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
Without deviation progress is not possible. — Frank Zappa
  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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Search Prowess Is Key to Effective E-Discovery

Of the many challenges that bedevil e-discovery as the practice matures, two are most easily resolved by technology: the need to reduce keyword hits to a manageable number without omitting relevant results; and the need to view and search document in their native formats. Because thorough and effective search depends upon having the complete original text and metadata available via the native-format document, these needs overlap. . . .

Read more of the Best Practices for E-Discovery White Paper. Click here .

KMWorld Web Events
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Create a Process-Driven Digital Enterprise
Please join us for an exclusive and free webinar designed specifically for professionals tasked with transforming the business into a digital enterprise. During this one hour webinar, learn about major process pain points in organisations and what you can do about it; benefits from structured processes with agility for ad-hoc collaboration; how you can model, automate, manage, and monitor processes on one platform; and ways to identify the right resources, tools, and areas to maximize return.

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

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]

Enhancing SharePoint [June 2014]

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