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March 08, 2017
Old-style enterprise content management is no longer fit for purpose. Organisations need to be able to manage far more than a subset of their information assets, and need to reach far beyond the ...
February 01, 2017
Cloudera is an interesting company. Interesting in that it bills itself as a data management, analytics and machine learning specialist... three 'disciplines' that one might have expected to find ...
January 27, 2017
Amazon Cloud Directory brings a cloud-native approach to data management and moves away from traditional models, but it isn't without tradeoffs for enterprise IT.
January 09, 2017
To demonstrate value, IT must provide an easy-to-understand cost model to its business leaders. This has fostered IT showback projects. Yet showback isn't easy to achieve.
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Before city CIOs begin to introduce smart city technology to city employees and to their constituents, they should make sure they've got the right data foundation in place. Jennifer Belissent, an ... Continue Reading
Vendor neutral archives (VNAs) continue to gain popularity in the healthcare industry, a byproduct of the need to share data among various medical imaging systems and other IT setups in hospitals. At its core, a VNA allows physicians and other providers to easily exchange clinical images, regardless of the imaging software or system in use. Various vendors sell VNAs, which puts pressure on hospital purchasing teams as they navigate through plans to install these systems.
In this buyer's essentials guide, health IT professionals and others will learn 13 useful considerations to make before purchasing a VNA -- including important, often disregarded matters and obvious aspects that may require more details. Among the areas discussed are data migration between VNAs, information lifecycle management concerns and how VNAs can better work in tandem with picture archiving and communications systems. Continue Reading
The document lifecycle is the sequence of stages that a document goes through from its creation to its eventual archival or destruction. Proper procedures throughout the document’s lifecycle are an important part of enterprise content management (ECM), a set of defined processes that help an organization obtain, organize, store and deliver information crucial to its operation in the most effective manner possible. Continue Reading
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Having a data classification process in place can make your data smart enough to know what to do with itself, allowing you to attain the holy grail of enterprise data storage. Continue Reading
Seeing the future is hard, as a look into Amazon Web Services history can show. Now, though, it's clear that the cloud leader seems ready to take a bigger piece of the data management pie. Continue Reading
By embracing new technology, like the cloud and virtualization, Commvault Systems provides businesses with a complete backup application featuring a litany of support and integrations. Continue Reading
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Repository-level security is too imprecise to protect sensitive information from accidental leaks and intentional breaches. A composite of controls starting at the content level may be the answer. Continue Reading
Enterprises generate and retain such a large volume of data that effective information governance may seem impossible. To ease the pressure, can we prevent information growth from spiraling out of control in the first place? Continue Reading
Amid the records management challenges caused by cloud, mobile and social, two basic questions can help bring information back under control. Continue Reading
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When ERP implementations are rushed, system issues are likely to arise in multiple areas. Here's how to do damage control and avoid a full-on failure. Continue Reading
Jon Toigo explains how an information lifecycle management strategy helps classify data so it can live on the most appropriate storage. Continue Reading
Independent disaster recovery expert Paul Kirvan discusses information lifecycle management (ILM) in this Expert Answer. Continue Reading