APLYING THE KoFI METHODOLOGY TO IMPROVE KNOWLEDGE FLOWS IN A MANUFACTURING PROCESS

Oscar M. Rodríguez-Elias, Alberto L. Morán, Jaqueline I. Lavandera, Aurora Vizcaíno, Juan Pablo Soto

Abstract

Development of methods to integrate Knowledge Management (KM) in organizational processes is an open issue. KM should facilitate the flow of knowledge from where it is created or stored, to where it is needed to be applied. Therefore, an initial step towards the integration of KM in organizational processes should be the analysis of the way in which knowledge is actually flowing in these processes, and then, to propose alternatives to improve that flow. This paper presents the use of the Knowledge Flow Identification (KoFI) methodology as a means to improve a manufacturing process knowledge flow. Since KoFI was initially developed to analyze software processes, in this paper we illustrate how it can also be used in a manufacturing domain. The results of the application of KoFI are also presented, which include the design of a knowledge portal and an initial evaluation from its potential users.

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M. Rodríguez-Elias O., L. Morán A., I. Lavandera J., Vizcaíno A. and Pablo Soto J. (2008). APLYING THE KoFI METHODOLOGY TO IMPROVE KNOWLEDGE FLOWS IN A MANUFACTURING PROCESS . In Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Software and Data Technologies - Volume 1: ICSOFT, ISBN 978-989-8111-51-7, pages 309-314. DOI: 10.5220/0001879603090314


in Bibtex Style

@conference{icsoft08,
author={Oscar M. Rodríguez-Elias and Alberto L. Morán and Jaqueline I. Lavandera and Aurora Vizcaíno and Juan Pablo Soto},
title={APLYING THE KoFI METHODOLOGY TO IMPROVE KNOWLEDGE FLOWS IN A MANUFACTURING PROCESS},
booktitle={Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Software and Data Technologies - Volume 1: ICSOFT,},
year={2008},
pages={309-314},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0001879603090314},
isbn={978-989-8111-51-7},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Software and Data Technologies - Volume 1: ICSOFT,
TI - APLYING THE KoFI METHODOLOGY TO IMPROVE KNOWLEDGE FLOWS IN A MANUFACTURING PROCESS
SN - 978-989-8111-51-7
AU - M. Rodríguez-Elias O.
AU - L. Morán A.
AU - I. Lavandera J.
AU - Vizcaíno A.
AU - Pablo Soto J.
PY - 2008
SP - 309
EP - 314
DO - 10.5220/0001879603090314