Dr. Holly Baxter’s AHFE Article Published on Elsevier Science Direct Portal

Dr. Holly Baxter recently presented her paper, “Specialized Knowledge Transfer: Accelerating the Expertise Development Cycle” at the 2015 International Conference on Applied Human Factors & Ergonomics (AHFE) in Las Vegas. Her paper is now available on the Elsevier Science Direct Portal in the AHFE 2015 Proceedings (Volume 3), pages 1465–1472.

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By |October 27th, 2015|Press Release|0 Comments

SKS Presents at International Conference on Applied Human Factors & Ergonomics

SKS co-founders, Dr. Mike Prevou and Dr. Holly Baxter, recently gave well attended presentations at the International Conference on Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics (AHFE) in Las Vegas, July 26-30. Dr. Prevou spoke about “Creating high performing teams of leaders,” and Dr. Baxter presented “Specialized knowledge transfer: Accelerating the expertise […]

By |August 18th, 2015|Press Release|0 Comments

SKS Builds High-Performing Teams for Michigan Health Information Network Shared Services

SKS is well versed in helping clients build high-performing teams. In our effort with the Michigan Health Information Network Shared Services (MiHIN), SKS used its Teams of Leaders approach to accelerate understanding of a common vision and the use cases that will bring that vision to reality. By facilitating meetings from the Board of Directors level down to the analysts and action officers, SKS helped bring together people from over 20 different organizations to build stronger teams at each level and improve the way they communicate, internally and externally, about potential improvements in Michigan’s health care system.

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By |July 13th, 2015|Press Release|0 Comments

SKS Finishes Army Corps of Engineers KM Study

What is the Army doing in Knowledge Management (KM) these days?

This past quarter, SKS conducted an organizational assessment to reveal KM programs and authorities across the Department of the Army. What we found were big changes in the way the Army is resourcing and approaching KM…and not all changes were for the better. Our report examined 12 specific areas ranging from KM strategy, to implementation of KM initiatives, to KM training. Through a series of surveys and one-on-one interviews, SKS was able to piece together who is doing what regarding KM, and where the best practices reside in such a large and diverse organization. This report will be the highlight of a joint presentation at the annual KMWorld Conference in November by Mike Prevou and a representative from the Corps of Engineers.

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By |July 1st, 2015|Press Release|0 Comments

SKS Named to 100 Companies That Matter in Knowledge Management by KMWorld Magazine

SKS has been chosen as one of the 100 Companies that Matter in Knowledge Management by KMWorld for 2015. This annual list highlights companies that offer tools and services to analyze, augment, and extend knowledge and information to maximize an organization’s potential. We’re excited to be named to this year’s list and recognized for our innovative approaches to knowledge management, expertise development, and organizational learning. Read more about the 100 Companies that Matter in KM in the March issue of KMWorld, or see the list here.

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By |March 3rd, 2015|Press Release|0 Comments

Entering Third Year on the MCoE IDIQ

SKS enters into its third year on the Maneuver Center of Excellence (MCoE) indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ) at Fort Benning, Georgia, with longtime partner RLM Communications, Inc. The MCoE IDIQ contract value is $458 million, and SKS to proud to have assisted in work at MCoE that has helped with the implementation of the Army Learning Model, created knowledge management solutions and communities of practice, and conducted research to improve learning outcomes.

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By |February 19th, 2015|Press Release|0 Comments

SKS Attends Chamber of Commerce Banquet

Mike Prevou (left) and Mike Hower attended the Leavenworth-Lansing, Kansas, Chamber of Commerce banquet on January 29, 2015. SKS was instrumental in improving how the Chamber connects and collaborates with local businesses and residents. SKS was also recognized as a key member of the team that developed a new Chamber website and mobile presence to connect businesses and consumers with local businesses.

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By |February 5th, 2015|Press Release|0 Comments

SKS Papers Accepted for I/ITSEC 2014

SKS is proud to announce that two papers co-authored by Dr. Mike Prevou  and Dr. Holly Baxter have been accepted for the 2014 Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation, and Education (I/ITSEC) conference in Orlando, FL.
Developing the Human Dimension: Current Practices and Future Methods (with Dr. Laurie Waisel) focuses on achieve improved learning outcomes using an adult learning model that emphasizes Critical Moment Strategy and experiential learning as described in Army Learning Model (ALM) 2015.  The results — an Experiential Learning Model that addresses addresses different learning styles and turns traditional classroom methodologies upside down!
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By |July 25th, 2014|Press Release|0 Comments

SKS and the Kansas City Startup Village

May 2014 – In April, SKS President Mike Prevou visited the Kansas City Startup Village to talk with entrepreneurs about collaboration, community and business opportunities.

The Kansas City Startup Village (#KCSV) is an entrepreneur-led, organic, grassroots initiative helping Kansas City entrepreneurs and startup companies to grow their businesses.  While each startup is enabled by the Kansas City Google Fiber, entrepreneur he talked with said the community atmosphere to collaborate, learn, and grow was far more important than the speed of the internet connection.  SKS provides collaboration coaching for organizations to maximize the benefit from networking and shared knowledge.

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By |May 7th, 2014|Press Release|0 Comments

SKS Revisits Gettysburg

April 2014 —   In April 2014, Team SKS historians Florian Waitl, Gary Linhart, and Bill Darley led a 3-day staff ride for International Officers from the Command and General Staff College to the site of the Battle of Gettysburg. Often described as the turning point of the Civil War, the July 1-3, 1863 battle, serves as the backdrop for lessons in history, critical thinking, unit tactics, and leadership for mid-grade Army leaders.

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By |April 30th, 2014|Press Release|0 Comments