Category: Resources

MS Teams: the case for information architecture and governance

A NetIKX seminar, 26 May 2022 Microsoft Teams (MS Teams) became familiar to many of us during the COVID-19 pandemic, when demand for video conferencing tools skyrocketed. However, MS Teams is much more than an alternative to Zoom or Skype – it’s a fully-fledged set of productivity tools. In...

Radical KM: where the magic lives

A NetIKX seminar, Introduction to Radical KM, 27 January 2022 “Radical KM is not analytical or creative, it’s both” – Stephanie Barnes What is radical knowledge management (KM) and how does it differ from the traditional model of KM? This was the topic of Stephanie Barnes’ intriguing presentation at...

Writing for the Web: perspectives and practical advice

A NetIKX seminar, 25 November 2021 How is writing for the Web different from writing for other formats? What are the processes and principles involved in creating web content, and are there specific requirements and guidelines? These were some of the questions posed in this NetIKX seminar, presented by...

When TRIZ met KIM: how to think like a genius and resolve contradictions

TRIZ (a Russian acronym for a phrase usually translated as ‘the theory of inventive problem-solving’) is not a well-known technique in knowledge and information management circles. It is the brainchild of Genrich Altshuller, an engineer, scientist, inventor and writer – who, incidentally, paid the price for his innovative thinking...

Teaching yourself Linked Data and the Semantic Web

If you are interested in semantic technologies and want to learn more about Linked (Open) Data, you may already have discovered that it can be a costly business to teach yourself. Not everybody has the time or resources to invest in a commercial training course or university degree, especially...

Waking up to Wakelet

Content curation and social sharing Just over a year ago, I was alarmed by the news that Storify – a service which I had used to capture the tweets for NetIKX events – was to close. Luckily, an alternative service appeared on the scene in the form of Wakelet,...