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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

Managing SharePoint in the cloud

Ensim enhances its SharePoint Manager

Ensim, recognized for its public and hybrid cloud infrastructure solutions, reports upgrades to its SharePoint Manager, including enhanced provisioning, management automation and compliance capabilities for Microsoft’s SharePoint Server 2010.

Ensim...

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IBM to acquire i2 to enhance big data analytics

Targeting fraud and security threats

IBM reports it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire i2 to enhance its business analytics initiatives and help clients in the public and private sectors address...

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Vizit adds search and social features to SharePoint

Also unveils new SharePoint API

Vizit has released Version 4.0 of its namesake software. The latest iteration includes new visual search and social collaboration capabilities for SharePoint 2010.

Version 4.0 contains thumbnail previews to its...

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  Inside KMWorld

Knowledge sharing supports the military's mission

The U.S. military deals with an enormous volume of information, myriad processes and a variety of analytical needs. In that respect, effective knowledge management is essential...

The military services have recognized the value of knowledge management and have committed significant resources to initiatives that range from online knowledge portals to dashboards. Many of the efforts relate to...

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  KM In Practice

Productivity soars at Konica-Minolta France

Konica-Minolta, a printing equipment manufacturer, wanted to optimize the contract management process at its French subsidiary, improving its reliability as well as customer satisfaction. Seventy employees at Konica-Minolta’s French...

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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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***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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