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Re: [ba-unrev-talk] RE: [ba-ohs-talk] What are we trying to accomplish?

There is also a one-day event on June 20th.
I was planning to go to that...    (01)

John Maloney wrote:    (02)

> JE & EA --
> Have a look at these two items.
> Also, please read and study the following: (I have closely evaluated this
> book and recommend it.)
> "Knowledge Assets - Professional's Guide to Valuation and Financial
> Management" by Mark K. Clare
> http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0156070006/theclientserverc/
> "This book is a practical guide to an investment-oriented approach to the
> valuation of knowledge management (KM) strategies and projects. It is not a
> how-to book on the accounting, appraisal-oriented, or intellectual capital
> approaches to the valuation of intangible assets. Most managers are
> interested in results. This book shows how to demonstrate those results by
> driving knowledge assets more directly and visibly into the financial
> statements of the organization. CD-ROM included."
> The San Francisco and Silicon Valley KM Cluster is hosting a two-day
> "Knowledge Economics Summit" to examine this precise issue. It is July
> 29/30, 2002, in San Francisco. It has not been formally announced, but
> ba-ohs/unrev-talk is invited and very welcome to visit the event Web and
> review this community event as it takes shape. http://www.kmcluster.com/kes/
> "Knowledge Assets - Professional's Guide to Valuation and Financial
> Management" is the recommended text for the Knowledge Economics Summit. Mark
> K. Clare (author) will lead Day One of the Knowledge Economics Summit.
> Financial and economic fluency is central to the investment, diffusion and
> take-up of OHS and the Capabilities Infrastructure. Because Doug deeply
> understands and evangelizes the -critical- importance of sustained, ongoing
> investments, I invited him to be a keynote, to deliver: "Improving Our
> Ability to Improve: A Call for Investment in a New Future," but Mei-Lin said
> he was unavailable...
> The July 2002 "Knowledge Economics Summit" is a kick-off/bootstrap for many
> more Bay Area & Silicon Valley Knowledge Economics workshops, seminars and
> events that are required to develop deep competency in the economic and
> financial foundations of knowledge management, OHS and the Capabilities
> Infrastructure.
> Knowledge Economics for unrev/ohs will capture more (management) attention,
> drive more interest, win more sponsorship and develop more disciples than a
> number of the other initiatives, concerns and ongoing conversations.
> For better or worse, economics and finance are the lingua franca of progress
> and advancement in this day and age.
> Mastery of the overarching financial advantages of building Collective IQ
> will advance the unrev/ohs communities from simply pioneering conceptual
> principles, to playing the central role in proving, leading, deploying and
> implementing breakthrough knowledge-based and collaborative practices on a
> global scale.
> Cheers,
> John
> John Maloney
> www.kmcluster.com
> Email: jtmalone@pacbell.net
> Tel: 415.902.9676
> eFax: 415.276.6074
> IM:jheuristic
> Create the Future! Join the KM Cluster --
> http://www.kmcluster.com/register.htm
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-ba-ohs-talk@bootstrap.org
> [mailto:owner-ba-ohs-talk@bootstrap.org]On Behalf Of Eric Armstrong
> Sent: Friday, May 24, 2002 3:19 PM
> To: ba-ohs-talk@bootstrap.org
> Subject: Re: [ba-ohs-talk] What are we trying to accomplish?
> Johannes Ernst wrote:
> > I would like to add: the **benefits** of such a system. In dollars
> > saved per person per day, preferably. E.g. it will increase the
> > productivity of a user of class A by 5% (?) when performing task B.
> I'm curious. Have such numbers ever been adduced for word
> processors or spreadsheets? Databases?
> How does one go about putting a dollar value on such things?    (03)