Until April 2001, Doug Kalish was Vice President and Chief Knowledge Officer at Scient.As Chief Knowledge Officer at Scient, Doug:
Managed the development of an award-winning intranet integrated with other enterprise applications (PeopleSoft, T&E, e.g.) which was the basis for organization knowledge sharing and community enabling Scient to identify, harvest and reuse expertise and solutions
Built and maintained the professional services methodology (content and infrastructure) used to deliver business strategy, solution architecture, and engineering services on every engagement
Created a one-week induction program delivered to all 2000+ new employees facilitating knowledge sharing, fostering community and decreasing time-to-billability
Created a three-week program for college new-hires teaching basic consulting skills, team-building and instruction in the engagement methodology
Managed ‘Scient University’ – a collection of internal and external professional, executive development and training programs for maintaining and increasing employee skills
Developed and documented the engagement process methodology defining the roles and deliverables from lead generation/identification to engagement sunset
During the calendar year 2000, Doug was based in London helping to grow Scient's European practice from 3 to 150 people, and experiencing first-hand the challenges of knowledge sharing across geographies, time zones, and languages.
Prior to joining Scient, Doug had been with Price Waterhouse since 1986 in a number of roles. He served as Director of Systems of the Consumer Financial Institute division, Chief Operating Partner and Managing Partner of the Price Waterhouse Technology Centre, and Managing Partner of the Electronic Business Solutions Center.