Digitizing e-content and making it available through knowledge exchanges.
Environments in which cheap, low-power computers with convenient
displays are embedded in everyday environmentshome, work,
schools, automobiles, and public places. Also called ambient
technology, meaning completely surrounding, encompassing
People carry mobile digital devices (PDAs, notebooks, organizers,
smart cell phones and variations) that enable them to engage communication
and information and reshape their activities.
Surrounding, ubiquitous and mobile technology, operating together.
Providers of content to e-knowledge marketplaces who aggregate content.
Includes universities, associations and other enterprises.
Users of e-content from marketplaces who aggregate demand from users.
Includes universities, for-profit learning enterprises, associations
When the value chain is reinvented, middlepersons can be removed,
or disintermediated. Over time, new opportunities to provide value
appear in the value web, resulting in the appearing of new value-added
providers. This is called re-intermediation.
Persons who are at home in the digital environment and comfortable
with the patterns and cadences of digital practices. Digital
Immigrants are everybody else.
Places where the digital bits of e-knowledge are collected, aggregated
and managed for use by a team, an enterprise, practitioners in a
particular industry or academic discipline, or a consortium of organizations.
Most early repositories are vertical channels, limited by proprietary
software or ownership issues.
The ability of data, applications, and platforms to communicate
with one another.
Applications and devices whose source codes are known and operate
according to open standards.
Knowledge is a key ingredient in enterprises forging relationships
with learners, members or customers that are indispensable to their
living, working, and learning.
The emergent routes followed by enterprises in developing
e-knowledge infrastructures and competencies.
Describes an evolving, adaptive approach to strategy, product development,
and competency acquisition that allows rapid response to change
and emerging insight.
experts who serve as synthesizers of what is important in particular
areas of expertise.
Systems (AES): College and university systems which combine
elements of course management, learning management, and content
management, accessible through enterprise portals. Called learning
and content management systems (LACMS) outside academe.