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Knowledge Management System

Knowledge Management (KM) comprises a range of practices used in an organization to identify, create, represent, distribute and enable adoption of insights and experiences. It is an organizational process for converting information into knowledge and making that knowledge accessible. The process of systematically and actively managing and leveraging the stores of knowledge in an organization is called knowledge management.

Knowledge Management Software

Knowledge management software (KM Software) is a subset of Enterprise content management software and which contains a range of software that specializes in the way information is collected, stored and/or accessed. The concept of knowledge management is based on a range of practices used by an individual, a business, and a large corporation to identify, create, represent and redistribute information for a range of purposes. Software that can store and manage unstructured information in a variety of electronic formats is called Knowledge Management Software. The software may assist in knowledge capture, categorization, deployment, inquiry, discovery, or communication. Software that enables an information practice or range of practices at any part of the processes of information management can be deemed to be called information management software. A subset of information management software that emphasizes an approach to build knowledge out of information that is managed or contained is often called knowledge management software.

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