Welcome!

Machine Learning Authors: Elizabeth White, Yeshim Deniz, Jason Bloomberg, Zakia Bouachraoui, Pat Romanski

News Feed Item

Kansas City "Mid-America" Chapter of the Knowledge Management Institute Established

Kansas City "Mid-America" Chapter of the Knowledge Management Institute Established

KANSAS CITY, MO -- (MARKET WIRE) -- 04/20/06 -- The recently established Kansas City "Mid-America" Chapter of the Knowledge Management Institute will hold its membership kickoff meetings on May 2-3. The chapter is the first Midwestern Chapter of KMI and the only U.S. chapter west of the Mississippi. The Knowledge Management Institute focuses on educating managers and leaders in the broad discipline of knowledge management.

The Kansas City chapter of the Knowledge Management Institute will be holding two chapter kickoff meetings on Tuesday, May 2nd from 6-8 pm. and on Wednesday, May 3rd from 12-2 pm. at the Kauffman Foundation Conference Center, 4801 Rockhill Road, Kansas City, MO.

The featured speaker for these two meetings will be Douglas Weidner of the Knowledge Management Institute. Mr. Weidner is one of the world's foremost authorities on Knowledge Management. His topic will be "Demystifying Knowledge Management." Mr. Weidner will introduce you to some low/no-budget powerful practical techniques to improve your organization's knowledge processes.

If you would like to attend this meeting please contact Debbie Couch @ [email protected] or call 913-262-6500 ext. 2014.

What is the Knowledge Management Institute? The U.S. economy is undergoing a transformation to a knowledge economy in which the effective application of knowledge will drive future business / government success. Understanding how to manage knowledge processes to drive innovation will be a key factor in the success of all future business and government organizations. The Knowledge Management Institute focuses on educating managers and leaders in the broad discipline of knowledge management.

The Kansas City Chapter is led by Kate Buckley of the Triple-i Corporation who is Triple-i's Knowledge Management Practice director and is a key team member of The U.S. Army's Battle Command Knowledge System.

Membership in the KC chapter of the Knowledge Management Institute is free and new members can register by visiting http://www.kminstitute.org/kansascitychapter.html.

Contact:

Davis Loupe
Knowledge Management Institute - Kansas City Chapter
913-262-6500 ext. 2033
Email Contact

http://www.kminstitute.org/kansascitychapter.html.

More Stories By Marketwired .

Copyright © 2009 Marketwired. All rights reserved. All the news releases provided by Marketwired are copyrighted. Any forms of copying other than an individual user's personal reference without express written permission is prohibited. Further distribution of these materials is strictly forbidden, including but not limited to, posting, emailing, faxing, archiving in a public database, redistributing via a computer network or in a printed form.

CloudEXPO Stories
Headquartered in Plainsboro, NJ, Synametrics Technologies has provided IT professionals and computer systems developers since 1997. Based on the success of their initial product offerings (WinSQL and DeltaCopy), the company continues to create and hone innovative products that help its customers get more from their computer applications, databases and infrastructure. To date, over one million users around the world have chosen Synametrics solutions to help power their accelerated business or personal computing needs.
All in Mobile is a place where we continually maximize their impact by fostering understanding, empathy, insights, creativity and joy. They believe that a truly useful and desirable mobile app doesn't need the brightest idea or the most advanced technology. A great product begins with understanding people. It's easy to think that customers will love your app, but can you justify it? They make sure your final app is something that users truly want and need. The only way to do this is by researching target group and involving users in the designing process.
Digital Transformation and Disruption, Amazon Style - What You Can Learn. Chris Kocher is a co-founder of Grey Heron, a management and strategic marketing consulting firm. He has 25+ years in both strategic and hands-on operating experience helping executives and investors build revenues and shareholder value. He has consulted with over 130 companies on innovating with new business models, product strategies and monetization. Chris has held management positions at HP and Symantec in addition to advisory roles at startups. He has worked extensively on monetization, SAAS, IoT, ecosystems, partnerships and accelerating growth in new business initiatives.
Whenever a new technology hits the high points of hype, everyone starts talking about it like it will solve all their business problems. Blockchain is one of those technologies. According to Gartner's latest report on the hype cycle of emerging technologies, blockchain has just passed the peak of their hype cycle curve. If you read the news articles about it, one would think it has taken over the technology world. No disruptive technology is without its challenges and potential impediments that frequently get lost in the hype. The panel will discuss their perspective on what they see as they key challenges and/or impediments to adoption, and how they see those issues could be resolved or mitigated.
Lori MacVittie is a subject matter expert on emerging technology responsible for outbound evangelism across F5's entire product suite. MacVittie has extensive development and technical architecture experience in both high-tech and enterprise organizations, in addition to network and systems administration expertise. Prior to joining F5, MacVittie was an award-winning technology editor at Network Computing Magazine where she evaluated and tested application-focused technologies including app security and encryption-related solutions. She holds a B.S. in Information and Computing Science from the University of Wisconsin at Green Bay, and an M.S. in Computer Science from Nova Southeastern University, and is an O'Reilly author.