Category Archives: Personal Knowledge Management

Back to school

My youngest started secondary school today. Things went pretty smoothly. We walked there, so there was time for a chat on the way, and she arrived on time, in the right uniform, with the right stuff in her bag and … Continue reading

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Evidence-based practice

I recently attended the South West CILIP AGM, where David Stewart, current president, talked (amongst other things) about the importance of evidence-based practice amongst library and information professionals. Couldn’t agree more – x2 for Knowledge professionals. KM can be an … Continue reading

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An update on the global RCT

As you probably know, before the Summer I randomly connected some volunteers who work in law firm Knowledge and Learning (mainly PSLs, but other job titles too) for a virtual coffee and a chat. I have just paired people up … Continue reading

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2018 KM training

Just organised next year’s open training calendar for London events: January 31st KM: The Works (day-long foundation course) February 28th KM: The Scores (afternoon workshop on measurement) April 26th KM: The Strategy (workshop + coaching afterwards) May 17th KM: The … Continue reading

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5 questions to get your experts database working

With so much information generally available, it is increasingly important to know who is an expert in what knowledge within your organisation. Most law firms have had some form of “White Pages” (an internal address book, adapted to an organisation’s … Continue reading

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The idiot brain

I’m reading Dean Burnett’s “The Idiot Brain” at the moment (very interesting and worth a read). One thing (of many) that struck me as relevant to KM and learning was from his chapter about memory and biases. Apparently our brains don’t … Continue reading

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Knowledge must circulate …

Read more about my research into knowledge sharing antecedents here and learn how to your law firm could improve the amount of knowledge sharing which occurs. Join a training event in London, Bristol or Birmingham or contact me about an … Continue reading

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