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KMWorld 2012, October 17-19, Washington, DC

To thrive in a chaotic and changing global environment, all organizations are competing for resources and success, so innovation is critical.

Our theme, Knowledge Sharing & Learning: Communication, Collaboration & Innovation, focuses on how organizations can learn, collaborate, share knowledge, and innovate. Join our incredible and experienced speakers as they share strategies and techniques for creating and supporting knowledge sharing and learning.

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  Table of Contents
Breaking News Inside KMWorld
  • The evolving digital workplace
    What many employees understand as their intranet—company news, some business forms and countless directories jammed full of outdated Word and Excel files—has become largely irrelevant.
KM In Practice
Quote of the Week
Abstract knowledge is always useful, sooner or later. — Robert A. Heinlein
  Breaking News

SAS ups the ante for big data text analytics

Unveils new version of Text Miner

SAS has unveiled a new version of Text Miner, which features a rules generator that helps organizations crunch through unstructured data to actively learn from and discover...

Continue Here: http://www.kmworld.com/Articles/News/News/SAS-ups-the-ante-for-big-data-text-analytics-85465.aspx

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Guidance Software releases EnCase V. 5

Control of full e-discovery process

Guidance Software has announced EnCase eDiscovery Version 5, which delivers a seamless integration with CaseCentral, the company’s cloud-based e-discovery review and production platform. Guidance reports EnCase Version 5 gives...

Continue Here: http://www.kmworld.com/Articles/News/News/Guidance-Software-releases-EnCase-V.-5-85490.aspx

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Automatic SharePoint metadata extraction from Pingar

Consistent keyword extraction

Pingar has announced Metadata Extractor for SharePoint 2010, which automates metadata assignment to documents, facilitating organization and searching unstructured data.

Metadata Extractor for SharePoint 2010 installs directly into the SharePoint...

Continue Here: http://www.kmworld.com/Articles/News/News/Automatic-SharePoint-metadata-extraction-from-Pingar-85405.aspx

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  Inside KMWorld

The evolving digital workplace

What many employees understand as their intranet—company news, some business forms and countless directories jammed full of outdated Word and Excel files—has become largely irrelevant.

What many employees understand as their intranet—company news, some business forms and countless directories jammed full of outdated Word and Excel files—has become largely irrelevant.

The issue here is not that...

Continue Here: http://www.kmworld.com/Articles/Editorial/Features/The-evolving-digital-workplace-85140.aspx

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  KM In Practice

Smarter airport operations

Managing the needs of passengers, tenants and airport operations, while controlling costs

Bengaluru International Airport in India wanted to maintain its competitive edge by improving operational efficiency and collaboration and by capitalizing on real-time insights. With huge growth potential for air...

Continue Here: http://www.kmworld.com/Articles/News/KM-In-Practice/Smarter-airport-operations-85489.aspx

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Cloud Solution for Information Management

Organizations are increasingly keeping their information in the cloud. The use of cloud-based drives, boxes and repositories in the average organization is multiplying. For most organizations the last few years have been a balancing act between the greater perceived security of keeping information on premise managed by servers in the organization's own server room, versus the utility of hiring a commercial service hosted using multi-tenanted software…

To read more of this Best Practices in Cloud Solutions for the Enterprise White Paper article, Click Here.

KMWorld Web Events
Coming October 25, 2016
Enabling Success with Customer Experience Management
Managing the customer experience: It's where your customer touchpoints meet your operations. And it's getting more complex. That's why the customer experience is the highest priority. Today, the right knowledge management strategy can empower your customer support operations in ways it could never do before.

Coming November 15, 2016
What Cloud Solutions Can Most Affect Your Enterprise
The SaaS model has already changed into a myriad self-serve models and continues to morph as the cloud allows increased access to employees and customers for business and consumer attraction. There is now little doubt that cloud services and solutions can really be trusted to deliver many of the same capabilities, security, and service levels as those delivered by traditional IT. But where does the cloud fit into your organization?

Coming December 06, 2016
The Future of Content Management
Content management will always play a pivotal role in an organization's ability to manage input and output of information. It can make the difference in whether the company understands its content value, or loses it in the weeds. We will opt for the former, and find ways to help organizations construct their content management programs so that information does not go wasted.

KMWorld White Paper Series

***Coming in November/December 2016***
Best Practices for the Mobile Workforce

WORKERS ON THE MOVE

A mobile workforce changes the game in many ways. For one, having workers absent from their desks diminishes the interaction with colleagues—the water cooler/coffee machine un-meetings—that can lead to helpful solutions and emerging insights. That kind of camaraderie should not be taken lightly.

Mobile workers also need a very different infrastructure. There needs to be a means of supporting those who work from their cars, or their homes or from the beach for that matter, that is very different from the in-place systems that have been put in place and are monitored and tested on a usual basis. There is very little in place (in most companies) to ensure that workers “in the field” have effective and secure access via their mobile devices to the same information assets they are accustomed to from their desktops.

The world will get more mobile, not less. Now is the time to address those challenges. What does your company bring to the mobile workforce arena? To participate, please contact:

Kathy Rogals
kathy_rogals@kmworld.com
561-483-5190

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***Coming in November/December 2016***
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
kathy_rogals@kmworld.com
561-483-5190

 

Cognitive Computing [October 2016]

Information Governance [September 2016]

Intelligent Search [July/August 2016]

Cloud Computing for the Enterprise [July/August 2016]

Enhancing SharePoint [June 2016]

KMWorld Buyers' Guide

The only comprehensive sourcebook, in print and on the Web, to solutions in:

  • Content and Document Management
  • Social Networking and Collaboration
  • Records Management and Compliance
  • E-Discovery
  • Business Process Management
  • Business and Competitive Intelligence
  • Customer Relationship Management


Click here to view the current edition and to participate:
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