Change & Innovation
The conversation about the value of libraries and information professionals is becoming larger, especially with financially challenged governments these days. We definitely need more dialogue and understanding. Communication from our government is critical, especially when a health crisis involves us all! Let’s talk to government specialists who manage and share data and information in their departments and with the public, look at the challenges and experiences of the last year, and find some valuable services information professionals and librarians can provide!Read More
How can we learn from children? How can we harvest what our kids are thinking, hoping for, desiring in their learning environments and communities? How can we provide them with opportunities to influence adult thinking and actions? Children are our future customers and we need their input!Read More
It has been a few weeks since hundreds of participants from around the world shared their first experience of KMWorld
virtually! Once again the event included Taxonomy Boot Camp, Enterprise Search & Discovery, and Text Analytics Forum. I hope all you participants have had a chance to revisit the conference site with your unique registration code on the Pheedloop platform and take advantage of the archived content (both slides and recorded videos) you missed last month. There were so many wonderful discussions, case studies, sharing of tools and strategies, amazing insights, discovery of new resources and learning from colleagues, networking & more. In addition to the innovative and knowledgeable faculty of speakers, (listed alphabetically by first name — %$#@*), the conference was supported by exhibitors and sponsors who highlighted technology and solutions to enhance knowledge sharing in any organization.
I was really inspired yesterday listening to KM pioneer Leif Edvinsson speak to the SIKM community begun by Stan Garfield many years ago. He began his talk by asking Stan what he thought of the world today, sunrise or sunset? Trick question! The sun never sets. So our world goes on! Leif touched on many interesting things: KM in 3D, knowledge navigation, ignorance management, learning to see, learning journeys, and more!Read More