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NOMINATE YOUR PROMISE; NOMINATE YOUR REALITY

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.

DEADLINE IS SEPTEMBER 15, 2009!! HURRY!!!!

Go here to review the qualifications.

 

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Breaking News KM In Practice
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Experience without theory is blind, but theory without experience is mere intellectual play. — Immanuel Kant
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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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Three Tips for Measuring Voice in the Sea of Big Data

Big data is a hot topic in business IT today. But while the term is ubiquitous in today's business and IT publications, it has proved difficult for many companies to understand what big data actually means for them. Individual companies are working to understand what big data sources will be valuable to them, and what the nature of that value is. They are struggling to fully understand what big data sources they already have, what additional sources they need, and how to realize the value of the data in each source.

At the heart of these efforts is the realization that their businesses cannot remain competitive without soliciting and incorporating feedback from all customer sources.

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

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Please join us for an exclusive and free webinar designed specifically for professionals tasked with transforming the business into a digital enterprise. During this one hour webinar, learn about major process pain points in organisations and what you can do about it; benefits from structured processes with agility for ad-hoc collaboration; how you can model, automate, manage, and monitor processes on one platform; and ways to identify the right resources, tools, and areas to maximize return.

KMWorld White Paper Series
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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:

 
Kathy Rogals
561-483-5190

Information Governance [September 2014]

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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