Inside Knowledge Magazine /Knowledge Management Magazine Archive
Volume 4 Issue 6
A healthy approach to sharing: Intranet development at PPP Healthcare
PPP Healthcare initiated the development if its corporate intranet in early 2000. Elizabeth Harrin explains how the application has progressed and discusses the advocated publishing model the company has adopted.
Back to the floor: A voyeur's view of leadership in the upstream E&P
Managers in today's corporate environment have to balance the objectives and demands of their company's stakeholders with broader business and community priorities. In order to meet this challenge more effectively, argue Michael J. Ring and Ted Lumley, company leaders should take the time to become more involved with business operations at every level.
Conquering the language barrier: XML and knowledge management
XML has been hailed as the most powerful standardising technology since the development of the internet. Peter Stanbridge and Eric E. Cohen discuss the challenges and opportunities presented by the emergence of eXstensible Markup Language, and examine its potential impact on the field of knowledge management.
Knowledge cubed: Performance management with the NIMCube PMS
Successful product development is an assumed function of an organisation's ability to make efficient use of existing knowledge, together with its effectiveness in creating new knowledge. The management and measurement of these capabilities requires new methods and systems. Norman Roth, Juan Prieto, David Pilarek and Stephen Evans describe a performance management system that tries to satisfy this need.
Spoiled for choice
With the plethora of knowledge management IT solutions currently on the market, identifying the right one to suit your organisation's objectives has become a challenge in itself. Farzana Hamid describes the solution developed for Marconi Plc to facilitate a more collaborative working environment among its 49,000 employees.
The pragmatic approach: Creating a balance between static and dynamic content
Effective intranets are based on one thing - easy access to information that would otherwise be difficult to find. David Socha examines two methods of getting that information to the user's screen and discusses how to strike the right balance in your approach.
Your Say: Knowledge at your fingertips
Intranets have the potential to revolutionise your companys approach to knowledge management. Simon Lelic talks to representatives from the Gillette Company, Hummingbird, Mediasurface and Oracle, and discusses the critical elements of an effective content management strategy.
Book Review: The Springboard
Stephen Denning's The Springboard is reviewed by Jan Wyllie