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Having a comprehensive, highly secure enterprise search capability—one that fills the gap between specialized search systems and Web-focused search tools—can be a key business asset, and is essential to effective knowledge management for corporations and government entities. When enterprise search has a strong emphasis on knowledge management, intellectual property, e-discovery and compliance, it becomes the foundation for comprehensive risk management.

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Promises and Perils of AI for Enterprise Knowledge Management

This survey reveals both excitement and trepidation around enterprise AI adoption for knowledge management. Long-standing problems around information access, data quality, and speedy acquisition of needed information are the puzzle pieces that AI has the potential to solve.

Overcoming data silos: A range of options

The options are many and varied when it comes to taming silos. The specific approach should depend on the use case, the organization's existing knowledge assets, and the strategic goals.

Modern KM tools and techniques for collaboration

Modern collaboration means and mechanisms ultimately make it easier, less risky, and more productive for organizations to work together within business units, between them, and between organizations. Constructs such as data mesh architecture, data fabric architecture, data access governance platforms, data catalogs, and process automation solutions are based on sharing information between parties—and make doing so tenable.

KMWorld Readers' Choice Award Winners 2023

It borders on the incredible the speed at which KM tools, products, and services have evolved recently, creating challenges for those charged with identifying the best ones for their KM projects. We hope that our Readers' Choice winners' list will be a resource for you to choose wisely.

2023 Readers' Choice Award- Best Knowledge Graphs: Franz Inc. AllegroGraph - LLMs and Knowledge Graphs for AI in the Enterprise

Franz Inc. not only offers cutting-edge technology but also provides a suite of services for building industrial-strength Knowledge Graphs. By combining the semantic richness of AllegroGraph with the natural language processing capabilities of LLMs, organizations can unlock the full potential of their data, ensuring that AI-driven insights are grounded in facts.

2023 Readers' Choice Award- Best Enterprise Search: Lucidworks - Lucidworks makes search a superpower.

There is undeniable potential in generative AI and large language models, but these tools alone come with significant gaps and challenges. Fusion provides the data enrichment, facet controls, security trimming, recommendations, and merchandising intelligence needed to deliver transformational AI capabilities.

The future of knowledge management: Talking to documents with generative AI

The fundamental pillars of KM—taxonomies, domain-specific data models, knowledge extraction, search, and text analytics—are as pertinent today as they ever were. Now, generative AI has rendered these constructs much more accessible to the enterprise. Its long-standing utility will be determined by surmounting models' tendencies to generate contrived, inaccurate responses while embedding them into core KM processes.

KM leverages data mesh

An underlying premise of data mesh is that business units should be able to control their own data and interact with one another by sharing data.

Data governance solves multiple KM challenges

Organizations are recognizing that effective data governance is ultimately more of a benefit than a burden. It increases efficiency by delivering trusted data, improves business processes, decreases data downtime, and reduces compliance risk. It also promotes data literacy throughout the enterprise.

eGain - Eliminating content, knowhow, and analytics silos, creating one trusted source for AI-infused knowledge

An end-to-end solution that unifies and orchestrates all the building blocks needed for modern, KM, infused with conversational and generative AI, the Hub eliminates content, knowhow, and analytics silos, creating one trusted source for knowledge.

Lucidworks Integrates Generative AI with Fusion to Make Search a Superpower

Lucidworks can now seamlessly integrate with any large language model (LLM) and provide the necessary guardrails to validate Generative AI responses, ground them in truth, and minimize errors such as hallucinations.

Create Superior Digital Client Experiences with M-Files Hubshare

By enabling better visibility and information control across systems, repositories and stakeholders, M-Files provides organizations with a competitive advantage as they deliver higher-quality work with lower risk.

Mindbreeze InSpire Integrates with Large Language Models to Elevate Natural Language Question Answering

Mindbreeze InSpire captures, stores, and manages data within a company, allowing companies to benefit from incorporating pre-trained models trained on vast amounts of data.

Northern Light SinglePoint Users Receive Well-Informed Answers to their Specific Market & Competitive Intelligence Questions

Northern Light, by implementing generative AI, enable users of Northern Light SinglePoint™ portals to instantly receive well-informed answers to their specific questions, drawing upon only reliable, authoritative content sources.

RightAnswers—Better Knowledge Knowledge Management Means Better Customer Support

RightAnswers gives you the flexibility to connect all available knowledge sources and deliver relevant information to your customers, contact center agents, and across the enterprise. Discover the power of connected knowledge!

JOIN US AT KMWORLD NOVEMBER 6–9, 2023 JW MARRIOTT WASHINGTON, D.C.

It's an exciting time for KM, with new technologies and new approaches sparking new opportunities. The KMWorld conference, the largest global gathering of KM thought leaders, practitioners, and authors, returns to Washington, D.C., this November.

The KMWorld AI 100: The Companies Empowering Intelligent Knowledge Management

AI reaches many different areas within organizations—marketing, customer service, legal, finance, human resources, compliance, fleet maintenance, manufacturing, sales, and other business units as well. AI touches almost every piece of an organization's structure and operations, as well as their customer-facing presence. 

AI 100 Trailblazer - Coveo AI: Helps Enterprises Achieve a Total Experience (CX + EX) Strategy

With Coveo AI, companies get a best-of-breed, industry-leading platform (Gartner, Forrester) that amplifies existing systems and technologies. They also get a platform that leverages AI as it was meant to be used - to augment our human capabilities.

AI 100 Trailblazer: Enterprise Knowledge - Leading at the Intersection of Knowledge Management and Artificial Intelligence

AI has the potential to transform how organizations do business, combining an organization's wealth of knowledge, information, and data, in all its forms, to help people make decisions, spot trends, learn, and perform in new ways. However, none of that can come to fruition without the right foundations of quality content, appropriate structure, and consistent mapping and design of relationships.

AI 100 Trailblazer: AI Knowledge Fabrics: Franz Inc.

Financial institutions, healthcare providers, contact centers, manufacturing firms, government agencies and other data-driven enterprises that use AllegroGraph gain a holistic, future-proofed Data Fabric architecture for big data predictive analytics and machine learning across complex knowledge bases to discover deep connections, uncover new patterns and attain explainable results.