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We (OK, Rebecca mainly) muse on our favourite online tools, knowledge management practices and where we want to take our technology.
Alice Anderson, Librarian at Lander & Rogers, has written for us before about her conference experience. (and, more specifically. a presentation she gave on Linex). In September of this year she attended the Janders Dean Knowledge and Innovation Conference, and shares the highlights of her experience here.
It’s a good time to be in knowledge management if you like change. This was the resounding message at the Janders Dean 6th annual legal knowledge and innovation conference in September 2013. A number of the conference presenters addressed change in the legal industry directly. The presenters looked at how to grapple with change and what it might mean for longevity as well as how to adapt services and maximise new opportunities.
The Colorado Library Consortium gives us all a lesson in how to attract the right candidate to your job opening.
It is not the usual:
“CLiC seeks an Assistant Director with experience doing… blah, blah, blah.”
Instead it ropes in the mob, Star Trek and the most interesting job in the world.
Creating, building, learning.
In this last post relating to the SLA/ FT Twelve Tasks, we look at those which suggest creating new services, implementing initiatives and learning new skills ourselves.
Value, risk and profit
Three of the 12 tasks for Information Professionals consider how value, risk and profit maximisation can be linked to the work that info pros carry out.