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Don't Be a Know-Nothin': 5 Common Knowledge Management Mistakes in product enablement and How to Fix

Are you feeling like a “Know-nothing” when it comes to product enablement?

Don’t worry, you’re not alone.

Managing knowledge can be a real challenge, and there are plenty of common mistakes that can hold your team back. However, with a little bit of wrangling and some fun language, we can help you avoid these pitfalls and takes your team’s Knowledge Management to the next level.

Let's dive into five common knowledge management mistakes in product enablement, and how to fix them.

1. Oops! Did you forget that important document in your company? Avoid the first mistake: Create a knowledge bank!

When it comes to knowledge management, it's essential to corral all the information into one place. Without a central repository, your team’s knowledge can be like a herd of cattle, running amok and impossible to keep track of. BHyve made creating a knowledge repository easy for your team to find information, and also ensures that everyone is working with the same information. With relevant tags, it's easy to find your information. You’II fly with success in no time!

2. Don't be left in the Dark Ages - Invest in a 'know'-ledge management system

We know it's tempting to stick with spreadsheets and sticky notes, but that's like always searching for that one piece of knowledge in a grass field. You need a dedicated knowledge management system to round up all that knowledge into one place. With a knowledge management system, you can easily search, tag, and categorize information, making it easy to find what you need when you need it. Yeehaw! It's time to invest in the tool that will help your team attain a roundup of growth. To know more about how knowledge management can help your organization, Book a Demo at

3. Sharing is caring...for your business! Don't make the mistake of hoarding knowledge

Don't let your team members hoard all the knowledge with themselves. Encourage your team to share their knowledge and reward them for doing so. You can even turn it into a fun game or challenge to get everyone involved. By sharing knowledge, you'll create a herd of super-knowledgeable cowboys that can wrangle success like nobody's business. So saddle up and start sharing that knowledge, partner!


4. Stay on top of the game by updating your knowledge regularly: Don't fall 'behind'!

If you don't update your knowledge regularly, it can quickly become outdated and useless. Make sure to have a process for regularly updating and verifying information. Assign ownership of particular knowledge areas, or create regular reviews to ensure that information is accurate and up-to-date. Don't let outdated knowledge rustle up trouble for your team! Start your Free Trial Today at

5. Knowledge is power, but it's useless if you don't measure it: Avoid the 5th mistake!

You would need to check the fuel gauge to drive your truck, right?

The same goes for your knowledge management efforts. You need to track the success of your knowledge management efforts with metrics such as usage and engagement. This will help you identify areas for improvement and ensure that your team has the knowledge they need to succeed. Plus, you'll be able to show off your success to your boss and earn some major kudos! With Bhyve’s Analytics Feature, you can track your progress easily, to know more connect with us at

By avoiding these common knowledge management mistakes, you'll be able to create a posse of knowledge-hungry cowboys that can take on any challenge. But how can you put these fixes into practice? Here are a few tips to get you started:

  • Create a knowledge management plan that outlines your goals, processes, and systems. BHyve helps your organization with how you will encourage knowledge sharing, update your knowledge regularly, and measure success.

  • Invest in a knowledge management system that fits your team's needs. Although there are plenty of options out there. But with BHyve’s AI-driven platform knowledge management becomes a piece of cake.

  • Encourage your team to share their knowledge and make it a part of your team culture. This will create a sense of ownership and pride in the knowledge they've shared, and it will help everyone stay up-to-date and on the same page.

  • Celebrate success and acknowledge team members who have made significant contributions to the knowledge repository. This can be in the form of a monthly award or peer recognition. With BHyve’s gamification feature, motivate your team to continue sharing and updating their knowledge by ranking them on the leaderboard and with badges.

  • Finally, don't be afraid to pivot and make changes as needed. As your team grows and evolves, so should your knowledge management plan. Be open to feedback and new ideas, and be willing to adapt as necessary.

With these tips and tricks, and to be a knowledge management wrangler in no time Start your free trial today at Don't be a "know-nothin'" - take control of your team's knowledge and steer them toward success!