Urgent News – KM is Apparently Data Storage/Mining!

What's Wrong With This Picture? See it? Look closely!

I’ve been kicking around a thought related to the term “knowledge management systems” and then a couple of days ago stumbled onto an article that discussed “some ways to ensure success in knowledge management projects.” That article was actually about another article in which that author discussed the “challenges of knowledge management.” Both of those articles are perfect fodder for discussing what’s been running through my mind about the term “knowledge management systems” and what happens when someone reduces KM to what is essentially data storage and data mining. So let’s give it a toss and see where we land.

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Informing and Knowing: IM vs. KM

The Tree of Knowledge.

I get asked this a lot and so I thought that it would make for a nice short and to the point blog post: What is the difference between “Information Management” and “Knowledge Management”? And I’ve found that this easy explanation has proven to be helpful enough so that I’ve always got it handy as a backup slide when I’m giving KM presentations or training.

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