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What businesses can learn from federal info governance strategies

The federal government is all about finding ways to implement new and strengthen existing its records and information management policies. Unfortunately, while federal agencies keep coming up with fresh ideas, the government haven't been great about coming up with actionable guidelines to implement them.

News and notes from Microsoft Ignite

Can't make it to Microsoft Ignite this year? The event is just underway, and here are some news and notes we've collected so far.

Learning from ECM implementation failure

The only thing more nerve-wracking than implementing a new content management system is the fear of failing during or soon after the process. When a Canadian university's attempted adoption of a new CMS crashed and burned in spectacular fashion, they wanted to know what went wrong so they hired consultant Chris Walker to figure it out. Here's a rare and candid look at what happened.

Docs threaten to switch EHR vendors, but will it really matter?

It's no secret that physicians are angry about the current state of the electronic health record industry. Many healthcare providers accuse EHR vendors of locking down patient information in an...

The side of records management we rarely see

Earlier this year, I reported on two archivists at University of Oregon who handed over upwards of 22,000 school records to an economics professor just for the asking. One archivist has since resigned. 

The cold truth about enterprise content management

There's a lot of great advice all over the Internet on how to use enterprise content management systems.

The future of the DAM industry

I caught up with Widen Enterprises' director of marketing, Jake Athey, to get his take on the current DAM landscape and where's it's headed. Here's what he had to say.

Facebook wants to host your news site's content

Facebook wants to get into the news business, but not directly. 

Docs get political backing against EHR vendors holding patient data hostage

Physicians anxious (or at least willing) to bring electronic health records into their practice got a rude awakening recently when they discovered EHR vendors are locking down the patient information contained within the records. 

Danish firm Templafy expands to US, tackles 'document anarchy'

Denmark-based template management company Templafy opened its doors in January 2014 to solve the problem of what founder and CEO Christian Lund calls "document anarchy."