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KMWorld 2010 Conference and Exhibition
November 16-18, 2010 | Renaissance Hotel | Washington DC

The conference theme, KnowHow: The Knowledge-Driven Enterprise, puts an emphasis on "how to" achieve a knowledge-based, successful enterprise. We are seeking experienced knowledge, content, search, and intranet experts who can provide practical, hands-on information, case studies, and instruction that will maximize the value of the conference attendees’ technological investments. We want to share creative ideas for dealing with knowledge and intellect, talent and human capital, as well as content and other resources in open, diverse, and agile organizations.

KMWorld 2010 provides attendees with all the essential pieces of the information engine that powers the enterprise—including knowledge creation, sharing, finding, mining, reuse and more.

KMWorld 2010 uniquely blends opportunities to network with experts and peers while also providing concrete insights toward maximizing human capital and enterprise information resources.

Knowledge processes and practices drive decision-making and provide competitive advantage. Understanding the underlying technologies that support these processes and practices and adding "knowhow" of the tools, techniques, and solutions are key goals for KMWorld 2010.

KMWorld Key Themes:

  • Knowledge and content management
  • Creative enterprise 2.0 practices
  • Innovation strategies
  • Enterprise search strategies and tools
  • Records management
  • Compliance and e-discovery
  • Intranet strategies and solutions
  • Social networking and collaboration
  • Taxonomy and classification
  • Human capital and knowledge assets
  • Knowledge sharing processes and systems

To participate in KMWorld 2010 as a possible speaker or workshop leader, or suggest a speaker, please post your submission no later than March 1, 2010 at http://www.kmworld.com/kmw10/SpeakerSubmissions.htm

  Table of Contents
Breaking News KM In Practice
Quote of the Week
Curiosity is a call from knowledge. — Toba Beta
  Breaking News

ECM: compliance, collaboration, the cloud

Alfresco unveils Enterprise Edition 3.2

Alfresco Software has announced Version 3.2 of its Enterprise Edition. With this release, Alfresco enables cloud-based deployments, streamlines e-mail management and archiving and enhances team-based content collaboration. In addition,...

Continue Here: http://www.kmworld.com/Articles/News/News/ECM-compliance-collaboration-the-cloud-60621.aspx

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LucidWorks ups the ante for Apache Solr

Certified distribution, tested and stable

Lucid Imagination introduces two powerful new features for Apache Solr, which are available free of charge.

They include a comprehensive, well-organized Reference Guide documenting all of Solr’s important features and...

Continue Here: http://www.kmworld.com/Articles/News/News/LucidWorks-ups-the-ante-for-Apache-Solr-60620.aspx

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Integrify introduces Forms-to-Flow Service

Adding process management to corporate forms

Integrify Software has a new full service offering that allows customers to convert existing paper or static e-forms into Web forms with process management capabilities. Utilizing Integrify OnDemand’s Software-as-a-Service...

Continue Here: http://www.kmworld.com/Articles/News/News/Integrify-introduces-Forms-to-Flow-Service-60619.aspx

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  KM In Practice

BPM: a strong foundation for growth

A large car dealership in Mumbai, India, has deployed an open source business process management (BPM) solution to automate workflow and to help handle the company’s growth.

Lakozy Toyota is...

Continue Here: http://www.kmworld.com/Articles/News/KM-In-Practice/BPM-a-strong-foundation-for-growth-60617.aspx

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Taming Unstructured Data with Text Analytics

It is today widely recognized that the vast majority of information in any business is unstructured data, typically in text format such as reports, filled forms, emails, memos, log entries, transcripts, etc. Most of the time, this rich source of information remains untapped—sometimes because companies are not fully aware of its potential value, more often because of the tremendous effort it takes to sift and dig out information manually from such large volumes. Text mining provides a viable solution. By combining natural language processing, statistical and machine learning techniques, text mining can quickly extract useful information from large collections of documents . . . .

To read more of this Best Practices in Analytics for Big Data White Paper article, Click Here.

KMWorld Web Events
Coming September 22, 2015
Content Management
Content management still plays a pivotal role in an organization's ability to manage input and output of information, and can make the difference in whether the company understands its content value, or whether it's lost in the weeds. We will opt for the former, and find ways to help organizations reconstruct their ECM programs so that information does not go wasted.

Coming October 20, 2015
Customer Experience Management
It's where your customer touchpoints meet your operations. And it's getting more complex. That's why the customer experience is the highest priority. When a customer contacts you, that's the BEST opportunity to convert him or her to a loyal customer. But how are you doing at that? Most companies would say "OK." But "OK" is not good enough. Customers matter most. Make sure of that.

Coming November 10, 2015
Where Are We With Search?
Search was once the golden god of information management. But in many ways, it's been consumed and adopted into content management and BI-type applications so that it has little to add except as a sideline. Is that true? Does enterprise search have a role? Now is your time to tell the world what enterprise search still means, and why it matters.

Coming December 01, 2015
E-Discovery
One of the most expensive, and information-intensive, processes in business today. And in 2015, 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 November/December 2015***
Best Practices for the Mobile Workforce

WORKERS ON THE MOVE

A mobile workforce changes the game in many ways. For one, having workers absent from their desks diminishes the interaction with colleagues—the water fountain/coffee room klatches—that can lead to helpful solutions and emerging insights. That kind of camaraderie should not be taken lightly.

Mobile workers also need a very different infrastructure. There needs to be a means of supporting those who work from their cars, or their homes or from the beach for that matter, that is very different from the in-place systems that have been put in place and are monitored and tested on a usual basis. There is very little in place (in most companies) to ensure that workers “in the field” have effective access via their mobile devices to the same information assets they are accustomed to from their desktops.

The world will get more mobile, not less. Now is the time to address those challenges. What does your company bring to the mobile workforce arena? To participate, please contact:

Kathy Rogals
kathy_rogals@kmworld.com
561-483-5190

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***Coming in November/December 2015***
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
kathy_rogals@kmworld.com
561-483-5190

 


KM for Customer Experience [July/August 2015]

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Enhancing SharePoint [June 2015]

Intelligent Search and Information Access [May 2015]

Enterprise Content Management [April 2015]

KMWorld Buyers' Guide

The only comprehensive sourcebook, in print and on the Web, to solutions in:

  • Content and Document Management
  • Social Networking and Collaboration
  • Records Management and Compliance
  • E-Discovery
  • Business Process Management
  • Business and Competitive Intelligence
  • Customer Relationship Management


Click here to view the current edition and to participate:
http://www.kmworld.com/BuyersGuide/Default.aspx

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