A properly executed Knowledge Management initiative will help an organization tremendously. However, many organizations have failed to reap the benefits of Knowledge Management. Several reasons being the absence of a KM Blueprint and Framework. It should illustrate how the interaction between these elements and it serves as a reference for the implementation and application of KM.
A KM framework serves as a complete and concise description of the major elements, concepts and principles that need to be considered at the introduction of KM. This framework identifies the essential interrelated components required to achieve the goal of the KM initiative such as the KM Enablers (strategy and leadership, culture, technology).
A KM Blueprint will provide a detailed guideline for an organization through designing, developing and implementing a KM initiative that delivers business impact. It consists of detailed step-by step approach of the stages in implementing KM (Getting started, Strategy Development, Design and Launch, Expansion and Support and Institutionalization).
- KM Vision, Mission, and Values (FGD with Senior Managers).
- KM Strategy (align with business strategy).
- KM Activity Plan.
- KM Governance & Policy.
- KM Roadmap Validation.
- KM Committee (KM Organization).
- KM Strategy.
- KM Statement.
- KM Governance.
- KM Policy.
- KM Roadmap.