We asked the delegates to share their Take-Home messages, as well as their message to the KM Community at the end of the 2016 SA KM Summit. Here is a collection of those messages. SAVE THE DATE: 29-31 AUGUST 2017
by Ronel Davel & Elmi Bester At the 2016 Southern African Knowledge Management Summit, we were asked to discuss what we know about an olive tree and how this relates to Knowledge Management. Little did we realise how much the humble olive
by Dr Petro Janse Van Vuuren & Elmi Bester During our planning for the 2016 Southern African Knowledge Management Summit (2016SAKMS) we pondered the current state and needs of the KM network in South Africa. Based on Etienne Wenger’s  stages of community development
At the end of the 2015 SA KM, Dr Herman van Niekerk challenged us to come back this year with different conversations. Conversations that are not based on challenges but focused on solutions. In order to “be the difference” you want to see, one ought to look deeper than before. Knowledge Management has come a long way since the 90’s with many lessons learnt and now the time has come to apply those lessons as we move forward.
During my time as a KM practitioner (which I’m still enjoying since 1999), I found myself having to fight for recognition and attention.
Ladies and gentlemen, as we come to the end of this Summit I must say that I hope that when we come together again, we have some very different conversations. We’re still talking about obstacles, we’re still talking about “knowledge management isn’t
The theme of the 2015 Southern African Knowledge Management Summit was the value proposition of Knowledge Management as a competitive strategy – an idea that is relevant for individuals, teams, organisations, sectors, countries and even for the whole Southern African region. Our context and