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Mobile Working - Friend or Foe?

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Knowledge Cafe

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Gurteen Knowledge


Thu 05 Feb 2015


Hoborn Bars 


London, United Kingdom

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Knowledge Cafe; Knowledge Management


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Date: Thursday 5th February 2015, 6:00pm - 9:00pm. This is a free event. Please arrive at 6:00pm or shortly after, which will give you time to settle in, meet other people and enjoy the refreshments. The Cafe itself will start prompt at 6:30pm.

Refreshments: Wine and juices will be served.

Theme Mobile Working - Friend or Foe?

We are now in an age where how we live, work and communicate is being designed around our desire for freedom:
  • to work where we want instead of where we have to - Work is what I do, not where I go.
  • to use the device we prefer - 60% of users have more than 3 devices
  • to access information immediately - internet access everywhere
  • to share and connect - social networking
However, these aspirations can very easily turn into 'golden shackles' chaining us, if not to a desk, then to a notion that we have to be connected every waking moment of the day.

Question: What can we do as individuals and teams to manage our interactions to communicate effectively and to avoid being overwhelmed?

Speaker: Andrew Driver, Senior Technical Strategist, Core

Andrew has worked in and around the IT industry since 1995. He was an IT trainer for over 10 years and has also been a coach, presenter and Microsoft technology spokesman. He prides himself on being able to make complex topics accessible and has an allergy to PowerPoint decks of more than 5 slides.

Sponsor: Joyce Harmon, Core

Holborn Bars
138 - 142 Holborn
London EC1 2NQ

Room: Holborn

Directions: Nearest Tube: Chancery Lane (50 yards)


If you are not familiar with the Knowledge Cafe concept - take a look at one or two of the videos below:

Gurteen Knowledge Cafe: SMARTlab
The University of East London

Knowledge Cafés as KM Tools
KM India 2010

Gurteen Knowledge Cafe
KMPAP 2006 in Hong Kong
Introduction to the Knowledge Cafe Greenwich 2006
Knowledge Management Egypt
Cairo 2010
The Gurteen Knowledge Cafe Amsterdam 2009

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