Towards Knowledge Management Oriented Information System: Supporting Research Activities at the Technical University
Recently in knowledge management and business process management communities attention has been focused at knowledge intensive processes (e.g., Verhooef and Qureshi 2005, Papavassiliou et al. 2003, Fedel and Tanniru 2005). There is no doubt that research is a knowledge intensive process as well. However, information systems (IS) support of the research work mainly addresses only two dimensions of scientific activities, namely (1) scientific data retrieval, processing and visualisation and (2) collaboration among scientists (Lincke et al. 1998, Yao 2003, Ludacher et al. 2005, Zhao et al. 2005). Other possibilities to support scientific work, e.g., university level knowledge management of research activities are less investigated and implemented (Hornbostel 2006).
KeywordsKnowledge Management Conceptual Scheme Business Process Management Process Perspective Process Idea Generation
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