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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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Mitigating the Vendor Information Imbalance

The vast majority of Information Management (IM) vendor products and services provide sufficient functionality for most environments.  But even the best solutions are less efficient and more costly when an organization has a poorly conceived Strategic Information Management (SIM) plan or no … Continue reading

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Big Blue Vision for the Future of Information Management, Part II: Notes From the IBM STG Analyst Event 2010 (and Tweets with Analysts from IBM Connect)

Aside from learning more about the impressive storage and server portfolio IBM has assembled in the last few years and its branding and initiatives around optimized solutions, I can sum up most of what I learned at the STG event and what I’ve gleaned from my analyst friends at Connect in one word: ANALYTICS.

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Reflections on ARMA 2010

It appears the timing may be right for Records and Information Management (RIM) professionals to emerge as key players in the battle to tame organizational data and help entities of all sizes realize the benefits of the information they have at their disposal. But it will take more than technology to accomplish the task.

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