March 2013 Seminar: Knowledge management: past, present and future


Stuart Ward was the original founder of NetIKX when it evolved from previous Information Management groups. He led the meeting through the changes in KM since then and provided a model of how to help our businesses see the value of KM.
Lissi gave an overview of her research into three case studies showing how KM has been used in charity organisations. She was able to draw out some of the factors in the success of these programmes as well as some of the problems to avoid!


Stuart Ward, Forward Consulting, established Forward Consulting in 1997 to specialise in Business Change Management, HR, and Information Management. He set up Forward Knowledge Consulting in 2003 to provide knowledge management consultancy. Prior to 1997 he had over 8 years as a senior company director in the electricity industry with experience of IS and business management at executive team level in commercial, public and private sector organisations. He has a track record of achievements in information management and IT, major business change management, HR, quality improvement, business process redesign, project management and cost reduction. He has excellent communication, team building, business analysis, project management and influencing skills.
He was the founding member of NetIKX (Network for Information and Knowledge Exchange) in 2007, first Chairman until July 2008.

Specialties: Change management, information and knowledge management practice, policy, strategy and performance assessment (Knowledge and Information Index). He believes in creating business value through better use of information and knowledge. He knows about recruitment processes and practice. He is an accredited police SEARCH Assessor. He lectures at University level.

Lissi Corfield, The Knowledge Advantage, was Head of IT at VSO, (Voluntary Service Overseas) for many years and has recently gained a PhD in Knowledge Management from the Open University. Her study was based on research in three major UK charities.

Time and Venue

March 2013, 2pm The British Dental Association, 64 Wimpole Street, London W1G 8YS


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See a blog report: Knowledge Management: past, present and future – notes on a NetIKX seminar

A seond report was written by Val Skelton for Information Today: Knowledge management: past, present and future

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