If you plan to languish around during ECM deployment instead of paying attention to what's going on around you, expect to find yourself looking at the undercarriage of a very big bus.
Information governance has been a topic of interest in enterprise content management since the industry's infancy.
Corporate attorneys Judy Selby and James Sherer put together an interesting blog post examining why it's so difficult for employees to part with old email, documents and other unneeded data. They liken the behavior to hoarding, offering some insight into the reasons behind it and how you can help your workers rationalize getting rid of detritus there's no longer any reason to keep.
Information intelligence vendor Recommind announced last week the integration of its eDiscovery platform Axcelerate with EMC SourceOne archiving software. The new setup allows SourceOne users to safely move documents around between apps, in the cloud or in a licensed environment.
Companies that cater to customers online need to make sure their data management system isn't inadvertently driving away business. Rachel Serpa, Content Marketing Manager at Gigya, says it's important to make sure the CMS underpinnings of your website enhance the user experience, not undercut it.
Federal-level health IT spending is forecast to reach $4.8 billion by 2019, according to a new report by enterprise software company Deltek. Unsurprisingly, the main reasons behind the megabucks spending are federal healthcare initiatives and the collateral tech needed to make them become reality.
The return on investment for content management systems in the enterprise is an average of $7.50 for every dollar spent--up 23 percent from 2012. That's the word from a report just published by Nucleus Research.
Oracle announced this week its intent to purchase digital asset management, or DAM, vendor Front Porch Digital, for an undisclosed sum. Oracle execs say the acquisition will help the company provide solutions for businesses grappling with the challenges of working with large amounts of rich media.
If we're being generous, we could say that current federal records management policies still need ... a little bit of work.
Mobile file sharing vendor Accellion announced this week the availability of a collection of kiteworks cloud content connectors for Box and Dropbox. The new integration gives IT managers control over content employees are storing in the cloud while allowing users to access content from either side of the firewall.
Australia's plan to combine its multiple governmental websites onto one Drupal-based CMS platform is really starting to come together. Australia's Department of Finance announced this week plans to migrate Australia.gov.au and finance.gov.au to its new online content management system, govCMS, powered by digital business company Acquia.
The push to implement electronic health records systems is reaching critical mass but a new report by the HHS Office of Inspector General reveals what some hospital administrators have been saying for a while. The process just isn't ready for prime time.
Alfresco has teamed up with document viewing technology provider Snowbound Software to integrate Snowbound's VirtualViewer HTML5 into its collaborative ECM platform, Alfresco One.
Sometimes getting your data into a content management system is like loading a moving van. You manage to shoehorn everything in just right but then have no idea how to retrieve anything when you're ready to take it out.
A new ruling by a D.C. court could have a ripple effect on what new types of records federal agencies--and eventually U.S.-based businesses--are compelled to retain.
Is ECM effective as a shared service?
If you've been on the fence about implementing a digital asset management system, this infographic from Extensis might provide the final push. It reveals that companies that use DAM systems to manage digital content recoup nearly $200,000 over a period of five years. Conversely, those that don't are losing an average of $44,000 per year.
Even though some companies are having difficulty warming up to full-blown cloud-based record management solutions, many are willing to concede the usefulness of storing email in the cloud. However, as with any large data migration, moving vast quantities of email has its own unique challenges and issues.
IBM's X-Force Threat Intelligence quarterly report is out and, given recent reports of CMS security issues, the results aren't surprising but they're still noteworthy. It reveals that 8.4 percent of web application vulnerabilities can be traced back to CMS plugins versus just 0.9 percent that originate from problems in the core CMS platform.
If you're a small business owner who thinks you don't have to worry about things like information governance, you may want to think again. Virtually every company has the potential to be impacted by data management problems that could land them in hot water--or court.