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.
Intelligent search: On-site search fine-tunes customer experience
Intelligent search has an integrative function, allowing information to flow throughout the enterprise.
KMWorld Readers' Choice Awards 2020
With so many useful knowledge management products and services to consider, it can be a daunting process to identify the best solution for the job. White papers, research reports, webinars, and consultations with experts and peers are beneficial. We hope the 2020 KMWorld Readers' Choice Awards can provide an additional resource to help in pinpointing products that offer value.
2020 Readers Choice Award - Best Knowledge Graphs: Stardog
Companies including BNY Mellon, Schneider Electric and NASA rely on Stardog to create a dynamic, reusable data fabric to power countless use cases. With Stardog, they're able to go beyond the limitations of structured data management systems. Only Stardog can support the collaborative, cross-functional projects and products that are essential to creating and defending competitive advantage.
From back-end developers to mission-critical workplace automation: The low-code advantage
The advantages of workplace automation are predicated on improving enterprise efficiency, which typically takes two forms: perfecting the automated steps in workflows and uncovering new processes to automate.
KMWorld Trend-Setting Products of 2020
Each year KMWorld compiles a list of Trend-Setting Products. These offerings push the limits of what is possible with knowledge management. Some are mature and have evolved over many years by adding new features and capabilities, while others are newer entrants in the KM market. But whether time-tested or cutting-edge, the common theme through all is the potential value they offer to organizations by transforming information into insight.
Text analytics reaches new territory
If you only want to sort through documents and classify them, text analytics may not be necessary, but if you are interested in understanding the meaning of the text for purposes such as concept extraction, then text analytics provides the best approach.
The secret of the cloud: Remote collaboration, elasticity, and the e-discovery paradigm
E-discovery is a microcosm of data management's macrocosm. Winning in the cloud with the former illustrates how to do so with the latter.
KMWorld AI 50: The Companies Empowering Intelligent Knowledge Management
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The centerpiece of data governance: Making information quality pay off
Poor information quality wastes monetary resources, squanders data's underlying value to the enterprise, and significantly increases risk in the form of regulatory compliance or litigation.
Knowledge graphs enhance customer experience through speed and accuracy
Although knowledge graphs have been deployed by major companies such as Google, Amazon, and LinkedIn due to their ability to incorporate relationships in their analyses as well as their speed, only in the last 5 years has their use become more widespread.
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.
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 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.