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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.

Heads of Knowledge Q&A (7) Richard Gaston

For our next Head of Knowledge interview, we meet Richard Gaston who is Head of Knowledge and Research at Addleshaw Goddard LLP.   1) How did you end up as Head of Knowledge?  Was there a key factor / turning … Continue reading

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Heads of Knowledge Q&A (6) Fiona Parkinson

For our sixth interview we meet Fiona Parkinson who is Head of Knowledge Management at BLM.   How did you end up as Head of Knowledge? Was there a key factor/turning point in your ending up in this role? It … Continue reading

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5 questions to get your experts database working

With so much information generally available, it is increasingly important to know who is an expert in what knowledge within your organisation. Most law firms have had some form of “White Pages” (an internal address book, adapted to an organisation’s … Continue reading

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Being more innovative: snippet summary

It’s a tall order… being more “innovative”… but the legal world is changing and you need to keep up… easy to say … difficult to do. If it’s on your agenda, hopefully this snippet summary will help: previous articles on innovation … Continue reading

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There is no wealth like knowledge …

Want to learn more? Now what? Download the reflective learning diary template and info here. Come along to a KM training session in London, Bristol or Birmingham. Details here. Or contact me to arrange an in-house bespoke training session for … Continue reading

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The idiot brain

I’m reading Dean Burnett’s “The Idiot Brain” at the moment (very interesting and worth a read). One thing (of many) that struck me as relevant to KM and learning was from his chapter about memory and biases. Apparently our brains don’t … Continue reading

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Learning at work week

For Learning at Work Week I chose 5 of my favourite learning resources to share with everyone, and I’ve been tweeting them at 10am, 2pm and 5.30pm. For those of you who missed them, here they are: Reflective learning download and info … Continue reading

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