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.

Fishbowls and change cafes in Liverpool

It’s a wrap… Some photos from the CILIP conference in Liverpool. Hank Malik and I ran a fishbowl conversation on trust and psychological safety, a knowledge café on change management and co-hosted two “lightning round” sessions on the IFLA map … Continue reading

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UK Knowledge Mobilisation Forum – it’s a wrap

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Consultation – what do you think?

The BSI Knowledge Management Standards Committee has just completed a draft guide to BS ISO 30401 KM Standard. You are invited to review it and feedback your comments before 12th June. https://standardsdevelopment.bsigroup.com/projects/2021-00575#/section

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Reminiscences …

I love those reminders you get from Google or Facebook or whoever, that remind you what you were up to on this day 2/3/4 years ago. I was recently reminded that back in March 2019 we were all at the … Continue reading

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Learning from the past

Should all knowledge workers and leaders learn poker? I recently listened to “Future You”, part of this series about thinking by Prof Steven Pinker, expecting something useful for my New Year’s resolutions. In fact, it was primarily about future discounting … Continue reading

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Knowledge Network 2022

Ready to make 2022 the year you focus on your KM knowledge and practice? Join Knowledge Network for learning, knowledge sharing and networking. What is the Knowledge Network? Knowledge Network is a supportive and friendly group for those who work … Continue reading

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Carry it forward …

My colleagues and I at Law Consultancy Network have been analysing the gains made in the legal profession during the pandemic/various lockdowns and considering how firms could build on those gains and improve their practices. My thoughts are at page … Continue reading

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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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Books!

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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