KM World 2014 will be held in Washington DC at the Grand Hyatt from November 4 to 7. It is great event. I used go regularly and highly recommend it to anyone interested in helping workforces perform at their maximum levels. There are many useful sessions including the ones described below.
On Thursday, November 6 the session, KM Enterprise Adoption: How to Make It Stick! will be led by V. Mary Abraham, Co-Founder, Broadli Inc. Above and Beyond KM, Jean-Claude Monney, Chief Knowledge Collaboration Energizer, Microsoft Services, Microsoft, Stan Garfield, Community Evangelist, Global Knowledge Services, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited Author, Implementing a Successful KM Programme; Founder, SIKM Leaders Community, Deirdre Walsh, Jive Software. The sessions is described as follows: Many companies are quick to adopt a KM transformation program but few have managed to make them stick. KM adoption experience is facilitated and discussed by three KM practitioners from Deloitte, Jive, and Microsoft. Tips and lessons learned are shared as practical take-away recommendations. Don’t miss this one!” I would agree there a great group of presenters.
Stan Garfield also offers the following session on Thursday, Practical Social Media Tips, “We are all familiar with social media, and most, if not all, of us use Facebook, LinkedIn, and/or Twitter. This interactive session includes a variety of tips shared by our seasoned KM practitioner such as using daily themes, Twitter chats, live tweeting, mentioning people, Twitter lists, integrating Twitter with LinkedIn and Google+, Facebook communities, using LinkedIn connections, Google+ Hangouts and Communities, Google Sites, Foursquare, Quora, SlideShare, SharePoint, Yammer, Pinterest, Storify, About.me, and Divshare. Attendees can participate by sharing their favorite tools and techniques. Grab lots of ideas for using social tools to engage your community and provide lots of tools for collaboration.