Steven Walker is an Information, Library and Knowledge management specialist based in London.
He has several years experience of running proactive information and library services in the United Kingdom and overseas in Germany. Steven is a good communicator with strong interpersonal skills and a keen interest in IT, information management and developing training activities. Seeking opportunities to apply these skills within a dynamic and progressive organisation.
He comes with leadership and management experience given that he has lined managed staff and introduced change.
Steven has been involved in implementing and working with collaborative technologies such as Livelink and Microsoft SharePoint. Indeed, these collaborative systems are often seen as a way to present documents and files in a web based format. These tools however are much more powerful than that and are an agent for process improvement.
Steven has become interested in improving information management through the following functions:
Creating folder structures that are more shallow than deep.
Creating views rather than sub folders in document libraries within SharePoint.
Filtering information on metadata or calculated columns
Using Lists to import data from spreadsheets.
Subscribing to automated alerts within SharePoint Libraries and Lists
Discussing the concepts of work-flows with customers.
Using survey function within SharePoint to gather quanitifiable data.
Improving business processes withi SharePoint.
Of course, as with any change mangement project, winning the hearts and minds of the people involved is always essential for a successful outcome.