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2024 KMWorld Readers’ Choice Awards: Submit your nominations now!

It's time again to choose the best of the best for the KMWorld Readers' Choice Awards—the 2024 KMWorld Readers' Choice Awards nominations process is now open! This contest is unique because the winning products and services are selected by you, KMWorld's readers.

Cloud technology: A synergistic environment for KM and generative AI

Cloud technology may have become a commodity to some extent, but it is not a simple commodity. The technology that allows cloud computing to be dynamic and agile is composed of many interrelated components, which means that when one thing goes wrong, the problem can cascade.

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.

KMWorld 100 Companies That Matter in Knowledge Management 2023

Putting together the list of 100 companies that matter in KM causes us to look at organizations with pioneering solutions and notable modifications to existing products, and those that are just plain interesting. We applaud innovation, agility, and a focus on the customer.

KMWorld Readers' Choice Award 2022 Winners

In this issue, KMWorld magazine announces the winners of the 2022 KMWorld Readers' Choice Awards. The categories for competition were wide-ranging. In all, there were 13 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.

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 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.

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.

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 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.

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

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.

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.

KMWorld Trend-Setting Products of 2018

In designating products to our 2018 list, we looked for solutions that are inventive as well as utilitarian … that break new ground, that help organizations achieve their knowledge management goals and the digital transformation they need to thrive. The offerings help users find information more easily and convert structured and unstructured information into meaningful insight to solve business challenges and satisfy customers.

Next-generation communities—Part 3 Eight ways to engage employees in communities at work

In its "Next-Generation Communities of Practice" research, member-based nonprofit APQC identified eight strategies that top organizations use to make employees aware of communities and get them excited about participating. Those strategies range from change management fundamentals that work for almost any knowledge management initiative to innovative tactics based on social media marketing and advanced analytics.

Next-generation communities—Part 2 Getting value from the latest community tools and features

Many organizations have embraced enterprise social networking as the foundation for their virtual communities. Social networking is especially well-suited to communities whose discussions tend toward quick tips and informal exchanges among peers. Firms often combine social networking with other complementary collaboration capabilities to facilitate different types and degrees of interaction.

Next-generation communities—Part 1 Designing flexible communities that fulfill business needs

More elastic community structures allow organizations to meet short-term needs and facilitate a broader spectrum of collaboration.

KMWorld Trend-Setting Products of 2017

The offerings on our list of 2017 KMWorld Trend-Setting Products result from innovation and imagination, as well as from evolution, gaining additional features over time. The products reflect the ingenuity of the developers and the diversity of invention. More than anything else, our 2017 Trend-Setting Products have captured our attention because of their ability to meet business needs by transforming information into insight.