I have to apologize that I have not been contributing to this blog recently. To be honest, besides the fact that I have been insanely busy actually selling, most recently I have been avoiding it because of the many acquisitions, rumors and bears (oh my) and I do not want to run afoul of the… Read More ›
4/25/17 – Update – Seems new rumors are back that Hyland may be buying the Lexmark software assets that include Perceptive and Kofax. The rumor indicates that the purchase price will be about $1.5B. In comparison OpenText acquired EMC’s ECD assets which included Documentum for $1.62B. 4/30/17 – Update – New article with my thoughts on Kofax and… Read More ›
After acquiring ACS back in 2010 for $6.5 billon, Xerox is changing directions and splitting off its business process outsourcing division. It’s obvious that DocuShare will stay with Xerox. The platform continues to hold a good position in the market. The true outsourced scanning operations will become part of the new organization. But what will… Read More ›
I think most of the time, we in the industry take for granted that “everyone” knows what ECM (Enterprise Content Management) is. If you have a document management problem, you suddenly miraculously figure out that what you really have is an ECM problem. You then immediately discover the Gartner Magic Quadrant and you are ready… Read More ›
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.