Position Opening: Military Historian/Staff Ride Facilitator

June 2014 — SKS is looking for a military analyst with a love of military history to conduct Staff Rides for U.S. Army leaders. Requires experience developing and presenting curriculum, and creating job aids and workbooks. Must be a graduate of Command and General Staff College or equivalent and have a Bachelor’s degree in History or related subject; Master’s degree preferred. Also prefer Army instructor qualification and previous Staff Ride experience within the past three years. Position is located in Leavenworth, Kansas, and requires travel up to 30% of the time.

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By |June 12th, 2014|Job Opportunities|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

Dr. Mike Prevou Helps Team Rubicon

January 2014—SKS’s Mike Prevou works with the disaster response veteran organization Team Rubicon at their Annual Leadership Conference in Los Angeles, California. Mike’s research focus for 2014 is exploring how KM is applied in humanitarian relief operations.

Team Rubicon unites the skills and experiences of military veterans with first responders to […]

By |January 10th, 2014|Press Release|0 Comments

SKS Presenting at KM World 2013

November 2013—SKS’s co-founders, Holly Baxter and Mike Prevou, were invited to give workshops at KM World 2013 in Washington, D.C. Holly’s workshop is entitled Methods for Transferring Specialized Knowledge to Accelerate the Expertise Development Cycle. Mike’s presentation is entitled Rethinking Knowledge Management. Both workshops will be on Tuesday, November 5, 2013.

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By |November 4th, 2013|Press Release|0 Comments

Dr. Holly Baxter Presenting at I/ITSEC and Receives Honorable Mention for Best Paper

November 2013—SKS is pleased to announce that Holly Baxter not only had a paper accepted at the 2013 Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation and Education Conference (I/ITSEC), but it also earned an Honorable Mention for Best Paper! Her paper, entitled “Transferring Specialized Knowledge: Accelerating the Expertise Development Cycle,” was among the top three papers accepted.

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By |November 1st, 2013|Press Release|0 Comments

SKS on Team for the JECC KM Contract

July 2013—SKS is pleased to be on the team with RXJV to provide knowledge management support services to the Joint Enabling Capability Command (JECC) in Norfolk, Virginia. SKS is the knowledge management lead in the project and is focused on improving knowledge flow, collaboration, and business processes. The JECC deploys […]

By |July 15th, 2013|Press Release|0 Comments

SKS Goes “Down Under” to Present at KM Australia

July 2013—Dr. Mike Prevou is giving both a presentation and a workshop at the 2013 KM Australia Conference in Sydney. His presentation, Rethinking Knowledge Management, outlines the Knowledge Environment and the human side of knowledge management as a new way to look at the KM domain. He is also conducting a workshop, Identifying and Capturing Expertise: How to Elicit the Knowledge of Experts, with Patricia Eng, a Senior Advisor for Knowledge Management with the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

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By |July 1st, 2013|Press Release|0 Comments

SKS Conducts Follow-up Training to the Marines

March 2013—SKS has been selected to train the U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) Reserve on Knowledge Assessment. Dr. Holly Baxter, Dr. Mike Prevou, and Mike Hower will go to Kansas City to present training to the USMC KM core team on how to conduct knowledge assessments. This core team was selected […]

By |March 10th, 2013|Press Release|0 Comments

Dr. Mike Prevou on Using Instructional Design as a Foundation for Innovation and Improvement

February 2013 — Mike Prevou from Strategic Knowledge Solutions talked to students at Emporia State University in Kansas about Knowledge Management and Instructional design.

In the video, Dr. Prevou discusses his career path after the military, and how he used knowledge management to enable learning at both the Army Staff College and  two graduate university programs. Length 1 hour, 38 minutes.

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By |February 5th, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments