How does Metro affect .NET-based CMS systems?

Guest post by Shaun Walker Leading up to the BUILD conference on Sept. 10 in Anaheim, Calif., there was a fog of uncertainty, rumors, and speculation in the Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) developer

Retention policies need to balance legal and historical requirements

Last summer, I wrote a post about the Google (NASDAQ: GOOG) smoking gun email at the Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) trial and held it up as an example of why every company needs a responsible retention

Jive prepares for IPO, picks Nasdaq

Forbes magazine reports this week that as enterprise social software vendor Jive Software prepares for its initial public offering, it has chosen Nasdaq as its stock exchange. Jive, to no surprise,

Social media archiving policies must be realistic

Social media content can, in fact, be a record--a fact some records managers find terrifying and perplexing when they consider the void it creates in e-Discovery and Freedom of Information Act

2011 Merger and Acquisition Roundup

The content management space has long been characterized by consolidation. Sometimes enterprise users reap the benefits of new partnerships and other times they lose out. One reason the market...

OpenText Social Communities packages social apps for the enterprise

OpenText released Social Communities 8.1 this week, a set of apps that provides a framework for companies to build social applications. While it's clear that many companies want to be social, getting

Adobe introduces Adobe Reader for iOS

This week Adobe (NASDAQ: ADBE) launched the Adobe Reader for iOS. Prior to this release, it was possible to read PDFs on your iPhone or iPad using tools like iBooks, but this gives you the ability to

IDC's view of SharePoint's marketshare numbers

Last week, we ran a post called SharePoint by the numbers, which outlined some of the numbers bandied about at the recent SharePoint conference and put them in the context of some Gartner research.

Social media content could be subject to e-Discovery requests

Guest post by Dean Kuhlmann The rules of discovery, the process by which parties in a lawsuit seek to obtain information by demanding production of relevant data, have evolved over the years to

Enterprises need to get past governance turf wars

I spent a couple of days this week at the ARMA conference, which is the organization representing records management professionals. You get a unique perspective when you hang out with the folks

SpringCM offers free content management to Salesforce customers

SpringCM announced this week it was offering a free VIP edition of their CMS to customers. Features include check in/check out, one-click Microsoft Office document editing, iPad

Federal government's Electronic Records Archive finally begins operation

The National Archives and Records Administration(NARA) is beginning the operations and maintenance phase of its Electronic Records Archive (ERA) system--a program that just wrapped up 6 years of

Glide launches cloud storage with 30GB of free storage

Transmedia, makers of the online Glide operating system introduced a new service this week called Glide G Drive with 30GB of free storage, offering far more than similar freemium online storage

Box announces $81M in funding; taking on SharePoint announced Oct. 11 it closed an eye-popping $81 million in funding from a mix of investors including NEA, Bessemer Venture Partners,, SAP Ventures and existing investors. You

SharePoint by the numbers

There is little doubt that Microsoft SharePoint is a tremendously successful product. But the extent of its success was put on full display by Jared Spataro, senior director of product management for

Nuance buys virtual keyboard company Swype

All Things Digital reported last week that Nuance had purchased virtual keyboard company, Swype for $102.5 million. Swype is used on touchscreen phones to provide speedier texting than touch typing.

SharePoint's mobile picture remains murky for now

I spent time at the SharePoint Conference this week and after listening to the keynote on Monday morning, I noticed the conspicuous absence of any mobile discussion whatsoever. There was a lot of

The incredible persistence of email

After spending a couple of days this week at the SharePoint Conference in Anaheim, Calif. one thing struck me: the incredible persistence of email. Many people, in spite of advances in the browser, teams up with Internet2 to deliver Box services to colleges

This week announced it was teaming up with the Internet2 Networking Consortium to deliver storage and collaboration services to colleges and universities who are part of this

Adobe announces creative cloud and new tablet apps

This week at Adobe Max 2011, Adobe (NASDAQ: ADBE) made a couple of significant announcements that show it is ready embrace cloud, mobile and social. First of all, it announced a new initiative called