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May 2017, [Volume 26, Issue 5]

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Features

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

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

News Analysis

The fact is that any of the techniques available to the market today for predicting one's actions based on a profile can be important tools, but they cannot, with any great accuracy, predict the behavior of one single individual. They rely on groups of similar individuals to predict the probability of one person's actions. Posted April 29, 2017

David Weinberger

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. Posted April 29, 2017

The Future of the Future

In a low-trust organization, people are afraid to share what they know. Knowledge flows are stifled. Posted April 29, 2017