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Breaking News Inside KMWorld
  • Big data has big implications for knowledge management
    A goal of knowledge management over the years has been the ability to integrate information from multiple perspectives to provide the insights required for valid decision-making. Big data provides unique challenges and opportunities for achieving that goal.
KM In Practice
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  Breaking News

Taming big data

IBM Labs develops new high-performance software

IBM has introduced DB2 10 and InfoSphere Warehouse 10, software, which have been designed to easily integrate with big data systems, automatically compress data into tighter spaces to prevent...

Continue Here: http://www.kmworld.com/Articles/News/News/Taming-big-data-81772.aspx

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MarkLogic upgrades Office toolkits

Leveraging big data

MarkLogic has announced updates to its Toolkits for Microsoft Office. They include new MarkLogic-supported versions of the toolkits, a new authoring tool for Microsoft Excel and updated open source...

Continue Here: http://www.kmworld.com/Articles/News/News/MarkLogic-upgrades-Office-toolkits-81770.aspx

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Easing SharePoint DM/ECM for SAP

KnowledgeLake joins forces with MPS Partners

Document imaging provider KnowledgeLake has formed a strategic alliance with Microsoft systems integrator MPS Partners to help simplify enterprise content and document management for SAP customers.

The combined...

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  Inside KMWorld

Big data has big implications for knowledge management

A goal of knowledge management over the years has been the ability to integrate information from multiple perspectives to provide the insights required for valid decision-making. Big data provides unique challenges and opportunities for achieving that goal.

A goal of knowledge management over the years has been the ability to integrate information from multiple perspectives to provide the insights required for valid decision-making. Organizations do not make decisions...

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  KM In Practice

Rotary tackles escalating data volume

The global service organization Rotary International, which had experienced 400 percent data volume growth in just 18 months, wanted to transform its IT infrastructure and simplify management of its...

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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 .

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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.

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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

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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