Tuesday, October 12, 2004

Intranet Blogging

I've started an internal blog on my vertical intranet. Here's what has gone into it this week - my first post!

Innovation through KM: Innovation is something that Wipro believes in and pursues. How can KM help in this pursuit? Practices like Brainstorming, Idea Gathering, Six Thinking Hats and Catchball are typical examples of this. All these practices involve getting people together to think collectively! MIT,USA conducted a study a decade ago and discovered that 80% of the most valuable ideas that come out of organizations are as a result of group-thinking practices! And like Theodore Zeldin (philosopher and thinker) indicated, conversation itself is a process that not just rearranges cards but shuffles them and helps create new cards (read new ideas)!