A WEB PLAFORM FOR INNOVATION PROCESS FACILITATION

Adeline Leblanc, Marie-Hélène Abel

Abstract

Innovation is the prerequisite of knowledge creation and the essence of knowledge management. It has become a crucial factor in company performance and survival. It can be seen as a process and not only as a result. As a result, innovation is relative to the company’s capabilities to learn – way, from which new knowledge can be developed, distributed and used. As a process, it concerns the design of products or new services. It concerns also the emergence, the circulation and the achievement of new ideas. It is located at the core of a progressive collective learning which needs old experiences voluntary capitalization. Finally, we consider it as a complex process which reifies mainly three intertwined sub processes: A social process, an organizational learning process and a knowledge management process. The main link between these sub processes is organizational knowledge. In this paper we present these three sub processes and put forward their needs of a dedicated computarized support which allows organizational knowledge sharing. Then we specify how we took them into account in the framework of the project MEMORAe2.0 to design a web platform fostering innovation process.

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Abel M. and Leblanc A. (2009). A WEB PLAFORM FOR INNOVATION PROCESS FACILITATION . In Proceedings of the International Conference on Knowledge Management and Information Sharing - Volume 1: KMIS, (IC3K 2009) ISBN 978-989-674-013-9, pages 141-146. DOI: 10.5220/0002292901410146


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@conference{kmis09,
author={Marie-Hélène Abel and Adeline Leblanc},
title={A WEB PLAFORM FOR INNOVATION PROCESS FACILITATION},
booktitle={Proceedings of the International Conference on Knowledge Management and Information Sharing - Volume 1: KMIS, (IC3K 2009)},
year={2009},
pages={141-146},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0002292901410146},
isbn={978-989-674-013-9},
}


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TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the International Conference on Knowledge Management and Information Sharing - Volume 1: KMIS, (IC3K 2009)
TI - A WEB PLAFORM FOR INNOVATION PROCESS FACILITATION
SN - 978-989-674-013-9
AU - Abel M.
AU - Leblanc A.
PY - 2009
SP - 141
EP - 146
DO - 10.5220/0002292901410146