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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
Quote of the Week
No man was ever so completely skilled in the conduct of life, as not to receive new information from age and experience. — Jonathan Swift
  Breaking News

Banking on brand protection

Quality monitoring from SDL Tridion

SDL Tridion has launched Safeguard, a quality and compliance monitoring tool to help brand managers and content editors achieve a high-quality Web presence. Safeguard automatically scans companies’ Web sites...

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Kofax acquires 170 Systems

Adds to invoice processing arsenal

Kofax has acquired 170 Systems, a provider of financial process automation software, for consideration of $32.9 million, net of cash held by the company. 170 Systems is...

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Kalido unveils appliance

Partners with Netezza

Kalido reports it has licensed and will directly sell a custom-built Netezza TwinFin data warehouse appliance engineered and optimized for the Kalido Information Engine and its new...

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  KM In Practice

SaaS cuts e-mail archiving costs

A software-as-a-service (SaaS) solution is helping a large law firm reduce its e-mail costs by 33 percent. Fish & Richardson is using Mimecast’s SaaS-based, unified e-mail management...

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Using a Search-First Migration Strategy to SharePoint 2013

SharePoint 2013 includes many major improvements over previous versions, and upgrading to it can provide significant business value. There are end user-oriented improvements that lead to increased productivity and adoption, architectural and platform enhancements that improve operations and governance, and significant new workload capabilities across BI, Web content management, publishing and more. Better search has consistently been a top request of SharePoint 2010 users and has been a major focus for Microsoft . . . .

To read more of this  Best Practices in Enhancing SharePoint White Paper article, Click Here.

KMWorld Web Events
Coming December 01, 2015
3 ways to optimize search to create the best online self-serve customer support experience
Join David Kay, Principal of David Kay & Associates, and Ben Lack, Senior Director of Marketing and Business Development for Swiftype, to learn more about the business case for a self-service customer experience and get tips for how to implement a search experience that helps the customer find the content they're looking for, fast, and the first time.

Coming January 19, 2016
Challenges, Rules, and Tips for E-Discovery
One of the most expensive, and information-intensive, processes in business today. And in 2016, 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 February 2016***
Best Practices for E-Discovery

By now everyone is aware that electronically stored information (ESI) is at the crux of many civil litigations, and can represent the "smoking gun" when it comes down to a fight. The courts are becoming much more knowledgeable about the discovery of electronic records, and the rules that govern the process. But many organizations are either slow or unknowledgeable about how to protect themselves.

At the same time, that ESI can be of great benefit to many business processes. It should be protected, but not wasted. This tension between the legal officers, the IT department and business managers has caused great turmoil in most organizations.

And where there's turmoil, there's opportunity.

Be part of the next KMWorld White Paper, "Best Practices for E-Discovery," and tell the marketplace how YOU can solve this conflict. For details on including your article, please contact:

Kathy Rogals


***Coming in February 2016***
Best Practices in Digital Asset & Video Management

The emergence of “rich media” and its inevitable impact on business is just beginning. But it’s real--early adopter companies are already taking cues from the media and entertainment industries and are finding the great potential for value locked within their marketing videos, PowerPoint presentations, and training courses.

Will the entire world come to rely on digital assets? Probably not. But where it matters, it matters a lot. And those are the people clamoring right now for the best solution to their digital asset management (DAM) challenges. They want to solve matters surrounding cloud storage, how assets are retrieved, how assets are shared and features for brand management.

This is the time to seek them out and tell your story.

Be part of the next KMWorld White Paper, "Best Practices in Digital & Video Management," and tell the marketplace how YOU can help. For details on including your article, please contact: 

Kathy Rogals

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