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SharePoint is primarily sold as a document management and storage system, but the product is highly configurable and usage varies substantially among organizations.

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What’s ahead at KMWorld 2021

Jane Dysart, KMWorld conference chair, and founding partner and curator of curiosity, Dysart & Jones Associates, provides a look at what's ahead for KMWorld 2021 attendees. The conference will be held November 15-18, 2021 at the JW Marriott Washington, DC

KMWorld 100 Companies That Matter in Knowledge Management 2021

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 Deliver an Actionable Knowledge Management Plan (Video)

Enterprise Knowledge Practice Lead Mary Little outlines a methodology for implementing an effective knowledge management strategy in this clip from her presentation at KMWorld 2018.

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.

Next-generation communities—Part 3 Eight ways to engage employees in communities at work

In its "Next-Generation Communities of Practice" research, member-based nonprofit APQC identified eight strategies that top organizations use to make employees aware of communities and get them excited about participating. Those strategies range from change management fundamentals that work for almost any knowledge management initiative to innovative tactics based on social media marketing and advanced analytics.

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.

Collaboration becomes more consumer-like in its ease of use

Little or no work is done in isolation these days, so nearly every task requires some degree of collaboration—the real question is what kind of collaboration. Is the teamwork mostly about sharing documents to produce a final report or is it a process in which different people need to perform sequential actions to complete a task?

Getting more from SharePoint-Part 3: Metrics, content processes and governance policies

The prior two installments of this series on SharePoint discussed architecture and user adoption. This part will review the role of governance and content processes in SharePoint and discuss ways of measuring results to create a virtuous cycle of improvement.

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.

Getting more from SharePoint Part 1
Using “intranet in a box” preconfigured offerings
to get more from SharePoint, Office 365, Delve, Planner, OneDrive, Video and Power BI

Another way of adding structure to content is by defining document types. That is where SharePoint has a great deal of power.