Author Archives: knowledge4lawyers

About knowledge4lawyers

I am a lawyer and a Knowledge Management expert. Through The Knowledge Business I help law firms improve their efficiency and profitability through knowledge services - consultancy, training and implementation help.

Lunch ‘n’ learns for virtual teams – a dozen ideas

A very common updating and learning tool in law firms, is the lunch n learn, but how can we make virtual lunch n learns more compelling? I’ve been asking various PSLs, KMers and law firm leaders what they’re doing to … Continue reading

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Your KMS journey

How can we use existing systems to boost knowledge sharing? And how can effective KM technology minimise the impact of information overload? I’m hosting a virtual event next week (Thursday 25th November) with Tiger Eye, all about KM technologies and … Continue reading

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I’m often asked for book recommendations … So here are two good ones – reasonably priced, theoretically sound, practical and easy to read. If you are new-ish to KM or have never had any formal training, you might enjoy “Knowledge … Continue reading

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A podcast on knowledge sharing

I recently spoke to Edwin Morris, Monica Danese-Perrin and Ginetta Gueli about how the pandemic has shaped KM in the legal sector for the better and what challenges remain. I’d be interested to hear about your experiences in the comments … Continue reading

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Knowledge Journeys (1) – Hank Malik

I’ve always found the people who work in Knowledge roles fascinating and inspiring, so I’m delighted to introduce you to some of the interesting people that I’ve met. Today we meet Hank Malik of HanKMalik Consulting. Hank is an Independent … Continue reading

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Organisational storytelling – a workshop

Are you looking to improve the sharing of complex knowledge inside your organisation? Are you seeking to understand the benefits of your knowledge sharing activities and persuade others of the value? If so, this workshop will probably be of benefit. … Continue reading

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Often those of us who work in Knowledge and Learning have to ask people to go beyond their core role: we ask lawyers to supervise junior members of staff; we ask them to write articles about complex areas of law … Continue reading

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2021 Knowledge Network UK

What is the Knowledge Network? Knowledge Network is a supportive and friendly group for those who work in Information, Knowledge and Learning in professional services firms, such as law firms. It is run by me, Helene Russell of TheKnowledgeBusiness, and … Continue reading

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Making Communities of Practice work – Part 3

Today I’m delighted to share with you the last of my interviews on the practical topic of making Communities of Practice work. For this last interview, we hear from Anne Bergen, PhD; Director, Knowledge to Action Consulting Inc. Anne is … Continue reading

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Making Communities of Practice work – Part 2

Following on from their workshop at the Canadian Knowledge Mobilization Forum and my interview a couple of weeks ago with Travis Sztainert, I am delighted to introduce you to Kate Wetherow, Organisational Learning Specialist, and bring you her experiences with … Continue reading

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