All Blog Posts (548)

My name is Tashatha Bango a student at the University of Botswana studying Library and Information Management.

My name is Letlhogonolo Sepako at the University of Botswana studying Library and Information studies.Tacit  is the kind of knowledge that is difficult to transfer to another person by means of writing it down or verbalizing it. i will like to know the various methods that can be used to collect or gain tacit knowledge among employees in the organisation.

i am looking forward for your help 


Added by letlhogonolo sepako on September 20, 2018 at 1:59pm — No Comments

Personal Knowldge Management


My name is Tashatha Bango a student at the University of Botswana studying Library and Information Management. I've been assigned a task for my presentation to work on Personal Knowledge Management..So far i just found out that PKM is a set of processes, individually constructed, to help each of us make sense of our world & work more effectively.Also i just learnt that PKM  can also be viewed along two main dimensions, personal knowledge and…


Added by Tashatha Bango on September 19, 2018 at 11:10am — 1 Comment

Knowledge Regions

Hello All

My name is Tefo, I am a student at the University of Botswana, studying Library and Information Sciences. I am currently working on a project about finding out different views on learning and knowledge regions of different organisations, their importance, and factors to consider when planning to organize them.

So your points of view will highly be appreciated.

Thank you.

Added by Tefo Moduke on September 17, 2018 at 8:50am — No Comments

Knowledge Regions Conference with special focus on knowledge islands end of Nov. 2018 in Tenerife

Please be invited to join ;

Amongst several tracks special session is planned with Peter Bury adressing issues of "Knowledge Republic" and alternative models in knowledge economics.


Added by Guenter Koch on August 23, 2018 at 9:59am — No Comments

Event announcement: Invitation to KM4Dev Conversa, Medellin Colombia 19-21 Sept. 2018

Dear KM4devers, specifically those interested in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC)



A small group of colleagues and KM4dev friends enthusiastically present this gathering to explore new, and not-so-new but still unresolved, KM…


Added by Simone Staiger-Rivas on July 19, 2018 at 5:43pm — 1 Comment

Knowledge Management Unit at RED

Knowledge Management Unit at RED                

Altamas Pasha

Knowledge Management Unit contributes to open and efficient sharing and use of critical pieces of knowledge that enable BRAC Research and Evaluation Division (RED) to increase its effectiveness in fighting poverty and social injustice.  The unit provides support to research innovation and analytical learning, improving practice, maintaining relevance, analytical basis for new approaches and initiate…


Added by Altamas Pasha on June 27, 2018 at 10:53am — No Comments

KM4Dev global online Open Space | 21st June

For the second time we offer an 'experimental' global online Open Space, this time throughout 21st of June.

All info and required registration here:

Join in! The space is ours! ~ Pier & Peter…


Added by Facilitator KM4Dev on June 18, 2018 at 11:54am — No Comments

Knowledge Expert Opportunity job in Paris

Hi all,

Maybe some of you could find this of interest or know someone who could be interested in this great job opportunity to work as a Knowledge Expert in Digital and IT projects for one of the leading consultancy companies in the world:

All the best,

Added by Alejandro Agustin Cano on June 11, 2018 at 8:13pm — No Comments

Knowledge Expert Opportunity job in Paris

Hi all,

Maybe some of you could find this of interest or know someone who could be interested in this great job opportunity to work as a Knowledge Expert in Digital and IT projects for one of the leading consultancy companies in the world:

All the best,

Added by Alejandro Agustin Cano on June 11, 2018 at 8:11pm — No Comments

Combating the forces of fakism / Saucy dinner with Chefs Academy winner: Just 2 of the highlights from KM Summit 18

Last week was fun. It started with a Masterclass, jointly presented with Eric Hunter, and continued at the first combined KMUK / KM Legal event now styled the KM Summit expertly compiled by Nick Stone which I had the pleasure of closing.

I took away

  • A sense that KM’ers are becoming increasingly agile: despite the onrush of technological disintermediation there is still a role (especially around the 4 ‘ates – Facilitate, Collaborate, Communicate and Curate).
  • The…

Added by Paul J Corney on May 24, 2018 at 8:14pm — No Comments

Short course: Rights based approach to food and nutrition security 2019

Everyone had the right to good nutrition, and everyone should be actively involved in achieving it. This course explores the concepts of the “Right to Food” and “active participation of people” within the framework of Right-Based Approaches in achieving food and nutrition security.

Practical information

Price:                               3,500 Euro

Date:                               21 January – 01 February 2019



Added by van Lent on May 18, 2018 at 11:15am — No Comments

Real world task list for a Knowledge Manager

One of the biggest problems with the title of “Knowledge Manager” in my experience is the “Manager” portion of it. We get so wrapped around the axle regarding management we forget that the essence of what we are there to do is not management, but assisting in the transfer of knowledge and experience from those who have it, to those who need it, in the most efficient manner possible. Most tasks list I have seen for organizational Knowledge Managers or CKOs tend more toward providing…


Added by R.A. Dalton on March 29, 2018 at 9:34pm — No Comments

Trying Fun New Methods

I recently had the pleasure to support projects managed by the USDA FAS and the USAID Tanzania Mission. The workshops I was asked to lead presented an awesome opportunity to practice using new-to-me methods, and I was incredibly pleased with the results. The first was Graphic Recording- the room was full of representatives from different implementing partner teams, all with a different role in the project. Two key outcomes came of this method 1) there was a visual of how the different, most…


Added by Kim Castelin on February 14, 2018 at 8:07pm — 2 Comments

Organizational Knowledge Sharing approaches and tools

Dear All,

My name`s Roberta and I am a KM Consultant who has worked for several international organizations (recently IFAD). I hope I am writing in the correct section as I am kindly asking for your expertise in terms of organizational knowledge sharing in order to increase awareness and knowledge among Staff and Stakeholders on specific knowledge products such as: delegation of authority manual, Organizational Manual, Directives Handbook and so forth. In particular, I am looking for…


Added by Roberta Carino on February 1, 2018 at 3:20pm — 5 Comments

New Year, New Learning Opportunity

Happy (Gregorian) New Year to KM4Dev-ers near and far!

Washington State University is excited to announce new course offerings for 2018 of the Monitoring and Evaluation Leadership in Learning online course. The first offering starts January 16th and is tailored to development professionals, M&E leaders, program managers, and project leaders who are seeking an intermediate-level challenge to start the New Year off with a bang!

To learn more and to register visit…


Added by Kim Castelin on January 2, 2018 at 10:40pm — 2 Comments

Join the 'Knowledge on a Mission' event - Nov.10 at IFC in DC

Knowledge on a Mission is a free, day-long event sponsored by the International Finance Corporation of The World Bank Group. It brings together executives from large organizations (in both private sector and non-profit domains), international knowledge practitioners & operational staff, and independent…


Added by Arno Boersma on November 3, 2017 at 9:47pm — 2 Comments

New research on unique opportunities for knowledge sharing in global health

The Knowledge for Health (K4Health) project has recently published a new research brief on collaborative learning in global health entitled, Share Fairs:…


Added by Sophie Weiner on October 19, 2017 at 6:16pm — No Comments

KM4D Journal issue on Communities of Practice is now available!

Hi KM4dev-ers,

Please take note that Volume 13, Issue 3 of the KM4D Journal on the topic of  'Communities of Practice in development: a relic of the past or sign of the future?' is available online here:

Please share with your networks and colleagues! Happy reading :-)

Added by Lucie Lamoureux on October 19, 2017 at 3:19pm — No Comments

Register now for this year's Global Digital Health Forum

Hi everyone—

There’s still time to register for the fourth annual Global Digital Health Forum, a premier gathering for digital health professionals from around the world, which will be held in Washington, D.C. on December 4-6, 2017.

The theme for this year’s Forum—The Evolving Digital Health Landscape: Progress, Achievements, and Remaining Frontiers—captures the spirit of progress made in the…


Added by Sophie Weiner on September 18, 2017 at 6:01pm — No Comments

Mieux comprendre le KM

Mieux comprendre le KM

Pour mieux comprendre le Knowledge Management ou la Gestion des Connaissances, intéressons-nous d’abord aux deux grandes composantes que sont la « Gestion » ou « Management » et la «Connaissance » ou « Knowledge ».

Qu’est-ce que la gestion ou management ?

Plusieurs définitions existent du mot « gestion ». Sans nous lancer dans une revue documentaire pour trouver des définitions académiques et théoriques du mot,…


Added by SENAME Atsu on September 18, 2017 at 11:11am — No Comments

Monthly Archives











Donate !

We all get a great deal out of our engagement in KM4Dev. Maybe you would be happy to express appreciation through a voluntary contribution. Crowd funding works! 

background and info




note if the donate link above does not work for you, click here on donate! and at the bottom of that page click on the donate logo



© 2018   Created by kmfordev admin.   Powered by

Contact us  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service