Taxonomy of Enterprise Knowledge Management Types/Categories

The taxonomy lists terms that are most important to Information Technology (IT) Organizations, IT Professionals, and Knowledge Management Professionals who support or provide services to enterprises.

The taxonomy…
  • Includes approximately 1,000 KM Categories,
  • Aligns directly with Enterprise Service Types/Categories,
  • Doubles as a controlled vocabulary,
  • Can be used to identify and prioritize key areas of enterprise knowledge,
  • Can be used as a baseline template for measuring and assessing different types of knowledge maturity & completeness, and
  • Is constantly reviewed, improved and grows as new categories are defined.



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Tools that support its use

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