Corporate Informatics and Knowledge Portals: Spring 2014

Instructor:

David Jank

School:

Long Island University

Semester:

Spring 2014

Description:

This course examines the structure and operation of business knowledge portals and knowledgemanagement systems in the support of competitive business informatics. Strategic information sharing and collaborative social networks are examined in terms of their roles in corporate development. Learning and development systems are examined in terms ofvalue added collaborative networks. Students are also introduced to the organizational and management aspects of business informatics and knowledge management, and the role of information services in competitive business settings. Among the topics explored are: organizational learning systems, knowledge networks, content management, taxonomy and ontology construction, human-computer interaction (HCI), and the managerial skills necessary to capitalize on the competitive advantages afforded by online collaborative systems.

Required Textbook:

Collins, H. 2003. Enterprise knowledge portals: Next-generation portal solutions for dynamic information access, better decision making, and maximum results.

Link to Syllabus:

http://palmerblog.liu.edu/wp-content/uploads/2010/04/LIS_727_Corporate_Informatics_SPRING_2014.pdf

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