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A wiki wonderland

eTouch releases SamePage 4.2

eTouch has introduced SamePage Version 4.2, which features a customizable dashboard, stronger e-mail integration and advanced plug-ins.

SamePage 4.2 includes a number of key features designed for remote knowledge workers,...

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Nimble, limber capture

ABBYY launches FlexiCapture 9.0

ABBYY has released FlexiCapture 9.0, the next generation of its data and document capture platform. The company claims Version 9.0 delivers high-performance extraction of data from documents via a...

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Completing collaboration

Novell introduces new application

Novell has announced the availability of Novell Teaming, which the company says rounds out its robust suite of collaboration tools. New features in Novell Teaming include:

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Healthcare organization revamps its intranet and Web sites

Healthcare organization revamps its intranet and Web sites Sharp Healthcare wanted to redesign its Web presence with a Web content management (WCM) solution that could handle a huge volume...

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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?"....

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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:

 
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