The Architecture of Knowledge

The Architecture of Knowledge

Amit Mitra (TCS, Global Consulting Practice, USA) and Amar Gupta (University of Arizona, USA)
Copyright: © 2008 |Pages: 33
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59904-921-2.ch003


This chapter introduces the layered structure of knowledge and describes why chaos rides on the wings of change and adaptation. It tells us how traditional analytical approaches, like functional decomposition, can lead to chaos when the size and complexity of business processes and information systems exceed a critical threshold.

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