Wednesday, November 25, 2009

Survey results show the recent KM4Dev Rome meeting was a success!

The recently held KM4Dev-Rome event has been a success! The survey results (taken by 30 out of 35 participants) show that in summary, everyone's experience was positive and encouraging. Apart from learning about knowledge sharing methods and tools, and knowledge sharing in our organizations, we broadened our networks, met likeminded people and felt inspired to do positive change in our work. We thought there is a great value and potential behind the Rome KM4Dev community, as well as a need for regular Rome KM4Dev events and gatherings.

Here are some of the key results:



Some key lessons to take ahead for next KM4Dev-Rome meet-up:
  • If a peer assist is organized, make sure the questions are well developed ahead of time.
  • Ensure that the agenda is not so packed and the case studies represent issues rather than organizations.
  • Give time for hosts to digest information coming out of sessions so that they can give a more meaningful summary.
Although most of us have not been able to put up summaries yet, they should be available from:

On a personal note, the experience was great for me as it was the first time I facilitated a full-day event. I blogged about my experience on co-facilitating the event with Nadia at:

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