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Box hires former federal CIO to lead government push

Enterprise cloud storage service Box continues its push into the government sector by hiring someone who knows a thing or two about the federal landscape. Sonny Hashmi, the former CIO for the U.S. General Services Administration, is taking up a post as Box's managing director for government.

ONC slams EHR vendors for lack of pricing transparency

The electronic health care incentive program may see changes following a set of regulations proposed last week by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT. 

SkyKick Office 365 Migration Suite now available via Microsoft's IUR program

Migrating data to the cloud is no picnic, so anything that makes the process a little easier is always welcome relief. 

Pennsylvania's third-largest police dept record system is entirely paper-based

The Allegheny County Police Department is the third largest local department in Pennsylvania, yet its entire records management system is paper-based. They've been trying to migrate to an electronic reporting system for more than two years but when they eventually do, they'll still have to search old documents by hand.

 

Spotlight: Nitro CEO is so over PDFs

Nitro CEO Sam Chandler says the technology behind document management software is finally at a point where PDFs can take a back seat to other collaboration tools.

Facebook wants to host your news site's content

Facebook wants to get into the news business, but not directly. 

Docs get political backing against EHR vendors holding patient data hostage

Physicians anxious (or at least willing) to bring electronic health records into their practice got a rude awakening recently when they discovered EHR vendors are locking down the patient information contained within the records. 

A few things to try before giving up on SharePoint

Despite a recent survey suggesting that SharePoint may be falling out of favor in the workplace, many businesses still use it--and love it. It's grown and changed during its 14-year life span, but it still has plenty to offer as an enterprise platform.

Adobe Document Cloud aims to fix 'last mile' problem

Adobe announced this week the upcoming launch of a new subscription service called Document Cloud. It's built around its new desktop, mobile and web version of Acrobat that includes e-signing and document management tools

Your CMS vendor was acquired. What now?

CMS vendor acquisitions are rising steadily and don't show signs of slowing anytime soon. Though the deals themselves take place in offices and boardrooms, the impact often ripples through the acquired company's entire customer base.

Systemware launches Cloud Content 6.0, ECM with a nod to IT pros

ECM vendor Systemware released Cloud Content 6.0 this week. It includes tools and functionality designed to make life easier for IT professionals as well as content administrators.

 

Spotlight: Fumbling the customer experience

CEOs and marketers fret daily about providing customers the best possible experience, only to shoot themselves in the feet.

Social media governance trend shouldn't be ignored

Leave it to the evolution of technology to throw a monkey wrench into the already complicated process of information governance. Social media, once the darling of hipsters and college students, is now a dominant force in the business world as well. Companies use it for everything from B2B and B2C marketing to customer service.

Clinton email snafu highlights danger of 'print-to-file' archiving

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is still trying to dig herself out from under allegations she mishandled email messages during her tenure at the State Department. No matter how it all eventually shakes out, the situation highlights a records management problem you don't have to be a federal agency to encounter: the challenges of print-to-file archiving.

Workshare CTO says email is here to stay

Despite all the reports of email mismanagement making the news with alarming regularity recently, email is here to stay for the foreseeable future.

Adobe announces new DAM tools, solutions for marketers

Adobe made a series of announcements at this week's Adobe Summit that highlight its commitment to make digital asset management easier for marketing professionals.

2 critical security flaws affect several thousand WordPress websites

WordPress users should be aware of two critical issues affecting several thousand websites across the Internet.

AIIM study reveals SharePoint losing its luster

According to a recent AIIM survey, SharePoint is falling out of favor among IT professionals due to insufficient user training options and the high cost of implementation and use.

Spotlight: AU's govCMS platform officially goes live

The Australian government has been migrating its entire content management system to a new Drupal-based environment over the last couple of years and now it's officially gone live.

Danish firm Templafy expands to US, tackles 'document anarchy'

Denmark-based template management company Templafy opened its doors in January 2014 to solve the problem of what founder and CEO Christian Lund calls "document anarchy."