Knowledge Management Systems (ISYS5050)

UNIT OF STUDY

The need to track and facilitate the sharing of the core knowledge resources in contemporary organisations is widely recognised. This course will provide a comprehensive introduction to the emerging area of Knowledge Management (KM) from both technological and organisational perspectives. We will review and discuss a range of published papers, case studies, and other publications that deal with a range of important KM-related topics. One of the key knowledge management technologies, Business Intelligence Systems, will be covered in detail. It will also include hands-on work using the BI (Online Analytical Processing - OLAP) tool, COGNOS. Some of the main themes to be covered will include: * KM: Conceptual Foundations * Taxonomies of organizational knowledge and KM mechanisms * Case/Field Studies of KM Initiatives * Data Warehousing and OLAP/Business Analytics * Data, text, and web mining. * Social media,crowdsourcing, and KM

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Classes

One 2 hour scheduled small-group class per week.

Assessment

Through semester assessment (70%), Final Exam (30%)

Faculty/department permission required?

No

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Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

Prerequisite: Assumed knowledge: An undergraduate degree in Computer Science or Information Systems. Good grasp of database technologies and the role of information systems in organisations.

Prerequisite: Assumed knowledge: An undergraduate degree in Computer Science or Information Systems. Good grasp of database technologies and the role of information systems in organisations.

Prohibitions

ISYS4050

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