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The Elements of Office 365 Content Governance: Retention Labels

The Elements of Office 365 Content Governance: Retention Labels

Microsoft released its Advanced Data Governance platform in April 2017, in response to the ongoing content governance struggles of businesses. Businesses best intentions were dragged down by two factors: a lack of a transparent overall content governance strategy and poor implementation of tools to support these processes.

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The Elements of Office 365 Content Governance: Content Types

The Elements of Office 365 Content Governance: Content Types

Large organizations all share a common goal: they want a consistent, risk-based, cost-effective and easily used approach to categorize, classify and handle important content, from creation to disposal. Critical to achieving this goal are a content governance strategy and enabling technologies.

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Let’s Revamp Analyst Reports to Reflect How Businesses Work

Let's Revamp Analyst Reports to Reflect How Businesses Work

Every year, the analysts release their big reports on the state of the (technology of your choice) market, and every year we read these reports. While they reflect a certain dynamics in the market, these reports rarely reflect the struggles and choices businesses working with the software at hand face.

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What Does Gimmal’s RecordLion Buy Mean for IG? We’ll Tell You

What Does Gimmal's RecordLion Buy Mean for IG? We'll Tell You

Jim Amsler of GlassIG recently asked the question, “What Does the Gimmal Acquisition of RecordLion Mean for IG? ”  GlassIG is a thought leader in the information governance (IG) space and respected competitor of both Gimmal and RecordLion.

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So OpenText Buys Documentum: Making Sense of the Aftershocks

So OpenText Buys Documentum: Making Sense of the Aftershocks

It seems like everyone is talking about consolidation in the enterprise content management (ECM) business, particularly into OpenText.  Several recent events — OpenText's acquisition of Documentum and IBM’s ongoing flirtation with Box — have increased the confusion. OpenText's Feeding Frenzy My friend Laurence Hart outlined all of the ECM companies

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