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FIle Shares  |  co-authoring  |  digital transformation,  |  intelligent information management

Are we so focused on input that we’ve overlooked the need to output information?

Prior to becoming involved with the content and information management industry, I spent several years in the high-volume printing industry. I was a mid-level executive for a large health insurance provider and was responsible for printing and mailing, pre-press and offset printing, and electronic book publishing across four states. And let me tell you, my teams concentrated on output. Tons of it. Twenty four hours a day, 365 days of the year. Imagine stacks of paper everywhere and truckloads of output being shipped and mailed nationwide. This is in great contrast to today and my current involvement in the enterprise content management industry (now Intelligent Information Management) where our attention is largely focused on input...with much less focus on output. We aggressively capture data, input that information into advanced systems and databases, and then safeguard it with methodologies and teams designed to collect and protect information.

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AIIM19  |  digital transformation,  |  intelligent information management  |  podcast

[Podcast] Inside the Action at The AIIM Conference

Have you ever watched a football game or other sporting event where they gave the players or coaches microphones? Or, how about an 'after show’ of your favorite reality tv program? I don’t know about you, but these are some of my favorites to watch because it gives the viewer a more intimate look than you would get by just watching the game or show normally. In these ‘real life’ situations you can hear directly from the players as they pump up their teammates, hear the strategy being passed between players and coaches, or hear directly from a reality tv star about what they were feeling during a specific situation.

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14 Steps to a Successful ECM Implementation

Making an ECM implementation successful requires planning and attention to detail. The best way to create the right solution is to identify organizational goals and priorities. Learn how to manage a successful implementation in our free guide.

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FIle Shares  |  co-authoring  |  collaboration  |  digital transformation,  |  intelligent information management  |  podcast

[Podcast] Good Vibrations – Co-Authoring, AIIM19, and the Beach Boys

It’s warm greetings from sunny San Diego on this episode of the AIIM on Air podcast! Your host Kevin Craine comes to you from The AIIM Conference 2019 floor with a series of interviews from the hallways, sessions, and even poolside at the Conference Party (if you listen closely, you can hear the party’s Beach Boys cover band in the background).

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cloud  |  digital transformation,  |  intelligent information management

Can Information Access and Control Co-Exist?

Today's businesses run in the cloud. Organizations are embracing a new way of working in a cloud-native environment that enables content to move effortlessly between teams, partners and customers. This is a powerful way to run the business without compromising on security, governance, and compliance. A 2018 IDG Cloud Computing Study found that 77% of enterprises have at least one application or a portion of their enterprise computing infrastructure in the cloud, and adoption is climbing. Furthermore, according to our AIIM 2018 State of the Industry study, over 35% of respondents said that their organization was moving “more to the cloud” over the next 12 months.

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content services  |  digital transformation,  |  intelligent information management

New AIIM Research: State of the Industry – Content Services

Recently, AIIM released an eBook titled, State of the Industry – Content Services that examines the current state of Content Services technologies and how user perceptions about them are changing. For this research study, we surveyed over 300 decision-makers from around the world about their focus on Content Services to answer these three core questions:

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content services  |  digital transformation,  |  intelligent information management

How are the spending patterns for Content Services changing and evolving?

This is part 3 of a four-part series based on our new State of the Industry – Content Services market research study. Part 1 -- What exactly is the link between IIM and Digital Transformation? Part 2 -- What kinds of critical business problems are users trying to solve with Content Services? Part 3 -- How is content services automation revolutionizing records management and information governance?   Multi-channel next-generation information capture is clearly the least mature of the four core Content Services technologies. Multi-channel capture is poised to assume an increasingly important role as the tide of incoming information rises and accelerates. There is still a long tail in the market that views “capture” as primarily something you do to paper in order to more effectively store it somewhere. That is clearly changing, and next-generation capture is focused on the capture of information from all forms of incoming information, translating that information into a machine comprehensible form and using it to directly engage business processes.

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