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Where Should KM Leadership and Governance Belong in an Organization?

Whenever an organization invests in Knowledge Management (KM) solutions, whether it’s a new technology, process, or program, the question of who should have ownership and governance over these new tools and ways of working almost always arises. This KM function, … Continue reading

The Benefits of KM for Contact Centers and Help Desks

In 1997, my parents graduated from college and began their professional careers at Charles Schwab, working in financial services as investment consultants. Though they had little experience, within two years, my parents were at the top of their department and … Continue reading

Training and Organizational Design for a Federal Agency

The Challenge A US federal agency with a wide array of geographic distribution and responsibilities sought to better distribute learning events and resources to diverse professionals spread all over the United States. With a workforce of over 20,000 and millions … Continue reading

KM Strategy Workshop and Roadmap for a Global Product Testing Organization

The Challenge An industry-leading product testing organization was seeking the ability to quickly and efficiently gain an understanding of their knowledge management (KM) current state, and subsequently develop a foundational strategy to reach their desired state and a roadmap with … Continue reading

Knowledge Capture and Transfer Series – Part 3: Capturing Explicit Knowledge

Even though explicit knowledge refers to knowledge that has already been captured and documented somewhere in the organization, this doesn’t mean that all organizations capture their explicit knowledge in locations or formats that are easy to use. Indeed, a lot … Continue reading

Knowledge Capture and Transfer Series – Part 2: Capturing Tacit Knowledge

Organizations often lack a disciplined way to leverage the learnings and experience that their staff have acquired throughout their tenure and past experiences, and they only pay attention to this issue once it becomes too big to ignore. Examples of … Continue reading