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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.

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Features

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.

Modern KM tools and techniques for collaboration

Modern collaboration means and mechanisms ultimately make it easier, less risky, and more productive for organizations to work together within business units, between them, and between organizations. Constructs such as data mesh architecture, data fabric architecture, data access governance platforms, data catalogs, and process automation solutions are based on sharing information between parties—and make doing so tenable.

KMWorld Readers' Choice Award Winners 2023

It borders on the incredible the speed at which KM tools, products, and services have evolved recently, creating challenges for those charged with identifying the best ones for their KM projects. We hope that our Readers' Choice winners' list will be a resource for you to choose wisely.

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KMWorld 2023 sees a sea change

Most of the papers presented at the 2023 conference did not report on what had changed. Instead, they assumed and predicted that there would be substantial change.

Microsoft’s Copilot: A force multiplier for KM

Generative AI (GenAI) applications will increasingly transform organizations' IT platforms. Companies of any size that opt to create robust apps on their own, however, are in for a protracted, complex, and expensive experience.There's a better way: Buy into what I call a GenAI ecosystem from a vendor in whose tech you are already invested. These ecosystems are comprised of the sum of services customers mostly need to build and launch robust apps.

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

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 five ages of data

Perhaps this latest phase in the history of data will bring us to accept inexplicable complexity as a property of the world. We could view this as pure chaos, but thanks to having lived through the past four ages in rapid succession, we might instead recognize that chaos as being rich with endless mysteries we will never uncover completely.

Get your game on: KM skills needed for reliable use of LLMs

There is no questioning that generative AI is here to stay, but its use in mission-critical work has some way to go before it can be trusted and let loose.

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.

AI’s ways of being immoral

The most powerful ML can require the resources of wealthy organizations. Such organizations usually have at best mixed motivations, to be charitable about it.

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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