Monday, May 22, 2006

Microsoft is getting into Knowledge Network

This initiave can be crucial in some corporate engineering markets where brain drain is a problem with retiring engineers and companies are losing all the tacit knowledge

"We’ve done a great deal of research to understand where people feel their time is being wasted, and how Knowledge Network can help. With some of the research referenced in this blog we’ll share with you how Knowledge Network addresses the following familiar problems:

· Most information is not “documented” in a formal sense.

· It’s often difficult to connect with the right person.

· “Weak ties” are not easily discoverable."

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