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FierceCM talks secure file sharing with Soonr CEO

Enterprise file-sharing service provider Soonr published a report last week that reveals 59 percent of workers say it's important they be able to download or edit files on their mobile devices. 89 percent say they access files remotely, but only 22 percent have an approved file-sharing service in the workplace.

Dropbox rolls out new sharing controls, full-search text

A few days ago, Box upped its game against Dropbox with a new design, apps and a widget. Now Dropbox returns the volley with new sharing controls and full-text search that company Product Manager Abhishek Agrawal says will "save time and bring additional peace of mind to both admins and team members."

ARMA International formally supports federal records act

ARMA International, a non-profit resource for information governance, announced that it formally supports the recent passage of the Presidential and Federal Records Act Amendments

New AIIM study looks at the use of paper in the workplace

Now that World Paper Free Day has wrapped up for the year, AIIM has released a timely report that takes a look at the state of paper use in the workplace and what, if any, progress is being made to move toward paper-free processes.

White paper claim: Don't save everything for eDiscovery

It almost seems counterintuitive to not save every shred of paper that may be relevant in the event of future legal proceedings but, eQ says strong information governance policies can actually decrease the amount of paper that businesses are required to retain.

RM vendor Iron Mountain to offer RFID-tagged cartons in 2015

Records management firm Iron Mountain announced beginning in early 2015, all the storage boxes it provides to customers will be outfitted with RFID technology.

Spotlight: Say Media creates new CMS, drops its online magazines

Online publisher Say Media rolled out a new content management system named Tempest recently.

Spotlight: 5 reasons to have a content management system

Take a look at 5 good reasons to have a content management system. 

Microsoft scuttles Lync for 'Skype for Business'

Microsoft announced this week that as of early next year, Lync will become Skype for Business. The software giant is scrapping Lync in order to leverage Skype's "hundreds of millions of users" in its voice and video conferencing. But don't worry, this new offering is actually a hybrid of the two.

 

Box takes on Dropbox--with better design, apps and a widget

When it comes to the enterprise vote, Box wins hands-down with its wonderfully dependable regulatory compliance shining brightly against Dropbox's ruleless reign. But there's a reason Dropbox remains so popular among users: design that is user-friendly. 

To censor or not to censor, that is the question

To censor or not to censor, that is the legal and ethical question.

How the Washington Post accidently innovated its CMS platform

Last year, The Washington Post set out to find an easier way to make author pages rather than using its clunky CMS to do the trivial task. According to a post in Poynter, that led to the development of a new platform designed specifically for this task. The engineers named it Pagebuilder because it made making page templates a breeze. It became very popular among the reporters and editors at the Post, and now it has taken on a life and evolution of its own.

Gartner urges content marketers to adopt newsroom habits

Jake Sorofman says that "for content marketers, there's useful inspiration in hewing to newsroom habits." Does this mean there should be a lot of copying and pasting from news media? No, he says. It's better to organize like newsrooms.

Large portions of Canadian government's email migration plan may be delayed until 2016

Shared Services Canada's planned email migration, which was already delayed once, may be on the verge of further setbacks as some starting dates for the project's various components slip to early 2016.

New Acquia tool serves hyper-relevant content to customers

Many eCommerce companies amass loads of customer intelligence with the intent to blend it into other existing content and then repurpose it for future customer engagement. The trouble is, only about half of companies actually implement any kind of personalization system on their customer-facing websites. 

Experts troubled by Drupal's latest security snafu

Drupal's latest cyberattack may have affected as many as 12 million websites, leaving security experts concerned that similar future exploits could create a ripple effect compromising thousands more sites.

IG vendor RSD releases free, cloud-based policy manager

Information governance software vendor RSD announced the availability of a free version of RSD GLASS Policy Manager designed to help companies create new policies to govern their data and intellectual property.

Your health records are worth a small fortune to hackers

Forget credit cards, what hackers really want is your health history. That's according to an article at Reuters which takes a close look at the latest ways criminals exploit vulnerabilities in electronic medical records.

 

World Paper Free Day is Nov. 6. Are You In?

The AIIM community has designated Thursday, November 6, 2014 as World Paper Free Day. They'll make a donation in your name to the Arbor Day Foundation in exchange for filling out a simple pledge form and they're even offering digital badges to display on your websites and email signatures so you can help spread the word.

Spotlight: Open source CMS more attractive to devs, says researcher

Forrester Research VP and Principal Analyst Jeffrey Hammond says more developers are choosing open source solutions these days to avoid the "hurdles" of proprietary software.