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)

Training

  • Would you like to have a KM MENTOR? Peer Mentoring Programme for KM practitioners (start: 2023; w. KM4Dev)
      Feb 2024: KM Peer Mentoring Pilot Debrief

Conferences

  • Midwest Knowledge Management (KM) Symposium*
    (Organizer: Midwest KM Community; Pioneer Knowledge Services)

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 at KMWorld, 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

    • April 11, 2024
      Position announcement – adaptive management/CLA specialist for international development
      Fellow SIKM members,Please pass it on – Panagora Group has an immediate opening for an adaptive management/CLA specialist to work with our growing innovation and organizational learning team. Read on …
    • April 11, 2024
      Re: DAP is the magic tool many KM experts don't know yet!!!
      I agree! There’s so much potential that digital adoption platforms have that is untapped. The ability to simplify the user experience when launching new capabilities AND use metrics intelligently to h …
    • April 11, 2024
      Call for Papers – ICKM 2024
      Apologies for cross posting. 19th International Conference on Knowledge Management (ICKM 2024) Conference Theme: Navigating Inequities and Social Justice in the Age of Artificial Intelligence   Octobe …
    • April 11, 2024
      Re: Keeping people in the disagreement
      Hi Robert,Thanks for your insights into this social challenge. We are agreed on the reduction in social capital and this is an essential ingredient for knowledge sharing. There is no doubt that genuin …
    • April 11, 2024
      Re: DAP is the magic tool many KM experts don't know yet!!!
      Hi Stan,Even after all these years of knowing you, I am still impressed with your diligence in never forgetting any details, not even a promised link.Here is the link to the vendor-agnostic DAP summit …
    • April 10, 2024
      Re: DAP is the magic tool many KM experts don't know yet!!!
      On Fri, Feb 23, 2024 at 01:02 PM, Thomas Blumer wrote: I have a webinar with Seth Earley about AI and DAP on Wednesday, February 28th.  The first vendor-agnostic DAP Summit happens from February 27 to …
    • April 9, 2024
      Re: Keeping people in the disagreement
      Hi Arthur,   Thanks.  I was reading your message, and it triggered a few thoughts.  The first is that some people are givers – and others are takers.  (See Adam Grant’s book Give and Take.)  Assuming …
    • April 8, 2024
      Re: Keeping people in the disagreement
      Hello Stephen and Robert,I agree the challenges in motivating more people to share are enormous (despite the exceptional role model examples of people like Stan). There are some people who do this nat …
    • April 5, 2024
      Bite-Sized KMWorld Europe, April 10, half day online discussion
      Timing of eventHuman Intelligence: People, Patterns & ProcessesWednesday 10 April14.00 -17.00 (UK);15.00-18.00 (Europe); 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time (ET)Thanks for clarifying. Hope to see you online!Ja …
    • April 5, 2024
      Re: Bite-Sized KMWorld Europe, April 10, half day online discussion
      sorry, what time zone? On Tuesday, April 2, 2024 at 01:21:24 PM PDT, Jane Dysart wrote: Got time to chat online about #KM? Half day virtual program with a number of speakers from the SIKM group.  Hope …

Web Channels

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