Bangalore K-Community meetup (Feb 21): Design and Knowledge Sharing

Bangalore K-Community meetup (Feb 21): Design and Knowledge Sharing

by Madanmohan Rao, Editor, The KM Chronicles

Venue: Trianz, #165/2, 6th Floor, Kalyani Magnum, JP Nagar, Phase 5 (Map:

Date: February 21, 2018; 5:30 pm to 8 pm (registration, panel discussion, open discussion, networking)

Design is becoming a key factor for business success – including customer experience design, product design, service design, knowledge interaction design, and even workplace design. This meetup will bring together experts from design and knowledge management backgrounds, to discuss: (i) what knowledge sharing practices and tools help designers work better (ii) what can designers do to create better working environments for employee collaboration and knowledge-sharing.

Interesting trends to note are the rise of ‘Chief Design Officers’ in many companies, co-working spaces which bring together corporates and startups, and the importance of design thinking workshops in many firms. The speakers will present their own case studies, metrics, trends, and tips for the audience. The 90-minute panel discussion will be followed by group discussion and open Q&A.

Speakers: Sujit Sahoo, Vice-President, Trianz University; Rup Sen, Manager, Internal Controls, Robert Bosch Engineering and Business Solutions; Visvapriya Sathiyam: design evangelist, SAP (Moderator: Madanmohan Rao, KM Chronciles)

Sujit Sahoo is Vice-President at Trianz University, the learning and knowledge management arm of Trianz, based out of Bangalore. Trianz is a management and IT services consulting firm that focuses on simplifying digital transformations for its clients. Sujut has handled multiple leadership roles over the last 10 years, including practice management, delivery and HR. He was in the US earlier for a decade, with Vertrue, an Internet marketing company, and with Deloitte, where he helped with implementing global business and technology solutions. Sujit holds an MBA from IIM Lucknow and a B.Tech in Computer Science from BITS Pilani.

Rup Sen is Manager, Internal Controls at Robert Bosch Engineering and Business Solutions. He was earlier with GM and HAL. He has 18+ years of experience, covering product design/engineering, user experience, and quality assurance. He speaks 8 languages, and is a graduate of BITS Pilani.

Visvapriya Sathiyam is a hands-on design evangelist at SAP, an experience designer at heart, and a techie in head. She teaches all things design-ish for people from age 6 to 60 through workshops for children, corporates, startups and NGOs. She dreams of a day when design becomes a subject taught in school, so our future door handles don’t break and our Indian roads don’t give us a headache. Priya is a graduate of BITS Pilani.

Moderator: Madanmohan Rao, Co-founder, Bangalore K-Community; Editor, The KM Chronicles


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