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.
“Overwhelming” “Complicated” “Scary” Quotes from a movie poster? A book jacket? A Congressional hearing? No, merely a summary of my latest People’s Take* on the state of information management today.
It happens innocently enough: someone obtains and installs a reasonable Internet-enabled capability, and BANG! You’re open for business that’s not of your choosing. Maybe it’s a shared corporate meeting calendar, or a construction pipe-weld inspection robot, or a security camera at a remote power plant. But whatever it is – be it a cloud-based offering […]
Can’t sleep. Can’t sit still. Can’t concentrate. No doubt about it, I have Post-Election Stress Disorder (PESD). I worry what any new policies will mean for my clients, especially those in highly-regulated industries (e.g., utilities). I worry their concerns about the economy will lead to short-sighted decisions regarding long-term programs (like information governance). I […]