Entries by Ken Lownie

Kofax & Everteam announce an end-to-end digital transformation solution

Kofax & Everteam announce an end-to-end digital transformation solution for the document processing and content management Enterprises undergoing digital transformation face challenges in managing the exponential growth of business content, which puts strain on meeting compliance requirements and IT cost constraints. Transforming paper and digital content into seamless business workflows is a growing challenge as […]

Six Questions to Ask Before Your Next Content Management Project

For the last twenty years, decisions about document and content management systems were basically about one thing: Which vendor’s product to use.  The major Enterprise Content Management (ECM) vendors — IBM, Documentum and OpenText — all had similar offerings. Each provided a monolithic platform with a broad range of functionality, with the understanding that they […]

Reducing Information Risk through Effective Governance

This post was written by Joe Shepley, VP President and Practice Leader at Doculabs. Information risk is one of the most significant risks facing organizations today. Whether because of sensitive data (such as PII, PHI, or PCI), which will generate negative PR and substantial fines if breached, or intellectual property (IP), which will lead to […]

The Evolution of Enterprise Content Management

Forrester released two of its latest reports: Forrester Wave: Enterprise Content Management: Business Content Services, Q2, 2017 and The Forrester Wave™: Enterprise Content Management — Transactional Content Services, Q2 2017. Along with assessing 13-15 ECM vendors, of which Everteam was listed as a “Strong Performer” in both reports, Forrester also talks about the current state […]

Information Governance across Boundaries

Whether you are dealing with information governance and records management practices across departments in a single company or  across subsidiaries in different countries, establishing common information governance and records management practices and tools is challenging. One of our customers, a large finance and leasing company, faced this exact problem. With offices spread across the globe, […]

Don’t Take the Trash With You

When business users want to move to a “next generation” enterprise application, it’s an exciting time for them. Take for example the HR manager moving from Oracle to WorkDay, eager to move to a modern user interface with native support for mobile and all kinds of new functionality. But for the IT organization, that move […]

Archiving Your Way to Enterprise Records Management, One System at a Time

Many companies spend years trying to implement a centralized records management system that includes all the different types of records in their organization. They take a top-down approach, starting with a records inventory and moving through building a universal file plan that includes all record types. The problem is that, more often than not, they […]

A Simple Tool for Analyzing Your Enterprise Application Portfolio

Every year, in every enterprise, budgets are approved, and resources are spent to procure and implement new enterprise applications. We have pretty good processes for this, including steering committees, architecture reviews, and CAPEX approval processes. What we DO NOT have are similarly structured processes for retiring and decommissioning legacy applications. What to do with an […]