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Call for Participation - Knowledge Management Standards

The AIIM Standards Board invites participation from the knowledge management community to develop a framework of standards for the field of knowledge management.  AIIM’s standards development and credentialing infrastructure will support development of three knowledge management standards. For more information about the projects and how you can get involved, download our brief description of the work. If you would be interested in participating in this effort, please feel free to send an email to Betsy Fanning.

Learn more about PDF

Visit the PDF Expert Corner, a community for PDF users and developers or see the list of published PDF standards.

AIIM's Recommended & Best Practices

AIIM Recommended Practice 2009
Analysis, Selection, and Implementation Guidelines Associated with Electronic Document Management Systems (EDMS)

Also, take a look at the AIIM Best Practices.

Standards Updates

AIIM's Official Guide to CMIS , the Content Management Interoperable Services Standard being developed by OASIS.

Download the StratML Schema.

We have begun a collection of case studies that describe the use of standards. These case studies will help you to better understand the standards and how you can deploy them within your organization. Check out Standards Case Studies to see how you can deploy standards in your organization. We will be adding case studies so visit us regularly.

Standards Speakers
Do you want to have a speaker on standards and best practices at your next chapter or another type of meeting? Contact Betsy Fanning or check out our list of available speakers. We have standards volunteers located all over the country who would be willing to speak at your event.