Questions tagged [knowledge-management]

Knowledge Management involves several strategies that an organization may use to educate, train, share experiences, document processes and procedures, distribute information, and keep that information up to date.

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What's the name of Knowledge sharing activity within scrum metodology

Suppose you work by scrum and set up special meetings to let developers share their knowledge about technologies / experience of the current project parts / enhance collective code ownership. What is ...
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What are the best ways to gain knowledge and become a subject matter expert in a new product [closed]

I believe that majority of the business analysts needs to learn about new products, features, functionalities and domain. There may not be any major support from colleagues to explore more in a new ...
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Employees, training, domain knowledge, and the big picture

The problem: As an employee in a big organization, I frequently experience the uncertainties associated with a general lack of domain knowledge and understanding of the big picture and the wider ...
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Dealing with inherited development team

Imagine you inherited a large team of developers and found out that interviewing in the past had certain slacks and some members of the team lack certain skills. It is certainly wrong idea to re-...
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Is there a document management system or process that keeps track of child/forked documents?

I may need to cross-post, but I'd see if anyone has experience with this project management issue. We have a core document, say, a series of standards, that, based on that, we create solution guides, ...
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How to encourage coworkers to engage in knowlege-transfer?

We are a small company, with projects requiring 1 to ~5 coworkers at a time, that are nearly never in our own offices. In short, we are highly distributed and have very rare chances to spread ...
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How can a project manager mitigate the risks associated with a low bus factor?

Important Note: This question was inspired by an earlier question that was community-edited to fit PMSE's on-topic criteria. The OP's original question was considered off-topic, but it inspired this ...
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How to motivate team members to share knowledge

I am working in a small team. On the individual level we have well-set knowledge related to our day-to-day activities. Nevertheless I am thinking that if we could share our best practices successfully ...
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How does a team learn a domain quickly and effectively on legacy applications?

Background We have many legacy applications which are 10-15 years old. The readability of the code is also challenging and many applications depend on other subsystems too. Documentation on these ...
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Is it a good idea to replace Confluence with a custom in-house workflow based on search? [closed]

Our team (40 people) is currently using Confluence as a knowledge base repository. There are many problems with confluence - formatting text is limited; can't paste images in the text; editing bugs; ...
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Tool for writing progress logs/documentation? [closed]

I'm looking for tool (web application/service) that would allow me to write progress logs. I like to document what i'm doing over time, so i can look back what i was doing, what am i doing wrong, and ...
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What are the Knowledgement Management best practices you follow in your organization?

I would like to know what Knowledge Management best practices that you follow in your organization?
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What are the effective Knowledge Transfer recommended processes

Due to heavy attrition rate my project team usually get new developers at various stages of the projects and sometimes even in the maintenance phase. We are currently following an informal way of ...
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OneNote as an enterprise wiki?

I like wikis for knowledge gathering / sharing but the usability of many of them could be better in my opinion (for example, MediaWiki is popular but has quite complicated and verbose syntax which can ...
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How to organize knowledge within a wiki?

Using wikis as a knowledge database becomes more popular since a few years. But now I realized that most of the knowledge is lost because: articles are out-dated there is more than one page for the ...
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Whose responsibility is it to encourage/ensure knowledge flow across Agile teams?

I am working with larger and larger organizations adopting Agile. One discussion recently has kept me thinking about a challenge I hadn't been paying attention to heretofore. That is, how do we create ...
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How to transfer knowledge from QA into a Knowledge Base for the company?

In a generic community forum, how would I best curate user-generated content in the form of a Q&A pair - into a knowledge base?
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Could a Knowledge Manager be a Project Manager?

The Knowledge Manager role has evolved drastically from that of one involving the creation and maintenance of knowledge repositories to one that involves influencing the culture of an organization ...