CMIS: What It Really Means

The recently ratified CMIS Standard that is being adopted by leading ECM vendors and industry bodies is currently being discussed at some length in the industry.  This article by Paul Dyck of AdLib asserts (with some justification) that CMIS could also stand for “Connect My Information Silos”:

“If all companies kept all of their content in a single repository, there would be no need for something like CMIS – a content management interface supported by AIIM and industry heavies like Microsoft, EMC, IBM, Oracle, and SAP that enables content developed and managed in one ECM technology to be easily access or managed using a different ECM system.” [Read More]

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