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Positivity vs. Toxicity

by Carol Rozwell  |  May 16, 2016

So here I am sitting in the Orlando airport (and who hasn't been here) waiting for a flight. This time, the security lines were short and now I realize I...

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Managers! Why are you telling employees you don't want them to collaborate?

by Carol Rozwell  |  April 25, 2016

Collaboration is the oft-stated goal of a myriad of technology deployments from knowledge management to social software to digital workplace. Managers tell Gartner they want to reduce duplicated effort and...

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Did you really mean to say that?

by Carol Rozwell  |  December 17, 2015

I’ve been attending a multi-day meeting via video conference. What’s become apparent across a series of presentations is how much we rely on militaristic language to convey our thoughts and,...

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Digital Workplaces Need a Balance of Aptitudes

by Carol Rozwell  |  November 4, 2015

At some point in my childhood I needed glasses. When I got that first pair of spectacles, I began to notice all the other people in my milieu who also...

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Digital Workplace Interest Growing Steadily

by Carol Rozwell  |  March 4, 2015

Much of my inquiry of late relates to digital workplace. We've seen a steady growth in interest from clients who want to harness the power of intuitive technologies to make...

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Where has all the Social gone?

by Carol Rozwell  |  August 7, 2014

Do you wonder where all the interest in social went? Once the hottest trend since sliced bread, interest in social definitely dissipated. Based on my client conversations and research, I...

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The delicate balance between knowledge sharing and rules

by Carol Rozwell  |  May 1, 2014

One of the tenets of KM initiatives that rings true based on my experience is that knowledge sharing is a voluntary activity. In contrast to previous deployments of enterprise wide...

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Please don’t call me “human capital”

by Carol Rozwell  |  April 22, 2013

Have you ever been in one of those situations where it was very clear the person you were speaking with wasn’t listening to you? A simple example of what I...

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Of Autopsies and Analytics

by Carol Rozwell  |  March 13, 2013

Recently, I read an interesting article from MIT Tech Review which diagnosed why the social network Friendster failed - An Autopsy of a Dead Social Network. The research done by...

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Move It or Lose It - Keeping Knowledge on the Move

by Carol Rozwell  |  August 6, 2012

Knowledge management has gone through a metamorphosis but it seems not everyone got the memo. In our Gartner research, we've written about a shift in focus from knowledge capture to...

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