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Mar 29, 2002, 11:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Con Zymaris)

"Following on from previous issues, the game plan is to look at a growing market need, identify a quality open-source contender, outline a business case for building a solution around it and perhaps sample a quickie business plan. Our target market for discussion this time is the growing interest in knowledge management Web portals.

"As with most abstract concepts, there is no universal definition of either knowledge management or KM portals. In general, KM is a means by which organisations achieve value from their latent informational, knowledge-based and intellectual assets. This value is gained through the increase in efficiencies in sharing knowledge among an organisation's employees. One of the best ways of extracting and sharing this latent knowledge is via a portal ? a Web-based information, querying, collaborative and communication tool..."

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