Is Creativity & Innovation enough?

I just finished reading Chase Jarvis‘ post titled “Creativity alone is not enough“. In this article, Chase argues that Creativity isn’t enough for people working in the creative world (photographers, designers, etc).  Jarvis argues that creative folks need to embrace other mindsets (such as being different, brilliant and innovative) to be successful. According to Jarvis, The key to … Read more Is Creativity & Innovation enough?

Book Review: Andrew McAfee’s Enterprise 2.0

Just finished reading Enterprise 2.0: New Collaborative Tools for Your Organization’s Toughest Challenges My review in two words: Excellent book! Whether you are an expert in the Enterprise 2.0 world or just a beginner, this book has something for you. Whether you believe in Enterprise 2.0 or not, this book has some excellent concepts that … Read more Book Review: Andrew McAfee’s Enterprise 2.0

Stories, Projects & Knowledge Management

Here’s the latest version of my storytelling for knowledge management in projects presentation.  Enjoy! Recorded Presentation via Vimeo: Storytelling, Project Knowledge & Knowledge Management from Eric D Brown on Vimeo. A review of stories, project knowledge and sharing project knowledge using stories. Includes an introduction to to my storytelling model for KM in projects. Don’t … Read more Stories, Projects & Knowledge Management

Using Stories to share knowledge

As part of a research project for my doctorate work I’ve been looking at the use of storytelling for knowledge sharing in project teams.  I’ve found the topic extremely interesting and perhaps even something I can find a dissertation topic out of. While looking through my RSS Reader last week I ran across Glenn Whitfield‘s … Read more Using Stories to share knowledge

Links for Nov 30 2008

Happy Sunday…for those of you in the USA, I hope you had a good Thanksgiving. Here’s some interesting Sunday reading for ya: Is Knowledge Management at War With Social Media? by Bob Warfield on The Helpstream Blog Corporate Culture Drives Innovation on UPI.com A Note on Systems Integration by Dick Langlois on Organizations and Markets … Read more Links for Nov 30 2008

Knowledge Transfer Between Generations

Management Issues has a nice post titled “Organizations Ignoring the Transfer of Knowledge” that talks about the lack of planning for the transfer of knowledge between the Baby Boomer and younger generations. An excerpt: A study by U.S research body The Conference Board has found most American, Canadian and European businesses are woefully ill-prepared for … Read more Knowledge Transfer Between Generations