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Towards effective knowledge management: a requirements analysis of European manufacturing SMEs
(IOS Press, 2006)
Knowledge is a key resource that must be managed within European organisations in general, and because of their importance to the economy Manufacturing SMEs in particular. The key challenges facing such organisations are ...
Barriers to FLOSS in SMEs: the lack of knowledge and skills
(IOS Press, 2005)
While open source is becoming a topic of mainstream business, the level of awareness and depth of understanding of the open source paradigm still varies considerably and represents a significant barrier to broader adoption. ...
Knowledge sharing in manufacturing SMEs: survey findings and analysis
(IOS Press, 2006)
This paper reports on it study of European manufacturing SMEs in the metallurgical sector. The goal of the research is to ascertain the extent and nature of knowledge sharing that takes place within these organisations; ...
Implementation of an ambient intelligence (AmI) system in a manufacturing SME
(IOS Press, 2008)
SME are facing greater challenges due to increased labour cost and reduced cycle times. To adapt to this change more effectively and efficiently they need systems in place that adapt to change easily and seamlessly. This ...
A customer centric process innovation toolkit for SMEs
The business environment is changing at an accelerated pace. Consequently, continuous systemic changes within companies are imperative. In light of this, we are witnessing a shift in the way organizations are designed, ...
Collaboration and enterprise networks: What about SMEs?
This paper describes the research and analysis realised in relation to the creation of enterprise networks, based on the networked enterprise model, in European SMEs. It focuses on the barriers to inter-firm collaboration ...