What is Knowledge Management?

What is Knowledge Management? To define Knowledge Management, it is helpful to first understand the differences between data, information, knowledge. Data is a string of numbers, whereas information includes a first level of descriptors or organizing details.  “Knowledge is applied information.”  But knowledge goes deeper. Knowledge is applied information — information that includes context, interpretation,…

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The Digital Information Toolkit: Strategies for Adding Value to Work-Related Social Systems

The Digital Information Toolkit: Strategies for Adding Value to Work-Related Social Systems I recently had a chapter published in Trends, Discovery, and People in the Digital Age, a new book edited by Wendy Evans and David Baker.  My chapter, “The Digital Information Toolkit: Strategies for Adding Value to Work-Related Social Systems.” The abstract for Trends, Discovery, and…

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Introducing the Raleigh-Durham Knowledge Management Community of Practice

Introducing the Raleigh-Durham Knowledge Management Community of Practice We’re pleased to announce the launch of a new Knowledge Management Community of Practice for the Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill (Research Triangle) region. The purpose of the group is to bring together KM practitioners, researchers, business leaders, students, and anyone else from the region who is interested…

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