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On Digital Transformation and Knowledge Management

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Posted by TallyFox on 28 April 2017
In today's market, where companies need valuable insight to stay competitive, software must be able to provide them with ways to access those insights, wherever they are.    Why?    We never know what information we are going to need and where we can find that information but one thing is true: nearly all business operations are conducted between companies and their trading partners.    Let’s take the automobile manufacturing market as an example. The collaboration takes place within a network of suppliers and distributors to push a product to the market. A vehicle's components are generally manufactured by different companies, and...
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Posted by TallyFox on 27 April 2017
A company operating in the 21st-century should invest an equal amount of effort into developing its talented employees as it puts into recruiting them.   Why?   The value of new employees grows as they gain knowledge about the organization and its customers needs. Companies who support their talented people gain long term competitive advantage, and employees are rewarded by maximising their visibility and adaptability and creating a network of knowledge to help them feed and develop their expertise. Smart companies understand the competitive value of talented people and spend considerable time identifying and recruiting high-caliber individuals. ...
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Posted by TallyFox on 25 April 2017
Folksonomies is a term coined by combining "folk" and "taxonomy" and the author of the term is Thomas Vander Wal.  These user-defined metadata collections were accepted as part of social software applications that enable users to collectively classify and find information via shared tags. Do not mistake folksonomies for taxonomies. Folksonomies structure content via user tags; taxonomies are classifications structured by more formal methods that do not automatically include user-generated tags and are not viewed as equivalent.   Let's take a step back and explain how folksonomies work   Tagging content is a way to create links between items as a means...
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Posted by TallyFox on 24 April 2017
David Weinberger's perspective is truly unique. We might say that the reason is his work as David is the co-author of the Cluetrain Manifesto, senior researcher at the leading Harvard Internet center, a writer with innumerable publications in Wired, Harvard Business Review, KMWorld, Scientific American, to name a few, and a sought after keynote speaker around the world who leaves the audience smiling.   But the answer perhaps lies in his philosopher's training and years of experience on the front lines of the Internet economy.   When businesses want to discover the ways in which our networked technology is challenging our most basic assumptions, changing...

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