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KM PAST & PRESENT: making the most of your resources

It would not be an exaggeration to say that knowledge management is experiencing a quantum leap. With the advent of big data, forays into AI and great volumes of sensor data from the Internet of Things (IoT), there is a new frontier that deserves exploring.Read More >>

KM in Practice

The Henry Ford heightens its digital channels visibility

New system helps drive visits to the museum and provides an opportunity for visitors to view all its assets from anywhere in the world. For example, when the Rosa Parks story was launched online, within six months, 43,000 people visited the website and spent a total of 265,000 minutes on that story alone.Read More >> Posted January 16, 2017

Non-profit streamlines its Office 365 environment

Solution provided just what Foundation needed to protect their vital information, in an easy to deploy and manage package.Read More >> Posted January 09, 2017

KM Features

KMWorld 2016 recap-making connections, sparking innovation

KMWorld 2016 drew more than 1,200 people from 32 countries in addition to the United States.Read More >> Posted December 30, 2016

2016 award winners-KM Promise and KM Reality
KM Promise

The search for a knowledge management solution is not an easy one. Many companies vow they offer the best technology to meet a client's needs, but finding the vendor that actually fulfills that promise can be challenging. The KM Promise Award is given to a company that implements and integrates knowledge management practices into business processes and works with clients to ensure they reach their goals. The award recipient provides innovative technology that breaks through the hype to help customers gain insights, collaborate and compete in a mobile and global business environment.Read More >> Posted December 30, 2016

2016 award winners-KM Promise and KM Reality
KM Reality

The KM Reality Award recognizes an organization in which knowledge management is a positive reality, not just rhetoric. The award recipient has demonstrated leadership in the implementation of knowledge management practices and processes, realizing measurable business benefits. To be considered for the Reality Award, the knowledge management program must be in place for at least one year, receive support from senior management, and have defined metrics to evaluate the initiative and its impact on organizational goals.Read More >> Posted December 30, 2016

The new face of big data: AI, IoT and blockchain

Today, organizations enhance big data's value while maximizing its monetization with the emergence of a new affiliation of technologies.Read More >> Posted December 30, 2016

Perspectives on Knowledge

David Weinberger

David Weinberger

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

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 >>

Perspective on knowledge: When we don’t want to know

For credit scores, FICO carefully assembles models that would make sense to a human and that exclude proxies for protected classes.Read More >>

The Future of the Future

The Future of the Future

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

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 >>

The hidden world of deep semantics

By uncovering the rules of aggregation of the basic elements of human speech, we can move smartly toward "less is better" in our approach to semantic analysis.Read More >>

Knowledge Management News

KnowledgeLake Announces Full Support for Microsoft SharePoint 2016

KnowledgeLake solutions provide scanning, uploading, indexing, search and integration with Microsoft Office and Microsoft Outlook January 20, 2017

MadCap Software Launches Content Management Solution Designed for the Technical Documentation Industry

MadCap Flare and MadCap Central combine technical authoring software with a cloud-based publishing and content management environment to streamline documentation workflow January 20, 2017

dtSearch Updates Text Search Product Line

Version 7.85 of the dtSearch product line offers users the option to highlight different search terms using up to 10 different hit-highlight colors January 20, 2017

Healthcare Document Solutions Provider Auxilio Acquires CynergisTek for Up to $34.3 Million

Acquisition will enable Auxilio to meet growing demand from healthcare customers for comprehensive IT security solutions January 19, 2017

Web Events

February 07, 2017 | 11:00 AM PT / 2:00 PM ET

How to Optimize Your SharePoint Strategy

February 28, 2017 | 11:00 AM PT / 2:00 PM ET

How to Use Knowledge Management to Drive Customer Experience

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

Quote of the Week

Nature has given to us the seeds of knowledge, but not knowledge itself.  
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

KMWorld Magazine

January 2017 Magazine Issue

Cognitive computing-Part 1
Cognitive computing and the evolution of knowledge work

Cognitive computing, machine learning and predictive analytics will permeate every aspect of our lives and radically transform how we learn and interact in our digital lives.

Governance: a mandate for the data-driven enterprise

Organizations are increasingly recognizing the value of corporate data as a resource and consequently are focusing more on governance of that data. Governance includes keeping track of who owns which data, deciding what needs to be retained and for how long, and ensuring that it is protected. In that context, governance is a component of risk management...

Finding security in a file sync and share solution

Private and public entities need the ability to quickly and securely share knowledge among different stakeholders, so they are looking at new enterprise file sync and share (EFSS) solutions.


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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