Our CTO, Phil Green, will be hitting the road with one of our customers -- Corrina Mason, MISt, Information Specialist at HRPA -- to present at both. They'll be tackling two hot-button topics for information professionals in 2011 -- Social Knowledge Networks and social libraries.
CIL or info360, you can still do so on the shows' websites.
From OPAC to SOPAC (Part II): Taking the Social Library from Theory to Successful Reality
What's New & Engaging Track #B203
Tuesday, March 22, 1:30 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.
Because libraries operate at the intersection of content consumers and content producers, they are in an ideal position to lead effective social knowledge management practices. With all of the attention given to social technologies, most information professionals and knowledge workers understand what constitutes a social library. Now, the question that many are grappling with is, How do I take my social library to the next level and make it a sustainable success? Now more than ever, libraries are recognizing the benefit of content-centric socialization.
Social Knowledge Networks: From Theory to Successful Reality
Enterprise Collaboration and Social Media Track
Wednesday, March 23, 1:50 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Information management professionals are recognizing the benefit of content-centric socialization where knowledge is collected, organized, made accessible, and socialized. This presentation will cover the next phase of going social, and demonstrate how Social Knowledge Networks can improve productivity and organizational effectiveness, and preserve and enhance knowledge assets to take organizations to the next level of social success.
- How to develop an interactive, content-rich user community and how to successfully socialize organizational knowledge and research support.
- How to create a knowledgebase that manages domain-specific research/assets/collections for staff to address the specific business needs of end users.
- How the Human Resources Professionals Association is using Social Knowledge Networks to improve member engagement, satisfaction, and retention.