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Looking to the future: 2021 Insight

KM teams should focus not just on pushing new technology but also on how they can better support foundational capabilities such as collaboration and expertise location in the digital workplace.

Graph databases team up with BI: It’s all about relationships

BI software, which is widely used and deeply embedded in many enterprises, can be enhanced bygraph databases that focus on connections.

Information governance 101: The regulatory compliance survival kit

Mapping data's flow throughout the enterprise is pivotal for securing information assets since it allows organizations to consider what they're trying to protect and what that requires.

Six ways KM supports organizations in the COVID-19 era

At some organizations, COVID-19 has driven a push to leverage certain knowledge-sharing tools more broadly than before.

Next-generation natural language technologies: The deep learning agenda

The capacity for machines to understand human language, courtesy of natural language technologies fortified by deep learning, results in limitless enterprise value across use cases and industries. Whether those involve the creation of content, querying it, or acting on it, this combination is the means of making IT infinitely more accessible—and useful—than it's ever been.

BI and ANALYTICS sustain smart city initiatives

Despite the challenges, cities of all sizes have succeeded in setting up smart city programs, although most consist of one or more point solutions rather than a full ecosystem.

THE SMART MONEY: Decoupling financial services for cross-departmental big data integration

Monetizing data while complying with regulations in finance is increasingly dependent on the ability to decouple the enterprise—across departments, business lines, and individual services.

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