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Knowledge Management

Apr 26

Knowledge Management to Increase Efficiency and Productivity

Knowledge management (KM) has become both an important topic driven by a number of industry trends, foremost among them the strong and growing interest in artificial intelligence (AI). A knowledge base (KB) can serve as the centralized source of knowledge for an organization, providing the data needed to feed an AI solution.

Interest in KM is also being driven by its ability to help companies achieve many of their top enterprise servicing goals: improving productivity, increasing the use of self-service, decreasing customer effort, reducing operating costs, improving cross-departmental coordination, increasing customer and staff engagement, and delivering a better, more personalized customer experience.

This is a major and long overdue turnaround for the KM, which has taken many years to catch the attention of organizations. The question that organizations are now asking is whether KM solutions are able to meet their needs in the era of digital transformation.

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Sep 30

Knowledge Management Maturity

Regardless of how great its knowledge management, every organization should take time to see if it enables the flow of knowledge across people and systems and identify opportunities for its improvement.

Most organizations go through some evaluation when they first initiate their KM programs. However, it is equally important to revisit that self-evaluation at key intervals, such as when participation in KM tools and approaches lags or when leaders want to capitalize on the success of an effective, but limited, KM implementation by expanding it organization-wide.

This post is about knowledge management strategy as well as governance, processes, technology, and change management associated with successful and sustainable knowledge management implementation. In following posts, we will share details about the governance structures, processes, technologies, change management enablers and measurement approaches associated with successful and sustainable KM implementations.

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Aug 6

Knowledge Management for a Contact Center

Knowledge management has been helping many organization to achieve higher efficiency and productivity for many years. It is especially important in a contact center.

When a customer calls, contact center agents rely heavily on knowledge base to answer customer questions. Not having knowledge management in place can jeopardize the quality of customer service in a contact center.

The biggest hurdles to providing high quality customer service is lack of contact center knowledge and inconsistency of answers across different channels of contact as well as inability of self-service help center to deliver information needed by customers. The solution to these hurdles is is the unified multiple channels knowledge management.

These are the main reasons why knowledge management is crucial component in service organizations:

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Jul 31

Ten tips to unlock the knowledge-ready advantage

Effective Knowledge Management (KM) is very important for an organization, especially for a service organization who has customer support to answer phone calls and chats. KM drives performance and innovation. It can help companies solve critical problems.

Here are 10 tips to optimize knowledge management in your organization.

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Feb 28

12 Steps in Knowledge Management

User centered design is important for successful knowledge management. This design can also be called design thinking. Design thinking can help with process architecture, tools, and a knowledge sharing culture. These are important points for knowledge management improvement:

1. The emphasis on emotion and empathy of user would have a great impact, focus on experimentation and testing before scaling and confidence even in the face of uncertainty. Thus, buy-in for KM initiatives increases when adequate empathy has been shown to employees concerns and if participatory design elements have been used to come up with the knowledge management architecture and processes.

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