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Records retention and the social media quagmire

It seems like there's a new question every week about the impact social media has on enterprise--questions that inevitably trickle down (or up?) to the government level. The governing body that oversees New South Wales' digital records has an interesting look at its evolving strategies to manage records retention and disposal requirements in social spaces.

Document management process study sheds light but offers few answers

According to a new survey sponsored by Swiss Post Solutions and the Association for Information and Management, 57 percent of banking and insurance industry IT pros say records and document management processes are in need of improvement. Forty-one percent want to pull the plug on paper all together. But...

The DirecTV and AT&T merger: So many questions, so few answers

As I take over the helm here at FierceContentManagement from my buddy Ron Miller, I find it somewhat serendipitous that one of the major business stories this week concerns two (and a half) things near and dear to my heart. Mobile devices and what content this way comes.

Farewell my lovely

This is my final FierceContentManagement newsletter and I attempt to tie together almost six years at the helm.

HBO finally lets loose of its content

HBO finally learned that there's money to made in selling their content.

Dropbox needs to choose if it wants to be consumer or enterprise

Dropbox needs to decide if it's a busines tool or a consumer one because it's going to be tough to do both, simply because the business folks will have a hard time taking it seriously.

Competition heats up between Dropbox, Box

As Dropbox and Box continue their battle, Microsoft could play a growing role, and we could see some interesting action in this space in the coming months.

Records managers still living in the past

At AIIM 2014, I found that records managers were still slow to change.

This is what it sounds like when links die

If at all possible, try to keep your content up because when you take it down, visitors see a whole lot of nothing.

When content meets Big Data and visualization, something beautiful happens

When you combine a big content store with data visualization techniques, something wonderful happens.