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The DirecTV and AT&T merger: So many questions, so few answers

As I take over the helm here at FierceContentManagement from my buddy Ron Miller, I find it somewhat serendipitous that one of the major business stories this week concerns two (and a half) things near and dear to my heart. Mobile devices and what content this way comes.

Cloud-based SimpleECM aims to fill the CMS needs of small businesses

No matter how much companies rely on digital technology, paperwork is still a fact of life. Everything from human resources to accounting, OSHA and HIPPA requirements, or Sarbanes-Oxley compliance; they all generate paper trails.

US Treasury Department ready to commit to enterprise content management

A scant three years ago, the U.S. Treasury Department wanted nothing to do with implementing and deploying an enterprise content management system. Now the government office has decided ECMs are the bee's knees and is ready to commit fully to sharing services with other agencies.

Hospital admins struggle to meet EHR management requirements

According to a new study, hospital administrators consider "meeting regulatory requirements" for electronic records management their top priority. Unfortunately, it comes at the expense of nearly every other initiative they would like to undertake.

Oracle Eloqua launches globalization app Cloudwords

Oracle Eloqua recently announced the launch of Cloudwords, a globalization platform its customers can use to quickly localize marketing assets and deliver online content in a user's native language.

Contentful launches with eye toward tech that doesn't yet exist

API-based content management platform Contentful launched Tuesday with a new advisor on deck. Adam Wiggins joins the startup's advisory team with six years of experience as co-founder of Salesforce.com's cloud development platform Heroku.

Spotlight: Nucleus ranks top ECM vendors

Last week, Nucelus released its its "Technology Matrix H1 2014 ECM" ranking of top content management providers of in the enterprise.

County clerk drives down records management costs with mobile document services

When the Tompkins County, NY clerk's office found itself confronted with how to manage almost 200 years worth of court and land transaction paperwork, its initial plan was to barcode over 9,000 boxes of documents and build or remodel a storage facility to house them. In the end, the clerk's office chose to invest about $500,000 in a Laserfiche document processing system, realizing it could save nearly $5.5 million on document management in the long run.

AU government to unify sites on Drupal, public cloud

As it heads (slowly) towards general release of Version 8, Drupal is on a roll.

OpenText's new suite designed with 'Big Content' in mind

ECM vendor OpenText has announced a new Discovery suite with a focus on 'Big Content' and information governance. 

Deutsche Bank head of social media's 7 social media project questions

Deutsche Bank's John Stepper outlined 7 questions that every social project must answer.

SharePoint might not be dying, but it's changing and you need to be ready

At a session this week at Gartner PCC in LA, analyst Jeffrey Mann pointed out that Microsoft appears to be changing its SharePoint focus from on-premises to the cloud version.

Welltok brings intelligence to health, wellness content in a mobile context

Welltok combines mobile, social, cloud and data to help you live a healthier lifestyle.

Sony Pictures Entertainment uses WatchDox to protect movie IP as it moves through the world

Sony Pictures Entertainment needed to empower employees to be mobile, but with the high cost associated with the leak of movie project IP, they also needed a way to control content as it moved through the world.

Spotlight: DuckDuckGo will have new look soon

DuckDuckGo is going through a major overhaul. You can get a sneak peek today though.

Farewell my lovely

This is my final FierceContentManagement newsletter and I attempt to tie together almost six years at the helm.

Bloomfire now integrates with online storage vendors

Bloomfire announced this week direct integration with several leading online file storage and sharing platforms including Box, Dropbox, Google Drive and Microsoft OneDrive.

SpringCM joins with SteelBrick on new SFDC app offering

With a focus on mobile, sales and particularly Salesforce users, cloud-based content management provider SpringCM has partnered with an app company--SteelBrick--which creates price quoting apps, to release a new application to help speed up sales cycles. 

Clickability unveils new UI

Clickability unveiled a new user interface designed with mobile device and tablet content in mind.

Joomla 3.3 designed to be faster, more secure

Joomla released an update this week that should lead to faster load times and websites that are easier to find in search engines.