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IBM Extends ILG Suite and Big Data Governance with StoredIQ Acquisition

On December 19th, 2012, IBM announced its intention to acquire unstructured data management solution provider StoredIQ. This should come as welcome news to litigation support and compliance professionals, line of business execs looking to derive value from large volumes of organizational data and IT managers who are increasingly overwhelmed by a deluge of data, the bulk of which is duplicative, inaccessible, irrelevant, uncategorized and unprotected. Continue reading

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Healthcare a Major Theme as IBM Delivers Big Data Message at IOD 2012

Tackling Big Data is both a challenge and an opportunity. In the context of healthcare, the more information you have about a patient or a set of patients at the point of care or in a research environment, the better informed the care provider and the patient will be. By most accounts, healthcare IT is roughly 10 years or so behind the financial industry. Healthcare CIOs, CMOs (Chief Medical Officers) and business executives need to have a strategic information management and governance plan in place to take advantage of Big Data opportunities and not fall prey to tactical, reactive practices that sap resources and lead to the adoption of practices and vendor solutions that quickly lead to dead-ends and under optimized systems. Continue reading

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Is Your ECM Solutions Stack Enterprise Ready?

End-user organizations need to be on the lookout for enterprise ready ECM solutions that can be leveraged across the organization and invest time in seeking out vendors and solution providers who view the enterprise as a holistic entity not as a patchwork of departments each with its own needs, peculiarities and, most of all, budgets. Continue reading

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New IBM ECM Capabilities Dazzle! So Why Are Most Organizations Slow To Adopt?

Users need help from information management vendors to justify technology purchases such as ECM solutions.

Despite mounds of quantitative and qualitative data that show exponential, unsustainable storage growth; a stricter regulatory environment on the horizon; and increased risk of adverse litigation judgments as well as higher costs, a myriad of surveys indicate that perhaps only a 1/4 of organizations are confident they have the problem under control—and that may be optimistic.

Most users are overwhelmed with the prospect of unsustainable growth of unstructured content in the form of documents, images, emails, social media and other forms of messaging. Many feel they are too busy just maintaining systems or running for cover from management and business users who are demanding more productivity with fewer resources to take advantage of new technologies.
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Information Governance Brief: Does Content Quality Matter?

Creating a content quality program is a multi-dimensional effort that involves senior management commitment, cooperation among all relevant content stakeholders and a belief that quality in electronic content is a viable and perhaps even a necessary approach. Continue reading

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