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January/February 2018 [Volume 27, Issue 1]

Features

KM: looking to the future

"Knowledge management is the transformative catalyst that will get us into the knowledge age."

The next wave of big data technology: distributed automation

"The hope is that deep learning and making use of the data coming from IoT will somehow engender new applications that we haven't thought of today that will be the killer app for IoT."

2017 Award winners KM Promise and Reality
KM Promise

The search for a knowledge management solution is not an easy one. Many companies vow they offer the best technology to meet a client's needs, but finding the vendor that actually fulfills that promise can be challenging. The KM Promise Award is given to a company that implements and integrates knowledge management practices into business processes and works with clients to ensure they reach their goals. The award recipient provides innovative technology that breaks through the hype to help customers gain insights, collaborate and compete in a mobile and global business environment.

2017 Award winners KM Promise and Reality
KM Reality

The KM Reality Award recognizes an organization in which knowledge management is a positive reality, not just rhetoric. The award recipient has demonstrated leadership in the implementation of knowledge management practices and processes, realizing measurable business benefits. To be considered for the Reality Award, the knowledge management program must be in place for at least one year, receive support from senior management, and have defined metrics to evaluate the initiative and its impact on organizational goals.

BPM: not just for workflow-An intelligent enterprise platform

Rather than simply automating repetitive processes, BPM platforms are now aiding digital transformation through their ability to integrate easily with other enterprise applications, analyze data and adapt to changing needs and circumstances.

KMWorld Conference 2017-KM strategies, insights and innovations

KMWorld 2017 offered conference sessions over three days on three tracks that focused on KM strategies, the digital workplace and collaboration. Several sessions looked at the impact of cognitive computing and AI on KM. The role of KM in enabling innovation was also a theme in several sessions. Developing a culture of learning, harnessing organizational knowledge and capturing lessons learned were discussed as ways of creating smarter organizations.

Project teams and KM—Part 3
The benefits of identifying and sharing lessons learned across projects

The capture and transfer of lessons learned can be a differentiator between success and failure in a competitive project-based environment.

Applications provide critical KM for retail marketing, business reporting

Alex George, CTO, Astute Solutions discusses Consumer Expectations Driving Demand for Smarter KM

Dr. Pehong Chen, CEO of Broadvision
discusses the Importance of Consolidating Business Communications and Knowledge

Planbox's CEO, Ludwig Melik discusses the Importance of Innovation during this Massive Digital Transformation

Signavio, Dr. Gero Decker, CEO Explains How Process Thinking Leads to Success

COLUMNS:

David Weinberger

Perspective on knowledge: The search for explanations

We got to here-wherever we are-because of innumerable things that happened and a larger number of things that did not.

The Future of the Future

Getting back to basics

From outright survival to the innate human desire for peace and prosperity, there's no shortage of needs.

Cognitive Computing

Mind the gap

The problems AI systems address are gnarly, multifaceted and require true innovation.

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