Who wants to be the next network member, actor, leader?


Earlier this year I blogged about the learning and monitoring work that a few KM4Dev members and I were going to conduct around our favourite community of practice… We came up with a framework that looks at a number of issues that might seem important in a community of practice. The baseline survey report has […]

Harvesting insights (3): Agile KM, between stealth and big bang


A few days before summer holidays in ‘la douce France’, here’s a post that summarises a number of insights from working around knowledge management and my later interest in ‘agile KM’ – for the sake of simplicity I will just talk about KM but for myself care about agile KM. This post is about how […]

Annual reports, the gold standard for the state of KM in the company?


Annual reports are a painful exercise, for most companies anyway. I have seen managers, designers and communication specialists from various organisations tear their hair by lumps working on this annually recurring chore. Being personally much more inclined towards the knowledge-sharing and collective thinking side of communication (away from unidirectional message massaging, marketing verbose and public […]

The chemistry of magical facilitation (2b) – And play more with the BOSSY HERALD!


In the second part of this second chapter on the chemistry of magical (event) facilitation, I will examine the attendance (the participants), the location and the dynamics of the event, the other three crucial elements to make the HERALD play for you, as well as the matter at hand: the content. Attendance (the participants) The […]

A tiny little bowl full of talking fish – A ShareFair “day 0” session


So we’re back to day 0 right? And back to fishbowl? I hope this time I’ll make a better job at giving the context and gist of a fishbowl than when I did itfor the AgShareFair.   But this time the situation’s tough: it’s only the five of us. Perhaps Etienne Wenger’s excellent introductory session […]