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How to pull your KM program up by the bootstraps

What distinguishes the KM programs that stand the test of time is their sheer determination and dogged approach to evolving ever-closer to the business

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.

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.

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.

Why the Digital Employee Experience Matters (Video)

Step Two principal consultant Rebecca Rodgers defines the digital employee experience (DEX) as a lesser-known and undervalued cousin to the user/customer experience model and explains why it matters in this clip from KMWorld 2018.

How to search Twitter

The search features available in the Twitter search box are quite extensive and include Boolean, special terms or "field" qualifiers such as hashtags, and even qualifiers reflecting the nature of the content or "sentiment"

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.

Search Technology: Greater power, but increasingly simple to use

In the future, expect greater use of conversational interfaces, and search functions that are fully integrated with other applications and highly context-sensitive, with help readily available.

Understanding the wave before it hits: Converging digital and physical CX with edge computing

The blending of the digital and physical experiences is as inexorable as this phenomenon is horizontal. Edge computing is the gateway for this confluence in which each respective experience enhances the other for increased customer satisfaction and data-driven profits.

Data quality goes mainstream

As organizations continue to recognize the value of data as an asset, the market for data quality solutions will grow.

Building a brand for KM inside your organization

How a great KM brand looks is different for every organization, but it is always a reflection of the people and mission that KM is designed to serve. Take a deep dive into your organizational culture to determine the language, look, and feel that will resonate best. Then, promote and leverage the KM brand at every opportunity to remind employees of the KM resources available to them.

How to search Instagram

Instagram itself has the barest of search capabilities, but there is a solution

How to search Facebook

In-depth searching of Facebook isn't necessarily easy, but it can be well worth the effort.

How to search LinkedIn

In searching for whatever type of information you need, there are three reasons why LinkedIn searching is easier and, in some ways, more effective than on other social networking sites

Information governance: Managing complexity

The global market for information governance is expected to grow by more than 20% per year over the next 5 years, reaching $3.62 billion by 2023.

Three trends shaping the direction of KM in 2019

Agile—a project management approach that stresses iteration, collaboration, and customer centricity—tops the list of innovations shaping KM programs.

Business intelligence tomorrow… and what it means for today

By unifying all aspects of data management for expedient, trustworthy access to data in a single platform, BI empowers much more than analytics.

When to Use AI in KM (Video)

Red Hat Global KM Lead Onkar Chandel discusses common scenarios where AI benefits knowledge managers in this clip from his presentation at KMWorld 2018.