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The classic one-line definition of Knowledge Management was offered up by Tom Davenport early on: "Knowledge Management is the process of capturing, distributing, and effectively using knowledge." Probably no better or more succinct single-line definition has appeared since. Posted January 15, 2018

Taxonomies help enterprises make their information accessible. Find out how taxonomies can help executives, analysts, sales and support staff, and customers find and use the right information efficiently and effectively. Posted August 15, 2014

Competency management is a widely used practice that consists of all of a company's formal, organized approaches to ensuring that it has the human talents needed to meet its business goals. Competency management systems (CMSes) are a type of enterprise software used for evaluating and managing human resources. Posted January 16, 2013

Predictive coding allows software to take information entered by people and generalize it to a larger group of documents, making the sorting process less taxing. Posted January 14, 2013

The idea of using semantic technology on the Web is almost as old as the Web itself, but the concept has only in the last several years begun gaining traction. Posted September 26, 2012

Cloud computing is designed to liberate computer users from conventional data center resource constraints, delivering on-demand computing power, storage, and services from the Internet cloud. Fundamentally, the term refers to the ability to access applications, data, and services over the Internet or another network. Posted July 11, 2012

An overview of Big Data and the information technology (IT) and management challenges it poses to all manner of organizations. Posted May 04, 2012

A taxonomy is a "knowledge organization system," a set of words that have been organized to control the use of terms used in a subject field into a "vocabulary" to facilitate the storing and retrieving of items from a repository. In this article taxonomy expert Marjorie Hlava tells you how taxonomy works to optimize your search results. Posted March 07, 2012

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