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Prospectus for National Knowledge Assessment Contents     EXECUTIVE SUMMARY   1  1   WHAT IS A NATIONAL KNOWLEDGE ASSESSMENT?   5      Changes in technology drive new ways of doing business,   5      How did the concept originate?,   6      Where are the barriers on the path to development?,   6      The knowledge assessment procedure,   7      What is a National Knowledge System?,   7      What are virtual case studies?,   8      Issues and opportunities,   8      How may knowledge assessment be used?,   14      Other published indicator reports,   15  2   HOW TO DO A KNOWLEDGE ASSESSMENT   16      National symposium,   16      How to chart the National Knowledge System,   17      How to do the virtual case studies,   17      Collection of data,   19      How are recommendations formulated?,   22  3   NEXT STEPS   23      Briefings and simulation of virtual case studies,   23      Pilot project,   23      Timeline,   24     TABLE 1: FUNCTIONS OF A NATIONAL KNOWLEDGE SYSTEM   18

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