Inside Knowledge Magazine /Knowledge Management Magazine Archive
Volume 4 Issue 5
In common with many large organisations, Steinbeis Temming has experienced major problems in managing its invoice processing effectively. Peter Turnbull explains how SER has worked with the recycling giant to overcome the inefficiencies in its financial operations.
Information and knowledge entrepreneurship opportunities abound in the new economy, but many companies lack the competencies to fully exploit these. Colin Coulson-Thomas draws on the findings of several recent reports and offers would-be entrepreneurs guidance on how to proceed.
Turtles all the way down and all the way up Part 2
At KM Europe 2000, Marcus Speh Birkenkrahe presented a keynote speech on the future of knowledge management in the new economy. The following article concludes the two-part series containing the full text of the presentation.
"Your Say" - Creating a knowledge sharing culture
Creating and maintaining an environment in which employees are willing and able to collaborate easily is the key to success in any knowledge management programme. Simon Lelic talks to representatives from Atkins Business Solutions, Microsoft, Burton-Jones Associates, Sandwell Healthcare NHS Trust, Antal International, ActiveIntranet, ICL and EDS, and discusses the potential barriers to establishing a knowledge sharing culture, and ways organisations can act to overcome them.
Every lawyer's dream
In an industry as knowledge-intensive as the legal sector, the ability to capture and disseminate knowledge is invaluable. Karen Cleaver describes how Rowe & Maw has implemented a KM portal in an attempt to reinforce the firm's culture of knowledge sharing.
ICL's café culture
At ICL, knowledge communities have emerged as a powerful means to fostering a truly collaborative environment. Graeme Mackay discusses the methods and tools the company has employed to encourage their development across the corporation.
If only we knew what we know
Henkel Group's association with knowledge management was triggered by a desire to tap into the know-how residing in the minds of its 60,000 employees. Myles Marcovitch describes Henkel's experiences and outlines the organisation's global approach to KM.
The missing ingredient
For an organisation to successfully maintain a knowledge sharing culture, the right working environment first has to be established. Geoff Smith discusses how knowledge communities can be encouraged to form the organisational backbone of your company's KM initiative.
Book Review: Business-Driven Research & Development
TITLE: Business-Driven Research & Development - Managing Knowledge to Create Wealth
AUTHOR: Ashok Ganguly
PUBLISHER: MacMillan Business