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Change is in the air at AIIM/info360 2011

AIIM/info360 2011 felt odd to me this year. Maybe it was the one-year detour to the Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. Maybe it was because the cloud seemed to have more genuine

Locking down external social media could be counter-productive

Speaking at the AIIM/info360 Conference in Washington, D.C., this week, John Mancini, the president of AIIM talked about the changing face of business. Mancini indicated that AIIM surveys found 45

While managing records, manage risk

Enterprises are creating and collecting more data than ever, and government agencies are no exception. But when that organization is part of the intelligence community, each record is also a risk

eBook readers struggle to stay relevant

Regular readers may recall that over the last couple of years, I've advocated bringing the cost of the eReader to under a $100. Now I'm ready to go even further and suggest a cost of zero. Lest you

Eccentex brings case management to cloud

For much of last year, case management was the new approach to ECM and this week at AIIM/info360, Eccentex Corporation will announce a new approach to case management--in the cloud. Called the

Google brings discussions to Google Docs

Last week Google (NASDAQ: GOOG) announced the introduction of discussions in Google Docs in what looks like a remnant from the now defunct Google Wave. While Docs has had comments for awhile now, the

Sharp introduces touch document management interface

Sharp Electronics recently introduced a dazzling new touch interface that lets you manage scanned documents as though you were on an iPhone or iPad, changing the way people interact with

Box takes it to the next level with Cloud Connect

At AIIM/info360 today, Box.net made a major announcement regarding connecting traditional ECM systems behind the firewall to the Box cloud. The new system lets enterprise customers link their

Clearwell adds new Legal Hold module for eDiscovery customers

Clearwell announced a new Legal Hold module this week they say will streamline the process of adding documents to a legal hold. It's a new component in Clearwell's eDiscovery Platform product. The

IBM puts analytics purchases to work in e-commerce

IBM (NYSE: IBM) announced this week a new e-commerce initiative that combines software and consulting services, and makes use of lat year's analtyics buying spree when it bought Sterling Commerce,

Soonr Workplace makes business collaboration mobile

Soonr announced this week that they were releasing Soonr Workplace, a mobile collaboration tool aimed at SMBs that works across a variety of mobile devices. According to a prepared statement, Soonr

Flipboard update makes good tool even better

I haven't been shy about how much I like Flipboard, the iPad app that takes your RSS feeds and social streams and presents them in a magazine-style layout. Last week Flipboard announced an update to

New Google Apps release tools give IT more control

Google (NASDAQ: GOOG) announced a new feature this week that provides a way for IT pros to control Google Apps releases to their organizations. One of the primary advantages of using cloud services

Google announces plans to update Blogger

Google (NASDAQ: GOOG) announced this week that it plans to update the Blogger blogging platform. After all these years, it really needs it. The venerable blogging platform has survived for years, but

Time to emphasize content presentation

It's no secret; There's a ton of content out there and it's growing ever-larger before our eyes. As we head to AIIM/info360 next week, it's a matter worth discussing. Just how are we supposed to

The indelible impact of cloud, mobile, social

It seems you can't go to a conference these days without seeing a strong focus on the cloud, mobile and social media. They are having a profound impact on technology in general and on content

AIIM/info360 includes exclusive Executive Summit for first time

This year the AIIM/info360 Conference includes an exclusive invite-only conference inside the conference for executives called the Executive Summit @ info360. While the program is focused on

Government content and transparency take the stage at AIIM/info360 2011

In previous years, AIIM/info360 was focused squarely on the enterprise with little mention of government content management. This year's location, however, has influenced the conference agenda and

SharePoint flexes its muscles at AIIM/info360 2011

Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) SharePoint continues to have a strong influence across content management. While many have mixed feelings about it, you can't argue with the impact it has on the industry.

FCM coverage at AIIM/info360 2011

As we attend sessions and stroll the expo hall at AIIM/info360 2011, we want you to be part of the action--even if you're not in Washington, D.C. with us. Ron Miller and I will be attending the