Wednesday, June 4, 2003

In spite of Knowledge Management taking continual hits for its purported lack of efficacy in creating useful results, extreme circumstances can bring out KM's best attributes - such as in the fight against Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS). In British Columbia, a Knexa-supplied solution is helping that Canadian province's efforts to find a vaccine for the deadly disease. Using Knexa's ASP solution, the B.C. vaccine research team is able to coordinate the latest info and expertise quickly and effectively. The moral of the story? Sometimes it takes fear of a greater external threat to overcome one of KM's biggest enemies - fear of sharing knowledge with colleagues who could jeapordize one's place in an organization. There's nothing quite like death to overcome those motivations.
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