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Knowledge Management Matters - Book review

"Knowledge Management Matters" is a compilation of expert insights covering diverse topics, including development, future trends, storytelling, knowledge communities, innovation, and strategic approaches. The book offers valuable perspectives for effective knowledge management.

Interview with Naama Halevi- Peer, Manager of the organizational portal in Hapoalim bank

The bank's organizational portal has become a central hub for organizational intelligence, communication, and knowledge management. It has won awards and serves thousands of employees, offering various solutions and tools for enhanced productivity and collaboration. The portal's success factors include innovation, technological integration, management support, and active employee engagement. Future plans include expanding the range of business solutions and implementing Web 2.0 principles for fostering a sharing culture. Starting knowledge management from a broad common ground and targeting communities with a high potential for knowledge consumption are recommended approaches for organizations.

A Conversation with Chris Collison

Chris Collision, an internationally recognized knowledge management consultant, shares insights on the adoption of social media platforms for knowledge management. WIKIs, micro-blogs, and knowledge communities are among the popular tools utilized in organizations for effective knowledge sharing and collaboration.


Taxonomy refers to an organization's dictionary, while ontology links the words and groups them based on properties and values. Tagging involves attaching metadata tags to information items for better searchability. SharePoint 2010 uses a Term Store for defining taxonomy.

Knowledge management in a global environment

Managing knowledge in a global environment requires understanding and addressing local cultures. Stereotypes are unreliable sources, and tailoring solutions to specific needs is crucial for success.

Converting a content community

Converting an organization's content during a system transition requires careful planning and consideration. Prioritize content, review conversion methods, and allocate resources for effective and efficient conversion.

Principles of Knowledge Auditing - Book review

The book "Principles of Knowledge Auditing" by Patrick Lambe explores knowledge audits and their practical applications, offering valuable insights for effective knowledge management.

Knowledge Management in our lives: part II

Approximately a month ago, I published an article that discussed defining Knowledge Management differently than the definition commonly found in various sources. In this article I wish to continue my journey, titled "Knowledge Management in our lives". I will discuss additional components of the field and how they manifest in our day-to-day lives, namely: sharing, development of new know

Knowledge Management- not only for big companies

This article shares the experience of setting up a successful knowledge management platform in a small company with minimal resources, highlighting the importance and feasibility of such initiatives.

From the diary of a facilitator: on group dynamics and leaning processes

Effective organizational consultants, particularly KM consultants, focus on instructing learning teams and communities, recognizing and directing group dynamics for successful outcomes.

Story of a scar

A group is a complex system in which subterranean life flows. In order for us group directors to successfully promote an ambiance of Knowledge Sharing, development, growth and mutual consultation we must pay attention to the unseen aspects.

Ensuring safe Wisdom of the Crowds

A book written in 2004 by James Surowiecki explains that in some situations, the Wisdom of the Crowds is larger than that of the expert. According to this principle, the crowd as an entity has intelligence. The larger the group, the larger its collective intelligence grows and even surpasses that of the singular expert. So, is it safe to say that the crowds are right? Is it safe to rely on the Wi

Communities of Practice

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