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2016 KMWorld Awards Submit your Nominations Today

Designed to celebrate success stories of knowledge management, the 2016 KMWorld Awards will be presented at the KMWorld Conference, November 14-17.

The KM Promise Award recipient will have provided innovative technology that breaks through the hype to help customers gain insights, collaborate and compete in a mobile and global business environment.

The KM Reality Award: 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.

The KMWorld Awards nominations deadline is August 26.

Submit your nomination now.

  Table of Contents
Breaking News Inside KMWorld KM In Practice
  • Macy’s in-store mobile companion
    "Macy's On Call" answers store navigation details provided by department, brand and product category, and offers insight into the in-store services available at each test location.
Quote of the Week
But men love abstract reasoning and neat systematization so much that they think nothing of distorting the truth, closing their eyes and ears to contrary evidence to preserve their logical constructions. Fyodor Dostoevsky — Fyodor Dostoevsky
  Breaking News

Semantria Text Analytics Platform Now Available on Microsoft Azure

Lexalytics' SaaS text and sentiment analytics platform on Azure expands the options available to enterprise customers.

Lexalytics, a provider of cloud and on-premises text analytics solutions, has announced that Semantria, the company’s software-as-a-service, cloud-based text and sentiment analytics platform, is now available on the...

Continue Here: http://www.kmworld.com/Articles/News/News/Semantria-Text-Analytics-Platform-Now-Available-on-Microsoft-Azure-112741.aspx

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Salesforce to Buy Quip for $582 Million

Acquisition will enable business productivity and collaboration software vendor Quip to expand more quickly

Salesforce.com, Inc. has agreed to buy Quip, a provider of a business productivity software suite for web and mobile that enables people to collaborate on creation and editing...

Continue Here: http://www.kmworld.com/Articles/News/News/Salesforce-to-Buy-Quip-for-%24582-Million-112764.aspx

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Microsoft Previews Modern SharePoint Online Lists

Will include integration with Microsoft Flow and PowerApps.

Microsoft is rolling out its “modern” SharePoint lists to SharePoint Online, along with “one-click” integration of PowerApps and Microsoft Flow.

The update is part of a new cloud-first, mobile-first 

Continue Here: http://www.kmworld.com/Articles/News/News/Microsoft-Previews-Modern-SharePoint-Online-Lists-112788.aspx

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  Inside KMWorld

Multiple trends in e-discovery intensify use of technology

The market for e-discovery technology and services will grow at a rate of approximately 12 percent per year from 2013 to 2018, according to Gartner.

The market for e-discovery technology and services will grow at a rate of approximately 12 percent per year from 2013 to 2018, according to Gartner. Among the drivers for...

Continue Here: http://www.kmworld.com/Articles/Editorial/Features/Multiple-trends-in-e-discovery-intensify-use-of-technology-111936.aspx

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  KM In Practice

Macy’s in-store mobile companion

"Macy's On Call" answers store navigation details provided by department, brand and product category, and offers insight into the in-store services available at each test location.

Macy’s is piloting a mobile web tool called “Macy’s On Call” that enables customers to interact with an AI-powered platform via their mobile devices.

The web tool is powered by...

Continue Here: http://www.kmworld.com/Articles/News/KM-In-Practice/Macys-in-store-mobile-companion-112708.aspx

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Considering Case Management? 4 Questions to Ask a Solution Provider

Whether we're talking about a life partner, a business partner or an enterprise information platform, you don't want to start any kind of relationship without all relevant information—or worse yet, go in blind. Selecting a case management solution provider is no different. Once you've decided that dynamic case management capabilities are a fit for your organization, choosing the right vendor and solution is a significant step forward. The right relationship delivers the tools you need to tackle dynamic, unstructured work and equip your knowledge workers with the right information, in context, to effectively manage cases, incidents, customer relationships, investigations and requests…

To read more of this Best Practices in BPM & Case Management White Paper article, Click Here.

KMWorld Web Events
Coming April 18, 2017
Mastering BPM and Case Management
BPM and workflow served us well for quite a long time. But everything changes, and evolves. Collaboration and process improvement remains as important as ever. Case management, for example, is becoming the latest growth area for software developers looking to create new vistas for true collaboration platforms—not merely simple business processes.

Coming May 23, 2017
Taking Information Governance to the Next Level
Controlling information access and distribution will be a critical matter as the mobile workforce increases in size and stature. The global nature of business also complicates the matter. And a hotly increasing amount of litigation demands extra scrutiny over how you and your employees care for information. But information is a difficult thing to manage and control.

Coming June 20, 2017
Best Practices in Enterprise Video and Digital Asset Management
The world has changed from "document-centric" to "everything-centric." The value in video, sound, even still photographs has gradually become more obvious—and important—to business managers worldwide. As a result, subjects such as storage requirements, format adapters, viewing tools have also grown in concern. It's no longer a paper moon...

Coming July 25, 2017
Leveraging Text Analytics in Your Organization
Determining what content really contains is a critical skill for 2017 information man-agers. Text analytics will be a new frontier for just about everybody. The ability to ana-lyze, examine, cull out the garbage and discover the gems is the new effort at work in the document management business.

Coming August 22, 2017
Best Practices in Intelligent Search and Discovery
Intelligent search can provide you with unique business advantages over your rivals. It can drive effective customer self-service, provide your customer support teams with necessary and timely insights, and unlock important information necessary to drive innovation in your enterprise. Join us for a roundtable webinar on the best practices in intelligent search and discovery.

Coming September 19, 2017
Game Changing Breakthroughs in Knowledge Management
Knowledge management has taken its share of hits, but there is a renewed enthusiasm for reaching for the value in corporate knowledge, both tacit (in the minds) and explicit (written down.) New technologies, such as text analytics, and new policy efforts are truly changing the game for KM.

Coming October 24, 2017
Enabling Success with Customer Experience Management
It's where your customer touchpoints meet your operations. And it's getting more complex. That's why the customer experience is the highest priority. When a customer contacts you, that's BEST opportunity to convert him or her to a loyal customer.

Coming November 14, 2017
Deriving Knowledge Insights with Cognitive Computing
Cognitive Computing and machine learning have the ability to transform knowledge management in the enterprise. Join us for this roundtable webinar on using cognitive computing to re-imagine KM and what it can do for your organization.

Coming December 12, 2017
The Future of Enterprise Content Management
Good content management splays a pivotal role in an organization's ability to manage input and output of information, and can make the difference in whether the company understands its content value, or whether it's lost in the weeds. We will opt for the former, and find ways to help organizations reconstruct their ECM programs so that information does not go wasted.

KMWorld White Paper Series

***Coming in May 2017***
Best Practices in Text Analytics

GETTING THE "BIG" OUT OF DATA

The overriding problem with information is, of course, there's too much of it. And we're not just talking about the 1s and 0s of databases. There's text and email and social media and voice and video, even, to contend with.

But it's not so much the volume or variety of data that is daunting companies today. It's realizing the usefulness and value that is locked away in those data stores. So enterprising organizations are applying analytics tools to locate, associate and deliver key information sources directly to and from their users' many resources.

Find out how analytics is playing a key role in the thriving big data marketplace. Be part of the next KMWorld White Paper, "Best Practices in Text Analytics." Find out what the big deal is. For details on including your article, please contact:

Kathy Rogals
kathy_rogals@kmworld.com
561-483-5190

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***Coming in June 2017***
Best Practices in Enhancing SharePoint

THE MANY DIMENSIONS OF SHAREPOINT

Bruce Springsteen said, "Music is what makes us not be stupid." Trying not to overstretch the metaphor, but there's a correlation to SharePoint in there, too.

The thing about SharePoint is that it is everything at the same time. And sometimes nothing at the same time. The platform is not as complete as you'd hope it to be. There's great variety and complexity in deploying SharePoint as a critical business element. And it ain't easy.

If you think you play a role in this great task, then get involved with your story and position in this market, please contact:

Kathy Rogals
kathy_rogals@kmworld.com
561-483-5190

E-Discovery [January 2017]

BPM and Case Management [January 2017]

Knowledge Management [November/December 2016]

Cognitive Computing [October 2016]

Information Governance [September 2016]

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