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2019 KM Reality Award Winner: GE Healthcare

At KMWorld 2019 in Washington, D.C., Thomas H. Hogan, Sr., CEO and president of Information Today, Inc. (ITI), presented the KM Reality Award to Burgoyne Hughes, senior manager, Call Center Operations at GE Healthcare, who accepted the award on behalf of the company

Looking to the Future of Knowledge Management: 2020 Insight

Throughout all KM solutions and services, a wave of modern technologies, such as AI, machine learning, natural language processing, and others, are serving to enhance traditional capabilities. As we enter a new year—and a new decade—there is an opportunity to reflect on what is happening now and what may lie ahead in the world of knowledge man­agement solutions and services to deliver more timely and targeted insights to users when and where they need it.

Life sciences: Increasing speed-to-insight in pharma

Many real-world studies include analyses of data from sources such as anonymized electronic medical records (EMR) and insurance claims.

The 2019 KMWorld Readers’ Choice Awards Winners

With a diverse array of products, services and technologies to consider and the stakes getting higher for information-driven success, it can be challenging to make the right choices. There are many ways to learn more about what is available, such as accessing white papers, research reports, and webinars, as well as consulting with experts and peers. We hope the KMWorld Readers' Choice Awards list provides an additional resource to help make the job of identifying solutions to investigate easier.

Analytics in the IoT public sector: Perfecting with computer vision

Since governmental entities aren't burdened by the financial constraints of private organizations, they have considerably greater liberty to devise new use cases for increasing the efficacy and efficiency of advanced analytics.

Data quality goes mainstream

As organizations continue to recognize the value of data as an asset, the market for data quality solutions will grow.

Focus On Data Quality - Data Quality Matters

Many companies don't utilize the full benefits of their data store, and more importantly, lack the awareness of the ways it can be improved. The ones that take steps to improve in this area have an important advantage in the highly competitive world of modern commerce. They know what they know, allowing them to ask the right questions and get the right answers. This results in a well-informed decision-making process and the agility and precision of direction that separates the winners from the also-rans.

KMWorld Trend-Setting Products of 2019

The offerings on our list of 2019 KMWorld Trend-Setting Products result from both radical innovation and continuous evolution. Some solutions break new ground with inventive use of technology while others take existing capabilities and continue to refine them to meet emerging requirements.

Are We Heading Toward a Too-Much-Data Problem With Text? (Video)

Basis Technology SVP, Global Public Sector Christopher Biow looks at the advancing glut of text and discusses the data management challenges it may pose in this clip from his presentation at Text Analytics Forum 2018.

Business intelligence tomorrow… and what it means for today

By unifying all aspects of data management for expedient, trustworthy access to data in a single platform, BI empowers much more than analytics.

A collaborative environment for BI - KMW webcasts KMWorld Live

The top three things enterprises need to foster are speed—as software developers and IT professionals are working closer together to change the process of infrastructure and devel­opment; security—in order to drive changes faster, achieve the biggest ben­efits by spotting vulnerabilities faster, and therefore lower security risk; and collaboration—by breaking down silos and enabling cross-func­tional teams to accomplish goals faster.

KMWorld 100 Companies That Matter in Knowledge Management 2019

Today's knowledge management products and services offered by leading companies put a high priority on getting information to users when and where they need it, while also keeping it safe from unauthorized access. Many also include newer capabilities such as AI, machine learning, natural language processing, and digital assistants as well as choices of on-premise or cloud deployment—or a combination of both.

KMWorld 2018 Puts Sharp Focus on AI, Machine Learning, and Collaboration

KMWorld 2018 presented 4 days packed with workshops and thought-provoking sessions aimed at helping attendees succeed in a rapidly changing business environment

KMWorld Trend-Setting Products of 2018

In designating products to our 2018 list, we looked for solutions that are inventive as well as utilitarian … that break new ground, that help organizations achieve their knowledge management goals and the digital transformation they need to thrive. The offerings help users find information more easily and convert structured and unstructured information into meaningful insight to solve business challenges and satisfy customers.

Trend-Setting Product of 2018: Knosys: Eliminate Duplication with KnowledgeIQ

TEXT ANALYTICS gains clout to capture insights from the data maze

As a foundational technology, text analytics has a lot of versatility, but its broad potential use can make it difficult to explain to prospective users. Whatever a company's pain point, chances are that text analytics can be part of the solution, and there is plenty of room for growth, both across different industry verticals and horizontally within an organization.

Next-generation communities—Part 2 Getting value from the latest community tools and features

Many organizations have embraced enterprise social networking as the foundation for their virtual communities. Social networking is especially well-suited to communities whose discussions tend toward quick tips and informal exchanges among peers. Firms often combine social networking with other complementary collaboration capabilities to facilitate different types and degrees of interaction.

KMWorld 100 Companies That Matter in Knowledge Management 2018

The companies we have chosen this year have proven their stuff.

Business intelligence: managing data complexity with analytics

When BI is pervasive, it becomes part of the mainstream and an integral part of each worker's job.

Data visualization: the power to produce an engaging, insightful experience

Visualization serves a vital role not just in providing insights about the existing state but also in measuring the impact of actions taken based on those insights.