Upcoming KM in Healthcare Presentation at HIMSS 2014

Upcoming KM in Healthcare Presentation at HIMSS 2014 Look for Abby Clobridge at next year’s Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) 2014 conference. Abby and Joe Kimura, MD (Medical Director for Analytics and Reporting Systems, Atrius Health, Boston) will be presenting “Strategic Expansion of Analytics Capacity through Knowledge Management.” As more resources are invested to support…

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Scholarly Publishing in Africa – Early Notes

Scholarly Publishing in Africa – Early Notes By Abby Clobridge At the Publishers for Development 2013 meeting in London, Susan Murray and I shared some early results and observations from the Scholarly Publishing in Africa survey. Slides from the presentation are now available. In the coming weeks and months, we will be releasing snippets of data as well as…

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Defining Knowledge Management

Defining Knowledge Management (KM) Although Knowledge Management (KM)  intersects with records management, document management, IT, and digital asset management along with other disciplines, its emphasis is on connecting people with knowledge — which, in many cases, includes both digital assets and technology. But KM extends far further: KM requires organizations to think about knowledge in more abstract…

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What is Knowledge Management?

What is Knowledge Management? To define Knowledge Management, it is helpful to first understand the differences between data, information, knowledge. Data is a string of numbers, whereas information includes a first level of descriptors or organizing details.  “Knowledge is applied information.”  But knowledge goes deeper. Knowledge is applied information — information that includes context, interpretation,…

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