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

A boost for business analysts

Global 360 offers free templates

Global 360 has announced free, pre-built business process models with accompanying simulations using Microsoft Visio and Global 360's analystView plug-in. The templates provide process professionals with a...

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Meaning comes to healthcare

Autonomy's Meaning Based Healthcare platform

Autonomy has introduced its Meaning Based Healthcare (MBH) platform, which is described as a comprehensive set of clinical diagnosis and information governance technologies designed to help healthcare delivery organizations...

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Enhanced document viewing and interaction

Informative Graphics releases Brava 7 for SharePoint 2010

Informative Graphics has launched Brava Enterprise 7 software for SharePoint 2010, which is designed to allow users to easily interact with documents anywhere, anytime using only their Web browser....

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  Inside KMWorld

Collaboration: A new picture develops

Historically, collaboration has been document-centric, but right now many solutions are focusing on connections between people...

Not so long ago, collaboration meant sharing documents and not much more. Later, virtual workspaces were developed that included options such as instant messaging and discussion forums, task management and scheduling....

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  KM In Practice

A faster match for transplants

Through the use of software from IBM, the National Marrow Donor Program wants to speed the time it takes to match donor information with bone marrow transplant...

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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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