Curious about KNOWLEDGE

By JD Dillon | Articles discussing the curation + sharing of knowledge in the workplace ...

3 Museum Design Principles to Help Your Content Marketing

Museum content development and content marketing have one important principle in common: creating memorable experiences.<p>Think back to the last time …

Content Marketing

Gently Break Out Of Your Bubble With This App That Acclimates You To Different Views

Read Across the Aisle figures out what kind of news you use, and then slowly recommends things that push you a little farther out of your comfort zone.<p>Social media didn't create the problem of the filter bubble—even before Facebook, people often tended to get their news either from left- or …

Stop using the word 'trolling' when you mean harassment and abuse

The internet has created a unique vocabulary, but we've stretched some of these new words beyond their limits and "trolling" should be the first to go.<p>For most people, "trolling" still refers to a form of online pranking — a provocation in search of a response. Witness people endlessly tweeting the …

Sexism

Why Employees Aren't Watching Your Videos

It's time to leave behind these 6 boring, outdated practices<p>Your team worked hard on the latest video featuring a senior leader who talks about why a new initiative is so important. But when you post the video on your intranet site, you're disappointed by the low number of employees who view the …

Advertising

Facebook is testing three methods to combat fake news in Germany

The country has been battered by fake news in the run up to the Germany federal elections this year. The three methods entail allowing users to report a story as fake, a "disputed" banner being added to stories identified as fake, and disrupting ad payments to sites that pedal fake news on …

Facebook

Only You Can Stop the Spread of Fake News

One of the more extreme symptoms of media dysfunction in the past several months has been the ascendance of “fake news”—fabricated news stories that …

Journalism

The surprising benefits of using emoticons in the workplace

At Atlassian we kind of emoticons. We use them constantly in our team chats and conversations, and they’re a big part of our company culture. We love …

The Workplace

On Writing in 2016

As this year winds down, I find myself with some<p>freedesignated time for writing for the first time in a while. This time is invaluable to me. It’s …

Writing

The Social Media Revolution continues: Socialnomics 2017

This morning I awoke to find this tweet:Hi! @C4LPT @hjarche @MelMilloway @bschlenker @marciamarcia @jerrymichalski @DonaldClark @DonaldHTaylor What …

CNN acquires Casey Neistat’s Beme to build a social news project

CNN continues to build out its digital news team with the recent acquisition of Beme, the video-sharing app cofounded by YouTube star Casey Neistat. The app will shut down at the end of January, but CNN plans to put Neistat and his team of 12 to work on a new social media project.<p>Beme was aimed at …

Marketing

The Algorithmic Democracy

AI is changing how we think, debate, and choose.<p>The day before the election, as millions of Americans were feeling confident that the vast majority of the country shared their opinions, a pair of researchers at the University of Southern California Information Sciences Institute published a paper …

Artificial Intelligence

12 Practical Ways To Use Content Curation To Support Learning and Performance

Content curation is a hot topic but there is no point in curation for the sake of it. Well, maybe if you really want a collection of frog ornaments. …

A Tale of Two Socials

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness. – Charles Dickens<p>Social has come a long …

Google is changing search in a big way

Google is now starting to experiment with one of its biggest changes to search. The company is beginning to test a new "mobile first" version of its search index, meaning the company will prioritize mobile content in its search results.<p>First, a refresher on how Google Search works: Google's bots …

Google

Social Is An Inside Job

In a few weeks I’m speaking at a local event here in Syracuse called the <i>Social Media Breakfast</i> #SMBSyr. My presentation is titled “<b>Social Is An</b> …

Why Hoarding Knowledge Imperils Your Organization

Talent management is one of those topics that never seems to get old, whether it’s governments pondering the skills of their population or companies striving to ensure they have the competencies they require to thrive.<p>Indeed, a recent study from the Manpower Group found that nearly half of all …

Leadership

A little something for all the brave souls gearing up for #NaNoWriMo2016. Good luck! https://t.co/KqekhB0HEQ

Develop Deep Knowledge in Your Organization — and Keep It

The best leaders understand that the current success of their business, and any future innovation, depends upon the “deep smarts” of their employees — the business-critical, experience-based knowledge that employees carry with them. Leaders with a passion for developing employees’ skills, and those …

Leadership

7 common objections to workplace knowledge sharing

The Difference Between Learning and Knowledge, and Why You Should Care by Carol Leaman

It’s time we had a serious rethink about “learning.” Chief learning officers have spent decades focused on it—heck, it’s the middle word in their …

Facebook Set to Launch ‘Facebook at Work’ Next Month

Back in November 2014, Facebook announced it was working on a new project tentatively titled “Facebook at Work”. Just as it sounds, Facebook at Work …

Facebook

Anyone on Twitter can now create a Moment

More Moments = more content.<p>You — yes, <i>you</i> — can now create a Twitter Moment.<p>The company announced back in August that it was opening Moments, which are just tweets compiled into a story, to all users instead of just media partners. Beginning Wednesday, the feature is actually available to users on …

Twitter

Employee Participation, Employee Knowledge Management

It’s a Saturday. You’ve had a heck of a week.<p>After experiencing the luxury of sleeping in a little, you decide to get started on the day by tackling …

Leadership

In Real Life: Enabling Your Knowledge-Sharing Advocates by JD Dillon

“Showing work [provides] increased efficiencies, the possibility of innovation, and increased ability to improvise, and it promises correction of …

Talk Radio

Mobile Device Learning Development Tools

These days, everyone is on the move!<p>No longer is the office a static place where everyone goes to do their work. The notion of “office” has changed …

Mobile Marketing