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Contents Management (CMS)
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Course: Knowledge Management in Organizations
The cognitive interface to the
Organizations that manage information systems (companies,
services, corporative libraries, etc.) invest immense resources in the research
methods to represent and manage contents and documents. Most of
these systems which are already operational
present the following
Low pertinence in
The user interface is
They have to face analysis,
design, development and implementation costs.
The designed "knowledge
organization" designed for users, doesn't match the end user's own
"contents management" and “document management”.
Integration difficulty with the organization's
Some information systems
might require the development of a real ontology, which is not
consistent with the hierarchical principle of most available
It is obvious that the ideal system resulting from
research and trials is a knowledge based system, not solely to follow a
fad, but because the correspondence between contents and knowledge is maximal
when a cognitive interface is used. This
is built on a semantic network, to which the node documents to be managed and
their attributes are associated to specifically
describe each topic.
Some further reasons that emphasize this convenience are:
there's no need for analysis, design, etc.
The unique system “cost”
is the interactive construction of the knowledge base, that can be
built at a pace to be decided by the KB administrator.
The interface (the
semantic network itself) can be extended or modified in real time.
The KB can be protected
against non-authorized access or modification.
The semantic network can
be distributed into levels.
Each topic can be
explained by means of an internal text, image or video.
Related documents can be
of any type or origin and reside anywhere in the intranet or
A glue technology like
KM saves time, effort, money and reduces uncertainty and complexity.
The result of an
Internet search can be associated to the knowledge base in real time.
between the end users' view of his domain and the "knowledge
organization" he is using to access information.
The ideal system
resulting from this research exists. The cognitive solution
to contents management with Knowledge Master permits:
information sources normally scattered throughout the organization
(business, information center, college, etc.) in a unique
A unique interface
for all information sources.
necessary documents at the right moment.
Using a standard
method to capture a reuse information from a powerful cognitive interface.
documents, process descriptions and information from a
collaborative visual interface.
Using a single
Using a single
Using a universal
Get a natural
identification of categories.
information sources to an interface that reflects the way in
end users think and reason.
it is possible to:
Create inside Knowledge Master
associated to knowledge, with any data types.
any file types,
Web pages and proprietary systems in a unique view.
Use high level
topics (nodes concatenations, paths).
Get easily orientated even when the user
doesn't know how contents are structured. Data bases do not offer orientation resources.
In KM, searching is associative, it follows the natural
organization of ideas.
Locate main contents
and related topics while navigating information.
access. Information is a precious asset and must be accessible
when it's needed.
Locate the exact
idea or topic. From it, you have all associated ideas
Export the full
knowledge base to an external format (HTML,
etc.) for its use in other applications.
description of business applications like projects, processes,
Use the KM
multilingual interface with translation.
Consulting on Knowledge
Management and Business Intelligence
excellence of visual cognitive interfaces over text or data
interfaces is obvious!!!!