This folder contains articles and websites related to a variety of methods for mapping networks and knowledge. Mapping is a process of visually representing the collective knowledge and/or relationships within a community in order to identify points of strength and weakness, as well as to serve as a navigation tool for community members to locate both concrete and tacit knowledge resources.
For an introduction to the contents of this folder, click here
, or on the document called "Mapping - Users' Guide" to the right.
|The FAQ: Frequently Asked Questions
||What is a knowledge map?
||A knowledge map is a visual tool that portrays the sources, flows, constraints and sinks of knowledge within an organization or network of organizations. It is a navigation aid to both explicit (codified) information and tacit knowledge, showing the importance of and the relationships between knowledge stores and their dynamics.