RealKM Magazine was very pleased to participate in the
23rd Annual Conference & Exhibition of the Special Libraries Association Arabian Gulf Chapter (SLA-AGC) from 7 to 9 March 2017 in Bahrain.
The conference had the theme of “Quality of Library and Information Training and Educational Programs: The Way Map Toward Accreditation”, which strongly accords with RealKM Magazine’s focus on evidence-based knowledge management and the strategies needed to advance that, for example as discussed in our
educating knowledge managers series.
RealKM Magazine’s involvement in the conference included participating in a panel session on
the expanding role of business information in the knowledge economy.
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About the Author
Bruce Boyes is Editor and Lead Writer of RealKM Magazine, and a teacher at Shanxi University where he is establishing a new knowledge management course. He is an experienced knowledge manager, environmental manager, and educator with expertise in information and knowledge management, program and project management, environmental management and sustainability, community and stakeholder engagement and development, research, writing and editing, education and training, website management, and event and meeting management. Bruce holds a Master of Environmental Management with Distinction and a Certificate of Technology (Electronics).
With a demonstrated ability to collaboratively identify and implement innovative solutions to complex problems, Bruce’s career highlights include using agile approaches to implement an award-winning $77.4 million river recovery program in western Sydney on time and under budget, leading the development and implementation of a knowledge strategy process for the natural resource management organisations across Australia, and pioneering collaborative learning and governance approaches to help communities to sustainably manage landscapes and catchments.