Knowledge Framework
the key ingredient
in the organization of intellectual capital
for maximum business benefit

What is a Knowledge Framework?

The term "knowledge framework" refers to the semantic and conceptual structure used to organize digital repositories for effective access and navigation.

A knowledge framework consists of three main components:

  1. browsable taxonomies of content, people, and tasks
  2. controlled vocabularies (thesauri)
  3. content and audience metadata

What Is the Importance of a Knowledge Framework?

A knowledge framework is an essential component of any major knowledge management initiative.  The framework  provides the semantic glue that holds the content together and makes possible the following capabilities:

  1. Places a company's information within a meaningful context for use by company staff
  2. Transforms information into relevant knowledge that is usable in accomplishing business goals
  3. Provides a common vocabulary and categorization schema that supports personalization and staff education initiatives
  4. Increases the power and precision of traditional full text search engines
  5. Provides content and access structure for enterprise content management systems
For more information, please contact:

Linda Farmer