My presentation from the Office 2.0 Conference. It's a discussion on the changing nature of knowledge workers and how their organisations can help them be better at their jobs and more productive. The slides alone don't make quite as much sense as they do with the audio.
Text of I Am Knowledge Worker 2.0
I Am Knowledge Worker 2.0Hear me roar
Who am I?
Who (and what) isKnowledge Worker 2.0?
“... works primarily with information or... develops and uses knowledge in the workplace.”
Peter Drucker, Landmarks of Tomorrow, 1959
Work has changed from...
to knowing things
BigCorp Pty Ltd
They’re here. And here. And here. And here. And here.Where they should be.
Corporate Comms Manager
Web DeveloperIT Manager
Original version by Patrick Lambe, Straits Knowledgehttp://www.greenchameleon.com/gc/blog_detail/on_becoming_extinct/
At enlightened, forward-thinking companies, managers understand the connection between learning, innovation, and higher productivity — in fact, employees at these companies may even be encouraged to spend time learning and experimenting with new technologies.”
“One of the most interesting things for me about these classes has been how often students bring up one specific concern; that people who use the new tools heavily — who post frequently to an internal blog, edit the corporate wiki a lot, or trade heavily in the internal prediction market — will be perceived as not spending enough time on their ‘real’ jobs.”