Knowledge Facilitation :: SF/Silicon Valley
Knowledge Facilitation : Advancing Performance, Value and Effectiveness
Using Knowledge-Centered Principles
The SF/Silicon Valley Cluster Sponsors have identified mastery of knowledge
facilitation as a critical Next Practice for the knowledge economy. They
will colonize their theme for your community on Sept 27, 2005 in San
Francisco, California USA. Open, secure registration in progress. All are
welcome. Registration in advance is required.
Legendary McKinsey strategist, author and Internet guru John Hagel will lead
the keynote conversations. Hagel and John Seely Brown's new book is "The
Only Sustainable Edge." These two respected authors have many worldwide
cases that elaborate how KM and communities 'can make life better' in all
manner of circumstances and business settings.
Knowledge Facilitation is a deep dive of effective organizational design for
KM. Today, far too much emphasis is placed on tools, processes and
techniques for KM. Effective organizational, network and community
structures have a far greater impact than these pedestrian methods.
Why are people preoccupied with fancy procedures and expensive tools that
forsake crafting more effective communities and social networks to optimize
knowledge ecologies, improving fluid conversations and expanded knowledge
Why does the new centralized portal and extravagant, failure-prone IT
initiatives get millions in investments each year while distributed
communities-of-practice fight for survival?
For knowledge facilitation, key roles are emerging such as knowledge
brokers, journalists, connectors and above all, knowledge leaders.
Registration for these open conversations is in progress. All are welcome.
Secure registration: https://www.kmcluster.com/sfo/Reg_SFO_Fall05.htm
As usual, your low-cost tuition and registration includes all meals,
materials and refreshments. In addition, copies of "The Only Sustainable
Edge" and "Developing Knowledge-Based Client Relationships" will be
provided. Registration in advance required. Your community event will reach
capacity quickly. You are encouraged to register early. Note: all resources
are use to sustain your Cluster action/research networks and propel your
For USA folks, please have a safe and pleasant Labor Day Holiday, all others
have a great weekend!
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