Titus Oates claims that there is a Catholic plot against the King’s life

Trust and Integrity in Information

Trust and Integrity in Information An account by Conrad Taylor of the May 2018 meeting of the Network for Information and Knowledge Exchange. Speakers — Hanna Chalmers of Ipsos MORI, Dr Brennan Jacoby of Philosophy at Work, and Conrad Taylor. Fake News 1688: the ‘Popish Plot’. Titus Oates ‘revealing’ to King Charles II his totally […]

Tony Quinlan explaining how to interpret SenseMaker signifiers. The pink objects behind him are the micro-narratives we produced during the exercise, on ‘super-sticky’ Post-It notes. Photo Conrad Taylor.

Working in Complexity – SenseMaker, Decisions and Cynefin

Account of a NetIKX meeting with Tony Quinlan of Narrate, 7 March 2018, by Conrad Taylor At this NetIKX afternoon seminar, we got a very thorough introduction to Cynefin, ananalytical framework that helps decision-makers categorise problems surfacing in complex social, political and business environments. We also learned about SenseMaker®, an investigative method with software support, […]

First Meeting Outside London: Organising Medical and Health-related Information – Leeds – 7 June 2018

We have now planned our first meeting outside London. This will be in Leeds on Thursday 7 June and the topic will be Medical Information. The meeting will be a joint one with ISKO UK. Speakers will include Ewan Davis. There will be no charge for attending this meeting, but you must register. For more […]

Making true connections in a complex world – Graph database technology and Linked Open Data – 25th January 2018

Conrad Taylor writes: The first NetIKX meeting of 2018, on 25 January, looked at new technologies and approaches to managing data and information, escaping the limitations of flat-file and relational databases. Dion Lindsay introduced the concepts behind ‘graph databases’, and David Clarke illustrated the benefits of the Linked Data approach with case studies, where the […]

The Future of Work for Information and Knowledge Professionals

To celebrate the tenth anniversary of NetIKX, the November 2017 meeting was opened free of charge to people from related knowledge and information management organisations. It featured two speakers, Peter Thomson and Stuart Ward, and an extended panel session with questions from the audience. Peter Thomson on the changing world of work Peter Thomson is a […]

Taxonomy Boot Camp London

A 25% discount on the fee at the Taxonomy Boot Camp London (17–18 October) has been negotiated for NetIKX members. See http://www.netikx.org/forum/netikx-member-discount-taxonomy-boot-camp-2017 for the discount code.

Developing Effective Collaborative Knowledge Spaces

Conrad Taylor writes: During 2017, which is a 20th anniversary year for NetIKX, a number of eminent speakers have been invited to lead meetings, speakers who for the most part have addressed NetIKX before. At the meeting on 18 May 2017 the speakers were Paul Corney and Victoria Ward. Paul worked for 25 years in […]

The Implications of Blockchain for KM and IM

Conrad Taylor writes: The speakers at the meeting on 6 July 2017 were Marc Stephenson, Noeleen Schenk  and John Sheridan. Marc Stephenson is the Technical Director at Metataxis. He has worked on the design, implementation and ongoing management of information systems for over 25 years, including organisations in health, central and local government, banking, utilities, new […]

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 […]