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Most of the Document and Records Management (EDRMS) projects that I’ve worked on, or have had visibility to, have all worked on the premise that they needed to migrate their old documents from legacy systems (usually shared network folders) on to the new EDRMS. This is not surprising considering the issues and challenges that most … Continue reading Why most documents don’t emigrate
Despite the year-on-year increased uptake of ECM systems, Shared Folders (also called shared network drives) are still widely used by organisations to store important business related documents. The thing is that they are really quick, easy and convenient to use, which is why so many users continue to use them. However, they also impose a … Continue reading The Problem with Shared Network Folders
I presented at Intellect yesterday on the Impact of Social Media on Enterprise Content Management (ECM). I’ve been working in the ECM industy now for about 11 years and I think that Social Media, Content Management Interoperability Services (CMIS) and the related mobile apps marketplace represent some of the biggest catalysts for change that I’ve … Continue reading The impact of social media on ECM
This post discusses how a ‘Model Office’ approach to requirements capture, design, build and test can play a significant role in improving the success of an Electronic Document and Records Management System (EDRMS) implementation. As always, I would very much welcome any comments, observations, feedback. What's up Doc? The success of any EDRMS implementation is … Continue reading The virtues of a Model Office
I foresee significant changes coming on the horizon around how we build ECM solutions. These changes will start bubbling up over the next 2 years and will accelerate in years 3-5, at which point how we build and assemble ECM solutions will be very different to how we currently do it. I think that the … Continue reading There is an ECM App for that
A lot has been written recently in both the press and blogosphere about the huge market valuations being touted for the new wave of social media companies. This has led to inevitable comparisons to the dotcom crash back in 2000-2001. From my perspective, although I can appreciate the tremendous value and opportunities that many of … Continue reading Social Media company valuations – am I missing something?
I've recently written a series of posts on the future of ECM, identifying 13 trends that I’ve observed: Making the “E” in Enterprise Content Management actually mean something ... looks at how the 'E' in ECM is starting to truly mean something with the trend around unifying content between ECM and enterprise business applications. The … Continue reading Future of ECM – the next 5 years