Document Management, Content Management & BPM
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From Information Age Technology trends come and go, but the need for information is constant. 50-plus years into the digital revolution, and 'information' is still a strategic concern for IT leaders. Indeed, analyst company Gartner lists 'information' among the 'Nexus of Forces' currently shaping the IT industry, alongside newcomers cloud, mobile and ... read more..
From V3.co.uk Dropbox has put a renewed focus on enterprise with re-brand of Dropbox for Teams and single sign-on (SSO) log-ins. The cloud storage provider has renamed its Dropbox for Teams software to Dropbox for Business. 'With all the changes we're making to create a Dropbox that's better for companies both large and ... read more..
From TechRepublic Whereas IT managers may once have been the target market for enterprise software, today firms are better off designing apps to appeal directly to staff, the London Web Summit heard last week. This approach relies on the so-called 'Dropbox effect', where staff start using apps they have discovered themselves rather ... read more..
From ComputerworldUK The large majority (70%) of high-performing companies will manage their business processes using real-time predictive analytics or 'extreme collaboration' by 2016, says analyst house Gartner. Gartner said one of the more effective techniques for business process improvement is intelligent business operations (IBO), in which processes are 'aware' of and can ... read more..
From Computerworld.com Despite strong support from IT pros, SharePoint faces increased scepticism from business leaders and it's unclear whether the collaboration product will deliver cloud, social and mobile advancements needed for future growth. Those are some of the findings from a new Forrester Research study published last week titled SharePoint Enters Its ... read more..
13 November 2012, Networking Seminar An event for companies who are looking at the problem of collaboration and BI, who may already have SharePoint but want to know what is possible and how they should plan for a successful deployment of SharePoint. Download the presentation slides Keith Vooght, NCC ... read more..
Date: 20-22 March 2013Time: DayLocation: Amsterdam, the NetherlandsCost: Members of the NCC will receive a 10% discount on the pass price please enter the booking code 'NCC10'when registeringEnrol: Click hereOverview: We are pleased to be associated with the upcoming SharePoint Conference for Business Users 2013, supported by Microsoft, to ... read more..
T-Systems on Cloud 7.0T-Systems kicked off the telco journey into cloud services in 2004, when it formed the development teams that would launch its first Dynamic Services products from 2005. T-Systems next stage in development of cloud services is to productise the applications software platforms that it has built for ... read more..
Long-Term Retention of Content Still an Issue for OrganisationsFrom attending Ovum Information Management events it is clear that the long-term preservation of information is still an issue for many organisations in both the private and public sectors. This is something that organisations must address if they are to ensure that ... read more..
Driving business value from content managementApril 2012CatalystSocial networks, wikis, blogs and content stored on mobile devices are just some of the many new sources of content that are contributing to the growth in the amount of enterprise content. In addition, organisations are handling higher volumes of paper-based documents, which are ... read more..
A collection of recent NCC research, thought leadership, presentations, videos and news to help those interested in professional development get up to speed with the key information management issues.With the massive increase in both structured and unstructured data, information management (IM) has become both a powerful resource and a major ... read more..
Big Data Creates Demand for Analytics SkillsThe emergence of big data promises to create IT jobs, with business intelligence (BI) and analytics expertise the key drivers. As big data increasingly becomes part of corporate IT strategies and infrastructure, organisations will be on the lookout for specialist analytics skills to unlock ... read more..
Iceland to Become a Low-Cost Data Centre DestinationIceland's new and unique multi-tenant data centre will be an attractive low-cost destination for many IT workloads eventually. UK co-location provider Verne Global built the facility on a former Nato base near Keflavik airport, with modular IT infrastructure from Colt Technology. Verne ... read more..
A collection of recent NCC research, thought leadership articles, events, webinars and videos, to help those interested in professional development get up to speed with the key management issues in the use of collaboration tools including social media, SharePoint, workflow and BPM software.These technologies promise to help us collaborate ... read more..
CRM platforms contain only some of the information pertaining to business contacts and customers prospects, and so those tasked with business development spend an inordinate amount of time searching for information that will give them the big picture. Can social search and analytics come to the rescue? We believe it ... read more..
The UK government has recently made pronouncements on reductions of the civil service, with options extending to a 40% cut. These have resulted in discussion around the potential of change to redundancy terms, and also the restriction of strike action which could hamper government plans. However, we believe that the ... read more..
NCC Guidelines for IT ManagementNumber 336 Every business now collects and stores volumes of information that were unimaginable even a decade ago. Managed well, this data can be used to unlock new sources of economic value and provide fresh insight for marketing. But how many organisations can truly claim ... read more..
Information lifecycle management IT budgets are shrinking even as the reliance on data and application availability grows. IT managers must spend carefully to keep from negatively impacting the bottom line and one area where IT departments can realise significant savings is storage. Adrian Groeneveld of Pillar Data Systems provides a ... read more..
why data management and data governance work so well togetherI want to start with a cautionary tale about the importance of data management. When a fire struck a distribution plant operated by a global manufacturing company several years ago, the CEO immediately wanted to send a letter to key distributors ... read more..
information management Tim Cianchi, Business Unit Leader at Zuhlke, looks at the impact metadata management has on business IT systems and considers how organisations can approach systems and information in a way that both addresses general business efficiency and integration requirements. For as long as organisations have been recording ... read more..
unified data management case studyLocated in an attractive campus about a mile from the centre of the city, The University of Bath is one of the UKs leading universities, with an international reputation and ranked in the top ten of the countrys annual university league tables.The ChallengeAs a result of ... read more..
As technology trends advance and reliance upon IT infrastructures increases, what effect will this have on the creative industry? With information moving towards the digital domain, Jonathan Morgan, co-founder of software developer Object Matrix, looks at the demise of tape-based archiving and the natural succession of the digital workflow.There seems ... read more..
By Tim Cowell DM Product Director July 2009 Why Integrate Document Management? Electronic Document Management (EDM) systems are commonly deployed to enhance business processes by improving efficiency; usually based on reducing the time taken to perform a certain task. In many cases the DM system is not the only business tool ... read more..
RD investment still exists in West Midlands! Despite the majority of ICT businesses in the West Midlands region employing fewer than ten people, almost 500 of them are engaging in research and development, according to a survey by the West Midlands ICT cluster. Even during the recession, 33 percent of the 1,503 ... read more..
Press Release from from The National Computing Centre, Manchester UK. Issued 25th August 2009 Despite growing investment in document management, electronic content management (ECM) and workflow software, the majority of organisations still find it difficult to calculate the return on investment (ROI) for these systems. This is according to the latest survey from ... read more..
Combining paper and electronic corporate information makes obvious business sense. The best way to do it isnt so obvious. What is clear is that at a time of recession, paperbased information is an anomalous overhead that organizations would do well to eradicate or reduce. Technology in the shape of ... read more..
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