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When the best leader's work is done, the people say, 'We did it ourselves.' — Lao Tzu
  Breaking News

Getting "formal"

SDL Tridion enhances online interaction

SDL Tridion has unleashed WebForms 2010, an application designed to empower businesses to quickly create online forms to improve visitor interaction.

WebForms provides a user-friendly way to interact with the...

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MicroLink introduces DiscoverPoint

Blending discovery and social networking in SharePoint

MicroLink has debuted DiscoverPoint, software engineered to automatically deliver relevant content, connect subject matter experts and enable secure enterprise social networking in a SharePoint environment.

The company says DiscoverPoint helps...

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Social selling

Dow Jones introduces new tool

Dow Jones reports the latest release of its Companies & Executives product is designed to help B2B sales and marketing teams take advantage of social selling opportunities to drive...

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  KM In Practice

A consistent view of BI

After buying Sweden’s Vin & Spirit business, the French liquor firm Pernod Ricard Nordic found itself with three disparate, in-house business intelligence (BI) systems. To lower costs and provide...

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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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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:

 
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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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