Construction/Engineering firms have been managing knowledge informally for years but the challenges facing industry today mean that most organisations now need a more structured coherent approach to knowledge management

Construction/Engineering firms have been managing knowledge informally for years but the challenges facing industry today mean that most organisations now need a more structured coherent approach to knowledge management.

It argues the importance of aligning KM initiatives to the business goals and managing the key aspects of people, processes and technology equally.

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A gap analysis identified key shortcomings with the current knowledge management approach at the FTSE100 Company.

References
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Steve Dale, “Learning and sharing in a virtual world” communities and collaboration October 26, 2011
http://www.stephendale.com/2011/10/26/36-knowledge-sharing-barriers/