Depending on who you listen to, email is a pox on the entire records management ecosystem or simply an inevitable consequence of the modern workplace. From discovery to storage to info governance, email poses challenges to even the strongest records management policies--which is unfortunate since it's widespread use isn't likely to change anytime soon.
If you're hanging on to paper copies of documents once they've been digitized, you may not only be wasting space. You might also also be opening yourself up to discovery risks.
One of the hottest healthcare IT topics in 2014 was electronic health records (EHRs). Discussions included everything from who owns the data to how effective financial incentives are for motivating doctors to adopt EHRs. Unfortunately, one thing that kept also cropping up all year was how susceptible EHRs are to security breaches (hint: very). It looks like we should expect more of the same in 2015.
It's been an interesting year for content management.
Earlier this year, NASA successfully migrated 110 websites and applications to the cloud. Is that an indication that the rest of the government will eventually do the same?
Even if your company doesn't have clear information governance policies, you're still exposed to IG every day, everywhere you go. Everything around you runs on a governance framework of some sort. Computerworld's Jason Federoff says even snowflakes have governance, so there's no reason your business shouldn't.
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, or ICE, is the latest government agency to roll out a new electronic recordkeeping system, and it's one healthcare organizations will want to keep an eye on. ICE has replaced it's paper-based and multiple legacy software systems with a new automated electronic health record system for detainees in U.S. custody.
After more than a year in development, Salesforce.com has announced the release of Salesforce Files Connect, a tool for sharing, browsing and searching SharePoint files. Microsoft OneDrive will be supported by February, 2015, and support for additional repositories, including Google Drive, will be added over the next few months.
One of the most common buzzwords in enterprise content management is "collaboration." Work processes don't happen in a vacuum so its hard to imagine a CMS that doesn't facilitate collaboration between users. However, maybe we've taken the notion of collaboration a little too far and it's time to step back a bit.
Hayley Nelson, director of product management at Wired, has a small request from Santa. She'd like someone to invent a new type of CMS that helps publishers easily manage both print and online content. Oh, and it needs to have a great digital asset management system, too.
It's easy to assume that hybrid cloud deployments are strictly for the commitment-phobic but there are plenty of reasons why it makes sense for companies to use a combination of public or private cloud and dedicated servers rather than choose a single option.
Eight in ten doctors say they are using electronic health records or plan to soon. That's a pretty good adoption rate but it's not all about altruism. Physicians say the financial incentives are a pretty motivating factor, too.
With the advent of Internet-only banking services and a general consumer dissatisfaction with the banking industry, financial institutions are stepping up their marketing efforts to draw in customers.
Between cloud services, BYOD, and on-site software, workers use a large and often fragmented collection of apps and services to get things done during the course of a workday. Unfortunately, the "mishmash" approach means employees struggle to find what they need when they need it and sometimes resort to workarounds if they can't get satisfaction with IT-sanctioned products.
Unified communications solutions provider Actiance announced the release of Actiance for Exchange, a version of its flagship information governance product designed to help companies that use Microsoft Exchange maintain control over employee email.
Enterprise cloud collaboration service Huddle has raised $51 million in a Series D round of funding led by Zouk Capital, bringing total backing to well over $80 million. The company expects to use the funds to advance new versions of its software.
Was Sony partly responsible for its recent security breach that resulted in the capture of hoards of sensitive data?
Has information governance been on your mind a lot lately? If so, you're in good company.
After several days of commotion surrounding the activities of web content management software company Ektron, the dust has settled -- sort of. Here's what we know officially. Ektron secured a second round of funding with private equity firm Accel-KKR. Everything else is speculation as to what it all means and what the future holds for Ektron and its employees.