Event Summary

Twelfth international conference for applied knowledge management

15-16 November 2016
The Liederhalle Culture and Conference Centre, Stuttgart

This year's edition of the event took a strong focus on best practices—from and for knowledge managers. Additionally on the schedule were a number of presentations that took a look at some of today's hottest knowledge management topics, including:

  • Knowledge security
  • Ideas and innovation management
  • Knowledge management in public authorities and administration

Theum at the event

Theum CEO Paul Caspers held the talk "Users don't want documents, they want answers," a presentation discussing answer-oriented knowledge management and its key role in digital transformation. Key themes included:

  • Eliminating the inefficiencies of document-oriented search and focusing on answer-oriented knowledge
  • Ensuring users get the "big picture" required to perform efficiently and accurately
  • Bridging together distributed knowledge silos built with different technologies into a single enterprise knowledge resource having a consistent user experience
  • Making knowledge available on all devices, online and offline, without platform CALs and third-party technology

Due to strong interest an a standing-room-only crowd on the first day of the presentation, a the material was presented impromptu a second time on the second day.

About the event

The following companies and agencies provided a peek into the knowledge management work they have underway:

  • Bosch
  • DB Systel GmbH
  • Drägerwerk AG
  • Engel & Völkers
  • European Flight Control Centre
  • Fraport
  • Hamburg Port Authority
  • Lyoness Group
  • neuform Türenwerk Hans Glock GmbH & Co.KG
  • Zalando

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Information about the event organizer

Wissensmanagement - Das Magazin für Führungskräfte

wissensmanagement – das Magazin für Führungskräfte widmet sich als erstes Periodikum im deutschen Sprachraum ausschließlich dem umfassenden Themenbereich des Wissensmanagements.