KM Roles: What are Knowledge Managers

Knowledge management, and the key roles which are required for effective knowledge management, aren’t new.  These concepts are, however, being recognised and implemented in new, more formal ways.  Information as a commodity is also an old concept, but the power it wields in today’s marketplace is increasing as access to, and the ability to gather, [...]

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April 23rd, 2014


HEARTBLEED

HEARTBLEED VULNERABILITY SHOULD BE ON EVERY CXOS MIND For over 2 years the Heartbleed vulnerability has been in the wild. How many more vulnerabilities of this kind are out there?   SLEEPER AGENTS VS SLEEPER HACKERS Clever hackers will not use a Vulnerability immediately they will wait to maximise the impact. Gathering information over month’s [...]

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April 16th, 2014


Musings on the Financial Calendar

Between January and now, I’ve been working at Ntegra on their apprentice scheme in Newbury. As a newcomer to the wide world of business, I’ve discovered several interesting things about how money is handled in the corporate environment. It seems to do quite well for itself throughout all the year, rewarding good work, encouraging development, promoting [...]

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April 11th, 2014


What are Communities of Practice?

Being able to share information with the right people at the right time is at least as vital as being able to accumulate that information to begin with.  Effectively disseminating information within and between organisations is known as knowledge management, and since the early nineties, study of knowledge management has become a priority for business [...]

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April 9th, 2014


Why Communities of Interest are Important in KM

Knowledge management is an increasingly important field as information itself becomes ever-more-widely recognised as one of the most valuable commodities in business.  As more innovative ways of communicating become available, there are greater opportunities for community building and knowledge sharing.  When organisations strive to integrate their knowledge management strategies with enterprise social media networking, this become especially apparent.   The Contribution [...]

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April 4th, 2014


Simple steps to security with big gains: Are your passwords secure?

Many people fail to use complex passwords or when they do they write them down or use the same passwords across many accounts and fail to change them regularly,  If you do come up with a complex password how do you remember it? Why have a complex password? Passwords are the first line of defence, [...]

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April 1st, 2014


Storage and Big Data – the application of intelligent analytics

Data has and always will be one of the most valuable resources to a business. Although the collection and storage of data has always been important, its real value comes from the insight that can drive the business forward. Nowadays, with storage getting bigger and data becoming so large and complex; companies are looking at [...]

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March 26th, 2014


The Innovative Organisation

The Innovative Organisation What do we mean by Innovation   Before we engage in a wider discussion about it, maybe it is worth giving some thought to what we mean by innovation.  As a term it is much used, often abused and frequently misunderstood.   At Ntegra, being innovative is not a single technique or process [...]

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March 24th, 2014