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Breaking News Inside KMWorld
  • Flexibility flourishes in the cloud
    Cloud technology allows organizations to simplify their use of software and reduce IT staff, but perhaps more importantly, they can achieve greater agility and remove a non-core function...
KM In Practice
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I am disillusioned enough to know that no man's opinion on any subject is worth a damn unless backed up with enough genuine information to make him really know what he's talking about. — H. P. Lovecraft
  Breaking News

Lean business process management from Integrify

Enhancing ease-of-use, adoption and process administration

Integrify has launched Version 5.5 of its robust, lean business process management solution. Available as both an on-premise or hosted service, the company reports, Integrify 5.5 has been engineered...

Continue Here: http://www.kmworld.com/Articles/News/News/Lean-business-process-management-from-Integrify-83288.aspx

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Recommind announces Content Delivery For SharePoint

Decisiv Search-based application

Recommind has unveiled Content Delivery for SharePoint (CDS), a new Decisiv Search module for indexing and displaying content of any kind from any location within SharePoint 2010.

Recommind explains that...

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Office 365 for Government support from MetaVis

Facilitating migration, security and backup

MetaVis reports its SharePoint Migration, Administration and Governance tools support Office 365 for Government, allowing government customers to migrate to Office 365 regardless of where content may...

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  Inside KMWorld

Flexibility flourishes in the cloud

Cloud technology allows organizations to simplify their use of software and reduce IT staff, but perhaps more importantly, they can achieve greater agility and remove a non-core function...

Although predictions for growth of cloud computing vary depending on how it is defined, experts agree that the market is booming. Cloud applications, infrastructure, integration tools, brokers-a whole new range of...

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  KM In Practice

Investment firm unlocks a wealth of content through search

3i Group, an international investment firm headquartered in London, has deployed an enterprise search-based platform to help identify internal information and industry expertise more effectively.

The company, which was looking...

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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 .

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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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