What facilitators and participants define as ‘success’


Originally posted on agilefacil:
The more I get to facilitate, the more I get to understand how the definition of success (in a facilitated meeting or process) can differ in the eye of the beholder. Particularly between facilitator and participants. Here I intentionally leave the case of the workshop leader / event organiser / decision-maker out…

Technology and community: don’t get mistaken about the real deal


Most people who are approaching knowledge management -for the first time- from the standpoint of building a community end up focusing on technology. Technology just enhances communities. It expands the opportunities that communities bring but it doesn’t create communities, and it can also worsen communities if the technology is not user-friendly or if the community faciltator(s) […]

Internalising facilitation in everyday life, in Africa and globally – an interview with Ed Rege (PICO Eastern Africa)


Originally posted on agilefacil:
Ed Rege (Credits: unknown) I recently had the pleasure of meeting Ed Rege (of PICO-Eastern Africa), an organizational development expert and a well-known facilitator in Africa and worldwide, and a former trainee of Sam Kaner. Ed also happens to be an ex ILRI-staff and not just any staff but a geneticist…

Knowledge management in cartoons – A selection


Because good visuals pin an idea with so much more strength… And fun helps move sensitive ideas forward… Hereby a selection of cartoons that may help you and others understand the value of knowledge management, through the challenges KM is facing or the initiatives it proposes to deal with them. Challenge: reinventing the wheel Initiative: […]