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Thursday, December 29, 2011

The 8th annual Enterprise Search Summit returns to New York City on May 15-16, 2012. We seek dynamic speakers who can talk knowledgeably not only about the technical aspects of enterprise search but also about the business implications of successful implementations of enterprise search.  Share your expertise with colleagues at Enterprise Search Summit.

Click here to submit your proposal before the submission deadline of January 20, 2012.

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Breaking News KM In Practice News Analysis
Quote of the Week
I start with the premise that the function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers.  — Ralph Nader
  Breaking News

e-Discovery self service

Case Central's CloudConnect

CaseCentral has released CloudConnect, which has been engineered for its company’s e-discovery platform. CloudConnect permits law firms and corporate legal departments to securely upload data directly into the CaseCentral...

Continue Here: http://www.kmworld.com/Articles/News/News/e-Discovery-self-service-79617.aspx

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Quest Software acquires BiTKOO

Eliminating identity crises

Quest has purchased BiTKOO, which develops software for authorization and entitlement management in enterprise IT environments. The move is said to further strengthen Quest’s One Identity...

Continue Here: http://www.kmworld.com/Articles/News/News/Quest-Software-acquires-BiTKOO-79633.aspx

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Ektron steps up support for FAST Search for SharePoint

New options for Ektron-powered Web sites

Ektron has enhanced and expanded its support FAST Search for Microsoft SharePoint 2010.

Highlighted features include:

  KM In Practice

Better understanding car rental trends

To better manage its fleet of vehicles, Hertz Spain has implemented a new business intelligence solution. The company is using the QlikView Business Discovery Platform to analyze trends...

Continue Here: http://www.kmworld.com/Articles/News/KM-In-Practice/Better-understanding-car-rental-trends-79637.aspx

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  News Analysis

Personal KM
Turning phatic fumes into golden nuggets

Phat·ic (ftk) adj. Of, relating to, or being speech used to share feelings or to establish a mood of sociability rather than to communicate information or ideas...

It's pretty easy to think of social Web services such as Twitter and Facebook as simple, meaningless chatter. The small, phatic ramblings ("I had a cheese sandwich....

Continue Here: http://www.kmworld.com/Articles/News/News-Analysis/Personal-KM--Turning-phatic-fumes-into-golden-nuggets-78424.aspx

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ECM is Not Doomed to Fail

ECM is Not Doomed to Fail. Has any enterprise solution ever been as maligned as much and as often as ECM has been over the past few years? Disproportionately high numbers of failed initiatives, endless issues with user adoption, persistent reports of its imminent demise as a business priority… How did the stark reality of ECM's performance end up crash landing so far from its original promise for many organizations? . . . .

To read more of this  Best Practices in Information Governance White Paper article, Click Here.

KMWorld Web Events
Coming February 16, 2016
Technical Knowledge Discovery: How Smart Engineering Organizations Leverage Their Expertise
David Meza, Chief Knowledge Architect at NASA Johnson Space Center will share how his organization is dramatically accelerating engineering research times and enhancing engineering expertise. John Buchowski, Vice President Commercial Product Management for IHS Product Design will highlight best-in-class tools designed to give engineers, scientists and researchers a single point-of-access to internal technical knowledge.

Coming February 23, 2016
Knowledge is Power: How to Use Knowledge Management to Drive Experience
By utilizing Virtual Agent technology, a significant amount of data can be collected and analyzed within your Knowledge Management system, providing your business with actionable insights. This webinar focuses on concrete solutions that will help improve customer experiences and help organizations gain a competitive advantage.

Coming March 15, 2016
Increasing Innovation and Productivity with Collaboration
Information abhors a vacuum. It only benefits you when it can be easily shared and communicated among others. The degree to which you can apply tools and policies that enhance collaborative knowledge sharing will be the decade's greatest advancement. Join us for a special roundtable webinar featuring industry experts. Learn how collaboration can increase innovation and productivity in your organization.

KMWorld White Paper Series

***Coming in April 2016***
Best Practices in Enterprise Content Management

ENTERPRISE CONTENT MANAGEMENT: IN TRANSITION. ECM is facing a turning point. Or a tipping point. A shift toward the cloud; a response to social media; a meaningful way to handle the variety of formats… ECM has a difficult way to go.

But not an impossible one. Many vendors are now looking at the new ECM landscape as an opportunity, not an uphill battleground. There are many trusted advisors and worthy partners who are poised to change the way content is treated as value in the world’s organizations. It’s complex, sure, but it’s going to happen.

Let’s learn about your approach to the New World of ECM. Be part of this next KMWorld White Paper: “Best Practices in Enterprise Content Management.” Show the world what the world will soon look like. For details on including your article, please contact:

Kathy Rogals
kathy_rogals@kmworld.com
561-483-5190

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***Coming in April 2016***
Best Practices in Knowledge Management for Financial Services

In Financial Services Information is Imperative. There are special challenges facing the financial and banking community:

* Changing terms and regulations
* Providing support for customers and staff
* Implementing the highest level of security to keep customers safe

Solutions for customer relationship management, business process management, reporting and knowledge management must communicate with each other. 

The next KMWorld White Paper: "Best Practices in Knowledge Management for Financial Services " will address this complex landscape. If you have a way to address it, please contact:

Kathy Rogals
kathy_rogals@kmworld.com
561-483-5190

 

E-Discovery [February 2016]

BPM and Case Management [January 2016]

Knowledge Management [November/December 2015]

Mobile Workforce [November/December 2015]

Collaboration Solutions [October 2015]

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  • Customer Relationship Management


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