Archive for the ‘Enterprise Content Management’ Category
The findings of a survey by document management software company Version One highlight that 86% of senior IT professionals are still reliant on paper records with over half of these (51%) stating that they are VERY reliant.
Just 1% of respondents state that they “hardly ever” have to rely on paper records. Version One carried out the research with 86 senior IT professionals (IT directors and managers) across a range of UK and Irish public and private sector organisations.
The thing with information is that the simpler it gets to collect and distribute, the more of it there is. It’s also spread across more departments. “The bigger your business, the more data sources (emails, documents, databases, websites), data stores (servers, hard drives, smartphones), departments (sales, admin, creative, legal) and offices you will find information spread across,” said Geoff Spick on his blog. (http://www.cmswire.com/cms/enterprise-cms/taming-the-information-management-beast-008360.php)
It may all be useful stuff, of course, but keeping tracks of such data – and ensuring all those who need to, have access – has led to a raft of content management and collaboration suites, and is one of the hot topics across the internet right now that we are monitoring at the Business Technology forum. In particular, how to cope with and manage all this content.