Category Archives: Workshops

W20: Management by Design: Designing World-Class KM Experiences

Afternoon Preconference Workshops – Monday 14 November 
13:30 – 16:30

Using the methodology from Rasmus’ book, Management by Design, attendees learn how to leverage design thinking to create more holistic learning and knowledge transfer experiences. With examples such as how to design a meeting, how to capture knowledge from retiring employees, and how to introduce disruptive technology, attendees brainstorm knowledge management experiences and select two to be used as the basis for an in-workshop methodology learning experience. Learn how to apply the Management by Design methodology to create more integrated learning experiences through example designs, and through hands-on work.

Presented by: Daniel W. Rasmus

W21: Taking Knowledge Transfer to the Next Level

Afternoon Preconference Workshops – Monday 14 November 
13:30 – 16:30

We are well into the long-anticipated wave of retirements and accompanying efforts to transfer critical knowledge before it goes out the door. A fair amount of knowledge, in the form of lessons learned stories, checklists, rules, and formulas, has already been transferred. While useful, these approaches work primarily at the surface level, addressing what to do only in specific situations. Such methods have proven to be ineffective in complex, rapidly changing environments. This workshop draws upon a growing body of research in cognitive neuroscience, backed by more than a decade of field experience in transferring knowledge at a deep structure level. It focuses on identifying and operating on the underlying thought and decision processes that went into building the knowledge in the first place. Experience the six steps of deep learning: thinking, observing, enumerating, expressing, assessing, and adjusting. Increase your powers of observation by viewing situations from multiple perspectives. Connect the dots and see the big picture. Break detrimental learning habits that are holding you and your team back. Build and grow your personal body of knowledge and improve your ability to communicate what you’ve learned so others may benefit. In addition to the worksheets and handouts, receive a complimentary copy of the book:Deep Learning Manual: The Knowledge Explorer’s Guide to Self-Discovery in Education, Work, and Life.

Presented by: Art Murray

W22: Building an Innovation Engine in Your Organization

Afternoon Preconference Workshops – Monday 14 November 
13:30 – 16:30

In this hands-on experiential workshop, participants learn how to be effective innovation leaders within their organizations. They learn to think more expansively about innovation, understand how to implement smart innovation processes within their firms, hear about a broad range of possible innovations and the critical preconditions for innovation, and get tips on implementing a disciplined innovation process in their organization.

Presented by: V. Mary Abraham

Enterprise Solutions Grand Opening Reception

Pre-Conference Workshops & Enterprise Solutions Grand Opening Reception – Monday 14 November 
17:00 – 18:30

Join us for the Enterprise Solutions Showcase Grand Opening reception. Explore the latest products and services from the top companies in the marketplace while enjoying flavorful fare and drink. Open to all conference attendees, speakers, and sponsors.