Michael Wyrsch is the Managing Director of Wyrsch & Partner, a consulting company focused on the areas of Collaboration and Teams, Process Management, Knowledge Management and Innovation Management.
Previous he was the Leader of the Knowledge Management Competence Center for IT Private Banking in Credit Suisse responsible to establish Knowledge Management within the IT of Credit Suisse and align it with the CMMI implementation. In PricewaterhouseCoopers he was the Chief Knowledge Officer in Switzerland. He started with Knowledge Management in Hewlett Packard where he was a Senior Knowledge Management Consultant with the HP Consulting organization. He was focused on several knowledge management projects for HP Consulting as Knowledge Architect. He was, beside his global role, the central focal point for all Knowledge Management activities in Europe. He is a co-developer of the new knowledge community model for HP Consulting and leads the worldwide implementation.
Additionally we give lectures in Knowledge & Information Management at several institutes: KM Institute (Certified Knowledge Manager Course), Institute of Communication and Leadership – Lucern, Fernfachhochschule Schweiz, Zürich University of Applied Science, et al.
During his professional career Michael worked always as an internal or external consultant. In the area of Knowledge Management his focus was to bring the organizations and teams on a higher maturity level by applying KM techniques and tools to the daily work of his clients.
In the knowledge maturing area Michael has set his focus on
- Process oriented Knowledge Management to integrate knowledge flows in the existing processes
- Innovation Management: Establish processes and methodologies to enable or foster Innovation inside an Organisation
- Facilitating the construction of a knowledge maturing architecture
- Changemanagement to transfer the organization into the new environment