Organizational Memory Information Systems

Shouhong Wang
1999 Information Resources Management Journal  
Organizational memory information systems have recently received considerable attention in informl:ztion systems development. As yet little research has been reported on the methodology used for the analysis and design of organizational memory information systems. This paper describes an object-oriented method for modeling organizationalmemory information systems. Six concepts that support organizational memory information systems are discussed. They are: document, episode, cognizance, goal,
more » ... monic instrument, and integration. These concepts are harmonized into a unified object-oriented paradigm. The proposed modeling method extends the traditional information systems analysis into the context of organizational memory information systems. It is usefulforthe development of organizational memory information systems for organizational learning, surveillance, and deci~ion making in general.
doi:10.4018/irmj.1999040103 fatcat:qzmmgnybjnh6pn7ki3ah7dq3x4