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Knowledge Strategy: Does Optimism Fit?

Guy St. Clair

  Anyone who knows me knows how I would answer that question. I tend to take a very optimistic view about most things (almost embarrassingly, according to some of my friends and colleagues). So I was impressed with a recent post from Tristan Louis (Optimized Optimism). In his essay, Tristan defines opti­mized opti­mism by asserting that the most effi­cient way to han­dle a prob­lem is to “hang on” to the belief that the prob­lem can be solved. It’s a useful point of view for knowledge strategists. Our working environment – like that of folks involved in start-ups – is more often…
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John Mancini’s Imperatives: They Work for Knowledge Strategists

Guy St. Clair

Always rewarding to hear what leaders have to say about managing knowledge services. I’m continually on the look-out for stimulating (and useful) direction for strengthening performance in managing information, knowledge, and strategic learning, so it was good to read that AIIM President John Mancini has devised “The Six Imperatives Facing Information Professionals.” Mancini writes about his six imperatives at his own blog (Digital Landfill) and now kmworld has published them for us in kmworld’s April 2012 issue. Here they are, with my own “take” on how knowledge strategists can benefit from thinking about John’s imperatives: Make everything mobile. “Redefine content…
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