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This article describes a system that: 1) Searches for duplicated work documented in a company's intranet / databases. 2) Informs the appropriate employees of their potential work duplication.
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Method for automatically informing employees of work duplication
Large businesses often have problems with people in different sections of the
company working on the same ideas without knowledge of each other. This is hugely
wasteful of resources. Many search engines can locate documents that seem
related, but this article goes further than this to describe a way to inform a company's
employees automatically that they may be duplicating work.
Large companies have extensive intranets and databases which record the
work being done by their employees. When search engines index web pages and
databases, this essentially gives us one large database with all of the work being
done in the company. The key ideas in this proposal are that:
1) A computer can search for duplication of work without needing any
understanding of what that work is.
2) It can then inform the workers of potential duplication.
The first point to note is that a computer can search a company's intranet and
databases for duplication without any semantic understanding of what the data
means, which is rather different to when a person is doing an internet search. When
a human being is doing is searching for something, they need to know what it is they
are looking for and type related words into a search engine. However, when a
computer is searching for duplicated ideas and work, all it needs to do is look for two
sources of data which contain the same words and phrases. Thus it doesn't need
human input and is hence zero maintenance...