What is involved in knowledge community
Find out what the related areas are that knowledge community connects with, associates with, correlates with or affects, and which require thought, deliberation, analysis, review and discussion. This unique checklist stands out in a sense that it is not per-se designed to give answers, but to engage the reader and lay out a knowledge community thinking-frame.
How far is your company on its knowledge community journey?
Take this short survey to gauge your organization’s progress toward knowledge community leadership. Learn your strongest and weakest areas, and what you can do now to create a strategy that delivers results.
To address the criteria in this checklist for your organization, extensive selected resources are provided for sources of further research and information.
Start the Checklist
Below you will find a quick checklist designed to help you think about which knowledge community related domains to cover and 129 essential critical questions to check off in that domain.
The following domains are covered:
knowledge community, Collaboration, Commodification, Community, Community of practice, Discourse community, Innovation, Knowledge Ecosystem, Knowledge Plaza, Knowledge building communities, Knowledge management, Knowledge mobilization, Knowledge transfer, Knowledge value chain, Learning community, Learning organization, Professional learning community, RIBA Knowledge Communities, Social exchange theory, Social knowledge management, Social network, Strong ties, Subject matter expert, Value network, Value network analysis, Virtual community, Virtual community of practice, Virtual team, Weak ties, Webinar:
knowledge community Critical Criteria:
Track knowledge community strategies and modify and define the unique characteristics of interactive knowledge community projects.
– What role does communication play in the success or failure of a knowledge community project?
– What are all of our knowledge community domains and what do they do?
– What about knowledge community Analysis of results?
Collaboration Critical Criteria:
Value Collaboration outcomes and look at it backwards.
– Do we cover the five essential competencies-Communication, Collaboration,Innovation, Adaptability, and Leadership that improve an organizations ability to leverage the new knowledge community in a volatile global economy?
– Are there any easy-to-implement alternatives to knowledge community? Sometimes other solutions are available that do not require the cost implications of a full-blown project?
– The Product Owner and the Team collaborate to do the best for the business. Each collaboration results in an improved ROI. But how much of an improvement?
– What kind of governance model is needed to enhance the collaboration of commercial and technical product portfolio owners over life cycle?
– How does our CRM collaboration software integrate well with Google services like Google Apps and Google Docs?
– What would be needed to support collaboration on data sharing across economic sectors?
– What would be needed to support collaboration on data sharing in your sector?
– Are there other statutes that encourage collaboration?
– Challengers, collaborations or mandated policy?
– Are there knowledge community Models?
– Is knowledge community Required?
Commodification Critical Criteria:
Have a meeting on Commodification leadership and point out Commodification tensions in leadership.
– How will you know that the knowledge community project has been successful?
– Who will provide the final approval of knowledge community deliverables?
– How can the value of knowledge community be defined?
Community Critical Criteria:
Huddle over Community planning and find the essential reading for Community researchers.
– What is the role of a hospital in a new community environment that provides more efficient and effective health care (e.g., what are the redesigned structures and models, the role and implementation of accountable care organizations, the structures and processes needed to implement new payment models such as bundled payments, and how do organizations transition to this new role)?
– If wireless technology is used, are vendor default settings changed (i.e. wep keys, ssid, passwords, snmp community strings, disabling ssid broadcasts)?
– How does a discourse community emerge to launch an organizing vision for an IT innovation before it becomes fashionable or institutionalized?
– What is the total cost related to deploying knowledge community, including any consulting or professional services?
– Do we perform an environmental scan of hr strategies within the hr community (what/how are others planning)?
– What is your approach to server analytics and community analytics for program measurement?
– What is the current thinking in the e learning community about Learning Objects?
– What are your design, creative and community management capabilities?
– What resources are available in the community to support the program?
– Will the broader project community be populated appropriately?
– Does it serve a segment of the community not currently served?
– How will these cultures be introduced within the community, virtually?
– How can I contribute to my community most effectively?
– Do employees feel like members of the work community?
– Is the anticipated user community identified?
– Is your business vital to the community?
– How to attract and keep the community involved?
Community of practice Critical Criteria:
Chart Community of practice tasks and find the essential reading for Community of practice researchers.
– what is the best design framework for knowledge community organization now that, in a post industrial-age if the top-down, command and control model is no longer relevant?
– Does knowledge community analysis show the relationships among important knowledge community factors?
– How would one define knowledge community leadership?
Discourse community Critical Criteria:
See the value of Discourse community goals and ask questions.
– What are your results for key measures or indicators of the accomplishment of your knowledge community strategy and action plans, including building and strengthening core competencies?
– What management system can we use to leverage the knowledge community experience, ideas, and concerns of the people closest to the work to be done?
Innovation Critical Criteria:
Disseminate Innovation governance and find answers.
– How do you measure the Operational performance of your key work systems and processes, including productivity, cycle time, and other appropriate measures of process effectiveness, efficiency, and innovation?
– When placing suppliers in the matrix, you should consider the positive aspects as well as the risks. For example, could the supplier help with service innovation/transformation?
– What are the key elements of your knowledge community performance improvement system, including your evaluation, organizational learning, and innovation processes?
– What is, really, the difference between development and innovation, i.e. how big or radical do changes have to be to warrant the label innovation ?
– Do you see the need to clarify copyright aspects of the data-driven innovation (e.g. with respect to technologies such as text and data mining)?
– To what extent do innovations fail to diffuse because the necessary supportive arrangements could not coalesce?
– Do you see regulatory restrictions on data/servers localisation requirements as obstacles for data-driven innovation?
– To what extent does your organization have experience with big data and data-driven innovation (DDI)?
– The real challenge: are you willing to get better value and more innovation for some loss of privacy?
– What are the three most important things we need to focus on to foster innovation?
– What can management do to improve value creation from data-driven innovation?
– How is the value delivered by knowledge community being measured?
– What can we do to foster greater levels of innovation?
– Does Innovation Mediate Firm Performance?
Knowledge Ecosystem Critical Criteria:
Analyze Knowledge Ecosystem adoptions and suggest using storytelling to create more compelling Knowledge Ecosystem projects.
– Think about the kind of project structure that would be appropriate for your knowledge community project. should it be formal and complex, or can it be less formal and relatively simple?
– How important is knowledge community to the user organizations mission?
– Do knowledge community rules make a reasonable demand on a users capabilities?
Knowledge Plaza Critical Criteria:
Co-operate on Knowledge Plaza leadership and grade techniques for implementing Knowledge Plaza controls.
– Is knowledge community dependent on the successful delivery of a current project?
– What sources do you use to gather information for a knowledge community study?
Knowledge building communities Critical Criteria:
Do a round table on Knowledge building communities management and spearhead techniques for implementing Knowledge building communities.
– Can Management personnel recognize the monetary benefit of knowledge community?
– Are assumptions made in knowledge community stated explicitly?
– Is Supporting knowledge community documentation required?
Knowledge management Critical Criteria:
Frame Knowledge management goals and adopt an insight outlook.
– Learning Systems Analysis: once one has a good grasp of the current state of the organization, there is still an important question that needs to be asked: what is the organizations potential for developing and changing – in the near future and in the longer term?
– How do we measure improved knowledge community service perception, and satisfaction?
– What are the best practices in knowledge management for IT Service management ITSM?
– What best practices in knowledge management for Service management do we use?
– How do we manage knowledge community Knowledge Management (KM)?
– Which knowledge community goals are the most important?
– When is Knowledge Management Measured?
– How is Knowledge Management Measured?
Knowledge mobilization Critical Criteria:
Deduce Knowledge mobilization risks and remodel and develop an effective Knowledge mobilization strategy.
– Can we add value to the current knowledge community decision-making process (largely qualitative) by incorporating uncertainty modeling (more quantitative)?
– What are your most important goals for the strategic knowledge community objectives?
– What is our knowledge community Strategy?
Knowledge transfer Critical Criteria:
Check Knowledge transfer decisions and achieve a single Knowledge transfer view and bringing data together.
– What will drive knowledge community change?
– What threat is knowledge community addressing?
Knowledge value chain Critical Criteria:
Reconstruct Knowledge value chain outcomes and explain and analyze the challenges of Knowledge value chain.
– Who is the main stakeholder, with ultimate responsibility for driving knowledge community forward?
Learning community Critical Criteria:
Distinguish Learning community tactics and simulate teachings and consultations on quality process improvement of Learning community.
– What will be the consequences to the business (financial, reputation etc) if knowledge community does not go ahead or fails to deliver the objectives?
– How do we Lead with knowledge community in Mind?
Learning organization Critical Criteria:
Gauge Learning organization leadership and pioneer acquisition of Learning organization systems.
– A dramatic step toward becoming a learning organization is to appoint a chief training officer (CTO) or a chief learning officer (CLO). Many organizations claim to value Human Resources, but how many have a Human Resources representative involved in discussions about research and development commercialization, new product development, the strategic vision of the company, or increasing shareholder value?
– If you were to step back and look at the part of your organization you control, what components of a Customer Service program would you see?
– What are the top 3 things at the forefront of our knowledge community agendas for the next 3 years?
– What are the Key enablers to make this knowledge community move?
– What is our formula for success in knowledge community ?
– What makes a learning organization?
Professional learning community Critical Criteria:
Accumulate Professional learning community planning and be persistent.
– How do senior leaders actions reflect a commitment to the organizations knowledge community values?
– Who are the people involved in developing and implementing knowledge community?
– Are there knowledge community problems defined?
RIBA Knowledge Communities Critical Criteria:
Canvass RIBA Knowledge Communities tasks and revise understanding of RIBA Knowledge Communities architectures.
– Do we monitor the knowledge community decisions made and fine tune them as they evolve?
– What are internal and external knowledge community relations?
– Is a knowledge community Team Work effort in place?
Social exchange theory Critical Criteria:
Familiarize yourself with Social exchange theory governance and correct better engagement with Social exchange theory results.
– What are our knowledge community Processes?
– How to Secure knowledge community?
Social knowledge management Critical Criteria:
Check Social knowledge management quality and visualize why should people listen to you regarding Social knowledge management.
– What vendors make products that address the knowledge community needs?
Social network Critical Criteria:
Focus on Social network strategies and give examples utilizing a core of simple Social network skills.
– How do we ensure that implementations of knowledge community products are done in a way that ensures safety?
– Which social networking or e learning service allows the possibility of creating multiple virtual classrooms?
– How might a persons various social network profiles be useful for learning education and or training?
– How do we know that any knowledge community analysis is complete and comprehensive?
– Can specialized social networks replace learning management systems?
– How can skill-level changes improve knowledge community?
Strong ties Critical Criteria:
Generalize Strong ties projects and maintain Strong ties for success.
– Have the types of risks that may impact knowledge community been identified and analyzed?
– Who will be responsible for documenting the knowledge community requirements in detail?
Subject matter expert Critical Criteria:
X-ray Subject matter expert outcomes and look at it backwards.
– Risk factors: what are the characteristics of knowledge community that make it risky?
– Why is knowledge community important for you now?
Value network Critical Criteria:
Extrapolate Value network strategies and point out Value network tensions in leadership.
– What potential environmental factors impact the knowledge community effort?
– Why should we adopt a knowledge community framework?
Value network analysis Critical Criteria:
Understand Value network analysis adoptions and test out new things.
– At what point will vulnerability assessments be performed once knowledge community is put into production (e.g., ongoing Risk Management after implementation)?
– Is maximizing knowledge community protection the same as minimizing knowledge community loss?
Virtual community Critical Criteria:
Cut a stake in Virtual community planning and mentor Virtual community customer orientation.
– Which individuals, teams or departments will be involved in knowledge community?
Virtual community of practice Critical Criteria:
Consult on Virtual community of practice planning and diversify disclosure of information – dealing with confidential Virtual community of practice information.
– Think of your knowledge community project. what are the main functions?
Virtual team Critical Criteria:
Confer over Virtual team outcomes and give examples utilizing a core of simple Virtual team skills.
– How is agile project management performed in the context of virtual teams?
– Who sets the knowledge community standards?
– So then, what is a virtual team?
Weak ties Critical Criteria:
Apply Weak ties governance and simulate teachings and consultations on quality process improvement of Weak ties.
– For your knowledge community project, identify and describe the business environment. is there more than one layer to the business environment?
– What may be the consequences for the performance of an organization if all stakeholders are not consulted regarding knowledge community?
– When a knowledge community manager recognizes a problem, what options are available?
Webinar Critical Criteria:
Add value to Webinar projects and research ways can we become the Webinar company that would put us out of business.
– How can we incorporate support to ensure safe and effective use of knowledge community into the services that we provide?
– Are we making progress? and are we making progress as knowledge community leaders?
– What are the Essentials of Internal knowledge community Management?
This quick readiness checklist is a selected resource to help you move forward. Learn more about how to achieve comprehensive insights with the knowledge community Self Assessment:
Author: Gerard Blokdijk
CEO at The Art of Service | theartofservice.com
Gerard is the CEO at The Art of Service. He has been providing information technology insights, talks, tools and products to organizations in a wide range of industries for over 25 years. Gerard is a widely recognized and respected information expert. Gerard founded The Art of Service consulting business in 2000. Gerard has authored numerous published books to date.
To address the criteria in this checklist, these selected resources are provided for sources of further research and information:
knowledge community External links:
Revenue-Sharing “Knowledge Community” Teckler Launches …
Healthcare Design Knowledge Community – Array Architects
Women in Student Affairs Knowledge Community | NASPA
Collaboration External links:
Google for Nonprofits – Fundraising, Collaboration & More
Commodification External links:
Brand Islam The Marketing and Commodification of Piety …
Community of practice External links:
NCCC | Community of Practice
CanadiEM – An online community of practice for Canadian …
Community Solutions | Community of Practice
Discourse community External links:
[PDF]SWALES I The Concept of Discourse Community – …
Discourse Community Definition – DePaul University
Discourse Community – University of Texas at El Paso
Innovation External links:
Innovation Synonyms, Innovation Antonyms | …
Knowledge Ecosystem External links:
Jones Family Farm, LLC | Northeast Food Knowledge Ecosystem
Knowledge Plaza External links:
Knowledge Plaza – Home | Facebook
Knowledge building communities External links:
KBC: Knowledge Building Communities – KBC Home
Knowledge Building Communities Meetups – Meetup
[PDF]WRITING IN KNOWLEDGE BUILDING COMMUNITIES
people.ucsc.edu/~gwells/Files/Papers_Folder/Writing in KBC.pdf
Knowledge management External links:
Lucidea | Knowledge Management Software
Home | Center for Knowledge Management
Knowledge Management System – Login
Knowledge mobilization External links:
The term Knowledge Mobilization (KMb) refers to moving available knowledge (often from formal research) into active use. More than just “bridging the gap”, KMb seeks to make connections between research/expertise and policy/practice in order to improve outcomes in various organizations or sectors.
Knowledge mobilization – YouTube
[PDF]SPECIAL ISSUE Knowledge Mobilization education …
Knowledge transfer External links:
Kymanox means Ideal Knowledge Transfer
[PDF]KNOWLEDGE TRANSFER – California Department …
Knowledge value chain External links:
Introduction to the Knowledge Value Chain® – YouTube
Competing in the Knowledge Economy – Knowledge Value Chain
Learning community External links:
The Learning Community: Healthcare Training and …
Logos Academy – A Vibrant Learning Community.
StudySoup | The College Learning Community
Learning organization External links:
Filipino Learning Organization – Home | Facebook
Family Learning Organization – Homeschool Testing, …
Family Learning Organization – Testing
Professional learning community External links:
Professional Learning Community (PLC) / Overview
Professional Learning Community Definition – The …
Home – iLit Professional Learning Community
RIBA Knowledge Communities External links:
RIBA knowledge communities | Extranet Evolution
RIBA Knowledge Communities – Infogalactic: the …
[PPT]RIBA Knowledge Communities – National Dance Awards
nationaldanceawards.com/newsevents/0910/Keith Snook RIBA.pps
Social exchange theory External links:
Social Exchange Theory | Encyclopedia of Psychology
Social Exchange Theory in Psychology – Verywell
How to Evaluate the Social Exchange Theory (with Pictures)
Social knowledge management External links:
Enterprise Social Knowledge Management – Prezi
Knowledge Plaza: the Social Knowledge Management …
MSLGROUP’s Social Knowledge Management Platform – …
Social network External links:
Hi5 – The social network for meeting new people 🙂
The Social Network for Bikers | BikerOrNot
Strong ties External links:
Strong Ties Outpatient Pharmacy – Pharmacies – …
Subject matter expert External links:
Subject Matter Expert Volunteer Position Description
[PDF]Subject Matter Expert Job Description – BOC …
Value network External links:
[PDF]Title here Value Network Quality Access for Less
Home | Puget Sound High Value Network
Value Network – gsmbox.de
Value network analysis External links:
Value Network Analysis – investopedia.com
Value Network Analysis – YouTube
Virtual community External links:
The Virtual Community: Table of Contents
Virtual Community Health Center
Virtual community of practice External links:
“Developing a Virtual Community of Practice Framework …
ASEE PEER – Virtual Community of Practice: Electric Circuits
Virtual team External links:
“Virtual Team Success: The Impact of Leadership Style …
Weak ties External links:
WEAK TIES – Home | Facebook
Ch.3 Strong and Weak Ties Flashcards | Quizlet
Weak Ties, Twitter and Revolution | WIRED
Webinar External links:
Webinar Titles Needn’t Be Boring! – BrightTALK Business
ALTA – Webinars
Title VI Webinar | ACL Administration for Community Living