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Who “Owns” Knowledge Assets, Content and Search in the Enterprise?

Thursday, October 20, 4:00 - 6:00 p.m., Microsoft, 201 Jones Rd., Sixth Floor, Waltham, MA 02451. Directions.

Moderator: Lynda Moulton, Senior Analyst and Consultant at Outsell’s Gilbane Services

TOPIC: KM World and the Enterprise Search Summit are coming up Nov. 1 - 3 in Washington, D. C. and one of the topics on the program is an interactive session to be lead by Moulton, Who Owns (Or Should Own) Search in Your Enterprise? It was launched with a LinkedIn topic on that theme on the Enterprise Search Engine Professionals group. The discussion has been constant for several months and surfaces a lot of issues we need to talk about. Join the group (requires registration) if you want to follow it, and join us for the expansion of the topic on October 20th to include all content related technology projects. We need to know where to position this stuff in our own organizations. The options are endless but not always clear. This will be a highly interactive session - bring your comments and questions.

BIOGRAPHY: Lynda Moulton is Senior Analyst for Enterprise Search Outsell’s Gilbane services. She is also principal at LWM Technology Services. Her professional accomplishments include implementing search related technologies, and designing systems for managing enterprise content, beginning with the release of BiblioTech software in 1980.  Lynda also blogs and writes on knowledge management. Her commentary on search can be seen at: http://gilbane.com/search_blog/. Other projects and writings on knowledge and information management are at http://www.lwmtechnology.com. In 2008 she played a lead role in producing the Gilbane report: Enterprise Search Markets and Applications; Capitalizing on Emerging Demand. She was the principal writer for the July 2010 study, Semantic Software Technologies; Landscape of High Value Applications for the Enterprise. In addition to analyst work, Lynda consults to enterprises on search and content strategies, taxonomy development and management, and product evaluations and implementations.

PLEASE Register even if you are not certain you can attend so we have an accurate estimate of attendees for handouts. NOTE: The registration page has changed and you will be directed to another site where the registration form resides. It is now hosted by lwmtechnology.com and is legitimate.

Registration Form for Thursday

Registration Comments (Cost, time, meeting format)

KMF Café – Table-talking KM Challenges a joint program with SLA Boston*

KM Table Topics/Cases
a Joint Program
Sponsored by the Boston KM Forum and SLA Boston*
Symposium at Bentley University, Thursday, April 29, 2010, 8AM - 4PM

The Boston KM Forum is launching a new format for our Bentley University series - Workshop style roundtable discussions. Additional readings and related content

> 8-8:30 Registration and breakfast

> 8:30 - 9 Introductions and Announcements

> 9 - 10 Roundtable Session 1

> Break

> 10:15 - 11:15  Roundtable Session 2

> 11:25 - 12:25 Roundtable Session 3

> 12:30 Lunch

> 1:30 - 3:30 Panel Discussion and Open Forum


SHOWCASING these TOPICS

Here is the format:

There will be six tables,  each with a case presenter (noted above) and moderator. The case presenter will describe the challenge as a mini case study and open the discussion with questions for the table audience. Over the course of an hour the moderator and presenter will “tease out” commentary, suggestions and innovative solutions.

Attendees will rotate three times during the meeting to new tables and a different topic of interest.

In the afternoon, moderators/presenters will share highlights of the case and commentary.

Boston Knowledge Management Forum at Bentley University
A Symposium on Leveraging Knowledge

Thursday, April 29, 2010, 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM,

The Commons Room in the Adamian Academic Center, Bentley Univ., Waltham, MA (Bldg. D on Map) Directions

$50 Pre-Registration Deadline April 23 [click here to register and pay online OR bring cash/check; $60 for walk-ins with no pre-registration] The fee, includes a light breakfast and full lunch.

Advance registration is required to be eligible for the $50 for the full-day rate. Registration includes continental breakfast and lunch. After filling out the registration form, you may elect to pay using PayPal or you can mail your check to the address provided. Make the check payable to Boston KM Forum. We would appreciate prepayment to speed the on-site registration process. Note that this event is heavily subsidized by The Boston KM Forum to keep the cost within the reach of all KM practitioners. For walk-ins, $60 at the door, cash or check only. Click here to register.

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*SLA Boston is a Chapter of the international association SLA, with over 11,000 members worldwide. SLA is the global organization for innovative information professionals and their strategic partners. It’s mission is to promote and strengthen its members through learning, advocacy, and networking initiatives. SLA Boston is one of the local New England chapters of SLA. Our core values are leadership, service, innovation and continuous learning, results and accountability, collaboration and partnering. The Boston KM Forum has enjoyed active participation by many members of the SLA over the years; partnering in this joint symposium workshop will enhance the relationship.

Boston KM Forum wishes to thank the
Bentley University, Elkin B. McCallum Graduate School of Business
for its continued support of the KM series.

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Survey: KM and project management for IT projects

A survey is being conducted from the UK by Laurie Williams, a seasoned project manager. She is completing her Masters dissertation with an aim to establish whether knowledge management allied with good project management techniques can aid IT project success.

Visitors to our site who are actively using a project management technique are invited to participate at:
http://www.surveymonkey.com/s.aspx?sm=t9m_2bf6e41EWetpZsr2KDzA_3d_3d