KnowledgeOman.com, the leading knowledge-sharing community in the Sultanate, has introduced a new channel specifically to promote and bring academicians, consultants, researchers, businesspeople, professionals and students online to share and write on a variety of knowledge areas. The internet community platform, named iCommunity, is hosted in both languages; English and Arabic interface and currently has over twenty diverse topic areas in both languages. Topics are variety and include Management, Innovation, Creativity, Education, Technology, HR, Psychology, Finance, Self-Development, and Entrepreneurship.
“We have created the initiative to connect intellectual minds under one platform merging knowledge from different areas of life, free for people to browse, learn and exchange among each other’s. Since knowledge sharing is among the main objectives of KnowledgeOman.com, we encourage all interested people to utilize this platform as an active contribution to the knowledge society,” says Suad Al Shuhaimi, Communication Specialist at KnowledgeOman.com.
Led through volunteer contributions, iCommunity attracts various industries and sectors and is accessible for all members and visitors through the website knowledgeoman.com. The iCommunity represents the concept of an ‘internet’ and ‘innovative’ community where knowledge is exchanged without border limitations through ICT technology. The launch represents the initial phase of the initiative in which the platform is also within reach to all mobile subscribers in Oman with the mobile version of KnowledgeOman.com, bringing a wealth of learning to the community anywhere and anytime.
Abdullah Al Harthy, KO administrator, adds, “This initiative uniquely brings together knowledge-based topics from diverse writers and bloggers in the country. It creates a hub of enriched reading while enabling individuals to network and connect with each other.”
Established by Tariq Hilal Al-Barwani in April 2008, KnowledgeOman.com has set its foundations based on the mission of creating a knowledge-based society and empowering the community through volunteer work. KnowledgeOman.com has successfully ventured in online and offline initiatives and received an award winning status, collaborating with various organizations, launching community learning projects, and continuing to enrich its knowledge sharing platform reaching both the English and Arabic speaking community.