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What Do We Know about Knowledge Management? Practical Implications for Software Engineering
May/June 2009 (vol. 26 no. 3)
pp. 100-103
Torgeir Dingsøyr, SINTEF Information and Communication Technology
Finn Olav Bjørnson, SINTEF Fisheries and Aquaculture
Forrest Shull, Fraunhofer Center for Experimental Software Engineering
Knowledge management is an overarching idea with a large potential impact on knowledge-intensive work such as software engineering. What do we know about these approaches and how they work in practice? What are the main findings from research on knowledge management in software engineering, and what are these findings' practical implications? This article summarizes a systematic review of research on knowledge management in software engineering, characterizing the research findings and practical implications according to knowledge management school.

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Index Terms:
software engineering, knowledge management, learning software organization, software process improvement, systematic review
Torgeir Dingsøyr, Finn Olav Bjørnson, Forrest Shull, "What Do We Know about Knowledge Management? Practical Implications for Software Engineering," IEEE Software, vol. 26, no. 3, pp. 100-103, May-June 2009, doi:10.1109/MS.2009.82
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