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The scale and speed at which data and information are being generated today makes it challenging for organizations to effectively capture valuable insights from massive amounts of information and diverse sources. We rely on Google, Amazon, Alexa, and other chatbots … Continue reading »
Presented by EK’s Zach Wahl and Joe Hilger, this webinar discusses how AI can harness the full spectrum of your organization’s knowledge so that information can be efficiently found, used, and reused. In the webinar participants learned: • Why Knowledge … Continue reading »
Taxonomies and ontologies are both types of Knowledge Organization Systems, or KOS. Different types of KOS can be seen as a continuum, starting with a simple folksonomy where users of content can add free form tags with no control or … Continue reading »
All too often, organizations do not recognize the need and value of knowledge management efforts until a knowledge-related crisis occurs. Perhaps a top-level executive has chosen to leave the organization and has not documented the knowledge and experiences that they … Continue reading »
When designing an enterprise taxonomy, the number of possible metadata fields that can be used to describe content can be overwhelming. Depending on the type of content, the size of the organization, and the breadth of that organization’s functions, the … Continue reading »
After decades of taxonomy design consulting, I’m still amazed that some organizations doubt the value of effective enterprise taxonomy design. Though knowledge and information management technologies, as well as associated search technologies have changed, the core business value and use … Continue reading »
This presentation by EK’s Zach Wahl, originally presented at the annual Federal/DoD KM Symposium on May 15, 2019, discusses how knowledge management serves as a key foundation for Knowledge AI.
Clients often ask me how to make Knowledge Management (KM) a seamless part of their workforce’s day-to-day operations. They want to know how to shift people’s perceptions from KM as “another thing I have to do in addition to my … Continue reading »
Presented at KM Showcase 2019 by EK’s Lulit Tesfaye, this presentation covers the business case for knowledge and information management. Further, it offers business cases and discussions of hard Return on Investment (ROI) for KM efforts.
As part of my keynote address at the KM Showcase last week, I wanted to kick off the conference with a view of what I see as the top KM trends today. These are based on the discussions I’m seeing … Continue reading »