a free monthly briefing on the knowledge agenda
|No. 59||March 2002|
Welcome to this Easter edition of I3 UPDATE / ENTOVATION International News. Our main feature is an invited contribution from guest author Xenia Stanford, publisher of KnowMap, and represented on ENTOVATION's Global Knowledge Leadership Map. It identifies potential pitfalls facing those wanting to map knowledge connections. The following article addresses content management - the first of the challenges mentioned in our first I3 UPDATE of 2002, each of which will be reviewed over the coming months.
And don't overlook the Digest entry about what promises to be the KM Event of the year - Global KM eXchange in New York in June.
Social capital and human capital can be explored in any corporate entity using knowledge mapping tools called 'social network mapping' and 'competency mapping'. The use of both tools is fraught with pitfalls for the layperson which range in severity of damage from simple wasted time to at the very worst the business reaching the point of collapse. Xenia Stanford, President of Stanford Solutions and Editor-in-Chief of KnowMap, clarifies what is meant by knowledge mapping, and looks at the many forms of it.
Few content-rich websites these days are built without the help of a Content Management solution. David Skyrme takes a detailed look at this KM topic, currently attracting significant attention.
A round-up of of recent developments.
THOUGHT FOR THE MONTH
"Never underestimate the importance of local knowledge"