In today’s information age, knowledge has turned so expensive that it now reaches a point of commoditized value. The organizational and technological growth in various industries that came alongside the explosion of technical information has forced many big and mid-sized businesses to look for technical aids outside their firms.

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The rise of consultancy firms and the growth of “knowledge-intensive services” have, over the years, enabled an almost “about-face” in business dynamics. The new highest capital of the modern market economy is information, knowledge, and unique skill sets that have the capacity to lift struggling firms up for serious contention in industry leadership. Amidst the even more complex and changing dynamics in global businesses, the introduction of new processes as a way of modernization, catching up with the trend, or surviving threats of economic downfall require new knowledge, expertise, and a sizable amount of valuable information. Beyond the epistemic discussions, the first value of knowledge is always in the recognizance and knowledge of its value. This is the first step which likewise presents an important significance to businesses.

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The new emphasis on knowledge-based assets has long set up a new corporate trend—the commoditization of knowledge and the mechanization of human intelligence. This is where the new culture of enterprise is heading—a context of business that makes knowledge and information an expensive leveraging tools.

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