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The enterprise of the future: Yesterday, today, and tomorrow

Today, much of the knowledge we need is readily available. The problem is having the courage and fortitude to properly act on it.

Data is never just data

As with all tools, data has uses because of complex contexts that include other objects, physics, social norms, social institutions, and human intentions.

Thinking about KM differently

Moving to a push rather than a pull mentality simply means that we now have the technology to tag, manage, and interpret information automatically and near instantly—automatically pushing the right information to the right person (or application) at the right time.

What happens when AI meets a pandemic?

This is what we can see clearly after some months of reading, watching, and listening to the pronouncements on the novel coronavirus crisis from around the globe: Content challenges continue to dog AI.

The convergence of convergence

The more systems and subsystems we attempt to stitch together, the greater the unpredictability.

The future of food: a fresh look

There's a growing demand for the ability to facilitate the integration of knowledge generated by widely diverse communities from multiple disciplines.

Usability testing for effective interactivity

Connecting the seeker to the information she seeks is not a new problem. Interaction design has been a stumbling block since the age of the card catalog.

AI: The issue is execution

By demonstrating on Jeopardy! that a machine could understand and analyze many fields of human knowledge and answer questions faster and more accurately than the reigning human experts, Watson's victory created an instant global brand.

Getting back to basics

From outright survival to the innate human desire for peace and prosperity, there's no shortage of needs.

Smart hospitals: Transformational medicine for the knowledge age Part 2

"Making the shift toward a patient-centered experience for education and behavioral reinforcement for healthy living should be the end vision for the smart hospital..."

Smart hospitals: Transformational medicine for the knowledge age Part 1

"The next challenge is bringing expert knowledge along with patient data directly to the point of decision"...