Value Creation in Knowledge Networks: Five Design Principles

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

Abstract

Knowledge networks enable businesses to enhance their levels of innovation and market competitiveness. In this paper, we propose five principles for designing IT tools that can support the facilitation and improvement of knowledge networks. We also introduce a new value proposition that constitutes a nascent design theory in the domain of knowledge network improvement. The design principles are derived from an iterative process applied in three different case settings. In each case, we apply and evaluate the network nexus tool to determine whether the knowledge network provides value to its participants.
Original languageEnglish
JournalScandinavian Journal of Information Systems
Volume29
Issue number2
ISSN0905-0167
Publication statusPublished - 2017

Cite this