knowledge worker


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knowledge worker

a person who works in a professional or managerial capacity and whose tasks involve creating, processing and interpreting information.
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Today, the knowledge worker who makes a difference is less a knower than a learner and applier," notes Mike Wing, IBM's (ibm.
It has a powerful precedent as a framework for promoting the professional and individual interests of knowledge workers.
He predicts that jobs for knowledge workers will grow 25 percent to 30 percent a year.
While formal organizational and reporting structures will continue to exist, most of the activity will come from intra- and interdepartmental coalitions of knowledge workers.
Because there is no cumbersome software to download, knowledge workers can easily hold spontaneous, ad-hoc meetings that are virtually hassle-free to join.
Executives use email to assign work, middle-level managers use it to delegate sub-tasks and knowledge workers use it to collaborate with peers and subject matter experts when completing tasks.
Adobe Systems Incorporated (Nasdaq:ADBE) today introduced Adobe[R] Document Center, a new hosted service that enables knowledge workers to better protect, share and track the usage of Adobe PDF, Microsoft Word, and Microsoft Excel documents as part of day-to-day communications and collaboration.
The product line, consisting of Adobe Acrobat Connect and Adobe Acrobat Connect Professional, enables knowledge workers to instantly connect online with nothing more than a web browser and the ubiquitous Flash(R) Player software.
Praised for its usability, flexibility, creativity and vision, Nervana sets a new standard for intelligent information discovery by enabling knowledge workers to perform conceptual searches with natural language queries that return timely, pertinent results.
The collaboration of BA-Insight and Certeon delivers enterprise knowledge workers a high level of information availability and rapid access to data in Microsoft Office(R) and SharePoint portal environments," said John Lloyd, vice president, business development at Certeon.
Effective knowledge discovery and mining is a critical task for any knowledge worker in today's highly competitive Life Sciences industry, yet the quantity and complexity of data can be overwhelming," noted Nosa Omoigui, Chairman and CEO of Nervana, Inc.
The technology transforms the source material into a complex graph of contextual chains, allowing the knowledge worker to discover information based on an existing documented thought process.
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