Why Do Knowledge Management Projects Fail? Lack of User Engagement.

By Andrea Castle
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Stories about project success and failure make great reading for project managers. Without enduring the pain, you can see how some projects went off the rails while others didn’t. For…

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How to Make Information Manageable

By Ben Schwartz
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It’s no secret organizations and agencies are creating, acquiring, and storing more data than ever before. This data explosion is the new reality for government organizations—in fact, there is even…

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Understanding User Adoption

By Andrea Castle
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Are you rolling out a new knowledge management platform, file sharing system, or another piece of internal software? Two words will make all the difference in how successful it is: User adoption.

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Organizing Your Data: File Naming Conventions and More

By John Steed
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Being smart about file naming conventions, metadata, and tagging can transform the way your organization uses internal knowledge. Learn why it matters.

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Managing Information Overload Through Knowledge Management

By Andrea Castle
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Managing information overload through knowledge management can save you time, money, and hassle. Data curation helps make your job easier.

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User Engagement and Community Building for Knowledge Management Success

By Fred Hassani
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A misconception in knowledge management is that technology will take care of everything for you. People think the technology will be so compelling that an instant community of knowledge sharers will spontaneously emerge. But, it doesn’t work that way in reality.

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What Is a Knowledge Management System and Why Would You Need One?

By Andrea Castle
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The last thing you want to do is waste valuable time looking for information in your messy internal file-sharing system. It’s time to learn what a knowledge management system is and how it can help.

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Information Continuity in the Federal Government

By Fred Hassani
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When federal agency leadership and staff change, institutional knowledge gets lost and missions are put at risk. Knowledge management helps preserve the agency’s information continuity and set up future staff for success.

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Curating Your Data for Better Outcomes

By Brie Gilvin
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Data curation and management – when done right – can be a powerful tool that leads to better outcomes. Here are a few tips to point you in the right direction.

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Marie Kondo-ing Our Geospatial Data

By Delwin Leung
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The Marie Kondo craze extends beyond your closets and attic: Learn from our GIS team, who is decluttering geospatial data to build a better product!

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