Box Announces Governance – Another Step Towards #ECMnext


So Box came out and announced Box Governance this week. For those of you thinking that Box is just one of the surfeit of file sharing providers on the planet, think again. Box has been steadfast in stating… Read More

The Metamorphosis of Enterprise Content Management


Regardless of what you’ve been hearing, Enterprise Content Management (ECM) is not dead. For years ECM has been harangued as being overly cumbersome, overly expensive, overly difficult, and underwhelming when it came to delivering benefits. That’s all about… Read More

Case Study: Managing Information – How and Why


This is the second case study type thing I’m trying. It’ll likely be the last for a while as I have nothing left that I can publish without getting sued. Ah, the joys of being an independent consultant…. Read More

Box Announces Enterprise Key Management


On February 10, 2015 Box announced the beta release of Enterprise Key Management (EKM). Put simply, EKM addresses cloud security concerns by giving customers control over the encryption keys used to access content stored on Box. It’s add-on functionality,… Read More

Enterprise File Sync & Share – It’s Not What You Think It Is


When Gartner came out with their Magic Quadrant for Enterprise File Sync and Share (EFSS) back in July 2014 I laughed a little because I find the idea of an EFSS market, well, laughable. Yes, I know they… Read More

ECM Isn’t


I finished reading this article from CMS Wire (I don’t mean I actually read the whole article) and it got me thinking … Between that article, others I’ve read, and some of the projects I’ve been working on… Read More

You’re out of Your Mind


You’re out of your mind if you think blocking access to file sharing services is filling a security gap. You’re out of your mind if you think making people jump through hoops like Citrix and VPNs to get… Read More

YOU are the problem


I wanted to try something a little different for this post. I’m doing an assessment of what went wrong with Alfresco for a Canadian university. They purchased Alfresco back in 2008/09, initially to handle some of their web… Read More

Guerrilla Tactics – IG Whether or not they want it


On September 18 the Information Governance Initiative hosted a twitter chat to discuss their 1st annual report. At some point in the chat I referred to myself as using Guerilla tactics to apply Information Governance practices in client… Read More

Information Governance Is


Over the last few weeks some pretty bright minds have been talking / writing about what Information Governance (IG) is and isn’t. Unfortunately, I couldn’t find the restraint to stay out of it. To get some of the… Read More

My Reaction – Laptop Stolen – 620K Patient Records Compromised


Last week a story was reported in the news about a stolen laptop. The laptop contained patient information for more than 620,000 Albertans. This is my response to the situation. It’s far less ranty than what was in… Read More