Knowledge Network UK is a learning, knowledge sharing and networking group for those working in KM in law firms and other professional services. You can find out more about it here www.knowledgenetworkuk.com.
 
In order to continue to improve KN-UK for 2017 and make sure that it serves as wide an audience as possible and provides great value for money, I would be grateful if you would answer a few questions to help me understand which topics you would find useful and how else the group could develop.

Your answers will be anonymous and confidential.
How would you characterise your main role? Tick as many as apply.

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* 1. How would you characterise your main role? Tick as many as apply.

What city are you in/near?

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* 2. What city are you in/near?

Have you attended a Knowledge Network event before?

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* 3. Have you attended a Knowledge Network event before?

What stops you coming to a KN-UK event?

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* 4. What stops you coming to a KN-UK event?

Which of the following topics would interest you?

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* 5. Which of the following topics would interest you?

  1 - not interested 2 3 - neutral 4 5 - really interested
Reward and recognition schemes
Presentations from IT suppliers
"Bring a problem" workshop
Innovation and creativity
Social media for knowledge sharing
Automated document assembly
Impact of cloud computing
Leadership
Process (Lean, Kaizen, 6 sigma or similar)
New "CPD" - continuous competence regime
Project Management/LPM
Report writing skills
Effecting cultural changes/working with different organisations' cultures
Using LinkedIn/Twitter/blogs
Change management
Personal Knowledge Management and Snowden's theories
Understanding how KM works in other sectors
Knowledge mapping
Developing KM strategies (departmental and whole firm)
Extranets and KM for clients
Understanding lawyers better, to work with them more effectively
Improving sharing of tacit knowledge
Topics relating to learning and training
Process mapping
Understanding how KM teams/hierarchies/roles work
Measuring return on investment
Developing business cases
KM theory and practice - basics
Improving knowledge sharing through conversation
Presentation skills
Understanding how clients see KM in law firms
Trial, test, learn - iterative improvements
KM theory and practice - hot current topics
Improving communication, in particular with the C-Suite/Executive Board
Intranet design
Knowledge-based marketing
Search and/or know how databases
Social media for marketing
New ideas for understanding customer engagement/feedback
Artifical intelligence
What types of presenter would you like to hear from?

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* 6. What types of presenter would you like to hear from?

  1 - not interested 2 3 - neutral 4 5 - really interested
KMers from other sectors
KM practitioners/experts
Suppliers
Fee earners/users talking about their needs
Academics or similar
KMers from legal sector
Clients
Senior managers from other businesses
Consultants/trainers
Members of the group
Senior managers from legal sector
Would you be interested in an "alternative" KM conference?

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* 7. Would you be interested in an "alternative" KM conference?

All events will need to be practical/useful, but what kinds of events do you enjoy?

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* 8. All events will need to be practical/useful, but what kinds of events do you enjoy?

  1 - not interested 2 3 - neutral 4 5 - really interested
Explaining application of useful theories
Case studies/sharing experiences
Events with a lot of interaction and discussion
Keeping abreast of hot topics
General information gathering about what everyone else is doing
Events where I don't have to speak in public
Would you be interested in coming to an event with a larger single fee for a particular (famous) presenter? Currently all events are included in £250 annual pass or single tickets are available at £95/£100

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* 9. Would you be interested in coming to an event with a larger single fee for a particular (famous) presenter? Currently all events are included in £250 annual pass or single tickets are available at £95/£100

What is your organisation's biggest challenge for 2017? (whether KM related or not)

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* 10. What is your organisation's biggest challenge for 2017? (whether KM related or not)

What is your biggest personal KM/work challenge for 2017?

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* 11. What is your biggest personal KM/work challenge for 2017?

What other additional services would you find valuable from KN-UK?

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* 12. What other additional services would you find valuable from KN-UK?

  1 - not interested 2 3 - neutral 4 5 - really interested
Negotiated discounts for annual members from reliable suppliers (if this proves possible)
Our own "experts database"
Research link-ups with local Universities (if possible)
Webinars
Ability to attend meetings at different locations for annual members
Surveys of best practice relating to KM implementation
Video-linked meetings (to annual members in different towns)
A list of names/roles/email addresses of all members (subject to their consent)
Online training on KM topics
An annual survey of IT/KM priorities/other
Separate online discussion/forum area purely for annual members (different to LinkedIn group)
White papers/articles on topics of interest
What other additional services would you find valuable from KN-UK even it meant an increase (say £25-50) in the annual fee? The annual fee is currently £250.

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* 13. What other additional services would you find valuable from KN-UK even it meant an increase (say £25-50) in the annual fee? The annual fee is currently £250.

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Lunch provided at the training events
Greater discount for buying additional tickets to events
Additional White papers/articles on topics of interest
Online training on KM topics
Would you attend a KN-UK if it was in a different town? If so, where?

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* 14. Would you attend a KN-UK if it was in a different town? If so, where?

Can you suggest someone suitable to present to the group on a topic?

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* 15. Can you suggest someone suitable to present to the group on a topic?

Do you have any more ideas to improve KN-UK?

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* 16. Do you have any more ideas to improve KN-UK?

Is there anyway KN-UK could change which would persuade you/those similar to you to join?

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* 17. Is there anyway KN-UK could change which would persuade you/those similar to you to join?

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