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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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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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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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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 .

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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