Designing a Successful KM Strategy

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New Book is a Step-by-Step Guide to Creating a Strategic Knowledge Management Framework Aligned With Business Strategy

A comprehensive and practical guide to Knowledge Management that covers something most others books don't—how to actually make it work in your organization. —Ian Thorpe, Chief of Knowledge Exchange, United Nations Children's Fund

Information Today, Inc. (ITI) announced the publication, in print and ebook editions, of Designing a Successful KM Strategy: A Guide for the Knowledge Management Professional by Stephanie Barnes and Nick Milton.

According to Barnes and Milton, when a firm’s knowledge management (KM) program isn’t aligned with organizational strategy, its success can be no more than a happy accident—if it succeeds at all. In Designing a Successful KM Strategy, the authors have drawn on 20 plus years of professional KM experience to outline a step-by-step approach to crafting a KM strategy that supports an organization’s unique needs and goals. The new book will equip KM pros to:

  •     Connect KM strategy to business strategy
  •     Identify the business drivers that KM will support
  •     Identify the firm’s strategic knowledge areas
  •     Understand and engage key stakeholders
  •     Incorporate sound change management principles
  •     Design pilots that kick-start successful KM rollouts

Stephanie Barnes has more than 20 years of experience in KM and accounting in the high-technology, healthcare, and public accounting sectors. She is currently a knowledge management consultant at Missing Puzzle Piece Consulting. Dr. Nick Milton is director and co-founder of Knoco Ltd. With more than 21 years working in knowledge management, Milton has helped develop KM strategies, implementation programs, and services for a wide range of organizations around the globe.

Designing a Successful KM Strategy: A Guide for the Knowledge Management Professional
(224 pp/softbound/$59.50/ISBN 978-1-57387-510-3) is published by Information Today, Inc. (ITI) and is available wherever quality books and ebooks are sold. For more information, call (800) 300-9868; fax (609) 654-4309; email custserv(at)infotoday(dot)com; or visit the ITI website at

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