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KM Chicago on Text Mining

The December 13th meeting for KM Chicago is all set with Glenn Fannick of Factiva speaking on Text Mining.  We are also hosting a holiday party after the talk, so please let us know you are coming (mail to kmchicago-owner AT  We are asking for $10 to cover the cost of the party.

KM Chicago: Text Mining

Using Text mining and Visualization to Make Sense of Content Chaos

What are text mining and visualization and how can these new technologies impact your business? Text mining is the use of advanced technology to analyze content and discover emerging trends via reports or on screen visualizations. Learn how several technologies can be used to extract value from large amounts of content, allowing the user to monitor existing issues and spot new opportunities or threats, thereby serving as an early warning system for organizations.
Speaker: Glenn Fannick, Factiva Product Development Manager

Value of metadata

Shortcomings of expert systems