Well, I think what I did is what every writer does—once you have an idea, then you try to find a character who can manifest the idea for you. And then you have to spend a long time trying to get to know who those people are, who that character is. So you take what there is from whomever you know.
Tools that exist to collectively (or privately) manage data can create a mirage of real or effective knowledge management. We think that because we’re using the tool, we’re good. But if not properly tended to—i.e., if not nurtured and proactively brought along for the ride into the future—knowledge leaks out and dries up.