“It is a tale told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, signifying nothing.” Shakespeare penned these words as a metaphor for life (Macbeth, Act V, Scene V), but they relate equally well to information governance in that organizations often spend more time arguing over the particulars than actually doing much about them. This […]
OK, it’s official: OpenText has closed its deal with Dell EMC to buy the latter’s Enterprise Content Division, which includes Documentum. Which means: very little, especially in the short run. And possibly everything in the longer term.
TRUST. It’s the first point in the Boy Scout Law. (A Scout is Trustworthy.) It’s an old Russian proverb made famous by a U.S. President. (Trust but Verify.) It’s printed on U.S. banknotes and coins. (In God We Trust.) And it’s foundational to success in information management / information governance.
Conventional wisdom currently holds that between 60% and 65% of all content management projects are failures. How exactly this is defined is open to interpretation, but I think it’s safe to say that fewer than one-third of such projects produce results commensurate with expectations. What’s scary is that this number hasn’t really changed much in […]