Inside Knowledge Magazine /Knowledge Management Magazine Archive
Volume 3 Issue 9
Competitive intelligence should be at the core of any organisation's market strategy. In the first article in this special feature on knowledge management and CI, Arik Johnson discusses how to turn market and competitor knowledge into actionable intelligence.
TITLE: Enabling Knowledge Creation
AUTHOR: George von Krogh, Kazuo Ichijo, Ikujiro Nonaka
PUBLISHER: OUP, 2000
Faros, the learning effect
As the Faros series approaches its conclusion, Ove Rustung Hjelmervik continues his explanation of the lessons Statoil has learned over the past four years in developing and implementing a comprehensive knowledge management system
Organic Knowledge Management: Part Two - Knowledge Elicitation: Indirect knowledge discovery
In the first in this series of articles on Organic Knowledge Management, David Snowden identified key issues relating to the language we use to describe what we know. In this second piece, he examines some of the dangers of knowledge elicitation and outlines approaches routed in anthropology that enable the identification of knowledge assets in organisations.
Playing catch-up? Competitive intelligence in the UK
Although competitive intelligence is a growing field in the UK, the evidence suggests that companies in the US and the rest of Europe are ahead of the game. Ted Howard-Jones asks whether, in this era of global competition, UK companies are employing the right tools and techniques to enable them to rapidly respond to competitive issues.
Serving the community
A central tenet of any knowledge management programme is the ability to capture and make easily accessible the tacit and explicit knowledge of the organisation. Ulrich Gerndt describes Siemens' ShareNet, a knowledge community that goes beyond simple repositories and databases.
WEB ONLY ARTICLE: Finding your way with KM
In the second article to appear in this column, Andrew Fellows offers a personal opinion on how to best approach the task of implementing a knowledge management programme in an organisation. Although technological issues should naturally be addressed, any KM approach should take into account a company's business strategy and objectives.