SIKM Leaders Community

SIKM Leaders Community

The SIKM Leaders Community, originally named the Systems Integration Knowledge Management Leaders Community, is a community of Knowledge Management leaders from firms around the world. It was created in 2005 by Stan Garfield for Systems Integration and Consulting firms, but soon expanded to include all Knowledge Management leaders. The goal is to share experiences and insights on implementing Knowledge Management programs.

Stan, who is still leading the community, was Community Evangelist at Deloitte Global Knowledge Services and Worldwide Knowledge Management Lead at Hewlett Packard and Compaq Computer Corp. He is now retired, acting as author, speaker and community leader in the field of Knowledge Management.

The Systems Integration KM Leaders Community offers the following Knowledge Management education and training opportunities:

Chapters

Meetings

  • Monthly SIKM Leaders Community Calls
    List of Community Calls
    Usually on the third Tuesday of the month; Meeting platform; Member access to schedule w. links to past calls’ follow-ups (incl. slides, recordings, etc.); Since 2017 supported by Susan Ostreicher

  • Chapter meetings
    List of Meetings
  • SIKM Peer Assists
    • Jan 2021: Lessons Learned Delivery
  • Get-togethers @ KM events (mainly at KMWorld conference)
    • 12th SIKM Leaders Community Dinner/Meetup at KMWorld, Nov 16, 2020 (Orga: Susan Hanley)
    • 11th SIKM Leaders Community Dinner at KMWorld, Nov 6, 2019 (Orga: Susan Hanley, Arno Boersma, Neesham Spitzberg)
    • 10th SIKM Leaders Community Dinner at KMWorld, Nov 7, 2018 (Orga: Susan Hanley)
    • 9th SIKM Leaders Community Dinner at KMWorld, Nov 7, 2017 (Orga: Susan Hanley)
    • 8th SIKM Leaders Community Dinner at KMWorld, Nov 16, 2016 (Orga: Susan Hanley)
    • 7th SIKM Leaders Community Dinner at KMWorld, Nov 3, 2015 (Orga: Arno Boersma and Neesham Spitzberg)
    • 6th SIKM Leaders Community Dinner at KMWorld, Nov 6, 2014 (Orga: Susan Hanley)
    • 5th SIKM Leaders Community Dinner at KMWorld, Nov 6, 2013 (Orga: Susan Hanley)
    • (informal) APQC KM Conference SIKM Leaders Community Dinner, May 2, 2013
    • 4th SIKM Leaders Community Dinner at KMWorld, Oct 18, 2012 (Orga: Susan Hanley)
    • APQC KM Conference SIKM Leaders Community Dinner, Apr 26, 2012 (Orga.: Linda Hummel)
    • 3th SIKM Leaders Community Dinner at KMWorld, Nov 2, 2011 (Orga: Susan Hanley)
      (joint event with the Knowledge Management Education Forum)
    • 2nd SIKM Leaders Community Dinner at KMWorld, Nov 17, 2010 (Orga: Susan Hanley)
    • 1st SIKM Leaders Community Dinner at KMWorld, Nov 17, 2009 (Orga: Susan Hanley)
  • Group Conversations
    Latest conversations

    • March 6, 2021
      Re: Knowledge sharing culture
      Stacie I'm Peter not Patrick :)Leader advocacy is crucial indeed but what I mean by leaders are at board level starting with the CEO! That's where a strategic intent will come from.In bp, Be …
    • March 6, 2021
      Re: Knowledge sharing culture
      Thanks Patrick!  Your last sentence hits the nailOn the head! “For an organisation wanting to see knowledge sharing become natural for everyone, its leaders need to realise the need for a collaborativ …
    • March 6, 2021
      Re: Knowledge sharing culture
      Thanks Stan for bringing these back up! Sent from Stacie's iPhone
    • March 5, 2021
      Re: Knowledge sharing culture
      Thank you Stan for alerting me of this discussion on my favourite topic, and for reconnecting me with the SIKM group! Last time I engaged with all of you could be 10yrs ago!Firstly, you will find here …
    • March 5, 2021
      My new KM book released
      Dear all,Being a First time author, it gives me great pleasure to share that my new Book "Design Knowledge Management System"-A practical guide for implementing ISO 30401 KMS standard ;  has …
    • March 5, 2021
      Re: Knowledge sharing culture
      Stacie, thanks for starting this discussion. These links may be of interest: Previous SIKM discussion threads Knowledge-Sharing Culture and Values 50 Categories for Assessing Organizational Culture We …
    • March 5, 2021
      Re: Knowledge sharing culture
      Thanks Abbe for sharing what's worked well for you in the past, great idea on the publicity and leveraging internal rewards system/ the twitter like feed making those folks more visible across th …
    • March 5, 2021
      Re: Knowledge sharing culture
      Thank you Nirmala, great tangible example and good to hear you found some success with that type of "teach me to fish" approach.  
    • March 5, 2021
      Re: Knowledge sharing culture
      Thank you Matt for your insights, yes definitely agree with aligning to the current org culture, great point.  
    • March 5, 2021
      Re: Knowledge sharing culture
      This is such a great question, and one I wrestled with at WarnerMedia. Here are some of the incentives I used to get people to buy into a culture of knowledge sharing:1. Rewards and recognition: I wro …

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