Videos: What is KM/Why KM? Taking stock


It was about time! After a successful series of posts about ‘facilitation videos‘, a A visual tour of KM and illustrating common challenges and opportunities of Knowledge management in cartoons, I was meant to highlight some videos about ‘what is knowledge management’ and ‘why bother?’. Tadaa! Now job done. And done after googling for these videos, since I […]

Dedication and determination, in the name of CoP’s


Communities of practice are cool again in my corner of the world. They were always around, but it seems they really are coming back in a big way. From the recent Knowledge Management for Development Journal issue on the topic of CoPs, to the couple of projects that are instating communities of practice in my […]

The uneasy step from conflict management to collaboration


We all aspire to collaboration. We all want it, we all heed it, we all crave it. But as we know, in trust we must trust. And sometimes trust just isn’t there. Even quite the contrary. Conflict might be looming about, whether insidiously or openly. It is difficult to let go of our desired image […]