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ISYS4450: Knowledge Management Systems

2024 unit information

The need to track and facilitate the sharing of the core knowledge resources in contemporary organisations is widely recognised. This course will provide a comprehensive introduction to the area of Knowledge Management (KM) from both technological and organisational perspectives. We will review and discuss a range of published papers, case studies, and other publications that deal with a range of important KM-related topics. One of the key knowledge management technologies, Business Intelligence Systems, will be covered in detail. It will also include hands-on work using the BI (Online Analytical Processing- OLAP) tool, COGNOS. Some of the main themes to be covered will include: KM- Conceptual Foundations; Taxonomies of organizational knowledge and KM mechanisms; Case/Field Studies of KM Initiatives; Data Warehousing and OLAP/Business Analytics; Data, text, and web mining; Social media, crowdsourcing, and KM; Big data and actionable knowledge.

Unit details and rules

Managing faculty or University school:

Computer Science

Code ISYS4450
Academic unit Computer Science
Credit points 6
Enrolment in a thesis unit. INFO4001 or INFO4911 or INFO4991 or INFO4992 or AMME4111 or BMET4111 or CHNG4811 or CIVL4022 or ELEC4712 or COMP4103 or SOFT4103 or DATA4103 or ISYS4103
Assumed knowledge:

At the completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • LO1. demonstrate effective project and teamwork skills
  • LO2. understand the conceptual foundations and technological underpinnings of KM
  • LO3. critically read the research and related literature on knowledge management
  • LO4. understand the interplay between technical and organisational issues in implementing and using KM systems
  • LO5. conduct an extended requirements analysis of knowledge management tools/systems and be able to identify and monitor changing information and knowledge needs of in the broad domain of knowledge management
  • LO6. provide in-depth analytical reporting of knowledge management tools/systems and convey extensive consideration of theoretical and methodological issues of important knowledge management related topics

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Semester 1 2024
Normal evening Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
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Semester 1 2023
Normal evening Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
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Semester 1 2023
Normal evening Remote
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