Network overload: The burden to deal with too many social network sites

15-10-2009 – Filed under knowledge-managementfilterinformation-overloadsocial-bookmarkingsocial-network

Next to information overload, probably comes network overload. Each day a new social network website appears. Another temptation for information and exchange, and again: new registration, same profile and more information to lock up. But with every new social network come along the questions: What about the filters? How do…

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Reach your audience – don't talk about Web 2.0 or social media

05-12-2008 – Filed under knowledge-managementblogginginspirationpersonal-knowledge-managamentsharingsocial-bookmarkingsocial-networksocial-softwaretagging

Is it enough to present to an audience the many opportunities of the web and the “amazing” variety of web tools existing nowadays? From my previous presentation experiences throughout this year, I can say I doubt it. Surely you can catch the attention or curiosity of some of your audience,…

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From A-Z to Organization2.0: C - Cafeteria — catching the informal

05-06-2008 – Filed under communicationknowledge-managementinnovationorganizationproductivitysocial-bookmarkingsocial-networktaggingwork

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z Let’s face it, when you deal with knowledge sharing in an organization, it becomes quickly obvious that most knowledge is shared personally, face-to-face over…

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Search the web for global development topics

29-03-2008 – Filed under knowledge-managementdevelopmentrsssocial-bookmarkingweb2fordev

If you want to find decent information about development aid, Focuss.info is a good source to start from. Basically, it works with a customized Google search, which allows you to search only certain websites – in this case, within many websites relevant to development aid. Focuss.info, an initiative by the…

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The web comes closer - the magic of tag clouds

04-10-2007 – Filed under knowledge-managementnetworksocial-bookmarkingsocial-networktagging

As you might have already noticed, I am a pretty big fan of tagging. I think tagging is often underestimated because it is trivial, but at the same time intuitive and meaningful. A tag cloud (or weighted list in visual design) is a visual depiction of content tags (keywords) used…

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10 arguments for web2.0 in an organization

03-09-2007 – Filed under communicationknowledge-managementfeednetworkopennesssocial-bookmarkingsocial-networkwiki

It is not always easy to argue in favour of web2.0 tools when you are faced with these arguments: More information? My mailbox already drives me nuts! The content written by some people is often so irrelevant and just for entertainment. I spent already so much time online and now…

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A learning story: My way to web2.0

26-06-2007 – Filed under communicationknowledge-managementbloggingfeedlearningnetworksharingsocial-bookmarkingtagging

Lost in the old web ) Throughout the last years I have had mixed emotions about the Internet. On one hand, I was amazed about people, news, themes etc., but on the other hand, I was not satisfied with the overwhelming load of information and the difficulty of obtaining it…

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KM4DEV workshop 2007 - peer learning as its best

21-06-2007 – Filed under knowledge-managementfacilitationkm4devlearningsocial-bookmarkingwiki

I have just spent three days of intensive discussions with interesting people from around the world, who work in different areas of knowledge management for development (KM4DEV). Besides of some sessions, the three day event had an open sharing and learning approach by leaving it up to the participants to…

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NPK4DEV – a collaborative tagging experience

14-06-2007 – Filed under knowledge-managementcommunity-of-practicenpk4devsharingsocial-bookmarkingtagging

I remember when I came across those weird looking different size word aggregations on websites and wondered what were they? When I read about tagging and tag clouds I was first skeptical about it and asked myself what is the benefit of them? Nowadays I am fascinated, how tags can…

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What is enterprise2.0? Five pillars for efficient knowledge sharing

10-06-2007 – Filed under communicationknowledge-managementbloggingfeednetworksharingsocial-bookmarkingtaggingwiki

Imagine you can share your bookmarks with your colleagues, find your documents and emails quickly through tagging, write about your work experiences on your personal homepage (blog), and document all project team work in a wiki. The result is a revolutionary different way to share knowledge online within an organization….

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What I learnt about social bookmarking

06-05-2007 – Filed under knowledge-managementsocial-bookmarkingsocial-networktagging

I started using the social bookmarking service del.icio.us a year ago, without actually knowing if it was worth the effort. Although it took me quite a while to get behind its potential and I am still learning about it, I can now say I love del.icio.us. For those of you…

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