Knowledge Management

Information is one your firm’s greatest asset, however, according the leading analysts – Gartner, Forrester and IDC – 80 percent of your information is not structured, i.e., it cannot be accessed in a timely manner. This information is buried in paper files, in email folders and shared drives often several folders deep.

At its core, knowledge management is a process that everyone uses. It is the system of managing information – gathering it, deciding how and where it should be kept, analysing, sharing and using it.

Researchers at The University of Western Australia are developing a new touchscreen device that can be mounted in a fire truck to help firefighters predict where and when a bushfire will spread.

The Victorian Office of Public Prosecutions (OPP) has entered into an agreement with one of Knosys’ resellers for a 250-user deployment of the Knosys Knowledge Platform. 

Intelligent computers that look, think and react like humans are the latest technology being developed at the University of Auckland to become a commercial venture.

Alfresco Software is adding extensive data modelling features to its flagship Alfresco Activiti 1.5 BPM platform, promising one-click access to any connected database, and the ability to process, or “model,” that data for use in new corporate applications.

Researchers could soon enlist help from digital assistants to review vast swathes of literature, according to a new report on artificial intelligence. In tests run by academics at the Universities of Strathclyde and Glasgow, simulated search agents went head-to-head with humans in a computer search challenge – and won.

The number of intellectual property (IP) cyber theft incidents in the next 12 months is expected to increase, according to 58 percent of respondents to a recent Deloitte poll. When asked which category of potential adversary they believe is most likely to attempt theft of their organisations' IP, the prevailing percentage of respondents (20.1 percent) answered "employees or other insiders." Yet, only 16.7 percent of respondents said access to IP is very limited, on a need-to-know basis only.

The Institute for Information Management (IIM) National Conference 2016 held in Canberra in September provided a practical platform for the fusion of information management and information science domains. A range of thought-provoking keynotes, presentations, case studies and workshops examined different aspects of the information management discipline.

Can information and process governance be improved without the traditional pain and angst of implementing or replacing an EDRMS? Objective Corporation believes it can, with a new set of offerings for users of Office 365, known as INFORM and PERFORM.

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