Every so often, an up and coming software company will announce a new partnership with Microsoft adorned with a great deal of optimism. I cringe every time. These are not agreements made with the best interests of everyone in mind. Someone is eventually going to lose, and it will not be Microsoft. To be fair... Continue Reading →
OpenText Acquired Another Legacy ECM Platform
Today’s announcement that OpenText bought Documentum (a.k.a. Dell) EMC – ECD) was really not a surprise. It was pretty much a prewritten story with just the details missing. The question is does it really matter? It is not a huge win for Documentum, as would have been the case with private equity money allowing independence.... Continue Reading →
A Busy Year for ECM Investments
This was posted less than one hour before Open Text announced it would buy Documentum (a.k.a. EMC-ECD). My assessment of the acquisition is here. You have to look closely but there’s really a lot going on in the financial world around Enterprise Content Management. There is more out there than what will happen with Documentum. ... Continue Reading →
A Look Back at ECM Trends 2014
My favorite post of the year to write is the ECM trends but before that a look back on last year's post. In addition to a rambling diatribe on Big Content, I made a few very short observations on trends in 2014. Everyone is moving to cloud and this no longer trend worthy news Yes there... Continue Reading →
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