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 Featured Speakers

Caleb Jenkins, Software Leader | 6x Microsoft MVP | International Speaker | Wrox Author, Software Manager, AvayaMichael Morehead, Technology Strategist, MicrosoftShawn Weisfeld, President, Former Microsoft MVP - C#,
Bill Fellows, Microsoft SQL Server MVP, BI Lead, OpportuneTechChander Dhall, Microsoft MVP, Chief Technology Officer, Chander Dhall IncDavid Walker, Sitecore Practice Director,
Eric Shupps, Microsoft SharePoint MVP, Founder / President, Binary WaveJeff Bramwell, Microsoft Visual Studio ALM MVP, Director of Enterprise Architecture, Farm Credit Services of AmericaLee Brandt, Microsoft MVP - Visual C#, Director of R&D, PaigeLabs
Mark Rackley, Microsoft Office 365 MVP, Partner and CTO, PAIT GroupAnand Raja, Director Presales - Dev Tools, InfragisticsBrian Sullivan, Microsoft ASP.NET MVP, Principal Consultant, Improving Enterprises
Dennis Bottjer, Solutions Architect, ThriveFast LLCDustin Curzon, Executive Director, 36degreesNorthGil Rice, Senior Manager of Technical Services, New Relic
Harold Pulcher, Sr. Consultant, Improving EnterprisesJim Hudson, Senior Technology Evangelist, OakTree SoftwareJosh Mize, Senior Web Developer, Mozilla
Luke Crouch, Web Development Manager, MozillaAlysia Rodriguez, Volunteer Coordinator, Domestic Violence Intervention Services (DVIS)April Dunnam, SharePoint Developer, ThriveFast, LLC
Bailey Smith, Undergraduate Researcher, University of TulsaBrad Fair, Solution Architect, InterWorks, Inc.Brad Kindle, Supervisor in the Operations Control Group, Magellan Midstream Partners
Buddy Lindsey, Jr., Senior Software Engineer, Summit ESPCarlos Moreno, Graphic Designer, CAP TulsaCarmen Long, Web Developer, Weather Decision Technologies
Chandra Yarlagadda, Sr. Developer and Lead, EricssonChuck Tryon, Chief of Program and Knowledge Management, Founder - Tryon and Associates, Professor - University of Oklahoma, FounderDanny Cox, VP | Information Security Risk, Bank of Oklahoma Financial
Dominick Montgomery, Owner, The Montgomery GroupDonovan Woods, Sr. QA Engineer, LexisNexisFloyd May, Director of Software Development  , MessageXpress
George Patterson, Manager of Research and Development, Avansic: E-Discovery & Digital ForensicsGreg Tatum, Senior Web Developer + Digital Designer, CubicJames A. McKenzie, Training and Development Manager, National Resource Center for Youth Services
James Huckaby, Software Architect, RelayHealth, a McKesson compayJamey Tiffee, IT Manager, OK Data SolutionsJason Knight, Scrum Master, Vitals
Jim Maxson, Assistant Professor, Tulsa Community CollegeJon Cavanaugh, Principal Solution Consultant, HostekJonathan Mills, Director, Paige Technologies
Kelly King, Sr. Business Intelligence Reporting Analyst, GlobalHealth, Co-Founder of Flaming HopeKen White, Test Automation Lead / QA III, BOK FinancialKersten Anderson, Owner, Speakeasy Market Strategies
Kyle Cook, Part Time Research Assistant, University of TulsaLarry Straining, Certified Professional in Learning and Performance (CPLP), New Media Technology CoachMark Riddle, Director of People Ops, Tenstreet
Myke Bates, Sr. Web Developer, The Alchemedia ProjectNeil Mavis, Wifi Consultant, Business Wi-Fi Solutions, LLCPatrick Kurz, Applications Architect, Helmerich & Payne, Inc.
Paul Rossler, Attorney, Gable Gotwals Intellectual Property & Technology Law GroupRichard Mitchell, Content Manager, Visit TulsaRoxanne Roark, Social Media Marketer, R3 Social Media
Ryan LaBouve, {{jobTitle}}, RaiseMoreSabrina Gelbart, Lead Web Developer and UX, The Agate GroupSaif Khan, Designer, GoBob Pipe & Steel
Scott McCarty, Software Architect, RelayHealthSimon Calvin, Senior Software Developer, Hogan Assessment SystemsStephanie Donahue, Partner and Consultant, PAIT Group
Teresa Adams, Consulting Business Analyst - Compliance and Risk, BOK FinancialVance Lucas, Web, Mobile & API Developer, Entreprenuer, All-Around Awesome Guy, NetSuiteRichard Oltmann, Senior Consultant / Principal Trainer, OakTree Software


James A. McKenzie, Training and Development Manager, National Resource Center for Youth Services

James A. McKenzie, Training and Development Manager, National Resource Center for Youth Services

James A.McKenzie is a training/development manager for the National Resource Center for Youth Services, a part of the University of Oklahoma College of Continuing Education. James oversees several learning projects aimed at increasing the professional development of individuals in helping professions, primarily targeting youth and family services in Oklahoma. In addition, James works across the nation developing and certifying other learning professionals in various curricula related to working with adolescent youth, especially youth who are survivors of neglect and abuse. James holds a BS in Anthropology from the University of Utah and is currently working on his MA in Organizational Dynamics from the University of Oklahoma.


Bridging the Knowledge Gaps/Capturing Tacit Knowledge in Organizations

Speakers: Chuck Tryon, James A. McKenzie, Alysia Rodriguez

Join host Chuck Tryon for these sessions as part of the OU Tulsa ODYN graduate program:

Bridging the Knowledge Gaps
Presented by: James A. McKenzie
Using training programs to develop, support, and reinforce an organization?s knowledge management vision and overall culture of learning

Training and Development are considered to be key methods for building and transferring knowledge and skills considered by an organization to be essential to the their competitiveness and growth, but not all training programs are equal. This presentation argues that true competitive advantage will go to those organizations that develop and support a training program as part of an overall knowledge management vision; A training program that reinforces a culture of learning and knowledge sharing by using best practice learning strategies.

Capturing Tacit Knowledge in Organizations
Presented by: Alysia Rodriguez
Knowledge management can be a difficult task in modern organizations. The preservation of tacit knowledge is vital to the future success of a company and is the easiest type of knowledge to lose ? in worst case scenarios, tacit knowledge walks out the door with the employee who possesses it. Understanding the factors that influence the sharing of tacit knowledge within an organization and between employees can be the difference between losing or preserving delicate information. I will be discussing the types of trust and social constructs that have an effect on knowledge sharing and how managers can foster an organizational culture that promotes the exchange of tacit knowledge.
Aug 7th - 10:15 AM
Aug 7th

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