I can’t put a value on how important my ECM (Enterprise Content Management) network has been. Your network can be a support system when you’re trying to get through project hurdles, a reviewer for when you’re looking at changing a strategy and a source of a new opportunity if that need arises. Your network goes... Continue Reading →
Why Employers Should Support Continuing Education
Why the Certified Information Professional is Important. I’ve been part of a debate for a little while around continuing education. I’m a fan of owning one’s own ECM career and posted on this before, but organizations also need to support their staff. I think continuing education is critical and all too often most services organizations... Continue Reading →
Information Professionals – Why do we stay?
I really enjoyed Pie’s article, “What is an Information Professional?” His research on where many of us came from and what we wanted to be was interesting. In his close, he asked for the story of our start. It got me thinking. Isn’t the more interesting question for any Information Professional, why do we stay? Being an... Continue Reading →
Own Your ECM Career
Did any of us choose enterprise content management (ECM) as our career path when we joined the workforce? While there are degree programs in information studies, I think most of our paths were accidental. While we may have accidentally entered ECM, the decision to stay has been our own choice. Still we often don’t look... Continue Reading →
What I Got Out of AIIM 2016
I attended my first AIIM conference in over 13 years. Rarely have I felt so energized to be in this industry. I heard some interesting things, learned my favorite quote and came up with some interesting thoughts. The best part of AIIM was that I added some great new people, and great minds, to my... Continue Reading →
Local User Groups Work
I recently posted that local user group meetings should be the focus of AIIM. One of the comments I received was that local meeting don’t work. While I could have referenced other industries I wanted to find something more relevant. I found it from a Tweet, about a Content Strategy Meetup. There are at least... Continue Reading →
Understanding ECM Is About Dialect
One thing I’ve learned over 15 years in ECM is that there are characteristics in individual systems and solutions that often come to the level of idiosyncrasies. The problem is that too often people on opposite sides of the table can argue against the same side of a solution for hours without realizing that both... Continue Reading →
BMOC at AIIM Expo 2010
On Tuesday afternoon I'll be speaking on Mobile Content Management at AIIM Expo. Mobile content management to me is a "coming of age" story but debate continues as to whether or not this is a category that can eventually stand on its own. Can it be a peer to the other members of the family (WCM, DAM,etc.) ? ... Continue Reading →
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