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The Challenge of Knowledge Management for Design, Engineering and Management Companies

PVS VAZ-SERRA

RICS | Published : 2016

Abstract

The challenge of Knowledge Management (KM) can bring new innovative solutions, competitiveness advantages, reduced response times and increased control risks. For the De-sign, Engineering and Management (DEM) companies, identification, capture, dissemination and reuse of knowledge is a priority and, therefore, one their most valuable assets. However, there is little consensus on the ways this knowledge is managed and the true nature and chal-lenges of knowledge creation and dissemination processes. Previous research has found that the knowledge created in each design is often lost due to the fast pace of the design process of a typical building project. This research identifies the challenge..

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