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Why You Need Managed Services for Your IBM Content Manager onDemand (CMOD) Solution

When you have a dedicated team administering the solution they're solely focused on, it will always be a better model. However, most organizations do not have the luxury of dedicated resources, and that's where Managed Services comes in. In one sentence, Managed Services is a comprehensive end-to-end remote support administration for your IBM Content Manager OnDemand (CMOD) system, including on-premise, cloud or hybrid deployments. Managed Services offers a single point-of-contact (SPOC)...
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Are You Vulnerable to an Internal Content Breach?

Most organizations generally prepare for security threats such as: system attacks, stolen malware, IDs and passwords, or problems with access control. However, recently internal threats have become a growing concern within many organizations. Users with appropriate access are searching, viewing, and editing content from their company's Enterprise Content Management systems, with no business reason to do so, including HR, legal, and medical data. And it's not only employees with access to...
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How to More Effectively Manage Your ASG Mobius ViewDirect Solution (without breaking your budget)

A number of analysts groups, including IDC, have been looking into the value of Managed Services. IDC in particular polled several hundred organizations, looking for the key business challenges that these organizations faced. While each company polled had varying priorities, almost ALL stated one common challenge: their most valuable and knowledgeable technical people are too wrapped up in administering their systems, including their Enterprise Content Management, Output Management and Report Ma...
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Why You Need to Upgrade to FileNet P8 5.5 (and How)

IBM FileNet 5.2 Version is about to go “out of support” on April 30th. There are several products that will be deprecated in FileNet P8 5.5 including Workplace, Workplace XT, eForms, and the Rendition Engine. This means that any software or applications that you've built based on these tools will need to be replaced in some form.
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enChoice is a Silver Sponsor at Think 2019, IBM's Flagship Technology Conference

enChoice is announcing that we are a Silver sponsorship of IBM’s flagship conference Think 2019 which will take place on February 12-19th, 2019 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, California. Think brings together the top innovators and thought leaders in technology and business with professionals from across the globe. It is a place for collaboration, idea sharing, problem solving, and the exchange of knowledge.
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Is Documentum Still a Contender?

OpenText claims it’s title as the “undisputed heavyweight champion of ECM”  In an article last week by CMS Wire, Adam Howaton, CMO of OpenText, declared OpenText the “undisputed heavyweight champion of enterprise content management” with the acquisition of Documentum. This boxing analogy seems quite fitting given that OpenText and Documentum had been fierce competitors since the 1990’s.  So now that the gloves are off, what appears to be the fate of Documentum?  The play-by-play after...
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The "Oops" Moment

Protecting Against the “Oops” Moment What if an administrative error resulted in the loss of critical information in your enterprise content management (ECM) repository— and you were unable to recover the content and metadata required for compliance or processes to run the business? Exactly how likely is this nightmare to occur?  We live in a digitally-dependent world, and as rock-solid as we like to believe our technology to be, we also know that no system is perfect.  Data can be u...
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enChoice’s IBM CMOD Education – Like Learning How to Ski

IBM Content Manager OnDemand Education When I was a senior in college a few of my Sorority sisters and I decided to go to Gatlinburg, TN to try out skiing. I had never skied before so was excited to give it a try. I did not know it then, but by learning how to ski without lessons shaped my understanding of IBM Content Manager OnDemand (‘CMOD’ or ‘OnDemand’) education many years later. The first thing we did after arriving was rent skis, and then off to the beginner slope we went. Other...
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Ensuring a Successful & (Almost) Pain-free Enterprise Report Management Migration - Part 2

How to Build the Business Case for IBM Content Manager OnDemand Excuses excuses excuses… We can all relate to that mantra! Just recently I bit the bullet and cleaned out my small walkout closet – omg. I couldn’t believe all the stuff - junk, clutter, random things - and then all of a sudden I began to find some really great pieces. There were some wonderful items and finally, those possessions that really hold memories or make a difference and can’t be tossed aside. The closet exerc...
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Ensuring a Successful and (Almost) Pain-free Enterprise Report Management Migration – Part 1

Realizing that there is no other way forward but with a Migration or in my case, an entire refinishing project. Several months ago, my husband and I entered into a rather long and complicated home project to have the wood floors across our entire house sanded and treated. First there was the preparation process, which included “sorting out the junk” and packing and carting stuff to the garage and basement. Then there was the fun of camping rustically in the basement for 10 days and the “clim...
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