I spent this week training on Fasoo’s Enterprise Digital Rights Management products. Each product helps protect documents at rest, in transit and in use. The last one is the most important since most organizations don’t know what happens to a document once it leaves their four walls. The class had a great time trying to come up with real world scenarios to test out; we also tried to break things. Read the rest of this entry »
I have been reading The Cluetrain Manifesto and noticing how relevant this book is almost 10 years after its publication. The book and the manifesto itself address how business is changing in the Internet age. Back in the dark ages, before computers and mass media, commerce was done through conversations between people. The village bazaar with its hustle and bustle is where people met, talked, gossiped, spread news and generally got things done. It was chaotic and informal. It was human. You can see the same thing at a county fair or a garage sale. It’s informal and its also fun. Read the rest of this entry »
The demand for safe information sharing has increased dramatically, as Enterprise Content Management (ECM) applications are being deployed by companies of all sizes.
ECM applications simplify the management of an organization’s unstructured information (data not in a database). ECM applications help accelerate business performance by providing easier access to an organization’s core information assets.
The circulation of documents through ECM applications results in an increased risk of information leakage. The need to secure information sharing on the ECM systems has increased as more employees gain access to these repositories. Read the rest of this entry »
In a recent Computerworld article suggesting that IT update its information security program, Robert Whiteley points out that with the widespread adoption of cloud computing, organizations don’t own their data anymore. Users are uploading documents into GoogleDocs, Facebook, Slideshare and a hundred other repositories outside of IT’s control. This shift in ownership will continue as employees embrace new SaaS and Web 2.0 technologies. It’s important to secure your documents, since they are the most likely source of information leaks. The recent problems that Twitter had when someone stole confidential documents is an example of what can happen. Read the rest of this entry »
Last week eDocument Sciences held our annual business planning meeting at our headquarters in Amherst, NY. We focused on business, but also had a bit of fun. Our major goals are to focus on enterprise digital rights management, IT managed services and our SaaS consulting. We will create more interesting content to help our resellers engagecustomers in conversations about solving their document related problems. Some of the items you’ll see in the coming months are: Read the rest of this entry »