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Role of social media in knowledge management

There are a few important similarities between knowledge management and social media. We use them both to obtain and access new information with the …

The magic of the Internet

How one tweet can ruin your life | Jon Ronson

Micro-Blogging and Building Your Online Presence

Did you hear of the guy who left his full-time job to make a living on Periscope? Or the photographer who gets paid by brands to mention their …

The right way and wrong way to use Twitter

"Thank you for sharing" takes on an entirely new meaning when using social media. Most of the people who use Twitter, Facebook, and other social networks intend their posts to enlighten, amuse, or inspire their friends and followers. It doesn't always work out that way.<p>For businesses, Twitter is …

Social Media

7.5 Twitter and the Rise of Microblogging | Information Systems: A Manager's Guide to Harnessing Technology

Learning Objectives<p>After studying this section you should be able to do the following:<p>Appreciate the rapid rise of Twitter—its scale, scope, and …

Daring to learn how to learn

Share selection to:<p>Why do some of us learn easily and quickly, while others struggle, left behind plodding along?<p>Part of the answer, at least in the …

To blog or to microblog? – that is the question

People who are “on the brink” of trying out social media at my work often ask me “should I blog or use twitter, or something else? – I’m too busy to …

How Social Media is Reshaping Today's Education System

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Are today’s students tweeting their way to better grades? More than nine out of 10 teenagers hold at least one social media account; Instagram, Snapchat, Tumblr, Vine, Twitter and Facebook rule the lives of most middle and high …

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Here Are The Reasons Why Twitter Is The Best Social Media Platform For Your Start-up Business

“Half the money I spend on advertising is wasted; the trouble is I don’t know which half”, said John Wanamaker, a department store merchant, back in the early twentieth century. If Wanamaker had been alive today, he would have been forced to eat his words. It’s never been easier to measure the …

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Corporate Microblogging & Knowledge Management

<b>What are the key benefits and problems with using a microblog for knowledge management?</b><p>Weblogs, wikis and microblogs have changed business in a …

15 Hot Knowledge Management Trends for 2017

A business is, in essence, a vast collection of knowledge and information. It's what's behind the creation of benchmark products and services, and it …

Project Management

7 Innovative Thinkers Who Will Up Your Knowledge Management Game

Chief Learning Officers (CLOs) are increasingly expected to wear multiple hats. From strategizing employee development to integrating new knowledge …

Twitter® and Facebook® to manage personal knowledge in the learning process: Time to mark time?

<i>Mirjam Neelen & Paul A. Kirschner</i><p>Many learning professionals are convinced that social networking sites – and especially Twitter® and Facebook® – are …

Social Learning, Tools for knowledge management, Knowledge sharing

Learning and gaining knowledge are no longer managed only by an organizations Training & Development department. Even those who are very effective …

Is Micro Blogging Better?

<i>Editor’s note: This post was written by Larry Alton, an independent business consultant specializing in social media trends, business, and</i> …

After Trump, Will Twitter Wither?

The rise of its most famous user, and defection of its top executives, would seem to spell doom for Twitter. But there may be a silver lining.<p>By last summer, Twitter’s stock was looking as forlorn as <b>Donald Trump’s</b> hair stylist. In May, analysts had been warning investors to dump the beleaguered …

15 Ways To Use Twitter In Education (For Students And Teachers Alike)

<b>How To Use Twitter In Education</b><p>Many regard Twitter as quite a useless social media sharing portal. Some have this negative opinion, mainly because of …

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Information Management vs Knowledge Management

This has always been a bit of a tricky subject, because knowledge and information are used interchangeably by so many people. Therefore, you will …

7 quick tips to improve knowledge management

<i>Written by Ruth Neligan</i><p>Following on from our webinar last week (you can find the recording here), we wanted to show that improving knowledge …

Knowledge Management

What Is Microblogging?

Microblogging is a combination of blogging and instant messaging that allows users to create short messages to be posted and shared with an audience …

Social Media

Social Media versus Knowledge Management

On the surface, social media and knowledge management (KM) seem very similar. Both involve people using technology to access information. Both require individuals to create information intended for sharing. Both profess to support collaboration.<p>But there’s a big difference.<p><i>Knowledge management</i> is …

The Impact of Social Media on Traditional Knowledge Management

Jonathan Reichental, CIO, City of Palo Alto<p><b>The days of the single, authoritative voice may be coming to an end.</b><p>Successfully implementing knowledge …