Abstract: Today’s graduates are being trained to evaluate business needs and find the best KM technology to help their employers reach their goals. As the next wave of college graduates hits the job market, there will be a select group who have been trained in knowledge management systems. These graduates will
Abstract: Every job has its pluses and minuses. Consider dentists: great work environment, good pay and definitely needed. However, does anyone really appreciate their dentist? Same deal for doctors—and KM professionals. How does one stay excited about one’s career? Over the years, a few colleagues in the KM profession, as well
Abstract: What part will knowledge organization (KO) play in our ability to find and manage information in the future, whether it’s on websites, document management systems, collaboration systems, corporate intranets, or even on shared drives? What sort of roles will be needed to cope with the ever increasing amounts of information that we’re dealing
Abstract: On June 28th, as part of the 2010 ALA Annual Conference, approximately 45 would-be Knowledge Managers had the opportunity to interact with some of the federal government’s leading Knowledge Management (KM) practitioners in an exciting informational/networking event hosted by Amanda Wilson, Director of the Department of Transportation’s National Transportation Library.
Abstract: Knowledge management spans numerous disciplines, so it is not surprising that graduate level programs in KM have their roots in diverse fields. Some have emerged from library science and focus on the management of information, including records management. Others come from an IT perspective and offer enterprise information systems or database management programs.