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As a project team moves a project toward completion, it constantly discovers new contextual information, better ways of doing things and less successful methods that other teams should avoid. By insisting that project teams document and share what they learn, organizations can ensure that relevant best practices and lessons are applied in other, similar projects and situations. Posted September 14, 2017

Each year KMWorld identifies a host of technologies that we deem "trend-setting" in the broad sphere of knowledge management. Some of the technologies fall into such "hot" categories as artificial intelligence, machine learning and the Internet of Things. Others are more tried-and-true, providing increasing functionality in enterprise collaboration and information management, text analytics and search, compliance and information governance, customer service and support, business process management and case management. Posted September 14, 2017

Current DAM technology is mature and effective, but interesting advances are also being made that incorporate geolocation, artificial intelligence (AI) and other capabilities. Posted September 14, 2017

The sheer volume of potential discovery information from the IoT will tax the technical capabilities of those responsible for that task, whether they are in-house legal departments or litigation support services. Posted September 14, 2017

The idea that the healthcare industry can study the data being created in electronic health records (EHR) to foster ongoing improvement is not a new one, but it is gaining momentum. A "learning health system" is one that commits to the use of data as a byproduct of care for continuous learning. Posted September 14, 2017

The growing relevance of genetic data in the modern healthcare landscape is attributed to multiple factors, the most prominent of which is likely cost. Posted September 14, 2017

Innovation is a hot topic these days, with disruptive business models and new products challenging established leaders. It covers a wide range of diverse concepts and processes.... Posted July 03, 2017

In financial services, the dangers associated with monetizing big data are nearly as great as the rewards. The promises of machine learning, data science and Hadoop are tempered by the realities of regulatory penalties, operational efficiency and profit margins that must quickly justify any such expenditure. Posted July 03, 2017

Sentiment analysis is one of the most prevalent uses of text analytics, but the technology has many other valuable uses. Text analytics finds a range of applications in scientific, medical and technology development. Posted July 03, 2017

Financial services firms are using knowledge management solutions for data sharing across the organization, to permit authorized access to sensitive information while blocking unauthorized access and to analyze potential investments. Posted July 03, 2017

The goal was to create a decision support system that would integrate data from multiple sources, including weather predictions and sensors that measure water quality. Posted May 31, 2017

A review of the past three presidential elections indicates the power of social media in contemporary American politics. Abundant social media channels function as among the most consistently revealing sources of big data analytics and are the vehicle through which the political—and democratic—process manifests in the country today. Posted May 31, 2017

There was a time when just getting control of enterprise content was a big achievement—knowing where the content was, being able to search a central repository, identifying the latest version of a document and so on. Even now, that control cannot be taken for granted. Many organizations struggle to manage content that is scattered across multiple devices, departments and SharePoint sites Posted May 31, 2017

KM and AI can help organizations make better decisions by the real-time combination of knowledge, experience and data insights. Posted May 31, 2017

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

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. Posted April 29, 2017

Records management has been compared to taking out the trash—no one likes to do it, but if you don't, the house will start to smell. Posted April 29, 2017

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

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. Posted April 29, 2017

The nature of customer experience management has changed dramatically for health insurance companies in the past few years, driven by the evolving composition of the customer base and a new focus on value-based care. Posted March 31, 2017

The transformative effect of data visualizations on the analytics landscape is beyond dispute, but the outcome is more controversial. Posted March 31, 2017

The term "data scientist" has been around for a decade, and the job function has existed even longer, but only recently has awareness really hit the mainstream. The primary reason for its growing relevance is the need to analyze large amounts of data. Posted March 31, 2017

Large and small companies alike are increasingly relying on knowledge management to develop better automated marketing campaigns. Knowledge management is essential to deliver the right message at the right time to the right people with the right frequency. Posted March 31, 2017

The popularity of the term "knowledge management" has waxed and waned over the past couple of decades and continues its cycle. At first, KM promised comprehensive understanding and management of enterprise knowledge, but fell short of that goal and lost some of its standing as a concept. Posted March 01, 2017

Although the Internet of Things (IoT) is early stages of the maturity curve, more than 70 percent of enterprises are already collecting information for IoT initiatives, according to a recent study. Posted March 01, 2017

"Big data shattered the paradigm where organizations would only use methods designed for a single relational database. They suddenly needed unstructured data analysis for big data, along with relational methods to find the proverbial needle in the haystack and a linked data approach to connect things and see how they relate." Posted March 01, 2017

Our annual list of 100 Companies That Matter in Knowledge Management features organizations that manifest innovation, ingenuity, resourcefulness, usefulness, collaboration, community, expertise and that help their customers attain such qualities. Posted March 01, 2017

The next generation of cognitive applications will put computers even more firmly in the drivers' seat and require increasing confidence in their capabilities.

Although cognitive computing has tremendous potential to augment and enable knowledge work, its implementation should not distract KM programs from their core missions to retain critical knowledge and ensure its flow.
Posted March 01, 2017

It would be fair to say that 2016 was a banner year for computer breaches. Posted January 30, 2017

Historically, the federal government has been regulated by a series of carefully constructed checks and balances exemplified by the executive, judicial and legislative branches. That triad was designed to circumscribe individual authority, implement a degree of transparency and order and preserve the democratic process upon which the country is based. Posted January 30, 2017

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. Posted January 30, 2017

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. Posted January 30, 2017

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

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

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. Posted December 30, 2016

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. Posted December 30, 2016

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. Posted December 30, 2016

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