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Assessing your portfolio of knowledge management approaches

When an organization first decides to invest in better knowledge management, the team in charge often struggles to prioritize knowledge needs and select the right combination of tools and approaches to address them. Different parts of the business have different requirements, and it's hard to please everyone. Read More >>

KM in Practice

Indiana University rolls out data architecture initiative to bolster decision support

University chooses platform to integrate disparate data sources and present information through visualization toolsRead More >> Posted May 22, 2017

Danish organization chooses AI to improve contract management

Solution will help association with a database of tens of thousands of employment contracts to be able to locate contracts as well as specific data within them.Read More >> Posted May 15, 2017

KM Features

Crowdsourcing: friend or foe of KM?

Often used for innovation, crowdsourcing can bypass organizational structures to obtain insights from large groups of individuals either within the company or outside it.Read More >> Posted April 29, 2017

Knowledge management:
persistence pays off in the manufacturing sector

Enterprise knowledge management initiatives are challenging to initiate and sustain in global manufacturing organizations. Bringing KM principles to the culture of engineers and project management teams spread across the globe can be daunting. Here are two examples of companies that have persevered with enterprise social networking and other innovations as they promote cultural change.Read More >> Posted April 29, 2017

The future is now: cognitive computing throughout the enterprise today

Regardless of what else cognitive computing may achieve, it is already considerably impacting the business user's data-driven practices.Read More >> Posted April 29, 2017

Perspectives on Knowledge

David Weinberger

David Weinberger

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

Perspective on knowledge: The news is no more

By now I assume we're all tired not only of hearing fake news, but also of hearing about fake news. We've seen how it arises and spreads due to flaws in the structure of the Internet. We've heard lots of proposals for how to fix the problem, most of them implausible.Read More >>

Perspective on knowledge: The social life of info

The knowledge that lets a business succeed exists in the minds, hands and conversations of the people doing the jobRead More >>

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 >>

The Future of the Future

The Future of the Future

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

Building the high-trust enterprise

In a low-trust organization, people are afraid to share what they know. Knowledge flows are stifled.Read More >>

The future of law enforcement

We'll focus on the information processing and decision-making aspects of policing.Read More >>

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 >>

Knowledge Management News

E-Discovery Vendors Join Forces

Lighthouse and Discovia will help clients manage the cost of e-discovery, compliance, and risk management as data volumes and data types continue to increase May 25, 2017

Actiance and Hootsuite Partner on Regulatory-Compliant Social Engagement

The companies will co-sell a solution for content moderation, automated archiving, and publisher notifications for financial services companies May 24, 2017

Attivio Unveils Cognitive Solution for Knowledge Management

Enterprise-grade solution addresses challenges posed by information silos May 24, 2017

ABBYY Intelligent Capture Speeds Digital Transformation of Business Operations

FlexiCapture 12 leverages machine learning and natural language processing May 23, 2017

Web Events

June 27, 2017 | 11:00 AM PDT / 2:00 PM EDT

How to Succeed with Cloud-Based Knowledge Management

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

Leveraging Text Analytics in Your Organization

August 22, 2017 | 11:00 AM PDT / 2:00 PM EDT

Best Practices in Cognitive Search

September 19, 2017 | 11:00 AM PDT / 2:00 PM EDT

Game Changing Breakthroughs in Knowledge Management

Quote of the Week

For every complex problem there is an answer that is clear, simple and wrong. 
- H. L. Mencken

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Process Modeling in a Military Headquarters

Processes are the basis by which people or machines develop a product or perform a service. Whether formal or informal, visible or invisible, processes are employed by military organizations at all levels of command. They are the foundation of mission accomplishment and must align with the organizational strategy to ensure that efforts are synchronized through the layers of command. May 02, 2017

Digital Spring Cleaning

Getting organized was the second most searched resolution right behind getting healthy. You may notice that your desktop is littered with an excessive number of files, and your personal or company shared drive is a complete mess. April 27, 2017

Opportunities exist to become the first truly modernized administration

It's a hectic time for the federal government as the transition from the Obama to the Trump administration is in full swing. One of the key areas that Congress, agencies and industry alike are keeping an eye on is how the new administration will handle the technology modernization requirements facing the government. April 24, 2017

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