Blog Roundup: Information Hoarding

Written by Bloomfire Admin

Imagine a house filled with wall-to-wall cardboard boxes – this is what comes to mind for most people when they think of hoarding. But today, companies have hoarding problems of their own, and we’re not talking about bad filing systems. Most companies have problems with sharing information and making it easily accessible for others within the organization. This is an important topic for us at Bloomfire and here are 3 posts we have done over the years on the topic.


5 Signs Your Company Has An Information Hoarding Problem

While most companies don’t have issues with piles of trash and clothes, many do have a hoarding problem – but instead of things, employees are hoarding information. In this recent Blogfire post we outline some of the telltale signs that your company has a problem.


Become A Valuable Asset To Your Company

Sharing knowledge amongst others within an organization has become a battle. People fear if they share what they know, they will no longer be a valuable asset to their organization. What they fail to realize is that sharing their knowledge earns them a sort of “social currency” which makes them MORE valuable to their organization. This post provides a few additional practices to follow when encouraging knowledge sharing amongst your colleagues.


5 Ways To Encourage Knowledge Sharing Within Your Organization

Whether it is knowledge management or knowledge hoarding, there is a knowledge sharing issue within organizations. Companies are suffering because individuals are having trouble accessing knowledge they need in order to do their job. Not only can they not access it, sometimes they can’t even get the knowledge they need out of a certain individual. That my friends, is called knowledge hoarding, which can be a detriment to any organization. It causes distrust among employees, killing any efforts to get your team collaborating. Click here to read more.

Harness The Power Of Knowledge Sharing With Digital Transformation

Companies that grasp what the digital workplace is really all about are willing to change the ways people and applications connect across their organizations. By fostering a digitally driven culture of collaboration, they break down silos, share knowledge more effectively, and compete more successfully.

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