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DIARY: December 5, 2001 06:09 AM Wednesday;
Joe called at NSF on proposal for Com Metrics.
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0201 - National Science Foundation 703 292 7000
020101 - Mr. Joe Hennessey; 703 292 7069
020102 - firstname.lastname@example.org
0202 - National Science Foundation 703 292 7000
020201 - Ms. Sara B. Nerlove; 703 292 7077
020202 - email@example.com
NSF Proposal 9961176
Administration, Receipt, Processing
Atititude Makes Resistance to Communication Metrics Emotional
Emotional Resistance Needs Culture of Knowledge from Experience Overc
0807 - ..
0808 - Summary/Objective
080901 - Follow up ref SDS 49 0000, ref SDS 48 0000.
080903 - Joe said he is managing several SBIR projects on information
080904 - technology and communication.
080906 - We reviewed the record showing SDS is the only Knowledge Managment
080907 - (KM) capabilty availble, reported recently on...
080909 - SDS enables KM.................010907, ref SDS 52 KX3L
080910 - KM projects have all failed....011003, ref SDS 54 SP6G
080912 - Joe explained there is no procedure for helping NSF formulate a
080913 - procurement to research deployment of knowledge management, so that
080914 - people can discover through experience advantages of changing from IT
080915 - to a culture of knowledge. He seemed to indicate that helping people
080916 - gain experience to overcome ignorance, fear and denial is not
080917 - appropriate for research expenditure. We considered the idea that
080918 - investing money to develop data showing substantial cost savings occur
080919 - from using intelligence to grow more knowledge, rather than relying on
080920 - information, could benefit the national economy and national security.
080922 - Joe advised that occassionally there are conferences where the public
080923 - can meet with NSF staff to present ideas. Those conferences sometimes
080924 - result in NSF taking a new direction in procurement for research.
080926 - Joe indicated his work practice at NSF does not need intelligence
080927 - support because he has all of the information he needs, similar to the
080928 - record on 890809. ref SDS 1 0880
080930 - He suggested talking to investors about marketing SDS, rather than
080931 - doing research on deployment, per review on 011202. ref SDS 55 YF8K
080933 - We reviewed the need to foster a culture of knowledge, explained in
080934 - POIMS, ref OF 1 K84L, that enables people to discover the value of
080935 - adding intelligence to information for saving time and money, which is
080936 - the only way to overcome fear of accountability reported on 980405.
080937 - ref SDS 12 5065
080939 - Joe feels research should not be needed for people to overcome fear of
080940 - accountability in order to save time and money. He indicated that, if
080941 - there is a better method for saving time and money, the proposal is
080942 - supposed to explain it in 15 pages.
080944 - Joe recalled saying on 990615 that SDS work product needs to be
080945 - experienced in order for a reviewer to understand it. ref SDS 22 1044
080946 - At that time, he believed reviewers would feel research objectives for
080947 - SDS were overstated and beyond reach, unless reviewers had experience
080948 - interacting with SDS records on the Internet that show it exists, and
080949 - so is well withing reach. Later, reviewers refused to click on links,
080950 - and, as a result, reported SDS would be useful, but concluded there is
080951 - no evidence it would functional, because they refused to look at the
080952 - evidence. ref SDS 48 WR4J
080954 - Joe feels this is a dilemma, i.e., how to educate reviewers.
080956 - Joe suggested responding to future SBIR grant procurements and hope
080957 - next time a reviewer might click on a link to discover the meaning of
080958 - knowledge.
080960 - Discovering the meaning of knowledge and intelligence to avoid meaning
080961 - drift, as distinct from information, which causes meaning drift, takes
080962 - research. Experience seems to show that you have to pay people to
080963 - gain the experience needed for understanding the power of knowledge.
080965 - Joe feels DARPA should be contacted, since the military has a bigger
080966 - need for intelligence than other folks. On 010911 intelligence
080967 - failure led to national security problems. ref SDS 53 0001 Earlier on
080968 - 010426 Pat Lincoln reported that DARPA has lost confidence in KM.
080969 - ref SDS 51 657O
080971 - Joe advised he has a lot of email, meetings and calls to make, so
080972 - there is no more time to invest on this matter.
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