Save, Sync, Share or Serve – Which Do You Really Need

The number of content management offerings in the cloud continues to expand and even for a “seasoned” ECM professional the ambiguous marketing and feature overlap can be confusing. I have been experimenting lately with several of them and have come to realize that while all of these applications at the most abstract level do exactly the same thing, make your content accessible from somewhere other than the device in front of you, they are not created equal,for the same people, or most importantly the same problem. Continue reading “Save, Sync, Share or Serve – Which Do You Really Need”

The Problem With “E” in ECM – Part III – Why “C” is the new “E”

This is the third and final post in the Problem With “E” in ECM Series. In the first I outlined why “E” representing enterprise has lost its meaning and usefulness when discussing content management in all its flavors.  In the second installment I discussed how SharePoint has captured the ECM market as we knew it. In the last I will call out the acronym that I believe will be the true successor to ECM in the content management lexicon.

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Will Iron Mountain be the First Content Cloud?

Mimosa Systems acquisition by Iron Mountain was an interesting surprise.  Interesting in that it brings the oldest records management company into the forefront of the latest in eDiscovery.  Iron Mountain was started in 1950 when an abandoned iron mine in Kentucky was used to store bank records and is now located in over 39 countries.  Mimosa Systems was started in 2005 focusing on eDiscovery.  But what does this acquisition mean? 

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