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Introduction to Personal Knowledge Management. A CNYASTD Presentation April 2014

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  1. 1. Body surfing in lake Erie • Enjoyable exercise. • Wave after wave, never-ending but never the same twice. • Trusted friends. share enjoyment and learn from – timing, selection and position • Discriminate or risk exhaustion We rode the waves but are not one with them. And the waves were all a mix of previous waves and all connected. Of course there was no technology and today the waves come more frequently and from every direction.
  2. 2. What: Personal - your choice, your methods, personal ...but connected and dependent on others Knowledge - in the know, expertise ... but in a state of ever change. Knowledge is not within individuals but between them, in our conversations and interactions. Management - to control, to oversee ... but really uncontrollable. A loose grip on information. Willing to let it go is key. Look what’s changing in management – open dialogs, collaboration
  3. 3. You're already engaging in PKM you do it unconsciously with or without tools. However you likely do not do it efficiently or as extensively as you should especially with the volume of information available today. PKM is a conscious process. It begins in really knowing what you want. It calls upon tools that serve to manage the flood of information. The tools and processes, as all tools and process, do serve to augment, refine, make repeatable and ultimately make more ease of work.
  4. 4. We use tools Make work easier Solve problems Speed things up
  5. 5. Social media is a tool
  6. 6. Choose the tool for you
  7. 7. What’s the difference between PKM and Curation? Curation is within PKM PKM for self, Curation for others. But others are necessary for PKM Your knowledge sense-making efforts are purposeful and consistent. Your efforts to connect build community
  8. 8. Why - society Consumer empowerment: Ex: Healthcare reform – Affordable Health Care Act. Like it or not the goal appears to be to have consumers become more responsible for their choices 1. Health choices: exercise, diet, smoking, drinking 2. Decision-making: Ask questions of providers, don’t trust on face value 3. Consumerization of IT – BYOD 4. 401K Social Media: Extends and expands conversation. Makes visible what was once invisible. A vibrant Social Network doesn’t just reduce training, it can relegate it to where it belongs and serve to improve it
  9. 9. Your habitats: Obvious - correct information is readily available and never changes. - Automated Complicated - correct information easy to find, slowly changes. - Outsourced Complex - correct information difficult to find, change is continual (pattern) – Networks Probe, sense, react Chaotic - correct information is rarely known, change is constant (patternless)
  10. 10. Life span of Fortune 500 companies Residue vs. Retention Strategy
  11. 11. Why – society Social Traffic increasing, organization search flatlining. We are leaning on trusted networks rather than haphazard search eport-past-year-search-traffic-dropped-social- traffic-doubled/#!qgxVh
  12. 12. Cooperation/Collaboration Community Sharing
  13. 13. My Tools Today: Feedspot - not a command to fill the dog bowl Evernote - dog walking notes, chrome plugin, sharing Diigo – open social bookmarking site Google drive – collaborative tools Blogger - sense & share Tweetbot (twitter) mobile is social medias main vehicle Twitter- seek-sense-share (find, process, share w/context) IFTT Say-n-Go Hojoki
  14. 14. Twitter: @britz LinkedIn: markbritz Skype: mark_britz