Once upon a time, content management systems toiled quietly away in the background of companies everywhere.
NARA issued a bulletin this month outlining exactly when federal agencies are required to transfer permanent records to the National Archives for safekeeping. NARA also devised a checklist to help agencies determine if certain records need to be shipped over sooner.
The concept of content analytics, viewing digital content through the dual lenses of business intelligence and business analytics, has been around awhile. Lately, however, it's becoming less of a "nice thing to delve into when you have the chance" and quickly becoming a business necessity.
The challenges facing IT because of legacy enterprise content management systems isn't new. As ECMs grow older, they can often end up creating more problems than they solve. What if the newest generation of ECM was able to help aging systems gracefully ride off into the sunset. Independent information management consultant Chris Walker says it's possible.
In an effort to help organizations corral collaborative communication data, archiving solutions firm Smarsh rolled out an updated version of its archiving software, The Archiving Platform, that includes support for easy retention of Cisco Jabber messages.
Data classification and security firm TITUS rolled out several security enhancements to its corporate email app TITUS Classification for Mobile to help bridge the gap between what employees want and organizations are willing to provide.
Few companies lack understanding about the importance of data analytics and mining it for all the customer information they can possibly squeeze out. However, it's vital that organizations don't treat analytics as an archaeological expedition to learn exclusively about the past.
In light of the recent federal records data breach, a recent survey of 150 federal workers involved with records management takes on a whole new meaning.
Financial institutions are the latest industry to face challenges when trying to digitize IT infrastructure. It's not so much that CEOs don't see the value. Instead, banks are increasingly hamstrung by legacy systems that just aren't up to the task.
In an effort to unburden themselves of mountains of paper files, many companies are turning to high powered document imaging scanners to corral, store and protect data. Fujitsu announced this week it has expanded its entire line of fi Series scanners to include capture software to streamline the process even further.
Enterprise search company Coveo knows knowledge workers spend, some might say waste, a lot of time looking for information in far-flung corners of their employers' databases and content management systems. In an effort to combat the problem, the company announced this week the availability of intelligent search-as-a-service, Coveo Cloud.
After much back-and-forthing, Mayor Jean Stothert begrudgingly agreed the personal text messages of Omaha city workers should be part of the public record.
Information governance consultant Steve Weissman has a message for records managers everywhere: "No one puts baby in the corner."
The newest AIIM survey on the state of the enterprise content management industry takes a deep dive into how companies can make purchase and use decisions at a time when the entire ECM landscape is changing.
Netskope released a report this week that offers a frightening look into cloud storage, data loss and its prevention.
A new report from consulting from Software Advice takes a good look at how businesses use enterprise content management systems and their common pain points. The end result is a pretty good roadmap outlining what CMS vendors can do to win the hearts and wallets of customers.
ARMA International, the non-profit professional association for records and information managers, has asked Congress to give federal records managers more resources to meet recent legal and regulatory mandates for electronic records.
Document productivity vendor Nitro has announced the launch of a pair of products designed to make document management and accessibility easier for businesses.