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Breaking News KM In Practice News Analysis
Quote of the Week
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

From BPM to process intelligence

BP Logix releases Process Director 2.5

BP Logix has released Process Director V. 2.5, which is said to deliver process intelligence and advanced reporting capabilities that deliver deep, flexible dedicated reporting tools. Additional functionality supports...

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Accellion upgrades Kitedrive mobile file synch offering

New Mac client and enhanced user controls

Accellion has announced new Mac support and user controls for its Kitedrive file synchronization solutions, which permit business users to access up-to-date enterprise content anytime, anywhere, from any device.

New...

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IBM to acquire Kenexa

Adds talent acquisition and talent management solutions

IBM has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire recruiting and talent management provider Kenexa in a cash deal valued at approximately $1.3 billion. IBM says the...

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  KM In Practice

Resort makes more knowledge-driven decisions

Foxwoods Resort Casino is using analytics technology to understand the purchasing patterns and preferences of its guests. Foxwoods chose SAS Analytics to capture and analyze both gaming...

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  News Analysis

Consumerizing IT, KM and Enterprise Search

Stephen Arnold waxes eloquent on the consumerization of IT, knowledge management, search and all other things "enterprise."

Over...

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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:

 
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Meet the Leaders in Information Governance [June 2014]

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