Reasons for Openly Sharing Knowledge & Ideas

Openly publishing knowledge and ideas under a creative commons license can;

  • reduce the likelyhood of the information ever being lost,
  • result in it being added to and/or improved,
  • help the person sharing it understand it better,
  • make it easier to access,
  • result in the knowledge being proved incorrect, or the idea unworkable,
  • enhance the reputation of the organisation that publishes it,
  • reduce duplication of effort.

Related Pages

External Links & References

  1. Creating a Knowledge Sharing Culture
  2. Barriers to and benefits of Knowledge Sharing
  3. FUTON Bias
  4. Google Search
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