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The New KM: Advance Notice and Podcast

Guy St. Clair

For a couple of years now, I’ve been playing around with some pretty important changes I’ve observed in the overall KM/knowledge services/knowledge strategy picture. Clients and colleagues are doing things differently than they were a few years ago, and I’m watching with considerable interest what’s happening here. And it’s an appropriate time to be thinking about these things, since in June we’ll have the tenth anniversary of my first mention of knowledge services (it was in the June, 2001 issue of Information Outlook). In that article – “Knowledge Services: Your Company’s Key to Performance Excellence – I described the concept of converging…
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New Graduate Program in Information and Knowledge Strategy

Guy St. Clair

For many knowledge professionals, corporate knowledge strategy and strengthening the connection between knowledge strategy and the organization’s business strategy are important subjects. Taking the subject to a new level, Columbia University in New York has just announced a graduate degree in this area. The Columbia University M.S. in Information and Knowledge Strategy is a sixteen month integrated program taught in a hybrid in-class and online format, framed by three short residencies on the Columbia University campus in New York City. Particularly attractive for mid-career individuals looking for new challenges, the program is ideal for people who want to expand or extend…
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What’s the KM “Flavor” at Your Workplace?

Guy St. Clair

Are you beginning to see several points of view about KM in your work? As knowledge workers, we’re exposed to (and are positioned to react to) a wide range of perspectives about how knowledge is managed in the workplace. I’m becoming more and more aware that colleagues (both knowledge workers and “others” – whoever these “others” might be!) are thinking about KM, knowledge services, and knowledge strategy in many different ways. Would it be helpful if we shared some of these different perspectives with one another? As for me, I’m thinking there are probably four ways people think about KM…
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