Or, why companies are evolving beyond the Google Search Appliance
Last week, I had the opportunity to speak at KMWorld 2013, one of the leading events for knowledge management professionals, and I’m happy to say that it was by far the best KMWorld event I’ve attended. The level of discussions – the collaborative sharing of information and the sophistication with which attendees are approaching the challenge of better leveraging knowledge within their organizations—were all truly outstanding.
If there’s one main key impression I took away from this year’s show, it’s that companies have matured in how they look at knowledge management and access. They’ve implemented knowledge bases and enterprise search tools—the iconic Google Search Appliance, in many cases – in the past and they’ve found that these tools are not sufficient to leverage the collective knowledge available to most organizations. They are still drowning in information but unable to leverage collective knowledge. Read more and comment »