A Grand Challenge: Immortal Information and Through-Life Knowledge Management (KIM)

  • Alexander Ball
  • Manjula Patel
  • Chris McMahon
  • Stuart Green
  • John Clarkson
  • Steve Culley


‘Immortal information and through-life knowledge management: strategies and tools for the emerging product-service business paradigm’, is a Grand Challenge project involving eleven different UK universities and incorporating substantial industry collaboration. It is investigating a range of issues associated with the move towards a product-service paradigm in the engineering sector, in particular the long-term curation of digital data, learning from production and use, and appropriate governance and management techniques.
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