Information and Communication Technologies and Knowledgement Management
Knowledgement Management knols
Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) facilitate the management and/or sharing of knowledge and information.
The term ICTs covers an enormous diversity of hetegenous technologies including computers, databases, data mining techniques, email, internet,search engines, telephones, television, and videoconferencing equipment.
Knowledge management discipline got a fresh boost with the emergence of modern ICTs and it became a special area of intensive study. Hence ICTs had a central place in the early knowledge management literature of the recent period.Similar modern knowledge management initiatives are ICT centric. Ruggles (1998) reported in a 1997 survey that four most popular types of knowledge management projects involved the implementation f intranets, data warehouses, decision support tools, and groupware (groupware relates to share informed spaces-such as Lotus Notes).