Find business/project information


Responding to calls for tender
Benefit from the experience of colleagues beyond their own team on specific topics
Access specific, detailed data and advice

How to meet these challenges

elqano enables employees to get in touch with people who have recently worked on subjects that interest them, to help each other and share feedback.

Find very specific information on the other side of the world, in another team

Sample question:

"I'm looking for internal case studies on operational excellence or increasing flow capacity for port terminals or related industries (logistics, infrastructure, etc.). We want to demonstrate to our customer that we have experience in implementing Lean methodologies and finding solutions to operational inefficiencies."
Whether it's to feed into a sales proposal or to get business feedback, access to employees' history or know-how saves precious time and avoids "reinventing the wheel".
elqano sends the question to the top experts who have worked on the subject, whether they're one floor down or on another continent. Knowledge sharing is cross-functional, rapid and decentralized.
exchanges via elqano are cross-region and cross-business unit
of responses are provided by senior functions
knowledge gap identified by companies
"We realized that a question from a consultant in Dubai on the "metaverse" was answered by an analyst in Canada, even though we didn't think we had the expertise in-house".
Head of Knowledge Management of a leading global consulting firm
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Capitalize on employees' knowledge and expertise

Sample question

"Could you give me an overview of the advantages and disadvantages of choosing QR codes or BAR codes for a warehouse managed manually by WMS for discrete products? "
Knowledge often transmitted tacitly and informally becomes accessible to all
Answers are capitalized on and suggested when a similar question is asked. This relieves some experts of up to 40% of their time, for some of them.
Bastien Detraz
Head of Data Management Industry
Louis Vuitton
Experts become more accessible and better identified. Questions that used to be addressed repeatedly to the same experts begin to be capitalized on, and this benefits the experts who are only called upon for new subjects.
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What exactly is information sharing?

Within companies, knowledge sharing is the process by which employees exchange and disseminate information among themselves. Knowledge sharing not only enhances the organization and management of your company, but also helps your employees learn new skills.

Knowledge sharing is important because it provides employees with all the information they need to do their jobs effectively. It can also foster internal collaboration, enabling your employees to make better decisions or solve problems more quickly. Sharing information therefore improves communication and organization between your employees, helping to strengthen professional relations and establish a positive corporate culture.

Information sharing: what are the current challenges facing companies?

Sharing information involves a whole series of challenges for your company.
Gathering your information: your employees may feel discouraged or immotivated by the idea of filling in all the details of their knowledge. The task may seem time-consuming and cyclical.

Organizing your information: your employees' knowledge is precious and must be accessible to all.

Updating information, which can quickly become obsolete.

Ensuring the security of recorded information before it is shared.

Identify who has the knowledge and know-how, especially in large companies.

Enhance the value of each employee's knowledge. Establishing a corporate culture conducive to communication and knowledge sharing is not always an easy task.

Why is knowledge sharing important?

Knowledge sharing is important for several reasons:
Improved efficiency: the flow of information within your company gives your employees access to the data they need to do their jobs effectively.
Better decision-making thanks to a 360-degree vision derived from the quality and accessibility of information.
Stimulation of innovation: sharing information enables your employees to bring new ideas and perspectives to the table, thus fostering progress within your company.
Data preservation: sharing information ensures that knowledge is preserved, even when one of your employees leaves the company.
Improved profitability: disseminating knowledge reduces employee training costs and boosts productivity.

How can we create a culture of knowledge sharing?

There are several steps to creating a knowledge-sharing culture within a company:
Establish a clear vision and strategy: defining the objectives and vision of knowledge management within your company ensures that you will better achieve your goals.

Encourage participation: It's essential to create an environment where employees feel comfortable sharing their knowledge and ideas. Likewise, don't forget to reward them for their participation.

Facilitate access to information: implement tools and technologies to facilitate access to information and encourage collaboration.

Encourage communication: communication and collaboration between employees are key issues, in particular the creation of collaborative workspaces and the organization of regular meetings.

Implement feedback mechanisms to assess the effectiveness of knowledge management and identify areas for improvement.

Train employees in knowledge management best practices and raise awareness of the importance of sharing knowledge.

Implement policies and procedures to manage the confidentiality and security of shared information.