Abstract: In 2008 I ran a global survey on knowledge manager professional development and experience. It found that only 29% of knowledge managers had been in their role for more than 4 years, and only 25% were confident of moving on to another KM role. The average “lifespan” among respondents was something like 2.5
Abstract: In a two-part podcast APQC’s Mercy Harper talks with Dr. Kendra Albright (Goodyear Endowed Professor in Knowledge Management, School of Information, Kent State University) and Lauren Trees (Principal Research Lead for Knowledge Management, APQC) about Knowledge Management careers, degree programs, and the key skills and experiences future Knowledge Management professionals should seek out and
Abstract: There are many factors that can affect the success of individual organizations and whole industries. There are widespread economic booms and busts, global trade issues, competitive situations, changes in consumer confidence levels—the list goes on. But there are steps that all knowledge management experts can take to better position themselves and their organizations
Abstract: The field of KM offers several choices for careers, and the practice of KM applies to any career. Few blessings in this world compare with the joy of spending your days working at a career you enjoy. As a public space for self-expression, nothing beats your career. What you choose to work at
Abstract: LAC Group has published a new e-booklet for LIS students and graduates who want to explore opportunities in the emerging and dynamic field of knowledge management. Knowledge management careers contains descriptions of different career paths in knowledge management (KM) and first-person advice from knowledge managers working for LAC Group in various organizations.