Governance News & Analysis
| Wednesday Dec 11, 2013
In just a few years, big data has evolved from an emerging trend into a mainstream IT phenomenon. Organizations of all sizes are dealing with larger volumes of data, spread across a broader range of types and locations, compounded by the need to process and manage it all faster than ever before.
Though some might argue that the hype surrounding big data is growing faster than the data itself, one thing is abundantly clear: Businesses can no longer afford to ignore the challenges caused by exponential growth in data volume, velocity and variety -- otherwise known as "the three Vs.”
| Tuesday Dec 3, 2013
MetaVis just unveiled new capabilities for Office 365 and SharePoint Online that will provide users with tighter administration and governance of their cloud-based content. According to MetaVis, the capabilities fill important holes in Office 365 environments by offering views of everything that happens to content inside those environments.
| Thursday Nov 21, 2013
It’s been a busy week in the document management space. Xerox announced it has enhanced its workflow creation capabilities in DocuShare, and Box has created a new ecosystem for legal companies. Meanwhile, AvePoint upgraded its governance Service Pack, while Alfresco and Workshare have entered a new partnership.
| Thursday Nov 21, 2013
HP Autonomy (HPA) has just announced Data Protector v8.1 will be available in January. While it comes with a bunch of new features, the real significance of this release will be the introduction of an entirely new way of looking at and implementing data recovery.
| Monday Oct 28, 2013
Think about some of the systems you have in place in your own life -- you probably don’t think of most of them as “systems.” For example -- dental care. You brush your teeth twice a day, floss once a day and visit the dentist twice a year. Why? Because dentists have done an excellent job of educating people about oral hygiene.
Content governance provides content creators the same structure and guidelines, to help with consistent messaging.
| Wednesday Oct 23, 2013
Metalogix has been steadily buying up hefty swaths of the Microsoft SharePoint ecosystem -- and it's now bought up Idera's SharePoint business. It includes tools that focus on backup, maintenance, security and governance.
| Tuesday Oct 8, 2013
Last week we saw in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Governance, Risk and Compliance (EGRC) that the rise of social computing and the use of the enormous datasets that it throws up, means that big data and the ability to take meaning from big data is set to transform the market over the next 3 years. It also shows that there are a large number of vendors that are ready for the challenges that this poses.
| Thursday Oct 3, 2013
Now in its 9th year, the Garter MQ for Enterprise Governance, Risk and Compliance Platforms is one of the most dynamic there is. While enterprises always expected a wide range of capabilities across these platforms to monitor risk and business performance, the rise of social computing and the datasets that this throws up, means that big data is also entering the mix and is set to transform the market over the next 3 years.
| Saturday Sep 21, 2013
The weekend is here and it's time to relax! So, whether you're sipping your morning coffee or snuggling in your comfy bed what better way to kick off your Saturday then with some great insights you may have missed.
This week, we looked at social media marketing and big data, discussed how to get from records management of the past to information governance for the future and talked enterprise level social networking. So sit back, relax and enjoy our weekend reads!
| Wednesday Sep 18, 2013
The AIIM report on SharePoint 2013 sings a familiar tune: people have security concerns with SharePoint in the cloud; people consider SharePoint as a platform for building a comprehensive content management system and records management system; Microsoft’s three-year upgrade cycle has caused many companies to have multiple versions of SharePoint which has added IT support issues.
We know some are not happy with SharePoint, and AIIM reported this last year, too.
So the question remains -- what to do about these concerns?
| Saturday Sep 14, 2013
It's Saturday! What better way to kick off your weekend than taking a little time for yourself to enjoy all the great feature articles you may have missed? This week, we continued our conversation on big data and took a look at how marketers can best capture value from it. We also discussed why the term governance for SharePoint is overhyped and examined the newly released book, "Essential Intranets." So sit back, relax and enjoy our weekend reads!
| Monday Sep 9, 2013
I wish I had a quarter for every time the words “governance” and “SharePoint” were used in the same sentence -- I’d be pretty darn rich right now. But I’d be an unhappy millionaire.
| Wednesday Sep 4, 2013
| Tuesday Sep 3, 2013
When you look at many of the organizational disasters of recent years (such as the Deepwater Horizon explosion, fire and oil spill that embroiled BP, Halliburton and Transocean in billions of dollars in cost even before reputational damage and business disruption), people ask where top management and the board were.
| Wednesday Aug 28, 2013
SharePoint content management and migration expert Metalogix has bought up part of another one of its fellow SharePoint ecosystem brethren, and Axceler's SharePoint governance and permission management tools are the target this time.