If you're looking for some deep thought or profound insight on Sensemaker here, don't. If you are, make sure that upon reaching the next full-stop, you do just that. I do however have a small degree of experience with its application and wondered if there might be some value in sharing it here. Since '07 […]
I attended at KMLF meeting last month and someone shared an interesting observation; i.e. “70% of all KM strategies have failed.” As bad as this figure is, I suspect the overall failure rate may be closer to the 90 percentile given the degree to which we rationalise our efforts in hindsight, selectively tout good aspects […]
I didn't want to leave the public sector innovation topic without some acknowledgment of those who actually do remain and fight the good fight. Not too many survive however, and I expect a few to drop off the perch even as I write, but there are quite a number who continue to work valiantly against […]
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