Adobe Captivate Prime 9 joins race to the top of the LMS class

Adobe boosted its involvement in the corporate learning and training environment with the release of its newest learning management system, Adobe Captivate Prime 9. The new cloud-based LMS is designed for rapid set-up and deployment without an over-reliance on busy IT departments.

Expert: Protect your company by protecting your 'dark data'

Organizations spend a lot of time securing their most obvious data, but Tom Barce, an information governance expert, suggests many companies have an Achilles' heel that could come back to haunt them: Dark data. Securing it, he said, may mean the difference between data protection and data disaster.

Rackspace announces Managed Cloud for Adobe Experience Manager early access program

Managed cloud provider Rackspace announced today an early access program for its upcoming new service, Managed Cloud for Adobe Experience Manager. Its designed to help marketing teams reduce the time it takes to deploy, upgrade or launch new campaigns in AEM.

Study: Workers and IT aren't on same page with mobile or cloud services

A new AIIM report released this week looks at how businesses are making decisions about cloud and mobile access to corporate content, and how it impacts enterprise content management.

Vaultize integrates enterprise DRM into suite of secure mobile file-sharing tools

Data security firm Vaultize offers enterprise file share and sync, mobile file sharing and mobile content management services to customers looking for easy and secure ways to share files across mobile devices in the workplace. The company announced this week that it has integrated enterprise digital rights management into its tools for even greater file security.

Migrate business files to Windows 10 with Laplink

If you're migrating data from Windows XP and are up for doing it yourself, Laplink's PCmover Express is available at no charge and includes free, 24/7 transfer assistance. "Windows 10 is here, and there's no shortage of help available from Microsoft partners willing to help enterprises make the transition," IT World's Gary Hilson noted. 

FBI collects over 100 boxes of records abandoned by Tampa-area e-recycling service

Tampa-based e-recycling service Creative Recycling Systems has had quite a storied history in the last couple of years. Between lawsuits, allegations of embezzlement, bankruptcy, and eventual liquidation, over 100 boxes of sensitive documents were left languishing in a storage facility for years. Now the FBI has stepped in.

CXM meets CMS at London City Airport

London City Airport rolled out a combination of 26 self-service kiosks, "smartwall" screens and mobile check-in desks to assist travelers trying to get into or out of the airport, noted...

Can Jefferson University win LMS market share with iCE?

Pennsylvania's Thomas Jefferson University has decided to enter the learning management software space by releasing its new LMS, interactive Curricula Experience, to the education market. The university is hoping its student-centric approach to learning will give it an edge over its competitors.

Is LMS giant Blackboard up for sale?

The learning management software space is buzzing with the news that execs at Blackboard are shopping for a buyer willing to pony up around $3 million to purchase the company. According to Reuters, confidential sources say, "Blackboard's majority owner, private equity firm Providence Equity Partners LLC, has hired Deutsche Bank AG and Bank of America Corp to run an auction for the company."

The move from EHRs to electronic health plans

As more healthcare providers get their electronic healthcare record systems in place, the looming question is how to take EHR management to the next level. John Glaser, senior vice president of health IT services company Cerner Corp., says it's time to consider electronic health plans.

Australian records mismanagement affects asylum seekers

"A combination of poor recording keeping by the Australian Immigration department and bad data management by International Health and Medical Services (IHMS) has resulted in the IHMS being...

CMOs believe in value of visual assets but don't prioritize their management

A new study from the Chief Marketing Officer Council reveals that visual assets are a key component of strong customer engagement but there's a strong disconnect between the desire to use them and the ability to store and manage them. It's a bit like trying to make the perfect meal for guests when you lack a kitchen and pantry.

Content delivery network Fastly raises $75M for global expansion

Content delivery network Fastly raised a lot of money this month to help fund its global expansion, sales and marketing efforts. The company snagged a total of $75 million in Series D funding from Iconiq Capital and a handful of other existing investors. They're also bringing former Netsuite exec Dan Miller on board as Fastly's new CFO.

Chinese hackers breach personal emails of US government officials

NBC News reports it has obtained documents indicating Chinese hackers have been reading the personal email of top U.S. officials since at least early 2010. Government-assigned email accounts of those same officials were not hacked because, according to a senior U.S. intelligence official, they are more secure.

Haivision launches Calypso Enterprise Video Platform

From marketing collateral to in-house training, video files are high-value assets and video solutions vendor Haivision has a new video management platform aimed at helping organizations corrall and collaborate on them within a single environment.

SPOTLIGHT ON... Top cloud providers don't fully trust the cloud

As the country's top cloud providers vie for a share of the market, The Wall Street Journal has unveiled that cloud providers don't even fully trust their own product. The Journal has an...

CA judicial committee says lawyers have ethical responsibility to eDiscovery

A new formal opinion released by California's Committee on Professional Responsibility and Conduct offers strong words to attorneys about their ethical duties surrounding the handling of electronically stored information. In short, "But, Your Honor, I don't understand how eDiscovery works" shouldn't be a valid argument in the California court system.

DOD awards EHR contract to Leidos, Accenture and Cerner

Last week I reported on the status of the Pentagon's electronic health records project, and claimed that it could be a massive and expensive flop. One point of contention from critics was that whomever was eventually awarded the contract to modernize the EHR record system would end having too much control over sensitive data. Politico reported that a handful of former Pentagon IT professionals called for a one-year delay on the announcement of a new vendor. They didn't get their wish.

Extensis launches toolkit to ease DAM process pain points

As with most other enterprise systems, selecting and implementing a DAM system ranges from "a bit challenging" to "a miserable experience" depending on a number of factors. Enterprise software vendor Extensis launched a new toolkit this week to make the process a little easier.