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Cognitive Computing - Part 2
Applying cognitive computing to KM

This second installment takes a deeper look at the relationship between cognitive computing and knowledge management, focusing on the six use cases where cognitive systems show the most promise.Read More >>

KM in Practice

BPM helps streamline R&D at Shepherd Chemical

Communication between chemists and project managers across different departments and in different buildings meant people were asking for various types of work. Shepherd saw automation as a way to speed product development and to track the creation of products better, which could lead to more sales.Read More >> Posted February 17, 2017

Cognitive banking platform identifies the meaning of customer requests

Banking group enhances the digital experience of its customers with a virtual agent and intelligent search solutionRead More >> Posted February 12, 2017

KM Features

Cybersecurity: practical advice for SMBs

It would be fair to say that 2016 was a banner year for computer breaches. From hospitals that opted to pay the ransom when hackers held their data...Read More >> Posted January 30, 2017

AI takes hold in the legal profession

Over the last few years numerous artificial intelligence (AI) solutions have been developed for legal use, and the profession has begun to embrace, or perhaps be embraced by, those tools.Read More >> Posted January 30, 2017

The truth and CHATBOTS

A chatbot is a digital language processing service, powered by rules and artificial intelligence that simulates human-like conversation.Read More >> Posted January 30, 2017

Perspectives on Knowledge

David Weinberger

David Weinberger

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

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 >>

Perspective on Knowledge: Data and sense

Data has become a property of the world like its sounds or smells. It is being gathered raw in many cases.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

Eclipse Corp. Acquires DocOrigin Enterprise Document Software Intellectual Property

Eclipse has been the North American distributor of DocOrigin February 23, 2017

SearchBlox Announces v8.6

Enterprise search, sentiment analysis, and text analytics solution allows users to leverage SQL to access data in various repositories February 23, 2017

Adobe Unveils Open, Cloud-Based Digital Signature Capabilities

Adobe Document Cloud and Adobe Sign will enable digital signatures in any browser or on any mobile device February 22, 2017

VAI Teams Up With HelpSystems

Partnership adds document management capabilities to VAI's S2K Suite February 21, 2017

Web Events

March 14, 2017 | 11:00 AM PT / 2:00 PM ET

Increasing Productivity with Collaboration

April 18, 2017 | 11:00 AM PT / 2:00 PM ET

Mastering BPM and Case Management

May 23, 2017 | 11:00 AM PT / 2:00 PM ET

Taking Information Governance to the Next Level

June 20, 2017 | 11:00 AM PT / 2:00 PM ET

Best Practices in Enterprise Video and Digital Asset Management

Quote of the Week

It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.  
- Aristotle

KMWorld Magazine

February 2017 Magazine Issue


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

Five Market Forces that are Driving Manufacturing’s Future:
Content Management Will Play a Key Role

Despite global businesses' rapidly increasing ability to unlock value from information, most companies are still nowhere near capable of dealing with the flow of information across the extended enterprise. October 20, 2016

Compliance: The Unlikely Catalyst for Business Knowledge and Insights

There is a huge opportunity to harness the power of compliance-related data to improve the quality of decisions and business outcomes. Regulation can be a catalyst for improved data management, analysis, and reporting, offering some remarkable insights September 06, 2016

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