An Analysis of Collaborative Group Structure Technological Facilitation from a Knowledge Management Perspective pp221-228
A range of collaborative group structures are analysed from the perspective of knowledge management enabling technologies. A framework is developed demonstrating the application and role of specific technologies in supporting collaborative group structures including Communities of Practice, Centres of Practice, Special Interest Groups, Centres of Competence and Communities of Competence. In evaluating the utilisation of such technologies, the nature, purpose and capabilities of such group structures are analysed.
Keywords: communities of practice, knowledge management, communities of competence, knowledge management technologies