According to the Organization for the Economic Cooperation and Development (the OECD), their Member States have increased the investment in intangible capital. Paul and Dominique, (2002), maintain that if the representative indicators of investment in investigation and development are taken little into account simple but, public education and programs for computer, are observed that the rates of annual investment have grown of considerable way from the decade of the eighty (to a rate annual average of 3% in the countries of the OECD). In addition, it is considered that in the majority of the countries that are member of this organization, more of 50% of the GIP has her origin in basic companies technological. Stimulus to the learning: The flexibility of the organizations to allow that their members learn by own experience and reflect on the realised thing has increased vertiginously the amount of innovations and has stimulated the capacity of adaptation to the change. At the moment, so that a company is successful or can stay in the market, it is precise that it develops a strategy of business different from historically implemented, that it guarantees the fast learning and the constant innovation.
The linking of all these factors (globalisation, innovation, sprouting of new technologies of information and communication, introduction of the intangible capital in the macroeconomic scope and processes of learning) has been in a new Society, Society of the knowledge, in which more the development and interchange of knowledge between the people are his important motor of progress. A society in which the power is in the knowledge and therefore requires of a new organization of the work, new new economic relations and dynamic of learning. Concepts. Information and knowledge: Meeting points and differences. We begin to distinguish between information and knowledge. The tendency exists to understand the same by both concepts or to think that the access to much information is just like the access to the knowledge.