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.

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

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* 2. What city are you in/near?

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

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

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

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

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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
KM practitioners/experts
Clients
Consultants/trainers
Suppliers
Academics or similar
KMers from other sectors
Senior managers from other businesses
Fee earners/users talking about their needs
Members of the group
KMers from legal sector
Senior managers from legal sector

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

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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
Events with a lot of interaction and discussion
Events where I don't have to speak in public
Case studies/sharing experiences
Explaining application of useful theories
Keeping abreast of hot topics
General information gathering about what everyone else is doing

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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

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

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

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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
Our own "experts database"
Separate online discussion/forum area purely for annual members (different to LinkedIn group)
A list of names/roles/email addresses of all members (subject to their consent)
Video-linked meetings (to annual members in different towns)
An annual survey of IT/KM priorities/other
Research link-ups with local Universities (if possible)
Ability to attend meetings at different locations for annual members
White papers/articles on topics of interest
Online training on KM topics
Negotiated discounts for annual members from reliable suppliers (if this proves possible)
Surveys of best practice relating to KM implementation
Webinars

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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.

  1 - not interested 2 3 - neutral 4 5 - really interested
Greater discount for buying additional tickets to events
Additional White papers/articles on topics of interest
Online training on KM topics
Lunch provided at the training events

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

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

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

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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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