Jun 17
Josh Breiger

Three Overlooked Problems in Enterprise Social Network Adoption

The fact that eighty percent of social business efforts will not achieve their intended benefits is a clear sign that there is much room for improvement. Although there are many reasons determining if enterprise social networks will ultimately have a successful … Continue reading

Apr 10
Josh Breiger

Sales Knowledge Management: Increasing Search Efficiency

Finding relevant information is a big problem for the Sales department. Almost 9 out of 10 (89 percent) of Sales reps miss opportunities because they can’t keep up with prospect information according to a survey conducted by CSO Insights. Clearly … Continue reading

Apr 02
Josh Breiger

Knowledge Transfer with a Language Barrier

As anyone learning a language can attest, being unable to use your first language makes communication much harder. As companies continue to become increasingly multinational, language barriers have become more of problem in business communication. Questions are at the core of … Continue reading

Mar 19
Josh Breiger

Business Lessons From NSA’s “Ask Amy”

Recently there has been a lot of buzz surrounding the NSA. But not for why you might suspect. Through the Edward Snowden leaks, it was revealed that the NSA had their own version of “Ask Amy” called “Ask Zelda.” Employees of … Continue reading

Mar 10
Josh Breiger

Knowledge Transfer in Fast Growing Companies

Say you are a rapidly growing company adding two or three employees a week. Or your company just went through a merger and now has countless new employees who need to be put up to speed. If your company has … Continue reading

Feb 20
Ariel Kosacoff

Mind the Knowledge Gap

Nowadays, there are truly huge amounts of information, knowledge and theories easily available through white papers, studies, articles and books published. Each year, billions of dollars are spent on management training, MBAs courses and consulting. Professors Jeffrey Pfeffer and Robert … Continue reading

Feb 10
Roger Dimant

Today’s job with yesterday’s tools

We are deep into the 21st century. Over the years, the way of working changed considerably and in 2014 is going to keep changing. Why wouldn’t it? The traditional work model was top down (one way) and centralized. Someone, the Project … Continue reading

Feb 04
Ariel Kosacoff

Can Knowledge Management help countries’ development?

In the era of the knowledge economy, where knowledge is the key determinant of competitiveness, it is desirable to evenly distribute knowledge within and across societies so that trade and cooperation may take place. UNESCO’s report ‘Towards Knowledge Societies” studies … Continue reading

Feb 03
Ariel Kosacoff

Extrapolation can take you everywhere

A few days ago, two researchers from the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at Princeton University published an article stating that “Facebook will undergo a rapid decline in the coming years, losing 80% of its peak user base between 2015 and 2017”. Their … Continue reading

Jan 27
Roger Dimant

How long does it take to find the answer to a question?

You are working on a project, and you realize that you do not have a piece of information that you need. So you enter your company’s various platforms to search for the data you need. Maybe you even email one … Continue reading