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Announcing the 2009 "KMWorld Promise and Reality Award Nominations"

Throughout each year, KMWorld is introduced to the best and the brightest of the suppliers and the practitioners in the trade. We conduct dozens of interviews, hundreds of briefings and review probably thousands of press releases and e-mails.

Then ... we pick the best.

The nomination form for the 2009 "KM Promise and Reality" awards is now posted here.

You can learn more about the awards program, and determine whether your product/service or your deployment reaches the qualifications to be considered for this prestigious award.


Go here to review the qualifications.


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Breaking News KM In Practice
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The problem with the world is that the intelligent people are full of doubts, while the stupid ones are full of confidence. — Charles Bukowski
  Breaking News

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IBM unveils new ECM software

IBM has unveiled new enterprise content management (ECM) software, which, the company says, is designed to enable clients to manage their increasing volumes of information and reduce their business...

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EMC to acquire Kazeon Systems

Offers integrated e-discovery, archiving and compliance

EMC has signed a definitive agreement to acquire privately held Kazeon Systems, an e-discovery software provider for corporations, legal service providers, government entities and law firms. The...

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Kofax announces new release

Rebrands Document Exchange Server

Kofax has debuted a new version of its Document Exchange Server software which, with this release, is being rebranded as Kofax Front Office Server 2.7.

The company reports that the...

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  KM In Practice

Enterprise wiki chosen for KM needs

Student Affairs Information & Technology Services (SAITS) within the Division of Student Affairs at California State Polytechnic University Pomona has chosen an enterprise wiki solution, eTouch’s SamePage,...

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E-Signatures—What Starts Digital, Stays Digital


It is difficult to talk about managing enterprise content without mentioning electronic signatures. E-signatures make it possible to create end-to-end digital workflows. They help maximize ROI from ECM, while enhancing productivity, compliance, security and analytics. For these reasons, we're seeing a spike in e-signature implementations with storage and collaboration tools like Box, Microsoft SharePoint and other ECM technologies . . . .

To read more of this  Best Practices in Enterprise Content Management article, Click Here.

KMWorld Web Events
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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 the BEST opportunity to convert him or her to a loyal customer. But how are you doing at that? Most companies would say "OK." But "OK" is not good enough. Customers matter most. Make sure of that.

Coming November 10, 2015
Where Are We With Search?
Search was once the golden god of information management. But in many ways, it's been consumed and adopted into content management and BI-type applications so that it has little to add except as a sideline. Is that true? Does enterprise search have a role? Now is your time to tell the world what enterprise search still means, and why it matters.

Coming December 01, 2015
One of the most expensive, and information-intensive, processes in business today. And in 2015, it will only get worse. Every company will get sued. Get used to that. And the rules for discovering electronically created and stored information are only getting stricter. So go get some information on the rules and structures for providing the appropriate and necessary back-up for your litigation. Start here.

KMWorld White Paper Series

***Coming in January 2016***
Best Practices in BPM & Case Management

The Case for Case Management

By now we’ve all become familiar with BPM--business process management. It started with simple workflows for transactional processes, then graduated to a more intense management environment that addressed more complex business procedures. But it was always just that: procedure management. The daily in and out of doing the same thing over and over… just in a better way. Not a bad thing. Still works today.

But we've moved it up a notch. Where BPM was focused on repeatable transactions and processes, the emerging case management trend is intended to address all the unpredictable events that happen every day in business. As BPM "suites" grow to adapt to these elusive changes in the environment, a new category of products has emerged. We call it “Case and Business Process Management.”

Does that sound like your marketplace? It should, if you want to move forward into this next era of business automation. You can make your mark on this market by participating in the next KMWorld White Paper—"Best Practices in BPM and Case Management.”

And you can do that by contacting:

Kathy Rogals

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KM for Customer Experience [July/August 2015]

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Enhancing SharePoint [June 2015]

KMWorld Buyers' Guide

The only comprehensive sourcebook, in print and on the Web, to solutions in:

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  • Business and Competitive Intelligence
  • Customer Relationship Management

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