KM Metrics: Evolution, Challenges and Possibilities
About the TopicHow we measure, why we measure, and what to measure will always preoccupy KM strategy and implementation. These issues will be traced through from best practice to next practices, and offer participants deeper and wider appreciation of the issues and possibilities for them to consider implementing within their organisations.
Details are as follows :
Date: 15 Nov 13, FridayTime: 7.00-8.30 pmVenue: Possibility Room, Level 5, National Library
Light Dinner will be catered from 6-30pm (only for those who pre-register, for catering purposes)
Participation is free for all members of iKMS and those who are from iKMS corporate organisations.
About the SpeakerDr. Madanmohan Rao is a knowledge management (KM) author and consultant from Bangalore, India. He has written three books on KM and is the editor of five book series: The Knowledge Management Chronicles, The Asia Pacific Internet Handbook, AfricaDotEdu, Global Citizen, and World of Proverbs. He is the co-founder of the Bangalore K-Community, a network of KM professionals. Madan was editor-at-large of DestinationKM, contributor to the Poynter Institute blog on new media trends and member of the international editorial board of the book Transforming e-Knowledge.
Formerly, Madan was the ‘Communications Director’ at the United Nations Inter Press Service Bureau in New York, ‘Vice President’ at IndiaWorld Communications in Bombay and ‘Research Director’ at the Asian Media Information and Communication Centre in Singapore. He graduated from Indian Institute of Technology at Bombay and the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, with an M.S. in computer science and a Ph.D. in communications.
Madan has given talks and lectures in over 80 countries around the world. He has spoken at KM World in the US, KM Russia in Moscow, KM Asia in Singapore, KM Challenge Australia in Sydney, and KM India. Madan is also a regular at APQC’s annual KM Summit and the Braintrust KM conferences.
His KM consulting and workshop engagements have included Fortune 500 companies such as Perot Systems, Philips, Cap Gemini and Ernst & Young, and Indian IT services pioneers such as HCL Technologies. He has also conducted KM workshops for government agencies like the Karnataka Knowledge Commission.
Madan has helped technology vendors such as InterWoven position their content management products as KM infrastructure platforms via roadshows and speaking assignments in Asia. Target audiences have included large enterprises ranging from mobile operators and engineering firms to banks and media companies. The roadshows covered Malaysia, Singapore and India, and positioned content management as integral components of explicit knowledge flows and repositories in connected organisations.
Currently, Madan is adjunct faculty at the International School of Information Management where he teaches KM courses at master’s level. He is also adjunct faculty at the Indian Institute of Information Technology in Bangalore.
Madan was on the nominating committee of ICANN (International Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers). He is on the board of editors of the journal Electronic Markets and the Journal of Community Informatics, and was on the board of the journal Convergence.