The new IAKM Board has been elected for the two-year term 2017 and 2018. Its members are:
We are happy to announce the publication of the next book of the IAKM Springer Book Series entitled: "Knowledge and Project Management: A Shared Approach to Improve Performance" edited by Meliha Handzic and Antonio Bassi. More information is available at: http://www.springer.com/us/book/9783319510668.
The free summer school "Innovations in KM Practices" will be held at Graduate School of Management SPbU next June 10-11, 2017, right after the conference IFKAD 2017. The school for young researchers “Innovations in KM Practices” includes lectures, seminars, panel discussions and workshops by leading Russian and foreign researchers. The number of participants is limited! More information can be found here.
Our member, prof. Eric Tsui from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University recommends the only full KM course offered in MOOC, entitled Knowledge Management and Big Data in Business. It is now in the 4th delivery with new and expanded content. There are than 46,000 registered since its launch in Aug 2015. The course is free of charge and is available at: https://www.edx.org/course/knowledge-management-big-data-business-hkpolyux-ise101x-2. Learn about the integrative power of knowledge management, Big Data and Cloud Computing, and how they impact the new business era!
The 7th issue of the WHATSIAKM is available now. It is addressed to both members and non-members of the IAKM. You may download it here.
Our member Eduardo Tomé reports on the TAKE (Theory and Applications in the Knowledge Economy) Conference which he co-chaired. TAKE 2016 happened in July 6-8 2016 in Aveiro, Lisboa. It was organized with the collaboration of GOVCOPP Research Centre from Universidade de Aveiro. There were 80 participants, 60 sessions, and 900 pages Proceedings. There were also 3 Keynotes and 3 Special Sessions. Members of IAKM were decisive - Aino Kianto and Constantin Bratianu as keynote speakers, José Maria Viedma in a Special Session. More information is available here: http://www.take-conference.com/ in the page Past Conferences. TAKE 2017 is already in perspective and it will take place between 12 - 14th July in Zagreb. More information can be found here. At least 6 more TAKE conferences are planned, as 6 Universities have offerred to host them. Prospective university candidates can contact the organizers.
Congratulations to our member Constantin Bratianu on his recent book Organizational Knowledge Dynamics: Managing Knowledge Creation, Acquisition, Sharing, and Transformation published by IGI Global. The book discusses the dynamics of knowledge-intensive organizations, whose understanding is a crucial first step in establishing a strong knowledge base for any company. The book introduces the idea that organizational knowledge is composed of three knowledge fields: cognitive knowledge, emotional knowledge, and spiritual knowledge. For further details see here.
Our member Franz Lehner would like to inform about the success of the 9th International Conference on Knowledge Science, Engineering and Management that he co-chaired as Program Chair and Local Co-Chair at the University of Passau, Germany. More details can be found here and on the conference website at http://ksem2016.org/.
The 6th issue of the WHATSIAKM is available now. It is addressed to both members and non-members of the IAKM. You may download it here.