August 2010 Blog Posts (8)

Sharing agricultural and rural knowledge in Africa - Addis Ababa share fair in October

Join us in Addis Ababa in October to showcase and share ways that Africa's agricultural and rural knowledge is created, shared, and put to use ....

We are looking for innovators in sharing knowledge related to climate change, land, livestock, and water ...

We are looking for experiences from the grassroots, in science and policy, and by intermediaries ...

Beyond the four themes above, there will be sessions on mobile sharing, indigenous knowledge, value chains,… Continue

Added by Peter Ballantyne on August 29, 2010 at 12:31pm — No Comments

Join the M&E and KM community!!!!

We invite you to join the M&E and KM community at ebpdn (Evidence based policy for development Network)

Esta subcomunidad tiene como objetivo promover que los representantes de

Institutos de investigación de políticas de la región compartan sus

experiencias en monitoreo y…

Added by Clara Richards on August 12, 2010 at 8:11pm — No Comments

defining terms

When we use terms like 'data', 'information' and 'knowledge', how do we understand them. At times we use these terms alternately. How do we define each of these terms?

These days we often say we are moving from the 'information society to knowledge society', and therefore knowledge management is critical to future economy. I can see a good number of experts in this arena. would anyone please explain what exactly happens in the shift from information to knowledge?


Added by Sanat K Chakraborty on August 11, 2010 at 5:16am — 7 Comments

Webinar and Knowledge-Lab August 17

Invitation for the August 17, 2010 K-NET Event :: Webinar and a Knowledge-Lab…


Added by Joel Muzard on August 11, 2010 at 12:10am — No Comments

New handbook on monitoring, evaluation and knowledge management of public policy influence

Hello everyone! I would like to announce that from CIPPEC and with GDN´s support we have developed a handbook on M&E and KM: “… Continue

Added by Clara Richards on August 10, 2010 at 2:30pm — 1 Comment

Is it possible to actually measure Knowledge Sharing?

The idea here is quite simple and related to the assessment phase of KM introduction inside any organization, as far as I understand it.

Until today I've seen various tools used by most KM practitioners to try to reply to the very basic question in a KM assessment exercise: "where does this organization stand in terms of KMS"? The tools I've seen are:

  • questionnaires (manual, to be distributed to a wide statistical sample)

  • questionnaires (web-based such as…

Added by Stefano Barale on August 10, 2010 at 2:29pm — 3 Comments

Unesco-IHE vacancy announcement: Senior researcher/programme coordinator knowledge and capacity development

Within Unesco-IHE, the Department of Hydroinformatics and Knowledge Management (HIKM) has a Core that is engaged in the study…


Added by Judith Kaspersma on August 5, 2010 at 9:48am — No Comments

EVOLUTION Theory of Knowledge Management vs CREATIONISM Theory of Knowledge Management

Cited from Md Santo, 2010 - and indicated that CREATIONISM (“Intelligent Design”) is the nature of KM reality. Md Santo coined the term Human System Biology-based KM for the phenomenon. The basic assumption of… Continue

Added by Md Santo on August 4, 2010 at 7:27am — No Comments

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