Entries by Alison

November 2012 Seminar: Maximizing knowledge – sharing information conversationally through podcasts and social media

Summary In this NetIKX workshop we heard how Helen led her team at A.T.Kearney in developing an innovative series of podcasts, providing a new, more conversational way of knowledge transfer for staff and potential customers. She has been able to quantify the number of podcast downloads using Google Analytics. The podcasts are easily exceeding their […]

September 2012 Seminar: Ensuring business value and cost-effectiveness in what we do

Summary Our two speakers at NetIKX’s September 2012 seminar operate in two very different sectors. However, both share a commitment to deliver value and ensure cost effectiveness to both internal and external clients, which gave them valuable insights to share with us on this important topic. Roger talked about gaining acceptance for KM within an organisation by making sure […]

July 2012 Seminar: Digital preservation – Help!

Summary This NetIKX event had two speakers giving contrasting case studies on digital preservation. A wide variety of issues were raised for general discussion at the end of the event. Speakers Mark Merifield, works at the National Archives, Rob Gethen Smith,  works at the Tate Time and Venue July 2012, 2pm The British Dental Association, […]

March 2012 Seminar: The role of KM in supporting new ways of working

Summary This NetIKX event looked at innovation within organisations and demonstrated the value that KM can offer. Case studies were discussed from the Chartered Management Institute. Speakers John Davies, Business Consultant, Piers Cain, Chartered Management Institute Time and Venue March 2012, 2pm The British Dental Association, 64 Wimpole Street, London W1G 8YS Slides No slides […]

November 2011 Seminar: What next for the web? – a look at linked data and semantic search

Summary This was a joint event, run with the Information for Energy Group (IFEG) and hosted at The Energy Institute.  The session addressed the issue of linked data and the semantic web. Whereas Web 1.0 might be thought of as ‘brochure ware’, one-way communication, and Web 2.0 has come to mean interactive, two-way communication online, […]

September 2011 Seminar: Developing our capability – A practical tool-kit for IM/KM practitioners and their customers

Summary Chris introduced the subject by saying that River Diagrams are a way to visualise the results from a maturity model or self-assessment tool, looking through the lens of knowledge-sharing. This: “provides a systematic framework for carrying out benchmarking and performance improvement.” Chris described knowledge management as a learning marketplace, with supply (of people with […]

May 2011 Seminar: Making the most of SharePoint.

Summary This was a joint session where CLISG joined with NetIKX for an in-depth look at SharePoint: its value to organisations as well as the risks and disadvantages. Speakers Mark Field is Principal Knowledge Manager & Knowledge Management Lead at the Department for Education. John Quinn, James Andrews and Hugh O’Neill also supported Mark Time and […]