Knowledge Sharing over Social Networking Systems: Architecture, Usage Patterns and Their Application

@inproceedings{Coenen2006KnowledgeSO,
  title={Knowledge Sharing over Social Networking Systems: Architecture, Usage Patterns and Their Application},
  author={Tanguy Coenen and Dirk Kenis and C{\'e}line Van Damme and Eiblin Matthys},
  booktitle={OTM Workshops},
  year={2006}
}
The recent success of social networking sites like mySpace, Friendster, Orkut, LinkedIn, Ecademy and openBC indicates that extending one's social network through a virtual medium is a popular proposition. The social networking paradigm can be integrated with the knowledge management field, in which sharing knowledge with others is a central issue. This paper investigates how the social networking concept can be applied to support knowledge sharing between people. Together with common features… CONTINUE READING
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