News

Workfront's DAM system unearths forgotten content for re-use

Enterprise work management vendor Workfront introduced a new player this month in the digital asset management space with the launch of Workfront DAM.

Infint rolls out premium pricing tiers, keeps basic service free

File sharing service Infint announced the a new set of business and enterprise-class pricing tiers to give companies more storage flexibility and a few bonus features not found in its free basic service.

BitTorrent Sync marries speed of P2P syncing with convenience of cloud storage

Between security concerns and the general inconvenience of shuffling large amounts of data from computers to mobile devices and servers, moving files between devices is a notorious pain point for companies of all sizes. BitTorrent Sync aims to remove the hassle by offering workgroups a way to skip the cloud altogether and use an alternate "shortest path between two devices."

City of Sacramento slapped with restraining order to protect public records

The City of Sacramento is the latest in a string of governmental offices being told to rein in their indiscriminate email deletion policies. A Sacramento Superior Court judge agreed to a temporary restraining order to prevent the City from removing emails from its server pending a review of the situation.

Spotlight: $50 million EHR transition in Ventura County hospitals gets failing grade

County-run hospitals in Ventura, California took another hit from the civil grand jury last month. They've criticized the hospital system three times in 13 months for a variety of issues...

E-Spirit rolls out Corporate Content Cloud Initiative for 'true digital transformation'

CMS firm e-Spirit announced this week plans to help companies "achieve true digital transformation" with its new Corporate Content Cloud Initiative.

AeroFS secures $10 million in Series B funding

AeroFS, best known for its enterprise private cloud collaboration service services, announced it has secured $10 million in Series B funding. The company plans to use the money to boost marketing strategies and expand its flagship file sync and share suite.

Recall misdirected files, media with Pushfor

A new private cloud-sharing platform, Pushfor, aims to give businesses a way to recall mis-sent files even if they've already landed on the recipient's device.

Dallas County Records Complex gets an upgrade

The Dallas County Records Complex has a rich and storied history. Its jail has housed famous criminals, and it's where Jack Ruby's trial was held. Historians say it's being "held...

Research shows EHR data, combined with other tools, can help predict patient falls

A study published in June in the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association found that combining data from sources including an EHR system improved the accuracy of predictions that identify patients at risk of falling.

All eyes on Wisconsin as state tries to severely cut public document access

The dustup around a plan in Wisconsin to severely curtail public access to lawmaker records is settling. But the uproar is telling. It shows just how accustomed we've become to the idea of open access to public documents.

Microsoft takes compliance to Outlook public folders

Microsoft is extending its compliance tools to so-called public folders in Outlook.

Dropbox reportedly considers trading storage for security adoption

Dropbox's top security executive told ITPro that the company is considering offering free storage to people who agree to use stronger security settings.

Survey: Dropbox leads the way at smaller businesses but it's not alone

While Box may have started out targeting business users, Dropbox, Google and Microsoft are doing much better at attracting small and medium size business users, at least according to a survey that Spiceworks did recently.

EMC sells off Syncplicity

EMC is mostly getting out of the online sync and share business, selling off Syncplicity to Skyview Capital, a private investment firm. EMC said it will retain a financial interest in Syncplicity.

Is app engagement the newest flavor of customer experience management?

Back in the day (so, about a year ago) mobile-ready was all the rage in customer experience management. Once it became clear just how much consumers like to bury their noses in their phones while shopping online or out in the real world, the rallying cry became "mobile first!" Don't get comfortable yet, marketing folks. The next new thing in customer experience just might be app engagement.

Spotlight: An update on Vox Media's new CMS

In case you've been wondering how Vox Media is faring with its new CMS, Chorus, this longform article in The Pennsylvania Gazette will bring you up to speed. Hint: so far, so good....

Positioning ECM as an information hub

Organizations employ a wide variety of systems and methods to capture and organize content, sync data, and manage the ever-growing information deluge facing today's businesses. They're all competing for top spot as the most valuable system but in the end there can only be one. Will it be ECM?

SkyKick rolls out new set of cloud deployment management tools

Cloud management software vendor SkyKick launched a new line of products this week to help IT partners manage customer cloud deployments in a single platform. Known as Cloud Management-as-a-Service, the new collection of tools aims to reduce the time sink of migrating, backing up and managing cloud applications for dozens or even hundreds of customers.

Making content analytics work for you

We reported recently that organizations are increasingly finding value in content analytics. Seventy-three percent of businesses polled by AIIM for a recent study said there's "real business insight to be gained" from assessing the business intelligence and analytics of digital content but figuring out how to free that data confounds many companies. Ben Rossi, group editor at Information Age, had some suggestions that may help.