The knowledge-based view emphasizes the
importance of knowledge for organizations to retain
their competitive advantage. The success of knowledge
sharing practices is vital because it results in shared
intellectual capital. Knowledge sharing success lies in
the employees’ capability to share they know and how
they know it. Knowledge systems support sharing
practices through their ability to identify, capture,
organize, store and disseminate ideas, practices and
processes that can impact organizational performance.
To the extent such systems can be innovative in their
approach to managing organizational resources enables
strategies that can foster competitive advantage.
Entrepreneurial practices pursue and embed
innovation. The Knowledge Innovation and
Entrepreneurial Systems track presents research at the
intersection of innovative knowledge ideas and
practices that enable positive change in organizations.
Manuscripts explore systems developed to foster
creativity and innovation while facilitating
collaboration via knowledge capture, storage and
transfer. Evolving infrastructures such as the Internet
of Things, the Location of Things and the sharing
economy are creating invaluable information assets
that, if properly utilized, can deliver positive impacts to
Twelve mini-tracks attracted paper submissions for
the KIES research track. The track chairs, mini-track
chairs and HICSS administrators seek to preserve and
grow the strong community of scholars. We appreciate
the efforts of all our colleagues who submitted and/or
reviewed papers – as always, the ideas, insights and
comments shared through your work are invaluable.
AI, Machine Learning, IoT, and Analytics:
Exploring the Implications for Knowledge
Management and Innovation explores the
implications of the deployment and application of AI,
Machine Learning, IOT & Analytics on knowledge
management and creation.
Augmenting Human Intelligence: Artificially,
Socially, and Ethically presents a study that integrates
visual analytics, natural language processing, and deep
learning models to augment human intelligence.
Crowd Science focuses on the study of the
organizational use of IT-mediated Crowds as a
phenomenon to enhance knowledge work.
Culture, International Business, and Knowledge
Systems explores the impact and role of culture on
managing knowledge and designing and implementing
knowledge systems within groups and organizations
Innovation and Entrepreneurship Theory and
Practice presents research cases on the role that
integration of KM principles and systems may play in
facilitating entrepreneurial enterprises.
Intentional Forgetting in Organizations and
Information Systems addresses the forgetting paradigm
in organizations and information systems. stimulates
the discussion in how far and by which means
organizations and software systems can and should
Knowledge and Innovation Management for
Digitalization and Complexity explores how
technology developers need to identify key
uncertainties of the innovation during the early phases
of the technology’s development..
Knowledge Flows, Transfer, Sharing, and
Exchange presents manuscripts that examine the nature
and role of knowledge flows among entities. Technical,
managerial, behavioral, organizational, & economic
perspectives are explored.
Knowledge Management and Information Security
investigates issues related to security and protection of
intellectual assets and explore how organizations can
use security measures to protect their KM practices.
Knowledge Value, Success, and Performance
Measurements explores strategies, methodologies, and
stories related to performance measurements that can be
used to assess various aspects of and success of KM.
Organizational Learning examines KM and
organizational learning practices to develop and
maximize organizational potential by exploring gaps
between learning within organizations and their ability
to create, acquire, transfer and manage knowledge.
Reports from the Field considers KM practices by
providing a “bridge” between the KM systems
practitioner community and the scholars that build
theory and conduct research in that domain.
San Diego State University
University of Nevada, Reno