An enterprise content management system allows an organization to capture, manage, store, preserve, and deliver content and documents related to organizational processes, according to AIIM. ECM strategies and tools also often facilitate collaboration among those involved in specific business processes.

Some popular ECM platforms and vendors include: SharePoint, Spring CM, Oracle and Nuxeo.


Enterprise Content Management

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Do you need a separate CMS for social media?

Not long ago, we talked about  records retention and the social media quagmire. As businesses continue to struggle over what to do with content and documents created within the four walls of their organization, now it turns out they may also need to maintain records of conversations and communications that take place over social media.

Access your data anywhere with IBM's new cloud service

IBM says today's businesses are buried under too much content and social media. Fortunately, the business giant wants to help you access your company's data anywhere, anytime, across any device through its new big data service, IBM Navigator on Cloud.

Seismic integrates with Salesforce1 to deliver personalized content

Salesforce  customers using the vendor's mobile cloud platform,  Salesforce1, just got a big boost in workflow efficiency.  Seismic  has launched its sales enablement solution on Salesforce1 to help sales reps access company content from mobile devices.

Focus will be on providing "enterprise-class support" for mobile data, apps, says Gartner

Over the next few years, enterprise software providers will focus more on providing "enterprise-class support" for mobile data and applications on top of existing mobile architectures, predicts market research firm Gartner.

Mobility is transforming enterprise content management, says Ovum

Mobility is transforming the enterprise content management market, judges Sue Clarke, senior analyst of information management at research firm Ovum.

10 must-have features for an enterprise content management solution

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Face it, ECM has always been a false promise

ECM is not the answer to today's complex information management requirements, and actually probably never was.

Nuxeo introduces Nuxeo mobile

Nuxeo adds mobile development tools to open source ECM platform.

Content's going mobile: FCM goes to Mobile World Congress

As I visit Mobile World Congress, I ponder the importance of mobile in all aspects of content management today.

Kevin Cochrane, OpenText's CMO, talks about his new job

We spoke to Kevin Cochrane, the new CMO at OpenText, about the challenges he faces moving forward.