Digital transformation and knowledge management: relationships in scientific production


  • Eduardo Silva Universidade de Coimbra, Portugal



Digital Transformation, Knowledge Management, Informetrics, Industry 4.0


This paper investigates the scientific production related to the interrelation of digital transformation (DT) and knowledge management (KM). This is an informetric study of descriptive type in which we retrieved documents from Scopus to analyze them during the period 2015-2020. The analysis focused on papers published in journals and conferences of open access. Thirty articles were retrieved, 17 from conference proceedings and 13 from journals. The articles on DT and KM have obtained 174 citations, being only ten uncited documents. We conclude that DT and KM have a multidisciplinary character, shaped by different knowledge areas. The area in which these topics impact the most is computer science, given the linkage of DT with the pillars of industry 4.0, such as the social sciences through the digitization of objects or documents and the use of KM.


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How to Cite

Silva, E. (2022). Digital transformation and knowledge management: relationships in scientific production. Advanced Notes in Information Science, 2, 43-52.