How online diaries change knowledge management

‘Blogging’ cited as a new tool for workplace communication, T&D
By Uyen Vu
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 02/18/2004


elf-indulgent, trifling and unreadable they may sometimes be. But blogs, a new Web publishing format often associated with online diaries, may just appear at your workplace as the new tool for knowledge management.

In the three or four years it has been around, weblogging (more commonly known as “blogging”) has continued winning converts — at first among narcissists given to detailing how they’re toilet training their pets, then among experts and researchers who use blogs to exchange news, research updates and ideas with their peers and aficionados.