After several days of commotion surrounding the activities of web content management software company Ektron, the dust has settled-- sort of. Here's what we know officially. Ektron secured a second round of funding with private equity firm Accel-KKR. Everything else is speculation as to what it all means and what the future holds for Ektron and its employees.
If you plan to languish around during ECM deployment instead of paying attention to what's going on around you, expect to find yourself looking at the undercarriage of a very big bus.
Information governance has been a topic of interest in enterprise content management since the industry's infancy.
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.
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.
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.
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 the enterprise content management market, judges Sue Clarke, senior analyst of information management at research firm Ovum.
Your mileage may vary.
ECM is not the answer to today's complex information management requirements, and actually probably never was.