Helping Employees Meet the Demands of Ever-Changing IT

Technology continues to advance at an exponential rate, and businesses are struggling to keep up. One way to stay relevant in a crowded, sophisticated marketplace is to employ workers who can emulate the dizzying pace of progress. That isn’t as difficult as it sounds. It may be simply a matter of how — and …

Investing in mentoring: why it matters

I grew up in the family business of ticketwriting & screenprinting. I went to TAFE to learn foundational skills in calligraphy, brush lettering, and screenprinting, and I spent time in the workshop with my parents showing me how to apply those skills. I was able to build on that learned foundation and they were …


In the first of my KnowTech reports, I am focusing on applications that facilitate formal mentoring programs.
What is mentoring?
Mentoring is a concept we’re all familiar with. We often form a mentor-mentee relationship organically, and it may only be through reflection that you describe an individual as your mentor. Some of us seek out mentors, …

NSW KM Forum — 28 Feb

I came up to Sydney on Tuesday to attend my first NSW KM Forum evening. These events are held on the last Tuesday of each month, only go for around two hours and have been running for about six years. If you’re a knowledge wonk, it’s a great little networking opportunity. If you’re interested in knowledge management and are trying to improve it in your organisation, it’s well worth attending. The forum members are from a wide range of industries and all willing to share with and learn from others.