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Revenge of the Metadata Nerds

Sep 11, 2018 11:24:00 AM by John F. Mancini

We once had an IT person who worked for us who took a page out of the old Saturday Night Live routine, Nick Burns -- Your Company’s Computer Guy, who guarantees to “fix your computer and then make fun of you.”  

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Topics: metadata, records management, Compliance and records management, content management

What's in an Event Name? -- Reflections on Think2018

Mar 27, 2018 9:00:00 AM by John F. Mancini

I was invited to attend the IBM Think 2018 event last week in Las Vegas. There were so many interesting aspects of the event, but most notable to me as someone who has attended multiple versions of this event over the years under multiple names (multiple event names, not my aliases) were: 1) the sheer scale of the event; and 2) the convergence of content and data.

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Topics: IBM, information chaos, information governance, content management

An Exponential Moment and the Untapped Power of Incumbents

Mar 22, 2018 12:40:34 PM by John F. Mancini

I was reflecting a bit on some of the themes raised by Ginni Rometty, CEO of IBM, during her opening keynote at Think 2018 and their alignment with some of the concepts we at AIIM have been raising over the past year under the banner of Intelligent Information Management. I suppose it may seem a bit cheeky as the “Chief Evangelist of AIIM” to be commenting upon the comments of the “Chief Executive” of IBM, so for those who want to hear her thoughts without the benefit of my interpretation, the replay is HERE.

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Topics: IBM, @IBM_ECM, content management, digital disruption, information governance

15 Top AIIM eBooks and White Papers in 2017

Jan 1, 2018 5:28:16 PM by John Mancini

Here are your Top AIIM White Papers from 2017!

The votes are in...and here are the most popular AIIM eBooks and white papers and Tip Sheets from 2017. Enjoy.

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Topics: ecm, content management, cloud content management, information governance

15 Top Digital Landfill Posts for 2017

Jan 1, 2018 11:06:20 AM by John Mancini

Here are your Top Digital Landfill Posts from 2017!

The votes are in...and here are the most popular posts from 2017. Enjoy.

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Topics: ecm, content management, cloud content management, information governance

31 Letters to Santa from ECM Users

Dec 20, 2017 10:46:00 AM by John Mancini

We Want Simplicity, Commitment, Strategy, and Solutions

This time of year, if you start a Google search with the words “funny letters,” Google will immediately complete the phrase with “funny letters to Santa.”

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Topics: ecm, content management, cloud content management, information governance

A decade of content management change

Nov 29, 2017 4:30:12 PM by John Mancini

As Jerry Garcia might say, “What a long strange trip it’s been.”

Think about the incredible changes going on in the content management space:

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Topics: content federation, content integration, ecm, content management, systemware

A pre-Thanksgiving Second Helping - 7 Tip Sheets, 4 eBooks and 4 Guest Columns

Nov 16, 2017 10:33:38 AM by John Mancini

Here are some eBooks, Guest Columns, and Tip Sheets you may have missed.

A Thanksgiving treat.

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Topics: thanksgiving, content management, analytics, collaboration

3 Key Objectives Typically at the Heart of a Content Integration Initiative

Nov 15, 2017 9:00:00 AM by John Mancini

Technical complexity, and in some cases vendor lock-in, make it very difficult to connect all of the various content systems that typically exist in every organization and access the right content. And that has a negative impact on the productivity of your knowledge workers and on your organization's ability to respond in a timely manner to changing market conditions.

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Topics: content integration, ecm, content management

9 Ways Uncontrolled Information Stands in the Way of Your Digital Transformation Plans

Oct 31, 2017 10:27:32 AM by John Mancini

Most organizations are on some sort of Digital Transformation journey. Everyone wants it. But what exactly is it? And how do you get there?  How can you navigate the changes Digital Transformation brings while staying focused on business growth? How do you avoid disenfranchising employees and losing customers to more digitally savvy competitors?

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Topics: digital transformation,, rhinodox, content management, semantic web, semantic

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