Australia's national science agency, the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation, recently redesigned its records management system. The team solved a lot of lingering problems and learned a few valuable lessons along the way.
Tech analyst Geoffrey Bock says emerging technology--particularly the prevalence of rich media--is making it tough for digital asset management systems to keep up with the times.
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As we were going to press last week, news was beginning to trickle in about a fire at a Brooklyn, New York warehouse where millions of records belonging to various city agencies were stored. The seven-alarm blaze was originally thought to involve more than four million files, however city officials now estimate the number of damaged records will be far less.
When the staff of nonprofit news site The Marshal Project realized they needed a new CMS, they tasked their director of technology, Ivar Vong, with creating something flexible that could grow with the organization. Rather than cobble together something from pieces of existing platforms, Vong did what many media sites are doing these days. He built a CMS from the ground up.
Website creation company Weebly is targeting hospitals, educational facilities and large organizations with its recent launch of Weebly for Enterprise.
In the latest in a string of governmental email fiascos, the New York Times reports former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton used her personal email address to conduct federal business. In fact, not only did she allegedly use it exclusively, she didn't even have a government-issued email address at all. The State Department is looking into the situation and combing through 55,000 pages of email they received from Clinton's office.
For all the hype about how great cloud document management is, some organizations just aren't willing to get on board yet. Though their reasons may be sound, a recent survey by Nitro reveals that clinging to old-school paper document practices is a productivity killer. Take a look.
Managing big data can mean big headaches, especially when it's inherently unstructured and unweildy. Getting data under control before you need it seems daunting but it's really the best defense against future problems and potential litigation issues.
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The number of financial malware attacks against Android devices more than tripled last year, topping 2.3 million, according to a new report by Kaspersky Lab.