Capturing knowledge in the digital age

True digital transformation doesn’t mean digitalising old ways of working. It means harnessing technology to do better things. When working with organisations, a significant component of what we do at Parametric Monkey is the process of extracting domain knowledge from clients so that it can be encoded into an algorithm. Known as knowledge elicitation, the aim is to capture knowledge to achieve automation at scale. This article unpacks what we mean by knowledge and why it exists the way it does. We then explore how knowledge elicitation can be achieved in the Architecture, Engineering and Construction (AEC) industry. Finally, the article discusses the technology-based biases holding back organisations from true digital transformation.

I sometimes find, and I am sure you know the feeling, that I simply have too many thoughts and memories crammed into my mind.

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