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Importance and Benefits of Knowledge Management Scientia potentia est (Latin proverb meaning "knowledge is power") attributed to 16th century philosopher Sir Francis Bacon is nowadays more valid than ever. Knowledge is power and knowledge management is the key to success. Knowledge management, in business terms, refers to saving, developing, sharing, and effectively using knowledge for the benefit of organization. It refers to a multi-disciplined approach of achieving organizational objectives by making the best use of knowledge. In order to manage knowledge, one should be aware of different types of it: explicit (codified knowledge, found in documents), tacit (non codified, personal/experience-based knowledge and embedded knowledge (within people and processes). Explicit knowledge a type of knowledge which is easily transferred to someone else by teaching it or put... (more)

8 Home Organizing Apps You Should Try

Getting organized can feel like an impossible task. There are countless products available to help you bring order to the chaos, but you may not know where to start. However, there are now home organization apps for tablets and smart phones that you can use to restore order and tranquility to your home. 1. Home Inventory - $19.99 This is one of the best inventory apps available, and it can help you in several ways. It's wise to have an inventory of your personal belongings for insurance purposes. This app lists the item, make, model, manufacturer, condition, purchase price and v... (more)

Do You Have Your Winter Home Checklist?

Winter is around the corner, and the cool temperatures are starting to sweep across the nation. Most homeowners don't give the changing seasons much thought, but there are some steps you should take to winterize your home and prepare it for the low temperatures ahead. If you're in the market for a new home and thought you had to wait until spring, you may be surprised to learn that fall is also a great time to buy a house. However, you need to know what to look for. Whether you're in the market to buy or just preparing your home for winter, here are the items that should be on yo... (more)

Small Business - What's Important To Know When Investing Money

Investing in relation to your small business is one of the most important things that you can do with the money your business is making. You must find a way to make your business healthy, and this way is often made when you are using investments to bolster the profits that you already have. You should consider all of the options below when you are investing your small business' money. Each one can help you to make more money than you could have imagined. Traditional Investments When you are using the profits from your business to invest, you must remember that you can put that mo... (more)

Five Ways to Improve Customer Experience & Add Value to Your Business

Evolving your business and generating some extra revenue has a lot to do with making your customers happy. It's not just about offering the best deals or having high-quality goods and/or services - people enjoy being pampered, receiving additional information and going through the process of choosing and paying for goods or services as quickly and smoothly as possible. In short, people give a lot of significance to the overall experience of dealing with a business and they will often gravitate to those businesses that they find appealing on a more personal level. That's why some ... (more)