Thursday, November 11, 2010

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I am disillusioned enough to know that no man's opinion on any subject is worth a damn unless backed up with enough genuine information to make him really know what he's talking about. — H. P. Lovecraft
  Breaking News

Enterprise-grade social media monitoring

Radian6 adds new features

Radian6, a provider of a robust social media monitoring and engagement platform, has reported a number of new features and capabilities with its latest release. Among the new features...

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Ektron adds excellence

New partnership program

Ektron has announced a new partnership initiative that aligns it with market leaders to provide comprehensive, integrated solutions that protect and measurably enhance customers’ enterprise technology investments. Among Ektron’s...

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Tableau Software releases Version 6

New data engine enhances speed

Tableau Software has released Tableau 6.0, which is said to combine significantly enhanced speed, increased usability and visual analytics.

The company highlights the following capabilities of the new version:

One-click data...

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  KM In Practice

Acquiring the tools to collaborate better

Employees at Bayer MaterialScience (BMS) are using social software to create a “community” that draws together groups of individuals based on mutual collaborative focus, business need or interest. The...

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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?"....

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

KMWorld White Paper Series
***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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