Corporate Conversations and Knowledge Management

Corporate Conversations and Knowledge Management

by Madanmohan Rao
Editor, The KM Chronicles
Bangalore; August 22, 2012

The fourth Bangalore K-Community session of 2012 will address the role of corporate conversations in knowledge management. The panel discussion will feature three speakers addressing questions of internal communications, social media, collaborative cultures, KM alignment and emerging tools. How does the art of online and offline conversations help organisational collaboration? What are the emerging challenges and opportunities of corporate social media? How are conversations situated in the context of knowledge work? How can conversations be harnessed and cultivated as part of corporate culture? The presentations will be followed by interactive discussions between the panellists and audience. The event will also be broadcast online via live Webinar:


LNV Samy (Lakshminarayanan Vaidyanathasamy), Vice President, TCIS Services UGSI and UGSC and Global Technology Centres, India, China and Australia, Unisys

LNV Samy is the Vice President for Engineering, Global Technology Centre for Australia, China and India at the Technology Consulting and Integration Solutions (TCIS) group of Unisys. Samy has over 30 years of experience in the field, and was with BAE Systems (Australia), Fujitsu (Australia) and ABB (India). He is a member of several eminent industry panels such as Australian Computer Society; American Society for Quality; IEEE. He has published papers and journals in Software Engineering. Samy graduated from the University of Madras and Macquarie University.

Mamatha Srirama, Competency Manager, Wipro Technologies

Mamatha Srirama is Competency Manager at Wipro Technologies as well as Research Scholar, IISc. She is researching informal communications in organisations through social networks.

Atul Narkhede, CTO, kPoint Technologies

Atul Narkhede is the co-founder and CTO of kPoint Technologies, a product startup in the area of searchable interactive video for enterprise knowledge management. He is also the CTO of GS Lab, an outsourced-product-development services company, from which kPoint was spun-off. Earlier, he worked at various startups including Strand Lifesciences (data mining and visualisation of genomic data) and Silicon Graphics. Atul holds a M.S. degree from UNC Chapel Hill, and a B.Tech. in CS from IITB.


Dr. Madanmohan Rao, Editor, The KM Chronicles (

Date: 22 August, 2012
Time: 18.00 hrs
135/1, Purva Premiere, Residency Road (Opp. Bangalore Club)
Bangalore – 560 025. Phone: 4159 4000?

RSVP & Contact Person
Dr Randhir Puspha: Phone number: 99805-73382


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