Execution aside, let's acknowledge that the specifications for HealthCare.gov were extraordinarily complex. In fact, they hit the web application trifecta, in having to
As you know, we on a regular basis consult and advise many clients – large and small – in many verticals. I, personally, believe that a Web Content Management System is not a vertical application. There are occasional exceptions, but overall Web CMS is a horizontal business application, and any CMS can be potentially used by any type of business, depending on what the actual needs are.
Big Data is may be a buzzword, yet it's certainly generating interesting discussions. Over the last month or two, I been party to a number of really interesting sessions - such as the CW500 event I mentioned previously - and with recent acquisitions in this space, the question is becoming less about whether Big Data is possible, and more about how it can be applied in the enterprise.
For me this raises the question of quality
A recent conversation with a large global enterprise about their Digital Asset Management project reminded me of the Zen Kōan – "Two hands clap and there is a sound. What is the sound of one hand clapping?" The project in question has weathered some turbulence
Yesterday we learned that Lexmark, best know for its printers, had acquired Netherlands-based BPM (Business Process Management) vendor Pallas-Athena. This follows in the path of Lexmark's acquisition of Perceptive Software, a document management company (evaluated in our Document Management reviews)
One of the most common questions an enterprise technology buyer will ask of a vendor or supplier is, "What do you know about our business?" It's the kind of question that one gets asked in job interviews too, and just like that personal situation, how the question gets answered can have a huge impact on the result
If you agree with the adage that enterprises need a new Web CMS every three years, then it's easy to assume that in the year 2011, most organizations would be working on their third or fourth Web CMS implementation. The real story is that some of the largest enterprises -- including some of the biggest names in healthcare, retail, and banking -- are still trying to move to their first real CMS
There is no more challenging an environment for true ECM (Enterprise Content Management) than that of healthcare
I'm excited to wrap up the year by writing a "State of the Market" on DAM. This has been a very busy year for us here -- our DAM subscriber numbers increased substantially and our customer inquiries for personalized help in a DAM procurement were near-constant. Could it be that DAM might finally be hitting the mainstream?
"Transactional document management" is a term not used often enough in my opinion. For it is, as the phrase goes, the "meat and potatoes" of ECM
Dynamic Publishing Systems manage the assembly of reusable components for publishing, along with the delivery of aggregated content to multiple personalized channels. Some examples of Dynamic Publishing are:
Ok you probably did a double take when you saw that Hyland had acquired Hershey's. Sadly the world of chocolate and ECM are not about to merge.
Today IBM announced the acquisition of Datacap. It was no surprise really as Big Blue has been talking for a while about enhancing their overall imaging offering, to better leverage advanced case management
Both IBM and now EMC have recently touted their improved Case Management capabilities, so I thought it timely to take a look at this area in a little more detail
One of the more interesting and surprising things to emerge from last week's EMC World event in Boston was that the core Documentum Content Server has been repositioned into the xCP (Intelligent Case Management) product stack.