Bangalore K-Community meetup (May 17): Knowledge co-creation

Bangalore K-Community meetup (May 17): Knowledge co-creation  

by Madanmohan Rao

Editor, The KM Chronicles

Bangalore; May 17, 2017

This panel discussion is jointly presented by the Bangalore K-Community (CKO forum) and NUMA (global French accelerator). It will address how companies map knowledge flows in their ecosystem and engage with partners and startups to strengthen their innovation offerings. The 90-minute panel discussion will be followed by group discussion and open Q&A on the following topics.

How is the value chain and knowledge work shifting from the organisation to the broader ecosystem? What are the opportunities and challenges of models like co-creation and open innovation? How does this affect productivity and risk in the company? What global opportunities are opening up for Indian companies in the knowledge economy, and local opportunities in India for global companies? eg. GIC, outsourcing of KM/R&D, accelerators. What are the success factors for models like accelerators and incubators, and what are some examples and case studies in this regard?

Speakers: Visakh Viswambharan, Founder and CEO, Appiness; Nilesh Naik, Engineering Director, System Software Development Technology, Unisys; Clarisse Tonon, Corporate Innovation Manager, NUMA Bengaluru

Nilesh Naik is an Engineering Director in India Technology Center, Unisys. He is responsible for leading an engineering team in the delivery of products developed by Unisys. Nilesh has an overall experience of more than 25 years, having been with Unisys for over 8 years. Apart from being a part of the leadership team, he enjoys mentoring and leads branding initiative. In the past, he has held a number of roles including development, product management and engineering management. Nilesh received his Engineering degree from University of Mumbai and is an alumnus of London Business School.

Visakh Viswambharan is Founder & CEO of Appiness Interactive; Co-Program Lead, Startup Leadership Program; and Bangalore Chapter Head, Happy Startup School UK. He is known in the industry for his UX skills, consulting, entrepreneurship, talent management, and digital scale strategies for business. Appiness has won 35 international design awards and was selected as one of the Top 20 mobile solution providers in the country by Insight Success. Appiness also launched a Product Partnership Accelerator called Appy Hours in 2016.

Clarisse Tonon is Corporate Innovation Manager at NUMA Bengaluru. She has a degree in business administration and a masters in entrepreneurship, and worked as a product manager in a social business in Paris and program manager in an impact incubator in the Philippines. Clarisse then joined NUMA Paris as a knowledge and content manager to support the international expansion of NUMA, and is now with NUMA Bengaluru. She takes care of the design and execution of innovation programs to help bridge the gap between corporates and startups in India. Carlisse has conducted more than 20 programs aiming at supporting corporates in their innovation initiatives (through trainings, bootcamps, events and intrapreneurship programs).

Date/venue: May 17, from 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm, at the sixth floor office of NUMA Accelerator (Church Street intersection with Museum Road; Map: )

RSVP: m a d a n @ t e c h s p a r k s . c o m

Bangalore K-Community meetup (April 19): Automation and Knowledge Management

by Madanmohan Rao

Editor, The KM Chronicles

Bangalore; April 19, 2017

This panel is titled ‘KM and Automation: Implementing the Opportunity Roadmap.’ What are some ways of mapping out the scope of automation in the next-gen enterprise? How will bots and machine learning affect consumer and employee engagements? How will existing best practices be enhanced by the use of automation? This panel will begin by charting out the impacts and evolution of automation, and provide real-life scenarios of how this is affecting the knowledge management (KM) function. It will cover how KM interacts with analytics and AI in the decision making process, and provide tips and guidelines for the KM community.

Panelists: from Happiest Minds, Grant Thornton, Trianz

Date/venue: April 19, from 6pm to 8pm, at the office of TiE Bangalore (Divyasri Chambers)


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