News

Former OR governor seeks to prevent release of personal email

As criminal allegations of influence-peddling swirl, former Oregon governor John Kitzhaber requested all his personal email be destroyed, included all archived documents.

Spotlight: AU government's switch to Drupal moves forward

The Australian government has been moving its entire content management system little by little to Drupal over the past several months.

Physicians angry EHR vendor won't cough up patient data

A key benefit of electronic health records is the ease in which it allows doctors to share crucial patient information with each other. Unfortunately, EHR vendors realize a cash cow when they see it and are locking down patient data unless physicians pay thousands of dollars to release it. It's become such a contentious issue that Congress may have to get involved.

Cleveland Cavs deliver content to fans mid-game via beacons

The Cleveland Cavaliers are using 50 Bluetooth beacons spread through its home stadium to transmit video content and other promotional material to basketball fans during home games. Since implementing the system in October, smartphone users who downloaded a special app and opted-in to receive messages have received more than 82,000 transmissions.

Media outlets fail to deliver content the way consumers want it

Publishers and their audiences are at a crossroads. If online news agencies continue to cling to traditional distribution channels instead of delivering content the way consumers want, the publishing industry will suffer in the long run.

In midst of learning management progress, expert advises ditching LMS

There's been a lot of interesting things going on in the learning management system space in the last few weeks. Here are three stories worth checking out in particular.

 

Report: Legal sector lacks effective document management tech

The legal sector is sorely lacking efficient document review and management technology, according to new research.

Part way through the race, Microsoft starts to play nice

Microsoft is opening the door to more integration between Office and third-party cloud storage companies. At one time, these moves could have made life a lot easier for mobile workers trying to get a grip on accessing and managing their files. At this point though, it could be a bit too late.

Spotlight: Your CMS provider was just acquired, now what?

Even though customers shouldn't notice when their CMS providers are acquired or change--at least not in a negative way--there are some questions you should consider asking just in case. 

Box receives rocky reception from Wall Street

The growing number of enterprise storage options are overwhelming corporate consumers, and also investors--especially when it comes to newly public Box.

Infinit now available for Windows

Infinit, a peer-to-peer file sharing service, is now available to Windows users.

New partnership allows Office iOS users to edit, save documents to Box

Box today joins Citrix and Salesforce as members in Microsoft's Cloud Storage Partner Program. Two new integrations allow businesses to access content from any device or platform, and will support native integrations for Office for iPad and iPhone, and Office Online.

With new investment, Lighthouse to target sectors beyond legal

Lighthouse eDiscovery, a company that helps lawyers do discovery, scored a big investment from Spire Capital and plans to use the money to expand geographically but also into new sectors.

Soonr puts enterprise security first with new mobile app

Soonr this month released a new mobile file sharing solution app that offers both mobility and security for employees on-the-go, but currently it's only available for Apple users.

CIOs say they support hybrid cloud but deployment remains low

A new survey of more than 10,000 IT professionals revealed that 64 percent think hybrid cloud services provide greater agility and security, yet only 27 percent have deployed a hybrid cloud. Still, that's a nine percent jump from where hybrid deployments were in 2013.

 

Professor: Digitizing war records diminishes history

Andrew Hoskins, an interdisciplinary research professor at University of Glasgow, suggests that our desire to digitize the archives of war will ultimately diminish its value as a learning resource. He says that much of the nuance and context that only comes from handling physical manifestations of historical records is lost when researchers can simply call up a document on a screen.

 

OIG's office hunts for email compliance tool

The Office of the Inspector General is on the hunt for an email compliance and management tool. Under the federal guidelines for managing government records, the OIG has until December 2016 to choose and implement a method for maintaining both permanent and temporary email records.

 

Accellion releases kiteworks for Symantec Sealed Program

Enterprise file sharing and collaboration provider Accellion announced a new partnership this week that integrates its mobile content platform, kiteworks, with Symantec's Sealed Program for securing mobile devices. The kiteworks for Symantec app helps employees work securely with documents and other corporate content directly on their mobile phones.

Hoarding email can hurt you in the long run

hile it's tempting to save every single email message your company sends or receives in the interest of compliance and e-discovery, some experts say doing so can cost you big in the long run.

Spotlight: Justice Department, FBI point fingers over withheld records

Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz says the FBI is withholding records they promised to turn over to his office for review.