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Once upon a time there was Paper…

I’m pretty sure I’m going to have trouble explaining to my kids that there was a time when all the news was delivered through newspaper, and bills were paid using paper. In fact I can see myself reading to my grandkids a fairy tale (on an iPad) that would start “Once upon a time there […]

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The Enterprise Content Management Swiss Army Knife

More and more often I find people looking for the “Holy Grail” of enterprise content management. Too often, they try to integrate governance, user management and the cure for cancer in one product. Surprisingly, there are those out there who are offering all of this and more. Even more incredibly, there are CXO’s who believe […]

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Posts about ECM on our Portals blog

Because so many aspects of the various IT disciplines are interconnected, naturally many of our blog posts relate to more than one category, as does much of enterprise content, which makes it so challenging to manage! In case you subscribe to our ECM blog but not our Portal blog, here a couple of posts you […]

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Faceted navigation: facet overload

Faceted navigation can be very useful and a valuable part of a good taxonomy. Advances in computing power and CMS capabilities have made it easy to present users with a plethora of choices for narrowing their selections from a large data set. While it’s tempting to expose all the metadata that is available for site […]

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Taxonomy vs. Information Architecture

“Taxonomy” is an overused term. There are both different kinds of taxonomies and different definitions of taxonomies. In general, taxonomy is a hierarchical structure for the classification or organization of data, historically used by biologists to classify plants or animals according to a set of natural relationships. In content management and information architecture, taxonomies are […]

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Will the demand for Digital Rights Management Grow?

The question is….will the need for Digital Rights Management (DRM) Grow? The reason I ask this questions is the direct result of the Wikileaks. If DRM was used by the government would this have avoided this type of event? My answer to this question is yes, it would have reduced the impact…Digital Rights Management has […]

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ECM? What is that?

Many years ago I started my path down a career ECM as a File Clerk in a Law Firm. When I took over managing the firm’s records I had no clue what ECM meant nor could I have imagined that it would become a common place term.  I was just worried about making sure lawyers did not […]

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External Taxonomy Services Unify Enterprise Taxonomies

As organziations execute their ECM strategies, they are finding that they are implememting multiple ECM solutions.    Typically, we are seeing that SharePoint being used for managing collabotrated content and documents, while most standard ECM solutions, such as Documentum, FileNet, OpenText or Oracle, are being used for document centric applications and records management.  This multiple ECM […]

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Is Re-tweeting better than Tweeting?

I have been using Twitter for most of this year to Tweet what I find to be interesting information.  (You can follow me at @AlanWeintraub). I am not one of those tweeters who tweets their every movement during the day.  I see the value of Twitter a bit different than most. I feel that Twitter […]

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Perficient to attend IBM’s IOD conference Oct 24-28

Perficient has expertise in IBM InfoSphere Master Data Management ,ETL, Datawarehouse, Clinical Analytics, Cognos Business Intelligence, SPSS Predictive Analytics and FileNet ECM expertise. Our team of experts will be at IBM’s renowned annual Information OnDemand conference, the premier forum for Information and Analytics, next week. Perficient is a gold sponsor and will be exhibiting at […]

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