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Tacit Knowledge Is Why Superintelligence Might Turn On Us

Crossderry Blog

I’ve alluded to the challenges of central planning and information gathering in previous posts ( here re: knowledge management and here re: complexity). Because knowledge is local, time bound, and often tacit, we can never aggregate it in a reliably meaningful way. This topic becomes a major plot point in the podcast.

The Walking Around PMO

Crossderry Blog

Let’s take one challenge: there is a ton of tacit knowledge to be surfaced when marrying or divorcing organizations. Jonathan Becher (@jbecher)—SAP’s Chief Marketing Officer—has an excellent, longstanding blog named “ Manage by Walking Around.” Lou Pack from ICF International (@ICFI) served with me on PMI’s Global Executive Council.

The Tsunami and Knowledge Management

Crossderry Blog

Filed under: PMO Tagged: CBS News , Japan , Japan earthquake , Knowledge Management , Learning , tacit knowledge , Tsunami. PMO CBS News Japan Japan earthquake Knowledge Management Learning tacit knowledge Tsunami“Remember the calamity of the great tsunamis. Do not build any homes below this point.&#.

Maintaining Outsourced Development Quality

Crossderry Blog

This overhead can only be ameliorated a bit with tools and technique: there is effort inherent in making inarticulate or tacit knowledge explicit. All the informal code reviews, requirements clarification, etc. that was done real-time and face-to-face must be made explicit and conducted remotely…often across multiple time zones.

Four Barriers To Creating Collaborative Advantage

Leaders. Better. Brighter.

Inability to Work Together and Transfer Knowledge. Inability to Seek and Find Expertise. Unwillingness to help.

Vulnerability & Trust - A Leader's Paradox

Mills Scofield

Listen to John Hagel, Saul Kaplan & Mike Waite Discuss on Trust Across America Radio. February 13, 2013.

What Tesla Knows That Other Patent-Holders Don’t

Harvard Business Review

There’s a lot of thinking in the research these days on the gap between the codified knowledge that is patentable and gets disclosed versus tacit knowledge that really exists in how you actually produce,” says Orly Lobel, a law professor at the University of San Diego specializing in intellectual property.

Engage Your Long-Time Employees to Improve Performance

Harvard Business Review

In today’s knowledge-based economy, companies and products are intricately specialized and experience counts for a lot.

Gary Klein: An interview by Bob Morris

First Friday Book Synopsis

He also developed methods of Cognitive Task Analysis for uncovering the tacit knowledge that goes into decision […]. Gary Klein, Ph.D., is a Senior Scientist at MacroCognition, LLC. He was instrumental in founding the field of Naturalistic Decision Making. ?He

How to Bring in a New CEO for Your Startup

Harvard Business Review

Ensure knowledge capture and transfer. Knowledge capture and transfer will assist in a smooth transition. Break away from the past.

Your Whole Company Needs to Be Distinctive, Not Just Your Product

Harvard Business Review

Make tacit knowledge explicit by codifying the things you do in capabilities, but keep rethinking, improving, and reworking your codification.

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We Learn More When We Learn Together

Harvard Business Review

dave wheeler FOR HBR. We rarely grow alone. In fact, some psychologists have made a compelling case that we only grow in connection with others.

Even in a Digital World, Globalization Is Not Inevitable

Harvard Business Review

Think of tacit knowledge, which John Hagel III and John Seely Brown, who have thought deeply about information flows, argue is increasing rather than decreasing in value. In the aftermath of the UK’s Brexit vote and Donald Trump’s election in the U.S., Parag Khanna’s Connectography ). Related Video. Share.

Algorithms Make Better Predictions — Except When They Don’t

Harvard Business Review

Predictive analytics is proving itself both powerful and perilous. Perilous, because bad data and hidden false assumptions can seriously mislead.

Case Study: Will Our Chinese Partner Copy Our Technology?

Harvard Business Review

For another, Prime had embedded a great deal of "tacit knowledge" into some of the components — knowledge that was more "know why" than pure know-how. Hoping to give him a chance to show off his knowledge, Lin encouraged the Blue Sky engineers to ask questions about Prime's technology. One person wasn't smiling.

Structure Your Global Team for Innovation

Harvard Business Review

But single-location projects draw on a reservoir or shared tacit knowledge and trust that global projects lack. When the knowledge base underlying a project is fragmented and project teams are scattered over multiple locations, miscommunication, conflict, and stalemates over crucial decision making are much more likely.

The Boomers are Leaving! – How to Create and Implement a Knowledge.

Strategy Driven

Like rungs on a ladder, each phase builds on the next, so it’s important that you consider each step as you create your knowledge retention program.

The Boomers are Leaving! – How to Create and Implement a Knowledge.

Strategy Driven

But when they do leave, they will take with them years of institutional knowledge acquired on the job. Juliano Howard T. Dickens Jr. Lucas D.

Facebook Changes Upend Advertiser and Agency Models

Harvard Business Review

Even when optimizing to a transaction, they do so with tacit knowledge of what each transaction is worth. The media is already dissecting yesterday's Facebook event, where the company unveiled major new changes to their platform. Par for the course, really. Drama always accompanies any change to the Facebook site or platform.

Structure Your Global Team for Innovation

Harvard Business Review

But single-location projects draw on a reservoir or shared tacit knowledge and trust that global projects lack. When the knowledge base underlying a project is fragmented and project teams are scattered over multiple locations, miscommunication, conflict, and stalemates over crucial decision making are much more likely.

Stop Obsessing Over Intellectual Property Rights

Harvard Business Review

While seeking intellectual property rights (IPR) is entirely appropriate for your well-structured knowledge, putting serious effort into mapping the deep, implicit knowledge within your organization can prove equally valuable. Once that knowledge diffuses, IPR protection is disrupted. Knowledge management IPRIan C.

Are You Wasting Money On Useless Knowledge Management?

Harvard Business Review

Is your company investing in expensive knowledge management systems that are useless for making big, strategy decisions? Figure 1: Map A. Ian C.

The MBA M-Prize's Winning Hack

Harvard Business Review

Both Roth and Tandon had worked as management consultants before seeking their MBAs, and they understand that tacit knowledge is critical for professional service companies. Last Monday, the Management Innovation Exchange announced the winners of the first MBA M-Prize, which I wrote about some months ago.

The Trouble with Mary Chen

Harvard Business Review

Hall calls "high-context" cultures, like China, people tend to leave much unsaid in their communication, because they assume a lot of tacit knowledge and understanding (the context). Chinese managers and owners in Chinese-owned businesses play by the same rules. But what was most interesting about Mary was how she responded.

With New York Schools Appointment, Bloomberg Did it His Way

Harvard Business Review

The other challenge is the amount of tacit knowledge involved in improving the performance of large systems — insight and understanding not easily captured or conveyed by numbers, formulas, or recipes. By definition, tacit knowledge comes with time — so outsiders must approach organizations with humility.

Leadership Q&A: The 7 Virtues of the 21st Century Organization

Weekly Leader

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Getting Smarter about Google's "Brain Drain"

Harvard Business Review

Another day, another set of high-profile worries about how Google is going to persuade its best and brightest people from leaving the company to join newer outfits or launch companies of their own. I can't offer easy answers for how Google's leaders can persuade their most ambitious people to stay put. he asked. What if smart people are overrated?".