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Quote of the Week
When the best leader's work is done, the people say, 'We did it ourselves.' — Lao Tzu
  Breaking News

Jurisdictionally aware governance

RSD announces GLASS 3

RSD reports a new version of its information governance platform, which enables organizations to manage and control content across repositories and jurisdictions wherever it resides. RSD explains GLASS...

Continue Here: http://www.kmworld.com/Articles/News/News/Jurisdictionally-aware-governance-85169.aspx

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Web self-service from Moxie

Releases new version of Knowledge Spaces

Moxie Software has launched a new edition of Knowledge Spaces. As a component of the Spaces by Moxie suite, Knowledge Spaces now features a widgetized, Web self-service...

Continue Here: http://www.kmworld.com/Articles/News/News/Web-self-service-from-Moxie-85225.aspx

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SharePoint RM from FileTrail

Introduces Unified Records Management

FileTrail has announced Unified Records Management (URM) for SharePoint 2010, which the company maintains lowers the cost of information management through its life cycle within SharePoint while decreasing litigation...

Continue Here: http://www.kmworld.com/Articles/News/News/SharePoint-RM-from-FileTrail-85192.aspx

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  Inside KMWorld

Targeting KPIs for better business performance

"KPIs (Key performance indicators) are best chosen and understood in the context of strategic plans that identify goals at a higher level..."

Key performance indicators (KPIs) offer a concise way to monitor business performance and provide a call to action. Typical measures involve financial data, such as year-to-date revenue, and operational results,...

Continue Here: http://www.kmworld.com/Articles/Editorial/Features/Targeting-KPIs-for-better-business-performance-84544.aspx

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  KM In Practice

Alacra speeds time to market

Alacra is leveraging new technology to better capture and analyze critical data. The company, which provides data integration and legal entity mapping services to financial institutions and professional services...

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Semantic Analysis of Unstructured Data

Big data is a much-hyped subject. In fact, the term is rather misleading because it seems to relate only to the volume of data, while ignoring its heterogeneous nature. Accordingly, the general definition of "big data," as suggested by Gartner, also considers the complexity and variety of data, thus focusing on the relevance of highly heterogeneous and unstructured information and how it can be analyzed in various forms. In particular, apart from the growing network of machines and equipment, social interactions are a further source of big data. With the exchange of messages in a wide variety of formats, on various platforms, and through multiple channels, large amounts of data are generated that demand analysis and interpretation.

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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