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Note from our VP on File Shares

October 5, 2017

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 Hi, Paul speaking.

 

On September 22, the article "Move your Shared Drives into ECM... Right Now!" by my colleague Sarah Todd was published, discussing methods to eliminate shared drives. I wanted to give my two cents. 

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Delivering $430 Billion in Gains

October 5, 2017

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According to a recent IDC study A.I. market revenues are expected to grow 487% within the next five years. Gartner has already identified Artificial Intelligence as a megatrend set to dominate the enterprise space, and this year alone sees companies looking to spend nearly $2.5 billion worldwide on A.I.

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Move your Shared Drives into ECM... Right Now!

October 5, 2017

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UPDATE Oct 5th, 2017: Check out my colleague Paul Kleinknecht's response: http://blog.shinydocs.com/note-from-our-vp-on-file-shares

 

If you appreciate and understand the need for information governance, you should hate your file shares. Users find them easy to use, but shared network drives and folders pose a major threat to data security and governance. Most organizations site operational efficiency as a top priority so the idea of executing on more workflows is compelling if not crucial. Having 85% of all corporate data sitting in file shares works directly against the concept of efficiency. The enterprise needs to find a way to understand and harness this data.

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Welcome to the Suite Life – Shinydrive Suite, That Is

September 19, 2017

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Shinydrive v1 is the best-selling OpenText Content Server 3rd party solution, but we know we can do more. It’s why we’ve launched Shinydrive v2. This solution allows desktop applications to capture enterprise content into data repositories, including Cloud Object Storage, OpenText™ Content Server, and Microsoft® SharePoint.

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We Put the BIG in Big Data

August 22, 2017

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Back in 2011, IBM pitted its Artificial Intelligence (A.I.) technology, Watson, against reigning Jeopardy champions Ken Jennings and Brad Rutter. To come out ahead of its human competitors, Watson’s win required 20 dedicated researchers, devoting 3 years of their lives, and the equivalent of 200 million pages of information.

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Back2Back Wins… Don’t Act Like You’re Not Impressed

July 20, 2017

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No, it’s not an optical illusion. Shinydocs found its way into the spotlight at OpenText Enterprise World again this year. For the second time in two years, Shinydocs walked away with the Global Technology Partner of the Year Award.

 

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Partnering with Shinydocs is a no-brainer

July 12, 2017

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Shinydocs believes in solving problems — for our customers and for our partners. As we continue to build out our global partner ecosystem, we’re committed to doing so by encouraging customer confidence and by making Intelligent Information Management simple and non-disruptive to end-users.

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Gartner sentences ECM to death

July 18, 2017

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Ensure the Success of your OpenText Content Server Rollout

October 2, 2017

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When you’re approaching an ECM implementation or developing a rollout strategy, it’s a common question: What does success look like?

Success = completely managing the process of the genesis, collaboration, publication, and retirement/retention of all documents

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ECM Life Lesson #1: Focus on user experience

May 15, 2017

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It doesn’t matter how many bells and whistles your ECM has. An ECM that users just won’t use is a wasted investment—a very large investment. There are a few simple ways every organization can ensure that its ECM isn’t ignored in favour of competing environments:

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