Abstract: People can access to large number of data in single day than most people that have access to data in the earlier decade. This data is made in numerous structures and it highlights the advancement of big data. Big data in organizations have transformed the way organizations across industries implement new approach to handle huge amount of data. It implies change in skills, structures, technologies and models. Organizations depend to this data to accomplish particular business needs. The challenge is the way to access this data to be viewed as pertinent for the particular organizations activities because determining relevant data is a key to delivering value from massive amounts of data to support organizations knowledge. This study reviews previous study to understand the gaps between big data and knowledge management toward the implication of knowledge management in organizations. The aim is to identify the gaps and limitations in order to improve the big data awareness and knowledge management practices.
Tengku Adil Tengku Izhar, Mohd Shamsul Mohd Shoid, Mohammad Fazli Baharuddin, Ahmad Nadzri Mohamad and Ahmad Azman Mohamad Ramli, 2017. Understanding Big Data to Improve Knowledge Management Practices: Gaps and Limitations. The Social Sciences, 12: 241-244.