When I stated that OpenText would not be “THE” leader in Enterprise Content Management (ECM), I mentioned that there were three groups from which a leader would emerge. I’ve seen a change as I moved from working with the Documentum platform to working with OnBase in both the industry and customers that have three solutions... 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 →
Evaluating My 2010 ECM Predictions
Last year I made six predictions for the 2010 content management market. Unlike Jean Dixon though I am actually going to review my work. The thing about making predictions like this is there is no real accountability - That is what makes punditry so appealing. Nevertheless I am going to attempt an objective review anyway. #1 Open... Continue Reading →
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