The purpose of Knowledge Management is to; identify, seek solutions, and take action relating to business skill gaps and workforce education. This effort provides insight on actions needed in order to re-align education and training needs to better meet the needs of business and industry.
In 2014, the Lincoln, Nebraska Knowledge Management Council, led by Dr. Nancy Stelter initiated a campaign titled; Make it Work for Lincoln. This initiative was endorsed by:
Lincoln, Nebraska City Mayor, Chris Beutler
Director/Commissioner of the Nebraska Departments of Economic Development and Labor, Catherine Lang
Nebraska Department of Economic Development Research Administrator, Dr. David Dearmont
Nebraska Department of Labor Market Information Director, Phil Baker
University of Nebraska Director of the Bureau of Business Research, Dr. Eric Thompson
Lincoln Public Schools Career Academy Director, Dr. Dan Hohensee
Southeast Community College
Various community and Industry leaders
The initiatives of Knowledge Management are unique, as it focuses on the needs of the community as a whole. Gathering information from workforce, businesses, and educators making a difference where it is needed most. Knowledge Management initiatives benefit, individual citizens of the community, business leaders, educators, public policy developers, and training providers.