“Content is king!” An adage that Bert Sandie, Director of Technical Excellence for Electronic Arts, maintains is still a crucial factor in the success of Enterprise 2.0 solutions.
“As we examine the critical elements that make our E2.0 solutions a success we need to thoughtfully look at content. The first …Continue reading »
Alice Ainsworth discusses the subject of planning content migration in this article. She describes the process as “dull but essential” – and few would argue over that. A series of 5 steps are outlined to help the reader understand the process and plan for it effectively:
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Fierce Content Management’s Ron Miller interviews EMC’s Mark Lewis, President of the Information Intelligence Group, about the future direction of the company and enterprise content management.
“EMC is moving toward what he is calling “case management.” “I honestly believe the classic ECM has become a capability, like the database has …Continue reading »
In this article, David Hobbs discusses the crucial steps involved in any content migration project.
“Content migration isn’t just a technical undertaking. For example, you will have staffing impacts. In particular, people will need to touch at least some of the content being migrated. Regardless of the quality of any …Continue reading »
In this article, CMS Watch’s Alan Pelz-Sharpe explains the importance of the Content Management Interoperability Specification (CMIS) for ECM vendors, buyers and users following its ratification by OASIS (Organization for the Advancement of Structured Information Standards).
“In essence CMIS allows different document management systems to interoperate at the repository level. …Continue reading »
Craig Rhinehart looks into his crystal ball and makes some predictions for the future of enterprise content management over the next decade.
“With a few big ECM related announcements over the past couple of weeks … Microsoft SharePoint 2010 and IBM Advanced Case Management topping the list, I thought I …Continue reading »
In this article, CMS Watch’s Alan Pelz-Sharpe discusses the pros and cons of the professional services offered by many ECM vendors.
“Professional services can mean a lot of different things, and can represent a very substantial part of a software vendors income. These services can range from initial requirements analysis, …Continue reading »
CMS Wire’s Dee-Ann LeBlanc provides April’s round-up of the latest releases from their featured open source content management vendors.
“Welcome to the April installment of our what’s coming from the open source projects in the next month… Alfresco Software is currently accepting registrations for their spring meetups in Paris, New …Continue reading »
CMS Watch’s Kas Thomas reports on the steady rise of job vacancies in the content management industries over the last five years, despite the global economic downturn. (Data courtesy of Indeed.com)
“Whether the economy has begun to turn the corner, we don’t know, but if this graph from Indeed.com is …Continue reading »
In this article, EI Watch’s Jarrod Gingras explains how mass system adoption is the only real-world measure of any enterprise content management project’s success and suggests some practical steps that project managers can take to get their users on board.
“There are many ways to measure success of an information …Continue reading »
CMS Wire’s Barb Mosher covers the latest upgrades to Oracle’s Universal Content Management Suite, which include Forms Recognition and Imaging and Process Management modules.
“Some say the enterprise content management suite may have had its day. Oracle is challenging that view with a couple of new releases to its Oracle …Continue reading »
CMS Wire’s Mike Straight looks at how to prepare for a web content migration project and poses 18 questions that management teams should ask when faced with any major data migration project.
“Benjamin Franklin said, ‘By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.’ Obviously Ben wasn’t thinking about migrating …Continue reading »