The NSW KM Forum is again pleased to support the Enterprise 2.0 Executive Forum being held next in 2009.

The Enterprise 2.0 Executive Forum is a deeply practical day for executives who want to harness social software to lead their organisations forward.

The Forum gathers industry leaders to share expertise and case studies that explain the power of Web 2.0 tools and how they can unlock the full potential of your organisation.

Participants will leave the Forum with the latest global insights into creating value with Enterprise 2.0, as well as the Implementing Enterprise 2.0 Report: a roadmap of the specific steps organisations need to take for successful implementation and building competitive advantage.

Topics covered include:

  • Implementation: practical guidance on how to build a case and drive value creation;
  • Governance and policies: managing risks and benefits;
  • Business value: how to drive efficiency , productivity and innovation;
  • Mobile participation: how mobile workflow is increasing productivity;
  • Social networks: policies for Facebook and implementing internal social networks; and
  • Managing change: supporting collaboration and user adoption.

For more information and to register, visit the Future Exploration Network Website:

  • A $100 + GST discount applies to all registrations made by
    24th December.
  • All attendees will receive a FREE copy of Future Exploration Network’s Implementing Enterprise 2.0 Report, valued at $US195.
  • The first 25 attendees to register will receive a free copy of Ross Dawon’s Living Networks!

Register now.

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IPP Consulting are hosting another free 2 1/2 hour workshop on Thursday 23rd October, this time looking at Enterprise Search.

Its a requirement that comes up all the time – give me a “Google-like search capability”… but why is it so hard?

Places are limited and you must RSVP – further details over on the ChiefTech blog.

Arthur Shelley, author of the The Organizational Zoo A Survival Guide to Workplace Behavior, will be running a workshop in Sydney on 17th November on Knowledge Frameworks for Enhanced Performance.

This is a participant driven day that offers strategies for promoting a knowledge sharing culture via case studies, participants own experiences and the professional experience of the presenter.  Theory is minimised, the focus is on practical solutions which will deliver strategies for effective knowledge capabilities to create dynamic high performance knowledge organisations. Each participant will receive comprehensive documentation as an ongoing reference.

For more information, please visit the PICS Website.

Please note: The early bird discount for these events runs out at the end of this week

Intranets 2.0
Exploiting and reaping the benefits of social media from inside the organizational firewall
29th October 2008, Sydney

With case studies and practical tips from Australia’s leading organisations – SunGard, Sparke Helmore, TabCorp, IPP Consulting, AMP, Arup, News Digital Media & Telstra – this one-day conference will demonstrate how organisations are weaving social media tools into their existing intranet framework to enhance functionality and create two-way communication.

Taxonomies 2.0
Harnessing web 2.0 tools and technologies for enhanced content categorization, tagging and search
30th October 2008, Sydney

During the course of this intensive one day event, an expert line-up of speakers will talk you through the steps you need to take in order to exploit the benefits of social media when related to your organisational taxonomies. Taxonomies are  a fundamental part of your information architecture for the management and organisation of content. With the introduction of 2.0 tools and applications, their importance has never been so prevalent.

For more information on these events, please go to www.keyforums.com.au or call 02 9436 4255 to request a copy of the brochure.

IPP Consulting are hosting a free 2 hour Knowledge Management Bootcamp on Thursday 18th September:

So, why a KM Bootcamp? We know that the first step with starting or refreshing a KM program can be the most difficult and the idea is to give people the chance to have a bit of a mental workout around the topic of Knowledge Management.”

Places are limited and you must RSVP – further details over at the ChiefTech blog.

The Institute for Information Management (IIM) Ltd, Sydney Branch cordially invites IIM members and other interested information professionals to attend our very special Breakfast Seminar.

ABOUT THE PRESENTATION

Professor Julie McLeod, Professor in Records Management, University of Northumbria, UK, will present the topic of ERM in a Web 2.0 World, and will discuss a project being conducted at the University of Northumbria, UK. The project is called AC+erm (Accelerating positive change in ERM. It is a multidisciplinary, multi-stakeholder approach to addressing effective records management in a Web 2.0 world. Professor McLeod will be seeking discussion from attendees, and sharing of results.

ABOUT JULIE McLEOD

Julie McLeod is Professor in Records Management in the School of Engineering, Computing and Information Sciences at Northumbria University, having joined after a career in industry as an information and records manager. She has worked on innovative work-based and distance learning training and education initiatives with the BBC, Deutsche Bank, The National Archives and the European Central Bank, and is Programme Leader for the MSc in Records Management distance learning.

A member of the BSI and ISO committees on records management standards work, she has conducted JISC and AHRC funded research in records management, and is currently leading a 3-year AHRC funded project called Accelerating positive change in electronic records management (AC+erm) (www.northumbria.ac.uk/acerm). She has published widely, including co-authoring and editing several text books, is Editor of the Records Management Journal (www.emeraldinsight.com/rmj.htm),and holds positions on the boards of other esteemed journals. In 2006 she became a member of the AHRC Peer Review Panel for Libraries, Museums and Archives and in 2007 was awarded a Personal Chair in Research at Northumbria University.

Date: Thursday 11th September  2008
Time: Register from 7:30am, presentation to commence at 8:00am. Session concludes 9:00 am
A light breakfast will be served
Venue: Opticon Australia, Level 29, 580 George St, Sydney
Registrations: Numbers are strictly limited. 

Please register NOW with the IIM Secretariat using this link to the Registration form

Cost: IIM Members $15, Non-Members $20, New IIM Members registering for this event Free
Queries: IIM Secretariat Ph: 03 95363116 Email:iim@iim.org.au

Anecdote are running two events in Sydney later in the year:

  • Storytelling for Business Leaders – 2nd October 2008
  • Building a Collaborative Workplace – 26th November 2008

See the Anecdote blog for details.