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Cognitive computing: An evolution in computing

With interest and activity in the field of cognitive computing heating up, a succinct definition of cognitive computing and an overview of some of the technologies behind it might be useful. I'll also share a few of the practical applications that are emerging in the field.Read More >>

KM in Practice

Standardized semantics for Dutch education

Defining and linking enterprise vocabularies, taxonomies, thesauri and ontologiesRead More >> Posted November 19, 2015

MIT Press rolls out new version of online cognitive science resource

Quicker access for researchers and improved citations for authorsRead More >> Posted November 11, 2015

KM Features

KM Singapore 2015:
Twelve tips to unlock the knowledge-ready advantage

The twelfth annual KM Singapore conference was organized by the Information and Knowledge Management Society in September 2015, with the theme Unlocking the Knowledge-Ready Advantage. The four-day event included workshops, panels, keynotes, "unconference" sessions, an expert panel to field audience questions and site visits to KM practitioner organizationsRead More >> Posted October 29, 2015

Text analytics: greater usability, less time to insight

"The point now is to get to the root cause, not just documents that are related to certain topics. We want to provide the right context so that users are getting the answers they want, reducing the time to insight."Read More >> Posted October 29, 2015

Cognitive computing, machine learning and personalization:
New marketing constructs or new capabilities?

Cognitive computing, machine learning and a personalized customer experience all have a common foundation based on data and analytics.Read More >> Posted October 29, 2015

Collaboration: Enterprise social takes root

The main catch is that although enterprise social software can support collaboration, it is not effective in the absence of a collaborative culture.Read More >> Posted October 29, 2015

Perspectives in Knowledge Management

David Weinberger

David Weinberger

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

Perspective on knowledge
What’s greater than knowledge?

I've long been irked by the Data-Information-Knowledge-Wisdom pyramid that is so often casually embraced as if its truth were obvious. I disagree with its implication that knowledge is a filtering down of information.Read More >>

David Weinberger's Perspective on knowledge
Seeing past your glasses

A bubble is really just a coherent set of beliefs. Beliefs need coherence or they're not beliefs. They literally make no sense. I could not believe that flowers are beautiful because their DNA has evolved to attract insects unless I also believed in DNA, natural selection, insect-based pollination and the results obtained through scientific research and equipment.Read More >>

David Weinberger's Perspective on Knowledge
Sympathetic Knowledge

All reading starts off sympathetic. If you're reading what someone wrote, it's because you want to understand what she means. That's an act of sympathy right there.Read More >>

The Future of the Future

The Future of the Future

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

Four global shifts to keep in mind

Instead of worrying about how to keep machines from taking over the world, we should let technology evolve and look for ways to expand human intelligence.Read More >>

Bringing together innovation, learning and people

We've identified six stages that must be present if rapid innovation is to occur successfully on a sustained basis. We've named those stages ADIIEA, which stands for: automation, disruption, investigation, ideation, expectation and affirmation.Read More >>

The rise of the pop-up city

You've already read about smart cities in this column. Now take that concept and make it mobile. Add to it the capacity to set up and accommodate tens of millions of inhabitants, and in 30 days, tear it all down.Read More >>

Knowledge Management News

Simplifying business analytics with Sisense V. 6

Employs In-Chip technology November 19, 2015

Episerver launches product convergence

Digital Experience Cloud blends Ektron and Episerver November 19, 2015

Cloud-based self-learning search from Coveo

Introduces Reveal analytic-based machine learning service November 18, 2015

Moving ahead with customer experience management

Clarabridge delivers faster value from customer feedback data November 12, 2015

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Quote of the Week

No man was ever so completely skilled in the conduct of life, as not to receive new information from age and experience. 
- Jonathan Swift

KMWorld Magazine

November/December 2015 Magazine Issue

2015 KMWorld Promise and Reality award finalists:
KM Promise Award

Many companies promise that their technology is the best knowledge management solution. One of the greatest challenges for organizations purchasing these technologies is to determine which of the companies will deliver on its promise. This award is given to the organization that is delivering the promise to its customers by providing innovative technology solutions for implementing and integrating knowledge management practices into their business processes.

2015 KMWorld Promise and Reality award finalists:
KM Reality Award

In many organizations, knowledge management is just rhetoric. This award recognizes an organization in which knowledge management is a positive reality. The recipient of the KM Reality award is an organization demonstrating leadership in the implementation of knowledge management practices and processes by realizing measurable business benefits.

KM Promise Award Finalist: Digital Reasoning


Delivering Innovative Intranets That Work

Video and transcript of an interview with James Robertson, Founder & Managing Director, Step Two Designs, at the KMWorld 2015 conference. November 24, 2015

How to Avoid Common KM Pitfalls

Video commentary from an interview with Patrick Lambe, Founder, Straits Knowledge, at the KMWorld 2015 Conference November 20, 2015

How Cognitive Computing Systems Differ from Traditional Information Systems

Video commentary from an interview with Sue Feldman, Founder & CEO, Synthexis, at the KMWorld 2015 conference on knowledge, content, and document management. November 18, 2015

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