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New coalition seeks federal records management reforms

ARMA International has joined forces with a handful of private sector information management organizations to form the Coalition for Public Sector Information Governance Leadership. Together they plan to offer guidance and ideas on IG best practices to the federal government.

Study reveals security not a priority when choosing DAM systems

A recent survey by marketing resource management company North Plains revealed 70 percent of respondents rely heavily on email to manage digital assets in the workplace.

Ektron, EPiServer merge, drop hints about future

In a move that surprised approximately no one, web content management software company Ektron announced this week it has merged with WCM vendor EPiServer. The union is backed by private equity investment firm Accel-KKR.

Microsoft acquires text analysis company Equivio

Microsoft announced Tuesday it acquired text analysis software company Equivio for an undisclosed sum that some analysts estimate could be in the $200 million range.

EPA in hot water over missing digital records

The EPA Inspector General announced plans this week to conduct an internal audit to look into whether the agency intentionally destroyed text messages sent by a top official.

CNN revamping content management process for easier access, collaboration

CNN is the latest in a cadre of media outlets looking at new ways to manage huge amounts of content for easier access and collaboration.

Pediatric EHR use on the rise despite obstacles

A recent study of the pediatric health care industry revealed that the use of electronic health records is on the rise.

Federal agencies struggle with digital strategies

The Department of Labor is in the early planning stages of creating an agency-wide platform to consolidate many of its IT components, including tools that provide collaboration and digital asset management.

Security in the age of digital asset management

Hard-copy documents are the weakest link in the digital documentation chain but digitalization is a vital part of data security. That's the word from Kevin Corne, director of Lexmark Global Services UK and Ireland.

Spotlight: Cloud storage services in a race to the bottom?

Forbes contributor Ben Kepes has an interesting viewpoint about the cloud storage space.

Chicago's march toward the paperless city

Here's a statistic for you. 34 percent of Chicago's total trash output comes from paper.

Spotlight: HTML5 changing the face of WCM

Research analyst Geoffrey Bock says HTML5 is changing the face of web content management. 

Electronic health record Stage 3 rules under review

The Office of Management and Budget has received a proposal for a new set of rules for Stage 3 of the Meaningful Use Electronic Health Records incentive program. If approved, the rules could relax the stringent nature of Stage 2 rules that currently make EHR adoption difficult for small healthcare organizations and medical practices.

 

Cloudwords extends auto-translation services to Marketo, Oracle Eloqua

Marketo and Oracle Eloqua customers got a leg up on automated translation capabilities with the newest release of translation and localization platform Cloudwords. The new version automatically converts email or website landing page content to a different language based on the viewer's geographic location.

Governance at risk: Enforcing your IG policies

The best information governance policies in the world mean nothing unless your company actively enforces them.

Microsoft adds new collaboration tool to Office 365

If Pinterest and Evernote had a lovechild, it would look a lot like the new boards feature Microsoft just rolled out for the Delve tool in Office 365. Its goal is to organize the content contained in Delve for easier collaboration and accessibility.

Kentico 8.2 features enhanced collaboration, marketing tools

Web content management platform vendor Kentico Software has released a new version of its flagship product featuring enhanced collaboration and marketing tools. Kentico 8.2 also includes new e-commerce tools as well as platform and online marketing improvements to enhance the customer experience.

Spotlight: Coding is hard

Journalist David Carr used his self-taught coding skills to create his own content management system. What happened when he tried to up his game?

Tips for creating a document capture policy for mobile devices

Since more than half of adults own a smartphone and 95 percent of organizations either support or allow BYOD programs, mobile capture is becoming more than just a catchphrase. Once simply a tool for field workers to snap an image of a document on the fly, mobile capture is now a cog in the work processes of all kinds of industries and office environments.

Microsoft closes SharePoint Online Public Website, users frustrated

Microsoft announced it is closing down it's SharePoint Online Public Website in January, to "focus on future investments and broaden partnerships with industry leaders." Existing Office 365 customers will have access to the feature for another two years but new customers will need to choose a third-party solution.