How can KMDI help you with a career in Knowledge Management? Joel Alleyne January 2009 www.kmdi.org   Knowledge Media Desi...
KMDI Alumni Adjunct Instructor iSchool Medicine KMDI Practitioner  in Residence PhD Candidate Consultant Manager Entrepren...
" Knowledge  is information that  changes something or somebody – either by becoming grounds for actions, or by makin...
<ul><li>&quot;To conceive of  knowledge  as a collection of information seems to rob the concept of all its life… Knowledg...
<ul><li>“ The economic problem of society … is not merely a problem of how to allocate ‘given’ resources – if ‘given’ is t...
KM Definitions <ul><li>The strategic use of information and knowledge resources to an organization’s best advantage. </li>...
KM Definitions <ul><li>Knowledge management (KM) is the organization, creation, sharing and flow of knowledge within organ...
“ the optimal use of an organizations knowledge assets” …  my working definition
Four Schools of Thought Knowledge Creation And Innovation Centric Intellectual Asset Management Approach (IC, IP, Intangib...
Separating non KM and KM activities Knowledge Strategy Knowledge Business  and Economics Knowledge Culture Community & Net...
 
key things  we  learn at KMDI
design
perspective
knowledge media
research  & analysis
relationships
multi-disciplinary inter-disciplinary trans-disciplinary
 
Things You Can Do In KM <ul><li>People </li></ul><ul><li>Process </li></ul><ul><li>Technology / Infrastructure </li></ul><...
Roles <ul><li>Design … </li></ul><ul><li>Requirements definition </li></ul><ul><li>Analysis </li></ul><ul><li>Adoption </l...
 
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How Can Studying Knowledge Media Design Help You With A Career in KM

  1. 1. How can KMDI help you with a career in Knowledge Management? Joel Alleyne January 2009 www.kmdi.org Knowledge Media Design Institute University of Toronto
  2. 2. KMDI Alumni Adjunct Instructor iSchool Medicine KMDI Practitioner in Residence PhD Candidate Consultant Manager Entrepreneur CKO / CIO – large law firm Action Researcher
  3. 3. &quot; Knowledge is information that changes something or somebody – either by becoming grounds for actions, or by making an individual (or an institution) capable of different or more effective action“ Peter Drucker
  4. 4. <ul><li>&quot;To conceive of knowledge as a collection of information seems to rob the concept of all its life… Knowledge resides in the user and not in the collection. It is how the user reacts to a collection of information that matters.&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>West Churchman </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>“ The economic problem of society … is not merely a problem of how to allocate ‘given’ resources – if ‘given’ is taken to mean given to a single mind … It is rather a problem of how to secure the best use of resources known to any of the members of society … a problem of the utilization of knowledge which is not given to anyone in its totality.” </li></ul><ul><li>Hayek, The Use of Knowledge in Society , </li></ul><ul><li>American Economic Review , </li></ul><ul><li>No 35 (September, 1945) pp. 1 - 18 </li></ul>
  6. 6. KM Definitions <ul><li>The strategic use of information and knowledge resources to an organization’s best advantage. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>www.gov.bc.ca/prem/popt/service_plans/srv_pln/pssg/appen_a.htm </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. KM Definitions <ul><li>Knowledge management (KM) is the organization, creation, sharing and flow of knowledge within organizations. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Knowledge_management </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. “ the optimal use of an organizations knowledge assets” … my working definition
  9. 9. Four Schools of Thought Knowledge Creation And Innovation Centric Intellectual Asset Management Approach (IC, IP, Intangibles) Knowledge Sharing / Exchange Collaboration & Network Centric Knowledge Acquisition And Learning Centric Approach © The Kaieteur Institute For Knowledge Management www.kikm..org
  10. 10. Separating non KM and KM activities Knowledge Strategy Knowledge Business and Economics Knowledge Culture Community & Networks Knowledge Organization Technology, Infrastructure & Environment © The Kaieteur Institute For Knowledge Management www.kikm..org
  11. 12. key things we learn at KMDI
  12. 13. design
  13. 14. perspective
  14. 15. knowledge media
  15. 16. research & analysis
  16. 17. relationships
  17. 18. multi-disciplinary inter-disciplinary trans-disciplinary
  18. 20. Things You Can Do In KM <ul><li>People </li></ul><ul><li>Process </li></ul><ul><li>Technology / Infrastructure </li></ul><ul><li>Systems </li></ul>
  19. 21. Roles <ul><li>Design … </li></ul><ul><li>Requirements definition </li></ul><ul><li>Analysis </li></ul><ul><li>Adoption </li></ul><ul><li>Implementation </li></ul><ul><li>Training </li></ul><ul><li>Usability – design, testing </li></ul><ul><li>Knowledge organization </li></ul><ul><li>Knowledge broker </li></ul><ul><li>Leadership (projects / organization) </li></ul>

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