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The Knowledge Management Toolkit: Orchestrating IT, Strategy, and Knowledge Platforms (2nd Edition)

The Knowledge Management Toolkit: Orchestrating IT, Strategy, and Knowledge Platforms (2nd Edition)
Author: Amrit Tiwana
ISBN 13: 9780130092243
ISBN 10: 13009224
Edition: 2
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Publication Date: 2002-08-29
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 416
List Price: $79.99

The #1 practical knowledge management implementation guide—now completely updated!

  • Incremental, results-driven techniques that build on existing knowledge and infrastructure
  • Covers planning, design, development, deployment, and management
  • Powerful new solutions for measuring the ROI of KM platforms

In The Knowledge Management Toolkit, Second Edition, leading consultant Amrit Tiwana walks step by step through the development of a state-of-the-art enterprise Knowledge Management Platform. Thoroughly revised to reflect today's latest tools, technologies, and best practices, this hands-on guide offers a complete roadmap for building KM systems incrementally?with each step delivering new business value, and seamlessly building on the work that preceded it. Utilizing practical checklists and diagrams, Dr. Tiwana introduces today's best techniques for planning, design, development, deployment, and management, demonstrating exactly how to:

  • Identify the knowledge most crucial to your business
  • Align business strategy and knowledge management
  • Leverage existing infrastructure
  • Transition from managing data to knowledge
  • Focus on process, and on tacit?not just explicit?knowledge
  • Architect a future-proof, adaptable KM platform
  • Build and deploy KM systems using the proven Results Driven Incrementalism (RDI) methodology
  • Implement leadership and reward structures that make KM work
  • Rigorously calculate ROI on KM systems

Among this edition's many new features: a thoroughly rewritten chapter on strategy; powerful new "real-options" methods for assessing ROI; in-depth discussions of knowledge platforms and digitalpeer-to-peer networks; many new case studies; and much more. CD-ROM INCLUDED

The accompanying CD-ROM contains Tiwana's interactive, unrestricted KM Toolkit, plus an extensive bibliographic database of recent KM research, a complete working Web-based KM system, bonus appendices, and reusable copies of all of the book's figures.