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March 2008 (100 Companies) [Volume 17, Issue 3]

Features

What are people searching for and where are they looking?

We know that knowledge workers spend a large percentage of their time looking for information. What are they looking for and where are they looking? In fall 2007, we set about trying to find out. In conjunction with KMWorld and IDC's Technology Advisory Panel, we asked participants to tell us how long they spent searching, what their typical questions were, and where they went (online or print) to find the information they needed.

KM on the road: mobile applications

No matter how light a laptop is, carrying it around, opening it and booting up is never entirely convenient for a mobile knowledge worker.

ECM: New facets of a changing market

Enterprise content management (ECM) is an increasingly complex sector of knowledge management, with new options and issues arising steadily.

KMWorld 100 Companies That Matter in Knowledge Management 2008

So why do these companies matter? Not necessarily because they are the most innovative, but that's a factor. Not because they are ahead of the curve on Enterprise 2.0 initiatives, but that's also a factor.Not because they are the most financially successful (that's not a factor), and not because they have the most efficient marketing engines—that's not a factor either.We have long held that the true essence of knowledge management is an attitude, a single-minded commitment to improvement.

View From the Top: A2iA

View From the Top: ABBYY

View From the Top: adenin TECHNOLOGIES

View From the Top: Astute Solutions

View From the Top: Clearview

View From the Top: Collexis Holdings Inc.

View From the Top: Connectbeam, Inc.

View From the Top: Connotate

View From the Top: eGain Communications Corp.

View From the Top: Exalead Inc.

View From the Top: Exsys Inc

View From the Top: Global 360

View From the Top: Intellisearch

View From the Top: ISYS Search Software

View From the Top: JustSystems

View From the Top: KANA Software, Inc.

View From the Top: Kroll Ontrack

View From the Top: Mediasurface

View From the Top: NextPage

View From the Top: Noetix Corporation

View From the Top: Northern Light

View From the Top: PaperThin

View From the Top: QL2

View From the Top: SAVO

View From the Top: Siderean Software, Inc.

View From the Top: Sinequa

View From the Top: SpringCM

View From the Top: Teragram (A SAS Company)

View From the Top: TOWER Software

View From the Top: Ultimus

View From the Top: Vital Path

View From the Top: XyEnterprise

View From the Top: Xythos Software

View From theTop: ZyLAB

News Analysis

The deep and delicate art of ECM

The enterprise content management (ECM) market is at a critical turning point where it must prove itself or be lost altogether. Over the last 20 years, widely disparate business demands for content management, the stubborn resistance of antiquated practices, widely different methods of handling content, technology growing pains...

What’s wrong with being right?

Education. Government. Media. Business. Science.That's the Jeopardy answer to the question, "What are five institutions whose value comes to a large degree from providing authoritative knowledge?"

One size does not fit all with search engines

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