Author Archives: innotecture

Disrupt Sydney 2016

Disrupt Sydney 2016 was another fascinating event. This time I was purely a tourist – not responsible for anything except taking it all in. Dr Karl opened with his schtick – which is superior edutainment. Lots of science stuff. Lots … Continue reading

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IKO 2016: Competencies & Taskonomies

Innovations in Knowledge Organisation 2016 was very enjoyable. I had a hectic Friday afternoon – delivering a case study pitch, variations on the case study 3 times, a keynote, and co-facilitating the activity afterwards. However I cannot complain because the … Continue reading

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The Silicon Valley Consensus and what it means for information professionals

This is the 24th article that one or both of us has written for Online Currents over the course of six years. The first topic was “Enterprise collaborative bookmarking” – which was a hot topic with a number of start-ups … Continue reading

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Reporting on the Knowledge Organisation Competencies Project

More info here. Matt Moore and Patrick Lambe developed a draft competency framework for knowledge organization professionals in support of the inaugural “Innovations in Knowledge Organization” conference held in Singapore in June 2015. With the support of ISKO we then tested this framework within the larger … Continue reading

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Building Competence for Knowledge Organisation

Download Building Competence for Knowledge Organisation As software eats the world and the internet transforms vast swathes of human activity, the field of knowledge organisation has not been immune. Traditional tools such as thesauri and controlled vocabularies are being augmented and … Continue reading

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Yammered

Kai Riemer writers here about Microsoft’s axing of the Yammer Customer Success team. There’s two points worth discussing here. The Death of the Utopian Vision of Enterprise Social Kai writes about Yammer as less a software project than a mission … Continue reading

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Innovation in Knowledge Organisation: A Conference Report

Innovation in Knowledge organisation was conference put on by Straits Knowledge (a Singapore-based knowledge management consultancy), PebbleRoad (a Singapore-based user experience design consultancy) and Synaptica (a global taxonomy software company).  The format of the conference was high energy – although … Continue reading

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