Recently, I did this webinar on evolution of Content Management Systems. I’ve been covering different Content Management Marketplaces (ECM, WCM etc) for a long time now. So I went back to my reports from 2000s and looked at what the CM/ECM trends were in those years. Here are some slides from that webinar on how … Read more Evolution of Content Management Systems
File Sharing and Sync provider Dropbox announced it will acquire eSignature vendor HelloSign. Dropbox is a popular light-weight collaboration service with capabilities for file sharing and sync across multiple devices. HelloSign is an eSignature service provider that allows enterprises to automate (mainly) paper-based signature-oriented tasks. Think of a document that goes to multiple people for their signature. … Read more Dropbox is Acquiring eSignature Provider HelloSign
ECM vendor OpenText has acquired Hightail. Hightail, formerly called YouSendIt, offers a file-sharing and sync service. OpenText now has at least four file-sharing and sync services. In addition to Hightail, they have OpenText Core and OpenText Tempo Box. Documentum acquisition also gave them EMC Leap, which has some overlaps with cloud-based file-sharing and collaboration services. … Read more OpenText acquires Hightail (formerly, YouSendIt)
There are many use cases in Enterprise Content Management (ECM) for which Machine Learning can be deployed. In fact, i’d argue that you can apply machine learning in all the stages of content life cycle. You can apply: Supervised learning e.g, to automatically classify images, archive documents, delete files no longer required (and not likely … Read more ECM and Machine Learning – What are Box, IBM, OpenText and other Vendors doing?
Or ECM3 was released yesterday. We’ve worked on it for some time now and it has been an excellent experience for me, personally and professionally. There’s a companion site that hosts the model and where we’ll discuss it. As Tony Byrne says, it is a V1 and the idea is to let the community participate and make it … Read more ECM Maturity Model