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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Alfresco unifies ECM and BPM with updates to Alfresco One and Activiti

Alfresco Tuesday announced concurrent updates to Alfresco One and Alfresco Activi that integrate ECM and BPM, effectively firing a shot across the bow at competitors still struggling with how to bring the two technologies together for customers.

Laserfiche 10 amps up support for social and mobile-driven workplaces

ECM vendor Laserfiche is moving beyond the goal of helping customers create a paperless workplace. Company CEO Chris Wacker told attendees at its annual Laserfiche EMPOWER conference that it's interested in "redesigning the workplace itself."

Fragmented content systems interfering with food industry regulation compliance

The Food and Drug Administration said that out of the 66 largest chain restaurants in the U.S., only five have met compliance requirements so far and product information management vendor EnterWorks suggested it's because franchises just can't access the information in their fragmented content management systems.

Acquia CTO excited about Drupal 8 and future 'opportunity'

In keeping with his six-year tradition, Dries Buytaert, co-founder and CTO of Acquia, penned a year-end retrospective that took a look back at what Acquia accomplished in 2015 and where the company is headed in the new year.

Microsoft singles out TechnologyOne as its first Microsoft Graph ECM partner

Microsoft's alignment with TechnologyOne represents the first Microsoft Graph integration with an ECM. It hooks into Outlook to allow workers to automatically categorize and save emails directly into the TechnologyOne environment in a single click.

American Society for Clinical Pathology turns to ECM for improved collaboration and organization

The American Society for Clinical Pathology, the go to membership organization for laboratory and clinical professionals across the U.S., aims to digitize the process by creating an online slide library for its 100,000 members. The goal is to develop a central repository for easier collaboration, data collection and analysis.

EMC exec calls for fundamental shift in content management system market

Rohit Ghai, president of the Enterprise Content Division at EMC, said if enterprise content management systems want to stay relevant in the changing marketplace, it's time to shake things up.

Spotlight: Wordpress dominates the content management space

A new survey from W3Techs showed WordPress dominating the content management space accounts with 58.7 percent of market share. Joomla and Drupal come in a distant second and third with 6.6 and 5...

OpenText exec: ECM is here to stay, so get on board or miss out

The idea that Enterprise Content Management is on life support has been around a while. Critics of ECM solutions say they are little more than  expensive content silos, that traditional use cases are outdated, or big data will drive its disruption. Not so fast, says OpenText exec Stephen Ludlow. ECM is "not doomed to fail."

Positioning ECM as an information hub

Organizations employ a wide variety of systems and methods to capture and organize content, sync data, and manage the ever-growing information deluge facing today's businesses. They're all competing for top spot as the most valuable system but in the end there can only be one. Will it be ECM?