Mar 312017
 
Cognitive Computing, KM and Big Data in Lung Cancer Research

There are approximately 22,000 new cases of lung cancer each year with an overall 5-year survival rate of only ~18 percent (American Cancer Society). The economic burden of lung cancer just based on per patient cost is estimated $46,000/patient (lung cancer journal). Treatment efforts using drugs and chemotherapy are effective for some, however more effective […]

Jan 312017
 
Knowledge Management in Practice: A Video Presentation

Knowledge is recognized as a valuable asset in organizations across many industries. How knowledge is shared, leveraged, obtained and managed will be the difference in how successful and sustainable an organization will become. The use of knowledge management principles, practices and procedures has expanded enormously in recent years. This expansion has also brought about the […]

Jan 112017
 
Answers to Pressing KM Questions

As we enter into 2017, I am dedicating this first blog post to answering some of the pressing KM questions presented by my clients. Do you recommend any standard model of KM to follow/implement? If so, please describe the model in summary. There are several models of KM that I have worked with at various […]

Dec 152016
 
Creating a Client Advantage - Knowledge Management in Law Firms

Legal knowledge management is the driving force within law firms across the globe. The recent International Bar Association (IBA) conference in Washington DC attracted over 6000 legal professionals from around the world and Knowledge Management (KM) was prominently featured at the conference. In an article by Ron Friedmann of Fireman & Company in Bloomberg Law […]

Nov 302016
 
Knowledge Management Roles, Responsibilities and Core Competencies

Over the last several weeks I have been in conversations with colleagues and clients about what are the specific Knowledge Management (KM) roles that are essential for a KM project and/or program to succeed. Since there could be a myriad of the types of KM projects that can be initiated, the roles needed to successfully execute […]

Oct 272016
 
Establishing a Central Knowledge Management Office (CKMO)

The Central Knowledge Management Office (CKMO) is comprised of Senior Management and Core Team members and is the vehicle for implementing and keeping under review the KM initiatives that will be championed by the organization. The CKMO will support KM innovation, and enhance individual and organizational performance, by delivering improved learning, collaboration, and knowledge sharing […]

Aug 312016
 
Knowledge Management in Practice

Knowledge is recognized as a valuable asset in organizations across many industries. How knowledge is shared, leveraged, obtained and managed will be the difference in how successful and sustainable an organization will become. This book is a culmination of my years of experience within the knowledge management (KM) discipline. Since 1998 I have been involved […]

Jul 312016
 
The Need for Knowledge Management Mentoring

I want to start this blog post by asking a question. Question: Once you complete a training class, a college course, and/or a seminar are you then ready right away to apply what you’ve learned to effectively do your job? I believe in 90% of the cases that answer is NO! So how do we […]

Jun 302016
 
Information Architecture and the Value of Content Modeling

Content modeling is a powerful tool for fostering communication and alignment between User Experience (UX) design, editorial, and technical resources on a Information Architecture effort. By clearly defining the content domains, content types, content attributes (metadata) and relationships, we can make sure that the envisioned content strategy becomes a reality for the content creators. The […]