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Elisabeth Goodman’s 2013 blogging year in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2013 annual report for this blog. Change Management, Lean and Six Sigma, and Knowledge Management continue to be the most popular topics for my readers, with a little Project Management thrown in. Here’s an excerpt: The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog …

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Umbrella 2013 – a view from a CILIP trainer

By Elisabeth Goodman The last time I attended a ‘CILIP’ conference was in the days of one of its predecessors: The Institute of Information Scientists (IIS).  So it was a real treat to have the opportunity to catch-up with so many people (about 600) practicing a range of careers relating to Library and Information Management. …

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Where Information Management ends and Knowledge Management begins – an extract

By Elisabeth Goodman This blog is a summary of my presentation at the APM KSIG event in Birmingham on 14th May 2013.  A fuller write-up, including my and Martin Fisher’s notes on the highlights from the discussion will shortly be available on the APM website. Every project management input and output involves both information and …

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Social Media – What’s the ROI? Notes from a @CambNetwork breakfast meeting

By Elisabeth Goodman Social Media: putting you and your business at the heart of your community Back in 2010 I wrote a blog about how Social Media could be used as a key tool for sharing knowledge and for business development, and effective ways to go about that. [Social Media: putting your and your business …

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Knowledge Management: past, present and future – notes on a NetIKX seminar (#NetIKX60)

By Elisabeth Goodman Knowledge Management past and present It’s NetIKX’s 21st year since it’s original formation in 1992 as the IRM (Information Resource Management) group under Aslib.  This seminar (in March 2013) was an opportunity for Stuart Ward (Forward Consulting) to reflect on the past and present of Knowledge Management, and for Alison (Lissi) Corfield …

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Making Knowledge Work – Beyond Lessons Learned – Notes from APM #KSIGDDAY

APM prospective Knowledge SIG Conference – 5th July 2012 Based on the @ecgoodman twitter stream tagged with #KSIGDDAY @APMProjectMgmt #KM Meeting kicking off – looking forward to it! The meeting started with some speed networking in which I met lots of great people from all sectors of work, the UK, sizes of organisation, and levels …

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Collaborative working – UkeIG 2012 post-AGM briefing (#ukeigagm)

Tweets from a presentation by Angela Ashenden, Principal Analyst, MWD Advisors entitled: Building a collaborative culture: people, processes and technology (to be read from the bottom up!) @aashenden #ukeigagm #km #CM mwdadvisors.com/collaboration Collab tool strategy (2): identify & address resistance; incentivise collaboration; lead by example Collab tool strategy (1): clear business goals; sponsorship throughout org; …

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Contributors sought for new book on Knowledge Management in the Pharmaceutical Industry

John Riddell and Elisabeth Goodman are writing a book on “Knowledge Management in the Pharmaceutical Industry: Enhancing Research, Development and Manufacturing Performance”. Whilst the book will be focused on the Pharmaceutical Industry, our aim is to discuss and demonstrate how Knowledge Management can be applied in a variety of environments. We hope that existing and …

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Lessons Learned – notes from an APM web briefing

By Elisabeth Goodman and John Riddell, RiverRhee Consulting (Preview of a blog to appear on the APM website) A recent discussion thread on the APM (Association for Project Management) website focussed on the potential value of Lessons Learned and the failure modes that generally occur.  We have edited the points made in the discussion thread into …

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