Enterprise Content Management (ECM)

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Government agencies turn to Drupal despite procurement challenges

Using open source software in the federal government is challenging, but the problem is not due to the technology. The problem lies with old procurement models and regulations that are better suited

Open Text buys BPM vendor Metastorm

Open Text announced last week, it had reached an agreement to buy Metastorm, a Baltimore, Md.-based business process management, business process analysis and enterprise architecture software vendor

Nuxeo joins Eclipse to increase ECM open source presence

Nuxeo, the open source ECM vendor, announced today that it has proposed moving its Java Content Repository to the Eclipse Foundation, which--not unlike the Apache Foundation--acts as a conduit for

Survey: SharePoint 2010 made gains in the enterprise

A survey conducted by Global 360, a business process management and case management company--and Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) partner--found that SharePoint 2010 usage had increased from 8 percent in an

SpringCM enhances process automation and workflow

SpringCM, which provides a cloud-based ECM platform platform, recently announced some enhancements to its workflow and automation capabilities. Updates include the ability for non-technical users to

Is it time to start thinking ECM-as-a-Service?

Guest post by Cheryl McKinnon One of my predictions for 2011 is that the new opposing forces in enterprise content management are self-service and gate-keeper vendor models. Enterprises ready to

Alfresco Enterprise 3.4 takes social turn

Alfresco released Alfresco Enterprise 3.4 this week with a decidedly social focus. While Alfresco CTO John Newton says the company still handles more traditional content management tasks, there is a

Microsoft plans to commercialize OfficeTalk

Mary Jo Foley, who writes extensively about Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) for ZDNet reported last week, that OfficeTalk--Microsoft's experimental microblogging tool (think Twitter for the enterprise)--may

Latest release aims for simplicity announced today a new version of the online document management and collaboration tool, one that aims for simplicity over complexity. Box considers itself the anti-SharePoint; and if

Microsoft WebMatrix released; utility for users unclear

Last week Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) opened a new service call WebMatrix, which provides a framework for web developers to select and use open source tools such as Joomla! and WordPress. The service,