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Which state governments are best at fostering data innovation?

How are our state governments doing at creating data innovation ecosystems?Read More >>

KM in Practice

DZ BANK advances its digital transformation with cognitive search and analytics

Platform provided the most relevant insight for bank's users from both structured and unstructured data while complying with their high standards in terms of data securityRead More >> Posted December 11, 2017

CU takes tailored approach to implementing new enterprise content services platform

Fifteen million documents were converted when switching to new platform from the previous content management system.Read More >> Posted December 04, 2017

KM Features

Collaboration: paths to success

The residential housing market is a $350 billion industry with thousands of builders and suppliers. Constructing a single home requires collaboration by dozens of companies, and many steps in the process are complex and interdependent. If completion of one task is delayed, others are affected.Read More >> Posted October 30, 2017

Lessons learned from big interoperability in government

Many times, government entities have difficulty simply accounting for the basics of data management. Tasks such as locating relevant data via search, adjusting to new regulatory requirements or implementing sustainable data governance can exacerbate overhead costs.Read More >> Posted October 30, 2017

2017 KMWorld Promise and Reality award finalists:
KM Promise Award

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 October 30, 2017

2017 KMWorld Promise and Reality award finalists:
KM Reality Award

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 October 30, 2017

Perspectives on Knowledge

David Weinberger

David Weinberger

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

Perspective on knowledge: Local values of a global net

Even in regressive regimes that block sites and ideas, Internet apps are implicitly showing people the value of the free—or at least relatively free—flow of information.Read More >>

Perspective on knowledge: Representing the world

The rejection of representationalism is being hastened by the rise of new technology— machine learning—that is refuting some of our old common-sense ideas.Read More >>

Perspective on knowledge: The future of predictability

We believe the future is determined by a set of scientific rules operating on a set of data too vast to be perfectly comprehended.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 high cost of not sharing

Assembling and exchanging the necessary situational knowledge in a way that protects civil rights and privacy remains an enormous challenge.Read More >>

What not to worry about

There's still plenty of thinking, innovating and discovery that needs to be done. Use machines as your tools, not as your master.Read More >>

No more excuses

All you need is an idea, an internet connection and some experienced guidance and mentoring. Read More >>

Knowledge Management News

Progress Health Cloud Offers Healthcare Providers Digital Patient-Care and Connected-Care

Progress Health Cloud gives healthcare organizations the ability to create patent applications to any device December 12, 2017

Automation Anywhere Adds New Features for Digital Workforce Platforms

Automation Anywhere Enterprise version 11 offers workload management, Citrix automation, and bank-grade security December 11, 2017

Konica Minolta Mobile Print Enhances On-The-Go Printing

New offering boosts value of company's compatible MFPs and production print engines with easy document management December 11, 2017

2017-18 KMWorld Survey Looks at the Changing State of Knowledge Management

KM function within enterprises is gaining ground and converts, and cloud is helping to make it cost-effective December 06, 2017

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Powering Your Organization with Smart Collaboration

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Best Practices in Information Governance

Quote of the Week

Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers.  
- Alfred Lord Tennyson

KMWorld Magazine

November/December 2017 Magazine Issue

Quintessentially search, no matter what the terminology

Today's search is providing a progressively richer and more informative experience. Users can now see in one interface all the relevant information about a customer, a product or a research topic. In the age of big data, the growing number of data types and ever-increasing demand for rapid access to and understanding of content, search will only become more essential.

Project teams and KM – Part 2
Using communities and networks to share knowledge across products

The first article in this series discussed reasons why leading organizations should encourage project teams to exchange insights and experiences as part of a comprehensive knowledge transfer strategy. Next, we explore the role that virtual communities and networks play in facilitating cross-project collaboration and learning.

AI? Or cognitive computing?

Everyone is talking about AI. The past year has catapulted artificial intelligence into the public consciousness in dramatic fashion, utterly eclipsing the boomlet of inflated expectations that AI experienced in the 1980s.


How PDF/A Should Fit into Your Document Archiving Strategy

Organizations of all sizes and in all industries are looking for new and better strategies to archive their important documents. PDF software and the PDF/A sub-format are the perfect complement to any organization's data-retention policies.... December 11, 2017

Helping Employees Help Themselves: How to Encourage Knowledge Sharing

When you set out to complete a task at work, where do you start? You likely don't attempt to reinvent the wheel, and instead look for resources that already exist or ask coworkers if they have knowledge of similar projects or events in the past that they can point you to, to help get you started. October 06, 2017

These questions (and your answers) are key to implementing a successful DAM system

Before you begin to address the details of your digital asset management project, decide how truly invested you are and whether you and your team have the time and expertise to proceed. The answer will tell you if you'll achieve a successful outcome. September 19, 2017

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