Inside Knowledge Magazine /Knowledge Management Magazine Archive
Volume 3 Issue 5
Book Review: The Soul at Work: Unleashing the Power of Complexity Science for Business Success
This month Charles Sieloff reviews The Soul at Work by Roger Lewin and Birute Regine
Publisher: Orion Business Books, 1999, pp 394
Connecting isolated islands
Following a major review of its business structure in 1996, TXU Europe has achieved its aim of uniting separate plants into one synergetic environment of knowledge sharing. In this article, Eddie Hyams and Kim Jankowski analyse the practicalities of linking KM to this challenging business strategy
Faros, a light in the darkness
In the first of a series of three articles, Ove Rustung Hjelmervik sets the scene for Statoils journey towards creating a practical knowledge management system. The Faros Knowledge Management System KMS was completed in July 1999 after close to a four-year development period. Throughout the process, the Faros multi-discipline team was closely integrated with the users. This was of particular importance when facilitating the mapping and verification of a Business Units as is work processes, the heart of the Faros concept.
Icebergs, pubs and the wheel world
Mergers create a perfect opportunity for knowledge management to rebuild the corporate neural network, and even forge new knowledge sharing connections across teams, IT infrastructure and informal meetings. Here, Colin Manders outlines the journey towards discovering the rest of the knowledge below the tip of the iceberg
Virtual Assets in Barclays
Barclays has been pushing forward knowledge management principles for 8 years. Audrey Redshaw and Alison Footitt outline the history of knowledge management in Barclays and provide several case studies of current knowledge initiatives.
Your Say Part 2 Document Management vs Knowledge Management
Some document management (DM) vendors label their solutions as knowledge management (KM). This months Your Say looks at why DM is not KM and briefly discusses the intersection of these two disciplines.
Course Review: Ark Group, Benchmarking your Knowledge Management intranet. Chicago, November 1999
In this review of the November 1999 KM intranet tour, Patterson Shafer shares his experience of the unique site visits to EDS, IBM and Arthur Andersen.