Taxonomy & KM

Knowledgeline

The distinction between an ontology and taxonomy is subtle and often difficult to grasp. When I first started in KM, taxonomies were hot, hot,but there has been a downplay with time - perhaps in line with loweremphasis on explicit knowledge repositories? Now I find very few clients who are willing to 'invest' in a. corporate taxonomy and even fewer who have been down that road and believe they. have gained value - why? Tagging or folksonomies, have all the advantages of effective.

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Cycling to knowledge

Knowledgeline

What do we really know about those knowledge practices that involve a strong cyclic component? Can we alter the rate, depth, relevance and utility of knowledge generation by enhancing the cycle visibility, being mindful of our place in the cycle, changing frequency and other properties? Idea generations and dialog turns.

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Knowledgeline: Enterprise Search at Mofo - AnswerBase:: by Tom Baldwin

Knowledgeline

Knowledgeline Tuesday, December 19, 2006 Enterprise Search at Mofo - AnswerBase Thanks to the generous contribution of Oz Benamram , weve been given some insight into their amazing tool at Mofo, AnswerBase. Built on the Recommind search engine, AnswerBase is the most comprehensive search tool built by a law firm (at least as far as Im concerned). It aims to make it easy to find and drill down on anything relevant to a users search term.

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Knowledgeline: Lexis Nexis Announces atVantage, while Thomson Acquires LiveNote:: by Tom Baldwin

Knowledgeline

Knowledgeline Tuesday, October 03, 2006 Lexis Nexis Announces atVantage, while Thomson Acquires LiveNote I was recently invited to an Advisory Council meeting by Lexis to discuss their future plans with InterAction and how to better leverage content within it.

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Reworking k representation

Knowledgeline

Knowledge representation is complex, confusing, difficult, emerging and evolving - So how do we deal with it? What is k representation? Ad hoc sketches, informal, qualitative and physical models, scenario construction, concept maps, rule sets, structured text, voice and video recordings all serve as representation, reflecting the expectations and experience of their creators, they connect collaboration to future use.

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Knowledgeline: A nice compliment to CRM - Social Networking:: by Tom Baldwin

Knowledgeline

Knowledgeline Thursday, January 12, 2006 A nice compliment to CRM - Social Networking For those of you lamenting over the level of effort required to keep your CRM systems up-to-date or the lack of use by lawyers, these new tools may be the answer.

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Knowledgeline: SharePoint 2007 Enterprise Search: Screenshots:: by Tom Baldwin

Knowledgeline

Knowledgeline Thursday, December 14, 2006 SharePoint 2007 Enterprise Search: Screenshots Were very close to launching our new portal, but to give our users a sense of what it will look like and to test performance, we launched a separate search site on Tuesday.

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Knowledgeline: Live from the Chicago Ark Group KM Conference:: by Tom Baldwin

Knowledgeline

Knowledgeline Wednesday, October 11, 2006 Live from the Chicago Ark Group KM Conference Among other sessions, I will quickly blog about a panel currently going on, being moderated by Ron Friedmann with partners from Goldberg Kohn, Kelley Drye and Burns & Levinson.

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Knowledgeline: SharePoint 2007 Update - Enterprise Search Rocks!!:: by Tom Baldwin

Knowledgeline

Knowledgeline Tuesday, November 14, 2006 SharePoint 2007 Update - Enterprise Search Rocks!! So, we are now less than a month away from going live on our SharePoint 2007 portal. Practice, Office, Admin Department, Client, Matter and personalized home pages are almost finished. We are using audiences and content targeting to deliver webparts and data on everyones home page.

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Knowledgeline: More merger talk as Hummingbird mulls Open-Text bid.:: by Tom Baldwin

Knowledgeline

Knowledgeline Monday, July 17, 2006 More merger talk as Hummingbird mulls Open-Text bid. I read this article today on Law.com and was a bit surprised that the Symphony bid didnt go through already.

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Knowledgeline: 4th Socha Gelbman EDD Report Published:: by Tom Baldwin

Knowledgeline

Knowledgeline Friday, August 11, 2006 4th Socha Gelbman EDD Report Published Law Technology News recently published a brief synopsis of the annually anticipated EDD survey findings from George Socha & Thomas Gelbman. Many of the industrys household names were consistently ranked in the top 5 of various categories, along with some new players.

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Commutation or factoring? in S2

Knowledgeline

The decision to commute or factor is simple or complex depending on how deep you dig and where you stand!! Through my partner Patrick Hinderd , I've been involved in the S2 (structured settlement) industry for the past 6 years. This is a complex legal area, ripe for the application of KM practices.

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Knowledgeline: LexisNexis acquires Dataflight including its flagship solution, Concordance:: by Tom Baldwin

Knowledgeline

Knowledgeline Wednesday, July 05, 2006 LexisNexis acquires Dataflight including its flagship solution, Concordance I just received word from our Lexis rep today that they are acquiring Dataflight, the makers of Concordance. This is the latest, in a string, of acquisitions by Lexis to provide total practice management solutions to the legal community. Im still not convinced that the legal market is better or worse off by the acquisitions of Lexis and West.

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Knowledgeline: SharePoint 2007 is full of surprises – lets talk workflow!:: by Tom Baldwin

Knowledgeline

Knowledgeline Thursday, June 15, 2006 SharePoint 2007 is full of surprises – lets talk workflow! I will be periodically blogging about our firms venture with SharePoint 2007 (SP07). Our initial interest was to use this in replacement of our current intranet/portal, LawPort, but as weve begun to explore its capabilities further, there are some truly hidden gems in SP07.

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Knowledgeline: Microsoft finally enters the KM space with Knowledge Network:: by Tom Baldwin

Knowledgeline

Knowledgeline Thursday, May 18, 2006 Microsoft finally enters the KM space with Knowledge Network Bill Gates announced yesterday at Microsofts annual CEO Summit, their first product targeted towards knowledge management, more precisely centered on expertise location called Knowledge Network, which will be a part of SharePoint 2007.

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Knowledgeline: ILTA KM Session - KM 101: The Three Stages of Knowledge:: by Tom Baldwin

Knowledgeline

Knowledgeline Monday, April 24, 2006 ILTA KM Session - KM 101: The Three Stages of Knowledge This is the first session spawned from the new KM Peer Group for ILTA. You do not have to be a member to attend this session. Join us for an overview of Knowledge Management focusing on the three stages in the KM Systems Maturity Model.

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Knowledgeline: Getting lawyers hooked on EDD processing, the paper v. plastic dilemma:: by Tom Baldwin

Knowledgeline

Knowledgeline Wednesday, April 19, 2006 Getting lawyers hooked on EDD processing, the paper v. plastic dilemma While much has been made over the last 12 months about e-discovery, Zubalake and Morgan Stanley, the reality is that many lawyers and their clients are still a bit naive and shocked about the costs involved in properly handling e-discovery. This is especially true when you talk about the cost to processing e-discovery, with prices as high as $2,000 per GB.

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Knowledgeline: Knowledge Management v. Practice Enhancement:: by Tom Baldwin

Knowledgeline

Knowledgeline Tuesday, February 21, 2006 Knowledge Management v. Practice Enhancement In recent years, Ive struggled to try and define knowledge management. I actually joke about it when partners at my firm ask me "What does a Chief Knowledge Officer do anyway?" and my response is often "When I find out, Ill let you know" - which is usually followed by a chuckle.

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Knowledgeline: The Best KM Software Yet? Yahoo Answers the Question:: by Tom Baldwin

Knowledgeline

Knowledgeline Wednesday, January 25, 2006 The Best KM Software Yet? Yahoo Answers the Question Okay, so if youve noticed, most of my posts dont talk about traditional KM systems (if there is such a thing), but I think Ive found something very interesting that Yahoo has in beta now, [link]. With a Yahoo account, you can start using the system right away.

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How to Get Things Done? Activate Due Dates

Wrike

We already told you how to create tasks in Wrike by sending e-mails. Now let’s have a look how to keep track of them and get your stuff done. You can use Wrike as your personal information manager or assistant and task management software at the same time.

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Becoming familiar with Internet Explorer 7. How to import RSS feeds

Wrike

Today I tried to export my RSS feeds from RSS Bandit into an OPML file and import it into Internet Explorer 7. To my surprise, the import feature is located under the “Add to Favorites” button in IE7. Not the best organization of menus, I’d say. My next surprise was that Import Wizard did not import anything and did not prompt any reasonable error message. It took me 5 minutes to find the source of the problem and create a workaround.

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Knowledgeline: Knowledgeline makes Technolawyers "BlawgWorld 2006" list:: by Tom Baldwin

Knowledgeline

Knowledgeline Thursday, December 01, 2005 Knowledgeline makes Technolawyers "BlawgWorld 2006" list From the Technolawyer site , "According to various studies, approximately 80,000 new blogs launch every day, including dozens of legal blogs (blawgs). For this reason, weve published BlawgWorld 2006: Capital of Big Ideas, a TechnoLawyer eBook designed to take you on a journey through 51 of the most influential blawgs."

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The Top UK Project Management Certifications in 2019

Arras People

To get a feel of how times do and don’t change we took a look back to the first PMBR published in 2006 which is available here. One of the top questions we have answered from our inception back in 2002 has been about project management certification.

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The Must-Read Reading List for Project Communication and Collaboration

Girl's Guide to PM

Jean Tabaka: Addison Wesley, 2006. . Project teams communicate and collaborate by default, don’t they? Erm, no. That certainly hasn’t been the case for all the teams I have worked on.

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Seven Project Management Influencers to Watch

Project Risk Coach

Elizabeth Harrin is the creator of A Girl’s Guide to Project Management which she started in 2006. Up your game with new project management resources If you had to pick a few people who are helping you grow and mature as a project manager, who would those people be?

What Is Cloud Storage, and How Are Innovative Companies Using It?

ProjectManager.com

But the elephant in the room is Amazon Web Services, which launched in 2006, and has since become the recognized leader in cloud storage. Everybody’s head is in the cloud nowadays. The phrase has shifted its meaning, however.

GirlsGuideToPM: My Top 10 Articles of All Time

Girl's Guide to PM

2006. In case you’ve only just stumbled across this blog, this year I’m celebrating 10 years of blogging about project management. I thought it was time to look back and see what the stand-out articles were over the years. Here are the top 10 articles year by year.

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Project management: 7 steps to on-time, on-budget, goal-based delivery

Moira Alexander

Since 2006, the PMI has conducted an annual global survey of project management practitioners to chart current and future trends for project management. According to Project Management Institute’s 2017 “ Pulse of the Profession ” global survey, organizations are wasting $97 million for every $1 billion invested due to poor project performance. Yes, that’s a 20 percent decline from the previous year’s survey, but the truth is, projects still fail at a staggering rate.

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Project management: 7 steps to on-time, on-budget, goal-based delivery

Moira Alexander

Since 2006, the PMI has conducted an annual global survey of project management practitioners to chart current and future trends for project management. According to Project Management Institute’s 2017 “ Pulse of the Profession ” global survey, organizations are wasting $97 million for every $1 billion invested due to poor project performance. Yes, that’s a 20 percent decline from the previous year’s survey, but the truth is, projects still fail at a staggering rate.

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Quote of the Day

Herding Cats

“One of the most dangerous forms of human error is forgetting what one is trying to achieve.” – Paul Nitze (1907–2006), SecDef 1967–1969. Quotes

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Basis of Estimating Software Development

Herding Cats

Software Sizing, Estimation, and Risk Management: When Performance is Measured Performance Improves , Daniel Galaorath and Michael Evans , Auerbach, 2006. Agile Estimating and Planning , Mike Cohn, Prentice Hall, 2006. The estimating of software development is both straightforward and complex. When it is suggested that estimating is hard, of no value, and unnecessary, always ask what principle is used to support that claim? Don't hear one?

Don’t Miss TSW Fall 2018

Keyedin

Since 2006, TSW has brought together service, sales, product, marketing, and channel partner leaders - and this year is setting up to deliver again. Technology Services World (TSW) Fall is the annual event where technology and services executives talk business. This three-day event focuses on the latest trends and best practices for technology services teams, and sure to delight any service executive looking to improve their customer engagement model.

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With the end in mind

Musings on Project Management

One of the most dangerous forms of human error is forgetting what one is trying to achieve.” – Paul Nitze (1907–2006), SecDef 1967–1969 Part of the answer, of course, is the popularity of "evolving needs" Project Management QuotationsEveryone talks about strategy, means of achievement, vision, narrative, "begin with the end in mind", even [gasp!] goals. How come this quote, courtesy of "hearding cats", still rings true?

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Agile & Project PPM: The Better Together Story

MPUG

As a Microsoft Project MVP since 2006, it has been an amazing journey for me to watch the Microsoft engineering team move from a Waterfall software development program to an Agile one by fully utilizing Project/Project Server. Agile PPM & Project.

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Seven Project Management Influencers to Watch

Project Risk Coach

Elizabeth Harrin is the creator of A Girl’s Guide to Project Management which she started in 2006. Up your game with new project management resources If you had to pick a few people who are helping you grow and mature as a project manager, who would those people be?

Don’t Miss TSW Fall 2018

Keyedin

Since 2006, TSW has brought together service, sales, product, marketing, and channel partner leaders - and this year is setting up to deliver again. Technology Services World (TSW) Fall is the annual event where technology and services executives talk business. This three-day event focuses on the latest trends and best practices for technology services teams, and sure to delight any service executive looking to improve their customer engagement model.

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Do we need a command and control approach to deal with this issue?

Ron Rosenhead

Shown on TV 1999- 2006). It had been a good day, a long day but a very successful day. I had just completed one of two pilot project management courses for a client and after a meal and rest I decided to watch a few episodes of the West Wing.

How to Improve Your Project Interpersonal Skills

Project Risk Coach

If you wish to be a great project manager, focus not only on your technical skills but seek to improve your project interpersonal skills. Extraordinary project managers know how to relate to others when things are going as planned as well as on days filled with undesirable events.

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Quote of the Day

Herding Cats

212279, February 2006. Uncertainty is the consequence of all complex systems. It is the lack of needed knowledge of the state of the system in the present or in the future that creates risk. [1], 1], [2] Adaptability, flexibility, and other systems “?illities” illities” are devoid of meaning in a deterministic world. [3] 3] In the non?deterministic deterministic world, risk management is a critical success factor for increasing the probability of program success. [4]

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Ten Trends in Project Management Recruitment in the UK

Arras People

The Age Regulations that came into effect in 2006 still has little impact. At last month’s Project Challenge , we got asked a lot of questions, the most popular by far is, “ What is the market like at the moment?

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