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Data Mining

The practice of looking for a pattern in a large amount of seemingly random data. Data mining is usually done with a computer program and helps in marketing. That is, a company can look at the (publicly available) purchase patterns of a person or group of persons and determine what products to direct at them.
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According to the various perspectives, the means for acquiring and managing this valuable knowledge resource is dependent upon organizational capacity (Afuah, 2002), the organization's technical resources, the alignment of knowledge management and human resources management (Liebowitz, 2004) and the organization's strategic vision (Srivastava et al.
Edward Kopko (Butler International): Knowledge management reminds me of the quality movement of 20 years ago.
Exercising the principles of knowledge management, modern principals can take more of an active role in leading the school's knowledge infrastructure by: (a) managing the data derived from the interdependent relationship between the teacher and the student more efficiently; (b) encouraging teachers to provide more critical input into process of knowledge enhancement; (c) implementing more knowledge-related training for the school as a learning organization; (d) making decisions based on the analysis of data from improved learning and higher test score results, lessons learned and best practices; and (e) most importantly, leading the development of a strategic plan with knowledge management at its center of leadership and core of organizational values.
So we can't look at knowledge management as its own little project in a vacuum.
Knowledge Management Initiatives in Select Industries II-36 Pharmaceutical Industry II-36 Oil and Gas Companies II-36 Stringent Regulatory Measures Necessitate Effective Data Management II-36 Move Towards Adoption of Advanced Technologies II-36 Call Centers II-37 Common Challenges Faced in Call Centers II-37 Advantages of Implementing Knowledge Management in Call Centers II-37 Manufacturing Sector II-37 Retaining Employee Knowledge - A Critical Challenge II-38 New Strategies to Counter Knowledge Loss II-38 Wireless Enterprises II-39 Higher Education II-39
How that happens is the complex nature of knowledge management, especially as it involves the human element.
Michael Rudnick, principal of Cognitive Communications in New York City, believes the development of corporate intranets and the creation of knowledge management strategies are interwoven.
In fact, knowledge management considerations encourage the formation of complex organizations, which can bring the diverse knowledge of multiple employees to bear on business operations and decision-making.
IDC warns companies that think an effective knowledge management program can be planned and implemented in just a few years will be in for a rude awakening.
Setting aside the tools (some of which, but not all, are digital), knowledge management is made up of two basic disciplines:
Knowledge management is a relatively new field, meaning that the business world is still feeling its way forward.
com/reports/c63556) has announced the addition of 2006 Global Law Firm Knowledge Management Survey to their offering.
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