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Rogue One and Data Management – A Galactic Problem

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December 19, 2016

This is the most unapologetically nerdy post I have ever written. It also might contain what some consider spoilers of the new Star Wars movie, Rogue One. If you care then stop now. If you work in technology in general and content management specifically and don’t care about anything Star Wars you have other issues… Read More ›

There Can Be Only One (Repository)?

For years I have believed in the Highlander principal (from the movie of the same name) for enterprise content management (ECM), There Can Be Only One.  I lived and breathed that mantra back at the millennial. The belief was that only one repository was what was needed for an ECM platform.  That was right then… Read More ›

Social Content is on the Record as being Record Content

Organizations have been quick to adopt social channels as a new communication mechanism.  But the records aspect of these channels is often ignored.  Control over instant messaging (AOL Instant Messenger) was ignored by trading companies fourteen years ago until word got out.  But oddly, the problem is still happening today.  As new social channels are… Read More ›

You Were Listening – HP Buys Autonomy

Well in the news yesterday, HP announced its plan to acquire Autonomy.  I know “this is not the acquisition you were looking for” but it’s another major consolidation play.  Back in the Summer of 2009, the rumor was Microsoft would buy Autonomy.  I really didn’t see that happening.  For me Microsoft had made its major play in… Read More ›

eDisovery Reviews used for potential Corporate Manslaughter case?

A rather interesting report by Bloomberg, BP Executives may be charged with manslaughter from the Gulf Oil Spill.  According to Bloomberg,  “investigators are scrutinizing e-mails and other documents to determine what BP officials and the company’s drilling partners knew when they testified before Congress.”  Document discovery is not new but since Enron we’re hearing more and more… Read More ›