Thursday, July 02, 2009


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Breaking News KM In Practice
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When the best leader's work is done, the people say, 'We did it ourselves.' — Lao Tzu
  Breaking News

BI in the cloud

SwiftKnowledge for ISVs

SwiftKnowledge has introduced a business intelligence (BI) offering for independent software vendors (ISVs): SwiftKnowledge ISV is embedded BI technology that can be deployed either in a cloud computing environment...

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SDL acquires XyEnterprise

New division formed: SDL XySoft

XyEnterprise has been acquired by SDL, a well-respected provider of global information management (GIM) solutions.

SDL says that with the backing of a large public company, XyEnterprise will...

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Vignette to launch VCM 8.0

New enhancements to Web experience

On the heels of its acquisition by Open Text, Vignette plans an imminent introduction of VCM 8.0, a key component of the Vignette Web Experience foundation, which...

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  KM In Practice

Signature verification software helps detect fraud

A Moscow law firm used signature verification software to help recover $160,000 from fraudulent activity, according to a news release from Parascript, whose SignatureXpert solution was deployed. The software...

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A Big Data Architecture for Search

Big data has the potential to transform the way we all do business. The gradual merging of enterprise search into the big data world is not a one-way street. For sure, the technologies, skills and expertise, built up over two decades by folks in the enterprise search space, are critical to the effective use of unstructured content in big data applications. Various recent acquisitions testify to this. As a company, we have resisted the temptation to simply slap on a big data label, and follow fashion. Instead, we've asked questions such as, "How can we use big data technologies to improve search systems?"....

Read more of the Best Practices in Analytics for Big Data White Paper. Click here .

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Best Practices in Knowledge Management

KNOW THIS:  KNOWLEDGE IS ELUSIVE
 
Many knowledge management gurus will tell you that knowledge cannot be "managed," in the typical sense. Data can be managed. Information can be managed. But "knowledge" is in some kind of fourth dimension, outside of the reach of control.
 
Maybe it's a semantic argument. But there are plenty of people out there who are active knowledge managers--some with business cards that say so!--and spend their days managing their organizations' knowledge just fine, thank you very much.
 
But there IS a point to the pundits' argument: Knowledge is not easy to put your finger on. It's an ethereal thing; it's not simply data, and it's not simply "what's in people's heads" either. It's both. So to conduct knowledge management requires a deep understanding of the business AND the workers who walk in and walk out of your buildings every day.
 
The next KMWorld White Paper--"Best Practices in Knowledge Management"--will try to unravel that knot. If you have a way to address it, please contact:

 
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561-483-5190

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Knowledge Management for Customer Experience [July/August 2014]

Cloud Computing [July/August 2014]

Knowledge Sharing, Findability and Re-use in the New Workplace [June 2014]

Meet the Leaders in Information Governance [June 2014]

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