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KMWorld Trend-Setting Products of 2022

To help showcase advanced products and services, each year KMWorld magazine looks for innovative offerings that are helping organizations derive greater benefit from their information, share knowledge more efficiently, make better decisions, improve compliance and security, effectively support employees, and communicate more seamlessly with customers.

Reimagining business with digital transformation

Regardless of the increase in scale, speed, and accuracy of digital transformation initiatives involving software agents, the cloud, search, and asset enrichment, the goal of these constructs is ultimately to improve the efficacy of human workers—and their business processes. This distinction may be a subtle one, but it's integral to the overall point of digital transformation, especially when it's applied to knowledge management.

Data Visualization provides rapid insights

One of the advantages of visualization as an analytic tool is its ability to summarize very large amounts of data in a consumable way.

Join us at KMWorld 2022 November 7–10, 2022 JW Marriott Washington, DC

It's time to close that Zoom tab and brush up on those in-person-to-person skills as KMWorld, the largest gathering of knowledge management thought leaders, practitioners, authors, and storytellers, returns to Washington, D.C., for the first time since 2019.

KMWorld AI 50 2022: The Companies Empowering Intelligent Knowledge Management

With companies across industries today attempting to decrease risk, increase efficiency, make better decisions, and deliver better experiences, AI is on the rise. According to a 2021 McKinsey Global Survey on AI, 56% of all respondents' organizations had adopted AI in at least one function, up from 50% in 2020.

AI 50 Trailblazer: Lucidworks - Lucidworks Leads the Next Generation of Search for Enterprises

Customers choose Lucidworks because they make search smarter and more scalable for less lift. With Fusion, some of the world's biggest brands are creating a personal experience for every customer and employee.

Innovative knowledge-sharing tools elevate the modern workplace

Enterprise knowledge continues to expand. Knowledge-sharing tools ensure this knowledge is preserved, curated, and easily disseminated throughout organizations. Their prioritization of collaboration, engagement, and interactions makes the growing decentralization and compartmentalization of the enterprise much more manageable.

Chasing the Omnichannel Experience

Companies need to be fully aware that customers do not want a fragmented approach, but a smooth and well-informed one, and act on that knowledge.

SHAKING UP ECM WITH COMPOSABLE CONTENT SERVICES: ONE PLUS ONE EQUALS THREE

The ease of integration that's foundational to composability supports low-code or no-code application building by automating measures that redress differences in data models and semantics.

KMWorld 100 Companies That Matter in Knowledge Management 2022

Flexibility, agility, and the ability to pivot continue to be essential characteristics of winning companies. Organizations must have the right tools and products so they can break down information silos, better understand the experiences of their customers and employees, uncover trends, expand collaboration, deploy AI and machine learning appropriately, and take advantage of automation to lighten the burden of mundane, repetitive tasks.

INTERNET OF THINGS: IT TAKES TWO (OR MORE) TO TANGO

With the large volumes of data available, patterns can be detected that would not be revealed by monitoring individual pieces of equipment.

Looking to the future: 2022 KM outlook

The most drastic change KM has grappled with in the 2020s is the explosion of remote and hybrid work, which sparked an urgent need to enable virtual communication and critical information access.

Workflow automation: Fast growing across the enterprise

To meet the increasing expectations posed by sophisticated, cross-departmental workflows and more complex buyer journeys, it is necessary to have shared, unified data.

KMWorld Readers' Choice Award 2021 Winners

The categories for the 2021 KMWorld Readers' Choice Awards were wide-ranging. In all, there were 14 areas in which products and technologies could be nominated and ultimately voted upon. They include business process management, cognitive computing and AI, customer service and support, e-discovery, knowledge graphs, text analytics and NLP.

KMWorld AI50 : The Companies Empowering Intelligent Knowledge Management 2021

The importance of AI is underscored by forecasts for revenue growth. Worldwide revenues for the AI market, including software, hardware, and services, are forecast to grow 16.4% year over year in 2021 to $327.5 billion, according to the latest release of the IDC Worldwide Semiannual Artificial Intelligence Tracker. To help spotlight innovation in knowledge management, KMWorld presents the annual KMWorld AI 50, a list of vendors that are helping their customers excel in an increasingly competitive marketplace by imbuing products and services with intelligence and automation.

Mastering blockchain for traceability and trust

The unalterable nature of blockchain data means the consistency and correctness createan unassailable trust for numerous enterprise use cases.

The growing role of AI in the modern contact center

The global market for contact center software was $20.5 billion in 2020 and is predicted to grow 21% per year until 2028, according to Grand View Research. Within this market, interactive voice response (IVR) accounted for 23% of revenue and services for 42%. Despite a steady move to the cloud, on-premise solutions still accounted for 59% of the market. This proportion is likely to reverse within a few years, however, because of the agility, ease of maintenance, and ability to support remote workers that cloudbased contact centers provide.

Six ways KM supports organizations in the COVID-19 era

At some organizations, COVID-19 has driven a push to leverage certain knowledge-sharing tools more broadly than before.

How to Brand and Market Your KM Products (Video)

TechnipFMC's Tamara Viles presents 6 best practices for branding and marketing your KM products in this clip from her presentation at KMWorld 2019.

BI and ANALYTICS sustain smart city initiatives

Despite the challenges, cities of all sizes have succeeded in setting up smart city programs, although most consist of one or more point solutions rather than a full ecosystem.