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

Personal business intelligence

The cloud opens up

Danish software company Targit and its U.S. subsidiary have unveiled a new cloud-based business intelligence (BI) service. Targit Personal Intelligence (Targit PI) is designed for non-techical users to gain...

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FOIA help for government

IE Discovery tackles Freedom of Information Act

IE Discovery, which offers discovery management solutions to the legal community, is now offering Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Services to government agencies. The service is designed to be...

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Partnering for legal assistance

Facilitating efficient practice management

Themis Solutions has partnered with Legal Typist, a virtual assistant service to the legal profession. LegalTypist has added Clio, Themis’ cloud-based practice management solution as a recommended...

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  KM In Practice

Uniting to facilitate brain research

Staff at the Brain Institute, a coordinating center for neuroscience research and education at the University of Utah, wanted to improve collaboration among neuroscientists, engineers, physicians and community partners....

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Semantic Analysis of Unstructured Data

Big data is a much-hyped subject. In fact, the term is rather misleading because it seems to relate only to the volume of data, while ignoring its heterogeneous nature. Accordingly, the general definition of "big data," as suggested by Gartner, also considers the complexity and variety of data, thus focusing on the relevance of highly heterogeneous and unstructured information and how it can be analyzed in various forms. In particular, apart from the growing network of machines and equipment, social interactions are a further source of big data. With the exchange of messages in a wide variety of formats, on various platforms, and through multiple channels, large amounts of data are generated that demand analysis and interpretation.

Read more of the Best Practices in Analytics for Big Data White Paper. Click here .

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***Coming in November/December 2014***
 
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

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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