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  • PA state agencies are a study in email mismanagement

    In what is probably the most harebrained document management "system" in recent memory, emails sent or received by state agencies in Pennsylvania are archived on state servers for a mere five days before being permanently deleted. 

OpenText releases eDOCS DM 10 for legal eagles

This week, OpenText launched eDOCS DM 10, its information management system for the legal industry.

NASA migrates its CMS to Drupal, citing ease of use

NASA announced it has taken 110 websites and apps out of a commercial data center and moved them to the cloud. The organization also detailed plans to use Drupal as its new content management system. The project is designed to take advantage of more cost-effective storage options, as well as dump a proprietary CMS that was no longer supported.

Why the enterprise doesn't (but should) take information governance seriously

Doug Miles, head of the market intelligence division at AIIM, says the enterprise doesn't take information governance seriously enough, even though senior management knows it's an important topic. The issue, he says, isn't ambivalence. The sheer avalanche of data that needs managing is simply overwhelming even the most well-intentioned organizations.

Alfresco nabs $45 million for global marketing, cloud

Enterprise document management vendor Alfresco Software wants to move into global markets and managed to secure $45 million in funding to help make that happen. The company also plans to use the money for creating more cloud-based services to compete with the likes of Box and Dropbox.

It's time Congress hears about records management from the IT pros

Every time a government agency is taken to task in a courtroom for losing files, mishandling records or mismanaging documents, department heads line up to take the stand (and sometimes the fall). So why aren't the information professionals on the hot seat too?

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