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Lucidea Press Announces New Book: Proven Practices for Promoting a Knowledge Management Program

VANCOUVER, British Columbia--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Lucidea is pleased to announce that knowledge management expert Stan Garfield’s new book, Proven Practices for Promoting a Knowledge Management Program, is now available. The inaugural offering from Lucidea Press, it will show you how to build a successful knowledge management program that gets ongoing leadership commitment and creates a knowledge-sharing culture.

“Promoting your knowledge management program is absolutely essential in order to ensure leadership approval, the necessary funding, committed critical resources, advocacy, employee adoption of tools and processes, and ultimately, KM success.”

Mr. Garfield’s book includes such topics as the essential elements of a knowledge management program, how to lay the foundation for success, the secrets to obtaining early and ongoing leadership commitment, tips for communication strategies that actually do influence and engage your audience, how to assess and leverage technology appropriately, and powerful methods of nurturing a knowledge-sharing culture (including recognizing and rewarding participants). Finally, you’ll read detailed case studies of 10 organizations—among them Microsoft and NASA—that will inspire you as you set your own knowledge management strategy.

Per Mr. Garfield, “Promoting your knowledge management program is absolutely essential in order to ensure leadership approval, the necessary funding, committed critical resources, advocacy, employee adoption of tools and processes, and ultimately, KM success.”

Among the book’s 15 chapters are: “Define the Essentials”, “Obtain Leadership Commitment”, “Build a Team”, “Embrace Technology Appropriately”, “Nurture a Knowledge-Sharing Culture”, “ Recognize and Reward”, and “Reuse Proven Practices.”

Mr. Garfield is a knowledge management author, speaker, and community leader. He has worked in the KM field for over 2 decades, including 8 years at Deloitte leading communities and enterprise social networking. Prior to that, Stan launched Digital's first knowledge management program in 1996, helped develop the corporate KM strategy for Compaq, and led the Worldwide Consulting & Integration Knowledge Management Program for HP.

Says Ron Aspe, Lucidea’s CEO, “We’re excited to bring you the inaugural publication from Lucidea Press, and we believe you’ll find the book compelling and relevant, with useful advice and insights drawn from Stan’s illustrious career as a KM practitioner.”

Special Offer:
Both Kindle and print versions are available for purchase at Amazon.com, but for the moment you can get a free PDF copy in advance, courtesy of Lucidea here.

About Lucidea:
Lucidea offers a full portfolio of market leading solutions including Inmagic Presto, GeniePlus SydneyEnterprise, LookUp Precision, CuadraSTAR and Eloquent, offering KM and library automation applications that deliver improved access to organizational knowledge, with solutions for corporations, law firms, museums, archives, nonprofits and governments of all sizes, worldwide. www.lucidea.com

Contacts

Lucidea
Mark Maslowski, 604-278-6717
Marketing Manager
mmaslowski@lucidea.com