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  • One Knowledge Cafe

    1. 1. One Knowledge Café Vienna, Austria 20 – 22 January 2008 FAO, Rome, Italy Knowledge “Share Fair”
    2. 2. Share Fair & the FAO Evaluation <ul><li>KM : “High Priority” for resource allocation </li></ul><ul><li>Need for a strategic vision on KM </li></ul><ul><li>Share Fair is a first step to mainstream knowledge sharing in FAO and its culture </li></ul><ul><li>Similar objectives for the Rome food agencies </li></ul><ul><li>Concrete cross-agency collaboration </li></ul>
    3. 3. Share Fair Aims <ul><li>provide an interactive experience to: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>share and learn good practices </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>experiment with KS tools and methods </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>create linkages and networks for collaboration </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>develop ideas to enhance knowledge sharing within and across organizations </li></ul></ul>
    4. 4. Participation and Outputs <ul><li>700 registered, 1000+ attended </li></ul><ul><li>112 Sessions, 160 Contributions </li></ul><ul><li>400 people in 22 training sessions </li></ul><ul><li>70 video interviews </li></ul><ul><li>1000+ photos </li></ul><ul><li>350 real-time postings </li></ul><ul><li>200 people surveyed </li></ul><ul><li>Cited in the Media </li></ul>
    5. 5. KS Methods Used <ul><li>For Delivery of Sessions </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Peer Assist </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Chat Show </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Fish Bowl </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>World Cafe </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Videos </li></ul></ul><ul><li>For Event Outputs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Typo3 Content Management System ( http:// / ) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Blog ( ) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Social Bookmarks ( ) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Twitter Feeds ( ) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Video Feeds ( ) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Flickr Photos ( ) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>FaceBook ( ) </li></ul></ul>
    6. 7. <ul><li> – the agenda </li></ul>
    7. 14. What People Said <ul><li>“ Knowledge sharing is the most effective way to learn” </li></ul><ul><li>“ Knowledge sharing connects people that work on the same problems“ </li></ul><ul><li>“ Sharing is all about collaboration” </li></ul><ul><li>“ Knowledge sharing helps to improve our performance as an organization” </li></ul><ul><li>“ Knowledge sharing is essential to develop projects that work“ </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Knowledge sharing helps us to get the story from the field“ </li></ul><ul><li>“ Sharing of ideas for improvement will certainly bring renewal” </li></ul><ul><li>“ Preparing good projects/programmes requires us to take the time to listen, carefully and intelligently, to all those we work with” </li></ul>
    8. 15. <ul><li>This is just the beginning at FAO and not the end... </li></ul>
    9. 16. Emerging Needs from the Fair <ul><li>Need for informal fora to foster innovation </li></ul><ul><li>Need for staff training in tools and methods </li></ul><ul><li>Need to know who is doing what and where </li></ul><ul><li>Need for a greater degree of collaboration and working in partnership (to be more effective) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>between the departments; </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>between headquarters and the decentralized offices; </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>with external stakeholders; </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>between staff </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Need to show KS applied in real work on the ground </li></ul>
    10. 17. Next Steps... <ul><li>Circulate Share Fair Report </li></ul><ul><li>Feedback for the IKM Strategy </li></ul><ul><li>Training courses on KS tools </li></ul><ul><li>Develop case studies </li></ul><ul><li>FAO Knowledge Café online sharing forum </li></ul>
    11. 18. Next Steps... (continued) <ul><li>On-going Share Fair events </li></ul><ul><li>“ Thematic” Share Fairs and seminars </li></ul><ul><li>Focus groups with departments </li></ul><ul><li>Create a Knowledge inventory of expertise </li></ul>
    12. 19. Considerations For Senior Mgmt <ul><li>Encourage staff to explore KS tools and methods in their work and to partake in training courses </li></ul><ul><li>Identify challenging projects/programmes that could benefit from KS tools and methods </li></ul><ul><li>Encourage collaborative work in teams, across regions and in partnership with other organizations </li></ul><ul><li>Consider actively applying KS tools and methods in upcoming meetings and workshops </li></ul>
    13. 20. Resources <ul><li>Materials from Fair: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>90 Seconds Challenge: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>All Tweets about Share Fair: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Blog: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Links: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Photos: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Session reports: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Share Fair Twitter: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Slide Share: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Web site: </li></ul></ul>
    14. 21. Discussion and Questions <ul><li>Thank you! </li></ul>