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Marx - Sharing Knowledge

Marx - Sharing Knowledge

A talk about a little social bookmarking tool I built as an experiment to try and solve some of the knowledge sharing problems we are having at work.

Tom Morgan

June 07, 2017
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  1. Generating &
    sharing knowledge

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  2. “Does anyone know
    anything about…”

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  3. “Just wondering if anyone
    else has had to come up
    with a solution for a similar
    situation…”

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  4. “I think someone at HMRC
    once did a thing which was
    similar but they left. Try
    asking Jemima.”

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  5. Sharing knowledge
    online seems to take
    one of two forms.

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  6. @morganesque DWP Digital
    the first is…

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  7. @morganesque DWP Digital
    Just stick it online and
    will find it.

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  8. @morganesque DWP Digital
    Make things open
    it makes them better.

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  9. @morganesque DWP Digital
    Not everything we want to
    share is on the open web.

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  10. @morganesque DWP Digital
    Not everything on Google is
    what we’re interested in.

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  11. @morganesque DWP Digital
    the second is…

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  12. @morganesque DWP Digital
    Gathered
    Vetted
    Monitored

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  13. @morganesque DWP Digital
    Chart from Intelligent Positioning showing Wikipedia's positions on Google for 1,000 randomly generated search terms:
    It’s successful…

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  14. … but it takes a lot of effort
    @morganesque DWP Digital
    WikiGnome
    – having desirable traits of an editor who
    quietly attends to details of the encyclopedia.
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:WikiFauna

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  15. @morganesque DWP Digital
    Right now we use…

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  16. @morganesque DWP Digital

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  17. @morganesque DWP Digital
    Anything that takes too much effort won’t happen.
    Anything that has a central bottle-neck will stall.
    Anything that doesn’t make it’s contents really easily
    discoverable won’t be of value.

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  18. @morganesque DWP Digital
    best of both worlds?

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  19. @morganesque DWP Digital
    Pinboard
    social bookmarking?

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  20. @morganesque DWP Digital
    marx

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  21. @morganesque DWP Digital
    A play on the word “bookmarks”
    #votelabour

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  22. dwp-marx.herokuapp.com

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  23. show the thing

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