Five keys to project knowledge sharing

Stacie Clark Petter, Lars Mathiassen, Vijay Vaishnavi

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Some of the answers that can help guide tools selection for knowledge sharing across software projects are discussed. Selecting a knowledge-sharing tool based on convenience could be a formula for using valuable money, time, and resources implementing a tool that ultimately is not used and becomes viewed as a source of frustration within your organization. First, to help understand the intent of knowledge sharing across projects, one should ask why is knowledge sharing suggested and need to determine if the knowledge will be used for developing new knowledge. The next question is whether the software manager will focus on learning know-why, which is the rationale behind the procedures and practices. The final question is what is the time focus of the knowledge to be shared? A combination of tools is necessary to answer these questions and it might be feasible to redefine some tools to provide additional functionality or to answer appropriately.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)42-46
Number of pages5
JournalIT Professional
Volume9
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - May 1 2007

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Petter, S. C., Mathiassen, L., & Vaishnavi, V. (2007). Five keys to project knowledge sharing. IT Professional, 9(3), 42-46. https://doi.org/10.1109/MITP.2007.44

Five keys to project knowledge sharing. / Petter, Stacie Clark; Mathiassen, Lars; Vaishnavi, Vijay.

In: IT Professional, Vol. 9, No. 3, 01.05.2007, p. 42-46.

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Petter, SC, Mathiassen, L & Vaishnavi, V 2007, 'Five keys to project knowledge sharing', IT Professional, vol. 9, no. 3, pp. 42-46. https://doi.org/10.1109/MITP.2007.44
Petter SC, Mathiassen L, Vaishnavi V. Five keys to project knowledge sharing. IT Professional. 2007 May 1;9(3):42-46. https://doi.org/10.1109/MITP.2007.44
Petter, Stacie Clark ; Mathiassen, Lars ; Vaishnavi, Vijay. / Five keys to project knowledge sharing. In: IT Professional. 2007 ; Vol. 9, No. 3. pp. 42-46.
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