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  Breaking News

Social collaboration for productivity

OpenText Metastorm releases Version 9.1

OpenText’s Metastorm unit has released Version 9.1 of the Metastorm BPM software suite, Version 9.0 of Metastorm Smart Business Workspace and Metastorm’s new Business Performance Intelligence Dashboards.

The...

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Percussion Software and Ironworks Consulting team up

Partnering for WCM deployment

Percussion Software and Ironworks Consulting, an enterprise portal, content management and interactive consulting firm, have formed a partnership to integrate Percussion’s solutions to customers with even the...

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OpenText acquires Global 360

A win for BPM and dynamic case management

OpenText has announced that it has acquired Global 360 Holding Corporation, widely recognized for its process and case management solutions. OpenText reports the acquisition continues its expansion...

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  Inside KMWorld

Securing documents in the WikiLeaks era, Part 2

"Everyone now knows that even authorized users can go bad and misuse internal documents, or leave the organization and take them with them..."

[Editor's Note: In the first installment of this two-part series in the June 2011 issue of KMWorld, author Robert Smallwood wrote about the critical nature of electronic document security, the...

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  KM In Practice

Utility company bolsters data security

The United Illuminating Company (UI), a subsidiary of the Connecticut-based electric and natural gas delivery company UIL Holdings, is upgrading its electric energy grid with smart meters. With 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 .

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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:

 
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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