Breaking down silo mentalities and encouraging employee collaboration is imperative in terms of driving innovation and cost savings for organisations in today’s competitive market.
Yet this sizable task is far easier said than done and remains a constant challenge for knowledge workers. We’d like to help…
Ark Group’s new report on Collaborative Knowledge Networks offers practical case studies and advice from your peers on developing collaborative knowledge networks that generate value from your knowledge-based assets. The expert contributions from Stephen Dale, David Galipeau, Javier Martinez, Rooven Pakkiri, Curtis Conley, Daanish Khan and Josh Liu reveal how to:
- Use key tools and methodologies that facilitate knowledge-sharing;
- Identify the traits of good collaborators, and overcome resistance;
- Identify areas where internal and external collaboration can be improved;
- Capture tacit knowledge through cross-departmental knowledge sharing;
- Deploy a successful social network for your organisation; and,
- Foster an effective knowledge-sharing culture.
Insightful real-life case studies and personal perspectives highlight the processes behind setting up collaborative knowledge networks, their key benefits, and the results you can expect to achieve. These include:
- Creating a collaborative knowledge culture at Lewis Silkin LLP;
- Improvement and innovation through online sharing at the Local Government Association, UK;
- Sharing ownership of a collaboration platform (QUT SharePoint User Community) at Queensland University of Technology;
- Collaboration stories from Applied Intelligence Atelier, Canada; and
- A perspective on the importance of an expert database for collaboration from a knowledge manager at Mindtree Ltd India.
Promote a knowledge-sharing culture that fosters idea creation and competitive advantage for your organisation.
Chapter 1: Knowledge is power – But only for those in the know
Chapter 2: The ART of collaboration
Chapter 3: A good facilitator for cross-department knowledge sharing and collaboration
Chapter 4: Collaboration culture – Solving the user adoption challenge
Chapter 5: Identifying critical success factors for Enterprise Social Network success
Chapter 6: Collaboration lifecycle – An argument for citizen collaboration for inclusive innovation
Chapter 7: To share or not to share (that is the question)
Chapter 8: The people aspect of collaborative knowledge networks
Chapter 9: Supporting local government to improve and innovate through sharing online
Chapter 10: A personal perspective on the importance of collaborative knowledge networks
Chapter 11: Applied Intelligence Atelier – Agile online collaboration stories
Chapter 12: Sharing ownership of a collaboration platform – The roles of the QUT SharePoint User Community
Chapter 13: Creating a collaborative knowledge culture at Lewis Silkin LLP
Chapter 14: Profiling an organization’s experts – Collaborative knowledge networks at workCheck our Executive Summary and full table of contents here