Harvesting and Managing Knowledge in Construction

Harvesting and Managing Knowledge in Construction

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A successful construction business is a knowledge business. And knowledge must be managed effectively to be used efficiently, especially in a complex project-oriented business such as construction, where skills acquired and lessons learned on one project need to be applied to the next. A holistic approach to knowledge management (KM) is taken in this book to incorporate all of the relevant themes, tackling technological, socio-cultural and organizational issues, with the creation of value as a focus throughout. Information is drawn from a broad range of sources to explain core theories and provide guidance on practical application. Topics covered include: changing business relationships in a knowledge economy knowledge creation processes and theories data, text and knowledge mining techniques the learning construction organization future technology for knowledge management. Written by the authors of the first EU-funded KM research project in the field of construction, this textbook is uniquely well-researched, and is the perfect introduction to KM for students across the built environment. It is also a crucial guide to the topic for practitioners.The Maintenance Service: the purpose of the knowledge maintenance package is to enable the system to maintain consistency amongst the knowledge items represented in the eCognos system. The API (Application Programming Interface )anbsp;...

Title:Harvesting and Managing Knowledge in Construction
Author:Yacine Rezgui, John Miles
Publisher:Routledge - 2011-03-03


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