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Communities of Practice - Book Review

"Communities of Practice" explores learning and knowledge in social systems. Wenger, a global consultant, defines "experience communities" as groups enhancing everyday activities through regular interaction. The book, recommended in knowledge management, covers memory, identity, and learning in communities, vital for organizations and education, emphasizing the dynamic nature of learning, boundary setting, and the role of imagination in shaping community identity.

Knowledge Management in Organizations - Book review

"Knowledge Management in Organizations" by Donald Hislop, a comprehensive guide from 2005, explores key facets of knowledge management, spanning basics, development, sharing, and organizational aspects. It delves into critical topics like leadership and politics, offering valuable insights for scholars and practitioners.

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 award-winning organizational portal is a central hub for intelligence, communication, and knowledge management, benefiting thousands of employees. Key success factors are innovation, tech integration, management support, and employee engagement. Future plans involve expanding business solutions and fostering a sharing culture through Web 2.0 principles, emphasizing starting knowledge management broadly and targeting high-potential communities.

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.

Communities of Practice

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