Wednesday, 28 October 2009

Checking your premises

Mary Abraham at the Above and Beyond KM blog has written an interestin post on her blog. Called "KM's worst enemy" the post ask whether KM's worst enemy is actually the people responsible for developing KM in the first place - namely Knowledge Managers.

From Mary's blog post "Knowledge managers should lead by example when it comes to finding creative solutions to practical problems. The first step along this path is to question our premises. When we fail to do this, we pursue outdated goals and methods, thereby relegating our KM programs to an increasingly irrelevant position within the firm"

In the post Mary highlights two areas which Knowledge Managers have traditionally considered important in terms of the development of Knowledge, "document collections" and "model documents" but are they?

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