Asian Transactions on Computers

Volume: 02, Issue: 05, November 2012
ISSN 2221-4275

Title: A Survey on Approaches in Knowledge Audit in Organizations
Author(s): Noraini Che Pa, Laleh Taheri and Rusli Abdullah
Paper ID: ATC-30229351
Pages: 1 - 8
Abstract: Knowledge Audit (KA) is one of the important issues in Information Systems and specifically Knowledge Management (KM). It is used in the examination and evaluation process for knowledge resources in the organization. KA is a useful technique for monitoring knowledge management on quality issues such as completeness, effectiveness and accuracy. Numerous studies have been conducted and many tools have been developed to assist Knowledge Audit process, each viewing the issues from different aspects. This study investigates KA framework, models, methodologies, processes, techniques and other issues based on a systematic literature review approach. This provides an obvious circumstance of the KA and its issues that need to be catered in the future. The result indicates that KA requires critical consideration to look for on several limitations and issues.

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Title: Health care system based on Cloud Computing
Author(s): Fernaz Narin Nur, Nazmun Nessa Moon
Paper ID: ATC-60215056
Pages: 9 - 11
Abstract: Cloud Computing provides functionality for managing information data in a distributed, ubiquitous and pervasive manner supporting several platforms, systems and applications. This work presents the implementation of a health system that enables electronic healthcare data storage, update and retrieval using Cloud Computing. It is envisioned that, in the near future, cloud computing will have a significant impact on the health care environment, enabling their own users(i.e., doctors, patients) to perform their tasks effectively with less cost by utilizing the available cloud-based applications offered by the cloud service providers. This paper discusses the use of cloud computing in the personal health care arena, to be called "Health Care as a Service" (HCaaS), emphasizing its possible benefits and offerings.

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Title: A Maturity Model for Curriculum Design
Author(s): Thong Chee Ling, Yusmadi Yah Jusoh, Rusli Abdullah, Nor Hayati Alwi
Paper ID: ATC-40213056
Pages: 12 - 17
Abstract: Abstract-In this study, Curriculum Design Maturity Model (CDMM-1) is constructed based on Capability Maturity Model. Nowadays, Capability Maturity Model is a model which is being applied not only in software industry but also education sector. This paper particularly presents the preliminary work towards curriculum design process. CDMM-1 is used to investigate whether process improvement can be generated in designing curriculum for Institution of Higher Learning. This model contains a set of key process areas and key practices which are identified based on literature study. An initial case study is carried out in a private Institution of Higher Learning in Malaysia and it is discovered that the model offers a means for institution to self-assess the curriculum design process and put forward guidance in designing a quality curriculum. The model also may help the institution to determine their maturity level; whether the process has obtained any maturity level and subsequently they are guided to complete the process before moving to next level. In addition, the results may also assist the institution to be informed of future improvement process.

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