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Knowledge Management Techniques (ICT256)

Organisational Unit School of Engineering and Information Technology
Credit Points 4
Availability DUBAI-ISC: TMD-internal
KAPLAN-SGP: TJA-internal, TSA-internal
SGP1: TJB-internal
Description Knowledge Management involves extending traditional information management practices to enable the entire intellectual resources of an organisation to be available, in a repeatable, scalable and transferable manner. In this unit we consider the techniques that underpin KM. Topics include: theories of knowledge, the nature of documents and document management, knowledge elicitation, knowledge representation techniques including ontologies, knowledge discovery, and knowledge life cycles within an organisational context. The theoretical component is complemented by practical work using standard industry knowledge modelling tools.
Timetabled Learning Activities Lectures: 2 hours per week; tutorials: 2 hours per week (1 hour unsupervised).
Prerequisites ICT107 Principles of Information Systems.
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