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

MarkLogic introduces toolkits and connectors

MarkLogic has released a new set of toolkits and connectors that contain customizable applications for the Microsoft Office suite, enabling authors to tag, search and reuse previously...

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Enhancing eIntranet

Ektron adds plugin for Seesmic Desktop

Ektron has announced an eIntranet plug-in built with Seesmic Desktop 2 (SD2). Ektron’s eIntranet SD2 plug-in allows users to access enterprise activity streams on the desktop alongside...

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Janya unleashes Semantex 4.5

Robust and versatile text analytics

Janya has unveiled Semantex 4.5, the latest version of its advanced text analytics platform. Janya reports that the new version is able to power a range of solutions from...

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  KM In Practice

Technology makes a difference for Texas law firm

When Peterson Law Group in Texas opened its doors, Chris Peterson, a principal with the firm, wanted to create a virtual law firm that would leverage a Web-based practice...

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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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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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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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