Should Google’s personalised searching feature be considered an obstacle to the neutrality of Knowledge Management?
The key issue for information managers in 2014 is to audit existing skills and competencies and strategise to make best use of internal data.
Including e-resources in library collections sounds deceptively simple! Most libraries are adding e-journals and e-books with some degree of success. What is less straightforward is the long-term management of a format that is constantly changing. Librarians have to consider the relative importance and size of their print collection. How can libraries acquire the best and […]
Are knowledge management and information management set to merge to form a new discipline?
Jennifer Aaker and Andy Smith consider the Seven Deadly Sins of business storytelling.
The results of the 2010 LexisNexis International Workplace Productivity Survey conducted in five countries, including South Africa, has important implications for Knowledge Management.
The transition to electronic sources of information has recently gathered momentum and is affecting all subject areas and services to all levels of user: scientific and technical sources, community information, reading materials for children. The acquisition, provision and management of these e-resources leave librarians in all library and information sectors with a new and wide-ranging set of challenges. How can one find this material, how should it be managed in a modern library service? Come and find out.
TitanPad (http://titanpad.com) provides an application for facilitating collaborative working on documents that is independent of operating system. There are several choices, so it is possible to customise to suit different purposes.
We are noticing a trend especially in public sector organisations here in South Africa to institutionalise knowledge championship roles as part of knowledge management implementation initiatives. Part-time or full time KM champions are appointed at divisional level to create awareness and interest in KM; assess and communicate knowledge needs; match and connect knowledge requirements with […]
Although the world financial crisis has abated and the global economy is recovering, this recovery remains brittle and volatile. Sub-Saharan Africa, although initially not as hard hit has not escaped the effects – particularly countries like South Africa, where our financial markets are extensively integrated into global financial markets. What can Governments in Africa do […]