Oct 312017
 
Information Architecture and Big Data Analytics

Information Architecture is an enabler for Big Data Analytics. You may be asking, why would I say this, or how does IA enable Big Data Analytics. We need to remember that Big Data includes all data (i.e., Unstructured, Semi-structured, and Structured). The primary characteristics of Big Data (Volume, Velocity, and Variety) are a challenge to […]

Sep 042017
 
The Connection between AI and KM – Part Three: Cognitive Computing Technology

In part one I examined the connection of KM and AI and how this connection has lead the way for cognitive computing; while in part two I examined those industries that will or are soon to be disrupted by Cognitive Computing; and in this post I will examine those technologies that will lead in the […]

Sep 032017
 
Knowledge Management in Emergency and Disaster Preparedness - Hurricane Harvey

With the recent devastation left on Houston Texas by Hurricane Harvey , I want to focus this blog post on how Knowledge Management (KM) can be used to help our first responders in managing the response to emergencies and disaster preparedness. During a time of crisis relevant information is usually not received in a timely […]

Jun 282017
 
The Connection between AI and KM – Part Two: The Disruption of Cognitive Computing

This is the second of a three (3) part post on the connection between Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Knowledge Management (KM). In this post I examine those industries that will or are soon to be disrupted by AI and KM, specifically in the form of Cognitive Computing. Before we look ahead, let’s take a look […]

May 312017
 
The Connection between Artificial Intelligence and Knowledge Management

This is the first of a three (3) part post on the connection between Artificial Intelligence and Knowledge Management. Artificial Intelligence (AI) has become the latest “buzzword” in the industry today. However, AI has been around for decades. The intent of AI is to enable computers to perform tasks that normally require human intelligence, as […]

Mar 312017
 
Cognitive Computing, KM and Big Data in Lung Cancer Research

There are approximately 22,000 new cases of lung cancer each year with an overall 5-year survival rate of only ~18 percent (American Cancer Society). The economic burden of lung cancer just based on per patient cost is estimated $46,000/patient (lung cancer journal). Treatment efforts using drugs and chemotherapy are effective for some, however more effective […]

Jan 312017
 
Knowledge Management in Practice: A Video Presentation

Knowledge is recognized as a valuable asset in organizations across many industries. How knowledge is shared, leveraged, obtained and managed will be the difference in how successful and sustainable an organization will become. The use of knowledge management principles, practices and procedures has expanded enormously in recent years. This expansion has also brought about the […]

Jan 112017
 
Answers to Pressing KM Questions

As we enter into 2017, I am dedicating this first blog post to answering some of the pressing KM questions presented by my clients. Do you recommend any standard model of KM to follow/implement? If so, please describe the model in summary. There are several models of KM that I have worked with at various […]

Dec 152016
 
Creating a Client Advantage - Knowledge Management in Law Firms

Legal knowledge management is the driving force within law firms across the globe. The recent International Bar Association (IBA) conference in Washington DC attracted over 6000 legal professionals from around the world and Knowledge Management (KM) was prominently featured at the conference. In an article by Ron Friedmann of Fireman & Company in Bloomberg Law […]

Nov 302016
 
Knowledge Management Roles, Responsibilities and Core Competencies

Over the last several weeks I have been in conversations with colleagues and clients about what are the specific Knowledge Management (KM) roles that are essential for a KM project and/or program to succeed. Since there could be a myriad of the types of KM projects that can be initiated, the roles needed to successfully execute […]