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Industry experts and KM leaders share their ideas about the state of Knowledge Management in the world today and where it is going.

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.

KM trends for 2019 - KMW webcasts KMWorld Live

Using machine learning, search is now able to distinguish not just what is relevant to a search query but also what is important for the user to know; summarize the import­ant insights in the documents relevant to a user's interests; and learn what each user cares about and find the relevant material without being asked.

Content services and the future - KMW Webcasts KMWorld Live

Content management systems must smartly co-exist with Microsoft productivity tools to thrive, and intelligent automa­tion will be a major factor driving user acceptance while information gover­nance technologies (e.g., archiving) are setting the stage for knowledge discovery.

A collaborative environment for BI - KMW webcasts KMWorld Live

The top three things enterprises need to foster are speed—as software developers and IT professionals are working closer together to change the process of infrastructure and devel­opment; security—in order to drive changes faster, achieve the biggest ben­efits by spotting vulnerabilities faster, and therefore lower security risk; and collaboration—by breaking down silos and enabling cross-func­tional teams to accomplish goals faster.

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.

Get more for your KM money with benchmarks and a solid business case

Smart IT investments that cut down on routine, low-value KM work have the potential to enhance the user experience while lowering overall costs over time.

Preparing for California’s New Data Privacy Act: Q&A with ASG’s Rob Perry

California recently passed the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018, a new privacy law that will give individuals more control over the information that businesses collect about them and impose new penalties on companies that fail to comply.

2018 KMWorld Promise and Reality award finalists: KM Promise Award

The award recipient provides innovative technology that breaks through the hype to help customers gain insights, collaborate, and compete in a mobile and global business environment.

2018 KMWorld Promise and Reality award finalists: KM Reality Award

To be considered for the Reality Award, the knowledge management program must be in place for at least one year, receive support from senior management, and have defined metrics to evaluate the initiative and its impact on organizational goals.

KMWorld 100 Companies That Matter in Knowledge Management

When we established our list of 100 Companies That Matter 10 years ago, "knowledge management" was just beginning to be a recognized term in the boardroom. KM is not now (nor will it ever likely be) a household word. Nor is it an application. It's an attitude, a commitment to excellence and innovation shared by the companies, large and small, on this list. A decade ago, a lot of vendors were so intoxicated by their technology that they tried to woo their customers with dazzling features, capabilities they thrust upon clients without fully understanding their legitimate needs. Now, in 2010, that's no longer true. The firms on this list are true solution providers that are dedicated to understanding what their customers need and delivering elegant technology for the requirements of the knowledge economy...

Everything is Miscellaneous

Longtime KMWorld columnist David Weinberger, a fellow at Harvard's Berkman Center, recently discussed his new book with Hugh McKellar, KMWorld editor in chief.

KMWorld Trend-Setting Products of 2007

Assembling this list is never easy, but for the editorial colleagues, analysts, integrators and select group of users who chose which products belong on it, this year has been especially difficult.

“Personal Toolkit”, Capturing complex conversations

Knowledge management—Past and future

Technologies on the street

2004 KMWorld Promise and Reality Finalists

The “t”, “i” and “e” in knowledge

Personal Toolkit: Listening to the voices in your head

Personal Toolkit: Personalizing portable productivity

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