Title: An IAEA survey on the current status of knowledge preservation in nuclear and supporting organisations

Authors: Igor Kitaev, Andrei Kosilov

Addresses: INIS & NKM Section, Nuclear Knowledge Management Unit, International Atomic Energy Agency, Austria. ' INIS & NKM Section, Nuclear Knowledge Management Unit, International Atomic Energy Agency, Austria

Abstract: Knowledge Preservation (KP) is part of the larger process of knowledge management and a variety of methods and tools are used to capture, process, organise, store, retrieve, exchange and communicate nuclear knowledge. A benchmark survey was conducted to determine the current and anticipated status of nuclear KP in International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) member states. This article presents an analysis of the benchmark survey results.

Keywords: nuclear knowledge management; knowledge preservation; benchmark survey; methods; tools; knowledge transfer; knowledge capture; International Atomic Energy Agency; IAEA; nuclear energy; nuclear power.

DOI: 10.1504/IJNKM.2009.026565

International Journal of Nuclear Knowledge Management, 2009 Vol.3 No.2, pp.191 - 198

Available online: 19 Jun 2009 *

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