. Posts about leadership
  5. Authentic Leadership Reading List
  6. Collaboration Tools
  7. Communities Manifesto Presentation version
  8. Communities of Practice: building people-to-people networks
  9. Communities of Practice Resources
  10. Communities of Practice (CoPs) Q&A
  11. Innovation and Creativity
  12. KM Certification
  13. KM Maturity Models
  14. KM Planning
  15. N Cs of topic X
  16. Top 5 Features Needed for Collaboration
  17. Top 50 KM Components (also in 10 Ways to Build Expertise in Knowledge Management)
  18. KM Specialties  (also in 10 Ways to Build Expertise in Knowledge Management)
  19. Web 2.0: Barriers to Adoption

Book Reviews

  1. KM Systems Implementation: Lessons from the Silicon Valley by Hind Benbya
  2. Enterprise 2.0: New Collaborative Tools for Your Organization’s Toughest Challenges by Andrew McAfee

Insights (Midwest KM Symposium Insights)

  1. Collect Content and Connect People
  2. Email is the Holy Grail for Threaded Discussions
  3. Implement, Improve, and Iterate
  4. Lead by example, practice what you preach, and model desired behaviors
  5. Low-Tech Webinars are the Most Reliable
  6. Recognize and Reward for Desired Behaviors
  7. Set Goals, Establish Promotion Requirements, and Recognize and Reward
  8. Learn by doing, act boldly, and share your point of view
  9. Content rating is different behind the firewall than it is on the Internet
  10. Four Key Components of Communities of Practice
  11. Don't automatically archive content; improve search instead
  12. Leaders need to communicate authentically
  13. Practical Ideas for Innovation