Spotlight: Document management in a nutshell

We talk a lot around here about the intricacies of document management. What's the best process? Where is the technology headed? Why does it matter so much?

Forrester 2014 ECM and archiving survey opens

Forrester's 2014 online survey for Enterprise Content Management and Content Archiving is underway. The analyst firm is looking for input from anyone in the public or private sector who is willing to shed some light on their experiences surrounding ECM and archiving platforms.

Canto takes run at cloud-based DAM vendors with release of Flight

Digital asset management provider Canto is taking a run at its cloud-based DAM vendor competition with this week's release of its own cloud-based product, Flight. Canto isn't throwing its flagship installed app Cumulus into the grave, but instead is positioning Flight as simply another tool in the customer arsenal. Maybe that's what Flight's release is really all about--or maybe not.

Nuxeo announces beta release of hosting service

Enterprise content management platform Nuxeo announced the beta release of, a hosting service it says is "designed for developers, built for the cloud." Its goal is to remove the cumbersome process of provisioning new Nuxeo Platform instances so teams can focus on development.

SAP, OpenText expand integrated offerings

SAP recently announced that SAP Archiving by OpenText now runs on the SAP Hana platform and includes support for HANA Enterprise Cloud service deployments. The move expands the integrated offerings originally launched for SAP Business Suite in May of last year.

Spotlight: 4 things to consider when choosing a CMS

What should you look for in your latest CMS?

Open source CMS Tendenci launches service provider program

The creators of open source CMS project Tendenci want to free up time to focus on developing the platform so they've launched the Web Alliance Marketing Program to partner with service providers to help organizations with their post-deployment needs.

Translator Plugin offers best practices for localizing your CMS

Translation agency Global Partners International announced the launch of a new site this week designed to provide live demos of translation connectors for several popular CMS platforms including Joomla, WordPress and Adobe Experience Manager. also offers on-demand demos and a collection of best practice translation workflows for publishing multilingual sites.


Boeing acquires records management company AerData Group

If ever there's a place you want to see an impeccable records management system in use, it's the aviation industry. Boeing announced this week it is acquiring Netherlands-based AerData Group for an undisclosed sum.  AerData provides integrated software for managing airplane leasing, maintenance and other fleet records.

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...

Canon's Therefore information management system gets a big update

Taking cues from user feedback, Canon released a new version of its information management system, Therefore, that includes a new case management feature and updates to several existing features.

SkyKick's Enterprise Migration Suite shifts big businesses to Office 365

Show of hands, who actually enjoys the process of migrating to the cloud? At best, it's a long and tedious undertaking. At worst, it's a nerve wracking affair full of peril and pitfalls. If you're about to tackle a move to Microsoft Office 360, SkyKick's new Enterprise Migration Suite may make the job a little easier.

SDL adds web component to its Customer Experience Cloud service

When was the last time you made significant purchase without consulting one or more vendor websites? Sellers know it's practically unheard of these days so they're stepping up their game to offer pre-purchase information that goes beyond pictures and price.

Will Google's new product spell the end of the 3-ring binder?

Google is giving its new education product, Classroom, a test drive, and teachers and professors can apply for a preview. Classroom brings easy document management tools to teachers and students alike, as well as the expected set of communication and messaging tools.

Spotlight: 3 ways to jumpstart your content promotion

3 ways to jumpstart your content marketing

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.

Cloud-based SimpleECM aims to fill the CMS needs of small businesses

No matter how much companies rely on digital technology, paperwork is still a fact of life. Everything from human resources to accounting, OSHA and HIPPA requirements, or Sarbanes-Oxley compliance; they all generate paper trails.

US Treasury Department ready to commit to enterprise content management

A scant three years ago, the U.S. Treasury Department wanted nothing to do with implementing and deploying an enterprise content management system. Now the government office has decided ECMs are the bee's knees and is ready to commit fully to sharing services with other agencies.

Hospital admins struggle to meet EHR management requirements

According to a new study, hospital administrators consider "meeting regulatory requirements" for electronic records management their top priority. Unfortunately, it comes at the expense of nearly every other initiative they would like to undertake.

Oracle Eloqua launches globalization app Cloudwords

Oracle Eloqua recently announced the launch of Cloudwords, a globalization platform its customers can use to quickly localize marketing assets and deliver online content in a user's native language.