Emerging Concepts between Software Engineering and Knowledge Management

  • Sandro Javier Bolaños Castro
  • Víctor Hugo Medina García
  • Rubén González Crespo
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 172)


Software Engineering (SE) uses different theories to empower its practices. One such theory is Knowledge Management (KM), which provides an important conceptual heritage. Our proposal establishes emerging concepts that enrich SE from KM. All these concepts are in between knowledge and software, hence we call them Softknowledge (SK), y Hardknowledge (HK); they constitute Knowledgeware (KW). In this paper we emphasize the intentionality that pertains to these concepts, which is a fundamental characteristic for the development, maintenance, and evolution of software. Additionally, we propose a nurturing environment based on the present proposal.


Software Development Software Engineering Software Engineer Knowledge Management Unify Modelling Language 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sandro Javier Bolaños Castro
    • 1
  • Víctor Hugo Medina García
    • 1
  • Rubén González Crespo
    • 2
  1. 1.District University “Francisco José de Caldas”BogotáColombia
  2. 2.Pontificial University of SalamancaMadridSpain

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