Social Learning Camp on Delicious Bookmarking #dl09

Over at the Social Learning Camp I heard some good tips from Mark Oehlert on using Delicious bookmarking within organizations as a way of creating a knowledge base and a culture of knowledge sharing.

The idea that you can turn a solitary action in to a community action is pretty cool. Meaning, instead of people just browsing websites and resources that they like (as they are anyway), you give out a Delicious button to tag their favorite sites with, which can then be used to share resources amongst their colleagues.

For the organization, this tool can effectively turn everyone in to a knowledge ‘scout’. It’s a great free way to find out what your teams are interested in, make use of the people resources at your disposal for researching specific topics, and it’s easy because they’re using the internet anyway so it’s not outside of their work-flow.