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Enterprise Content Management at the Crossroads

Enterprise Content Management at the Crossroads

OpenText's acquisition of Documentum has opened up a broader discussion of where enterprise content management (ECM) is today and where it may be headed in the coming years. My last few posts have laid out my thoughts on what OpenText's acquisition means for organizations currently using Documentum.

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Planning a Documentum Exit Strategy

Planning a Documentum Exit Strategy

The dust hasn’t completely settled on the OpenText Documentum acquisition, but the initial shock has worn off.  Any of my clients currently on Documentum are now focusing on their go-forward strategy for the platform. For most of them, this means an exit strategy, because none of them view Documentum as a platform worth investing in

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OpenText Opens Up Its Wallet Once Again for Guidance Software and Covisint

OpenText is on a buying spree. Yesterday, just hours before it officially closed on its acquisition of Detroit-based identity management and IoT platform provider Covisint, OpenText announced it has reached a definitive agreement to buy Pasadena-Calif.-based Guidance Software for approximately $222 million.

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Microsoft, OpenText, IBM Lead Forrester’s ECM Wave in Evolving Market

Microsoft, OpenText, IBM Lead Forrester’s ECM Wave in Evolving Market

Forrester named OpenText, Microsoft, IBM, OpenText Documentum, Alfresco, Box and M-Files leaders in its latest enterprise content management (ECM) wave for business content services. But don't let the familiar faces fool you: underneath the surface is a market undergoing big changes.

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OpenText Buys Documetum, Faces Competition as Veeva Goes Bigger on ECM

OpenText Buys Documetum, Faces Competition as Veeva Goes Bigger on ECM

OpenText today closed on its acquisition of Dell EMC's Enterprise Content Division (ECD), including Documentum. OpenText announced its plans to acquire Documentum and EMC's other ECD businesses, including InfoArchive, EMC Leap in September, just a week after Dell finalized the purchase of EMC.

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OpenText’s Loss, RSA’s Gain: Rohit Ghai Leaves Dell EMC ECD

OpenText's Loss, RSA's Gain: Rohit Ghai Leaves Dell EMC ECD

A second top executive has resigned from Dell EMC's Enterprise Content Division (ECD), injecting more uncertainty about the fate of Documentum and its sister products as their acquisition by OpenText nears. OpenText announced its plans to acquire Documentum and EMC's other ECD businesses, including InfoArchive and EMC Leap in

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CMSWire’s Top 10 Information Management Stories of 2016

CMSWire's Top 10 Information Management Stories of 2016

So what role does information management play in a customer-centric era? A super important one, as Nitro COO Gina O'Reilly explained. "To achieve the cohesion necessary to enhance customer experience and satisfaction, we must lay the groundwork for effective information management and document collaboration," she wrote.

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