The CODESNET Website: a Portal Supporting SME Network Innovation
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The final goal of academics often appears to be to have at their disposal a methodology, but this was not the scope of the CODESNET project. To develop the performance evaluation methodology – presented in Chap. 4 – has only been a preliminary step. The real goal of the project was to define and implement a simple but untraditional website with the direct involvement of the two potential end users: (1) people involved with academia, to organize the website structure such as to allow simple comparisons among catalogued SME networks, and an easy search for reports which could help to understand the networks main features and (2) people involved with industry, to define both the information on SME networks to be catalogued, and the most interesting topics for selecting the reports to be included in the website. The two complementary actions of these groups of project partners gave rise to the website presented in this final chapter.
KeywordsSupply Chain Local Labour Market Industrial District Support Agency Collective Learning
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