Knowledge Management Forum
Archives: Meeting Notes, Bibliographies and Presentations- Pre-February, 2008
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January 17, 2008. Speaker: Cathyann Harris, Project Lead, Partners Healthcare. Topic: Managing Evidence at the Speed of Change: The Partners Healthcare Knowledge Management Approach. Notes
January 4, 2008. Topic: Evolution of Tagging - How are You or Your Communities Adapting to Tools and Needs?
2007. Speaker: Carol Rozwell, VP and Distinguished Analyst, Gartner. Topic:
Pitfalls of Ideation
December 7. Topic: After Search What Next?
November 2, 2007. Topic: Selecting and Managing Your Most Critical Knowledge Domains
October 18, 2007. Speaker: Patti Anklam. Topic: From Networking to Net Work.
October 5, 2007. Using Knowledge Mapping - Application and Practicum, led by Tom Bigda-Peyton. See also September 7 notes.
October 1, 2007. KM - Current Directions: A Symposium on Leveraging Knowledge at Bentley College, featuring Dave Snowden and former members of the IBM Institute for Knowledge Management. Snowden's blog and Podcast.
September 20, 2007. Speaker: Dan Keldsen, Director of Market Intelligence at AIIM. Topic: Mapping Concepts, Process & Knowledge to Drive Innovation. Visualization techniques as tools for the mind that facilitate innovative thinking. Dan's meeting summary has a link to the presentation slides.
2007. Speaker: Ken Abrams, President, You-Know. Topic: Where
do Ideas Come From?
August 3, 2007. Mind Mapping: ontology and other tools. A recent book by Chuck Frey, Power Tips & Strategies for Mind Mapping Software. 2nd ed. Innovation tools, 2007, stimulated the idea for this session. Larry Chait contributed one of many case example of software tools and there are many others that speak to the process of building a taxonomy, ontology or mapping the knowledge assets of an organization. Check out the book description. Mind Map: Chait example.
July 6, 2007. Leading the Knowledge Management Effort by Example.What are the influences described is exposing potential users to the benefits of making a change in their own behaviors? Do you have examples of this effect working or do you have a change you would like to have adopted in your area of influence? Readings.
June 26, 2007.
Leadership - Why It's Critical to KM Success, Symposium
by the Boston KM Forum at Bentley College. Readings.
is Leadership? Susan Adams. What
is KM Leadership? Carl Frappaolo. The
Net Work Component of KM Leadership Patti Anklam. Panel
- 10 minute discussions each with their experiences as a KM leader and
in the role of interfacing with senior-management leaders to get their
support and to maintain their ongoing, active involvement: Bernadette
Marshall, Clewis Howe, Ethel Salonen, and Chuck
is Leadership so Important to KM? Larry Chait
June 21, 2007.
Speaker: Tom Bigda-Peyton, President, Action Learning Systems. Topic:
Using Stories to Widen the Impact of Knowledge Management.
June 1, 2007, What Skills do You Use or Need in Your Role in Knowledge Management? Roundtable to ask our community of KM leaders for guidance or examples of the expertise and competencies they bring to knowledge management initiatives.
May 17, 2007,
Speaker: Bouzha Cookman, Catlin & Cookman Group LLC. High-Growth
CEO Forums -- Unique CEO exchange to solve critical challenges and
build best practices for growth.
May 4, 2007,
Best Bets: Links for Good and Useful Information on KM and Search.
A roundtable on best links for information on KM and little-known search
engine sites. Check
out this list that Larry shared at the recent Bentley program on "search"
on April 5.
April 19, 2007,
Speaker: Larry Chait, Managing Partner, Chait & Associates, President,
Boston KM Forum; and former CKO, Arthur D. Little, Inc. Your knowledge
portal is working, but it isn't. Readings
April 5, 2007,
Transforming How We Transfer and Use Knowledge.
program at Bentley College.
and Introductions - Larry Chait, Managing Director, Chait & Associates;
Lynda Moulton, The Gilbane Group: Technological
Assembly of Search Challenges, 1974 - 2007; Theresa Regli, CMS Watch,
Whole Nine Yards the Full Suite of Tools Needed for Enterprise
Search; Doug Cornelius, Goodwin Procter LLP: The
Search for Search; Rich Lawson, AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals: Enterprise
Search at AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals; Sharon Wilson, Boston Consulting
Group; Matt Brown, Forrester Research: The Future of Search and Information
Access; Joyce Ward, LexisNexis, Moderator: How Search Tool Companies are
Positioning Themselves, Panel: Pete Bell, Endeca; David Cobosco, IBM Software
The IBM Enterprise Search Portfolio; Michael DiLascio, Siderean/Seamark;
Anant Khanolkar, Autonomy; Hadley Reynolds, Fast Search & Transfer.
March 15, 2007, Speaker: Marc Solomon, PRTM. Enterprise Deployment: Warts and All (A Working Session on Intranet Development) Readings and Web Sites on Sharepoint.
2007, Speaker: Barbara Kivowitz, Senior Partner, Im21: innovation/measurement/21st
=/= Innovation. How Organizations Can Really Make Innovation Happen.
February 2, 2007, Sharing Experiences with LinkedIn and Similar Networking.
2007, Speaker: Robin Charbit. It's Not What You Think
2007, Discussion Leaders: Tom Bigda-Peyton and Clarissa Sawyer. What
can we Learn from our External Networks? (1st of two programs
on "Gaining value from our networks")
December 18, 2006, Dark Blogs: Internal Blogs for Leveraging Knowledge a symposium at Bentley College. Larry Chait, Managing Partner, Chait and Associates. Introduction. Links to Dark Blogs and other related content; Jordan Frank, VP, Marketing & Business Development, Traction Software, Enterprise Blogs & Wikis: The KM 2.0 Path; Susan Dobscha, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Marketing, Bentley College, The Invisible College: KM Insights from Academic Blogs; Kathleen Gilroy, CEO, The Otter Group, Expert Learning Networks: Peer-to-Peer Learning Inside the Firewall. Readings.
December 1, 2006, What Tools and Techniques Do We Use to Get Connected to Others? Meeting Summary [courtesy of Clarissa Sawyer and Tom Bigda-Peyton of Action Learning Systems].
November 16, 2006. Larry Chait, President, Chait and Associates, Inc. A KM Workshop; Critical Success Factors for KM Initiatives. Summary of highlights from recent KMWorld and Intranets Conference in San Jose.
November 3, 2006. Trusted Bloggers.
2006. "Finding Experts" Sixth Symposium in a Series on Leveraging
Knowledge, by the Boston KM Forum at Bentley College. Setting
the Stage - Larry Chait, Managing Director, Chait and Associates,
Panel: Using Social Network Analysis to Find Experts - Cesar
Brea, Global Practice Leader, Marketspace Advisory of the Monitor
Group; Mikolaj Piskorski, Assistant Professor of Business Administration,
Harvard Business School; and Bob Wolf [slides],
former manager, Boston office, The Boston Consulting Group
Experts - Keys to Success - Larry Prusak, Co-director,
Babson Working Knowledge Research Center, and former founder and Executive
Director, IBM Institute for Knowledge Management (IKM).
down smokestacks to collaborate across disciplines - Phil
Knutel, Assistant Professor of Information Design and Corporate Communication
and Director of Academic Technology, Library, and Research Services at
LinkedIn Can Help You Find Experts and their Expertise
- Rock Griffin, CEO, Skyward Consulting, Inc.; Tools
of the Trade - An Overview of Expert Location/Management Systems
- Larry Chait, Managing Director, Chait and Associates, Inc. Readings.
September 1, 2006. Taxonomy Roll-out.
2006, 2006,Speaker: Joseph Carrabis. Increasing
Knowledge Transfer by Adapting Information Presentation Style on the Fly.
Social Networking and viral messaging articles: http://www.imediaconnection.com/content/9195.asp;
August 4, 2006.
Exercise Part 3 - Taxonomy Building. A knowledge management taxonomy
July 7, 2006, Categorization Exercise Part 2 - What Term Selection Contributes to Content Findability. Draft KM Taxonomy (distributed for editorial contributions to be discussed Aug. 4th)
29 , 2006, "Finding Stuff," 5th Symposium in a Series
on Leveraging Knowledge by the Boston KM Forum at Bentley College. Readings.
the Stage and Tying Things Together
- Larry Chait, Managing Director, Chait and Associates; User
Interaction Cycle; Framing Findability Based on User Behaviors
- Ben Dubrovsky, Baker Library, Harvard Business School. SIMILE
- remixing data on steroids - Ben Hyde, SIMILE
Project Manager, MIT. Tiptoeing
across the Semantic Web Resource Discovery at Lincoln Laboratory
Thom Shepard, MIT Lincoln Laboratory.
Stuff You Didn't Ask for, but Really Need, Using Concept Searching
- Joseph Tragert, Director of Market Development. Professional
Searchers Sharing Sites for Finding Really Good Stuff
- Lynda Moulton, LWM Technology Services Group, Elaine Alligood, VA
Technology Assessment Program, and Brandy King, Center on Media and Child
Life Sciences, Siderean
June 15 , 2006, Speaker: Daniel Serfaty, Founder & President, Aptima, Inc. Engineering the Community of Practice for Maintenance of Organizational Knowledge
June 2 , 2006, A Taxonomy Exercise, Part II - Categorizing; Guidelines for Categorizing Exercise
May 18, 2006, Alan Thomas, President, Learning House Publishing. Going Beyond "Innovation as Usual" to Make a World of Entrepreneurial Dreams Come True,
May 5 , 2006, A Taxonomy Exercise. Group discussion about taxonomy needs for a KM Forum categorization scheme.
20, 2006, Inserting the "K" Initiative into the Organization
(by stealth), Attendee Discussion, Moderated by Larry Chait
April 7, 2006, What are the human costs of Taxonomy Development and Can We Find People to Do It? Readings
March 30, 2006, Collaboration Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow. [ The 4th Symposium in Our Series on Leveraging Knowledge ] Readings. Speaker Sessions - Titles link to presentations: Setting the Stage - Larry Chait, Managing Director, Chait and Associates ; Are We Collaborating Yet? - Patti Anklam, Hutchinson Associates (formerly of DEC); The QuickPlace Story - Liz Beckhardt (formerly of Lotus' QuickPlace team). The Social Side of Making Global Work Collaborative - Donald R. Chand, Professor of CIS, Bentley College. Collaboration 2.0 (http://www.ottergroup.com/_attachments/1848280/BostonKMForum.pdf) - Kathleen Gilroy, Founder and CEO, The Otter Group. Collaboration Rules: "Extreme Collaboration" at Toyota and in Open Source Software - Bob Wolf, Ph.D., Manager, The Boston Consulting Group [link to summary of article on which presentation was based, available at Harvard Business School, Working Knowledge]; Tying Things Together - Larry Chait, Managing Director, Chait and Associates; Jordan Frank's Blog entry summarizing the presentations
March 16, 2006,
To Tag or Not To Tag:
We be Structuring our Knowledge Assets or is Free-text Search Enough?
from the Field. Bibliography
on Tagging, Metadata, and Categorization.
March 3, 2006, Breakfast Discussion: Your Professional Compentencies Applied to KM.
February 16, 2006, Mary Lee Kennedy and Cory Costanzo, An Introduction to Sense-making; Understanding Difficult Challenges Using Cynefin Methods. Readings
February 3, 2006 , Breakfast Discussion: Blogs Applied to KM Collaboration: A Working Session, Waltham, MA.
January 6, 2006, Breakfast Discussion: National Archives & Records Administration (NARA) and the Lockheed Martin Project -Electronic Archives, at NARA NE Regional Office, Waltham, MA.
December 15, 2005, Leveraging Knowledge through Collaboration. [The Third Symposium in Our Series on Leveraging Knowledge], Bentley College, Waltham. Readings. Speaker Sessions - Titles link to presentations: Eric Wilson, President, BraneSpace LLC. Organizational Effectiveness and Computer-Based Collaboration: Case Studies; Kenneth Bruss, HDA Consulting. Changing the Way New Products are Developed - Using Collaboration Tools to Improve ROI; Mark Levitt, VP, IDC. Collaboration In The Enterprise Workplace: Will It Change the Way We Work Together?; Jean Tatalias, Dir. Knowledge Services, The MITRE Corporation. Connecting People and Supporting Collaboration; Bruce Hoppe, Connective Associates. Disruptive Collaborative Innovation; Jeffrey Govendo, the Innovative Edge. Achieving Real Collaboration through Co-invention.
December 2, 2005, Breakfast Discussion: What Do We Think About Blogs for Knowledge Management? Meeting notes.
2005, Bill Ives, PhD. What do Blogs Bring to Knowledge Management and
Communication within the Enterprise?
November 4, 2005, Breakfast Discussion: Establishing the Minimal Requirements for Technology Solutions to Support KM Initiatives.
2005, Dorothy Leonard, William J. Abernathy Professor of Business Administration,
October 7, 2005, Breakfast Discussion: The Unfulfilled Promise - In What Ways Have "KM Solutions" Failed to Deliver?. Other readings
September 27, 2005, Leveraging Knowledge Across Research and Operations in Science and Healthcare [The Second Symposium in Our Series on Leveraging Knowledge], Bentley College, Waltham. Readings. David Breiner. Knowledge Management at Cytec Industries: Building the Library of the Future; Harvey Wiener, PhD, Bristol-Myers Squibbs Prescription for Navigating R&D Knowledge; Brandy King. Children's Hospital, Boston. Using Ontologies to Create a Flexible Search Option at CMCH (Center on Media and Child Health); Tim Wemple. HVMA Knowledge Challenge for our Attendees. Speaker Biographies.
August 18, 2005, Lynda Moulton, Principal, LWM Technology Services, Topic: Positioning Enterprise Search: Case Studies of What it is and What it should be. Other readings
August 5, 2005, Breakfast discussion: Tapping the Well - What Knowledge Resources Do You Find the Most Productive. List of resources and meeting notes.
July 2, 2005, National Archives and Records Administration, NE Regional headquarters. Breakfast meeting, facility introduction and tour. Notes from staff introduction with links to important resources.
June 16, 2005, Kate Ehrlich, PhD, Senior Technical Staff Member, IBM Research. Collaboration Revealed through Social Network Analysis. Paper: Inside Social Network Analysis, by Kate Ehrlich and Inga Carboni. Other Readings and Web Sites
June 3, 2005, Framing the Discussion - Aligning Your Language with Business Goals to Achieve Buy-in for KM Initiatives. Notes
May 3, 2005,
Value-Add - Generating Value by Leveraging Knowledge,
Bentley College, Waltham. Readings.
Speakers' Presentations (partial list):
April 21, 2005, Speaker: Bill Snyder, The Social Capital Group, Learning Systems for Networked Knowledge Management: Renewal in the Colorado River Delta
February 17, 2005, Speaker: Pascal Marmier, JD. Swiss House for Advanced Research and Education; A new way to facilitate innovation and collaboration across borders by connecting people!.
January 7 & 13, 2005, Breakfast Topic: Fleshing out a Model for Collaboration. Links to: Bibliography. Collaboration Concepts We Have Already Established. Collaboration - Key Success Factors by Larry Chait (Discussion Leader) and Tools.