30 different ways a Community of Practice can add value

How can communities of practice add value? Let me count the ways. Image from wikimedia commons Here’s a list we made of 30 different mechanisms by which a community of practice can add value to an organisation. No doubt you can think of more! Community members can Solve problems for

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Shared by Nick Milton July 25, 2022

How KM delivers value by solving knowledge problems

Much of the value delivered through Knowledge Management comes as a result of solving problems. “How do you show the value of Knowledge Management?”  Yet another client was asking me the same question – how can you demonstrate the value? I had just quoted to him Shell’s 2007 claim that they delivered

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Shared by Nick Milton June 13, 2022

Value-focused Knowledge Management (video)

 The video below is from a talk I gave to the Gesellschaft für Wissensmanagement (GfWM) knowledge camp last week, on the topic of “value focused KM”. You can find more videos from the same event here. The video lasts about 30 minutes, and covers the source of value that KM taps

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Shared by Nick Milton November 26, 2021

2 questions that show KM is broken

The two questions in this little conversation are evidence of a broken KM culture or system. It’s the sort of conversation most of us have had at some time on our lives. In this conversation we can see evidence of a missed opportunity to share knowledge (“I could have told

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Shared by Nick Milton October 4, 2021

Quantified KM value case story 140 – construction time saved at AFCONS

This story describes how AFCONS Infrastructure saved 100 days in a big construction project Chenab bridge, an AFCONS projectImage from wikimedia commonsBy bhisham pratap padha from Jammu, India – IMG_7770b, CC BY-SA 2.0,  AFCONS Infrastructure is an infrastructure company, we work on large public infrastructure projects like ports, metros, expressways,

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Shared by Nick Milton July 8, 2020

3 ways to estimate the value of lessons learned

Many organisations attempt to assign value to lessons in a lessons management system, and there are three ways you can do this.  A screen sub-panel from the lessons management hubshowing value assigned to lessons Assigning value to lesson-learning has three main advantages; It reassures the people using the system that

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Shared by Nick Milton June 24, 2020