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Observations by consultant Timothy Powell.
Updated: 34 weeks 5 days ago

More News from the Dark Side

Tue, 08/23/2016 - 13:42
I pay close attention to feedback I receive on the KVC and other analytic frameworks we are developing.  Many times I make revisions based on this feedback — that’s why the KVC Handbook is now on its fourth major edition. One of the things I’ve heard is that the KVC model is too idealistic.  Even as [...]

The Value of Knowledge Makes Headline News

Mon, 07/18/2016 - 17:10
Information has its greatest value when it is most available to, and accessible by, people for immediate use in understanding their world. I not only believe this, I put this insight to work in my consulting and teaching. To implement this, I often use stories from the headlines to illustrate my key points. There are [...]

The Knowledge Payout

Sat, 05/07/2016 - 10:29
Knowledge Management would be better off as a discipline if it leaned into the management side more, and relied a little less exclusively on the knowledge side. It’s possible to read articles or even whole books on KM and find little discussion specifying the knowledge that people use, specifically how they use it in producing [...]