Kick off with OGCIO
The conference this year was keenly aware of the economic troubles affecting the world’s economies but at the same time it was understood that it is times like this that some companies can make great strides forward in certain initiatives that might otherwise be ignored. ‘Don’t waste this crisis,’ could have been the title of the conference.
This year we were very fortunate in having Jeremy Godfrey, the Government CIO kick off the conference with a few chosen words. Jeremy reminded everyone that this is the time to ‘raise the game’. One way to achieve that would be to make certain we do not over commit but remain focused on only three or four things. It was the job of the government, he said, to be more than just a cheerleader. They will be keen on implementing many KM ideas over the next few months and years and they are already using technologies and ideas based on such things as Web 2.0.
It was clear that Jeremy was going to be extremely active in his role and that must surely be a good thing for both Hong Kong and for KM.
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