What is an open source knowledge base?

Consulthon

Do you have experience with an open-source knowledge base? An open-source knowledge base is built on open-source software — meaning, its source code is [removed]. Does it help you? An open-source

What is a knowledge base and how is it used?

Consulthon

What is a knowledge base? A knowledge base is a self-serve online library of information about a product, service, department, or topic. The data in your knowledge base can come from anywhere.

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Cornell Advanced HR Certificate: Leading Talent Optimization

Kates Kesler

Building Internal OD Knowledge Base Videos

The Nature of Organization Complexity

Kates Kesler

Knowledge Base Videos What is Organization Design

The Role of Organisation Design in Business Strategy – Amy Kates

Kates Kesler

Knowledge Base Videos What is Organization Design

Love your Organizational Problems, not Just your Solutions

Kates Kesler

Blog Current Topics in Organization Design Knowledge Base UncategorizedAs human beings we are hardwired to act.

How can we check for alignment of our organization, even when we are not intending to do a re-design?

Kates Kesler

Knowledge Base Videos What is Organization Design

What value can Organisation Design bring if it’s done well?

Kates Kesler

Knowledge Base Videos What is Organization Design

The Central versus Decentral Dilemma: How the HR Practitioner can Facilitate a “Center-Led” Solution

Kates Kesler

Those on the team that were based in the field worried about solutions that they couldn’t afford or would be “one size fits none.” Level of knowledge of local assets required to make optimal decisions. Blog Current Topics in Organization Design Knowledge Base

Using the Right Performance Metrics: Watch out for P&Ls

Kates Kesler

For example, one LOB is best suited to acquire a broad customer base, even if this means operating at a loss. Blog Knowledge Base Metrics and RewardsWe regularly work with CEO’s that are frustrated with leader behaviors that undermine enterprise strategy.

Chief Ecosystem Officer – Taking Customer Centricity to the Next Level

Kates Kesler

Blog Knowledge Base Talent and Leadership UncategorizedMany of our clients are asking how to utilize organization design mechanisms to take customer centricity to the next level.

Quick Feedback: A Small Gesture with An Outsized Impact

Kates Kesler

Blog Current Topics in Organization Design Knowledge Base“Very nice. You have very good client relationship skills, Sara. I liked watching you in action. It was a difficult situation.” I received this note from a senior partner following a recovery meeting with a potential client. It probably took 20 seconds to write, and yet it made my week.

Organization Design for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Kates Kesler

Some questions to ask include: Where may the benefits of relationships based on personal comfort become a disadvantage for those who challenge the norms of “fit?” Blog Current Topics in Organization Design Knowledge Base

Have you designed your change and project management capabilities?

Kates Kesler

An enterprise – based, c enter-led team oversees governance of the integrated project portfolio to define priorities across the enterprise. . F lexible talent pool s, including contingent la bor and external partnerships , are used to quickly ramp up/down based on demand. .

So, you’ve built a new capability, but no one uses it! What gives?

Kates Kesler

Blog Current Topics in Organization Design Knowledge Base UncategorizedCari, a leader in the company’s new Data and Analytics unit, was frustrated to hear about yet another team which hired an external contractor to do the work her group was set up to do. She had spent the past 18 months building this new organization. She had hired top talent, built assets, and delivered high quality demonstration projects.

Embracing Healthy Tensions in a Matrixed Organization

Kates Kesler

Blog Current Topics in Organization Design Knowledge BaseAs a company strategy becomes more dynamic and ambitious, leaders will often shift to a matrixed organization model to help the business excel at doing more than one thing simultaneously. The matrix is designed to bring forth the voices that need to influence key enterprise trade-off decisions (e.g., long term vs short term investments, M&A activity, enterprise vs operating unit accountability).

Linkedin Learning – Org Design Video Series

Kates Kesler

Knowledge Base Videos What is Organization DesignYou can now access 17, three-minute videos on the fundamentals of organization design. We share practical insights…a great resource for HR and OD professionals as well as line managers. You can see the first video here. Watch Video.

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To Little, Too Late: Why many Diversity and Inclusion efforts fall short

Kates Kesler

Blog Current Topics in Organization Design Knowledge BaseDiversity and Inclusion programs and initiatives are ubiquitous. While many organizations are making strides in the right direction, too many fall short of their goals and aspirations.

To Little, Too Late: Why many Diversity and Inclusion efforts fall short

Kates Kesler

Blog Current Topics in Organization Design Knowledge BaseDiversity and Inclusion programs and initiatives are ubiquitous. While many organizations are making strides in the right direction, too many fall short of their goals and aspirations.

Is Strategy still Relevant to Organization Design?

Kates Kesler

Blog Current Topics in Organization Design Knowledge BaseThe axiom has always been to start with a clear strategy if you want to design a sound organization. But, is detailed strategy work even relevant in a world where the external environment is continually changing, requiring companies to regularly shift direction and priorities? On the contrary, we believe strategy is more important than ever. Both strategy and organization have to be dynamic.

How to scale shared success through collaboration and trust

Kates Kesler

Blog Current Topics in Organization Design Knowledge BaseShared success is a goal of most organization change. It is the magic that happens when individuals work together to benefit the whole—not just within teams, but across product lines, geographies and functions. Fueling shared success takes more than asking people to collaborate.

Start Slow, Finish Fast: Rightsizing Your Organization the Right Way

Kates Kesler

Two key watchouts related to talent: Tribal knowledge is very valuable and it can be an important element to company continuitity to keep the business running smoothly. Blog Current Topics in Organization Design Knowledge BaseWhen organizations are looking to find cost savings, people costs are typically a significant portion of the budget and an attractive target for cost reduction, but beware!

5 Ways to Keep Your Skills and Knowledge Current

MBO Partners

Keep your skill set, knowledge base, and expertise level on the cutting edge with these five tips

The L&D Professional’s Secret Power as A Consultant

Clarity Consultants

They are often tasked with the difficult objective of educating a technical or project-based workforce while not experiencing that environment first hand. That's why they are so appropriately placed to act the role of the consultant, where they work with other professionals in their field to build and develop talents, knowledge bases, skills, and abilities for the overall success of the company and the individual.

Tap Into These 2022 Instructional Design Trends

Clarity Consultants

Coursework was delivered a particular way, with little regard for the unique needs, preferences, and knowledge bases of the learners themselves. As 2022 continues forward, new instructional design trends keep emerging. Some are in response to changes created by the pandemic.

Lotus Nation: Sustaining Vietnam’s Impressive Gains in Well-Being

BCG

And those issues will create formidable obstacles as Vietnam aims to transform itself into a modern knowledge-based economy. Report Tuesday, March 22, 2016. Vietnam's success over the past two decades is undeniable. The country has moved from a largely agrarian economy to one powered by manufacturing. Food is more plentiful, health care more accessible, schooling more affordable, and disposable incomes higher than ever.

Are MOOCs for You?

Clarity Consultants

But you also know that failing to increase your knowledge base (and that of your team) can drag your company down in a competitive business landscape. You, like many businesses, may find yourself in the situation where budget is tight for investing in training and development programs. Luckily, there is a wealth of information available online that is easy to access and reasonably inexpensive (often even free).

Choosing Management Consulting as a Career

Tom Spencer

Consulting is a knowledge-based industry. Other individuals have based their consulting career choice on the degree they studied, wanting to align the skills learnt through their qualification with a specific career path.

3 Times Your Project Productivity Will Suffer (And What to Do About it)

PM Alliance

Your new additions might bring with them ideas on updating your methodology or you may decide to reshuffle reporting hierarchies to make the most of your expanded knowledge base.

How I Became a Millionaire as an Independent Consultant

Successful Independent Consulting

I’ve poured all that learning into the knowledge base and webinars at the Professional Independent Consultants of America , a new membership organization and ecosystem I co-founded to help independent consultants be successful. Recently I logged into my retirement accounts and was surprised (and pleased!) to see that I had crossed the million-dollar mark. I don’t consider myself rich. In fact, money is usually tight at the end of the month.

6 Tips for Building a Powerful Slide Deck

Tom Spencer

Before opening a blank presentation, check your organization’s knowledge base for presentation templates. Has your manager ever said, “Could you build the team slide deck?” Have you felt unsure where to begin?

Consulting 101: Operations, Hierarchies, and Types of Firms

Tom Spencer

These firms have international presence, wide knowledge bases, and reputations of success across many industries.

Top 8 Excel Blogs

freshminds

A large Excel 'knowledge base' here. You wouldn't think that there would be blogs out there purely dedicated to giving you a daily dose of Excel fun. but there are. Probably more useful for the advanced users who are looking for answers to common problems - beginner's would get far too lost in the Excel geekiness here.! Andrew Engwirda is a self-proclaimed 'incurable Excel addict' so a crazy amount of blog posts here on common Excel issues.

Investigating Career Journeys

Tom Spencer

This is enough time for you to build a new knowledge base and gain relevant experience. Regardless, they are points which elevate you to another level and provide additional opportunities based on your newly identified skill set. A career is as unique as the individual.

Consultant Marketing Listen or Lead?

Jerry Fletcher

They are expected to bring that proficiency to bear on client’s problems that fit nicely into their knowledge base. Involving folks in both the client organization and their customer base will often provide you with insights you would not get any other way.

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Reasons for Today's Stress Pandemic (and Why High-Achieving Women Suffer the Most)

Consulting Matters

When society was more agriculturally based, work was divided among genders according to obvious physical differences. The physical strength of men was no longer needed to accomplish knowledge based work and so the bonafide job qualifications were leveled.

How To Get The Attention Of Top Executives: The “Sidestep” Method

Tsavo Neal

Instead, they rely on a small army of advisors who provide specialized knowledge based on their qualifications, experience, and skills. Think of the issues and concerns that these influencers might have, and what knowledge they need in order to do their jobs of serving the Big Boss effectively. This post is a guest post written and submitted by Carl Friesen, founder of Thought Leadership Resources.

Could Your Business Use an Advisory Board?

IMC USA

But if your business needs perspective, bringing in some outside professional assistance can help solve persistent problems and introduce new ideas into your company’s knowledge base. Business owners continue to debate whether organizing an advisory board -- a group of outside professional advisors -- to help run a family business is worth the time and cost. During the past several years, small/family businesses increasingly have used advisory boards, but with mixed results.

Deep Dive into Customer Segmentation (Part 1 of 2)

Tom Spencer

Customer segmentation is the practice of segmenting customers based on common characteristics. Geographic segmentation targets customers based on a predefined location. Attitudes toward the brand, the way they use it, and their knowledge base are all examples of behavioral segmentation.

Staying on top of your virtual internship

Tom Spencer

Get creative when planning virtual get-togethers; online escape rooms, web-based game nights and virtual happy hours are just a few ideas for bonding with your coworkers. Developing a knowledge base on market news or specific industries, and developing a hard skillset (e.g. Reading Time: 4 minutes.