Treasure Coast Newspapers, or TCN, recently completed a six-month investigation into how the city of Port St. Lucie, Fla., handles public records requests. It discovered that, "The local government is more opaque than transparent," and that it can take months to receive something as simple as a single report from Animal Control Services.
Sitecore announced a partnership this week to enhance the MyWebGrocer shopping service with Web content management features designed to improve the customer experience.
For years, prosecutors have been looking for links that Pacific Gas and Electric Company's sub-standard record keeping processes caused the deadly California gas line explosion in 2010. The blast killed eight people and leveled 38 homes.
Andy Slavitt, acting administrator for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, or CMS, dropped some significant news this week at the J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference in San Francisco. He said the current electronic health records meaningful use program will be replaced with "something better" in 2016.
Questions arose last month when members of the Wisconsin Public Records Board quietly changed the definition of what constitutes "transitory records," suddenly making communications via email, text or private social media unavailable for review under open records laws. Following a spate of public outcry, the Board voted unanimously Monday to rescind the changes and restore the original definition that's been on the books since 2010.
ECM vendor Laserfiche is moving beyond the goal of helping customers create a paperless workplace. Company CEO Chris Wacker told attendees at its annual Laserfiche EMPOWER conference that it's interested in "redesigning the workplace itself."
Cisco announced the launch of a new enterprise product Wednesday, Cloud Consumption as a Service. It's designed to monitor the use of public cloud services within an organization and catch potential problems before they arise.
A new report by the federal Committee on Oversight and Government Reform called the Freedom of Information Act "systemically broken" and said it's no longer a useful tool for ensuring governmental transparency.
According to a report released this week by the American Health Information Management Association, or AHIMA, linking patients to their EHRs is a fairly large and "routine" problem affecting healthcare organizations across the nation.
Kon Leong, CEO of compliance firm ZL Technologies, said data scientists get short shrifted in the workplace. They have great job descriptions and the pay grade to go with them, but are consistently hamstrung by workflows that require data experts to spend far more time managing data than actually analyzing it.
A hospital in Akron, Ohio implemented new technology recently that pairs patients with their electronic health records via fingerprint scans.
Kodak Alaris announced a partnership with Google this week aimed at making it easier for workers to capture documents on the fly without device or location constraints.
New York Mayor Bill de Blasio tasked his administration with digitizing all the documents flung hither and yon around the state leading to the discovery of some interesting historical documents, some too old to be scanned because of the danger they'll fall apart during the scanning process.
The Food and Drug Administration said that out of the 66 largest chain restaurants in the U.S., only five have met compliance requirements so far and product information management vendor EnterWorks suggested it's because franchises just can't access the information in their fragmented content management systems.
In keeping with his six-year tradition, Dries Buytaert, co-founder and CTO of Acquia, penned a year-end retrospective that took a look back at what Acquia accomplished in 2015 and where the company is headed in the new year.
AIIM Director of Research and Development Jesse Wilkins has tips on what current CIPs can do to help shepherd the CIP program through its next evolution.
When the Owner‐Operator Independent Drivers Association, a trade association that represents commercial drivers and their interests, was looking for a way to manage assets related to its legal cases, the organization elected to deploy a DAM system to house and archive its files.
In what may be one of the most innovative ways to securely share content between public safety agencies, the City of Houston rolled out a collaboration solution that allows first responders to deliver important files and data via a local television station's broadcasting signal.