Tuesday, 18 December 2007

Want to know more about Sharepoint...

...the Knowledge Thoughts Blog have put together a list of videos which look at aspects of Microsoft Sharepoint in more detail. Well worth looking at.

Sharing knowledge across support teams

The Knowledge Thoughts Blog has posted a link to a presentation by Rachel Wood of McGrigors. In it Rachel discusses how you can effectively share knowledge across support functions. This is an interesting presentation which highlights how knowledge sharing is applicable across the entire organisation.

Tuesday, 11 December 2007

Social Software and KM 2.0

The Knowledgethoughts Blog has an interesting post on the development of Knowledge Management (KM) 2.0. This is based on a talk given by David Gurteen on the tools that are helping to develop KM 2.0, these include;

  • Tags and Tagging
  • Blogs
  • Wikis
  • Podcasts
  • Vodcasts
  • Social Networking
  • Instant Messaging
  • Crowdsourcing
  • Presence
  • RSS

Well worth a quick read.

Friday, 7 December 2007

Social software in a Corporate Content..the BT experience

An excellent set of slides here from Richard Dennison of BT which were part of his presentation at Online Information. In the presentation he discusses how BT have used Social Software including, Wikis (BTPedia), Blogs, RSS and other Web 2.0 technology.

Thursday, 6 December 2007

Combining Social Networking and Social Bookmarking

The Portals and KM Blog reports on an excellent post from the Fast Forward Blog. In it they discuss an application called ConnectBeam, ConnectBeam is an application that can be installed behing a firewall and combines elements of Social Networking with Social Bookmarking to make finding information easier.

If you're interested in this then you will definitely like this post on "Tagging behind the firewall"

Does Knowledge Sharing deliver on its promises?

This is the title of a research report written for the Knowledge at Wharton site. Unsurprisingly the report authors discovered that how successful a Knowledge Sharing project is depends on how it is implemented.

An intranet from a Wiki

This is an interesting idea, take one static Intranet and transform it into a dynamic regularly updated and published to Intranet by using a Wiki solution. According to this update the Intrawiki(?) has seen "incredible levels of adoption"

Enterprise search in a Web 2.0 world

The latest issue of Freepint has an interesting article on how Enterprise Search is developing in the Web 2.0 world we now live in. Especially interesting was the following:

"A revitalised corporate IT environment should provide a common entry point to multiple repositories with single sign-on capability, user qualification awareness, and a simplified interface. Metadata about people can be reconciled with metadata about objects and process to facilitate personalised content delivery"