Capability Modelling and Knowledge Management
Organisations are realising how important it is to “know who knows what” and be able to make maximum use of the knowledge. The field of knowledge management is concerned with this issue. AIAI has been involved in the area of knowledge management for some time. AIAI has also been working on ontologies and — in particular — capability ontologies in the context of workflow systems, and is now applying knowledge management techniques to make additional use of the capability ontologies in knowledge management. A software system for supporting capability management, based on a capability ontology and other, well defined specifications, can help an organisation to align the skills of current and future employees with the strategic business objectives.
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