Tag Archives: tacit knowledge

Learning, unlearning and new learning

Whilst we think a lot about creation of new knowledge in KM – learning from experiences, learning from databases, learning from each other – one thing we talk less about is the need for unlearning as well. People, especially experienced … Continue reading

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Narrative Inquiry, oral history and knowledge sharing

Knowledge exists on a spectrum. At one end we have explicit knowledge which is easy to write down and access from written materials and towards the other end we have tacit knowledge which is highly subjective and difficult to access. … Continue reading

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It’s what you learn ….

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RCT 101 (huh?)

I’ve written before about RCTs, but a couple of people have asked about them recently, so time for a recap! RCT – What does it stand for? “RCT” stands for “Random Coffee Trial”. It’s a play on words and relates … Continue reading

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Curiosity…?

It killed the cat. It went to Mars. I’ve recently realised how important curiosity is to me. It encourages me to learn, helps me to have enjoyable conversations and makes life interesting. I don’t have a cat, so I should … Continue reading

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Hercule Poirot: Subject Matter Expert and Knowledge Manager

If you are in the UK, you can’t have missed the excellent new adaptation of Agatha Christie’s ABC Murders over the Christmas holidays. If you did miss it and enjoy a Golden Age murder, you can (at the time of … Continue reading

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Carla O’Dell’s word of the year

Couldn’t have said it better myself. If you are interested in conversation, come along to my workshop in London or my seminar in Birmingham.

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In the fishbowl

Recently I attended a knowledge conference in an entirely different sector (knowledge mobilisation in health and social care) where I came across lots of ideas which were new to me which I’d like to share. One of these was the … Continue reading

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Knowledge training – update

A few more dates been added: 22nd February, Bristol, GDPR for KMers and law firms 28th February, London, KM The Scores (Knowledge Management project measurement workshop) 1st March, Bristol, Innovation in business 16th & 17th April, Amsterdam, Lexpo (panel on … Continue reading

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A conversational webinar

On 23rd November I’m speaking to the Knowledge Into Practice Network (KIPN). (You can sign up to watch here) It will be a conversational webinar all about conversations and how they facilitate the sharing of complex knowledge within an organisation … Continue reading

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