Gurteen Knowledge Café – 16 March 2017

Conrad Taylor writes: In 2017, its tenth anniversary year, NetIKX is running a series of meetings with speakers who have spoken to us before. In March we invited David Gurteen to speak around the topic of ‘entrained and entrenched thinking’, and other constraints on knowledge sharing – and, what we can do about it. Specifically […]

Survey Results

Naomi Lees, NetIKX Membership Secretary writes: Thank you to everyone who responded to our NetIKX survey earlier this year. We had some very interesting and useful responses. Here is a brief overview of the points raised, and what NetIKX plans to do over the next 12 months: Programme Planning We had some very useful feedback on […]

Information Design, with Conrad Taylor and Ruth Miller

On 26 January 2017, the speakers at the NetIKX meeting were Conrad and Ruth. Conrad has written up the two talks below. A fuller account of his own talk can be found on his Conradiator site at http://www.conradiator.com/kidmm/netikx-infodesign-conrad.html, as he notes below. Photo David Dickinson   For some comments on the meeting, by Claire Parry, see the […]

Evidence-based Decision Making

Conrad Taylor writes: On Thursday 3rd of November 2016, about thirty people gathered at the British Dental Association to discuss the topic of ‘Evidence-Based Decision Making’, in a workshop-like session led by Steve Dale, who practises as an independent consultant as ‘Collabor8Now’. The NetIKX difference Before I give readers an account of the meeting, and […]

Connecting Knowledge Communities: Approaches to Professional Development

Conrad Taylor writes: The September 2016 meeting of NetIKX was introduced by David Penfold. He explained that at this time in 2015, the NetIKX meeting about ‘connecting communities’ had heard from various organisations in the knowledge and information management space. This year, the decision to focus the meeting on training and development had been partly […]

Understanding Networks

Conrad Taylor writes: The 80th meeting of the Network for Information and Knowledge Exchange (NetIKX) took place on 14 July 2016 on the topic ‘Understanding Networks’ and was addressed by Drew Mackie and David Wilcox, who also took us through some short exercises. The meeting was chaired by Steve Dale, who has worked with Drew […]

Storytelling For Problem Solving & Better Decision Making

Conrad Taylor writes: On 22 March 2016, Ron Donaldson came to speak on the topic ‘Storytelling for Problem Solving and Better Decision Making’. This attracted nearly forty people, a larger than usual NetIKX attendance. The focus of Ron’s work is helping organisations and groups of people to solve problems and improve understanding. He is eclectic […]

Human Capital – The Last Differentiator: Conrad Taylor writes

The speaker at this meeting was Rooven Pakkiri, who describes himself as helping business managers in organisations to use social media tools to further ‘Social Knowledge Management’. When he was working for the National Westminster Bank in the late nineties, Rooven attended a training session introducing the Internet, which for him was a transformative experience. […]

Human Capital – The Last Differentiator: Lissi Corfield writes

Introduction At our seminar on 19th January,  Rooven Pakkiri spoke about – “Human Capital – The Last Differentiator”. If you want to hear a recording of the talk, then you need to join NetIKX (www.netikx.org/). For another view on the meeting, see Conrad Taylor’s comments in the next post. Does our knowledge management work fit […]

Human Capital – The Last Differentiator – Tuesday 19 January 2016

How do you keep your skills relevant in an ever changing environment? Can Social Knowledge Management provide answers? As we adapt to new workplace challenges (or opportunities) at a time when organisations are looking to increase productivity and make savings through automating routine work, we need to think about the ’human differentiator‘ – in essence, […]