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Competitive intelligence is the collection and analysis of data and information surrounding competitors and market trends. Competitive intelligence operations allow organizations to receive the vital information necessary to develop short- and long-term strategies and identify opportunities and weaknesses. See below for the latest competitive intelligence news, trends, and solutions.

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.

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.

How to search Twitter

The search features available in the Twitter search box are quite extensive and include Boolean, special terms or "field" qualifiers such as hashtags, and even qualifiers reflecting the nature of the content or "sentiment"

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.

How to search Instagram

Instagram itself has the barest of search capabilities, but there is a solution

How to search Facebook

In-depth searching of Facebook isn't necessarily easy, but it can be well worth the effort.

How to search LinkedIn

In searching for whatever type of information you need, there are three reasons why LinkedIn searching is easier and, in some ways, more effective than on other social networking sites

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.

Pushing ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE ahead: the practical business value of cognitive visualizations

Although use cases for cognitive visualizations abound horizontally in industries such as finance, healthcare, life sciences and law enforcement, they're gaining the most credence in the industrial and manufacturing sectors.

KMWorld 100 Companies That Matter in Knowledge Management 2018

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

KMWorld Trend-Setting Products of 2017

The offerings on our list of 2017 KMWorld Trend-Setting Products result from innovation and imagination, as well as from evolution, gaining additional features over time. The products reflect the ingenuity of the developers and the diversity of invention. More than anything else, our 2017 Trend-Setting Products have captured our attention because of their ability to meet business needs by transforming information into insight.

KMWorld 100 Companies That Matter in Knowledge Management 2017

Our annual list of 100 Companies That Matter in Knowledge Management features organizations that manifest innovation, ingenuity, resourcefulness, usefulness, collaboration, community, expertise and that help their customers attain such qualities.

KMWorld Trend-Setting Products of 2016

Designated as the KMWorld Trend-Setting Products of 2016, the offerings listed here hold the promise for the marketplace—even if the marketplace has not yet realized it.

Trend-Setting Product of 2016: BA Insight: Expertise Locator

KMWorld 100 COMPANIES That Matter in Knowledge Management

As knowledge management evolves, so does our list of 100 Companies That Matter in KM.

KMWorld Trend-Setting Products of 2015

We published our first KMWorld Trend-Setting Products list nearly a decade-and-a-half ago because we wanted to bring some clarity to the sometimes elusive knowledge management needs of our subscribers.

KMWorld 100 COMPANIES That Matter in Knowledge Management

For us here at KMWorld, knowledge management is an attitude, an approach, not an application, and that's what we're celebrating with this list—companies that offer the tools to analyze, augment, enhance, manage and extend information assets to maximize potential for organizations of all sizes.