Essay on Management Information System
I. Question 2 (Chapter 11 - Page 442)
What types of systems are used for enterprise-wide knowledge management and how do they provide value for businesses?
1. Define and describe the various types of enterprise-wide knowledge management systems and explain how they provide value for businesses
a. Structured knowledge systems The essential problem in managing structured knowledge is creating an appropriate classification scheme to organize information into meaningful categories in a knowledge database that can be easily accessed by employees. Once the categories for classifying knowledge have been created, each document needs to be "tagged," or coded, so that search engines can retrieve …show more content…
c. Social bookmarking Social bookmarking makes it easier to search for, and also to share information by allowing users to save their bookmarks to Web pages on a public Web site and tag these bookmarks with keywords. These tags can be used to organize and search for the documents, and lists of tags can be shared with other