Part 1 KMS essentials: Why knowledge management systems? KMS foundations and taxonomy. Part 2 KMS audit: KMS diagnosis and strategy selection; Selecting a knowledge management solution: Lessons from Intel. Part 3 KMS implementation: Structuring knowledge in KMS: Lessons from Cisco; Defining KMS incentives and motivation schemes: Lessons from HP. Part 4 KMS performance assessment: Why KMS performance assessment? Lessons from WSGR; KM measurement in evolutionary contexts: Lessons learned from IBM Community Measures. Part 5 KMS maturity and effectiveness management: KMS maturity management; KMS effectiveness survey results.