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[liberationtech] More reflections on knowledge sharing/knowledge management at a nonprofit organization

Deborah Elizabeth Finn deborah.elizabeth at
Wed Oct 14 16:01:39 PDT 2015

Dear Liberation Tech Colleagues,

(Putting on my "consultant to Annkissam" hat.)

Please check out this bloggerview on the Annkissam web site; it's with
David Bresnahan, Nuestra Comunidad's director of resource development and

In the nonprofit sector, the practice of knowledge management is just
getting started.  I find that many nonprofits have significant challenges
that knowledge management could address; however, they are put off by the
unfamiliar language.  Here's a great definition of the term, from Rachael
Stark, an information librarian and knowledge management expert here in the
Boston area:

"Knowledge management is the process of choosing and
using tools andsystems to effectively gather, organdize, share,
and use information; of and topic and any type; within and
between individuals, organizations, and groups."

If you want to know more about knowledge management (a/k/a "KM") for
nonprofits, please also check out this web site, which was created by

I also hope that you'll respond to this message by sharing your questions
about, concerns about, and adventures in knowledge management with the

Best regards from Deborah

Deborah Elizabeth Finn
Consultant to Annkissam
deborah at
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