Re: Emergent Learning LO2101

Bernard Girard (
Fri, 14 Jul 1995 15:16:55 +0000

Replying to LO2079 --

About tacit knowledge and databases, a suggestion :

- we have people who know in a tacit way (the inspectors in the fleece
story I submitted a week ago),
- we have a database software (Access or whatever),
- we want to keep track of this knowledge=8A

Why don't we put in the database the names of the people who know? If I
need the knowledge, I just find who "owns" it. And I ask the "owner" of
this knowledge to use it for me.

Maybe it looks a bit=8A ingenuous and not very sophisticated, but I
noticed, in my consulting work, that the best solutions are usually the

Bernard Girard