Back in May of this year, the Canadian government was struggling with accusations it had improperly destroyed an unspecified number of public records following the election of new party leaders. As a result, document shredding was halted at all government agencies pending an investigation into the matter. Last week, public agencies were given the go-ahead to fire up the shredders once again.
Microsoft Partners say their clients are willing to move existing Microsoft enterprise environments like Office, Exchange, and SharePoint to the cloud, but not without some trepidation.
Healthcare CIOs are continuously bedeviled by the obstacles in managing medical images and delivering them to physicians in more useful ways. It doesn't help that diagnostic imaging is so varied, its content mostly inscrutable to all but specialists, and that unstandardized electronic health records present the images helter-skelter making doctors burn precious time searching the entire record for them.
While Box may have started out targeting business users, Dropbox, Google and Microsoft are doing much better at attracting small and medium size business users, at least according to a survey that Spiceworks did recently.
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A new policy in St. Paul, MN allows city employees to "delete [email messages] as soon as their purpose is served" or within six months. Messages moved to trash or junk folders will evaporate in a mere two weeks. In a not-at-all-shocking turn of events, public watchdog groups are voicing their concern.
Customer experience management is as much a catchphrase today as "social media guru" was five years ago. Indeed, it's difficult to have a conversation at any level about customer engagement without mentioning CX somewhere along the way. Some industry insiders suggest that the intense focus by marketing on the customer experience is leading to a rift between marketing agencies and their clients.
For some time now, the Pentagon has been planning to announce a new records system that, among other things, would integrate nicely with the VA's recent attempts to modernize its electronic health records system for better interoperability between agencies. At the eleventh hour, healthcare providers and politicians close to the project say it will be an expensive and inefficient flop.
eQuorum Corporation announced the release of a new version of its document management system, ImageSite, that includes a slew of new features and an overhauled UI. ImageSite 9.1, written in HTML5 is supported by all platforms, no Java required, and is available to customers now.
According to a new report by MarketsandMarkets, the hybrid cloud market is expected to grow $84.67 billion, largely fueled by increased adaptation in North America. Other parts of the world, however, like Latin America and the Middle East will be close behind.
Executives from open source CMS vendor HIPPO and proprietary CMS vendor Kentico squared off in a friendly debate about the pros and cons of open source versus commercial content management systems on a recent episode of the web-based show CMS Connected, hosted by commentator Butch Stearns.
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Proving once more that mobile technology is touching every sector, Australia-based Techs4Biz has released a crane inspection app for field maintenance workers and inspectors to make sure their heavy machinery meets safety requirements and other standards.
MobileIron will provide its enterprise mobility management platform to Telefonica's multinational and enterprise customers under an agreement announced this week.