5 Educational Elements of Knowledge Management

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Posted by Lucidea on 5/10/2018

In his recent Law.com post, 5 Steps for Beginners to Implement a Knowledge Management System, Zach Warren gives an overview of a KM session he attended during 2018’s CLOC (Corporate Legal Operations Conference) in April. He joined the beginners portion of the session, led by KM experts from Baker McKenzie and Cisco, whose recommendations are just as relevant outside the legal sector.

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Topics: Knowledge Management, Proven Practices, KM

Part Two: Benefits of Knowledge Management

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Posted by Stan Garfield on 11/22/2017

As mentioned in my first post on this topic, in order to sell knowledge management to your stakeholders, you first need to become a KM expert yourself. As an expert, you’ll develop a very clear understanding of KM’s benefits to your unique organization. I included seven of the major benefits of having a successful knowledge management program in Part One of this post; here are another eight—drawn from my new book, Proven Practices for Promoting Knowledge Management.

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Topics: Knowledge Management, Knowledge Management Systems, Proven Practices

Part One: Benefits of Knowledge Management

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Posted by Stan Garfield on 11/16/2017

To sell knowledge management to your stakeholders, you first need to become a KM expert yourself. This involves developing a very clear understanding of KM’s benefits to your unique organization. Please read on for seven of the major benefits of having a successful knowledge management program, drawn from my new book, Proven Practices for Promoting Knowledge Management Program

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Topics: Knowledge Management, Knowledge Management Systems, Proven Practices

Why Won’t People Share Knowledge, and What Can You do About It?

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Posted by Stan Garfield on 11/7/2017

To change a culture from one of knowledge hoarding to one of knowledge sharing, we must first understand why people may not be sharing their knowledge with one another. Below are some of the main reasons—along with recommended solutions—drawn from my new book, Proven Practices for Promoting Knowledge Management.

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Topics: Knowledge Management, Proven Practices

5 out of 5 Stars for a “rich and practical source of proven KM programs and practices”

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Posted by Ron Aspe, CEO on 10/26/2017

Jean-Claude Monney, Chief Knowledge Officer, Microsoft Enterprise Services, recently awarded five stars to Stan Garfield’s new book titled Proven Practices for Promoting a Knowledge Management Program. This comprehensive text, published by Lucidea Press, is an actionable guide to promoting knowledge management practices within your organization. If you want your KM program to achieve maximum success, you simply must read this book.

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Topics: Knowledge Management, Proven Practices

Part 3: The Single Most Important KM “Sale” You Can Make

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Posted by Stan Garfield on 10/5/2017

The single most important “KM sale” you can make is to your senior leaders. In my first two posts on this topic, I asserted that in my experience, if you get them on board, everything else will be much easier. If you can’t: try, try, and try again. Valuable tools for getting leaders' sponsorship and support include telling stories, making the business case, and selling the benefits. Please read on to learn about selling the benefits, drawn from my new book Proven Practices for Promoting a Knowledge Management Program.

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Topics: Knowledge Management, Knowledge Management Systems, Proven Practices

Ready to Read: Proven Practices for Promoting a Knowledge Management Program

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Posted by Stan Garfield on 9/28/2017

I’m pleased to announce that my new book, Proven Practices for Promoting a Knowledge Management Program, is now available. Published by Lucidea Press, it will show you how to build a successful knowledge management program that gets ongoing leadership commitment and creates a knowledge-sharing culture. Please read on for more detail, and a special offer from Lucidea.

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Topics: Knowledge Management, Proven Practices

Part 2: The Single Most Important KM “Sale” You Can Make

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Posted by Stan Garfield on 9/21/2017

The single most important “KM sale” you can make is to your senior leaders. As mentioned in my previous post on this topic, if you get them on board, everything else will be much easier. If you can’t, you must keep trying until you do. To get their sponsorship and support, tell stories, make the business case, and sell the benefits. Please read on to learn about making the business case, drawn from my new book Proven Practices for Promoting Knowledge Management.

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Topics: Knowledge Management, Knowledge Management Systems, Proven Practices

Part 1: The Single Most Important KM “Sale” You Can Make

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Posted by Stan Garfield on 9/14/2017

The single most important “KM sale” you can make is to your senior leaders. If you get them on board, everything else will be much easier. If you can’t, you need to keep trying until you do. To get their sponsorship and support, tell stories, make the business case, and sell the benefits. Please read on to learn about effective storytelling, drawn from my new book Proven Practices for Promoting a Knowledge Management Program.

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Topics: Knowledge Management, Knowledge Management Systems, Proven Practices

Do You Understand How Your Organization’s Technology Apps are Reviewed and Approved?

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Posted by Stan Garfield on 7/18/2017

In my upcoming book on promoting knowledge management initiatives within the corporate world, I warn against focusing too much on technology, which is a very common problem. But you will ultimately need to use technology for your KM program, so it’s important to understand it and use it in the optimal way. A critical component of successful technology procurement and rollout is a thorough understanding of how technology products are reviewed and approved.

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Topics: Knowledge Management, Inmagic Presto, Knowledge Management Systems, Proven Practices

How Can You Nurture a Knowledge-Sharing Culture?

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Posted by Stan Garfield on 6/20/2017

In my upcoming book on promoting knowledge management initiatives within the corporate world, I share a number of tips on how to identify organizational barriers to knowledge sharing, and how to overcome them as you build the necessary culture for KM to thrive.

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Topics: Knowledge Management, Inmagic Presto, Knowledge Management Systems, Proven Practices

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