Tuesday, February 21, 2012

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What's the Big Deal about Big Data ?

Coming February 28, 2012

What's the Big Deal About Big Data?


  Table of Contents
Breaking News Inside KMWorld
  • The changing nature of knowledge
    Longtime KMWorld columnist David Weinberger's latest book is Too Big To Know: Rethinking Knowledge Now That the Facts Aren't the Facts, Experts are Everywhere, and the Smartest Person in the Room Is the Room. His previous works include, The Cluetrain Manifesto, Small Pieces Loosely Joined and Everything is Miscellaneous. He is a senior researcher at Harvard's Berkman Center for Internet & Society and co-director of the Harvard Library Innovation Lab...
KM In Practice
  • A solution to support PTSD research
    The U.S. Army Records Management and Declassification Agency (RMDA) provides oversight for the Army’s records management program. It also establishes programs for records collection, and operates and sustains the Army electronic archive.
Quote of the Week
When the best leader's work is done, the people say, 'We did it ourselves.' — Lao Tzu
  Breaking News

SavePoint: SharePoint/Office 365 backup, archive and restore

MetaVis releases new solution

MetaVis Technologies has launched MetaVis SavePoint, an agentless SharePoint backup and archiving tool for Office 365 SharePoint. MetaVis describes SavePoint as a fast, secure and flexible way to keep...

Continue Here: http://www.kmworld.com/Articles/News/News/SavePoint-SharePoint-Office-365-backup-archive-and-restore-80794.aspx

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Scanning solution for healthcare from Nuance

Introduces eCopy Healthcare Solution Pack

Nuance Communications has unveiled the eCopy Healthcare Solution Pack, which, the company says, has been designed to reduce the cost and overhead of scanning medical documents. Nuance further claims...

Continue Here: http://www.kmworld.com/Articles/News/News/Scanning-solution-for-healthcare-from-Nuance-80856.aspx

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DotNetNuke debuts The DNN Store

Commercial marketplace for WCM systems

DotNetNuke (DNN) introduces The DNN Store, the world’s only commercial marketplace for open source Web content management systems (WCMS). Formerly known as Snowcovered, the Store offers more than 10,000...

Continue Here: http://www.kmworld.com/Articles/News/News/DotNetNuke-debuts-The-DNN-Store-80726.aspx

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  Inside KMWorld

The changing nature of knowledge

Longtime KMWorld columnist David Weinberger's latest book is Too Big To Know: Rethinking Knowledge Now That the Facts Aren't the Facts, Experts are Everywhere, and the Smartest Person in the Room Is the Room. His previous works include, The Cluetrain Manifesto, Small Pieces Loosely Joined and Everything is Miscellaneous. He is a senior researcher at Harvard's Berkman Center for Internet & Society and co-director of the Harvard Library Innovation Lab...

David Weinberger recently talked with Hugh McKellar, editor in chief of KMWorld, about how the new knowledge-networked knowledge-will forever change the way we understand everything.  Weinberger is the author of the...

Continue Here: http://www.kmworld.com/Articles/Editorial/Features/The-changing-nature-of-knowledge-80087.aspx

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  KM In Practice

A solution to support PTSD research

The U.S. Army Records Management and Declassification Agency (RMDA) provides oversight for the Army’s records management program. It also establishes programs for records collection, and operates and sustains the Army electronic archive.

A solution to support PTSD research The U.S. Army Records Management and Declassification Agency (RMDA) provides oversight for the Army’s records management program. It also establishes programs for records...

Continue Here: http://www.kmworld.com/Articles/News/KM-In-Practice/A-solution-to-support-PTSD-research-80855.aspx

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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 .

KMWorld White Paper Series
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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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