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Opinion
Industry experts and KM leaders share their ideas about the state of Knowledge Management in the world today and where it is going.
Features

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.

KM trends for 2019 - KMW webcasts KMWorld Live

Using machine learning, search is now able to distinguish not just what is relevant to a search query but also what is important for the user to know; summarize the import­ant insights in the documents relevant to a user's interests; and learn what each user cares about and find the relevant material without being asked.

Content services and the future - KMW Webcasts KMWorld Live

Content management systems must smartly co-exist with Microsoft productivity tools to thrive, and intelligent automa­tion will be a major factor driving user acceptance while information gover­nance technologies (e.g., archiving) are setting the stage for knowledge discovery.

A collaborative environment for BI - KMW webcasts KMWorld Live

The top three things enterprises need to foster are speed—as software developers and IT professionals are working closer together to change the process of infrastructure and devel­opment; security—in order to drive changes faster, achieve the biggest ben­efits by spotting vulnerabilities faster, and therefore lower security risk; and collaboration—by breaking down silos and enabling cross-func­tional teams to accomplish goals faster.

ViewPoints

Why low-code solutions are critical to optimize digital transformation strategies

One of the most impactful innovations in IT is the democratization of the application development process

Fueling Sales and Marketing with Presentation Management

Large organizations use presentations to drive their business. Whether it be sales team members pitching potential prospects or internal marketing documents used to inform employees about brand updates, presentations are crucial to the success of every business. A sound presentation management strategy optimizes all stages of the workflow associated with presentations, and lets executives and managers view the entire process as a "presentation loop."

Why your DAM Needs an Asset Librarian

Across industries, from media and manufacturing to oil exploration and law, businesses have requirements that librarians are best suited to meet. Organizations want employees, authorized third parties and clients to easily access corporate assets (e.g., media, documents, designs, graphics, etc.) through a DAM system. Making that happen requires knowing how to sort and classify content, create, manage and govern metadata and construct workflows.

Does Block Chain Fit into ECM?

One thing block chain is doing is inspiring innovation. The technology, along with new capabilities coming down the pipe, will do much to strengthen the ECM platform, ensuring its place in the enterprise armory for years to come.

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Perspective on Knowledge: The challenge of emergence

Traditionally, we humans have succeeded at building complex structures by breaking plans down into a multitude of simple, predictable, knowable causes and effects.

Boosting knowledge worker engagement through mentoring

If your employees aren't engaged, knowledge simply can't flow to the extent that's needed in order to compete in the global economy.

Talk a little, type a lot - Will conversational interfaces survive Siri and Alexa?

For the next generation of conversational computing, it is hard to avoid the conclusion that the only companies that have enough researchers, enough processing resources, enough motivation, and, above all, enough data to deliver the much- needed improvements are the consumer giants.

Data and our future: too much of a good thing? Not enough? How will we know?

In today's AI-exploded world, analysts and business people loudly call for more data, complaining that cognitive computing and other AI applications need more raw material to build better models and more accurate predictions.

Knowledge Management Whitepapers

The Power of AI-Assisted Enterprise Search

Beyond Translating Words: Solving Business Problems with Machine Translation

Guide to Evaluating Machine Translation Software

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