I like coffee.
I don’t mean that when coffee’s around, I’ll drink it. I used to drink regular American coffee. Black. And some days I’d have four or five cups. Then I started dating my German wife and found cappuccino. Coffee became somewhat of an obsession – finding good espresso with the just right flavors (and if I admit it, the ... Read more
Formal learning still plays an important role in the workplace, but the impact of social learning is empowering to today’s workforce, particularly to those younger workers who grew up with both social tools and mobile devices. The challenge to companies today is to empower all workers and provide them with an environment conducive to how they want to learn.
Younger workers ... Read more
Jill Konrath is a globally recognized sales strategist, speaker and author of Sellidng to Big Companies, SNAP Selling & Agile Selling. Her expertise has by featured by ABC News, Fortune, Forbes, The New York Times, and more.
Tell me about your career.
After four years as a high school teacher, I came up with a brilliant idea for a company, roped a ... Read more
Baby Boomers are retiring in droves. In fact, the Pew Research Center revealed that 10,000 Baby Boomers will reach age 65 every day during the next two decades. As these individuals exit the workforce and head to Florida, they’re taking more than their belongings; they’re also taking years of invaluable knowledge, skills, and experience that companies are dependent on.
In response, ... Read more
How many times have you been using a piece of software and needed help, but weren’t sure how to get it? Unfortunately, this seems to be a common issue. Should you send an email, and if so, where? Tweet? Facebook message? Phone call? Most of the time, it doesn’t really matter to you as a customer. You want answers and ... Read more
If you are in customer support or marketing, you may have or be considering adding a Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) page to your website. But what information do you include in a FAQ? Too many FAQ pages don’t provide useful information or answer the questions people have about a company and its products. A good FAQ page can be a ... Read more
Social learning is the process of learning through social interaction between peers. The most common illustration of social learning in the workplace is the chance meeting by the water cooler. Two or more people run into each other, share ideas, and walk away a little more knowledgeable in the process; this is social learning.
Social learning can take place in informal ... Read more
We’re excited to share our brand new infographic on driving customer success with knowledge management. Click on the image below to open a larger version of the infographic for easy viewing.
To see how you can drive customer success, check out the white paper, “Driving Customer Success with Knowledge Management.” It discusses the consequences of customer service failures, common challenges, why ... Read more
Andrew Wright founded of the Worldwide Intranet Challenge, a free global intranet benchmarking service. His expertise is in SharePoint, intranet optimization, knowledge management, information architecture, user adoption, change management, process analysis, and business analysis.
What, in your opinion, is the single biggest factor contributing to the most successful intranets?
Well, my research from the Worldwide Intranet Challenge shows that the strongest correlation ... Read more
Joint solution will expand Bloomfire’s global footprint and provide GP Strategies’ customers enhanced access to learning and development resources
AUSTIN, Texas and COLUMBIA, Md. – July 15, 2015 – Bloomfire and GP Strategies Corporation today announced a global partnership agreement to bring Bloomfire’s innovative, cloud-based knowledge management system to organizations across the world. The joint solution will further GP Strategies’ efforts ... Read more