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

  • SIKM Global Group (start: Aug 2005)
    • SIKM Community Champions
  • SIKM Boston Chapter (start: Jan 2009)
  • SIKM NYC Group (Dec 2015 – Dec 2016)
  • SIKM San Francisco Bay Area Group (start: Sep 2018)

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.; Registration required!); Since 2017 supported by Susan Ostreicher

  • Chapter meetings
    List of Meetings
  • SIKM Peer Assists, Knowledge Cafes, Fishbowls, etc.
  • Get-togethers @ KM events (mainly at KMWorld conference)
    • 13th SIKM Leaders Community Get-together, Nov 9, 2022
    • 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

    • December 6, 2022
      Re: The AI view of KM
      In the past, essays were a byproduct of teaching that proved people could think. Nowadays, it's a byproduct of a few keystrokes. So schools need to change and find new ways to teach people how to …
    • December 6, 2022
      Re: The AI view of KM
      King Phillip Cried, "Oh For Goodness Sake!"– -Tom– Tom Short ConsultingTSC+1 415 300 7457 All of my previous SIKM Posts
    • December 6, 2022
      Re: The AI view of KM
      I think this tool would do quite well on Truth Social.P Patrick LambePartnerStraits Knowledgephone:  +65 98528511web:  www.straitsknowledge.comresources:  www.greenchameleon.comknowledge mapping:  www …
    • December 6, 2022
      Re: The AI view of KM
      Well, not quite.  :) is an emu a mammal?   Yes, the emu is a flightless bird and a mammal.   Is a kiwi a mammal?   Yes, the kiwi is both a flightless bird and a mammal.   Are all flightless birds mamm …
    • December 6, 2022
      Re: The AI view of KM
      It has since changed its mind: —Andy FarnsworthMorning Strategy
    • December 6, 2022
      Re: SNA software: any idea of the investment?
      Ginetta:On the academic side, the commercial one I see most referenced when reading journal articles is UCINET. Their site says $150 govt/$250 commercial, but they offer volume and site discounts and …
    • December 6, 2022
      Re: The AI view of KM
      I think one of the defining characteristics of AI systems is in what they DON'T know.  Most humans have a common baseline of general knowledge (the kinds of things that "everybody knows …
    • December 6, 2022
      Re: The AI view of KM
      Great question worth validating tonight.  I do think it’s interesting that response coherence is weighted stronger than accuracy as you note in your post to the “[SIKM] A quick 'n dirty review of …
    • December 6, 2022
      Re: The AI view of KM
      Ben, would be interested to know if they validated that the links actually exist, and that the content created reflects what’s in those references (if they exist). >——————–<Gavin Ch …
    • December 6, 2022
      Re: The AI view of KM
      I showed it to my two boys last night. They’re 16 and 14 and we got a kick out of making it create poems about random things.   My 16 year old signed up for the service and immediately asked Chatgpt t …

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