Retention of Institutional Knowledge

These is a great couple of posts from Chuck Hill on the challenges of retaining institutional knowledge as the world moves on to the newest new thing.

As it is a US Coast Guard blog the subject matter might not be 100% relevant to the UK but in general terms very much worth a read and to draw parallels from;

[browser-shot width=”700″ url=”http://chuckhillscgblog.net/2014/09/20/patforswa-lessons-learned-expeditionary-wpcs/”]

and

[browser-shot width=”700″ url=”http://chuckhillscgblog.net/2014/08/27/uscg-fires-on-iran-vessel-in-the-gulf/”]
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Phil
September 24, 2014 7:37 pm

There’s so many organisational learning / knowledge retention pathologies it is amazing lessons are ever learned.

Post HERRICK we will hear the arguments from those who say we must remember how we did things in HERRICK and there will be those already thinking that HERRICKers are dinosaurs and it’s back to bread and butter contingency like the old days where old lessons need not apply.