The Ideas Economy Seminar 1. Toronto. October 30,
& Nov 30, 2001. Other Dates TBA.
IDEAS FUEL THE FUTURE !
This is a half-day seminar about Knowledge Management,
with a radical difference. We don't get lost in semantics and debates of
questionable value. We cut through the normal KM hype and noise. We go
straight to the heart of the matter. We put our spotlight, plumb on a
subject that is very straight-forward and easy to understand - IDEAS.
We use ideas as a simple lens through which we can address common
knowledge management issues in the firm. We are all swimming in circulating pools of ideas, all the time.
Learning how to swim effectively in these pools can be the difference
between sinking and swimming. Our simple proposition is that Ideas are
too important a resource today to be left to ad hoc management and
chance. Individuals and companies need to approach this subject with
greater Insight. Those that have a deeper understanding and play
creatively and well with ideas will have a good time. Those that don't
|Should You Attend
You Afford To Miss This Rare Opportunity ? Review The Questions
Below. Then You Decide
In today's knowledge-driven economy, are Ideas Indeed The New
Do you think Ideas Matter
to your business ?
How Valuable might great new
ideas be for your business ?
Can new ideas that customers value, be Profitable
for your business ?
How much direct Attention are
your executive leaders paying to how ideas are harnessed and used in
your company ?
Do you have a Meritocracy that
ensures your top idea generators are being properly incentivized,
and rewarded ?
Can you truly have a High-Performance
organization if ideas are circulating poorly ?
Are there Easy, Simple, Practical, Immediate,
steps that you can start taking, to incrementally ensure that the ideas
economy in your organization functions optimally ?
Do you really know and understand the source
of Supply for the best ideas in your company ?
Are you allocating resources effectively to those area of your
company where there is a high Demand
for fresh ideas to solve operational problems ?
Is there a need to rethink and revisit the Central
Idea(s) that underpin your company's mission ?
Are you adequately protecting the proprietary ideas that are key to the
preservation of your company's Intellectual
Are you adequately keeping track and Measuring
the idea system in your company ?
Are ideas flowing so smoothly in your company that there is not an
opportunity to improve the steady Flow
of great ideas ?
Do you inhabit a Business Ecosystem and Culture
that is friendly to new ideas, and sufficiently supports idea innovation
Do you think that as an individual ( "You Inc") and as an
executive, you could benefit from having deeper Insight
inner workings of the Ideas Economy ?
Do you understand the Toxic Pathologies
that can be crippling to the ideas economy in your company ?
Do you appreciate the conditions that are Super-Conductive
for the gentrification of the neighbourhoods in your company where the
ideas economy lives ?
|Our Model Enterprise Ideas Economy
Architecture - This Heuristic will
be fully explained at the Seminar
|7:30 - 8:30
Continental Breakfast, & Networking
|8:30 - 10:00
||This session will
be a mixture of presentation and stimulating interactive
discussion. We will address the
above key questions among others. We will also uncover need to
know secrets of the enterprise ideas economy system, profiled in the diagram
The Ideas Economy Concept Explained.
Ideas Examined. Simple, yet so Powerful.
What is the Enterprise Ideas Economy Concept ? What does it mean for your company ?
What's the architecture of an Enterprise Ideas Economy ?
What's the currency in this market-place ?
What are the key supporting Processes ?
What can leaders do to support them ?
What roles do key actors play ? What are the rules that they
live by ?
What technologies can enable the system ?
What community behaviours and conditions are supportive of and
conducive to effective idea circulation ?
How can improving the Enterprise Ideas Economy, serve to reduce
friction, lower costs,
improve efficiency, shrink process cycle time, improve adaptation
to change, assist innovation, enhance customer responsiveness,
enhance quality, assist competitiveness and profitability, improve
knowledge worker productivity and morale, and facilitate new
business development, and generate profit ?
||Presentation & Discussion
Of Our 10 Step Action Guide To Enterprise Ideas Economy Effectiveness
|11:00 - 11:45
||A Group Exercise To
Apply Learning to relevant Situational Contexts
|11:45 - 12:00
CEO's, Executives responsible for
leading e-knowledge and e-business initiatives in their
organizations, knowledge champions, knowledge strategists,
knowledge architects, knowledge managers, system integrators,
CKO's, CIO's, CFO's, VP's e-Business, Marketing, Sales, R & D,
HR, Directors Of Education,
Intellectual Property lawyers, software developers,
Venture Capitalists, and others.
Should You Attend ?
1. This is a rare and unique opportunity to learn about a
knowledge management approach you can leverage right away
2. This event is carefully crafted to provide you with a
well-rounded, comprehensive, objective perspective on a central
challenge that applies to all individuals and
companies - how to harness ideas well.
3. It's a great investment in your personal
professional growth and your organization's future ability to
carry out knowledge-based innovation.
4 We specialize in this subject and therefore are well positioned
to ensure valuable knowledge networking and transfer
5.Others who have been participated in our events, relate that they
have had net positive learning experiences
6. You will gain useful Insights into everyday concerns of the
7. Based on the rich content, there is a high probability you will
have a stimulating learning experience
8. You will be able to use and apply the knowledge you gain, to
read and interpret knowledge moves and trends, craft better knowledge
strategy, better communicate and sell a knowledge initiative in
your organization, profit from new ideas.
9. We are the first Institute in the world to offer a seminar
properly introducing this topic. You won't find it offered elsewhere.
Previous attendees at Kaieteur Institute Events have included
senior executives from such organizations as The Royal Bank,
Worldcom, DMR, Carana Corp, KM Ventures, Information Architecture
Group, Dextrus, Aptech, Enbridge, Liberty Consulting Inc, Sears
Canada, Zurich Life, PriceWaterhouseCoopers, Lotus, IDC,
Microsoft, Ontario Hospital Association,
Humber College, University Of Toronto, The Hong Kong Productivity
Council, Haven Knowledge Systems, Baycrest,
ParallelSpace Corporation, and many others.
Previous Co-Sponsors of our events have included AltaVista,
Excalibur Technologies, Books For Business, Fast Company,
Know Inc,Gutenberg Inc, The Centre For High Performance, KMWorld,
Entovation International, Brainspace, Crucible Management
Solutions, Engine-X, KnowledgeInc, among others. Also see
e-Knowledge Markets Consortium co-sponsors at http://www.kikm.org/portal/markets.htm
Bryan Davis is Founder and
President Of The Kaieteur Institute For Knowledge Management in
Toronto. The Institute is currently engaged in advanced
independent research into e-knowledge markets, knowledge enabling
software, knowledge business models, knowledge-based innovation,
knowledge pattern recognition. He is currently leading an
international consortium researching e-knowledge market-places. He
has been transforming information, document, and knowledge
management theory into practice for over twenty years. Mr. Davis's
experience spans the realm of knowledge management, document
management, workflow, business process analysis and redesign, and
records automation, competitive intelligence, corporate portals,
e-business and CRM. . He is a graduate of York University's
Philosophy Programme.He was until recently, a Vice President of
Knowledge Management Strategies and Research with the Delphi Group
Canada. He has previously been an Information & Technology
Consultant with the Municipality Of Metropolitan Toronto; Manager
Of The Corporate Records Centre for Metro Toronto; Regional
Superintendent Records Management Transport Canada (Ontario
Region); and Assistant Chief of the Toronto Federal Records Centre,
National Archives Canada. He is regularly asked to make
presentations at Conferences around the world. He teaches
a new Seminar on e-Knowledge Based Innovation. He also teaches a
Knowledge Management Course in the University Of Toronto's
School Of Continuing Studies, has been an instructor of the Delphi
Group's Institute on Knowledge Management, Document Management,
and Workflow, and a regular presenter/organizer at Delphi Group
Canada Seminars, and Conferences. . He is a Past
President Of The Toronto Chapter and National Director of CIIMS,
helped launch a Knowledge Management Special Interest Group with
CIPS, authored a major Research Report On Knowledge Enabling
Software, and been called upon to provide advice to to the Society
of Management Accountants of Canada, The Royal Bank, The Centre
For High Performance, and the University of Toronto Faculty of
Information Science. His clients have included WorldCom,
Information Architecture Group, Carana Corporaton, Zurich
Life, Sun Life, Sears Canada, Educational Testing Service Of New
Jersey, Baush & Lomb, Government Of Puerto Rico, and Hong Kong
Productivity Council among many others.
He is a member of the Advisory Board of Knexa.com, an e-knowledge
exchange enterprise with a formidable brain-trust that includes
such world-class experts on Intellectual Capital as Dr. Nick
Bontis and Leif Edvinsson.
He is a regular presenter on this topic :- examples are
September 2000 - KMWorld, Santa Clara, California http://www.kmworld.com
January 2001 - 4 th World Congress On Intellectual Capital,
Hamilton, Ontario. 4th
World Congress on the Management of Intellectual Capital
February 2001 - KMCluster, San Francisco
May 2001 - SCOAP, Ottawa, Ontario http://www.scoap.com/
May 2001 - Canadian Information Processing Society KM-SIG,
Toronto, Ontario. http://www.cips.ca/toronto/sigs/sigkm.htm
October 2001 - 3rd Annual
Knowledge Management Canada - Creating Value through
January 2002 - 5th
World Congress on the Management of Intellectual Capital
Chelsea Mews 386 Huron Street, (
& Sussex ) Toronto,
Ontario M5S 2G6, CANADA
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- www.toronto.com ( we
suggest Hotels along Bloor Street, such as The InterContinental
The Comfort Inn ) or contact us for further suggestions.
Registration Fee :
Canadian -: $ 300. 00 plus $ 21.00 (7 % GST) = $
(US = $ 200.00 plus 7 % GST = $ 214.00 )
( Group Discounts Available. Ask. )
Fees Include :
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Transfers & Substitutions :
If you have pre-registered and are unable to attend, your fee can
be applied to any subsequent running of the seminar, or someone
else from your company may be sent as a substitute.
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Attendance can be cancelled up to 10 days before the seminar via
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