Calling out the ECM Posers

I am officially sick and tired of posers.  Posers think that just because they saw someone implement an ECM system once or, scarier still, have seen a demo that they too are now experts.  There are to many trained resources out there to work with posers. Hopefully it will never happen to you, but let’s say you... Continue Reading →

EMC Embraces CEVA Strategy with CSC FirstDoc

A huge announcement was made today by EMC and CSC (Computer Sciences Corp) around the controlled and regulatory document space.  EMC is focusing on platform functionality for controlled documents while CSC will provide "the last mile" functionality to the end user.  This is a big shift for EMC who often competed with CSC FirstDoc (formerly... Continue Reading →

Consultant or Contractor?

I read a great post by Pie on “A Career or A Job … Redux”.  In it he talks about how roles as both a contractor and a consultant are a career.  He makes some great points at an individual level, but I’d like to point out that just because you work for a “consulting... Continue Reading →

Records Management Drawn and Quartered

Records management is in constant flux. Litigation, like the ownership of email, and new technologies, like PSS Systems, continue to mold the way records are understood. Sarbanes Oxley did look to normalize a lot of what a company is required to keep but even this changes as litigation looks to rewrite the rules. No matter... Continue Reading →

There’s No Such Thing as a Free Lunch

This week’s announcement from Microsoft that they will be giving away developer software free to students and the BLOG posts on the topic, left me with two very different opinions I wanted to share.    First thing I want to point out was an omission by those folks, like CMS Watch "Microsoft's new game plan: Target the dorm room.",... Continue Reading →

Documentum and Unnatural Acts

Johnny Gee's recent post on a Migration Dilema describes a client's reluctance to create a taxonomy when migrating content into Documentum. The argument from the client being, "if the old system didn't need it, why does Documentum?" I've heard this more than once myself and this kind of question is usually followed by a complaint... Continue Reading →

Shoes and ECM

Well Marko , if you are going to run a marathon - the most important thing you have to do (I'm told) is buy the right shoes. From some of the conversations I've heard, you can actually be killed if you attempt the wrong physical activity without proper footware (yes I know it's misspelled -... Continue Reading →

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