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Knowledge modelling techniques are widely adopted for designing knowledge-based systems (KBS) and these systems are important for knowledge management. This paper argues the need and importance of adopting Unified Modeling Language (UML) for knowledge modelling through the profile extension mechanism. KBS are developed using knowledge engineering (KE)(More)
Knowledge Management (KM) is a field that has attracted much attention both in academic and practitioner circles. Most KM projects appear to be primarily concerned with knowledge that can be quantified and can be captured, codified and stored-an approach more deserving of the label Information Management. Recently there has been recognition that some(More)
Modern commercial organisations are facing pressures which have caused them to lose personnel. When they lose people, they also lose their knowledge. Organisations also have to cope with the internationalisation of business forcing collaboration and knowledge sharing across time and distance. Knowledge management (KM) claims to tackle these issues. This(More)
Innovation and knowledge sharing across professional boundaries: Political interplay between boundary objects and brokers. Abstract The article examines the process of innovation and knowledge sharing from a perspective that focuses on the influence that local circumstances can have. In particular, it looks at the problems of knowledge sharing between(More)
When analyzing patterns in server side data, it becomes quickly apparent that some of the data originating from the client is lost, mainly due to the caching of web pages. Missing data is a very important issue when using server side data to analyze a user's browsing behavior, since the quality of the browsing patterns that can be identified depends on the(More)
Within the Knowledge Management context there is growing interest in computer support for group knowledge sharing and the role that Communities of Practice play in this. Communities of Practice are groups of individuals with a common purpose and who share some background, language or experience. The community is regenerated as newcomers join the group and(More)
Organisations are increasingly recognising the importance of managing what they consider their most valuable asset: knowledge. This work is a contribution towards that end, proposing a system for representing, recording, using, retrieving, and managing individual and group knowledge: a group memory system. This paper describes the high-level objective of(More)