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Cognitive Computing - Part 3
Challenges and lessons in cognitive computing

The next generation of cognitive applications will put computers even more firmly in the drivers' seat and require increasing confidence in their capabilities.

Although cognitive computing has tremendous potential to augment and enable knowledge work, its implementation should not distract KM programs from their core missions to retain critical knowledge and ensure its flow.Read More >>

KM in Practice

Indiana police digitally transform the search warrant process

In Marion County, the new electronic warrants system has reduced approval time from hours to an average of 18 minutes,Read More >> Posted March 20, 2017

Supporting a more mobile, flexible working environment

A nationwide workplace rehabilitation provider, has deployed technology to deliver health management and psychological services better across Australia.Read More >> Posted March 13, 2017

KM Features

KM resurgence in life sciences

The popularity of the term "knowledge management" has waxed and waned over the past couple of decades and continues its cycle.
Now the cycle has advanced, and the ideas embodied by KM have become more mainstream.Read More >> Posted March 01, 2017

IoT platforms create value in connectivity

Although the Internet of Things (IoT) is early stages of the maturity curve, more than 70 percent of enterprises are already collecting information...Read More >> Posted March 01, 2017

Disrupting the data landscape again with linked open data

"Big data shattered the paradigm where organizations would only use methods designed for a single relational database. They suddenly needed unstructured data analysis for big data, along with relational methods to find the proverbial needle in the haystack and a linked data approach to connect things and see how they relate."Read More >> Posted March 01, 2017

KMWorld 100 Companies That Matter in Knowledge Management 2017

Our annual list of 100 Companies That Matter in Knowledge Management features organizations that manifest innovation, ingenuity, resourcefulness, usefulness, collaboration, community, expertise and that help their customers attain such qualities.Read More >> Posted March 01, 2017

Perspectives on Knowledge

David Weinberger

David Weinberger

How the Internet is changing knowledge, society, relationships and communication.

Perspective on knowledge: Reclaiming our attention

The Internet is the perfection of the art—and now science—of attention capture and monetization.
The space is polluted, but it's also far vaster than any attentional space we've ever had.Read More >>

Perspective on knowledge: The protocols of knowledge

As fake news becomes more common, search engines and social sites might well introduce their own new protocols for the posts that they house.Read More >>

Perspective on Knowledge: Humor and truth

I've spent all day counting and can report that there are approximately one million different explanations of what makes something funny, possibly because there are lots of different ways things can be funny.Read More >>

The Future of the Future

The Future of the Future

How to create an innovative future by today’s thoughts and actions.

A framework for change

Building and sustaining an enterprise of the future requires a robust planning process. One of the challenges, especially with long-term strategic planning, is the tendency to focus on activities. Start with what needs to be done today and work toward a future goal.Read More >>

The future of money

As people got tired of lugging around chests full of precious metals, paper currencies began to pop up.Read More >>

Assessing and mitigating risk

As we've looked ahead to the future in this column for the past 10 years, we've always tried to maintain a positive outlook. After all, we're co-creating our own shared future state....Read More >>

Knowledge Management News

Lionbridge Technologies Enhances its Connector, Enables Users to Create Ecommerce Experiences Anywhere

The connector allows businesses to reach its target market anywhere, anytime March 23, 2017

Veritas Launches Integrated Solution That Helps Users Gain Better Visibility

360 Data Management for GDPR provides guidance on personally identifiable information so users can better protect information March 22, 2017

M-Files Receives New Security Certification

Receiving the ISO 27001 certification means the company adheres to strict security guidelines March 22, 2017

RAVN Systems Introduces its RAVN Connect Enterprise Search Platform, Replaces Google Search Program

RAVN Connect Enterprise offers a variety of search tools to give enterprises deeper answers March 21, 2017

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Mastering BPM and Case Management

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Taking Information Governance to the Next Level

June 20, 2017 | 11:00 AM PDT / 2:00 PM EDT

Best Practices in Enterprise Video and Digital Asset Management

July 25, 2017 | 11:00 AM PDT / 2:00 PM EDT

Leveraging Text Analytics in Your Organization

Quote of the Week

As gold which he cannot spend will make no man rich, so knowledge which he cannot apply will make no man wise. 
- Samuel Johnson


Three forces driving enterprise data strategy in 2017

More data than ever is flowing into enterprises from websites, smartphones, social media, wearables, video, cars, contact centers, ERP systems and the expanding IoT ecosystem. Yet being data rich and information poor is not a good need immediate and real-time access to data to make smart business decisions. March 17, 2017

Mapping and dissemination: bringing corporate knowledge to everyone in your company

When rigid organizational structures impede corporate knowledge flows, companies can no longer take advantage of the knowledge they have. Fortunately, knowledge maps and dissemination tools can facilitate knowledge circulation March 09, 2017

How far reaching is the potential of cognitive computing?

Artificial intelligence (AI) is the umbrella term for the set of technologies that make software ‘smart,' and more technologies are beginning to fall under this umbrella. Cognitive computing is one such subset of AI. December 07, 2016

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