Monday, February 22, 2010

The Need for KM+Collaboration

Came across some compelling but, however, old evidence that clearly reiterates the need for KM and Collaboration and want to capture (and share) it here.

Tacit sponsored a Harris Poll in 2003 which HBR ran amongst 536 knowledge workers at various levels and discovered the following:

  • 67% of those polled said some people in their organization could help them do better on their job (performance) - and 39% did not know how to find these people
  • 54% said opportunities to innovate are being missed because the right people were not working together
  • 51% said wrong decisions were being taken regularly because employees' knowledge weren't being efficiently tapped
  • 60% felt that often work was duplicated because people were unaware of each others' work

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