Technologies for Knowledge Assimilation [chapter]

Daniel E. O'Leary
2003 Handbook on Knowledge Management  
Assimilation is a critical issue for knowledge management. Knowledge may be gathered, created or converted, but if it is not assimilated, the organization will not be able to take action on that knowledge or actualize all of its potential value. As a result, unless knowledge is assimilated it will have limited use and impact on an organization. Accordingly, organizations are concerned with how to facilitate assimilation. This chapter provides an analysis of some key technologies for
more » ... , focusing on knowledge storage, massaging, structuring, integration, filtering and navigation.
doi:10.1007/978-3-540-24748-7_2 fatcat:phxlxplwvndlxpbocu4aqulgtu