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Business Intelligence
Business intelligence transforms data into insights. By combining data analysis, data visualization, analytics, data mining, and other data tools, BI takes raw data and turns it into actionable information to help organizations make smart and informed decisions for the future. See below for the latest business intelligence news, trends, and solutions.

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Promises and Perils of AI for Enterprise Knowledge Management

This survey reveals both excitement and trepidation around enterprise AI adoption for knowledge management. Long-standing problems around information access, data quality, and speedy acquisition of needed information are the puzzle pieces that AI has the potential to solve.

Overcoming data silos: A range of options

The options are many and varied when it comes to taming silos. The specific approach should depend on the use case, the organization's existing knowledge assets, and the strategic goals.

The future of knowledge management: Talking to documents with generative AI

The fundamental pillars of KM—taxonomies, domain-specific data models, knowledge extraction, search, and text analytics—are as pertinent today as they ever were. Now, generative AI has rendered these constructs much more accessible to the enterprise. Its long-standing utility will be determined by surmounting models' tendencies to generate contrived, inaccurate responses while embedding them into core KM processes.

KM leverages data mesh

An underlying premise of data mesh is that business units should be able to control their own data and interact with one another by sharing data.

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What you should know about cross-border data transfer laws

Multinational companies are generally aware of data transfer laws, but smaller ones just embarking on looking beyond country borders may not be.

KM and AI: Experts look at what lies ahead for 2024

AI and dreams of its potential rocked this past year as companies moved quickly to embed and offer their own version of chat assistants, predictive and generative AI, and more

Avoiding the wrath of illegal data

To mitigate the risks associated with illegal data, organizations need to implement data governance policies and procedures to ensure that all data is properly documented, stored, and maintained.

It’s not about knowledge, it’s about action

Organizations cannot continue to digitally hoard knowledge. Investments in knowledge technology have to pay and provide an ROI. It all starts by making different decisions.

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The undiscovered country

Capturing and sharing what you already know is good; and with today's data and text analytics tools, it has become much easier than when we'd first begun this journey.

Dispatches from the edge

Edge-of-chaos decisioning means being continually informed on the critical elements needed to make better, faster decisions.

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.

A limit to business intelligence?

The extent to which businesses protect their data assets is the extent to which business is limiting its own intelligence.

Knowledge Management Whitepapers

Document Viewing Integrations in Enterprise Content Management and Document Management Solutions

Business Impact of Technical Content – The ROI Paradox

Connecting external data sources to CCMS is now a breeze.

Knowledge Graphs Expose Data Connections

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