Application of Enterprise Modeling and Knowledge Management for Educational Information Technology in SMEs

By Ivars Majors and Ginta Stale.

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Nowadays, an enterprise has to be flexible and adaptable to new market and rapidly changing global economic situations. Moreover, the global economic crisis has added an alarming dimension to this scenario and made the discovery of new solutions extremely urgent. Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) must become learning organizations, so that the whole company can learn while it works and be able to adapt quickly to market changes and other environmental conditions. Ecosystem approach more precisely matches SMEs needs to become and remain competitive in turbulent business environment. Second key issue in new economical situation is effective knowledge management. The knowledge economy demands that organizations integrate their activities, processes and systems to exploit their resources more efficiently and subsequently gain economies of scale and access to and from new market. . The aim of this paper is to demonstrate application of enterprise modeling (EM) and knowledge management for educational information technology (IT) in SMEs. Reflected approach provide solution for integration of learning IT in appropriate business situations.

Keywords: Enterprise Modeling, Information Technology, Digital Ecosystem.

International Journal of Knowledge, Culture and Change Management, Volume 10, Issue 1, pp.565-572. Article: Print (Spiral Bound). Article: Electronic (PDF File; 1.074MB).

Ivars Majors

PhD Student, Faculty of Economics, Latvian University of Agriculture, Jurmala, Latvia

Ivars Majors is a PhD student at the Faculty of Economics at the Latvian University of Agriculture and project participant at Riga Technical university Distance Education Study centre. She has an MSc degree in Management Science and experience in knowledge management field for SMEs.

Ginta Stale

Lecturer, Faculty of Engineering, Vidzeme University of Applied Sciences, Valmiera, Latvia

Ginta Stale is a lecturer at the faculty of engineering department at the Vidzeme University of Applied Sciences and project manager at Riga Technical university Distance Education Study centre; she has MSc and Engeneer degree in Computer Systems and experience in e-study program and course development for national and international students of IT.


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