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Thursday, January 05, 2012

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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The best teacher is not the one who knows [the] most but the one who is most capable of reducing knowledge to that simple compound of the obvious and wonderful. — H.L. Mencken
  Breaking News

Study up on Solr and Big Data

Lucid Imagination offers online courses

As part of its Lucid University program, Lucid Imagination announces live, four-day, interactive online courses covering Solr search and Big Data. The classes will take place each...

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Scientific content for iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch

Apple device support from Springer

Scientific publisher Springer has released the SpringerLink mobile app for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch. Free to download from the iTunes App Store, it provides access to articles and...

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  Industry Watch

Extending capture with Kofax DotImage Enterprise Edition

Kofax has unveiled DotImage Enterprise Edition, which is designed for browser-based, portal applications with document scanning, viewing, annotating and processing. It integrates completely with the company’s enterprise capture platform.


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  Inside KMWorld

Categories blur ... cloud, social and mobile dominate

KMWorld columnist Judy Lamont discusses trends in the workplace that are driving enterprises to cater to the information needs of workers who are not only mobile but smart-device enabled and cloud integrated.

An exceptional trend in knowledge management over the past year has been the spike in mobile technology use, thanks to the growing use of smart phones and the iPad. Also prevalent...

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  KM In Practice

Tracking pork products from farmers to retailers

To improve the safety of pork products in the Shandong Province of China, the Lushang Group is working with IBM to create a new monitoring system. The...

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Putting the Content Back in Enterprise Content Management

Enterprise content management systems have truly changed the way organizations work. The big players—EMC Documentum, IBM FileNet, Microsoft SharePoint and OpenText—have in many ways transformed day-to-day document-centric processes, helping to automate tedious manual tasks and increase business efficiency. Still, something is missing; we haven't quite achieved panacea... yet . . . .

To read more of this  Best Practices in Enterprise Content Management article, Click Here.

KMWorld Web Events
Coming October 20, 2015
Better Outcomes with Less Effort
The forces of digital disruption and the shifting work styles of next-generation employees are requiring organizations to become more focused and responsive to the needs of both customers and employees than ever before. By empowering your agents with the right tools, you make life easier for your customers by giving them the right answers to their questions the first time.

Coming October 27, 2015
The Future Of KM
Knowledge management has hit plenty of bumps in the road over the years. KM has been frequently the target of disbelievers and dubious bean-counters. Those days are gone. Thanks to recent advances in better analytics and less expensive start-up costs, KM is now back in favor of the ruling class, and adopted widely by the working class, too.

Coming November 10, 2015
Where Are We With Search?
Search was once the golden god of information management. But in many ways, it's been consumed and adopted into content management and BI-type applications so that it has little to add except as a sideline. Is that true? Does enterprise search have a role? Now is your time to tell the world what enterprise search still means, and why it matters.

Coming December 01, 2015
One of the most expensive, and information-intensive, processes in business today. And in 2015, it will only get worse. Every company will get sued. Get used to that. And the rules for discovering electronically created and stored information are only getting stricter. So go get some information on the rules and structures for providing the appropriate and necessary back-up for your litigation. Start here.

KMWorld White Paper Series

***Coming in January 2016***
Best Practices in BPM & Case Management

The Case for Case Management

By now we’ve all become familiar with BPM--business process management. It started with simple workflows for transactional processes, then graduated to a more intense management environment that addressed more complex business procedures. But it was always just that: procedure management. The daily in and out of doing the same thing over and over… just in a better way. Not a bad thing. Still works today.

But we've moved it up a notch. Where BPM was focused on repeatable transactions and processes, the emerging case management trend is intended to address all the unpredictable events that happen every day in business. As BPM "suites" grow to adapt to these elusive changes in the environment, a new category of products has emerged. We call it “Case and Business Process Management.”

Does that sound like your marketplace? It should, if you want to move forward into this next era of business automation. You can make your mark on this market by participating in the next KMWorld White Paper—"Best Practices in BPM and Case Management.”

And you can do that by contacting:

Kathy Rogals

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Information Governance [September 2015]

KM for Customer Experience [July/August 2015]

Cloud Computing [July/August 2015]

Enhancing SharePoint [June 2015]

KMWorld Buyers' Guide

The only comprehensive sourcebook, in print and on the Web, to solutions in:

  • Content and Document Management
  • Social Networking and Collaboration
  • Records Management and Compliance
  • E-Discovery
  • Business Process Management
  • Business and Competitive Intelligence
  • Customer Relationship Management

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