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Introducing Scribble Creative

May 12, 2014

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The other day I started a business. I now have an event management consultancy called Scribble Creative.

#actKM11: Parsons Brinckerhoff wins actKM’s Gold Award

October 11, 2011

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        Last night Parsons Brinckerhoff Asia Pacific was awarded actKM’s Gold Award for excellence in knowledge management. Thanks to the efforts of Cory Banks and the rest of PB’s KM professionals, the company has had some very tangible achievements in getting its 15,000 people world-wide to work a lot more closely together […]

#actKM11: Unknown unknowns: presentation and exercise

October 11, 2011

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For presenter Sha Reilly of Origin Energy, talent and expertise management came to mind immediately as one of the things that keeps CEOs awake. She said it’s an important topic for CEOs because: post-GFC growth is a priority they are concerned about skills shortages especially in growth industries like mining skills shortages lead to knowledge […]

#actKM11: Using IS to promote KM at the Australian Army

October 11, 2011

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Here’s an overview of Matthew Cain’s presentation on what the Australian Army is doing in knowledge management. A brief history of knowledge management in Army People seem to manage knowledge differently from how they manage anything else, in a very piecemeal way. For example, Navy and RAAF are both good at capturing lessons but not […]

#actKM11: Preparing your organisation for the future

October 11, 2011

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Matthew Tukaki of the Sustain Group presented on change management using as a case study a succession project he conducted for Drake. The presentation notes will be available on Slideshare and here are some snippets from the Q&A session at the end. — When you went out and spoke to people about the coming organisational […]

#actKM11: Is good enough knowledge management OK?

October 10, 2011

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Ian Fry’s presentation came out of a discussion that happened at actKM 2010 in Canberra and its theme was “toughen up”. He says knowledge management professionals aren’t hard enough on themselves, especially regarding measuring their results. Apparently it’s common to say that knowledge and its management is immeasurable. Ian says that is weak. More on […]

#actkm11: Michelle Lambert’s social media roundtable

October 10, 2011

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Michelle has been talking about social media since 2006. Her experience (and I’m sure a lot of people’s) is that there are lots of consultants out there doing social strategies although a lot are not doing it well. When she couldn’t find any good guidelines, she and her team made their own which is a […]