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Posts Tagged ‘Content Management’

Posts Tagged ‘Content Management’

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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AIIM Releases “State of Enterprise Content Management (ECM)” Survey Results

AIIM recently released the survey results from their “State of Enterprise Content Management” survey. They interviewed 751 individuals with 31% representing organizations with over 5,000 employees, 43% representing organizations between 500-5,000 employees, and 26% representing organizations between 10-500 employees. Some key takeaways: 15% said they have not yet implemented an ECM system but plan to. […]

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Creating an information management strategy, an AIIM seminar on ECM

Next week, Perficient will be participating in a free, one-day seminar in Houston hosted by AIIM. The seminar is focused on infrastructure and platform options and discussion of Sharepoint deployments. We’ll have a Google Search Appliance box available to demonstrate its benefits and uses for the Enterprise. Come out and see us: March 25, 2010 […]

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How XML and collaboration promote “green” content management

Green approach and reusability. As the days go on, the general public seems to become more and more concerned with being “green.” Especially because in many cases being green means saving some money. And the best part is that creativity has been put to work, and many brilliant ideas about energy (and money) savings have […]

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Content Management Systems – Why companies change them out so often

One of the things that always amazes me is how often companies change content management platforms. I am not talking about consolidation as I feel that this is a very different topic.  Companies spend a lot of time selecting, educating their teams, and implementing  Content Management Systems and then sometimes within a mater of 2-3 years they […]

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To migrate or not to migrate (Content that is)

When a company implements a Content Management System (CMS) or starts a CMS project, a plan to deal with any existing content needs to be taken into account. Of course there are times when there may not be existing content so in that case this makes life simple, but less often this is not the case. So the […]

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EIM, the next frontier

So what does the future hold for Enterprise Content Management?  For those following this industry, I am sure that you have noticed that the differences between the ECM vendors have narrowed.   Each of the top vendors supply similar functionality, with their differentiation coming in the solutions they provide and the industries they target.  From a […]

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Managing Organizational Change in an ECM Project

Many ECM projects fail not because the technology implementation was flawed or the business process did not provide the desired enhancements, but because the end users found ways around the system.    ECM projects suffer from the ‘It was easier before’ syndrome.   By this I am referring to fact that there may actually be more steps […]

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Why do I need a Taxonomy?

I was in a customer presentation the other day and was asked about the importance of a taxonomy to the successful implementation of an ECM solution.   Why do you need a taxonomy and what value does it bring to the project?   Taxonomy provides the structure to the ECM solution that enables the users to easily find […]

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When is Email a Record?

One of the tasks that I typically get involved in, is helping clients define their records. This process can be tedious, but also very educational for the client. During this process we are normally asked two questions, The first being, ” What about email, That is a record type right?  The answer to that question is “No, email is […]

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