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Journal Issue
Volume 7 Issue 1, ECKM 2008 / Apr 2009  pp1‑198

Editor: Roy Williams

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Knowledge Management Paradoxes  pp1‑10

Jan Aidemark

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Firms as Connected, Temporary Coalitions: Organisational Forms and the Exploitation of Intellectual Capital  pp11‑20

Sandra Begley, Michael J Taylor, John R Bryson

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Intellectual Capital and IFRS3: A New Disclosure Opportunity  pp21‑30

Daniel Brännström, Marco Giuliani

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Business Benefits of Non‑Managed Knowledge  pp31‑40

Sinead Devane, Julian Wilson

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Predicting the Influence of Network Structure on Trust in Knowledge Communities: Addressing the Interconnectedness of Four Network Principles and Trust  pp41‑54

M. Max Evans, Anthony K.P. Wensley

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Collaborative Development of Knowledge Representations — a Novel Approach to Knowledge Elicitation and Transfer  pp55‑62

Alexeis Garcia-Perez, Robert Ayres

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The Gatekeepers' Intervention in Innovation and Technological Transfer  pp63‑76

Deogratias Harorimana

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How to Improve Your Knowledge Intensive Organisation: Implementing a Knowledge Management Scan Within Public and Private Sector Organisations  pp77‑86

Hans Koolmees, Henk Smeijsters, Sylvia Schoenmakers

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Model to Support Patent Retrieval in the Context of Innovation‑Processes by Means of Dialogue and Information Visualisation  pp87‑98

Paul Landwich, Tobias Vogel, Claus-Peter Klas, Matthias Hemmje

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Abstract

Innovations are an essential factor of competition for manufacturing companies in technical industries. Patent information plays an important role within innovation‑processes and for human innovators working on innovations. Innovation‑processes support the combination of cross‑organisational spread information and resources from patent databases and digital libraries is necessary in order to gain profit for innovation experts. The central challenge is to overcome the current information deficit and to fulfil the information need of the experts in the innovation‑process. Classical information retrieval (IR) research has been dominated by the system‑oriented view in the past. A user formulates a query and then evaluates the elements found through the query according to their relevance. But this rather static setting does not always correspond to the communication and interaction needs of humans. IR systems should explicitly support also the cognitive abilities of the users in order to realize a dynamic dialogue between the user and the system. An information dialogue which does not only support an individual query but also the complete search process is necessary. Only in this way is it possible to satisfy an information need and support the innovation‑process. In this paper we present in detail three innovation scenarios to highlight the challenges of advanced information systems, query reusability and result visualisation. By defining the essential activities and conditions of a search task, it is possible to develop user interfaces which offer assistance in the form of a connection of dialogues. From this we derive the elementary information sets and activities in the next step. An example illustrates the applicability and utility of the innovation scenarios described and shows how the activities satisfy the user's information dialogue context. As part of the example we apply a cognitive walkthrough on a patent database. Aiming for an implementation of Daffodil‑System we will benefit from these results. 

 

Keywords: information retrieval, innovation-process, interactive systems, patent retrieval, result visualisation, information visualisation

 

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Dynamic Knowledge and Healthcare Knowledge Ecosystems  pp99‑110

Virginia Maracine, Emil Scarlat

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InCaS: Intellectual Capital Management in European SME — Its Strategic Relevance and the Importance of its Certification  pp111‑122

Kai Mertins, Wen-Huan Wang, Markus Will

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Uncovering a KMSD Approach from Practice  pp123‑134

Aboubakr A. Moteleb, Mark Woodman

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Value, Kaizen and Knowledge Management: Developing a Knowledge Management Strategy for Southampton Solent University  pp135‑144

S J Rees, H Protheroe

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The Concept of Knowledge in KM: a Relational Model  pp145‑154

Colin Reilly

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The Socratic Dialogue in the Work Place: Theory and Practice  pp155‑164

Dan Remenyi, Paul Griffiths

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Social Networking and the Transfer of Knowledge  pp165‑178

Graeme Smith

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Balancing Learning and Efficiency Crossing Practices and Projects in Project‑based Organisations: Organisational Issues. The Case History of "Practice Groups" in a Consulting Firm  pp179‑190

Saverino Verteramo, Monica De Carolis

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Dear Diary: Recommendations for Researching Knowledge Transfer of the Complex  pp191‑198

Carol Webb

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