Seminar on KM for Business

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Seminar on KM for Business

  1. 1. Seminar Topic: "Knowledge Management for Business: Opportunities and Challenges with Cloud Technologies"Speaker: Professor Eric TsuiDate: 27 April 2013 (Sat)Time: 11:00 am – 12:30 pm (11:00 – 11:15am - registration & reception with light refreshment)Venue: Room R601, The Hong Kong Polytechnic UniversityAbstract:Jointly organized by CMA Canada (BC Hong Kong Branch) and the KnowledgeManagement and Innovation Research Centre of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University,this talk will provide an update on the development of Knowledge Management andassociated tools in the past decades. In recent years, Web 2.0, social media and the Cloudhave a profound effect on knowledge sharing and collaboration, especially in the form ofbottom-up ubiquitous sharing, the viral effect, and harnessing of micro-expertise andcollective wisdom. With plenty of examples and cases for illustration, this seminar shedslight into how knowledge work is being carried out, now and in the near future.Profile of SpeakerEric Tsui is the Professor of Knowledge Management of the Department ofIndustrial and Systems Engineering of The Hong Kong PolytechnicUniversity (PolyU). He is also currently Associate Director of KnowledgeManagement and Innovation Research Centre at PolyU. He was formerlyChief Research Officer, Asia Pacific, in Computer Sciences Corporation(CSC) (2000-05). He joined CSC in 1989 after years of academic research inautomated knowledge acquisition, natural language processing, case-basedreasoning and knowledge engineering tools. His research was supported bygrants and scholarships from Arthur Young, Rank Xerox, CSC, GraphicDirections, and the Australian Research Council. He was also a gratis visitorto Microsoft Research in February, 2000.Between August 2000 and January 2005, he assumed the roles of InnovationManager at Australian Mutual Provident (AMP) and Maybank, two strategicoutsourcing accounts at CSC in the Asia Pacific region. Prof. Tsui wasresponsible for strategic research, knowledge brokering (between CSC andthe clients), innovation management and university-industry collaborations.Prof. Tsui has designed and delivered many KM and Portals workshops andconsulted extensively for government departments and private enterprises inHong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia, Brunei and Australia. Organizers Co-organizer

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