2018 KMWorld Promise and Reality award finalists: KM Promise Award
KM PROMISE AWARD
The search for a knowledge management solution is not an easy one. Many companies vow they offer the best technology to meet a client's needs, but finding the vendor that actually fulfills that promise can be challenging. The KM Promise Award is given to a company that implements and integrates knowledge management practices into business processes and works with clients to ensure they reach their goals. The award recipient provides innovative technology that breaks through the hype to help customers gain insights, collaborate, and compete in a mobile and global business environment.
KM Promise Award Finalists:
ASG Technologies —As businesses shift to digital platforms, they need solutions that can ensure content is managed correctly and at scale, but also provide the flexibility to deploy on premise, in the cloud, or in any hybrid combination. Addressing the needs of customers in a regulation-based, digital world, ASG offers enterprise information management (EIM) solutions that enable companies to find, understand, govern, and deliver information of any kind, from any source—structured or unstructured, as well as IT systems management solutions that empower companies to support traditional and modern digital initiatives, operate IT infrastructures more effectively, and reduce the cost of managing and running internal IT systems landscapes. ASG’s EIM solutions—specifically, Data Intelligence and Mobius—allow organizations to capture, discover, manage, understand, use, and govern content and data throughout the entire lifecycle.
BP Logix —BP Logix enables customers around the world to create custom digital applications and achieve new benchmarks for market agility, customer engagement, and regulatory compliance. Its flagship product is Process Director 5.0, an intelligent business process management engine, whose unique differentiator in the knowledge management space is its patented Process Timeline technology, which provides insight and actionable information—in real time—that can be used to improve processes and reduce costly delays. Process Director 5.0 represents a unified platform for both structured and ad hoc processes and offers an executable model for flow or case-oriented processes. The technology integrates with data streams associated with IoT, and offers a comprehensive suite of artificial intelligence (AI)/machine learning tools that customers can use in their own applications and knowledge management practices.
DocStar —Helping businesses translate vision into action for more than 20 years, DocStar delivers a flexible enterprise content management (ECM) and process automation platform that can be implemented on premise or in the cloud. DocStar technology and expertise delivers smart ECM, document management, automated accounts payable (AP), and electronic forms technology to reduce costs, improve productivity, and increase business insight. With DocStar electronic document management software, not only can organizations store paper documents electronically, but any native file type can be stored securely in the system. DocStar solutions integrate smoothly with existing software applications, making it possible to capture, store, and retrieve documents and content, anytime, on any device. In addition, DocStar AP Automation supports best-practice end-to-end AP automation with integration to any enterprise resource planning system.
Nuxeo —Offering an open source solution that has been architected from the ground-up for the cloud, Nuxeo helps organizations to work with documents, images, videos and other digital information. Delivering a unified experience for managing information residing in any system or repository, such as other content services platforms (CSPs)/ECM solutions, file sharing services, network folders, SharePoint, CRM, and other core business solutions, the Nuxeo Content Services Platform empowers organizations to unlock the value of information without disturbing existing systems and processes or requiring data migration. Nuxeo is also an early adopter of AI and machine learning. Using algorithms it can automatically tag images and videos that are loaded into the platform. Nuxeo has also begun working with machine learning to enrich metadata for content, and is experimenting with natural language processing and sentiment analysis.
Sinequa —Sinequa provides a cognitive search and analytics platform for Global 2000 companies and government agencies to connect people with actionable information that is presented in context to surface insights, inform decisions, and elevate productivity. The platform has been forged by experience in projects with diverse sets of data and content. Offering a unified platform that is fully integrated and configurable to support current and future needs around becoming information-driven, Sinequa provides an extended library of more than 180 smart connectors, natural language processing capabilities that provide semantic analysis in 21 different languages, data enrichment, and machine learning algorithms. Sinequa employs AI, machine learning, and natural language processing to ingest and analyze structured and unstructured data from numerous data sources, and packages its capabilities in a single solution with a user-friendly interface. Winner of the 2018 KM Promise Award.
Unifi Software —
Understanding that knowledge sharing starts with finding and accessing data,Unifi Software provides the Unifi Data Platform to break down the barriers of operational data silos and democratize information across the enterprise. At the heart of the platform is a comprehensive suite of self-service data tools to empower business users. Unifi speeds the process for time to insight with its natural language search powered by OneMind. Employing machine learning and AI technologies embedded throughout the platform and governed by IT, Unifi predicts what the business user wants to visualize and then connects the resulting data natively to the BI tool for fast results. Unifi integrates a data catalog and data preparation—along with capabilities for data governance, community and collaboration, and workflow automation—and is optimized for the cloud.
Workgrid Software —Focused on creating solutions that solve the most common and inefficient workplace technology challenges faced by mid-to-large global businesses, Workgrid offers the Workgrid Assistant, an AI-powered digital assistant that provides a platform for streamlined knowledge management. The assistant orchestrates across enterprise systems from HR, expense management, office productivity, procurement, customer relationship management, benefit applications, calendars, and even custom applications to connect and surface personalized and contextual information that employees need to perform their jobs effectively. The result is a unified platform for knowledge management that connects sources, reducing the amount of time employees spend finding information. Available as a mobile application or desktop application, or integrated as a non-intrusive toolbar into any web application, the assistant helps simplify knowledge management by bringing together data from cloud-based applications, on-premise systems, and even custom applications.