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Enterprise Search
Having a comprehensive, highly secure enterprise search capability—one that fills the gap between specialized search systems and Web-focused search tools—can be a key business asset, and is essential to effective knowledge management for corporations and government entities. When enterprise search has a strong emphasis on knowledge management, intellectual property, e-discovery and compliance, it becomes the foundation for comprehensive risk management.

Nominations for the 2022 KMWorld Readers’ Choice Awards Extended to July 5

Features

Making smarter connections with knowledge graphs

Data fabric is the next level of maturity for data integration, and it can make very effective use of knowledge graph technology.

SHAKING UP ECM WITH COMPOSABLE CONTENT SERVICES: ONE PLUS ONE EQUALS THREE

The ease of integration that's foundational to composability supports low-code or no-code application building by automating measures that redress differences in data models and semantics.

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.

Looking to the future: 2022 KM outlook

The most drastic change KM has grappled with in the 2020s is the explosion of remote and hybrid work, which sparked an urgent need to enable virtual communication and critical information access.

ViewPoints

Will chatbots replace search engines?

It has been estimated that by 2024, consumer retail spend via chatbots worldwide will reach $142 billion—up from $2.8 billion in 2019

Knowledge management in the hybrid work era: 4 key insights

As the workforce left the traditional office and dispersed, so did the collective brain trust that keeps many organizations running smoothly

KMWorld Connect 2021 recap: Knowledge graphs were front and center

In 2021, knowledge graphs weren't just blossoming—they were blooming—and it was clear that we are now in the knowledge graph stage of KM development

9 Key takeaways about search and content management from KMWorld Connect 2021

Artificial intelligence, machine learning, and knowledge graphs are changing how search is implemented and delivered

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Thinking beyond the status quo

The technologies exist today to achieve almost any corporate or departmental goal. What is lacking is the nerve to think big and think beyond the status quo—to break barriers, to collaborate, and to share.

Flipping data science

No matter how much "intelligence" is programmed into a computer, it will very likely never understand the results it produces. Doing so takes human cognition, intuition, judgment, and other ways we humans make sense out of data.

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.

Rebooting the information refinery

In the field of knowledge management, of course, the idea of turning data into information into knowledge has been a foundation concept for knowledge managers. But frankly, the ability to achieve this alchemy of data to knowledge has not been broadly demonstrated in practice. A next generation information refinery is required to make something meaningful and valuable out of the raw data flying around the firm and throughout the internet economy.

Knowledge Management Whitepapers

Choose the Right Business Intelligence Vendor

How to thwart Conti ransomware with the FBI, CISA, NSA, and Secret Service recommended strategies

KMWorld 2022 Sourcebook and Buyers' Guide

Infused Analytics for SaaS Companies

Enterprise Search Companies and Suppliers