This article is part of a series of articles on the new international knowledge management (KM) standard, . ISO 30401 Knowledge management systems – Requirements
The new knowledge management standard
ISO 30401:2018 Knowledge management systems – Requirements was published on the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) website on 31 October 2018, and can now be previewed and purchased.
The ISO advises that:
This document sets requirements and provides guidelines for establishing, implementing, maintaining, reviewing and improving an effective management system for knowledge management in organizations. All the requirements of this document are applicable to any organization, regardless of its type or size, or the products and services it provides.
For further information on ISO 30401:2018, including the background to its development and discussion of issues that should be considered in its implementation, see the other articles in the RealKM Magazine
ISO 30401 series.
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Bruce Boyes (www.bruceboyes.info) is editor and lead writer of the award-winning RealKM Magazine (www.realkm.com) and currently also teaches Academic English as part of the University of NSW (UNSW) Foundation Studies program in China. He has expertise and experience in a wide range of areas including knowledge management (KM), environmental management, program and project management, writing and editing, stakeholder engagement, communications, and research. Bruce holds a Master of Environmental Management with Distinction and a Certificate of Technology (Electronics).
With a demonstrated ability to identify and implement innovative solutions to social and ecological complexity, Bruce’s many career highlights include establishing RealKM Magazine as an award-winning resource for knowledge managers, using agile approaches to oversee the implementation of an award-winning $77.4 million river recovery program in western Sydney on time and under budget, leading a knowledge strategy process for Australia’s 56 natural resource management (NRM) regional organisations, pioneering collaborative learning and governance approaches to empower communities to sustainably manage landscapes and catchments, and initiating and teaching two new knowledge management subjects at Shanxi University in China.