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The six data-savvy work personas #knowledge-workers #information

The six data-savvy work personas #knowledge-workers #information | The Information Professional | Scoop.it
Data is playing a bigger role in how we do our work. According to a recent study by Factiva, there are at least six different personas that workers take on in their data work, illustrating the different ways we relate to this data.
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The Content Economy: Why traditional intranets fail today's knowledge workers

The Content Economy: Why traditional intranets fail today's knowledge workers | The Information Professional | Scoop.it

"Tacit knowledge doesn't allow itself to be captured"

 

"In a knowledge-intensive business environment, it is often very hard or even impossible to anticipate in advance what information is needed. You simply cannot know what information will be relevant before the moment you need it. The information might not exist until the moment you need it, or you are simply unaware of its existence. That’s why more is better (“more is more”) when it comes to information supply in a knowledge-intensive business environment. If there is more to choose from, chances are there will be something for (almost) any need. That’s also why it has become critical for knowledge workers to access to the information abundance on the Internet. We also need to have immediate access to anyone who might possess the knowledge and information we need but which is not captured – often because it is hard to capture or simply does not allow itself to be captured (tacit knowledge) and exchanged."

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