APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM TO INJECTION MOLD DESIGN AND MANUFACTURING IN SMALL ENTERPRISES
DS 92: Proceedings of the DESIGN 2018 15th International Design Conference
Editor: Marjanović D., Štorga M., Škec S., Bojčetić N., Pavković N.
Author: Vukašinović, Nikola; Vasić, Dušan; Tavčar, Jože
Section: DESIGN INFORMATION AND KNOWLEDGE
DOI number: https://doi.org/10.21278/idc.2018.0160
This paper present the solutions that a company introduced to tackle the problems that it faced during the engineering design and manufacturing of plastic injection molds. The company took an approach of introducing knowledge management system for risk reduction and avoiding problems that had already been recognized in the past. Based on preliminary analysis, knowledge management system model has been developed and potential solutions have been tested with respect to identified requirements. The most suitable system was later implemented in the company.
Keywords: knowledge management, information management, small and medium size enterprise (SME)