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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2009:Semester 1, - Taught on campus.
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Students who are enrolled in the two year 200 point Master of Information Systems must have completed 50 points of study to enrol in this subject.
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|Core Participation Requirements:||It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study and reasonable steps will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact upon their active and safe participation in a subject are encouraged to discuss this with the relevant subject coordinator and the Disability Liaison Unit.|
CoordinatorDr Wally Smith
ContactDr Wally Smith
This subject focuses on how a range of information technologies and analysis techniques are used by organizations to support knowledge management initiatives. Topics likely to be examined are: collaborative technologies and computer-supported cooperative work; corporate knowledge directories; process documentation; data warehouses and other repositories of organizational memory; business intelligence, including data-mining; process automation; workflow; and, document management. The emphasis of the subject is on the high-level design and rationale of these technology-based initiatives and their impact on organizational knowledge and its use.
On successful completion of this subject, students should:
* understand how different types of information technology can play a part in knowledge management at various stages in the knowledge life-cycle
* understand the strengths and weaknesses of different technological approaches to knowledge management
* understand the issues and experience of implementing knowledge management systems through case studies
* understand the functionality of selected specific technologies, as a basis to reflect on the general principles of their design and use
* be able to identify requirements for knowledge-initatives through analysis of a real world work situation
One written report of 2000 words (20%) supported by an oral presentation (10%) both due mid semester, and a second report of 4000 words (60%) supported by a second oral presentation (10%) due towards the end of semester.
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
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This subject will enhance the following:
* Analytical and interpretative skills, through the conceptualization of classes of technology
* Interpretation skills, through reflection on case-studies
* Qualitative research skills, through a field work project
* Report-writing and presentation skills
Master of Business Administration/Master of Information Systems |
Master of Information Systems
Master of Information Systems
Master of Information Systems (Coursework)
Master of Information Systems/Postgraduate Diploma in Management
Master of Information Technology
R05 RI Master of Science - Information Systems |
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