Identification of knowledge involves analyzing the current knowledge situation available within the organization and making it available to all employees that require it. Knowledge can also be acquired from the external environment and then integrating it into the knowledge data base existing within the organization. This knowledge can be gained from competitors, customers, partners, suppliers, etc. The members of the organization on the boundary of the organization have a big role in the acquiring of knowledge. Knowledge that is essential but not available through this method could also be gained by recruitment of people or even acquisitions of other organizations, resulting in a win-win situation. In addition to knowledge acquisition, knowledge can be developed within the organization to complement the acquired knowledge by developing new skills, ideas and processes Possession of the knowledge in the company is of no use unless it is shared and distributed throughout the organization so that it is easily accessible when required. It is the knowledge goals that give direction and order to identify what are the skills that are required and what needs to be developed or acquired. Knowledge needs to be developed that is required for the success of the organizations objectives and not be allowed to develop with the flow.