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Canberra Leveraging knowledge to make better decisions, actKM event for Information Awareness Month 2013

The world no longer cares about what you know; the world only cares about what you can do with what you know”. Where Knowledge management provides significant value for money is when providing advice or making key decisions. This presentation looks at building organisational capability to make better decisions
• Why people and organisations make poor decisions
• Rapid cognition decision making – pros and cons
• Decision support systems and methods
• What are the attributes of a good decision-maker

Date Tuesday 7 May 2013
Time : 5-6.00pm
National Library of Australia, Ferguson Room

About the Presenter:
David's background is in project and contract management in the construction industry on large projects such as Loy Yang power station in Victoria, the Submarine construction facility in SA, Bruce Stadium and New Parliament House in the ACT. He joined the Department of Defence in 1989 working on major capital equipment projects and across the management fields of contract policy, human resources, information, knowledge, quality, risk and enterprise architecture, business policy and procurement. David has also worked as a successful management consultant/contractor in facilities management, major procurement and enterprise architecture. David has a Master's degree in project management and is a Lecturer in Charge teaching Knowledge Management Systems design at the University of Canberra. David is a senior consultant with Lange Consulting & Software, designing and implementing decision support and contract management solutions. David is the convener of the ACTKM knowledge management forum and is chair of the Information Awareness Month committee and is a Board member of the Institute of Information Management.


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