Effectively managing knowledge translates into increased individual productivity, and consequently, into profits. Knowledge management means identifying, capturing, cataloging, storing, retrieving and sharing an organization's information and expertise. An effective knowldge management system uses all varieties of information, including e-mail messages and text, audio, graphical or video documents. Information is transformed into knowledge by making it available in approprioate contexts.
Publication Name: Publish
Subject: Publishing industry
The walkman's friend
The Sony Pyxis global positioning system is a handheld navigation aid that permits the user to fix their location within 100 yards by way of satellites in the Navistar system. The Pyxis communicates with the satellites by radio and uses them to triangulate the device on the surface. It features a detachable antenna and software enhancements that allow the programming of waypoints. The unit must be programmed with the region that it will be used in, but this is not a difficult process.
Publication Name: Geographical Magazine
Subject: Petroleum, energy and mining industries
The National Trust is to open to the public the former home of Hungarian architect Erno Goldfinger in Hampstead Heath. The house is one of Goldfinger's pre-war designs and has now been fully restored by Avanti Architects. The original design met significant criticism. The building structure needed little attention, although some modifications were made to the garage area and second bedroom in order to improve natural light and space utilisation.
Publication Name: Building
Subject: Construction and materials industries