Monthly Archives: July 2012

Survey finds BYOD trend ‘counter-intuitive’

English: Advent Vega Tablet PC

IT departments prompting enterprise BYOD adoption, driving tablet use and emergence of ‘three-screen reality’

By PAUL QUIGLEY

ECM Plus /London/ +++ According to a new research survey by open source software organisation Alfresco, mobile and tablet adoption is being led – not by users – but by IT departments.

Aflresco said this ‘proves counterintuitive’ to the general perception of the “consumerization of IT” trend that resourceful and driven employees bring consumer technology into the workplace, sneaking under the radars of unwitting IT departments that are resistant to change. Continue reading

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Filed under 4G, Analysis, BYOD, Enterprise Content Management, Mobile Apps, Mobile communication, Mobile Content, Multichannel Delivery, Multiscreen Media

Data disaster survey finds 10% prepared

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Figure 1: Vulnerability of Data in the Event of Disaster

Man-made Data Security Incidents Outpace Natural Disasters for Affected Companies

By ECM Plus staff

ECM Plus /London/ +++ Data protection corporate Quantum has just published the findings of a recent survey focusing on disaster recovery.

From its 2012 IT Manager Survey, 90 percent of IT decision makers said their data was vulnerable in the event of a disaster. Continue reading

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Social media shunned by Euro CIOs as 67% block content

CIOs shunning video and social media

Europe’s chief information officers banning YouTube, Facebook, Twitter

By ECM Plus staff

ECM Plus /LONDON/ +++ European CIOs are shunning social media for business, according to a new study by Easynet and Ipanema Technologies.

The research study said that chief information officers are risking ‘alienating customers’, as well as ‘creating ineffective marketing strategies’, and ‘demotivating’ their staff and ‘eliminating’ their competitive edge. Continue reading

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Filed under Analysis, Content Categorisation, Content Delivery, Content Management, Content management system (CMS), Content marketing, Digital asset management, Enterprise Content Management, Enterprise Social Software (ESS), Enterprise Social Technology, Marketing asset management, Risk Analysis, Risk Assessment, Risk Management, Social Content Management, Social Content Marketing, Software, Trusted Content

New guide to CMS licensing models

The Content Management Model

The Content Management Model (Photo credit: dmhoro)

Vasont Systems’ new white paper suggests the right tools for the job

By ECM Plus staff

ECM Plus +++ For organizations looking to buy a content management system, Vasont Systems’ has just published a new white paper entitled, “Perpetual License CMS vs. SaaS CMS: Which Model Is Right for You?”.

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British exports to ROW exceed EU

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Trade exports to ROW now exceeds EU. Photo: Kaveri & Sameer

Trade figures find exports to ROW nations exceed European Union member states for the first time in 40 years as Europe ‘turns inward’.

By Alison Little

BRITAIN sent a defiant message to Europe yesterday after it emerged our trade is booming with the rest of the world. Continue reading

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Filed under Accounting, Analysis, Budgeting, Business Risk, Capital Management, Finance, Information Management, Private Finance, Private Wealth, Risk Analysis, Risk Management, Trade & Investment, Wealth Management

Feds tap Open Text for DOI records management

The hierarchy of the U.S. Department of the In...

ECM behemoth proffers first U.S. Federal government Cloud-based information governance and records management programme

By ECM Plus staff

ECM Plus +++ the U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) is deploying OpenText’s Enterprise Content Management software to power the agency’s Enterprise eArchive System.

According to OpenText, DOI is a Cabinet-level agency that manages America’s vast natural and cultural resources. The agency manages approximately 200 million emails with 35 terabytes of attached electronic content each year. Continue reading

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Filed under Enterprise Content Management, Information Governance, Records & Information Management (RIM), Vendor News

Incumbents and Android set for doldrums – survey

Android x86

Doomed?

Freelancer.co.uk reveals the 50 fastest growing online jobs for Q2 2012 – tables turn as Apple iOS accelerates, leaving Android in its dust; Google changes send Internet Marketing industry into panic; Businesses look to weather the economic downturn with BPO; Open Standards dominate the Fast 50 and Web; Facebook IPO fizzer spills over into fall in Social Media jobs.

By ECM Plus staff

ECM Plus +++ According to outsourcing marketplace reelancer.co.uk in its latest  Fast 50 survey for the second quarter of 2012 reveals some startling changes taking place.

The Freelancer.co.uk’s Fast 50 pulls data from over 4 million users and over 2.3 million projects to highlight the 50 fastest moving online job categories, creating the most comprehensive insight into online job trends. Continue reading

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Filed under 3GPP LTE, Analysis, Content Delivery, Content Delivery Networks (CDN), Enterprise Content Management, Mobile Apps, Mobile Content

Dissent waves force MEPs to throw out anti-counterfeit bill

Stop ACTA before we run out of space

Stop ACTA before we run out of space (Photo credit: ottodv)

Bill could ‘jeopardize citizens’ liberties’

By ECM Plus staff

ECM Plus +++ The Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA) has been rejected by the European Parliament on Wednesday and henceforth cannot become ‘law’ in the Euripean Union superstate. Continue reading

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