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Knowledge Management and Information Technology

Knowledge Management and Information Technology

As knowledge management (KM) and information technology (IT) have developed and grown, they have evolved numerous technical terms and phrases that those not intimately involved in these disciplines may find difficult to understand. These terms are useful in efficiently communicating among professionals, but they can be difficult to absorb in a rapid manner, and it can be difficult to obtain consistent definitions. There is a spectrum of tools to address different aspects of the jargon development phenomenon. At the low end of the range are lists that define each letter of an acronym but do not usually provide much else—they are essentially data-level tools. Many glossaries provide short definitions of terms and phrases; they are essentially information-level tools. Unless one has an idea or... Show More

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