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A robust system of internal communication is vital to the success of organizations of all sizes. How are employees able to interact and share information within enterprises and institutions? Collaboration platforms, video conferencing, social networking tools, document and knowledge sharing solutions, and intranets are among the many tools that allow for a successful collaborative work environment. See below for the latest collaboration news, trends, and solutions.

Healthcare: Managing the information flow from wearables and remote monitoring devices

With broader use of wearables, routine monitoring of even asymptomatic high-risk groups such as the elderly may become the norm, allowing earlier intervention and improved outcomes.

The best cloud KM combines cutting-edge technology with smart oversight

Cloud-based KM requires a careful balance of innovation and restraint. The best results ensue when companies combine aggressive adoption of advanced technology with strong central oversight, traditional taxonomy, and flexible implementation to accommodate different parts of the business.

Barriers to Effective Knowledge Sharing (Video)

World Bank Director, KM, Margot Brown discusses four common organizational culture challenges to knowledge sharing and how World Bank has addressed them in this clip from her presentation at KMWorld 2019.

The critical role of enterprise content management in digital transformation

The ability to personalize is an indicator that an organization is managing its content well enough to deliver what each individual needs.

Using knowledge graphs and search - KMW Webcasts KMWorld Live

Semantic knowledge graphs can help connect users and employees to the most relevant information they need to make better and faster decisions in the real world.

Preparing ECM platforms for the future - KMW Webcasts KMWorld Live

Modern content requires support for digital form factors, the bridging of information silos, the ability to deliver insight and intelligence, the support of new content types, governance and security, cloud adoption acceleration, the ability to operate at extreme scale, and an easy way to build new apps.

What Drives Change in Knowledge Sharing? (Video)

Jody Turner, author, "GLIMPSE: Understanding the Future Marketplace," discusses the cultural and human factors driving KM's evolution in this clip from her keynote at KMWorld 2019.

How to pull your KM program up by the bootstraps

What distinguishes the KM programs that stand the test of time is their sheer determination and dogged approach to evolving ever-closer to the business

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.

Compliance and quality assurance: Pieces of a complex supply chain puzzle

Despite the benefits of automation and streamlined workflow on supply chain management, the human element is also very important.

Unified communications and KM are finally collaborating

The trend is now toward unified communications as a service (UCaaS), with a cloud model that allows for quick and flexible deployment. Ideally suited for a dispersed workforce, UCaaS accounts for slightly less than half of the global $52 billion unified communications market.

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.

Tips to optimize Office 365 - KMW Webcasts KMWorld Live

KMWorld recently held a webinar with executives from Veritas. Key considerations surrounding the analysis, preservation, and data discovery for Office 365 and other Microsoft platforms were discussed.

What Are the Key Challenges Knowledge Managers Address? (Video)

Red Hat Global KM lead Onkar Chandel discusses the challenges knowledge managers face in their organizations in this clip from his presentation at KMWorld 2018.

5 benefits of AI-based collaboration assistance (Video)

In this video, M-Files' Trevor Cookson discusses the advantages of collaboration. From a digital perspective, the key requirements are to assess, surface, consider, act, and rationalize.

Search Technology: Greater power, but increasingly simple to use

In the future, expect greater use of conversational interfaces, and search functions that are fully integrated with other applications and highly context-sensitive, with help readily available.

Building a brand for KM inside your organization

How a great KM brand looks is different for every organization, but it is always a reflection of the people and mission that KM is designed to serve. Take a deep dive into your organizational culture to determine the language, look, and feel that will resonate best. Then, promote and leverage the KM brand at every opportunity to remind employees of the KM resources available to them.

Stronger information governance - KMW webcasts KMWorld Live

How can current technology solutions be used to improve the speed and effectiveness of information flow? Do we need to bring structure to unstructured information?

AI in customer and employee engagement - KMW webcasts KMWorld Live

Strategic goals and objectives while integrating AI should include creating an effortless experience for customers; enabling those closest to the customer; supporting collaboration; and allowing a consultative support approach.

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.