Author: Carlin Parry

Sparks into Light: Complexity and the Development Sector

A NetIKX seminar, 28 July 2022 At our July 2022 NetIKX seminar, we welcomed Emma Jones of The Cynefin Company to discuss her work on the Power, Discrimination and Conflict research programme. Emma has an academic background in psychology and cognitive neuroscience, but ‘drifted serendipitously’, as she put it,...

MS Teams: the case for information architecture and governance

A NetIKX seminar, 26 May 2022 Microsoft Teams (MS Teams) became familiar to many of us during the COVID-19 pandemic, when demand for video conferencing tools skyrocketed. However, MS Teams is much more than an alternative to Zoom or Skype – it’s a fully-fledged set of productivity tools. In...

Radical KM: where the magic lives

A NetIKX seminar, Introduction to Radical KM, 27 January 2022 “Radical KM is not analytical or creative, it’s both” – Stephanie Barnes What is radical knowledge management (KM) and how does it differ from the traditional model of KM? This was the topic of Stephanie Barnes’ intriguing presentation at...

Writing for the Web: perspectives and practical advice

A NetIKX seminar, 25 November 2021 How is writing for the Web different from writing for other formats? What are the processes and principles involved in creating web content, and are there specific requirements and guidelines? These were some of the questions posed in this NetIKX seminar, presented by...

Ethical artificial intelligence

A NetIKX seminar, 22 July 2021 From doomsday scenarios of malevolent robots to the real concerns around facial recognition software and automated decision-making systems, as illustrated in the film Coded Bias, the power of artificial intelligence has been accompanied by fears of its misuse. At the most recent NetIKX...

The status of KM in 2020 and trends for the future

A NetIKX seminar, 27 May 2021 For the May 2021 seminar, NetIKX was pleased to host Nick Milton of Knoco Ltd for an in-depth discussion of the state of knowledge management (KM) during the exceptional year of 2020 and possible trends as we emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic. Knoco...

Working during the COVID-19 pandemic

A NetIKX seminar, 18 March 2021 This NetIKX seminar, in a departure from the usual format, addressed the subject of adaptation to life during the COVID-19 pandemic through a series of ten-minute ‘lightning talks’ given by guest speakers and members of the NetIKX committee. We have all been affected...

Managing knowledge in project environments

A NetIKX seminar, 21 January 2021 How can we manage knowledge more effectively in project environments? This was the question posed in the most recent NetIKX seminar, led by Judy Payne, an independent consultant and co-author of Managing Knowledge in Project Environments . How do project managers define KM?...

The framework and ISO standards for Collaboration, KM and Innovation

A NetIKX seminar, 26 November 2020 At first glance it may seem counterintuitive to have standards for innovation and collaboration – these are, after all, things which many people perceive as happening organically and spontaneously:  the myth of creativity as a ‘Eureka moment’ is still prevalent, despite evidence to...