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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
Quote of the Week
Without deviation progress is not possible. — Frank Zappa
  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...

Continue Here: http://www.kmworld.com/Articles/News/News/Banking-on-brand-protection-56048.aspx

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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...

Continue Here: http://www.kmworld.com/Articles/News/News/Kofax-acquires-170-Systems-56047.aspx

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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...

Continue Here: http://www.kmworld.com/Articles/News/News/Kalido-unveils-appliance-56046.aspx

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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...

Continue Here: http://www.kmworld.com/Articles/News/KM-In-Practice/SaaS-cuts-e-mail-archiving-costs-56045.aspx

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Search Prowess Is Key to Effective E-Discovery

Of the many challenges that bedevil e-discovery as the practice matures, two are most easily resolved by technology: the need to reduce keyword hits to a manageable number without omitting relevant results; and the need to view and search document in their native formats. Because thorough and effective search depends upon having the complete original text and metadata available via the native-format document, these needs overlap. . . .

Read more of the Best Practices for E-Discovery 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

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]

Enhancing SharePoint [June 2014]

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