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Customer Knowledge Management (CKM) involves integrating customer relationship management and knowledge management to provide customers with information specifically useful to the customer. You can find the latest Customer Knowledge Management intelligence news, trends, and solutions right here.

The expanding world of knowledge management

As one of the most mature of the technologies that supports knowledge management, search solutions have changed so much from the days of keyword searching that they are now often referred to as "insight engines."

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 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.

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.

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.

Turning big data into big content: business process management is resurging with robotics process automation

Big data—once deemed essential to capitalizing on data-driven processes—is now viewed only as useful as the meaningful content produced from it.

The expanding compliance technology market

Even though compliance may be the initial pain point for a technology implementation such as speech analytics, additional benefits may ripple through other parts of the enterprise.

Businesses will add a knowledge-guided engagement layer to CRM to cure CX malaise

2019 KM Promise Award Winner: Verint

At KMWorld 2019 in Washington, D.C., Thomas H. Hogan, Sr., CEO and president of Information Today, Inc. (ITI), presented the 2019 KM Promise Award to John Chmaj, chief KM strategist of Verint, who accepted the award on behalf of the company

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

Research@KMWorld: KM survey examines today's contact center challenges

Being able to access critical information is ranked as one of the greatest problems for contact centers

Transforming CX and support - KMW Webcasts KMWorld Live

The challenge that befalls every enterprise consists of three issues. These are finding the right answer, the right time, and the right person.

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.

Putting knowledge in the flow of everyday work

If you design KM solutions to align with the problems employees need to solve, make it easy for them to access the available resources, and then build prompts and reminders into your business processes, you'll be well on your way to embedding KM into the culture and the way people work.

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.

2019 Readers Choice Award - Best Customer Experience and Support: Mindtouch

2019 Readers Choice Award - Best Text Analytics and NLP: Nuance Communications

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.

Enriching text analytics with graph databases

Graph databases are ideally suited for storing information about relationships among entities, for accessing diverse types of information, and for easily incorporating new information.