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Autonomy buys digital pieces of Iron Mountain

This past weekend Autonomy agreed to buy some key digital pieces of Iron Mountain, a company that has been having trouble recently. The digital pieces make sense from a content management standpoint

Forget the Chromebook; get an iPad

There was an interesting pair of announcements last week at two separate events that have the potential to influence profoundly the future of content management. One was Google's Chromebook, a

EMC and Cisco join forces in collaboration-ECM partnership

At EMC World in Las Vegas this week, EMC and Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) announced a partnership involving the Cisco Quad enterprise collaboration tool and EMC Documentum content management. On its face,

SDL announces mobile engagement solution

Customer engagement and mobile are two trends we are hearing a lot about lately and SDL hopes to take advantage of this by introducing a new mobile engagement solution for its SDL Tridion web content

Recommind's latest version of Decisiv Search connects to cloud services

Recommind released the newest version of the Decisiv search tool this week with API hooks that enable organizations to include documents stored in cloud storage services in the results. As more

EMC and Box.net announce partnership at EMC World

On Monday afternoon at EMC World in Las Vegas, EMC and Box.net announced a partnership that lets users access the Documentum repository directly from the Cloud using Box. This essentially gives

Yammer announces availability of Yammer Desktop 2.0

Yammer, the Enterprise 2.0 collaboration tool, introduced a new version of its desktop application this week called Yammer Desktop 2.0. In a blog post, Yammer wrote that it had heard from its users

Cloud Sherpas launches new version of popular Google management tools

Cloud Sherpas announced an enhancement to their popular SherpaTools for Google Apps, which they say is one of the most installed apps in the Google Apps Marketplace. They will be demoing the new

Can compliance and collaboration live in harmony?

As companies increasingly look for ways to collaborate openly, they come up against compliance, security and governance issues. There is a school of thought that says, you have to step back and let a

SDL buys cloud DAM vendor Calamares

SDL went shopping yesterday and bought cloud media (or digital) asset management vendor Calamares. In a statement, SDL described Calamares as a "cloud-based platform that allows enterprises to

Microsoft and RIM announce deal to have Bing on Blackberries, PlayBook

Steve Ballmer reportedly took to the stage on Tuesday at the Blackberry World conference and announced a comprehensive partnership with RIM (NASDAQ: RIMM) to feature Bing mobile search tools on all

Box.net introduces SimpleShare tool

Last week, Box.net introduced a new tool called SimpleShare that lets you capture screens and save them to your Box.net account automatically. You can also move files to your Box.net online account

Limelight buys Clickability for $10 million

Clickability, a web content management product sold in the Software as a Service (SaaS) model was sold Monday to Limelight Networks for $10 million--cheap money in the scheme of things and an

A journalist's view of covering ECM

Last week, as I read Laurence Hart's post, "Preaching to the Content Management Choir" (you have to click through for the embedded video alone) on his fine Word of Pie blog, it got me thinking. Hart

Here comes mobile content management

Guest post by Joe Shepley Mobility, from a global perspective, is already one of the top two or three forces shaping technology in the twenty-first century. Given that, it's surprising that you don't

WordPress 3.1.2 released with security fixes

WordPress announced the release of an update last week with version 3.1.2. According to a blog post on Open Source CMS Pro, this release fixes a recently discovered security issue with

VMware takes social turn with SlideRocket purchase

VMware made a surprising addition this week when it purchased online presentation vendor SlideRocket. VMware known mostly for its virtual machine technology has decided to move into end-user cloud

U.S. military taps Drupal Commons for collaborative software development

The Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) is using Acquia's Drupal Commons to bring a social component to its software development platform Forge.mil. Just two weeks ago, developers sharing code

SpringCM boasts case management and shiny new iPad app

SpringCM announced last week they had come out with a new version of their cloud-based content management system, which includes case management capabilities, a new iPad app and new, simpler ways to

Google's new algorithm hits content farms hard

Google (NASDAQ: GOOG) said it was going to adjust its algorithm to penalize low-quality content and recent data--as reported on the Forbes Mixed Media blog--suggests it has been true to its word.