Tag Archives: communication

Ark Group: social software masterclass

Spending too long inside one organisation can distort your view of reality. I like to keep my feet on the ground by meeting people from other organisations and listening to them talk about their intranets and attitudes to social media. If nothing else, listening to people talk about their KM experiences at events like Gurteen Knowledge Cafés gives you the sense you’re not entirely alone. … Continue reading Ark Group: social software masterclass »

Melcrum Communicators’ Network London Group: "Living in a wired world; Connectedness for a better work place" with Euan Semple

“The Quiet Revolution” Despite having worked in Knowledge Management for around six years, I’ve never yet seen Euan Semple speak. An odd omission which was happily rectified last night at the National Audit Office which hosted April’s Melcrum Communicators’ Network London Meetup Euan talks a lot of what to me seems commonsense and I find myself nodding in agreement at what he’s saying… then thinking … Continue reading Melcrum Communicators’ Network London Group: "Living in a wired world; Connectedness for a better work place" with Euan Semple »

Ticking the KPI boxes for all the wrong reasons

Reading Tony Quinlan’s observation about how organisations need diversity while managers actively seek to stifle it, I thought perhaps we should start collecting management sins. There are similar problems with the setting of conflicting KPIs (Key Performance Indicators). Some managers who are rewarded for reusing existing ideas which save effort, a typical organisational approach aimed at improving the flow of ideas – but it doesn’t … Continue reading Ticking the KPI boxes for all the wrong reasons »