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Webinar: Knowledge management, a profession in transformation

4:30 am EST (A wee bit early in the morning. You can download the FT report from the SLA site.)

Join the Financial Times for a webinar featuring the special report commissioned with the Special Libraries Association (SLA) titled ‘The Evolving Value of Information Management’ which reveals the contrasting challenges between information users and providers.

49% of information users expect the level of engagement between knowledge providers and senior management to increase in the next three years; while only 34% say knowledge providersadd “a lot of value”

Title: Knowledge management, a profession in transformation

Date: 12th December 2014

Time: 5:30 pm Singapore/ 4:30 am EST

Key Speakers: Simon Lord, Head of B2B Marketing, Financial Times and Dr. Ramesh C. Gaur ,University Librarian, Jawaharlal Nehru University

Register now (by emailing the organizer)

The FT team will be hosting a complimentary webinar in association with the Asian SLA chapter. It will be presented by Simon Lord and Dr. Gaur covering the report findings that reveal disparities in the perceived value of information services as well as provide an actionable framework for the continuing success of the knowledge function.
The report is based on insights from over 850 respondents, both from senior executives and information professionals.

About the speakers

Simon Lord, Head of B2B Marketing, Financial Times
Simon has a wealth of working experience in senior marketing roles with companies like IBM, Mysis, marketing agencies and in his current role is responsible for business-to-business marketing at the Financial Times.

Dr. Ramesh C. Gaur, University Librarian, Jawaharlal Nehru University

Dr. Gaur, a Fulbright Scholar, has made significant contributions to the many editorial bodies he is a part of, been awarded for excellence as a librarian, authored and edited 5 books, and currently is leading a project under the “Center for Excellence on Digital Preservation” of NDPP.

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