There is so much history surrounding this issue (CKO) that I would write a book about it if I had time. After years of running a management consulting firm, which we then converted to a knowledge systems lab and incubator, I found myself working increasingly as a citizen volunteer attempting to convince the U.S. Government to adopt advanced knowledge systems. The conversation began in the mid-1990s and then reached decision levels when so many of the world’s leading thinkers and analysts joined our online learning network for thought leaders, which among dozens of other topics offered a high quality global news filter, complete with intel briefs, and discussion list on KM. Read More
My response to Dave Snowden’s blog post on alternatives to the CKO:
Thought provoking and refreshing; rarely have found fresh thinking on this topic– we could have benefited greatly from your view over the past few years David as we struggled through our design work, which forced us to deal with these issues.
I came to some similar conclusions after years of R&D and thousands of discussions with organizations at the top, bottom, and in-between– might be of interest. Read More
The word “semantic” in computer science generally refers to
the application of mathematical logic in programs or functions,
while in linguistics the term is used to describe the study of
meaning in language. Read More