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Personal thoughts about learning, community and social affordances for knowledge creation

Published: 2007-01-01T21:55:25-05:00


Informal learning - the root of KM?


Been reading through Jay Cross's new book - "informal learning - rediscovering the natural pathways that inspire innovation and performance" during the holiday break. Way more learning happens in the coffee room than the classroom, but firms continue to spend...

Commutation or factoring? in S2


The decision to commute or factor is simple or complex depending on how deep you dig and where you stand!! Through my partner Patrick Hinderd, I've been involved in the S2 (structured settlement) industry for the past 6 years. This...

Reworking k representation


Knowledge representation is complex, confusing, difficult, emerging and evolving - So how do we deal with it? What is k representation? Ad hoc sketches, informal, qualitative and physical models, scenario construction, concept maps, rule sets, structured text, voice and video...

Cycling to knowledge


What do we really know about those knowledge practices that involve a strong cyclic component? Can we alter the rate, depth, relevance and utility of knowledge generation by enhancing the cycle visibility, being mindful of our place in the cycle,...

Taxonomy & KM


The distinction between an ontology and taxonomy is subtle and often difficult to grasp. When I first started in KM, taxonomies were hot, hot,but there has been a downplay with time - perhaps in line with loweremphasis on explicit knowledge...