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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:

http://wiki.km4dev.org/Events#KM4Dev_OnlineOpenSpace_02_21_june_2018_across_the_planet

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

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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:

https://www.annapurnarecruitment.com/job/france-knowledge-expert-build-operate-transfer/

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:

https://www.annapurnarecruitment.com/job/france-knowledge-expert-build-operate-transfer/

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…
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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

Application…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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Added by Roberta Carino on February 1, 2018 at 3:20pm — 4 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…

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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…

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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:…

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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:

http://journal.km4dev.org

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…

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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,…

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

Knowledge Management Impact Process

Knowledge Management improves organisational processes, e.g marketing, manufacturing, accounting, engineering and public relations in the following ways: 

Impact on process effectiveness; by using the most suitable processes and making the best possible decision.

Impact on process…

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Added by tumisang moloi on September 14, 2017 at 11:50pm — No Comments

knowledge management and children

our kids as they grow they need to know and learn about knowledge and how to manage this knowledge, now my question is

how can we cultivate this knowledge  in our children or kids

Added by Boitumelo on September 14, 2017 at 9:40pm — No Comments

Formation des cadres de ETD au Togo et au Bénin à la gestion des connaissance

Du 6 juillet au 9 août 2017, j'ai organisé et formé les cadres de l'ONG ETD au Togo et au Bénin sur les notion de base du KM et la capitalisation. L'objectif de la formation était de les amener à comprendre l'importance du KM dans le développement d'une organisation et les inciter à s'impliquer dans la démarche KM que la direction de ETD veut mettre en place.

Added by SENAME Atsu on September 14, 2017 at 1:00am — No Comments

Benefits of knowledge management

Knowledge management improves productivity and efficiency in an organisation and it is of benefit to the organisation in many ways , but can we say that knowledge can be disadvantageous to the organisation.... lets discuss

Added by Amantle Nkarabang on September 13, 2017 at 7:08pm — 2 Comments

Evaluation of business value.

hi!

May I please get the clarification on "phase 4: Evaluation of business value, on the 10 steps of KM Road map... How must ROI account for both financial and competitive impacts of on the business?

I learned that ROI is the most common profitability ratio. It again serves two purposes, which are as follows,

1. providing statistical/ hard data to prove the impact of successful KM implementation.

2. It allows one to incrementally refine his/ her KM system design…

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Added by tumisang moloi on September 13, 2017 at 12:32am — No Comments

Knowledge Management & Organizational Learning in Small Organizations

Small organizations present challenges with regards to knowledge management (KM) and organizational learning (OL) but they also offer substantial opportunities. While a small organization may not be able to have staff dedicated full time to KM/OL, it is also likely to have better knowledge flows than much larger organizations.  How can small organizations optimize KM/OL without full time dedicated staff?



I am looking for partner organizations to conduct action research in small…

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Added by Barbara Fillip on September 11, 2017 at 5:37pm — 1 Comment

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