Gartner Says ECM is Reinventing Itself for the Digital Workplace

For the past year or two, the smart guys within the $6 Billion industry known as Enterprise Content Management, or ECM, have been aware that things are changing – paper is dwindling (finally!), new forms of content such as video, audio and social media are on the rise, and new technologies (i.e. Cloud, Mobile and […]

GDPR – Let’s Get it Started!

This week starts the real countdown – 1 year remains until GDPR goes live. Are You Ready? What Me? Yes you, if your company hosts or processes any data, anywhere in the world, on EU citizens, and if it contains their Personal or Sensitive Personal information. The GDPR will significantly raise the expectations of data […]

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Box Office Hit: IBM Content 2017 in Minneapolis

We’re off to the races! The first IBM Content 2017 had a great turnout and rewarding sessions last week in Minneapolis. It takes a village to help customers create success and evolve their Enterprise Content Management (ECM) strategy and I was fortunate enough to witness this community in action. The Big Picture John Mancini, Chief […]

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Thoughts on MER 2017

We are in an age that many teenagers prefer texting versus walking cross the fence just a minute walk away in the backyard.[1] As more information is exchanged virtually, cyber security and information management have gained a new importance. For cyber security and information management to be successful in today’s information ecosystem, businesses and users […]

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Transform your Content Experience with IBM Content Navigator

You might be familiar with the Office Online Server integration with SharePoint Server or Exchange Server, but did you know that IBM Content Navigator also integrates with Office Online Server? Microsoft Office Online Server (OOS) is an on-premises server for editing office documents in your browser. Several of my customers with Office 365 are considering […]

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Information Governance in the Cloud. We’ve Only Just Begun.

Cloud remains one of the top priorities for organizations as the demand to move from legacy ECM systems to a more modern information ecosystem increases.  Businesses must be responsive, agile, and engaging with internal and external stakeholders, while also protecting corporate information and leveraging it for insight. To keep up with the changing expectation of […]

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Capture some Insight. Datacap at IBM Content 2017.

I’ve been working extensively with the Product and Sales teams around planning our IBM Datacap workshops at the IBM Content 2017 events coming up in multiple cities. Attendees will learn how Datacap streamlines the capture, recognition, and classification of business documents and quickly and accurately extracts important information from those documents for use by business […]

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Transform your Digital Workplace at IBM Content 2017

I particularly like this time of year. Longer days, cycle rides past meadows of flowers in full bloom, and the anticipation of IBM Content 2017.  This year we are visiting Minneapolis, New York City and Chicago.  I for one am really looking forward to hearing guest speaker John Mancini, Chief Evangelist at AIIM, share his […]

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Before Building an IBM FileNet System, Consider Your ECM Strategy

You are probably reading this because you either own an IBM FileNet system or are considering making the investment. In either case, this article provides some mental floss for that technology-oriented mind of yours. In general, when developing a corporate technology program, I believe you should approach the topic through four areas of interest: purpose, […]

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Why Upgrade to IBM Content Manager OnDemand (CMOD) v10.1?

Recently released version of IBM Content Manager OnDemand (CMOD) v10.1 has been long awaited and it contains several new innovations. CMOD is known for legendary compression and really packing in information when storing content. Did you know it can further lower the cost of storage? For example, with CMOD v 10.1 now you are able […]

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IBM Content Manager (CM8) is ready for Digital Enterprise – are you ready?

IBM Content Manager is evolving to meet the needs of the changing workforce and enterprise. Used by several large global clients, like banks, insurance companies and government agencies, IBM Content Manager is expanding to support business processes that span cross-company boundaries in the digital enterprise. To serve your customers, citizens, vendors, and partners more effectively, […]

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Protecting Sensitive Data with Role-based Redaction Capabilities

While IBM and Datacap have always stressed the importance of both processing and security needs, we have been looking for ways to bring them together in better ways.  One step towards that goal is to offer our existing redaction functionality in a role-based capacity. The idea is that now you can adapt the automated business […]

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I have this problem that – what was I saying?

Here in 2017, I have a problem that I didn’t have growing up in the suburbs in the 1960s, nor did it bother me in college in the 1970s, or even when I moved to New York City to seek my destiny in the 1980s. In fact, I couldn’t even conceive of this problem back […]

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