Hallenges and Solutions to Organizational Knowledge Management in KBMScase 5

Assignment Overview

A knowledge base is a special kind of database for knowledge management. Before understanding why knowledge base is special, it is important to understand the differences among data, information, knowledge, and wisdom. The following articles can be of help:

Bellinger, G., Castro, D., & Mill, A. (2010). Data information knowledge and wisdom. Retrieved from erg26701/gad-dict.htm

Lets see how historically knowledge is regarded, and how researchers have talked about knowledge management and its challenges in IT implementation.

Grant, K.A., & Grant, C.T., (2008). Develop a model of next generation knowledge management. Informing Science and Information Technology, 5, 572-590.

So what are the current issues and practices in building knowledge base and how knowledge base is different from a simple database. The following article provides some answers:

Simon B. Shum (2010), Knowledge Technologies in Context. Retrieved from counterpoint argument, in the following manner.
a?Begin this paper by stating your position on this question clearly and concisely
a?Citing appropriate sources, present the reasons why you take this position. Be sure to make the most effective case you can.
a?Then present the best evidence you can, again citing appropriate sources, against your position -that is, establish what counterarguments can be made to your original position.
a?Finally, review your original position in light of the counterarguments, showing how they are inadequate to rebut your original statement.

By the end of your paper, you should be able to unequivocally re-affirm your original position