If you’re serious about knowledge management (or if you just want to add a little variety to your Twitter feed), you’re in luck! We’ve compiled a list of 11 knowledge management influencers to follow on Twitter.
- Ian Thorpe (@ithorpe) – Thorpe describes himself as a “knowledge manager, international development worker, UN staffer, [and] suburban dad.” He runs KM on a dollar a day, a blog dedicated to effective knowledge management using limited resources.
- Nancy White (@NancyWhite) – White is an “international practitioner in understanding and practicing online group facilitation of distributed work, learning and community groups,” and is considered one of the top influencers in the knowledge management industry.
- David Gurteen (@DavidGurteen) – Gurteen is an independent knowledge management consultant who “helps people to share their knowledge; to learn from each other; to innovate and to work together effectively to make a difference!”
- Alice MacGillivray (@4KM) – MacGillivray takes a unique approach to knowledge management. She believes knowledge management should provide “a more ecosystem-like workplace can have many benefits. Connections amongst the groups you care about, such as employees, departments, clients, customers, suppliers, and citizens are recognized and enriched.”
- Euan Semple (@Euan) – Semple is “a public speaker, writer and consultant” who has worked with the BBC, BP, The World Bank, and NATO to introduce social media tools with a focus on helping people connect and learn from each other within their organizations.
- Dave Snowden (@snowded) – Snowden is the founder and chief scientific officer (CSO) of Cognitive Edge. His work centers on “government and industry looking at complex issues relating to strategy, organizational decision making, and decision making.”
- V. Mary Abraham (@vmaryAbraham) – Abraham is a “leading facilitator and consultant, award-winning writer and knowledge management advisor” who currently runs Above and Beyond KM, a knowledge management blog with a special focus on law firm KM.
- Jack Vinson (@Jackvinson) – Vinson is “a versatile knowledge management professional, bringing experiences from external consulting, internal knowledge management positions, and teaching at the graduate level. “He runs Knowledge Jolt with Jack, a blog about KM, personal effectiveness, the theory of constraints and other topics.
- Stan Garfield (@stangarfield) – Garfield has been a community evangelist in Global Knowledge Services at Deloitte since 2008. Stan believes “effective knowledge management demands equally effective leaders.”
- Richard Hare (@RichardHare) – Hare is “an intranet strategist and knowledge management consultant,” who has worked with online collaboration tools for nearly 20 years now. Be sure to check out his blog, Is This Wisdom? for some great KM content.
- Chris Collison (@chris_collison) – Collison is “an established knowledge management consultant with 17 years of experience with nearly 100 clients.” He also runs a blog, “All of us are smarter than any of us…”
Adding these influencers to your twitter feed is sure to help you become a more effective knowledge manager and give you some greater insight into the ways you can improve communication and collaboration.