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Breaking News KM In Practice The Future of the Future
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When the best leader's work is done, the people say, 'We did it ourselves.' — Lao Tzu
  Breaking News

Navigating big data—IBM to acquire Vivisimo

Also announces expanded Apache Hadoop support

As part of its expanding big data initiative, IBM reports it will acquire privately held search, discovery and navigation provider Vivisimo.

IBM says Vivisimo’s technology will be incorporated...

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Improved knowledge visualization with TheBrain 7

Digital brainstorming, research, project management

TheBrain Technologies has released TheBrain 7, which is designed to help people connect information into mind maps, modeling thinking and relationships.

TheBrain 7 has more than 50 new features and...

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Cloud-based, rich media content control

Content Raven introduces enterprise-grade solution

Content security company Content Raven has released its namesake offering, which is designed to enable users to easily control delivery, track usage and analyze content consumption. The company reports...

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  KM In Practice

More data to guide online ad decisions

Altitude Digital Partners, a company that works with publishers to maximize their online revenue, has chosen a real-time web data collection and monitoring solution. It is deploying software from...

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  The Future of the Future

Why smart cities need smart libraries: Stories from the Alaskan frontier

Just like the small coffee shop in Alaska, the smart library will serve as a knowledge broker engaged in locating qualified sources of critical knowledge to solve a particular problem...

Two...

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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?"....

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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

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Knowledge Management for Customer Experience [July/August 2014]

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Knowledge Sharing, Findability and Re-use in the New Workplace [June 2014]

Meet the Leaders in Information Governance [June 2014]

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