April 2010 Blog Posts (11)

Knowledge Manager Vacancy at the Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces

Job Title: Knowledge Manager, ISSAT

Reporting to: Deputy Head of ISSAT

Location: Geneva

Application Deadline: 6 May 2010

Background: The post holder will form part of the core International Security Sector Advisory Team (ISSAT) at the Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces (DCAF). The ISSAT provides a deployable capacity to support…


Added by James Cohen on April 28, 2010 at 11:55am — No Comments

Networked electronic Media

I just want to get your attention.

I've researched on any local R&D agencies here in the Philippines that uses NEM initiatives and got zero results. I got this project to make a popularize article about NEM.Can anyone help me? Thanks.

Added by Mark Laurence Palomaria Januario on April 27, 2010 at 3:54am — No Comments

KS for Newcomers


here in EuropeAid we have started a new induction program for newcomers, including an online resource center and discussion board. For their first face2face introduction day we were thinking of having a world café session.

What are your experiences of knowledge sharing methods for newcomers in your organizations? Is the world café appropriate or maybe some Open Space or other could work better?

Thanks a lot for your attention, you always have great…


Added by Anna Bertele on April 26, 2010 at 10:00am — No Comments

Is there Convergence of KM and Internal Communication?

Below is my comment on Dr Bonnie Cheuk’s Blog discussing the issue of “The Convergence of KM and Internal Communication” -…


Added by Md Santo on April 23, 2010 at 11:30am — No Comments

Regístrense ya para la Feria del Conocimiento

Tenemos el gusto de invitarle a participar en la Feria del Conocimiento para América Latina y el Caribe que tendrá lugar en la semana del 24 de Mayo 2010, en la sede principal del Centro Internacional de Agricultura Tropical (CIAT) en Cali, Colombia. Recibimos más de 90 propuestas de más de 10 países, lo que nos permitió construir una agenda tentativa interesante para este evento y que puede consultar en:… Continue

Added by Margarita Salas on April 21, 2010 at 7:47pm — No Comments

Register now for the KM4Dev Meeting and the Knowledge Share Fair, Cali Colombia May 24-28

We are pleased to invite you to attend the KM4Dev meeting and the

Knowledge Share Fair for Latin America and The Caribbean which will

take place in the week of May 24, 2010 at the International Center for

Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) in Cali, Colombia.

About the KM4Dev meeting

This year the event will be connected to the below-mentioned CGIAR-FAO

Knowledge Fair. During that event many cases and experiences will be

shared among participants.… Continue

Added by Simone Staiger-Rivas on April 21, 2010 at 6:59pm — No Comments

Reflections on learning from failure from #Failfaire

On Wednesday evening I was lucky enough to attend the first ever "Failfaire", organized by MobileActive.org where several brave souls agreed to present their failed "Information Technology for Development" projects, explaining why they failed and what they learned from them.

I work on knowledge management in UNICEF, and have a strong interest in improving how we learn from our experience. This event (which was certainly not a failure!)…

Added by Ian Thorpe on April 16, 2010 at 10:05pm — 1 Comment

Spam control in this network

I notice that this Ning and the Km4dev wiki are fairly locked down... the admins here (and for any other Ning or wiki) might find these guides useful for avoiding spam without restricting good people:

on the Ning: http://community.livejournal.com/appropedia/11293.html

on the wiki:… Continue

Added by Chris Watkins on April 16, 2010 at 4:30pm — 1 Comment

KM4DEV & Open Development (wiki)

Here's a take on Knowledge management for development, especially in relation to openness in development.

Input appreciated - note that it's an open wiki (consistent with the article itself!) and you're free to edit the page.

I don't know that it covers the concerns of this community, yet... what's it missing?


I tried to reply to John below, but I'm no… Continue

Added by Chris Watkins on April 16, 2010 at 4:30pm — 1 Comment

Using Management and Leadership Practices to Support Knowledge Management Activities in Malawi

(This post was originally published on the K4Health Blog)

By Elizabeth Duncan McLean

One of our most critical outcomes from the three day meeting in Lilongwe, Malawi, with the District and National level stakeholders, was that the group no longer saw knowledge management as a problem that’s “out there” but rather began viewing it as a challenge that they wanted to take on as…


Added by Chris Rottler on April 14, 2010 at 3:00pm — No Comments


……..The nature of Homo Sapiens comprising three knowing tools components. The first is Peripheral… Continue

Added by Md Santo on April 14, 2010 at 2:26pm — No Comments

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