Tuesday, September 20, 2011


KMWorld offers attendees the opportunity to hear presentations from experts like Patrick Conway, Chief Knowledge Officer for the U.S. Army Combined Arms Support Command. Mr. Conway’s background includes extensive training on Army Logistics Information Management Systems; Warrant Officer Basic, Advanced and Senior Staff courses; the Logistics Executive Development Course and a number of other Civilian Education System courses. He is serving as the moderator of KM from the Bottom Up, which approaches KM from individual users' perspectives, whether it be a young soldier, employee, middle manager, or senior leader.

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Breaking News Inside KMWorld KM In Practice
Quote of the Week
When the best leader's work is done, the people say, 'We did it ourselves.' — Lao Tzu
  Breaking News

A win for “content intelligence”--Smartlogic acquires SchemaLogic

Expanding presence in U.S.

Smartlogic has acquired Seattle-based SchemaLogic, a transaction Smartlogic says expands its U.S. presence and market focus in the content intelligence market.

Smartlogic explains that content intelligence complements an...

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Managing digital assets in SharePoint

Metalogix and Equilibrium partner

Well-respected SharePoint content lifecycle management provider Metalogix has formed a partnership with Equilibrium, which offers on-demand solutions for content visualization and digital asset management.

The companies say the...

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RightNow CX harvests the social Web

Adds Twitter capabilities to customer experience suite

RightNow reports the latest version of RightNow CX, its customer experience suite, has added Agent Desktop Twitter Following, which allows service agents to “follow” customers directly from within the...

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Business intelligence ramps up the power for business users

Business intelligence (BI) software solutions have been evolving steadily to become more usable by business analysts. Given the amount of information that is collected and stored electronically, the incentive is strong...

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  KM In Practice

Deeper inspection of unstructured content

Proofpoint has chosen technology from ISYS Search Software to enhance its cloud-based e-mail security, e-discovery and compliance solutions. The company will use ISYS Document Filters for text...

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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 .

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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