15 Nov GuruScan Open Workshop sessions 2024
“I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do, and I understand.“
GuruScan organizes regular Open Workshop sessions. If you are interested in improving your organization’s Knowledge Management, these are a great way to experience what GuruScans technology can do.
This blog post gives you a little background on these sessions and a rough outline of them.
Why do we organize these sessions?
Knowledge Management is boring.
Knowledge Management is time-consuming.
Nobody likes to fill out their expertise profile.
There are no knowledge connections.
Why do I have to answer this Excel Knowledge matrix?
Because we realize how dull and boring KM sounds to many professionals, we organize Open Workshop sessions. It will give you a real experience of how fun and fast a knowledge inventory can be. As a participant you are an essential element of the workshop. Without you, nothing will happen. It is not a ready-made inventory but a real life experience.
How does the technology really work? That is a question we often receive. We believe that doing something is the best way to thoroughly experience and learn about it.
“Bottom-up, Social, Fun, and Fast knowledge inventory for everyone.” (user feedback)
What is the Knowledge Booster
The Knowledge Booster puts the turbo on your knowledge inventory efforts. It is an integral part of the GuruScan Knowledge App (SaaS service) and is used to make a jump-start for larger knowledge inventories. The typical usage of the Knowledge Booster is to apply it to teams of 15-25 people.
The Knowledge Booster has 3 main steps which can be configured to fit the specific demands of any customer knowledge challenge.
What can you expect from the Open Workshop:
For the Open Workshop, we use a dedicated demo environment of the Knowledge App. It is only used for the Open Workshops, so this demo environment is completely safe to experiment.
If you sign up for the Open Workshop, you will get a temporary login to this Demo installation. Your login will stay active for about a week after the session, so you can show your colleagues how cool it is!
In less than 1 hour, you will experience KM which is:
Open to all, Wikipedia style
Social, connecting also silent experts
Robust to pull in non-responders
Fun because it keeps you going
We have limited places, so make sure to sign up! The aim is to organize a short and clear experience for everyone. Therefore, we work with a maximum of 15 attendees. We organize these sessions on the first Thursday of each month (except January and August). By default, the events will be organized in English and will take about 50 to 60 minutes.
No theory, no explanation, no brushed-up slides. This is not a typical sales webinar or pitch, just a focused experience in using the tool!
Questions or requests
If you have any questions or requests, feel free to reach out. Possibilities exist to organize a dedicated Open Workshop or to run a session in another language than English.
The workshop was good fun and allowed me to get a good sense of how GuruScan works. (user feedback)