Michael Specht

A blog from Australia looking at technology, management, Human Resources (HR) and recruitment.

Entries Tagged as 'Knowledge Management'

User Generated Competency Maps

March 29th, 2010 · Comments Off · HR Management, Knowledge Management ·

Thomas Otter, Gartner Analyst by day cyclist by night, posted on his Gartner blog last week about the new XING Competency Card and how it raises questions around the need for “complex, expensive, poorly maintained HR competency management applications behind the firewall”. The competency card allow you to add skills to your XING profile (think a […]

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Oracle Social CRM

October 14th, 2008 · Comments Off · Branding, Knowledge Management, Social Networks ·

Today I had the pleasure of meeting with a couple of the Oracle CRM team to talk about Oracle’s new social applications in the CRM On Demand product. The meeting was setup Polly Johnson from Oracle’s PR agency Kinetics, Polly was referred to my by Gareth Llewellyn from Oracle a switched on PR guy. While my main […]

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The business value of social networks

October 2nd, 2008 · 1 Comment · Change Management, Engagement, Enterprise 2.0, HR Management, Knowledge Management, Learning, Social Networks ·

Tuesday night I was on a panel for the NSW Knowledge Management Forum with three others, Laurie Lock Lee, Tania Maley & Jodie Miners who was roped in as Tania was running late. I have to admit I was a bit hesitant before the event given Laurie has just completed a PhD in the value […]

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Do you have a Knol?

July 25th, 2008 · 2 Comments · Communication, Enterprise 2.0, Knowledge Management, Wikis ·

A Knol is a unit of knowledge, well according to Google that is. Their new information source has been moved into public Beta. Basically Knol is sort of like Wikipedia but each entry is authored by a single individual who has complete editorial control. Google provides the following outline in the help: So what subjects […]

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Enterprise Search

January 14th, 2008 · Comments Off · Knowledge Management, Technology ·

For me one of the keys to being a productive knowledge worker is having access to the right information at the right time. This gets even more important as workers begin to self-publish, basically share their knowledge, behind the firewall using blogs, wikis, forums etc. A organisation needs to leverage this data to turn it […]

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