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What is Domain Knowledge?

 , updated on February 24, 2016
Domain knowledge is understanding, ability and information that applies to a specific topic, profession or activity. The term is commonly used to describe the knowledge of experts in a particular area.
In many cases, domain knowledge is highly specific such as the details of a proprietary technology. The term domain knowledge isn't typically applied to knowledge such as mathematics that can be applied to a wide variety of problem spaces and situations. In other words, domain knowledge is valuable in specific situations but is relatively useless outside of its domain.
Overview: Domain Knowledge
DefinitionKnowledge that applies to a specific profession, industry, subject or activity.
ExamplesThe procedures for configuring a particular software product.
The technique involved in flying a kite.
The language and abbreviations widely used with an industry.
Related ConceptsSituated Knowledge
Tacit Knowledge
A Priori

Knowledge Management

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A Posteriori
A Priori
Anti Information
Body Of Knowledge
Corporate Memory
Dispersed Knowledge
Document Control
Document Quality
Domain Knowledge
Information Asymmetry
Information Pollution
Knowledge Audit
Knowledge Discovery
Knowledge Loss
Knowledge Measurement
Knowledge Processes
Knowledge Transfer
Knowledge Value
Knowledge Velocity
Knowledge Waste
Knowledge Work
Known Unknowns
Master Copy
Meta Knowledge
Outside Context Problem
Propositional Knowledge
Situated Knowledge
Tacit Knowledge
Unknown Unknown
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